(Family Features) Stylish, flavorful, healthy, useful for daily life – gifts of all kinds can put smiles on your loved ones’ faces this holiday season. Whether the special person on your list is a fashion expert, foodie, work-at-home busybody or the neighborhood gearhead, these practical presents offer exciting ways to make the holidays memorable.
To make stockings extra special this year, consider a colorful and artistic way to cover and protect your family’s minor cuts, wounds and scrapes. Designed by graphic artist Kendra Dandy, CURAD Flex-Fabric Bandages feature fun, fashionable designs in multiple shapes and sizes. These eye-catching, wearable pieces of art offer multi-purpose protection for everyone in the family, including kids and fun-loving adults. Find more information at curad.com.
Shine a light on your home office or e-learning space with a solution like the OttLite Achieve LED Sanitizing Desk Lamp with proven, patented SpectraClean technology that safely breaks down harmful bacteria to create a healthier and more productive space. Plus, with two ways to charge your devices (wireless charging and USB port), it’s a gift your recipient can use all year long. Plus, the clean, white light is proven to reduce eyestrain by 51%, making it a valuable way to read, work and study. Find more information at ottlite.com/sanitize-achieve.
For the drivers on your list, keep them prepared for the road with an option like Michelin Endurance XT Silicone wiper blades, which provide a smooth, streak-free wipe and improved driver visibility even in extreme weather conditions. With 130 years of rubber expertise, this premium blade is specifically engineered to last twice as long as standard wiper blades. Find more information at Walmart.com.
Elevate your hosting with Latitude 45 Smoked Salmon from Patagonia’s glacial-fed fjords. It’s the only available salmon smoked within 24 hours of leaving the water. It’s listed in the top 25% of food companies worldwide on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, and its pure, clean and fresh taste makes for endless pairings options for a crowd pleaser in your holiday spread. Find options near you at latitude45salmon.com/store-locator.
The thought is what truly counts, but a crisply wrapped package shows your loved ones just how much time and effort you put into their gifts this holiday season. For a gift that looks like it was wrapped by Santa himself, consider these tips:
Photo courtesy of Getty Images (Mom and daughter with gift)
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