Clutter free Christmas gift ideas

Central Florida’s Guide:

Clutter-Free Christmas Gift Giving Ideas


I don’t know about you. but when I was a kid I used to get so excited when the ToysRUs (may you RIP) Christmas catalog would come out. I would cut out all the things I wanted and put the cutouts in a basket. As an adult, my wishlist has become shorter than those days. As I’ve begun to live a life minimal in stuff and optimal in happiness I enjoy gifts that last, more than the tangible. You may feel the same for yourself and your kids. I’m sure every parents frets about where they are going to put all those new gifts their kids got from the holidays. This guide is to give you some great clutter-free gift ideas everyone will love without the stress of having to figure it all out.

This year, instead of buying gifts you aren’t sure your family will like give the gift of memories. Spend some time together making memories. Central Florida has so many amazing things to do beyond the mouse!

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50 Memory Making Gift Ideas

  1. Relax at the Spa
  2. Enjoy a manicure/pedicure at your favorite spot
  3. Capture memories with a professional photo shoot
  4. Build camaraderie at an escape room – we did this last year, so fun!
  5. Pig out at one of the local dinner shows
  6. Splash at a water park
  7. Get competitive paint-balling
  8. Practice your aim at a gun range
  9. Get a couples massage
  10. Take a trip to any of Central Florida’s zoos
  11. Visit many of the great local museums
  12. Wrestle with an alligator at Gatorland
  13. Cuddle up with your loved ones at ICE! Gaylord Palms
  14. Get a different view of the city on the Winter Park Boat Tour
  15. Take a casino cruise
  16. Play a fun game of WhirlyBall
  17. See a show at the Dr. Phillips Center
  18. Attend a concert
  19. Stir things up at a cooking class
  20. Go to a sporting event
  21. Visit mermaids at Weeki Wachee
  22. Make chocolate
  23. Get creative at a paint night
  24. Tour a brewery or winery
  25. Strikeout bowling
  26. Give the need for speed racing go-carts
  27. Take a swan boat ride
  28. Laugh out loud at Saks Comedy club or
  29. Improv
  30. Burn some calories at a trampoline arena
  31. Bust some moves at a dance class – salsa, belly –dance, ballroom, hip-hop, jazz
  32. Have some fun playing laser tag
  33. Visit the giant Gingerbread house at the Grand Floridian
  34. Sample wine at the Wine Room
  35. Be adventurous at a zipline
  36. See the city at new heights at the Orlando Eye
  37. Deep dive into the ocean at the SeaLife Aquarium
  38. Rub elbows with celebrities at a wax museum
  39. Take a kayak tour
  40. Sore high on a helicopter ride
  41. Romantic night out that is better than sex
  42. Take a weekend getaway
  43. Spend the night at a hotel
  44. Take a road trip to the Night of lights
  45. Enjoy a night on the town for date night
  46. Enjoy family fun at Light up UCF
  47. Stroll through the Christmas tree trail at Disney Springs and dinner
  48. Bring the joys of winter to Florida with at the Winter Park ice skating rink
  49. Get your roller-skating on
  50. Score big at a high-tech golf range such as Topgolf  or Drive Shack

50 Consumable Gifts

If you’d like to opt for a tangible gift consider a gift that’s consumable – something that gets used up.  Find a fun and creative way to wrap any of these gift card/certificate ideas:

  1. Uber gift card
  2. Lessons
  3. Classes
  4. Memberships
  5. Meal Delivery – Hello Fresh, Blue Apron
  6. Fitness class – aerial yoga, barre, kickboxing
  7. Basket of favorite coffee or gift certificate to favorite coffee shop
  8. Gas card
  9. Favorite restaurant
  10. Movie tickets
  11. Dinner dates
  12. Personal chef
  13. Professional organizer
  14. Car detail
  15. Cooking class
  16. Satellite Radio subscription
  17. Audible subscription
  18. Netflix subscription
  19. Amazon Prime membership
  20. Transportation pass
  21. AAA membership
  22. Music lessons
  23. Omaha Steak
  24. Homemade goodies
  25. Gift basket with favorite snacks
  26. Ice cream shop gift certificate
  27. Wine basket
  28. Piggy bank with money
  29. Tray of cookies
  30. Delicious cupcakes
  31. Personal trainer session(s)
  32. Martial arts class
  33. Gym membership
  34. Paint night
  35. Fishing license
  36. iTunes gift card
  37. Subscribe your loved one to a _______ of the month club
  38. Gift certificate for oil changes because we all need those!
  39. Tickets to a concert
  40. Gift a comfy night at home with a Redbox gift card
  41. Gift certificate for Groupon
  42. Build them an emergency car kit with all the necessities
  43. Favorite candle
  44. Perfume/cologne
  45. Scratch off tickets
  46. Essential oils
  47. Growler of beer
  48. Edible arrangement
  49. Beauty gift basket – Body wash, lotions, bubble bath, nail polish, make-up,etc.
  50. Golf balls and tees for your favorite golfer

10 Keepsake Gift Ideas

These gifts are great for sharing memories that your loved ones can cherish forever:

  1. Make a photo book
  2. Frame a personal piece of art or a photo
  3. Have a custom handwriting jewelry made
  4. Write a heartfelt letter
  5. Transfer family videos to DVD
  6. Take old memorable shirts and turn them into a quilt
  7. Or make a shirt pillow
  8. Who doesn’t love a good ol’ fashion mixtape
  9. Personalized doormat
  10. Custom sign

We hope you enjoy this magical time of your with your loved ones! Let us know which gift you decided to give.

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