While Boomers may appreciate the same items a Millennial or Gen X-er can, you won’t always find dedicated gift guides focused on them. Different generations have their own needs, wants, and tastes that differ widely from the next. That’s why we looked high and low for the best gifts for Boomers at great prices.
From kitchen essentials for your older neighbor to a bonsai kit for grandma, these inexpensive but useful gift ideas are sure to please. We even include special coupon codes and gift-giving savings hacks so you don’t have to break the bank. Go ahead and relax this holiday season — we’ll take the stress out of shopping!
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Food and Home Gifts for Boomers
1. The Pioneer Woman Digital Slow Cooker
If you know someone whose role model is Ree Drummond, look no further. This slow cooker ($34.88, Walmart) does multiple jobs in one. You can cook savory meat dishes, stir up some mac and cheese, or even bake up a peach cobbler.
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2. Cocktail Shaker Set
This 21-piece set ($29.99, Amazon) is perfect for fans of a carefully crafted cocktail. It saves your loved one money so they can make drinks as much as they’d like at home. Use the 10% off coupon on the Amazon page to snag a final price of $26.99.
3. Hickory Farms Deluxe Holiday Favorites
Who doesn’t love a good snack? This gift box ($22.99, Target) contains all the goodies like crackers, cheddar cheese, sausages, and sweet and hot mustard. You can actually get it for cheaper at $19.99 if you order for pickup or same-day delivery now.
4. Bonsai Starter Kit
You get a lot of value in this set. This bonsai starter kit ($32.99, Amazon) contains everything you need to start growing four different types of trees. Plus, we’ve seen it go on sale for as low as $24.99.
5. Dat’l Do-It Volcanic Eruption Hot Sauce Collection
Spice up the holidays with a set ($14.98, Walmart) that’s perfect for culinary daredevils. The kit contains six different sauces, including Smoky Bourbon, Hawaiian Heat, Green Wasabi, and Icelandic Ash Pepper Sauce. If you want to save the most money, you could break the set into six smaller gifts for $2.50 apiece.
6. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
Everyone loves a warm cup of coffee. This smart mug ($129.95, Best Buy) is quite the investment, but it’s a gift that can be used for years and keeps that cup of coffee at the preferred temperature. Even better, you can get it on sale for $99.95 right now.
7. Echo Dot, 5th Gen
This newest iteration of the ever-popular speaker and smart assistant ($49.99, Amazon) is perfect for making everyday life that much easier. Luckily, it’s marked down to just $27.99 for a limited time.
8. Tile Starter Pack
Never lose your keys, wallet, or anything you can stick a Tile ($84.98, Tile.com) on again. The kit is on sale for $39.99, and it includes a free premium subscription. You get a Tile card and a keychain that make sounds whenever you need help finding the items they’re attached to.
Beauty and Grooming Gifts for Boomers
Encourage the ladies in your life to pamper themselves with this set ($9.99, Amazon). The 12 manicure essentials are stainless steel and even come in a leather carrying case.
10. Olay Facial Skin Holiday Duo Pack
Wrinkles beware: these lotions ($20, Target) include skincare ingredients that are renowned for their anti-aging benefits. The vitamin C moisturizer is made for daytime use, while the retinol moisturizer is best for nighttime.
11. Men’s Cologne Sampler Gift Set
Gift-giving never smelled so good. This cologne set ($17.99, Target) comes with four different fragrances: blue sage & tonka, juniper & sandalwood, cedarwood & geranium, and spiced ginger & rum.
12. SpaLife Luxury Men’s Spa Set
A spa day isn’t just for women. This 7-piece set ($27.99, Amazon) includes a carrying case, body wash, lotion, bath salt, bubble bath, shower gel, and a sisal sponge. Even better, it’s all a rich sandalwood scent with hints of amber.
13. HISDERN Men’s Ties and Pocket Square Set
What’s more classic than gifting ties to the distinguished gentlemen in your life? This set ($27.99, Amazon) contains three ties and pocket squares. Choose from 15 different color and pattern options to find the right set for your loved one.
14. Asutra Melt Pain Away Body Butter
When things start feeling a bit achier than you last remember, consider this body butter ($24.99, Target). Plus, it’s made with all-natural ingredients like capsaicin (the stuff that makes chili peppers spicy) and magnesium for a warming effect.
15. Dr Teal’s Eucalyptus Regimen Bath and Body Gift Set
Soak the stress away with this set ($9.99, Target). Your loved ones can give their muscles and joints a break with products infused with eucalyptus and spearmint essential oils and Epsom salts.