When creating your holiday gift shopping list, your friends and family are probably the first people to come to mind. But if you really think about it, there are a lot of people who make an impact in your daily life.
The mailman, for instance. Delivering all of your Christmas cards would be near impossible without them! And your children’s teachers? Their desks are piled high with end-of-year assignments.
Whether you’re super close with them or not, it’s hard to navigate the holidays without those “helpers” in your life. So if you’re looking for a way to say “thank you!” a small holiday gift is sure to do the trick!
Below, find all of my favorite gifts for helpers—from hairstylists to baristas to dog walkers and more.
The Best Gifts For Helpers This Christmas
Some of the best gifts for helpers are practical little presents that show you care. You don’t have to spend an arm or a leg, but a small gesture can go a long way!
We don’t call them helpers for no reason! They’re busy and when the holidays roll around, often overwhelmed.
The Five Minute Journal can help them start their day on the right foot with a few minutes of mindfulness.
What better way to say “thank you” than with a little bit of kindness? And one of my favorite ways to show that kindness is with the Valerie Bertinelli Kind Bracelet offered at The Just Jill Shop.
If the helper in your life is always on the go, the YETI Rambler Mug will keep their cup of Joe warm for hours!
I can see this being a great gift for delivery people or for those teachers who could use an extra hour of sleep.
But don’t leave them dry! Instead, treat them to a Starbucks Card so they can fill their mug on the way to work. This one can be emailed directly to their inbox!
If your helper likes to host, this Mini Cheese Board Set will put a smile on their face.
It’s great for picnics and small gatherings. And because everything is included, they’ll have a picture-perfect cheese board in no time!
Without a doubt, gifting chocolate is one of the safest options. Why? Everyone loves chocolate!
This Assorted Selection from Godiva includes 11 pieces of chocolate in 8 delicious flavors. Sounds like a winner to me!
Winter is right around the corner which is why a good pair of Chunky Knit Mittens is a practical option for anyone on your list.
And because everyone needs a good pair of gloves, this is a great choice for your hairdresser, babysitter, or dog walker!
I love keeping these little lotions in my bag. Especially with the dry and cold air!
This Christmas, you can purchase this L’Occitane Assorted Hand Cream Set and gift one to each of your helpers. Six lotions are included and though it’s small, it’s a sweet way to show you care.
Another great present for anyone suffering from dry hands and lips? This Moose Balm and Lip Balm Set by Mad Gabs.
Unlike some “hydrating” products, these ones will actually moisturize for hours without feeling greasy. They’re also unscented and ideal for men or women!
The Apple Airpods are a bit of a splurge, but if you have a helper that’s more like a family member than a local worker, they’ll love this gift option.
I will say, they’re on sale right now so they won’t totally break the bank!
I know holiday shopping can seem overwhelming, but I hope these gifts for helpers will help you tackle that gift list!
And if you need more ideas, you can find some neat products over at the Just Jill Shop or in my gift guides at justjill.com.
From my holiday home to yours,