With Christmas just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about what to stuff those stockings with!
If you're looking for some interesting and unique stocking stuffers that don't involve candy (or plastic), look no further!
Here are 8 ideas that will make great stocking stuffers this holiday season.
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A good book is always a great stocking stuffer.
If you know your friend or family member is into gardening, pick up a copy of Rodale's Basic Organic Gardening.
For the bird lover, try The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds.
There are tons of great titles out there on a wide variety of topics, so take a look around and see what strikes your fancy.
Another great option is a journal.
This can be used to jot down thoughts, and sketches or even just record daily observations.
Another stocking stuffer idea for a family member or a friend is a subscription to their favorite magazine.
This could be a traditional subscription where you get a physical copy of the magazine or an online version of it.
Giving a gift that keeps on giving all year long is sure to be appreciated.
Coloring books aren't just for kids!
In recent years, adult coloring books have become extremely popular as a way to relax and de-stress.
Choose one with a beautiful theme such as World of Flowers or Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book, both of which feature amazing illustrations.
Small board games
Board games are a great way to spend time with family and friends, and there are plenty of options out there that are perfect for stuffing into a stocking.
There's something for everyone when it comes to board games.
Another great option for stocking stuffers is card games.
For example, Set is a card game that requires players to find sets of three cards based on color, shape, and quantity - perfect for anyone who loves puzzles or logic games.
Word search books, crosswords, sudoku... there are all kinds of puzzle books available that make great stocking stuffers.
These sorts of gifts are perfect for anyone who loves a challenge, and they can also be worked on together as a family.
However you choose to use them, puzzle books are sure to provide hours of enjoyment.
When it comes to finding stocking stuffers this holiday season, you don't have to go the traditional candy route!
There are tons of great options available that will appeal to everyone.