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I used to enjoy going shopping in stores for Christmas gifts when I was younger. But it seems as I get older, the more irritated I have become at the crowded parking lots, low inventory, long lines, and only two open registers.
Thank goodness for online shopping and especially Amazon Prime!
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Being able to order close to anything online while sitting in the comfort of my own home requires less stress on my part.
The only stress now is trying to figure out what to get people, especially when you don’t keep up with the things people enjoy all the time.
So instead of having to ask a million questions, I went ahead and created this list of over 100 trending products in various categories.
Feel free to browse or jump straight to a section that interests you the most using the links below.
Gifts for the cook
Crank Chop Food Chopper and Food Processor– As Seen On TV. Great for people who don’t want a giant food processor that wakes up the sleeping baby or the person who can’t cut veggies correctly lol.
Prepara iPrep Adjustable Stand for phones, tablets, e-readers – Does anyone else get tired of having to look down at your screen while throwing all the ingredients into the mixing bowl?
Grillaholics Stuffed Burger Press and Recipe eBook – Mmmm…..stuffed burgers with less mess!
Grillaholics BBQ Meat Shredder Claws – I hate shredding meat with whatever object I can find in the kitchen drawers. This helps out significantly!
KitchenTour Clean Dirty Dishwasher Magnet – Because who ever remembers if the dishwasher is clean or dirty?
Ballarini Cookware – Granite pots and pans to go with your granite countertop?
Zwilling Knife Set – For the people who have horrible knives that won’t even cut melted butter.
Dotala 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer Tool – Tired of smashing your avocado?
Gifts for a Smart Home Enthusiast
Amazon Fire TV Cube – If he’s been trying to hack a way to get Alexa to play Netflix, he’ll go nuts over Amazon’s Fire TV Cube. The streaming player doubles as a smart assistant so he can have the full theater experience as soon as he says the word.
Amazon Fire TV Stick – Pretty much what the cube can do, but with added benefits.
All New Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) – Take control of your electronics!
Ring Video Doorbell Pro – For the person who wants to keep an eye on their Amazon/UPS/FedEx packages that they never seem to put off to the side where it can be hidden from plain sight. Also for the person sitting on the couch not wanting to deal with annoying people trying to sell you or “show you” their new product that they just installed to your neighbor down the street.
Ring Floodlight Camera Motion-Activated HD Security Cam Two-Way Talk and Siren Alarm – For the added convenience of knowing you what goes on around your house, day or night. Ability to ward off thieves from anywhere before the cops decide to show up.
TP-Link HS100 Kasa WiFi Smart Plug – For the person that doesn’t want to get up to turn something on/off while they are on the couch binge watching a series on Netflix.
iRobot Roomba 960 Robot Vacuum – For the busy person who could use a little help around their living space.
Gifts for the guy in your life
11-in-1 Credit Card Tool – It’s a bottle opener, screwdriver, saw, ruler, wrench, and more. After you tuck it in his stocking, it slips right into his wallet.
Engraved Pocket Knife – Despite the affordable price tag, this engraved wooden knife looks — and feels perfect in any hand. Personalize it with “Dad” to make your #1 guy feel extra special.
QBSM Men’s Leather Ratchet Click Dress Belt with Automatic Buckle Black. I like the matte finish on this one in particular, but they have tons of other color options. Trust me, guys need multiple belts so they don’t over use that same one that looks like its going to fall apart the next time he tries to buckle it up.
RAK Magnetic Wristband with Strong Magnets for Holding Screws, Nails, Drill Bits – For the sake of not dropping that nails or screws when your on top of the ladder that no one is helping to support you on.
Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray – I like this as a gag gift. Guys always laugh at it, but never have the courage to buy it. But we all know they could use it!
Gifts for the girl in your life
Selfie Light Ring – Repeat after us: No bad selfies in 2019. Help her step up her Insta-game with this attachable ring light, complete with three different light settings.
SipCaddy Portable Cupholder – Because drinking in the tub after a long day or week is classy af. Good for showers too, which means your man can have his beer.
LifeAround2Angels Bath Bomb Gift Set 12 – This would go well with the Portable Cupholder above. We all know someone who could use a relaxing bath.
Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Gift Set, 3 Hand Creams Plus Gloves. I don’t think I’ve met a girl who had something bad to say about the quality of Burt’s Bees products.
Faurora Essential Oil Necklace Gift Set, Tree of Life Aromatherapy Diffuser Necklace with 4 Aroma Oil. If your job sucks and there’s annoying people, give this a try. You never know!
Gifts for baby & toddler development
As a new parent of a baby, these are much more appreciated than clothing because development is important to us. However, not everyone has the time to find the items to support development.
One of these items is a gag gift. I mean I love to give people gift, so if there is a chance to have fun and get people to laugh, then it’s worth it.
The First Years Stack Cups – Practice numbers and color recognition with these brightly colored cups. They may not seem like much, but your baby is working on motor control, hand-eye coordination, and language development as he plays.
Mega Bloks 80-Piece Big Building Bag – Children need to work on those motor skills and plus it would be fun to knock them over to make them laugh….or cry. jk.
Prank Pack “Toddler Tamer” – Wrap your real gift in a joke gift box. Great for Christmas, birthdays, and baby showers!
My First Brain Quest, Revised 4th Edition: 350 Questions and Answers to Build Your Toddlers Word Skills – As a former educator, please teach your kids vocabulary and word skills. This generation could use it lol.
Fisher Price Chatter Telephone – I like the fact that they still have these. This generation of kids will not know the struggle of a corded phone.
Kids Carpet Playmat Rug with City Life, Great For Playing with Cars or Toys. I always wanted one of these as a kid.
Sassy Developmental Bumpy Ball 6+ Months With Bright Colors, Bold Patterns, and Easy To Grasp Bumps. This is bound to end up in their mouth lol.
World of Eric Carle, Around the Farm-Play-A-Sound – Pictures, words, and sounds. Talk about distractions. Oh wait, and learning!
World of Eric Carle, Hear Bear Roar, 30 Animal Sound Book – Because you will get tired of reading the one above over, and over, and over, and over.
Retro Toddler: More Than 100 Old-School Activities To Boost Development – Sometimes you just want to go old school with things we probably grew up on.
Gifts for the kid who likes science
Marble Genius Marble Run Super Set – Let them discover scientific concepts in a fun way!
Shifu Orboot: The Educational, Augmented Reality Based Globe– Bring the globe to life! Let the kids explore the world
(from home lol).
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Globe Featuring Bindi Irwin. For those of you that watched Steve Irwin!
MindWare Science Academy Curious Kits – Let them experiment with a kit and not your other household items like we use to lol.
Thames & Kosmos Kids First Boat Engineer Science Kit – Let them design a boat and to test it out. Great for problem solving and testing hypothesis.
Kids First Robot Engineer Science Kit and Storybook – They can also build a robot! This would be a good gateway gift to K’nex
Lab Coat for Kids – Lab Coat with Adjustable Glasses and Personalized ID Card – Make the young scientist feel like a real scientist!
FLYDEER Science Kit Beginner Microscope – Now we’re setting up their laboratory!
TELMU Telescope 70mm Aperture Refracting Telescope Adjustable Portable Travel Telescope for Astronomy with Backpack, Phone Adapter for Any Model. I loved gazing at the stars and planets when I was younger. These are awesome to use in places like Death Valley where there is not light pollution.
Gifts to spark kids creativity and imagination
VTech Drill & Learn Toolbox – For the little helper or apprentice.
Melissa and Doug 12-Piece Brew and Serve Wooden Coffee Maker Set – Teach them the skill of serving you in the morning!
Melissa and Doug Top and Bake Wooden Pizza Counter Play Food Set – This is pretty much a necessity as an adult, so they might as well learn now!
Melissa and Doug Grill and Serve BBQ Set – Make your job on the grill easier in the future by teaching the kid now!
Fisher Price Laugh & Learn Servin’ Up Fun Food Truck – Might as well have the kid starting their own food truck! Entrepreneurship starts now!
Step2 Best Chef’s Toy Kitchen Set – If they prefer them working in your kitchen to make you dinner!
Playz 3pc Rocket Ship Astronaut Kids Play Tent, Tunnel, and Ball Pit with Basketball Hoop – Because a ball pit in a public place is gross! Plus their imagination can soar to new heights!
Husqvarna 589746401 Toy Leaf Blower Plastic – Someone has to do that yard work!
Deluxe Toy Workshop Playset for Kids with Interactive Sounds and Lights. For the little little ones.
G & F Products JustForKids Garden Tool Set Toy, Rake, Spade, Hoe and Leaf Rake – These can either help you do the yard work or turn into swords at some point.
John Deere Electronic Lawn Mower – Soon they will be able to start their own lawn care business!
Gift for any adult
Tile Pro Series – Hook Tile’s mini chip on whatever you can’t bare to lose and it functions as a GPS tracker that will ring at the push of a button. Works good on kids! jk. Haven’t tried it yet. Would be interesting.
Relative Insanity Game – Comedian Jeff Foxworthy cooked up this easy-to-learn party game that matches set-ups to punchlines — the perfect activity for when the gift exchange wraps up. (Note: It’s meant for ages 14 and up.)
Bose QuietComfort Wireless Headphones – Top ranked sound quality and noise-canceling! Tune everyone out!
Fitbit Charge 3 – Fitbit’s newest swimproof tracker offers even more insights about his heart rate, calorie burn, sleep, and more.
Gifts for the gamers
Xbox One X 1 TB Console – I would recommend finding a bundle that you like since it usually comes with a game.
Xbox One Wireless Controller – Grey and Blue – Having a spare controller is ideal for guests or for that angry gamer that likes to think that these are hammers.
DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4 – Same as above lol.
PlayStation 4 Slim 1 TB Consule – Marvel’s Spider Man Bundle – This bundle is highly rated and the console is slim which is nice!
Red Dead Redemption 2 – One of the best new games out right now! Can also be found on PlayStation 4.
Madden NFL 19 – The graphics are so much better than when Madden first came out lol.
Soundbot Wireless Bluetooth Beanie – Built-in speakers stream music or calls from his phone via Bluetooth. Bonus: It’s washable because the speaker is removable. Definitely going to make people think that you’re crazy walking around talking to no one!
Gifts of Classic Board Games & Activities
Teach this generation the games that many of us grew up with and keep the tradition going!
Gift of Fun Card Games & Activities (Slightly Inappropriate)
These games are probably rated “Mature” for a good reason. Not really intended for kids. But they are very entertaining!
Gifts for the ones obsessed with Fortnite
Fortnite Monopoly – Get your kid excited about monopoly with the Fortnite version. That way you can teach them who’s boss.
Gifts for the Star Wars fan
Chop Sabers – Bring the force to his dinner table with these battery-powered lightsaber chopsticks, available in a variety of fun colors. No Jedi mind tricks here.
BESTKEE Star Wars Light Saber Umbrella – He might think it’s a boring black umbrella, but then he’ll realize that it has not-so-hidden Jedi powers. BEST STAR WARS GIFT EVER.
Original Star Wars Patent Vehicle Art Poster Prints – Set of 4 Photos – What better way to decorate your home without having movie posters on the walls!
Star Wars Mug (12oz) – Light Sabers Appear With Heat – Let your hot beverage ignite the force!
LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Millenium Falcon 75192 Building Kit (7541 pieces) Because, why not? Try building it in under 12 parsecs.
Star Wars Lightsaber BBQ Tongs With Sounds – Because the hot dogs and burgers would burn if you sat there trying to use the force to lift the food off of the flames.
Star Wars Mad Libs – A entertaining word game. Your chance to rewrite history in a galaxy far far away.
Gifts for the Harry Potter fans
Antique Feather Quill Set – This quill even comes with ink, so you can actually write with it just like Harry and his friends. You can even leave it on display thanks to the box with a picture of Hedwig flying over the wizarding world.
Alohomora Key Holder – Not only will this charming board remind you of the first time Hermione used the unlocking spell (when she tried to hide in the third-floor corridor!), but it’ll also be a safe place to keep your keys. Place it near the front door and you’ll never misplace them again.
Golden Snitch Keychain – Harry catching the Golden Snitch is the reason Gryffindor won so many Quidditch games. The wings on this keychain even move a little, giving the appearance that the Snitch can actually fly. Plus, the little golden globe will make it so much easier to find your keys at the bottom of your purse.
Harry Potter Pajama Set – These pajama sets come in all sizes, so both kids and adults can get a good night’s sleep. The tops and bottoms have a matching pattern of maroon, blue, and white stripes featuring signature Harry Potter designs, like the Hogwarts crest and Harry’s glasses and scar.
Marauder’s Map Throw Blanket – This vintage-looking throw may be the #1 best seller in kid’s blankets, but plenty of reviewers opted to use theirs as wall tapestries or area rugs instead. It comes in seven different Harry Potter designs, but the Marauder’s Map is our favorite. (And it’s Amazon’s Choice, too!)
The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook – You don’t need magic to make all of the fantastic treats featured in the books and movies. This expanded version of the best-selling cookbook includes over 150 recipes, including one for Butterbeer. Reviewers raved about how thorough it is, noting that each recipe mentions what book and chapter the recipes are from.
20th Anniversary Boxed Book Set – As any Potterhead knows, this year marks the 20th anniversary of the Harry Potter books. If the pages are nearly falling out of their copies (from re-reading so many times!) gift them a special edition boxed set. The best part? They feature brand-new covers (designed by Brian Selznick) that display a black-and-white mural when put side-by-side.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets LEGO Set – Kids and adults alike won’t be able to resist building out their own version of Hogwarts. This set builds out the Whomping Willow scene in The Chamber of Secrets, but once you finish, there are even more sets to add on.
Harry Potter Coloring Book – With 16 pages of full-color art from the movies, this coloring book is the perfect way for her to keep her hands busy during her next movie marathon.
Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit – Build a wand. Learn to code. Make magic. Sorry. You won’t be able to make people or responsibilities disappear.
Gifts for the one who enjoys to explore
Radiate Portable Campfire – When you want a fire but none of the mess.
Stainless Steel Drinking Straws – Plastic straws are out and reusable straws are in! For a practical and environmentally-friendly gift, add this set of four stainless steel straws to that eco-friendly friend’s stocking.
Electric Car Blanket – Frigid commutes are a thing of the past thanks to this heated blanket made for the car. It plugs into the 12-volt port and it’ll keep things cozy even in the back seat. I use it to keep my breakfast tacos warm on the way to work. lol jk.
Adventure Kids-Outdoor Explorer Kit – Let the kids explore the outdoors with this little kit!
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter – Safely drink water from streams. This could be a lifesaver if you get lost in the woods.
ArcherOG Biodegradable Wipes for Camping and Outdoor Use – Wipes are awesome, but these are great for people who like being outdoors in the woods….without a roll of toilet paper….because they left it in the truck.
The Camping Logbook (Camping Journal): Record Your Adventures. Because we all know our memories will be shot when we get older.
EverBrite 5-Pack LED Headlamp Flashlight for Running, Camping, Reading, Fishing, Hunting – Get a 5 pack because people tend to lose these like they lose chapstick.
UNO Wilderness Card Game – When you’re away from technology, you need entertainment. And why not destroy someone’s day with a 4+ card!
Gifts for the gym session
Skullcandy Method Earbuds – Listen to your mix-tape while working out!
Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones – You can’t Beat the quality of these headphones! They are awesome!
BeatsX Earphones – Ideal for the athlete in your life, these Beats earphones are long-lasting. With up to 8 hours of battery life, these are the perfect complement to a run, weight-lifting session, or almost any other workout.
Bodybuilding / Weightlifting 100lb Weight Plate Key Ring – The perfect reminder to lift things up and put them down.
Shut Up And Lift Medallion Keychain – For those heavy lifters in your life!
Brimma Leak Proof Fruit Infuser Water Bottle, 32 oz – High quality fruit infuser for those who like real fruit flavored water and not those powdered fruit drink mixes.
Fitness Dice by Strength Stack 52 – Body Weight Exercise Workout Game Designed by a Military Fitness Instructor. Let the die choose your next workout routine!
School Is Important, But Muscles Are Importanter – Funny Bodybuilding T-Shirt. Need I say more?
Beachbody Insanity Base Kit – DVD Workout that will kick your butt back into shape! No equipment needed!
Track Your WOD Journal – For those cross-fitters in your life! Gotta keep track of those gainz!
Cross Training WOD Bible – 555 Workouts. Don’t worry about creating a workout. Someone already did it for you!
Callus Performance– The Ultimate Callus Remover. Anyone who lifts heavy knows how beneficial this can be.