There are a ton of things you try to avoid during the holidays. Holiday parties thrown by awkward work acquaintances, the pull to eat 37 reindeer-shaped sugar cookies, being guilted into giving to charity in $1 increments by cashiers. But we can probably all agree that nothing is worse than getting roped into the dreaded Secret Santa. Typically, you’re forced into it by an overzealous co-worker or a stern aunt that you’re really kind of afraid of. And because there’s no escaping it without being labeled a Scrooge, we already did the research and found 12 gifts for you to eliminate some of the pain. You're welcome!
Who doesn’t enjoy on-the-go shots? Nobody.
Everyone loves tacos!
Desk décor is perfect for the office Secret Santa, even if no one actually uses paper anymore.
You can’t go wrong with something this edible and delicious. Assuming you don’t work for the North American Vegetarian Society.
With this keychain Bluetooth speaker, the lucky recipient can bring the party wherever they go.
In Secret Santa warfare, it’s the thought that counts, right?
Coffee is the lifeblood that gets everyone through the day, so why not help someone do it in style?
Help another Secret Santa show up that girl whose desk is filled with terrariums using this idiot-proof Garden in a Can.
A simple demand that just about everyone on the planet can relate to.
It’ll come in handy for any Secret Santa recipient, at least once in his or her life.
Because in-flight cocktails are rarely well crafted. Just add booze!
A little advice for whomever receives this gift, which includes a bottle opener: Drink the beers after constructing the six-pack holder.