Rest easy knowing these gifts are what the sleepiest among us are dreaming of

  • Dec. 19, 2018 2:55 p.m.

With all the baking, shopping, wrapping and celebrating the holidays bring, resting and sleeping are often the first things to go. And while you can’t add hours to someone’s day or tuck them in for a good night’s sleep at the end of every day, you can spoil them with tidings of comfort and ZZZs by giving gifts that promote solid sleep —or help fake it.

From bedtime routines to early wake-up calls, these gifts celebrate the well-rested and help others join their ranks.


—Fans of CBD say it not only helps ailments, but also works to melt away stress, anxiety and insomnia. CBD, the chemical found in the cannabis plant, is not mind-altering but is said to relax users. Lord Jones says its gumdrop confections promote a calm sense of well-being. Each contains 20 mg of CBD.


—Get in the mood by slipping into something comfortable and conducive to napping. Honor the Siesta unisex sweatshirt, $54, from Dallas brand Read Between the Lines, 2412 Victory Park Lane, Dallas.

—Give your feet a soft landing on chilly mornings with some new fuzzy favorites. Draper James fluffy slippers in black or oat, $85. Draper James, 6 Highland Park Village, Dallas; Neighborhood Goods at Legacy West, Plano.

—Cuddle up

An inviting bed is hard to resist. Dallas-based textile firm Ida Mae Home and its quilt sets can help provide a stylish setup. Quilt sets are $69 to $200 and available at the maker’s holiday pop-up in Preston Royal Village, 6025 Royal Lane, Dallas.

—Bedtime routine

Fake it till you make it. Goop has loaded its “Why am I so effing tired?” packets with vitamins and supplements to help boost energy and fight off stress. $90 for a one-month supply. Goop Gift pop-up, 70 Highland Park Village.

Calm your skin and your senses with products designed with sensitive skin in mind and made with calendula, chamomile, lavender and plantain. Clary Apothecary Bath and Body Oil, $20. Commerce Goods + Supply at the Adolphus, 1321 Commerce St., Dallas.

—Leave it to the French to take dental care to a new level of chic. Lebon’s organic, cruelty-free toothpaste comes in a range of luxury flavors including Sweet Extravagance made with orange, rose blossom and mint. $21, Nordstrom at NorthPark Center.


Start the day off with a healthy dose of caffeine. Even the drowsiest folks can handle pressing a button in the morning, and that’s all you need for a cup of coffee or espresso from the Illy Y3.2 machine. $149.

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