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17 “Thinking of You” Gifts That Will Put a Smile on Your BFF’s Face

Whether your friend lives far away or busy schedules make in-person hangouts difficult, these "thinking of you" gifts will let your BFF know they're loved.

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Thinking of You Gift Basket

Thinking of you gifts don’t get any sweeter! Harry & David’s massive gift crate includes snacks, treats and much more for the ultimate pick-me-up.

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Monogram Mug

If you can’t spend tea times and coffee dates with your best friend, these Anthropologie monogram mugs can send some cheer in your place. Each letter has one of four vintage-inspired blockprints. Check out these other “just because” gifts.

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Old Fashioned Cocktail Mix

Ending the day with a craft cocktail is one of our favorite ways to unwind. And this premium old fashioned mix from Williams Sonoma makes the job easy.

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Pretend Hug Card

Sometimes, the best thinking of you gifts are a small gesture showing you care. Etsy’s $5 card says it all, but we’re sure your BFF would appreciate it if you filled it with some kind words of your own. For added oomph, pair it with one of these gifts for a friend going through a hard time.

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Thinking of You Care Package

Bring a little love to their doorstep with a sweet care package from Etsy. It’s loaded with everything they need for a relaxing day, including a candle, bath bomb, matches, lip balm, fuzzy socks and a scrunchie. We love these other care package ideas, too.

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Cat Ceramic Measuring Spoons

Whether your friend is a cat lover or an avid baker—or both—she’s sure to appreciate this cute set of measuring spoons. Available on Amazon, they’ll bring a smile to her face every time she pulls them out of the drawer.

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Chocolate Bar Library

For the friend who’s always up for an adventure, send over this dazzling chocolate bar library. It’s stocked with six bestselling Vosges Haut Chocolat bars, in flavors ranging from Black Salt Caramel to Parmesan Walnut and Fig.

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Murder Mystery Puzzle Book

If you and your bestie usually spend your time discussing the latest true crime podcast, send her Uncommon Goods’ puzzle book that’ll make her feel like she’s part of the action. This one is gorgeously illustrated, with 20 cases to solve.

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Mind Notes Notebook

This isn’t just an incredibly chic notebook she can display in her home office, but it’s also a functional daily mindfulness practice. “I bought one for my friend and myself,” one Etsy reviewer wrote. “They are literally perfect.”

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Homesick Candle

Reminisce about past girls trips—and get inspired to book some more—by sending her a candle that’s designed to smell like a specific location. Homesick makes scents inspired by over 100 states, cities and countries so you can send “thinking of you” gifts to everyone on your list.

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Thinking of You Paper Bouquet

The best part about this stunning Lovepop paper bouquet? It will never wilt! Cheer up your friend with these colorful stems, and add a personalized message, too.

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The Golden Girls: Trivia and Episode Guide

Emulate the ultimate girl gang by binging The Golden Girls together over Zoom. This pack from Amazon includes an episode guide for while you’re watching, plus trivia to test yourself afterwards. You might want to grab one for yourself, too. Find more Golden Girls gifts.

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Chinese Soup Dumpling Kit

“You’ll feel better after you eat” is sage advice—especially when heartwarming comfort food is on the menu. This Chinese soup dumpling kit from Uncommon Goods includes everything your pal needs to make Xiao long bao in their own kitchen.

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Heart Rolling Pin

Your favorite baker is sure to adore Etsy’s sweet rolling pin, adorned with a variety of heart shapes. It’s perfect for cookie dough or a pie crust, and if she shares her baked goods with friends and family, it’ll just spread the love. Find more amazing gifts for bakers.

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Indoor Desert Grow Kit

These days, it seems like everyone has a friend who’s super into houseplants. If your best friend has a green thumb, she’ll enjoy this kit from Uncommon Goods which gives her the ability to grow her own cactus or aloe from scratch. A flower subscription is another great gift for greenery lovers.

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A Year of Connection

Sometimes a text isn’t enough. Whether you send your friend this pack of 52 letters from Uncommon Goods or keep them for yourself to send to her, they’re a fun, old-school way to keep your friendship thriving.

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Sheet Mask Set

Gift your friend a few moments of self-care with these Instagram-worthy mask treatments from Amazon. Each holds a different purpose, from hydrating to soothing to firming.

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Megan Mowery
As Senior Shopping Editor, Megan is an expert at helping Taste of Home readers find products that will improve their lives. She covers anything from must-buy Amazon products to tried-and-tested product reviews. You can usually find her online shopping, learning a new craft, or caring for her jungle of plants.