Who’s ready to shop for parents and in-laws?! Sometimes it can feel like your parents already have everything—meaning they don’t really need anything. Coming up with a meaningful, useful gift can be a real task. But we’re here to ease the burden with our parent/in-laws holiday gift guide for 2021!
Whether your loved one has a green thumb or black thumb, these plant food spikes will be a welcome addition to their houseplant watering routine! They feed plants continuously for 2 months, minimizing the upkeep and helping those fiddle leafs and succulents to look better than ever.
An epsom salt bath is the best remedy for sore muscles—so if you have an in-law who’s a marathon runner, Iron Man, or deals with occasional aches and pains, these eucalyptus-scented soaking salts are the perfect little gift.
These mini silicone spatulas are cute and so handy! They get into the nooks and crannies of your bakeware so well and are a great compliment to a standard size spatula. And most importantly—they’re long enough to effectively scrape the bottom of the peanut butter jar or condiment bottle! Every baking enthusiast should have a few.
Sometimes a little elbow grease isn’t enough to open stubborn jars and cans—which is where this genius device comes in. It’s versatile enough to open any size can or jar and will be a welcome kitchen tool for any parent or in-law.
You won’t believe how much these PenBlades come in handy. I love mine for craft projects, woodworking, breaking down boxes, and so much more.
These shower steamers give all the relaxation of a spa day or long, hot bath, but with the practicality of a quick shower. They smell incredible and make a typical shower even more inviting.
Cat owners will get a big kick out of these educational cards that tell you all about your cat’s body language and behavior. It’s a fun and unique gift they’ll love using to better understand their pet!
We can’t forget the dog owners! Parents and in-laws will have fun learning more about their dog’s sometimes-quirky behavior with these interesting cards.
These music playing cards are so much fun for parents and in-laws who love to rock out!
Cold weather brings that constant conundrum: Keep your hands warm? Or take off the gloves to use your phone? Thankfully, these cozy texting gloves resolve the problem. Your in-laws and parents will thank you! (Especially the tech-challenged ones!)
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Geometry tea towels are a winning gift for just about anyone on your list, including parents and in-laws! They’re made from recycled materials, making them especially great for eco-conscious family members.
These NY Times books will make a great addition to your parent’s coffee table. They’re fun to flip through and dream about future vacations or weekend getaways. Gift this to a travel-loving parent!
An audible subscription is one of those affordable experience gifts that hits all the right notes: It’s customizable, can go anywhere, and never expires!
Another eco-friendly gift, these reusable produce bags have endless uses. Parents can use them for groceries, running errands, toting picnic snacks for the grandkids, and a number of other things!
Do you have a parent who’s always losing their phone, remote, or car keys? If so, the Tile Bluetooth tracker will be an absolute game-changer! It sticks to any device so they’ll always know where to find it.
Hot cocoa bombs are a fun and tasty treat for kids and grown-ups alike. They’re the best way to warm up on a cold day and bring a bit of magic well after the holidays are over.
I can’t think of a single parent who wouldn’t be delighted to receive a custom photo calendar for Christmas! It’s such a fun way to relieve fond memories throughout the year, and it’s relatively affordable and easy to put together, too.
Looking for a sentimental gift idea that hasn’t been done before? This hometown personalized puzzle is a great option! Your whole family will love getting in on this puzzle and learning more about the place your parents call home.
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These are not your average scent plug-ins! Pura makes clean, eco-friendly scents that smell amazing, are safe for adults, kids, and pets, and can even be set on a timer to maximize the life of your scent.
An air fryer is the best, healthiest way to get the crispy, delicious taste of a deep-fryer—without all the oil and fat. This little device is amazing for cooking french fries, chicken tenders, pizzas, and even brownies.
Do your parents miss having an easy way to print out photos? If so, this portable photo printer is an ideal gift. It prints photos from social media in seconds and even comes with sticky backing for quick display on the wall or fridge.
Who doesn’t love Prime? If your in-laws or parents haven’t experienced the beauty of Amazon Prime yet, this holiday season is the time to make it happen. Gift them a subscription and they’ll never want to be without it!
This sliding cheese and snack board has it all! It would look so chic when set out for family parties and I love that it has the removable compartments for dips and sauces.
Even those parents who seem to have it all will appreciate the gift ideas on this list, right? Keep following along for more gift guide ideas later this week!
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