With the holiday season quickly approaching, you may be concerned with what to get your loved ones. Especially with the added confusion around Covid-19 and what stores may be open, you may be at a loss as to where to look. A simple and safe approach to gift buying is to look online. Online stores eliminate the need for you to touch items or come face to face with any germs. They also allow you to buy your items without putting on a mask or leaving the comfort of your own home. However, the online world is massive; where do you start?
If your loved one is creative or enjoys more artsy things, it may be a good idea to buy original art online. This can be anything from a painting or sculpture to a piece of jewelry. If it has been crafted by an artist, it qualifies as art.
If your friend or family member loves food or drinks, consider giving a gift basket of some kind. Whether it is a cookie bouquet or a wine basket, as long as it has something your loved one enjoys, he or she sure to like it. These kinds of gifts are easily purchased online and delivered whenever and wherever you choose.
For the animal lover in your family, consider donating money to their favorite shelter or sanctuary. This is, again, something that can be done easily online. If you also declare that your donation was a gift for someone, it is common that the place will send a certificate or letter stating what you did. Since there is no physical gift, that letter or certificate can substitute. You could also buy tickets online to your loved one’s favorite zoo or aquarium.
There are many, many gift options to choose from online. The key is to start with what you know your loved one enjoys and go from there.