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    31 Gifts For Friends Who Are Basically Family

    Because they've been with you through it all and you want to give them everything.

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    1. A letterbox you can fill with heartfelt letters they can read anytime they need you.

    Get it from Francesca's for $18.

    2. A rose and oud scented candle they'll love, because you know puns make them light up.

    Get it from Asos for $19.

    3. A MantraBand silver cuff for you and your soul sister (your regular sister is still just getting some hand soap).

    Get it from Nordstrom for $25+ (available in three colors).

    4. A peachy coaster to give the only person you'd ever talk about your booty with.

    Get it from Asos for $6.

    5. A unicorn ramen set, because when ramen is all either of you can afford you wanna make theirs a little more magical.

    Get it from ModCloth for $29.

    6. A potted succulent that'll remind them life would succ if you two weren't together forever.

    Get it from Francesca's for $12.

    7. A smiling stapler to help them thru the crummy receptionist job you both took so you could work together.

    Get it from Of A Kind for $24 (available in four colors).

    8. A cutie cookbook perfect for treat days or every day you're together and craving a panda-shaped cake.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.47, Barnes & Noble for $10.56, Asos for $16, or a local seller from IndieBound here.

    9. A gorgeous RumbaTime watch that may remind them that a friendship like yours is (rose) gold.

    Get it from ModCloth for $55+ (available in two colors).

    10. A Reese's Peanut Butter Cup lip kit so they can cover their lips in something as sweet as they are.


    Get it from FireBox for $12.09.

    11. A Go Girl, that'll be the best gift you ever give her, because you know the one thing she wants most in life is to be able to pee standing up (we get that).

    Promising Review: "I peed everywhere. That bush? Yep. Peed on it! That tree? Uh huh. Peed on it. Those tiny woodland creatures? Screw you, b*tches! Peed on them. You just hold it in place, pull your pants down just enough for it to stick out and pee. No taking your pants all the way off. No squatting. No accidentally peeing down the side of your leg. When you're done you just shake it out, rinse it if you can, and stick it back into the container. Easy PEEsy." —Dawn Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $9.78+ (available in four colors).

    12. A reusable bag for filling up with produce when they get on their annual clean-eating kick (and this time you're gonna be supportive instead of throwing bags of Cheetos into their grocery cart).

    Get it from Free People for $18 (available in three colors).

    13. A pair of incredibly realistic temporary cattoos so you can show off your forever friendship (for about two weeks).

    Get them from Lazy Duo for $8.95.

    14. A toddler plate to give your friend (or your 2-year-old nephew) who can't stand having their food touch.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $12.

    15. A bicycle pizza cutter — it just may be the most obscure (and perfect) gift you could ever get your fixie-loving BFF.


    Get it from FireBox for $26.89 (available in three colors).

    16. A stunning belt bag that'll help you willingly go out in public with your best friend, despite their fanny pack addiction.

    Get it from Meg for $98+ (available in two sizes).

    17. A donkey note dispenser they'd have to be an ass to not love.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three colors).

    18. A milk and cookies shot maker, because you know these are gonna taste way better than the Grey Goose you both stole from your parents' liquor cabinet in high school.

    This kit includes a silicone mold, two-piece melting station, and recipes specifically for cookie shots.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 or Urban Outfitters for $29.

    19. A plush organ doll to let them know they always have your heart (or stomach or bladder or spleen).

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $18 (available in 13 organs).

    20. A flower lipstick that'll be the perfect gift for your brother from another mother or sister from another mister.

    Get it from Free People for $14 (flowers available in three colors).

    21. A pair of sushi socks, because you're the only person who can tell them when their feet smell fishy, and these are probably the best way you can go about doing it.

    Get them from ModCloth for $12 (available in four rolls).

    22. A blunt coffee mug that'll be the perfect passive-aggressive gift for the person you love who does not love mornings.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    23. A book on adulting you're both gonna need if you're really gonna be roommates this year.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.50, Barnes & Noble for $9.50, Urban Outfitters for $18.99, or a local seller from IndieBound here.

    24. A Fondoodler, because no gift could melt your best friend's heart like melty cheese.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Fondoodler shop for $30.

    PSST! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.

    25. A pack of perfectly packaged face masks to make up for all the pudding packs of theirs you stole when you were four.

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $27.

    26. A totally not noticeable, subtle, inconspicuous notebook where you can safely store all your shared secrets.

    Get it from Of A Kind for $12.50.

    27. A Lisa Frank sticker sheet that'll be a hit (or at least, it was when you gave it to her in the 2nd grade).

    Get it from Amazon for $13.59.

    28. A funny ray gun nose hair trimmer, because it needs to be done and you're gonna have to find a nice way to tell them.


    Promising Review: "My Dad's nose and ears have never looked more dapper!" —Georgia

    Get it from FireBox for $17.49.

    29. A beautiful children's book about coping with depression, for the best friend who helps you with your heavy things.


    Promising Review: "A fantastic picture book addressing the way things we worry about can weigh on us. The use of color and light in the illustrations highlight the meaning of the text. An ultimately uplifting story that reminds us how to tackle the things that weigh us down and how to find our way through." —Mrs. Heise

    Get it from Amazon for $14.91.

    30. A pre-made mystery box, 'cuz they love you so much they won't care what you give them (but also with wrapping that bad they'll definitely know it's from you).


    Get it from FireBox for $17.49.

    31. And a book on makeup application that's gonna be your last attempt at helping them create the perfect cat-eye, they're definitely worth it.

    Get it from Asos for $16.

    When your friends open up their Christmas presents.


    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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