Are you once again looking for the perfect gift for your aunt, uncle or for both of them?
I am here to give you some great new ideas that you may not have thought of so you will not be left with the last-minute rush and worry about what to buy.
As young children aunts and uncles quite often become very important people in our lives besides our parents and grandparents of course.
Relationships between children and their aunts and uncles are more relaxed and fun. We still feel safe and cared for but the dynamic can allow all involved to forge very different bonds with our parents’ brothers and sisters.
If they are younger than your parents they would have been so excited at having a young child in their lives they probably spent a lot of time with you. As you both grow older you can drift apart a little especially if you do not live close to each other.
For some of us buying the perfect gift for our aunts and uncles can be very difficult. Sometimes when we grow older we spend less time with them and maybe feel as though we do not know what they would like as a gift these days.
Read on for some great ideas…
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Gifts for Aunts
You have probably asked yourself “what is the best gift for my aunt?” Think back on something you may have done together that you both enjoyed. Then try to tie a gift into that memory – she will love it…
All the ladies love a good pamper pack and there are some amazing ones available to suit everyone.
A couple of ideas include:-
- Scented candles gift set, 100% natural soy wax travel tin candles for stress relief and aromatherapy relaxation
- Relaxation Spa Gift Baskets
- A 5 in 1 rechargeable wet and dry electric hair removal Epilator, lady shaver, callus remover, face cleansing brush, and facial massager
- Burt’s Bees Classics Gift Set, 6 Products in giftable tin includes cuticle cream, hand salve, lip balm, Res-Q ointment, hand repair cream, and foot cream
Check out the awesome range of pampering gift packs click on the image above.
* Meaningful Messages or Poems
If you had that one really special aunt that listened and nurtured you as a child you will know the meaning behind a real thank you or deep appreciation gift.
These can come in the form of verses or loving quotations on plaques, canvas, mugs, glasses, t-shirts, key chains they are printed on just about anything you can think of.
You can find a variety of these at Amazon for both your aunt and your uncle, just go here.
* Personalized Gifts
Personalized gifts could have their names printed on them. Or even a special time, place, or event that you both attended in which only you and she carry the special memory. You can virtually have any surface printed upon just the same as the messages above.
Get some ideas for personalized gifts here…
* Infinity Necklace
An infinity necklace would be perfect for your aunt’s birthday, Christmas, or another special occasion.
What is an infinity necklace? The infinity symbol can represent different meanings for different people. The meaning behind an infinity necklace is very personal and meaningful – it symbolizes eternity, empowerment, and everlasting love.
See some infinity necklace ideas here…
* Candles, Diffusers, Salt Lamps
I do not know of many people that would not welcome a gift that provides them with lovely scents, ambient lighting, or even health benefits from a Himalayan Salt Lamp.
When choosing a gift such as these you should be aware of cheap scents that may not be tolerated by some. Scents made from soy that contain essential pure oils are generally quite light in fragrance and tolerable.
You should also always consider safety with candles, melts, and lamps.
A gift basket set complete with a relaxing at-home spa kit. Which comes with scented lavender and jasmine or other scents of choice. They often include bath bombs, bath salts, shower gel, body butter, bath oil, bubble bath, and a loofah or soft cloth.
There is an awesome choice here at Amazon with amazing prices that will not break the bank.
Gifts for Uncles
What are good gifts for uncles? I personally believe it is easy to buy gifts for males if you are aware of their likes and dislikes. Because males are usually practical as well. So if they receive a gift of something they love and use they are happy.
* Personal Grooming and Pampering
The paint can include soap, shave gel, bay rum oil, hand butter, in manly scents, and also body mitt. These products are all 100% all-natural skin-care items for men.
To see this one and others click on the image above.
* Car Care Kits
Everyone loves a new car kit complete with bucket and new sponges. You probably know which one is his favorite and you also know it will get used and not go to waste.
* Man Cave
Something to add to the “man cave” will never go unappreciated.
Do you know his favorite beverage always a welcome surprise? Whiskey, Rum???
Joint Gift for Aunt and Uncle
Are your aunt and uncle up with the latest technology? If not why not introduce them to Alexa a reasonably priced gift – this could be a great way to bring them into this century. To see this Eco Dot at a great price click on the image above.
* Ancestry Kits
Ancestry DNA Kits could be interesting if either of them has expressed an interest in exploring their history. There are so many available these days here is just one you can go and check this one out here at Amazon.
* Adventure Experiences
If they are already adventurers or like to try something a little different they will love an adventure experience you give them. Maybe they are the opposite and need a little push to try something new.
There many different adventures from the tame to the extreme. Check some out and see what you come up with. You may even want to join them for a great day out and create a new memory together.
We always dig out of photos and make special memory collage albums, calendars, or books for our moms, dads, and grandparents.
What about doing this for your aunt and uncle they will really appreciate the time and effort you put in.
As with everything, there are so many ways to present photographic memories here are just a few ideas:-
- Photo Books
- Customize Your Photo Book
- Double-Sided Cards
- Wall Calendars
- Large Prints
- Canvas Prints
- Photo Mugs
- Aluminum Prints
* Picture Frame
Picture frames are always welcomed especially if you go out of your way to find one that you know they will like or that matches the decor of their home.
Maybe you can find a special photo of them as a couple or a picture of their family all together that you know they do not have and place it in the frame.
Alternatively, what about giving them an updated picture of you!
* Gift Cards
Gift certificates are great when they are for a dedicated type of item as it forces the recipient to spend it on something for themselves and not just buy fuel or some groceries.
We know that just about every retailer has there own gift cards but in this instance, you need to come up with something that they can share. and enjoy it together.
Here are a few ideas:-
- Stage Productions
- Dinner at their favorite restaurant
- Round of golf
- Romantic night for two in a hotel
- Couples massage
* Other Ideas Gifts to Share
- Tickets to go and see a live game of their favorite sports team
- Lottery tickets – inside a lovely handwritten card
- Jigsaw puzzle – you can get these with a favorite family or pet photo printed on them, check them out for yourself at Amazon here
- Bottle of wine or you could source a drink/cocktail mixer kit that they can both relax and enjoy
So many options check out just a couple here at Amazon.
- Meat and Cheese Board Gift which consists of cheese, crackers, sausage, nuts, and a few surprises
- Starbucks “Renew and Refresh” Gift Box
- Mr. Right and Mrs. Always Right Novelty Wine Glass & Beer Glass Combo
- Date Night Box
- Picnic Bag Backpack which consists of insulated picnic basket, detachable bottle/wine holder, fleece blanket, plates and cutlery set for 2
I love cards it is one of my favorite parts of shopping for a gift. A handwritten card with a meaningful verse maybe the only gift you need to give.
Gifts on a Budget
- Homemade Baked Goods
- DIY Cards, candles, soaps, embroidered towels
- DIY gift basket – night in at the movies – popcorn, candies, nuts, cookies, hot chocolate, his and her hot chocolate mugs
Go over to Amazon and check out some of my gift suggestions for yourself – here
Final Thoughts – Gift Ideas for Aunts and Uncles
I hope I have helped that little voice in your head – asking you “what should I get my aunt and uncle”…
As we all live such busy lives, I truly hope that I have been able to give you some new ideas that your aunts and uncles will love.
Have you ever wondered what occasions you may be required to give gifts?
This article I wrote gives you all the details about occasions to give gifts – check it out here.