15 Trendy Gifts You Can Still Get Before Christmas

Say goodbye to holiday stress and finish up your holiday shopping in one fell swoop: These 15 wish-list favorites are still in stock and can be delivered by 12/25.

By Emma Caplan | Updated Dec 14, 2021 4:33 PM

The Best Trendy Gifts for the Holidays

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It’s official: That busy, stressful, yet cheerful and festive time of year is officially upon us. Whatever you’re celebrating this winter, choosing the right gift for everyone on your list can get tough. We’ve removed the guesswork with these 15 trendy picks that are sure to please even the pickiest of people.

Plus, with supply chain shortages and people shopping earlier than ever this year, you just might be surprised to know that these in-demand items are still up for grabs—we’re here to help you locate retailers who have them on hand and can deliver before December 25.

1. Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Cooker

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Tried, tested and coming out strong with 4.5/5 stars based on 82,000+ ratings, this Instant Pot is a fan favorite among busy cooks who want a simple, healthy meal. With seven functions, you can pressure cook, slow cook, make rice or yogurt, steam, sauté, and keep food warm. And if your gift recipient has a large household or simply loves to meal prep or batch cook, they’ll love the 6-meal capacity of this cooker.

Get the Instant Pot Duo Nova 7-in-1 Cooker at:

2. Dash Mini Waffle Maker

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If you’re buying for a family of breakfast lovers, this one’s sure to get you some brownie points. They can create their very own homemade, delicious waffles with this Dash Mini Waffle Maker, which people love for its ease of use and true value. The waffle maker comes in a choice of colors, including basic black. It’s compact and easy to tuck away when not in use. The grill’s nonstick surface is quick and easy to clean, and it heats evenly and quickly.

Get the Dash Mini Waffle Maker at: 

3. ecobee SmartThermostat with Voice Control

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This highly rated smart thermostat from ecobee is a win-win, as an excellent way for your giftee to reduce their carbon footprint by only using the energy they need, plus allowing them to save up to 26 percent on energy costs each year. The thermostat even pauses their HVAC system when a window or door is open. It operates via voice control, which also lets them play music, listen to the news, and control their smart home, among other functions.

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4. Fellow Stagg EKG Electric Gooseneck Kettle

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If you’re shopping for a tea or coffee lover who’s a bit of a techie at heart, you’ve got it in the bag with this gooseneck electric kettle from Fellow Stagg. Simply stunning and functional, the sleek spout is designed for a precise yet powerful pour, while the handle is counterbalanced for a sturdy grip. The kettle’s 1,200-watt quick-heating element boils water in no time flat and can stay hot for up to an hour. Its LCD display indicates the desired and actual temperature, and there’s even a built-in stopwatch to time the brew, so they’ll know how strong a drink they’re making.

Get the Fellow Stagg EKG Electric Gooseneck Kettle at Amazon from $159

5. Cuisinart Convection Toaster Oven AirFryer

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If you’re shopping for that person who wants tasty food with minimal effort, look no further than Cuisinart’s Convection Toaster Oven AirFryer. They can easily fry up to three pounds of their favorites at a time, like fries, chicken wings, or veggies. Plus, they’ll get the same features of a toaster oven, along with low-temperature settings for trying new things when they feel adventurous, like dehydrating food and proofing dough.

Get the Cuisinart Convection Toaster Oven AirFryer at Amazon for $299.95

6. Nutri Ninja Personal Blender

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The new year is a super common time for people to turn to a healthier lifestyle and get out of the heavy food habits the holidays tend to bring. The highly rated Nutri Ninja Personal Blender easily makes healthy juices and smoothies with its pro extractor blades and 1,000-watt motor. The personal blender delivers powerful nutrients and extracts vitamins of whole fruits and veggies, and crushes ice in seconds.

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7. Le Creuset 5.5-Quart Cast Iron Dutch Oven

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You can’t go wrong giving this sturdy, long-lasting and high-quality 5.5-quart cast iron Dutch oven from classic brand Le Creuset to the chef in your life. It features chip- and crack-resistant enamel and 45 percent larger handles than most for the best grip, including with oven mitts. The dish distributes heat extremely well and can withstand temperatures up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Its tight-fitting, heavy lid helps lock in moisture, heat, and flavor.

Get the 5.5-quart Le Creuset Cast Iron Dutch Oven at Amazon for $369.95

8. Chesapeake Bay Scented Candle

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After a busy holiday season, perhaps the best gift you can give is one of Zen and relaxation. Your gift recipient will get just that with Chesapeake Bay’s Balance + Harmony Candle, in water lily/pear essential oil scent. Sitting in a frosted glass jar that showcases its soft flame, the soy wax blend candle burns for about 50 hours and features self-trimming wicks.

Get the Chesapeake Bay Scented Candle at Amazon starting at $9.99

9. Buffalo Check Flannel Sheet Set

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These cozy cotton flannel buffalo check sheets from Bliss Casa look great and will keep your loved ones warm and cozy all winter long yet still comfy in warmer months. Made from a supersoft double-brushed, lightweight, wrinkle-resistant fabric, this set features quick absorption that keeps heat and air in while providing ultimate breathability. This flannel sheet set comes with one flat sheet, one fitted sheet with 15-inch deep pockets, and two pillowcases.

Get the Bliss Casa 4-Piece Buffalo Check Flannel Sheet Set at Amazon for $47.99

10. 6-Month Spotify Gift Card

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Why not give the gift of music or podcasts this holiday season? An ad-free subscription to Spotify Premium is perfect for anyone who enjoys being entertained or simply having some background music or information during their day. With millions of song and thousands of podcast choices, there is something for every taste and preference. Your gift recipient can play the content anywhere on demand, or offline.

Get the Spotify 6-Month Gift Card at Amazon for $60

11. August Wi-Fi Smart Lock

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We could all benefit from added comfort and security, which is exactly what this smart lock from August delivers. This smart lock, which was a top performer in our researched guide to the best smart locks of 2021, fits on the inside of the door, adding security to a standard deadbolt. It’s easy to set up temporary, permanent, or scheduled access with other household members or visitors and never have to worry about a key under the mat again. Easy to install in just a few minutes, this lock also comes with built-in WiFi and works with voice assistants, including Alexa, Google Assistant, and others.

Get the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock at Amazon for $193.99

12. Moistenland Hydroponics Growing System

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If you’re looking for the perfect gift for that green thumb or greens lover in your life, consider your search over. This hydroponics growing system contains 12 year-round planting pods designed for growing vegetables, herbs, fruit, and flowers in a clean, neat environment with zero chemicals required. The 23W LED light panel offers a full light spectrum so sunlight isn’t needed, and the built-in water and air circulation system with fan means plants grow efficiently.

Get the Moistenland Hydroponics Growing System at Amazon for $93.89

13. Nexillumi LED Strip Lights

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The kid (or kid at heart) in your life will love these fun LED strip lights. They can decorate and illuminate a space using the app to adjust brightness, change colors, and power the strip on or off. The lights also come with a built-in mic, which uses sound and music to activate pulsing and color changes. Plus, for safety, the built-in protective circuit automatically shuts down the power if the current gets overloaded or short-circuits.

Get the Nexillumi 50-foot LED Strip Lights at Amazon for $35.98

14. ASAKUKI Essential Oil Diffuser

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Does someone you know and love need a bit of a mental break? They can relax in the comfort of home with this extremely high-rated Asakuki Essential Oil Diffuser and its aromatherapy device featuring a large, easy-to-clean 500ml water tank, seven LED light colors, multiple mist nebulizer modes, and a safety auto-switch that prevents overheating. The essential oil diffuser improves air quality, too, as it acts as a humidifier.

Get the ASAKUKI Essential Oil Diffuser at Amazon for $27.99

15. Apple AirTags

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If you’re shopping for that certain someone known for losing things, consider Apple AirTags. The giftee can live life worry-free and easily keep track of everything by attaching one to their keys or tossing one in a wallet, purse, or backpack. They’ll find their AirTagged-items by playing a sound on the built-in speaker via the new items tab in the Find My app, or by saying, “Hey Siri, find my [wallet].” If the item is hiding nearby, the sound will quickly lead them to it.

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