2016 Army Wife 101 Military Holiday Gift Guide

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What is the Military Holiday Gift Guide? It's a fact you are going to spend money buy gifts for the ones you love during the holidays. We want to help you give gifts that give back in some way or another. The Army Wife 101 Military Gift Guide features our top gift picks from Veteran and Milspouse owned companies. Additionally, you will find gift suggestions from brands who support the troops through a military discount or a charitable initiative. Lastly you will find products sold in military exchanges worldwide. Either way we want you to know when you shop with the suggested retailers you are shopping with a cause and that always makes the season brighter. We hope you enjoy and don't hesitate to share this guide with your friends and family.

Have a Military Gift Suggestion? Want to find out about future gift guides or suggest military related gifts? Email Krystel@ArmyWife101.com with your ideas.


Treats & Sweets Cheryls.com specializes in baked goods, sweets, and candy. They also offer FREE shipping to APO/FPO. Check out these holiday treats from their APO/FPO friendly shipping section. Veteran's Advantage members save 30% HERE.

12-24 Buttercream Frosted Cutout Christmas Cookies.From $32.99 and up.

Merry Christmas Gift Tin (3) Canisters Harry & Frosted Holiday David® Moose Munch® Cutouts $38.99 Set $24.99

My Grandma's of New England Cinnamon Walnut Coffee Cake $22.99 Their "Salute A Soldier" program allows customers to send cakes to APO/FPO for $2 shipping. These cakes are popular downrange, taste amazing and can sometimes be found in the commissary. Click HERE for details.


Sword And Plough offers a variety of handbags, totes, messenger bags, back packs and more. All bags are made in America "with a portion of each bag constructed from military surplus material". S&P is also Veteran Owned.

20% Military Discount On Every Order HERE Grey Wool Handbag with Brown Leather Mildew Resistant and Brass Studs For Bottom Protection. Made of Twill Fabric. Great for Fall and Winter. $169.99

Sword & Plough's Signature Blue Tote is great for weekend travel.Our editor personally packed 2 days worth of clothes in it. Get it HERE Green Travel Kit This kit is water proof and is great for military personnel's travel adventures weather on land, sea or sand.


Southern Elegance Candles is a mil spouse owned business based right outside of Fort Bragg, NC. Their candles are hand poured right here in NC and made in small batches infused with Southern Charm. The handcrafted soy candles celebrate all there is to love about the South such as the aroma, the flavors and traditions of southern cities. Candles are named after Southern towns and cities and during the holidays special Fall and seasonal scents are released.. Everything used to create the candles is sourced locally here in NC and all products are made in the USA. The candles are extremely potent and smell amazing even when not lit. We listed some of our favorites below. Click each scent to learn more.

Cranberry Zinger infused with spice notes of orange, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and vanilla. $18-$28

Treat yourself to a hand poured soy candle inspired by the City of Durham . The soy wax of this scented soy candle is infused with the following aromas: Tobacco and Vanilla. $18-$28

A warm pumpkin,with a spicy blend of cinnamon, crushed clove with hints of nutmeg and orange peel, topped off with butter, brown sugar on a rich vanilla base. $18-$28


For Him Give the gift of a monthly coffee subscription from the Vet owned GI Joe Coffee. Choose from 3 different packages $12-$36

Celebrate good times with Honor Wine a company that celebrates our military with every bottle made. $60-$213

Choose from this Garmin D@ Aviation GPS Watch and many other durable watches designed to withstand tough and rugged conditions at GovX.com which provides special pricing for military up to 65% off..


Reindeer Moccasins - Genuine leather. Size 0-6 mo, 6-12 mo, 12-18 mo, 18-24 mo, $25 each

My First Christmas Pajamas - Size 0-6 mo, 6-12 mo, $12 each

Christmas PJs - 2T, 3T, 4T, 5T, 4/5, 6/7, $18 each

Chunky Bead Christmas Necklace - One size, $15 each


EtchingX.com


We love to celebrate and in the military there is always a promotion, homecoming, or retirement to be excited about. Give a personalized gift from EtchingX.com who specializes in etching wine, beer and even olive oil bottles. Non Alcoholic options are available too. This is a great way to honor the great service of someone special. For military there are many options available. You can upload your own artwork or simply call in and speak with a rep to discuss your design. Details Here: https://www.etchingexpressions.com/military


For Her

Enjoy a hot or cold drink for those hot mess days & nights from PRESSEDNC a milspouse owned shop in downtown Fort Bragg, NC. $22

Limited Edition Emma n Hearth Plaid Clutch $59

Because the holidays can make you a bit crazy sometimes. Have a fun wearing this conversation starter. $38

Indulge in these hand crafted bottles and luxury scents created artisan style out of San Diego, CA. $25-$90

Ready set goals...get ready for 2017 with this pretty Kate Spade Planner

You two are never far apart with this "I'll be waiting necklace Set" $36


MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC Collection Ultimate Story Pack (Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2016) Discover and create your own adventures with the MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC COLLECTION Ultimate Story Pack! These fun story packs are the center of all the fun in EQUESTRIA and a favorite place for pony friends to visit and play. In the Fall, TWILIGHT SPARKLE’S GOLDEN OAK LIBRARY is a popular place to visit on everypony’s favorite holiday – Nightmare Night! Create your own spooky tales throughout the two-story oak tree playset and act out some of the most memorable My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic scenes! This playset comes with TWILIGHT SPARKLE, her pal Owlowiscious and ZECORA figures and themed accessories. Each pack sold separately. Available at most major toy retailers nationwide and on HasbroToyShop.com. (Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Now) The AVENGERS assemble for more over-sized adventures in the TITAN HERO SERIES line! New AVENGERS join classic favorites to amp up this already exciting group of Marvel characters. Each 12-inch scale figure features 5 points of articulation, classic styling and deco. Figures in 2016 include IRON MAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, BLACK WIDOW, MARVEL’S WAR MACHINE, WINTER SOLDIER and MARVEL’S CROSSBONES to name a few! Each sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL SUPER HERO MASHERS Hero Figure Assortment (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Now) Even superheroes can use a hand, or a leg, or a foot! MARVEL SUPER HERO MASHERS are back with more favorite characters! “Make YOUR Mash-Up” by combining favorite Marvel superheroes with a whole team of cool characters and accessories. Universal connectors let you swap parts with any other MARVEL SUPER HERO MASHERS figure, including new MARVEL SUPER HERO MASHERS MICRO figures (sold separately), to customize the action hero to be even more superhuman! Characters in the line include SPIDERMAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, WOLVERINE and more! Each sold separately.


Many of Hasbro's Toys were featured in the AAFES Military Brat Approved Holiday Gift Guide. Check out these top picks for boys and girls:

Yo-kai Watch™ TRADING CARD GAME STARTER PACK (Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $12.99/Available: Fall 2016) Kids can collect and trade Yo-kai characters, based on the Yo-kai Watch™ animated series! Starter pack includes 40 Yo-kai Watch™ trading cards, a play mat, and exclusive Yo-kai Watch™ medal. Available at most major retailers nationwide and HasbroToyShop.com. DISNEY ELENA OF AVALOR Doll (Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $14.99/Available: Fall 2016) Meet ELENA OF AVALOR, Disney’s next Princess! This beautiful fashion doll will allow kids to imagine joining the Crown Princess on all of her magical adventures in the Kingdom of Avalor. The ELENA OF AVALOR doll comes dressed in ELENA OF AVALOR’s series-inspired adventure dress and includes a scepter, hairclip, belt, pair of earrings, and removable shoes. Available at most major toy retailers nationwide and on HasbroToyShop.com.

DISNEY FROZEN LITTLE KINGDOM SMALL DOLL AND FRIEND Assortment (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $7.99/Available: Now) Kids can imagine setting off on a snowy adventure with ELSA and OLAF or ANNA and SVEN with the DISNEY’S FROZEN LITTLE KINGDOM SMALL DOLL AND FRIEND Assortment! The ELSA doll comes dressed in her movieinspired snow queen dress and is accompanied by an OLAF figure, whose carrot nose can be pushed in and out of his head! The ANNA doll comes dressed in her movie-inspired travel dress and cape and is accompanied by the reindeer, SVEN, with a handy carrot snack! Kids will have so much fun accessorizing ANNA and ELSA’s outfits with the included SNAP-IN accessories. Each doll sold separately. Available at most major toy retailers nationwide and on HasbroToyShop.com.


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Gifts From Milspouse Owned Etsy Shops Click Any Picture To Buy

Y'all gonna make me lose my mind glitter coffee mug $10

Turquoise Glass 14K Gold Filled Necklace $27 USMC .50 Caliber Bottle Opener with Custom Engraving

HOME Tiles $59

Desert Hues $49


Military Discounts for Holiday Shopping Click Links To Purchase Overstock.com-Offers Club O Gold to military. Club O gives Free Shipping on ALL orders, 5% Reward Dollars, Extra Rewards Up to 40%. TicketClub.com- Free Ticket Club membership for military . Click here for details. OnePlay- OnePlay is a leading digital gaming subscription service and offers a digital subscription service, where users have access to download and play 2,000+ premium games to play with your system of choice. Not only do they have top selling games such as Call of Duty, Football Manager, World of War Craft, LEGO, Assassins Farm Frenzy, Battlefield, FIFA, Need for Speed, Star Craft, NBA 2K14 and The Sims, but they also allow customers to pre-order their favorite games that are coming soon and all of their premium games are without ads or need to pay to play extra. LootCrate- Military Discount available at Lootcrate .Simply email them when placing your order and it will be applied. Loot Crate is a monthly subscription box service for geeks, nerds, comic book lovers, and pop culture aficionados. Every month, subscribers receive a mystery box full of collectibles, figurines, apparel, and memorabilia. Each box contains at least $45 in value and many items are exclusively created for the Loot Crate community. Each crate also has a theme centered around major franchises, theatrical releases, and events. Costo-Offering Special deal for military with hefty savings. Sam's Club- Military Join or renew by November 30 and receive this offer: Free $15 eGift Card with a Sam's Savings™ or Business membership* or $25 eGift Card with a Sam's Plus™ membership.* Additionally you will receive a free cake or free pie. Details here. BJ's- all military personnel get 30% off their Membership, plus a $10 coupon.


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