As a kid, the stocking was full of hidden gems. Usually the first thing opened on Christmas morning, stockings were a treasure trove of small trinkets, delicious candy, jewelry, and bath supplies. As adults, stockings fell by the way side as it became harder to find items to fill them that didn’t illicit false oohs and ahhs. This year, lets bring the stockings back with unique stocking stuffers for adults that we’ll actually like!
Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Unique Stocking Stuffers For Adults
Retail Value $22.95
For the man in your life, give him a personal, handcrafted gift. The Krudd Soap from the Sally Anders Men’s Line is a unique stocking stuffer made with frankincense and myrrh which have natural antiseptic and antifungal properties. The scents are inspired by travels abroad, and they are beautifully made artisan soaps for men. They also make balms to help soothe dry, winter skin. Their simple design and masculine scents will encourage any man to do some extra primping. It is a artfully made skin line for men that boyfriends and husbands will appreciate…And they smell delicious so it’s a win, win!
Retail Value $25.99
Cards Against Humanity is a party game for horrible people. Unlike most of the party games you’ve played before, Cards Against Humanity is as despicable and awkward as you and your friends. The game is simple. Each round, one player asks a question from a Black Card, and everyone else answers with their funniest White Card.
Retail Value $40.00
This Love Bug care package for new mommies consists of natural products handmade in Phoenix, AZ. It has soothing balms for minor cuts and scrapes as well as chapped lips and sore nipples. There is also witch hazel and aloe spray for postpartum healing, organic tea, chap stick, coconut oil to prevent and treat diaper rash, and calendula jelly which is petroleum free moisturizer. This is a wonderful care package for a new momma to help her care for herself and baby. Products can also be purchased individually. First time Moms might not realize they need products like these to care for all the changes their bodies are going through, and going to the store is probably the last thing they want to do. Give a new Mom (or any postpartum Mom) all the essentials to take care of all the surprises that come with motherhood.
Retail Value $34.00
Whether you’re a newbie or a pro behind the bar, Mixology Dice® will take your cocktail game to the next level. Along with providing seemingly endless inspiration (over 1.5 million combos!), this set of dice is actually a clever system for actually learning the art of mixology. The set includes 8 laser engraved wood dice and an instruction booklet to show you which dice to roll to make different types of traditional drinks, what ratios of ingredients to use, and mixing instructions.
Retail Value $39.95
Ok, more than just a stocking stuffer, the “Once Upon a Box for Home” from Teacher Peach is designed just for teachers to encourage these hard-working professionals to relax, rejuvenate and refuel—after school. From soft, fuzzy socks, a scented candle, and a beautiful bracelet, to a snuggly infinity scarf, teacher’s coloring book with colored pencils and sharpener, and more, this teacher gift box is sure to inspire even the most focused teacher. This is a great gift any teacher would appreciate.
Even better, to help teachers get the most value from the money they spend, Teacher Peach has launched a new Teacher Discount Program offering members year-round discounts on all Classroom Products in its online store. In fact, members receive a 40% discount on their first classroom products purchase! Teachers then save 20% off all Classroom Products throughout the entire year, with special prizes as well.
Retail Value $14.95
There is nothing more cringeworthy than setting my designer purse on a dirty restaurant floor. With the Clip 2 Instant Bag Hanger now dirty restaurant floors and broken coat hangers in public restrooms are no longer going to be an issue. This simple but genius ring lets you hang your bag just about anywhere.
Retail Value $49.99
For the man who has everything, give him the Plazmatic X Dual Beam Lighter. This lighter is the world’s only flameless, windproof lighter without butane or any fluid. You recharge it via USB! A convenient item for anyone that ever finds themselves needing a lighter or matches. The lighter has two dual purple beams that ignite to 900 degrees Fahrenheit, and it offers a lifetime warranty. It is one of those gifts that people didn’t know they needed, until they received it.
Retail Value $5.93
This adult coloring book has over 50 animal patterns and provides hours of stress relief through creative expression. It features small and big creatures from forests, oceans, deserts and grasslands. Designs range in complexity and detail from beginner to expert-level.
Retail Value $23.99
A long day on the slopes can leave skiers with achy, raw feet. Give the skier in your life the gift of comfort with the FITS Pro Ski OTC sock. Engineered with FITS’s “ ill Contact Fit” system, this sock provides the perfect fit in all dynamic situations. It boasts a graduated compression throughout the sock that enhances circulation. Cushion in the shin and heel adds extra protection in high-pressure areas within your boot, and light cushioning in the toe allows a better boot fit. All-around arch support, a flat knit toe seam, and a sculpted leg prevents friction between the foot and the sock, while ventilation in the foot area adds overall comfort.
Retail Value $6.99
Who knew a laundry ball could be so cute? Hedgehog dryer balls tumble in the dryer to lift and separate laundry allowing hot air to flow more efficiently. The soft spikes of the hedgehogs massage fabrics to naturally fluff up and soften. They’re safe for all fabrics!
Surf and Sunshine has received some of the products on this list for the purpose of sharing with you. All opinions remain our own.