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Gifts Your In-Laws Will Love in 2024

Impress the family with a thoughtful present.

Lindsey Hunter Lopez
Marlen Cimaglia
Marlen has been a writer and editor for the past 10 years, covering beauty, fashion and commerce. When she's not writing, she's traveling abroad and exploring new cities.
Marlen Cimaglia
4 min read
$160 at YNM
Image of Velvet Knitted Weighted Blanket
Velvet Knitted Weighted Blanket
A weighted blanket is perfect for the homebody
$48 at Uncommon Goods
gardner tool seat
Gardener's Tool Seat
The best seat outside the house
$170 at Wayfair
Image of Microfiber Dog Sofa
Microfiber Dog Sofa
A design-conscious dog bed for pet lovers
$149 at Amazon
aura frame
Aura Carver digital photo frame
Send photos from anywhere
$13 at Blue Bottle Coffee
blue-bottle-coffee
Blue Bottle coffee subscription
Coffee lovers will rejoice at fresh-blend deliveries
$21 at Amazon
ravensburger amsterdam puzzle
Ravensburger Bicycles in Amsterdam puzzle
Give the crème de la crème of puzzles
$40 at Littlespread
miry's list spices
Miry's List Spice Kit
Gift delicious spices for a good cause
$83 at Walmart
zyllion back and neck massager
Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager
Relax with a soothing massage
$22 at Amazon
family feud game
Family Feud Gamestar+ Edition
For family game night fun
$100 at Williams Sonoma
griddler
Cuisinart Griddler
Make tasty meals right on the countertop
$408 at Amazon
Image of Yeti Tundra Haul Portable Wheeled Cooler
Yeti Tundra Haul Portable Wheeled Cooler
A luxury cooler for entertaining
$95 at Etude
etude pinot noir
Etude Winery 2019 Estate Heirloom Pinot Noir
An elegant red wine for special nights together

Shopping for a gift for your in-laws may not sound like the most exciting way to spend your time, but your spouse's parents deserve the best -- even if you may not know what that is. Sure, you know exactly what your significant other wants for any occasion, but finding the perfect present for their mom or dad can feel like an uphill battle from the get-go. You obviously want to find an item they'll be grateful for, but the big motivator is to get them something they'll actually use. Talk about stressful!

To ease the pressure, we put together a guide of thoughtful and unique gifts your in-laws will surely love. We've vetted each item below, and they all run the price-range gamut from $20 to $100, appealing to all sorts of budgets. Scroll on to find the best gift to show your in-laws you care.

Now you just need to figure out a theme. If you go the sentimental route, there's a digital photo frame you can preload with images. Or you can play to your in-laws' hobbies and opt for a high-quality puzzle or folding gardening seat. For the seasoned home chef, a spice kit is useful, and a weighted blanket will bring comfort to the homebody in your life. Going straight for the little luxuries is also a solid plan, which is why we've included a delicious wine as well as a back massager.

Check out our picks below and score a great present to impress your in-laws this year.

YnM

If your in-laws love staying in more than going out, then play into their couch potato tendencies with a chic weighted blanket. This knit version elevates the concept, adding texture and flair to their couch. The best part is you can customize it to fit their tastes and needs -- since it's handmade, you can choose between 31 different colors and four different weight options.

Uncommon Goods

Let your in-laws get a little more comfy as they tend to their plants with a gardening tool seat. This handy seat folds right up and has a detachable tool bag built right in for clippers, rakes, trowels and more. The lightweight steel frame and water-resistant nylon can support up to 250 pounds.

Tucker Murphy Pet

If your in-laws treat their dog like one of their kids, then one of the best things you can gift them is a treat for Fido. Rather than getting yet another chew toy, upgrade their sleeping situation with a design-forward dog bed. Not only will it keep their treasured pet comfy, but it will also elevate their living room.

Aura

A digital frame is a wonderful gift, especially for grandparents who love seeing photos. Aura's Carver frame boasts a 10.1-inch HD 1,280x800 display resolution, it's Wi-Fi connected, and it's easy to set up photo sharing with the Aura app. You can even preload Aura's frames with photos before you gift. If all that doesn't sell you, Aura frames made Oprah's Favorite Things list -- twice.

Blue Bottle Coffee

A coffee subscription is the gift that keeps on giving, a perfect choice for coffee lovers. Six ounces of delicious, organic coffee is delivered from Blue Bottle every other week with a gift subscription. (It starts at $13 per bag per week.) Recipients will get a changing selection of whole-bean classic blends.

Amazon

If your in-law loves puzzling, they'll probably be into this pick from Ravensburger. The 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle features an anti-glare surface and Softclick technology to fit perfectly.  When assembled, the Amsterdam scene is 27x20 inches. Bonus: A puzzle doubles as a fun family activity.

Little Spread

In-laws who get creative in the kitchen will covet this set of Middle Eastern flavors. Shawarma, Za'atar, Aleppo Pepper and Sumac spices come in 1.75-ounce reusable wide-mouth jars packaged in a gift-worthy box. The best part is that 100% of the net proceeds go to nonprofit Miry's List, which helps refugee families resettle in the United States.

Zyllion

This convenient, affordable Shiatsu massager has over 45,000 excellent reviews on Amazon. That's probably because of the three-dimensional, deep-kneading massage nodes that ease muscles so effectively. The heat function can be turned on or off, and it shuts off automatically after 20 minutes to avoid overheating. A sleeve is included, as well as straps to attach to a chair and a car adapter. While its usual list price is $85, it's currently 32% off for $58.

Target

Get the family together, fire up an internet connection, and get ready to laugh. Steve Harvey hosts this version of the classic game show, prepped with over 300 survey questions streaming right from your TV. It includes whiteboards and pens for two teams to face off. A great gift for competitive in-laws.

Williams Sonoma

If your in-laws appreciate a nice panini, this Cuisinart appliance is for them. Pancakes, grilled meats and so much more will come out of the Griddler's nonstick cooking plates. Open it up to use as a grill or griddle, or fold it over to press or use as a contact grill.

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Some in-laws love hosting or entertaining, whether that's on their deck or at a beach house. If yours fall into this category, elevate their outdoor hosting game with the help of the Yeti Tundra Haul Portable Wheeled Cooler, CNET's pick for the best midsize cooler. It'll be the perfect thing to store drinks in on their patio, or to pack up for the beach or cabin. Family trips will become infinitely better with this in the trunk.

Etude

If your in-laws are into wine, you can't go wrong with a great bottle. This 2019 pinot noir isn't overpowering, so it pairs well with a range of delectable dishes from bruschetta to roast beef. Notes of black cherry, spices and red raspberry will impress any oenophile. Hopefully, it'll be shared with family immediately, but if not, your in-laws can store this bottle to age for up to 10 years.