UNIQUE Holiday Gifts that are Anything But Ordinary

Zippy Sandler
14 min readDec 6, 2023

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Hold onto your Santa hats, put out that match after you light the shamash candle, and brace yourselves for a gift guide that’s about to flip the holiday script. We’re diving headfirst into the wild, wonderful world of “Unveil the Fun: Holiday Gifts That Are Anything But Ordinary.” Prepare to unleash the chaos of joy with presents so audacious, they make ugly Christmas sweaters look like haute couture. Say goodbye to the mundane and hello to the extraordinary — we’ve gathered a lineup of gifts that’ll have your loved ones saying, “Is this for real?” Buckle up, buttercup, because we’re about to turn gift-giving into an adventure, and the only rule is there are no rules! Let’s ditch the humdrum and unwrap the unexpected. It’s time to give the gift of pure, unfiltered fun.

For the Techies in your life

(no, not Trekkies…TECHIES)

GrooveWasher Record & Stylus Care System

Inspired by the most popular vinyl record cleaning kit from the 1970s, GrooveWasher’s G2 High Tech Record Cleaning Fluid is safe for your beloved vinyl record collection.

This kit contains a record Cleaning Fluid & Large Scratch-Free Cleaning Pad with Delicate Stylus Brush & Cleaning Solution + Bonus Label Mask, Protect & Preserve Vinyl Records.

The large scratch-free microfiber cleaning pad dives deep into the microgrooves of your precious LPs to remove old dirt, dust, and fingerprint oils while protecting the vinyl’s surface. Restore the crisp, clear sound of your old records with just a few quick sprays and a swipe of the pad.

Wacom Tablets

Discover the ultimate gift for everyone on your list with the Wacom One product line, a versatile and customizable tool designed for creative expression. Whether you’re into tech or simply appreciate intuitive design, the Wacom One S and Wacom One M pen tablets, along with the Wacom One 12 and Wacom One 13 touch pen displays, offer a range of options. With screen sizes of 11.6” and 13.3”, boasting a vibrant 1920x1080 Full HD resolution, these displays provide optimal control and precision. The Wacom One 13 touch takes it a step further with 10 finger multi-touch gestures, introducing a new dimension of interaction. The pen tablets, Wacom One S and M, are groundbreaking with 4K pressure sensitivity and tilt support for calligraphy effects.

Featuring customizable pens with 2 side switches and various color options, the series is both stylish and functional. What’s more, the Wacom UD pen technology allows seamless use across the series and compatibility with pens from renowned brands. Beyond its impressive features, the Wacom One series is highly versatile, connecting effortlessly to Windows, macOS, Android, and ChromeOS with a simple USB-C cable. With optional HDMI cables available, connectivity is a breeze. The addition of Bluetooth in the Wacom One S and M tablets, coupled with a slim design and compact footprint, makes this series a truly mobile and portable solution, perfect for those who are always on the go.

For those who are Fit, Fab & Fun

Plankpad PRO

The Plankpad is the world’s first app-supported total body trainer that combines workouts with games. Instead of just fighting the clock, the app (available for iOS and Android) motivates intense workouts through varied games. Simply place your smartphone or tablet on the board, lean on it in the plank position, and control the games through your movements.

The games challenge your playful ambition and distract you from the strenuous workout. You focus on the game and keep up the forearm support quite incidentally — and significantly longer. The app can also be streamed to any smart TV, turning the workout in the living room into an event for the whole family

Putt-A-Bout®

Practice your golf game anywhere with Putt-A-Bout®. These USA-made indoor putting greens are top-sellers on Amazon. Perfect for golfers of all skill levels, these putting greens are portable and easy to roll-up for easy storage and transport.

Putt-A-Bout is made of high-quality putting surface that always stay smooth. It has built in sand trap cutouts to catch missed shots with a non-skid backing. Available in five different sizes and personalization is available.

Pepper Pong

If pickleball and table tennis had a baby you would get Pepper Pong.

Designed by the same product engineers as Spikeball, Pepper Pong is a blend of the best parts of pickleball with the best parts of table tennis. The portable, fast-paced tabletop game can be played on any flat surface, such as a dining table, picnic bench and even the hood of a car. Similar to table tennis, players hit a Nerf-like ball over a free-standing fence to score points.

The specially designed rackets and uniquely designed balls create challenging, competitive rallies similar to pickleball, but without all the noise and injuries. Pickleball professionals like Paris Todd use it to keep her pickleball game sharp in the convenience of her kitchen, and it’s easy enough to learn that even seniors can play it.

The game can be played by anyone just about anywhere, including BBQs, tailgate parties, camping trips and even the hood of your car!

Heirloom

They will be delighted to receive a video-playing book filled with their happiest memories! Heirloom video books fit up to 20 minutes of your personalized video. Each book features a 5” HD screen with a speaker wrapped in a hardcover book. Simply open the book to play the crisp, high-quality video.

Best of all, Heirloom video books do not require any special tech, wifi, or internet to play. Each one comes with a fully rechargeable battery and is made to last.

WOOF, WOOF, MEOW

(translation — Gifts for Pets)

Leo’s Loo Too

Embrace the perfect gift for feline aficionados with this connected version of the beloved flagship product, meticulously crafted by a dedicated cat lover. Every aspect has been carefully designed to enhance the well-being of your furry friend and simplify your life. Boasting industry-leading UV technology, it eradicates up to 99.9% of bacteria, ensuring a clean and hygienic environment. The automatic sifting feature after each kitty visit, coupled with triple-layer safety protection, guarantees efficiency and safety.

Say goodbye to unpleasant odors, thanks to the built-in odor-reducing UV light. The litter box’s modern design seamlessly integrates into any home decor. For added convenience, the accompanying app monitors usage frequency and allows for personalized settings, making it a breeze to cater to your cat’s unique needs. To top it off, this innovative product is Alexa and Google Home compatible, offering a tech-savvy and interconnected solution for both you and your feline companion.

Bailey’s Pet CBD

Bailey’s CBD for Pets isn’t your typical pet store; it’s a family-owned and operated business that genuinely cares about your furry companions’ well-being. They recognize that pets are essential family members, so they’re committed to delivering the best-quality CBD products to improve your pets’ lives.

Bailey’s CBD products are carefully crafted with input from veterinarians who understand your pets’ unique requirements. They offer full-spectrum CBD products, tapping into the full potential of the hemp plant to provide your pets with a wide range of beneficial compounds that promote their overall health. The company values the natural purity of its products, using organically grown and single-sourced hemp extract to ensure the highest quality.

Lilly Brush

The perfect gift for pet owners! This pet hair remover removes stubborn trapped fur from carpets and fabrics. Simply take the quiz on the homepage to see which brush is a fit for you and your dog or cat. The Lilly Brush has products for cars, carpet, home furniture and clothes. The brushes are washable and do not require refills making them last for years! Lilly Brush donates a portion of every sale to protect animals and the planet.

Unexpected Gifts

that they’ve secretly wanted

Euroscrubby

Say hello to Euroscrubby, an Amazon Choice multi-purpose sustainable scrubber that is a colorful addition to any household. It reinvents the humble sponge and has changed how we clean our spaces, finally replacing icky, moldy green scour pads standard in most kitchens. Studies show that traditional kitchen sponges have more bacteria than toilets — yikes! Not Euroscrubby!

This “sponge with flair” is a powerhouse cleaning tool in a small package, ready to tackle everyday cleaning projects with ease (use with warm, soapy water). It’s made from leftover threads from items such as beach towels and blankets. What makes them extra fun is that each 5” x 6”eco-friendly scrubber is designed in vibrant patterns (a unique stocking stuffer!).

  • Pick up one for yourself as well while you’re shopping at Euroscrubby

CPRWrap

Why is it that stuff just seems to happen on the holidays? Even if they weren’t a girl scout they can be prepared with CPRWrap. CPRWrap is on a lifesaving mission, empowering people to become heroes in critical moments. In emergencies, every second counts, and CPRWrap ensures you can act swiftly with confidence. Born out of a difficult personal experience, the mompreneur and founder of CPRWrap, a certified medical professional, created this necessity after a terrifying incident with her own child. This life-changing moment inspired her to develop a product that could help anyone faced with a cardiac emergency. CPRWrap’s patented design offers easy-to-follow instructions for CPR on infants, children, and adults, with an Animal CPRWrap product on the horizon, too!

These compact, red packages can make a difference and are your essential tools for any purse, backpack, or car, ensuring you’re always prepared with the knowledge and tools to save a life, because every life is worth saving.

  • Buy them for everyone you know at CPRWrap

NŌSHŌ

The beauty of feminine lines is something to be admired, loved, and proud of. NŌSHŌ conceals those lines we don’t want visible, like unnecessary bunching.

NŌSHŌ is an easy, ultra-sleek solution for a seamless, natural look, crafted with high-quality silicone that discreetly adheres to women’s leggings, yoga pants, leotards, swimwear, activewear, jeans, and slacks. It allows the freedom to move freely, which is great for keeping swimsuit bottoms in place.

Lightweight and invisible, the innovative adhesive liner securely protects and hides camel toe and can be used up to three times. The patented design lets you wear what you want, when you want, with confidence.

NŌSHŌ is so simple to use — stick the adhesive surface on apparel and get on with life. Nothing is holding you back now! All offerings are waterproof, sweatproof, washable, and reusable.

  • Stop those camels in their tracks with NŌSHŌ and pick up a few at NŌSHŌ

Deeps patches

The best gift for the Wellness, Self-Love, Grandparent, anyone who wants to feel rested and restored!

Introducing the Must-Have Holiday Gift Sleep Set, a comprehensive package designed to usher you into a night of deep, rejuvenating sleep. Choose between our 5 or 10 Nightly Sleep patches, complemented by an array of perfect-sleep accompaniments. Ideal for upcoming travels or a dedicated night of self-care, this set ensures a restful experience like no other.

Who is DEEPS for? It’s for the everyday athlete seeking brain-boosting benefits, the aspiring CEO striving for optimal brain performance, the couple looking to overcome sleep challenges, the self-care enthusiast in pursuit of mood-boosting rest, the avid traveler maintaining sleep consistency on the go, and, indeed, everyone — including parents, seniors, and best friends. Gift the magic of restorative sleep to your loved ones and yourself this holiday season!

  • Give them a good night’s sleep by ordering them at GetDeeps.com
  • Sleep Kit Gift Set: $65

Trace Vitamins

With flu season upon us and beyond — Learn how to strengthen your immune system naturally with the #1 trusted Trace Minerals brand.

For decades, eating fruits and vegetables grown in nutrient-rich soil gave our bodies the essential minerals they needed to be healthy. But over the years, over-farming, vegetation growth and aggressive modern farming techniques have brought these minerals to the surface where they’ve been washed away, resulting in soils depleted of the nutrients they once contained.

Did you know that this mineral deficiency is affecting just about every part of our well-being — from how we play, to how we sleep, to how we feel on an everyday basis? The good news — Trace Minerals is here to help people remineralize their bodies — achieving and maintaining the ideal level of trace minerals that are just right for them — because we know the profound impact it can have on our ability to live better every single day

  • Order today at Trace Vitamins
  • Health Conscious Mom gift box Total $73.97 — Holiday Special $59.18!

Scrub-dub

A revolutionary body scrub designed with you and the planet in mind. Welcome to scrub-dub™ — where health, beauty, and innovation come together to provide the ultimate body-cleansing experience. Born out of a passion for cleanliness and a commitment to the environment, we’re proud to offer revolutionary body scrubs designed with you and our planet in mind.

  • Get one for you and one for them at Scrub-dub

Nourished

Introducing Nourished Essentials Life Stack, the ultimate blend of high-impact vitamins and nutrients specifically designed to support a busy modern lifestyle. Nourished’s scientifically proven formula includes 7 key nutrient layers: Vitamin B12, Bacillus Coagulans Probiotic, Zinc, Curcuma Longa & Black Pepper Extract, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vegan Vita-Algae D3- all combined into a convenient, sugar-free gummy stack. Whether it’s bolstering your immune system, regulating moods, or promoting bone health, Nourished has your nutritional needs covered. $65.99 one time purchase or $59.99 for subscribe & save.

Kids Immunity: Nourished’s Kid’s Immunity Stack is a unique blend that seamlessly combines an array of 11 essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients into an easy-to-chew, mouthwateringly delicious gummy. These gummy vitamins are sugar-free and doused in a deliciously sour strawberry flavor, offering not just a health-boosting diet supplement but a treat your child will love. Designed to fortify the immune system while supporting healthy growth and development, the Kid’s Immunity Stack also champions a healthy digestive system. Each stack includes necessary components like Vitamins A, E, C, D3, B12, Iron, Zinc, Folic Acid, Beta Glucan, Lactospore Probiotic, and CoQ10 to give your child ultimate support for optimal health and development.

  • You’ll want these for yourself as well. Order them today at Nourished

From there to here, from here to there

for travelers going everywhere

Steamfast Nomad

This holiday season, give the travel bug on your list the perfect garment steamer that fits in your luggage, the Steamfast Nomad. Don’t let Nomad’s compact size fool you into thinking it isn’t rich in features. A 7.5-foot power cord, an on-demand steam button, an automatic shutoff, and a removable water tank all combine to make Nomad the perfect travel companion.

Nomad is the slimmest garment steamer you can buy — packing 800 Watts of steam power into a compact shape that fits easily into your luggage. No space is wasted with its flat, rectangular design, which also adds durability while traveling. It is more effective and gentler on fabrics than ironing for chemical-free garment care using the power of steam. With a 30-second heat-up time and 10 minutes of steam time, you will be ready to hit the town, wrinkle-free in no time!

Benzeni™ Floating Coasters

Are you tired of spilling your drink or struggling to keep your pool drinks afloat? Look no further than Benzeni™! This innovative product is a game-changer for all your water adventures. Benzeni™ is your go-to floatation device that keeps beverages, water plants, candles, and decorations steady on the water.

It’s a must-have for your next pool or lake trip with friends! Benzeni™ is a great choice for your favorite insulated tumblers, koozies, floating candles, and more — no more spillage with Benzeni™. Everything stays afloat.

LĀ SOL Collective

Even though we’re headed into the colder months, it’s important to continue to apply sunscreen to protect you from UV rays. LĀ SOL products make a great stocking stuffer or the Holiday Gift bundle makes a great gift and receive 20% off.

LĀ SOL Collective Suncare went to great lengths to exclude ingredients that pollute the reefs and disrupt your hormonal system. They’re committed to clean, good-for-you ingredients that are equally good for the environment. The product is Reef-Friendly, Gluten-free, Paraben-free, Fragrance-free, Cruelty-free, Vegan, and Made in the USA. It is certified UVA/UVB protection, SPF 30, Water Resistant for 80 minutes, and abides by the Hawaii Care Act for reef safety.

As we wrap up our holiday gift guide, we invite you to dive into a world of extraordinary gifting possibilities that promise to unveil the fun for your loved ones. From unique gadgets to personalized treasures, these gifts are sure to leave a lasting impression and create cherished memories. This holiday season, break away from the ordinary and surprise your friends and family with presents that spark joy, inspire laughter, and make every moment special. Unveil the fun and make this holiday season truly extraordinary with these exceptional gift ideas that reflect thoughtfulness, creativity, and the joy of giving. Wishing you a season filled with warmth, laughter, and unforgettable moments!

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Zippy Sandler

69-year-old travel and lifestyle blogger sharing tips on how to live your best life NOW!