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    37 Gifts For People Who Spend All Day At Their Desks

    Show some love for the workaholic in your life.

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    1. A mini Crock-Pot so they can skip the microwave line and heat food up right at their desk.


    It has a 20-ounce capacity, a dishwasher-safe removable container, and a spill-proof lid.

    Promising review: "Love this food warmer. I use it for lunch and dinner at work every day. I meal prep by freezing big batches of food in small freezer-bags and place them inside of coffee mugs so the food is in a shape that will fit in the Crock-Pot. I let the food cook from frozen for about two hours and it comes out perfectly." β€”Karen w.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.84+ (available in four colors).

    2. A pretty succulent to keep them company during after hours (because they're always the last one to leave and it gets lonely in the office!).

    Promising review: "These are absolutely adorable little succulents. They are bright, vibrant, green, and healthy. The box was packed incredibly well. Love these little beauties!" β€”Glenda M

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $10.99.

    3. An adorable cable bite that'll not only protect their charging cord from fraying but will also help differentiate which cord is theirs.,

    Promising review: "I love these! Haven’t had to buy a new cable for my phone in months! Not to mention the variety and cuteness of these! Would recommend!" β€”Mastiff Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $7.29 (available in 19 animals).

    4. A puzzle cube tissue box any fan of The Big Bang Theory would approve of.


    Get it from Amazon for $26.95.

    5. An Instax photo frame so they can always keep their friends and family close by.


    Promising review: "I bought an Instax printer this summer (definitely recommend that) and printed so many photos but did not have a cute way to display them. I bought this and totally loved it! I also bought one for my mother-in-law for her birthday and printed out photos of us. Great gift or buy for someone with Instax photos!" β€”Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $12.74 (available in five finishes).

    6. A 2-in-1 device cleaner to finally get rid of the nastiness collecting on their tablet/phone/computer screen.

    One side dispenses a cleaning solution that kills bacteria, and the other side polishes the surface off so it looks nice and shiny.

    Promising review: "Saw a friend at work using this; she showed me and I had to have one. I wasn't disappointed. Gets all the gunk off my phone, iPad, computer screens, and my kids' Kindles. Getting these for gifts this year. Awesome." β€”kevin

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    7. A memory foam seat cushion and lumbar pillow that'll make sitting down for hours and hours a comfier experience.

    The cover is removable and washable.

    Promising review: "I am now using my memory foam seat cushion with the lumbar pillow, they perfectly complete each other and transformed my old office chair into a premium orthopedic chair sold in ergonomic furniture stores. The lumbar pillow supports my posture and the seat cushion relieves sitting pain. I don't think I can ever go back to sitting long hours without these two. Planning on getting a second set for my dad as a Father's Day gift." β€”Mario

    Get them from Amazon: the lumbar pillow for $18.65 and the seat cushion for $21.63

    8. A keyboard cover for protecting their laptop from inevitable spills.


    Promising review: "I don't eat over my laptop but somehow it picks up crumbs, dust, etc., during my daily use. Before finding this keyboard cover, I was regularly cleaning my keyboard with canned air. That, however, is a thing of the past. This keyboard cover fits perfectly, 'sticks' so that I don't have to shift it over the keys EVER, and β€” most importantly β€” keeps the keyboard clean. A quick swipe with a cleaning cloth is all it needs, if ever. Love it." β€”BVES

    Get it from Amazon for $6.90 (available in 29 colors).

    9. A motivational water bottle so they'll remember to stay hydrated, even on a jam-packed day.

    Promising review: "Timer bottles help me with hydration more than anything else I've tried. With two jobs and a very busy lifestyle in general, it's easy to not drink enough water. I have had a few fun bottles but they always get to looking grody or the designs rub off. So far these are holding up better than anything else I've bought, AND they were the best value I found. If they ever add in another set in other colors I'll definitely buy it." β€”Rhianna Walker

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $14.99.

    10. A mini wacky wavy inflatable tube guy to be an endless source of entertainment.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    11. A cleverly designed pen holder that can double as a desk calendar.


    It comes with interchangeable blocks with numbers, months, and days of the week so you can change them every day.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.49.

    12. A set of notepads for accurately expressing how they feel on one of those days (aka Mondays).


    Promising review: "Probably the best present I have given recently. Perfect for the person in your life who is working harder than he or she should (or for yourself). And you can use the different prints depending on how a particular day is going." β€”Jacob Wood

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    13. A cute puppy who will happily hold their glasses so they never misplace them.


    Promising review: "I will NEVER lose my reading glasses again. This whimsical gift is great for all schnauzer lovers, whether they wear glasses or contacts." β€”Cynthia Brann

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in four designs).

    14. A vacuum-insulated travel mug (with a leak-proof slider lid) actually big enough to hold the amount of coffee they need in the morning. The vintage aesthetic is just a bonus!


    It keeps beverages hot for five hours and cold for 10.

    Promising review: "Boy, am I glad I finally splurged on it. I love, love, love this travel mug. The coffee at my office is TERRIBLE, so I like to take my own brew with me to get me through the morning. This is the best travel mug I have ever bought; I fill it up at about 6:30 a.m. every morning, and if there is any coffee left by lunchtime, it's still warm. It fits great in my car cupholders, it's very cute, and I have gotten tons of compliments on it. My favorite thing about this mug is that the lid is effective at preventing spills or leakage while still being easy to wash thoroughly, and it air-dries fine, so no mildewy or spoiled-milk smells." β€”L. Peters

    Get it from Amazon for $17.39+ (available in four colors).

    15. A desk lamp (disguised as a potted plant) that'll provide extra lighting when they work late. Plus, it's a pen holder.


    It has three brightness settings.

    Promising review: "Since it is cordless, it can go anywhere on my desk at work and the soft light beats the overhead lights in my office any day. It comes with its own USB charger and it sits nicely in the lamp so I don't lose it! The 'stem' also adjusts so you can move it around to accommodate you and your work space." β€”Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in four colors).

    16. An adorable cactus humidifier because cubicles can be as dry as a desert.


    It's USB-powered and automatically shuts off after four hours.

    Promising review: "This little thing did wonders for my skin in my office. I'm right next to a window so I often have to run my space heater, which dries the daylights out of my skin. This thing is easy to set up, well worth the money, and super cute. My eyes and nose stay moisturized, and my skin looks better than it ever does in the winter. It's made for small spaces, so make sure you're within a foot or two of the mist so you can benefit fully." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.89+ (available in eight styles).

    17. A set of adjustable display shelves so their desk will be the envy of the entire office.


    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in four finishes).

    18. An ~elephantastic~ phone holder + speaker perfect for watching YouTube videos on their break.


    Promising review: "I work in a call center, and this speaker connects and works better than my $200 UE Boom. Great quality." β€”BrittB

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    19. A memory foam wrist rest to offer some support for a long day of typing.


    Promising review: "Not much more I can say that others haven't, but this is probably one of the best investments I've made in my physical health. By that I mean not ending every day with wrist pain. The pieces are super comfortable and raise my hands on the keyboard and mouse perfectly. The material is very soft and smooth." β€”Alex D

    Get a two-piece set from Amazon for $20.99.

    20. Tiny magnetic balls they can arrange (and rearrange) in about a million different ways. These'll definitely come in handy for those three-hour-long meetings.

    Promising review: "Everyone we show these to is amazed. They just cannot keep [themselves] from playing with them. So hard to put down. These little magnetic balls are awesome, a great gift for anyone!" β€”Brent Summers

    Get them from Amazon for $24.95.

    21. A foot hammock so they can kick back, relax ... and finish that report.


    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available six colors).

    22. A set of sleek acrylic organizers for keeping all their stationery items neat and tidy.


    Get a three-piece set from Amazon for $17.99.

    23. A travel cutlery set to keep at work so they never have to use disposable plastic ones.


    Promising review: "I love this cutlery set! I keep it in my desk drawer to avoid using mountains of plastic cutlery for lunch and staff birthdays. They are a great size. The heads are large. Though the handles are compact, they feel great in your hands. The knife has a serrated edge, cutting much better than your average butter knife. I couldn't be more pleased!" β€”Eileen R

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three colors).

    24. A pack of pill-shaped pens that'll definitely boost their mood, even though they aren't real vitamins.,

    Promising review: "Literally the cutest little pens I have ever seen! My wife is a pharmacist and she bought some of these for her co-workers for a little stocking stuffer. This was the most memorable gift! Plus, super practical for anyone in the medical field." β€”Thor_King

    Get a 24-pack from Amazon for $7.49.

    25. A weekly planning pad so they can keep track of their to-do list, as well as water intake and healthy habits.


    Promising review: "This is a great planner! It is a nice thick stack of weekly planners that tear off really easily. I am getting so much more done now. I used to write my to-do lists on an index card, but I was always losing them. This is great because the whole week is there β€” and it is nice and colorful so I can't miss it on my desk or in my pocketbook. Makes me more productive." β€”bouga

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95. Or, check out a daily planning pad.

    26. Or, a chic planner for the person who enjoys planning ahead for the whole year.


    This planner runs from January 2019 to December 2019 with weekly, monthly, and yearly sections.

    Promising review: "This pretty much has it all. The binding, paper, and materials used in construction feel quality with no hint of cheapness to be found. Between the thoughtful layout, multiple ways to organize your day to day information, tons of room for writing, plenty of 'blank' lined paper for general notes, a handy pocket, and the elastic strap in the back, I can't see much room for improvement unless you just don't like the overall size or something to that effect. Would recommend to anyone without hesitation!" β€”R Cave

    Get it from Amazon for $11.98+ (available in two sizes).

    27. A monitor memo board to keep track of all their sticky notes. It can even hold their phone, so they won't miss any important text messages.


    There's a hole at the bottom of the holder that'll allow them to plug their phone in!

    Promising review: "I love my memo board! I was able to attach it to my computer monitor with no issues, and after weeks of use, it still remains securely attached. The materials are sturdy feeling, no bending or warping of any kind. I've got all my important reminders on it, which has been super helpful and keeps me from missing any important deadlines. I've also been able to write on it with a dry erase marker, and then wipe it off with a tissue. Many of my coworkers have commented on how useful it seems and have said they would be purchasing their own." β€”razorsharp77

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97 (available in four styles).

    28. A desk mirror that'll fold away and tuck into a drawer when it's not in use.


    It folds flat for storage.

    Promising review: "I keep it in my desk drawer at work. It is lightweight and folds up flat which makes it easy to store. It opens up to a nice size mirror that easily shows you entire face. I use it to put on my makeup at work when I don’t have time at home." β€”Shanique

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    29. A quiet little desk fan so they can stay chill even when the AC is down.

    Promising review: "This fan is a perfect size for my desk, yet delivers powerful cooling air. Love the color, and it's very quiet! As you can see from the pictures, it doesn't take up much room." β€”BeckieBea

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in four colors).

    30. A pair of over-ear Bluetooth headphones for blocking out the construction noise across the street that's been going on since last December.


    Promising review: "I waited over a month to write this review because I thought no way could these headphones actually be this good for the price. But I use them all day every day, and I have never been more impressed with headphones under >$50. I have sensitive ears with headphones and am super picky, but these are so comfortable, I can sleep in them. Noise reduction is great when something is playing. Fast charge, easy to pair Bluetooth or wire jack, play/pause and fwd/rwd buttons are handy. Overall definitely worth the buy, highly recommend." β€”Whitney O'Neil

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in seven colors).

    These are our cheap pick forΒ the best over-ear Bluetooth headphonesΒ onΒ BuzzFeed Reviews!

    31. A mini desk vacuum to keep their workspace cookie crumb-free.


    It runs on two AA batteries and is slightly larger than an average computer mouse.

    Promising review: "I keep it on my office desk to help clean off crumbs and dust. It's no louder than a hairdryer and has decent suction; sucks up crumbs and dust without any problem. I have also used it on my craft table to suck up glitter and other small paper scraps and again, it worked seamlessly. Great little gadget to have on hand in several situations. Might just get another." β€”D. Phillips

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (available in two colors).

    32. An egg-shaped stress toy that can help to build finger resistance and prevent hand cramps.


    Promising review: "I work at a desk about 11–12 hours a day with TONS of typing. Since using these, I've noticed less pain and strain in my wrists and hands, and they are also a great stress reliever. I've got people at my office hooked. I really like the yellow and red one, but I have smaller, weaker hands so I'm working my way up to the firmest blue one. In terms of the size, I also think they're perfect. Pretty much what I expected, I think they're totally worth the price." β€”Petite Loeb

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in three sizes).

    33. An origami-style cardboard standing desk so they'll get on their feet and give their butt a rest.


    Promising review: "I purchased this cardboard standing desk while waiting for my back-ordered VariDesk to arrive at the office. Oh my!! The traffic at my desk to view my 'temporary' stand-up desk has been overwhelming. The design, sturdiness, and functionality have made this cardboard desk the talk of the office. Some genius design engineer had a light bulb moment. I could use this for years... if only it was height-adjustable from standing to sitting height. Priceless!" β€”EyeLoveGlasses

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    34. A bottle of ultra-moisturizing hand cream perfect for a luxurious mid-day treat.

    Promising review: "This is a great cream for my hands and knuckles. My knuckles are hard and have cracks. I generally work in office and my hands feel very dry. The scent is not strong. But it heals the knuckles and hands feel soft. I use it three times a day. I am happy with it." β€”Charanjit Singh

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    35. A fluffy llama who will eagerly chase away dust bunnies and look mighty cute on their desk.

    American Eagle

    Get it from American Eagle for $7.47, Amazon for $12.89, or Paper Source for $16.95.

    36. An electric heated throw blanket they can "burrito" themselves in when the office reaches sub-zero temperatures.


    Promising review: "Everyone at my office is jealous. Heats up quickly. The three settings are all good and far enough apart that you can definitely tell that there are multiple settings. Very easy to use, and it holds heat really well. I’m in love with this blanket." β€”28187

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    37. A daily mood desk flip chart so everyone knows whether they're having a good day or a ~ruff~ day.


    Promising review: "Trying to spruce up my boring office a bit β€” and these are totally adorable sitting on the corner of my desk. I get lots of comments, and people peek their head in to see what I chose for the day whenever they pass by." β€”D. Doherty

    Get it from Amazon for $12.88.

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