Practical Gifts For The New Normal Holidays

It’s the season of giving and since we are all staying at home, we are always online looking for gift ideas that are perfect for our new normal set-up, whether it be work from home, distance-learning, or even a new home business. Here are some items that are practical and very useful that your friends and family will surely love.

5-year Journal

A journal may not sound like a good idea for quarantine but Hi, Passion’s 1 Line Journal is not like most of the ones available on the market. This journal encourages you to write just one line per day, which can be anything from a random thought to a milestone, a feeling, or what you are grateful for that day. Each day has its own page with five spaces, one for each year. This way, you can see how you were on a specific day from 2021 to 2025. This is nostalgic when you finish the five years because you can clearly see how far you’ve come. Buy the Hi, Passion 1 Line Journal on their website at


Seagate External Hard Drive

With everyone working or having online classes at home, it is important that we keep our files organized. Your documents, photos, videos and other programs need proper storage space for safe keeping and for you to access it when you need it. Seagate has a wide selection of external hard drives that can suit your different needs. We personally love the Seagate Backup Plus Slim which is perfect for multimedia files. It is also perfect for those on the go because it is lightweight and portable.

Another cute and portable drive that you can give your friends and family is the One Touch SSD which is mini in size and is available in 1TB or 500GB.

If you need a gift for someone who loves games, they would love the Barracuda Fast SSD that can help games load faster and can handle large files like videos and other multimedia files. It has an SSD speed of 540 MB/s and a USB-C external SSD with speeds of up to 540MB/s. It is available in 500GB, 1TB or 2TB. There is also a  Last of Us Game Drive for PS4 for your friends or family members who play games on a console.

If you buy participating Seagate products, you will also get a chance to win an Apple iPad, ASUS TUF Gaming A17 or a Fiido Foldable Bike.

Game Drive purchases will give you a chance to win a Playstation 5, 43″ Smart HD TV, ZX110 Headphones, or Playstation Classic Tees. A purchase of a Seagate game drive for PS4 2TB will get 5 raffle entries while a game drive for PS4 4TB will get 10 raffle entries and the last of us game drive in 2TB gets 15 raffle entries.

If you already made your purchase, don’t forget to register here- Seagate External Drive or here- Seagate Game Drive

Delidrop Holiday Gift Set

Send your friends and family some love this Christmas with the most practical holiday gift ever: gourmet groceries! Delidrop is now offering holiday gift sets with a variety of themes starting at PHP 499.

These gift sets can include premium pantry selections such as wine, cold cuts, cheese, spreads, seasonings, and snacks from world-class brands. Delidrop is an online source for premium food products, ingredients, and snacks. If you enjoy high-quality ingredients for homecooked food, or even if you just love healthy snacks that can get you through a binge-watching session, this is your one-stop-shop.

If you’re interested in bringing good food into the homes of all your friends or family members, Delidrop can also accommodate custom orders of up to 100 gift sets! Delidrop has also added a new brand of Spanish chips to their collection—Quillo & Acho, with very unique flavors from White Truffle, Balsamic Wine to Fried Egg! Perfect for midnight snacking this coming holiday season.
Check out their holiday gift sets here!
Follow Delidrop on social media: @delidropph Cleaning and Spa Vouchers

Since we are spending most of our time at home, it’s important to have our homes clean and spotless. Professional cleaners can be booked in a snap and you can give a gift of home cleaning to your friends and family. offers 5 cleaning vouchers for P1799 (each valued at P400), 8 laundry vouchers for P1799 (each valued at P250), Fridge cleaning voucher for P199, and Disinfectant spraying for P249. If your loved ones need some R&R, they can enjoy spa Goodwork spa services with a Massage voucher for P349, Mani-Pedi voucher for P349, and Haircut voucher for P399.
These gift vouchers are perfect for gifting and can be purchased through the app that you can download here!

A supply of snacks

Since we’re still mostly staying at home, it’s nice to have a steady supply of snacks that we can munch on, especially during late-night cravings. One of our current favorites is Super Crunch, which as its name suggests, is a line of crunchy snacks. Their two popular variants are Cheesiest and Tasty Sweet Corn, which offer great crunch and flavor. They also have Nachos in Cheese and Barbecue, and the Chipcharon in Pinoy flavors like Pinoy Bawang, Suka’t Sili, and Lechon Kawali. You can snack on the Chipcharon without guilt because they’re made from green peas.

You can find Super Crunch in leading stores such as Puregold, Robinsons, Super8, Landmark, 7-Eleven, Rustans, Shopwise, Mercury Drug, Alfamart, Waltermart, Gaisano, and majority of local supermarkets nationwide.



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