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    97 Of The Best Gifts To Give In 2018

    I don’t mean to brag, but we're putting Buddy the elf to SHAME this year.

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    1. A wine aerator that’ll infuse oxygen to release any inexpensive wine's ~aromas~ and bolden the taste right out of the bottle — so basically you're about to become their favorite sommelier.

    2. A glitzy scratch-off map poster so they can show off all the places they've traveled.

    3. An 18K gold–dipped initial necklace hung on an angle for a fashion-forward addition to your outfit — you can find expensive versions of this necklace at tons of high-end stores.

    4. A mini Le Creuset cocotte to fulfill their fantasies of owning this fancy shmancy brand and eating everything with their pinky up.

    5. A five-year memory book with a pretty gold foil cover and gilded pages that'll make journaling feel so chic. They'll only need to contribute one line a day in order to reflect in style.

    6. A set of gold metal straws for making tap water feel fancier than sparkling. Will they bring these to restaurants? Of course.

    7. A bottle of spicy honey sure to add some zip to their hot toddies, pizzas, margaritas, salads, cheese plate, ice cream... do I need to keep going?

    8. A subscription to Winc, because this'll deliver their much-needed adult juice right to their door on a monthly basis. But this is a real step up from their grocery store discount wine: they'll get to cheaply explore international varieties from sparkling to pinot noir. All from the couch in their jammies!

    9. A gorgeous rose quartz roller and scraper massager for that just went to the spa feeling.

    10. An HP portable photo printer for the perfect solution to finding something (ANYTHING) to give to the trendiest friend who seems to have it all. Now they can decorate their room with all those artsy shots from their perfect Insta grid.

    11. A set of two magnetic glasses holders so your dad will finally always know exactly where he left his reading glasses.

    12. A small external charger to gift the person who always forgets to charge their phone.

    13. A Facetory sheet mask subscription box for the gift of relaxation & a little me time *AND* wow-I-didn't-know-my-skin-could-feel-this-good hydration.

    14. A passport case complete with card, boarding pass, and pen slots! This is ideal for the friend who loves to travel, but is also laughably unorganized. (In other words, me.)

    15. A bottle of Poo-Pourri — it can APPEAR like a gag gift but will turn out to be the most useful thing in a bathroom (aside from toilet paper and indoor plumbing). Did someone say "stocking stuffer?"

    16. A 2019 wall calendar featuring sloths doing YOGA. Maybe it's time we change the position name from downward dog to downward sloth, eh?

    17. A 23andMe DNA testing kit so you can secretly get yourself a really cool gift — but of course it's for you, mom! Now quickly tell me where the heck our ancestors are from. PLEASE be somewhere with yummy food so I — I mean we — can visit.

    18. And! An Embark dog DNA test so your actual favorite family member can join in on the fun with just a simple, hopefully-no-fuss cheek swab — it analyzes for over 250 dog breeds (including wolf, coyote, and village dog ancestry!).

    19. An amazingly quick and easy air fryer, because crispy, crunchy goodness and getting things done faster are two of the most universal wants I can possibly think of.

    20. A copy of Becoming by Michelle Obama — it provides an inspiring look into the former FLOTUS's life and the journey she took into becoming the icon so many see her as today.

    21. A paddle cheeseboard plate with three polished cheese knives so they can both decorate their kitchen when they hang this up, and have an excuse to throw a fancy wine and cheese party. You'll definitely be the guest of honor.

    22. A pair of tassel earrings that won't be a hassle to get — THANK YOU, two-day shipping.

    23. A wine bottle vacuum pumper that removers air from your ~vino~ to preserve freshness for up to a week. Not that a bottle of wine would last a week in your house, but...

    24. A sweet and salty gift basket, because this'll show your loved ones how you really do believe they deserve the best of both worlds — and to eat everything in one day while never leaving the couch. It's the only way to do the holidays.

    25. A set of affirmation cards you can slip to your work spouse who could use after a lil' positivity after your monster of a boss (unjustly) called them out in a department meeting.

    26. An essential oil diffuser that'll not only help anyone who gets nosebleeds in the winter, but make everyone's home feel extra relaxing.

    27. A supremely luxurious faux fur throw that'll transform anyone's home into Winterfell itself — minus the violence.

    28. A The Balm matte liquid lipstick kit with six mini shades that'll 100% make your friend want to smooch you with gratitude — which they can, thanks to the lipsticks' long-lasting formula.

    29. An insulated, marbleized water bottle designed to keep your water cold for 24 hours for a stylish reason to stay hydrated.

    30. An Instant Pot because once you've experienced the delight of using it, you've just gotta spread the joy.

    31. Facial sprays with so so many uses, it's hard to keep track of 'em all. They can set and refresh your makeup, give foundation a dewy appearance, add refreshing hydration to dull-looking skin, and help keep breakouts at bay.

    32. A pack of drop-dead gorgeous tarot cards proving that the future is bright.

    33. A city skyline ring to commemorate their hometown or just a favorite destination.

    34. A dishwasher-safe airtight cold-brew maker that'll help them get their morning pick-me-up right out of their fridge.

    35. A double-ended wing stamp/liner pen that'll foolproof their whole dang morning routines and shave off precious minutes spent trying to draw perfect cat eyes — there's nothing like helping your friends feel like badasses or makeup pros.

    36. A knife block set to add some ~sharply~ minimalistic design to your kitchen — how cool are those sleek black knives and the acrylic stand?

    37. A felt letter board for tonight's dinner menu, welcoming guests, or just sassy sayings.

    38. An original Squatty Potty toilet stool, because A) it'll be hilarious when they unwrap it and B) it really does align everything in a natural way to make pooping easier and faster.

    39. A water pick that just may be the best practical gift you can give — over 11K people swear by it!

    40. An ingeniously designed baking pan so you can finally stop fighting over the edge pieces of brownies, lasagna, baked ziti, cornbread, mac & cheese, etc.

    41. The SipCaddy, a wine glass (or beer can!) holder that'll suction cup to your bathroom wall so you can more easily enjoy your relaxing beverage of choice in the bubble bath.

    42. A powerful electric toothbrush, because this luxurious-looking tool looks a heck of a lot more expensive than it actually is. Your friend's about to get a real upgrade from their usual random drugstore pick.

    43. A set of wooly crew socks: YES, grown adults want to receive socks — preferably ones that are super warm and super cozy. Do you have any idea how much we, the job-having and apartment-renting youth, want socks?

    44. A pair of initial cufflinks with people who mean business when it comes to work attire in mind.

    45. A pair of Earhoox designed specifically for Apple EarPods and AirPods so they don't fall out when you're exercising or, you know, just walking down the street.

    46. A set of wine sippy cups that'll save them some dignity when you're all drinking out of these as a group, obviously not because the last time they were over they spilled red wine all over your couch.

    47. A set of glass beaker shot glasses for all those chemists out there who need a drink.

    48. Watercolor brush pens in case they've grown a little tired of adult coloring backs and regular colored pencils. Time to step it up!

    49. A gel-infused mattress topper that’ll make them call their mom and tell them how much better you treat them. They now owe every good night of sleep to you.

    50. A personal blender with a handy to-go bottle to help lighten the workload of the person who ~just can't~ until they've had their morning smoothie.

    51. A five-piece Adrienne Vittadini plush spa set to bring the luxury treatment right to their door. Should you include champagne? YES.

    52. A metal bulletin board for hanging up in your work space, or even just your room so you have an easy place to put up photos, notes and reminders, memorabilia, and more!

    53. A silk pajama set, because even when they're lounging at home they definitely desire a fancy look.

    54. A sonic massager, because 'tis the season for people to feel pretty darn ho ho horny whether or not there's someone waiting under the mistletoe. TBH, most people say this is even *better* than the real thing anyway. A happy holiday, INDEED.

    55. A fill-in-the-blank book you can customize to reflect all the sweetness, goofiness, and happiness of your relationship with your S.O. — or your mom, or your grandparents, or your best friend.

    56. A natural wax, white tea candle in a pretty tin for the ultimate night of relaxation. The tin is so stylish, they can use it for jewelry once the candle is burned through.

    57. A wireless waterproof speaker, because they'll be sure to ~sing praise~ about what appears to be a huge tech splurge on your end.

    58. A mini cast iron skillet for making a sweet dessert for two. (Hint: One of them is you.)

    59. A science kit that lets you grow your very own terrarium! This gift will inspire your kiddos to develop a green thumb — and not turn into an eventual plant murderer, like I am.

    60. A wine accessories gift set presented in a chic bottle-shaped case that'll sure beat the $7 grocery store vino you were considering buying. But now you'll have money leftover to buy that, too!

    61. A set of whiskey stones to make sure your relationship with the hostess isn't ~on the rocks~. Just pop them into the freezer, add to a drink, and enjoy at your leisure — without worrying about it getting watered down by ice!

    62. And an ice wedge glass to keep their drink perfectly chilled while they slowly sip and take in all of the wonderful aromatics.

    63. A USB night light any recipient is sure to seriously love. Dare I say they will love it to the moon (this is where you slap your knee) and back.

    64. A book on sloth philosophy, because