7 Funny Doormats for Your Home

Are you a “Class Clown” type of person? Are you the one that always keeps the group in stitches? Do you encourage your friends to join you in some old fashioned fun and wholesome laughter?

If this sounds like you then you are most likely to be different from everyone else too. You are probably the one who always has something fun and new to offer your guests when they come to visit.

Maybe you should consider a way to get your friends to laugh as soon as they approach your door. Consider a funny doormat to get them in the mood before they even see you or enter your home.

You have probably never thought of this, but a doormat says a lot about one’s personality, that is why a funny one would be a great addition to your home.

Doormats are not just for outdoors, but you can use them inside too. Knowing you, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see one placed at each side of every door.

When choosing the right doormat, consider the size and thickness so that it will fit perfectly where you plan to place it.

You will also want to consider how well it will stand against the weather and how easy will it be to clean it; some you will have to wash by hand, and others can be tossed in the machine.

With your personality, you might even consider giving a funny doormat as a gift to one of your friends. You know, the one who has everything.

To help you choose the mat that fits your personality, we have chosen 7 funny doormats that you could choose for your home.

1. Go Away


Kempf Go Away Doormat, 16 by 27 by 1-Inch

  • A traditional Coir mat with a Go Away design
  • Made of Natural Coconut Fibers
  • Ink for the design is imprinted deep within the coco fibers of the mat to ensure a long lasting

This is the best doormat for those pesky intruders that invade without calling first, after all, everyone knows someone like that!

Besides the fact that this mat has one of the best sayings on it, it can also be thrown in the washing machine when it gets dirty!

So, if you have one of those pesky friends, you must be sure and have this at your entrance door, because after all, Go Away.

2. The CDO Mat


Funny OCD / CDO Spectrum Quotes Doormat, I Have Cdo. It’s Like Ocd…

  • Machine-washable
  • Durable heat-resistant non-woven fabric top
  • Size 23.6″(L) x 15.7″(W),3/16″Thickness

This is the absolute perfect mat for someone who is “OCD.” The phrase states: I have CDO It’s like OCD but the letters are in alphabetical order as they should be.

With this hilarious, but true mat at your front door, you will be able to take longer answering the knock because your guests will be busy comprehending the meaning of this one.

The machine washable mat is made with a durable, heat-resistant non-woven fabric that offers an additional shoe scraping neoprene rubber that will help to keep your floors clean no matter what the season.

It’s the perfect size of 23.6 x 15.7-inches and a strong thickness of 3/16-inches.

This is a must have for the homeowner with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

3. Sense of Humor


Funny Doormats Shut The Front Door – Durable Machine-Washable…

  • Durable Heat-resistant,Non-woven Fabric Top. High Quality Designed By “Funny Kids’ Home”
  • 23.6″(L) x 15.7″(W),3/16″ Thickness
  • Backed With a Neoprene Rubber Non-slip Backing

Great for use indoor or out, this mat is made with perfectly bound stitched edges and it measures at 18 x 27-inches.

It can simply be cleaned with a hose and scrubbed with a brush when necessary.

4. Simple and to the Point


Leave Floor Mat

  • Weather you get this mat as a joke or because you are serious you are bound to get comments on it!
  • Eco-friendly coir and vinyl backed.
  • Hand-painted in the USA!
  • Stops dirt from entering the house
  • Shake out to remove dirt.

This impressive mat will tell them how you really feel about the sound of the doorbell.

It is made from natural coir fibers with brown and black colors and is screen printed with the word Leave.

The mat is 30″L x 18″W inches and the back is designed with slip-resistant recycled rubber so that it will be safe in all weather conditions.

This would make a perfect housewarming gift for someone with a unique sense of humor.

5. Oh Crap, Not You Again!


High Cotton Oh Crap Not You Again Funny Unwelcome Doormat – Made In…

  • Humorous way to greet anyone who comes to your door.
  • Easy care; wash with hose and a brush. Dry flat.
  • Practical and durable – made in the USA.

Wouldn’t it be nice to tell your relatives how you really feel? Well, this is one way to tell them!

The Oh Crap, Not You Again doormat is made durable to hold up to any type of unpredictable weather. This mat measures 18×27- inches and can be easily washed with a brush and a hose.

The practical brown and black colors will fit in anyplace. What a perfect way to begin your new life in your new home.

6. You’re like really pretty.


Libaoge You’re Like Really Pretty Welcome Indoor/Outdoor Door Mat

  • Nice door mat for entrance doormat. Also a great gift choice.
  • Material: Durable heat-resistant non-woven fabric top. Backed with a neoprene rubber non-slip backing.
  • Feature: 3/16 inch thickness. The doormat is Machine-washable and it can be used indoor/outdoor.
  • Customizable: Custom printing processes make your photo on doormats for long time duration.
  • Customer Service: Please don’t hesitate to contact us if there is any problem. We will respond you under 24 hours and solve the problems for you.

Wouldn’t it be fun to watch your guests stand at the door reading this mat?

The top of this mat is made of a durable, heat-resistant non-woven fabric and the back features a non-slip neoprene rubber to make it safe in wet conditions.

The versatility of this mat allows you to use it indoors or out and it is 30″L x 18″W inches with a thickness of 3/16-inches.

It will resist fading and fight off mildew but the best thing about this mat is the ability to wash it in the machine.

This doormat is a must have for added joy and entertainment in your family.

7. Nice Underwear Doormat


Rubber-Cal Nice Underwear Funny Doormat Coco Fiber Mat, 18 x 30-Inch

  • These weather mats can endure through all seasons, with grime resistance for wet conditions like rain and snow
  • Fibrous materials of natural doormat offer an excellent scraping surface to keep the mess of incoming foot traffic off your floors
  • Comical and humorous welcome mats that are naturally colored and overlain with the text “nice underwear” to make your guests laugh
  • Coco fiber mat is produced through a process with minimal impact on the environment for an eco-friendly product with sustainable resources
  • Made from the husks of coconuts, this front door mat is the perfect surface for your entry, ideally sized at 18 x 30 inches with a 5/8-inch thickness

When your guests read the message on this mat they will be checking themselves out, and you can watch with laughter as they do.

The Nice Underwear Mat is made with a non-slip coir design and is hand stenciled with permanent fade-resistant dyes.

With its substantial durability completed with the brown and black colors, this mat will fit in anyplace, indoors or out.

This mat would make the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys a good laugh.

There you have it, 7 funny doormats. Now that you have been given this list, you probably can’t make up your mind as to which one you like best, so why not choose them all? Make sure you check out our how to be funny post.

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67 Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is all about love and romance. Many couples scramble to find that perfect gift or romantic gesture that says, “I love you,” in the best way possible. Unfortunately, no matter how well couples no one another, choosing the right Valentine’s Day gift or gesture is often a struggle. Fortunately, the ideas below can take the guesswork out of the equation, which allows you to focus solely on the romance.

Valentine’s Day Ideas for Her

Most men often feel that it is difficult to select the perfect gift for a woman, particularly one that is romantic, but with a little bit of help, it’s really not that hard. Many of us are extremely busy and don’t have time for hallmark holidays, which leaves us reaching for the traditional box of chocolates and roses for Valentine’s Day. Fortunately, the ideas below will help you step out of the realm of traditionalism to present her with an unforgettably romantic gift.

1. Let the Creative Juices Flow

If you are musically inclined, consider writing your special lady a song and be sure to dedicate it to her. Strum along on your guitar while you sing for an added effect. Not every girl likes gifts. Some feel love strongest through words, so even if you are not musically inclined, you can still put your creative juices to work by writing her a romantic poem.

2. Make a Video

Gather a selection of your favorite photos of her or the both of you together during your time together and create a memorable video. Make sure the video highlights what you find so special about her and about your relationship together. Back the slideshow with songs that remind you of each other to really top it off!

3. Make Her a Coupon Book

This might be a little cheesy, but its still very effective! Create a coupon book that offers to relieve her of a chore that she hates to do for a week. Consider also adding coupons for a backrub, candlelight bath, or a night out. She will love the thoughtfulness behind the gift and the fact that you appreciate her enough to give her a much needed break.

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4. Recreate Memories

Show her how much you care by recreating some favorite memories. For instance, you could always try to recreate your first date together. Not only will she appreciate the effort, she will also appreciate that you remember such important details of your time together.

5. Flowers with a Twist

Roses are the common go-to flower for Valentine’s Day, so instead of roses, try getting her a flower that is more meaningful. If you are married, opt for a bouquet of flowers using the same selections she used in her bridal bouquet. If you are not married, opt for flowers that represent the month she was born or the month you started dating. If you want to try something that will last a little longer, consider this leather flower!

6. Create a Day of Unforgettable Surprises

If your lady love likes surprises, enlist the help of friends and family to create a memorable day full of surprises for her. For instance, if the two of you have children, you can enlist the help of a family member to watch the kids while you take her out and about for a day of romance and fun.

Valentine’s Day Ideas for Him

It is often just as hard to find a romantic gift for your special guy. Considering that most Valentine’s Day gifts are geared toward women, it makes the trick of finding gifts for men that much more difficult. Fortunately, the ideas below can help anyone with romantic ideas that are perfect for him.

7. Customized Kits

Customized kits make great gifts because you can ensure that the selection suits your man perfectly. For instance, if he enjoys a clean shaven look, you can purchase him a customized shaving kit. If he enjoys fishing and being out in the wilderness, you can buy him a custom tackle or nature kit complete with essential gear. A kit instead of a gift basket might do just the trick!

8. Plan a Night Out

One guys night out guaranteed will make your man feel loved. This will require you working together with his friends, but sometimes guys enjoy having a guy’s night out. Talk to his friends and plan a night out for all of them. He will love that you appreciate his need for independence from time-to-time.

9. Take Him to an Event

If your man loves sports, surprise him with tickets to a sporting event featuring his favorite team. If he’s into music, purchase tickets to a concert featuring a band that he really loves. Surprising him with tickets to an event is something that the two of you can enjoy together. Rather than a physical gift, give the gift of an experience he will never forget!

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10. Consider His Interests

Sometimes the things he enjoys most can help you come up with plenty of gift giving ideas. For instance, if he’s into retro, consider purchasing him retro gaming system or some vintage Converse shoes. If he’s into technology, consider purchasing some gadgets he has been wanting for a while. If he likes video games, get him a new game he’s been wanting or a nice controller!

11. Indulge His Comfort

Buying him a comfy pair of sweats and some house shoes or moccasins can go a long way. Encourage him to spend the day relaxing and lounging about while the two of you enjoy movies together. After working long and hard throughout the week, he would appreciate the much needed break. Consider bringing him some of his favorite snacks to really top the night off!

12. Plan a Romantic Night In

Guys may not be as hip on the idea of a romantic dinner and a movie idea, but that doesn’t mean you can’t plan a romantic night in for Valentine’s Day. Purchase a bottle of wine or a 6-pack of his favorite beer, rent a video game that he’s been wanting to play and consider staying in and enjoying a drink or two while you guys play games together. He will appreciate your interest and effort. Nothing shows love quite like effort.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

There are plenty of gifts that you can purchase for Valentine’s Day for someone special that go beyond the traditional chocolates and flowers. In fact, some gift ideas are perfect for couples, family members, friends, and co-workers. The list below has some of the most highly recommended gift ideas available for the upcoming Valentine’s holiday.

13. Liroyal Couple Keychain Keyring

Liroyal Couple Keychain Keyring — “I Love You” Heart + Key — Lover…

  • Liroyal Couple Keychain Keyring — “I Love You” Heart + Key — Lover Sweetheart Gift for Valentine’s Day / Wedding…

Although a little suggestive, the Liroyal Couple Keychain Keyring says, “I love you,” in a very special way. The keychain is actually two keychains in one. One of the keychains is a heart whereas the other is a key. The key interlocks with the heart, but they can also be separate for use on two different keychains. You and your sweetheart can each carry one with you to show that he or she has the “key to your heart.”

14. Knock Knock What I Love About You Fill in the Love Journal

Knock Knock What I Love about You Fill in the Love Book…

  • This little book contains fill-in-the-blank lines describing some aspect of your affection for a loved one
  • Hardcover with removable clear plastic jacket; 4.5 × 3.25 inches; 112 pages
  • Simple prompts make it easy to express yourself

The Knock Knock What I love About Your Fill in the Love Journal is the perfect way to personalize a Valentine’s Day gift that tells your special someone how much you love them. The hardcover book features 112 pages with fill-in-the-blank lines. You can fill in those lines to express your love adequately and in a way that is best suited for you and your significant other.

15. Vermont Teddy Bear

Misscindy Giant Teddy Bear Plush Stuffed Animals for Girlfriend or…

  • Size: 47inch Material:stuffed animals plush and PP cotton
  • Cute,soft and perfect teddy bear for hugging and snuggling.It’s a best friend to accompany and share.
  • Soft and cute stuffed teddy bear pillow toys for girls,boys,children,girlfriend and Children’s Day,Christmas…

If your special someone is into the snuggly softness of stuffed animals, the Vermont Teddy Bear would make the perfect selection for Valentine’s Day. The 4-foot tall stuffed brown bear is plush and loveable. If your loved one is also environmentally conscious, he or she will love the fact that the bear is stuffed with 100% recycled stuffing material. Make sure there is room in their bedroom, apartment, or home for such a huge show of love!

16. Me Without You

Me Without You (Anniversary Gifts for Her and Him, Long Distance…

  • Chronicle Books CA
  • Hardcover Book
  • Lazar, Ralph (Author)

The Me Without You book is available as either a Kindle edition or a hardcover. The book, which was created by cartoonists Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar, features adorable illustrations of how incomplete life would be like without two people. For instance, living a life alone would be like a “foot without shoe” or like “sky without blue.” It’s an adorable way to say, “I love you.” A very cutesy and fun read for valentines day.

17. 20-Slot Leather Watchbox/Jewelry Box

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  • [ Double Layer & 36 Compartments ] – Double layers jewelry display with 8 necklace hooks, 12 ring cases, 8 ear stud…

It is common for men to give women jewelry for Valentine’s Day just as it is common for women to purchase a watch for a man. Thankfully, you can both do something different for each other this Valentine’s Day by purchasing each other the 20-Slot Leather Watchbox/Jewelry Box. The box is great for both men and women as it holds either his or her watches as well as rings, earrings, and other jewelry that she or he often wears.

18. Custom Engraved Wallet Insert

Nothing says, “I love you,” like a personalized gift that is straight from the heart, like the Custom Engraved Wallet Insert. The metal wallet card allows you to personalize it with a special message that your loved one can carry around every single day in their wallet as a reminder of your love. The great things about this Valentine’s Day gift is that it can be given to anyone. This is especially meaningful to someone who treasures words.

Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas

Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas do not have to break the bank. You can come up with plenty of romantic ideas that the two of you can enjoy together that are either cheap or free. The only thing you need to have is the opportunity to plan, some creativity, and help from the list of ideas below.

19. A Romantic Indoor Picnic

A picnic is always one of the most romantic settings you can create between you and a loved one. Unfortunately, February does not provide the right kind of temperature to host an outdoor picnic. Luckily, an indoor picnic can work just as well, and might even prove more romantic. Grab a bottle of wine, some fruit, assorted cheese, crackers, and spread a blanket out on your floor surrounded by candlelight. Snuggle up this valentines day.

20. Blind Bag Drawing

The idea behind this fun Valentine’s Day activity is for you and your significant other to write things down on scraps of paper such as different kisses. For instance, a passionate kiss or a kiss on the hand. You can even write down ideas like a slow dance or a bubble bath for two. Fold your scraps of paper and place them in a bag. The two of you can then take turns reaching blindly into the bag and fulfilling what is written on each scrap of paper.

21. Scavenger Hunt

Plan a day of activities such as at your favorite restaurant or to perhaps go skating in the park. Turn the activities into a scavenger hunt in which your significant other must follow clues to figure out where you are going and what it is you plan to do for the day. For example, you can say, “The place where we went on our first date” to guide your loved one to a restaurant or other venue. End the date at home with just the two of you.

22. Follow the Trail

Nothing is more romantic than leaving a trail of goodies that lead straight to a relaxing and romantic candlelight bubble bath. If your significant other must work on Valentine’s Day, try leaving a trail of flower petals or candies that lead straight to the already warm and waiting tub of water and bubbles complete with you in it if you wish. Trust me, trails make a girls heart soar!

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23. Plan a Surprise Weekend

If you can, take some vacation time the weekend near Valentine’s Day or even on Valentine’s Day if it happens to fall on a weekend. Plan a weekend long vacation for just the two of you. There are plenty of affordable accommodations and package deals that can help you save money while allowing the two of you to enjoy a romantic getaway. Get an air bnb and spend some time, just the two of you.

24. Count the Ways of Love

How much do you love your significant other? It is time to count the ways. Leave post it notes marked with numbers highlighting all the reasons you love your special someone. Place the post it notes in different locations such as on their lunch inside the fridge or on the steering wheel of their vehicle. They will love finding all the different reminders throughout the day. Staying up late the night before to stick the notes around the house will make for a fun early morning surprise!

25. Save the Texts

Perhaps you and your significant other share cute texts throughout the day. Print out a screenshot of some of your favorite shared texts messages together and present the printout to him or her. It will remind your significant other that you care about and often think about the memories the two of you have managed to create together.

26. Try Something New and Exciting

Perhaps the two of you have talked about trying new and exciting things together but you have never had the chance. Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to do just that. Perhaps the two of you can go bungee jumping together or you can both learn to dance together by taking a tango or salsa dancing class. Another fun idea is to attend a wine tasting or cooking class together, especially if it is something you have never done before.

Valentine’s Dinner Ideas

Creating a Valentine’s Day dinner can seem like a bit of a hassle. If you already do the menu planning, how do you go about creating a meal that is romantic? Fortunately, there are plenty of romantic dinner ideas that can help you along the way. Keep in mind that an intimate meal for two doesn’t mean you must pull out all the stops and purchase the most expensive foods around.

27. Roasted Fish Dinner

Fish is rather simple to make and you can often find it for a great price. Roasted fish can create an elegant and romantic dinner setting, particularly if you add a bottle of wine and perhaps some other romantic touches, such as olives. It is said that both black and green olives serve as a natural aphrodisiac so they can definitely add to the romance of the situation.’

28. Chicken and Potatoes Dinner

Although chicken and potatoes may not sound very romantic, try sprucing it up with herb roasted chicken and potatoes for a dish that is savory and romantic. Eat your meal accompanied by candlelight, romantic music, and a glass of wine or champagne. The tender juiciness of the chicken will have you both feeling satisfied and since the meal is so simple to make, you’ll have plenty of time left for romance.

29. Grilled Steak Dinner

Nothing beats a juicy grilled steak on a romantic holiday like Valentine’s Day. You can even add to the romance by featuring green beans on the side and use the green beans to spell out “I love you,” on your significant other’s plate. Again, don’t forget the wine or champagne to go along with your deliciously cooked steak.

30. Lasagna Dinner

The Italians are often hailed as big fans of romance, so why not create an Italian lasagna dish that is as romantic as it is delicious. As an added challenge, use ingredients that create a dish that is just red and white to accentuate the Valentine’s Day feel. For instance, use red sauce and a white cheese like mozzarella or ricotta.

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31. Spaghetti and Meatballs Dinner

Do not overestimate the romance behind a helping of spaghetti and meatballs. Although this dish is simple, you can highlight the romance of it by dining off the same plate and recreating a scene that is like something out of Lady and the Tramp. Don’t forget the romantic Italian music in the background or the candlelight setting.

32. Herbed Pork Tenderloin

Fortunately, pork tenderloin is not an expensive cut of meat, which means you can purchase it at a rather affordable price. It is also not hard to make so it will not eat up much of your time or stress you out in the kitchen. You can make the dish seem fancy and romantic by dressing it up with plenty of herbs and spices, too, like bay leaves, peppercorn, and cloves.

33. Lobster Bisque

Seafood offers incredible romance, so why not create something that is both romantic and simple to make, like a lobster bisque? Although lobster is a bit more on the pricey side, if you are just cooking for two, you can keep your costs rather low. The warmth of the bisque works perfectly against the chill of the February cold, too.

34. Pork Roast with Herbs and Fruit

Pork roast is again the highlight of romance, particularly when paired with herbs and fruit. Herbs add a savory delight to any pork dish whereas fruit adds a hint of romance, particularly if you add in fruits like grapes. If you add grapes into the mix, try feeding them to one another as you dine like gods and goddesses on your delectable Valentine’s Day cuisine.

Valentine’s Breakfast Ideas

Why not start your Valentine’s Day off right with a specially created breakfast that shows your significant other just how much you love him or her? Of course, breakfast in bed is always a great idea, but creating the perfect breakfast will require some thought and some help from the ideas listed below.

35. Stuffed French Toast with Fruit

Nothing says romance like French toast stuffed with Nutella and strawberries topped with a sprinkling of powdered sugar. If you are going to serve up the ultimate Valentine’s Day breakfast feast in bed, it is best to go all out with a sweet and delicious breakfast like this one.

36. Bacon and Eggs

Bacon and eggs is simple enough so to make it more romantic, try creating heart shaped bacon and eggs. Fold the pieces of bacon into heart shapes, place them on a baking rack and serve them up on a plate complete with heart shaped eggs. You can make heart shaped eggs using a heart shaped ramekin purchased from your local store.

37. Heart Shaped Donuts

Sometimes offers up a Valentine’s Day breakfast doesn’t have to be complicated. You could always head out to your local store, pick up a box of heart-shaped doughnuts and enjoy splurging in bed on the goodies complete with a tall glass of milk.

38. Pancake Kabobs

Make pancakes as you would by following the instructions. Use a circular cookie cutter to create bite sized pieces out of the pancakes. Using a kabob skewer, stack your bite sized pieces of pancakes along with whipped cream and fresh fruit, like strawberries, to create a romantic, easy-to-eat breakfast.

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39. Fruit Smoothies

Fruit smoothies can serve as an easy and perfect Valentine’s Day breakfast. Try using fruits that will create either a pink or red colored smoothie, like strawberries, for a Valentine’s Day feel. You and your significant other can sip on fresh fruit smoothies while relaxing in bed together as a way of starting your day off right.

40. Crepes

Crepes are a delicate breakfast that can show off the romanticism of Valentine’s Day if done right. For instance, try making red velvet crepes to give them a nice pink tint. Fill them with cream and top them with a delicious chocolate drizzle and a sprinkling of powdered sugar for a deliciously sweet start to your Valentine’s Day.

41. Fruit Tray

If you are not in the mood to go all out and cook on Valentine’s Day, you don’t have to. There are other ways to create a romantic breakfast without slaving over a stove. Create a fruit tray of epic proportions complete with marshmallow fluff, a fruit cream cheese spread, melted chocolate, and caramel. Place kiwi, apples, strawberries, and other delectable fruits on the tray that you both can enjoy.

42. Heart-Shaped Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are a great go-to breakfast idea for any day of the week. Fortunately, you can kick it up a notch on Valentine’s Day by creating heart-shaped cinnamon rolls. Another idea is to tint the icing pink or red using a red food coloring. Drizzle the icing over your freshly baked cinnamon rolls and present them to your sweetheart complete with a glass of milk or freshly squeezed juice.

Valentines Day Ideas for Kids

Although Valentine’s Day is often touted as a day for couples, many children enjoy involvement on the holiday. Schools often host Valentine’s Day parties in which children exchange notes, cards, and snacks. Children also enjoy making crafts that they can give to their parents for the special day to show how much they love and care about them. The ideas below are the perfect way to present kids with Valentine’s Day ideas.

43. A V-Day Family Day

Sometimes it isn’t always possible to send the kids off to the babysitter or to a relative, even for a holiday like Valentine’s Day. That doesn’t mean that kids can’t somehow be involved in the day. Spend the day together as a family by cozying up on the couch together complete with hot chocolate, pillows, blankets, popcorn, and some movies like A Charlie Brown Valentine.

44. Decorate for the Day

Ask your kids to help you decorate the house using a Valentine’s Day theme. For instance, you can make banners out of colorful hearts using construction paper to hang around the house. They can also fill jars with red and white wrapped candies, like Hershey’s Kisses.

45. Holiday Cookies

Enlist the help of your children baking and decorating Valentine’s Day cookies. Bake heart-shaped sugar cookies and let your children go to town with sprinkles, icing and more. They will love spending time with you just as much as they will enjoy making sweet treats for such a special and loving day.

46. Homemade Cards

If your children have been asked to bring in Valentine’s to exchange with the whole class, you can always opt to go to the store and buy generic ones. However, it is much more fun to buy construction paper, glitter, scissors, glue, felt, and other craft materials to allow your kids to make their own. They can personalize the homemade cards to give out to their classmates so they will be unlike any others.

47. The “I Love You” Game

The game is easy and involves the entire family. Have everyone sit around the table and each person takes turns listing off the reasons why they love each person sitting at the table. This is a great way to involve kids in the Valentine’s Day spirit. It is also a great way for each person to understand how special they are and how much they mean to one another.

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48. Valentine Treat Cards

Another option is to have kids create Valentine cards that combine the special sweetness of a treat. To do this, make sure you have enough small lollipops (like Dum Dums) and hand your children pink and red construction paper. Trace hearts on the construction paper. The key is to cut the hearts so they form a flower comprised of four hearts. Punch a small hole in the center of the flower and place the lollipop in the center. Have your children write a nice Valentine’s message on the heart-shaped leaves.

49. Valentine’s Printouts

If your kids enjoy coloring, find some Valentine’s Day print-out coloring pages for them. There are also plenty of other print-outs that they might enjoy such as printable Valentine’s cards, crafts, and more. Fortunately, printouts are relatively cheap as long as you already have a printer and ink. Otherwise, all you will need is coloring pencils, crayons, markers, and perhaps a few other craft materials.

50. Cupid’s Dinner

Have your kids help you create a Valentine’s Day themed dinner complete with a menu and all. Have them decorate the menu using a Valentine theme featuring a variety of aptly named meals and drinks. For example, you can purchase cherry flavored 7-up, which has a pink color to it. A fun name would be “Cupid’s Fizz” for the drink name on the menu.

Preschool Valentine’s Ideas

Preschool children also love to get involved with Valentine’s Day. Teachers and parents often face the pressure of coming up with different activities and Valentine’s themed ideas to keep smaller children entertained. Luckily, the list below can take the stress and guessing out of the day thanks to some helpful and age-appropriate ideas.

51. Love Bugs

Help your preschool-aged children create “love bugs” using egg cartons, paint, glitter, googly eyes, and other craft materials. Cut the carton so that each child has a section comprised of three egg holders. Have them paint their section before decorating it. The end result will be an adorable “love bug” for Valentine’s Day that you can keep and proudly display for all to see.

52. THUMBody Loves You Valentines

Cut out heart-shaped pieces of construction paper for your small children and hand them washable ink stamps. Have them dip their thumbs in the ink and then place their thumbprint on the heart-shaped pieces of paper. On the hearts, write “THUMBody loves you” as a cute and memorable homemade valentine.

53. Valentine’s Day Block Building

Take ordinary wooden blocks and wrap them in Valentine’s Day themed wrapping paper. Have your children use the Valentine’s Day block to build various items like a tower or even a small house. Make sure you join in on the fun. Your children will enjoy spending time with you as you create plenty of Valentine’s Day memories.

54. Valentine’s Match

Draw number or letters on heart shaped pieces of paper. Make sure you have two that are exactly alike. For example, if you use number, place the number 3 on two different hearts. Flip the pieces of paper upside down and have your children match up the cards. Not only is this a great Valentine’s themed games to play, it also helps small children who are learning their numbers and letters.

55. Beaded Heart-Shaped Bracelets

All that is required for this activity is beads and pipe cleaners. Fold each pipe cleaner into the shape of a V and have your children add different beads to the pipe cleaner. Once they are finished, shape the V into a heart and twist the ends together to create a beaded heart-shaped bracelet that they can wear for the holiday.

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56. Sponge Art

Lay down a waterproof table cloth or a shower curtain and cut hearts into different Valentine’s Day shapes, like hearts. Place different colored paints in plastic tubs and help your child dip the sponges into the tubs. Have them stamp a large piece of paper and assist them in writing a special Valentine’s Day message on their work of art.

57. Valentine’s Day Suncatchers

Making suncatchers is a great way to brighten up a cold, February day on Valentine’s Day. You will need crayons, wax paper, a towel or an ironing board and an iron. Cut wax paper into the shape of heart and place bits of shaved crayon between them. Have your children select the colors they would like to use. Iron the piece of wax paper so the crayon between them melts and hang it in a window for a colorful sun catcher.

58. Valentine’s Day Coasters

Help your kids make a Valentine’s Day gift for you or someone else they love. You will need paint, ceramic tiles, and a sealant to do this. Hand your children a stack of ceramic tiles and have them paint them however they wish. Use Valentine’s Day colors if you wish such as pink, red, and white. Once they are finished, you will need to cover the tiles in sealant so a glass or cup placed on the tiles does not ruin them.

59. Valentine’s Pasta Necklace

Using dried macaroni noodles, preferably elbow macaroni, ziti noodles, or penne, have your child paint the noodles. Use red, pink, and white colored paints that match the Valentine’s Day theme. Once the macaroni noodles are painted and dried, place string through their openings and tie the ends together to create a fashionable macaroni necklace that you can wear proudly.

Valentine’s Basket Ideas

Valentine’s Day Baskets are the perfect gift giving choice. Many baskets are customizable and even those that are not are always suited for different personalities, hobbies, and interests. There is almost no way you can go wrong by selecting a basket for someone you love as a gift for Valentine’s Day. In fact, some of the most highly recommended baskets are listed below.

60. Gourmet Chocolate Gift Box

Barnett’s Chocolate Cookies Gift Basket, Gourmet Christmas Holiday…

  • ELEGANT GIFT BOX, 12 CHOCOLATE COVERED COOKIES: Twelve delicious gourmet Chocolate covered sandwich cookies in 12…
  • TWELVE DELIGHTFUL FLAVORS: Each hand dipped in premium dark chocolate, Covered with twelve sweet assorted toppings and…
  • GREAT GIFT FOR ALL OCCASIONS: Birthdays, Valentines, Easter, Mother & Fathers Day Clients, Customers, Colleagues,…

Nothing beats a romantic night in on Valentine’s Day rather than standing in line for hours at a restaurant for a failed romantic dinner date. That is why the Gourmet Chocolate Gift Box is the perfect gift for such a night. The kit allows you and your significant other to make the perfect candy and popcorn covered dessert pizza that is perfectly fitting for a Valentine’s Day movie night.

61. Art of Appreciation Gift Baskets Cuddles and Kisses Chocolate Truffle Spa Set

12 Bath Soap Rose Flower, MrPro Flora Scented Flower Set with Baby…

  • Because The Problem of Light Photography and Screen Resolution, The Objects May Have a Slight Color Difference, Also The…
  • It Will Give More Romantic and Enjoyable Atmosphere to The Bath. Great Gift for Her!
  • Rich Bactericidal Ingredients to Effectively Clean The Hands of Bacteria.

This sweet gift basket has Valentine’s Day written all over it. The Art of Appreciation Gift Baskets Cuddles and Kisses Chocolate Truffle Spa Set features a red and white theme that is perfect for the holiday. It includes a sweet, cuddly white bear with a red ribbon around its neck as well as an assortment of delectable chocolate confections and gourmet cookies. There are also Truffle Spa products included that allow your special lady to pamper herself.

62. Chocolate Gift Box, Fresh and Delicious

Barnett’s Chocolate Cookies Gift Basket, Gourmet Christmas Holiday…

  • ELEGANT GIFT BOX, 12 CHOCOLATE COVERED COOKIES: Twelve delicious gourmet Chocolate covered sandwich cookies in 12…
  • TWELVE DELIGHTFUL FLAVORS: Each hand dipped in premium dark chocolate, Covered with twelve sweet assorted toppings and…
  • GREAT GIFT FOR ALL OCCASIONS: Birthdays, Valentines, Easter, Mother & Fathers Day Clients, Customers, Colleagues,…

Treat your loved one with an assortment of 20 delicious chocolates that come backed in a gorgeous white alligator square box thanks to the Chocolate Gift Box, Fresh and Delicious. A gold bow is stretched over the box and tied for added beauty and delight. The chocolates serve as a great gift for any occasion, including Valentine’s Day. It is also a great gift to give to your significant other, a family member, a friend, or even a co-worker.

63. Art of Appreciation Gift Baskets So Serene Peony Floral Spa, Bath and Body Gift Set

Premium Deluxe Bath & Body Gift Basket. Ultimate Large Spa Basket! #1…

  • Purelis Chamomile & Lavender Spa Basket will give her a crash course in the Three R’s Treatment. Renew… Recharge……
  • Sensational Spa Goodies with Beloved Lavender Essential Oil & Roman Chamomile, nourish the skin & body and soothe the…
  • We then add Luxurious Shampoo, Body Wash, Bubble Bath, Bath Salts, Bath Caviar, Handmade Soap, all in beloved Lavender…

The Art of Appreciation Gift Baskets So Serene Peony Floral Spa, Bath and Body Gift Set is a great Valentine’s Day gift choice for a girlfriend, wife, mother, female friend, or female co-worker. The gorgeous basket featured a gorgeous floral detail that can be kept and reused. The basket comes filled with an array of peony scented spa products such as lotion, shower gel, bubble bath, bath salts, and more.

64. The Man Can Gift Basket

The Man Can Gift Basket – Gift Basket for Men – Happy Birthday Gift…

  • The Man Can Gift Basket
  • A bestselling, 100% all natural skin care set for men.
  • (1) One Men’s Birthday Gift Basket with assorted contents.

The Man Can Gift Basket comes in a masculine presentation and features high-quality skin care products made with a man in mind. The can features Licorice Fisherman’s Heavy-Duty Hand Scrub Soap. It also has a Butter Spicy Shave Gel, Bay Rum Oil Aftershave, and a Body Sponge. The manly scented soaps are something he will surely appreciate this Valentine’s Day.

65. Meat Sticks Gift Basket

Meat Sticks Gift Basket

  • TOP RATED GIFT IDEA – This is the Perfect Manly Man’s Gift or as a Gift for Hard to Shop For…
  • GREAT VALUE GIFT: We take pride in being able to offer such a cool looking gift with such a good variety of…
  • MADE IN THE USA – Our snack sticks are proudly made in the USA (believe it or not …not all of the other snack sticks..

The Meat Sticks Gift Basket is an assortment of goodies just for that special man in your life. It comes in a canvas sack that says, “Jerky.com” This guy approved gift comes stocked with 10 individually wrapped meat sticks, 3 meat & cheese snack bundles (6 total sticks), and 2 bulk snack stick packs (10 total sticks)! This is over 1 full pound of snack sticks.

66. Art of Appreciation Gift Baskets Lavender Renewal Spa Bath and Body Gift Set

Home Spa Gift Baskets For Women – Bath and Body Gift Basket –…

  • DELUXE 13 PIECE SET This spa gift basket has everything a woman needs! It includes Shower Gel, Bubble Bath, Shampoo,…
  • SWEET MAGNOLIA & RELAXING JASMINE The subtle sweet citrus tones of magnolia combine with the calming notes of floral…
  • DELIGHTFULLY DREAMY Delight your senses as you take advantage of the sensual and seductive fragrant lotions and gels….

The Art of Appreciation Gift Baskets Lavender Renewal Spa Bath and Body Gift Set is a great way to show a special lady how much she means to you this Valentine’s Day. The set features lavender scented products that allow her to pamper herself. A loofah, sisal hand mitt, and sisal body sponge allows her to apply her new bath and body products in a luxurious way. The body lotion and cleansing bath gel will leave her feeling glorious and relaxed, as will the aromatherapy candle.

67. Lovestee Rejuvenating Exotic Orchid Spa Basket Gift Set

Relaxing Bath Spa Kit For Men, Women and Teens, Gift Set Bath And Body…

  • THE IDEAL HOLIDAY GIFT YOUR BELOVED ONES WILL THANK YOU FOR! This beautiful Orchid Spa Gift set includes 5 Fragrance…
  • LOVESTEE’S BATH AND BODY LINE IS MADE WITH A REMARKABLE ORCHID BLEND SELECTED TO CONTRIBUTE BOTH, HEALTH AND BEAUTY. -…
  • EXOTIC ENCHANTED ORCHID IS THE SHOW-STOPPING NOTE IN THIS INCREDIBLY LUXURIOUS SCENT. Sultry woods and rich fruit…

The Lovestee Rejuvenating Exotic Orchid Spa Basket Gift Set comes in a beautiful pink basket the perfectly captures the Valentine’s Day spirit. Inside the basket, your special lady will find an assortment of five favorite fragrances, an exotic shower gel, luxury bubble bath, sensual body lotion, bath salt, and a sensuously soft bath puff.

Overall, the gift ideas, activities, and recipes are sure to make for a fabulous Valentine’s Day with a special someone. Any man or woman can easily make use of the ideas listed above to create a day filled with fun, romance, and thoughtfulness.

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15 Gift Ideas for Men

We all know how important it is to show love and appreciation to the women in our lives, but we should not forget to celebrate the men in our lives too. If you have a need for a gift coming up soon, now is a great time to impress your friends, coworkers and loved ones with cool gadgets, fun devices, and interesting gifts. With this list of the top fun and exciting gift ideas for men, you can be sure to buy gifts the men in your life will love. From coffee enthusiasts to gamers, every gift recipient will be overjoyed when they receive one of these neat items.

Below are 15 gift ideas for men!

Multitool Hammer 12in1


Multitool Hammer 12in1, Camping Accessories Survival Gear, Cool Gadgets for Men

  • 🛠[12-In-1 Tools]: 12 in 1 Hammer multitool gifts including mini hammer, nail claw, pliers, regular pliers, wire cutter, knife, saw…
  • 🛠[High Quality Design]: Heavy duty, ergonomic and lightweight stainless steel construction multitool hammer is a must-have addition…
  • 🛠[Portable and Lightweight]: Must-have EDC multi tool, Ideal for camping, home renovation, DIY jobs and a great multitool hammer!…

First on our list is this impressive multitool hammer. Perfect for camping trips or general garage use. The man in your life can certainly find a use for this fantastic work of genius. With mini hammer, nail claw, pliers, regular pliers, wire cutter, knife, saw, serrated knife, file, flathead screwdrivers, phillips screwdrivers, bottle opener, carabiner more with a safety lock, and durable nylon carrying case with belt holster.

A gift with everything. A tool for every occasion.

CANARY ALL-IN-ONE HOME SECURITY DEVICE


CANARY (CAN100USBK) All-in-One Indoor 1080p HD Security Camera with…

  • Works with Alexa for voice control (Alexa device sold separately). Connectivity : 2.4GHz Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
  • LET CANARY BE YOUR EYES AND EARS: The Canary All-in-One Home Security System is just what you’ve been looking for….
  • BUILT IN ALARM TO HELP SCARE OFF INTRUDERS: The Canary features a built in alarm system that reaches sound levels of 90+…

Every modern home-owner will enjoy combining technology with security through The Canary All-in-One Home Security Device. Dads especially tend to want to take the best care of protecting their families as they can. This device is a comprehensive video recorder that streams live, high-quality video and stores it in the cloud. With features like motion-activated recording, air quality monitoring, and mobile notifications, this home security technology is one of the best gift ideas for men.

GENTLEMAN JON COMPLETE WET SHAVE KIT


Gentleman Jon Complete Wet Shave Kit | Includes 6 Items: One Safety…

  • THE ORIGINAL SHAVE KIT, DON’T FALL FOR CHEAP IMITATIONS! | Get everything you need to start shaving correctly, in one…
  • Upgrade Your Shave | Shaving is a ritual, not a chore and it’s time to grow up. Toss the cheap cartridge razors &…
  • Slow down and see what you’re missing, and quality goes a long way. Each of our products have been curated to deliver…

This snazzy shaving kit provides everything a man needs to stay well-groomed. It seems men can never have too many shaving and grooming supplies, making this kit one of the most practical gifts available. This shaving kit includes everything men need to get started shaving the serious way. With a safety razor, several high quality blades, and all the necessary tools of the trade, this is a comprehensive shaving kit for the sophisticated man. If the man in your life doesn’t grow facial hair, consider this as a hilarious gag gift!

BEAN BOX WORLD COFFEE TOUR GOURMET SAMPLER


Bean Box Gourmet Coffee Sampler – 3-Month Gift Subscription

  • BEAN BOX SAMPLER GIFT SUBSCRIPTION: Every month Bean Box handpicks 4 gourmet coffees from Seattle’s top small-batch…
  • GUARANTEED FRESHNESS: Every coffee we ship is roasted to your order. This mean your cup is always filled with rich,…
  • SUPPORTING LOCAL ROASTERS: Buying a Bean Box supports a community of local artisan roasters. We work exclusively with 23…

When you’re not sure what to get someone for a special occasion, consumable items are always a great idea.  This coffee sampler pack is perfect for foodies and coffee-lovers alike. From unique Ethiopian blends to the ever-favored Kona coffee, it’s easy to see why men will love this gift. Your gift recipient will enjoy waking up in the morning to a new and exciting brew every day.

MINIPRESSO GR ESPRESSO MAKER


Wacaco Minipresso GR, Portable Espresso Machine, Compatible Ground…

  • COMPACT & FEATHERWEIGHT – Whether you’re going away for few hours or few weeks, space and weight are major factors when…
  • INNOVATIVE & POWERFUL – Minipresso’s ease of use is derived from it’s innovative design. With the help of the…
  • CONVENIENT & EVOLUTIVE – Minipresso doesn’t require compressed air, N2O cartridges or electricity for its operation….

Another great gift for coffee-lovers, the MiniPresso GR Espresso Maker is an invaluable tool for people who need their coffee fix. This compact and efficient tool allows the user to make an individual serving of strong and robust espresso, one of the world’s favorite sources of caffeine. This hand-operated espresso maker will keep your gift recipient happy and caffeinated in style whenever they need an energy boost.

Holy Stone HS440 Foldable FPV Drone

Holy Stone HS440 Foldable FPV Drone with 1080P WiFi Camera for Adults and Kids; Voice and Gesture Control RC Quadcopter

  • 1080P HD Auto-Adjustable Camera: Equipped with a 1080P HD camera that can be adjusted within 90° by your remote control or the app…
  • 40 Min Flight Time: You can enjoy a maximum of 20-mins flight time with one powerful modular battery. The package comes with a storage…
  • Small But Mighty: Thanks to intuitive and advanced features packed in a foldable frame, HS440 provides complete freedom wherever and…

“HS440 is a must-have for beginners with its intelligent functions such as Emergency Stop, Headless Mode, and Altitude Hold as well as its user-friendly features such as its long flight time for every practice.”

My dad and brothers are obsessed with drones. They come in many shapes and sizes, each with their own neat features and capabilities. Advanced drone uses like to build their own drones for a completely personalized experience. This drone, however, is a fantastic starter gift for the man in your life. As kids they probably liked RC cars, boats, or helicopters, but drones are the remote control toy of the future.

FRYE MEN’S WALLET


FRYE Men’s Logan Antique Pull Up Billfold, Cognac, One Size

  • Introducing the logan, an antique pull up leather collection from Frye
  • 8 card slots, 1 bill slot
  • Measurements: 4.5 inches W x 4 inches h x .5 inches D

Leather wallets are an essential for the complete male ensemble.  The FRYE Men’s Wallet is an excellent addition to any man’s wardrobe. With an artfully toned exterior and sleek leather lining, this item is sure to please any gift recipient. Available in multiple colors, the FRYE men’s wallet will match any outfit.

SKAGEN ANCHER LEATHER WATCH


Skagen Men’s Ancher Quartz Stainless Steel and Leather Watch Color:…

  • Case size: 40mm; Band size: 22mm; quartz movement with 3-hand analog display and date window; mineral crystal face;…
  • Stainless steel case; white dial with black hands and Arabic numerals
  • Genuine light brown leather band with buckle closure

Another one of the best gift ideas for men is the Skagen Ancher Leather Watch. A watch says a lot about a man, and this item will boost any ensemble to the next level. Wrapped in stainless steel, the watch face will keep any man going strong in a fast-paced world. Every man needs a great watch in the professional setting, making this gift both stylish and practical.

Redragon M612 Predator RGB Gaming Mouse


Redragon M612 Predator RGB Gaming Mouse

  • Any Button is Reassignable – 11 programmable buttons are all editable with customizable tactical keybinds in whatever game or work…
  • Comfort Grip with Details – The skin-friendly frosted coating is the main comfort grip of the mouse surface, which offers you the most…
  • 5 Decent Backlit Modes – Turn the backlit on and make some kills in your gaming battlefield. The hyped dynamic RGB backlit vibe will…

Anyone who has ever used a PC knows how important a comfortable mouse is. When you spend hours every day working and gaming online, it’s more important than ever to have a quality, ergonomic mouse. This gaming mouse is everything a right-handed person needs in the digital world. With stylish LED lighting that provides millions of color options, this futuristic mouse is a must-have for avid gamers and computer users alike.

AquaSprouts Garden, Self-Sustaining Desktop Aquarium


AquaSprouts Garden, Self-Sustaining Desktop Aquarium Aquaponics Ecosystem Kit, fits Standard 10 Gallon Aquariums

  • Self-sustaining aquarium & garden
  • Transform any 10-gallon aquarium (20″ x 10″ x 12″)
  • Grow your favorite veggies, herbs and greens anywhere, all-year-round

This affordable, office-sized aquarium kit is a great way to add style and whimsy to any workplace or home. With both lights and seeds included, this gift is comprehensive and easy-to-use. By growing a plant on top, the user creates a natural aquaponics filter that takes care of fish waste for a low-maintenance yet stunning gift. It’s even possible to control the fish tank’s light via remote control if purchasing additional accessories. Overall, this is an exciting gift any man would be happy to display in his office or home. Who knows, maybe this could be a project for father and son!

Raycon Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds with Microphone

The Everyday Raycon Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds with Microphone- Stereo Sound in-Ear Bluetooth Headset

  • 🎧 THE TRUE WIRELESS EXPERIENCE | Welcome to cutting-edge technology in true wireless audio with the Raycon Everyday Earbuds!…
  • 🎧 LIGHTWEIGHT, SECURE & COMFORTABLE FIT | The Raycon Everyday Earbuds are so light that you will forget that you are wearing…
  • 🎧 BASS YOU CAN FEEL | Sometimes, Big things do come in small packages! The Everyday Earbuds immerse you in rich and high-fidelity…

Men will love this sleek pair of headphones for their elegance and practical simplicity. Although these headphones aren’t cheap compared to your average run-of-the mill pair, they come from a trusted brand. Plus, the charging case offers an additional 24 hours, on top of the 8 hours of battery from the earbuds. This pair of headphones delivers high quality sound that music aficionados will adore.

Quad Lock Stem/Handlebar Bike Mount Kit for iPhone


Quad Lock Stem/Handlebar Bike Mount Kit for iPhone

  • THE LIGHTEST, STRONGEST AND MOST SECURE iPHONE BIKE MOUNT
  • PROTECTIVE / IMPACT RESISTANT CASE
  • EASY INSTALLATION

A smartphone bike mount is everything today’s modern, outdoorsy man needs to explore the world on his bike. Whether playing the latest augmented reality mobile game or using GPS to navigate a new territory, this is an invaluable tool in any situation. If you follow the link, you can specifically chose which model of iPhone you want for your kit. If you go to their store, however there are plenty of options for other popular phones like the Samsung..

3Doodler Create+ 3D Printing Pen for Teens, Adults & Creators!


3Doodler Create+ 3D Printing Pen for Teens, Adults & Creators!

  • WORLD’S FIRST AND NO. 1 BEST SELLING 3D PEN: 3Doodler Create is the newest model from the maker of the world’s first 3D…
  • DOODLE IN 3D: Draw vertically. Draw horizontally. Lift your imagination off the page! The 3Doodler Create extrudes…
  • 3D ART MADE EASY FOR ALL ADULTS: From hobbyists to crafters, artists and professionals, 3D creation has never been…

This 3D pen is a new and exciting tool for the creative man in your life. It takes advantage of the latest 3D printing technology and puts it in the hands of artistic individuals. With precise handling and non-toxic plastic, this great gift makes it possible to physically create your most interesting dreams. Give someone the gift of creativity and imagination with this 3D printing tool.

Amazfit Bip U Pro Smart Watch

Amazfit Bip U Pro Smart Watch with Alexa Built-In for Men Women

  • 【ALEXA & GPS BUILT-IN】You can talk to Amazon Alexa on your Amazfit Bip U Pro smartwatch, Ask questions…
  • 【SMART NOTIFICATIONS】Get an intelligent little pal to remind you of the incoming calls, text messages, apps…
  • 【60+ SPORTS MODES & 5 ATM WATERPROOF】Featuring 60+ sports modes to help you exercise at a higher level…

One of the best advantages of today’s tech boom is its impact on convenience and health.  The Amazfit Smart Watch is a great example of just how helpful technology can be when it comes to counting steps, tracking sleep, and staying in touch in the online world. This watch goes where you go, so it’s easy to keep track of smartphone notifications and stay fit without getting overwhelmed. Every man will find this gift to be both useful and entertaining.

Mr. Coffee Steam Espresso Cappuccino and Latte Maker


Mr. Coffee Steam Espresso Cappuccino and Latte Maker, One Size, Black

  • EXTRA-LARGE PORTAFILTER: Extra-large portafilter brews up to 4 shots of rich espresso
  • FROTHING WAND: Integrated frothing wand easily froths milk for delicious cappuccinos and lattes
  • STEAM BREWING: Powerful steam-brewing process makes dark, rich espresso, great for making Cuban coffee

This coffee maker lets any man enjoy a perfectly steam brewed espresso, cappuccino, or latte. Compared to other brewers you can find in stores or online, this one is not only top rated, but also a real bang for your buck. Mr Coffee is a well known brand name and a brand you can trust. The coffee lover in your life is sure to love and use this single cup brewer for their early morning, or late night fix.

Above are our favorite gadgets, toys, or tools for the men in our lives. With gifts listed in a wide variety of price ranges, you should be able to find something that matches not only the personality of the man in your life, There you have it, some of the best gift ideas for men.

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11 Great Gifts for Mom

From candles to jewlery, it can be hard to decide what to get for mom when a holiday comes around. Thankfully, we’ve scoured the world of online shopping to find and curate the best gifts any mom would love. From birthdays to mother’s day, here are 11 gifts for mom that will make her feel appreciated and adored.

Amazfit GTS 3 Smart Watch


Amazfit GTS 3 Smart Watch for Women, Alexa Built-in, Health & Fitness Tracker with GPS

  • View notifications from email, SMS, Caller ID, calendar and your favorite apps on your wrist.
  • Compatible with Alex and all other Amazon Smart Devices
  • Test your heart rate, blood-oxygen saturation, stress level and breathing rate in one single tap

These days, everyone is raving about smartwatches and the intersection of tech with fashion. Your mom will absolutely appreciate this stylish wearable device that lets her stay up-to-date with smartphone notifications without breaking a sweat. Available in tons of colors, this smartwatch even includes over 150+ sport modes including a sleep-tracker for the health-conscious among us. With this Amazon Smart Watch it’s easier than ever to be stylish and stay in touch.

Polaroid Now+ White (9062)


Polaroid Now+ White (9062) – Bluetooth Connected I-Type Instant Film Camera with Bonus Lens Filter Set

  • POLAROID NOW+ : It’s the Polaroid camera you love PLUS so much more. Our Bluetooth-connected app features full manual control – double exposure – light painting – noise trigger – and more
  • DUAL LENS AUTOFOCUS: Get the perfect shot, automatically. The Polaroid Now+ feature a dual zone (Close-Up & Standard) auto-switching hyperfocal optical lens system.
  • FULL FEATURED: Tripod mount ready, Micro USB powered rechargeable battery, auto-focus dual lens system, Accurate Flash, Bluetooth connected App and bonus 5 lens filter kit. Plus, the original Polaroid square format compatible with both i-Type films and 600 films.

Now a days, when people think of polaroid cameras, they might think of middle school girls. This polaroid camera, however, is a mature gift. With incredible quality to price, this camera has advanced features you lose with some cheaper polaroid camera companies.

Everyone knows moms love to take photos and document their families lives. This Polaroid Now+ allows them to do it with style and easy, instantly getting the pictures they take in their hands.

Included are 5 different attachable lens filters that can make the moment really pop!

BRAUN MQ777 MULTIQUICK 7 HAND BLENDER


Braun MQ725 Multiquick Hand Blender, Black

  • PowerBell technology – durable stainless steel blades and unique bell-shaped blending shaft for fast and finer results
  • Smart speed- the world’s first smart speed technology. The more you squeeze, the more power you get. Feel how easy it is…
  • Easy Click ensures all attachments can be removed with one simple click

For foodie moms, a new set of blending tools will never go unnoticed.  This multi-piece blender set includes a handheld tool with multiple attachments as well as an entire food-processing unit and a handy beaker. Best of all, the small and compact size make it ideal compared to the giant heavy and bulky blenders they probably already own. From smoothies to hummus, every mom will appreciate the new dishes she can create with ease. With all the work during holidays and throughout the years, it’s nice to lighten up her workload with sleek, powerful tools that make cooking a breeze.

INSTYLER IONIC hair dryer


InStyler Styling System Turbo Ionic Hair Dryer

  • ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN: At 13.5oz, TURBO’s makes drying and styling your hair comfortable and easy. Experience…
  • MORE POWER THAN 2000 WATT DRYERS: Utilizing technology designed by aerospace engineers, TURBO generates more power than…
  • FRIZZ FREE HAIR IN HALF THE TIME: Combined with tourmaline ceramic and our high-efficiency ion generator, TURBO delivers…

This sleek and fashionable ionic hair dryer will let your mom pamper herself and feel stunning. With a long power cord and an overall lightweight feel, this is an excellent hair styler for any woman. By giving a gift that’s both practical and luxurious, your mom can enjoy guilt-free style without worrying about her budget.

Let’s just say, there is a reason this hair dryer is seen in salons across the country. It is the professionals recommended choice.

Kindle – With a Built-in Front Light – Black


Kindle – With a Built-in Front Light – Black

  • Purpose-built for reading with a 167 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper, even in direct sunlight.
  • Adjustable brightness lets you read comfortably—indoors and outdoors, day and night.
  • 8 GB of storage means thousands of titles on hand all in a compact size.

Maybe your mom, like mine, loves a good book! Consider a Kindle paperlight as a gift. Able to hold thousands of titles all on one device, a Kindle would allow your mom to take her books with her wherever she goes. For some, those little moments of quiet they get all to themselves are few and far between, but if your mom has found a bit more time on her hands, whether from older kids or something else, this kindle is a great idea. Plus! Kindle is a notoriously sturdy machine.

Don’t stress about spending a ton of money on something fragile, instead invest in this kindle for your mom to get back into her old hobby of reading.

CANON MG7720 WIRELESS ALL-IN-ONE PRINTER


Canon TS9120 Wireless Printer with Scanner and Copier: Mobile and…

  • Inspire your creativity with prints that will impress; From stunning photographs to detailed documents, put the 6 color…
  • Enjoy the simplicity of connecting your smartphone, tablet and all your favorite devices with ease; Print hassle free…
  • The PIXMA TS9120 Wireless printer is the all in one that fits perfectly anywhere in the home, and looks great with any…

A quality printer can be hard to come by, so it’s great to see the Canon MG7720 on the market. With an easy wireless setup and printing options like Google Cloud Print and NFC, printing has never been more convenient. Your mom will enjoy conveniently printing pictures, documents and even CD/DVD labels with the Canon MG7720.

INSTANT POT IP-SMART BLUETOOTH-ENABLED MULTIFUNCTIONAL PRESSURE COOKER


Instant Pot IP-DUO60 321 Electric Pressure Cooker, 6-QT, Stainless…

  • Best Selling Model: America’s most loved multi cooker, built with the latest 3rd generation technology, the…
  • Cooks Fast and Saves Time: The Instant Pot Duo multi-cooker combines 7 appliances in one: pressure cooker, slow cooker,…
  • Consistently Delicious: 14 one-touch Smart Programs put cooking ribs, soups, beans, rice, poultry, yogurt, desserts and…

Cooking large meals can be a hassle, but not with the Instant Pot Pressure cooker. Insta-Pots have become all the rage over the last few years and its clear to see why. This pressure cooker is a great tool in the kitchen when it comes to making meals quickly and keeping them at the optimum temperature. With plenty of settings for everything from porridge to stew, this smartphone-connected pressure cooker is well-equipped to manage any meal. Your mom will thank you when you give her an undeniably useful tool for her cooking.

MR. COFFEE BVMC-EL1 CAFE LATTE


Mr. Coffee Cafe Latte Maker

  • Make delicious lattes with one simple touch; also makes hot chocolate; recipe book with 20 recipes included
  • 24 oz. capacity to serve multiple drinks at a time
  • Automatically powers off once drink is ready

For decadent coffee at home, try the Mr. Coffee Cafe Latte Machine. It’s easy to give the gift of frothy cappuccinos and elegant coffee shop drinks without paying the cafe price. Unlike other coffee machines, this machine doesn’t require specific capsules so it’s easy to enjoy any type of coffee you please. If your mom is a foodie or simply loves her coffee, this gift will make her mornings a lot brighter with the wonderful taste of foamy coffee.

TEA FORTÉ TEA CHEST TASTING ASSORTMENT


Tea Forte Organic Assorted Variety Tea Sampler, Tea Tasting Tea Chest…

  • OUR MOST EXPANSIVE collection of Tea Forte infusions, with two signature pyramid infusers each of our most popular black…
  • DELIGHTFUL TEA GIFT SET offers a variety of premium organic gourmet teas, a most welcomed hostess gift or gift for tea…
  • TEA CHEST tea sampler has 40 assorted pyramid tea bag infusers, handcrafted to allow the delicate leaves to luxuriantly…

Tea sampler packs are a great gift for someone who already has it all. If your mom is a foodie, she’ll love trying all 20 flavors in this exotic pack of teas. Packaged in a stylish box, this tea set is excellent for entertaining or simply enjoying a fresh cup in the morning. Your mom will thank you for getting her a sophisticated and enjoyable pack of 40 tasty tea infusers.

ILIFE V3S ROBOTIC VACUUM CLEANER


ILIFE V3s Pro Robot Vacuum Cleaner, Tangle-free Suction , Slim,…

  • With a tangle-free pet hair care technology, focuses on picking up hairs, dirt, debris on hard floors. Wheels Diameter -…
  • Low profile design to clean under beds, furniture where dirt hides. Ideal for hardwood, tile, laminate or stone.
  • Self-charging, programmable schedule, smart sensors for anti-bump and anti-fall. Runtime 90-100 mins

This robot vacuum cleaner is perfect for anyone who needs a break from cleaning, especially in a house with pets. This handy device automatically cleans the floor and charges itself in a convenient docking station, so you can forget about vacuuming and sweeping. Its short design makes it ideal for cleaning hard-to-reach places under couches and tables. Overall, this is a great gift to alleviate the monotony of chores your mom faces everyday. You wont realize how much you needed one of these little guys until you have one of your own.

ULTRASONIC COOL MIST HUMIDIFIER


Pure Enrichment MistAire XL Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier for Large…

  • LONG-LASTING RELIEF: Ultrasonic cool mist technology safely moisturizes the air for 10 to 24 hours of continuous…
  • 1 GALLON WATER TANK: Large tank and powerful steam output provides ideal coverage for large bedrooms, offices, and other…
  • OPTIONAL NIGHT LIGHT: Offers soothing lighting for maximum relaxation and operation in the dark (choose between blue,…

The Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier is a great gift for keeping the home fresh and moisturized. With a large water tank, automatic shut-off, and a nightlight, this humidifier is the most convenient item on the market. Your mom will undeniably appreciate clean and fresh air, especially during the night. Purchase the Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier for a practical and relaxing gift.

There you have it, 11 gifts for mom. From tools she can use to tech that makes her life easier, show your moms just how much she is worth with one of these top rated gifts. Make sure you check out our great gifts for men.

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13 Funny Yankee Swap Gifts

Are you looking for a hilarious and annoying Yankee Swap gift?  You have come to the right place!  This guide will highlight some of the best “worst” Yankee Swap gifts available.  These funny yankee swap gifts are so ridiculous that they are guaranteed to simultaneously delight and annoy the recipient! Remember to toss the receipt! No take backsies!

What is a Yankee Swap?

A Yankee Gift Swap is a type of gift exchange where participants give funny, useless, or strange presents to each other.  It is a very fun way to give presents to your friends or loved ones and is guaranteed to generate plenty of laughs. Plus, sometimes you see something absolutely ridiculous in the store that might not have any other purpose beside to be a ridiculous gift. Yankee Swaps have become very popular in the last few years within the United States, so there are now thousands of items perfect for Yankee Swaps.

Many offices and friend groups have started doing Yankee Swaps at Christmas because it is much more fun than giving each other traditional Christmas presents.  Most Yankee Swap gifts are cheap, which makes having a Yankee Swap a great idea for extended families on a budget.

The traditional rules for a Yankee Swap gifts are as follows:

  • Each participant supplies one wrapped gift that is placed in a central location (under the Christmas tree for example)

  • Participants are randomly assigned a number, which indicates their gift-choosing order.  You can draw numbers from a hat.

  • The  person who picked number 1 goes first.  They choose a random present that is not their own and unwrap it.

  • On subsequent turns, participants have the option of unwrapping a gift or “stealing” a gift from another participant.  If a participant’s gift is stolen, they can unwrap another present or steal a gift from someone else.  Gifts can only be stolen three times.

  • The game is over when everyone has had one turn, or once all the presents have been opened!

Playful rivalries develop as participants steal the tackiest gifts from each other. Don’t be afraid of tweaking the rules if you have a better way of performing a Yankee Swap — it’s all about having fun!

What is a Yankee Swap Gift?

Certain types of items make great Yankee Swap gifts.  They usually have one or more of the following attributes:

They are very Tacky

Tacky items like decorative Christmas jumpers, t-shirts with unicorns, bright pink underwear, or lampshades shaped like body parts are all great choices.  If you would be embarrassed to use the item, it would make a great Yankee Swap gift!

They are bizarre

Items that are weird can also be great Yankee Swap gifts.  A can of unicorn meat, an automated pet petter, a lunchbox labeled “human organs” and so on.

They are gross

Anything that makes you cringe can work well as a Yankee Swap gift.  Consider fake poo in a box, chocolate covered bacon, a farting coin bank or a toilet bowl coffee mug.

They are risqué

Items that feature nudity or sexual themes can also be great presents for a Yankee Swap.  Consider a cooking apron with fake breasts, a perverted garden gnome doing a poo, or salt and pepper shakers that show two cute pigs fornicating!  Any item that is embarrassing to use makes a great choice — just remember to constantly ask the recipient where the gift is every time you visit their home!

They are useful while being unusual

Yankee Swap gifts don’t have to be useless!  You can find some weird items that are useful around the home.  If the recipient starts using the item regularly, they will generate laughs all through the year.  A karate lettuce chopper or novelty coffee cup can get plenty of use and might become one of their favorite items!

Some of the Best Yankee Swap Gifts!

THE ORIGINAL TOILET MUG


BigMouth Inc. The Original Toilet Mug – Hilarious 12 oz Ceramic…

  • HILARIOUS COFFEE MUG: Watching someone drink from BigMouth Inc’s The Original Toilet Coffee Mug is guaranteed to crack…
  • PERFECT FOR HOME OR OFFICE: This silly toilet-shaped mug will make your co-workers do a double take. It is a perfect…
  • MAKES A GREAT GIFT: This high-quality ceramic coffee mug makes a great present for any gift giving occasion and is sure…

This is a classic Yankee Swap gift that is both disgusting and incredibly funny.  It is a toilet bowl-shaped coffee mug that is quite disgusting to drink from — the perfect gift for someone with a potty mouth!  It is a high-quality ceramic mug made by BigMouth Inc.  It holds 12 ounces of your favorite sewerage-colored beverage.

FIFTY SHADES OF CHICKEN: A PARODY IN A COOKBOOK


Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook

  • Fifty Shades of Chicken A Parody in a Cookbook
  • Hardcover Book
  • Fowler, F.L. (Author)

This hilarious book is a parody of the popular 50 Shades of Grey series.  It focuses on the erotic side of preparing, cooking and devouring chicken!  You will learn how to tie up your chicken, caress her skin, gently prepare her for the oven and finally reach a climax after 60 minutes at 350 degrees.  It is the perfect Yankee Swap gift and sure to draw a few laughs from the group.

DOWNSPOUT GARDEN GNOME


Funny Garden Gnomes Outdoor Statue, Decorative Downspout Extension Outdoor

  • Gnome has excellent features, including rear end
  • Very unexpected and surprising prank
  • Funny and great for lawns, backyards, bathrooms, and kitchens.

This cheeky garden gnome is the perfect Yankee Swap gift for anyone who is proud of their garden. An 8  inch tall and wearing a bright red hat, this gnome will be hard to miss in the garden.  The look of mischief on his face makes it a must have yankee gift!

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Fred TAKE-OUT FAKE-OUTS Lunch Bags, 24 Count

  • Fake take out bags from off putting eateries
  • Prevent prying eyes and wandering hands from lifting your lunch
  • Eight wonderfully wacky styles

This item is simultaneously funny, strange, and useful!  They are take-out bags with different sayings.  It is perfect for carrying a snack!

GAMA-GO flipper


GAMA-GO Flipper, X-Large, Red

  • Completely dishwasher safe
  • Made of sturdy silicone
  • Won’t stick to pans

This is a fun-to-use item that is perfect for a Yankee Swap.  It is a dishwasher safe plastic flipper in the shape of a guitar.  Don’t just settle for flipping your egg with a spatula!

HOW TO TRAUMATIZE YOUR CHILDREN BOOK


How to Traumatize Your Children: 7 Proven Methods to Help You Screw Up…

  • Whether you want to send your children to therapy with the same techniques your parents used or try an entirely new…
  • Paperback lets you learn the latest buzzwords and trends in traumatic parenting
  • Choose a personal trauma style – controlling, indulgent, and more

This is a great Yankee Swap gift that will every parent will want!  It is an instructional tome on how to screw up your kids that features helpful illustrations and checklists.  It also includes the latest buzzwords used by bad parents and the recent trends in “traumatic parenting.”  Perfect for parents looking for bad advice!

FISH SHAPED HAND SOAP

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  • Detailed
  • Smelly
  • Unforgettable

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This fish soap is a must have Yankee gift! Imagine getting clean with a big cold hard fish! Yuck! Luckily this fish soap smells just as good as it looks. You can grab this as a great present for a fisher buddy, a dad, a little kid, an old man, or anyone who has a sense of humor. The ingredients include Coconut Oil, Responsibly Sourced Palm Oil, Hemp Seed Oil, Safflower Oil, and delicious-smelling essential oils. Use as body soap or hand soap.

THE OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE CUTTING BOARD


Fred THE OBSESSIVE CHEF Bamboo Cutting Board, 9-inch by 12-inch

  • FUN & FUNCTIONAL: It’s time to let your inner obsessive loose in the kitchen, with this precision cutting board. This…
  • CLEVER DESIGN: THE OBSESSIVE CHEF cutting board includes a multitude of guide lines for different grid sizes and angles…
  • QUALITY MATERIALS: Made of strong, long-wearing, easy to clean, and environmentally sustainable bamboo. The lines are…

Do you have friends or relatives who are perfectionists?  Grab this obsessive-compulsive chopping board to help them on their quest for perfection!  It is a bamboo chopping board with various guide lines and grids imprinted on it.   A great Yankee Swap gift that the perfectionists in your group will want.

“THE STICK FAMILY WAS DELICIOUS” WINDOW DECAL


Slap-Art Your Stick Family was Delicious T-Rex – Vinyl Decal Sticker

  • – Can be used on any flat surface such as windows, cars, laptops, and more!
  • – High Quality Avery vinyl that lasts 5+ years!
  • – Removes with no residue or damage to the surface!

Most people fall into one of two camps — either they are happy to put decals of stick figures on their car that represent their family members, or they hate people that do that.  If you hate the people with stick figure decals, grab this decal.  It features a T-Rex gobbling up a stick family for dinner.  Guaranteed to generate a few laughs.

GIN & TITONIC — TITANIC ICE TRAY

This is a great gift for people with a morbid sense of humor!  It is a food-safe synthetic ice cube tray in the shape of four Titanic ocean liners and four icebergs.  You can recreate the famous sinking of this huge ship in a glass of gin or bourbon!

BACON BANDAGES


Accoutrements Bacon Strips Bandages

  • Each tin contains twenty five bandages
  • Each bandage measures approx. 3″ L x 1″ W
  • Each tin contains a bonus trinket

Is there anything bacon can’t do?  This is the perfect Yankee Swap gift — ridiculous and useless!  This product consists of a tin container branded with “Bacon Bandages” graphics.  The tin contains fifteen bacon bandages and a bonus trinket.

ICE CREAM DOOR STOP


LIOOBO Plastic Door Stopper Ice Cream Shaped Slip Resistant Finger…

  • The ‘vanilla ice cream’ topped cone is made of durable plastic and will hold fast to any hard, smooth surface -…
  • So realistic you really do want to just touch it to see if it’s still cold!
  • This eccentric stopper draws attention to a thoroughly useful but often ignored household item – a guaranteed…

This is a great novelty item that also works well as a Yankee Swap gift.  It is a sturdy plastic door stop that looks like an ice cream dropped onto the floor.  It will definitely cause the visitors to your home to do a double take!  it will take them a minute to realize that the ice cream is fake.

BAG OF UNICORN FARTS


The Original Bag Of Unicorn Farts Cotton Candy Funny Novelty Gift for…

  • NOW WITH MORE COTTON CANDY! Funny Unique Gift For All Ages.
  • DO YOU LIKE TO MAKE PEOPLE LAUGH? Bag of Unicorn Farts are guaranteed to brighten a friend’s day.
  • SCIENTIFIC FACT: FARTS IN A BAG ARE FUNNY! The 3oz fruit punch cotton candy is delicious!

Did we mention that the best Yankee Swap gifts need to be ridiculous?  Gifts don’t get much stupider than this bag of unicorn farts!  It is a colorful package containing a small bag of cotton candy.  Expect it to be a popular item with the group because everyone will be curious about the flavor of unicorn farts!

We hope you enjoyed our list of the best Yankee Swap gifts.  These ridiculous items are funny as holland guaranteed to make your gift giving a fun filled event.

There you have it, 13 funny yankee swap gift gifts. Make sure you check out our great list of gift ideas for men. Do you and your family play Yankee Swap? What house rules do you play with? What are some of the best gifts you have given or recieved? Share your comments below!

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Pollyanna Gift Exchange Ideas

Hello and welcome to our Pollyanna gift exchange ideas list! Gift exchange games are certainly a popular pastime at many holiday gatherings. 

In a Pollyanna Gift Exchange, participants anonymously purchase a gift for a randomly-selected person in the group. The best gifts are inexpensive, personalized, and, of course, funny! From Grumpy Cat merchandise to eccentric tape dispensers, your perfect Pollyanna gift is sure to be found from this list. 

Read on for a whole list of gift options for your exchange!

History of the Pollyanna Gift Exchange

Games like Dirty Santa, White Elephant, Pollyanna and Secret Santa are fun, easy and affordable. These games are also a great way for large groups of people to participate in holiday or other gift giving traditions. Gift exchange games are great for office parties, club meet ups, and other larger holiday gatherings because participants only have to buy one gift.

The Pollyanna Gift Exchange is a regional variant of the White Elephant Gift Exchange that correspondingly follows largely the same idea. Popular in Southeastern Pennsylvania and South New Jersey, Pollyanna is named after the ever-cheerful children’s book character Pollyanna from the early 20th century. In common parlance, this name has since become synonymous with people who are incredibly optimistic. As you might expect, a Pollyanna Gift Exchange focuses on amusing gifts designed to make people cheerful and merry. This kind of vibe also makes it the perfect option for a holiday gift exchange game.

How to Play

The rules to this Secret Santa style gift exchange game are altogether quite simple. Some time before the event, every participant randomly chooses a name out of the pool of participants. No one shares what name they have drawn, instead keeping it hidden. Each person then purchases a fun and amusing gift for the person to whom they’ve been assigned. There is generally a dollar amount assigned before the event so everybody is on the same page as to how much they will be spending on their gift.

In general, you can put a minimum or maximum amount to keep things simple. The presents are then brought to the event and unwrapped by the recipients. Since the gift giver is kept anonymous, you can have a lot of fun choosing hilarious and unique gifts for the person you’ve been assigned. Finally, it doesn’t matter if you know your recipient well or not, because we’ll give you some tips on how to choose a good gift for anybody.

Choosing Gifts

Undeniably, gift selection can be a stressful experience, whether you know the person well and set high expectations or if you don’t know them well and are uncertain. But it needn’t be so difficult! Choosing the gift you’re going to give can be one of the most fun parts of a Pollyanna Gift Exchange. Think carefully about the person you’ve been assigned to buy a present for. Consider especially his or her sense of humor as well as what he or she likes and dislikes. Perhaps they are a part of an ongoing inside joke, which could indeed prove to be a good source of gift idea. Or maybe they have a zany sense of humor. By taking these personality traits into consideration, you’re sure to find a gift that the person will find humorous, as well as enjoy.

If you happen to be assigned someone you don’t know very well, ask those who know that person. You could also do a little research on social media to figure out what they like and how they express themselves. A thoughtful, fun gift is in reach for everyone, obviously or not, even if you have to do a little bit of research to find the perfect one.

If you’re stumped for Pollyanna gift ideas, here are some affordable gift ideas that are sure to get some laughs and to delight just about any personality type!

GRUMPY CAT PILLOW CASE

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  • Size: 20 X 30 inches , Color: Multi-color,Made from quality Cotton linen fabric.
  • Natural eco-friendly materials,this is your most suitable choice.
  • This cushion cover could surely provide a warm,welcoming feeling to your daily life.

A hilarious choice for cat lovers or haters alike!

A Grumpy Cat pillow case is a great choice for the lover of all things memes and cats. This adorable (and grumpy) cat can, furthermore, literally greet your gift recipient day and night. The great thing about pillow cases as gifts is the recipient can obviously use them for their bed, but they can also use them for a throw pillow. A funny pillow case like the Grumpy Cat might be instead used to keep on the couch as a goofy and decorative pillow.

Either way, this is an especially inclusive and safe bet for a Pollyanna Gift Exchange present. Because even if your recipient turns out to not be a cat lover, who doesn’t like a grumpy cat?

GO AWAY 13 OZ . GLASS COFFEE MUG

Don't Speak! Funny Coffee Mug Gifts, Coffee Mugs for Women Men - 12 oz Glass Cool Coffee Mugs, Funny Coffee Cup Birthday Gift for Best Friend Boss
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A no-nonsense and perfectly practical gift exchange idea

This hilarious glass coffee mug is the perfect gift for that person who just can’t seem to get with the program until she’s had just the right amount of coffee. By all means, surely a lot of us can relate to this. This mug certainly lets the world know exactly when it’s safe to talk to your gift recipient. For an extra thoughtful touch, pair it with a bag of coffee or a gift card to her favorite coffee shop.

TIPSY TUBES 3-PACK HIDDEN ALCOHOL FLASKS

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  • 24 TOTAL OUNCES or 16 SHOTS. PERFECT CHRISTMAS PARTY GIFT! Our Flasks are Designed to Hold Enough for You...
  • HIDE IN PLAIN SIGHT. These Tubes were Made to Look Realistic when You Need it Most.

A seriously handy and insanely useful office wonder

A set of Tipsy Tubes is guaranteed to make that one person who always jokes about drinking in the office laugh. These cleverly designed 8 ounce tubes may look like tubes of sunscreen, bronzer or hair gel, but they are actually flasks to hide your adult beverages. Undoubtedly this is a funny and probably practical gift as well for the casual drinker.

However, since we’re dealing with alcohol, perhaps do some background research and make sure your assigned person doesn’t have a drinking problem. Similarly, anyone with an alcoholic family member can get sensitive to a present centered on sneaky drinking. Therefore, just be mindful and do your research first or ask around beforehand.

NPW SOUND MACHINE

Talkie Toys Products Burp Button - Makes Funny Burping and Belching Sounds - Lights Up and Burps
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  • Share the Joy: A little gross-out humor goes a long way to lift sprits and spread laughs! Surprise your...

A big win for the non-stop jokester

Perfect for the perpetual joker and/or prankster, a personal sound effect machine will get tons of laughs. Provide your cubicle mate with his own laugh track, drum roll, applause, boos and more. Featuring 16 funny sound effects, this little machine will provide all sorts of fun in a variety of situations. Indeed, it is also going to drive your office absolutely crazy within a few days, but what novelty gifts don’t?

UNICORN HEAD SQUIRREL FEEDER

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Mcphee Archie, Squirrel Feeder Unicorn Head
  • 100% brand new and authentic merchandise
  • Includes all original tags/packaging straight from the manufacturer/distributor
  • Officially Licensed from Accoutrements

The nature lover’s dream gift

Who doesn’t want to turn into Snow White and consequently attract all the forest animals to your back door? This hilarious squirrel feeder will subsequently make unicorn sightings an everyday occurrence. Hang this unicorn head with nuts, corn or seeds in its snout and wait for squirrels to come and chow down. This amusing gift is a whimsical take on a squirrel feeder and perfect for both nature and fantasy lovers.

MAYBE SWEARING WILL HELP ADULT COLORING BOOK

Maybe Swearing Will Help Adult Coloring Book Set - Coloring Books for Adults Relaxation with 30 Markers in a Case - Motivational Swear Word Anxiety Relief - Color Cuss & Laugh Your Way to Less Stress
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  • SWEAR WORD ADULT CRAFTS: Take this opportunity to rescue someone or yourself from all the BS in the world...
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The potty mouth’s stress reliever

Who says coloring books can’t be for adults too? Actually, a recent study showed that coloring books are now the most commonly purchased type of book. This coloring book will certainly make the perfect gift the notorious foul mouthed office companion. The adult coloring book comes with markers so that your gift recipient can color away all of their stress.

Featuring cute animals, funny puns and trendy designs, this coloring book further proves that coloring isn’t just for little kids anymore. This is a great gift for someone with an adult sense of humor, as well as those who enjoy an outlet for their creative side. Did you know that coloring has also been clinically demonstrated to relieve anxiety and stress? So, not only will this serve as a funny gift, it can also be really useful in getting your gift recipient to chill out a bit at work!

THE BUTT STATION – DESK ACCESSORY

ARAD Funny Tape Dispenser, Desk Accessories-for Home or Office Spaces
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The handy butt of all jokes

This desk accessory holder is the perfect choice for that guy (or gal) in your office who is known for potty humor and a messy desk. Featuring a colorful person sitting on a toilet, this organizer serves as a tape dispenser, pen holder, memo pad holder and paper clip storage. Notwithstanding the bathroom humor, this desk accessory is also a super useful dispensary for handy office supplies! It comes in blue, green or orange and will surely get lots of laughs. This clever and amusing desk accessory is a fun way for your gift recipient to keep everything all in one place at his desk. As far as Pollyanna Gift Exchange presents go, this is a winner for its combination of practicality and good humor.

More Gift Exchange Ideas

Finding Pollyanna gift ideas surely doesn’t have to be difficult. Whenever and wherever the gift exchange opportunities arise, we hope this gift ideas will come in handy. A little creativity and some research or knowledge of the person you are buying for can go a long way. Some questions and a little background knowledge will surely confirm that you unquestionably will find the perfect present at your Pollyanna Gift Exchange. In the meantime, these are sure to get a good chuckle from the recipient.

Still looking for more funny gift ideas? Try these other present possibilities to keep your gift exchange light and humorous.

Have you given any of these gifts at Pollyanna Gift Exchange? What kind of reaction did your presents garner? Share your comments below. Please let us know if you’d recommend other funny and thoughtful gifts that we can add. Make sure you check out our best gift ideas for kayakers.

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21 Best Yankee Swap Gifts to Consider this Year

Today, we will discuss some of the best Yankee swap gifts to consider this year. Offering gifts is just as satisfying for the giver as it is for the receiver, so you should put some thought into them. 

A great Yankee Swap gift may come in the form of food, games, storage, knicknacks, or something funny. The best gifts are entertaining, useful, and inexpensive. Sound impossible? That’s why you have us!

Making a list with the best Yankee swap gift ideas and choosing the most suitable ones for some particular receivers is an exercise in creativity if not more. Read on for the best Yankee Swap Gift options!

What is a Yankee Swap Gift Exchange?

You may be asking what a Yankee Swap Party is. Sometimes known as a White Elephant Gift Exchange, or a Dirty Santa Gift Exchange, this party is a clever way to spice up the good old fashioned gift exchange that your family and co-workers bore you with year after year. The rules can vary, but simply, everyone is directed to contribute a wrapped gift within a certain price range.

Usually, to assure everyone gets something nice, the limit is up to twenty-five dollars.

As each participant arrives with their gift they are asked to draw a number from a hat. Each person waits until his number is called. On each person’s turn, he may decide to pick an unwrapped, new gift from the table to open or swap the gift with someone else. Each gift is technically unclaimed until the swap is over. Don’t be surprised though, if in the end there is more swapping going on.

After all, the fun of the party is to go home with something exciting!

If you want more Yankee swap gift ideas, don’t forget to check out our guide on some of the most amazing housewarming party gifts you can buy for close friends, family members, acquaintances, or workmates. On the other hand, if the concept of a Yankee swap is not right up on your alley, you can get your inspiration going form our guide on gift exchange games for large groups. Besides the White Elephant, you also have the Cheer Exchange, the Hot Potato, the legendary & classic Secret Santa, the Numbers Game, and so on. After all, choosing a gift for someone and exchanging gifts with other people require specific mindsets and certain conditions, so pick the game that serves you best.

Now, let’s return to our White Elephant gift ideas to consider this year!

Best Yankee Swap Gifts

The following is a list of the 21 best Yankee swap gifts you can choose from

Before we begin, however, make sure you also check out our guide on the best funny Yankee swap gift ideas we offered a while ago. In that article, you will learn some of the basic rules for choosing the best Yankee swap present. Suffice to say, you can go for anything that is unusual, useful but strange, sexy (only when it is the case), exceedingly tacky or gross (for the laughs, of course), you get the point.

1. BLACK + DECKER Brew ‘n Go Personal Coffeemaker with Travel Mug

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Family, friends, or co-workers, this gift is perfect for anyone in the group! The coffee brews directly into the 15-ounce travel mug and the mug is designed to fit in almost any vehicle cup holder. The coffeemaker is equipped with a permanent filter, filter basket, and auto shut-off for those busy mornings. The mug is complete with a lid and can be washed safely in the dishwasher. This gift will be a big hit at the swap party. It is also an amazing housewarming party gift, so put it on the list for other parties and occasions requiring presents!


2. Pyrex Simply Store Rectangular Glass Food Storage Set

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This versatile gift will be welcomed by women and men alike. Imagine taking your food from the oven to the fridge in one dish. Carry these dishes with you to the party, and warm the food in the microwave when you get there. You can freeze the leftovers right in the same dish, and place it in the dishwasher when it is empty. The 6 piece set includes one 3-cup, one 6-cup, and one 11-cup rectangular dish. Each dish comes with its own lid. These easy to store, stackable dishes will have everyone fighting over them.


3. Hot Cocoa Gift Set By Fireside

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Everyone likes hot chocolate, so you can’t go wrong with this gift! This gourmet hot cocoa set includes three 8 ounce cans that each consists of salted caramel, chocolate truffle, and peppermint. Just add hot water and you will have a hot cup of cocoa to warm you up on the coldest day. Make a special treat in the summer by adding the cocoa to a glass full of ice. Either way you like it, this gift will be sure to please. Packaged in a gift box with ribbon, your work is already done.


4. Yankee Swap Gift Tee Shirt

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Give them a souvenir to remember the night forever! With this shirt, they can wear it to the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party they will be going to next. This classic fit, lightweight, 100% cotton tee is available in a variety of colors and sizes. Make this the best Yankee swap gift on the table, and be the star of the party. Remember we said above that some best White Elephant gift ideas can be strange and even unsightly as long as they have a good dose of intrinsic humor attached to them? This is one of those Yankee swap gift ideas to consider this year!


5. Adult Coloring Book Set of 3

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The latest craze is the relaxing, adult coloring book. This gift is great for a swap party with the girls. Older children will enjoy this gift as well. This set includes mandalas, flower designs, and geometric patterns. These books are great for anxiety and stress relief. Explore your inner creativity with each of the 48 single-sided coloring pages, and express your thoughts on each of the 48 journal pages in every book. Adult coloring books are all the rage right now and make some incredible activities for teens as well during a rainy day in the house, so grab a few for your family as well!


6. Cupcakes & Cartwheels- Ribbons Quick Change Watch

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This is another great gift for the swap party with the girls. From young to old, she will love this gift. This Quartz watch comes with a variety of 11 different ribbon straps that tie in a bow for security.  Complete with a different strap for everyday and every outfit, she will never get bored. For an elegant presentation, this watch is packaged together with the ribbons in a pink gift box. Make everyone fight to get this gift at the party.


7. Oster Fondue Pot

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Everyone loves to eat, and this gift can be fun for everyone. This 3- quart fondue pot is made by Oster, and can be used to dip sweets into chocolate, melt some cheese, or fry some meat. It comes with 8 color-coordinated forks and a sure release break-away-cord. Adjustable temperature control and cool-touch handles make this pot user friendly. This gift will be a big hit, and probably one of the best Yankee swap gifts you will find. Put this item on the list of best housewarming party gift ideas and some of the best presents to offer your parents for their birthday, anniversary, Christmas, or any other occasion!


8. Never Have I Ever: The Game of Poor Life Decisions Card Game

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This party game is for ages 17 and older, so it would be ideal for the adult Yankee Swap Party. This popular game includes 550 cards of hilarious, awkward, and embarrassing adult material. With this game, you have the opportunity to learn more about each other. A fun party game that the winner might want to play with everyone when the swapping is over. You know how much we love a good (and mean) game of Never Have I Ever, so if you want to play it (outside the card game) with your friends and family, here are the best Never Have I Ever Game Questions to make your own version of this amazing campfire activity for adults who know each other pretty well and are not afraid to tap into some personal issues.


9. Fritesla 16000mah Power Bank Portable Charger for Smartphones

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Almost everyone you know has a smartphone, so why wouldn’t this be one of the best Yankee swap gifts at the party? This slim charger is convenient enough to fit right into your pocket, next to your cell phone. This lightweight charger features dual USB outputs, a USB light with an LED reading. Available in four color choices, this gift is something everyone will want.


10. Northpoint Cashmere Velvet Reverse to Cloud Sherpa Throw Blanket

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Nobody will resist the comfort of a soft, warm blanket. This blanket has the feel of velvet plush on one side and reverses to the feel of an extra warm cloud sherpa on the other side. The ideal 50×60 inch size makes for a comfy movie night throw, or wrap it around your shoulders while working at the computer late at night. This gift is available in a variety of colors and will be perfect for anyone in your group. Sit back and watch them fight for this one.


11. Freshly Roasted Delicious Healthy Nuts Basket

This tray of healthy nuts is made with four delicious sections of cashews, pistachios, honey glazed pecans and almonds. These nuts are 100% natural and will make the perfect kosher, vegetarian or organic snack for anyone in the group. The nuts are packaged for freshness in a box, and ready for gift giving. The winner will be so delighted, maybe he will share some with you before the night is over.


12. Pen Light With Stylus Tip

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This is the best Yankee Swap gift for the office party. The pen is engraved with, “Success Dreams Create Reality.” This 3-in-1 ballpoint pen is equipped with a replaceable ink cartridge, replaceable battery, and is complete with an LED flashlight and a stylus tip. This handy pen is everything a person needs to get through a busy day at work. Packaged in a classy gift box, this pen is ready to go. Become the favorite co-worker when they find out this gift came from you.


13. Care Package with 50 Sweet and Salty Snacks

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This variety snack pack is ideal for the family or school swap party. With chips, candy, cookies, crackers, gum and more all in the same package, how can you go wrong? They can share it, re-gift it, or eat it all themselves, but no matter what they choose to do with it, this will be the most talked-about gift of the night.


14. Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Gift Set

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Everyone has dry, chapped hands every now and then, so choosing this gift will not be a waste. The hand repair kit includes Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Cream, Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream and Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream. This kit is packaged in a clear nylon bag tied with ribbon. As an added bonus, the kit also includes a pair of cotton gloves to help keep in the moisture. The person that wins this gift will have to hide it from the rest.


15. Woodwick Candle Fireside

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Everyone likes to hear the crackling of the fireplace or of a veritable campfire. With this candle, not only will they get the sound and relaxation listening to the crackle from the wick, but the fireside scent will top it off. This candle is available in two sizes and will put off the scent for 100 hours. You won’t go wrong giving this candle jar to your friends at the party.


16. The Grill Light by Knight Lighter

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This unique gift will be sure to lighten up the room. This light is the perfect BBQ companion, but has many other uses as well! Made with a durable Nylon Glass Fiber and 11 gauge steel clamp, this light is made to withstand heavy heat and light rain. Clip it in your dark closet or onto your beach chair. If you need light, grab the grill light as well. Make your friends fight for this gift at the swap party.


17. Heat Sensitive Color Changing Coffee Mug

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This 16 ounce, ceramic mug will confuse everyone in the room. The mug will change color and design when it is hot, and will change again as the beverage cools down. This mug can be fun for everyone, and with this design, even the kids will love it. Keep a sleepy person on their toes with this happy conversation piece.


18. Rustic Whitewash Tabletop Chalkboard Sign

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The chalkboard that is meant to go on tabletops in homes is great things to give someone as a gift for a housewarming party or any other occasion. They are fun products that anyone can enjoy. Witty, encouraging, helpful, or sweet things can be written on it in any household. Chalk even gives them the freedom to draw, be creative, and set the tone for the house and any guests who enter in. You can’t go wrong with this gift!


19. Play Visions 450 Nose Aerobics Game

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This gift will be fun for anyone! Enjoy watching your adult friends play this game when they put on the plastic glasses and try to catch the tiny ball in the little basket. This can make any party entertaining, or watch your co-worker secretly play behind his cubby. For ages 5 and up, but this game will be a riot when the adults try to play!


20. Hidden Alcohol Sunscreen Flask

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This is the best gift for the adult party. These two, 9.7-ounce realistic sunscreen bottles, will conceal your drinks so you can sneak them in with you wherever you go. They are leakproof with airtight seals and are food-grade safe. Extra seals and a funnel are included. The flasks easily hold approximately nine shots each, and can easily be passed around for sharing.


21. Knock Knock Bathroom Guest Book

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This unique book will have everyone spending time in the bathroom at the next party. Each page is designed for the guest to answer questions, draw a picture and describe their bathroom experience. No more trifling through an outdated magazine, or critiquing the color of your host’s bathroom. Even the serious grump at the party will laugh at this book!



Is there a Difference Between Yankee Swap vs White Elephant Gift Ideas?

Historically speaking, yes, there is, although in the modern world, Yankee swap gifts ideas and White Elephant gift ideas are quite the same thing. The Yankee swap gift concept goes back to the American Civil War, they say, when generals were swapping prisoners in a barter system that had nothing to do with human rights as we know them.

On the other hand, the idea of receiving a White Elephant is, by all means, and purposes, a burden. The king of Siam proved to his people back in the day that getting a white elephant was a punishment and not so much of a token of appreciation.

In conclusion, White Elephant gift ideas should be a bit ridiculous and useless in nature, while Yankee swap gift ideas, no matter how brutal, had some intrinsic value to them. Today, we do not make much of a difference between them and both are extremely fun gifting exchange ideas.


Best Yankee Swap Gifts: Bottom Line

Whether you call them White Elephant gift ideas or Yankee swap gift ideas, we hope our suggestions proved useful to you to have some fun with family, friends, or co-workers this year. If you have more ideas you tried already and made the hoped impact, tell us everything about them in the comment section below! We would love to upgrade this article with some of the best Yankee swap gifts that our readers vouch for and recommend!

40 Amazing Housewarming Ideas: Gifts, Theme Party, Menu, and More

If you need some housewarming ideas, you have come to the right place. Moving into a new home often creates a mixture of emotions ranging from anxiety to excitement. Whether you know an individual or a couple who has recently moved into a new home or apartment, giving a gift can likely make things easier. Often people need new items such as household goods or décor to brighten up their new space.

Of course, it is often hard trying to pick out the perfect housewarming gift for someone. Fortunately, the housewarming gift ideas below can make your hunt for the perfect gift much easier. From housewarming gift baskets ideas to housewarming party ideas, you can make moving into a new home both fun and happy for someone you know and love. Enjoy this list of housewarming ideas that includes gifts suggestions, party themes to organize, housewarming party foods ideas & menu to prep for the guests, and more! Keep in mind that many of these housewarming gift ideas below work very well for a Yankee Swap gift exchanging party too!

Housewarming Gift Ideas

Standard housewarming gifts can range from something useful to something that serves as a piece of décor. Each of the housewarming gift ideas listed below are sure to be a hit when offered up as a housewarming present.

1. Enkore Bar Set Accessories – Large Coaster 8 Pack

ENKORE Coasters For Drinks - Set of 6 with Holder, Black - Protect Furniture From Water Marks or Damage - Deep Tray and Rim Catch Cold Drink Sweat Without Spill, Large 4.3 Inch Size Fit All Cups
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The Enkore Bar Set Accessories – Large Coasters 8 Pack comes in a stylish stainless steel holder that offers a sleek, modern appearance. The coasters are available in a variety of colors including black, coffee, cool gray, navy blue, and even rainbow. The color variety allows you to customize your gift to best suit the receiver based on their preferences.

The textured, grooved pattern of the coasters helps to protect furniture while also acting as a cool way to serve beverages. In fact, the coasters can act as a complimentary gift for a bar collection. Each eco-friendly silicone coaster offers a 4.3” diameter surface. Their size and texture make it possible for the coasters to accommodate mugs, glasses, and any other beverage holder while protecting countertops and wood surfaces.

Offering coasters may seem incomplete, especially if you are gifting them to people you love and see very often, so add a bottle of their favorite drink to give them a reason to use the coasters. A nice set of glasses will make things even better. Either way, having some of these bar accessories will make your life a lot easier even when you’re throwing other types of parties.

2. Bamboo Cutting Board Gift Set

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Kitchen items are often the most commonly given housewarming gifts. Men and women both young and old can make good use of kitchen utensils, which is why they are a great and thoughtful gift to give. The Bamboo Cutting Board Gift Set with Best 3-Piece Kitchen and Cooking Utensils is one great example. The set is the perfect kitchen accessory for new homeowners or renters.

From chopping vegetables to slicing up a tender roast, the bamboo cutting board serves as a nice housewarming gift idea. It is durable and offers a chemical-free surface. Also, the cutting board is accompanied by a flat spatula, wide spoon, and a set of tongs, all of which are 12-inches long. Bamboo offers natural anti-bacterial properties, making this set a great go-to kitchen addition. If you throw in a set of awesome knives, you are good to go!

3. Cheese Board Set

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Kitchen accessories seem to make the most popular housewarming gift ideas ever, and with good reason. When a person either buys or rents a new home, they often look to invite friends and family over to entertain them. Of course, the right kitchen accessories are required to entertain guests. For that reason, why not give the gift of a Cheese Board Set?

With a cheese board set, receivers can slice and serves a variety of cheese and crackers to guests for an easy, stylish party item. The set comes with a 3-piece knife set along with 4 small cheese serving forks. There is also a porcelain dish that can hold condiments and sauces. The knife set includes a parmesan shaver and a hard cheese knife.

Each of the three items listed above can prove to be a useful gift in that they are both functional and affordable. The gifts are a wonderful choice for individuals or couples who need kitchen accessories. Of course, there are plenty of other housewarming gifts to consider besides traditional kitchen accessories.

In case you want a wholesome housewarming gift idea that will be memorable, top the cheese board set with one of those housewarming gift baskets ideas that are ever so popular in online stores right now. We can think of a gourmet basket with a refined selection of cheeses and spreadable goodies, next to a bottle of fine wine, artisanal sweets, and a high-end selection of fruit and nuts.

Housewarming Gift Ideas for Couples

Help a couple you know that is moving into a new home by selecting just the right housewarming gift that is perfect for two. From key holders to wine bottle accessories, there are so many options to choose from that any receiver will love. The items listed below all provide functionality that the receivers will love to have in their new home.

4. Personalized Gift – Monogram Key Holder

Personalized Key Holder for Wall - Custom Key Hanger with Family or Couple's Name | Vinyl or Laser Engraved Options | Natural Wood Key Rack | Made in USA.
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The Personalized Gift – Monogram Key Holder is a great gift option for engagements, bridal showers, weddings, and as a housewarming present. When moving into a new home, things often become hectic. There are so many boxes to unpack and items to arrange. In the midst of all the madness and excitement, it is easy to lose things. Thanks to this gift, the receiving couple will not have to worry about losing their keys.

The keyholder is handmade and comes in two different sizes, which include 5×7 inches or 7×9 inches. Choose a black and white look or a warm wood look with black print. The keyholder suits just about any décor, making it the perfect accompaniment to any new home. Keep in mind that as this gift is handmade, there might be slight variations in the appearance of each keyholder ordered.

5. Two Peas in a Pod Magnetic Salt and Pepper Set

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The Two Peas in a Pod Magnetic Salt and Pepper Set is a cute, thoughtful, and functional housewarming gift. Present two people, you love and care about, with a salt and pepper set that represents them as a loving couple. Magnets keep the salt and pepper shakers in place when they are not in use. The adorable salt pepper shakers are green with pink, rosy cheeks. One appears male and the other appears female.

Many couples do not consider purchasing salt and pepper shakers for themselves. However, salt and pepper shakers can prove quite useful. Rather than setting out a store bought container of salt and pepper, impress guests with a matching salt and pepper shaker. The set also serves as a great conversation starter since everyone will be drawn to the cuteness of the two pea shaped shakers.

6. Vina 5 Pcs/set Deluxe Wine Accessory Gift Set

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  • ★ Perfect exequisite gift for both men and women within a wine bottle
  • ★ Wine tools are concealed inside the wine bottle shaped case
  • ★ 5 piece accessory set with everything you need to pop open and enjoy your fine wine

One of the most common housewarming gifts individuals and couples receive is a bottle of alcohol. Typically, a person will gift a bottle of wine or champagne to someone who has recently moved into a new home. Rather than being part of the norm, why not give something that accommodates that common gift?

The Vina 5 Pcs/set Deluxe Wine Accessory Gift Set is a great gift-giving idea for new homeowners, especially if they are wine lovers. The set comes with a corkscrew bottle opener, stopper, foil cutter, stopper, and a combo pourer stopper. The accessories come in a unique case shaped to look just like a wine bottle.  All the accessories are stainless steel to ensure quality and durability.

Overall, each of the gifts mentioned above are perfect for couples moving into a new home. Each gift offers some form of functionality that is useful to a new homeowner or renter. From organization to storage, the receivers will love the thought behind their newly received gift.

Housewarming Gift Baskets Ideas

Sometimes individuals or couples moving into a new home have plenty of household accessories or décor and are not in need of anything more. In those instances, it can make finding a housewarming gift a difficult task.

Fortunately, housewarming gift baskets can solve that problem. Gift baskets are great for both individuals and couples. They are also relatively affordable and highly versatile. If you are looking for a gift basket to give as a housewarming gift, look no further than the suggestions below. As you probably know – because you tested it already – gift baskets make more than some of the best housewarming gift ideas. They work fantastic for a Valentine’s Day celebration, a wedding, your mom’s birthday, and more!

7. Welcome Home Gift Box

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The Welcome Home Gift Box is a medium-sized gift basket that comes in a package shaped like a house. The basket comes with a variety of tasty snack foods that are sure to please even the most sophisticated of tastes.

The basket includes the following items:

  • Cookies with a Welcome Home theme
  •  Stone wheat crackers
  •  Chocolate mints in a Welcome Home themed bag
  •  White cheddar popcorn
  •  Sherwood strawberry wafer cookies
  • Werthers Original English toffee
  •  Buttery pretzels
  •  Sherwood strawberry wafer cookies
  •  Port Salut cheese spread
  •  Reisen chocolate caramel candies

With so many delectable snacks to choose from, the receiver of this gift basket is sure to appreciate the gesture. Also, the house-shaped basket can be reused around the home as a nice piece of décor. In other words, this serves as both a delicious gift basket and a memorable decoration for a new home all-in-one.

8. Housewarming Gift Basket

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Welcome someone into the neighborhood or help theme celebrate the keys to their new home with the New Home Housewarming Gift Basket. The basket comes in an elegantly packaged gift box featuring the words “Home Sweet Home.” It comes packed with a selection of goodies that any new homeowner or renter is sure to enjoy. All goodies inside the basket come handpicked to ensure quality and satisfaction.

Items within the gift basket include:

  • Gourmet coffee
  • Gourmet tea
  • Cookies
  • Cheese
  • Crackers
  • Jams
  • Biscotti
  • Buttery pretzels
  • Crème de Pirouline

After packing the basket chock full of yummy goodies, it is then shrink wrapped so that it is ready for gift giving. There is no need to arrange the goodies in the basket yourself. The basket is available pre-arranged for your convenience. All you must do is hand it over to the receiver if you can part with the deliciousness of what is inside the basket. There is an assortment of basket sizes to choose from, allowing you to customize your order to suit an individual, a couple, or even a family.

9. Gift Basket Village Housewarming Gift Basket for New Homeowners

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  • ✔ GREAT CLOSING GIFT - A great idea for realtor gifts when you don't know the home buyers all that well

Almost nothing beats the Gift Basket Village Housewarming Gift Basket for New Homeowners. It serves as both a gift basket overflowing with goodies as well as a beautiful, functional fruit bowl. Essentially, this gift basket allows you to present two gifts in one to a new homeowner or renter. Each gift basket comes hand crafted in the United States. Each one also features a welcoming theme that celebrates the excitement of moving into a new home.

The basket comes full of the following assortment of goodies:

  • Apple cinnamon tea (in a beautiful tea house)
  • Roasted salted pistachios
  • Gourmet cheese
  • An herb garden pick
  • Knuckle (creamy array of popcorn, white fudge, and almonds)
  • Assorted Danish butter cookies (in a collector’s tin)
  • Gourmet crackers
  • A home journal
  • Gourmet Dutch Cocoa
  • RC Snake (mixture of popcorn, white fudge, and tart cranberries)

The fruit bowl is made from a combination of a highly durable bronzed metal bass and woven sea grass. The receiver of this basket is sure to find the treats inside a tasty surprise while the fruit bowl will serve as a useful household addition.

Each gift basket mentioned offers several benefits. You can choose your basket based on the contents, its functionality, or even the appearance. Either way, the person receiving any of the baskets mentioned above is sure to love your thoughtful housewarming gift.

Housewarming Invitation Ideas

One great way to celebrate moving into a new home is to house a housewarming party. Plenty of people would love to congratulate the new homeowner by presenting a housewarming gift. If you have struggled to find the perfect gift, you could always opt to host a housewarming party instead.

The individual, couple, or family you host the party for is sure to appreciate the gesture. Also, they are likely to receive plenty of useful gifts that they may need and want. Of course, if you are going to host a party like that, you need the right housewarming invitations to send out.

10. Watercolor Design Wreath Happy Housewarming Fill-in Invitations

For a simple, yet gorgeous design, opt for the Watercolor Design Wreath Happy House Warming Fill-in Invitations. This pack of 10 invitations features a cheerful and colorful looking watercolor floral wreath. In the center of the wreath hangs a sign that says “Welcome.” Each invitation comes in a 4.5×6.25 size, all of which come printed on 80 lb. cover stock.

The invitations come with their own envelopes so you do not have to worry about spending additional money. Beneath the wreath and welcome sign, you will find the words “Join us for a House Warming,” along with several blank spaces. Each blank space has a label that allows you to fill in date, time, address, details, name, and RSVP.

11. Heart New Home Housewarming Party Personalized Invitations

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The Heart New Home Housewarming Party Personalized Invitations feature a beautiful blue heart design. The Heart is made up of a collection of different houses to add to the uniqueness of this invitation. It comes in a standard A6 size and is accompanied by free envelopes. Personalized wording and artwork are all digitally printed on one side of this postcard style invitation.

Invite guests to a housewarming party by ordering various quantities of invitations. You can order as little as 10 invitation or as many as 200. The invitations are available on premium satin 350gsm card stock. When ordering the invitations, make sure to include a name, address, date, and an RSVP contact. Guests are sure to love the adorable and creative design that clearly emphasizes the fun and delight of moving into a new home.

12. House Warming Fill-in Invitations Red Door

It is often said that a red door is symbolic of welcoming and positive energy. Red is also a symbol of happiness and good luck. That is why the House Warming Fill-in Invitations Red Door – 10 Pack are the perfect choice. Each invitation features a digitally printed picture of a red door with the words, “Join Us for a House Warming.” A black sign that says “Welcome” hangs from the door.

The invitation features fill-in the blank lines for names, dates, addresses, details, and RSVP information. Each 4.9.25 invitation comes printed on 80lb. card stock. They also come with free envelopes. Order as many quantities of 10 as you need to ensure that every guest gets an invite. There is almost a no better gift to give than hosting a house warming party for someone who has just moved into a new home.

No matter which invitation you choose of the three listed above, they are sure to be a hit. Each one offers a darling theme that celebrates new home ownership. Considering that you can personalize each one, there is almost no way you can go wrong no matter your selection. The new homeowner or homeowners will love your gesture of thoughtful kindness.

Housewarming Gift Ideas for the Family

It may seem like finding a housewarming gift for an individual or a couple is tough enough, but try finding something for an entire family! In truth, it is often difficult to find something that congratulates every member of the family on new homeownership. Fortunately, each of the gifts below serves as a wonderful choice that every family member is sure to enjoy.

13. Architectural Letters Family Name Sign

Present the family with a stylish picture they can hang on the wall featuring their last name in architectural lettering. The picture features various photos of architectural points of interest. Each point of interest looks like a letter of the alphabet. When placed together, they can spell out any word of your choice.

The Architectural Letters Family Name Sign pays tribute to each member of the family. It comes printed in an unframed 10×20 size. Beneath the last name is the phrase, “Families Are Forever.” It is a great way to welcome every member of the family into their new home. Keep in mind that there are several different architectural styles to choose from for each letter. You will have the opportunity to proof the final copy for approval so that it matches the style you want.

Make it as personal as you can and be sure that the text genuinely reflects your best wishes for them. Also, be sure that the art styles appeals to the person you’re sharing the card with.

14. Key Holder Personalized Housewarming Gift

The Key Holder Personalized Housewarming Gift is yet another gift that is great for the entire family. It represents the family as a whole by featuring their surname and the year of the family’s establishment. For instance, the sign can say, “The Smiths,” with the year the parents were married. For instance, if a couple married in 2010, the keyholder would say, “Established 2010.”

The key holder features four hooks to hang the keys to a car, garage, shed, or to the family’s new home, of course. The personalized key holder sign is 11×5 inches and comes in six different colors. You can choose black with white wording, white with black wording, blue with white wording, and more. Considering that it is customizable, you can choose a key holder that best suits the theme of the home and the family that is to receive your housewarming gift. Just as with any customizable gift, we recommend you make it as personal and appealing as possible for the person you’ll be gifting the key holder to.

15. Adeco Metal Wall Hanging Family Tree Picture Photo Frame

Adeco 7 Openings Decorative Black Metal Family Tree Picture Photo Frame - Made to Display Three 4x6 (Oval) and Four 4x6 (Rectangle)
  • Materials: metal, glass; black color with rustic finish
  • Spec: holds 4(46)+3(46) images; overall Size: 30 50 534 5H
  • Features: unique family tree style

Many people offer picture frames as a gift to an entire family. The reason being is that families like to feature photos of one another throughout the house for all to see. Presenting a family with a unique picture frame is a way to celebrate them as a whole as well as their new home. Of course, a standard picture frame just won’t do.

Instead, opt for the Adeco Metal Wall Hanging Family Tree Picture Photo Frame. It is an excellent choice as it can accommodate families both large and small. The metal picture frame comes in the shape of a tree and features various openings for pictures. Openings accommodate either 4×4 or 4×6 pictures of memorable family moments. The design of the tree differs depending on how many openings you choose.

You can opt for a frame that holds 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or even 9 different photos. For a smaller family just starting out, the frame featuring 4 openings is a nice choice. For a larger family, opt to give them the tree with 9 photo openings. The bronzed metal frame is available in black and features a rustic finish. The frame creates a visual impact that is sure to capture the attention of anyone who visits the family’s new home.

No matter which family housewarming gift you opt to buy, the family is sure to thank you. Each one celebrates the entire family and the fact that they have acquired a new home to call theirs. Each of the family gift items mentioned are sure to accommodate a different budget range, making it possible for you to buy a housewarming gift that is meaningful and affordable. The thing is to get everything right so that it’s really set to the family’s aesthetic standards.

Housewarming Gift Ideas for Men

Perhaps you know a man who has just acquired a new home. Finding a housewarming gift that is suitable for a man may seem like a daunting task. They are not often as worried about household décor and fancy cutting boards. Fortunately, men are rather easy to please, particularly if you know their personality. The gifts below are sure to make any man happy.

16. To Do List Wake Up Drink Coffee Funny Quote Coffee Mug

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  • Design printed on both sides of mug
  • Mugs are packaged in a sturdy box

Do not overthink your gift or it will stress you out. If the receiver has a sense of humor, the To Do list Wake Up Drink Coffee Funny Quote Coffee Mug is a good option. The mug highlights a man’s to-do list for the day.

Your male friend is sure to laugh at the hilarious and thoughtful gift. It’s simple yet practical, and any man loves practicality.

Although a mug may not seem like much, any man moving into a new home is sure to appreciate receiving a new coffee mug so he can enjoy his coffee while unpacking. This gift is an optimal choice for any male coffee lover. It is also an affordable gift that can accommodate a tight budget if need be.

17. USA Tapestry Flag Décor by Ambesonne

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Perhaps you know a man who has recently acquired a home that is a proud U.S. resident. Perhaps that man served in the military. Either way, he is sure to love the USA Tapestry Flag Décor by Ambesonne. The silky satin polyester material offers the look of retro worn wood to create a stunning visual display. Any proud new homeowner and former military member can add this to their home.

You can purchase either a 40×60-inch tapestry or a 60×80-inch tapestry. If a flag does not seem suitable for the receiver of this gift, you have other options available. For instance, there is a wilderness one that is awesome for a man who enjoys nature, hunting, or anything that has to do with the wild. There are also various scenic tapestries featuring cityscapes and landscapes. For more housewarming gift ideas for men with a passion for adventure, take a look at our guide on the best gifts for kayakers as well!

18. Culina BBQ 18 PCS Stainless Steel in Elegant Aluminum Stow Case

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Ask any man and they will tell you that grilling food is an enjoyable activity. It would almost seem that most men are born with the natural ability to grill burgers, brats, and steaks to absolute perfection. That is why the Culina BBQ 18 PCS Stainless Steel in Elegant Aluminum Stow Case is one of the best housewarming gifts ideas you can have!

The BBQ set features the following BBQ accessories:

  • Large spatula
  • 15” kitchen knife
  • Steak knife
  • Cleaning brush
  • Tongs
  • Two prong fork
  • Silicon basting brash

The Culina set is a wonderful choice for men who enjoy time spent in front of the grill with friends and family. Perhaps the receiver can even use their new BBQ set to grill up some food for guests who attend their housewarming gathering. Celebrate the tradition of man and the fact that your friend has just moved into a new home by presenting them with this thoughtful housewarming gift.

The three gifts mentioned above can make finding a housewarming gift for a man much easier. Rather than stressing and trying to find just the right gift, select one of the options above. Each one is sure to be a hit with any man that you know. Although they may not serve as traditional housewarming gifts, they are definitely something any man would appreciate.

Housewarming Gift Ideas for Women

Finding a housewarming gift that is suitable for a woman is also difficult. Not so much because it is hard to find something. Instead, there are so many options available that it might be hard to narrow your choice down to just one. Fortunately, the housewarming gift ideas listed below can take the stress and anxiety out of your harrowing search.

19. The Modern Transcend Clear Glass Oil Lamp Gift Set

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When it comes to housewarming presents, people will present a new homeowner with everything from kitchen accessories to household décor, including candles. Scented candles in jars are great, of course, but they are also quite common. Rather than going the traditional route, celebrate her uniqueness and the keys to her new home with a oil lamp.

The Modern Transcend Clear Glass Oil Lamp Gift Set features an oil candle that seems to float within the glass hurricane candle holder. The two-piece, hand-blown gift set comes with both the hurricane candle holder and a paraffin oil lamp. The receiver can customize the look of the lamp using Firefly Candle Dye or a variety of assorted décor.

For instance, the space beneath the lamp can be decorated with seashells, fake floral arrangements, colored glass beads, and more. With her creative approach, she can create an oil lamp that best suits her personality and style. Even better, she can create a lamp that suits the style and theme of her new home.

20. What Night? Funny Wine Glass

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If you know a woman who has both a love of wine and a sense of humor, present her with the What Night? Funny Wine Glass. The 13-oz. glass features three lines. At the bottom, the line reads, “Good Night.” In the middle, the line says, “Great Night.” At the top, of course, the line reads, “What Night?” The glass provides a great housewarming present to any woman. She can even use her wine glass while she’s celebrating with friends and family at her housewarming party.

Wine glasses come packaged in a highly durable white gift box packed with bubble wrap for padding and protection. You can either opt to present the present to the receiver yourself or you can have it sent directly to her. Aside from the fact that it is a unique housewarming present, it is also something that you will find quite affordable, particularly if you are on a tight budget.

21. Bath Bomb Gift Set USA

If you have ever moved into a new home, you know how exciting and nerve-wracking the experience can be. While it is exciting to acquire the keys to a new space, it is daunting trying to unpack and organize everything. Once you get through all the boxes, all you want to do is kick back, relax, and enjoy your new space. That is why the Bath Bomb Gift Set USA is a terrific housewarming gift choice for any woman.

The vegan, organic bath bombs feature all-natural ingredients such as Shea and cocoa, both of which help soothe dry, irritated skin. Invite the new homeowner to relax after she has finished unpacking by soaking in a tub complete with her new bath bomb gift set. 

The BBQ set features the following BBQ accessories:

  • Yoga Surprise (Lemon, Orange, Lime, Bergamot)
  • Pink Energizing Grapefruit
  • Sinus Congestion Relief (Lavender, Pine, Cypress, Peppermint, Eucalyptus)
  • Garden of the Gods (Lavender, Geranium, Lime)
  • Vanilla Surprise
  • Stressed Moms (Lavender, Ylang, Marjoram)

Each fun and fragrant bath bomb will leave her feeling relaxed so she can finally enjoy the surrounding space of her new home.

No matter which housewarming gift you choose for her, she is sure to love it. Each one celebrates her as an individual and as a new homeowner in a unique and thoughtful way.

Housewarming Decorations Ideas

When you absolutely cannot think of anything functional to give as a housewarming present, it is always safe to opt for household décor. Decorations can brighten up any new home. When someone you know moves into a new home, it is likely that they have nothing more than bare walls and surfaces to stare at. You can help them spruce up the place by presenting them with some decorations that will dress up the walls and surfaces create visual appeal.

22. Teapot Trivet – Black Cast Iron – for Kitchen & Dining Table

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The Teapot Trivet – Black Cast Iron – for Kitchen & Dining Table can serve as a nice piece of decoration for kitchen and dining room surfaces. It is also a functional piece of design in that it can protect dining tables and counters from the heat of a hot mug or pan. The trivet has rubber feet so that it does not scratch the wood surface of your tables or the granite or quartz of your counters.

The heavy-duty cast iron supports hot pans, heavy pressure cookers, and other hot and heavy objects. It can also be used as a coaster for cups, mugs, and glass bottles. Place the trivet underneath a potted plant or opt to hang it on the wall as a piece of artwork in the kitchen or dining room. This versatile item is sure to be a hit choice when you present it to the receiver as a housewarming gift.

23. Heartful Home Décor Ball Mason Jar Wall Sconces

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Celebrate moving into a new home with unique and rustic décor like the Heartful Home Décor Ball Mason Jar Wall Sconces. The set of two sconces features a Ball Mason jar mounted on a rustic wooden plaque. The sconces can accommodate flowers, candles, seashells, and various other items. Overall, they help decorate bare walls so they have a nice visual appeal.

Part of what makes these sconces a great housewarming gift for any woman is that they are extremely affordable. The combination of honey-colored wood and clear glass jars creates ambient lighting in any space. They serve as versatile decorations that work well in any room of a new home. Fill them with colored sand and a votive or place fresh cut flowers in them for an enticing scent that fills the room.

24. Sitting French Chef Pierre Glass Salt and Pepper Shaker Set

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Salt and pepper shakers are a great gift, especially when it comes to the Sitting French Chef Pierre Glass Salt and Pepper Shaker Set. Aside from serving as a functional accessory, the adorable French Chef holder makes for a nice piece of décor for a countertop or table. Pay homage to a new homeowner’s culinary skills by presenting them with this as a housewarming gift.

The handcrafted salt and pepper shaker holder is made from cold cast resin. The piece features a plump and cheerful looking French chef who holds a salt shaker in one hand and a pepper shaker in the other. Since each salt and pepper shaker holder is hand crafted, the appearance of each may vary slightly. Overall, though, the woman whom you give this gift to is sure to fall in love with it.

Each of the three gifts mentioned above are wonderful decoration pieces for any new home. Aside from providing a stylish touch of interior design, each gift mentioned also offers some form of functionality. The trivet supports hot pans and mugs, the sconces provide lighting, and the salt and pepper shakers help spice up foods. No matter which gift you choose, you will find that each of them will be well received.

Housewarming Party Ideas

Now that you have a general idea of what gifts to buy for a housewarming gathering, it is time to consider exactly how to host one for a friend. Putting together a housewarming party can seem rather hectic if you have no idea where to start. However, if you manage to pull it off successfully, you can become a true lifesaver. The new homeowner will thank you for your efforts. Luckily for you, the housewarming party ideas listed below will help you pull everything together effortlessly.

25. Opt for a Theme

Themed parties are always a hit, even when it comes to a housewarming party. If the person who just acquired a new home is into animated films, you could always choose an Up style theme from the Disney movie, Up. For a centerpiece, choose a porcelain Victorian style house and attach balloons to it. Another option would be to select a theme that centers around the type of food you plan to serve.

For instance, if you are going to serve Mexican, hand everyone Mexican fiesta hats and decorate the home with festive Mexican décor and banners. Other housewarming party themes can center on movies or games. Select movies that guests will enjoy watching or games that everyone can enjoy playing. Make sure the theme is rated properly based on the age of the guests in attendance. If there are going to be kids around, make sure to keep everything PG.

26. Hand Out Party Favors

Party favors are a great way to say thank you to guests for showing up. Not only are you thanking them for attending the housewarming, you are also thanking them for their gift. When handing out party favors, you can keep it sweet and simple. If you are working with a limited budget, considering providing baked goods as a party favor.

Dollar Stores often have affordable favors you can give to guests as a favor, such as candles or lotions. As an added tip, make sure to attach a tag to the gifts featuring the new homeowner’s address. Everyone will want to make sure they have the new address on hand to update their contact list. If there will be a lot of people in attendance, it might not be possible to buy a favor for everyone.

For larger parties, host games and award the winner of the game a small favor or gift. Favors provide guests with keepsakes that remind them of the fun gathering. Although housewarming parties are all about providing the new homeowner a gift, it is special to provide your guests with something, too.

27. Provide a Playlist

Music is often a must for any party, including a housewarming party. Music playing in the background helps liven up those quiet moments. Make sure you do not play the music too loud. Guests shouldn’t have to shout over the tunes to talk to one another. Also, the last thing you want to do is upset any new neighbors by hosting a loud, boisterous party.

Ask guests for input as far as what music they would like to hear. Again, if there will be kids in attendance, make sure to keep things kid-friendly. Avoid playing any vulgar or otherwise inappropriate music. Classic rock is often a hit among middle-aged crowds whereas fun pop music is great for a younger crowd.

28. Consider Your Guest List

Although you are likely to invite people that the new homeowner knows, consider inviting new neighbors, too. The guest of honor, who is also the new homeowner, will appreciate the chance to meet new neighbors. Moving to a new area is often scary simply because it takes time to get to know new people. Meeting neighbors through a housewarming party is a great way to break the ice.

By following the tips listed above, it is entirely possible to throw a fabulous housewarming party that is sure to be a hit. Try combining each of the ideas listed to ensure that everyone has a good time, including the guest of honor. Make sure not to bring people who have fought before to the same place. You don’t want to start a riot and you want everyone to feel good.

Housewarming Party Foods Ideas

Perhaps the most important part of throwing a housewarming party is ensuring that everyone has plenty to eat. Without food, grumbling, hungry stomachs are sure to send guests out the door within a short amount of time. Of course, if you have never hosted a housewarming party before, or any party, it might be hard to create a menu. The menu ideas below can make your life much simpler. For more inspiration, check out our 70th birthday party ideas and even the 80th birthday party ideas. The theme is different, but you can check a few food items and design ideas too!

29. Finger Foods

You do not have to provide an elaborate three course meal for your guests. Unless you are hosting a small housewarming gathering, it is better to stick to something simple and affordable like finger foods. Little weenies cooked in a slower cooker with barbecue sauce and served on a tray with toothpicks is just one idea.

You can also serve crackers with cheese and meat, cheese spreads, fruit with fruit spreads, or loaded potato skins. Finger foods are almost always a hit because they are affordable, easy to make, and less of a mess than a full meal. Deviled eggs are another great finger food item that people often enjoy eating. Some other ideas include chips with dip and fried pickles with dip.

30. Sandwiches

Sandwiches are also easy and affordable. You can opt for either pre-made sandwiches or allow each person to select their own meats and cheese by featuring a meat and cheese tray. Make sure to have plenty of condiments on hand ranging from mayo to mustard and everything in between. Some places will provide condiments for you, such as onions, lettuce, and tomato.

Accommodate your sandwiches with sides like potato salad, macaroni salad, and chips. You will find that guests will easily enjoy each of these food items. Also, sandwiches are usually not messy and pretty easy to eat by both adults and children. As the host of a housewarming party, you are going to have little to no time to cook a gigantic meal. Therefore, ordering sandwich items from a local grocer or caterer is your best option.

31. Tacos

Tacos are both fun and easy to make. For instance, you can set up a taco bar in which each person will have the chance to create their own tacos. Set up the bar so it has salsa, sour cream, nacho cheese, nacho chips, jalapeno slices, diced up tomatoes, shredded lettuce, taco meat, soft shell tacos, and hard shell tacos.

Keep in mind that tacos are usually messy, which means there might be a lot of clean up involved. You can also create an American bar, which features tater tots wrapped in bacon, turkey pinwheels, ham and cheese sliders, and bacon cheeseburger meatballs. To make bacon cheeseburger meatballs, all you need is meatballs with a piece of cheese melted over each one. Stick the meatball on a skewer followed by crispy pieces of bacon, lettuce, and a cherry tomato.

If you want more ideas on what foods to serve – along the lines of tacos – check out our full guide on the quinceanera traditions for menu inspiration!

32. Meal Options

If you know that the gathering for a housewarming party is going to be smaller, a full meal is not a horrible idea. For instance, if the gathering is just going to consist of select friends and family, you can opt to create an easy lunch of dinner meal to satisfy everybody’s hunger. Of course, that does not mean that you need to cook.

You can always order pizza and breadsticks accompanied by salad and soft drinks. If you would rather cook, opt for a meal that is easy to make and budget-friendly, like pasta. Spaghetti and meatballs are always a big hit and it won’t leave you stranded in the kitchen for hours on end. Serve the spaghetti with rolls or breadsticks on the side, a nice salad, and perhaps some wine to toast in celebration to the new homeowner.

33. Beverages

You should always make sure you provide beverages for your guests. It is standard to offer water, coffee, and tea, so those three are a must. It will be up to you if you to decide if you have the budget for anything additional, like soft drinks. If you opt to buy soft drinks, make sure you purchase both diet and non-diet soda to accommodate different dietary needs. If alcohol is allowed, it is better to ask everyone to bring their own since alcohol can be quite pricey when buying for a larger group.

Another beverage option is to create punch using a carbonated beverage and ice cream. You can find many different punch recipes online, all of which are easy to make. Ensure that you have enough to refill the punch bowl when necessary. You will find that thirsty guests can empty a punch bowl rather quickly. Provide plenty of cups to go around. Keep in mind that a guest may lose their cup so it is always best to have extras.

The tips above can help you create a menu that is sure to please everyone. However, you may have to take a few things into consideration when creating menu for a housewarming party. For example, you should collect information from your guests with regard to dietary needs.

What to Know Before Setting the Housewarming Party Menu

Find out if anyone in attendance is allergic to some foods such as dairy, shellfish, or nut products. You should also find out if anyone requires gluten-free foods or vegetarian and vegan options. Make sure to accommodate those guests properly. It is better to avoid cured meats if you have vegetarians and vegans present at the party. If your guests come with their children, make sure you have kid-friendly dishes available, together with a satisfactory assortment of cakes and other sweets. The examples could go on, but the main idea is to get everything for everyone so that nobody will be left out of the party.

On the other hand, if all of you like to cook and you want all to have some fun with food, you can start making the dishes each of you knows how to prepare the best. You can turn things into a cooking contest if you like.

Housewarming Game Ideas

What is a party without some little fun and games not thrown into the mix? Games are a great way to pass the time and get everyone involved in an engaging activity. Games are also a great way to ensure no one feels left out on the fun. Sometimes, if guests do not know one another, it can create a certain sense of awkwardness. Playing games allows all guests to open up and enjoy each the company of all in attendance. For instance, we recommend you consider some Get to Know You games to break the ice and make the guests laugh and feel more comfortable in the group. Speaking of groups and housewarming ideas for couples who just moved in their own home, you can always try the Newlywed Game Questions (with variations) to entertain a larger group.

34. Unscramble the House

This game is relatively easy and guests of any age can play it together. Select different items from around the house such as a window, curtain, or refrigerator. Scramble the letters of each word and print them out in a list. Have each guest unscramble the letter to see how many people can guess the words correctly. To add to the fun, have a timer on hand. Whoever unscrambles the most word before the timer runs out wins the game.

35. Neighborhood Trivia

If the new homeowner has moved to a new neighborhood, city, or state, you can create a trivia game around that. Look up different fun facts about the homeowner’s new location. Host a trivia tournament featuring the fun facts you learned about. To make things easier, you can present statements about the neighborhood and have everyone guess if the statements are true or false. It’s a fun way of getting to know the ins and outs of your neighborhood so you’ll get a chance to find out what’s considered OK and not so OK.

36. The Memory Game

For this game, select a room in the house. Have each guest enter that room and allow them to inspect the room for one minute. After that minute is up, ask guests to exit into another room. Ask your guests to write down as much as they can remember in terms of the details of the room. The person who writes down the most accurate details is the winner of the game. This game is also a great challenge for kids and teens. You can also play it at home, although you might want to modify the rules a bit since your kids probably know the house inside and out. However, you can entertain their friends in this manner in case you throw a small gathering for your children and their buddies. While not the most creative type of game, it’s certainly addictive and it keeps people entertained for a while. Plus that it can sometimes feel like a great brain stimulant.

37. The Price is Right

What better way to celebrate moving into a new home than by playing a game that has everything to do with household items? The Price is Right is a great game to play. Hand each person a list of items such as dish soap, laundry detergent, toothpaste, bleach, and other important household items. Ask guests to write down the price of each item. Whoever comes closest to the most accurate total wins the game. Sure, your friends who occupy themselves with eCommerce or compulsive shopping will have a much higher advantage than you. But, then again, you can always change up the items categories so that you’ll have an advantage if you’re good with guessing rare items’ prices.

38. Household Bingo

Create a BINGO card in which you list household items under each letter. Such as a blender, toaster oven, stand mixer or a mixing bowl under the letter B. Write each of the items down on strips of paper and fold them in half. Place the folded strips of paper in a hat and pick them at random. The first person to hit BINGO based on the items selected is the winner. Depending on how many people there are in the house and how much paper there’s available, the game can be as short or as long as the organizer wants it to be.

39. Spicy

Spicy is a fun game that allows guests to test their culinary knowledge. Make sure you have quite a few spices and plastic spoons available to play this game. Place a different spice in each spoon. Have guests look at and smell the spices, but no one is to taste them. After smelling and inspecting the spices, have guests guess which spice is which. The person who guesses the most spices correctly is the culinary genius. As a matter of fact, this is one of the best games to play with the kids in lockdown or to challenge your teens with on a lazy summer afternoon.

40. Good Old Fashioned Board Game

While unique party games are fun, sometimes nothing beats a good old fashioned board game. Considering that this is a housewarming party, a Monopoly game might be a great choice. The classic real estate game goes with the theme of the party. Guests can pair off into teams with one another so that everyone can get involved in some way or another.

Housewarming Ideas: Bottom Line

Everything mentioned above from the gift ideas to the actual housewarming party ideas is sure to create plenty of fun and excitement. Not only are you now armed with just the right gift to buy, but now you also know just how to host the perfect housewarming party. If you want more ideas on how to spend the best time with friends and family at a housewarming party, feel free to check out our fun campfire game ideas (although you have to modify some, as you will surely not make a fire inside a house). Also, a game of Truth or Dare among friends and close people will make a memorable housewarming party, especially if the dares revolve around the new home or the housewarming gifts the host received.

All in all, we hope you enjoyed our housewarming ideas – including the gifts, foods, theme, party, and games suggestions. If you have other ideas of your own that you tested and found successful, feel free to share them with us in the comment section!

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10 Best Insulated Lunch Box Choices to Get for Your Kid Today

When I was a kid, my mom got me the best insulated lunch box.

I can’t even find the words to express how much I loved my “black princess on the shore” lunch box. To give you a fair idea, let’s just say I spent so much time gazing at her realistic face while wishing we were friends.

Looking back, I understand that my mom only wanted to keep my food warm, but what she doesn’t know is that she gave me a friend and an undying love for the beach.

So, when we got the chance to research the best insulated lunch box, I jumped on the opportunity to relive my childhood memories. Admit it — you’ve already got your lunchbox in mind. Don’t you? Well, lunch boxes have changed, and you need to know what to look for.

The Adult Quick Guide

Once you get the best insulated lunch box for your kid, you need to know how to use and maintain it properly.

We’re sure you’re already thinking, “It’s a bag that helps food to maintain its temperature, what else is there?” Well, so much else! Let’s discuss construction.

What are insulated lunch boxes made of?

The best insulated lunch box consists of multiple layers for optimum functionality. Typically, they have an outer layer made from versatile plastic like vinyl, or sturdy polymers like nylon or polyester.

The middle layer or base, if you will, comprises of a thick layer of insulating foam made from an array of materials.

They include polyethylene plastic, thermal fabrics, polyurethane, and other materials derived from polyester fibers. For a lunch box’s water-resistant features, materials like foil lines, plastic, aluminum, and vinyl, line the middle layer — on top of the insulating foam.

How can I keep my child’s lunch warm?

Many parents and guardians can attest to the fact that it’s easy to pack a cold lunch. That’s why it’s practical and convenient to opt for sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and other non-perishable foods.

But if you’re interested in the moving toward the hot lunch route or switching it up now and then, consider using a lunch thermos or thermos lunch kit. To use, pack food while hot or put it in the thermos and microwave to make it hot. Fit it into an insulated lunch bag, and you’re good to go.

Make sure only to use foods that can be eaten warm, cold, or at room temperature.

What is the best way to handwash an insulated lunch box?

If your child’s insulated lunch box isn’t machine tolerable, you’d have no choice but to clean it manually. To handwash the best insulated lunch box:

  1. Make warm soapy water and submerge the lunch box in it.
  2. Use a soft cloth or sponge to scrub down the interior and exterior of the lunch box.
  3. Rinse thoroughly under a faucet with clean water and pat down with a dry kitchen towel.
  4. Make sure it air dries completely before using again.

If you can’t submerge the lunch box in water, dampen the soft cloth or sponge and wipe down. This method is also ideal if it needs light cleaning to keep fresh.

Are they machine washable?

We wouldn’t go so far to say that all insulated lunch boxes are machine washable. That’s because while some come out looking great after a turn in the washer, others fall apart.

Typically, lunch boxes made from high-quality materials maintain their prime condition even after enduring the vigorousness of a machine.

To determine if the lunch box is machine washable, read the product description, or find the manufacturers label inside the product if there’s one. If the lunch box is inexpensive, you can throw it in the washer to see what happens. If you don’t want to risk it, stick to handwashing.

How do I keep my child’s lunch box from smelling?

The easiest way to deodorize the best insulated lunch box is to dampen a paper towel with white vinegar. Leave overnight and in the morning, wash the lunch box and air dry. Alternatively, you can sprinkle baking soda to neutralize the smell.

Additionally, you can remind your kids to discard wrappers and scraps of food after they’ve eaten.

Now that we’ve explored their usage and maintenance let’s jump right into the benefits of owning the best insulated lunch box.

It’s More than a Nifty Accessory

People love using insulated lunch boxes for many reasons. Here are a few of the advantages that come with investing in this personal accessory.

Temperature control

The fact is simple. If you use anything but an insulated lunch box, you’ll struggle with maintaining the temperature of your food. While some adults have the luxury of refrigerating their lunch and reheating it later with a microwave at work, most kids don’t.

The best insulated lunch box makes sure that your child’s food retains its temperature for most of the day until its ready to be consumed. You should note that room temperature food isn’t just unappetizing, but dangerous as well.

The FDA recommends that perishable foods left at room temperature for a minimum of two hours be thrown out.

Healthier lunch options

For lunch to be healthy, there’s a high possibility that it consists of fresh, perishable ingredients. And as we all know, fresh foods don’t last as long as canned and processed foods.

This explains why many parents can’t pack healthy meals for their kids as often as they’d like. With the best insulated lunch box, you now have the opportunity to pack healthy lunches without ever worrying if they’ll remain consumable by lunchtime.

Reusability

Aside from any environmental concerns, one of the perks of investing in an insulated lunch box is that you save a lot of money due to its reusable nature. Although brown paper bags and disposable plastic bags may seem inexpensive, you’ll rack up some severe costs in the long term.

If you have the option to choose between a disposable bag and an insulated lunch box, it’s advisable to opt for the reusable product.

Durability and portability

High-quality insulated bags have sturdy construction to protect the contents placed inside. Due to their insulation and strategically lined foams, they do a better job of keeping food intact than other lunch bags.

Additionally, they have high-quality zips and stitching to withstand frequent usage and cleaning. A cool feature is that they are portable enough to carry alongside other stuff and lightweight enough to fit into larger bags and backpacks.

Before you think about shopping, we want to show you the importance of reading labels and product descriptions.

Toxic Chemicals Found in Some Lunch Boxes

A few manufacturers use chemicals that experts say are dangerous to your kids’ health. If a lunch box contains the following compounds, don’t buy it.

BPA

BPA (bisphenol A.) combines with other chemicals to create durable plastics. It’s derived from epoxy resins and polycarbonate plastics; the latter is primarily found in plastic containers, feminine hygiene products, water bottles, and more.

Exposure to BPA may cause various health issues, and as such, the EU and countries like China, Canada, and Malaysia tightly regulate its usage.

The FDA, however, asserts that it’s safe to use at the low levels the United States currently allows.

We believe, however, it’s best to avoid lunch boxes that contain BPA since some manufacturers fail to state the exact quantity in their products. Better safe than sorry when it comes to your child’s health.

Phthalates

These are a family of chemicals that make plastic soft and malleable. Unfortunately, researchers discovered that exposure could lead to asthma, ADHD, breast cancer, type II diabetes, and more.

Phthalates types BBP, DBP, and DEHP, have been banned from toys and lunch boxes permanently due to skin irritation and other health issues in kids.

PVC/LEAD

Other toxic chemicals to be mindful of are PVC and lead. PVC can cause cancer and liver problems in kids. When shopping, avoid products with “PVC” and “#3” labels.

Additionally, researchers explain that lead can travel out of the products into your child’s mouth to cause serious problems.

Lead is a heavy metal. And it can travel to the brain, kidney, bones, and liver. Young kids are more susceptible to lead poisoning, so it’s vital to avoid it altogether. Now, let’s show you how we selected products that are free of toxic substances and heavy metals.

How We Round up Our Picks

We wanted to bring you the absolute best, selected insulated lunch boxes that are highly functional and accessible. So, we combed through several customer and expert reviews to choose those that are food-safe, reusable, and durable.

We also made sure that our picks are lightweight on their own to prevent body aches when packed with food and carried for a period.

You should note that our lunch boxes are free of toxic chemicals and dangerous materials. So, without much ado, let’s discuss the best insulated lunch boxes.

10 Best Insulated Lunch Box for Your Kid’s Meals

If you’re looking for the best insulated lunch box, we’ve got the right picks just for you. Our selection will keep your mind at ease when you’re packing your kid’s lunch or even lunch for yourself.

Even though these products do a fantastic job of retaining temperature, they differ significantly due to their specialized features and design.

1. OPUX Premium Insulated Lunch Box

We love OPUX for many reasons, but primarily for making lunch boxes that people of all ages can use. This particular model isn’t just perfect for packing your kid’s lunch; it’s also the ideal companion for work and other outdoor activities.

OPUX Premium Insulated Lunch Box is leakproof, lightweight, and can hold six cans of Coca-Cola.

It also has reinforced zippers for durability, adjustable hand strap for convenience, and outer pockets for additional space. The manufacturers get extra points for using high-quality 600D polyester and nylon materials to construct this beauty.

The inner layer is PVC and BPA free and consists of high-grade thermal lining that can keep food at an optimal temperature for hours.

2. Wildkin Lunch Box

Wildkin is notable for its bold and creative take on backpacks, duffel bags, sleeping bags, and other accessories. A peculiarity about their products is that their design team play with bold patterns and themes that appeal to kids and teenagers.

For example, this “Trains, Planes & Trucks” model features its name-sake artwork that is fun and aesthetically pleasing to the eyes.

The first thing you’ll probably notice about the Wildkin Lunch Box is its spacious design, their standard insulated lunch box measures in at 9.75 by 7 by 3.25 inches.

The company used first-rate 600D polyester and nylon materials to make a lunch box that’s PVC, BPA, and Phthalate-free. Currently, there are 18 models available with various themes and patterns.

3. LONE CONE Kids’ Insulated Lunch Box

We can’t discuss the best insulated lunch box without mentioning LONE CONE Kids’ Insulated Lunch Box. Not only does this gem run in two sizes — small and large, but it was also designed with kids in mind.

The product has large zippers a child can operate smoothly, and an adjustable buckle handle that clips to a backpack. It can withstand vigorous handling, so don’t be surprised if it’s still functional after a rough playing session.

LONE CONE Kids’ Insulated Lunch Box is 100 percent food-safe and doesn’t have any of the toxic chemicals we discussed earlier.

It’s machine washable and well-insulated to help food retain its temperature for long hours. If you’re looking for a lunch box that has spacious compartments and water bottle holder, this model is for you.

4. DaCool Upgraded Toddler School Lunch Container

We have no doubts in our minds when we say that your kid is going to have a blast with this lunch box.

The five-compartment product has FDA approval with zero traces of BPA and PVC. It’s dishwasher and microwavable safe for convenience and leakproof to ensure that the food remains intact without spillage.

Overall, it’s an environmentally-friendly bento box that uses a unique design complete with rubber coating on the edges to keep food safe and fresh for an extended period.

DaCool Upgraded Toddler School Lunch Container runs in 3 colors — blue, green, and pink, and is ideal for children between the ages of 2 and 10.

It’s lightweight, and durable, making it the perfect product for travel, picnics, parties, and other activities. This insulated lunch box is highly-functional and affordable.

5. Lunch Pets Insulated Kids Lunch Box

The best insulated lunch box in the shape of an animal and an adorable kid is the most heart-melting combination ever. Lunch Pets created a line of insulated lunch boxes that have quickly become a consumer favorite.

Each of the four models — HungryPup, Munchosaur, Snackycat, and Yumicorn, are so cuddly that your kid will never leave home without it.

Lunch Pets Insulated Kids Lunch Box has a large thermal pocket with insulated lining to fit various food items or even a standard bento box. It’s a machine-washable lunch box that clips easily to bikes, backpacks, scooters, and other kid-friendly accessories.

We’re pretty sure that you’ll love the fact that it comes with a name tag for easy identification.

6. Keeli Kid’s Lunch Box Pink Unicorn

This lunch box made the best insulated lunch box list for being functional and environmentally-friendly. Keeli Kid’s Lunch Box Pink Unicorn is food-safe, kid-friendly, as well as 100 percent free of lead, PVC, BPA, and Phthalates. It’s durable, sturdy, and easy to clean due to its high-quality 600D polyester.

The insulated lining will make sure that your child’s food is still cold or warm when lunchtime rolls around. With this lunch box, you don’t have to worry about space; it measures in at 10 by 8.25 by 3.4 inches.

Note that the inner lining features tabs for utensils, water bottles, and ice cube packs.

It also comes with a free sandwich cutter, outer zippered pockets, and mesh pockets for convenience.

7. Bentgo Kids Prints Lunch Box

That is a five-compartment lunch box that’s leakproof to keep meals grounded in their sections when on the go. The airtight technology is secure with latches that a child can operate efficiently.

It also features a drop-proof design that makes sure that the lunch box is still intact even after a nasty fall.

The prints lunch box is dishwasher, freezer, and microwave safe. We love it because the compartments encourage parents to pack healthy meals. Apart from its features and undeniable functionality, Bentgo Kids Prints Lunch Box made our best insulated lunch box list for their charitable causes.

For every lunch box you purchase, Bentgo donates a portion to “Feed the Children,” a non-profit that caters to struggling children and their families.

8. Healthy Packers Insulated Lunch Box

As their name suggests, Healthy Packers is a proud advocate of healthy eating and sustainability.

This insulated lunch box is for everyone, not just kids. It’s available in six colors to meet a variety of needs. Healthy Packers Insulated Lunch Box is crafted using eco-friendly materials, which contributes to its durability, functionality, and appearance.

It has a waterproof oxford fabric to give it an elegant appearance and an inner aluminum lining to combat spillage and promote easy cleaning.

Healthy Packers use a unique two-way insulation system to retain the temperature of food for long hours. You never have to eat meals at room-temperature if you invest in this beauty.

We also love that its dimensions of 8.7 by 4.5 by 10.2 inches make it the perfect size of everyone.

9. Skip Hop Zoo Kids Insulated Lunch Box

Like Lunch Pets, Skip Hop produces lunch bags molded after various zoo animals. It features an easy-fasten strap that attaches to backpacks and a well-insulated interior that can hold hot and cold meals.

There’s also a mesh pocket for added space and a name tag for an even more personalized effect.

The easy to wipe interior and friendly designs make it the ideal products for kids. Skip Hop Zoo Kids Insulated Lunch Box is machine washable, however, make sure to set it to gentle cycle. If you’re concerned about ruining it, consider handwashing it with a damp towel and make sure to let it air-dry.

Skip Hop Currently, there are approximately 22 Zoo lunch bag animals to choose from.

10. MIER Double Decker Insulated Lunch Box

This insulated lunch bag could be the poster product for convenience.

You no longer have to choose between a hot or cold lunch or worry about how to pack them properly. The MIER Double Decker Insulated Lunch Box features two compartments for maintaining both cold and warm food items separately.

You can also keep your soda or medium-sized bowls and cutlery in the bottom chamber.

This double-decker lunch bag uses PEVA lining, an eco-friendly material that’s durable, sturdy, and easy to clean. We love that its lightweight and has a 45.3-inch adjustable strap that’s adjustable to fit a 5-year old or worn as a crossbody by an adult.

You can choose from a wide range of colors that include pink flower, dark red, purple, dark gray, and blue.

Before You Pick the Best Insulated Lunch Box

There’s no denying that insulated lunch boxes are incredible. It can change the way your child eats in school and give you peace of mind along the way.

When shopping for the insulated lunch box that will meet your needs, always consider the dietary requirement of your child and their interests.

A picky eater who loves trains could willingly eat his lunch because of his love for his lunch bag with train patterns. If you’d like to see how long the lunch bag retains temperature, we advise that you test it out first.

You should also remember to read customer reviews, product specifications, and product descriptions or labels for heavy metals, banned substances, and toxic chemicals like BPA, lead, PVC, and Phthalates.

What has been your experience with using an insulated lunch box? Would you recommend it to others? Share your thoughts below.