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    24 Little Gifts That'll Let Your Favorite People Know You're Thinking Of Them

    Kinda like sending a little hug in a box. ❤️

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    1. A cuuuuute puppy plushie they'll be forever grateful to receive every time a quick cuddle sesh turns their frown upside down., Amazon

    Promising review: "It looked exactly like the picture. It is SO soft and great quality. My mom and my sister loved mine so much, I'm getting them one for Christmas. Would DEFINITELY buy!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98 (available in two sizes and four designs).

    2. This cereal bowl candle that actually smells like a bowl of Froot Loops!!! In other words, it's perfect for the friend who still hasn't let go of their childhood love for their favorite cereal.


    I bought this as a gift for my friend who's OBSESSED with cereal and would eat it for every meal if he could, and he LOVED this. It smells exactly like Froot Loops cereal, and you can actually use the bowl and spoon once the wax is all melted. He thought it was so cool-looking that he said he might not even light the candle! Either way, it'd still make great decor for a room.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    3. A mug with a very sweet message that'll surely make your partner think of you every time they use it.

    emmakeegslifestyle / Etsy

    Plus, the mug is dishwasher safe so your loved one can make a cute lil' mug cake and have a super easy cleanup.

    Get it from emmakeegslifestyle on Etsy for $16.50+ (available in two sizes).

    4. These four pairs of pizza socks sure to make your siblings with a ~cheesy~ sense of humor fall over laughing. Plus, it'll keep their feet nice 'n warm while they jump for joy and call you to thank you for the gift., Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this as a surprise for my significant other, and he LOVED it! He is a sock fanatic and is always looking for new fun pairs of socks, and the presentation of this was a perfect touch to make it even more fun to deliver. Everything fit perfectly, and the socks in the pizza box looked exactly like what was expected! Thanks so much!" —Logan

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99 (available in women's sizes 5.5-9 and in men's 9.5-13).

    5. A simple, sterling silver wave ring to remind your S.O. that you love them as much as you love sharing sunsets by the water with them.

    I used to be really obsessed with rings, but have stopped wearing anything but my high school class ring in recent years because I spend a lot of money on products that look cute at first but wind up tarnishing in just a week's time. I came across this ring on Amazon and immediately fell in love with its simplicity and symbolism (riding the wave of life, and all that jazz). I've worn it every day for the last month and haven't seen any signs of tarnish yet — I even keep it on when I wash my hands, and the silver tone doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I think this one's a win in my book!

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in sizes 2-13 and in a variety of finishes).

    6. This Homesick candle you can send in the mail to remind them of their beloved hometown. Warning: They might burst into tears of joy at the sentiment.


    I recently ordered one of these candles for a friend to remind them that I'm thinking of them and they LOVED it! It truly brightened their day and they said the candle smells amazing. I had the candle shipped directly to their address, which was no problem at all. These candles are such thoughtful gifts since they feel so personal, and any recipient would be happy to have one!

    Get it from Homesick for $29.95 (available in all 50 states).

    7. A fill-in-the-blank bestie book with prompts all about your ~amazing~ best friend and the memories you have together. You can fill it out and get suuuper personal, then send it to them in mail for an ultra thoughtful surprise.


    Promising review: "This was very fun to fill out for my best friend. It took a while because I decorated the pages with stickers and doodles and by the end it couldn't close but it was so perfect. I filmed a video of me flipping through the pages so I wouldn't forget what I made/sent her since I mailed it to her in a care package. The size is so adorable and I love that it's a lovely little reminder that she can take out and look at when she misses me to smile at all of our amazing memories and inside jokes I included for her inside." —Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $10.15 (available in 14 styles, including ones for mom, dad, and teacher).

    8. This ~cheeky~ keychain sure to have your S.O. sending you text messages that read something like, "🤣🤣🤣❤️❤️😘😘" as soon as they receive it.


    Promising review: "It was a cute little gift for my girlfriend. She got a kick out of it and currently has it on her keychain. No complaints." —Mason Helsel

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    9. A delicate wooden music box you can send to a loved one (there are other engravings available to suit the person you have in mind). They'll wanna keep it front and center in a place they can always see it.

    Promising review: "I got this as a gift for my mom.. she used to sing this song to me and my brothers and sang it to our kids as well. The handle is pretty delicate but the box itself is beautiful and well made and the music plays clearly. I wouldn’t recommend this as a gift to be handled often, but definitely to sit as decor in someone’s home as a reminder of wonderful memories." —Rebecca Treece

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in five engravings).

    10. This iridescent plastic rose perfect for your bestie, parent, sibling, or partner who's always managed to kill the real roses and plants you've sent them in the past.


    FYI, it comes with an equally cute heart-shaped stand to display it on.

    Promising review: "The rose was just as I expected it to be. It was meant to be a gift and she loved it. It’s really light and fragile, but very exquisite and realistic. Came with a heart-shape stand and a nice box." —Andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in six colors).

    11. A personalized greeting box from Greetabl that'll really surprise them with how much love can fit into a teeny, tiny box. Once they unfold it and read all your kind messages, they'll be grinning from ear-to-ear.

    Here's how it works: First, you pick a box design — there are so many cute ones to choose from so this might be the hardest part! Then, you'll add a few tiny gifts to be placed inside the box. Gifts can include small candies, tiny greeting cards, stickers, magnets, keychains, enamel pins, tiny candles, lip balm, and more (they range from $3-$25). Finally, you'll customize the inside of the box with photos of you and your loved one and cute messages. That's all!

    Get it from Greetabl starting at $10 (available in over 100 box designs).

    12. This silver-toned interlocking pendant to show your best friend, grandparent, aunt, or sister that your love for them has no end — just like a circle.


    Promising review: "What a beautiful necklace for a great price. I gave this to my best friend for her birthday and she put it on that day and hasn't taken it off since. It really is pretty, and it's dainty and light. She's told me that she has had many compliments on it. I would definitely recommend this to give as a gift or buy for yourself!" —S Goodrich

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

    13. This pair of long-distance friendship lamps that light up every time they're touched to let your favorite person know you're thinking of them.

    Uncommon Goods

    It works by using a Wi-Fi connection and the lights actually cycle through different colors when touched.

    Promising review: "What an amazing way to stay connected with my loved ones all over the country! I love that we all touch it in the morning to say good morning and we touch it at night to say goodnight to each other. And all the times in between just to say I love you and I'm thinking of you. My sister bought it for another sister when she was going through chemotherapy. We have since expanded it to other members of our family and it has such a heartwarming presence on my counter. Love it!" —Sue

    Get a set of two from Uncommon Goods for $170 (also available as a single lamp).

    14. A tortilla-inspired blanket to wrap them in the same warmth and comfort as one of your hugs (and to start the onslaught of cute human burrito selfies that are sure to ensue).


    Promising review: "I am absolutely in LOVE with my new burrito blanket! I liked the package — not only does it look presentable and would make a perfect gift, but it also made me laugh when I saw 'Nutrition Facts' on the back of it. The blanket itself is lightweight, yet it's so warm and soft, and the fabric is high-quality. My dog loved the blanket so much that now I would have to buy another one for myself!" —Anastasia

    Get it from Amazon for $26.97+ (available in three sizes).

    15. A cute jewelry dish with a beautiful reminder for your dear sister.


    Promising review: "I purchased two of these as gifts for my sisters. They both loved them so I purchased one for myself. One sister has it standing on a shelf and the other sister and I put them on a bedroom dresser for jewelry." —Kak Franklin

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 23 styles, including for mom, aunt, and bestie).

    16. This heart-shaped waffle maker they'll use to happily ~eat their hearts out~ all while thanking you profusely for thinking of them.

    Promising review: "I love this thing! My kids can use it, cleans up super easy, so inexpensive! I love it so much I keep ordering them to give as gifts. My brother has the big old expensive Belgian waffle flip side sucks compared to this. I even helped the kids make egg waffles this morning.....BEFORE SCHOOL!! I’m thinking of doing cookie dough next. I got it for the kids for Christmas and haven’t even put it away yet, it’s just hanging out next to the coffee pot on the counter. Love it." —StaceyG

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 11 styles/colors).

    17. A Pokémon-inspired ornament that's so cute that you won't even have to choose which of your friends to send one to — you'll wanna ~buy 'em all~ for your whole squad.

    KseniyaRevta / Etsy

    You can also add a personalized message simply by inputting it in the type field.

    Promising review: "I got this for my long-distance boyfriend for Valentine’s Day and he absolutely loved it! It shipped quickly and arrived safely. Also it was packaged very well. I’m so happy I got it!" —Liza Barone

    Get it from KseniyaRevta on Etsy for $10.19+ (available in six styles and four packaging options).

    18. This personalized page holder to let your bestie know you haven't forgotten about their insatiable appetite for books.

    IDEAWoodCompany / Etsy

    Simply input the name you want engraved in the type field.

    Get it from IDEAWoodCompany on Etsy for $5.79+ (available in three wood finishes and four engraving options).

    19. A box of mini cookies bound to be a ~sweet~ surprise for your sweetheart.

    David's Cookies

    Promising review: "This is not my first time ordering cookies from David’s and it certainly won’t be my last. They were delivered as I requested and was a birthday gift . They really loved them. It’s such an easy way to send gifts to family and friends." —Guest

    Get a tin of 54 assorted mini cookies from David's Cookies for $36.95.

    20. Or! A box of British chocolates that'll pretty much make for a (delicious) remedy for them missing you all day.

    Promising review: "This was a wonderful gift for a British friend who's lived in the states a long time. She remembered some of these candy bars from growing up and they brought back pleasant memories." —Frank

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    21. This whacky tube dude because they wouldn't mind having another reason to smile with every wave, bow, and dance this cool little guy performs.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "This is the best toy I have ever bought for myself. I got one for my friend's birthday and had to get one for myself, too. So cute and perfect for making your workspace more fun." —Sammo16

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    22. Orrrr a screaming goat figurine to lift their spirits as soon as they hear that hilarious button-induced shriek. They'll certainly pick up the phone to thank you in between fits of laughter.

    Barnes & Noble

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $9.95.

    23. This box of assorted tea bags because enjoying a freshly brewed cup isn't the same as your company, but it'll be the next best thing.


    This box of 48 comes with nine types of teas, including English breakfast, Earl Grey, decaffeinated breakfast, lemon and orange, pure Assam, green tea with Jasmine, organic peppermint, and organic chamomile.

    Promising review: "I’m a regular tea drinker, so when I bumped into this offer I was only too happy to try it out. It turns out that each type of tea is delicious, definitely getting some more of this brand in the future. I really like that they included the decaffeinated variety in the pack. This would also make a good choice for a gift." —Trading Robot

    Get a box of 48 from Amazon for $11.49+ (also available in boxes of 120 and 220).

    24. And a pack of organic lollipops with a beautiful surprise for the gardener in your life. They can delight in eating 'em before planting the sticks to grow herbs and flowers.

    Uncommon Goods

    Once you're done enjoying the lolly, you can actually plant the sticks to grow herbs of your own! You'll receive one lollipop in each of these ~mouthwatering~ flavors: sage and marshmallow (grows sage); lavender and lemongrass (grows lavender); peach and marigold (grows marigold); strawberry and basil (grows basil); champagne and roses (grows rosetta cosmo); rosemary and mint (grows mint); lemon and thyme (grows thyme); and vanilla and hibiscus (grows baby blue eyes).

    Promising review: "These were a hit with my entire family, especially the kids! The lollipops are all delicious and I haven't even gotten to the fun part —planting the sticks and watching them grow! It's such an innovative and fun idea for the whole family and I have already bought two more boxes since they are great for anyone who likes a healthy treat and seeing something grow from it after!" —Dog lover55

    Get a set of eight lollipops from Uncommon Goods for $20 (these are expected to ship by May 12 so if you don't want to wait, you can get a similar set from Urban Outfitters for $23).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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