The Best Gifts to Give According to HYDAWAY’s Ambassadors

We may be a little biased, but we think our ambassadors are pretty great. So great that they often feel like our very own celebrities here at Hydaway HQ. However, they are real people who have jobs and school and kids and are trying to balance the wonderful craziness of the holidays just like you! So, we thought it would …

How to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season

This is a guest blog post written by Hydaway ambassadors Zelphia Peterson (@z_claire29) and Sara Bauer (@sobauer). Enjoy their combined tips for a more sustainable holiday season! Perhaps you’ve noticed, but the holidays can be an extraordinarily wasteful time. As a whole, Americans produce 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and the end of the year. All the extra food, extra …

‘Tis The Season For Teacher Gifts. Here’s What They Really Want.

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador and English teacher (aka an expert on teacher gifts) Dana Foley. Find her on Instagram at @illreadwhatsheread where she’s always recommending the best books and small shops that make great holiday gifts. No one will deny that holidays are stressful and gift giving adds to that.  As a teacher, December can …

“My Kid Really Doesn’t Need Anymore Stuff!” How To Shop For Your Kids This Holiday Season.

Shopping for kids (especially your own) can be TOUGH. Older kids either want insanely expensive things, are ultra-picky, or both. Younger kids have so many things already and are often inundated with toys during the holidays thanks to generous family and friends. So what do you get them when you feel like your house has become an unused toy explosion? …

Eco-Friendly Gifts That Won’t Hurt Your Wallet Or Our Planet

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…aka the time of year when you have to quickly figure out what all of your loved ones would like to find wrapped under the tree and hope that you got it right! We want to help you have a stress-free holiday season so you can spend more time relaxing with family and …

Stocking Stuffers Under $20 for Everyone on Your List

We’re all guilty of it. You know, telling yourself you’re not going to wait until the last minute to finish up your holiday shopping. That is, until you find yourself scrambling for the perfect gifts just days before standard shipping deadlines begin to close. Well, that is why you’re reading this post, isn’t it? Not to worry, we aren’t here …

Gift Responsibly This Holiday Season

Last year, the average American spent approximately $700 on gifts and decorations for the winter holidays. Based on this data from last year, holiday spending in America is trending to exceed $1 trillion this year! In the designated season of giving that is Winter, it’s very tempting to buy gifts that are convenient, rather than seeking out businesses where your purchase can …

HYDAWAY Gift Guide: 15 of Our Favorite Things

November has arrived, which means gift-giving season is upon us. If you’re like us, you want easy and affordable gift options that your friends and family will love. You are probably looking for gifts that are unique, yet also functional and practical for busy lives. We hear ya! That’s why we’ve teamed up with some of our favorite brands to bring …