Start making your list now: We raided hundreds of stores, websites and kitchens to find the best gifts to delight and dazzle everyone in your life -- including you!

Georgetown Cupcake

Rach says: "No need to stand in the ginormous line that forms outside Georgetown Cupcake in Washington, D.C. -- they ship around the country! Try our faves: white chocolate peppermint and Rudolph red velvet."
 $29 for 12,

georgetown cupcake

Fromage Plates by BIA Cordon Bleu

Rach says: "Treat a special hostess to a set of porcelain Fromage Plates by BIA Cordon Bleu. They're the ideal size for appetizers or a bite of baguette and brie."
 $30 for 4,

fromage Cheese Plates

Thomas Paul Lacquer Boxes

Rach says: "Here's a chic way to organize your jewelry: Thomas Paul Lacquer Boxes are decorated with images of a ring, necklace, watch or brooch."
 $24 and up,

Thomas Paul Lacquer Boxes

Roost Dainty Champagne Flutes

Rach says: "Make a festive toast to the new year with these Roost Dainty Champagne Flutes. Each set comes with six different glass designs. Cheers!"

Champagne Glasses

WowWee Paper Jamz Guitar

Rach says: "Budding musicians can rock out with a WowWee Paper Jamz Guitar. Just press the surface to play real notes and chords -- no strings attached."

wow Wee Jamz Guitar

Lauren Nicole Headbands

Rach says: "Your trendy teen will love experimenting with different hairstyles and these Lauren Nicole Headbands with silk flowers."
 $36 each,

Lauren Nicole headbands

Norma Kamali Sleeping Bag Jacket

Rach says: "The fashionista on your list will fall in love with the Norma Kamali Sleeping Bag Jacket -- and you'll fall in love with the price! Available in silver, black and camo."

Norma Kamali Jacket

Tokidoki Cromatico Eyeshadow Palette in Adieu

Rach says: "The compact Tokidoki Cromatico Eyeshadow Palette in Adieu comes with four blendable shades of purple and gray, and a cute keychain charm."

tokiDoki Eyeshadow

Bollywood Flat Pouch

Rach says: "A faux-suede Bollywood Flat Pouch is a must for an organized, fashionsavvy friend. Use it to carry cell phones, chargers, cameras or cosmetics."
 $26 each,

bollywood Flat Pouch

Gray Rose Pillow

Rach says: "Tired of looking at your friend's plain sofa? Turn up the style and comfort with a Gray Rose Pillow, made of warm wool felt."

rose pillow

Limited Edition Dream Angels Heavenly Shimmer Brush

Rach says: "Add a touch of sparkle to her stocking with a lightly scented Limited Edition Dream Angels Heavenly Shimmer Brush."

dream Angels Shimmer Brush

OP Cruiser Skateboard

Rach says: "The sidewalks might be icy now, but he'll soon be hitting the half-pipe (and thanking you!) on this retro-inspired OP Cruiser Skateboard."

OP Cruiser Skateboard

Iomoi Golf Balls

Rach says: "Graphic Iomoi Golf Balls will fit her sporty style to a 'tee.' Choose from monkey, elephant or squirrel designs."
 $28 for 6,

Lomoi Golf Balls

Cascading Dogwood Earrings with French Hooks

Rach says: "These delicate Cascading Dogwood Earrings with French Hooks in gold or silver will add glamour to her New Year's outfit."

cascading Dogwood Earrings

Poo Fighters Dog Tank

Rach says: "Your pooch will be rocking out on his next tour -- er, walk -- in a cotton Poo Fighters Dog Tank. Available in extra-small to extra-extralarge sizes."

poo Fighters dog shirt

Bosco Watches

Rach says: "There's nothing like the gift of time: Bosco Watches have light silicone bands that can be swapped whenever your mood (or outfit) changes."

bosco Watches

Tarte "Ring It In" Cheek Stain Set

Rach says: "Stuff a makeup lover's stocking with the Tarte 'Ring It In' Cheek Stain Set, which includes shades of bronze champagne, vibrant pink and golden coral."
 $25 for 3,

tarte Cheek Stain Set

Twig Cheese Knives Set

Rach says: "Say cheese! A hostess with the mostest will find endless opportunities to entertain and use this rustic Twig Cheese Knives Set."
 $29 for 4,

twig Cheese Knives Set

Bedol Water Clock Smiley Alarm

Rach says: "Sleepyheads may like waking up to a Bedol Water Clock Smiley Alarm -- it's powered by tap water!"

bedol Water Clock

Squirrel Nutcracker

Rach says: "Move over, soldier! Open chestnuts or pistachios easily with a Squirrel Nutcracker: Simply lift the tail, place a shell in its mouth and crack!"

squirrel Nutcracker

Alton Lane Signature Knotted Cuff Links

Rach says: "With more than 20 colors of Alton Lane Signature Knotted Cuff Links to choose from, your guy can be as colorful or as conservative as he wants."
 $12 per pair, 646-896-1212

knotted cuff links

Sephora Limited Edition Red Eyelash Curler

Rach says: "The slight arc of the Sephora Limited Edition Red Eyelash Curler works on all eye shapes, without pinching the skin or crimping lashes."

eyelash curler

Two' s Company Gunmetal Studded Bangles

Rach says: "Can't decide between buying gold or silver? Problem solved: Two's Company Gunmetal Studded Bangles are the best of both worlds."
 $9 and up, 800-896-7266 for stores

gun metal studded bangles

Girls' Red Plaid Earmuffs

Rach says: "Now 'ear' this! The sherpa padding on these Girls' Red Plaid Earmuffs will protect your little snow bunny against frosty winter winds."

red Plaid Ear muffs

Ninjabread Men Cookie Cutters

Rach says: "Ninjabread Men Cookie Cutters give the classic holiday treat a punch! Just cut, bake and decorate with icing to create swords, nunchakus and shuriken stars."


ninja bread Cookie Cutters

Key Bottle Opener

Rach says: "Uncapping a cold soda or a frosty brew has never been so elegant. The vintage-looking, 6-inch Key Bottle Opener is made of solid brass."

key Bottle Opener

Sweet Treats Lip Balms

Rach says: "You may get a thank-you kiss for giving her Sweet Treats Lip Balms, made with beeswax and shea butter. Try each tasty flavor, like watermelon, peach and passion fruit."
 $8 each,

Sweet Treats lip balm

Handlebar Corkscrew

Rach says: "Jimmy Buffett may wish he had a pencil-thin mustache, but a Handlebar Corkscrew may be the next best thing (and a whole lot more practical)."

handlebar corkscrew

Italian Ceramic Pitcher

Rach says: "Brighten the look of your weekend brunch with a glazed Italian Ceramic Pitcher. Bonus: It's dishwasher-safe and comes in six colors."

Italian red Ceramic Pitcher

Anne Taintor Luggage Tag

Rach says: "Your jet-setting friends won't worry about a mistaken suitcase with an Anne Taintor Luggage Tag attached. Choose from dozens of vintage pictures and funny quotes."

anne Taintor Luggage Tag

Charlotte Russe White Ribbon and Pearl Necklace

Rach says: "A Charlotte Russe White Ribbon and Pearl Necklace puts a textured twist on the classic strand."

charlotte Russe Necklace

Eco Stars Recycled Crayons

Rach says: "Give the gift of imagination: Eco Stars Recycled Crayons are made from nontoxic recycled and pressed used crayons."
 $13 for a pack of 20,

eco Stars Recycled Crayons

Ematic Designer Premium Headphones

Rach says: "Listen to this: Ematic Designer Premium Headphones come in seven bright shades -- perfect for the colorful music lovers in your family."

ematic Headphones