15 Perfect Gifts for Discerning Grandparents
After all those years spent baking, babysitting and storytelling, it only seems fair that the matriarchs and patriarchs of the family receive something truly special this holiday season. Here, 15 gifts that grandparents will love unwrapping on Christmas morning.
Monogrammed Correspondence Cards
Your grandparents are right—writing letters is a lost art.
DIY Flower Subscription Kit
Surprise Gammy with a fresh bouquet of flowers every month that she can arrange exactly the way she likes it (read: perfectly symmetrical).
It’s By U (from $59 per month)
A Grandparent’s Journal
A gift for future generations disguised as a present for PopPop.
Mighty Bright Lighted Wallet Magnifier
Small enough to fit into a wallet and with a built-in LED light, this will make reading a restaurant menu or subway map a cinch. (Buy two—they’re each going to want one.)
A Cashmere Sweater
So Grams can stay cozy—and chic—this winter.
Tempur-Pedic Kensley Slippers
Because Grandpa’s pair is ten years old.
Personalized Family Tree
Display up to five generations of your family’s history.
Reed and Barton Colored Enamel Picture Frame
For all those photos of the grandkids.
Bed, Bath & Beyond ($55)
Perfect for holding old copies of Reader’s Digest.
Crate and Barrel ($149)
Silver Scalloped Bowl
A place to stash all those Werther's caramels that they’re always doling out.
Draper James ($50)
For tech-savvy grandparents.
“I could have sworn that I had it in here,” said Grandma never again. (Wait, can we have one too?)
Jack Black Power Pack
He’d never buy it for himself but Grandpa needs some pampering, too. Suitable for all skin types, this gift set includes a cleaner, moisturizer, scrub and lip balm.
No7 Protect & Perfect Intense Skin-Care System
And Grandma, too, of course. This gift set from the cult British beauty brand features a day cream, night cream and serum.
Gardener’s Tool Seat
Gift this now so that they’re ready when spring comes.