Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide 2021

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5 min readDec 21, 2021

By Corey Lewis, CPT, CSCS

Holiday Gift Guide for 2021 (Image Source: Shutterstock)

As reports of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been prevalent in the month of December, people are hunkering down once again this holiday season. If you’re like many people, your plans have changed, and the holiday gift ideas you were considering may have changed, too. While we are all concerned about the uncertainty that reports of this variant bring, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. A decentralized Christmas season means that you have more time for gifting, and a few more packages of joy might be exactly what your friends, coworkers, and family members need to get through this historic period. So, take a look at this last minute holiday gift guide for 2021 and send some of them to the people in your life who need them most.

DribbleUp Smart Balls

The Smart Basketball │ DribbleUp

Despite the negative aspects of the pandemic, this is an amazing time, especially when it comes to technology. The Internet of Things is connecting not just devices in our homes, but everyday objects. DribbleUp Smart Balls will provide hours of fun for the youngsters in your life, and lots of adults, too!

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Amazon Echo Show 5

Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen, 2021 edition) │ CNET

If you’re not ready for the wonders of a smart ball, then consider a smart home hub. You can order one from any number of companies. One great choice is the Amazon Echo Show 5. Unlike its predecessors, it comes fully equipped with a smart display, camera, and great audio.

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Apple Watch Series 7

Apple Watch Series 7 Review │Marques Brownlee

If you’re like me, then you can never get enough wearables. Many health and wellness enthusiasts collect them, and they’re catching on with everybody else, too. Smart watches like the Apple Watch Series 7 push the limits of what you can do with something you can wear on your wrist. Plus, they’re super-stylish.

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Third Generation Apple Airpods

Apple AirPods 3 — Unboxing & Review │ UrAvgConsumer

Third-generation Airpods are out and they’re better than ever. Spatial audio means that you’re in for a fantastical musical experience when you pop them in. Plus, the battery-life is extended, so that you can enjoy them for longer periods of time between charges. When it comes to this holiday gift guide for 2021, this is no small item.

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A Year of Self-Care Journal

A Year of Self-Care Journal

It’s been about two years since our lives have been transformed in response to an ongoing pandemic. Self care has never been as important as it is today. With this in mind, we need all of the tools we can get our hands on, to live our best lives. The A Year of Self Care Journal may be exactly what the doctor ordered. Send it to someone who can use a little bit of reflection to help them through this time.

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Aera Smart Home Diffuser

Aera Smart Home Diffuser

Sometimes we need a little uplifting aromatherapy to make the day better. The Aera Smart Home Diffuser takes essential oils to the next level. It comes with several scents, is hypoallergenic, and can be adjusted for various room sizes.

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I Am Everything Self Affirmations Card Deck

I Am Everything Self Affirmations Card Deck

Winning isn’t everything, but this deck of self-affirmations might be. The I Am Everything Self Affirmations Card Deck. Start by lighting a candle. Then, shuffle the deck, and pull a card. Read the “I am” statement on the card to yourself. Do this every day. This is a great gift for somebody who can use a little 1% improvement each day.

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Juara Bali-day Skin Set With Self Care Calendar

JUARA Bali Spa-Liday Kit with Self-Care Calendar │ juaraskincare

If you know someone who loves to have an Indonesian spa experience at home, then this might be the perfect gift. It comes with a gentle candlenut soap, body polish, and creme to rejuvenate the skin. Use them for a self-care ritual with the included Hope Candle burning in the background for a pleasant atmosphere. In addition, the 30-day JUARA Self-Care Calendar that comes with it will help your favorite someone to track results.

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Lumin Skincare Set for Men

Lumin Skincare Set for Men

Modern men know that skincare is important. The Lumin Skincare Set for Men serves as a great reminder. Send this kit to a gentleman you know who can use a little rejuvenation this holiday season. It even comes with a Deluxe Microfiber Washcloth and a premium case for storage.

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Cosori Air Fryer Max XL

Cosori Air Fryer Max XL

Last, but not least is the Cosori Air Fryer. This digital hot oven cooker is a great alternative for air-frying, instead of deep-frying your favorite foods. Send it to a friend, and they’ll get to enjoy that crispy, crunchy texture that we all love about fried foods. Only, each bite won’t be saturated in calorie-dense oils. The touch screen has 13 cooking functions, plus a preheat and shake reminder. The spacious 5.8 quart design is great for cooking lots of delicious meals.

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It’s Not Too Late to Send a Gift

Many people are social-distancing again this holiday season, while we gather more information about the Omicron variant. This holiday gift guide for 2021 is a great place to start. So, let people know you’re still thinking about them with a healthy, fun gift.

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