5 Holiday Gifts for the Greatest Giver

wishbone necklaceShe is the kindest, most giving person you know. She'd take the shirt off her back, run it to the dry cleaner, pay for it to be expressed, then give it to you ... topped with a pretty bow.

And she's not the type to crow about it. So now what the heck do you get her for the holidays?

Fret not, pet, it's your one chance to give back, and The Stir has got you covered with holiday gifts for the greatest giver in your life.


Lucky Wishbone Necklace $39 at Daffodil Boutique

Excuse the cliche, but could you wish for a better friend? Probably not, so help the Make-A-Wish Foundation and put a smile on your friend's face with this lucky wishbone necklace handmade and on sale on Etsy.

cashmere hat

Cashmere Rib Trim Hat $48 at J.Crew

If she's going to be out in the cold caroling at the homes of the shut-ins, at least she can do it with warm ears. Try a soft cashmere hat in her favorite color because you know she won't get it for herself.

Kiehl's gift set

Kiehl's Creme de Corps Collection Set $59 at Kiehl's

Washing dishes at the soup kitchen does a number on your skin. Bring those pretty fingers back to life with nourishing lotions in simple scents that won't clash with her favorite (drugstore brand) perfume.

puppy watercolor

Christmas Puppy Watercolor $19 at Eastwitching

She spends every waking moment at the local animal shelter, so put a smile on her lips when she wakes up each morning to a sweet puppy dog print. Even better, the purchase of these watercolors from this Etsy shop helps benefit dog shelters in the U.S. and the U.K.

where there is love there is lifeWhere There Is Love, There Is Life $35 (sale price) at Tiny Revolutionary

Remind her how much you love her and help Hands to Hearts International, a non-profit that trains orphanage caregivers in cutting edge touch therapy and baby massage. Inspired by her hero, Gandhi, the purchase of one of these tees sends $20 to the organization.

Who's the "greatest giver" in your life?

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