13 Sweet Ways to Gift Your Favorite Aunt This Season

Because she’s more than just your favorite aunt.  She’s your best friend.  And, well, that one time she bailed you out of jail so you totally owe her.

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There’s honestly nothing better than an Aunt.  You may call her your “ant” or “auntie” but one thing we can all agree on is how special an aunt actually is.  She’s like your mom but, you know, way cooler.  And as you get older she becomes your friend and confidant.  She’s been there for you pretty much your whole life so make sure to let her know how special she is.  By that we mean “use your words.”  But when that part is over, you’ll need to buy her a little something.  Shop our picks for some great aunt gift ideas this year.  Some ideas are more traditional (read: it says ‘aunt’ on it) and others are just great options she’ll love because she rules.  Presenting the best gifts for aunts (so far) this year:

The Traditional Aunt Gift:  Alex and Ani ‘Aunt’ Silver Bangle Bracelet – Buy It Here

Best Christmas Gifts for Aunt 2017: Alex & Ani Silver Aunt Bracelet

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Because she absolute loves Alex & Ani and this ‘not over the top’ charm bracelet features a silver charm that has “Aunt” in the middle surrounded by the thoughtful words “Admiration” and “Connection.”  It’ll really show your gratitude for her all year round.


The Magical Auntie:  The “Aunts are Magical” Unicorn Tee – Buy It Here

Best Aunt Gifts 2018: Funny Aunts are Magical Unicorn T-Shirt 2019

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Because aunts really are magical!  They basically do everything for you and, to be honest, are a bit cooler than your mom.  Just saying.


The Coffee Addicted Aunt:  I ‘Heart’ My Ant Coffee Mug – Buy It Here

Best Christmas Gifts for Aunt 2017: I Heart My Ant Coffee Mug 2018

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Perfect for younger kids to gift their aunt or ‘ant’ as so many of us lovingly call them.  By the way that ant really is as cute as a bug.  See what we did there?  Coffee time!


The Aunt Who’s Really Your Best Friend:  The ‘Best Friends’ Pizza & Fries Tee – Buy It Here

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How cute are the french fries and the pizza!  She’ll love wearing it and thinking of you (and her favorite foods).  You can also get them as individual t-shirts where you wear one and she wears the other.  Here’s the ‘Best’ french fries one and here’s the ‘Friends’ pizza one!


The Candle Obsessed Aunt: Diptyque Baies Scented Candle – Buy It Here

Best Christmas Gifts for Aunt 2017: Candle 2018

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A sweet mix of freshness, zest, and fruity notes will liven up her home and have her thinking of you each time she lights this chic AF candle.


The Active Auntie:  S’Well Gem Collection ‘Pink Diamond’ Stainless Steel Water Bottle – Buy It Here

Best Christmas Gifts for Aunt 2017: Swell Pink Diamond Stainless Steel Water Bottle 2018

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Because this is the water bottle of all water bottles!  Plus, you can’t go wrong with ‘Pink Diamond’ anything.


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The Strong AF Aunt: The Vintage Inspired ‘Feminist’ Tee – Buy It Here

Feminist T-Shirt Gift for Wife 2018 - Gifts for Her

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Let her show her feminist pride (and you show your support for her) with this chic distressed “FEMINIST” t-shirt.  This one is in heather grey, but they also come in baby blue, grass green, dark heather, and pink.


The Nostalgic Auntie Gift:  Natural Wood Engraved ‘Best Aunt Ever’ Picture Frame – Buy It Here

Best Christmas Gifts for Aunt 2017: Best Aunt Ever Wooden Picture Frame 2018

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Because sometimes a traditional gift really is the best gift.  This engraved frame says “Best Aunt Ever” which is pretty accurate because she really is.  Toss a picture of yourself in there, you know, for good measure.


The Zen Aunt:  Fresh ‘Sugar Lemon’ Bath Cubes – Buy It Here

Best Christmas Gifts for Aunt 2017: Fresh Lemon Bath Cubes 2018

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Because being the world’s best aunt can be exhausting and she really wants to zen out, especially in the tub.



The Sleepy Auntie:  Parachute Slate Grey Sheet Set – Buy It Here

Best Christmas Gifts for Aunt 2017: Parachute Sheet Set 2018

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Because, sure, sometimes she just wants to sleep in.  This luxury sheet set is the sheet set everyone is buzzing about online.  It also comes in other cool colors like sand, powder blue, light grey, navy blue, and more.


The Aunt Who’s a Friend:  Gorjana Power Stone Bracelet in Rose Gold – Buy It Here

Best Christmas Gifts for Aunt 2017: Gorjana Power Stone Bracelet 2018

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Because this bracelet helps promote positive vibes just like your favorite aunt does.  Plus, rose gold!


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The New Auntie Gift – ‘I Love My Aunt’ Onsie/Bodysuit for Baby – Buy It Here

Best gift for new aunt 2017

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Because, sure this is more for the bay, but it’s perfect for a new aunt and a great way to surprise her with the news that you’re expecting!


The Aunt Who Wants to See You When She Talks to You:  All New Echo Spot – Buy It Here

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The latest from Amazon!  We love how this handsfree device can fit pretty much anywhere in your home. Use 2nd generation far-field voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, recipes, to-do, shopping lists, face-to-face calls, and a ton more!


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