Holiday Gift Guide

Currently Accepting 2018 Holiday Gift Guide Submissions #HGG2018

The holiday season is upon us and we want you to be part of our annual Holiday Gift Guide. With Christmas being one of the most popular events on Candid Mama in recent years, this year will be no exception. We love being able to provide readers with insight on the hottest new products. Check out my Holiday Gift Guide from last year for reference.

The guide will go live on November 12th, 2018 and will run through January 15th, 2019. This will give those with gift cards the chance to find ideas on what to spend them on. All links to reviews, posts, Gift Guide, categories and giveaways will be added as they go live.

Items We’d Like To Feature

  • Tech Items (Phones, Cameras, Tablets, etc.)
  • Video Games (PS4/PC)
  • Elementary Aged Gifts (6+)
  • Middle School Aged Gifts (12+)
  • Toys (Ages 6+)
  • Stocking Stuffer Items (Candy, Small Toys, etc.)

Categories For Our Gift Guide

  • Stocking Stuffers
  • Gift Ideas for Kids
  • Gift Ideas for Her
  • Gift Ideas for Him
  • Health & Beauty
  • Household
  • Miscellaneous


  • Product(s) or product packages must be valued at $50 or more. MUST be full sized products.
  • No sample sizes. Sample sizes received will ONLY get a social media shoutout and nothing more.
  • If you’d like to include a giveaway to coincide with your feature, please mention this when reaching out. Prize must be valued at $50+. I do not personally ship out giveaway prizes unless it is out of my own pocket. As the sponsor, you will be the one responsible for shipping out the prize.
  • I do accept sponsored posts at a rate of $75+ in which I will discuss your brand and will share it on all social media outlets.
  • Deadline for products received is December 15th, 2018.
  • Deadline for sponsored posts is December 22nd, 2018.

What’s in it for you?

  • Gift guide features will have a #HGG2018 hashtag.
  • Featured product reviews also include social shares across my social media accounts with a total reach of 55000.
  • Inclusion in our Holiday Gift Guide roundup page and a newsletter mention.
  • If applicable, further product features throughout the year in non-review posts, which results in further exposure of your product.

Want to be featured?

If you’d like to have your product(s) featured, please contact us via the contact form below so we can discuss further details.


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