For the most part, I love shopping for gifts for other people…unless, of course, I have no idea what to get them. The anxiety of not being able to find the right gift for someone can drive me absolutely crazy, so I always try and scour certain sites for good gift ideas way ahead of time. And for the most part, these are the sites that ALWAYS deliver. Trust me, you’ll love them!
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Touch of Modern
Touch of Modern is my favorite go-to site when I need cool ideas for my husband. They find really amazing high-quality companies and offer special deals every single day for a predetermined number of products (kind of like Kickstarter). They’re specifically for men which is nice because men can be really hard to shop for! It’s a great place for watches, clothes, and outdoor hobby equipment.
Uncommon Goods is exactly what the name suggests – unusual gift ideas. The best part about Uncommon Goods is that they don’t waste your time with gag gifts or novelties. They actually have really great ideas and stuff that is either really fun or practical.
I absolutely love Etsy, especially when I am out of ideas for someone. Everything is handmade, so this is the perfect place for items that you want customized, personalized, or need to be one-of-a-kind. Not only is this site great for Christmas extras, but they’re even better for wedding gifts and baby shower gifts.
If you’ve ever been perusing Pinterest and come across an unbelievable gadget that you can’t believe you’ve been living without, odds are it came from Hammacher Schlemmer. They carry the most unbelievably innovative products, most of which you would never have imagined on your own. The products are pricey, but if they’re in your budget, then they will definitely please.
Man Crate is such a cool site! The idea is simple – you get a wooden crate (literally) full of whatever goodies you choose. All of the crates are themed so you get to choose from things like golf, BBQing, bacon, or gaming. The crates actually come with a crowbar for your man to open on his own. 🙂 These are always a huge hit!
Amazon Prime Channels
Amazon itself is an amazing resource for shopping because they do such a great job of gathering product reviews and recommendations. But have you considered all of the premium channels that they now offer through Amazon Prime? Services like HBO, Showtime, and Starz all now offer their shows through Amazon and they’re cheaper than getting them through your cable! If you know someone who just has everything, this may be a fun new idea.
Good luck with your shopping! Let me know if you have any other go-to sites that always seem to have great ideas!
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