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    22 "Get Well Soon" Gifts That'll Bring A Smile To Their Face

    Fun little pick-me-ups guaranteed to put a smile on their face. (READ: hand-crafted brownie pops.)

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    1. A gift box filled with a booklet and plush sloth to help the recipient "hang in there".

    the sloth box

    I'm not crying, I'm sobbing.

    Promising review: "I sent this to a friend that needed surgery and it put a smile on her face! She loved it! Definitely worth the price." β€”A. Jaber

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    2. A greeting card for the friend who appreciates the good things in life. Puns, to be specific. This card is really just the bees knees, isn't it?

     the get well soon card
    Cheerful Geek / Etsy

    Get it from Cheerful Geek on Etsy for $3.67.

    3. A huge teddy bear reminiscent of the ones you've tried to win at street fairs and carnivals.

    the teddy bear

    You can always say you won this for them.... to make it more thoughtful.

    Will the recipient believe you? Probably not. I don't know anyone who has won a giant teddy bear at a carnival. Not one person. And believe me, I've seen people try.

    Promising review: "This was a great get well soon gift for a friend β€” they loved it! It brought lots of smiles and is just what the doctor ordered." β€”Diana

    Get it from Amazon for $54.99.

    4. An interactive journal that encourages writers to take a a few moments every day to self-reflect. Sometimes, we need to remember to just take a deep breath.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this journal! It makes me realize everything I've been through and how many wonderful things I have in my life. Every day has a different thought that inspires you!" β€”Jazmin

    Get it from Amazon for $6.93.

    5. A rose and sunflower bouquet because I DO NOT CARE if flowers are a basic "get well soon" gift. I would still want the damn flowers, okay?

    the flower bouquet in a glass vase

    This bouquet is delivered in a clear vase and also contains mini-me red carnations, bronze daisies, and lavender monte cassino asters.

    Get it from Teleflora for $69.95+ (available in three sizes).

    6. OR! Gorgeous pink tulips cut the day before delivery AKA they will be super fresh upon arrival and won't wilt in a matter of 11 seconds.

    the pink tulips

    Psst, same day delivery is also available for select bouquets on the Bouqs site.

    Get them from Bouqs for $48+.

    7. A basket from Gift Tree (they deliver a wide range of gorgeous, reusable ones). We're talking baskets filled with everything from fresh fruit and chocolates to gourmet tea and skincare products.

    Gift Tree

    Gift Tree also offers personalized gifts (like wine crates, coasters, cheese boards, and more), if that's what you prefer!

    Get a basket from Gift Tree here.

    Get the first basket here and the second basket here.

    8. Fluffy suede slippers to give the gift of pure comfort and joy. Dear toesies, you are so welcome.


    Promising review: "I LOVE these slippers! They are AMAZINGLY comfortable, well-made, and they have heavy rubber on the bottom so you can wear them outside if you want to. I got a size up and they fit perfectly!" β€”CraftyCricutMom

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 6-10 and in five colors).

    9. OR! Incredibly fuzzy socks because having cold feet β€” and not the metaphorical, nervous kind β€” is a serious struggle.

    the socks in purple, blue, yellow, and pink

    Promising review: "I have MS and arthritis, and my feet get very cold at night. These socks are amazing! I wear a pair every night, and I just purchased ten more pairs of these soft, warm, fuzzy socks. There are not enough words to describe how wonderful they are!" β€”Julie B.

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $16.99 (available in 13 colors).

    10. A balloon bouquet that is hand arranged and delivered. PLUS! You have the option of adding chocolates or teddy bears to each bundle.

    the balloon bouquet
    From Your Flowers

    Get them from From You Flowers for $27.99+.

    11. A gift box filled with 100% natural, chemical-free, handmade "me time" products. This can turn someone's home into a much-needed spa day.

    a get well soon kit
    Peace Organics / Etsy

    This box contains a soy candle, a ~pretty~ box of matches, a handmade bar of soap, a lavender and ylang ylang bath bomb, a moisturizing lip balm, organic honey sticks, and a greeting card with your own personalized message.

    PLUS! You get to choose between 22 scents for the candle and soap bar. (I would choose brown sugar and fig, in case you were wondering.)

    Get it from Peace Organics on Etsy for $39.95.

    12. A coloring book inspired by the movie roles of the great Bill Murray (for example, Moonrise Kingdom, Ghostbusters, Lost in Translation, etc.)!

    the coloring book

    Promising review: "This book is amazing! I can't believe it exists. It is perfect for any Bill Murray fan! The coloring pages are beautiful, clever, creative, and reflective of Murray's career and greatness." β€”Garland R.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.38.

    13. And of course, ultra-smooth colored pencils to go along with the above Bill Murray book. Or for doodling! I love a good doodle.


    These colored pencils have over 14,000 (!!!) positive reviews.

    Promising review: "This is a great set worthy of the praise it gets. The pencils are creamy and smooth, I've had no issues with breakage, and they come in a nice tin. Plus, the colors are vivid and blend well!" β€”Piper

    Get a set of 24 from Amazon for $19.79.

    14. A varie~tea~ of tea bags because there is nothing worse than drinking the same cup of chamomile over and over again until you feel better.

    the variety of tea packs

    I once had the flu and the only tea at my disposal was chamomile....I drank about four cups of it per day and now I can never look at chamomile tea again. BUT! This pack comes with 40 different bags (as well as honey sticks!) so that the road to health is filled with a whole bunch of fun flavors.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love Twinings tea, and this assortment had a little bit of everything from caffeine-free herbal teas to strong assam-based teas. It provides the perfect variety!" β€”Jamie D.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.44.

    15. A body pillow to make the doctor's orders of "TAKE IT EASY AND REST!" as comfy as possible. This thing makes it feel like you're constantly being hugged.

    model holding the pillow

    Promising review: "This is life changing! I have been laying in bed with a stomach bug for two days, and this has been a miracle." β€”Caity

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    16. An all-natural soy candle available in 55 (!!!!) different scents. This baby has a burn time of 55+ hours, as well!

    the candle
    Lindsay Lucas Candles / Etsy

    The scents include marshmallow, cafe latte, blueberry muffin, luxurious rose, fresh baked bread....the list (like Journey) goes on and on and on.

    Get it from Lindsay Lucas Candles on Etsy for $8.80+ (available in three sizes).

    17. A gift assortment of Popbar hot chocolate sticks that'll upgrade their favorite winter beverage and holiday tradition into something slightly more luxe than Swiss Miss (no shade to Swiss Miss). It's not the iconic cup they get at Bryant Park every year, but it's close.

    the Popbar hot chocolate sticks / Via @popbar

    Promising review: "Delish! Wish I had tried them earlier, before I had already bought gifts. These are so yummy and rich, you can almost use one for two cups of cocoa. I will likely get these again next year for sweet treats and holiday gifts." β€”Jane Mitchell

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $19.99 (available in dark, milk, and white chocolate or chocolate, mocha, and peppermint. Also available in packs of 12).

    18. A travel-inspired Paint by Sticker book to unleash their inner artist (in a way that doesn't require expensive canvases, messy paint, and β€” no offense β€” real artistic skill). This book contains foolproof templates that let them recreate Deco portraits inspired by Venice, Monaco, Moscow, and more. Add a bottle of wine and it's the perfect booze-and-art class.

    Promising review: "I really enjoy this book series. I have purchased three so far, and each one is unique in it's own special way. It is very relaxing to simply peel and stick and see a colorful picture emerge before your eyes. The book is very sturdy, so you do not need anything hard to press down on (I often do it in my lap), and the pages (stickers and images) are all perforated, and very easy to remove. I've never had a page rip while tearing it out." β€”Rooney Belle

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    19. A delicious macaron available in variety packs *and* individual flavors, of which there are a ton: think colorful circles inspired by animal crackers, birthday cake, cookie butter, honey lavender, and more.

    reviewer holding up macaroon / Via @makarohn

    Get them from Ma-ka-rohn starting at $1.99.

    20. A three-tiered tabletop fountain for some extra rest and relaxation. A warm glow makes for a cozy environment, plus this mimics the ~tranquility~ that is the sound of flowing water.

    reviewer photo of the fountain with running water

    Promising review: "I've tried several fountains so far. This one is awesome, the pump is quiet, as is the water, it simply provides a really nice environmental impact on my workspace. I run it up to eight hours in a day, use distilled water only and clean it periodically, and it's running just like new after several weeks. Not all of the fountains that I've tried work quite so well, I'm impressed and happy with this purchase." β€”I'm Rod, that's all

    Get it from Amazon for $18.74.

    21. A pair of wireless sleep headphones for anyone who can't fall asleep in less-than-perfect conditions. This plays a steady ~stream~ of white noise or music of their choice in soft headband form, which means even side sleepers won't have to wake up with sore ears.

    A model sleeping with the headphone band around her ears

    Promising review: "I love this headband. The band is comfortable in the head. Super easy to set up and connect to your phone, even on iPhones. The earphone can easily be adjusted and place right by your ears. Charging port is located on the rear end of the headband but you wouldn't even feel it existing. The sound quality is good. And the controls are very satisfying to press. I'm in with love this headband!" β€”Nico

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    22. A 60-sheet customized journal that looks super expensive, but in reality costs less than a New York City lunch. Luxe personalized items + an affordable price tag = the perfect thoughtful gift.

    the customized journal

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this notebook. It is well made and exactly as described. I even gave them a pretty difficult phrase to display on the front and they spelled everything correctly. It arrived quickly and was packaged nicely to keep it safe during shipping. It is beautiful, sturdy, and big enough for all my journaling needs." β€”Bridget Kenney

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in two colors).

    You, arriving to your flu-ridden BFF's house with balloons and get well soon chocolates like:


    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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