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    39 Of The Best Gifts To Give Your Grandparents In 2020

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    1. A set of hexagonal puzzle trays that'll help them separate their edges from their middle pieces. They stack neatly into a tower, making cleanup a breeze when they're ready to take a break from their masterpiece.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.99+. Also available in blue.

    2. A personalized wooden recipe binder where they can keep their top-secret cookie recipe (and all the other gems in their collection). Unlike paper books, this one is easy to wipe down when it gets splattered in sauce or covered in flour.

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    It comes with 70 sheets, but they can always add more if they run out of space.

    Get it from WoodCardGifts on Etsy for $45.49+. Available in four finishes and six sizes.

    3. A padded gardening stool that can be used as a seat or a kneeler that'll make outdoor gardening adventures less taxing on their bod. The tool pouches are detachable, so they can wear them as a belt when they're trimming their hedges or taller plants.

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    The set comes with the stool, two pouches, a belt, a seed organizer, and four detachable floor protectors.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $44.99. Also available in a set with pruning shears.

    4. A box of fruity, floral tea pyramids that'll make every morning a little bit more enjoyable. They look a lot chicer than your average tea bags, so they'll feel more glamourous when they're sipping their cuppa.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.21. Available in 12 combo packs.

    5. This book of crossword puzzles from New York Magazine that'll keep them entertained for hours. It even includes a bonus cryptic puzzle for the seasoned pros who want more of a challenge (anagrams, ahoy!).

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    Because I am a huge word nerd, I do two crosswords every day online. I needed to up my game, so I bought this book of puzzles to take my clue-solving skills to the next level. The crosswords in this book range from historical to geographical to cultural, and offer something for every generation, so you can get your whole family involved. It's challenging, but not so challenging that I have to cheat and look at the answers for every puzzle.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.80.

    6. A transparent birdhouse that'll stick right onto their window, so they can make some winged pals and squirrel friends, without leaving the comfort of their favourite chair. It has a dual-compartment feeding tray that slides out, making it easy to refill.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $44.99.

    7. And a field diary for birding, so that they can log all the critters that come for a visit. It has sections for each of the 923 species found in Canada and the US, so consider this a birding bucket list.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.95.

    8. A custom family tree that's etched right onto a slice of wood to help them remember their roots. It can fit up to six generations and is guaranteed to make them smile every time they see it hanging on their wall.

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    If you don't want something quite as grand, there are also ornaments available.

    Get it on from Foxbairn on Etsy for $75.50+.

    9. A set of vegan Caudalie goodies that'll help them get the best skin of their life. It comes with a cleanser, peel mask, and beauty elixir, so they can get the full spa treatment at home.

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    They're great for normal and combination skin, and are packed with grape extracts, glycolic acid, rosemary, and mint that'll help brush away dead skin cells, tone skin, and leave them glowing.

    Get it from Sephora Canda for $59.

    10. A shiatsu foot massager that'll help relieve built-up tension and pain by hitting pressure points and kneading out knots. Reviewers love that it has options for different intensities and heats, so they can customize their sessions.

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    It fits up to men size 12.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $155.99.

    11. A faux leather tassel lanyard wristlet that they can wear like a bracelet or clip to their belt loop. Reviewers love that it's strong enough to hold keys, fobs, and AirPods all at once.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99. Available in three colours, two styles, and in a pack of two.

    12. A fill-in-the-blank book that's a little more sentimental than a pre-written card. You can make it super sweet, or you can fill it with jokes if that's more your speed.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.76. Also available in a style for grandpas.

    13. A fancy wooden chess set that's so pretty, it'll double as decor. It has drawers on either side, so they can tuck away their pieces when they're done playing and use it as a charcuterie board.

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    Get it from ZitounaWood on Etsy for $164+. Available in three sizes and with or without chess pieces.

    14. A bear hug pocket token, if they can't receive their favourite gift (a squeeze from you) IRL this holiday season. It comes on a personalized notecard that they'll probably want to hold onto forever.

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    Get it from SOHalkirk on Etsy for $6.34.

    15. A hardcover colouring book filled with beautiful doodles that'll help them create their own works of art. It's packed with 85 illustrations, so it'll take them a while to complete.

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    You can grab pencil crayons to help them start their artistic journey here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.28.

    16. A divided pie pan, so that they can make two different recipes and only end up with one dirty pan. If they love baking, but hate the whole clean up process (hello, everyone), this piece of bakeware will be a blessing.

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    You can remove the divider if they want to make a single pie.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.27.

    17. An adjustable satin sleep mask that'll block out every little bit of light, so they can snooze long after the sun comes up. Reviewers love that it covers their ears, so it helps muffle the sounds of noisy neighbours, too.

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    It's also hypoallergenic, so you won't be rudely awoken by your own sneezes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.95.

    18. A genius robotic vacuum, so that they never have to worry about busting out a broom to clean their floors again. It has over 26,000 positive reviews and people say it's even quieter than a microwave, so it won't bug them while it sweeps up messes.

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    It comes with a vacuum, charging base, AC power adapter, cleaning tool, extra set of high-performance filters, four side brushes, five cable ties, and an instruction manual.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $279.99. Also available in white.

    19. A pair of textured oven gloves with silicone grips that'll make grabbing hot pots and pans a total breeze. Reviewers love that they're more flexible than traditional mitts and say that the long cuffs save them from burning their wrists, too.

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    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $30.45. Available in four colours.

    20. A Click and Grow indoor garden that'll help them create a super low-maintenance herb and vegetable patch inside their home. Now they can feel like a seasoned botanist without even getting their hands dirty.

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    I have one of these and it's super simple to use, even if you don't have a green thumb. Just drop the included plant pods, fill it with water, plug it in, and let it get down to business. It only took a few weeks for my lettuce and basil to be harvestable and now, after a couple months of patience, my tomatoes are starting to bloom. I love it because a) it makes me feel like a successful gardener b) thanks to the reservoir, my plants won't die if I forget to water them for weeks, and c) now I have fresh herbs at my disposal at all times.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $259.95. Available in three colours and in a smaller size. It comes with three basil plant pods, three tomato plant pods, and three lettuce plant pods, but you can purchase different varieties, too.

    21. An embossed leather journal where they can jot down all their thoughts. They'll never forget it's theirs, because it'll be stamped with their initials.

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    It comes with 180 pages.

    Get it from xx on Etsy for $60.80+. Available in five sizes, three paper styles, and with or without personalization.

    22. An under-the-cabinet jar gadget that'll make them a whiz at opening everything from pickle jars to nail polish bottles. It can be used wet or dry, and is great for people with limited hand strength and injuries.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $35.74.

    23. A Kindle Paperwhite, so that they can carry a whole library of books with them wherever they go. It's a convenient size to tote around and they can magnify the font or change the boldness of the text, if they're having a hard time seeing.

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    It's waterproof and looks like real paper (without any glare) in the sunlight.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $139.99+. Available in 8GB and 32GB capacities.

    24. A cushioned yoga mat that'll make every vinyasa flow and pilates practice a lot more enjoyable (who can find their zen on a rock-solid mat?). Reviewers love that it has markers that show where to place your hands and feet for common moves, like plank and downward dog.

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    It's made of non-toxic materials and is recyclable. You can also grab a yoga mat carrier to make toting it around easier.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99. Available in six colours.

    25. This oversized heating pad that'll help relieve pain and built-up tension with its magical warming powers. It's made of soft, plush material that makes it comfortable enough to wear on bare skin.

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    They can easily adjust the heat with the attached remote.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    26. A rustic-chic stovetop cover that can double as a serving board for family dinners. It has two handles, making it easy to carry from their kitchen to their dining room.

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    Get it from SaltwaterDesignCa on Etsy for $92.80. Available in seven colours and with or without personalization.

    27. An anti-spill drink holder that'll save them from knocking their coffee onto their crossword. It fits cups and mugs of all sizes, and has a micro-suction base that holds on tight, but won't leave behind residue on their table.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Also available in white.

    28. A set of cat-shaped self-watering globes that'll keep their plant friends happy and healthy. They'll slowly seep water into soil over three weeks, so they won't need to stress if they forget to give them their daily dose of H2O.

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    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $26.99. Available in three styles.

    29. A bestselling stovetop espresso maker, because they love fancy caffeinated beverages and their old-school coffee maker just isn't cutting it. With the help of this gadget, they'll never have to buy another latte or macchiato again.

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    You should probably grab them a bag of coffee, so they can start brewing as soon as it arrives.

    Get a six-cup style on Amazon Canada for $69.99. Also available in black and in a larger size.

    30. A bamboo bath caddy that'll make kicking back in the tub even more enjoyable for your gram or gramps. It has a slot for a wine glass, pockets for their phone and bath accessories, and a spot to rest their tablet or book.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $44.99.

    31. A cozy weighted blanket that'll take them straight to snoozeville. Reviewers say that it's has helped them fall asleep faster, aided their anxiety, and helped with insomia and PTSD.

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    There are plenty to choose from, but you'll want to pick one that's around 7%-13% of their body weight for optimal benefits.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $62.99+. Available in five colours and eleven sizes.

    32. A retro wooden radio with classic rotary dials that's perfect for grandparents who don't want to mess around with newfangled technology ("what the heck is a Bluetooth?!" —my gran, probably). Reviewers love how easy it is to use and say it has great reception and sound quality.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $123.33. Also available in a darker finish.

    33. A wooden recipe holder that lists measurement conversions, so it's helpful even when it's not propping up a tablet or cookbook.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.20. Available in four styles.

    34. A piece of Scrabble wall art with the names of all your family members (it can fit up to 12) and a sweet lil' message. It comes framed, so they can hang it right after opening it.

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    Get it from MaddyBDesigns on Etsy for $70+.

    35. A pack of gold-dipped quartz coasters that are so pretty, they'll want to keep them on display. Now they won't risk getting rings on their furniture or have to rely on folded-up paper towels to do the job.

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    Get a set of four from AdamandeveCo on Etsy for $33.29. Available in two colours, also solid individually and in packs of two.

    36. A gold sunglasses chain that'll keep their specs from going MIA. If they're always misplacing their glasses, consider this a fashionable and functional fix.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in three colours.

    37. A sleek FitBit fitness tracker that'll monitor their heart rate, exercise, sleep quality, and more so that they know what's happening with your health. It connects to a free app that they can use to track their progress.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $229.99+. Available in five colours.

    38. A cordless leaf blower that'll help them clear debris off their driveway, without needing to go to town with a shovel or rake. Reviewers say it's also great for removing snow from windshields.

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    It comes with a battery, charger, and blow tube.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $107.27.

    39. And finally, a plush fleece blanket that'll keep them cozy on those cold winter nights. It'll also cover up their ratty old bedspread and leave their room looking effortlessly chic.

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    My partner hates the fact that I hog every throw blanket in the house, so he insisted I hunt down one that was large enough for the two of us. I found this ultra-fluffy Bedsure one after a bit of scrolling on Amazon Canada, and wowee, do I ever love it. I got the largest size, so it comfortably covers both of us and our dog. It's, like, unbelievably soft, warm, but somehow lightweight, too. I comes with me from our couch to our bed every night, so needless to say I will be purchasing another. In what colour? Who knows. There are 21 shades available and I'm seriously having a tough time deciding.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.99 (available in four sizes and 21 colours).

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