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This Year’s 30 Hottest Holiday Gifts

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Apple Watch SE

$279 from Amazon
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If you want to give an up-to-date Apple Watch without dropping $400 on the Series 6, take a look at the more budget-friendly SE. It still has all the important features, including fitness and sleep tracking, music, message notifications, and a crystal-clear Retina display.

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Nektek Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager

$37 from Amazon
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Half the nation has been hunched over in their home offices since March, so this heated massager could be a big hit for plenty of folks in your life. It has eight deep-kneading nodes, and it’s easy to adjust the heat level, speed, and direction. “Love is not a strong enough word,” one owner raves.

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GilletteLabs Heated Razor Starter Kit

$200 from Amazon
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Give the feeling of a luxurious hot-towel shave every morning with this award-winning heated razor. It’s waterproof, heats up in less than a second, and comes with a convenient magnetic wireless charging dock.

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Zen Life Original Burrito Blanket

$35 from Amazon
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Move over, mermaid tails: Judging by the number of knockoffs on Amazon, this year’s trendy textile is the burrito blanket. This one is 5 feet in diameter, printed on both sides, and made from soft microfiber fabric that will make the lucky giftee want to wrap up like a … well, you know.

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Google Nest Audio

$100 from Best Buy
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This brand new smart speaker is meant for audiophiles. Unlike many competing devices, it prioritizes premium sound, but it still has all the smart-speaker functions a smart home needs, including the ability to control Google Assistant-compatible devices.

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KeySmart CleanKey

$20 from Amazon
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For better or worse, we’re calling it: This is the hottest stocking stuffer for 2020. Made of brass alloy, this little key-ring gadget can take on touchscreens, keypads, elevator buttons, and even door handles, keeping your fingers clean. It also comes with a retractable carabiner.

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Daily Ritual Women’s Knit Open Cardigan

$32 from Amazon
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If you’re thinking of wrapping up some clothing, the name of the game this year is comfort. This open cardigan is soft and versatile, cozy enough for around the house but polished enough to dress up with boots and denim. Owners say it’s super snuggly, with a generous draped fit.

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Nintendo Switch ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Edition

$299 from Target
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The Switch isn’t the newest console on the block — but good luck getting your hands on a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X. Still, last year’s hottest gift hasn’t lost its luster, and this cheerful special edition pays homage to the game that kids have been obsessing over since spring.

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Gravity Modernist Weighted Robe

$130 from Bloomingdale’s
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A cozy robe is always a safe gift for anyone who needs a little pampering, but this one comes with a stress-relieving twist: A removable 3-pound weighted wrap inside the collar. It’s just enough to promote relaxation, but not so much that it feels too heavy to wear around the house.

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Fisher-Price Taco Tuesday Gift Set

$7 from Target
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Got a baby on your list? They’re never too young for Taco Tuesday (though perhaps the margaritas will have to wait). This adorable set of baby toys includes a crinkly taco, an avocado rattle, and lemon and lime clackers.

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Nostalgia Indoor S’mores Maker

$20 from Amazon
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S’mores are the comfort food we all need right about now. With this electric s’mores maker, a flameless heater makes it possible to roast marshmallows inside, making that campfire experience possible any time of year. Two stainless-steel roasting forks are included. (Here are some nifty ways to put this device to use.)

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Gym1 Deluxe Indoor Playground

$180 from Amazon
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Indoor play places are likely to be off limits this winter, so it’s time to get creative if you’re buying for kids (and their stressed-out parents). This innovative set turns a sturdy doorway into a swing, ladder, rope, trapeze, or rings, and it can hold up to 300 pounds.

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Lego Ideas Disney Steamboat Willie

$90 from Amazon
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If the Disney fan in your life is going through withdrawal, this 751-piece Lego set would be a good holiday pick-me-up. A black-and-white color scheme adds to the retro appeal, and the finished product would be worthy of both play or permanent display.

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Snooz White Noise Sound Machine

$80 from Amazon
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The best gift of all? Being able to sleep in heavenly peace, of course. Help boost someone’s chances with this app-connected white noise machine. It has a real fan inside, which means a more authentic sound than tinny recordings. Tone and volume are adjustable, and users can set schedules and timers with their smartphone.

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Ugg Ascot Men’s Slippers

$110 from Amazon
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Splurge? Yes. Worth it? According to the lucky men who own them, absolutely. As one says, “I love these slippers. More than my own metaphorical (and hypothetical) children. I love these slippers like an old friend that has always been there for you.” Made of water-resistant suede with a soft wool lining, they also have a rubber sole durable enough for out-of-the-house wear.

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Leggings Depot Women’s Jogger Sweatpants

$15 from Amazon
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Let’s be honest: Loungewear is still what they’d want to wear even if they weren’t staying home more than usual. These trendy joggers with plenty of Spandex come in a ton of colors and are a bit more forgiving than tighter leggings and workout pants.

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Bits and Pieces Jumbo Wooden Puzzle Plateau

$80 from Amazon
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If you know a puzzle addict, a dedicated puzzle board is a thoughtful gift because it will let them take back their kitchen table. Four integrated sliding drawers help with sorting and storage, and they can move the board wherever they want to work. Looking for a cheaper option? A puzzle roll is even more portable.

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Crayola Ultimate Light Board

$25 from Amazon
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An Etch-a-Sketch might not cut it for kids used to colorful tablets, but this snazzy light-up board is a modern alternative. The reusable surface is compatible with washable gel markers, and a removable panel lets little perfectionists trace designs. Best of all, there’s no mess.

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Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine

$350 from Amazon
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Looking for a “wow” gift for someone who’s been very, very good this year? The Bartesian is a must for any cocktail lover who misses being able to relax at their favorite bar. Making a drink is as easy as pressing a button, and users say the results are much better than you might expect from such a flashy gizmo.

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Z-Man Games Pandemic

$36 from Amazon
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Sure, it’s a bit on the nose, but buyers say this cooperative board game that challenges players to stop disease outbreaks and epidemics around the world is as challenging as it is fun. “When you win, you come away feeling like the hero of an apocalyptic movie, saving the world in the very nick of time,” raves one player. Count us in.

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Cards Against Humanity Family Edition

$25 from Amazon
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A family-friendly version of Cards Against Humanity? Finally, something good to come out of 2020. Don’t worry: The decidedly adult content has been subbed out in favor of fart jokes and similar silliness.

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