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Gifts for Grandma and Grandpa_cover
'The Golden Girls' Cross Stitch Kit
Always Fits

'The Golden Girls' Cross Stitch Kit

$22 from Always Fits

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Here's a clever gift idea for the craft-loving grandparent who is also your fun-loving BFF: a cross-stitch homage to "The Golden Girls." The kit includes everything for two complete projects.

Wooden Family Tree
Etsy
Online Cooking Class
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A Chef-led Online Cooking Class

$29 and up from Sur La Table

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Give grandma and grandpa a gift they can both enjoy -- and savor afterwards. Each online cooking class lasts between 90 and 120 minutes, led by a professional chef. You'll find everything from seasonal favorites like pumpkin pie to classics like coq au vin.

Our Family Recipes Journal
Amazon
Polaroid Now Instant Film Camera Bundle
Best Buy

Polaroid Now Instant Film Camera Bundle

$150 from Best Buy

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Odds are, your grandparents owned an original Polaroid camera once upon a time. Well, Polaroid instant photography is back, and it's still a fun way to take and share family photos. This kit will get 'em started with camera and two packs of color instant film.

The Adventure Challenge – Family Edition
The Adventure Challenge

The Adventure Challenge: Family Edition

$36 from The Adventure Challenge
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This book has 50 fun family challenges to make the most of quality together time. Scratch-off entries reveal activities that run the gamut from outside adventures to kooky and creative projects. Each spot also includes a place to include a photo, so this will become a cherished keepsake Mom will love even after the challenges are long-completed.


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Binoculars for Birding
Amazon

Binoculars for Birding

$36 from Amazon

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For those grandparents (or anyone else you know) who love to watch birds, a new pair of binoculars is a can't-miss gift.  A compact pair that can be slipping into a coat pocket or shoulder bag like this would make a great second pair for a devoted birder or a good starter gift for a novice.

Storytelling Game
Amazon
Caddis Reading Glasses
Caddis

Caddis Reading Glasses

Price varies from Caddis

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Growing older often means eyesight that isn't as sharp as it once was. But who says reading glasses have to be boring? Caddis sells reading glasses and sunglasses, progressives, and more in a range of funky frames you definitely won't find at the drugstore.

Echo Show 8
Amazon

Echo Show 8

$130 from Amazon

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Amazon's updated Echo Show 8 can play movie trailers, TV shows, and the news, as well as radio stations, audiobooks, and podcasts. It's also got video-calling and messaging, is compatible with Alexa-enabled smart home devices, and includes plenty more features that help make you and your family's day just a bit more manageable.


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A CBD Gift Box
Cratejoy

A CBD Gift Box

$58/month from Cratejoy

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LiveHempily produces a number of CBD wellness products, including gummies, oil, tinctures, rubs, cream, and baked goods, lab-tested and shipped from Canada. Their subscription box brings calm and relaxation to your door monthly.

Gardening Gloves
Home Depot

Gardening Gloves

$9 from Home Depot

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You can never have too many pairs of good gardening gloves on hand, especially if you've got a large yard. A well-made pair of gardening gloves like this pair would make a nice stocking stuffer for the grandparent with a green thumb. Digz makes gloves for men and women in a variety of sizes.


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Sunbeam Heated Blanket
Amazon

Sunbeam Heated Blanket

Price varies from Amazon

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This plush heated blanket is an ideal gift for any grandparent who lives in a colder climate or just enjoys snuggling in a blanket. It's available in six colors and in sizes from twin to king.

Coffee Subscription Box
Trade Coffee
Personalization Mall
Personalization Mall

'On the Day You Were Married' Print

$30 and up from Personalization Mall
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This giclée-print comes in four sizes and can be personalized with the couple's names and wedding date. Some of the information it includes is the headline news from their wedding year, along with items like top movies, songs, sports results, and more. The finished canvas is mounted on a wood frame.


Yogasleep Dohm Classic
Amazon

Yogasleep Dohm Classic

$45 from Amazon

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If you know a light sleeper or someone who has trouble falling asleep because it's noisy outside, a white-noise machine like this one can be a game-changer. 

The Admiral - Custom Pet Canvas
Crown & Paw

Pet Portrait

Starting at $60 at Crown & Paw

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The company that started the trend of pets depicted as historical leaders2, Crown & Paw offers numerous options for memorializing your pet as a soldier, superhero, king and more. You can also choose everything from blankets to phone cases decorated with your pet as a masterpiece.


Wine Wars
Amazon

Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes

$21 from Amazon
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For wine loving grands, the only thing better than bonding over a bottle of vino is to play a round of Wine Wars while they're at it. Online reviewers disagree about whether the questions are easy or difficult, but a sentiment expressed on several occasions was that the game is fun and instructive — so no matter what, you get to label your wine night an educational experience.


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A Weighted Blanket
Amazon

A Weighted Blanket

$55 and up from Amazon

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Weighted blankets have been a hot holiday gift for the past several years, and for good reason: Sleepers say they're soothing and effective. These YnM blankets are available in weights ranging from 5 to 30 pounds, in sizes from twin to king, and in more than 30 colors and patterns.

Nose Eyeglass Holder
Cost Plus World Market

Nose Eyeglass Holder

$12 from Cost Plus World Market
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There's no need for an eyeglass hunt with a quirky, stylish eyeglass holder on a living room side table or bedroom dresser. Handcrafted in India, this design was inspired by the stone statues of Easter Island.

Miko Shiatsu Foot Massager
Amazon
Cameo Press Image
Cameo

A Personal Message From Their Favorite Celebrity

Price varies from Cameo
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Give them a gift they will never forget: a personal video message from their favorite actor, athlete, musician, reality TV personality, or other celeb. There are literally thousands of famous (and not-so-famous) people to choose from on Cameo, and prices vary accordingly.

Squire Rollerball Pen
Baronfig

Squire Rollerball Pen

$59 from Baronfig

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In this era of email and text messages, writing by hand is a simple pleasure. Dedicated writers know a good pen, one with a nib that floats over the page and ink the flows smoothly, is worth its weight in gold. The Squire pen is a reviewer favorite, available in five pastel colors.

Tile Mate
Amazon

Tile Mate Tracker

$25 from Amazon
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Everyone loses their keys (and other things) once in a while. The Tile Mate finds them. Its app is easy to use, and the tile itself is small, with a practical design. Simply attach it to a keychain or anything else your grandparent is prone to lose track of and let the app find it for them. There's also a find-your-phone function.


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Chantal Vintage Teakettle
Sur La Table

Chantal Vintage Teakettle

$50 from Sur La Table

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For that grandparent who takes tea time seriously, there's the Chantal Vintage kettle. This time-honored design boils water quickly, owners say; the handle is sturdy; and the colorful, enameled steel surface looks at home in any kitchen. Available in three colors.

'Keep Calm and Papa Will Fix It' T-Shirt
Amazon

'Keep Calm and Papa Will Fix It' T-Shirt

$20 and up from Amazon
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This shirt designed by ThisWear suits the grandpa who likes to help, whether it's bandaging a grandkid's boo-boo or repairing faulty furniture. The T-shirt is made of 100% cotton, and nearly all customers report that it fits as expected. It's double-sewn at the collar and sleeves for durability and comes in nine colors.

Platinum Pro Half Sheet Pans
Sur La Table

Platinum Pro Half Sheet Pans

$55 for 2 from Sur La Table

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Bakers know the secret for crisp cookies starts with the baking sheet. These half sheets are made of heavy-duty aluminized steel with a textured surface to promote even browning. Measures 17.25 inches by 12.25 inches.

How to Babysit a Grandma/Grandpa Book
Amazon
Loving Them Collage Personalized Frame
Personalization Mall

Loving Them Collage Personalized Frame

$40 from Personalization Mall

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Give grandma and grandma a customized gift they'll love: photos of their loved ones. This photo frame can be personalized with a message and comes in six colors. Measures 27 inches by 7 inches. 

Yoga for Grandparents
Amazon

Yoga for Seniors

$15 from Amazon
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Help grandparents stay limber and active. This DVD includes three complete yoga practices, including an introductory 26-minute session performed while seated in a chair. The DVD is designed to help improve balance, flexibility, muscle strength, and mental clarity. Pair it with a new water bottle and make time to practice together.

Mdesign Bedside Organizer
Amazon

Bedside Organizer

$11 from Amazon
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Not everyone has the space for a well-placed nightstand. No worries: They can stash their stuff in a handy organizer right at their bedside — just install it between their bedframe and mattress. It holds the remote, a cellphone, a water bottle, books, and more.

Photo Mug
Shutterfly

Photo Mug

$10 from Shutterfly
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What grandparent wouldn’t want to look at their sweet family members’ faces while enjoying their morning hot drink?

Personalized Pet Pillow
Amazon
My Grandpa Book
Amazon
23 and Me
Amazon

23andMe Health and Ancestry DNA Test

$199 from Amazon
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A great buy for a genealogy buff, this 23andMe kit can give a detailed breakdown of DNA background and more insight into heritage. It’s as easy as providing a saliva sample.

The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook
Amazon
Dinner and a Movie Giftcard
Amazon

Dinner and a Movie Giftcard

$50 from Amazon
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Dinner at home is all well and good, but dinner at a restaurant (plus a movie after) is pretty special, too. This gift card can be used at more than 2,200 restaurants around the United States, including Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Red Lobster, and more, followed by movie tickets courtesy of Fandango.

Nix 10.1” Digital Picture Frame
Amazon

Nix 10.1” Digital Picture Frame

$90 from Amazon
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Digital photo frames require little fussing and can provide a steady stream of new photos and even short video clips. This Nix Frame, for instance, can be easily preloaded with pictures and videos from a USB drive or camera memory card.

Metal Watering Can
Etsy

A Fancy Watering Can

$31 from Etsy
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Sure, watering cans are functional, but there's no reason they can't be pretty, too. This sleekly styled version is made of plastic and stainless steel and comes in three colors: white, pink, and minty green. It would make an idea gift for a grandparent with an indoor garden or houseplants aplenty.

Classic Candy Box
Cratejoy

Classic Candy Box

Price: $18/month and up from Cratejoy
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If they grew up eating Pop Rocks, Sugar Babies, Chuckles, Mallo Cups, Charleston Chews, and the like, the Classic Candy Box will ignite their sugary nostalgia in a big way. Expect 1 to 1.5 pounds of candy each month.

Ultimate Birthday Book
New York Times Store

Ultimate Birthday Book

$185 from The New York Times Store

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The Ultimate Birthday Book is a personalized gift that contains The New York Times’ front page from the gift recipient’s birthday, as well as from every following birthday for a walk down memory lane that grandparents and grandkids will love to share. You can choose a premium linen or leatherette cover, and the book comes in a box ready for gifting.


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Stitch and Story Hello Kitty Amigurumi Crochet Kit
Stitch & Story

Hello Kitty Amigurumi Crochet Kit

$50 from Stitch & Story

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Grandparents who can't put down the crochet hook will enjoy making this adorable Hello Kitty-wearing-a-Pusheen-costume figure. The kit comes with everything they need, including a pattern, crochet hook, yarn, stuffing, and instruction booklet. 

Kedudes Embroidery Floss Organizer Box
Amazon

Kedudes Embroidery Floss Organizer Box

$11 from Amazon

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Crafty grandparents who cross-stitch, embroider, and do needlecrafting will appreciate this 17-compartment organizer that helps keep floss and bobbins untangled and organized. It could also be used for jewelry-making and other crafting organization. 

Weddingstar Personalized Wooden Advent Calendar
Weddingstar

Personalized Wooden Advent Calendar

$50 from Weddingstar

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Grandparents who celebrate Christmas all December long will adore this wooden advent calendar. It has 24 drawers that can be filled with all kinds of treats for the grandkids, is reusable every year, and can be personalized with a family name on the front.

Mighty Bliss Large Electric Heating Pad
Amazon

Mighty Bliss Large Electric Heating Pad

$30 from Amazon

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It's no secret that with age comes quite a few more aches and pains, and this soft heating pad will help ease that discomfort. It offers a soft micro-plush cover, three heat settings, and an extra-large size. 

Memoir Writing Experience
Lifetime Memoirs

Memoir Writing Experience

$12,000 and up from LifeTime Memoirs

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What better gift for grandma or grandma than the opportunity to capture their own history in a memoir? A ghostwriter will craft a hardback memoir based on meetings and interviews with the gift recipient, creating a keepsake your whole family will treasure. This gift does come at a premium price, but it’s also the gift of a lifetime for someone you love.


Call (833) 211-7941 to find out more. 


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