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    24 Gifts To Give Your Tough-To-Shop-For Significant Other

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    1. A copy of The Old Farmer's Almanac 2020 Canadian Edition that's chock-full of facts so they can have the satisfaction of being right at least every once in a while.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $7.91.

    2. A portable massage cushion that'll ease the tension in their neck and shoulders after a long day, because all humans adore the gift of relaxation.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $68.99.

    3. An 11-in-1 stainless steel pocket tool for the practical sort who just likes to be prepared.

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    The multi-tool includes a can opener, bottle opener, 4-position wrench, 2-position wrench, butterfly screw wrench, direction ancillary wrench, knife edge, saw blade, screwdriver, ruler, and keychain hole.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.41.

    4. A cold brew maker to save them big bucks on bean juice in the new year — all those early morning coffee runs are starting to add up! And having their favourite bevy in the comfort of their home? Heaven.

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    The cold brew maker is BPA-free, has a non-slip handle, fits in most fridge doors, and produces four servings of the good stuff. The coffee stays good for up to two weeks.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    For a glowing review of this baby, check out "If You Drink Iced Coffee Year Round, You Need This Under-$20 Cold Brew Maker".

    5. A FitBit Versa 2 fitness watch that'll track their steps, heart rate, sleep, swim, plus it'll play music AAAAAND it's compatible with Alexa. This watch basically does it all.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $199.95+ (available in five colours).

    6. An essential-oil diffuser so they can surround themselves with scents that bring them to their happy place.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $36.99.

    7. This journal that asks for just one line a day for five years, so they create a fun little time capsule without the effort of hardcore journaling.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.86.

    For more on the journal, check out "This One Line A Day Journal Is My Most Prized Possession."

    8. Or this Q&A a Day journal you can fill out ~together~, which asks questions like "Where would you like to travel with your partner?" or the delightfully sappy (or potentially offensive, if you have some OPINIONS) "What does your partner's laugh sound like?"

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    Your partner may not love everything, but they probably love love!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.95.

    9. An Instax camera with a charming dose of retro flair, so they can channel their creativity anywhere and maybe snap some cute shots of you while they're at it.

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    And be sure to pick up some film, too!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $69+ (available in 12 colours).

    Hear more praises for the Instax in "Here's Why You Should Start Travelling With An Instant Camera."

    10. A fill-in-the-blank book to woo your S.O. with sweet, sweet compliments. Oh, nice things about me? You shouldn't have!

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    The book has 112 pages and comes with a plastic sleeve for safe-keeping. Prompts such as "You deserve the ______ award," and "You have the greatest taste in ______," guide you towards some sweet sentiments. May I suggest, "You have the greatest taste in partners."

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.60 (available in 15 subjects).

    11. A LifeStraw, a totally must-have for anyone who's even slightly outdoorsy. It turns any kind of water — river, lake, etc. — into clean, drinkable water. It doesn't even use batteries, so it'll be good to go whenever they need it!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.72.

    12. A cheese board for the significant other who loves to entertain. No more serving their beloved triple-crème on an old, chipped plate. And it has a hidden drawer for the serving utensils!

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    Cheese is a universal crowd pleaser, don't @ me. (Yes, vegans included!)

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $64.99.

    13. A wine, can, and bottle holder so they can enjoy their favourite adult beverage from the comfort of their own tub.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.99 (available in six colours).

    14. A Waterpik water flosser for getting their teeth so clean they make a *ding* sound when they smile like in a cartoon. The grown-up gift they never thought they'd be excited for, but hey — this is 30.

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    It has 10 pressure settings, seven water flossing tips, and 90 seconds of water capacity.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $85.50+ (available in six colours).

    15. A Squatty Potty, because the ultimate sign of true love is knowing each others' poop schedules. And trust me, once they try a Squatty Potty, they'll never look back.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20.28.

    Learn more about the Squatty Potty in "I Tried The Squatty Potty And I Will Never Poop The Same."

    16. A very silly screaming goat for their desk — it'll bleat and scream at the touch of a button. Who ~wouldn't~ want this, honestly?

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    It even comes with a book of screaming goat facts.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.62.

    17. An Amazon Prime membership, so they can order whatever the heck they want and have it delivered the very next day.


    And juuuuust in case you messed up and they already happen to have one, they'll be able to exchange it for an Amazon gift card. Win-win!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 a month or $79 for the year.

    18. An Aerogarden for the home chef whose ultimate dream is to grow their own herbs year-round, but who maybe doesn't have the greenest thumb. No shade, but the dry, brown basil on the windowsill speaks for itself.

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    Make their dreams come true with this seriously awesome countertop garden that reminds you when to water and add plant food! Each one comes with Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, thyme, Thai basil and mint.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $129.99+ (available in three colours).

    Check out "Grow Herbs In Your Apartment With Zero Effort Using This Smart Countertop Garden" for more info!

    19. A mug warmer that regulates the temperature of coffee or tea they can nurse their drink for hours without sipping an ice-cold beverage. A feat of technology.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.25.

    20. A stovetop espresso maker for making rich, smooth espresso in under five minutes *and* feeling like the classiest kid on the block.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.97+ (available in two sizes).

    21. A Panda planner to help make life a little more manageable for the partner with things to do and goals to achieve.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $38.

    22. A Nintendo Switch Lite so they can game on the go. They still talk about their Game Boy from 1999 with such fondness...I think it's time to bring the magic back.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $258.99 (available in three colours).

    For more on the Switch Lite, check out "Here's Why You May Want To Buy A Nintendo Switch Lite Even If You Already Have A Switch."

    23. Some ~cheesy~ socks, because you can never, EVER have too many socks, especially when they come packaged in a pizza box.

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    Get a box of four pairs from Amazon Canada for $34.99 (available in men's and women's sizes).

    24. A bidet attachment for their toilet, because regardless of their tastes, everyone can get behind having a sparkling-clean booty.

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    Get it for Amazon Canada for $46.13 (available in two colours).

    Check out "This Bidet Has Made My Butt Cleaner Than Ever" for more!

    25. An external battery, because despite being the smartest, best person you know, their phone is ALWAYS about to die. Let's remedy that.

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    My partner got this for me, and I truly use it every day. It holds three FULL charges for an iPhone and is an essential, especially considering I'm lost 100% of the time.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $37.99.

    Good luck gifting! Hope you don't get a dreaded medium reaction!!!!

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