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    58 Gifts You Don't Have To Worry About Them Getting From Someone Else

    "I love it so much!!! Where in the world did you find this????" —them to you, after opening their gift

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    1. A Squatty Potty — I promise you, they'll thank you later.,

    Promising review: "I gave it five stars because it's a five-star product. I've been constipated for days before this product arrived and within minutes of having it in my possession, the unicorn magic took over." —Mr. and Mrs. Wright

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    2. A box of tea filled with delicious flavors and amazing literary quotes — these bags are just asking to be in the opening credits of a rom-com!

    Promising review: "These are really cute and the tea has a great flavor —even tea snobs should be pleased with it :) They come sealed in a plastic bag inside the box. I would buy this again. The outer packaging is quite nice and sturdy, and would make a great gift." —jmp

    Get a pack of 25 from Amazon for $13.50.

    3. A comfy T-shirt to honor and memorialize the planets we've loved and lost. RIP Pluto, RIP.

    Promising review: "I love this shirt — it's soft, comfortable, and fits as expected. It's also held up well in the wash and is quality made. Never forget!" —Renee

    Get it from Amazon for $8.09+ (available in sizes S-6XL and in 21 colors).

    4. A variety pack of meat sticks for all your vegetarian friends — just kidding!,

    Save these for any of the meat lovers on your list and let your vegetarian friends rejoice in these!

    Promising review: "I ordered this set of meat sticks for my husband and put them together in a bouquet for Valentine's Day. Using them as a gift was a big hit. My husband appreciated their unique nature. I would note, however, that this product was labeled as 'jerky'. In fact, in agreement with the picture, they are more of a 'meat stick' than jerky." —Kimberly Brown-Azzarello

    Get a pack of 15 from Amazon for $22.80 (flavors include: alligator, elk, buffalo, kangaroo, ostrich, pheasant, venison, wild boar, duck, and potk).

    5. An incredibly pointless book filled with useless information — what more could a person ask for?

    Promising review: "Lives up to its name perfectly. Not one piece of information has any use whatsoever, but at the same time, it's fascinating. Makes a person want to find an occasion when it is useful, or figure out how to bring it up in conversation. This book is a waste of time and a must read. Very enjoyable!" —Seattle Reader

    Get it from Amazon for $11.01.

    6. A delightful peanut butter cake mix for your furriest best friend in the whole world.,

    Promising review: "This mix was incredibly easy to make and made exactly eight pupcakes. When I made the frosting I didn't think it would be enough but it was just enough to cover all of them. I would recommend this mix and I will definitely order again." —Lucy

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99. If you wanna get real fancy pick up this perfectly shaped cake pan too!

    7. A 36 piece Lip Smacker vault — they'll never need a lip balm again in their life!!

    Get the 36 piece set from Amazon for $30.

    8. A pack of straws and connectors to let your little ones create some awesome structures, creatures, or whatever else they can think up!

    Promising review: "I ended up buying three of these products for about 20+ kids in the classroom. The kids spend hours playing with them. After a while (within a couple of plays) the edge of the straw does crack and split and that makes the jacks (connectors) unable to hold the straws. But those cracked edges can be taken care of with clear Scotch tape. They provide instructions to make a rocket and they require you to cut some of the straw pieces in half. Each straw is about 8 inches, and it is a great way to teach kids about volume and distance." —Kindle Customer

    Get a pack of 400 from Amazon for $41.67.

    9. THE BEST DAMN T-SHIRT ON THE INTERNET. The end, that's all.


    Get it from fresh2death_apparel on eBay for $13.99 (available in sizes S-4XL).

    10. An infamous coloring book filled with over 100 images to bring out their evil side — or logical side, 'cause now that I'm an adult I'm realizing that these villains weren't actually all wrong (except Cruella, she was the worst).

    Promising review: "So much more than I expected. This book is absolutely beautiful. It's sturdily bound and contains pages and pages of fun and intricate pictures to color on high-quality paper. Very stunning and a great gift for any Disney villain lover." —Brandi Mccammon

    Get it from Amazon for $12.79.

    11. A box of hexagonal structured condoms so you can give them the gift of pleasure and protection.


    Get it from Lelo for $19.90+ (available in packs of 12 and 36).

    12. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey you'll quickly wonder how you ever lived without! Seriously, it's spicy, sweet, and tastes SO f#@%ing good on pizza.

    Promising review: "Saw this on a Food Network show and decided to try! LOVE IT! Great honey taste with just a bit of heat at the end. My husband loves 'hot' foods and even grows his own peppers to put on anything. He really likes this on his French toast and I like it with peanut butter. However, I just made baked beans and added a tablespoon of Mike's Hot in addition to the brown sugar (reduced amount) and they were the BEST baked beans ever! I going to tell Mr. Bush and Duke about Mike's Hot Honey!" —Ritakc

    Get it from Amazon for $8.06.

    13. A pop-up encyclopedia about dinosaurs that'll be a roaring good time.

    Promising review: "Gave this to a 5-year-old boy and it was an instant hit with him and the whole family. Does need adult assistance to protect the pop-ups as others have said, but it is made of nice strong paper, not fragile. Illustrations are beautiful and the construction of the pop-up is amazing — the T. rex's head popping out when you open the page is genius and humorous. One of the small pop-ups has one dinosaur taking a bite of another — such lively portrayal of these prehistoric creatures. (How do they know T. rex’s eyes are green?) I will be buying other books by this author, he is so good." —M. S. K.

    Get it from Amazon for $40.99.

    14. A thumb-wrestling set complete with sumo wrestler thumb toppers and a 32-page guide of fun facts and helpful hints.

    Promising review: "This is a very fun and silly tiny thumb sumo set. It is very enjoyable to play with family and friends with it. The little sumo thumb toppers are very cute and make good display pieces on a desk when not in use. A fun and well-made set." —Anthony Robles

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    15. A magical little candle that'll be perfect for showcasing exactly who their inspiration is.


    Get it from Typo for $10.

    16. A cotton baseball hat they'll just have to wear when you guys go on your vacation to the land of the dead.


    Get it from BoxLunch for $15.12.

    17. A DIY guitar pick punch that'll give them all the tools they'll need to let the music flow.

    The kit comes with the sturdy, stainless-steel punch, a leather pick holder key chain that holds up to 10 picks, 15 starter strips (0.71mm; makes 100 picks), and an info sheet filled with interesting facts about guitar picks, including a picture of the first guitar-pick maker!

    Promising review: "Got this for my daughter who is learning how to play guitar. It's really easy to use. The set came with an assortment of blanks to make picks from, but my daughter really enjoyed taking old plastic Chuck E. Cheese photo cards and making picks from those (if you line it up correctly you can make guitar picks with your face on it). The set also includes an emery board to lightly sand any rough edges. A nice inclusion is a small leather pick case, which my daughter attached to her guitar's strap. It really feels well made and high quality." —William Lattanzio

    Get it from Amazon for $22.95 (available in four colors).

    18. A pair of ultra-trendy, blue-light-blocking, perfectly framed glasses so they can finally replace the tape-riddled pair they can't even see out of anymore.

    Diff Eyewear

    Get them from Diff Eyewear for $65 (available in three colors).

    19. A classic Christmas tale to help get them into (and through) the holiday season.

    Promising review: "For me, it ain't Christmas until two things happen: I watch National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and Die Hard. When I saw this, how could I not jump on it? I'm starting a new Christmas tradition! From now on, I'm reading how John McClane saved Christmas and bunch of hostages from Hans Gruber to my kids on Christmas Eve. Kind of warms my heart like the heat wave of a C4 explosion coming up an elevator shaft just thinking about it." —Samuel R. Sides

    Get it from Amazon for $13.39.

    20. A glass beaker wineglass to use after a long day in the lab.

    Promising review: "I have these as a gift to my friend who is a chemistry professor! She loved them and now all of her chemistry friends want their own set!" —Natalie Fontana

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    21. A pack of colorful "mushroom"-shaped lipsticks...yeah, that's what you'll call them.,

    Promising review: "These came in a wide variety of colors and they were all great. My friends and I split the pack, and we all agree that our lipdicks are our favorite lipsticks! Good colors and good quality. Plus, it's fun to pull a dick lipstick out of your purse!" —AS

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $14.95.

    22. An awesome set of every cocktail mixer they could ever possibly need — now they can finally do that line for line, scene for scene reenactment of the movie Cocktail.


    Get it from Target for $14.99.

    23. A gorgeous handmade embroidered wool beret that's just out of this world.

    The Apollo Box

    Get it from The Apollo Box for $54.98.

    24. A magically inspired cookbook filled with the recipes that all your favorite wizards would probably love.

    Promising review: "I bought this because I thought it would be cute and funny to have. I hadn’t expected much, but it is amazing! It has tons of recipes and beautiful pictures! It even has a fun spin on all the ingredients and instructions, plus a bunch of alcohol-free drinks in the back that look like they'll taste absolutely amazing, which is super hard to find. So excited!" —London

    Get it from Amazon for $23.82.

    25. A scratch-off bucket list poster so they can mark off places, classic movies, or songs as they discover and explore them.

    Promising review: "I love, love, love this poster. Took less than two weeks to arrive from overseas. The package arrived in good condition and the posters are a nice thick card stock. Great gift for movie lovers." —Irishminx

    Get it from Amazon for $14.85+ (available for music, movies, and places).

    26. A tin of gorgeous, stress-relieving iridescent Thinking Putty they won't want to put down for hours and hours.

    Promising reviews: "What a fun product! I play with it at my desk while on conference calls and in front of the television too. It is a great stress relief and helps me to relax at the end of the day. I plan to purchase more for gifts!" —KBell

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    27. A glass pepper pipe, because they like to smoke their herbal refreshments hot, hot, hot.

    Daily High Club

    Get it from Daily High Club for $19.99 (available in red and green).

    28. A pocketed apron for anyone who is tired of people giving them "advice" when they're in the kitchen.

    Promising review: "High-quality apron! Gets a laugh every time I wear it! Love the pockets/feel of the cloth." —Vrain

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    29. A recycled cotton extra-long knit scarf everyone will be hounding them about.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 30 designs).

    30. A helpful and insightful hardcover book for that one a$$hole in your office.

    Promising review: "My son actually read this book. Just the perfect amount of snark and inappropriateness to get a 12-year-old to read an etiquette book. Now we enjoy flushing with the toilet, lid closed, and other treasures." —RogerReader

    Get it from Amazon for $16.05.

    31. A pack of ultra-moisturizing face masks formulated with mineral-rich Icelandic water and a perfect mix of vitamins to help them get the bright and clean skin of their dreams.

    Promising review: "Feels so moisturizing! And the smells are not overwhelming. I have used a lot of sheet masks and these definitely have the quality of the much more expensive brands." —micaela c.

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $10.98.

    32. A set of Golden Girls shot glasses — the perfect gift to thank them for being a friend.

    Promising review: "Bought for a friend. Absolutely wonderful! Came in great shape and just as pictured. Shipped timely as well. I recommend getting this product if you are a fan of the show and enjoy a fun little drinking game." —Inigo montoya

    Get the set of four from Amazon for $19.99.

    33. A charming and delightful cookbook that'll fill their kitchen with so many yummy dishes their guests will be begging to drop them while they're still hot.

    Promising review: "One of the greatest cookbooks I've ever purchased." —luke

    Get it from Amazon for $15.09+.

    34. A T-shirt. Are you original? (Yeah.) Are you the only one? (Yeah.) Are you sexual? (Yeah.) Are you everything anyone needs? Then you better rock this now. Everybody. Rock your body and this shirt. Everybody. Rock your body right.

    Promising review: "Perfect shirt for my first BSB concert!! Too bad none of the boys got to see me in it, since the concert was CANCELLED last minute. But I know AJ, Brian, and all the guys would've loved it. Stop crying, Howie, I'll be there next time..." —Carrie

    Get it from Amazon for $18 (available in men's and women's sizes S-3XL and in five colors).

    35. A DHC gift card you can buy up until the very last second and unlock a slew of awesome Japenese beauty products they'll totally love.


    Get a gift card starting at $10 from DHC.

    36. A 3-pound bag of cereal marshmallows so they don't have to pick them out of their Lucky Charms anymore.

    Promising review: "OMG! The kids went out of their mind for a huge, and I do mean HUGE, bag of these things." —Gordon Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99. Also available in a 1.5-pound bag for $13.99 and a 1-pound bag for $10.99.

    37. A timeless little dictionary filled with fashion facts that'll look adorable sitting on your trendiest friend's coffee table.

    Promising review: "This wonderful little book gives the reader a glimpse of Christian Dior's philosophy of dress. Example: 'cuffs do for the hands what a collar does for the face — they make a frame for lovely wrists and fingers.' He elaborates in a few sentences, while the accompanying sketches show several examples. Today, when dress tends to be so in your face, it's good to be reminded that subtlety is a much more effective option." —nvt

    Get it from Amazon for $13.56.

    38. A long-lasting moisturizing lip tint for the kind of wine lips they'll actually want.,

    Promising review: "I'm impressed with how bold the color is and, despite it being a stain, how evenly it applies. It's still a stain and I can barely see a freckle on my lip through it after one coat, which I'd expect from a translucent color. It stayed nicely through me drinking a bottle of water, no transfer, but couldn't hold up against stir-fry and faded quite a bit. It has a slight sweet scent with maybe a bit of a floral undertone, which fades after application, and a slightly sweet taste. I can barely feel it on my lips before it dries. It does have a tacky texture for a couple of minutes before they feel dry, but not dried out in any way. I'm really impressed and eyeing the entire set now." —Flange

    Get it from Amazon for $11.96.

    39. A delightful little resin garden statue that'll be absolutely meowificent in their front yard.

    Promising review: "Bought this for my mother — she loves cats and hates lawn gnomes so it was a perfect gift for her! It arrived as scheduled in great condition. I was pleased to see the quality of the product far exceeded my expectations. Sometimes you order things online and it isn't quite like the picture states. My mom loved the gift and got a good laugh out of it! Definitely worth the money. Oh, and an added bonus, they reached out to me on a personal note (as I'm sure they do to most of their customers) asking how I was enjoying the product. Just goes to show what level of customer service they provide! I'm sure if I had an issue with the product they wouldn't think twice about helping to resolve it!" —April

    Get it from Amazon for $28.95 (available in three other designs for $19.95+).

    40. A scratch-and-sniff guide to learning all about whiskey!! Guys, it's an adult scratch-and-sniff book — dreams do come true!

    Promising review: "I gave this to my dad, who is a seasoned Scotch drinker, sort of as a joke. He actually loved it and got to experience a few smells he wouldn't have access to in his day-to-day life. It's well-thought through and entertaining, as well as interesting." —Packet Roe

    Get it from Amazon for $19.80.

    41. A stainless-steel dumpling maker they could probably also use to make delicious mini empanadas.

    Promising review: "Perfect for making ravioli, I returned my big/fancy KitchenAid ravioli maker and bought this — all my frustrations went out the window. This is so much simpler and it works easily (with no waste). Good quality workmanship, it should last a long time. If not, the price is right to replace." —Jay Tee

    Find a slew of empanada recipes here!

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    42. A pair of light-up chopsticks for when they need the help of the force to get them through a meal.

    Promising review: "Fantastically fun to use. Even though these are plastic/acrylic they are no more difficult to use than the plastic chopsticks at Chinese restaurants because they are tapered like Japanese chopsticks. They are a little longer than a standard chopstick carrying case, but the fun factor offsets this. I got two pairs, one did not light up correctly. Seller replaced that chopstick within days!!!" —poidog

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in blue, green, and red).

    43. A hilarious addition to an already awesome game designed specifically for your favorite basic B — just note that a Starbucks cup, Michael Kors watch, and oversized sunnies are not included.

    Promising review: "This is probably the most hilarious game we've ever played. It easily beats out Cards Against Humanity whenever we are choosing a game to play with our friends. We were laughing so hard we had difficulty reading some of the cards out loud. Best game ever!" —~Beloved~

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (requires What Do You Meme? core game to play).

    44. An actually playable guitar T-shirt for when they need to release their inner rock star but forgot to bring their Fender.


    Get it from ThinkGeek for $14.99 (available in sizes S-3XL).

    45. An organic growing kit with everything you need to grow some very yummy treats for your kitty (that are actually good for them).

    Kit includes organic seed mix, organic soil, and a delightful little cat planter.

    Promising review: "As a cat, I first looked at this gift and smirked. 'That's not going to grow as promised, and what in the heck did my human buy me now?' But, miracle of miracles — it not only grew, but the stuff is high quality to munch on. I did manage to knock over the cute container, but my human re-potted it for me in something 'cat safe,' whatever that is. Meowta here." —Donna Elliott

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97.

    46. A sexy AF 2019 calendar to replace last year's swimsuit edition.

    Promising review: "Great product at a great price! I gave my vet the 2018 calendar and he says all of his clients look at the daily pictures. Most of the clients are waiting to have their bill prepared. He said they really enjoy it and laugh or smile. I bought the 2019 calendar to give for Christmas 2018. It's very cute and funny. I bought the 2019 cat-shaming calendar too this year." —rebecca raspet

    Get it from Amazon for $11.53.

    47. A fierce AF mad libs you'd better buy bitch or risk being forced to sashay away.

    Promising review: "This is a really fun product for fans of the show. Combines the fun of mad libs with references to the show. The little stories always start out pretty hysterical. It's pretty slim but long, so if you have a bag big enough to carry a book around in, you can slip this in there with it." —BookMonster

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    48. A sparkling splurgeworthy Gucci workout set — complete with headband and two wristbands — for that person on your list who lives at the gym (and you'll have to now too, because there goes your rent money).


    Get it from Nordstrom for $980.

    49. A helpful little sweatshirt (from the BuzzFeed merch shop) that, honestly, your freakin' family should buy you — if your aunt asks you one more time to log her into her Facebook account, your head may explode.

    "I don't have your password, Brenda! Ask your own damn kids!"

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in sizes S-2XL).

    50. A delightful and beautifully illustrated book about how one ordinary man (with a big heart and great talent) changed the world.

    Promising review: "I have a deep love for Mr. Meltzer's 'Ordinary People' series and this book is no exception. It is sweet and touching with a wonderful message — be creative and kind, work hard, and help others. I would highly recommend this and any other book in this series." —Casey

    Get it from Amazon for $13.37.

    51. A microwave- and dishwasher-safe ceramic mug perfect for anyone who just got accepted into Hogwarts.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    52. A comfy sweatshirt designed with your care instructions right on the front.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $19.90 (available in sizes S-L).

    53. A cat-butts coloring book because you like cat butts and you cannot lie. It would also make a great gift for all your brothers because they can't deny, when a feline walks in with an itty-bitty face and puts her round butthole in your face you the mood to color.

    Promising review: "I love this book! So funny and the drawings are actually really great. If you are looking for a clever, charming, touching gift for any occasion, this is the best impulse for-no-reason buy ever!" —noone

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    54. A set of light-up coasters, because darkness is no excuse for f#@%ing up your table.

    Promising review: "This is a perfect gift for the nerd in your life! My fiance and I were at a friend's house when he discovered these coasters and declared them the 'coolest thing ever.' I bought them for his birthday and they are a hit for hosting and adding a little color and fun to our evenings in at home. I've had multiple people ask me where to get these. The battery life has been great so far and looks like they'll be easy enough to replace." —Samantha B

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    55. An illustrated book filled some of the weirdest, most random, and perhaps totally useless facts in existence.

    Promising review: "A quick read! Pretty interesting and enjoyable. I give the author a 10 for just getting all this trivia collected and organized! Sending it off to my 92-year-old aunt, I think she'll enjoy it too." —dennphill

    Get it from Amazon for $13.46.

    56. A bottle of some seriously yummy Secret Aardvark Habanero Sauce, because we all have that one person on our list who just loves hot sauce a little too much.

    Promising review: "If you've seen HotOnes on YouTube, you've seen folks eat this. Let me tell you, it's manageable! Especially for those who aren't looking to kill themselves with hot sauce but want to step up their hot sauce game with something flavorful. This works really well on various foods and would be killer on some BBQ brisket. I mostly use this to pep up my microwave magic meals that are supposed to be healthy for me but don't really deliver the flavor. A little bit of this (or a lot), gives me some flavor punch and turns bland food into something pretty tasty." —Thomas B. Greenman

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    57. A delightful-smelling candle for anyone who isn't gonna make it home this holiday season.

    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn't sure about how it would smell but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back to so many memories of home. I don't know how they did it, but Homesick Candles managed to replicate the smell of home so well in this candle that it took my boyfriend back home immediately. Definitely worth my money! :)" —Bailey K

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in all 50 states and in some specific regions).

    58. And a pair of fresh AF cufflinks for anyone born and raised in West Philadelphia and who spent most of their days on the playground.


    Get them from Nordstrom for $65.

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