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The BEST Gift Ideas & New Products That You Need to Know About NOW!

If you are like me, you love finding unique and new gift ideas and products to share with family and friends. I love to update you with my favorite new finds so I thought I would do a round up of brands and products that I’ve discovered this year that I think are pretty cool and worthy of mention.

layout of new products and gift ideas


Wallet that sticks onto your phone to create a purse

Smartish Phone Cases and Accessories

Purchase Information: 

Available on the Smartish website

Product Prices: $4.99 + up

Smartish Phone Cases and Accessories

Smartish makes everyday life a little easier with phone cases and stuff just clever enough to solve unexpected needs. Based in Austin, Texas – the folks at Smartish have designed and manufactured phone cases for over a decade. That obsession shows in the quality of their products, the customer service and their awesome selection! 

Why we love Smartish products? 

There is something for everyone on the Smartish website. So many unique cases and phone accessories – the best gift ideas for tweens, teens and even moms and dads! 

We love the price points and the selection and we also really love the fact that you can customize some of their products with the Smartish Design Studio to make truly unique gift items! 



Tea collection set in bento box style

Tea with Tae

Purchase Information: 

Available on the Tea with Tae website

Product Price: $12.99 + up

Tea with Tae

Tea with Tae is a woman-owned tea company that embraces tea drinkers of all types. Their unique tea products are perfect for those who have long been loving their daily cups of tea, as well as for those who are new to the tea world. They offer high-quality tea options that are both accessible and affordable.

Herbal, Black, Green, Chai, Rooibos, Oolong – no matter how you take your tea, Tea With Tae is the craftiest way to sample favorites and find a few new ones as well. Create a box or choose from the preset curated collection. All tea is available in tea-pyramid sachet bags that are biodegradable.

Why we love Tea with Tae?

First of all, the packaging is a gift in itself. The presentation of these teas tells you right away that they are special. I love their eco-friendly tea satchels and the aroma that comes off of these teas is heavenly. The best gift ideas or a wonderful way to treat yourself to a lovely cup of tea. 


row of eco lips chap sticks lined up

Pure & Simple by Eco Lips

Purchase Information: 
You can purchase Eco Lips products here
Product Price: Priced at $4.99 and up

Pure & Simple by Eco Lips

USDA Certified Organic and 100% edible formula made from food grade ingredients. Yes, edible! Great for kids too. This back-to-basics Pure & Simple lip balm line is packaged in our new Plant Pod® Innovation – the first 100% plastic-free plant tube. Offered in a variety of flavors including Coconut, Raspberry, and Vanilla. Delicious, pure and simple.

This back-to-basics Pure & Simple lip balm is made with just FOUR ingredients – sunflower oil, beeswax, Vitamin E and flavor. Certified organic and 100% edible – yes, you actually eat it! 

  • 100% edible, food-grade ingredients
  • Great for the whole family, including kids
  • Moisturizes and protects lips

Why we LOVE Pure & Simple by Eco Lips?

We live in Idaho where it is DRY – especially this year – and these products are fantastic for the entire family. My son and hubby love the Pure & Simple line because it’s so simple and these products work to keep lips smooth and healthy and we love that these products are made with organic and edible products! 


Assortment of baby blankets and plush toys

Bunnies by the Bay 

Purchase Information: 

You can purchase Bunnies by the Bay products here

Product Price: $12 and up

Bunnies by the Bay

Created by two sisters, this isn’t just a brand – Bunnies by the Bay is a product that literally came to be out of tragedy (read their full story here) and is a true example of what magic can lie behind a product if people put love and passion into it. 
Bunnies by the Bay provides timeless baby gifts with a soft bunny touch just in time for the holidays. From lovies and buddy blankets to adorable stuffed animals, their gifts will be cherished “hareloom” possessions (parents may wish to get multiples in case a lovie gets lost!). An added touch of personalization with an embroidered name makes the gifts even more special.

Why we love it?

Oh my goodness these products are the sweetest and truly capture all of the comfy and cozy “feels” that new babies bring. I love giving baby gifts, and these are the sweetest and best gift ideas for new babies that I’ve seen. They’ll be treasured by both mama and baby, I promise you! The story behind this brand makes me love it even more – I’ve even added a trip to “Cricket Island” to my travel bucket-list as it must be truly magical to have inspired these amazing products. 


Chocolate Cheesecake with slice out of it and a glass of milk

Good & Tasty Bakes

Purchase Information: 

Available on the Good & Tasty Bakes website

Product Price: $15.99 + up

Good & Tasty Bakes

Good & Tasty Bakes lets you enjoy scrumptious dessert without compromising your clean and healthy lifestyle. It’s heaven for cheesecake lovers, from classic to seasonal favorites that are filled with flavor, not yucky preservatives or artificial flavors. A team of experienced bakers makes the cheesecakes from scratch in small batches. You’ll see the difference in exceptional taste, quality, and appearance.

Why we love these cakes? 

Are you kidding? Cheesecake is my favorite and these yummy cakes are no exception – and I love that you can store them in the freezer to serve on a moments notice! Also a great gift option – especially for those who have dietary restrictions or enjoy a grain free lifestyle. These products are: gluten-free, all natural, Keto-friendly with NO added sugar. PLUS they taste great!



Candle in a Coconut shell from Backyard Candle Company

Backyard Candles

Purchase Information: 

Order on the Backyard Candles website

Product Price:
Most items are under $20

Backyard Candles

Backyard Candles makes beautiful coconut candles that naturally fit in with any home decor. Enjoy the brand and know that each item is handmade with up-cycled coconut shells that otherwise would have been tossed away, polluting the environment. The unique aromas invigorate a room while creating a serene environment for relaxation and comfort.

Boost your self-care regime with a dreamy bath and coconut candles that float!

Created by company owner Justin Healy, these candles are made with all natural soy wax, cotton or wood wicks, and pure therapeutic grade essential oils such as citronella and lemongrass. 

Why we LOVE Backyard Candles

These are the coolest thing ever and they make great gift ideas for just about anyone! Not only are the pretty to look at – and made great decor – but they smell amazing, and we love how they burn! If you are looking for the best gift ideas to keep on hand, these are it! I have given these as gifts to so many friends and I always love the reaction – such a unique and affordable gift! 

Close up of Uptime Drink Container

UPTIME Energy Drinks

Purchase Information: 

Available on the UPTIME website

Product Price: $29.99 for a 12 pack

UPTIME Energy Drinks

UPTIME Energy is a premium energy drink and supplement brand that offers great tasting non-GMO, low-carb, zero sodium choices for when you need energy to work, study, exercise, or just get through the day. It’s how energy should feel!

Why we love these?

The taste!! Finally, an energy drink that tastes good! 

They offer a cane sugar and a sugar free option too. Another thing that I love about these energy drinks is the packaging – and the fact that they offer free shipping on all orders $35+!


Beat that Game Box

BEAT THAT! The Bonkers Battle of Wacky Challenges

Purchase Information: 

Available at Target

Product Price: Around $20

BEAT THAT! The Bonkers Battle of Wacky Challenges

Bet on your skills with solo challenges, battles, buddy ups and duels. Win by betting on your ability to successfully complete a series of ridiculous dexterity-based challenges. With a variety of tricky and crazy challenges to test your skills, this board game will have you hooked in seconds.

Why we love this game? 

Family games are the BEST and sometimes it’s hard to find a game that everyone can enjoy – especially as the kids get older. This is a game that also works as a wonderful ice breaker, so it would be fun for groups just getting to know each other. 

We love it for family gatherings because the wacky-ness of it all always gets everyone laughing and having a great time! 

tin container of Crazy Aaron's putty with hidden things inside

Hide Inside from Crazy Aaron’s 

Purchase Information: You can purchase Hide Inside and other Crazy Aaron products here.
Product Price: $8 and up

Hide Inside from Crazy Aaron’s 

Hide Inside from Crazy Aaron’s

If you look close enough you’ll always find what you are looking for. With the Hide Inside! Collection you will be on the hunt for six unique pieces that each of these three clear based putties have to offer. So whether you are looking for spontaneous expressions amongst the smiling faces, shadowy creatures within the woods or the bothersome bugs throughout the greenery, you will sure to be captivated with the challenge of discovering them all!

Why we love Crazy Aaron’s products? 

Just when you thought slime type products couldn’t get any cooler – along comes Hide Inside. Everyone loves to smoosh these products in their hands, it’s so much fun! Great for car trips, travel – birthday gift, stocking stuffer – stress relief. You name it … everyone loves these products and we can’t get enough of them! Definitely one of the best gift ideas for kids – perfect to keep on hand for those moments when you need a gift quick. 

White t-shirt with heart patch

PMS Prioritizing Myself

Purchase Information: 

Available on the itive! PMS Prioritizing Myself website

Product Price: Starting at $8 and up!

PMS Prioritizing Myself

PMS now stands for something positive! PMS Prioritizing Myself,is a not-for-profit company dedicated to making the world a better place for women. Recently founded in Los Angeles, they design t-shirts with a mission to raise awareness and funds for organizations that are focused on women’s rights and equality. This fashion is spreading love at a time when we most need it (a love patch is even stitched on the front of the shirts).

Why I love PMS products? 

Such wonderful and important messaging for women – self love is EVERYTHING when it comes to health and happiness! I have one of their t-shirts and love it – super comfy and I love the little heart patch to remind me to love myself! They have a fun line of really neat products and the passion and purpose behind the brand is so amazing. I love women supporting women and this brand is definitely working to make the world a better place for all of us! 

Newair Beverage Fridge

Newair 126 Can
Beverage Fridge 

Purchase Information: 

Available on the Newair website

Product Price: $349.99
Save 10% with code: SHESAVED

Newair 126 Can Beverage Fridge 

The Newair 126 Can Beverage Fridge is a Newair best seller! It has adjustable shelves which is so awesome for creating customized storage for different sized cans and bottles. Th e roomy design stores over 20 full six-packs to keep you fully stocked. 

Why we love it?

I first shared this fridge with you in our Father’s Day gift guide earlier this year – and we are still loving it! The perfect addition to our family space and it’s been so fun to keep it stocked and see how enjoyed it is by family and friends. And if you are looking for gift ideas for your favorite female, make sure to check out the unique gift ideas for her round up that I recently shared!

This would also be a fun option for college students or small apartment spaces, office break rooms, sports facilities – the list is endless! 

There you go, a huge round up of the best gift ideas and products that we LOVE. Searching for the right gift isn’t always easy but hopefully these guides will help you to find the perfect gift without having to stress. Make sure to check out my other gift guides and roundups to see all of my past gift suggestions – something for everyone! 

Meet the author – Keri Lyn

The creative and frugal mind behind She Saved for over 12 years now, Keri Lyn shares her adventures in parenting along with her love for family travel, country living and brand marketing. A self-proclaimed “brand loyalist”, Keri Lyn is known for her strong and enthusiastic voice when it comes to the products and brands that she loves. She Saved has become a community for like-minded consumers who appreciate saving money, time and sanity by getting the best deals on quality products and experiences.

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