Do you need gift ideas for your friends and family? Do you want to buy them a gift that is practical, that they can really use, instead of another knickknack that will lie around their house uselessly collecting dust? A house can only hold so many knickknacks before it starts to look like a hoarder lives there. Besides, most people like to decorate their houses themselves, so don’t give people knickknacks because you think they will like it, you really don’t know if they will want it or not. If you try one of these great gift ideas that your loved ones will be able to use and enjoy, you won’t have to hear about how the gifts you buy always fall from the fireplace mantel and break.
Gifts of Food
Everyone eats, so why not give a gift of food that you know they will love? All you have to know is what they like to eat. Gifts such as a fruit basket, salt and pepper grinders, a bottle of wine, margarita mix, a spice rack, flavored olive oils that can be used for dipping bread, fresh breads such as banana nut bread, candy, cookies, assorted nuts, jam or jelly, crackers and cheese and nut logs can be enjoyed and won’t be found laying around the house for years to come.
Gifts of Personal Hygiene Products
Everyone baths and grooms themselves, so help them make each bath or shower special with beautifully scented personal hygiene products. If you know they have sensitive skin buy scent free products. Scented soap, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, message oil, lotion, perfume, pumice stone, nail file, nail brush, bath sponge or brush, bubble bath, bath beads, crystals or oil and lip gloss are gifts everyone can use to make bath time their time to relax.
Gifts of Green Cleaning Products
If you need a gift for someone who loves to have a clean house, and is environmentally conscious, try a gift basket of natural house cleaning products such as dish soap, dishwasher detergent, window cleaner, laundry detergent, laundry softener, tub and tile cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, and furniture polish.
So next time you find yourself looking for the perfect gift for someone, try one of these suggestions, or let them be inspirations to help you find practical gifts everyone will be glad to receive.