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    39 Things Reviewers Say Make The Best Gifts

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    1. A Bluetooth banana phone to make every phone conversation just a little bit funnier — a great gift for all of us who really hate talking on the phone. Talk about an ~a-peel-ing~ gift!

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    BTW, 1% of sales goes to gorilla conservation. It has volume up and down buttons right on it too.

    Promising review: "Best gift EVER! Okay, so this was a gift for a friend. They were stoked to receive it. They have the 'I'll talk on a banana phone' kinda personality so obv it was a no brainer. I only see them a couple of times a year so my review can only go so far, right? Bummer. I will update this review if they tell me the phone was useless or bad sounding though. Seriously though, buy it. I mean, how awesome will it feel to know that you will have made someone smile just having seen you talk on a banana phone. It's like a gift for yourself and everyone else. Even a bad conversation would be better on a banana phone. Am I right? :D" —Cha cha!

    Promising review: "Best gift ever! AND works much better than I imagined. Bluetooth works great, even can make voice prompted calls from it. Love taking calls on it. Should have ordered a whole bunch for my office :)" —Steward Green

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with three-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    2. An iridescent Snitch fidget spinner they can play with wherever they go, just like James Potter in fictional days of yore.

    The rainbow toy that looks like a Flying Snitch with wings coming out of the sides
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    Promising review: "This fidget spinner is a hefty little toy! I was expecting a cheap toy for my son but it was so much more! Great quality and spins really well. We have all really enjoyed this spinner!" —Awesterlund87

    Promising review: "I was blown away by the quality of this fidget spinner and the special case it came in. It’s perfect for any Harry Potter lover and made the best gift. Definitely recommended!" —Chelsea Mueller

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with five-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

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    3. A jar of Sichuan Chili Crisp, the immensely popular sauce that's the perfect combination of spicy, slightly numbing, and savory — with a delicious crunch. The foodie on your gift list can drizzle it on their dishes or even fry an egg in it — they basically can't go wrong.

    Fly By Jing

    Here's what BuzzFeed Shopping writer Brittany Ross has to say: "Ever since my sister introduced me to this heavenly condiment, I've slathered it on pretty much everything I could think of — from roasted vegetables and noodles to seafood and popcorn. It's got a kick, yes, and while I'm a big fan of spicy food, the thing I love most about this chili crisp is that it also has great flavor that doesn't get overpowered by the heat, which happens with so many other spicy condiments. That deep savory flavor comes from ingredients like fermented black bean, shallots, mushroom powder, ginger, and seaweed, so it's no wonder it's become my go-to pantry staple when I want to zhuzh up my dinner. And for the holidays? This makes the BEST gift for the food lover in your life. PS: Some people even swear by it as an ice cream topping!

    Get it from Amazon for $15.28.

    Fly By Jing is an Asian woman-owned small business making flavorful sauces and spice mixes you'll want to add to basically all of your recipes. The name is inspired by Chengdu's (the owner's hometown and the capital of the Sichuan province) "fly restaurants" — so called because they attract customers like flies. The chili crisp sauce is also made in Chengdu.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with three-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    4. An at-home putting green with three holes for practicing their short game so they don't leave the golf course in tears...again. But seriously, 10,000 5-star reviewers swear by this!

    The reviewer's oblong felt green mid-play
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    It's 3 feet by 9 feet, by the way, and the "sand traps" in the back catch your overshot balls so you don't have to go chasing them!

    Promising review: "Pops has always been an active guy, played professional basketball and baseball, and absolutely loves golf. Haven't been able to get out and play too much lately so this gift was perfect. Shipping was fast, arriving on Father's Day just in time for us to head over to his place for dinner. He opened the box, item was packaged in a brown box with no protective covering over the putting green itself. It was just rolled up. We immediately laid it out on the floor (wood) and could see it was a win! There was oddly enough, what appeared to be a tiny bit of glue on the green at the top near the holes. We picked it off — no big deal just figured it was there to keep the item rolled nicely while shipping? Super fun — pops loved the idea that he can practice putting it in the comfort of his living room. We watched the US Open and had a putting contest. BEST Father's Day gift ever. I can imagine this being great for ALL-level golfers or just as a cool game to add to any backyard/family gathering. Such cool a gift is this, I just purchased two more, one for my hubby and his best pal and golf partner." —Karma

    Get it from Amazon for $46.88.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with four-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    5. A desktop inflatable tube guy that can teach everyone a dance move or two. Why *couldn't* use the laugh that this thing provides?! Plus it makes a great gift for ::checks list:: just about anyone.

    The red guy with box and booklet
    Amazon

    It even comes with a 32-page booklet about the ~history~ of the tube man.

    Promising review: "This dude is the best. I gifted four of them to my friends over the holidays and they all loved it. We are all in our 30s but this thing is hilarious for anyone, of any age. One of the comments I got was 'this is the most useless and best gift I've received this year.' I think this says it all. I highly recommend it, it's cheap and so much fun. Don't forget to send a 9V battery along with it so people can play with it right away. Overall 11/10. It's only been a few weeks so I can't attest to it's durability but fun-wise it's a big win." —Sara Santos

    Get it from Amazon for $6.79.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    6. The Shark Tank-famous Comfy, a wearable sweatshirt-blanket hybrid for the person you know who is always running cold. Microfiber fleece on the outside, sherpa fluff on the inside, a truly gigantic pocket (for snacks!!), an oversized hood, and a slouchier-than-slouchy fit...what more can they ask for?!

    A reviewer in the grey sweatshirt, which goes down to their knees
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    Promising review: "The best gift ever! I for my first Comfy for Christmas 2020 and was instantly in love with it. I had to have another, so when I was washing the one I'd have another to wear. So now I have two and I don't know how I ever made it through a winter without them before. They're the most comfortable, warm and wonderful inventions ever!!! I'm someone whose always cold and also a huge reader who also loves to crochet, both require the use of my hands. I've tried wrapping blankets around me, but whenever I need to turn a page or work my hook the blanket falls off, so with this having it's own arms I don't worry about it anymore! It's perfect! I'm sure I'll be buying other colors for next year, since I haven't taken the two I have off since the cold weather started. I haven't worn them out of the house yet, but it's been tempting!" —KymmLisa

    Get the quarter-zip version from Amazon for $44.99 (available in one size, fits up to about 4X according to reviewers, and 11 colors, plus a non-zippered version).

    Shipping info: Arrives in seven days (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    7. An Instax instant camera for printed photographs they can share with friends, use to decorate, or Instagram for a little ~photograph inception~ — all in a *snap*.

    The light green camera and the rectangular photo it prints out
    Amazon

    It has a selfie mirror to bring the instant camera to 2021, and a macro lens adapter so they always get the perfect close-up.

    Promising review: "Best birthday gift! We bought this for our twin niece & nephew for their birthday. Out of the box working perfectly, and the kids immediately took a selfie!!! Best Aunts ever!" —Amber Thibodeau

    Promising review: "I'd been toying with the idea of getting an instant camera for a really long time and finally decided to make it a gift to myself. I did not make a mistake! I ADORE this camera and so does everyone else around me. It's the envy of the town, lol. People are always asking me to take pics. The quality is SUPURB. Extremely artistic, clear images come from this tiny thing. I'm thoroughly impressed and happy all around. It's really easy to use, the directions are straightforward, and the best part about it is that it shows you what setting it needs to be on based on the sensors for light (i.e. in a house, in sunshine, in shade, and so on). I have no complaints! Best purchase I've made in years." —Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95+ (available in 13 colors).

    There are tons and tons of cool film types you can buy too — black and white, sepia, with cool borders, etc. Check out the full selection on Amazon to take your ~pic~!

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    8. A 6-in-1 rose gold curling iron with interchangeable barrels with interchangeable barrels to create tons and tons and tons of different curl patterns and hairstyles. They range from a tapered wand (.35-.7 inches) to a 1.25 inch clamped curling iron so they can customize their look!

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    Promising review: "I got this for my sister who says it's the best curling iron she has ever had. Best gift ever!" —Amazon Customer

    Promising review: "New favorite curling iron. I LOVE this curling iron! Such a great value for six different irons! So far I’ve used the two biggest barrels, and they work amazingly! My hair held the curls through wind, running, and even sleep! Shipped super fast! Highly recommend this seller, and this product!!!" —Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $51.90 (also available in black).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with four-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    And if they already have curls or coils and are looking for a heat-free styler, check out these foam curling rods ($10.99 on Amazon) that reviewers with everything from 3a–4c hair swear by.

    9. A personal library kit librarians in the making, anyone with an ever-more-extensive collection of books, or for generous book-lenders who definitely want to get their novels back. Using that stamp is *so* satisfying.

    The kit
    Amazon

    It comes with 20 self-adhesive pockets and checkout cards, a date stamp and inkpad, and a pencil.

    Promising review: "Tired of your sister never returning your books? Well....this was hands down the best Christmas gift I EVER gave to my sister." —Ladypila

    Promising review: "I'm always trying to find interesting gifts for my tween daughter that encourage reading and don't involve screens. This was a HUGE hit. We've already bought the refill pack as well as another complete set for her best friend so they can trade books back and forth. They are having so much fun with it." —Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $21.93 (available in four desisns). Need refills? You can get some from Amazon for $13.95.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    10. An electric wine opener that'll open a bottle in seconds while they just stand there and watch, seriously reducing the amount of time they have to wait before having a glass of wine.

    A graphic showing the foil-removing cap, and how the cork is removed
    Amazon

    Push a button and the job is D O N E (in seven seconds!). It'll open 80 bottles on a single charge.

    Promising review: "It is easy to use, looks nice, and simple to recharge. Great gift. Wine drinker said best present this year." —M Tomlinson

    Promising review: "This is one of the coolest gadgets that I own now. I never knew that opening a corked bottle of wine could be so easy and so entertaining as well. No more old fashioned corkscrews for me! With the press of a button and about seven seconds this awesome automated device pulls the cork right out of the wine bottle. Not to mention, it has a very cool blue light that illuminated the cork as it’s being removed from the bottle. This may be the best $20 I’ve ever spent. Surprisingly this is made very well and the fact that it’s rechargeable really blows my mind. I used to own a similar device that took regular batteries, but I always seemed to be replacing them. With this, you don’t need to buy anything else other than more bottle of wine! If you’re contemplating purchasing one of these and you’ve read my review up until this point, stop reading now and go make the purchase. You won’t be sorry! Cheers!" —SocDiesel

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with for\ur-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    11. Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza, a speedy (and hilarious) card game that'll have everyone racing to beat each other to slap the cards while giggling all the way.

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    It's recommended for players 8 and older.

    Here's how to play: Pass out all the cards to the players and keep all the stacks face down. Everyone takes a turn putting a card down in the middle, while saying "taco," "cat," "goat," "cheese," and "pizza," in that order. If the picture on your card matches the word that's said, everyone races against each other to slap their hand on the central pile of cards. Whoever is last must take the pile of cards and add them to their stack, and the person who runs out of cards first wins!

    Promising review: "Best gift I've given in years! I bought a set to play with my niece and nephew on vacation. They are 6 and 8, and they loved it. So did grandma. Since then I have given two sets away to friends with kids, and they have loved it. It is fun, different from your average card game, and challenging in surprising ways." —Brian H.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.76.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with four-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    12. A pair of Apple Airpods reviewers say are a must if you have an iPhone or other Apple products. They pair easily, stay comfortably in your ears all day, and sound great!

    the airpods
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Best gift I've ever received! Absolutely the best thing I’ve ever gotten for Christmas! These were for my daughter but my husband got me the same pair they work so WELL! I use them when cooking, when cleaning, when doing laundry, on my walks. Highly recommend — in fact my husband has Bose wireless earbuds he says these sound better and are more comfortable in the ears and his were twice as much in cost!!!!!!! Buy a pair you won’t be sorry!!!" —Keisha

    Get them from Amazon for $99.99 (currently 37% off the original price of $159).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    The new AirPods Pro are a great option — you can get them for $179.99.

    13. Or a set of snazzy-looking and surprisingly affordable wireless Bluetooth earbuds with great sound clarity (and no background noise). These also come with a couple of sizes of buds so they can ensure a secure — and comfortable — fit.

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    Aaaaand for the fancy pants they are, they come with a wireless charging case and provide up to 14(!!) hours of charge, and four-plus hours of continuous playback. (with the earbuds able to play for four-plus hours with each full charge). Did I mention they're are also sweatproof and waterproof?? With over 160,000 5-star reviews, they are mega popular, too.

    Promising review: "Well, I bought these for my husband for Father’s Day. He liked his son's AirPods and I knew I wasn’t paying that price! He said it was the best gift I had ever gotten him(and that’s saying a lot-he’s very picky). He loves the sound. It’s clear and no background noise. I did listen to some music one day so I could see for myself. He has no problem with the charge lasting. It’s all day for him. He also talks through it to when he’s outside working. The distance from his earbuds to his phone is about 40 ft. He’s happy; I’m happy." —Carla Smyers

    Get it from Amazon $32.99 (available in five colors).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    14. Chenille-style fuzzy socks in the shape of quirky creatures who'll make keeping their feet warm all winter less of a ~monster~ undertaking.

    The five pairs of socks in different colors (blue yellow, tan, pink, and green) with ears and different facial expressions
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    Promising review: "Big hit at Christmas! These made the best stocking stuffers!" –SNGraves

    Promising review: "I love these so much! I get a new set of winter fuzzy socks each season and I LOVE these. They are so cute, it's fun putting them on. Seeing the cute face and the little ears puts a little brightness in my day." —T. Villareal

    Get a pack of five pairs from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 25 color and style combos).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    15. A marble run set so kids can work on developing their problem-solving skills while having a HECK of a lot of fun watching the colorful marbles zip and zoom through tracks and obstacles.

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    Promising review: "Best Christmas present ever. I have been waiting until my little one was old enough for marble to order one of these. I love it as a child and my sin does too now. I choose this one because it was see thru, and I'm glad, that makes even better. Even my husband likes it, he was unsure when I told him I ordered it. Thank you soo much, I will be ordering more to build even bigger runs as my son gets older." —Rebecca

    Promising review: "This is a really neat toy that has provided literally hours and hours of enjoyment for my 4-year-old nephew (and me!). The pieces fit well together, it is very sturdy and stands up well even on carpet. There are an infinite number of ways to build these runs, and this toy never gets boring. Highly recommended." —Becca

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with three-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    16. A flippable Belgian waffle maker, because flipped waffles = fluffier, arier insides. YUM. If this is a gift for someone in...your own household, you can also include a promise to whip up a fluffy batch whenever requested.

    The waffle maker with a waffle inside
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Cook's Illustrated (America's Test Kitchen) recommended this product. It's a good product for the price. It makes perfect Belgian waffles, I like how it has a small footprint and I'm able to easily store it in my pantry because it folds up. I think it's great. I bought this for my husband as a Father's Day gift this year. He couldn't have been more surprised and pleased. He LOVES waffles. I think he said this was the best gift I've ever given him:)" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $43.99.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    17. A Facetory sheet mask subscription box for the gift of relaxation & a little me time *AND* wow-I-didn't-know-my-skin-could-feel-this-good hydration.

    The set of seven sheet masks
    Facetory

    Each kit comes with a detailed info card explaining the benefits of each mask too — so you know the what amazing things you're putting on your face.

    Get a gift subscription from Facetory for $19.90/month.

    Or subscribe through Amazon (you can't sent a gift message, but you can sign up the recipient). It's available in three levels: $11.90 (includes four entry-level masks), $19.90 (includes seven premium masks and a skin care item), or $34.95 ($23.77 for the first box; includes two-three full-sized skin care products and three-fore sheet masks) — all with free shipping.

    Shipping info: Gifting options delivered via email (immediately upon sending).

    18. A 5-in-1 wine stopper that'll also aerate (so their three-buck ~opens up~ to let the nuances and flavors shine), filter out cork particles, pour neatly, and re-cork the bottle.

    Wine pouring out of the stopper
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Don't know what the 'flavor' category means with respect to these wine bottle stoppers but the stoppers work as advertised. A local vineyard was using them in their sample room so I assumed that since a vineyard was using them, they would work as advertised and they do. You can lay a wine bottle flat and it won't leak. Nice that it filters out cork crumbs." —Lawrol

    Promising review: "Best Christmas gift of 2019. Greatest gadget for wine lovers. I gifted these at Christmas and they were a huge hit. I'm buying more. I know nothing about wine. So it was pure luck this was such a big hit." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.29 (also available in several multi-packs).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    19. A ping-pong set that'll transform any table they already have into their new favorite game.

    Two kids playing ping pong with a net over a wooden table
    Amazon

    It comes with an expandable/retractable net (so it can fit the width of your table) with adjustable clamps, two paddles, two balls, and a mesh carrying bag so you can take it on the go.

    Promising review: "This thing is great! I bought it as a stocking stuffer for my husband and he loves it. We actually set it up on the dining room table. It's very sturdy and the poles that hold the net are spring loaded so it holds tight no matter what size your table. The clamps that hold the poles up are also spring loaded so there's no damage to the table. It even comes with a travel bag and takes less than a minute to set up and take down. I'd highly recommend it to anyone with limited space or who likes to camp. I would also recommend buying a few more ping pong balls, though. It comes with two but they aren't the best." —Philip or Laura

    Promising review: "Best gift for my 15-year-old son since the over-the-door basketball hoop. He loves it!" —Jackie

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (also available in white).

    Shipping info: Available in seven days (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    20. A Golden Girls blanket in a très chic Pop Art-inspired design for cuddling up with all the coziness they feel when hanging with you — their bestie!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was a gift for my best friend who absolutely loves The Golden Girls like I do. It arrived to her and she was absolutely elated! This was the best gift yet." —Mizz Independent

    Promising review: "I LOVE it!!!! It came in a timely matter and you can actually see the picture on both sides. It looks great on my bed and just warm enough during the summer! It makes me smile!!!" —Tammy L Shoemaker

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in five different designs).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    21. A gold scratch-off map for any travel enthusiast who doesn't just want a boring old *regular* wall map. For an even more personal touch, get it framed and mark the spots you'd like to go together. And then they're done, they can scratch off the coating to reveal a brightly colored underneath to mark off where they've been.

    The white and gold map
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This map is the number one gift I would give (and will give, around Christmas time) to all my friends who love to travel. I recently bought one for myself, and my expectations were wonderfully exceeded. The tube it comes in is high quality and durable. The map itself is very colorful and laminated, and the gold foil shines spectacularly, making it look very high quality. My only caution is that you make sure there is a smooth surface behind the map when scratching off your countries. My walls are slightly textured and I ruined Greece by accident, but after that I simply framed it and remove the front glass whenever I need to scratch another country off. You won't regret buying this. Trust me. Best gift for serious travelers. Period." —David Moss

    Get it from Amazon for $28.95.

    You can get an easy magnetic hanging frame for this size map for $19.54.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with three-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    22. A luxurious double-sided shaggy faux-fur duvet set that'll transform their already amazing bed into a cloud-like paradise. It'll make it so hard to get out of bed, every day will feel like a No Bones Day (per Noodle the Pug on TikTok, of course).

    the off white faux fur duvet set on a bed
    Amazon

    Just choose between the two (very cozy) sides: faux-fur plush velvet and get to cuddling! BTW, the twin set comes with one pom-pom fringed pillow sham, and the larger sets include two.

    Promising review: "Simply irresistible!!! Seriously the best present I’ve ever bought for myself. I’ve been off work for a week and I can barely force myself to get out of bed in the morning and I can’t wait to get back in bed at night. Oh and my fur babies agree." —Christine Thomas

    Promising review: "If my house caught on fire, this is the first thing I’d grab. But seriously, this is one of my favorite things in my whole house. I feel like it tied my entire room together. I get so many compliments on it and it seriously so cozy and well made. My only complaint would be how hard thing thing makes it to get out of bed in the mornings. It’s incredibly soft and isn’t the type of 'fur' that will mat and get gross-looking over time. I rely heavily on reviews when I buy things so I’m here to tell you — if you’re on the fence about buying this ... do it!! Also, the pillowcases are amazing also. Super soft and the pom-pom fringe is adorable." —SK

    Get the set from Amazon for $69.99+ (available in sizes twin–king and 27 colors).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with four-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    23. A mini (but bright and powerful) multimedia projector (and screen!) perfect for turning any room into a mini movie theater. Just plug in a phone, gaming system, streaming stick (including the Amazon Fire TV stick), or laptop.

    A reviewer's backyard setup with the projector screen
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    Promising review: "This is by far the best investment I've made. Beautiful picture quality, sound, and everything else. I do not use the screen, because I prefer to just have it play on the wall. I was very impressed with the quality. I will update with a picture later. I will probably purchase at least three more. I literally can talk forever about how great this is, but I won't LOL. I'll just say if you're thinking about buying it DO IT! Best purchase ever!!" —TN

    Promising review: "This was the best birthday gift for my husband!! The picture quality is amazing! It's great for everyone in the family!! We love playing Mario kart on it. We can't wait for the summer to watch movies on it in the backyard we have the perfect backyard for it!!" —Zack

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    24. 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!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Incredible. I use it every night. EVERY SINGLE NIGHT. Warning: I def used it longer than the 20 minutes recommended on my first night. It has auto-shut-off, but I just hit it again (and again). No issue in overheating. It was a great massage everywhere. The warning is I was sore the next day! Good sore, but really really sore. So, when you buy it, keep that in mind. Slow start will benefit you in the long run. ENJOY! I love the product so much I sent it to my sister, my colleague and a few other work friends as gifts. They said it's the best gift EVER." —MH

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    25. Or a percussion massager with six different head attachments for targeting different areas. Reviewers love it for soothing sore muscles, easing neck and shoulder pain, and working through tough knots. And who doesn't love a massage?!

    the black massage gun, case, and heads
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    It has an LCD touch screen to control the speed, a five-hour run time on a single charge, but auto-shuts off after 20 minutes so you know how long to use it.

    Promising review: "I use this massager every day. At the mall they were selling for $350 and worked great but too high. I bought it on Amazon for less than $100. I use this massager everyday from head to toe, watching a movie, sitting at my computer, literally everywhere. If this massager was to break down, I, without hesitation would have to get another one. It's durable, three settings are powerful, but normally use first setting speed, maybe second, well built and not cheap plastic and rechargeable. Best buy I've made and recommend this product." —Edward Torres

    Promising review: "My boyfriend absolutely loved it for his birthday present. I would 100% recommend this to anyone that has sore muscle from working out or any other daily life pain. The heads are really easy to change in between and I like how many different attachments there are. Best gift ever." —Tyler Gardner

    Get it from Amazon for $54.49.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with four-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    26. A 2022 Jeopardy desk calendar for the trivia buff who wants to prepare for their eventual game show domination. Each day has a different question and wager amount, so you can keep track of your ~score~ throughout the year.

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    And you're going to want to buy it for decades to come — according to an Amazon question answerer, "I cannot tell you exactly how many years we’ve been using/enjoying this calendar—perhaps 30—and don’t recall any repeats." 

    I bought the 2019 and 2020 and 2021 versions and L O V E D them all year long! I'm the reviewer here, and I think this makes the EASIEST and BEST gift for just about anyone, whether it's an office gift swap or a stocking stuffer for that hard-to-shop-for person. Check out my review for more info.

    Promising review: "I have gotten this calendar each year for almost 10 years. I love to start the day trying to answer the question of the day. I love the show Jeopardy and have watched it since it was first on." —mamar

    Get it from Amazon for $14.39.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    27. An external battery that'll be like giving them the gift of an always-charged smartphone for years to come — and really you too when you're out together, since it can charge more than one device!

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    This has two USB ports to charge two devices at a time, and it holds enough juice to charge THREE iPhone 8s — so it's OK if they forget to charge *this* bb all the time too.

    Promising review: "Best gift ever! Works very well." —Christopher

    Promising review: "I love this portable charger! I didn’t think it would be a good idea, because normally you portable chargers die within the first charge it does. I have charged my phone over 4 times and haven’t had to charge it! That is including just leaving it in my bag for weeks until I need it again. It will not disappoint! I love it!" —MacMak

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    28. An elegant Bodum pour-over coffee maker for a fancy 5-star hotel room service-style brew in the comfort of their own home.

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    Promising review: "The best gift. My husband recently got really into good coffee and saw a YouTube video where a man used a Chemex to make his coffee. I was elated to share this awesome brewing method with him, but I’ve never tried it at home before buying this guy. I don’t remember what drew me to this one in particular, maybe the cost? WE LOVE this thing. We have even traveled with it (carefully) I love that the filter is reusable, and it is surprisingly easy to clean after using it which was a huge worry before I tried this. Honestly, I don’t use this daily, I enjoy the convenience of a push button coffee maker, but if you have a couple of minutes to spare, this thing is easily faster than a traditional coffee maker. We really enjoy it. It completes our coffee station. We might be coffee snobs now." —BB

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with four-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    29. 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.

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    And it comes with a 32-page, illustrated booklet all about goats, making this product the G.O.A.T. itself.

    Promising review: "Best gift of 2020! When my husband pulled this out of his stocking, I’m pretty sure he thought “What the hell did you get me?!?” However, this screaming goat has brought so much laughter to our house, and the whole family randomly turns him on in moments of quiet, tension or just for fun. Best $10 ever. Sure, it is silly and mostly useless. But sometimes you just need a good laugh and to hear your 10 year-old in fits of giggles. The sound of the goat is great (he’s really loud!) and quality is much better than I expected for the price. If you need a silly gag gift or something to brighten a dreary cubicle, this guy is perfect." —medea75560

    Get it from Amazon for $7.72.

    Learn more about the brilliance of why this screaming goat makes a quick and easy gift.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    30. A pair of hairy-good slippers you're basically contractually obligated to wear while binge watching the whole extended edition of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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    They're so cozy, you might get in the ~hobbit~ of wearing them on the regular.

    Promising review: "This was a Christmas gift for a close friend of my son. She loved them. Best gag gift, she liked and wears them, said they are very comfortable and keep her feet warm. Makes everyone smile when they see them too, PLUS!!" —Patti Longerbeam

    Get them from Amazon for $19.95 (they fit up to a women's size 8.5; also available in a size up to men's 11).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with five-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    31. A wedge ice cube set that'll perfectly chill any libation WITHOUT watering it down — and it also happens to look really cool.

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    The set comes with a double old-fashioned glass and a silicone mold to make the wedge of ice.

    Promising review: "I gave this as a gift to one of my coworkers as a Secret Santa present and he loved it! He claimed it was the best gift at the office." —Amazon Customer

    Promising review: "We absolutely LOVE these whiskey wedge glasses. They are simple to use, durable, and are such a hit at dinner parties and cocktail hour. The wedge stays solid for a very long time and melts at the appropriate pace so as to not water down your drink. The bourbon drinkers around here are very pleased with the water melt ratio in this glass and we have since ordered three more to add to our first purchase! Highly recommend!!" —Haley E.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with five-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    32. A gorgeous velvet mini jewelry case so they can pack their favorite key pieces in a safe and sound (and stylish!) way for a ~flying first class~ feeling wherever they go.

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    Promising review: "Really amazing value – it looks pretty luxe but I can't believe the price I bought it for — especially considering how expensive jewelry boxes can be. I use this one for travel and it's perfect (I have a larger one for all my jewelry as well. I really like that you can move the little dividers in the bottom compartment around too that's been very helpful" —Dee

    Promising review: "This was the best gift ever! I got this for my mother and she was thrilled! She travels all the times to see her fiancé. She got me one for $80 and it’s super small and doesn’t protect my necklaces. This box is spacious, STURDY, and very classy. I bought three (two light blue and one emerald). I’m exchanging for two emeralds because I just loved how rich the color was. The light blue was still absolutely beautiful but green is my fave color!" —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in four colors).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    33. An extra-durable duck-shaped dog toy you can gift your pup (they deserve a very full stocking!!) — and unlike other toys that get shredded in days (OK, hours), this adorable bb will last months, at least.

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    Promising review: "Reviews were very helpful!! We gave our dog the best Christmas gift ever!! She loves it a lot" —it's great

    And here's what BuzzFeed Shopping editor AnaMaria Glavan has to say: "My French Bulldog is extremely spoiled and gets new toys all the damn time — my sister will, I’m not kidding, raid the rows of TJ Maxx once a week for a new seasonally appropriate squeaker. There’s currently a mangled pastel purple bunny sitting in the garbage because, yep, he chewed right through it in a day… which brings me to my point! Chew toys can cost anywhere from $10–$14 a pop and last maybe three days with minimal play. My dog sleeps for 18 hours in a 24-hour cycle so it mystifies me that he manages to go through them so quickly. But a few months ago, I found this very plain yellow duck toy on Amazon that had over 14,000 reviews with buyers claiming it could take a lot of wear and tear. I thought, my doggo deserves the best so let’s try it out.

    Folks! This duck is woven with Valyrian steel! I literally purchased this on Nov. 24, 2020 (and I’m writing this it is March 25, 2021) and it’s STILL GOING STRONG. It has not torn, ripped, there is no toy entrail fluff scattered throughout our living room.. nada. It’s still perfectly intact and Rockie generally prefers this toy over any other one in his ever-changing arsenal. It’s also perfect for his medium frame but I can see it being equally as ideal for smaller dogs because it’s lightweight, despite being on the larger side. My dog is also strange in that he prefers sleeping on this random blanket in the corner than in his bed and sometimes he’ll drag the duck with him and lay next to it and I just...my eyes fill with tears when I think about how adorable that is.

    The best part is that the toy costs less than $10. Considering the quality, you’d expect it to cost *way* more considering that I haven’t had to replace it in the four months of me owning it. And again, I want to stress — my dog typically shreds through toys in less than a week, so to have one last 15x longer?! It’s pretty sweet. I also want to point out that the squeaker isn't obnoxiously loud which is pure bliss."

    Get it from Amazon for $7.90.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with four-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    34. An air fryer (from the makers of the INSTANT POT!!) so they can crisp up leftovers, make homemade versions of their favorite fried foods (without having to deal with hot oil), and more. They'll thank you every time they use it, so basically every day.

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    Promising review: "I got this gift for a someone but they love it. I was told it cooks amazingly and it’s very very easy to clean and use. I was told this thing is absolutely the best gift they have received this year." —EpicGamer

    Get it from Amazon for $114.99.

    Check out the full review, plus some air fryer recipe suggestions for more!

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    35. A set of jumbo fizzy aromatherapy bath bombs to moisturize any bath-lover's skin and make their next soak a little more spa-like. Ahhhh, relaxation in a steamy tub o' good smells. What a way to spend an evening!

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    They're each about the size of a tennis ball — and they won't stain your tub, so you won't have to scrub afterwards.

    Promising review: "I have been using bath bombs for years. I've used cheap brands, drugstore brands, luxury brands (Lush, YL) and more. This box gives all bath bombs I've tried a run for the money! The packaging was super cute and totally giftable. I was really impressed at the quality of the bath bomb itself too (I used Heal tonight) and I love that this uses natural essential oils. During this COVID-19 outbreak, I have had a lot of stress and anxiety and have enjoyed a bath nearly every night for the past week. This bomb gave me the most serene experience and they are HUGE! At least double the size of ones I've used before. Comparable to the size of Lush bombs. I will definitely purchase this box again when I run out and honestly it's a great price at a little more than $2 a piece. You really can't beat it!" —Heather H

    Promising review: "Best Christmas gift ever! These are wonderful! Best bath bombs I’ve ever tried, scent and texture are pure luxury! Wish I could post a scent rather than just a photo!" —Alli

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $24.97.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    36. A surprisingly soft tortilla blanket so they can wrap themself up like the couch burrito they were always meant to be.

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    Promising review: "Best purchase ever. Seriously. I thought after buying it I would regret it, $20 for a 5-foot blanket is a lot. But no. I opened the box containing its full glory, and I was stunned. I tore open the package, eager to experience the greatness of the Tortilla Blanket. The world around me will never compare to this blanket. As I wrapped it around myself, years of happiness sprung to my eyes, the pure softness was too much for my mortal body. I was consumed by the ultimate power of this breath-taking blanket, and now it will never leave my side. I cannot let this true beauty go, never." —Mary Maples

    Promising review: "This blanket is my current go-to gift, I keep a supply on hand. Everyone loves them! these are lightweight, soft, and perfect for making yourself into a burrito while walking around the house. Soft, snuggly, best gift that you'll want to keep!" —AngieZ

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in four sizes and seven colors and styles, including pizza and waffle patterns).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    One reviewer even gave the blanket to her nephew half-wrapped in foil so it looked like a giant burrito. HOW CUTE IS THAT?!

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    37. A trio of spicy sauces (honey, maple syrup and gochujang sriracha) they'll want to drizzle on *everything* — think roasted veggies, pizza, and cocktail glass rims. Y U M.

    Bushwick Kitchen

    Promising review: "Received as a gift. Best gift I've gotten maybe ever. Good variety. All three are delicious." —tim

    Get the set of three from Amazon for $49.99. You can also get the individual sauces for $14.99 each: spicy honey, gochujang Sriracha, and spicy maple).

    Bushwick Kitchen is a small business hand-making delicious sauces (with locally sourced ingredients) right in Brooklyn, New York.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    38. A set of laboratory-style shot glasses to truly make drinking a science. Experimenting with different kinds of tequila? Perfect.

    The four shot glasses shaped like beakers and erlenmeyer flasks
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    Just started dating someone, not sure what to get, but want to prove you two have ~chemistry~? These are perfect.

    Promising review: "Well made and were a big hit with or big kids. Was the best stocking gift of 2020!" —Jeff Roofq

    Get the set of four from Amazon for $19.98.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    39. A wireless karaoke microphone that'll bring the party wherever they go — it's compatible with any smartphone or tablet and can jam for up to *10 hours* on a single charge. That's a lot of "Total Eclipse of the Hearts" on repeat.

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    It can also connect to their device via cable.

    Promising review: "I bought this for my 7 year old and it was the best gift she got this year! Hours of fun. I used it for an adult Christmas party and it was a huge hit. Hooks up to iTunes and it's hours of fun." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in 11 colors).

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

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