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    39 Wholesome Gifts That Would Warm Even The Grinch's Heart

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    1. A box of aromatic Tea Drops to gift them the perfect cup of tea. Each drop has loose leaf organic tea, raw sugar, and spices — and they come in cute shapes!

    an open box of Tea Drops

    The sampler set includes eight tea drops, two of each: Energizing Matcha Green Tea (caffeinated), Calming Rose Earl Grey (caffeinated), Refreshing Citrus Ginger (caffeine-free), and Cooling Sweet Peppermint (caffeine-free).

    Promising review: "Tea Drops + an electric kettle equals a super simple and mess-free way to prepare your tea. Especially in the mornings when you're getting yourself together or in a hurry. Taste is on point, doesn't need any sweeteners. Overall very smooth teas. You do get a few tea particles at the bottom of your cup, which I thought might be an issue, but it turned out not to be troublesome at all. I would definitely recommend it!" —Arpan

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $16.99+.

    2. A mini, retro-inspired Bluetooth speaker boasting a playtime of five to eight hours! Now that's a hard gift to hate.

    Apollo Box

    Promising review: "I got the natural wood finish. I had no trouble connecting to Bluetooth on my phone. The sound is excellent, not tinny or staticky. I haven't used the FM feature on it yet, but I'm going to try it out. I use mine in my car. It is good for speaker phone calls too." —Deanna G.

    Get it from Apollo Box for $28.30 (available in eight colors).

    3. A tropical mango sugar scrub that'll make your giftee feel as if it's summer again and leave their skin moisturized and exfoliated.

    the scrub next to slices of mango

    Promising review: "I absolutely love Tree Hut scrubs. They are a staple and I have ordered multiple delicious scents. Every scent is amazing. Adequately coarse enough to remove dead dry skin (think sugar, not cornmeal) texture. Moisturizing. I've purchased lesser products at higher prices. I keep a tub of it in my shower and use it regularly. Inexpensive, over the board wonderful product for dry elbows, hands, legs, etc." —TRIXZEE

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    4. A pair of fleece pajamas with pockets so there's nothing stopping them from bringing snacks on their one-stop train to cozy town.,

    Promising review: "I got the Night Owl pair of these for Christmas, promptly put them on and didn't take them off for the next two days. These are quite probably the softest, most cuddly thing I have ever worn in my entire life. They are so unbelievably warm and soft and have just enough stretch to follow your movements without being restricting. I loved them so much that I bought another pair on my own, the Sweet Heart. They, too, are so very comfortable that I may never leave the house again." —jayamama

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 35 styles).

    5. A luxurious and iridescent throw blanket even the Grinch himself would want to wrap himself up in. Reviewers swear by this blanket for its beauty and thickness.

    five different colored throw blankets stacked on top of each other

    Promising review: "I purchased this throw in the golden color and it's soooo rich-looking! It has an iridescence to it that allows the blanket to look like different colors depending on how the light hits it; one minute it's more brown, the next more golden. It's very, very soft and plush as well; my favorite throw I've ever purchased and I've purchased many!" —Karmagirl

    Get it from Anthropologie for $128 (available in five colors).

    6. A pair of high-waisted camo leggings that just may help them feel motivated for their morning yoga sesh, because everyone needs a pair of stretchy, breathable leggings that won't fall down!

    American Eagle

    Promising review: "The material of these leggings is amazing — stretchy, breathable, and comfortable. They are soft and they wash and dry well on delicate/low heat. I did not notice any shrinkage. I have a hard time finding leggings that are snug around my legs and butt, but are also not baggy around my waist and these are it. I wear them to lift weights and they are squat-proof (not see-through). I recommend these in the cream and black camo 100%." —Miranda

    Get them from American Eagle for $41.21 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and four colors).

    7. An adorable brown-sugar-saving bear I bet the Grinch already has in the kitchen, otherwise, he'd be pretty grouchy when it's time to make dozens of holiday cookies and the sugar is as hard as a lump of coal.

    the brown sugar bear

    Promising review: "I have used one of these for over 30 years and decided to get them for each of my three daughters-in-law for stocking stuffers this year. They all asked what it was. When I told them that it's like the disc I have in my brown sugar container that keeps it from hardening, it's just in an adorable bear; they were all very pleased." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.84.

    8. An encouraging "You Can Do All Things" book filled with uplifting animal friends and affirmations to help get them through even the toughest of days.


    Promising review: "I am a therapist in private practice and am so happy this book exists for both friends and clients. I would recommend it for tweens, teenagers, and adults. It is helpful when you have anxiety and/or depression to remember you are not alone, and Kate's writing about her experience with depression is profound. Also, Kate Allan's artwork is incredible. I showed it to a tween client and her mother, and they both loved it and ordered it. I showed it to two adults today and both of them said, 'I know so many people who could benefit from this book.' I gave a copy to a friend and ordered two more copies. I probably need to get more copies for presents for other people. It's a mood-brightener and so lovely!" —Laura Edelstein

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 or find it through a local bookseller on Indiebound.

    9. A monthly Introverts Retreat subscription I think any introvert would be over the moon about. A good book and treats to stay inside and enjoy alone? Yes, please.

    a blanket, chocolates, warm beverage, novel, and other items from the box

    Each box features a novel written by a female author in your choice of genre, a bookmark, a gourmet treat from either Sweet on Vermont or Southbury Baking Company, and a hot beverage of their choice (tea, hot cocoa, or coffee). The larger sized box also includes a snack and high-quality bath goodies.

    Promising review: "I gave this box as a Mother's Day gift. The recipient was thrilled every month with the thoughtful contents — the candles smelled amazing! This is a great gift to pamper someone who always takes care of others." —Katherine U.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $36.99/month.

    10. A Wi-Fi-enabled movie projector capable of syncing to a phone or laptop with ease, giving your giftee the power to watch a movie just about anywhere.,

    Need it, thanks.

    Promising review: "This projector has been an amazing addition to our quarantine life at home. Who needs the movies when you have this. The volume is actually really good and the Wi-Fi is helpful. We hook up our Direct TV, Fire Stick, etc, and it all works great with great picture! We’ve been having a blast moving the movies home." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $164.72.

    11. An inspiring "Be Who You Needed When You Were Younger" sweater serving all the cozy and heart-warming feels a person could ask for.

    a model wearing the sweater

    Flavnt is an LGBTQIA+ and trans*-inclusive apparel company. Flavnt started with the goal of creating clothes that promote confidence and pride, and they have fundraising initiatives to benefit the LGBTQIA+ community.

    Get it from Flavnt for $39.99 (available in sizes S-3X).

    12. A frosted bottle brush tree candle with the power to add a festive vibe to any home, apartment, dorm, or cave on top of Mount Crumpit.

    candles with frosted trees in various colors on the candle lids

    Get it from Anthropologie for $16+ (available in sizes S-M and five colors).

    13. An electric fireplace that actually provides warmth so they can exclaim "started from a fireplace DVD set and now I'm here with toasty toes."


    Promising review: "Wow! For an electric fireplace, this thing is pretty slick. I have done a ton of research because I am really picky about the flame looking as realistic as possible. The appearance of the flames comes from a projection that reflects off of whatever surface is behind the unit. The flames are adjustable mechanically, but can further be adjusted to your liking by moving the unit closer to or farther away from the reflective surface behind it. I feel like this flame is fairly realistic, especially as compared to most other electric fireplaces on the market." —dguzi

    Get it from Amazon for $127.99.

    14. A delightful Bob Ross bobblehead figure complete with mini paintings for anyone who could use some encouragement to power through the workday.,

    Get it from Amazon for $6.85.

    15. A temperature-regulating comforter made from 100% eucalyptus that'll make hot sleepers feel like a marshmallow, but not too toasty a marshmallow.

    a plush white comforter in a sunny bedroom
    buffy / Via

    Promising review: "This is the most comfortable comforter and washes really well too. The stuffing stays in place and remains soft. It feels like a marshmallow!" —Andrea W.

    Get it from Buffy for $179+ (available in sizes twin/twin XL, full/queen, and king/Cal king).

    16. A cult-fave scalp massager deserving of a spot in everyone's stocking this year. It can help reduce dandruff, redness, and even help hair grow in nice and thick from the power of circulation.


    I got one of these after my hair starting thinning from HRT and I use it every time I wash my hair. It definitely has helped it grow in nice and thick!

    Promising review: "I have suffered from dry scalp and dandruff for years. I recently shaved my head and realized just how bad my scalp really was. Red irritated spots everywhere that became very easy to see with my short hair. After using this product along with a coconut oil moisturizer for three days, my scalp is already healing. The product is easy to hold, easy to clean, and feels great on an itchy scalp. I also don’t have dandruff flakes at all anymore. Trust me, you won’t regret purchasing this product!" —Britt

    Get it from Amazon for $8.59+ (available in three colors).

    17. A Jackie's Chocolate subscription that delivers mouth-watering chocolate right to people's door, proving the world really is a beautiful and magical place.

    a box of autumn-themed chocolates

    Each month they'll get truffles, caramels, bonbons, and artisan chocolates, delivered to their door! Choose from 1/2-pound, 1-pound, or 3-pound subscription. The chocolates are carefully packed to arrive cool and fresh.

    Promising review: "I got the year subscription for my dad for Christmas! He loves it! The chocolates arrive very well-packaged and they look amazing. Happy customer!" ⁠—Traci M.

    Get it from Cratejoy starting at $27.95/every three months.

    18. A bright and endlessly entertaining slime available in unicorn, Christmas sprinkles, or strawberry milk themes; so everyone can indulge in a nice soothing stim session this year.

    Kawaii Slime Company / Via Etsy

    Get them from Kawaii Slime Company on Etsy: the unicorn slime for $12.99+ (available in two sizes), the holiday sprinkle slime for $4, or the strawberry milk slime for $12.

    19. A tortilla blanket that'll be there on days when it's just time to roll into a human burrito and take it easy.

    a reviewer using the blanket in a hammock

    Promising review: "My son (7) loves tacos and I wanted to get him something to soften the quarantine blow and THIS WAS IT! He has had the blanket (so soft!) around him for the past three weeks, pretty much nonstop. Thank you to the makers for letting my son 'become a burrito!'" —VA Resident

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (available in seven styles, including waffles and pizza).

    20. A cat dancer toy to provide hours of entertainment for the cat, and the whole household as they watch the cat pose, dance, and jump all over for this toy.,,

    Promising review: "I have a whole room filled with cat toys that my cat is not interested in. It's funny how the least expensive cat toy I have makes him go crazy. He plays with this until he's panting like a dog and I have never seen him jump so high. I'm certain this toy will help him lose his belly. He loves it! I highly recommend it!" —Kwoo

    Get it from Amazon for $2.09.

    21. A Calm the Chaos journal filled with simple and helpful prompts for a more peaceful and purposeful way of life. If only the Grinch had this to engage with instead of wrecking Whoville.

    the "Calm the Chaos" journal

    Promising review: "I was surprised at how these simple prompts help me to reflect on simple moments of joy and blessings throughout my day and it also helps me to set goals and purpose for the following day! It takes about 10-15 minutes to complete each day and has become a peaceful ritual I look forward to before bedtime. Five stars from me :)." —MissKriss

    Get it from Anthropologie for $14.95 or from Amazon $12.29.

    22. An oversized waffle knit sweater meant to be worn off one shoulder, off both shoulders, or just as it is. That's like three sweaters in one if you ask me!,

    Promising review: "Love this sweater! Super cute and very comfy! I love the elastic waist so you can flip over and tuck under without having to tuck in and it stays in place that way. Fabric is super soft. I love the deep V-neck on front and back giving a little extra style to a basic sweater. Can wear to the office or with jeans. I've already bought two and might get more, one of those great staple items to your wardrobe." —Designer77

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and 18 colors).

    23. A double-wall bear glass so precious, they'll ~bearly~ be able to stand it.

    coffee being poured into the bear cup

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    24. A Baby Yoda Bluetooth speaker for all Baby Yoda stans to squee over as they listen to jams or unwind with an audio book for the night.

    Promising review: "I just wanted a small Bluetooth speaker for bedtime audio books. This is louder than I expected and my son just loves it! It is easy to keep nearby because of its small size, and I am happy with this purchase!" —ray cerda

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    25. A curtain of twinkle lights that is giving me big warm cozy ambience. Time for me to gift these to myself instead of using my phone flashlight in my room at night to find my bedtime supplements? I think so.

    twinkle lights along the top of a bedroom ceiling

    Promising review: "I saw a few pictures online of fairy lights with sheer curtains and loved the look. These lights in particular are perfect for what I was looking for. It gives off a warm cozy glow, and really adds a nice touch of oomph to the room." —NG

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    26. A pair of dressy and ultra-comfy plaid pants to help them stay stylish. These pants come with an adjustable waistband with a hidden snap enclosure.

    a model wearing the plaid pants

    These pants are from Barkwood Clothing, a Black-owned business that makes chic and comfy pieces. All of their items are made-to-order!

    Get it from Barkwood for $200 (available in sizes 0-30).

    27. A mini donut maker I'm sure will warm the heart, soul, and tummy of your lucky giftee, because who doesn't love fresh, still-warm donuts? Bonus points if they are gluten-free so they finally have unlimited access to treats they can actually eat!


    The donuts cook within minutes, have an auto shut-off to stop them from overheating, and come with a recipe book that even includes gluten-free and Paleo-friendly options. Bonus? They don't even need to figure out how to make donuts — this machine will take store bought brownie, muffin, and cake mix just fine.

    Promising review: "Absolutely awesome. It took me about five minutes to make the dough for these amazing donuts and it took only one and a half minutes to have them hot and ready. Love it when Dash comes out with new products so my family and I can continue to make wonderful memories especially during this quarantine." —TJ Davis

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    28. And a Star Baker apron for the star baker in your life. I can hear the "on your marks, get set, bake!" just from looking at this bad boy.

    a model wearing a black apron with the words "star baker" on it in white and a decorative flourish below the words
    HumorStyle / Etsy

    Promising review: "The print on the apron looked and felt like it was on there really well. Just a super cute item for cooks/bakers who are a fan of the show!!!" —Andrea Lishen

    Get it from HumorStyle on Etsy for $24.99.

    29. A pair of fuzzy slippers someone should have given the Grinch instead of those too-small shoes. We would have had a very different movie if they had. The plushness of these is seemingly unreal.


    Promising review: "Best slippers ever! So comfy. So fluffy. I wanna order more for Xmas and also as a backup pair when these go out in three years. Man, I heart these so much. I had my husband try them on and let's just say he didn't want to take them off. If I can find a black pair...I bet he would rock them around the house." —Joni

    Get them from Amazon for $19.17+ (available in sizes S-XL and nine colors).

    30. A jar of homemade strawberry jam made in delicious small batches for spreading on morning toast and you know, eating by the spoonful.

    various sizes of strawberry jam
    Hunters Glen Creations / Via Etsy

    Get it from Hunters Glen Creations on Etsy for $3+ (available in two sizes).

    31. A comfy teddy jacket ideal for anyone whose entire winter wardrobe M.O. is "try to get as close to wearing a blanket outside as possible or don't go outside at all."

    Amazon / Via, Amazon

    Promising review: "I really love this jacket. It is so soft and warm. This one does not have a lining which is good. I purchased a similar one that had a cheap lining. It wasn't as plush and soft as this coat, so it was returned. I wanted an oversized look, so I sized up. I have worn this in 20-degree weather, and it still keeps me warm. Great jacket!!" —Karen

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and 16 styles).

    32. A boba-sipping corgi backpack so adorable, I would certainly explode from cuteness aggression upon receiving it.

    a red backpack with a corgi on it who is drinking boba from a sewn-on straw

    Get it from BoxLunch for $69.90.

    33. A Fresh Baked Cookie Crate subscription here to make all our mouths water with their pre-measured, mess-free cookie-baking subscription; because an afternoon spent baking is an afternoon well-spent.


    You'll get a box of pre-measured, vacuum-sealed, gourmet, handcrafted ingredients to create your own gourmet cookies just like you'd find at the bakery, plus cookie-themed gifts and surprises!

    Promising review: "OH MY GOSH! What a fantastic box. We got this for our son's 20th birthday and they worked with me to get it here earlier than their normal shipping schedule to allow us to give it to him on time. They even included a gift note AND our birthday note to him beautifully written and decorated. This box is packed full of fun/themed items on top of the tasty recipe and all the dry ingredients needed to make it. They even sent the wearable appropriately sized for a guy, which was AMAZING! I am so glad I chose this bakery box!!! And, most importantly, our son LOVED it. Thank you so much for this awesome box, Fresh Baked Cookie Company." —Michele D.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $20/month.

    34. A lightweight bamboo pajama set out to satisfy hot-sleepers in search of cooling, soft PJS.


    Promising review: "I do not ever write product reviews, but I just feel the need to share with other women that sleep hot, how great these pajamas are! They are so soft and comfy! I've been sleeping great since I've been wearing these PJs. I sleep hot and usually will wake up every night with the night sweats or the overheated feeling, but I've yet to have this issue with these bamboo PJs. I seem to keep an even body temperature all night long. After sleeping in them for two nights I was convinced these are the answer to a cooler and better sleep, so I ordered more. I normally wear a size small, so I ordered a small and they fit perfectly!! I think that I'll also order these PJs with the pants, for lounging around the house. If you suffer from night sweats or overheat while you sleep, THESE BAMBOO PJs ARE THE ANSWER!!!" —Laurie

    Get the set from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in S-4X and in a 22 colors).

    35. A set of breathable tie-dye Bombas socks that have astonishingly converted sock-haters into sock wearers according to reviews.

    a model wearing pink tye dye socks

    Promising review: "I usually don't wear socks but Bombas don't feel like your normal socks. When you put Bombas on the socks stay in place don't twist, move, and they just feel soft and comfortable." —Stacie

    Get a set of three from Bombas for $78 (available in sizes M-XL).

    36. A Book of The Month Club subscription – it does the hard work of researching the best new reads each month, so your giftee can pick from the top five and always have an amazing book on hand.

    Book Of The Month

    BOTM searches through hundreds of new releases each month and picks out the top five new reads for you to choose from! You can also skip months if you're still working on your latest read.

    Promising review: "WOW! I absolutely love Book of The Month Club! Discounted best sellers with the option to skip some months? Count me in! Thanks to BOTM I have encountered some wonderful novels from new authors that I will be sure to add to my collection forever." ⁠—Chellie R.

    Get it from Book of The Month club starting at $9.99/month.

    37. A buttery-soft knit weighted blanket that just might offer some serious relief for those living with anxiety, insomnia, or restlessness. The weight of this blanket comes from its extra chunky and thick knit, and many find the weight to be super soothing and calming.

    a model in the chunky grey blanket
    mybearaby / Via

    This blanket is at the veryyy top of my wishlist this year 👀.

    Promising review: "This blanket is great. The material is soft and comfortable. The weight is perfect. What I love the most is that there are no beads used for the weight. I had a previous weighted blanket that the beads came loose after just a few weeks making the blanket useless. This blanket makes you feel like you are wrapped in a soft hug. I sleep so much better and do not wake up as often. I highly recommend this blanket." —Jennifer M.

    Get it from Bearaby for $249 (available in 15, 20, or 25 pounds and eight colors).

    38. A completely adorable mug featuring woodland creatures all bundled up, so they can sip coffee from a de-grouching mug as they start each Monday morning.

    forest animals in sweaters and hats on the mug

    Get it from ModCloth for $19.

    39. And a splurge-worthy faux fur bathrobe that'll make them feel like royalty. The warmth, the fuzz, the options for ears or an extra long robe, the elegantly rich colors — it has it all.


    Promising review: "Beautiful, soft, very well-made. It is warmer than some coats, you can wear it outside In Michigan winter weather. It's elegant and runs big, which I like because I can use it as a blanket LOL. I'm disabled and I feel like a queen in my robe. It is now my security blanket. I have 18 grandchildren and they love how soft grandma feels, and my great-grandbabies fall asleep fast in my arms! There is a half double-liner inside so you can't see through it which is a nice feature. I'm going to buy more." —Sherry Indiana

    Get it from Amazon for $60.99+ (available in sizes XS-6X and 31 styles, also available in knee-length).

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