News

Holiday gift ideas that will keep on giving long after the holiday season – Yahoo News

Whether you’re on a budget, looking for something unique, or simply feeling indecisive, let these holiday gifts do the work for you.
Why give one gift when you can give many for the price of one? If you missed out on Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, your holiday shopping list may now seem a little daunting and expensive. But believe it or not, there are big gift options that are both budget-friendly and thoughtful, and we’ve compiled a list of ideas that will continue to make those you love smile long after they unwrap.
Whether they’re always in the gym or constantly talking about going to the gym, consider gifting a workout class or bundle that gives access to multiple sessions.
Spiked Spin & Co is an intuitive wellness company creating a safe space for Black women and allies. Offering spin classes, yoga classes, and other wellness specials, this Black woman-led company aids in improving generational health by placing its community’s needs at the forefront.
Options to gift:
$25 gift card for one in-person class at the studio in Bed-Stuy New York
$7 for virtual class credit for one live virtual class
$175 unlimited rides a month + extra membership perks
Bring Caribbean Carnival to their living room with Socanomics! On a missing to heal, elevate and unite, this dance fitness platform offers online and on-demand classes of its energizing island-inspired workouts.
Options to gift: 
$55 live virtual class package, which includes access to five classes and is redeemable for one year
$49 monthly package, which includes access to live virtual classes and all access to on-demand courses + a seven-day free trial
The Underbelly is a fitness and wellness space that encourages participants to come as they are. In a series of virtual yoga classes,  founder Jessamyn Stanley guides participants through a four-part track created to achieve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness.
Options to gift: 
Annual subscription for $180 a year
A monthly subscription for $19.99, with bundle options between 1-12 months.
Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone is community. In a recent study, 53% of Americans don’t know their ancestral lineage. This year, give your loved ones a chance to reconnect with their roots by gifting them an ancestry DNA kit.
Black-owned option African Ancestry specializes in connecting the Black community with their lineage to specific countries and specific ethnic groups of origin, with packages starting at $299. But to get started on your family Ancestry.com also offers kits for as low as $99.
MasterClass
This season, sprinkle a little inspiration into someone’s gift bag by gifting them access to MasterClass. MasterClass members have access to hundreds of classes on a variety of topics, including Arts & Entertainment, Business, Design & Style, Sports & Gaming, Writing, and more, each taught by industry professionals like Spike Lee, Serena Williams, John Legend, etc.
Subscription boxes are the perfect scapegoat when it comes to gift-giving. From makeup to books to food, there are subscription boxes for everything and everyone.
Lift everyone’s spirit with a gift of spirits. The Sip is a Black woman-led subscription service offering at-home sparkling wine and champagne tastings. Within each box, subscribers are able to discover new wine and champagne flavors and brands. For every Sip purchase, the company gives access to clean water for women and children in need through the East Oakland Community Project (EOCP).
Options to gift: 
6-month subscription: receive 3 boxes for 176.85
12-month subscription: receive 6 boxes for $329.70
24-month subscription: receive 12 boxes for $623.40
Deliver the gift of beauty and self-care without worrying about buying the wrong thing with Cocotique. This beauty subscription service removes the frustration of finding new beauty products by delivering 5-8 full-size or deluxe travel-seized products to their subscribers’ doorstep.
Options to gift: 
3-Month Pre-paid COCOTIQUE Box Subscription – $87.99
6-Month Pre-paid COCOTIQUE Box Subscription – $170.99
12-Month Pre-paid COCOTIQUE Box Subscription – $340.99
Yearly Pre-paid Makeup Lovers Box Subscription – $120
Can’t afford to gift an all-expenses-paid vacation? No worries, give the gift of culinary travel with Culture Cake Kits. Each kit includes 3-5 snacks from a featured country/culture, 1-3 exotic ingredients, a recipe card, and a booklet explaining the different cultures featured in the box.
Options to gift:
Limited Edition Holiday Adventure Kit – $44.99
Culture Cakes Kit Subscription – $39.99 per month
Mini ‘Snacks Only’ Kit Subscription – $29.99 per month
BlackLit is the first monthly subscription box that highlights and celebrates all things Black culture, from literature to businesses.  Each box includes a book written by an author of color and 3 to 5 products from a black-owned company. BlackLit offers a men’s box, believers’ box, nonfiction, and fiction boxes to find a gift for anyone.
Options to gift: 
BlackLit Mini – $52
BlackLit Box – $54.99
3-12 month bundles – $120 – $480
Give children the gift of honoring their ancestors, believing in themselves, pursuing their dreams, and helping others with a Because Of Them We Can box. Catering to ages 5-12, this Black-owned company is committed to engaging children with “content and tools that help them embrace, amplify, and exude Black excellence” daily.
Gifting options: 
Monthly Plan – $39.99
3-month plan – $119.97
6-month plan – 239.94
12-month plan – $439.89
Haniyah Philogene is a multimedia storyteller and Lifestyle reporter covering all things culture. With a passion for all things digital media, she goes above and beyond to find new ways to tell and share stories.
TheGrio is FREE on your TV via Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku, and Android TV. TheGrio’s Black Podcast Network is free too. Download theGrio mobile apps today! Listen to ‘Writing Black’ with Maiysha Kai.
The post Holiday gift ideas that will keep on giving long after the holiday season appeared first on TheGrio.
Jesse James’ wife, Bonnie Rotten, just went OFF on him on her Instagram Story and it is truly shocking. The 29-year-old former adult actress posted and then deleted several stunning and unexpected allegations against her husband. James was previously married to actresss Sandra Bullock, but was accused of cheating on her, and the famous couple […]
A Florida judge accepted a former college student’s plea deal Monday for the random 2016 killing of a well-loved couple, allowing the now 25-year-old to plead guilty by reason of insanity and avoid jail time. Austin Harrouff — who was found by police chewing off one of the victim’s faces — will now be sent to a secure mental health facility until doctors and a judge determine that he is no longer a danger to society, according to Florida news station WPLG. Circuit Judge Sherwood Bauer made the d
The singer-songwriter was responsible for some of the group's biggest hits like "Don't Stop" and "Little Lies"
Democratic Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairwoman Jeanne Shaheen shut down Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's questions about President Biden's role in the 2016 firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor.
Ashton Kutcher and his twin brother, Michael Kutcher, sit down for their first joint interview on Paramount+’s ‘The Checkup With Dr. David Agus.’ The actor has an emotional discussion with his twin brother, who was born with cerebral palsy, and had a heart transplant. The first three episodes of ‘The Checkup With Dr. David Agus’ will debut on Dec. 12.
Republican candidate’s reference to his out-of-state home opens him to same attacks that dogged Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania
As his father drove from California toward Nevada, repeating prayers while wearing a football helmet, a 12-year-old boy made an emergency call from the passenger seat, telling dispatchers he was concerned about his safety.
Authorities have not identified a suspect in the murders of four college students, but some experts say detectives shouldn't discount the killer potentially being an "incel."
Some teams are still within striking distance.
Cochise County supervisors are holding out on certifying voters' election results, which would help Democrats, and Katie Hobbs is fighting them.
Rightwing provocateur says he helped arrange for white supremacist to attend dinner with Trump and Kanye West
Leading up to the attack, he began sending her threatening texts, police said.
"It's honestly such a wild American concept."View Entire Post ›
The Prince and Princess of Wales will spend three days in Boston leading up to the second annual Earthshot Prize Awards ceremony
The GOP branded Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY, an "election denier" just moments after he secured his position as Democratic Leader in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.
The board concluded its meeting by moving to authorize negotiations for Superintendent Brennan Asplen's resignation with severance on Tuesday.
After Tiger Woods addressed the media Tuesday before his Hero World Challenge, Phil Mickelson took to Twitter to respond to comments.
Leaders in Volusia County are looking into a mystery.
Eat your heart out, Bo Callahan. The fictional first overall pick in Draft Day raised red flags for the Cleveland Browns because he had no teammates at his 21st birthday party. The very real quarterback of the Denver Broncos did slightly better, for his 34th. Via Mike Klis of 9News.com, Ciara threw a birthday party for [more]
Ngozi Fulani said the unidentified palace staff member continuously asked her where she "really came from" even after saying she was born in the UK.

source

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button