For many of us, giving is better than receiving when it comes to gifts. That said, buying something meaningful for someone in your family or group of friends can be challenging if you are burned out from shopping and lacking inspiration.
If you are looking for something special this Christmas for someone for whom a pair of socks or a box of cheap chocolate just will not cut it, here is a list of 10 present possibilities that will make whoever receives them think that you have splashed out on them!
Drones are all the rage these days. The list of what you can do with one is almost endless; from taking selfies from high altitude or spying on your neighbors to racing around the streets with your drone-owning friends, drones equal fun for people of all ages. And the best thing is that the price of drones has come down dramatically in the last few years! Expect to pay around $80 for an entry-level drone.
Do you know someone for whom walking is a chore that they would prefer to live without? Consider digging into your savings to buy them one of the latest electronic transporters from Segway. The most up-to-date models have long-life batteries that will last long enough to transport the rider around 20 kilometers away. Depending on your family relationships, this could be a good thing or a bad thing!
3. Bouquet of Flowers
Flowers are the way to many a good woman’s hearts. A bunch of fragrant geraniums or colorful tulips can really bring a room to life and are a sure-fire hit as a gift for any special occasion. For the freshest and most artistically arranged flowers, look no further than Pearsons Florist this festive period. Personal yet straightforward, flowers are the one gift that can’t go wrong this Christmas!
4. Micro-Brewery Kit
As a thoughtful gift for aficionados of craft beer everywhere, a home micro-brewery kit is likely to go down a storm under the Christmas tree. Each kit contains a brewing barrel, yeast, sugar, and a starter beer of your choice. Choose from stouts, lagers, pale ales, and many other delicious varieties to set someone on their way to becoming the next big thing in the brewing world. Make sure you get your name on the waiting list for the first batch.
5. Spa Session
Why not spoil that extra special person in your life this holiday period and treat them to an all-expenses-paid day trip to the nearest luxury health spa. There, they will be pampered to their heart’s content as they do the rounds of the massage tables, steam rooms, and hot tubs. They are sure to come out looking and to feel a million dollars and, if you are lucky, they might return the favor next time you are in need of a luxurious session of self-indulgence.
6. Travel Destination Map
Do you have a family member that simply can’t stop traveling and then making you feel jealous with tales of their adventures every time you catch up? If the answer is yes, then a Travel Destination Map might be just the thing. Available at a selection of online stores, these maps are available placed in tasteful mahogany frames and are adorned with a metal plate onto which can be engraved a personalized message. Each map comes with a set of different color pins and flags to mark both the places that have been visited and places on the wish-list for future vacations.
7. Intelex Microwavable Warmies Slippers
Every self-respecting lover of the warmth should own their own pair of slippers. This pair of slippers, however, is special in that they are designed to be heated up in the microwave before they are put on! They come in various sizes and colors, and you can even buy ones that are infused with lavender oil. Perfect for that winter’s night huddled around an open fire watching a movie with your favorite person or pet!
8. Long Distance Touch Bracelet Set
The age-old adage that absence makes the heart grow fonder is only true for some people. Lucky for those of us for whom losing contact with our soulmate, even for just a few hours, is painful! Stay intimate at all times with a set of fantastic rechargeable silicone bracelets, which make it possible to send love across long distances. All you have to do is touch one, and the twin bracelet lights up and vibrates no matter how far away its wearer is. Create your own special codes and never lose touch with each other again.
9. Drink More Water Bottle
It is well-known that staying hydrated at all times is the key to maintaining good health. The problem is that, for those of us with busy schedules, it can be difficult to remember to drink the right amount of water without constant reminding. Never fear – there is a solution! Now available online and in stores everywhere are water bottles marked with times of the day and motivational messages to encourage its owner to slurp their way the optimum state of hydration every day!
10. Wine Cork Countries
For most avid wine enthusiasts, last Christmas’s extravagant bottles of Rioja or Easter’s special Shiraz are destined to live long in the memory. If you know someone who keeps their old wine corks as mementos of their gustatory experiences, why not get them a country-shaped Baltic birch board with spaces in which to insert used corks, making it possible for to preserve memories of celebratory toasts of the past. A tasteful decoration for any dining room or kitchen that is bound to send rich tastes flooding back to the palate.
Thinking of gift ideas can be stressful. Hopefully, this list has provided you with some innovative personal gift ideas for all the family this festive period. Once your shopping has been done, nothing remains to prevent you from kicking back and soaking up the Christmas spirit, happy in the knowledge that nothing has been left to chance and that the stage is set for a fantastic day!