December 13, 2017

Gift Guide: For the Parents

Is it me or are parents the hardest to shop for?? I mean, they have almost everything they could need, and if your parents are like mine, then pretty much anything they want they will go ahead and purchase it for themselves right then and there. Today I'm rounding up some gift ideas that I'm sure any parent will love! I'm going to break the post up into different sections consisting of material items, experiences and DIY's. 

Happy Wedensday friends!

Can you believe that Christmas is in 20 days?? I feel like the days are flying by and if you're still in a pickle of what to gift your parents this year, don't fret. I've rounded up some of my favorite ideas that I think would make great gifts for your mom, dad, or parental figure in your life. I hope you all enjoy and let's jump right in!


For the parents that have it all, I feel like experience gifts are the way to go. This is a great idea if you want to pitch in with your siblings and I'm sure it'll mean so much for them. This can be something the whole family can enjoy together or something just for your parents! 

Cruise -  My parents LOVE cruises. I'm pretty sure they've been on 10 since they retired 2 years ago which is crazy. The best thing about cruises is, for the most part, it's all-inclusive. The ship provides a place to stay, food and entertainment so it's good you don't have to plan and put all of that in consideration. Depending on how far out in advance you book them and the time of year they can be pretty affordable. 

Concert - Know your parent's favorite band/artist? How about snagging tickets so they can see them live? This would be such a fun gift and you can even get them some fan merch too!

Cooking Dinner / A meal for them - If you're on a budget (like ya girl), then something as simple as cooking a meal for your parents / the whole family can go a long way. I know my mom does all the cooking in the house and know she would appreciate a day off from cooking. Chef up their favorite meal and make it a family bonding experience.

Material Gifts:
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Air Fryer - I feel like any kitchen equipment that you're parents have been talking about would be great. I've heard so many great things about the Air Fryer and I know my dad has been wanting to try it! 

Best Ever Desk Signs - I mean, they are the best. Why not have it in desk sign form? 

House Slippers - who doesn't love a good pair of house slippers? I've heard so many great things by about this pair from UGG! You can always stuff the slippers with some fuzzy socks / their favorite snacks/lotions/etc. 

My Family Cookbook - This is a great way to keep up with all of the family recipes and would be so fun to pass down! 

You da mom trinket tray - your mom rocks! Why not remind her every day with this little trinket tray?

Personalized Family Mugs - family of coffee drinkers? Why not get everyone their own personalized mug! These are so fun and I'm sure your family will get a kick out of them.


I LOVE crafting, a DIY gift is not only super affordable but have so much more thought and meaning behind it. 

Homemade videos - are you constantly capturing pictures / and videos of your family? Why not compile them into a memorable video montage? This costs almost nothing and I'm sure any parent will love looking back on all of the fun memories!

Photo collage - my mom loves photos! I mean, every chance she gets she's snapping photos of our family, herself and everything in between. With everything being digital nowadays I feel like physical photos are such a rare thing. For a gift idea, you can try picking out some family photos and simply frame them, or even making a cute photo collage. There's so much room to get creative with this and I know your parents will love it!

And those are my gift ideas! Let me know down below what you thought of it and let me know your favorite gifts you gifted your parents down below! I hope you all have a wonderful day and as always, thank you for reading!


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