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Astrolo-holic: Star gifts

11 December 2013 By Ashley Beall, Assistant Video Producer No Comments

Cheesy jewelry commercials and holiday marathons have taken over television, which can mean only one thing. It’s that time of year again. With the gift-giving season right around the corner, there isn’t a lot of time to figure out what to get for all of your friends. But if you know their sign, then you can pick out the perfect holiday present.


Aries are best known for their competitiveness, and would adore any gift that could bring that out in full force. The newest version of Monopoly or a poker set are both fantastic options for the feisty ram. Just beware of the Aries’ ability to lose his entire life savings in one game of Texas hold em.


Taurus is famous for her love of delicious food, so a homemade meal or plate of cookies work wonders as gifts. They’re also the sign most known for their determination and dedication, which can keep the bull up late at nights. Get them a Starbucks giftcard or a new coffee mug, because they’ll definitely use it.


Gemini can seem a bit flighty in their interests sometimes, so they can be difficult to buy for. But Gemini is known for their passion for a good challenge. Get them a puzzle book or a choose-your-own adventure story to keep them interested. You could also give the Gemini a card with a riddle to their gift if you really want to excite this sign.


Cancer is probably the most sentimental sign of the bunch. Cancerians adore their friends and family, and love memorabilia of any kind. Photo albums or scrapbooks are great gifts for the crab, they can never have enough. Anything handmade also speaks to the Cancer’s compassionate heart.


The spotlight is always on Leo, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. The best gift for a Leo would be to throw them a party in which they’re the star. It puts the spotlight on them in a way that only a Leo could love. Leos also welcome flattery of any kind, so don’t hold back any kind words for the lion this season.


Virgos are extremely detail oriented, some may even call them perfectionists. The Virgo loves to be organized and prepared for anything. Get them a gift to help with that! Fun office supplies like scented markers and multi-colored sticky notes are perfect for this sign.


Libras are all about keeping a balance in life, but oftentimes they are over-giving to the people they care about and forget to leave time for themselves. Libras are very good at getting caught up in their own thoughts, so fantasy books and scented candles are great gifts for this sign.


Scorpios are infamous for their mysterious personality, which can make them difficult to buy for. They like things that are secretive, so a good murder-mystery or thriller movie would be good for the scorpion. They’re also known for their passion in everything, especially the bedroom, so anything that can help spice up that aspect of their life would be a great gift as well.


Sagittarius is the sign of adventure. Sagittarians would much rather go out and experience life than to get something that will just sit on the shelf. A great gift for the archer would be tickets to the concert of their favorite band, or even just a spontaneous roadtrip to an unknown destination.


Capricorns are known for their practicality, and you can’t go wrong getting them a gift to reflect that. Sensible shoes, or a needed sweater makes a great gift for Capricorn. Capricorn is also very keen on getting everything done on time, so a nice watch is a fantastic pick for the time-oriented goat.


Aquarius is known for their ability to stray from the crowd and be an individual. It can be difficult to get a gift for someone so, well, weird. But don’t fret, Aquarians love anything and everything out there, so it’s hard to go wrong. This sign would adore the new fun album on vinyl, or a vintage lunchbox from that comic you’ve never heard of. For Aquarius, the stranger the gift, the better.


Pisces are internal and compassionate people. For the fish, it really is the thought that counts. Any gift that you put thought into, they’ll love. Especially good for this dreamy sign is a journal for them to write all their fantasies in, or a certificate saying you donated to their favorite charity.

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