Header Menu

Gifts for the College Set –
Think Humor and Practicality

By now you’ve most likely gotten over the fact that you have a child in college.

Well, actually, you probably won’t “get over it” till all the bills are paid, but that’s another story 😉

In the meantime, that college student of yours is getting started in life-away-from-home. And when gift-giving opportunities come around, they’ll appreciate a well-chosen gift from you. Note from experience: try to balance between fun and practical.  They still appreciate being treated like your “kid” at birthdays and holidays, but of course, there’s that pesky real world/adult life that they’re building, too!

So whether your college-aged kiddo is away from home or experiencing a gap year, some of these items might fit the bill around the holidays or to celebrate a birthday…


We are a proud participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.You can find more info on our Affiliate/Disclosure Page. We appreciate your support!

Hinterland Trading Small Ceramic Vase Set with Air PlantsHinterland Trading Small Ceramic Vase Set with Air PlantsKeepCup Brew Glass Reusable Coffee Cup, 12 oz/Medium, FilterKeepCup Brew Glass Reusable Coffee Cup, 12 oz/Medium, Filteriscream Yummy Treats Scented Microbead Pillowiscream Yummy Treats Scented Microbead PillowTwone White Cloud Magnetic Wall Key HolderTwone White Cloud Magnetic Wall Key HolderWomen's Lady of Leisure Classic AgendaWomen’s Lady of Leisure Classic AgendaSuper Stacked Desk SetSuper Stacked Desk SetIgloo FR326M-D-BLACK Erase Board Refrigerator with Neon MarkersIgloo FR326M-D-BLACK Erase Board Refrigerator with Neon MarkersLINENSPA Shredded Foam Reading PillowLINENSPA Shredded Foam Reading PillowAmazon Allowance - the Gift Card that keeps on giving!Amazon Allowance – the Gift Card that keeps on giving!


Dontcha just love the fridge? That’s something that will get lots of use for years to come, even after they get their sheepskin…

Well, that may not be an exhaustive list, but it should be enough to get you started! Happy hunting…and happy gift-giving!

Christmas Gift Guides from our friends from iHomeschool Network

Still searching to find that perfect Christmas gift? Check out these suggestions from our other friends at the iHomeshcool Network!

Link PartyDirectory - Pat and Candy

Discover some great bloggers when you take a look at the wonderful link parties we participate in! And bloggers, please add YOUR parties here, too!!

Join the Conversation!


We'd love to come beside you as a parent and homeschooler!  Let our years of experience help you be the best parent and home educator you can be - there IS joy in the journey, and we're here to help you find it 🙂

We don't spam, we don't share your info with anyone else, and we don't flood your inbox with boring or useless newsletters.

We'll send you unique content, blog updates, giveaways, freebies, time- and money-saving recipes, and tips for around the house. Now and then...when you need it.

So pour yourself a cuppa' and join us, won't you?!