Baby Girl’s First Christmas Gift Guide

FIRST CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR BABY GIRL. HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR 1ST CHRISTMAS

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FIRST CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR BABY GIRL. HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR 1ST CHRISTMAS

A baby’s first Christmas is such a special time and, even though they won’t remember it, you will treasure the memories for the rest of your life. Picking out a few special gifts (and giving Grandparents the opportunity to spoil your babe with all the rest) is just one of the wonderful traditions of Christmas, like picking out the perfect 1st Christmas dress, making delectable Easy Monkey Bread Minis on Christmas morning, or starting an Advent calendar countdown as a family.  For Taylor’s first Christmas (she’ll be 8.5 months) I wanted to get her a few practical stocking stuffers, a couple toys she can enjoy right away, a few that she’ll grow into in the next several months and one special/sentimental gift she’ll appreciate at some point later. This gift guide includes gifts I have purchased for Taylor, gift suggestions I’ve given to her grandparents, and a few extra ideas I think would be extra special for your little darling’s first holiday. I’m hoping you find some last minute first christmas gift inspiration for your or a friend’s sweet baby girl.

P.S. If you still have some shopping to do for your hubs (or brother, BroFF, etc.), check out my Holiday Gift Guide For Him! And check out this post for the CUTEST matching family pajamas for the holidays (we keep our adult sized pajamas and buy new ones for T each year to save $$!)

Perfect Gift Ideas For A Baby Girl’s First Christmas

    1. Winter sweater
    2. Converse Allstars – I asked my hubby to get me an adult pair – twinning for the win!
    3. Musical instrument set 
    4. 14K Gold bangle – this is a super special gift that can be passed down from generation to generation. There is a less expensive version here.
    5. Alphabet puzzle 
    6. Animal rocker 
    7. Activity cube
    8. Bonds Wondersuits – seriously, I cannot get enough of these for Taylor – she lives in them and has since she was born. Read more about my obsession in this post, and stock up for your baby because they’re 2 for $39 right now.
    9. Personalized armchair – I love this one because we found a cover color that’s an exact match to our living room sofa.
    10. Wooden baby key set – perfect stocking stuffer!
    11. Bucket of blocks 
    12. Wooden Tooth teether – another aptly sized, and practical stocking stuffer
    13. Baby iPhone – I “accidentally” already gave this to Taylor, and she is LOVING it.
    14. Freshly Picked Moccasins – I bought the style, “Pin the Petal,” but they have a million other cute colors/patterns to choose from. I love that these will have her little footprints embedded in the leather forever!
    15. Christmas Pajamas – we actually have a whole family set of these which you can check out in this post. Rainbow stacking tower – or the classic version here!
    16. The Wonderful Things You Will Be – this sweet book has the most beautiful illustrations.
    17. 1st Christmas ornament -personalized

Happy shopping and Holidays, mama! Check out some pics from our baby girl’s 1st Christmas below : )

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FIRST CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR BABY GIRL. HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR 1ST CHRISTMAS

The Perfect 1st Christmas Dress for Baby

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I’m so excited to share Christmas with Taylor this year; there is something even more magical about entering the holiday season now that she is here with us. Christmas has always been my favorite holiday, firstly because of the meaning and secondly because of all the wonderful memories I have from this special season growing up. From decorating a gumdrop tree and frosting sugar cookies, to our family Advent calendar, my mom made Christmas truly meaningful and special every year.

Although Taylor won’t remember this year, I still want it to be rich with traditions for our little family. To start, my husband and I haven’t had a Christmas tree in years, but now we’re itching to decorate and enjoy one with Taylor. I know she’ll love looking at all the sparkling lights. I just snagged this Land of Nod Advent Calendar, and I’m hoping it arrives before December first. We’ll spend Christmas morning here at our house as a family of three opening presents (check out my Gift Guide for Baby Girl’s First Christmas!), emptying stockings, eating Easy Monkey Bread Minis (can I purée that?) and listening to Christmas music via Spotify. Later in the afternoon, we’ll spend time with our immediate families/the grandparents.

On Christmas Eve we plan to attend church, which could get a little “interesting” on account of the service overlapping with T’s bedtime…. Earlier this month I set out to find the perfect first Christmas dress for Taylor to wear to church, and Janie and Jack came through. Honestly, I don’t buy from Janie and Jack too often because it’s a little pricey for me (although when they’re having a sale, you better believe I’m all over it!), but for a special occasion or staple pieces, their style and quality is well worth it. Here are all the details for what is, in my opinion, a perfect 1st Christmas dress and accessories:

Dress & Headband:

(2017 Update: Check out Janie & Jack’s Holiday line HERE)

Shoes & Tights:

The bracelet I wore as a baby.


What were the first Christmas/Holiday traditions you established with your baby? If you’re a new mom like me, what are you looking most forward to about your babe’s first holiday season?

xo, Ashley (1)

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