With Christmas and Hanukkah around the corner, gifts are on everyone’s minds. Here are some things you could purchase for the farm women in your life. The gift ideas below are courtesy of the Dairy Girl Network. Many specifically recommended brands include links for easy online purchasing. Most links are through Amazon where you can get inexpensive shipping in time for Christmas! If you don’t find anything on this list that suits your fancy, consider doing the dishes for a few nights or buying diamonds: Those are about equal value.

Self Care

1.     Good hand lotion.

Recommended brands: Eucerin, Curel.

SPLURGE: O’Keefs Working Hands

2.     A Gift Certificate for a manicure or pedicure

3.     Good face lotion

Recommended brands: Chapstick or Vaseline.

SPLURGE: Baby Lips

 

To Stay Warm

1.     Fleece lined leggings.

Recommended brands: Cuddl Duds90 Degrees

2.     Heated seat pad that plugs into the cigarette lighter.

3.     Wool socks.

Recommended brands: SmartWool, Carhartt

SPLURGE: Darn Tough Socks

4.     Waterproof bibs.

Recommended brand: Uddertech

5.     A good travel mug.

Recommended brands: Contigo, Stanley, RTICOzark Trail.

SPLURGE: Yeti 20 oz. Tumbler.

6.     Flannel-lined jeans.

Recommended brands: L.L. BeanDickiesCarhartt

SPLURGE: Duluth Trading Company Flannel-Lined Fire Hose Jeans

7. A new stocking cap.

8. A new pair of insulated bibs.

Recommended brands: Carhartt, Key

9. Layering long sleeves.

Recommended brands: Under Armor, C9 by Target

10. A new scarf. The thick cut flat fleece ones are best for wrapping/covering face.

11.  Gloves. Water resistant or any with tech fingers.

Recommended brands: Ice ArmorUnder Armour

12.  Fur lined boots.

Recommended brands: Bear Paw, Emu

SPLURGE: Ugg

13. New boots.

Recommended brands: LaCrosse Iceman, Thinsulate-lined Prima Tech Boots

14. Hand warmer pads.

 

For the Farm

  1. A milker cart
  2. New rubber mats for the parlor
  3. A milk taxi
  4. Bluetooth speakers for outside when she's feeding calves
  5. Stone for the driveway
  6. A blacktop parking spot just for her

 

Other

1.     Good floor mats for her vehicle.

SPLURGE: Weather Tech

2.     Gift cards for take-out food.

3.     A good vacuum.

4.     Boot warmer

5.     Coffee pot.

Recommended brands: KeurigBunn

6. USB Rechargeable Headlamp Flashlight

Recommended brand: Foxelli