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Givebacks Gift Guide: 2023 Holiday Gifts for Parents and In-Laws

December 15, 2023

Givebacks Gift Guide: 2023 Holiday Gifts for Parents and In-Laws

Selecting gifts for in-laws (and even your own parents) can be tricky! But whether you’re new to the family or have been buying presents for years and need fresh ideas, we’ve got your back. This list full of fun gifts is sure to contain something they’ll like—or at least to start a funny conversation.  

And if all else fails, you can mention that the gift you bought gives back! That’s because when you shop online using the Givebacks extension and activate an offer, you’ll power a donation to the cause of your choice, at no cost to you. Happy holiday gifting!

2023 Holiday Gifts for Parents and In-Laws

Monogram holiday mug

This festive mug will fill them up with good cheer. For bonus points, pair it with sachets of their favorite tea or a bag of their fave coffee beans. Just give them the heads up that it can’t go in the microwave, thanks to the dash of 24k gold!

Gourmet instant coffee

If you’ve got a family member infamous for their “delicious” instant coffee, gift them a set of single-packs that are actually good. You can choose from a variety of roasts (including a decaf option), so a quality cuppa joe is never more than 5 minutes away.

Flavored coffee sugar

And if you want to take their warm drinks up another notch, throw in this variety pack of coffee sugars with unique flavors like creme brulee and burnt sugar orange spice. They’re also delicious sprinkled on pancakes, folded into whipped cream, or used to spice up baked goods.

Stanley tumbler

If your parents or in-laws aren’t super active on TikTok, you get to be the one to introduce them to the Stanley! This travel tumbler comes in a ton of colors, will keep their drink the right temperature all day, and is a great upgrade from the plastic bottles they’ve had for way too long.

Click and grow garden

Keep their green thumb active all winter long with this smart indoor garden. It works with biodegradable plant pods that are filled with seeds and nutrients, and doles out the right amount of light and water automatically.

Travel coffee table book

Remind them of a place they’ve always loved—or inspire them to finally take that trip they’ve always dreamed about—with a thoughtful coffee table book full of beautiful local photography.

Subpar parks book

On the flip side, give them a good laugh with this book of “America's Most Extraordinary National Parks and Their Least Impressed Visitors.” The whole fam will get a chuckle out of reviews like, “this looks nothing like the license plate.”

Towel warmer

This is a little luxury they might not buy for themselves, but will surely appreciate every day. All they have to do is plug it in, pop in a towel or two, wait a few minutes, and get ready to get wrapped up in coziness.

Apple AirTags

Ensure they never lose their luggage, wallet, or keys with these handy tags. They’re easy to set up, encrypted for privacy, and help them keep digital track of their most important items.

Permanent bouquet

This is a great gift for in-laws that will keep them smiling long after the holiday season is over. These pretty crepe peonies are bright and cheery, adding a pop of color even when the weather outside is frightful.

Cake-shaped cheese tower

Edible gifts are always a winner—they don’t take up a ton of room, and if you time it right, you get to enjoy them, too. This stack of four super high-quality cheeses is not only tasty but a great conversation starter, too.

Custom bobblehead

They say they have everything they need—but do they have a custom bobblehead of themselves?? If not, you’ve got your gift. And on the rare chance they do have their own custom bobblehead, get one with your head. They almost definitely don’t have that!

Digital photo scanning

Warning: this is one of those gifts for in-laws and parents that may make them tear up. It’s a service that takes their old film photos and scans them into digital format, preserving and protecting their memories for the long run.

Bluetooth turntable

For those who love listening to old records, this musical tech product connects them to the modern era. Literally—the turntable connects to their wireless speakers or headphones so they can rock around the house.