10 Genius Gift Ideas for Your Parents | 22 Words

I think we can all agree that parents are the hardest people to shop for. There are only so many candles I can get my mom, and only so many grilling tools I can collect as a gift for my dad. When these types of special occasions come around, I find myself racking my brain trying to come up with a new idea.

This year, I wanted to get ahead of myself and decided to scour the Internet in an effort to create a roundup of the best Father's Day and Mother's Day-related items. Feel free to take inspiration or shop from this list and tell us which items you would choose!

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A new and funky chair or a hilarious desk aquarium.

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These gifts will be quite the talking points. The leaf chair will make a great addition to any room, and the desk aquarium can add a spark to any home office. And they are totally unique.

An electric shaver or a jumbo slot machine.

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There are two types of men... truly. Is the father in your life more of a self-care fanatic or someone who loves quirky and fun gifts? Both are great options for any holiday.

A relaxing foot massager or an adjustable shower head.

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These products are perfect for parents who don't typically treat themselves to products like these. Give them the gift of relaxation, and an awesome way to unwind after a long day.

A genius jar opener, or an elegant wine aerator.

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Both of these items would make an excellent gift for the cooking fanatic in your home. Anyone who spends time in the kitchen or entertaining would appreciate these.

Pick your dinner tool of choice! Sushi roller or the jerky gun.

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These gadgets are insanely effective for what they make. While they make be unique, they're definitely coveted. Grab yours before they run out.

Pineapple corer or watermelon slicer?

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There's nothing better than summer fruit, and with these neat gadgets, snack time is a breeze. They'll be a hit at any occasion.

A money gun or a silly shark costume for the "funny parent."

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We all have that one. Is your dad a prankster? Get him the gift of laughter with one of these crazy products.

Luxury bedsheets or an essential oil diffuser.

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These both make for perfect self-care gifts. Essential oil diffusers can provide a perfectly calm atmosphere, while sheets are perfect for a great night's sleep.

A penguin-shaped carafe or army men taco holders.

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Make for a memorable occasion with a novelty kitchen item. Spice up your picnic with the cute penguin carafe or make taco night even more special with these army figures.

A faux sheep ottoman or an LED projector?

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I bought my dad a projector for Father's day last year, and it was a hit! These cozy items are perfect for movie nights in any family room.