10 Gift Ideas for Secret Santa

10 Gift Ideas for Secret Santa

Mitisha Mavani

It is the time to be jolly and celebrate! Christmas is about gifts and wishes. And millennials have started the trend of celebrating Secret Santa where you exchange gifts amongst your friends and colleagues anonymously. We can all agree how gifts often bring a lot of anxiety because you have no idea what to give someone, whether they will like it and a multitude of thoughts cloud your judgement. But this season, we have some super last-minute gifting recommendations for you to make your festive season fun and fuss-free!

1) Coffee Beans

Coffee Beans are the perfect gift. They are fuss-free, all you have to do is—make a run to your nearest grocery store and pick a pack of coffee beans that have a great aroma. It is the winter season, nothing soothes you like a warm cup of coffee. If the person you are gifting doesn't prefer coffee, you can always go for tea leaves or rich hot chocolate powder. A warm cup of coffee/tea/hot chocolate early in the morning goes a long way.

2) Stationery

When in doubt, opt for cute stationery. You can never have enough stationery. Journals, planners, calendars, fancy pens, post-its, paper clips, you never know what you need when. Gift your secret child a stock of stationery for the year and they will think of you every time they use something.

3) A Plant

A plant is the most thoughtful gift you can give someone. Gifting someone a plant is a sign of respect because you are giving someone the responsibility to look after the plant, provide it with love, care, nurturing, time and allow it to grow.

4) Box of Assorted Confections

The festive season is the perfect time to tickle your sweet tooth. Gift your loved ones a box of confections. Christmas is all about the sweets from marzipan bites to cutely decorated sugar cookies—the list is endless. What better way to make someone happy than a box of finger-licking goodness!

5) Sweater

Christmas is synonymous with winter. The December chill makes you want to pull out your fuzzy sweaters, so this one is the perfect gift. Printed sweaters with a fun Christmas twist goes a long way. It is a warm, thoughtful and super cute gift. Along with the sweater, you can also give the person mufflers, fuzzy socks and so much more!

6) A Book

A book is resourceful and can make a great gift. If you know the person and the genre they would prefer, try and pick something different and fun. Reading is a great habit to inculcate and your gift might help someone pick up a long lost hobby and get back to reading. Make a wise choice with the genre and storyline. You might just help someone develop a good habit and they will thank you for it.

7) Scented Candles

Scented candles create the perfect environment for the festive season. There is a wide range of options to select from. Scented candles make your apartment smell like a bakery. The flavours range from Cinnamon rolls, warm vanilla, mint and so many more. The luxurious fragrances will waft through your house truly making it a heavenly abode.

8) A Self-Care Pack

Who doesn’t love self-care and when it comes to you wrapped as a gift, it is a double bonus. Self-care is an absolute win-win gift, it is a no-brainer and you have a wide selection of products to choose from. You can create a personalized hamper with a shower gel, body butter, body scrub, loofah, hand cream, wet wipes, face masks and so much more. There is no end to it and the person is going to adore you for it.

9) Wine

It is a jolly mood and there’s nothing better than wine to kick off Xmas season. Gift your loved one a simple bottle of red or white wine wrapped in glitter paper and topped off with a gold ribbon. It is celebratory, fancy and absolutely festive. The best way to ring in December is by clinking your glasses with a shot of booze.

10) Plum Cake

Last but not the least, we have our favorite Christmas staple. Plum cake is a chunky, fruity delight that everyone should feast on to get in touch with the Christmas spirit. The fruit loaded loaf is scrumptious, traditional and so much better than a simple pound cake.

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