My pals and I cooked up the ultimate gift guide for everyone on our—and your!—list!
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For an edgy take on the athleisure trend, my stylist, Cara Apotheker, suggests zipping into this wide-collar Shadow Jacket, which mimics a leather moto but feels like a Snuggie. $140,

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Made in tasty colors like Mango (shown), Green Tea and Pink Macaroon, the lightweight and commuter-friendly Loft bike makes for a particularly sweet ride. From $550, for info

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When the cookware's this pretty, who cares what's for dinner? Kidding! But my Rachael Ray 5.5-Qt. Covered Casserole in Marine Blue will make those gorgeous one-pot suppers even more impressive. $100, 

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Forget lugging in logs by the armful, spilling woodchips through the house along the way. The rugged-chic and durable Log Carrier makes it an easy, one-woman job. $95,

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Bling up a New Year's Eve outfit with the multicolor 18-karat-gold-plated Lygia Blue Pendent. I wore a version of it on the cover of our September issue! $135, Nocturne,

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Give great food and support Italian family farms (you know I love Italy!) with an Adopt a Sheep Gift Program box, packed with sheep's-milk cheeses, sheep's-wool socks and more. $195,

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Yes, Virginia, non-dorky snow globes do exist! The Gold Pig Snowglobe somehow manages to be both quaint and glam. $20,

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Know someone who likes to keep things spicy? Let her wear her fave ingredient loud and proud with the Jalapeño Unisex T-Shirt. I've thrown a blazer over it to rock the look in cooler weather. $30,

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Your pooch can wake up on Christmas Day in the Rachael Ray Home Dog Bed from my Upstate furniture collection, made to echo the casual Americana vibe of my place in the Adirondacks. $690, for info 

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Give a hoot with the tea-based Owl's Brew Holiday Gift Set. With liquor pairings suggested on the labels, you can skip the guesswork and start drinking already! Mulling spices + bourbon = yum! $25 for three 8-oz. bottles,

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Small and medium dogs with busy humans will love the Doggy Fun automatic ball launcher, which can shoot mini tennis balls for hours of fetch. $90,

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Dig in to one of the Oscar's Smokehouse gift boxes curated just for my readers. One has smoked leg of lamb, hickory bacon and cheddar; the other has jerkies and more, perfect for stocking stuffing! From $25,

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Music lovers (like my husband, John) will tear through They Call Me Supermensch, a memoir by rock legend and super manager Shep Gordon, who worked with Jimi Hendrix, Alice Cooper and others. $26,

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The potluck-ready Rachael Ray FoodTastic Party Box with Thermal Carrier comes with stackable trays designed to carry almost any dish, big or small. $40, 

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My makeup artist, Joe J. Simon, can't get enough of Juicy Shaker, a combo of pigments and essential oils that you mix up like a cocktail before applying to your lips for a touch of color. $21,

Thanks to Cara Apotheker, Michelle Boxer, Jaclyn Colabraro, Charlie Dougiello, Andrew Kaplan, Drew Kilman, Steven Patterson-Rosso, Joe J. Simon and Judy Zander 

This story appeared in the December 2016 issue.