By Marc Peoples
The Holiday season has arrived. I hoped all of you have saved up because it’s time to start shopping for gifts.
So, prepare yourself mentally and physically because I’m sure this season won’t be any different when you visit retail stores or shop online. If you’re struggling to try to find out what to get for a few family members here are some affordable options that can help.
For Mothers: OXO Brew Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
The moms need their morning energy to get out of bed every morning and get their kids ready for school and prepare for work. We all know what their secret weapon is: Coffee. To show your appreciation this year you can buy the high-quality OXO Brew Conical Coffee Grinder. It grinds from espresso to French press coarse and holds up to 12 ounces of whole-bean coffee. The only con is that the grinding container does not lock in place, so you’ll have to hold it while grinding.
For Fathers: Smartwatch
Most of us have dads who are always trying to stay up to date-with new tech. Getting them a smartwatch is always a simple place to start. If your dad doesn’t own an iPhone, I suggest avoiding the apple watch since they only work with those phones and they’re the most expensive. If you don’t want to spend too much you can start with the Fitbit Versa, a Galaxy Watch 5, or a Google Pixel Watch. Owning a smartwatch can also be the first step for dads who want to lose that “Dad Bod”.
For Uncles: Custom Uncle Socks
Uncles are more than the fun and playful figures in the family, they’re also loving, supportive, and give good advice on activities and life goals. They deserve our appreciation for being role models in our lives. Why not give them something to wear with pride like custom-made socks? You can even put their name on them if you want.
For Aunts: Aunt Care Package
Just like uncles, Aunts play a role in raising and shaping the lives of their nieces and nephews. Somewhat motherly, they’re the safety net, comforters, supporters, and protectors. They’re always around when you need them. So, it’s only fair to repay with care packages. Aunts may never admit when we take up their time for a well deserve self-care day, but we know to acknowledge the sacrifices they make for us.
For Grandparents: Family Tree Frame
Do you think that Grandparents like to sit down and just think about the timeline of the family they came from all the way to the family they created? Our grandparents carry a lot of wisdom with them. That’s why we like to sit down and listen to their stories of the past and the relatives we’ve never met. Giving them a family tree frame can make things simpler to remember and we can also learn from that frame.
Hopefully, this list will make your Christmas shopping somewhat easier this year.
Happy Holidays Harlemites.
Marc Peoples is a writer, film, and game enthusiast with a full range of electronic or digital games experience, who lives on the west coast in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated with honors from the Los Angeles Film School (LAFS), where he studied film and screenwriting. https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-peoples-207514218/, https://www.instagram.com/themvpeoples/
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