Holiday Gift Guides/ Lifestyle

Perfect Holiday Gifts for the Foodie in Your Life

Introducing the first annual Stirs and Stripes Holiday Gift Guide! I’m really excited to share these gift ideas with you for two reasons: 1) I kind of love foodie STUFF and 2) gifts are my love language! I am definitely an avid consumer of kitchen and entertaining goods, as my poor husband can attest, and I absolutely love buying gifts for people. I spend all year thinking about Christmas gifts and have hidden gifts squirreled away all over the house. These ideas are designed to help you find the perfect gift for the foodie in YOUR life, whether that person is into cheese, ceramics, tea, etc.

For the Planner

What’s for Dinner? Weekly Meal Planner with Tear Off Grocery Shopping List

Rifle Paper Co Weekly Meal Planner

Vicki Sawyer Garden Goods Notepad

For the Ceramics Lover

Frances Palmer Pottery No. 75 Small Bowls – My mother in law has been collecting Frances Palmer Pottery for YEARS and has passed the obsession on to me. We went with her dishes rather than formal china for our wedding. These pieces are definitely collectibles and make a very special gift!

Sheldon Ceramics Farmhosue Spice Jar

For the Cheese Lover

Williams Sonoma Marble & Brass “Cheese” Board

Anthropologie Arctic Twilight Cheese Knives

Williams Sonoma Best of Point Reyes Cheese Collection – Many artisan food businesses took a real hit this year due to Covid-19, including amazing artisan cheese makers such as Point Reyes. Please consider supporting a food business or restaurant this holiday season!

For the Soup Lover

Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Soup Pot – I love the new matte finishes, I have this in Matte French Grey and it is SO beautiful!

Food52’s Five Two Wooden Spoons – because you can literally NEVER have enough high quality wooden spoons!

Mackenzie-Childs Royal Check Spoon Rest – I will admit I have a thing for this Royal Check pattern and love anything blue and white!

For the Tea Drinker

Emma Bridgewater 1/2 Pint Mugs – I love this new Maylfower design! These are my favorite tea mugs, I semi-hoard them. The perfect size for a good cuppa.

Dansk Kobenstyle Porcelain Teapot

Free Verse Farm Tisanes and Teas – located in Vermont, this organic herb farm and apothecary specializes in naturally-grown tea, culinary herbs, and other herbal remedies. Steep it local!

For the Chic Shopper

Rough Linen Produce Bags

Will & Atlas Woven Jute Tote Bag

Calhoun & Co Fine Wine Tote Bag

For the Cocktail Enthusiast

Gold Rim Coupe Glass

Amoretti Brothers Copper Mugs

La Rochere Bee Tumblers – I love La Rochere glassware, there’s a reason this brand is considered a timeless classic. I have a different size of the iconic bee tumblers and we use them for everyday drinking glasses.

For the Home Cook

Le Creuset Heritage Stoneware Rectangular Covered Casserole – I can’t get enough of the new matte finishes! Seriously!

Ina Garten’s new cookbook Modern Comfort Food – Barefoot Contessa cookbooks reign in my kitchen.

Free Verse Farm’s Culinary Blend Trio – a trio of culinary herbs from the dynamic artist/farmer duo at this naturally-grown herb farm in Vermont.

Hostess Gifts

Linnea’s Lights Cashmere Candle – I’m obsessed with Linnea’s Lights and this scent is my absolute favorite. For a more seasonal scent, go with Gather, which I currently have lit right now!

Stuart Gardiner Design’s Guide to Fizz Tea Towel

Calhoun & Co Wine and Cheese Tea Towel

I own many of these products so please drop a comment if you have questions or want to share something that caught your eye!