Well it’s that time of year again – decorated trees, colourful lights, Mariah Carey and Michael Bublé playing on repeat and of course the challenge of finding the perfect gift.

From the most stylish to the most delicious and some of the best experiences around – I’ve got you covered.

So here’s my pick for the best gifts this Christmas …


1. Danica Erard Millinery | Padded Alice Band

When simplicity is the key.  Our Danica Erard Millinery Padded Headband is just enough! We’re thinking the hottest item returning from the sets of Gossip Girl!

Price: $49.95

Purchase: www.danicaerard.com.au

2. St. Cloud Elba Stitch Detail Knit Tee

The Elma Stitch Detail Knit Tee is made from a Viscose / Nylon blended yarn, and is lightweight with a cool hand feel. This style features stitched detail.

Price: $149

Purchase: www.stcloudlabel.com/products/elba-stitch-detail-knit-tee-mandarin

3. Olivia Burton

British brand established in 2012 founded by two best friends Jemma and Lesa. Olivia Burton offers high-quality watches, jewellery and gifts that are designed and made in the brand’s East London Studio, pieces are available via David Jones.

Purchase: www.davidjones.com/brand/olivia-burton

Price: From $129

4. Napoleon Perdis Skin Riot Primer Collection

Give your skin the love it deserves with the limited edition Napoleon Perdis Skin Riot Primer Collection. This duo contains two full-size primers to prep your way to makeup perfection.

Price: $50.00

Purchase: www.napoleonperdis.com/products/skin-riot-primer-collection

5. The Daily Edited | iPhone Cases

The must-have accessory for every fashionista – this gorgeous customised phone case makes for the perfect Kris Kringle gift.

Price: from $49.95

Purchase: www.thedailyedited.com

6. Silkit Silk 

Pillowcases are an essential beauty accessory! Made from 100% Mulberry Silk (25 momme), these silk pillowcases promote healthy skin and hair. Silkit silk eliminates frizz, breakage and split ends, whilst preventing pimples and wrinkles. Silkit Silk Pillowcases are the perfect gift for the special person in your life.


Silk Pillowcase  = $75

Silk Pillowcase Set = $140

To celebrate the festive season, receive 15% off your order using the code word “MERRYSILKMAS” at checkout, and receive free shipping when you spend over $100. 

Purchase: http://silkit.com.au

7. Shanghai Suzy 

Satin Luxe’ lipsticks have a balm-like feel with a satin finish. They are infused with avocado oil, jojoba seed oil and shea butter for the most comfortable wear and application. They glide on smoothly and are a pleasure to wear day to day.

Price: From $19.95 or 3 lipsticks for $50 with free express shipping! Use code 3FOR50 at checkout

Purchase: www.shanghaisuzy.com/collections

8. The Fashion Advocate | I found Lucy – Frida Prairie Dress

This printed cotton dress is inspired by a clash of prairie blooms with a soft 1890’s puff sleeves with a modern Frida-esque boldness of girl as well as length and cut.

Price: $299

Purchase: www.thefashionadvocate.com/collections/i-found-lucy/products/frida-prairie-dress

9. The Fashion Advocate | I found Lucy – ‘How Beautiful’ Skirt

This hand-finished tulle and velvet ribbon skirt is made with the love and indulgence of literature and whimsical nostalgia. We adore poems and writings depicting clever women and girls and celebrate one feeling her best self.

Price: $199

Purchase: www.thefashionadvocate.com/collections/i-found-lucy/products/the-how-beautiful-skirt

10. CAMELIA | Frances Hendrie

Deeper relaxed scoop neck tee in a very lightweight fabric. 100% Organic Ring Spun Cotton

Price: $89

Purchase: www.camelia.com.au/collections/frances-hendrie

11. CAMELIA | Vieux VX008B Biarittz Creme Caramel

Iconic French seaside village, historical resort for European royalty, a scene brimming with surfer chic. This coastal town is as elegant as it is laid back, with California surf culture permeating this French vista.

Price: $320

Purchase: www.camelia.com.au/collections/vieuxeyewear

12. The Fashion Advocate | I found Lucy – Velvet Hugs Scrunchie

The sweet velvet lower-waste Velvet Hugs Scrunchies are a fun complement to any outfit, or even a dash of colour for a comfortable day at home.

Price: $13.95

Purchase: www.thefashionadvocate.com/collections/i-found-lucy/products/velvet-hugs-scrunchie

13. The Bag Queen | Bravestone

Beautiful mid-sized leather bag with striking self stitching on the leather. Front flap opens with a gold clasp and link shoulder strap with a leather insert that can be doubled to make a shorter strap

Price: $120

Purchase: https://www.bagqueen.com.au/products/bravestone

14. Danica Erard Millinery | Big Brim Boater (with Bow)

Perfect for the busiest race day or stomping the green at the polo, this stunning straw hat is light and easy to wear with comfy elastic attachment, or flowing ribbon ties as an elegant alternative.

Price: $279

Purchase: www.danicaerard.com.au

15. The Hunger Project | CAMILLA Scarves (In-store only)

Camilla are selling a range of beautiful, colourful scarves to raise money for The Hunger Project.


16. Merchant | Women & Men’s shoes 

Merchant 1948 is a New Zealand based footwear and accessory brand offering high-quality products for men and women.

Price: From $99*

Purchase: www.merchant1948.com.au

17 & 18. The Peach Box 

Buckle Bangle – Gold

Price: $59

Purchase: www.thepeachbox.com/collections/bangles/products/buckle-bangle-gold

Matte Hoop Earrings – Gold

One of the biggest style trends in recent years has been a matte finish – and our Matte Hoop Earrings transform this trend into jewellery!

Price: $54

Purchase: www.thepeachbox.com/collections/earrings/products/matte-hoop-earrings-gold

19. The bag Queen | Natasha Cardholder 

Named after our own gorgeous Natasha Radford who is the First Victorian Horse Racing Judge. Leather zip cardholder with 8 slots for cards and cash, centred is a zip pouch for all your coins and deep enough to hold folded notes. Natashia’s are available in 5 colours of Yellow, Blue, Red, Black and Nude and the accessory.

Price: $40

Purchase: https://www.bagqueen.com.au/products/natashia-zip-cardholder

20. INTIMO Lingerie experience 

Give your loved one a private bra fit experience with Jacquie from @fifty.in.flats by purchasing a $50, $100 or $150 gift voucher. Packaged in a gift box with a lingerie wash bag, this will be well-received under the tree.

Contact Jacquie: 0401 157 476

Check out the range: www.intimo.com.au

21 – 23. CAMELIA | Dylan Kain 

Mad Love Snake Wallet Red

Crafted from Italian leather with red Water Snake effect, The Mad With Love Wallet includes chain wristlet

Price: $270

Purchase: www.camelia.com.au/collections/dylan-kain/products/dylankainthemadlovesnakewalletred

The Dana Stars Pouch

The Dana Stars Pouch is Crafted from Shiny Italian super soft Leather. Featuring 8 card Spaces, a Note Sleeve, Top Zip pocket, and Signature Dylan Hardware and enamel Fill Charms and Iconic Dylan Kain star studs.

Price: $140

Purchase: www.camelia.com.au/collections/dylan-kain/products/dylankainthedanastarspouch

The Sienna Snake Bag Black

Crafted from black Italian leather with Water Snake effect and featuring signature Dylan Kain Light Gold Hardware.

Price: $490

Purchase: https://www.camelia.com.au/collections/dylan-kain/products/dylankainthesiennasnakebagblack

24 – 25. Micheli Jewellery 

9ct Gold Aquamarine earrings

Price: $1399

Purchase: https://michelijewellery.com.au/product/9ct-gold-aquamarine-earrings/

9ct Gold Gents Square Signet Ring

Price: $1099

Purchase: https://michelijewellery.com.au/product/9ct-gold-gents-square-signet-ring/

26. HOUSE OF NICHOLETTA | The Ultimate summer outfit 

Miss June Jumpsuit

An orchard of flowers these Miss June Jumpsuit is not called Sundance for nothing – a wide legged jumpsit with a tassels sash/tie and exquisite gold sequin detailing.

Price: $279

Purchase: www.houseofnicholetta.com.au/products

Elizabeth Earrings – Bianc Boheme Collection

Gold plated brass earrings with pink and red quartzite – made in Turkey.

Price: $129

Purchase: www.houseofnicholetta.com.au/products/willow-earrings-bianc-boheme

Ammos-Athanasia Fruiti Tutti Slides

Price: $159

Purchase: www.houseofnicholetta.com.au/products/athanasia

Foodie & Wine Connoisseur 

1. Just George by George Calombaris

George Calombaris, Australia’s favourite celebrity chef, is back with the ultimate book for delicious home cooking and impressive entertaining, full of his very best recipes, stories and a whole lot of love.

Price: $50.00

Purchase: https://www.booktopia.com.au/just-george-george-calombaris/book/9781743795361.html

2. The Fashion Advocate | Opus Lab – Dark Walnut Tongs

Tongs in Dark Walnut with brass accent. Finished with mineral oil beeswax and essential oil blend.

Price: $85.00 

Purchase: www.thefashionadvocate.com/collections

3. Urban Feast

Urban Feast is a  premium dining card designed to encourage locals in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth to get off their couches and away from Uber Eats, and back onto their feet walking into venues and having great times and excellent dining experiences with friends at places they’ve either forgotten about, or have always wanted to try.

How does it work? Cardholders purchase their Urban Feast card for $100 from the Urban List website, and in exchange they get $25 off the bill at 20 impressive venues in their city when they present the card in-venue on a minimum spend of $75. You can see a list of all the venues in each city here.

They also teamed up with The Hunger Project, with every card sold helping to train 4 community leaders about local, nutritious food.

Purchase: www.urbanfeast.theurbanlist.com

4. The Fashion Advocate | Opus Lab – Dinner plate 

Dinner plate in Tasmanian Mrytle. Finished with natural, food-safe oil and wax.

Price: $90.00 

Purchase: www.thefashionadvocate.com/collections/kitchen

5. McW 480 Estate Tumbarumba Rosé 

Sophisticated but never showy, the McW 480 Estate Tumbarumba Rosé is wonderfully crisp and ideal to enjoy outdoors over the Christmas break.

Price: $20.00

Purchase: www.mcwilliams.com.au/our-wine/

6. Sacred Negroni

Sacred Negroni stays true to the original Negroni cocktail. That cocktail originated in Florence, Italy in the 1920’s, Count Camillo Negroni asked his bartender for an additional kick to his usual cocktail, the Americano.

Price: $89.99

Purchase: www.kentstreetcellars.com.au/products/sacred-negroni

7. Houghton Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The Houghton Reserve Sauvignon Blanc is from a fine selection of Western Australia vineyards. Brilliant pale straw with a youthful green hue, it offers an intense bouquet of passionfruit, kiwifruit and grapefruit, preserved lemon, white elderflower and hints of vanillin spice.

Price: $14.99

Purchase: www.houghton-wines.com.au/product/2019-Reserve-Sauvignon-Blanc

8. Cipriani Bellini Cocktail

The original Harry’s Bar Cocktail. In 1948, Giuseppe Cipriani, founder of the legendary Harry’s Bar in Venice, created an exciting cocktail when he mixed fresh white peaches with prosecco. Straight from Venice, the Cipriani Bellini Cocktail with its signature blue bottle is perfect for all occasions!

Price: $27.99

Purchase: www.kentstreetcellars.com.au/products/cipriani-bellini

9. ARTxSO | Salad servers

Resin salad servers in white, black sliver and glitter. These are hand-poured and sanded, and one of a kind. There is a mixture of metallic silver and silver glitter, with a matte finish all over.

Price: $39

Purchase: www.etsy.com/au/listing/583715089/resin-salad-servers

10. Emperor | Mini Champagne Bottle Gift Hamper

Know any champagne lovers who enjoy sipping their champagne directly from the bottle? Here’s a little Christmas gift they might appreciate! The Emperor Mini Champagne Bottle Gift Hamper” contains two piccolo bottles of Laurent-Perrier Champagne and two sippers … making it easy to enjoy some champagne anywhere!

Price: $65

Purchase: https://emperorchampagne.com.au/products/mini-champagne-bottle-gift-hamper

11. Flavours of Australia 

Unique stories about the best places to eat and drink around Australia, plus stunning photography and recipes from some of our best chefs.

Price: $100 – $20 of every sale is going towards the New South Wales Rural Fire Service until the end of December. 

Purchase: https://www.flavoursofaustralia.com.au/product-page/flavours-of-australia

12. Cipriani Virgin Bellini 180ml (Case)

Cipriani Virgin Bellini is made with the same peach puree used every day in all Cipriani premises across the globe. Created and made famous by the Cipriani family from Harry’s Bar in Venice. The Virgin Bellini is the ultimate mixer.

Price: $55

Purchase: www.kentstreetcellars.com.au/products/cipriani-virgin-bellini

13. Edenvale

Australia’s leading non-alcoholic wine range.

Price: From $9.95

Purchase: www.shopedenvale.com.au

14. Ketel One Botanical

Ketel One Botanical has a lower ABV of 30%, with no artificial flavours, and contains 50 calories per
serve. Ketel One Botanical is available in three varietals: Peach & Orange Blossom, a combination of sweet white peaches and bold notes from orange blossoms; Cucumber & Mint, a crisp and fresh flavour profile; and Grapefruit & Rose, zesty grapefruit accompanied with fragrant rose.

Price: $44.90

Purchase: www.danmurphys.com.au/product/

15. The Fashion Advocate | Opus Lab

Faceted Cheese Board

Faceted Cheese Board in Tasmanian Mrytle. Finished with natural, food-safe oil and wax.

Price: $70

Purchase: www.thefashionadvocate.com/collections/kitchen

16.  ARTxSO | Resin Dip Bowl – Bronze

This small bowl was handmade by the artist, featuring an organic shape and a smooth, matte finish.

Price: $19

Purchase: www.etsy.com/au/listing/601483566/resin-dip-bowl-bronze

17. Smirnoff Infusions 

A new low-ABV (20%), low-calorie spirit-based drink infused with natural botanicals, is now
available nationwide.

Price: $27.99

Purchase: www.danmurphys.com.au

18. Palm Wine Set BIO

The perfect personalised gift!

Make Christmas gifting easy this year by personalising exquisite crystal glassware with initials of loved ones! There is something for everyone and with free shipping Australia wide and less than 10 days turnaround time, you’ll have everyone feeling so special with just the click of a few buttons.

Founded by a young (23) year old woman from her garage, each glass is monogrammed by hand with so much love and intent.

Price: $99.99

Purchase: zopersonalised.com or https://zopersonalised.com/products/wine-set

19. A Zest of Jess by Jessica Liemantara

This dessert book created and illustrated by Jessica Liemantara, better known as Jess Lemon. Is a book all about her journey in the culinary world of pastry.

Price: $70 (shipping costs apply) shipped interstate and internationally.

Purchase: https://www.jesslemon.com.au/product-page/cook-book-a-zest-of-jess

20. Emperor | Gourmet Champagne Gift Hamper

This hamper is for all of your champagne lover friends who also happen to love food! Gift them the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful bottle of Louis Roederer Premier NV paired with tasty gourmet treats.

Price: $105

Purchase: https://emperorchampagne.com.au/collections/gift-packs/products/gourmet-champagne-gift-hamper

21. Sacred Gin

Sacred Gin is an aromatic and creamy artisan gin with exceptional character, hand made by award winning microdistiller Ian Hart at his home in Highgate.

Price: $79.99

Purchase: www.kentstreetcellars.com.au/products/sacred-gin

Kris Kringle 

1. The Hunger Project x Kinnon Leather Card Holders

Stunning pebble Italian leather card-holders that can be personalised with your initials. 50% of proceeds go to The Hunger Project’s commitment to ending hunger by 2030.

Price: From $50

Purchase: www.kinnon.com.au/collections/thp-x-kinnon

2. The Hunger Project | Hey Tiger Chocolate

Hey Tiger produces delicious, high-quality chocolate made in Melbourne in a range of unique flavours. As a social enterprise, the sale of each bar helps support cacao farmers in Ghana through THP programs.

Price: From $15

Purchase: www.heytiger.com.au

3. Rish Bakes

Individually wrapped homemade delicious cookies.

Price – 

6 pack – $25

10 pack – $30

20 pack – $60

Purchase: https://www.instagram.com/rishbakes (DM to order)

4. WWF | Adopt a Koala

A koala adoption makes the perfect gift for an animal lover. The special adoption gift pack includes a cuddly koala plush toy, koala fact book, adoption certificate, tote bag, Living Planet magazine, and WWF sticker. You can choose for the gift pack to be sent directly to your gift recipient, or you can choose to receive it to give to them yourself.

Price: From $15

Purchase: www.donate.wwf.org.au/adopt/koala

5. Danica Erard Millinery | Bow Clips 

Price: POA

Purchase: www.danicaerard.com.au

6. Personalised Water Bottle

Stuck with Kris Kringle this year?!

Gift a personalised matte black water bottle that keeps your water cool for 12 hours (even in direct sun-light)!!! Matte Black, 750ml with a double-walled vacuum design makes them the perfect for summer to keep you hydrated all day! Add up to 3 letters to make it your own.

Price: $49

Link: https://zopersonalised.com/products/personalised-750ml-water-bottle-1

7. Top Dog Boutique – Drama Queen Jumper

Do you ever feel like your pup is just the most? Snuggle up in this super-soft knit jumper with embroidered lettering. It makes your dog look cute and helps minimize shedding.

Price: $79

Purchase: www.topdogboutique.com.au/collections

8. CAMELIA | Daylesford Soap Company 

Hand-made soap, using the traditional cold process method. It is specially formulated to be long-lasting, creamy and gentle on your skin.

Price: From $6.50

Purchase: in-store or order via phone – (03) 95324640

50 Glen Eira Rd, Ripponlea, Melbourne

9 to 11. Aurora Spa Rituals 

From bath to hand and sleep rituals, this beautiful gift packs will bring the spa feeling home.

Price: $49

Purchase: www.auroraspa.com.au/christmas-gifts

12. TDE | Clear Travel Case

Made from clear PVC with saffiano leather edging, features suede interior detail.

Price: $99.95

Purchase: www.thedailyedited.com

13. WWF | Adopt a tree

Your support is needed to plant the first 10,000 trees, and to protect existing forest and woodland from the threat of excessive tree-clearing.

Price: From $15

Purchase: www.onate.wwf.org.au/adopt/tree/tree

14. Hammamas Australia

The best beach accessory you’ll ever own, Hammamas are wholly practical without any compromise on beauty. They’re quick drying and compact, and double up as both a beach towel and sarong. Plus, they come in a range of colours and designs – with our beach towels, you’ll always be the best dressed on the beach.

Lightweight, compact and quick drying, Hammamas Turkish travel towels are the perfect addition to any suitcase. Wherever you’re heading off on your holiday, be sure to pack one of our Turkish cotton towels.

Price: From $39.95

Purchase: www.hammamas.com.au/shop

15. Yorklee Prints | Toddy Air Beach view wall art print

Ocean is a beautiful digitally enhanced photo of the ocean, we have two versions of this print, one colour and one muted (almost black and white) – select your option before checking out.

Price: From $10

Purchase: www.yorkelee.com.au/collections



1. MYER | Nespresso

Nespresso by Breville Essenza Mini Solo Capsule Coffee Machine: Black BEC220BLKby Breville Essenza Mini Solo Capsule Coffee Machine.

Price: $126.65

2. Young & Co Super Fresh Tempranillo 2018

A fabulous, fresh and fruity Tempranillo from sunny Spain. Say “hola” to a wine that celebrates juicy red fruits with just enough spice to round out the flavours creating a long finish. Delicioso!

Price: $17

Purchase: www.bws.com.au/product/18773/young-and-co-super-fresh-tempranillo

3. TDE | Reusable Coffee Cup

The reusable coffee cup is the best way to enjoy your coffee and help protect the planet! Personalise your coffee cup with your three favourite coffee orders and your name, initials or favourite emojis.

Price: $59.95

Purchase: www.thedailyedited.com/reusable-black-coffee-cup

4. TDE | Pale Pink Repeated Knot Keyring

Tie up all your loose ends with this neat leather knot keyring. Personalise a circle leather badge to accompany your car or house keys!

Price: $64.95

Purchase: www.thedailyedited.com/pale-pink-repeated-knot-keyring

5. The bag Queen | Natasha Cardholder 

Named after our own gorgeous Natasha Radford who is the First Victorian Horse Racing Judge. Leather zip cardholder with 8 slots for cards and cash, centred is a zip pouch for all your coins and deep enough to hold folded notes. Natashia’s are available in 5 colours of Yellow, Blue, Red, Black and Nude and the accessory.

Price: $40

Purchase: https://www.bagqueen.com.au/products/natashia-zip-cardholder

6. The self-love diary is a year diary

Based diary dedicated to practising and owning self-love. It was created as an inspirational platform for females to use daily. One that would help and act as a constant reminder. That acts as a daily reminder to practise self-love.

The self-love diary has little acknowledgements inside, weekly self-love tasks to do and inspirational quotes to ensure she stays on her path.

It’s about empowering young females to have something to help them reflect on themselves and keep them motivated to ensure they are looking after themselves and forming a healthy relationship with themselves.

Price: $24.95

Coffees & style followers receive 20% discount – code: ‘christmaslove’

Purchase: https://www.laurenminicozzi.com/product-page/2020-self-love-diary

7. Elements Wallet

There is a gorgeous texturised wallet called the Elements Wallet that is compact yet still large enough to store most common iPhones, with 8 card slots and 3 note/receipt pockets – the most stylish feature about this wallet is that there is a detachable coin purse that can be carried separately.

Price: $199

Purchase: www.harlequinbelle.com

8. ARTxSO | Custom Pet or People Portraits

Custom pet or people portraits!

The standard size offered is A3, unframed and delivered directly from the printers. All prints are printed on high quality 235 GSM paper using a specialised ink printer for the richest of colours.

Clients send photos, which are then draw digitally.

Price: $100

Purchase: https://www.etsy.com/au/listing/758375323/custom-pet-or-people-portraits


AVATUDE eyewear is the new trend in wellness, as our time in front of screens increases, so too do our symptoms of digital eye-strain. AVATUDE has been designed with eye-health in mind, ensuring that in the digital age our eyes are protected from blue light strain, assisting with screen use side-effects such as sleeplessness, headaches, eye-strain and more.

Cost: From $39.95

Purchase: www.avatude.com/shop

10. Cupcake Queens gift box

12 of the cutest ever Christmas cupcakes.

And, there’s a flavour for everyone – 4 x Vanilla Vanilla, 4 x Chocolate and 4 x Red Velvet Regular size Cupcakes with edible Christmas toppers

There is no better way to say Merry Christmas along with a personalised gift card. Available for orders from now until Christmas.

Price: $54.00

Purchase: www.thecupcakequeens.com.au/products/christmas-regular-gift-box

11. Yorklee | Create Inspire typography wall art print

Create Inspire wall art print is from our hand scripted ink series, our popular Dreamer print was the first released in this series, we are slowly adding to the collection, all our ink prints are hand scripted by us in our studio.

Cost: From $10

Purchase: https://yorkelee.com.au/products/create-inspire-typography-wall-art-print

12. Starward limited-edition Tawny cask

In perfect time for Christmas, pioneering Australian Whisky brand, Starward, are launching their first-ever limited-edition Tawny cask!  To create the Tawny cask expression, Starward matured its signature single malt whisky in a combination of fresh Tawny barrels from Yalumba and charred Tawny barrels from SA Cooperage.

Price: $119.00

Purchase: www.starward.com.au

13. CAMELIA | Mison Blanc candles & vases

Collection of perfumed candles and delicate unique objects created in Sydney.

Price: From $69

Purchase: in-store or order via phone – (03) 95324640

50 Glen Eira Rd, Ripponlea, Melbourne

14. Seventh & Two | Organiser’s Christmas Gift Box Set

This gorgeous Christmas Gift Box Set is perfect for the stationery lover in your life or, of course, you could treat yourself!

The box includes:

1 x “This Week” Planner
1 x ”Today” Notepad
1 x “Notes to Self” Notepad

The set comes into a gorgeous white gift box, with navy and silver ribbon and a “Merry Christmas” present tag.

Price: $98

Purchase: www.seventhandtwo.com/christmas/organisers-christmas-gift-box-set


Give a gift! Show how much someone means to you and how much you appreciate them.

The Sweet Box contains:

1 x Reed Diffuser – Amber scent 100ml Vegan & Animal Cruelty Free

1 x Chocolate

1 x Chandon Champagne

1 x Personalized Greeting Card with Ribbon

Price: $180

Purchase: www.lasuedeco.weeblysite.com/product/TheSweetBox

16. SEIZE THE YAY™| Quote of the day flipbook

Introducing, the first instalment of physical YAY from Spoonful of Sarah bringing her #QOTD segment to a desk near you. Following on from her Seize the Yay™ podcast, this cute little flip book contains 100 beautiful quotes on life with different designs for each day.

Price: $26.95

Purchase: www.spoonfulofsarah.com/book

Lover of experience 

1. VAMFF Tickets

The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival is an annual celebration of fashion, arts and ideas for everyone to enjoy.

Price: Tickets from $59

Purchase tickets: www.vamff.com.au/events

2. Chicago the Musical

A true New York City Institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the slickest dancing in town. Created by the musical theatre talents of John Kander, Fred Ebb and legendary choreographer Bob Fosse, CHICAGO’s sexy, sassy score includes “All That Jazz” and “Razzle Dazzle”.

Price: Tickets range from $59.90-$189.90

Purchase tickets: www.chicagothemusical.com.au

The season opens on December 14 at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne

3. Aromi Pasta Masterclass

From Piemonte to Sicily. Every month chef Paolo will take you on a journey of authentic Italian traditions. Come to experience, learn and feast.

Price: $130 inc. Class, Glass of Prosecco and lunch.

Purchase: To purchase a gift voucher call (03) 9592 1592 – gift vouchers will be mailed out just in time for Christmas.

4. Peninsula Hot Springs

Dine and bathe for two

Gift someone special a reason to indulge, with their choice of breakfast, lunch, graze platter or dinner served in our Spa Dreaming Centre Café and bathing in both our adults-only Spa Dreaming Centre and social Bath House bathing areas.

Price: $250

Purchase: www.peninsulahotsprings.com/christmasgifts

5. Crown Gifts

Purchase a $500 Crown Gift card online and receive $50 additional value2 with your purchase. Available 15 November – 31 December 2019

Purchase a $2501 gift card from Crown Gifts and receive a complimentary Crown Travel Sized Monopoly valued at $50. Offer is strictly limited and valid for purchases made from 15 November – 31 December 2019.

Purchase: www.crownmelbourne.com.au/christmas/crown-gifts

6. Stokehouse

Give the gift of a memorable dining experience to your friends or loved ones this season, with a gift voucher for iconic Stokehouse St Kilda Beach. Treat someone special to something special: contemporary Australian fare from


7. Peninsula Hot Springs

Unwind for two

Replenish the spirit by gifting your loved one a 60 minute treatment of their choice, this package also allows them to take some time out to relax and indulge in both the adults only Spa Dreaming Centre and social Bath House bathing areas for the day of their visit.

Price: $430

Purchase: www.peninsulahotsprings.com/christmasgifts

8. War Horse

Experience an unforgettable theatrical journey when the National Theatre of Great Britain’s internationally acclaimed production of War Horse comes to Melbourne’s Regent Theatre from 10 February 2020, direct from a sell-out season in London.

Price: From $59.90

Purchase: www.warhorseonstage.com.au

9. Elevate Wine Tours

Treat your loved ones to an experience they will never forget? Your friends or family can enjoy ultimate freedom once they step aboard an Elevate private wine tour. A spectacular day visiting the Mornington Peninsula’s best wineries with no need for anyone to be the designated driver. For more information about booking your experience, or purchasing gift vouchers please visit our website.

Price: From $155

Purchase: https://www.elevatewinetours.com.au

10. Oaks Hotels Australia & NZ

Celebrate the festive season with the gift of jet-setting to some of Australia and New Zealand’s top travel hot spots. Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites provides a home away from home for both savvy corporate travellers and leisure tourists alike, and with the Oaks e-gift card, your loved one has the freedom to pick and choose their preferred holiday destination.

Purchase: https://gifts.oakshotels.com/#/, choose the amount you would like, from $50 to $250, buy online and send instantly to the recipient by email and/or SMS. You can call Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites on 13 62 57 to redeem.

11. Neptune Gift Voucher

Failsafe present for the hard-to-gift-for food lover, or a cheeky gift for yourself,  these culinary cards will ensure feasting dates well beyond Christmas Day, when wallets are running dry. Lucky giftees can plan a beautiful wine date at Neptune.

Price: From $50

Purchase: www.neptune.melbourne/gift-cards

12. Beamin Beauty Cheltenham | Probiotic facial with LED light therapy 

Feed your skin and relax your mind with this all-in-one facial created to rebalance your skin’s external barrier and encourage circulation to feed your skin cells viral oxygen and nutrients from within.

Price: Regular price $135 – Purchase in salon to receive a $25 discount

Purchase: Contact salon to purchase on Info@beamingb.com or 0438 314 311

13. Twilight Glamping at Terindah Estate

In collaboration with Twilight Glamping, the Bellarine’s most picturesque winery, Terindah Estate has re-launched ‘Glamping Amongst the Vines’ for a second year, providing a unique gift for a loved one or friend this festive season. Spend the night perched atop the cliff, waking to sweeping views across Port Phillip Bay towards Melbourne, the village of luxury bell tends presents an experience like no other on the Bellarine Peninsula. Either book ahead directly on the website or purchase a Twilight Glamping gift voucher for guests to choose their stay at a later date.

Price: $220 per night per tent, not inclusive of food and beverages. Daily picnic hampers available priced at $100 per couple and breakfast baskets available upon request too for $50 per couple.

Purchase: www.terindahglamping.checkfront.com/reserve for bookings. To purchase a gift voucher, please visit the Twilight Glamping website.