Gifts for Those Hard to Buy for People


We’ve all got someone on our list who you just can’t seem to find the perfect gift for. Well, these Local Wishlist gifts are at the top of our list to help make shopping for those hard to buy for people a lot easier.


1.) Courtyards & Unicorns Necklace

Is there a lady on your list that’s got you completely stumped about what to give her? We bet she doesn’t own a unicorn. So, there’s a pretty good chance she’ll really like a Courtyards & Unicorns Necklace from Jac-Out-Of-The-Box Jewelry. It features a vintage turquoise coloured bead and Swarovski clear crystals.

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2.) Culinary Knife

Foodies can often be a challenge. But if you want to blow a few culinary minds, the Gxo Maitake 5” Culinary Knife from Grindhouse Blade Care & Ware should do the trick. It’s made with reclaimed turn of the century steel and select local Nova Scotia harvest wood.

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3.) Winter Surfing Lessons

In a province with so much character, unique experiences are becoming very popular gifts. How about giving the person who has everything the gift of hanging 10? White Point Beach Resort offer Winter Surfing Lessons packages from December through May. It’s fun and warmer than you think. All equipment and instructor included.

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4.) Folk Art Print

If you’ve got someone who appreciates art and has a slightly quirky side, they’ll love this. The Guitar Playing Lobster print from Helen’s Nova Scotia Folk Art Paintings, Antiques and Collectibles is a reproduction of the original whimsical painting. It's fun and unique.

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5.) Customized Pet Pillow

People love their pets. So, who would say no to a Customized Pet Pillow from Hometown Pride? You’re right. Nobody. All you need is a front-on photograph of said pet.

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6.) Hand-Carved Wooden Santa

The holidays come every year, so we like the thought of someone enjoying the gift you gave them year after year. Elizabeth Brown Woodcarving has crafted these amazing Hand-Carved Wooden Santas. A little bit quirky and a whole bunch of unique, they’ll bring joy to whoever you give one to.

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7.) Hiker's Guide Book

Do you have an outdoorsy type on your list? Then give them outdoor adventure wrapped up in the pages of Waterfalls of Nova Scotia from Goose Lane Editions. It’s a hiker’s guide to the best waterfalls in our province including directions, hiking distance, height and degree of difficulty for each one. Maybe whoever you gift one too will invite you along.

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That’s our top gifts for hard to buy for people list. Although, what we really want you to know is that there are hundreds of ideas on The Local Wishlist site. And they work just as well for anyone on your list. See for yourself!