Supply chain issues? Here are some thoughtful gift ideas that are guaranteed to be in stock – NBC4 Washington


Deliveries from the post office and shipping companies – and possibly even Santa Claus – could be delayed this year due to supply chain issues.

But offering subscription services is one way to ensure your freebies are in stock and on time while being thoughtful.

“If you are worried that you will receive your gift on time or that you may even be able to find a gift,
you can consider gift cards, you can consider online subscriptions. it’s not like
as impersonal as you might think, ”said Angela Lashbrook, editor-in-chief of Consumer Reports Shopping.

Here are some suggestions:

For the foodie or the amateur cook

Signing them up for a meal kit service is one way to treat them to delicious dinners for a month or more and save them time in meal preparation.

Consumer Reports examined meal deliveries from five companies and found that many of them contain high quality ingredients with easy to follow recipes and tasty results.

For the person who needs to relax

Consider subscribing to a meditation app like Calmed down, Pzizz Where Free space. A gift card to Spafinder allows the recipient to choose where they want to book their massage or facial treatment.

For the fitness freak

A Class Pass the subscription will give them access to fitness classes at local studios and online.

For the intellectual or the constant learner

Master class, Marvellous Where Skills sharing allows your loved ones to take online courses taught by experts.

For the nature lover

For $ 80, you can give them access to over 100 parks, monuments and battlefields with a annual pass for national parks.

Still lost? Charitable donations are always considerate.

“If you are still having difficulty, you may consider making a donation on behalf of someone. It’s okay
spread the holiday cheer even further, ”said Lashbrook.

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