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53 Practical Gifts To Get Your Parents This Year

What's that? The sound of your parents finally admitting you're the favorite after receiving a brand-new Instant Pot.

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1. The Home Edit Life book, for anyone who has already finished watching the entire Get Organized Netflix series and would like nothing more than some guidance on how to create zones in their home (guilty).

2. An electric toothbrush with a subscription-based brush head refill, so your dad will never have to remember to buy another toothbrush or brush head again. Now THAT is something to smile about.

3. A memory foam seat cushion to ensure they're comfortable and supported from top to bottom — literally.

the rounded cushion on a chair

4. A shower curtain complete with pockets they can use to upgrade their bathroom's storage space without doing something wild like installing a new vanity or cabinets.

a clear shower curtain with pockets in it

5. An ever-popular Instant Pot with so many uses they'll need to take a deep breath before deciding what to make with it first.

6. A microfiber duvet cover set so you can switch up their bedroom's color scheme without overwhelming them with *too much* change at once.

7. And luxurious sheets that'll make them feel like they're staying in a 5-star hotel every night instead of their own home. Only the best for your fam!

the sheets in eggplant purple

8. A stylish beaded chain they can attach to their mask to ensure they won't misplace it or have to put it down on any potentially germ-filled surfaces.

9. A Makeup Eraser cloth they'll wonder how they lived this long without after seeing how it magically takes ALL of their makeup off with just a few swipes.

a buzzfeed writer wiping off their makeup with the pink cloth

10. A subscription to Atlas Coffee Club to bring aromatic, fresh beans from all over the world right to their front door.

11. A faux fur throw blanket, so soft you'll want to buy two of so Mom and Dad don't have to fight over it.

12. Or a hand-woven blanket complete with fringe detailing you can use to cover up the wine stain you somehow managed to get on their couch during Thanksgiving. All anyone will want to know is where they found such a fabulous throw.

a customer's photo of the woven blanket in grey and white with mustard yellow accents

13. Ugg's classic ultra mini bootie to keep their feet feeling pampered all day long — they deserve it!

14. A rapid egg cooker that'll make their breakfast faster than they can say, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?"

15. A cleaning pen to help your jewelry-obsessed parent keep their gems sparkling.

16. A dynamic sneaker they likely wore in the '90s and will be overwhelmed with nostalgia about adding them to their shoe collection once again.

a white yellow and black chunky sneaker

17. A Yeti cooler for your parents who love to take road trips and splurge on a ton of local food items but never have enough room to store them in the car.

the big cooler in a sage green on the ground next to two rugged men's legs

18. LED strip lights for the back of their TV or computer monitor that'll add some extra mood lighting to any room and are said to help prevent eyestrain. Go ahead, watch Netflix for days on end without concern.

19. An oversized Madewell tote your mom will absolutely love because it isn't "over-the-top" and will have room for ALL of her random necessities — yes, even that spare packet of tissues and a Bed Bath & Beyond coupon from 2009.

20. An apron with built-in oven mitts and a sewn-in conversion chart that'll protect their clothes while they whip up your favorite meals whenever you visit.

21. A set of OXO Pop containers that'll match all of their appliances and keep their pantry so neat and orderly Marie Kondo would burst into tears of joy upon seeing it.

an array of the pop containers in a nicely organized pantry

22. Home Chef's meal delivery service, a must-have for anyone who has been vowing to stop ordering out multiple times a week and would benefit from some at-home cooking guidance.

23. A towel from Havly that'll get softer each time they wash it — they've spent years raising your annoying butt, don't you think they deserve something soft to dry off theirs?

24. A pack of oven liners to protect the bottom of their oven from any overflow/oozing and let them continue on pretending they're competing on The Great British Baking Show worry-free.

the mat in the bottom of an oven with apple pie drippings on it

25. Oven mitts they'll love ~beary~ much — especially because they're actually heat-resistant.

a model wearing the brown even mitts that look like bear claws

26. Or a brown sugar bear that is as cute as it is functional and'll keep their sugar from getting hard as a rock over time. When the mood strikes to bake something delicious they won't have to head out to the store for an extra ingredient.

27. A special necklace you can customize with their name so they can wear it every day and stop debating "which necklace goes with this outfit?"

28. A rustic wooden stand that'll hold their cookbook or tablet so they'll be able to follow along with any recipe hands-free (here's to hoping it's for their famous chocolate chip cookies you've been craving).

the wooden cookbook holder that is somewhat shaped like a cutting board

29. A set of satin pillowcases to make them feel like they're living a life of luxury while also improving breakage, tangles, and frizz in their hair.

30. A plush Moroccan-style area rug with a chevron design that'll inspire them to get out of bed so they can squish their toes into its soft material.

the rug in tan

31. A subscription to Disney+ so you can selfishly use it also and stream all of the classic movies you grew up watching together.

a screenshot of the disney plus page

32. A new set of nonstick pots and pans, free of toxic metals so they can keep on cooking without fear of ingesting anything they shouldn't be.

the pots and pans in their shelving in marigold

33. A handheld knife sharpener they can use to bring their most-used kitchen utensils back to life in a flash without destroying their countertop or cutting boards.

a model using the tiny sharpener to revive their knife

34. A set of socks to keep your loved one's toes toasty all winter long — beware, you'll probably want to pick up some for yourself!

35. A pack of colorful silicone straws they can use with their morning cup of iced coffee.

36. Or a collapsible straw your mom can keep in her purse for spontaneous Starbucks runs (you and I both know she's glad they're not using straws anymore but still prefers to drink her iced latte through one).

two models holding a starbucks drink each with a different finalstraw in it