July 27, 2018

Bring Some Holiday Cheer This Holiday Season With These Gift Giving Ideas

Now that the holidays are quickly approaching, it’s time to start making your list and checking it twice. This time of year is chock full of running here and there, baking cookies, visiting friends and family, and decorating the house. So for many, it can be quite hard to fit in gift shopping for an entire list of loved ones! Here’s a list of some awesome gift giving ideas to make your shopping excursions stress free this year.

A Smartwatch

So many people are addicted to their smartphones, so some gift-givers think it is hard to gift electronics. This couldn’t be farther from the truth, as techies love their gadgets and gizmos! There’s plenty of fun ways you can make the tech-obsessed person in your life feel loved this holiday season, including a smartwatch. These fun watches do almost everything a smartphone can but in a more compact way. Plus, they are quickly becoming the next fashion accessory, as most options include colorful straps and accessories.

An Experience

Some people are hard to shop for, period. For those hard-to-shop people, consider purchasing experiences for gifts under the tree. Gifting experiences and excursions are not only incredibly unique gifts, but they also create memories, which will last longer than any gift underneath the tree. A good example of this is gifting a trip to New York City and buying tickets to a Broadway show. You can make a whole vacation out of the experience; include airfare, accommodations, and other fun things and you’ll soon have a great trip on your hands. 

A Subscription Box

Sometimes, we don’t want the holidays to end. It seems that we spend months preparing to have our gifts picked out and decorations neatly put up all the while we’re rushing to the grocery and liquor store to get everything we need for a big and extravagant holiday dinner, only for it to be gone in a flash. However, there’s a great way to keep the holiday spirit alive, and that’s by gifting some subscription boxes! These are truly the gift that keeps on giving as the recipient will continue to get something new on their doorstep for months to come. What’s even better is that these boxes come in a variety of themes, meaning there will be something for everyone. You can choose boxes full of books, wine, bacon, cheese, socks, or even dog treats, making the perfect gift for anyone and everyone.

Gift Cards for Food Delivery Services

We have all been there, being super hungry and not having any motivation to get up and cook. This is where the beauty of food delivery comes in, but for many, it can be a bit too expensive when you add up the cost of food, delivery fees, and the tip for the driver. So why not include a gift card to some food delivery service, like Grubhub or Postmates in with your stocking stuffers? You’ll sure make the recipient smile when they have hot food in front of them, without ever having to get off the couch! 

Baked Goods

Sometimes, you don’t even have to buy a present for it to be incredibly meaningful. A simple homemade dish or a plate of cookies can be a wonderful present for anyone from your next-door neighbor to your boss. This gift really shows that it is the thought that counts, and it is a wonderful gesture that will be remembered all year. To make your present pop, consider adding a fun plate or another piece of crockery so the recipient has a little extra something.

When it comes to the holiday season, there are tons of ways you can make your loved ones feel special. Try gifting some of these ideas, and you and your loved ones will have a lovely holiday season ahead of you.