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    32 Thoughtful Housewarming Gifts I Bet They'll Actually Use

    AKA, stuff they won't just find a year from now and donate to charity.

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    1. A tissue house for the perpetually sniffly person with minimalist tendencies. Plus, it's just so cute!

    2. A legendary coffee grinder that won't cost you a million bucks but WILL please any coffee lover. (My coworker at my old job swears by this thing, and I trust in him for all things coffee.)

    3. And strong whole bean coffee that may appeal to anyone who loves to be extremely caffeinated and a tad morbid. (It me.)

    4. A personalized door mat to tip off visitors that, yes, they do have the correct address. And the recipients WILL know if anyone gets any ideas about stealing it bc, well, it has their name!

    5. A novel-tea set for anyone who's super excited about their new lil' reading nook where they can get cozy with a nice cuppa.

    6. A fair-trade candle in a gorgeous container they'll hang onto after its burn time of 65 hours expires. FYI, each of this company's candles is hand-poured by a woman artisan who's a former refugee building a new life for herself in the US!

    7. A mini bonsai tree reflection pool to bring a lil' calm and reflection into their new home. Even though there are still a bunch of unpacked boxes in the spare bedroom, no guests are allowed in during this housewarming party.

    8. Or some faux lilac (potted!) or some pretty, pretty convincing succulents, because you can't bear hearing yet another plant murder story from them.

    9. A funny bathroom guest book they'll start filling up ASAP at the housewarming!

    10. A trio of presentable reusable grocery totes that'll look so nice hanging up in their mudroom or by the door.

    11. A set of six "drinking buddies" to help identify whose glass is whose and also make for some extremely silly party pics.

    12. A bottle of ~good~ olive oil because you should listen to Ina Garten (this is one of her favs)!

    13. An adorable garlic keeper so bulbs can finally get some privacy while keeping the air flow they need to live their best life.

    14. And a Gracula garlic crusher they can put to work when it's time to whip up something in those double ovens of theirs! (Jealous.)

    15. A deodorizing candle meant to erase the funk of their fave four-legged friend. They can also light it when it's time to finally make that garlicky stir fry.

    16. Chambong shot glasses as an over-the-top way to make a toast.

    17. A professionally framed pic you can easily snag from their Insta feed — it's something you know they like, but it'll still be a surprise!

    18. A cast-iron doorstop with a Rodin-like bootay or a watchful pup to serve as heavy-hitting assistants when they need the help.

    19. A guac-preserving gadget, in case they have any left over from the housewarming party or just want to make a big post-party batch for themselves!

    20. A faux fur throw they can use as a stylish decor crutch 'til their budget rebounds from the move and they can replace that lackluster side chair.

    21. Absorbent coasters that only *look* like they're marble and are cheap enough that you could still even shell out for a bottle of two-buck Chuck if you're feeling especially gracious.

    22. A tiny lil' desk calendar they can easily squeeze into their new office nook that barely fits more than a laptop but STILL qualifies as an office nook!

    23. Or a pop icons desk calendar if they can spare a lil' more room and are the friend who's always convincing you to go to a show.

    24. A mini waffle maker and waffle mix that'll help whip up a quick and easy breakfast treat!

    25. Pretty soap dispensers they can decant their big-box buys into so no one accidentally lathers up with Dawn. Though worse things could happen.

    26. An adorable fridge refresher that'll look nicer than the crusty old box of baking soda they used in their old place.

    27. A flat colander they'll never run out of reasons to use.

    28. Laundry room wall art that you can put in a pretty frame for their new fully-fledged laundry space. Oh and also, you're coming over to do your laundry next weekend.

    29. Geometric bookends for the bibliophile who's already run out of places to store all their tomes in the new digs. *raises hand*

    30. Dip bowls that may just finally be big enough to contain your own personal serving of their famous buffalo chicken dip the next time you come over to watch a game.

    31. An electric wine bottle opener they can put to use STAT for opening all the bottles other guests bring.

    32. And a toast-worthy card that could also cover OTHER wonderful things they're celebrating!

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