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Holiday Gift Guide

Because you need to know what to buy for those you love

Freshman Gabriele Sundelius, Sophomore RaeAnne Hankla and sophomore Caroline Massey exchange their gifts for each other.

Freshman Gabriele Sundelius, Sophomore RaeAnne Hankla and sophomore Caroline Massey exchange their gifts for each other.

By Lauren Rink & Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo

It’s that time of year again. The time when broke college students attempt to buy inexpensive, yet meaningful gifts for their friends. Today, we present you with some ideas that might take some of the pressure off as you attempt to pick out gifts for your favorite people.

We have included both general ideas and specific brands to get your creative, generous juices flowing. There’s nothing more satisfying than finding that perfect gift for someone and seeing the look on their face when they open it.

To help you on your gift-giving journey, take a look at our list and consider these items the next time you’re at your favorite store. Whether it’s a sentimental treasure from the heart or a gag gift to get a laugh, this compilation is sure to spark your imagination.


Boys:

Pricey:

  • Watch
  • Cologne
  • Wallet

Sweet Subscription Boxes:

  • Sockbox.com – Sock of the Month Club
  • Gentleman’s Box – Clothing subscription box for men
  • Dollar Shave Club

Budget Friendly

  • Personalized coupons (free back massage, etc.)
  • Mugs
  • Pens
  • Socks
  • A hat
  • A box of their favorite snacks

Unique:

  • Brain Putty (basically silly putty for adults)
  • Personalized Bobble Head
  • Knock Knock Office Sticky Notes

Girls:

Pricey:

  • Diffuser and Essential Oils
  • Book Bundle:
      • “Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan
      • “Becoming” by Michelle Obama
      • “Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis
      • “Harry Potter” Boxed Set by J.K. Rowling

Budget-friendly:

  • Mugs
  • Journals
  • Small cactuses or plants
  • Headbands
  • Photos/memories with little notes
  • Slippers or fuzzy socks

 

Unique:


If all else fails, a Target gift card will suffice for just about anyone.

We hope that this inspires you to do some shopping for your friends this season. Remember that Jesus gave his life for you, so the least you can do is spend a few bucks on your friends.

 

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