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10 Best Gift Ideas to Celebrate Family

Posted on May 25, 2020 by Maggie Erickson

 Ski Country - Best Gifts for Family

As we are all adapting to new routines during the COVID-19 pandemic, the most “essential” thing we can do is stay in touch with family and friends. Taking the time to socially connect with others can be incredibly beneficial for your mental health, and can help those around you feel less isolated.

When we can’t be with the people we love, we can show them we care with a gift. On a basic level, we give gifts because we’re supposed to, or on certain occasions like birthdays and anniversaries, it is customary. But underlying that custom is an important purpose: appreciation. We give people gifts to show people that we are grateful for them and value their roles in our lives.

We’ve rounded up the best gifts for each member of the family to let them know you appreciate them. Whatever the reason, say it with a thoughtful gift. Check out our gift guide for the whole family below.

Simply contact us if you’d like to purchase one of these items. We are offering curbside pickup if you’re in the area, or we can arrange to have it shipped straight to your door.

Thoughtful Gifts for Family Members

2. Gift for Mom

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Recycled Paper Gratitude Journal

She never “wants” anything, but boy does she deserve it! This hand-crafted recycled parchment paper journal gives her a place to record grateful moments and blessings to remember. Its compact size is perfect for a purse, so it’s never far from reach. Arrives in a kraft box with a stamped sentiment accent plate and twill ribbon tie.

Dimensions: 3" x 2"
Price: $10.95

2. Gift for Dad

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Steel Marshmallow Roasting Twig

Make Dad one happy camper with this marshmallow roasting stick! Ideal for backyard fire pits and camping trips, with plenty of room for several marshmallows. Made from steel (for easy residue removal) with a mango wood handle and suede accent loop.

Dimensions: 8" x 22"
Price: $14.95

3. Gift for Grandma

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U.S. Map Linen Hand Towel

Not having our loved ones close by can be really difficult. This printed linen hand towel features a United States map with an embroidered "It's really not that far..." sentiment. The towel comes with two moveable red heart lapel pins featuring a message that says "Near or far, you are always in my HEART". 

Dimensions: 20" x 13"
Price: $12.95

4. Gift for Grandpa

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Granite Coasters - Set of 4

A handsome set of granite coasters that Grandpa would be happy to slide beneath his drink. Unlike regular coasters, granite is sturdier so glasses won’t stick to the surface. Available in black or white granite.

Dimensions: 3 1/4" x 3 1/4"
Price: $19.95

5. Gift for the Aunt

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Barr-Co. Bath Bomb Set

Give your aunt the treat of relaxation! Six effervescent bath bombs are formulated with mineral-rich Epsom salt and a lovely assortment of fragrances (Honeysuckle, Blood Orange Amber, Berry, Marine, Spanish Lime and Sugar & Cream). Natural minerals aid in relaxing tense muscles and detoxifying the skin.

Dimensions of each bath bomb: 2.5”
Price: $42.95

6. Gift for the Uncle

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‘Get Lost’ Lumbar Pillow

Your uncle can relive his best memories of hiking and trekking with this amusing throw pillow. Made from 100% natural, hand-hooked wool with a color-coordinated velveteen backing. Perfect for cozying up your beloved uncle’s reading corner!

Dimensions: 8” x 24”
Price: $46.95

7. Gift for the Newlyweds

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Mr. & Mrs. Serving Board with Spreader

Make entertaining easy and elegant for the lovebirds with this beautiful two-piece set.

This marble oval serving board features a sentiment inlay and arrives with a silverplate spreader with a knotted handle. 

Dimensions: 6 1/2" x 17"
Price: $44.95

8. Gift for the New Homeowners

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‘Definition of Home’ Accent Pillow

Wondering what to gift for a new home? Look no further! This washed canvas pillow features a printed definition of “home”, with a frayed edge detail and zippered closure. Adding a cozy ambiance, this is a great addition to a living room or bedroom.

Dimensions: 12" x 36"
Price: $36.95

9. Gift for the New Addition to the Family

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The ‘Yay’ Plate

We love this one! When it comes to celebrating a cute newborn, nothing says “Yay!” better than this plate that says literally just that. The bottom of the plate provides space to record all the events worth celebrating in the early years of life. Arrives in a gift box with a marker for personalization.

Dimensions: 9” x 9”
Price: $23.95

10. Gift for the Friend

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Shopping Gift Card

We can’t forget about friends, since friends are indeed our “chosen” family. Along with a gift card comes the anticipation of an upcoming shopping trip! Gift cards can be redeemed in-store or over the phone and are valid for any item in-store or online.

Available in any dollar amount.

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Contact us by phone or email to complete your purchase. We are continuing to fulfill all orders with curbside pickup or shipping options. 

Looking for more gift ideas for that special someone? We’d be happy to assist you as well, just give us a call at +1-303-670-8726.

Physical isolation and lockdowns can mean tough times for small businesses, so we greatly appreciate your interest in shopping with us. Even if you don’t buy from us, we encourage you to check out the other small businesses in your neighborhood. During this time, your conscious purchasing decisions can make a huge difference to local retailers. If you can’t buy right now, you can still help local businesses by sharing your positive experiences on social media channels!

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