2022 Holiday Gift Guide

holiday gift guide

The holiday season is a time for giving, and finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be a joyful but challenging experience. Whether you’re shopping for a friend, family member, or coworker, here are some ideas to help you choose the best gifts to give out during the holidays.

holiday gift box
Gift box from Hugs ‘n’ Boxes

Gift Ideas for Friends and Loved Ones

  1. Food and drink: Consider giving a nice bottle of wine or a gourmet food basket filled with delicious treats. You could also put together a cute basket with a variety of specialty items from a local food market or bakery.
  2. Gift card: If you’re not sure what to get someone, a gift card to their favorite restaurant or store can be a great option. This allows the recipient to choose their own gift and can be especially useful if they have specific tastes or interests.
  3. Books: For the book lovers in your life, consider giving a book related to their hobby or interest. This could be a new release in a favorite series, a classic novel, or a non-fiction book on a topic they are passionate about. Roving Heights has a wide variety of books for everyone.
  4. Home goods: Cozy items, such as a throw blanket or scented candles, can be a great gift for someone to enjoy at home. These kinds of gifts are especially useful during rainy days, and can help create a warm and inviting atmosphere.
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Basket and blanket from Tiwárewà

Things to Consider when Choosing a Gift

In addition to the above ideas, there are a few other factors to consider when choosing the best gifts to give out during the holidays. For one, it can be helpful to think about the recipient’s personal style and interests. This will help you choose a gift that they will truly appreciate and enjoy. It’s also a good idea to set a budget in advance and stick to it, to avoid overspending or feeling stressed about gift-giving.

Another thing to keep in mind is the importance of presentation. No matter what you give, making it look nice and wrapping it beautifully can add an extra touch of thoughtfulness and make the gift feel even more special. You could also consider adding a handwritten note or card, to personalize the gift and express your love and appreciation. With these tips in mind, you’ll be well on your way to choosing the perfect gifts to give out during the holiday season.

More Gift Ideas

Here are some additional ideas to consider when choosing the best gifts to give out during the holidays:

  • A gift certificate for a spa day or massage can be a great way to help someone relax and unwind during the busy holiday season.
  • For the fitness enthusiast in your life, a new workout outfit or new equipment can be thoughtful and practical.
  • If you have a musician or music lover on your list, a new instrument or a subscription to a music streaming service can be a great choice.
  • For the home cook, a cookbook by a celebrity chef or a set of high-quality kitchen tools can be useful and appreciated .
  • Don’t forget the power of a heartfelt gesture. A handwritten letter or a photo album filled with memories can be a wonderful way to show your love and appreciation, and these are sure to be treasured for years to come. 


The best gifts to give out during the holidays are those that show you know and care about the recipient. Whether you choose a trendy food or drink item, a subscription box, a tech gadget, an experience, or a personal touch, your gift will be sure to make the holiday season even more special.

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If you have any questions, please let us know. You can reach us on 08147198097 or email us at support@zilla.africa (9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, and 10am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday).

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