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16 Quality Crowd-pleasing Presents Under $100

Crowd-pleasing presents for anyone on your list

20 Perfect Presents for 4 year-old Girls

Princesses, coding, drills and much much more!

17 Great Gifts for 6 Year-old Boys

The coolest presents for little guys, from a rugged ride-on truck to a luminous moon nightlight.

Perfect Wonder Woman Gifts Straight from Themyscira

Check out our top 12 Wonder Woman gifts for Amazon warriors of all ages.

17 Perfect Picks for 3 Year-old Girls

Our great gift options for three year-old girls include must-have baby dolls, the best scooter, and a beautiful, recycled-plastic bouquet.

The Hottest Holiday Toys of 2018

These gifts are topping kids' wish lists.

The Best Weighted Blankets

Heavy blankets = sounder sleep

The Best Gifts for Doctor Who Fans

After a long enough wait that would send even the Ponds over the edge, BBC's "Doctor Who" came crashing back to T.V. screens on October 7. Making history with its viewership and female protagonist, the premiere has thoroughly restoked the fandom's fire.

Get the freshly enthused Whovians in your life back in the swing of things with this Doctor Who gift guide, with time to spare for the Christmas special!

Best Adult Advent Calendars for 2018

There is a HUGE variety of advent calendars out there—Harry Potter, tea, chocolate, even wine! What a time to be alive!

Best Gifts For Seven Year Old Girls

Check out our perfect gift picks for 7 year-old girls!

Best Dog Nail Grinders for At-home Grooming
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The Best 2000 Piece Puzzles

If 1000 piece puzzles aren't enough for you, 2000 piece puzzles can really get the gears turning. Ranging from massive finished pictures to simply tiny pieces, let these difficult puzzles take over your sanity and/or living room.

The Best 1000 Piece Puzzles

The 1000-piece puzzle is a classic passtime that transcends ages. These puzzles range from extremely difficult to merely time-consuming and offer a satisfying sense of accomplishment. We found some of the most beautiful puzzles that ship with all their well-cut pieces so you can enjoy putting them together!

Calico Critters Town Tram

This shiny red tram from the Town series is an adorable addition to the Calico Critters line, which has been going strong since 1985. Like all Calico Critters toys, every intricate detail has been thought through on the Ride Along Tram, from the gold detailing to the fold-open doors to the teeny tiny tickets.

The Ride Along Tram set includes the tram, sign, cab/ticket machine, bench seats, driver hat, and little paper accessories like a map and tickets.  The two included benches can be configured within the tram, or one can attach to the top for a double-decker ride.

Best Pumpkin Carving Tools
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The air is getting crisp and the nights are getting longer and that means it's almost time for Halloween! 

Beyond gathering bucketfuls of candy (or buying yourself a few bags), the best part of All Hallows Eve is carving your jack o'lantern. In the age of Instagram, carving a pumpkin that's ready for its close up is imperative. That means you need the best tools, kits, and accessories for the job. For some seasonal inspiration, read on!

But sometimes, carving just isn't enough to achieve the look you're going for. You want to take your jack o'lantern to the next level? We have just the accessories to do it!

The Best Thermometers for Your Medicine Cabinet

We looked at the best options for checking yourself or your kids for a fever, but also found some thermometers that help you track specific health interests like ovulation. No matter what you're looking for, one of these thermometers will take the heat off your search.

L.O.L Bigger Surprise!

This year's hot L.O.L. Surprise! Release is the Bigger Surprise. It's a sparkly suitcase filled with two limited edition L.O.L. dolls, a pet, a Lil Sister, accessories, and more. This year, it's all about WIGS. The two regular-size dolls boast short, molded hair to accommodate all the wigs that come in the Bigger Surprise.

Over 60 surprises are included, and as any L.O.L. fan knows, unwrapping is half the fun. Scoop up the Bigger Surprise for a holiday win. Best for ages 6 and up. Can't get enough L.O.L.? Check out the new Surprise House. Watch our exclusive unboxing video to get a better look at the goods -- which dolls did we unwrap?

Hatchibabies, the Newest Hatchimals

What's the spin on this year's new Hatchimals toy? It's been revealed: it's a baby! Now your cute creature never has to grow up. Kids who loved previous incarnations of the toy, Mystery and twin versions, are sure to put Hatchibabies on their holiday wish list.

The Best Sunrise Alarm Clocks

Sunrise alarm clocks and lights aim to mimic the best parts of dawn, from colors to relaxing sounds. Waking up to the gradual increase of light offers a less jarring experience than the blaring alarms you know and detest. We chose the best dawn simulating options out there to help you really rise and shine.

The Best Computer Keyboards

You spilled something on your keyboard, didn't you? It's okay, it happens to the best of us, and clearly you don't want to go back to what you had before.

Keyboards are literally known as peripheral accessories, but we decided to put them front and center. We narrowed down the field so you could find the best computer keyboard that's right for your typing needs, budget, and design preferences.

The Cutest Backpacks for Little Girls in 2018

There are so many adorable backpacks online, but which one to get for your little student? The Guide has you covered with perfect picks at every price point featuring the cutest characters.

The Guide’s Favorite Things: August 2018

Here at The Guide, we dedicate ourselves to recommending great products that improve your life. Each month we talk about the products that members of our team have fallen in love with recently. These are our favorites for August 2018.

Best Kids Backpacks for Back-to-School 2018

It's time to make your move and score the perfect school bag! Picking out just the right backpack for the year is one of the best things about being a student. But with so many options these days, it can be hard to determine which schoolyard staple to get.

We've done the work for you and found the cutest and coolest back-to-school bags for your kiddos — scroll through and take a look! Whether your little scholar wants a sturdy, monogrammed bag for their laptop, your trendsetter desires a sparkly unicorn theme, or your cool kid wants a skater vibe, we've got all those bags and more on our handy backpack list. Order online and be the hero of your household!

The 12 Best Chromebook Accessories

In recent years, Chromebooks have improved on netbooks of yore. They look just as good as — if not better than — their laptop competitors, often at a fraction of the cost. Any Chromebook owner will tell you that Chrome OS and lack of built-in storage aren't the only trade-offs, especially with the most affordable options. 

To fill in these gaps and protect your Chromebook without breaking the bank, we found the best accessories to get everything you need out of your machine.

The Best Compression Gloves for Arthritis

Compression gloves have many different uses, but most people want to alleviate arthritis symptoms. They can also provide relief for heavy typists or people who perform intricate tasks with their hands. When worn for eight hours, either during the day or while you're asleep, you can experience a noticeable decrease in hand-swelling, pain, and joint stiffness.

We cut through the fake reviews and tried out some of the best compression gloves to help you get some relief from arthritis.

The 14 Best Wine Accessories for Wine Lovers

Oenophiles come from all walks of life and cellar budgets. Whether you're always zipping off to wine country or you've never spent more than $20 on a bottle, your love of wine is pure.

You already have the wines you love, from syrahs to chablis, but do you have the gear to make your vino experiences the best they can be? Don't worry; we found several fantastic accessories to compliment your wine at home and on-the-go!

The Best Hybrid Smartwatches

The world of smartwatches and wearable fitness trackers is a world of generally unattractive squares and rectangles. Sure you get a bevy of features on your wrist, but why does it have to be at the cost of style?

We sifted through dozens of hybrid smartwatches to find the most stylish and reliable ones for your everyday life.

The Ultimate Back to School Supplies List for 2018

It's time for the kiddos to head back to school, and that means it's time to gather the school supplies! If you're short on shopping time, don't fret! We've found all the best standard school supplies online and put them in this handy guide. 

14 CBD Skin Care Products to Uplift Your Beauty Routine

CBD oil is the latest belle of the wellness ball, but it's not just for Zzzs, pain, or anxiety. It's also a valuable ingredient in a new wave of beauty and skin care products.

From the most relaxing baths of your life to refreshing aftershave, here are some CBD skin care products for everyone!

The Best Inflatable Pools for Summer Swimming Fun!

Beat the heat with an inflatable pool this summer. An inflatable or frame-supported option is a great choice if you can't have a pricey in-ground pool. 

The Best Candles on Amazon

Nothing provides a warm ambience quite like a lit candle. Whether scented or unscented, big or small, the glow of a candle feels like an invitation to a cozy-fest.

We cut through a lot of wicks to find the best candles that are available on Amazon. We placed a preference towards Prime-eligible candles to cut shipping time and minimize candle-destroying accidents.

So now, you just have to sit back, relax, and browse through some fantastic candles! 

The Best Air Fryers for Healthy and Delicious Dinners

Love the taste and texture of fried foods, but hate the extra fat and dangerous deep fryers? It's time to look into investing in an air fryer. 

The Best Portable Hot Tubs

If you've ever thought about getting a hot tub but balked at the hefty price tag, check out these affordable, inflatable options. Whether you have sore muscles or joints, or you just want somewhere to unwind, an inflatable hot tub could be just what the doctor ordered.

The Best 500 Piece Puzzles
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Five-hundred piece puzzles offer some intricacy, but you can finish one in an afternoon, especially with some help. So you can get straight to enjoying this puzzle sweet spot, we searched high and low for the best 500 piece puzzles, ruling out brands with poorly cut or even missing pieces along the way. You're just a few clicks away from getting the perfect fit for your next indoors-y adventure!

What You Need to Pack for Any Wedding

Wedding are occasions filled with joy, love, and … well, chaos. Even if it's not your wedding, getting prepared for one can be a frazzling experience. From what to wear to what gift to take, you have a lot on your plate.

Don't worry; we have you covered with all the little things you'll need for the best possible wedding experience, from tissue and flossers to a phone charger! Whether you're going across town or across the world, here are the wedding essentials you don't want to be caught without. 

The Best Furniture to Maximize Space in a Small Apartment

Congrats on your new place! You're so good at adulting that you now live in a studio or one bedroom apartment. But how do you pick furniture for your small apartment to make it reach its fullest potential?

The Guide's Favorite Things: July 2018

Each month we talk about the products that members of our team have fallen in love with recently. These are our favorites for July 2018.

The Best CBD Oils for Sleep

CBD is buzzing right now, but it doesn't get you buzzed. In fact, it can be pretty handy when you need to wind down at the end of the day.

Best Outdoor Toys for Summer 2018

Whether you need to beat the heat with a cool water slide, burn some energy with a trampoline, relax on a family swing, or exercise their brains with a STEM toy like the latest Stomp Rockets, we've got great options ready to order online. Let the summer fun begin!

The Best Wine Clubs and Subscriptions

Whether you're a novice or an expert, wine clubs offer adventure and convenience every month or so. Some rely on quizzes while others choose for you, but every wine club is committed to helping you take the guesswork out of choosing a bottle of wine.

We reviewed the wine subscription landscape and uncorked the best ones. These services are easy to use, provide great value, and of course, ship delicious vino.

The Best Reusable Straws

As awesome as straws are, those of the disposable plastic variety are getting a bad rap these days for how wasteful they are and the harm they cause to the environment. 

If you're sustainably minded, it's likely you're looking into eco-friendly alternatives to plastic straws. And if you were looking, chances are you were overwhelmed by the options. There are all kinds of sustainable straws out there, and we've collected all the best ones in a single list so you don't have any trouble choosing!

Yoga Mats (and More!) for Little Yogis

Yoga is a great activity for kids. It helps with concentration, balance, and general mental and physical fitness. Who doesn't want more of that for their kiddo?

The Guide's rounded up some great options for your little yogini. Check out our mat picks — whatever your criteria — as well as other cool gear. We've found an interactive water bottle, a beautiful picture book, activity cards, leggings, and more. Namaste!

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