These are the 12 best gifts to give coworkers this holiday season

The best gifts for coworkers are ones they'll actually use.
The best gifts for coworkers are ones they'll actually use.

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Shopping for your family and loved ones is tough as it is, but if you're part of a workplace gift exchange, Secret Santa or white elephant then you know that finding a gift for someone you might not know very well can be even harder. That's why we came up with a list of the best gifts you can gift to coworkers this holiday season.

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Whether you're looking for a gift for your favorite coworker or want to show a work acquaintance that you appreciate them during the holidays, these are the perfect gifts for any type of coworker.

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1. For the one with a mug collection: Misby Mug Warmer

The Misby Mug Warmer will keep your coffee warm all day.
The Misby Mug Warmer will keep your coffee warm all day.

There's really nothing more disappointing than busy days when you don't have time to sip your cup of coffee. You can always feel the moment the previously hot beverage reaches your lips, freezing cold.

With the Misby Mug Warmer you can spare your coworkers this experience. This mug warmer is great because it has an auto turn on and shut off that's similar to your at-home scale. The Misby Mug Warmer keeps hot drinks warm for longer and can also heat up a drink that's gone cold to 120-140℉. Plus it's cooler than a personalized mug.

$19 at Amazon

2. For cold workspaces: Andily Small Ceramic Space Heater

The Andily small space heater is perfect for cold offices.
The Andily small space heater is perfect for cold offices.

Whether your body runs hot or cold, we've all been in an office that's extraordinarily cold. Keep your coworkers warm without ruining the temp for their desk mate with the Andily Small Ceramic Space Heater. Not only is this portable space heater perfectly sized to sit atop a desk but it also comes at a great price at just $24.

$24 at Amazon

3. For the foodie: Spicewalla Middle Eastern Spices Set

Spicewalla spice collections are a great gift for home chefs.
Spicewalla spice collections are a great gift for home chefs.

Created by a James Beard Award winning chef, and one of Oprah's favorites, Spicewalla is sure to please any foodie on your holiday list. The Spicewalla Middle Eastern Spices Set is a great gift for anyone who likes to cook, and if your coworker has raved about their high quality sea salt collection we'd say it's a safe bet.

This 6-pack set comes with turmeric powder, harissa spice, zahtar, berbere, roasted cumin powder, and sumac.

$33 at Amazon

4. For the plant parent: The Sill 3-in-1 Soil Moisture Meter

The Sill water meter helps keep plants at their healthiest.
The Sill water meter helps keep plants at their healthiest.

If your coworker is into plants then you can't go wrong with a gift from The Sill. Don't know your coworkers plant preference? That's fine. With The Sill 3-in-1 Soil Moisture Meter you can cover all your bases and give the gift of healthy plants. This moisture meter is easy to use and suitable for both indoor and outdoor plants.

$15 at The Sill

5. For the one who always has plans on the weekends: That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life

Buy That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life and up your cheese board game.
Buy That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life and up your cheese board game.

Know that your coworker loves to host and have parties? (Parties for one count, right?) With That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life your coworker can take their cheese board to new levels and impress their guests and their Instagram feed. Using her "Cheese By Numbers Method" author Marissa Mullen brings readers through a variety of cheeseboard recipes and ideas to help inspire creativity through food.

$13 at Amazon

6. For the coworker with a sweet desk set up: Nulaxy Laptop Stand

The Nulaxy laptop stand is great for posture.
The Nulaxy laptop stand is great for posture.

Do you often find yourself hunching over your laptop just as it's time to call it for the day? Chances are your coworkers are feeling the same. The Nulaxy Laptop Stand is a great gift to give coworkers who could use a step up for their laptop and their posture.

$18 at Amazon

7. For the WFH coworker: ErgoFoam Ergonomic Foot Rest

Make sitting at a desk more comfortable with an ErgoFoam ergonomic foot rest.
Make sitting at a desk more comfortable with an ErgoFoam ergonomic foot rest.

While we don't recommend taking your shoes off at work, we would gladly encourage it for the work from home crowd. The ErgoFoam Ergonomic Foot Rest is a great gift for those who have almost perfected their home office. The foot rest comes in four different colors and two sizes, tall and regular, making it great for anyone.

$30 at Amazon

8. For the office bookworm: Vekkia 3000K Warm LED Rechargeable Book Light

The Vekkia book light is great for late-night readers.
The Vekkia book light is great for late-night readers.

When it comes time to wind down it can be hard to call it a night and for readers the Vekkia 3000K Warm LED Rechargeable Book Light is the perfect gift. This warm LED book light is rechargeable and super portable, making it great for traveling for work or vacation.

$17 at Amazon

9. For the stylish coworker: Glossy Twist Taper Candle

These twist taper candles from Anthropologie come in seven different colors.
These twist taper candles from Anthropologie come in seven different colors.

Perfect for your work bestie, the Glossy Twist Taper Candle from Anthropologie is a fun addition to anyone's home office decor. Choose from seven different colors with a dramatic, glossy sheen to light up your coworkers holiday season in style.

$13 at Anthropologie

10. For the sweet tooth: Moodibars by Astor Chocolate

Moodibars assorted chocolates will sweeten up anyone's day, no matter their mood.
Moodibars assorted chocolates will sweeten up anyone's day, no matter their mood.

Sweeten your coworkers day no matter their mood with these Moodibars by Astor Chocolate. Each of the 18 Belgian chocolate pieces are wrapped in a silly mood wrapper so they can enjoy great chocolate in any mood. Reviews say that these chocolate are the perfect size for a pick me up and love the flavors.

$15 at Amazon

11. For game lovers: Wavelength

Wavelength is a game that everyone can participate in.
Wavelength is a game that everyone can participate in.

If your coworker works hard but plays harder let us introduce you to our new favorite game, Wavelength. A game for people of all ages, Wavelength gets you to think about how well you know someone and helps you to get an insight into their brain with a sometimes serious yet funny vibe.

$35 at Amazon

12. For the one who needs to relax: InnoGear Upgraded Diffuser

The Innogear Upgraded Diffuser is a great gift under $25.
The Innogear Upgraded Diffuser is a great gift under $25.

Upgrade your coworkers relaxation routine and keep them in good spirits with the InnoGear Upgraded Diffuser. This diffuser comes in five different colors and produces two misting modes and a mood setting light to help your coworker chill after a long day.

$16 at Amazon

Holiday gift guide 2022

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