Buying a little something for the special woman in your life is something that should be easy, or so you’d think.
But with every desperate Google search just to try and find something that your girlfriend, wife or partner would appreciate, it quickly becomes clear that it’s not so easy of a task. Search for too long and you’ll overthink it, don’t search enough and you’re out of ideas – there’s no way around it.
You’ll second guess every idea that you’ve ever had and before you know it, panic has set in whilst you’re aimlessly scrolling through Amazon suggestion after Amazon suggestion, getting no closer to the goal. It’s a place that the best of us have faced at one time or another, but nothing good ever comes from last-minute panic-buying.
So, instead of that questionable, tacky necklace, awkward comedy mug or slipper, robe, and bath bomb gift set, we’ve got you covered with 5 of the very best gift ideas for the special woman in your life.
You can thank us later.
Kool8 – Stainless steel water bottle
First off, something on the practical side of things – but don’t get this confused with a product that your other half won’t absolutely adore.
The Kool8 stainless steel water bottle is one of the very best stainless steel water bottles on the market. With effortless modern styling (available in 3 great colors) pulled together in a bottle that’s functionally hard to beat – that special someone will have a smile that’s hard to wipe off of her face. There’s even a tea-infuser, because why not, everybody loves tea, right?
The double-walled vacuum insulation design bodes for some of the best insulating properties in the business, so instead of losing the heat from the mug after just a few minutes, drinkers will have a full 12 hours of hot drink to keep them warm. Similarly, for cold drinks, users can enjoy a full 24 hours of things keeping cool before it’s time for a refill.
But it’s not just the woman in your life that gets joy from the Kool8 water bottle and with every purchase, 20% of all profits go towards delivering clean water to those in underprivileged regions throughout the world.
A great bottle with a great company putting morals at the front of the business.
Kitchenaid – Classic stand mixer
If you’ve got quite the healthy budget for this gift-giving time of year, you’ll find it difficult to splash the hard-earned cash on something as elegant and joy-inducing as the Kitchenaid classic stand mixer.
The mixer, as featured on GiftWits, is by far the best in the business, used by professional bakers and hobbyists all around the globe. Shooting to fame, or at least increasing their popularity, with the UK based show “The Great British Bake Off”, the Kitchenaid mixer is a must-have kitchen accessory for any baking-obsessed individual.
Available with over 10 different attachments, your special someone will be able to mix cookie batter, kneed bread and even mash potatoes in the gift that keeps on giving. It’s not just a purchase for her, it’s great for the whole family to enjoy with pies, cakes, and cookies bound to be flying out of the kitchen and into your mouths.
But it’s the style that really wins us over with the mixer and with gorgeous styling and a retro feel, there’s nothing better to accessorize the room. Get this sorted and you’ll be in the good books for a long time.
Twinkle In Time – Custom star map
Speaking of good books, there’s another (more inexpensive) way to get yourself into them and that’s with some clever customization with a little help from Twinkle In Time.
Twinkle In Time is a company that allows customers to customize star maps with both a date and a location to show exactly what the stars looked like on that very night. A message, alongside a selection of different design options, can also be chosen to make the 18″ x 24″ map a piece to work in anybody’s home and if it’s going in yours, you best do it right!
Choose your anniversary date, the day or you met or any other day and location that has significant meaning and you’ll be guaranteed some happy waterworks within seconds. When it comes to gift-giving, it’s always personalized items that have the biggest impact.
National Geographic – Ultimate Journey’s for Two travel book
Know a special someone that loves to travel with you? Why not take a little advantage of that hobby and center your gits around it with the “Ultimate Journeys for Two” travel book by National Geographic.
The book, written by Mike and Anne Howard is a tried and tested collection of the most extraordinary destinations of every continent. The pair left for their honeymoon in January 2012 and haven’t really stopped it since, visiting and featuring huge 75 different countries in the time that they’ve been away.
We’re not saying that you need to follow in the couple’s footsteps, but the book is bound to generate fantastic ideas for travel as the pair of you flick through the pages and begin to think up extravagant ideas. Pair this with your own notebook to jot down ideas and begin to make a plan and you’ve got yourself a fantastic little gift sorted.
A personalized hamper
Last up, we’re ending things with the big dogs, a personalized hamper jam-packed full of all of your special lady’s favorite things.
Now I know what you’re thinking, but don’t worry, even those of us with minimal arts-and-crafts talent will struggle to get this wrong. All you’re going to need is some sort of basket, a handful of her favorite sweets, chocolates or snacks, a bottle of wine or two and anything else that you can think of to fill up the loose space.
You’ll get bonus points for wrapping it up, but a simple stick-on bow clumsily attached will do the job just fine. There’s no reason not to include all of the above gifts in the hamper (providing you can find one big enough, the mixer might be an issue), but the absolute key is personalization.
What makes her special and what does she love – nail that and you’re golden!