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Holiday gifts for grandparents and older parents

Hugs and homemade cards are great, but grandma, grandpa and good ol' mom and dad deserve a little something extra this holiday season.

To see more holiday gift guides, visit newsday.com/giftguides .

Grandparent & Grandchild Letter Book Set

Keep family traditions and memories alive with this
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Keep family traditions and memories alive with this letter book set. The set includes 40 cards meant to be shared between grandchildren and grandparents as a keepsake to be passed down for generations to come; $40 at  uncommongoods.com

Long Island Destination Cutting Board

Add this cutting board that doubles as a
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Add this cutting board that doubles as a map of Long Island to your kitchen décor; $29.99 at Bed, Bath and Beyond.

Liz Claiborne PJ Set

Cozy up in this floral pajama two-piece set
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Cozy up in this floral pajama two-piece set by Liz Claiborne; $44 at JCPenney.

Brookstone PhotoShare Frame

Help grandma display her best photos on this
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Help grandma display her best photos on this Brookstone PhotoShare smart frame; $149.99 at Bed, Bath and Beyond.

I Love Sleep Gift Set

This camomile and bergamot oil set will have
Credit: Bath & Body Works

This camomile and bergamot oil set will have you feeling calm and relaxed before bedtime; $22.50 at  Bath & Body Works

Literary Glass

Toast to your favorite literary classics with glasses
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Toast to your favorite literary classics with glasses etched with text from notable works such as "Pride and Prejudice," "Hamlet," "Sherlock Holmes," and more; $15 at  uncommongoods.com

Grant Leather Toiletry Case

Add a personal touch to your gift this
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Add a personal touch to your gift this holiday with a pebbled leather monogrammed toiletry case; $59 at  Pottery Barn

Reversible Travel Ruana Wrap

This cozy travel wrap in soft cotton is
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This cozy travel wrap in soft cotton is reversible, allowing it to do double duty; $79.50 at C hico's.

Custom Hometown Map Puzzle

There's no place like home -- this custom
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There's no place like home -- this custom hometown map puzzle is the perfect way to celebrate your special place; $39.95 at  thegrommet.com.

Apple Orchard Candle

Have your home smelling like red apple and
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Have your home smelling like red apple and cinnamon this winter. The typical burn time for this candle is 60 to 80 hours; $29.95 at  homesick.com

Video Doorbell

The Video Doorbell by Ring allows homeowners to
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The Video Doorbell by Ring allows homeowners to capture all the activity happening in the surrounding area through video technology. Use the free Ring app to hear and speak to visitors using a smartphone, tablet or computer and receive instant alerts to your device; $99.99.

Storm Chaser Boots 5

Keep your feet warm and cozy this winter
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Keep your feet warm and cozy this winter in these waterproof boots, featuring enhanced protection on slippery surfaces; $139 at  L.L.Bean

Anker PowerWave wireless charger

Many newer smartphones come with the ability to
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Many newer smartphones come with the ability to charge wirelessly, via the Qi wireless standard. Some work via a flat pad that plugs into the wall; just lay your phone atop it to charge, without having to plug your phone in. The Anker PowerWave converts the charger into a stand, allowing you to still use your phone while it charges, supporting either portrait mode or landscape. It even works if the phone is in a rubber or plastic case less than 5 millimeters in thickness. $32.99; anker.com

Burt's Bees Hand Cream Trio Gift Set

You got to hand it to her, she's
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You got to hand it to her, she's the best grandma ever, heres a trio of lusciously scented hand cream; $12.99 by Burt's Bees at Kohl's stores. 

The Bigger Carry-On

The avid traveler will love this TSA-approved carry-on
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The avid traveler will love this TSA-approved carry-on luggage suitcase. This suitcase is designed to fit in the overhead bin on most major airlines and includes a battery for phone charging. Available in a variety of colors and can be personalized; $245 at awaytravel.com

Jay McClellan Side Plate

Liven up any table with these side plates
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Liven up any table with these side plates designed by Jay McClellan featuring handsome pups backed by riotous blooms; $14 each by Anthropologie at Nordstrom in Roosevelt Field.

Exodus Slip-On Shoes

This slip-on shoe is great for the guy
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This slip-on shoe is great for the guy on the go and guarantees comfort when setting sail or hitting the town; $65 at  tommybahama.com

Cruiser Deluxe Turntable

The classic portable turntable gets a modern update,
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The classic portable turntable gets a modern update, now with built-in Bluetooth compatibility; $69.95 at Nordstrom in Roosevelt Field. 

Doyle Windowpane Robe

Stay snug while lounging around the house this
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Stay snug while lounging around the house this holiday in a comfy robe; $89 at  Pottery Barn

Scuff Romeo II

Great for lounging around the house or everyday
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Great for lounging around the house or everyday use, these water-resistant suede slippers will keep you comfortable and warm all year; $100 at  UGG

Shutterfly Color Changing Mug

Once hot beverages are poured into this heat-sensitive
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Once hot beverages are poured into this heat-sensitive ceramic mug, a personalized message or image "magically" appears. The mug returns to solid black when cold; $24.99 at  shutterfly.com.

Metal Money Clips

Gift a handmade metal money clip in a
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Gift a handmade metal money clip in a range of designs including golf, tennis, fishing, gaming and more this holiday; $20 at wit & whim in Port Washington. 

Thermoball Eco Vest

This lightweight, insulated vest by The North Face
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This lightweight, insulated vest by The North Face is ideal for keeping warm in the winter months; $149. 

No Evil Squirrels, Set of Three

Dress up your tabletops or bookshelves with these
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Dress up your tabletops or bookshelves with these adorable see, hear and speak no evil squirrels; $39 at  grandinroad.com

Pile-lined Leather Gloves

Stay warm during your commute or any outdoor
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Stay warm during your commute or any outdoor winter activity in these leather gloves; $34.99 at  H & M

Handful of Hope

This gift set comes with mini hand and
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This gift set comes with mini hand and nail cream in lemon custard, grapefruit, green tea and avocado, and fig and pomegranate scents; $30 at  philosophy.com.

1990 Mountain Jacket Gore

Brave the unpredictable winter weather in this retro
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Brave the unpredictable winter weather in this retro waterproof jacket by The North Face; $299. 

Intermediate Wooden Model Building Kit

For those who love to build and create,
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For those who love to build and create, this wooden model building kit is a fun hands-on experience to do solo or with a group. A variety of building models are available: train, roadster, Grand Prix car, motorcycle and more; starting at $15 at  thegrommet.com

Classic Desk Calendar

Display photos of your loved ones at home
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Display photos of your loved ones at home or in the office with this personalized desk calendar; $25 at  parabo.press.

Roomba® 675 Robot Vacuum

Schedule weekly cleanings using your smartphone and effectively
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Schedule weekly cleanings using your smartphone and effectively clean hard to reach places, floors and carpets with the Roomba Robot Vacuum; $299.99 at  irobot.com

Mountain Slipper Moc

Water-resistant fleece slippers are great for indoor or
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Water-resistant fleece slippers are great for indoor or outdoor use; $69 at  L.L.Bean

Long Island Kitchen Towel

Decorate your kitchen with this Long Island map
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Decorate your kitchen with this Long Island map towel; $18 at Madison's Niche in Huntington Village, Garden City, Sayville and Stony Brook Village. 

Google Nest Hub Max

The Google Nest allows users to stream music,
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The Google Nest allows users to stream music, leave video calls and access a camera to keep an eye on your home; $229.

Women's Plushcious Funnelneck Tunic

Keep warm while on your daily walk this
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Keep warm while on your daily walk this winter; $84.50 at  duluthtrading.com

Wool-blend Flat Cap

Dress up your outfit with a wool flat
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Dress up your outfit with a wool flat cap this winter; $12.99 at  H & M

Woolie Fleece Pullover

The classic Patagonia fleece pullover is ideal for
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The classic Patagonia fleece pullover is ideal for the fall and winter seasons; $159 at patagonia.com.

illy Art Collection Olimpia Zagnoli Set of 2 Cappuccino Cups

Brighten up your china cabinet with these playfully
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Brighten up your china cabinet with these playfully designed Olimpia Zagnoli cappuccino cups; $65 at  illy.com

Stafford Men's Broadcloth Woven Pajama Set

Sleep comfortably in this pajama set that's available
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Sleep comfortably in this pajama set that's available in a variety of colors and patterns; $24.99 at  JCPenney

DayClox Digital Calendar

The digital clock features days of the week
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The digital clock features days of the week and the date in large bold letters and can be seen from across the room; $89.95 at  dayclox.com

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