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Thoughtful Housewarming Gifts for the newly “Launched” kids in your life


By Jaunty Staff

Great First Apartment gift ideas…

Each year the burgeoning adults in our lives  (kids, nieces, nephews, grandkids etc…) graduate college, land that first job &, God willing, settle into their first apartment. While the transition is thrilling, a little help from family is always appreciated!

Our holiday listicle highlights some terrific gifts that will raise the “creature comfort” level of any new dwelling, add a little extra security & maybe even encourage of few extra calls home!


Cuisinart GR-5B Electric Griddler

Cuisinart Electric Griddler for cooking at home

An Army & young professionals run on their stomachs! Cuisinart’s easy to use griddle has an LCD display, user-friendly digital controls, a sear function and more, apart from 5-in-1 cooking options. The floating cover and reversible plates are easily removable, transforming the Griddler FIVE from grill to griddle, making it an indispensable partner in the kitchen!

Features Include:

  • Sear Function
  • Removable and reversible dishwasher-safe nonstick cooking
  • plates for easy storage
  • Sleek and contemporary design
  • Stainless steel top cover, handle bar and control panel
  • Dishwasher-safe scraping tool for easy cleanup
  • Instruction manual with gourmet recipes


Portal from Facebook. Smart Video Calling with Alexa Built-in – 10” Screen (Black) The Portal from Facebook lets you stay on touch

The Portal from Facebook is a built in excuse to chat “face to face” with your favorite young adult, even if they reside across town or country! Portal provides Video chat, Alexa, viewing photos, music, weather, news, smart home controls and even lets you check the front door. Portal Camera even adjusts its focus in real time to allow you to move around the room while chatting



Echo Show (2nd Gen) – Premium sound and a vibrant 10.1” HD screen – Sandstone

The new Echo Show lets you follow the words to your favorite songs

Similar to the Portal above, the Amazon Echo allows for video calls, music, news movies, tv shows etc… The Echo can also be your new kitchen companion allowing you to watch recipe videos, set timers and alarms, and add items to your shopping list. The Echo also comes with multiple layers of privacy protections and controls, including a microphone/camera off button that electronically disconnects the microphones and camera

Crock-Pot 6-Quart Cook & Carry Programmable

create easy meals with Crock-Pot 6-Quart Cook & Carry slow cooker

The highly rated slow cooker from Crock-Pot puts a home cooked meal within reach!  Easy recipes, easy clean up & transportable. For use with any slow cooker recipe, the Cook & Carry Slow Cooker helps you take care of mealtime on your schedule. Countdown programmable technology allows users to program the cook time anywhere from 30 minutes up to 20 hours on the high or low temperature settings. Once the set cook time is complete, the controller automatically shifts to the warm setting so your meal stays at the perfect temperature until you’re ready to eat.


Franklin Tabletop table tennis set

Turn your table into home court with the Franklin Tabletop table tennis set

Turn the kitchen table into an instant ping pong table withFranklin’s tabletop tennis set. Easy to setup & store away in a drawer.


BOSE® SoundLink® Revolve Bluetooth® Speaker

Brighten your room with the Bose Soundlink

This compact, portable speaker offers full and immersive sound with 360° range for complete coverage in any space. Its seamless, durable aluminum body makes it water-resistant for easier outdoor use, and the 12-hour rechargeable lithium-ion battery means you can go half the day without plugging it in. Pair that with Bluetooth® technology for effortless control from any compatible smart phone and the ability to link speakers for added power and you have a sound solution for any situation.


Days of Wonder Ticket to Ride

Entertain at home with the hugely popular Ticket to Ride!

  • A fast-paced, award-winning board game
  • Connect iconic North American cities and build your train routes to earn points
  • Players must compete to grab the best train cards and routes before their opponentsFun with friends playing the Days of Wonder Ticket to Ride board game
  • Ticket cards challenge you to plan ahead and connect two faraway cities for additional points
  • 2 to 5 players, 60 minutes, 8+

Arlo Pro Wire-Free HD Camera Security System  (2-Camera Kit)

Protect your home with Arlos Pro Wire-Free HD Camera Security System


Add an extra level of security with the Arlo wireless camera security system. Installation is easy using the Arlo app on your cell phone. Cameras can be mounted inside or outside, can be remotely accessed,  alerts you when the camera detects motion & allows you to check in on your home.


TOSHIBA  50-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV HDR – Fire TV Edition

Binge your favorite TV show with TOSHIBA's  50-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV

Toshiba 4K UHD Smart TV is a new generation of television featuring the Fire TV experience built-in and including a Voice Remote with Alexa. With true-to-life 4K Ultra HD picture quality and access to all the movies and TV shows you love, Toshiba delivers a superior TV experience that gets smarter everyday. The Voice Remote with Alexa lets you do everything you’d expect from a remote—plus, easily launch apps, search for titles, play music, switch inputs, control smart home devices, and more, using your voice. Smart but simple in every way. Just plug it in, connect to Wi-Fi, and enjoy.

Oster Pro Blender with 2 Blend-N-Go Cups and Tritan Jar, Brushed Nickel

Whip up a batch of your favorite concoction with the Oster Pro Blender

The innovative Oster blender with texture select settings takes the guesswork out of getting the consistency you want. Customize any blend texture with the touch of a button, for delicious results—whether thin, medium, or thicker use the manual settings for more control; smoothie and food chop settings offer more versatility. This powerful kitchen blender provides 1200 watts of blending power, a 6-point stainless steel blade design, and dual direction blade technology. It includes a dishwasher safe, 8-Cup durable Tritan jar, plus 2 convenient Blend-n-go Cups


Trytheworld.com Receive 7 to 8 gourmet delicacies from around the world every month.  1 to 12 month subscription

Sample food from around the globe with Trytheworld.com


Items are sourced from their country of origin, and we make everyeffort to work with small, family-owned companies who follow traditional and artisanal methods of production.

Each box comes with a unique assortment of products from around the world along with periodic tips, recipes and stories designed to best experience international culinary culture.


Logitech Harmony remote

Logitech Harmony remote lets you control your entertainment system


Harmony Elite is the powerful, intuitive way to control your entertainment. But life doesn’t only happen in the living room. Or only at home for that matter. Harmony Elite goes beyond TV and movies. Far beyond. Use it to control the music from the kitchen, adjust the lights from across town, and the blinds according to the time of day. Compatible with Amazon’s Alexa for easy voice integration and activation.


Nespresso Original Espresso Machine with Aeroccino Milk Frother by De’Longhi

Nespresso Original Espresso Machine delivers the perfect cup of coffee

What’s better than a great cup of coffee for your commute to work? Also, why pay $3.50 a cup at the coffee shop when a capsule goes for about 85 cents.  Nespresso, along with the Aeroccino milk frother, make Barista quality lattes & Espressos. As an added bonus,  Nespresso recycles it’s capsules. With Nespresso’s free shipping & pre-labeled bags, you just drop the full bags off at UPS, Nespresso, William Sonoma or Sur La Tabla.


Hydro Flask Travel Coffee Flask – Multiple Sizes & Colors

Take your favorite cup of coffee or tea to go with Hydro Flasks Travel Coffee Flask

Take your Nespresso coffee creation to work in the Hydro Flask Travel mug. Keep your coffee warm for 6 hours (cold for 24 hours), reducer spill with the sip lid, rinse out when you get home. BPA-free and phthalate-free; 18/8 food-grade stainless steel. Multiple colors to choose from.


Chemex  Pour-Over Glass Coffeemaker, 3-5 Ounce Cup

Old school cool with Chemex  Pour-Over Glass Coffeemaker,

Old school cool, with your favorite ground coffee and paper filters. Made from glass & dishwasher safe, the Chemex never influences the flavor of the coffee. The Chemex FP-2 filters are specially designed for use with this 3-cup Chemex Capacity


Dodow – Sleep Aid Device

a better nights sleep with the Dodow Sleep Aid Device

Is the new job or new environment disrupting valuable REM sleep? Try Dodow’s natural way to fall asleep. More than 200,000 people are already benefiting from a better night’s sleep with Dodow  including those with: restless minds, stress, chronic insomnia, depression, waking up in the night, insomnia due to pregnancy etc…



The weekend just got a little better with The Yeti HOPPER FLIP 12

For those weekend outings with friends, meet the leakproof, tough-as-nails, carry-the-day soft cooler. The Hopper Flip™ 12’s wide-mouth opening makes for easy loading and access to your food and drinks. Its compact, cubed body means ultimate portability — go off road, onto the water, and back again with this personal cooler. And its extreme insulation means your ice is staying ice.


Whats says “your home” more than a comfortable pair of slippers…

Cozette Leopard Slide Slippers 

Cozy feet begin with Cozette's Leopard Slide Slipper






North Face ThermoBall™ Traction Water Resistant Slipper

stay warm inside or outside with North Face ThermoBall slippers