Because, let’s face it, we never really know when all of this is going to be over. We’ve come up with some great gift ideas for those special people in your life who are under quarantine and still want to totally social distance!
What a real whammy of a year 2021 has been, right? At no point did we ever think we’d be confined to our homes and barely get to see our parents or even our beloved grandparents, for that matter. Alas, here we are. And even though some things are starting to get “back to normal” none of us fully know when things will really be back to normal. Ugh.
While we’re all under quarantine things are still coming up like birthdays, holidays, and everything in between. If you’re totally sweating over when and how to get and send the perfect gift, we’ve come up with the ultimate list of pretty amazing options (if we don’t mind saying so ourselves) that are perfect for limited interaction and a great way to make the receiver know that they’re still thought of and loved, just from afar. Shop our picks for some of the best quarantine gift ideas (so far) in 2021!
The Online Pick
Take an Online Master Class With a Pro – Buy It Here
Never leave your house again and learn all at the same time! You can choose to take a variety of classes online from pros and experts in a bunch of different categories like cooking from Gordon Ramsey, writing from James Patterson, acting from Natalie Portman and more. Learn more here.
The Thoughtful Pick
The Long Distance Touch Lamp – Buy It Here
Perfect when your loved ones are really socially distancing. Easily set-up these two lamps, create a unique account (for free) and every time you tap your lamp, their lamp lights up and vice versa. It’s a thoughtful way to let the other person know exactly when you’ve been thinking of them. Swoon. Learn more here.
The Floral Pick
The Bouqs Co. Flowers – Buy It Here
Who doesn’t love flowers to just show up to their door, especially now! There are so many really unique options to choose from and you can even add more to your bouquet without breaking the bank. Learn more here.
The Positive Pick
The ‘You. Are. Loved.’ T-Shirt – Buy It Here
We all need that friendly and loving reminder that we are loved. It’s a special message for them, but also turns into a much needed reminder for all those who see it whenever they’re wearing it. Choose from 10 different cool colors too for all the special women, men, and even the kids! Learn more here.
The Comfy Pick
The Parachute Comfy Robe – Buy It Here
Since they’ve barely worn actual work-clothes, why not wrap up in a super comfy robe all day! It comes in other really nice colors like blush, white, grey, and more. Learn more here.
The Zen Pick
The Bath Bomb Set – Buy It Here
They popular bath bombs are currently one of the best sellers on Amazon with over 12,000 customer reviews and ratings (almost unheard of!). 12 come in the set and not only will they help bring your zen on, they’ll leave your skin feeling amazing too. Learn more here.
The Kids Pick
GoSports Backyard Cornhole – Buy It Here
If you’re going to be stuck at home, you might as well have fun in the yard (or even inside if you have the room!) Land on the board or in the hole and get points. Whomever gets to 21 points (without going over) first wins. It’s a great way to get them away from all their indoor toys they won’t put down and get outside and score some exercise points! Learn more here.
The Pet Pick
The Custom Pet Portraits – Buy It Here
We didn’t forget about your favorite pup or pretty kitty! This is such a cool and unique way to add a little pet love around your home. These paintings will totally capture your pets personality and will look great in any room in your house. Learn more here.
The Readers Pick
The 100 Best Books Scratch-Off Poster – Buy It Here
This pretty genius idea is a large poster with some of the most popular and must-read books of all time. There are 100 in total and when they finish reading them (or have already read them) all they have to do is scratch it off. Will they be able to scratch off all 100 books? Only time will tell. Learn more here.
The Genius Pick
The LARQ Self-Cleaning Water Bottle – Buy It Here
We’re all obsessed with keeping everything clean! The Larq will clean their water inside and the bottle itself with safe UV-C LED lights. In fact you can even choose the self-cleaning mode so it gives it a little clean-up every two hours. It’s a real clean-freak and tech lovers dream come true! Even better is that it’ll keep their cold drinks cold for 24-hours and their warm drinks warm for 12-hours. Check them out in a bunch of different colors too. Learn more here.
The Teen Pick
The New Nintendo Switch Lite – Buy It Here
It’s the best way to kill some time and just about every teenager will actually put down their phone for 5 minutes to play! It’s a lighter version of the original Nintendo Switch gaming console (hence the name) and you can bring it with you just about anything and play on the go. It comes in some really cool color options too! Learn more here.
The Homesick Pick
The Homesick “Pick Your State” Candle – Buy It Here
Remind them of home with this hand-poured scented soy candle based on the state of your choosing. It’s perfect, especially if they’ve been stuck away for a while. Learn more here.
The Photo Pick
The Heart Shaped Photo Mix Print – Buy It Here
This really thoughtful art photo print allows you to upload any photo you want, choose the size of the print, and even choose a wide variety of frame options too. Minted is one of our totally faves this year and there really is something for everyone! Learn more here.
The Classy Pick
The Stemless Aerating Wine Glass – Buy It Here
Because we’re all drinking an insane amount of wine lately. This top-selling aerator will help the wine taste better and, rumor has it, they you’ll be left with less wine hangovers. And don’t worry, it’s totally dishwasher safe and comes as a set of 2 glasses. Learn more here.
The History Pick
The AncestryDNA Kit – Buy It Here
Now’s the perfect time to find out more about your background and family all at the same time! Not only can they learn so much more about their history, but they can even make potential family connections to anyone, anywhere if they choose to. Hey, maybe you all will be invited to Christmas dinner this year in Italy. You never know. Learn more here.
The Massaging Pick
The “Magic Hands” Body Massager – Buy It Here
So, yeah, we would use this one multiple times a day to help with all the added stress in our life! Chosen by Oprah as one of her “Favorite Things” this portable massager is a total must-have this year. Learn more here.
The Fragrance Pick
The ScentBird Perfume & Cologne Subscription Box – Buy It Here
Just because they’re not going anywhere doesn’t mean they don’t want to smell nice! This subscription gift is pretty genius. Each small bottle of perfume or cologne to test out will last them for about 30 full days before the next one arrives. Plus, you can always send a gift card via mail or emailed directly to them today or the date of your choosing. Learn more here.
The Anti-Anxiety Pick
The Anti-Anxiety Weighted Blanket – Buy It Here
It’s one of the top-selling weighted blankets right now on Amazon with currently over 4,300 customer reviews! They come in all different sizes and you can choose the weight (from 5 pounds to 30 pounds). Weighted blankets are said to help reduce your symptoms of stress and anxiety, are perfect for almost any age range, and are said to help give you more of a restful and longer sleep cycle. Learn more here.
The Oprah Pick
Oprah’s “The Path Made Clear” Book – Buy It Here
Of course it’s one of the best-sellers of the year! Each page contains thoughts, direction, advice, and guidance that’s easy to digest and will help you find ways to connect more quietly within yourself and outward with others. It really is a total must-read and it’ll help put so many things in perspective. Learn more here.