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Gift Ideas for the 2023 Holiday Season

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Sarah Jung
From fuzzy socks and candles to Lego sets and advent calendars, you will certainly find something to gift your favorite person.
  1. Advent Calendar of Choice Counting down for Christmas is exciting, but why not make it more thrilling? Receiving 25 gifts is more exciting than just one gift and an advent calendar is full of surprises. Opening up a new present every day until the holidays sounds like a dream. There are a ton of options for advent calendars to fit your recipient’s interests such as makeup and fragrances, gourmet cookies and hot chocolate sachets, festive accessories and ornaments, gift cards, and mini gadgets such as pop sockets or other phone accessories.
  2. Hot Chocolate and Coffee Creamer Bombs – A cup of hot chocolate and marshmallows is the best for winter. Special hot chocolate bombs can make that drink extra festive and special. If your recipient is not a hot chocolate person, no worries! There are also coffee creamer bombs to add extra magic to their warm cup of coffee.
  3. Fuzzy Weighted Blanket Nothing is better than being cuddled up in a cozy and warm blanket during the cold weather. Get a cute weighted blanket that will give your favorite person the best reward: a good night’s sleep.
  4. Candle/Candle Warmer – This gift is for your candle lover to light up their holidays. Bring warmth to their desk or tabletop with a dreamy scented candle. From gingerbread to lavender, there are always tons of scents to choose from. Not only do candles have great scents, they can be the perfect holiday decor. If you’re not sure which scent your recipient would most love, why not get a candle warmer to enhance the scent they already own.
  5. Lego Sets – Recreating the scene of your favorite movie or even constructing your favorite painting with Legos seems exciting. There are diverse types of Lego sets to choose from, such as Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night, a flower bouquet, and even the Eiffel Tower! Based on their interest and hobbies, you can pick the perfect Lego set for your recipient.
  6. Streaming Service Gift Card – Rewatching your favorite holiday movie is the best way to celebrate the holiday season. Purchase a streaming service gift card for your special someone to enable them to enjoy their break and get festive. 
  7. Polaroid/Print Camera – There is always something special about printed Polaroid photos that makes memories extra enchanting. I recommend the Kodak Printomatic Digital Instant Print Camera or the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera. These mini instant cameras are portable and affordable, allowing you to print physical photos in seconds.
  8. Cashmere Scarves – A must-needed winter fashion item is a cozy scarf to elevate any look and give warmth. A cozy cashmere scarf not only provides warmth during the cold winter months but also effortlessly combines fashion with comfort. This can also be the best luxury gift item for your parents. 
  9. Essential Oil Diffusers – An aromatherapy humidifier provides calming scents with its cool mist diffuser. Winter weather can become pretty dry, so humidifying your gift recipient’s room with a relaxing essential oil mist will be appreciated. Providing a range of scents adds a thoughtful touch to your gift, allowing the gift receiver to select the perfect aroma based on their preferences and moods.
  10. Fuzzy Socks – Cute holiday socks are always a great cozy gift idea. Get creative and find some colorful and comfortable socks for your favorite person to wish them a warm holiday. You can find these socks anywhere at your local stores in various colors and patterns.
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Sarah Jung, Reporter
Class of 2026
Hi I’m Sarah and this is my first year in Student Press. I enjoy art and listening to music. Few of my hobbies are painting, crocheting, and baking. I am passionate about graphic design and also very excited to be a part of Press!

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