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Home for the Holidays

If you're spending time at home this holiday season entertaining or relaxing with family, we found some products worth checking out. Shop the below websites from your comfy chair, then pop back over here and enter to win the prize of your choice from our gift closet


When selecting wine to serve at your holiday party or gift to the host, consider one of Noble Vines varietals. This holiday season, Noble Vines has renewed its partnership with Random Acts, a non-profit dedicated to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time. Since 2014, Noble Vines has contributed $30,000 to support the movement and inspire generosity and kindness among loved ones and strangers alike. A fantastic wine at a great price from a vineyard that gives back. LOVE! The SRP for Noble Vines 337 Cabernet Sauvignon is $14.99. noblevines.com



Maille Black Truffle and Chablis Mustard on Tap adds a rich, intense flavor and turns an ordinary dish into an extraordinary gourmet meal.  Poured in a stoneware jar and exquisitely packaged in an elegant black box and gold gift box. A 4.4 oz. jar is $43 at maille.com

If you entertain a lot over the winter holidays, this Chrome Commercial Garment Rack from Honey-Can-Do will come in handy to hang coats in a spare room. Sturdy steel frame on commercial-quality casters makes it easy to roll. Adjustable height and width, the easy to assemble rack stores in a flat box while not in use. $79.99 honeycando.com

From carving the holiday roast to slicing fruit and veggies, the ultra-sharp Kuhn Rikon Large Colori® + Santoku Knife provides an effortless precision cut.  Comes with a matching sheath to protect the blade in during storage. Available in Graphite or Red for $18 at kuhnrikonshop.com



For a healthy alternative to heavy holiday meals, try Alter Eco Foods' delicious Quinoa. We love the Royal Pearl served cold with avocado, sweet potato, and beets. Other varietals include Royal Black, Royal Rainbow and Royal Red. This good-for-you grain is packed with protein and antioxidants. A 1-lb. pouch of the Royal Pearl Quinoa is $7.99 at alterecofoods.com.


This Nonslip Mixing Bowl 5QT from Totally Sweet Products will become your favorite kitchen essential when baking those yummy holiday cookies and desserts. We love the super lightweight, non-slip design. It looks so pretty too! $12.99 architecproducts.com

Keep your hair looking it's best this holiday season with Philip B.'s African Shea Butter Gentle & Cleansing Shampoo. Removes product buildup and lifts oil as it gently cleanses hair without weighing it down. Safe for color and keratin-treated hair, the entire family and overnight guests will love it. A 7.4 oz. bottle is $27 at philipb.com


Secure your home's sliding glass door with Master Lock Adjustable Door Security Bar. Made of 20 gauge steel, it fits perfectly on the track of the door to prevent it from being pried open. It can also be used vertically wedged under a door knob to keep the door from being pushed open. Works well to prop the door open too on moving day or when making a few trips with groceries. $26.73 masterlock.com





Finally® Light Bulbs are the first energy-efficient bulbs that look and emit the same glow as incandescent bulbs. Features Acandescent Technology®, each bulb lasts for approximately 15,000 hours or 15x longer than incandescent bulbs. Available in 60 and 100 watt, for $9.99 and $14.99 respectively. finallybulbs.com



Curel Itch Defense Calming Lotion will soothe and hydrate dry, itchy skin caused by indoor heat and cold outdoor temps. Recipient of the National Eczema Association Seal of Acceptance™. Pediatrician tested-good for babies 6 months and older. A 13-oz. bottle retails for $5.47 at Walmart. 



With family visiting and the kids home from school, there's usually extra laundry to do during the holidays. No need to stress over stains and spills with Persil® ProClean® Power-Liquid 2in1. Combining Persil detergent with Pro-Life Technology™, it removes even the toughest stains. Available in 3 sizes, the 40-oz. size cleans 20 loads of laundry and retails for $5.24 at Walmart. 

NatureZway Bamboo Floor Wipes makes cleanup before and after the party a snap. The eco-friendly, super absorbent wipes can be used wet or dry on tile, laminate, wood, ceramic and all other surfaces. Compatible with most name-brand floor sweepers, a box of 100 are $12.99 at Target. 


Chic Giveaway! ~  One reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet

To Enter: email chicgiveaway@gmail.com and include the following:
  • "Home for the Holidays" in the subject line
  • your first and last name
  • complete mailing address
  • twitter id 
  • facebook name 
    If you're entering our giveaways, we ask that you follow us onFacebookTwitter and Pinterest as well as our generous sponsors. 

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    #Win the prize of your choice from @ChicLuxuries' gift closet in their *Home for the Holidays* #Giveaway Details: ow.ly/Vicgt

    Contest ends 11:59 PM ET January 11, 2016.  Limit one entry per household. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older. We received no compensation from any brand featured in this post, nor were affiliate links used. 

    Many thanks to each of the brands featured for providing products and/or photos for this feature. 


    Very Merry Gift Ideas


    Pour a cup of cocoa, put your feet up and shop our very merry gift ideas. Don't forget to come back here and enter to win the prize of your choice from our gift closet!


    Give the cook in your life the Tramontina 16.5in Prima Deep Roasting Pan perfect for that holiday turkey or roast. The heavy-duty 18/10 stainless steel roasting pan has a v-rack and basting grill. Dishwasher and oven safe to 500°. With cast stainless steel folding handles to make lifting easier. SRP: $150, we found it at Bed, Bath & Beyond for $99.



    Kendall Farms will deliver exquisite fresh-from-the-farm flowers to your loved ones, or to you for your holiday table. Their fragrant Big Bunch Deluxe Bouquet arrives artfully arranged and in pristine condition. Simply add the included flower food to a vase filled with water, add the beautiful flowers, and voila...a stunning arrangement. Available as a one-time purchase or by subscription for $50 plus shipping. kendall-farms.com.


    L'Occitane's Hand Cream Bouquet features six best-selling handcreams in the 1-oz. size which fits perfectly in a handbag ~ Lavender, Shea Butter, Neroli, Almond Delicious, Cherry Blossom, and Pivoine. Perfectly packaged in an exclusive gift box. A $72 value, it's $54 at loccitane.com



    Treat yourself and holiday guests to the Stoller Family Estate Dundee Hills Gift Set. It includes a bottle of 2014 Dundee Hills Chardonnay and 2013 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir packaged in an elegant black box ready for gifting. The delicious wines are crafted exclusively from estate fruit. Checkout their Wine Club for preferred pricing, exclusive member-only events, and new release wines. $60 stollerfamilyestate.com



    This stunning Timex Men's Chesapeake Watch is a classic timepiece at a great value. The black dial pops against the stainless steel bracelet. It features a quick calendar, an easy-to-read dial, and is water resistant to 30 meters. Gift boxed and also available with a leather strap. $52 at timex.com. psst...visit our Twitter page to find out how you can win this watch!



    Crabtree & Evelyn's Noël Candles have been filling homes with the scent of the holidays for 25 years. Featuring an aromatic blend of balsam, fir, persimmons, Christmas citrus, and mulled spiced cider to delight the senses. Poured in a frosted red glass jar and packaged in a festive holiday gift box. $35 crabtree-evelyn.com.

    The STRIDER® 12 Sport Balance Bike helps little ones learn to ride and balance on a bike. No tool assembly and height adjustment for seat and handlebars. The lightweight pedal-free bike features flat-free tires, bonus padded seat and extra-long post for taller children. Suitable for ages 18 months to 5 years. $119 at striderbikes.com



    Erin Pelicano's beautiful Mantra Necklace is a handcrafted hammered rectangular bar which can be customized with a name or inspirational word {up to 12 letters} of your choice. It arrives gift boxed on an 18" beaded chain and is available in Gold Dipped, Rose Gold Dipped or Sterling Silver starting at $62. erinpelicano.com 




    Chamberlain Universal Mini Garage Door Remote is small enough to fit in a pocket or on a keyring. It's compatible with all major brands and controls up to 2 garage doors, gates, and MyQ lighting modules. So much more convenient than taking my regular garage door remote when going for a bike ride. $49.99 chamberlain.com



    Your little one will love bath time and water thanks to Yookidoo's Stack 'N' Spray™ Tub Fountain. As boats and characters are stacked on top of the base, water squirts through each to the delight of both child and parent alike. Requires 3 AA batteries. Available at BabiesRUs for $24.99. 

    Babies will love this snuggly Lassig Cozy Blanket made of 100% fine cotton. The cozy blanket has been prewashed for extra softness and it will become even softer with every wash. Available in 6 fun designs for boys or girls, the preshrunk blanket measures 47" square. 52.99 habausa.com





    Amopé Electronic Nail Care System includes 3 different heads for filing, buffing, and shining both toe and fingernails. Choose from two speed options to file, smooth and polish nails in less than 5 minutes. It eliminates the need for clear nail polish and is small enough to fit in a cosmetic bag. SRP: $49.99 amope.com


    Chic Giveaway! ~  One reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet

    To Enter: email chicgiveaway@gmail.com and include the following:
    • "Very Merry Gifts" in the subject line
    • your first and last name
    • complete mailing address
    • twitter id 
    • facebook name 
      If you're entering our giveaways, we ask that you follow us on FacebookTwitter and Pinterest as well as our generous sponsors. 

      We would love it if you would tweet this giveaway, here's a sample tweet for your convenience ~
      #Win the prize of your choice from @ChicLuxuries' gift closet in their Very Merry Gifts #Giveaway Details: ow.ly/V3Sxu

      Contest ends 11:59 PM ET January 3, 2016.  Limit one entry per household. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older. We received no compensation from any brand featured in this post, nor were affiliate links used. 

      Many thanks to each of the brands featured for providing products and/or photos for this feature. 


       

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