Whether for Christmas, birthdays, or other special occasions or holidays, the art of giving gifts can be a tricky one for a variety of reasons. For one, the different members of a given family can have different tastes based on individual personality and lifestyle or how they have been socialized. As a result, a one-size-fits-all fit rarely satisfies everyone at once.
Due to these factors, deciding upon which gifts to give and to whom can quickly become a complicated and time-consuming task. However, with the right resources and guidance, there is no need for this to be an impossible task, and while it is not always possible to get everyone exactly what they may desire, it is possible to make reasonable choices that can satisfy everyone to a certain degree at least. If all else fails, choosing something personal with a lot of individual attention and care can surely win your family members over with the sheer thoughtfulness alone.
With this in mind, the following are some unique gifts to give your family…
Multi-Device Charging Station
In an era where everyone relies on technology and near everyone in a given household has access to phones and computers for personal as well as academic and professional use, making sure everything is charged is important for daily functioning. With this in mind, a multi-device charging station is sure to be a pragmatic gift that everyone in the family will love and make ample use of.
Echo Smart Speaker
Each member of a given family will have different information needs and curiosities throughout the day. Much like a multi-device charging station serves as a hub for everyone’s electronic devices, an Echo smart speaker with Alexa can provide information and entertainment to everyone, whether in the form of asking about the weather prior to heading out to work or school or simply wanting to hear a favorite song to add some rhythm to the daily domestic routine.
State Fair Bingo
Board games can be a great way to keep everyone engaged and present together as a family while still having some fun. While many great brand-name board games like Monopoly and Scrabble make good choices, there are some unique ones like State Fair Bingo that up to eight people can play at once. Balls spinning around while the announcer calls the upcoming number is sure to excite everyone in the family.
Cuisinart Automatic Ice Cream Maker
Great for occasions where the family members wish to relax at home together, especially on a hot day, the Cuisinart Automatic Ice Cream Maker can allow everyone to enjoy a simple pleasure in the form of a timeless frozen dairy treat. It makes two quarts in less than half an hour, with a large receptacle into which anyone can add their favorite ingredients and flavors and an efficient motor and insulated freezing bowl that consistently churns out smooth and tasty ice cream everyone can enjoy. For those who don’t care much for ice cream, the machine can also make similar frozen treats such as sorbet and frozen yogurt.
Personalized Family Video
If you happen to have any video footage of a memorable occasion you spent together, a well-put-together collage or another family video can be another great gift idea for your husband. You can find someone to help edit the video or, should you or anyone else in the family be technologically inclined, an audio remover online can help you make your very own perfect video gift that will surely provide entertainment for many special occasions to come, for both yourselves and other family members and close friends.
Having to hurriedly decide upon gifts that everyone in the family will like during the peak holiday season can certainly be stressful, especially when there are budgetary restraints to consider, but this need not always be the case. Getting gifts that everyone in the family can share and enjoy together will not only please everyone but promote family bonding and be easy on the wallet! Whether via personalized clothes that show personalized attention to detail, games that get everyone involved, gadgets that expand comfort zones, or appliances everyone can use for their own reasons, even a small amount of effort and time can go a long way in finding thoughtful presents that everyone in the family can enjoy this holiday season and for many years to come.
About the Author
Maggie graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in communication and writing. In her spare time, she loves to dance, read, and bake. She also enjoys traveling and scouting out new brunch locations.