15 Last-Minute Hanukkah Gifts To Grab Before Lighting The Menorah
Tomorrow is the first night of Hanukkah. Come sunset, Jewish families around the world will break out the menorah and start spinning the dreidel. If you read that sentence and began to sweat a little, you've come to the right place. If you're still need of some last-minute Hanukkah gifts that look like you put some thought into them, we've curated some unique buys that'll work for every person on your list, from the artsy girlfriend to the brother that decided to grow a beard against everyone's wishes and now you all realize you just have to live with it. We won't blame or judge you for procrastinating on gift buying this year, but it would be a shame if you missed giving a Hanukkah gift to someone special in your life just because you didn't have any ideas for them.
You've got eight days of gift-giving ahead. Before sundown on Sunday arrives, it's worth it to make sure you have all your ducks in a row ,and every family member and friend accounted for. Here you'll find 15 perfect, personality-specific presents for every person on your list. Hanukkah's almost here, and you're getting down to the wire — time to urgently finish off your gift-buying before sitting down to celebrate.
1. For The Mom Who Loves To Cook
Give your mom the gift of somewhere to put her iPad and cookbooks while she's working on dinner. This cookbook stand ($24) from West Elm keep them in sight and out of the line of fire.
2. For The Dad Who's Into Craft Brew
The craft brew movement has piqued the interest of tons of dads out there, and this beer making kit ($40) from Brooklyn Brewshop is sure to be a hit for them.
3. For The Coffee Afficiando Boyfriend
Assuming they already own all the latest coffee gadgets, go simple but useful with this coffee scoop and bag clip ($6) from CB2.
4. For The Artsy Girlfriend
The girlfriend that loves drawing and doodling will appreciate this adult coloring book ($10) from Amazon.
5. For The Beauty Addicted Sister
If your sister has got every makeup kit out there, she'll be all over this wooden beauty station ($70) from Brit + Co.
6. For The Outdoorsy Brother
Next time you bro it out in the woods, he'll love this double hammock ($65) you bought him from Urban Outfitters.
7. For The Yogi Friend
Your BFF will definitely be saying nahmaste when you give her this yoga mat carrier ($48) from Lululemon.
8. For The Bubbe Who Loves To Entertain
If your Bubbe is always bringing friends and family over for a light nosh, your will love this gorgeous floral table runner ($65) from Leif Shop.
9. For The Mom Who Loves To Travel
If your mom is constantly booking her next flight, this push-pin travel map ($60) from Etsy will let her display her adventures in a pretty way.
10. For The Vinyl-Loving Dad
Make it easy for your dad to re-organize his beloved vinyl collection with these wood record dividers ($75) from ScoutMob.
11. For The Techie Boyfriend
What techie boyfriend wouldn't want the chance to play with a mini drone quadcopter with HD camera ($100) from Urban Outfitters? None, that's who.
12. For The Girlfriend That Loves To Bake
If she's always got the oven on, upgrade her cooking gear with this adorable whale measuring set ($32) from Anthropologie.
13. For The Exercise-Loving Sister
Runners and hikers alike will be all over this teal Fitbit steps tracker ($100) from Best Buy.
14. For The Brother That Decided To Grow A Beard
Whether or not your family totally supports it, you all have to live with it now. Make it easy for him to keep it nice with a beard grooming kit ($39) from Amara.
15. For The Friend With Mad Instagram Skills
If they're a budding photographer, they'll be all over this mobile lens kit ($39) from Urban Outfitters.