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What do I want for Christmas? Inspiration for gifts you want in 2024

If you are wondering ‘What do I want for Christmas?” you should know you are not alone! The number one question I see in groups and forums around the holidays is people asking the question “What do I want for Christmas? Or “What are you asking for for Christmas?”

When you are busy planning Christmas get togethers and dinners, thinking of gift ideas and purchasing Christmas gifts for everyone on your list, it isn’t surprising that your Christmas list is a big blank.

The problem is, the people who love you might be asking what you want for Christmas…so unless you want to end up with a random gift you don’t like, it’s in your best interest to come up with some great ideas of what you want for Christmas. 

I’m here to help you! I created a infographic that will help you think through different categories and questions that can give you great ideas for “What do I want for Christmas?” Take a look below for some Christmas gift inspiration. This will also work when you are trying to think of Gift Ideas for people that are hard to buy for.

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Feel free to share it with others that are struggling like you, OR use it to get inspiration about what to buy for those hard-to-buy for people on your list. 

Let’s get into some specific ideas for the age old question, “What do I want for Christmas?”

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What do I want for Christmas: Hobby Inspired Gifts

Hobbies are an amazing inspiration for gift ideas. Tools and products that can help you do something you enjoy when you aren’t working make a great Christmas gift. 

Some questions to ask yourself: 

Are there new hobbies I’d like to pursue? Have you heard about a new hobby that sounds intriguing? Could you ask for things that will help you begin the new hobby?

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Do I have old hobbies I want to revisit? Alternately, are there hobbies that you used to love that you haven’t done in awhile? Do you need new supplies to pursue that hobby? Is there anything new on the market that you don’t have?

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Is there a hobby I’d like to do with someone I love? Maybe you want to take up a hobby that your spouse or significant other loves? Or perhaps there is a hobby that would be fun for you to try with a friend or with your children? 

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What do I want for Christmas: Self-Care Christmas Gift Ideas

What products would help you take care of yourself? Think a little deeper than bath bombs with categories like: 

Physical Self-Care Gifts:

Think about Christmas gifts that will help you take better care of yourself physically. That could be something to help you sleep better, exercise, drink more water or eat more healthily. Here are some ideas:

Spiritual Self-Care Gifts

Lean into your spiritual side with products for spiritual self-care. 

Mental Health

Mental Health is so important with Self-Care! Here are some Christmas gifts that can help you improve your mental health. 

What do I want for Christmas: Christmas Gifts for your Home

Home is where the heart is…so why not get some Christmas gifts that will help make your home even better? Some questions to ask: Is there something that would make your home more comfortable? Is there something that would your home run more smoothly? 

The home gift category might be different depending on your living circumstances. Even if you are sharing a small apartment or have a big family home, you can think of gift ideas that will improve your home life. 

When thinking about your home and What do I want for Christmas, you could ask for gifts that help you get more organized like these: 

You could also ask for gifts that will make your home more cozy like these: 

You could ask for some home gifts that will help you to clean more quickly. 

You could ask for home gifts for Christmas that would make your home more beautiful. 

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What do I want for Christmas: Learning Gift Ideas

Henry Ford said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” Think about things you want to learn more about and topics that interest you. Ask for gifts that will help you continue to learn about your interests. Some ideas include: 

What do I want for Christmas: Gift Ideas that Solve a Problem 

If you have things going on that you struggle with, a Christmas gift that helps solve a problem will result in less stress and more time for things you love. When you are thinking “What do I want for Christmas,” ask yourself, Is there a problem I struggle with? Are there any products that could help solve it?

Here are some common problems and Christmas Gifts that can solve them!

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What do I want for Christmas: Create Connections: 

This is one of my favorite gift inspiration categories. I love to give gifts that will help families, spouses and friends create and strengthen meaningful connections. 

Think, are there products /experiences that could help you connect better with your spouse? Kids? Friends?

Here are some fun Christmas gift ideas to help you create connections with people you love.

What do I want for Christmas? I hope these categories have inspired you to think “outside the box” and get inspired with gift ideas you will love to get for Christmas. 

You do so much for your family, you deserve to be spoiled too!

Merry Gifting!


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