8 great gifts for picky people in your life

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We all know the feeling of having to buy a gift for someone who seemingly ‘has it all’.

Any kids in your life are relatively easy – you can rarely go wrong with Lego!

But we all hate the thought that generic gifts you give (because you couldn’t think of anything else) will likely end up in the back of a cupboard, untouched and unloved.

Well, luckily for you, we’ve compiled a list of 8 of the greatest gifts you can get to completely side-step that picky-person-gift-guilt.

These pressies are easy to source, affordable, practical, and are guaranteed to be used!

Wine Cooler

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If your picky person loves a bottle of vino, this fabulous, premium iceless wine cooler could be the perfect gift for them. With award winning design, this handy and portable device makes for a snazzy gift, and ensures wine is kept cold up to 6 hours. No one could complain about that!

The wine cooler suits most 750ml bottles and is a best seller on Amazon. Double walled and vacuum insulated, it has been rated 5stars from over 1400 ratings. From $89.99, the wine cooler comes beautifully packaged in die-cut kraft presentation boxes.

Garden Tool Set including Garden Tote

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We all have an avid gardener in our lives or someone who aspires to garden, but doesn’t have the right tools. This stylish yet functional garden tool set includes storage tote bag with matching design kneeling pad, garden gloves and 5 hand garden tools. The heavy duty garden tools include a pruning shear, trowel, tulip trowel, hand fork, cultivator.

The 31cm tote bag offers a great place to store the garden set, as well as ease of access when out in the garden. With 8 exterior side pockets for easy access to carry your accessories, the bag is made of super strong 600D oxford cloth, which is durable, easy to clean, and tear-resistant. From $58.99, this is the perfect gift for any garden lovers.

The Masha

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The Masha electric potato masher is the perfect present for that fussy person in your life. Despite being one of the most time-consuming, and physically demanding sides to prepare, mashed potatoes are a staple in most homes across Australia. A compact design and an easy, non-slip handgrip make the Masha wrist-friendly. Engineered to perform, with powerful rotor-cone technology and quick-release rotor blades, this light and easy to use tool will make mashing food or aerating mixes easy for those who might have wrist or arthritis issues.

From $74, your mashed potatoes will never be smoother!

Air Fryer

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Air fryers have really moved into the spotlight, becoming so wildly popular that the term ‘air fryer’ was added to the dictionary as a word of the year in 2021. Everyone is learning of the benefits of air frying, including wonderfully crispy food without the regret!  For those who need to avoid fat and oil for medical reasons, an air fryer is the perfect gift!  Air Fryers can cook everything from sausage rolls to banana muffins.  There is a wide range of air fryers on the market ranging in price from $59.99 to $499.

Portable Blender

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We’ve all got that person in our life who has already downsized, spends a lot of time in their RV & says they ‘have no room’ for material possessions! Enter the perfect gift for the traveller who loves a juice, milkshake or smoothie on the go; this portable blender is the best option for those who enjoy breakfast smoothies or sunset cocktails but have limited space.

Taking up only the most limited amount of bench or drawer space. It features sharp, durable, stainless-steel blades and is available in multiple colours: white, black, fuchsia or blue. Additionally, the USB juicer cup comes equipped with a built-in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that can be easily charged by power bank, laptop, computer, mobile phones or other USB devices in just 3.5 hours. Cleaning is easy too, just add water and turn on for a few seconds. Perfect from just $64.99!

Whisky Glass Gift Set

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It might look like a work of art, but this stylish gift will provide much functionality at sundowner time. The two included drinking glasses are made of high-quality, safe, lead-free glass. The polished granite cooling stones are washable and reusable and keep your drink cool without dilution from melting ice. Store in the freezer during the day in the provided velvet bag. The set also includes metal tongs for placing whisky stones into your glass and an exquisite wooden box – perfect for storage in the caravan when travelling. From $42.50.

Magnetic chess board set

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This beautiful chess set is not only well crafted, the secure case features a magnetic hinge and felted interior with high quality clip locks. The magnetised wood pieces are lightweight and the 39cm chess walnut and maple board is big enough for a serious game, but folds to make storage a breeze. Renew your love of this thinking persons game or get the grandkids involved! From just $39.26.

Travel at 60 Gift Voucher

Still don’t want to risk a present that boomerangs back to the shop?  Grab them a Travel at 60 gift voucher. Everyone loves to travel! With a Travel at 60 gift voucher, they can shout themselves to a night away or add it to a larger booking. You can set the value based on your budget. Your picky person can pick what they like, when they like. Job done. Just call 1300 414 198 to talk to the friendly, Australian based call centre staff.

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