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23 Gifts For Others That Are Secretly Gifts For Yourself

Just think of them as smart investments.

1. A monthly subscription to GameBox, which delivers an eclectic mix of games for you and your friend to try.

2. A fondue pot for two friends or two secret lovers...depending on how you want your gift to come across.

3. A game of Trivial Pursuit that lets you and your friend gleefully revel in the secrets of the wizarding world.

4. These fantastically large fortune cookies that include customizable fortunes.

5. A cute portable battery charger for iPhone 7, 6s, 5s, and Samsung.

6. A Spotify family plan for $14.99 per month that includes up to six people.


With the family plan, each account member gets a *separate account* that has all the benefits of a regular Spotify premium membership (offline access to songs on multiple devices). Introduce this to your friends and make them a playlist!

Get started here.

7. These iridescent walkie-talkies with UNLIMITED range.

8. A set of tea bag holders that makes time for you and your friend to commiserate over a good cup of tea.

9. This postcard pack of compliments that will make its way back to you someday.

10. A corners-only brownie pan that'll satisfy your own cravings whenever your friend bakes.

11. This game of ludicrous life choices that'll reveal juicy secrets about your friend's past.

12. A mozzarella and ricotta cheese kit that'll bind your friendship with cheese, the closest thing to true love.

13. This recipe book that'll teach your friend how to cure (your) hangovers.

14. A secure camera clip that'll make it easier for your friend to take more pictures (of you, obviously).

15. This Home Brewing Starter Kit that makes one gallon of beer.

16. A blatant notepad for your boo or potential lover that'll keep things heated for both of you.

17. A gummy-candy maker that'll give you and your friend an endless supply of super sweet movie snacks.

18. This sumo thumb-wrestling kit that turns adults into silly kids again.

19. A nail polish holder that'll get your sister (who's always asking you to paint her nails) to paint her own nails.

20. An air-purifying bag that'll make it more manageable to scour your friend's refrigerator for food.

21. This game of revealing questions that'll make the two of you closer, if not lifetime partners.

22. An aromatherapy humidifier clock that'll calm you down whenever you're at your friend's place.

23. This lunch bag that always greets you even if its owner doesn't.

Just wait — soon these will all come back to you.

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