The holiday season will soon be upon us, and many are wondering the age-old question: what the hell can I gift my parents for Christmas this year? What about my distant cousins? And my grandparents…what gift would mean something coming from me?
Stop your worrying, because we’ve put together the ultimate gift guide for literally every. single. relative. in your life. Yes, even the cousins you haven’t seen in years. Yes, the uncle you haven’t talked to since last Christmas. Yes, everyone. You’ll be winning all the Christmas gift brownie points.
So, basically: you’re welcome, because we’re taking credit. (But you don’t have to tell your family that you needed to consult us — we’ll keep it as our little secret.)
For Wives & Moms
The company is “Happy Sales,” and yes, the ladies in your life will be very happy you caught this tea pot sale and thought of them.
If they don’t have the lighting to grow a garden, get them a system that will provide the proper LED lighting they need to thrive.
A classic scent that they’ll feel sophisticated wearing, Chanel No. 5 will always be an iconic gift.
The dried pressed flowers are a dainty touch to your standard teardrop necklace.
This Evil Eye bubble bath will pinpoint the evil in your life, then eradicate it as you soak.
We won’t tell anyone if you gift this candle to every mom in your life — it’s pretty damn cute.
They’ll kiss sweaty nights goodbye in this lightweight, silk sleep dress.
Sometimes one monitor isn’t enough; give them one that adapts to their (neck’s) needs, like SideTrak’s.
A Scandinavian, minimalistic kettle that’s also electric? Sign us up.
Don’t have them settle with multiple essential oil diffusers, when they can have this one to cleanse the entire room of funky smells.
These simple 14K gold hoops won’t clash with their intricate holiday dresses.
Actual leather, cashmere lining, and the ability to use touchscreens with each finger make these gloves a no-brainer for winter.
This device brands itself as “fitness for your face,” so they don’t have to smile and frown five hundred times to tone.
An elegant glass decanter looks classy on any table or shelf.
They’ll tell the family “yes, I’m super busy tonight,” the second they see this bathtub caddy.
The perfect self-sufficient herb garden for those who want fresh herbs, but can’t seem to keep them alive.
Skincare who? This bath soak uses coconut milk to soothe the roughest skin.
Puzzle nerds will love you for gifting them this double-sided puzzle, so they can solve two puzzles in a box of one.
For Husbands & Dads
These adjustable dumbbells were meant for the man who’s dedicated to getting fit.
Help them let go of their 34,895 random tools by presenting them with this heavy-duty multitool.
If they complain about every beer they taste, subtly tell them to just make their own already with this IPA beer brewing kit.
A portable gas grill for the men who say “electric just isn’t the same.”
Toxic masculinity is out, but they can still feel like they’re ~The Man~ when wearing Polo Blue.
Hot sauce can be so one note; give your loving snob a make-your-own sauce kit to highlight individual peppers, rather than tasting five at once.
A miniature putting green perfect for the office, when paperwork gets a little too mind-numbing.
They can entertain the entire party and monitor the meat’s temp from across the yard, thanks to a wireless meat thermometer.
Headphones using bone-conduction tech for the working husband who can never seem to hear you calling when dinner is ready.
Dads who just can’t seem to let go of the past will adore this vintage radio.
Your husband might become addicted to checking his phone each time Ring’s motion detection alert goes off — sorry about that.
You’ll want them to wake you up using this manual espresso maker after one sip. It’s just better than the Keurig, you know?
Personalized cufflinks from you will mean even more to your dad than his signature choice.
Look, they might be stubborn at first, but even they (eventually) won’t be able to deny the genius of kabob grilling baskets.
This pocket flashlight is USB-rechargeable, adding a high-tech edge to your standard flashlight.
Ideal for pool days and showers, this waterproof bluetooth speaker will play their tunes for 10 hours.
As if the dads in your life needed any more jokes, they’ll appreciate this book’s extra material.
Let your sister laugh into her wine over the fact that you misplaced the “best” sister glass and could only find this one.
Your brother will happily accept your kind-of-compliment because this shirt is so aesthetically pleasing.
Miss your sibling? Send them a candle that smells like your state.
The play: cover this pillow with your face so they’re constantly reminded of you.
It’s been a stressful year, so you can help them relieve their knots with this heated massager.
You and your siblings were the rulers of the house (despite what your parents said, trust me), so commemorate it with this print.
Weighted blankets have blown up; this blanket ups the comfort with sherpa fabric.
Say “miss you” without words — simply touch this long-distance lamp, and theirs will light up too. You can assign colors to different people in a group.
Stoneware, glass, and color glazes mimic geodes in these state-shaped ornaments.
Clear the table and pull out this mini cornhole set — sibling rivalry never fully goes away.
Buy them this personal pizza maker so you can always have pizza when you visit. Ulterior motives who?
Collect every family member’s recipes and put them together in this customizable cookbook for the chef sibling in the family.
Rather than gifting your sister a collection of face masks, give her this kit of ingredients to make a personal, heaven-scent mask she’ll adore — 15 of them.
Your sister will appreciate an automatic stirrer, so she can do ten other things at once — she’s busy, after all.
Tense siblings will love this necklace, giving them a tool to calm their nerves and slow their heartbeats.
For Sons & Daughters
If you’re sick of pulling your kids out of bed, make them chase down this alarm clock instead.
Musically-inclined kids will love this floor piano mat, which they can create jingles with with just a few steps.
Sparky may not pay rent, but he can swim in a water garden fish bowl that provides water to no-maintenance plants — perfect for younger kids.
Pillow forts are never more exciting than when constellations dance along the walls. This projector has 28 lighting effects, so you can choose your sky.
On-the-go gaming is simple with the Nintendo Switch Lite. It doesn’t compromise quality despite being smaller, and many say it’s a worthy alternative to the OG.
Yes, hoverboards are still cool, and yes, LED lights and a bluetooth speaker make this one a must-have.
You don’t want to know where their phones have been, but you can help them clean the grossness off with this UV sanitizer.
For younger kids, the Fire HD Kids Tablet offers endless entertainment while giving you control over their activities.
Give your little star the opportunity to shine online with a vlogging kit, which features a tabletop tripod, lavalier mic, and light.
Is your child really a child if they don’t have a sweet tooth? The real question: do they have the sweet tooth to finish this gigantic gummy bear?
If your child is the next da Vinci, treat them to a personalized wooden art box to carry their utensils.
Juniper Bonsai offers feng shui in a space, bringing good luck and prosperity; your grandparents will appreciate the deeper meaning.
Standing for long periods to vacuum can be painful. Instead, let a robot vacuum do the deep cleaning. Bonus: it will reach every inch beneath the couch.
Don’t tell your grandparents that this customizable photo puzzle will make them cry when they read “Best Grandparents Ever.”
Wear matching aprons as a throwback to childhood, when you’d “help” grandma bake holiday desserts.
Let them admire beautiful species of birds with a see-through glass bird house.
If you have kids, this marble tic tac toe set is a simple game for great-grandpa and great-grand-toddler to bond over.
Personalized coasters remind them of how amazing they are each time they put their cups down.
Let your grandparents continue to grow gorgeous flowers with these windowsill mason jars — all they need is some water and sunlight.
Muscles ache more as you get older — you don’t have to be in your 70s to know this. This CBD relief stick will penetrate the skin and take care of the pain topically.
Set up this digital photo frame with pictures of family portraits, special places, and other heartwarming memories for a personal gift.
Sand pictures of natural landscapes transition throughout the day, adding interest to any room.
The adjustable light on the Kindle Paperwhite is perfect for changing eyesight (my grandma actually swears by hers).
For Extended Family
Tell your loved ones why you love them with this engraved cuff bracelet, with plenty of message options.
Tell them how you really feel with this tumbler.
If you have a special bond with your aunts and nieces, this special morse code bracelet will underscore that connection.
This candle will smell good throughout every bit of trouble you have to help each other out of. (I’ll be there for you, after all.)
Give this baseball cap to the uncle who always let you get away with your shenanigans — and even covered for you.
Your relatives can’t make margaritas as good as yours, but this glassware will guide them through the process.
Through the candle’s scent of citrus grove (and, okay, the name), you can’t really express your love more bluntly than this.
Loved ones with kids are always acknowledged, so acknowledge the moms in your life who don’t take care of messy, screaming humans with a cute pin.
What gifts are you getting for the loved ones in your life? Share your gift suggestions in the comments!
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