Holiday Guide 2011

Gift ideas for everyone on your list

The Washington Post offers up ideas on what to give friends, family, kids, and everyone else you're shopping for this holiday season. Below is an index of options; click a subject to see photos and more information, or click an individual item to find out where to get it.

More gift ideas: Complete Holiday Gift Guide | Technology, gadgets and games


Gift ideas from The Washington Post Magazine: See a photo gallery of these items here.

Beaded lotus clutch

Clarisonic Mia Sonic Skin Cleansing System

J. Crew vintage pajama set

Earrings from Dana Kellin's jewelry collection for Target

Givenchy Dahlia Noir Perfume

Skin Is In by Face Time for Men

Lands' End's Berber-lined slippers

Roku LT Streaming Player

Merckx shirt for men

ReCover iphone Retro Camera Case

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD projector

Angry Birds Card Game

Razor Sole Skate

Matchbox Itty Bitty nail files

Baggu Daypack

Eco highlighter pencils

Penguin's Great Foods series

Dog Plush Toy

Spicy Relish Lunch Tote Bags

Ikea snowflake bottle

Harper's Bazaar: Greatest Hits

Cast Iron Gomez the Poodle Bookends


Gift ideas from the KidsPost Holiday Toy Test: See a photo gallery of these items here.

My Keepon - Interactive Robot

HappyFeet Two Freezing Frenzy

Tonka XT Ricochet Trickster R/C

Fastrack: Ready, Aim, Score!

DuneCraft Dome Terrariums

The Trash Pack 12 Trashies in Cans Includes 2 Glowing Trashies

Crayola Model Magic Jewelry Studio

Beyblade Metal Masters Triple Battle Set

OgoSport Bild

Dabble Word Game

Diggin DodgeTag Shield Set

Ickee Stickeez Series 1 Three Pack

DaGeDar Supercharged Ball Bearing Toy Track


Gift ideas for entrepreneurs: See a photo gallery of these items here.

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

IdeaPaint Dry Erase Paint Kits

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant

The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything


Gift ideas from The Washington Post Travel Section: See a photo gallery of these items here.

1,000 Places to See Before You Die

Not for Parents Travel Book

iFrogz Timbre Pro EarBuds

ZOMM Wireless Leash for Mobile Phones

Powerbag Messenger Bag

Phosphor World Time Watch


Gift ideas under $25 from the Food section editors : See a photo gallery of these items here.

FarmFresh Market Gift Certificates ($1 and up)

"Silver" plastic cutlery ($4.95 per setting)

Casabella Silicone Spatula ($5)

Kingsbury Chocolates ($6.50)

Crimson Popcorn ($3.50) or Christmas Lima, Flageolet or Black Calypso beans ($5.50)

Carolina Gold Rice Grits ($6)

Spiced Nuts ($8), Fruit and Nut Granola ($6) and Almond-Cherry-Ginger Shortbread ($8)

Wineforest Porcini Powder ($9.50)

Recipe Rock ($10)

Flour Sack towels ($10 each for patterned towels)

Saffron Salt ($14.50)

Black cotton table napkins ($15 for pack of 4)

Cuisipro Donvier yogurt cheese maker ($18)

BLiS9 Sherry Vinegar and Bourbon Barrel-Matured Pure Maple Syrup ($19 each)

Prime Cut Apron ($20) and Potholder ($4)

Banner Bee Honey ($20)

Cheers! Wine Glass Set ($20 for set of 6)

Cuisipro Stainless steel whisk ($12)


The Washington Post's top 10 books of the year : See a photo gallery of these items here.

State of Wonder

Once Upon a River: A Novel



An Atlas of Impossible Longing

Grand Pursuit

The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War

Hemingway's Boat

Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

Steve Jobs


Gift ides for the serious foodie, $25 and up.: See a photo gallery of these items here.

Tasty Cotton T-shirts

The Perforated Egg Spoon

White Serving Platter with handle

Hometown Favorites ’70’s Candy

Acacia salad bowl

Orange lacquer tray

Shun Knife Sharpening Whetstone

Zwilling Pro eight-inch chef’s knife

SousVide Supreme Demi

Vitamix Pro 500 Blender


SOURCE: The Washington Post.