Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
68Goat

Gift Ideas for a early teen niece??

17 posts in this topic

Hi all,

My wife's family draws names for christmas and of course I couldn't get one of her brothers that I could just take a trip to cabelas and they'd be happy with whatever I brought back.....nope...I draw the name of her 14 year old niece.

We don't have any kids so I have no idea what early teen girls are in to.

Anyone with early teen daughters have any ideas?? I would just ask but it is supposed to be a suprise as to who has who's name. I'd do a gift card but that seems kinda impersonal for family.

I appreciate your help.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If she has an MP3player, get her a gift card for Itoons download. Just a thought.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Does she like the outdoors? If so, there is a good start. If not ask her if she's interested,

Mike89

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Might have some suggestions but need to know how much change you are dropping here.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Earth friendly jewelry is preaty "kewl" to a teenier girl if she is also into "Green Earth" philosophy. Wall Mart and other retailers are part of a partnership deal on this line of Eco friendly stuff, so it is available and affordable.

May take her off guard that her "Old Uncle" is up on such stuff.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A gift card.

With a 14 year old girl you can't go wrong with.

Wet Seal, Abercrombie & Fitcht, Aeropostale, Hot Topics.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We usually get our babysitters something like a Ridgedale Mall gift card, that way they have lots of options on what they can get with it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Spending $50ish.

The mall gift cards are great ideas....except they live about 90 minutes south of the cities.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A hooded sweatshirt from any of the places that Surface mentioned.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would go for an MP3 player or a digital camera. Neither one is going to be top of the line for $50 but just fine for a 13yr old.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

As the father of a 13 year old, here are some of the things on her Xmas list.

I toons gift card/Cds

anything to do with the new movie Twilite

Books

gift cards to Wet Seal, Hot Topics, AE etc.

I'd say if you want it to be a hit, do the gift card to one of the malls or just a generic VISA card. She will be begging her parents to go spend it, and you'll be the cool uncle that gave it to her.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for all the feedback!!!

Those are great ideas....I figured a teenage girl wouldn't be into a Cabelas sweatshirt or hunting stuff. Other than Ambercrombie&Fitch I have never even heard of those other stores, I will have to find them and check them out and see if I can find something "cool" for her.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My wife was just at Eden Prairie mall yesterday. She got an Aeropostale hooded sweatshirt that is normally $50 on sale for $20. That way you could get her more than 1 thing and really be a hero.

Good luck,

FishingPops

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That is good to know...I drive right by there on the way home from work so that would be nice and easy!!

Thanks for the heads up on that FishingPops.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks again FishinPops....stopped at EP center last night and picked up 2 hooded sweatshirts and a t-shirt at Aeropastale for under $40!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Is she Goth? Emo? Does she likes skulls? Skater punk? Avril Lavigne? In addition to the stores already mentioned you might consider a gift certificate (or product) from VANS. A VANS hoodie is always good. There is (was?) a store close to VANS at MOA that had DC and some other skater related stuff. A 2GB Sansa MP3 player is great and is roughly $40. At the $60 level you could work with her to design her own VANS shoes or around $100 you can go with her to Nike and design her own shoes.

Anything twilight related is hot. A gift certificate to Barnes and Nobel is usually appreciated by the ladies.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • The US gets Assange this way. Not difficult to understand.
    • It has a slight liberal bias: all major news media lies between the political ideology of a typical Democrat and a typical Republican. No outlet is going to intentionally dissuade 30% of the market, it's just bad business. With regards to Trump though, he has made an enemy of the press. It has little to do with his political affiliation and everything to do with his confrontational attitude. See this "come at me bro" of a statement from the Press Corps. Note they welcome Trump to sue them for the so called "fake news", probably because they are confident in the accuracy of their articles. Also realize that it is entirely possible for something to be accurate and biased: which is probably all you will see in Trump coverage from here until the end of his Presidency    
    • So we support intelligence depts now?
    • You mean fake Bruce Springsteen.  The real one is a librul and the fake one didn't want to urinate on the bed of the real one.   I'm sure Trump wanted them to play "Born in the USA" like all the other politicians that have no clue what that song is about but like the chorus.  
    • I'm trying to wrap my head around this one. Obama truly is a bigger POS than I thought. Good, God this is bizarro world. By commuting the sentence of this freak show, it's like burning down all the intelligence depts. Why do we have laws? 
    • So Obama is mad at the Russians for hacking and Wikileaks for publishing the hacks yet he just Pardoned Chelsea Bradley Manning who stole secrets and gave them to Wikileaks   This is a real WTF moment.
    • You failed to post the very next part of that very article:     You never patted Obama on the back for any of that oddly enough.    http://www.reuters.com/article/cbusiness-us-gm-tech-center-renovation-idCAKBN0NZ19920150514   So either congratulate both or congratulate neither.
    • Because you are banking on not having to pay it back in your lifetime and are perfectly fine with passing that debt down to future generations which allows you to live a better lifestyle at their expense.  Some of us don't think it'e ethical to pass debt onto generations who will have no say in the process.
  • Our Sponsors