The AFPL Holiday Gift Guide 2021

AFPL Holiday Gift Guide 2021

iPhone 13
The best smartphone on the market.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.apple.com/iphone-13/

Google Pixel 6
The best phone for Android lovers.
BUY IT HERE: https://store.google.com/product/pixel_6?hl=en-US

AirTags and YubiKey
Airtags are a great way to keep track of your belongings.
BUY THEM HERE: https://www.apple.com/airtag/

The Yubikey offers an extra layer of security to your online life, that as of now is far more secure than anything else.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.yubico.com/product/yubikey-5c-nfc/

Mobile Phone Gaming Controllers
The Backbone One Controller is the best adapter for iPhone gaming and the Razer Kishi is the best for Android.

BUY THE BACKBONE HERE: https://playbackbone.com/

BUY THE RAZER HERE: https://www.razer.com/mobile-controllers/Razer-Kishi/RZ06-02900100-R3U1

Apple Watch
The best smartwatch by a longshot.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.apple.com/apple-watch-series-7/

mobile charging station
A convenient way to charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods all at once.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.elago.com/charging-hubiphoneapple-airpodsapple-watch/3-in-1-charging-station-compatible-with-airpods-pro-7km96

photo printing
The Polaroid Go Camera is a fun, retro way to take and share pictures.
BUY IT HERE: https://us.polaroid.com/products/go-polaroid-camera

The Instanx Link printer lets you print photos from your phone wherever you are for easy sharing.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Fujifilm-Instax-Link-Wide-Printer/dp/B09GXMRPV8?th=1

iMac
The 2021 iMac is a great computer for creativity and productivity. And the fun, colorful new design is hard to resist.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.apple.com/imac/

iPad
The iPad Air strikes the right balance between affordability and power. The best tablet on the market for most people.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.apple.com/ipad-air/

Apple TV
It may be pricier than its competition, but the experience it provides is second-to-none.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.apple.com/apple-tv-4k/

Samsung Frame
Combining a stellar picture with design features that are unmatched anywhere else, this TV is a true work of art.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.samsung.com/us/televisions-home-theater/tvs/the-frame/55-the-frame-qled-4k-smart-tv-2021-qn55ls03aafxza/

turntable
Records are still back, and this mid-range turntable is a great way to start an audiophile obsessions.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.project-audio.com/en/product/debut-carbon-evo/

Speakers
The UE Wonderboom 2 packs a punch in a tiny, portable package.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.ultimateears.com/en-us/wireless-speakers/wonderboom-2.html

Ikea’s Symfonisk picture frame speaker provides rich sound mixed with modern design.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.ikea.com/us/en/p/symfonisk-picture-frame-with-wi-fi-speaker-black-40487320/

small kitchen appliances
A rice cooker is a handier device than most people realize, and this one doesn’t take up much room.
BUY IT HERE: https://bydash.com/products/mini-rice-cooker

The Revolution toaster offers a smart touch screen, slow descend and eject, and even lets you know when it’s time to enter the crumb tray.
BUY IT HERE: https://revcook.com/products/instaglo-r180-toaster

nanoleaf elements
These decorative smart lights allow for a mix of colorful shapes in any pattern you choose, while still maintining a refined look.
BUY IT HERE: https://nanoleaf.me/en-US/products/nanoleaf-elements/

coffee maker
Delivers Specialty Coffee Association Golden Cup-rated coffee, and Cnet’s pick for best coffee maker for 2 years running.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.oxo.com/8-cup-coffee-maker.html

coffee accessories
This coffee grinder isn’t exactly silent, but it’s as quiet as you’re likely to find, and it doesn’t take up too much space.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.krupsusa.com/COFFEE-APPLIANCES/Silent-Vortex-Electric-Grinder/p/8010000905

This portable espresso machine allows you to brew your favorite blend wherever you are, though you do need to provide your own hot water.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.wacaco.com/pages/nanopresso

kitchen accessories
A foldable reusable straw with carrying case and cleaning brush.
BUY IT HERE: https://final.co/products/finalstraw?variant=15352984830018

Cute, reusable plastic food storage bags. Top rack dishwasher safe.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.grove.co/catalog/product/reusable-storage-bag-essentials-set/

A neatly compartmentalized lunch containber.
BUY IT HERE: https://bentgo.com/collections/lunch-boxes/products/bentgo?variant=727065247

more kitchen accessories
A cute little dish for cooking eggs quickly in the microwave, with a lid to reduce mess.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/minute-egg-maker

Stylish kitchen accessories from the Finnish design house.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.marimekko.com/us_en/catalogsearch/result/?q=ketunmarja

hot chocolate bombs
A fun and delicious way to enjoy a favorite Winter treat.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.getbombombs.com/buy-now-1

Truff products
Hot sauce, olive oil, mayonnaise, and pasta sauce, all with just the right amount of truffle. Deliciously decadent.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.truff.com/

truffle carpaccio
Peak-season truffle slices in olive oil that are sure to delight any foodies on your list.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/black-truffle-carpaccio

bonsai
A beautiful and unique Azalea bonsai plant.
BUY IT HERE: https://brusselsbonsai.com/satsuki-azalea-bonsai-tree-dt8014az/

A bonsai plant for those with less of a green thumb.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.amazon.com/LEGO-Building-Project-Beautiful-Display/dp/B08HVXZW8X

household items
A convenient, compact, rechargeable, electric screwdriver with 55 bits.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.amazon.com/ABLY-Electric-Screwdriver-Precision-Magnetic/dp/B08VNM92XV

A stylish way to wake up every day.
BUY IT HERE: https://cloudnola.com/products/glam-copper-alarm-clock

home accessories
Get the benefits of a toilet ottoman with a touch of retro style.
BUY IT HERE: https://hellotushy.com/products/tushy-ottoman-toilet-stool

Space heaters shouldn’t have to be ugly either, as this model proves.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.amazon.com/GAIATOP-Efficient-Bedroom-Electric-Motorhome/dp/B08FHXP7P8

the duchess necklace
As seen on Kate Middleton, this charming, customizable necklace set should bring a smile to any Mother’s face.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.mercimamanboutique.com/us/the-duchess-necklace

wool blanket
Stylish, warm, and eco-friendly, these will be just the thing to snuggle up with during a cold Winter’s night.
BUY IT HERE: https://us.tartanblanketco.com/collections/recycled-wool-blankets

men's accessories
Cool, flannel ballcaps in a variety of retro styles.
BUY THEM HERE: https://www.ebbets.com/collections/ballcaps

Stylish bracelets made from whiskey and wine barrells.
BUY THEM HERE: https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/whiskey-and-wine-barrel-bracelets

scarves
Comfortable scarves reflecting the month the giftee was born.
BUY THEM HERE: https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/birth-month-flower-scarf

vanmoof bike
The Cadillac of electric bikes.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.vanmoof.com/en-US/s3?color=dark

exercise equipment
Elegant and refined home workout equipment that looks as nice on a table as it feels in use.
BUY IT HERE: https://food52.com/shop/products/7434-handcrafted-walnut-and-maple-dumbbells

firepit
You’ve seen the ads on Facebook, and you know you want one.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.solostove.com/solo-stove-bonfire/

shibumi shade
Ditch the umbrella. This is the better way to keep in the shade on the beach.
BUY IT HERE: https://shibumishade.com/

yard accessories
A beautiful and unique way to help feed one of our favorite garden visitors.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/glass-heart-hummingbird-feeder

Add a Bohemian touch to any yard.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/upcycled-wine-bottle-heart-chime

garden tools
Simplify your garden work with this one-handed digging tool.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/one-handed-dirt-digging-tool

Protect your arms from thorns and brambles with this pretty gloves.
BUY THEM HERE: https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/arm-protecting-garden-gloves

pottery kit
Nurture your budding potter with this fun kit!
BUY IT HERE: https://sculpd.com/products/sculpd

puzzle
Not just a puzzle, solve a mystery as you piece the image together.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.universitygames.com/recipeformurder

games
A slew of great games for kids and adults, pairs and groups.

BUY WINGSPAN HERE: https://stonemaiergames.com/games/wingspan/
BUY DUNE HERE: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/283355/dune
BUY SUSHI GO! HERE: https://gamewright.com/product/Sushi-Go
BUY CODENAMES HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Czech-Games-00031CGE-Codenames/dp/B014Q1XX9S

PS. You can try Codenames from the library first here: https://encore.avalonfreelibrary.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1230987?lang=eng

clue
Who wouldn’t want this deluxe edition of the classic board game?
BUY IT HERE: https://www.macys.com/shop/product/winning-solutions-clue-luxury-edition-board-game?ID=10452066

lite-brite
Lite-Brite is back! Share one of your favorite toys with your own children!
BUY IT HERE: https://www.target.com/p/lite-brite-ultimate-classic-learning-toy/-/A-15361107

nintendo switch
Video game consoles are in short supply this year, but you’re more likely to snag one of these than an Xbox or PS5, so if you can find one, go for it! It’s a bestseller for a reason!
BUY IT HERE (MAYBE): https://www.nintendo.com/switch/oled-model/

switch games
If you do manage to get a Switch, or know someone who already has one, these games should help brighten their holiday!

BUY POKEMON HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Pokemon-Brilliant-Diamond-Nintendo-Switch/dp/B08Y6HCHP8/
BUY MARIO PARTY HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Mario-Party-Superstars-Nintendo-Switch/dp/B097B2HQ5R/

Xbox games
Do you know an Xbox gamer? These 2 games are hot commodities this Season, and both will work on the new Xbox Series X and the older Xbox One consoles.
BUY HALO HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Halo-Infinite-Xbox-One-Standard/dp/B07SL6YYBW/
BUY FORZA HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Forza-Horizon-Standard-Xbox-One-X/dp/B097MGZ7MY/

Or you could always spring for a few months of Game Pass Ultimate, which gives the user access to both of the above titles as well as hundreds more.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Xbox-Game-Pass-Ultimate-Membership/dp/B07TGNFVWV/

Playstation games
Is your gamer a Playstation fan instead? These titles are likely on their wishlist(s).

BUY RATCHET & CLANK HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Ratchet-Clank-Rift-Apart-PlayStation-5/dp/B095T8C99C/
BUY MADDEN HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Madden-NFL-22-PlayStation-5/dp/B096NGLW78
BUY GUARDIANS HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Marvels-Guardians-Galaxy-PlayStation-5/dp/B096WZFCHR/
BUY CALL OF DUTY HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Call-Duty-Vanguard-PlayStation-5/dp/B09D643D8F/

NOTE: These games will only work on either the PS5 or PS4 console. Make sure you are buying the correct version. They are also all available on Xbox.

oculus quest
The best VR experience that doesn’t require a computer to run.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.oculus.com/quest-2/

NOTE: The company change has recently changed to Meta, so you may see that branding instead of Oculus. While a PC is not required for the Quest to function, it can be optionally paired with one.

ada twist scientist
It’s a book, it’s a Netflix show, and of course, it’s a toy, or rather a series of them. Pick these up for any fans you might know!
BUY THEM HERE: https://www.walmart.com/search?q=ada+twist%2C+scientist

bluey toys
The hit Australian kids show which airs on Disney has spawned its own line of hot toys.
GET THEM HERE: https://www.amazon.com/stores/Bluey/page/6BF178A0-C5E3-42D0-88AC-0D161D04E9EE?ref_=ast_bln

fairy finder
These toys have already been selling out in many places, so you might not want to wait on picking one up.
GET IT HERE: https://wowwee.com/got2glow-fairy-finder

nail polish maker
I can think of some adults that would love to make their own nail polish, so this feels like kind of a no-brainer for kids.
GET IT HERE: https://www.makeitrealplay.com/products/color-fusion-nail-polish-maker-deluxe-edition

This Batman playset is also selling out quickly, so snag one while you can.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.amazon.com/DC-Comics-Transforming-Exclusive-Accessories/dp/B08TSYX2P5

These collectible battle launchers have been a hot commodity, and this little arena provides fun that will last at least as long as it takes to pronounce the name.
BUY IT HERE: https://beyblade.hasbro.com/en-us/product/beyblade-burst-surge-speedstorm-motor-strike-battle-set-game-motorized-beystadium-2-toy-tops-and-2-launchers:2CE3B608-7A97-4C83-A74A-0BEEE11A318

Kids love to collect things. Including these mini commercial product models for some reason. Makes a great stocking stuffer!
BUY THEM HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Surprise-Mini-Brands-Miniature-Collectible/dp/B07ZPMK3J5/?th=1

If you know any little ones that can’t have a real dog, this cute robotic one is the next best thing.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Sky-Rocket-Moji-Interactive-Labradoodle/dp/B086PHXVFD/ref=sr_1_1?th=1

We all wish we had a blanket fort construction kit when we were kids. Don’t deprive yours of such joy!
BUY IT HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Crazy-Forts-Purple-69-pieces/dp/B001DNHYC0/

Here’s another one that’s selling out quick. Kids concoct a magic potion that produces steam and brings a Magic Mixie toy “to life”. This one is so hot that you should take extra caution to avoid getting scammed.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.moosetoys.com/our-toys/magic-mixies/magic-mixies-magic-cauldron-blue/

This kids’ kickboard is designed to grow with them as they age, making it last longer than most.
BUY IT HERE: https://microkickboard.com/products/maxi-deluxe-scooter

Like “Where’s Waldo?” but with your favorite kids or grandkids inside.
BUY IT HERE: https://www.wonderbly.com/personalized-products/where-are-you-book

This book is filled with prompts that encourage your little one to write and draw in order to learn about and better express themselves.
BUY IT HERE: https://weesociety.com/products/me-a-compendium

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