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College Graduation Gifts That Any Grad Will Be Happy to Receive

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After a strange and stressful year, college seniors are finally exiting college and entering the real world – one that may look a little different right now, but still offers hope for a promising crop of new college graduates. If you have a college graduate in your family or circle of friends, you probably want to honor this person with a thoughtful gift that they’ll love. Read on for a few great ideas for 2021 grads.

An Espresso Machine

In 2020, your graduate got used to living and studying at home – and that even included making their own coffee drinks, when they couldn’t visit the local Starbucks. Help them elevate their at-home barista game even further with an espresso machine, like the Nespresso Vertuoline Coffee & Espresso Machine, which can make coffee and espresso drinks. With this nifty machine, they can stay caffeinated on less coin, while having fun creating their own unique beverages.

A Meal Delivery Service Subscription

Subscription-based boxes like Hello Fresh are all the rage, and for good reason: they can help new cooks master necessary kitchen skills by providing members with a box of fresh, curated groceries and recipe cards to guide them in throwing it all together. While every service is different – some offer pre-packaged meals, while others require preparation at home – we can all agree that this is one gift idea that will come in handy while your new grad is navigating their new lifestyle.

A Weighted Blanket

Though the weighted blanket isn’t exactly a novel gift idea, it’s one that the 2021 college grad in your life will probably appreciate more than ever after college, when the challenges of post-grad life may threaten to interfere with their quality of sleep. Encourage them to momentarily forget their cares under a luxurious weighted blanket, which is known to promote deep, restful sleep and reduce symptoms of anxiety.

Avenue 80 Apartments in Overland Park, Kansas is committed to making sure that our residents can live their best life! By taking advantage of our tips & tricks, we hope that you can easily maintain—and even improve— your normal routine.

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