The Best Gifts For Families That Everyone Will Appreciate
Getting someone the perfect gift that they'll actually appreciate is quite the challenge. However, finding a present that will bring the whole family together is overwhelming. Don't worry, we found 21 amazing presents that will bring nothing but joy to your loved ones. Be it a fun game or a DIY kit, something for the home, or a customized keepsake that your loved ones will cherish, these thoughtful gifts for the whole family will have the recipients asking, "Where'd you get that?!"
If you're shopping for a family who loves to cook and dine together, get them the Our Place Home Cook Duo. It comes with the editor-favorite Always Pan and the versatile Perfect Pot. You can also get them a monthly subscription from Goldbelly that delivers the country's best eats to their doorstep. Shopping for pizza-lovers? The Ooni Karu 16 Multi-Fuel Outdoor Pizza Oven can make a custom Neapolitan pizza in under one minute. If you're looking for a quality find for the family who loves music, the Marshall Stanmore III Bluetooth Speaker will make their home feel like a concert. Plus, if they love to sing, a karaoke microphone with a built-in phone holder is a must. Keep reading to see our top picks.
— Additional reporting by Kate Schweitzer
For Memories: Aura Carver Luxe HD Smart Digital Picture Frame
The Aura Carver Luxe HD Smart Digital Picture Frame ($159, originally $179) is perfect for anyone who loves to reminisce and look back at their favorite memories and people. As an added bonus, you can preload it with unlimited pictures and videos of the recipient's most cherished memories and loved ones. It's a thoughtful yet techie gift everyone will appreciate. It even made it onto Oprah Winfrey's Favorite Things list. It comes in a variety of colors as well.
A Cozy Blanket: Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw Blanket
This Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw Blanket ($147) is a must for the family who embraces the homebody life. It's perfect for their movie nights on the couch or curling up in bed with a good book. The blanket comes in nine different colors as well. This is also a Joanna Gaines must have for a good night's sleep.
For the Sweet Tooth: Harry and David Holiday Bakery Tray
We can't resist the delicious array of baked goods in the Harry and David Holiday Bakery Tray ($110), so it's perfect for the family of sweet tooths. It's got a chocolate decadence cake, cinnamon swirl, baklava, cranberry orange loaf cake, Wolferman's pumpkin Bundt cake, raspberry-filled tree-cutout shortbread cookies, two double chocolate chunk cookies, walnut chocolate chunk cookies, two coconut macaroon cookies, two gingerbread sandwich cookies, and dark-chocolate-covered peppermint cookies.
Music-Loving Family: Marshall Stanmore III Bluetooth Speaker
If you're shopping for the family who adores music, the Marshall Stanmore III Bluetooth Speaker ($380) will fill their home with melodies for an immersive, concert-like experience. The sleek speaker fits both modern and vintage aesthetics as well as doubling as chic home decor on a shelf or side table. They'll be able to adjust the bass and treble for a customized sound. The Bluetooth speaker comes in three colors: black, a vintage cream or a relaxed rustic brown. They can also connect via an AUX cable. It's an editor favorite as well, read our in-depth review of the Marshall Stanmore III Bluetooth Speaker.
Family Cookouts: Ooni Karu 16 Multi-Fuel Outdoor Pizza Oven
The pizza-obsessed family will thank you endlessly for this Ooni Karu 16 Multi-Fuel Outdoor Pizza Oven ($799). It can perfectly cook a Neapolitan pizza in under one minute. They'll be able to whip up personal pies for the whole family with all the fixings and toppings right in their backyard. This pizza oven can burn using wood or charcoal out of the box, or use gas with the gas burner. It even has a digital thermometer to keep track of the internal oven temperature. You can also get the Ooni Karu 12 Multi-Fuel Outdoor Pizza Oven ($399) for something a little more affordable. It's a POPSUGAR editor favorite as well — read the in-depth review of the Ooni Karu 16 Multi-Fuel Outdoor Pizza Oven.
Everlasting Blooms: Venus Et Fleur Fleura Porcelain Vase
Flowers are a thoughtful gift that will make any home feel elegant and lively. However, their short lifespan makes a sentimental gift disposable. Venus Et Fleur makes floral arrangements that last for more than a year. The Fleura Porcelain Vase ($429) will make a stunning addition to any home. You can completely customize the arrangement by choosing from a wide variety of colors as well as floral types. You can get roses, roses with leaves, mixed hydrangeas, or mixed orchids. Read our review of a Venus et Fleur arrangement.
For the Family of Chefs: Our Place Home Cook Duo
The Our Place Home Cook Duo ($250, originally $310) comes with the editor-favorite Always Pan (read the in-depth review) and the versatile Perfect Pot. This duo is supposed to replace up to 16 pieces of cookware. The nonstick cookware can do it all, whether it's baking, sautéing, crisping, and boiling. It's perfect for the family who loves to cook together. Even Selena Gomez is a huge fan of the cookware line.
A Cool Game: Game of Phones
This modern take on the classic scavenger hunt requires everyone's favorite possession — their smartphone! Game of Phones ($12-$25) asks players to engage in a smartphone scavenger hunt in which only the fastest players will survive (just kidding, they'll win points). It's perfect for the family who loves to host game nights.
For Mochi Lovers: DIY Mochi Ice Cream Kit
If they love to cook and experiment with new recipes, they'll love trying out the DIY Mochi Ice Cream Kit ($34). It's the perfect treat since it's sweet and chewy on the outside, cold and creamy on the inside. It comes with everything you need to make four batches of eight mochi spheres in matcha green tea and cocoa.
For the Ones Who Can Handle Spice: Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit
The Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit ($42) tests not only their culinary expertise but also their spice level. They get to create something on their own that they can use later on to top off nachos, chili, pizza, and more. It's a fun activity for the whole family, just be sure to keep the little ones safe from the hot peppers.
For the Karaoke Family: Karaoke Microphone
If you want a gift that will guarantee entertainment, the Karaoke Microphone ($30) is a must. They will belt out songs all night long! It has a built-in phone holder so you can play your song of choice while displaying the lyrics. It comes in silver and rose gold. This is perfect for the family who loves to sing along to every song.
Family of Foodies: Goldbelly 3 Month Subscription
If you're shopping for the family who loves trying new foods, the Goldbelly 3 Month Subscription ($249) is something they'll truly appreciate. The subscription delivers handpicked eats from the country's best chefs and eateries every month. Each box comes with enough food for at least four people. From cakes to pies and pizzas to barbecue, this is every foodies dream.
Sparkling Water: Aarke Carbonator III Sparkling Water Maker
The Aarke Carbonator III Sparkling Water Maker ($229-$259) is a sparkling water maker that will look stunning on their countertop. It's a great gift for the family who loves to stay hydrated with a fun twist. Plus, they can save on cans and bottles as well. It's easy to use as well; just fit the carbonation bottle in the machine, then push and hold. Release it once you hear a buzz, and enjoy crisp, carbonated water. It comes in four stylish finishes, so you can get one that works in their kitchen.
A Smart-Home Hub: Echo Show 15
If you're on the hunt for a useful gift for the family that's juggling too many things, get them the Echo Show 15 ($250), the latest smart-home hub of the season. It has a 15.6-inch smart display that can be used in landscape or portrait. It's the perfect device for keeping organized — display shared calendars, personal sticky notes, to-do lists, shopping lists, and assigned reminders all on one screen. The Alexa-enabled device will let them manage their smart home, consume all their favorite entertainment, and stay informed. It's the ultimate virtual assistant — and so much more.
A Smart Coffee Maker: Keurig K-Supreme Plus Smart Coffee Maker
The family who runs on coffee will appreciate the Keurig K-Supreme Plus Smart Coffee Maker ($230). It is designed to give users a perfectly customized coffee by using the the BrewID app on your phone. The BrewID technology recognizes the specific brand and roast of the K-cup pod, then it automatically customizes the brew settings to the recommendations of the coffee expert who created it. How cool is that?! They can choose between five different strengths, six temperature settings, and five cup sizes. Plus, it can brew both hot and iced coffees. With the app, they can also schedule brews in advanced and brew from anywhere. It's even an editor favorite (read the Keurig K-Supreme Plus Smart Coffee Maker review).
Family With Pets: Furbo 360° Dog Camera
The Furbo 360° Dog Camera Rotating ($147, originally $210) is a fun, useful gadget for a family with pets. It's an HD WiFi-enabled surveillance camera that tosses treats on command. The camera has a 360-degree wide-angle view and works at night as well. It is compatible with Alexa and has a barking sensor that alerts you when your dog barks.
Something Gourmet: Brightland Mini Essentials Kit
If you're shopping for the family who loves to cook and appreciates a dash of flavor, then no doubt they will obsess over this Brightland Mini Essentials Kit ($70). It includes a raw Balsamic vinegar, a raw Champagne vinegar, and two types of olive oils, so they won't be able to wait to cook their next meal. They'll be able to use these in a variety of dishes including stews, pasta, baked potatoes, roast chicken and bread, salad dressings and even desserts.
For the Binge-Watchers: Packard Bell Home Theater Projector and Screen
If they love to watch movies and TV shows, upgrade their setup with the Packard Bell Home Theater Projector and Screen ($98). They can use it outdoors and indoors, all year around. It has built-in speakers and HDMI ports where they can connect their go-to streaming sticks and gaming systems for a theater-like viewing experience. Both kids and adults will appreciate this.
Something Unique: Mini Golf Pool
We all know a family who would love this Mini Golf Pool ($89, originally $119). Whether they love golf or pool, it's truly the best of both worlds. Kids and adults will love playing this interesting mashup. It comes with 16 golf balls and two putters.
A Sensorial Experience: Mala the Brand Candle
The Mala the Brand Candle ($32) will set the mood with the ultimate sensorial experience. It's a woodwick candle that crackles as it burns, so it sounds like a relaxing fireplace. It comes in a variety of fresh and cozy scents including succulent and morning dew. If you're shopping for a family who love ASMR, this candle is a must!
For the Home Bar: Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine
Shopping for the family who loves a craft cocktail? Get them this Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine ($370). They can create endless craft cocktails in the comfort of their home. Best part: no measuring or mess; the machine does everything for them. It can even adjust the alcohol strength as well. Check out our in-depth review of the Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine.