The holidays are almost here. In order to simplify your holiday gifts hunt, here are some of the best-selling products you can conveniently buy online. A lot of the ideas here are home-related practical ones. But there are some fun items as well, especially for the tech junkie and the dorm student.
Finding a particular gift that would please a special someone or dear one is often a personal endeavor. Even then, that should not deter you from treating yourself with a little something this Christmas.
The following groups of interests are composed of highly ranked if not best-selling items. It is hoped that you’ll find something here that’ll put a smile on someone’s face this holiday season. Lastly, most if not all of the dorm student’s items (at the time of writing) were below $25.
Also, all quoted prices were applicable at the time of writing. Check out the current price by clicking on the included links in the items description.
Enjoy your shopping & happy holidays!
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For the Tech Junkie
- More than just a Virtual Reality Headset, the Oculus Go offers, in a small package, a state-of-the-art big screen viewing experience. The Standalone Go Virtual Reality Headset by Oculus is an all-in-one portable VR headset that functions without a pc, phone, or wires. It provides for immersive sound quality in addition to stunning 3D graphics and videos. Available in 32 and 64GB, this technological marvel is a highly rated well-priced product that can be bought on Amazon.
- Ideal for those fitness training sessions, but also for those on the go, the Truly Wireless Sports Headphones by Bose delivers in terms of sound-quality while designed to withstand sweat and rain. Its added technology includes ‘track my lost earbuds’, switch between devices, and much more through the Bose Connect App.
- Built tough and waterproof down to 33ft (10m) the GoPro Hero is another technological marvel for those with the adventure bug. With its 2-inch touch screen, WiFi + bluetooth, and voice-control, the GoPro Hero by GoPro is an ideal item for those unique fun moments that needs recording.
- The Sprocket portable photo printer is another device for those on the go or just want to share a compact printer with friends. It can print from different devices via Bluetooth smartphone connectivity. Create 2×3-inch stickable snapshots whenever the moment strikes with the Sprocket Portable Photo Printer by HP.
- Setting up smart bulbs in your home couldn’t be easier with this smart home device bundle. Simply plug in and set up your Echo Plus, plug in your bulb, and ask, “Alexa, discover my devices.” And voila, you now have voice-controlled smart bulbs in your home. Even more, with the all-new Echo Plus Bundle with Philips Hue Bulb by Amazon you can ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, read the news, check the weather, set alarms, control compatible smart lights, switches, sensors, door locks, call almost anyone and more.
- Now you can enjoy brilliant pictures and immersive sound with access to 4K Ultra HD streaming thanks to the Fire TV Stick 4K by Amazon. The included voice-enabled remote control will allow you to launch and control all your favorite movies and TV shows with the next-gen Alexa voice technology.
- Available in 16 or 32 GB of internal storage, the All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet by Amazon is a favorite product for those who are looking for a tablet paired with Alexa’s smart-home voice-enabled technology. In addition to apps and games, it will allow you to enjoy millions of movies, TV shows, songs, Kindle eBooks, as well as Netflix, Facebook, HBO, Spotify and more.
- Recently released, the new Echo Dot (3nd Gen) by Amazon just got better with an improved sound system and updated Alexa voice-enabled technology. Use your voice to turn on lights, adjust thermostats, lock doors, find TV shows, and more with compatible connected devices. This is by far the most popular and affordable smart device.
For the Coffee & Tea Lover
- The K55/K Classic Coffee Maker by Keurig is an ideal brewer gift box for a perfect morning cup of coffee with K-Cup pods every day. ($79.99) (
- The Tea Pot and Tea Infuser Set by Willow & Everett will delight any tea connoisseur. It can brew up to 4 hot cups of loose-leaf tea. The elegant glass pot is microwavable. ($33.67)
- The Double-Walled Thermo Mugs Insulated Espresso Mugs by JoyJolt will keep your beverage hot while keeping your hands cool. They also make your drink look like it is suspended which creates an interesting optical effect. The set of two mugs ship in an elegant printed box and they are both microwave and dishwasher safe. ($16.95)
- Any tea lover would love the Porcelain Tea Mug with Infuser and Lid by Sweese. The extra-fine hole infuser helps to brew the perfect cup of tea while the lid keeps the beverage hot. This perfect gift for the holidays comes in three different colors; pink, turquoise, and white. The set is wrapped in a gift box. ($20.99)
- This brewer is a game changer for the tea/coffee lover. Use it to brew a traditional hot beverage or a cold one in the fridge with the Iced Coffee Maker and Tea Infuser with Spout by Ovalware. It is made of borosilicate glass, BPA-Free silicon airtight seal, and dishwasher safe. ($33.99 – 1.0 liter)
- How does grinding up to 12 cups of Coffee in seconds sound? The KRUPS Electric Spice and Coffee Grinder can also grind spices, herbs, nuts, grains and more. The perfect addition to any coffee station. ($15.49) (
- Available in silver and matte black, the French Press Coffee Maker by Secura is built in stainless steel for a long lasting and reliable French press. Most of all it looks amazing on the kitchen counter. ($29.98 – silver, 17-ounce model)
- Perfect for the coffee aficionado, the Milk Frother & Drink Mixer by PowerLix will help in making a homemade cappuccino cup a most rewarding experience every time. ($14.99)
For the Cook Enthusiast
- The Instant Pot Duo by Instant Pot is the bestselling electric pressure cooker in North America. It is available in three different sizes: 3-quart, 6-quart, and 8-quart. It is ideal for small kitchens due to its compact size. ($65.01) ($79.95)
- Only a special person deserves a grill with six enticing cooking options that the GR-150 Griddler Deluxe Brushed Stainless Steel Grill by Cuisinart offers. ($127.99) ($299.00)
- Available in black stainless steel and stainless steel finish, the Microwave Oven with Smart Sensor by Toshiba with its 1100 watts is powerful enough to meet any microwave cooking needs. ($119.99)
- Hard-boiled eggs, soft boiled eggs, poached eggs, scrambled eggs, and individual omelets, the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker: 6-egg capacity makes it all. The perfect gift for the one on busy schedules. ($15.25) ($18.30)
For the Occasional Cook
- This oven is not too small nor is it too large; it can comfortably fit six slices of toast. The Smart 1800-Watt Convection Toaster Oven by Breville is easy to use and easy to clean. Enjoy the peace of mind of a quality product that looks sleek on the kitchen counter. ($199.95) ($249.99)
- There is always a good excuse for a slice of pizza. The Pizzazz Plus Rotating Oven by Presto cooks both frozen and fresh pizza and other foods without requiring preheating time. For convenience, the removable nonstick baking pan is easy to clean and store. ($40.99) ($49.99)
- Not just for roasting, this countertop oven can also be used for slow cooking, baking and more. The Roaster Oven with Buffet Server by Oster fits up to an 18-pound turkey. ($60.20)
- It seems that the Two Hot Dog and Buns Pop-Up Toaster by Nostalgia shown in the image is currently unavailable. Check out the Retro Pop-Up Hot Dog Toaster by Nostalgia for a similar item in red. ($19.99)
For the Dorm Student
- The Donut Coffee Mug is a hybrid between a cup of coffee and a donut. With this mug, your morning breakfast cannot get any cuter. ($14.00)
- The adorable Monstera Leaf Tray will keep your keys, jewelry and other trinkets neatly organized and within sight. On its own, it makes a great decorative accent for any desk or coffee table. ($18.00)
- The Ugh Script Pillow is a classic décor piece that comes with a black scripted font printed over a white background. ($23.00) ($36.00)
- A cute accessory for any student’s desk, the Bunny Ring Holder will securely keep finger rings without fretting. ($8.00)
- If you know someone who likes to get creative with words, then the Mini Cinema Lightbox would make a great gift for same. It would display any phrase you like with this retro design lightbox. ($25.00)
- The Designers on Instagram Coffee Table Book is an original collection of photography from the biggest names in American fashion, culminating the most interesting, stylish, and unique photographs on Instagram. ($20.00)
- The Desk Hangit Photo Display is a real-life Instagram feed. With 9 clothespins and two rows of twine for displaying, any student’s room will start to feel more like home. ($15.00)
- The Flexible Phone Holder provides a convenient way to catch up on shows or take a selfie. ($15.00)
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