20 Holiday Gifts Everyone Loves to Receive (Seriously!)

From temperature-controlled coffee mugs to cozy weighted blankets, these trendy yet thoughtful gift ideas are perfect for anyone and everyone on your list.

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October 26, 2020

What makes a truly special gift? One that comes from the heart. We searched high and low to come up with 20 thoughtful gift ideas that pretty much anyone on your list will enjoy. From personalized gloves to helpful kitchen gadgets, these are our top picks to give this year.

Coffee that never gets cold again? This temperature-controlled coffee mug is the gift that keeps on giving. The mug is a game-changer because it uses an innovative technology that connects with a smartphone app to control and maintain the temperature of their coffee or tea.

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Take their coffee game to the next level with this durable, BPA-free pitcher that features an airtight lid and non-slip silicone handle for crafting quality cold brew at home. The pitcher makes four servings of smooth cold brew with any type of coffee grounds and can last for up to two weeks.

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If they're too busy for the spa, then gift them the luxury of a stress-relieving massage right from home. The powerful, deep-kneading shiatsu massage nodes relax overused and tight muscles and automatically change direction every minute. Plus, the advanced heating function soothes aching muscles and can be turned on and off with ease.

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Can we take a minute to appreciate how gorgeous and timeless these leather gloves are? The buttery finish, the minimalist monogram, the stylish array of hues. Gift them a set of luxurious, long-lasting gloves, and they’ll never suffer through frozen fingers and shivering hands again.

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Designed to fit all traditional wine bottles, this electric opener offers portable, cordless convenience and fast, effortless performance, opening a bottle in seconds.

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This handy, leather tech roll is the life hack we never knew we needed. With a belted design that allows you to fit multiple cables and cords, this soft, leather organizer will keep their favorite tech in its place. Add a foiled monogram for a pretty, personalized touch your gift recipient will love.

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Hailed as an essential kitchen tool by some of the country's leading chefs, the Lodge Cast-Iron Skillet is crafted to cook yummy family meals for decades. The chef in your life can use this pan to sear, saute, bake, broil, braise, fry or grill. Plus, it comes pre-seasoned that improves with use.

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Give them that good night's sleep they've long been dreaming about with this cooling weighted blanket. Made from 100-percent, high-quality cotton, this 12- or 15-pound throw blanket will provide tremendous comfort when they're reading, lounging or snoozing.

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Whether it’s the sea breezes of Southern California, the distinctive scents of spring days in Central Park in NYC or the vibrance of the energy that pulses through Brasil, Homesick has you covered with their brilliant selection of thoughtful candles for states, cities, memories and more.

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Nourish their green thumb — or lack thereof — with a low-maintenance xerographic air plant in a cute ceramic pot that will brighten their kitchen, workspace or nightstand.

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The Vitruvi Stone Diffuser is hands down the best-looking ultrasonic essential diffuser out there. It's perfect for anyone who needs to prioritize self-care and relaxation.

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This time of year, we're all looking for ways to stay warm. Gift a classic cashmere beanie to protect loved ones from winter's chill.

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Treat someone on your list to a bag of high-quality coffee. We're partial to Stumptown's organic blends, but a tea sampler or beans from a local roaster would not go unappreciated.

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Trying to find the perfect gift for the new home chef? The Flavor Bible features thousands of ingredient entries, providing an incredible database of flavor combinations. Seasoned with tips, anecdotes and signature dishes from America's most imaginative chefs, this book is an essential reference for every kitchen.

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Skin Food is a universal savior of dry, rough skin. With extracts of gentle viola tricolor, calendula and chamomile in a rich, thick base of oils and beeswax, this magical cream hydrates skin to give a healthy-looking glow. They won't leave home without it!

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Ah, the classic holiday treat. When all else fails, a pretty vintage-style tin of peppermint bark always impresses. Pair it with a festive mug, and you've got yourself a winning gift.

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Complete their holiday music collection with A Charlie Brown Christmas, one of the most beloved holiday albums of all time. Available exclusively at Urban Outfitters on red-and-green splattered vinyl, it's packaged in a lenticular sleeve of the original 1965 album art that looks like the beloved characters dancing around the tree.

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With more than 45K reviews on Amazon, this portable Bluetooth speaker is one of our top picks for a variety of reasons. We love that it produces incredible sound and has extra-long battery life. Your gift recipient will love that, too.

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Cord-cutters will appreciate this streaming stick that plugs into a TV for instant access to their favorite shows and movies.

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You know you’ve reached adulthood when you unwrap socks at Christmas and you’re actually excited about it. This sophisticated sock set features five pairs, each personalized with a modern monogram and the recipients’ full name along the toe.

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