While Christmas shopping can be a bit stressful, it also has its perks. For one, it has you thinking about your loved ones and, along the way, you probably learn more about them. It also puts you in the proper holiday spirit of giving and causes you to cherish the positives in your life.
So, take a breather from the stresses of finding the perfect gift and think about the things you're thankful for. We'll wait.
Feel better now? Good. Now that you've calmed your nerves a bit, we can start talking about Christmas shopping. First, you'll want to have all the bare necessities of holiday shopping. Pictured below are a few must haves.
Now that you've got your checklist taken care of, we'll help spark a few ideas in that brain of yours. Behold our general suggestions for Christmas gifts going to all sorts of people. Let us know if any inspire your gift-giving list this year in the comments below.
FOODIE: Maxi-Matic Elite Gourmet, Old-Fashioned Manual Ice-Cream Maker
Who doesn't scream for ice scream? Any food lover will have loads of fun with this old-fashioned gourmet ice cream maker. It's made by Maxi-Matic and holds 4 quarts of creamy goodness. Pair it with an ice cream recipe book and hope that the recipient decides to make some ice cream for you!
MOM: Complete Hand Care Gift Basket
No matter what she does for a living, her hands are bound to take a beating, which is why we created our Complete Hand Care Baskets. We included everything she could ever ask for to pamper her hands including luxurious restorative soaps, soaks, buffers, lotions, and manicure gloves! Even if her hands are dry and stressed, our hand care gifts will sooth them back to a healthy state quickly and lavishly! So, if you want to send something to refresh the hands that hold you, send one of our Complete Hand Care Gift Baskets!
DAD: Grilling Gift Basket for The Grill Master
Turn your favorite man into a hero on the grill with this grilling gift basket. Complete with all the grilling utensils needed for a successful BBQ, this incredible gift includes tongs, grilling fork, spatula, salt and pepper shakers, serving tray and a grill mitt to avoid those hot situations.
HIM: HoMedics BKP-300 10 Motor Back Massager with Heat
Use this product on those tired and aching muscles in your upper or lower back. Have intense pain in your thighs? Use the variable massage speed intensity to really work out those aches and pains. You will never want to leave home without it. Features 10 powerful motors for invigorating massage, soothing heat and ergonomic hand control.
HER: Set of Five Multi-Gem Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelets
This sterling silver set of five bangle bracelets shows off over 5.00 carats of total gem weight. Gemstones included are garnet, peridot, blue topaz, white topaz and amethyst. The set includes one of each as shown and each band measures 7 inches.
KIDDO: Pink Leap Frog Leapster Learning Game System
Leapster2 is the only handheld preschool gaming system that connects to the LeapFrog Learning Path. Children learn school skills from the animated games. The pink LeapFrog Leapster2 system offers many options for creative play. Kids can also connect online for extra activities and rewards, while parents connect to get updates and see firsthand what their children are learning.