It’s that time of year again! When we all freak out and try to find gifts for everyone we know. I’m here to try and help make it a tad easier on you. Please note, most links will be affiliate links. I will let you know which links are affiliate links. I will set up all links to open in a new window so you can continue through the post without losing your spot!

First, a shameless plug for my own photography business. I designed three calendars this year, all about the Grand Canyon! You can find these calendars on my website. The images below are the cover of each calendar. From left to right it is The North Rim, The South Rim, and The Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon is a mix of images from both North and South Rim.

Feel free to browse around my photography shop as I also have other items that would make great gift items! Please note, everything is printed on demand and can take 2-4 weeks to receive so order early!

Have friends and family that are gluten free?

Do they love to cook or bake? How about a cookbook! Amazon links are amazon associate links. They will pay a small commission if you purchase through my link.

Or maybe they prefer not to cook but still want a sweet treat. Consider a donut hole variety pack! Or maybe throw it back with a sweet treat they ate as a child. And lastly, maybe they miss a certain girl group cookie? Grab a perfect dupe for it!

Is shopping for the runner in your life tough?

They use gadgets and gizmos a plenty. The need whozits and whatzits galore. You need thingamabobs? They’ve got twenty! So no big deal but what do you buy them?!? Let me help you find some ideas.

First, some yummy stocking stuffers! A Picky Bars or Honey Stinger waffle variety pack is a great way to fill their stocking and stomach!

Lastly, how about some fun shirts to showoff their love of running every day! You can even save 10% on your order with my affiliate code RUNSONESPRESSO. Below are a few examples of the type of shirts you can find on Sarah Marie Designs! Affiliate link – I will receive a small commission from the company if you shop through my link.

How about that friend that loves notebooks and pens? There’s lots of gift ideas for them too!

There are SO many pens you can get your stationary loving pals. So many. Shop for these items at Erin Condren. Yes, another affiliate link. I will receive a small commission when you buy through this link.

From top left to right:
1. Believe stackable bracelet, ultimate planny pack in camel, A5 year over year journal, and inspire bookmark
2. EttaVee Kindness Always cards
3.Eco Friendly desk set and focused pocket planner

From bottom left to right:
1. Focused pocket planner and fine tip markers
2. Acrylic perpetual calendar and organizer (holds your phone and desk accessories
3. Acrylic bookends – one end holds your notebooks while the other side holds your pens, scissors, and whiteout!

What items will you be picking up for your friends and family? Let me know what you got in the comments!


Jenna Volden has a degree in business and has spent the last 10 plus years working for others. She believes it is time to start her own photography and writing business. She enjoys running, coffee and helping others achieve their goals. Gluten-free foods are a lifestyle, not a choice, for her due to celiac disease. She is currently based in Phoenix, Arizona.