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10 Gifts NOT to Send (Unless You Really Want to Ruin Someone's Day)

Gift-giving is an art, and like any art form, there's plenty of room for spectacular failure. So, before you unleash your inner gifting goblin, consider this list of 10 absolutely bizarre gifts that are guaranteed to make recipients question your sanity (and possibly your friendship):

  1. A Jar of Your Own Tears:  Nothing says "I care" like a mason jar filled with your own salty sadness. Bonus points if you label it "Emotional Support Tears" and charge extra for overnight shipping.

  2. A Pet Rock with a Personalized Obituary: Remember those pet rocks from the 70s? Well, imagine getting one with a miniature tombstone and a tear-jerking epitaph for your non-existent pet. It's the gift that keeps on grieving.

  3. A "Congratulations on Your Divorce!" Fruitcake: Fruitcake is already the most dreaded gift, but why not make it extra special with a celebratory message for a recent divorce?  It's the perfect way to say, "I'm happy you're miserable!"

  4. A DIY Taxidermy Kit: Nothing says "Happy Birthday!" like a box of dead animal parts and instructions on how to preserve them. It's the gift that keeps on giving (nightmares).

  5. A "You're Getting Old!" Survival Kit:  Help your loved ones embrace their impending doom with this thoughtful gift basket filled with adult diapers, wrinkle cream, and a large-print copy of "The Five Stages of Grief."

  6. A Box of Live Crickets:  Surprise your friend with the gift of an insect infestation! Perfect for those who love the sound of incessant chirping and the joy of finding cricket carcasses in their cereal.

  7. A Self-Help Book Written by a Cat:  Because who better to give life advice than a feline who spends its days napping and knocking things off shelves? This book is sure to be filled with profound insights like "Meow" and "Purr."

  8. A "Mystery Smell" Candle:  Turn any room into a olfactory nightmare with this candle that smells like a combination of wet dog, old gym socks, and fermented cabbage. It's the perfect way to create a lasting impression (of disgust).

  9. A "Haunted" Ouija Board: Give the gift of potential demonic possession with this pre-used Ouija board.  It comes complete with mysterious stains and a lingering sense of dread.

  10. A "Congratulations on Your Promotion!" Demotion Cake: Celebrate your colleague's career advancement with a cake that reveals their new, lower position.  It's the sweetest way to say, "I'm secretly jealous of your success!"

Remember: Gift-giving is a chance to show you care, not to traumatize your friends and family. So, unless you're aiming for a restraining order, avoid these gifts at all costs.

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