With Christmas just around the corner now’s the perfect time to start holiday prepping. Okay maybe it’s not quite around the corner, but if you’re anything like me, once October arrives, your holiday spirit takes over and you just can’t help yourself. Since putting up your Christmas tree and lights this early will undoubtedly raise some eyebrows, it’s better to get busy with other holiday tasks such as your naughty and nice list. This way you’ll have plenty of time to plan your budget and come up with exciting Xmas gift ideas.
Ah, nothing compares to the feeling you get when your choice of Christmas presents lights up your loved ones’ faces with joy. It’s pure bliss, I tell you. However, finding those love and joy-inspiring Christmas presents is not an easy thing to do. To make your shopping spree less frustrating and more enjoyable, have a look at these heavenly delicious ideas that’ll make your loved one’s Xmas the merriest yet.
What Is the Most Popular Gift to Give on Christmas?
The most popular Christmas presents of all time in no particular order are gift cards, clothes, chocolates, books, skincare and makeup products. But if you’re after the MVP of Xmas gifts title, there’s a way you can step it up a notch. The easiest way to do this is to bundle all these things together into a lovely hamper or keepsake box and shower your giftee with a Xmas bonanza. If you’re not the crafty type, you can create a custom Christmas gift online and have your masterpiece delivered to your giftee’s doorstep or right under your Christmas tree.
These edible Christmas presents are nothing new, in fact, they’ve been around since the 11th century. However, edible Christmas gifts of today, are much more than food and drink items packed in a box. They’re artfully presented, bespoke and wholesome, bound to leave a lasting impression. So without further ado, let’s get you inspired so you can create the most wonderful Christmas gift online when the time arrives.
Gourmet Hampers to Win Their Heart Through Their Stomach
When in doubt, make your Christmas gifts tasty, especially if your giftee is a real foodie. If you want to knock their socks off, throw a feast for their senses with a sweet and savoury hamper filled with smoked almonds, apricot balls, cinnamon treats, dark chocolates etc. To make things extra special, you can include a bottle of bubbly that pairs wonderfully with your choice of snacks. For added flair, you can personalize your hamper with a thoughtful message written on a ribbon, freckle or greeting card.
Chocolatey Goodness to Sweeten up the Season
If you’re buying a gift for a chocolate lover, you can’t go wrong with an epic choc bucket packed to the brim with Belgian milk chocolate gold stars, Lindt balls and Ferrero Rochers. The message is simple, eat chocolate and be merry. And my, oh, my would they be merry when they open this chocolatey goodness. If you want to take it up a notch, opt for a holiday-themed hamper in the shape of a Christmas tree for an added burst of Xmas cheer.
Edible Bouquets to Make an Impression
Chocolates and flowers are a timeless classic. But what if you fuse these classics together to create an awe-inspiring Christmas gift? Sounds good, right? Then you have to see the jaw-dropping edible bouquet arrangements available nowadays. These marvellous creations are comprised of chocolate stars and hearts, perfect for that special someone in your life.
Boozy Hampers to Uplift the Spirits
If your giftee is a beer, gin or wine aficionado, you can delight them with a tasting hamper filled with new, exciting aromas for them to try. Or if you just want to get that party started or raise a super special toast, you can opt for an edible arrangement paired with an exquisite bottle of champagne. Either way, you can’t go wrong with a top-shelf liquor hamper adorned to suit the occasion.
Pamper Hampers to Make the Most Out of the Long Weekend
A luxury pamper hamper is a gift of experience that’s bound to leave your giftee speechless. Ensure your loved one enjoys the long weekend to the fullest with a self-care hamper filled with sweet and savoury treats and a bottle of their favourite drink. For the ultimate relaxation experience, you can include scented candles, a silk sleep mask, a cuddly robe or fluffy slippers that’ll cradle them in comfort. If you know your giftee well, you can further boost your gift with their favourite perfume, skincare or makeup products.
Living Plant Hampers That Keep on Giving
If you want a gift that will keep you on top of your giftee’s mind throughout the whole year, not just the holiday season, opt for a living plant hamper. These arrangements often include some of the delicious treats mentioned above with an added green twist – a lush plant.
Since not everyone has a green thumb, it’s best to opt for easy to care for plants such as succulents and money trees that’ll keep on thriving with minimal maintenance. Plus these two have wonderful symbolic meanings which makes them perfect for the holiday season. The succulents symbolize enduring and timeless love whereas the money tree is believed to bring wealth and fortune to the beholder.
And that concludes this list of Christmas delights that’ll make your giftee say ho, ho, ho. Since big holidays have a way of sneaking behind our backs and catching us off guard, it’s good to start planning right away. When the time comes, just grab your laptop or phone and order Christmas presents online. This way you can skip the lines and the shopping frenzy and enjoy gift-giving to the fullest.