20 Inventive Gifts for Baby Boomers
Still stumped on what to get Mom and Dad? Or your sister, brother, aunt, uncle, or spouse? No matter what your age, it’s likely you’ve got a baby boomer on your holiday shopping list. We’ve rounded up 20 great gift options to choose from, from a self-watering flowerpot to teas inspired by wine. Here we go!
1. UGG Duffield Throw ($98): This super-soft blanket is perfect for a cozy night on the couch… you’ll be tempted to stael it when you go visit.
2. ION iLP Turntable ($110): This hand doodad converts vinyl tracks into digital songs and transfers them directly to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.
3. Tea Forté Single Steeps Loose Tea Sampler ($21): With this set of 28 different black, green, or classic loose leaf gourmet teas, you’re sure to find a variety that fits the bill.
4. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera ($70): Instant cameras are instant wins, especially around the holidays.
5. NIX Advance Digital Photo Frame ($90): Add a digital upgrade to those photo albums and frames so they can display tons of memories instantly.
6. Google Home Mini ($49): For someone who loves getting gadgety with it, this smart home device will help them tackle their to-do lists, answer burning questions, control their home’s lights and temperature, and more, all with the help of voice control.
7. Logitech Washable Keyboard ($40): A useful gift for any age.
8. Reshow Super USB Cassette Capture ($23): Got a bunch of cassettes, taped concerts, and mixtapes that you can’t kick? Convert them to MP3s!
9. Apexel Cell Phone Camera Lens Kit ($80): For an avid smartphone user, this lens kit includes a tripod and 6-in-1 phone lens (telephoto, fisheye, wide angle, macro, CPL, and kaleidoscope).
10. State Side Table ($250): Celebrate their home state with a hand-sanded reclaimed wood table.
11. Baggu Large U Pouch ($45): Give your mom a pouch upgrade with any of Baggu’s stylish options.
12. Woodford Reserve Bourbon Ball Gift Box ($28): Chocolate that gets you tipsy? Love it.
13. Sea Stones On the Rocks Whiskey Stones ($32): Whisky rocks are cool, but these are actual sea stones and look like it! They come with a handy case for keeping in the freezer (tumblers included).
14. Philips Hue White Ambiance Smart Light A19 Starter Kit ($100): The latest in innovative lighting is a must for boomers who have it all.
15. Click & Grow Smart Garden 3 Indoor Gardening Kit ($100): For folks who travel frequently, a self-growing indoor garden is useful to have fresh herbs and plants and has that whole “feels like the Jetsons” appeal.
16. Toggle Switch Plate ($36): Speaking of the dark ages, this is a great piece for a den or man cave.
17. Monopoly Board Game Nostalgia Edition Game Tin ($29): Throwback to the golden days with this edition of Monopoly, which was inspired by the OG version of the game.
18. Upcycled Record Coasters ($18): Add some vintage charm to your barware.
19. The Art of British Rock by Mike Evans ($15): Relive British Rock history through posters, album covers, and more.
20. Anthropologie Translucent Bubble Vase ($14+): Add a pop of color to any living room or workspace with this fun piece.
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