9/01/16 12/22/14 POPSUGAR Living Holiday Living Best Gifts For Busy People The Perfect Gifts For Busy People December 22, 2014 by Emily Co 89 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. Time is such a precious gift, because it's a commodity that you can't buy . . . or so you think! I've found several gifts that will "buy" the recipient some time — they will be the perfect holiday treat for every busy professional. Check out this time-saving list that ranges from the budget savvy to the lavish. Quickie Cookbooks There's nothing like a home-cooked meal that relieves a busy professional's skyrocketing stress levels. Then again, who has time to cook?! Enter the quickie cookbooks or recipe books that share simple recipes that won't eat up too much of your time. The Everyday Food: Fresh Flavor Fast ($25) will give you 250 quick and easy recipes that you can serve throughout the day. Everyday Food: Fresh Flavor Fast from amazon.com Buy Now Ultrasonic Cleaner For Lenses Tired of endlessly rubbing your glasses clean? Save those precious minutes by using the Sonic Wave Professional Ultrasonic Cleaner ($70). This is definitely a savvy gift because you can clean other products like jewelry, DVDs, and more. Wandering Alarm Clock The Clocky Mobile Alarm Clock ($50) is a must have for those who can never get out of bed. It'll jump off your table and run around after nine minutes of snooze time. This means that you'll definitely be saving those minutes you waste repeatedly hitting the snooze button. Sleep is essential for a working woman, but on the days when you're too busy to get a good night's rest, Clocky will be around to help you kick-start your day! Clocky Mobile Alarm Clock from amazon.com Buy Now Boo Plush Toy Boo plush toy to the rescue for pet-deprived professionals! It's tough to take on a furry friend when you can't commit any time to taking care of one, but the plush toy replica of the famous Pomeranian ($16) can be a fair replacement, or at least, put a smile on your face. Further, you can even snuggle with your own Boo! plush toy replica of the famous Pomeranian $16 from amazon.com Buy Now Circa Notebooks At first glance, it looks like a plain notebook, but if you take a closer look or watch this video, you'll realize what time-savers Circa notebooks ($40-$50, originally $49-$59) are. You can quickly tear out pages and reinsert them back into your book, and you can even attach business cards or random-sized sheets of paper and note cards. this video, you'll realize what time-savers $40 from youtube.com Buy Now Circa notebooks $40 from levenger.com Buy Now Maid Service Image Source: Thinkstock I talked about cleaning equipment that will help you, but there's nothing like having someone else do it. Buying a busy professional a voucher for a one-time maid service is nothing less than heaven sent. If you're interested in hiring a maid, it's helpful to look for companies on Yelp and read feedback from reviewers before deciding on a firm. Sites like cleaning service Homejoy offer gift cards for services. Garment Steamer Using a steamer on your clothes will save you the money and the hassle of going to a dry cleaner. This Shark Garment Care Steamer ($69) will freshen and press clothes on a hanger. Talk about double-duty cleaning! Shark Garment Care Steamer $69 from target.com Buy Now Instant Coffee Maker Skip the lines at Starbucks and get your own gourmet coffee in a jiffy with this Keurig Single Serve Coffee Maker ($125). Even though you'll get your coffee in an instant, it sure won't taste like the instant coffee mixes you buy from supermarkets! Keurig Single Serve Coffee Maker $125 from amazon.com Buy Now Virtual Secretary Image Source: Thinkstock You won't have to deal with pesky customer service calls, scheduling appointments and trips, or picking out gifts if you sign up for this digital personal assistant service at AskSunday.com. The pricing for these plans ranges according to the number of hours you need, but the most popular one appears to be the 20-hours-per-month plan, which will cost you $199. They'll even do Internet research for you! Roomba A vacuum cleaner that cleans my house without my help? Sign me up! The iRobot 620 Roomba Vacuuming Robot ($430) will definitely cut down your cleaning time, with a side bonus: it'll be good for your back because you won't have to bend to vacuum those hard-to-reach spots. iRobot 620 Roomba Vacuuming Robot $430 from amazon.com Buy Now Share this post Holiday LivingProductivityGift Guide Get Inspired With Our Living Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Food Home Vegetarian Tech Love and Sex DIY Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.