I’m Alexandra. An American girl living in Dublin, Ireland. I honestly document my adventures in travel, food, beauty, and expat life on a budget.

Holiday Gift Guide: Nieces & Nephews

Holiday Gift Guide: Nieces & Nephews

Keeping with the “kids” gift guides (see here for Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Babies) I know a lot of you probably have nieces and nephews. I never thought of having nieces or nephews because I am an only child but once I started dating my boyfriend who is 1 of 5 kids, I had to start buying more presents for his niece and nephews.  I have broken this guide into 3 category of age groups – toddlers, pre-teen, and teen/young adult. As per most of the other guides there are 5 items in each category. All gifts are from Amazon and under €/$25.



Cozy Microwavable Warmer – This cozy elephant is lavender scented! Lavender! 

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Sweet Manners Tea Set – Everything for the perfect tea party!

Crayola Bathtub Crayons with Crayola Color Bath Drops – Makes bath time a creative time!

Stacking Rings + Shape Sorter – 2 classic toys for less than $20? Sign me up.

Pounding Bench - Another classic to help fine tune those motor skills.


Mermaid Tail Blanket – How comfy and cute is this?

Greeting Card Set – Snail mail is underrated! This set of cards is perfect for all occasions. 

Double Ended Colored Brush Pens – Perfect for all those cards she is about to be writing!

Hair Chalk – This temporary color will let her creativity run wild.

Scientific Explorer Tasty Science Kit – A culinary science kit to create tasty experiments while learning why soda fizzes and cakes rise. Way cooler than an Easy Bake Oven!

 Teen/Young Adult:

Calligraphy Book – Encourage her to learn a new skill! 

Glow Recipe Mini Duo – A recent classic that will make her glow with excitement!

Felt Letter Board – Do it for the ‘gram.

Curling Wand – For the perfect just back from the beach waves.

Beanie – Super cute and super practical.



KidiBeats Drums Set – Parents may want to kill you but it won’t be in your house so who cares, right?

Fisher Price Classics Retro Record Player – There’s a reason it’s a classic!

Wooden Train Set – The set includes so many different pieces to keep them amused for hours!

Sit ‘n Spin Spinning Activity Toy – This was one of my all-time favorite toys as a kid!

100 Words Book – There are so many words for the little one to learn not only in English, but Spanish too!


Scientific Explorer Disgusting Science Kit – Fun and educational!

Bluetooth Beanie – Traditional headphones can get so tangled in a beanie! Not anymore with this!

Air Power Hover Football Indoor Football -  Give them their own little soccer field at home!

Walkie-Talkies – The range on these is quite impressive. Perfect for all their outdoor adventures.

Dart/Checker Board – 2 games for the price of 1!

 Teen/Young Adult:

Drone – You’ll definitely be the cool aunt or uncle giving this!

Money Clip Wallet – Better to be organized with money rather than walking around with crumpled notes in their pockets.

Lamp with Bluetooth Speaker – The multiple colours on this are so useful for whatever they may be doing – reading in bed or getting the party started with some cool colours and music!

Bucket List Poster 100 Movies – We all know a movie buff, so this would be perfect for them!

Panasonic ErgoFit In-Ear Earbuds Headphones – These actually stay in your ears and the long cord is so useful to thread through clothes or bags.

This will be the final week of guides so make sure you’re checking back each day this week! You should hopefully have something for everyone in your life by the time I am done :)   

DISCLAIMER: I am a member of Amazon Associates, which means if you click a link in this post, I may make a commission. There is no additional fee charged to you if you click a link.

*thumbnail image not original to Candid Alexandra. Stock image from Typorama.

Holiday Gift Guide: For Your Girlfriends

Holiday Gift Guide: For Your Girlfriends

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Baby

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Baby