You know that lemon zester that your great aunt Tilly gave you for Christmas two years ago? The practicality is there but considering one can be allergic to citrus, that kind of puts that in the I can’t use it pile. Well give great aunt Tilly my list and you may be getting a great gift this year!

Useful Gift #1: Gift Cards


I cannot express the all-around usefulness of a gift card! Whether it’s from Walmart or your local grocery store. A gift card can speak volumes in the I so need it pile.

Useful Gift #2: The Herb Chop Block


For the chef in your family. This useful item is a perfect gift for someone who cooks but has everything they need. Its small and compact and sturdy to boot.

Useful Gift #3: Toothbrush Organizer


This shiny beauty is a wonderment for the people who like to keep things organized and neat. It not only keeps toothbrushes in place, it’s sort of pretty!

Useful Gift #4: Cellphone Case with Earbud Holder


The teen or tech obsessed person you know will love this. It’s always so hard to keep earbuds in place or keep them from being wrecked.

Useful Gift #5: The Balcony BBQ


This little beauty is great for someone who just moved into their own apartment or condo. Whether it be a first move or just had to move. It doesn’t take up much space and can be put out of sight till needed.

Useful Gift #6: Car Swivel Tray


There is always a person in your family or group who is always eating on the go. I mean they practically live in their vehicle because of jobs or whatever. This swivel tray is a great gift because it lets them eat without getting messy.

Useful Gift #7: Wrap Around Wallet


Do you have a friend or family member who is constantly dropping their wallet and phone? I know I do. This wrap around wallet is a great gift for that person. It holds everything like a wallet but also has a secure pocket for a cellphone too.

Written by Cleo Neufeld

Cleo Neufeld

Before meeting the love of her life, Cleo was a single mother to a beautiful little girl for many years. She shares her expertise in single parenting, building a relationship, living on a budget and more.