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    25 Amazing Holiday Gifts That Are Actually, Factually Not From Amazon

    FYI — there's a candle in here that's at the top of my list for Santa.

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    What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

    Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it. 

    1. A motivational Ted Lasso mug you can count on to leave any recipient (and fan of the show) grinning from ear to ear — it can't be helped, his joy is contagious!

    a white mug with ted lasso on it and a sign that says "believe" behind him

    2. A set of SpongeBob face masks that'll have the two of you rolling on the floor laughing while singing "F is for friends who do stuff togetherrrrr."

    two models wearing spongebob and patrick face maks

    3. A knit weighted blanket you'll find to be unlike any you've probably seen before — it's weighted naturally with a layering technique instead of with artificial filling. And it looks SO snuggly!

    a model with a green woven blanket around them

    4. Snowflake earrings to bring a touch of sparkle and holiday magic to their jewelry lineup.

    5. Or a pink satin robe with dramatic lace sleeves to give them the Main Character energy they've been dreaming about.

    a model in a pink satin robe with black lace sleeve accents

    6. A travel-sized raclette they can use to bring cheesy goodness with them wherever they go — talk about becoming the life of the dinner party!

    7. A Birthdate Candle featuring their actual day of birth, because who doesn't love something customized JUST for them?

    a candle that says march fourth on it

    8. A tabletop fireplace with removable glass so they can enjoy a freshly made s'more any time of year — yum.

    The small tabletop fireplace with rocks and a small flame

    9. A throw blanket that'll make a statement in their home decor while also ensuring they're nice 'n' cozy this winter.

    a blanket with blackberries and leaves on it with a boarder that says "the blacker the berry the sweeter the juice"

    10. A DIY mochi ice cream kit your friend with a sweet tooth will love you forever for — the lil' treats will be so fun to both make and devour.

    Mochi inside silicone mold beside ingredients and packaging

    11. A gold necklace with a charm inspired by modernist French sculptures, but more importantly was worn by Taylor Swift in this now iconic TikTok about fall. Any fan would delightfully appreciate this Easter egg of a gift.

    a side by side photo of Taylor Swift wearing the necklace next to the gold necklace with a square shaped charm

    12. Otherland's Alpine Crystal candle from their latest Adorned collection — also known as the perfect gift for anyone who wants their home to smell like a refreshing forest.

    a dark blue candle with a forest on it

    13. A drinking glass that says "iced coffee is always a great idea" — a must-have for someone who can typically be found sipping on *the good stuff* even when it's below freezing outside.

    the glass in a bed of holly and frosted pinecones

    14. A pair of safety pin earrings for an edgy look that won't actually poke them behind the ears like the real thing would. Fashion doesn't *always* have to mean pain.

    15. A festive puzzle they'll likely want to frame and save after piecing it together this holiday season to use year after year as a piece of decor.

    16. A subscription to Book of the Month for any bibliophile who hates having to actually speak to someone in a store about what they should read next and would much rather have their next fave novel delivered to their door.

    a stack of books

    17. Olive and June's Mani System they'll absolutely adore because they can experiment with a variety of colors and change their look up whenever the mood strikes without spending a ton at a nail salon.

    18. A fuzzy pullover from Skims Cozy Collection, so they can channel their inner Kim K when taking selfies (she is THE selfie queen, after all).

    a model in a fuzzy half-zip brown

    19. A bedazzled matcha ornament to gift to your favorite co-worker who never turns down an invite to grab a caffeinated beverage with you..

    a glittering matcha drink-shaped ornament with "you mean so matcha to me" on it

    20. A set of earrings, each featuring black stones that'll coordinate nicely with the combat boots they've asked Santa to bring them this year.

    a model wearing four black stud earrings in various designs

    21. A expressive pin that'll show what most people feel without them having to go out of their way to tell anyone/everyone to back off.

    a red pin that looks like a name tag that says hello i hate everyone

    22. A darling standing calendar for their desk to motivate them to get all of their work done so someday they'll be successful and free to travel the world Emily in Paris-style.

    23. A set of Moon Globes they can leave in their fridge or freezer then break out when their skin is in need of some *chill time*. A must for anyone who is prone to puffy under-eyes.

    24. An Eevee Loungefly backpack so they can show off their favorite Pokémon whether their on a quest to *catch 'em all* or simply on their way to grab coffee.

    a backpack with an eevee pokemon on it

    25. And an old school coin pouch like the one they used to use to carry their lunch money in back in the day — what goes around comes around with fashion, baby.

    a pile of different rubbery coin pouch keychains with different phrases on them

    So, do you want to join me on a holiday shopping spree?

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