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    29 Products That Really And Truly Make Great Gifts

    Gift-giving just got a whole lot easier.

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    1. A three-cup stovetop espresso maker for an authentic cup of the good stuff for a lot cheaper than a whole trip to Italy.

    2. A compact and useful external battery that'll be like giving the gift of an always-charged smart phone for years to come.

    3. A scented candle inspired by their home state for anyone feeling a little too far away from family or friends.

    4. A Kindle Paperwhite with a glare-free screen so they'll feel like they're reading an *actual* book — without having to have to schlep around a heavy 1,000-page volume (looking at you, A Song of Ice and Fire).

    5. A compact Shiatsu massager they can use on their neck, back, legs, and more to relax overworked muscles. Plus, it has an optional heat setting for even more pain relief. It's like giving the gift of a portable spa!

    6. A Two-Minute Mornings journal with just a few key questions you can fill out quickly (even before you have coffee) to focus your day and get it off to the right start.

    7. A copy of BuzzFeed's Tasty's Latest and Greatest cookbook filled with recipes from the most popular and delicious videos you've shared with each other, plus step-by-step photos to make sure everything looks how it's *supposed* to along the way.

    8. A sleek black scratch-off map for travel fiends and wanderlusters who haven't started checking off their vacation bucket lists yet alike.

    9. A truly helpful Squatty Potty, because in the words of an iconic children's book, "Everyone poops!"

    10. An Amazon Fire TV stick you can simply plug into your existing TV and stream all the shows, movies, and music you want.

    11. An LED ring light that'll clip right to their smartphone or any other device. And with three different brightness intensities, they can customize their selfie or foodstagram like a profesh photog.

    12. A beautiful blank genealogy chart so they can trace their family trees for a custom piece of wall art.

    13. Sparkly throw pillows to inspire their creative side — with reversible two-tone sequins, they can create whatever pattern they want.

    14. A canister of Cadbury drinking chocolate ideal for curling up with during a Freeform (RIP ABC Family) Harry Potter weekend.

    15. A challenging and cool-looking Rubik's cube-style puzzle that'll look even more art-like before it's completed.

    16. A set of six cactus pens to prove fun school supplies aren't just for kids. You might feel ~extra prickly~ when someone asks to borrow one, though.

    17. A dressy plaid cashmere-feel scarf for looking put together while staying bundled up all winter.

    18. A book of RuPaul's Drag Race paper dolls to gift the person you've watched every season with. Or give it to yourself, because "if you can't love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?"

    19. Hedgehog or pufferfish dryer balls for anyone who just loves fresh and fluffy laundry — aka everyone.

    20. A pair of cushiony inserts that'll transform any pair of shoes into Uggs.

    21. A set of toaster-friendly bags perfect for whipping up an ooey gooey grilled cheese when you can't really manage the whole stove thing. Plus they're dishwasher safe, so you don't need to do any washing up by hand!

    22. A guide to the best pizza anywhere in the world. Nuff said.

    23. Cozy slipper socks with a thick sherpa fleece lining and rubber soles so you don't go skidding on shiny floors.

    24. A baby Groot-shaped Chia Pet they'll definitely need to put some music on for when they're not home. He loves to dance.

    25. A corgi butt throw pillow to make the couch look even more inviting than it already does. Great for scrolling through dog butts on Instagram while cuddled up with this lil' buddy.

    26. A sword-shaped cheese grater for reenacting your favorite bit of Arthurian legend before digging into a delicious bowl of Parmesan-topped pasta.

    27. A screaming goat figurine that'll help them release all that stress. Just press the button on the stump he stands on to hear those bleats that can't be beat.

    28. A 10-pack of sheet masks packed with vitamins, minerals, and Icelandic glacier water to refresh and hydrate your skin after you've been thoroughly stressed.

    29. The Extraordinary Book of Useless Information, a fun fact–filled volume of only the best (and least useful) tidbits for small talking like a champ and winning every single pub trivia night.

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