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    25 Gifts They May Never Ever Use, But Will Still Love Anyway

    Impractical gifts = the best gifts.

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    1. A Snitch drone that's the next best thing to an actual flying magical ball. We muggles have to make do.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $35.

    2. Squishy unicorns worth a good squeeze whenever this unicornless reality gets too stressful.,

    Promising review: "I love these things. Very pretty and feels nice to squish. They even came in a very cute box. Who doesn’t love pretty boxing? Lol. My toddler even approves of these. They are very durable and well-made. Would buy them again." —Sven Gerstner

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $15.99.

    3. A miniature wacky waving inflatable tube man — they can learn some great moves from this guy.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 or Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    4. Sarcastic notecards that any office job-having person can relate to. Now if only they could get up the nerve to actually send one.


    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $15.99.

    5. A succulent candle with such a beautiful design, it'll be kind of hard to justify actually lighting it.


    Get it from ZOETSTUDIO on Etsy for $20.44 (available in three styles and eight scents).

    6. Or a succulent garden cookie kit from BuzzFeed Tasty so your recipe-loving recipient can try their hand at actually baking instead of just watching baking videos.


    The box comes with cookie planter panels, candy rocks, brown icing, fondant, chocolate sprinkles, fondant cutters, and an instruction card. The kit contains soy and wheat, and was made on equipment that also processes milk and egg.

    Get it from Wilton for $16.99.

    7. A mini Jenga kit for quick games on the go — if they can remember to pack it.


    Get it from Amazon for $3.96.

    8. A book with spaces and prompts to draw 642 different things. Maybe now they will stop talking about how they want to get back into drawing and just do it... maybe.


    Promising review: "This is the best drawing book you'll ever pick up. Am I exaggerating? No, I am not. This book has no 'how to draw this step by step' parts. You don't want that, I promise. If your goal is to really improve your drawing skills, then get this book. This book gives you blank pages with a random prompt. Your goal is to draw that prompt. No guides. These prompts can range from a skunk, to a crayon, to David Bowie, to a sense of humor. Just random prompts.

    Why is this the best thing for your skills? If you really want to get good at drawing, you have to practice drawing everything. You haves to expand and understand your mind reference library. The bigger you mind library is, the better art you will make." —Natalie

    Get it from Amazon for $15.26.

    9. A Mr. Rogers figure that offers some kindly advice with the push of a button.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $10.39 or Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    10. A waffle stick maker for delicious, dippable waffles any time. Seriously, any time!


    Promising review: "I do not normally rave about kitchen appliances but I love this little guy! I impulse bought it after reading some reviews and craving waffles. It seriously is the best waffle maker I have ever used. We had a more expensive one that would flip to cook evenly, but this thing has that beat by a mile. I have used it a dozen times and the waffles come out perfect every time. I spray with vegetable oil before pouring in 1/3 cup of batter (as other reviewers have noted it does not come with a measuring cup) and then set a timer for four minutes. When I am done, I just unplug it and let it cool, then wipe it off with a cloth. I know the color and cartoonish logo may turn some people off but I seriously recommend this iron to everyone." —leahas

    Get it from Amazon for $11.70.

    11. A We Are Knitters kit that — in a perfect world — would help them knit their very own scarf. One day they'll get right on that, I'm sure.

    We Are Knitters

    JK, this is a nice beginner kit so I don't think your recipient will feel too intimidated by it! It comes with yarn, knitting needles, and directions that can be printed in English or Spanish.

    Get it from We Are Knitters for $89 (available in 29 colors).

    12. A whopping 50 stickers from The Office so delightful, they might never want to put them on anything.


    Get a pack of 50 from Amazon for $8.49.

    13. A cat massager for anyone looking to open a spa for cats. No one? Still a good gift, though. Look how happy that cat is!


    Promising review: "My cat loves this!!! Took him a while to warm up, but once he realized how good it felt, he couldn't get enough!!" —mz

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in two colors).

    14. A set of llama wine markers they can use whenever they finally decide to host.


    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $9.99 (also available in unicorns).

    15. A make-you-own face mask kit for the skincare fan who has already tried every other mask on the market.

    Urban Outfitters

    It comes with ten sheet masks and a hardcover book.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $19.99.

    16. A Starbucks strawberry frap bath bomb that would probably make for a very nice bath experience. Too bad it's way too cute to ever use.


    This smells like cotton candy! See more scents here.

    Get it from BeHappyBeUrself on Etsy for $6.99.

    17. A pair of tiny hands to help them do tiny tasks (mainly making people laugh).

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $9.85.

    18. A super silly mini wheelbarrow for holding spices because salt and pepper shakers are for city folk.

    Animi Causa

    Get it from Animi Causa for $18.99.

    19. A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pizza cookbook to help them whip up tasty pies at home, whether that's a house, an apartment or the sewers.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get a pizza gift box from Urban Outfitters for $32.50 or just the book from Amazon for $14.33.

    20. A six-pack of lip balms with lil' flowers inside that they'll never use, lest they risk disrupting the flower.


    Promising review: "These lipsticks are so cute and so magical. The color that mine settles on my lips is subtle and not very dramatic. It almost gives me the feeling of wearing lip balm, which is my go-to for all things lips, so this was perfect!" —Daisy L. Alvarez

    Get them from Amazon for $14.98.

    21. A cooking kit to help them craft their own bagels. Just don't wait by the phone expecting an invitation to their new bagel store's grand opening.

    Santidepablo S.l. / UncommonGoods

    They can poke these molds through their dough, and then boil and bake it.

    Get a pack of six cone molds from UncommonGoods for $25.

    22. A fruit cap for their cat that any pet would look berry nice in. They just have to get the picture really, really fast.,

    They can get one randomly selected design out of six.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.75.

    23. A screaming goat figure with one purpose: to vocalize how we're all feeling.

    Paper Source

    Get it from Amazon for $6.97 or Paper Source for $9.95.

    24. A microwave s'mores maker for enjoying a camping staple without actually having to go camping.


    Promising review: "As silly as this little thing seems, it is actually a fantastic little product! Does its job and does it better than roasting over a fire. We were all pretty surprised. Turned out to be a great Father's Day gift for two little girls to give their daddy." —JKemper

    Get it from Amazon for $10.25.

    25. And a corgi butt pillow — need I say more?


    Promising review: "Let’s be honest, did I need this? No — but as soon as I saw it — did I want it? YES! It looked so cute and I had to! I actually found this just browsing on Amazon during the holidays so I also purchased one for my coworker to gift her. She absolutely loved it! It is soft and a great size. Eventually my dog took over and uses it as her own pillow now." —Nikki818

    Get it from Amazon for $11.60.

    Anyway, I'm just kidding. I'm sure they'll definitely use or donate anything you give them so don't worry!


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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