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2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Homebodies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—Olio in Iowa’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide! In the coming week I’ll be sharing gift ideas for every type of traveler on your holiday list.

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Graphic for Olio in Iowa's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide of Gifts for Homebodies

Even the most seasoned travelers like to stay home sometimes. That’s why I’m excited to share some amazing gifts for homebodies on your list.

Whether you’re looking for a gift for someone moving into a cozier season of life or someone who is a homebody at heart, this list of recommendations is for you. This collection of items is curated to include things that will help make this space feel cozier and ensure their season at home is a special one.

Hand holding two packets of Instant Plant Food fertilizer

Instant Plant Food is a great gift for any of the plant parents in your life. These houseplant fertilizer tabs are inexpensive and easy to incorporate into regular watering.

Perfect for: the houseplant collector

Instant Plant Food Fertilizer (4 Pack), $15.95

Collection of wooden thumb book holders

Last year one of my favorite gifts was a handy reading gadget I’d never even heard of before. These wooden thumb page holder are the perfect present for anyone who constantly has a book in their hand. Not only does it make it easy to hold up a bulky hardcover, but they’re also great for reading while sipping a morning coffee or nighttime tea.

Perfect for: the avid reader

Thumb Page Holder, $12.14

Two feet wearing Allbirds Wool Dwellers slippers

I’ve been a fan of Allbirds for years. And now that they’ve branched out into slippers, I’m excited that I can enjoy their fabulous footwear both on the road and at home! Allbirds’ new Wool Dwellers are limited edition and the epitome of a cozy gift for the holiday season.

Perfect for: anyone who could use a little extra comfort

Wool Dwellers, $68

Harlem Candle Company Langston candle

I’m a sucker for candles and the Harlem Candle Company was one of my favorite finds during quarantine. These candles has absolutely beautiful containers and equally gorgeous scents. But each of the candles are inspired by people and places that make up the richness of Harlem.

Perfect for: your friend with wanderlust

Langston Nightclub Map Candle, $54

Example of personalized book embosser stamp on a page

For the bookworm that has everything, a personalized book embosser is the perfect holiday gift. Not only is this a unique and thoughtful gift, but it’s also something practical to give to a friend whose TBR pile you might not be super familiar with.

Perfect for: the friend building their personal library

Custom Book Embosser, $20

Game pieces for Tiny Towns game

Our family is big on board games and our at-home collection has become pretty extensive. If you know someone else who enjoys a game (and staying home), have I got some ideas for you! Lately our favorite two-player-friendly games are Sushi Go! and Codenames Duet. But we also just got Tiny Towns, which is great for two people but also fun with a larger group.

Perfect for: the friend who is always coordinating game night

Codenames Duet, $18.99

Sushi Go!, $14.99

Tiny Towns, $42.99

Share Your Thoughts

I would love to hear from you! What are some of your favorite gifts for homebodies?

Shopping for your favorite friend who likes to stay home? Don't miss these gifts for homebodies when shopping this holiday season! #giftguide #holidaygiftguide
Shopping for your favorite friend who likes to stay home? Don't miss these gifts for homebodies when shopping this holiday season! #giftguide #holidaygiftguide

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