Boss’s Day is this Friday, and though some folks have been preparing for weeks, we know there are a few of you out there that may have waited until the week of to start your shopping. You may be stumped on what to get your manager for their day, and if you’d like to go beyond something as dull as a gift card, we’ve curated this list of the best Boss’s Day gifts, covering a little something for every type of boss.
FOR THE ORGANIZER: A RAINBOW WALL-MOUNTED ORGANIZER
If your boss is the type of person that has a place for everything, this wall-mounted organizer may be the perfect gift. With six small, colorful containers, your boss no longer has to take up precious desk space for pushpins, binder clips, or rubber bands. Buy it from The Container Store for $14.99.
FOR THE CHEF OR BAKER: “HEART & SOUL IN THE KITCHEN,” A COOKBOOK BY JACQUES PEPIN
If your boss loves cooking, give her the gift of a great chef. Jacques Pepin’s new cookbook, “Heart and Soul in the Kitchen” could be the best addition to her cookbook library. Maybe if you ask nicely, she’ll bring in a few of treats she whips up from it. Buy it from Sur La Table for $35.
FOR THE OUTDOORSMAN/OUTDOORSWOMAN: THE 2016 NATIONAL PARKS POSTER ART WALL CALENDAR
What better way to prepare your nature-loving boss for the New Year than with this gorgeous calendar in Works Progress Administration (WPA) style. These are real posters that were created from 1935 to 1943 to advertise our U.S. National Parks. It’s a great way to have a little bit of adventure inside the office. Buy it from Barnes & Noble for $10.52.
FOR THE GREEN THUMB: A SUCCULENT TEAR DROP TERRARIUM SET
Succulents can be a Seattleites best friend, as they require minimal sunlight to survive. If your boss loves to garden at home, but he hasn’t moved any of the greenery to the office yet, these adorable succulent terrariums may just be the perfect gift for him. Buy them from Etsy for $19.95.
FOR THE CROSSFITTER: WODDICE (WORKOUT OF THE DAY DICE)
If your boss is a fitness junkie, then these Workout of the Day (WOD) Dice are a great gift option. There are six twelve-sided die, featuring workouts and repetition combinations. It even comes with a small bag, making it easy for them to do randomized workouts at home or on the road. Buy them from Amazon for $34.95.
FOR THE COFFEE ADDICT: BODUM CHAMBORD FRENCH PRESS, 12-OUNCE & A BAG OF LOCAL COFFEE
When in Seattle, it’s important that your coffee game is on point. Boost your boss’ quality caffeine intake by giving them a 12-ounce French press to keep at the office. For bonus points, accompany the French press with a bag of delicious, local coffee from Caffé Ladro. Buy it from Sur La Table for $29.95.
FOR THE 12TH MAN OR 12TH WOMAN: SEATTLE SEAHAWKS SKINNY PLAID TIE OR SPLIT LOGO REVERSIBLE SCARF
If you’ve got a Seattle football fanatic on your hands, then Seahawks gear gifts are a guaranteed win. The skinny tie and the reversible scarf are just two options for the ultimate fan, both of which can be worn on any #BlueFriday! #GoHawks! Buy the tie for $24.95 or the scarf for $19.95 from the Seattle Seahawks Pro Shop.
Before you wrap up these gifts, don’t forget to grab yourself a card, too! We hope everyone out there has a very Happy Boss’s Day!