Holiday Return Gift Guide

Gather up those gift receipts. Now the real holiday shopping begins.

Not a present is left under the tree. Eight days of magic are over. But your more-than-slight disappointment in what you got is here to stay, unless you do something about it. We've got the gifts you wish you'd gotten. Happy returning and happy shopping.

The first friend in the group with a baby

We know you appreciate it when your single friends continue to buy you ironic pacifiers, but your Eames-loving baby is better than that.

The obscure musicophile who received a Dave Matthews Band album

Now you know your taste in friends is far more basic than your taste in music.

Suzuki Omnichord, usually around $250 on eBay

The foodie who doesn’t cook

Just because you love to eat doesn’t mean you like to cook. Unfortunately, this fact seems to have gone right over the heads of some people who gave you a gift this year.

The partner of a not-so-better half who missed the mark

Your significant other completely whiffed on your gift this year. Don’t second guess the relationship, get yourself a second gift. Maybe one you both can enjoy?

Concert Tickets

Home Cooked Dinner

Dinner at a Restaurant

Museum Membership

A Trip

The space enthusiast with space cadet friends

Your friends don’t quite understand why you applied to live on Mars, but we do.

The Cyclist With friends who drive

They know you love to bike, so they all got you Divvy memberships.

The child of luddite parents

They bought you an almanac, again. Give yourself an upgrade.

The person you know best

You thought you'd finished all of your returns and regifting. But, then you realized there was one person you had forgotten to get yourself something from—you.

Koval Organic Dry Gin, approx $40 (check your local liquor store)

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