By Karen Borsari
December 05, 2010
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We asked what cool gifts you're giving this year, and you gave us a flood of the coolest, most thoughtful, healthy, earth-friendly ideas. Between the great holiday gift ideas you suggested, plus the ones SHAPE staffers chimed in with, we may just have our holiday shopping done! Here are the favorite holiday gift ideas that we'd love to give and get this year!

  • My parents are getting a trekking with llamas event. -Stefani Akins, Facebook post

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  • My fiancé wrote me a song, recorded it and put a montage of pictures of us to it! (You can see it for yourself here.) -Vera Hadzi-Anitch, Web Producer

  • Reusable glass bottles from My Own Bottle. Plastic is so bad to drink out of. With glass bottles, there are no BPAs or chemicals leaching into your water. -Rachael Honowitz, Facebook post

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  • I'm painting a portrait of my family. -Sparky Jo, Facebook post

  • I am giving my nieces and nephew Kiva gift cards so they can have the opportunity to give to others. With these cards they can loan the money to a woman in Argentina to buy a sewing machine, and if they make a good investment, she'll pay them back and they can withdraw the money from the Kiva account. -Jaclyn Valero, Web Producer

  • Cookbooks for my foodie friends. -Mandy Higgins, Facebook post

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  • I'm giving my sisters gift cards to their favorite stores in our hometown. The twist is that they have to use it while I'm home for the holidays so we'll all end up spending a fun day together. -Abby Lerner, Web Editor

  • My dad lost a lot of weight this past year, so I want to get him pants and a sport coat that fit so he can confidently show off how much he lost. -Anjelica Keeblar Rae, Facebook post
  • I'm giving an ornament with "13.1" on it to a friend who proudly completed her first half marathon this year. -Marty Munson, Digital Content Director

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  • A gym membership! -Kristin Walter Reece, Facebook post
  • My boyfriend is getting the Misto Sprayer. You use it to lightly spray olive oil. Easy! -Marissa Stephensen, Senior Associate Fitness and Health Editor

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  • I got my brother this bottle opener made from recycled bike chain. It combines two things he loves: mountain biking and beer and I love that it's recycled. -Karen Borsari, Assistant Web Editor

  • Leave a comment and tell us what fun, healthy, cool gifts you're giving or getting this holiday season.

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