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13 Holiday Gifts It's Time to Retire
Sometimes, in order to find therightpresent, you have to rule out a few oh-so-wrongones first. These old faithfuls have been around the gift-giving block a few times… to the point where they're no longer welcome under the tree.
Nothing says "World's Best Aunt" quite like "World's Most Generic Mug."
Generic CD's—especially holiday compilations
In the age of digital music playlists more carefully curated than the art collection at the Louvre, nothing says "I put two seconds of thought into this gift and also don't know anything about you" quite like an outdated compact disc of nondescript piano music you'd hear in an elevator.
If your intended recipient likes to provide visitors with something to read on the couch, have you considered an elegant coffee table book?
Snuggies and Slankets
This was a hilarious gag gift… in 2009.
Novelty socks and ties
Spoiler alert: Your brother the corporate attorney isn't going to wear an Angry Birds tie. Ditto for your best friend and those kitten socks.
Things to think about: When was the last time food that came by mail actually tasted good?
Most "As Seen on TV" products
Much like what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, what's seen on TV should stay on TV.
Yes, they're useful. No, that doesn't mean they will bring delight to someone on Christmas morning. Take it from someone who's been there.
Is the recipient studying for the SATs? Then let them choose to expand their vocabulary on their own volition.
If you know someone using a seasonally-themed wooden doll to crack open nuts, can you please take us to visit them in Santa's Workshop?
An elegant Jo Malone or Diptyque votive is one thing, but bargain-bin wax monstrosities in a seasonal "cranberry pine wreath gingerbread happiness" scent are an assault on the nostrils no one deserves.
The generic spa gift basket
If your sister-in-law has a fondness for lavender, then by all means buy her a basket laden with scrubs and rubs that'll make her feel like she fell asleep in a meadow. What should be avoided are collections of dips and whips clearly assembled from the dregs of last season's product line.
Sex toys or games
This isn't a bachelorette party. Friends don't mortify their friends in front of in-laws.
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