Your gift guide for that special woman trucker

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Shopping for that woman trucker in your life needn’t be one of those difficult tasks that make the holiday season more of a pain than a joyous celebration. The She Drives Gift Guide can help.

Or, if you’re a driver and have family or friends asking you for gift ideas, simply send them the URL to the She Drives Gift Guide, and then sit back and wait to be surprised.

A survey by American Research Group shows shoppers say they are planning to spend an average of $983 for gifts this holiday season, up from $929 last year. How does that compare to your holiday spending plan? Use the Comments section below to share what you’ll be doing.

RoadPro's 12-Volt Portable Frying Pan is a cab kitchen essential for cooking burgers, bacon, eggs and other main courses. Plugs directly into 12-Volt power port with a fused plug with 4' power cord. 12 ounce serving size. Available at travel centers. About $27.RoadPro's 12-Volt Portable Frying Pan is a cab kitchen essential for cooking burgers, bacon, eggs and other main courses. Plugs directly into 12-Volt power port with a fused plug with 4' power cord. 12 ounce serving size. Available at travel centers. About $27.

This is an easy way to enjoy hot chocolate in your truck. Premium and all natural hot chocolate on a stick. This six pack variety gift box contains two dark, two milk, and two vanilla white Hot Chocolate Sticks. To use, just fill up a cup of hot milk, place the hot chocolate stick in the cup, and stir for 1-2 minutes until the chocolate dissolves completely. Each Hot Chocolate Stick comes individually wrapped in a clear bag with instructions. Shelf stable, it does not need to be refrigerated, and has a shelf life of over a year. $19.99 for a six pack on amazon.comThis is an easy way to enjoy hot chocolate in your truck. Premium and all natural hot chocolate on a stick. This six pack variety gift box contains two dark, two milk, and two vanilla white Hot Chocolate Sticks. To use, just fill up a cup of hot milk, place the hot chocolate stick in the cup, and stir for 1-2 minutes until the chocolate dissolves completely. Each Hot Chocolate Stick comes individually wrapped in a clear bag with instructions. Shelf stable, it does not need to be refrigerated, and has a shelf life of over a year. $19.99 for a six pack on amazon.com

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Portable refrigerator/freezer holds 43 cans in its .9 cubic-foot capacity. Can deep-freeze food down to -7°F without the need for ice. Fitted with heavy duty features like reinforced corners, stainless steel hinges, and sturdy a lining. Has a USB port for charging small electrical devices. $500 on Amazon.Portable refrigerator/freezer holds 43 cans in its .9 cubic-foot capacity. Can deep-freeze food down to -7°F without the need for ice. Fitted with heavy duty features like reinforced corners, stainless steel hinges, and sturdy a lining. Has a USB port for charging small electrical devices. $500 on Amazon.

Now there's no excuse for skipping a good, hot breakfast. This ceramic bowl lets you make an omlet in just 45 seconds. Here's how: 1. Spray your 45-Second Omelet Maker with cooking spray. 2. Lightly beat an egg and add in a pinch of salt (optional: onions, peppers, tomatoes, etc.) 3. Pour the egg into the Omelet Maker and cook in the microwave for 45 seconds. $25 on Uncommongoods.comNow there's no excuse for skipping a good, hot breakfast. This ceramic bowl lets you make an omlet in just 45 seconds. Here's how: 1. Spray your 45-Second Omelet Maker with cooking spray. 2. Lightly beat an egg and add in a pinch of salt (optional: onions, peppers, tomatoes, etc.) 3. Pour the egg into the Omelet Maker and cook in the microwave for 45 seconds. $25 on Uncommongoods.com

As a woman trucker, you've got to believe in yourself. This engraved stainless-steel cuff reminds you of that every day. The slender style pairs with other bracelets, and makes a meaningful gift for someone special. 1/8' wide. Stainless steel with 18k-gold plate. $35 at nordstrom.com.As a woman trucker, you've got to believe in yourself. This engraved stainless-steel cuff reminds you of that every day. The slender style pairs with other bracelets, and makes a meaningful gift for someone special. 1/8" wide. Stainless steel with 18k-gold plate. $35 at nordstrom.com.

When the driving is done and its time to put your feet up, put them in these slipper socks from Podus first. Shirling inside and silicone grips on the bottom. Comes in numerous colors and styles. $24.99 at amazon.com.When the driving is done and its time to put your feet up, put them in these slipper socks from Podus first. Shirling inside and silicone grips on the bottom. Comes in numerous colors and styles. $24.99 at amazon.com.

Not fun to think about unsafe situations this time of year, but you can never be too careful on the road. If you are in a sticky situation, all you need to do is pull the pin on the top of this small device to activate the ear-piercing alarm. Re-insert the pin to deactivate the alarm. Replaceable lithium metal battery included. Use as a personal alarm, criminal deterrent, rescue signal, or in your survival kit. $7.99 on amazon.comNot fun to think about unsafe situations this time of year, but you can never be too careful on the road. If you are in a sticky situation, all you need to do is pull the pin on the top of this small device to activate the ear-piercing alarm. Re-insert the pin to deactivate the alarm. Replaceable lithium metal battery included. Use as a personal alarm, criminal deterrent, rescue signal, or in your survival kit. $7.99 on amazon.com

Fire HD 8' tablet. This may be the best thing you can have with you when you crawl into your bunk at night. It allows you to easily stream movies, music, books, games, and have access to all else on the internet. Get your email, checkout Facebook and Twitter, and do so inexpensively. Comes with Alexa so you can do most of that with voice commands. $79.99 for 16 GB or $109.99 for 32 GB.Fire HD 8" tablet. This may be the best thing you can have with you when you crawl into your bunk at night. It allows you to easily stream movies, music, books, games, and have access to all else on the internet. Get your email, checkout Facebook and Twitter, and do so inexpensively. Comes with Alexa so you can do most of that with voice commands. $79.99 for 16 GB or $109.99 for 32 GB.

At some point in the new year, someone is going to tell you to drink more water. No you can in a slightly more stylish way. This water bottle by S'Well keeps your cold drink cold for 24 hours or your hot beverage hot for 12. Comes in several sizes: 9 oz. ($25), 17 oz. ($35) and 25 oz. ($45) order online at swellbottle.comAt some point in the new year, someone is going to tell you to drink more water. No you can in a slightly more stylish way. This water bottle by S'Well keeps your cold drink cold for 24 hours or your hot beverage hot for 12. Comes in several sizes: 9 oz. ($25), 17 oz. ($35) and 25 oz. ($45) order online at swellbottle.com

This shirt says it all. Available in all sizes an many colors. Find it at Bargoonys shop on Etsy. $35.99.This shirt says it all. Available in all sizes an many colors. Find it at Bargoonys shop on Etsy. $35.99.

This multi-tool contains a knife, tweezers, file, spring-action scissors and more in a 1.8 oz. keychain-sized multi-tool. $24.95 at leatherman.comThis multi-tool contains a knife, tweezers, file, spring-action scissors and more in a 1.8 oz. keychain-sized multi-tool. $24.95 at leatherman.com