12 Days to go before Christmas, everyone! I’m sure you’re either giddy and excited – or not! We know the Yuletide can bring an air of equal stress, as well, especially if you’re down to the last minute and you haven’t ticked off your Christmas shopping list. Yikes!
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And without further ado, let’s start the Christmas countdown beginning…
Day 12 – Gift for a New Mom
Becoming a new mom feels like your second birthday! It’s a new role to fit in with its new set of duties and routines. Do your new mom-friend (or sister) a favor by gifting her with the Complete Book of Mother & Babycare. Packed with new, fresh photography and essential advice, tips and suggestions, this guides a mom through every stage of her pregnancy and beyond, up to the first three years of the baby’s life. Clear, step-by-step photographs illustrate everything from postnatal checks to breastfeeding and nappy-changing. Get this must-have manual for new moms here.
Day 11 – Gift for an Active Dad
A dad who’s always on the need a reliable shoe storage helper. Pick this Lapoche Shoe Bag to keep his feet ready for anything. Whether he’s driving to the gym, the office, or to his business trips – this shoe bag will definitely come handy for his daily needs. Order online for only ₱899.
Day 10 – Gift for your Favorite Teen
Everyone’s raving about the Fantastic Beasts by JK Rowling. This poster book is a great present to a teen fan who just can’t get enough of the book! This fantastic poster book includes 12 double-sided pullout posters featuring the iconic images from the film. Excite your favorite teen with this novelty and he or she won’t definitely forget you!
Day 9 – Gift for a Sweet Kid
Not just the kid, but the parents will thank you for this! The Tsum Tsum Collapsible Activity Storage Box will keep the little one busy as a bee. The gift includes a variety of activity starters like books, collector’s guide, activity book, sticker book, and more stickers – packaged in a collapsible box. That’s easy storage at home and great to pack for long trips. Save one for your sweet kid for only ₱1,259.00.
Day 8 – Gift for a Diligent Student
Groom your diligent student to success by educating him or her about how habits work to our advantage. The author is an award-winning businessman named Charles Duhigg. He presents the argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. The A-student will surely appreciate this book and read it from cover to cover! Order one today.
Day 7 – Gift for a Rockstar Creative
Rockstar creatives need their deluxe tools in order to come up with breakthrough work. Gift him or her with this Sheaffer Calligraphy Pen 10033 Deluxe Kit to further ignite the creative genius with a variety of artistic strokes. This comes with three anti-roll caps, piston convertor, three nibs (fine, medium, broad), six color ink cartridges, calligraphy instruction booklet, and a decorative storage tin. Get this amazing calligraphy gift here.
Day 6 – Gift for a Talented Cook
Thank the one who prepares the delicious feast every Christmas with this one-of-a-kind cookbook: The Complete Asian Cookbook. This is an updated edition of Charmaine Solomon’s influential and iconic The Complete Asian Cookbook. Written with the home cook in mind, Charmaine’s recipes are straightforward, simple to follow and work every time. Covering dishes from fifteen countries (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, The Philippines, China, Korea and Japan), it’s a book that belongs in the kitchen of every household! So make your talented cook happy with this epic gift find!
Day 5 – Gift for the Busy Entrepreneur
The entrepreneur friend will appreciate being less busy in 2017, so gift him with this cool and functional planner from Ban.do. It’s meant to make his life more organized, streamlined, and balanced – despite being very busy!
Day 4 – Gift for a Fun Traveler
Keeping luggage at a minimum is every traveler’s challenge. This Utility Case from Zipit is definitely a great storage to help you pack the essentials. It’s roomy but not too bulky to put inside a checked-in luggage; or can double as a hand-carry bag. The colorful casing makes the travel mood fun, light, and exciting. Go ahead and order this Zipit utility case for your traveler sister or friend.
Day 3 – Gift for a Geek
This quirky book will keep your geek friend amused at his brain capacity. Truth is, he could be wrong in thinking he’s that smart! In this international bestseller, award-winning journalist David McRaney examines the assorted ways we mislead ourselves every single day. A psychology course with all the boring bits taken out, prepare for a whirlwind tour of the latest research in the subject, fused with a healthy dose of humour and wit. You’ll discover just how irrational you really are, which delusions keep you sane, how to boost your productivity, and why you’ve never kept a New Year’s resolution. Grab the You Are Not So Smart book from the NBS online store.
Day 2 – Gift for a Romantic
A planner with a feminine, romantic touch – perfect for your mom, sister, wife, or girlfriend! This Kate Spade item is covered in in lush floral, and features a 17-month agenda complete with monthly and weekly spreads, note pages and laminated dividers. It is every to-do-lister’s dream come true; and a real treasure for the romantic. Make someone happy this holiday with this Kate Spade Patio Floral 2017 Planner.
Day 1 – Gift for your Boss
We recently wrote about the Top 10 Luxury Gift Ideas for your Boss, and we think it’s just right we make her especially delighted to receive this Kate Spade note holder with gold accents. It’s both beauty and function at the same time to adorn her busy work table. She’ll surely remember you the whole year through!
More than the gifts you give
There you have it, folks! These are your 12 Days of Christmas Gift ideas to give to your loved ones this holiday. Remember that more than the gift, it’s the time you took to personally pick the right present for that special person. Make use of the gift finder app to make it easier, or just visit our online shop at www.nationalbookstore.com for truly unique gift choices!