Thanksgiving is almost here and that can only mean one thing. Whether you’re ready or not, the
season of gifting will soon be in full swing with holiday cheer practically oozing out of everyone’s pores. Although it's not quite December, if you listen closely enough you might be able to hear the faint sound of jingle bells ringing off in the distance. That’s the level of holiday anticipation people seem to be experiencing right now. Well, on Twitter at least.
Regardless, getting a head start on all your holiday shopping is never a bad idea — especially if there are numerous people on your “nice” list. This year, however, let your efforts do double the duty by giving two gifts in one: a wrapped product and the less tangible gift of laughter. Cue these adorably hilarious kitchen gadgets. Not only are they super cute, these
helpful gizmos make whipping up a meal way more fun.
To help you on your quest to find them, we raided
Amazon and gathered several options fit for even the least experienced chef. The best part is that each is priced under $30 — so feel free to also treat yo’self while you’re at it. Click through to discover the magic!
For the tea enthusiast in your life who wouldn't mind cozying up with an adorable-looking Loch Ness Monster.
OTOTO Baby Nessie the Loch Ness Monster Tea Infuser, Turquoise, $9, available at Amazon.
For the friend who loves pizza just as much as they love riding their bike. Bonus Points: It even comes with a tiny kickstand.
Digs Things Bicycle Pizza Cutter, $10.99, available at Amazon.
For all those "hungry bears" who like to whip up treats in the oven, these mitts will help keep their paws safe and off hot objects.
Fred & Friends Bear Hands Oven Mitts, $14.89, available at Amazon.
For the handy do-it-yourselfer, a toothpick dispenser that looks like a wooden cabin.
Monkey Business Chalet Mountain Cabin-Shaped Toothpick Holder, $11.99, available at Amazon.
"Aargh, there's too much wine to open," said no one ever. This multi-function, bottle opener is for the wine connoisseur who seems to always misplace their corkscrew.
Suck UK Pirate Bottle Opener, $9.95, available at Amazon.
For the ones who never skip breakfast, encourage them to start every day off with a smile...literally.
Yosoo Smiley Face Breakfast Mold, $5.94, available at Amazon.
For anyone who prefers their fruits and veggies well-groomed.
Fred & Friends Close Shave Veggie Peeler, $7.94, available at Amazon.
For the person on your list enamored with corgi pups, a "corki" bottle stopper.
TrueZoo Corki Wine and Beverage Bottle Stopper and Preserver, $6.90, available at Amazon.
For the pasta fiend so famished that they could "eat a horse," a pasta measuring tool.
DOIY Design I Could Eat a Horse Spaghetti Noodle Pasta Measurer Tool, $10.93, available at Amazon.
For anyone who enjoys sprinkling just a little extra magic on their food before chowing down, matching wand salt and pepper shakers.
Fred & Friends Magic Wand Salt and Pepper Shakers, $9.28, available at Amazon.
For kitchen rockstars, a pair of wood spoons that double as drumsticks for when they're not too busy stirring.
Fred & Friends Mix Stix Drumstick Spoons, Set of 2, $10.99, available at Amazon.
For the person whose nose is always to the grindstone, a kitchen sponge to remind them that all hard workers must rest.
OTOTO Clean Dreams Kitchen Sponge Holder, $13.30, available at Amazon.
For who Fred & Friends calls "the obsessive chef," a cutting board equipped with guidelines to ensure their cuts are uniform and precise.
Fred & Friends The Obsessive Chef Bamboo Cutting Board, $20.70, available at Amazon.
For the person looking for an entertaining way to keep the drinks flowing and chilled, a playful ice luge.
Barbuzzo Ice Luge, $21, available at Amazon.
For the pal who enjoys steamed seafood, lobster claw-shaped pot pinchers.
Fred & Friends Pot Pinchers, Silicone Pot Holders, $14.99, available at Amazon.
For the wine lover who likes a tight seal, a box of wine condoms a.k.a beverage stoppers to keep their bottles "safe."
Wine Condoms Funny Wine and Beverage Bottle Stoppers, Set of 6, $13.97, available at Amazon.
For the speedy chef who likes to cut down on time, a neat-looking egg separator whose name is YolkFish.
YolkFish Fish Peleg Design, Egg Separator, $8.99, available at Amazon.
For those mischievous friends always down for a competition, a nifty bottle opener that can launch caps up to 16 feet away.
NYKKOLA Cap Zappa, Beer Bottle Opener Cap Launcher, $1.63, available at Amazon.
For the Discovery Channel fan obsessed with "Shark Week," a floating fin tea infuser.
Donkey Shark Fin "Sharky" Stainless Steel Loose Tea Infuser, $18.99, available at Amazon.
For the person who knows serving pasta can be tricky but also fun, a dinosaur-shaped noodle serving spoon.
gloednApple Pasta Server, Fun Dinosaur Shape Noodle Serving Spoon, $5.99, available at Amazon.
For the crafter who just can't say no to adding more cheese, a tool that melts...cheese.
The Fondoodler "Hot Glue Gun" — But For Cheese, $29.95, available at Amazon.
For anyone who hates to simply throw out their leftovers, here's a clever way to help them stash compost.
Fred & Friends Take Out Compost Bin, $19.59, available at Amazon.
For the aspiring calligraphist in your life, a pancake batter pin to help them perfect their skills.
Tovolo Pancake Pen, $11.54, available at Amazon.
For the picky eater who absolutely hates soggy cereal, a bowl that allows for complete control.
Obol The Original Never Soggy Cereal Bowl, $14.95, available at Amazon.
For the kitchen guru who loves exotic birds, a pair of toucan kitchen shears that'll instantly transport them to the tropics.
Kikkerland Toucan Kitchen Shears, $9.29, available at Amazon.