Festive Season is Coming: Step Up Your Gift Giving Game with These Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is the most magical time of the year, and yet it can get quite stressful as finding gifts for family and friends can add some pressure to our already busy schedules. We want to create beautiful, lasting memories, but the days are flying by and as we are getting closer to Christmas, we feel like we are running out of time and we’ll never find a gift that’s good enough. If you are familiar with that feeling, here are a few cool ideas that can save Christmas this year and make your loved ones feel special.

Gin Christmas Calendar

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There must be at least one person on your gifting list, if not more, who truly appreciate gin. Their number is growing bigger lately as gin is back in trend again and its presence on the beverage scene is significantly increasing. Australian gin is booming over the past few years and there is no doubt that any gin lover on your list would love to be part of the gin and tonic calendar.

Gin advent calenders are the ultimate way for gin aficionados to discover Australian craft gins, enjoy different flavours and maybe find their new favourite. You can sign up for a gin and tonic calendar and invite them on a festive journey of gin discovery. It includes Australian craft gins, mouth-watering tonics, tasting notes and serving suggestions, all you have to do is relax and enjoy in the run-up to Christmas.

You can learn about each gin, the gin makers and the botanical make up of your gin. The great thing about gin is that it can showcase local indigenous botanicals better than other spirits, so it’s no surprise that Aussie gins have such a unique, delicious taste. The gin production in Australia has introduced new botanicals added to the traditional juniper focused spirit, boosting versatility in the gin craze.

For those who are new to gin, it may be difficult to drink their gin neat, however, the most important thing is to get to know the full course of flavours. That’s why it’s important to pay attention to the key botanicals infused within. Very often, they are the ones that can make the whole gin drinking experience much more enjoyable.

What’s interesting about Australian gins is that they celebrate the juniper as a key ingredient, but add an Aussie charm to it. Whether it’s lemon myrtle, wattleseed, the nut of bunya pine, Tasmanian pepper berries or river mint, each one of them will certainly take your gin experience to a new level.

Christmas Hampers

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Alright, so you found the perfect gift for the gin lovers on your list, but what about the others? One thing is for sure, everybody loves good food and drinks, so you can consider edible Christmas arrangements for friends and family. They are a perfect gift for many reasons and a great way to treat and spoil your loved ones with wine and chocolate.

The history of chocolate (https://www.ideasfor.com.au/a-brief-history-of-chocolate-and-the-technology-behind-it/) shows it is one of the oldest and most popular sweet treats in the world, so you can hardly go wrong with it. And when it comes to gifting, even little treats can make a big impact and make a person feel love and appreciated.

In these pandemic times, when Christmas Eve is cancelled, you can still surprise your loved ones with edible Christmas arrangements sent to their doorstep. Christmas has always been about sharing, and even though times change, the tradition can go on. You can find something for everyone on your list, whether they are gluten intolerant, have a sweet tooth or appreciate a good wine, get it shipped right to their door and make their Christmas merrier.

The best thing about edible festive arrangements is that there is a great selection for every budget and taste. In the end, it’s your thought that counts and the “wow” factor when they open the door. Don’t forget to add a message to it, something in your own words, that will make the gift memorable even after they finish eating the delicious sweets.

As a gift sender, you can benefit from this idea as you can make the order online and forget about stressful Christmas shopping. Also, it’s much safer as you won’t have to leave your home in these pandemic times and still be able to send good thoughts to the ones you love.

Festive Essential Oil Blends

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When the festive season is here, you can feel Christmas in the air. With aromatherapy oil blends you can send the festive scent to the homes of your nearest and dearest and a ton of added benefits. Aromatherapy is an alternative method that uses the healing properties of essential oils. These oils have been around for centuries, used in ceremonies, rituals and even as medicine at times.

The knowledge of their attributes and the benefits they provide has been passed down through generations and today, there are many studies that show how scent and essential oils can affect our mind and body, so we can rely on both science and tradition when we choose aromatherapy. You can find aromatherapy oil blends that will make a great Christmas gift for the people you love and cherish.

Essential oil blends are a good choice if you want to freshen up a room and bring in the holiday spirit. They combine two oils or more, offering well-rounded benefits and a unique fragrance experience. Cinnamon is probably the first scent that comes to mind when you think about festive essential oil blends, however, there are many others that can bring Christmas cheer with their aromas.

From oil blends that bring the smell of Christmas pudding to essential oils that can help ease headache, promote calmness and relaxation and a good night’s sleep, boost joy and optimism, all of which can be very helpful during the festive season. Consider frankincense, orange, lemon, lime, tangerine, ginger, clove, geranium, peppermint, spearmint, nutmeg or vanilla.

They are a natural way to boost the body and mind and reduce the toxic load in the body. That being said, essential oil blends are a great gift that can help everyone around you focus on making holiday memories with their loved ones.

Merry Christmas to all!