Gifts for the “Hard to Buy For” | Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Great Gift Ideas for “Hard to Buy For”, Neighbors, Co-Workers, Friends, Grandparents & Those with Special Interests | Holiday Gift Guide 2018

We all have someone (or two or three) on our shopping list that are hard to buy for!  Maybe they have all the practical things they need, or they have an interest that we just don’t understand, or whatever the reason, they’re just hard to buy for.

Here’s a list of “interest specific” or otherwise just off-the-wall gift ideas.  Browse it and see if you can find the perfect gift.


Do they enjoy time in the kitchen?  Do they have a sense of humor?  Check out this list of 11 Cute Kitchen Gadgets you didn’t know you needed!  A samurai sword cake cutter, dinosaur pasta server or “Nessie” soup ladle might be just what they need!

Shopping for a Downton Abbey fan?  Well, that’s going to take some extra space!  I have an entire page of Gift Ideas for the Downton Abbey Fan.  


Are Grandparents hard to buy for?  They are to me!  Here’s a great idea!

GrandBox is the perfect gift for seniors and grandparents for the Holidays! Save $5 on you first purchase!   Use coupon/promo code: FAMILYGUIDE5 at or

New or expectant mom and you’re clueless on what to get?  I’ve got a whole gift guide on Christmas Gifts for New (or expectant) Moms with gift ideas in the $30, $20 and $10 range to fit any budget!


Does your hard to buy for recipient have a hard time being on time?  Then this Whatever – I’m late anyway clock would be prefect for them!



Are they a Gilmore Girls fan and you just don’t understand?  I have a whole separate gift guide just for Gilmore Girls fans!

If you’re shopping for someone else that is a knitter and you’re not up on the world of yarn and knitting, a GREAT gift idea would be the Yarn of the Month Subscription Box!

The Darn Good Yarn of the Month box is just $10!

Each month the box contains:

  • A Skein of Premium Yarn
  • A Knit & Crochet Pattern
  • A Mystery Gift


coloringbookShopping for the artsy type or a hard to buy for teen girl?

Keep Calm and Carry On – Personalized Adult Coloring Book – $19.99 from Put Me In the Story.

A great personalized gift for the holidays, each copy of Keep Calm and Color On is personalized with a name on the front and back cover, a special dedication page, and a coloring page where the chosen name (yours or the gift recipient’s) is a part of the illustration. Keep Calm and Color On is the only adult coloring book that can be personalized!

Enjoy over 60 beautifully designed patterns and discover inspiring quotes throughout. From cool little kids to artsy adults, everyone deserves a few mindful moments for themselves. Keep your creations bound in the book or decorate your space with your colorful masterpieces. The creative possibilities are endless with this hands-on way to have fun and keep calm

If gaming or Instagram isn’t your world and you don’t want any devices that are “smart” but you have someone on your shopping list that is in to any of those things, I’ve got a Tech Gifts for Christmas Guide to help you !


Find more categories on the Holiday Gift Guide page!


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