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The 51 Best Gifts Your Wife Will Actually Keep, Promise

We did the hunting so you don’t have to.

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Christine Giordano

Finding the perfect gift for your wife can be difficult, whether you’ve been together for two years or 20. During the holidays, it's clear everyone wants to know they are loved, appreciated, and (maybe most importantly) listened to. What's the best way to show her you care and *bonus* keep the spark alive this Christmas eve? Surprise her with a thoughtful gift. From an update on a nostalgic favorite to a multi-purpose cooking pan that’s on everyone’s wishlist, here are 51 thoughtful holiday gift options for that special someone in your life.

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For The Home Workout Junkie
Echelon Touch Smart Connect Fitness Mirror

If her favorite workout studio is the living room, she'll be ecstatic to receive this smart home fitness system. It offers an endless array of classes in every category from cardio to boxing—and she can disguise it as a chic piece of home decor when she's not sweating. 

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For The Nostalgic Picture Lover
IMAGE3D Custom Viewfinder Reel

Make her inner child smile with this grown-up version of a nostalgic childhood gadget that's been personalized with snapshots of your most cherished moments.

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Best Self Care Break
Uttermara Weighted Blanket

No more Sunday scaries in your house. This weighted blanket will help calm her anxiety while still looking super luxurious.

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For Music Lovers
Edifier Wireless Earbuds

She'll understand the hype of wireless earbuds the minute she pops these bad boys in her ears. With unparalleled sound quality and a charging case she can easily stash in her purse, Edifier Earbuds are the gift that keeps on giving.

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For The Daily Coffee Routine Travel Thermal Mug

If she needs her morning coffee to get through the daily commute, get this funny insulated mug illustrating the most important things in life (her and coffee!).

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For The Chocolate Lover
Eagranie Yuh The Chocolate Tasting Kit

You'll never be stumped for date night again when you have this handy chocolate tasting guide on hand. Whether you're staying in for the night with a selection of your wife's favorite chocolate bars or you're thinking about taking her on an exclusive tasting tour, this book will do all the planning and thinking for you.

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For The Cooking Chemist
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

In this New York Times bestseller and IACP Cookbook Awards winner turned Netflix series, chef and writer Samin Nosrat breaks down great cooking into the mastery of four elements: salt, fat, acid, and heat.

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Best For Zoning Out
House of Marley Plush Wired Headphones

These wireless headphones by one of Bob Marley's sons are made from sustainable materials, have the most comfortable ear cushioning, and come in a variety of vibrant colors. Now she can enjoy watching her favorite YouTubers in peace during her lunch hour.

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For Cute Coffee Pictures
De'Longhi Espresso Machine

Up her coffee game to an IG worthy level with this adorable Smeg espresso machine.

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For The Ultimate Home Cook
Our Place Always Pan

This cult-favorite, best-selling, multi-purpose (that’s a lot of hyphens!) cooking pan is back in stock—this time, with a steamer attachment. The unique design is meant to replace eight traditional cookware items, and with a 30,000 person waitlist, it must be really freaking good. (Don't worry though—you can still snag one for delivery by the end of the year.)

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For The Wife in Need of Destressing
Pure Enrichment Himalayan Salt Lamp and Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser

Make her nights more zen with this essential oil diffuser from Pure Enrichment. Providing up to seven hours of aromatherapy, plus color-changing LED lighting, it'll add a soothing glow that lifts her mood and helps relieve stress.

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For The Bookworm
Amazon Kindle Oasis

If your wife's a big reader, she'll find curling up with this Kindle Oasis just as satisfying as the real thing. It offers instant access to millions of titles, a waterproof exterior (so she can take it in the bath), and soft lighting so she can even read in the dark after you're asleep.

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For the Wife Who Always Falls Asleep During Movies
MLMGUO Chunky Knit Blanket

Make Netflix nights more cozy with this trendy chunky knit blanket. These blankets are custom-made of 100 percent merino wool.

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For the Naughty Wife
Chronicle Books Kinky Truth or Dare

Spice it up in the bedroom with this naughty version of the classic game.

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For the One Who Loves Being Cozy
HALLUCI Cross Band Fleece House Slippers

These slippers are great for relaxing at home, or even for a quick grocery store run. The cross band elevates the ordinary house slipper to provide both comfort and a little bit of style. 

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For The Healthy Hairstyle Enthusiast
REVAIR Reverse-Air Hair Dryer

This 2-in 1 blow dryer and hair straightener will help her recreate those salon hairstyles right in her own bathroom without all the extra heat damage. (It's got rave reviews!)

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For The Dancing Queen
JBL Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Get your dance-loving wife this waterproof portable bluetooth speaker for all day jams. Compact but powerful, it has 12 hours of playtime and is great for blasting "WAP"…and then re-playing it again and again.

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For the World Traveler
Push Pin World Map

If the two of you travel a ton, get her this personalized world map to mark all of the places you've explored together.

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For No More Tossing and Turning
Brooklinen Luxury Bedding Set

They're called the internet's favorite sheets for a reason: You'll be giving your wife (and yourself!) the gift of a good night's sleep all year long.

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ThirdLove ‘Tis the Seamless Kit

Let your wife know how special she is with this ultimate gift set, packed with ThirdLove's best-selling seamless undies in every color imaginable (you can customize the palette). It's a gift for both you and her!

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For The Scrapbooking Queen
Polaroid Originals Instant Lab

This handheld printer uses Bluetooth to connect to any Apple or Android mobile device, so she can print high-quality, full color photos straight from her phone. This gift is perfect for the scrapbooker or anyone who misses the days of paper photos.

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For The Zen Wife
Hubert & Quinn Japanese Zen Garden

Bring some relaxation into the home with this indoor sand garden perfect for short mental breaks throughout the day.

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For The Green Thumb
AeroGarden Black Harvest Indoor Hydroponic Garden

For the green-thumbed gal in your life, she can now grow her own veggies at home with this indoor herb garden. Even those who live in urban areas can experience the joy of gardening with this hydroponic system that doesn’t require dirt.

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For The Photographer
Xenvo LED Lens Kit

If she’s looking to upgrade her photography skills, look no further. This pack of camera lenses connect to her phone. It includes a wide angle lens, a micro lens, and a fisheye lens for the most artsy photos.

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For The Biking Fan
Indoor Exercise Bike

Whether she's new to cycling or a spinning pro, your wife will be able to get her sweat on at any time of day when you bring this bike into your home. 

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For Romantic Board Game Nights
Love Language: The Card Game

This is a fantastic game to get to know your partner’s love language better. It includes 150 conversation starters inspired by relationship psychologists to deepen connections.

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For The Plant Partner
Pudding Cabin Succulent Planters

For the plant mom in your life, these minimalist wall planters serve as a beautiful home for succulents, cacti, and air plants, while also adding some freshness to your wall decor. 

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For The Wife Who Needs Her Beauty Sleep
Fishers Finery Silk Pillowcase

Give her the gift of a luxurious sleep with this 100-percent mulberry silk pillowcase beneficial for hair and skin.

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For The Writer
Victorian Trading Co. Hemingway Pencil Cup

For the writer in your life, get her this typewriter-themed desk accessory perfect for pencils, pens, and even business cards.

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For The Talkative Wife
OUR MOMENTS Couples: 100 Thought Provoking Conversation Starters for Great Relationships

This card set comes with 100 thought-provoking questions to get to know your partner better, no matter how long you've been together.

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