12 Days of Christmas: 5 Practical Gifts People Will Use

Having trouble finding the right gifts for someone? It can be difficult to find the perfect gift for that special someone, but why not get them a gift they will use?

Here are 5 practical gifts that people will use, in no particular order.

1. Desk Lamp

Task lighting is important when reading, writing, or working at a desk. A desk lamp provides an adjustable light source that can also help with detailed tasks like painting, drawing, or building plastic model kits. Increase their productivity with adequate lighting. Adequate lighting helps with productivity and ambience.

A desk lamp will see daily use when gifted to students, workers, or hobbyists.

2. Insulated Tumbler

Ever had your hot coffee go old or ice dilute your favorite drink? An insulated tumbler keeps drinks at the right temperature for hours. Nothing beats a refreshing drink while out and about.

Give this gift to someone who enjoys a hot cup of coffee or an ice-cold beverage on the go.

3. Infrared Thermometer

While COVID-19 has brought more widespread thermometer use, keep them around in case of other illness.

Checking temperatures with an infrared thermometer takes seconds, and requires no contact, preventing spread of any type of illness or infection.

A business owner could benefit from an infrared thermometer to ensure the safety of customers and employees.

4. Bluetooth Speaker

Many folks like to listen to music or podcasts so why not give them a speaker so they can listen to their favorite artists or podcast. Choose from different brands of Bluetooth speakers but check out this Klein Tools speaker at homelectrical.com!

This gift is good for music lovers and avid podcast fans who enjoy listening or sharing their tunes.

5. Smart Bulb

This gift is highly interactive and customizable. Turn on the lights and change the color temperature from your phone or other mobile device. This Sylvania light bulb pairs with the Sylvania app to help you adjust the room lighting.

Purchase this for the tech-savvy friend or family member that wants to create a smart home experience.

This list offers budget-friendly and practical items that will see use. When your recipient uses one of these gifts, they will thank you.

Let us know what other gifts you think are practical in the comments below!

Mark Watola
Mark Watola

Mark graduated with a B.S in Communications from Kennesaw State University in 2020. Enlisted in the United States Marine Corps from 2012 to 2016, Mark operated as a Photojournalist and Correspondent at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Public Affairs Office. Learning from his time in the military, Mark prides himself on having an adaptable and mission-based mindset with a willingness to work cooperatively to craft quality content.

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