This post is part of the 2021 Christmas Planning series. You can find other posts in the series here.
This week I am sharing some excellent Christmas gift ideas for Aussie adults. I have shared two previous Christmas gift ideas posts, one for 12 – 18 year olds which you can find here – 13 Christmas gift ideas for Aussie teens + a gift idea spreadsheet and one for 0 – 12 year olds which you can find here – 21 Christmas gift ideas for Aussie kids.
If you are after a unique Christmas gift then definitely check out Vintage Collect. This amazing small business is the creation of a running friend. She curates a gorgeous selection of vintage treasures for your home via weekly drops every Sunday at 6pm on Instagram.
Warndu Recipe Gift Pack – Warndu means good in the Adnyamathanha language. All their products are all made in Australia from 100% locally sourced, seasonal and wild harvested produce. This beautiful gift pack would make a fantastic Christmas gift idea for the foodie in your life. It is made up of whole food native ingredients and a digital copy of a recipe book to show you how to use these beautiful ingredients.
Almost Everything – Notes on Hope by Anne Lamott – I am next in line for this at the local library and cannot wait to read it. This would make a perfect Christmas gift idea for that person in your life that needs to have a little more hope in their life.
“Despair and uncertainty surround us: in the news, in our families, and in ourselves. But even when life is at its bleakest, Anne Lamott shows how we can rediscover the hope and wisdom that are buried within us and that can make life sweeter than we ever imagined. Divided into short chapters that explore life’s essential truths, Almost Everything pinpoints these moments of insight and, with warmth and humour, offers a path forward.”
BOB Mug – a fun Christmas gift idea for the political person in your life. It is a premium white 11oz ceramic mug, coated with the Orca coating – guaranteed for 3000 dishwasher cycles. It has Bob Hawke’s face on one side and a quote from him on the other “The things which are most important don’t always scream the loudest”.
Joyride canvas tote – This is an Ellen Rutt x Gorman collab. A gorgeous tote bag made from organic cotton. It has a handy pocket on one side and a beautiful print all over.
Bush Medijina Calming Gift Bag – this little collection of products makes a lovely Christmas gift for the ethical consumer. It is Australian made, low tox and cruelty free.
Hemp Clothing Australia Apron – a minimalist and understated hemp and organic cotton twill apron. As it is very practical and hardwearing, it is great for cooking, gardening, so the perfect Christmas gift idea for the cook or gardener in your life.
endota Organics Nurture Mother & Baby Care Collection – this beautiful pack would make an excellent Christmas gift idea for the pregnant or new mum in your life. This set has been scientifically formulated to care for your baby by women’s health scientist Dr Hayley Dickinson, PhD. Nurture products are gentle and non-toxic. Dermatologically tested & suitable for sensitive skin.
Set Boundaries, Find Peace – A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself by Nedra Glover Tawwab – I am halfway through reading this book and it is an absolute gem. It is easy to read and makes the perfect gift for the person who finds it hard to say no!
Canvas Messenger Bag – this would make a great Christmas gift for those starting their first job.
Pukka Tea Selection Box – I adore Pukka teas (peppermint and licorice is my favourite) they have beautiful flavours and are high quality teas. This box set would make a great Christmas gift idea for the tea lover in your life.
Wingspan – this is game has been described as having “fantastic art and production value” and while you can play with more players, it is a great game if you only have two players. As you can guess from its name it would be a hit with bird-loving folk.
In the game, you are bird enthusiasts, researchers, bird watchers, ornithologists, and collectors seeking to discover and attract the best birds to your network of wildlife preserves. Each bird extends a chain of powerful combinations in one of your habitats (actions). These habitats focus on several key aspects of growth
Vans old skool tapered eco theory – designed with thoughtful attention toward sustainability in every part of the shoe. From organically grown cotton canvas uppers to the newly developed eco rubber outsole that has been engineered to remove 100% of petroleum-based rubber and replace it with natural rubber. It is finished with metal eyelets and renewable hemp laces.
Adapt Drink Relax – a plug for my own product 🙂 . Relax would make a perfect Christmas gift for someone who is wanting to have a healthy alternative on hand to help them unwind at the end of the day.
The Dawn of Everything – A New History of Humanity by David Graeber and David Wengrow – is a very recent release and is still in hardcover. It is receiving excellent reviews and would make the perfect Christmas gift idea for the history buff in the family.