Are you ready for the holiday season? We wanted to give you a head-start planning by providing gift ideas ranging everywhere from seasonal items to Do-it-Yourself kits.
And the best part? Each of these items are available in the Postal Marketplace, ready for you to add to any campaign.
35 Holiday Gift Ideas
1. Soup Care Packages from Spoonful of Comfort
Spoonful of Comfort nourishes personal and professional relationships with comforting foods and a delightful way to receive them. They help customers build custom packages from sensational soups, cookie classics, and occasion-specific accessories.
If one of your customers is feeling under the weather or needs a pick-me-up, this is a fantastic way to boost their spirits.
2. Kate Weiser Chocolates
Kate Weiser was named Top 10 Chocolatiers in North America by Dessert Professional Magazine in 2014 and will continue pushing boundaries to create new and unexpected ways of enjoying chocolate.
Their chocolates are truly works of art. Some of their boxes include bonbons and chocolate bars as well.
3. DIY Hot Sauce Kit
Looking for a way to a spice up your proposals this holiday season? This do-it-yourself hot sauce making kit is a great way to add a fun, interactive element to any virtual event. Recipes include chipotle, sweet heat, Cajun lover's and Caribbean hot sauces.
4. Charitable Donation from your Behalf
Sometimes just giving a gift or care package just isn't the best option. Especially if you know the recipient is hard to please. That's where making a charitable donation from your behalf, designated to an organization of the recipient's choice can be such a great option.
The Charity of Top digital gift card allows the sender to choose options from $5 to $100 denominations, and gives the recipient access to over 1.8 million charities to choose from.
5. "Get Well Soon" Care Package
While the holiday season is the most cheerful time of year, it also marks the beginning of flu season. If you know your customer or prospect has been fighting sickness, there's no gesture that beats sending them a "Get Well Soon" care package.
This option is another gift put together by Spoonful of Comfort and includes nourishing soup, rolls, and cookies.
6. Fill it Forward Water Bottle
Fill it Forward creates reusable products, interactive technologies, and support global giving initiatives that inspire the world to reuse. With the purchase of one of their water bottles, a $5 donation is unlocked that goes to their charitable partners.
Giving this water bottle is much more than sending a gift. Their charitable partners pass on the gift of clean water to those who need it.
7. Fill it Forward Bottle Sticker
Another great (and cheap) gift option from Fill it Forward: their sticker. You can connect any reusable bottle to the Fill it Forward app. With the Fill it Forward app, you can help fund giving projects, track your environmental impact, join groups, and stay hydrated...every time you refill.
They even have a sticker which the proceeds are allocated towards clean water initiatives in places such as Madhubani, India, Espaillat, Dominican Republic, and Tigray, Ethiopia.
8. Temperature Control Smart Mug
Ember's temperature control smart mug allows you to control the temperature of your beverage with your smartphone. Simply pair with the Ember App to set your temperature, customize presets, receive notifications and more.
If your recipient is a known coffee fanatic, this gift is hard to beat.
9. Scented Tin Candle Gift Set
Another holiday gifting trend are people staying around their homes. Whether that's because more are working from home, or avoiding travel this holiday season, gifting to create a more comforting home ambiance comes off as a very kind gesture.
Scented candles in this gift set comes with a four pack, including four fragrances: Lavender, Lemon, Mediterranean Fig, Fresh Spring.
10. Home Spa Set
On the note of staying at home, this luxurious at-home spa set includes shower gel, bubble bath, bath salt, potpourri, body scrub, body mist, body lotion, soap, and wicker basket.
11. Grilling Spice Gift Set
Do you know a grill master? If so, it's hard to go wrong sending them a spice set to add some flavor to their future grilling sessions.
This FreshJax spice set includes featured spices such as peppered habanero, fresh bay, grill master, smokey southwest, and citrus pepper. Your purchase even helps to end childhood hunger, and they've already supplied over 166,000 meals to children in need.
12. Jam Sampler Gift Set
Jams are a tasty holiday favorite by many, not to mention when received in a sampler pack!
This jellies variety sampler box from Kitchen Kettle Village Jams includes a set of six 1.5 oz. individual flavors in glass jars. Flavors include peach or peach pineapple, damson plum or apple raspberry, cherry or grape (depending upon seasonal availability), seedless blackberry or strawberry rhubarb, red raspberry or blueberry preserves, and seedless strawberry or strawberry preserves.
13. Hot Sauces Tasting: Global Edition Gift Set
Here's another way to add some heat to your offering.
These five unique and flavorful hot sauces are packaged in 1.6 ounce bottles. Flavors include My Outback is Burning, Rio de Janeiro, Mexican Style, Puerto Rican, and Cuban Dream!
14. Kosher Chocolate & Sweets Thinking of You Gourmet Gift Basket
Do you know someone with a sweet tooth? This gift basket will certainly grab their attention!
This gift basket includes Sheila G's Brownie Brittle in Salted Caramel, Chocolate Chip Cappuccino Cookies, Gourmet Caramel Popcorn, Assorted Fruit Flashers, Mixed Nuts Covered in Butter Toffee, Apple Crisp Cookies, Pirouline Hazelnut Wafer Rolls, Creme Brulee Trail Mix, Chocolate Pecan Caramels, Walkers White Chocolate & Raspberry Cookies, Blue Cheese Pretzel Nuggets, and Walker Lemon Cookies.
15. Noms Bake Shop Gourmet Cookies
Another great option for those with a sweet tooth. Noms deluxe gift boxes make for memorable gifts that last beyond the final cookie crumb.
Cookies come in a wooden gift box with your custom branding laser-etched onto slide top lid, which makes for an excellent keepsake for storage or display, and keeps you top-of-mind even after the cookies are devoured.
There are a multitude of amazing wines in the Postal Marketplace to choose from. Reputable wineries such as Daou, Tolosa, Decoy, and Fortnight are just a few of the options.
From local wineries around San Luis Obispo, to Napa Valley, gift your recipient with an unforgettable sensory experience.
17. Drink at Home Kits
Drink kits from Yes Cocktail Co. include everything from Whiskey and Rum kits to Tequila/Mezcal kits. These interactive packages are a treat that will put a smile on anyones face.
WARNING: use for virtual events and happy hours incite tremendous fun.
18. Gourmet Coffee Toppings Gift Set
Calling all coffee lovers!
This gift set includes four unique coffee syrups in beautiful 1.4 oz packages. Get festive with coffee flavors like Peppermint, Cinnamon, Vanilla & Amaretto. Simply mix these vegan & vegetarian coffee toppings in your coffee to desired taste.
19. December Care Package
This December Care Package from Kate Weiser chocolates contains all of the holiday sweet treats your recipient could ever desire. Preorder for shipping starting December 1st.
Each package includes a 15 piece Holiday Collection, Peppermint Bark, Vanilla Bean Marshmallows, Milk and Cookies Candy Bar, Chocolate "Coal" truffles, mini drinking chocolate sampler, and Carl the Snowman cookies designed to rest on the edge of your hot cocoa cup.
20. Organic Tea By Mood Gift Set
Nothing settles the nerves like some warm tea. Each package contains five of each of the eight flavors - Breakfast Blend (for Focus), Aged Earl Grey (for Balance), Emperor's Pu-erh (to Energize), Jasmine Green (to Reflect), Mate Lemon (to Invigorate), Rooibos Chai (to Inspire), Moroccan Mint (Refresh) and Chamomile Lemon (to Sleep).
Numi's organic full-leaf quality teas comes in convenient tea bags for the perfect brewing every time. They're individually wrapped to ensure your tea is fresh, every time.
21. La Crema Coffee 6 Piece Sampler Pack
22. Vermont Maple Syrup Sampler
Here's a fun idea for a sampler pack. Maple Syrup!
This sampling kit contains four 2 oz bottles of traditional, barrel-aged and infused organic Vermont maple syrups collection, featuring best selling maple syrups: Bourbon Barrel-Aged Organic, Cinnamon + Vanilla Infused Organic, Ginger Root Infused Organic and Traditional Organic Maple Syrup.
23. Barnett's Chocolate Cookies Gift Box
This ribbon-wrapped box of cookies contains twelve delicious gourmet chocolate covered sandwich cookies in decadent flavors.
24. Ultimate Old Fashioned Kit
Looking to add an interactive edge to virtual events? Before hosting, send out these ultimate Old Fashioned kits from Yes Cocktail Co. and have participants create and enjoy drinks during the event! Bringing people together through a sensory experience is an easy way to make your virtual events stand out.
This kit contains 6 handcrafted products to help you make the perfect classic or modern Old Fashioned.
25. Amish Country Popcorn Kernel Variety Set
This popcorn kernel variety set comes with six - four ounce gift set with buttersalt. Varieties include rainbow, red, mushroom, blue, medium white & purple kernels with your favorite buttersalt!
The set even comes with 15 amazing popcorn recipes and their Fantastic Recipe Guide eBook. These are non-GMO & glutten-free, low calorie, and tree nut & peanut free
26. Swag Packs
Our partnership with SwagUp allows you to customize incredible branded swag kits to send to prospects, customers, or employees.
We have a collection of some of the finest whiskies in our Marketplace!
Among the options are Johnny Walker Double Black, Talisker 10 Year Single Malt, Glenmorangie 15 Year The Cadboll Estate Single Malt, and Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
28. eGift Cards
Anything from Visa eCards to Amazon, we got 'em! Other options include Taco Bell, Chipotle, Starbucks, Target, Door Dash, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Wine.com.
29. JBL Clip 3
This clip and play speaker is like no other. The JBL Clip 3 is a unique ultra-portable, ultra-rugged and waterproof Bluetooth speaker that is small in size but with surprisingly big sound.
30. Stress Ball Bundle
Serenilite three density hand therapy stress balls are great for reducing physical discomfort and relieving mental tension in your body.
Another stress reducer.
31. Bath Bombs Gift Set
This set of twelve uniquely handcrafted bath bombs are functional and relaxing. This is another great option for a self-care gift. They're made in California with premium USA natural ingredients, formulated for normal/dry skin, that fizzes with colors and won't stain your tub!
32. Personal Fan
Is your recipient in the midst of a scorching heatwave? Or do they just need to cool down 😅?
If so, send them this compact yet powerful personal fan, perfect for use on any table or desktop. The high-velocity motor delivers concentrated blasts of cool, refreshing air. It's tilt-adjustable head allows you to precisely direct airflow. No assembly is required and the fan measures approximately 6x4x6 inches.
33. Bouquet of Flowers
We offer a few different flower varieties of flower bouquets, including everything from roses to sunflowers Sending flowers to someone who is going through a tough time can be the defining gesture that turns their attitude around.
34. Desk Plants
Spruce up the aesthetics of any home workspace with desk plants from Garden Streets! They offer air cleaning plants, mini succulents, air plants, cat palms, snake plants and more!
This is a great option if you don't know much about your recipient and don't want to send them the generic gift card. Everyone loves plants!
35. Relevant Book
Sharing the gift of knowledge can be a powerful play to reach c-suite or top tier executives. Offering up a book as it pertains to a relevant conversation is a great way to get a foot in the door.
Happy Holiday Gifting!
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