Gifts that provide luxury and pleasure are ideal choices this holiday season. Concerns about inflation have dissuaded many people from purchasing such indulgences, making these things all the more welcome as holiday presents. Eight gift ideas ranging up to $300…

For Your Home Spa

Amazingly comfy bathroom slippers: Joomra Pillow Slippers are massively cushioned for a walking-on-clouds feeling and have slip-resistant soles. $16.99 to $24.99. Available on in a wide range of colors and sizes.

Super-soft bathrobe: Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe is made from sumptuously soft Turkish cotton, delivering the luxurious feel of a high-end spa day. Available in a range of sizes and appropriate for men and women. $99.

Skincare kit: Biossance’s The Sunshine Set curated by Reese Witherspoon includes vitamin C rose oil for hydration…zinc sheer mineral sunscreen…and rose vegan lip balm, all packed in an attractive travel case. $79.

Portable massager: Theragun Mini from Therabody is tiny—6 x 5.3 x 2.25 inches and less than 1.5 pounds—yet provides an effective massage for sore muscles. It’s quieter than other portables, and the battery delivers 150 minutes of use per charge. $199.

Home Entertainment

Table-top fire pit: Gather around the Solo Stove Mesa, and enjoy a virtually smokeless fire while dining or playing cards. This tiny—6.8 inches tall, 5.1 inches wide—portable stainless steel and ceramic unit generates a surprising amount of warmth from pieces of hardwood or wood pellets. $89.99 to $99.99 depending on the finish.

Portable HD video unit: Amazon Echo Show 8 is an eight-inch high-­def Alexa-enabled touchscreen for ­streaming ­videos, web ­surfing and managing home devices. It has stereo ­speakers and a 13-megapixel camera. $129.99.


For the Kitchen

Matcha-making machine: Cuzen Matcha Maker Starter Kit is an elegant counter-top device that grinds and whisks matcha leaves into the popular green tea matcha. Matcha is caffeinated but also full of L-theanine, an amino acid linked to ­anxiety reduction. $299.

Elegant cookware for baking bread: Le Creuset Bread Oven is an enameled cast iron pan and domed cover designed specifically for making bread and other baked goods—the cover seals in steam. If you’re wondering, Couldn’t any Dutch oven do that? the answer is yes—but the beauty of this item and the Le Creuset brand means this gift is likely to be treasured for a lifetime by anyone who loves to bake. $300.

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