Our gift to you this year is the gift of organisation. The Love Central Geelong team have shopped high and low to create a gift guide bound to win you some brownie points and take the stress out of Christmas shopping. The gifts are all found in Central Geelong!

Happy Shopping and Merry Christmas! (header pic: Our Satellite Hearts)

 

FOR YOU

Advent Calendars – Count down your days until Christmas with your own non-chocolate advent calendar: 

 

Body Shop Dream Big This Christmas Deluxe Advent Calendar

This Christmas, The Body Shop wants you to imagine a Christmas where anything is possible. It’s the time of year to dream big… Every day of advent stroll through the streets of this dreamy festive town calendar and take a peek behind every door for daily beauty surprises. They've carefully chosen 25 treats from their favourite collections, including skincare bestsellers, deliciously-scented bath and body, make-up and more. RRP:$150

 

Kikki K Eraser Advent Calendar Nordic Poppy

Start or continue traditions with the whole family and count down the days until Christmas with this super cute Eraser Advent Calendar. Each day open a new door to reveal a fun eraser and gratitude prompt to practice. RRP: $29.99

 

Smiggle Advent Calendar 2019

Smiggle Advent Calendar 2019 has 25 days of limited edition Smiggle stationery surprises including 8 items exclusive to the calendar. RRP: $44.95

 

Harry Potter Advent Calendar

Tis the season to be magical, with a Harry Potter Advent Calendar! Grab some Butterbeer and countdown the days with your favourite Harry Potter characters including Harry, Ron and Hermione and many more! Available at Myer. RRP: $49.99

 

T2 Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar - Loose Leaf

Sip your way to Christmas Day with 24 different loose-leaf teas! Open up and explore old favourites, new friends and scrumptious festive numbers, all perfectly portioned to guarantee your daily cup is one full of flavour, intrigue and discovery! RRP: $40.00

 

FOR HER

Bamboo Palm Large Picnic Rug

A super fun printed design to liven up any picnic or beach setting. This water-resistant picnic rug is easy to clean and rolls up seamlessly into a convenient compact size for easy travel. Available from Adairs. RRP: 48.99

 

Prosecco Pong

Add a fun fizz to any night with the Prosecco Pong from Talking Tables. The box includes a set of twelve cups and ping pong balls for you to customise and play according to your rules. RRP: $29.95. Available from Townhouse Living


Corkcicle

The first of its kind, Corkcicle is an innovative product designed to keep your white wines chilled and bring your room temperature reds down to a more suitable "cellar" temperature. Available from Our Satellite Hearts


Spark Inspirational Matchsticks

Light a spark of happiness or balance or romance or creativity or adventure! Each box is designed to look like a matchbox with faux matchsticks containing 50 prompts for sharing and cultivating moments of joy, adventure, balance, creativity or romance. Each matchstick is a new way to brighten an ordinary day and appreciate the little things, making this a sweet good-cheer for all sorts of celebratory occasions. Available from Our Satellite Hearts



  

FOR HIM

Gravitrax

With the GraviTrax interactive track system, you can design and build your own race tracks and experiment with gravity, magnetism and kinetics to propel your gravity sphere to the finish. With a variety of tiles, levels, tracks and features you can control the speed of each gravity sphere. The open-ended building concept offers endless possibilities to design a different track every time you play. Add speed and flair to your tracks with expansion sets and action accessories. Experience the power of gravity with GraviTrax. Available from Mind Games

 

Neale Daniher, When All is Said & Done

When All is Said & Done is a book of stories and wisdom from a man who has always held his beliefs to the Bunsen burner of life. Neale is unflinchingly honest, sharing a timely reminder that, even though life doesn't promise to be fair, we all have the power to choose how to make our time on this earth matter. Available at Dymocks, Big W,Target

 

Pine Bonsai Grow Kit. 

The Pine Bonsai Grow Kit is an all-in-one starter kit that includes everything you need to grow your very own Bonsai from seed! Enjoy the satisfaction of growing whilst learning about how to best care for your Pine Tree with the comprehensive instruction booklet. RRP:$19.99. Available from Curious Planet

 

Mad Millie Handcrafted Gin Kit. 

Create your very own blend of homemade gin with the Mad Millie Handcrafted Gin Kit. Botanical infused gin, with its beautiful golden hue, has been a classic beverage by many. This kit contains everything you need to transform ordinary vodka into your own blend of London Dry style gin, using a combination of juniper berries, coriander, liquorice root and citrus peels. RRP: $59.99. Available from Chefs Essential, Curious Planet




 

FOR TEENS 

Pandora's Harry Potter Collection

New magical Harry Potter jewelry arrives in stores on November 28. These new pieces of jewelry will have references from characters and symbols from within the Harry Potter franchise. Among the collection are 12 all-new designs, including pendants, charms, and bracelets. Prices vary. Available at Pandora Westfield Geelong and Duffs Market Square.

 

Mini Vending Machine

The perfect desk accessory for housing snacks! The mini vending machine is a fun and interactive way to access treats. Fill it up with snacks, and when the craving strikes, pull the lever and watch them fall into the bottom tray. Perfect for the snack lover! RRP: $30.00. Available at Typo

 

Apple Airpods

The new AirPods combine intelligent design with breakthrough technology and crystal-clear sound. Powered by the new Apple H1 headphone chip, AirPods now feature hands-free access to Siri using just your voice. RRP: $249. Available from JBHI-FI



 

FOR KIDS

Garmin Vivo Fit Jr. 

Vívofit jr. 2 isn’t just a fitness tracker for kids. It’s an interactive experience where activity unlocks adventure. The swim-friendly band features a 1+ year battery life. With it, kids can uncover Disney Princess or Marvel Superhero adventures on the parent-controlled app by completing 60 minutes of daily activity. RRP $129. Available from Officeworks, Rebel Sport, JB HI FI,TargetMyer, BIG W.

 

Bluey books and merchandise

Bluey is a loveable, six-year-old Blue Heeler dog, who loves to turn everyday family life into endless, playful adventures. Australia’s own much loved blue heeler cattle dog ‘Bluey’ is a firm favourite in millions of households since the shows launch in October 2018. And it's now available in a 42cm tall plush toy. There's also a figurine pack of the whole family, a sticker book and story books. Available from BIG WTargetDymocks,Myer

 

Hairdorables Dolls

The girl squad with Big Hair Don't Care attitudes have ALL NEW fashions, and now their do is up to you! Each new Series 3 Hairdorables includes 1 surprise hair tool allowing girls to color, crimp, or curl the included hair extension! RRP: from $15. Available at Myer, BIG WTarget, ToyWorld

 

Squishmallow 

Squishmallows are the softest, cutest, cuddliest plush around. Simon, the Sloth is ready to be your new favourite pillow and cuddly soft toy in one! RRP: $11.99. Available from Curious Planet

 



Uniquely Geelong

 

James Northfield 'Geelong' poster.  Available from the Geelong Gallery Shop.RRP: $60.00. 

 

Geelong Monopoly Board Game. Available from PopCultcha, Mind Games, Dymocks Westfield and Market Square, The Carousel. RRP $49.99



 

 

The Hard to Buy For

 

Village Cinemas Geelong voucher - 194-200 Ryrie Street, 5221 2372, www.village.com.au 

Timezone Voucher - 89-91 Malop Street, 5222 6050

Geelong Art Center Theatre Season pass - 50 Lt Malop Street, 5225 1216, www.gpac.org.au 

Carousel Voucher - 1 Eastern Beach Road, 5224 1547