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Holiday gift guide [2023] – for parents and grandparents

Shopping for everyone on your list is difficult enough while juggling work and family life. This year, we’ve removed the guesswork for you with our extensive holiday gift guide. Whether it’s a present for your brother, mother, grandpa or that obscure game-loving coworker you got for Secret Santa, there’s something for you on this list.

We’ll focus on the parents and grandparents in your life here. Check out the links at the end of this post for everyone else.

Thoughtful gifts for parents

Everest whiskey decanter and glasses set

Nothing hits home like a well-deserved glass of whiskey at the end of a hard day. This gift box includes a 750ml decanter and four heavy scotch tumblers. It’s a classic decanter set that your father will love, especially for special occasions and celebrations.

De’Longhi Stilosa manual espresso machine w/ milk frother

Depending on who you ask, any time of the day is espresso time. This miniature espresso machine makes a perfect latte and cappuccino with ease. With high pressure to extract that rich, deep flavor from the beans and a milk-frothing wand, what else do you need? If your parents love coffee, this is something they’ll use day in and day out.

MZOO sleep mask with 3D contour cushions

Whether the parents on your list have a 2-year-old or teenagers, they can use all the sleep they can get. This mask helps block out all the aggravating light while cushioning each eye in a 3D contour cushion. With an adjustable strap and enough versatility to use at home or on a flight, it’s a thoughtful and inexpensive gift they’re sure to love.

Urban Accents movie night popcorn variety pack

A true movie night requires snacks. This kit has three packs of non-GMO popcorn to enjoy and five different seasonings to change the flavor. This kit allows them to pick specific snacks to try with different movies so they can plan things out ahead of time.

Luna weighted blanket for all seasons

Weighted blankets are like a warm hug that’s with you all night. With comfort and relaxation in mind, a weighted blanket can help reduce stress and anxiety, and they’re comfortable. Luna delivers a blanket that’s easy to clean, weighing up to 20 pounds, so you can size it depending on who it’s for.

Cushion Lab deep sleep pillow with contour design

Comfort is hard to come by, but as a parent, it’s well-deserved after a long week. This high-end pillow from Cushion Lab is designed to provide proper neck support and relieve shoulder pain. No more pressure on your neck means one less cause of lousy sleep parents desperately need.

Grand gifts for grandparents

Special coffee mug

You know what’s better than being told you’re the best grandparent? Being told you’re the best grandparent every morning while you enjoy coffee. This classic mug works for coffee and tea and is microwave- and dishwasher-safe. Made from high-quality ceramic, it should withstand hundreds of cleaning cycles without the letters fading.

IPS HD touch screen digital photo frame to display memories

Memories come and go, but they can hang around much longer with this digital photo frame. Remotely access pictures through the smartphone app and store an immense amount of high-quality images with 16 GB of space. What grandparent wouldn’t love a constantly revolving carousel of family photos?

Super tea and coffee gift basket

Tea and coffee are how your grandparents start their morning (but they’re a bit stuck in their ways with what brands and flavors they choose). It’s time to give them the gift of variety and help them find a brand-new flavor, complete with an insulated mug they’re sure to love.

Runs in the Family board game for a family night

What family doesn’t love to laugh together? This silly board game gives you and your grandparents another reason to gather around the coffee table, and there’s plenty of fun to be had. The goal is to find out who knows the family best (and between us, we think your grandparents are going to win).

Dearfoams fur indoor slippers

Who doesn’t want to be comfortable on Christmas morning? The floor always feels extra cold when you roll out of bed because the grandkids are up early, so give the grandparents extended comfort. These scuff slippers have excellent traction, fuzzy fur to keep warm, and a slip-on style that makes them easy to access.

Temperature-controlled coffee mug

Does Grandpa let his morning coffee get cold, then commit the cardinal sin of microwaving it? He doesn’t have to anymore because this mug has a temperature-controlled plate that keeps coffee at the perfect temperature. It’ll still be warm even when he gets too into the news and completely forgets his mug is there.

Espresso machine with milk frother

Coffee’s good, but lattes and cappuccinos are better. This espresso machine has enough capacity for up to four cups of coffee and a milk frothing wand to foam those specialty beverages. Your grandparents may not be baristas, but with this simple, compact machine, they can still get the same results that their favorite coffee shop in town offers.

Fitbit fitness and wellness tracker with stress management

Health is an ongoing effort, and with technology that lets us track our sleep and resting heart rate, it’s never been easier to stay healthy. This Fitbit wellness watch includes two bands to fit on any size wrist, a five-day battery life, GPS functionality and 24/7 heart monitoring.

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