Granada’s Christmas Wishlist


Marco Verch Professional Photographer

Top view of preparing christmas letter or list on dark background with wreath

Naomi Penner and Kate Wang

Dear Santa, 

We, the students of Granada High, are making this list and checking it twice for the top 30 gifts at the best price.

Clothes – 

  • Cloud Slides (link

One of the most popular items this season, these slippers are comfortable, cute, and lightweight. They are versatile: they can be worn around the house or when running errands. With a variety of size and color options, you can customize your slide to be perfect for you. 

  • UGGs Ultra Mini Boot (link

UGGs are back in style and have risen to even greater heights as of 2022, becoming It Girl shoes again with the likes of Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner rocking them for an effortless model off duty look. The comeback of the sheepskin boots are thanks to the new mini-boot, the low-tops of UGG. 

  • Satin PJ Matching Set (link

Satin pajamas are all about making bedtime stylish. Ditch the grubby worn-out graphic tees and sweatpants, it’s time for PJs that are silky smooth. With so many new matching sets coming out, satin pajamas have become a chic outfit option for both night AND day. 

  • Aerie Crossover Flare Leggings (link

Pants that are both comfortable and fashionable can be hard to find, but these leggings are a perfect mix. The trendy flared bottoms and crossover waistband is super flattering. These leggings can be worn to the gym or when kicking back and watching TV. 

  • Bomber Jacket (link

Ever since Top Gun came out early this year, letterman and bomber silhouette jackets have been a chic choice. Whether being worn to go skiing or just running errands, this soft-padded outerwear choice will keep you warm during the winter months. 

Skincare and Cosmetics – 

  • Original Sleepy Tie (Night time hair curler) (link

Curling your hair every morning can be a real hassle. But with the original sleepy tie, all you need to do is go to sleep, and wake up with a beautiful blowout. This iconic product is made with satin, limits the need for heat on your hair, and it’s perfect for all hair types. 

  • Shiseido Eyelash Curler (link

You want an eyelash curler that creates a perfect lash that lasts all day?When it comes to curled lashes, this broad reaching curler makes sure every lash from the inner to the outer corner has that perfect lift. The cushioned curler has a comfortable and sleek design, never pulling on your eyelids on lashes. 

  • The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 (link

This hydrating serum uses high-quality ingredients and has total transparency, coming from one of the most trustworthy skincare brands. But the real kicker is its low cost. This budget-friendly hydrating serum can give you glass skin for under 20 bucks, producing similar effects as its competitors in the $300 range. 

  • Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel (link

Chances are, you probably already have a moisturizer. But do you have a moisturizer that absorbs as quickly as gel but also is as long-lasting as a cream? Plus, it is completely oil-free, instead using hyaluronic acid to lock in moisture without clogging your pores. 

  • Glossier Lip Products – Balm Dotcom & Lip Gloss (link

If you’ve ever traveled to the makeup side of Tiktok, you are sure to have seen Glossier’s lip balm and lip gloss. Championing jojoba oil and vitamin E, these products provide moisture while leaving your lips cushiony.  Plus, these long lasting products don’t need to be reapplied over and over, staying hydrated all day long.

Room – 

  • Kodak Mini Pocket Projector (link

This projector has stunning resolution for its portability and a built-in rechargeable battery and speaker. Able to connect to iPhones or Androids, this gift is perfect for teens. Put on a movie or a game and watch it come to life on the big screen whenever you are. 

  • Salt Crystal Lamp (link)

Bathe in the calming amber glow of a salt crystal lamp, creating a romantic atmosphere and making you feel at peace. Adjusting the dimness comes easy with the included switch. Each lamp is 100% natural and hand-carved in Pakistan, making each purchase unique. 

Scent is important for setting the mood of a room so there’s no better gift during the holidays than a scented candle. Whether you are looking for the scent of Christmas, flowers, the ocean, or fruits, Bath and Body Works is sure to have what you are looking for. 

  • Faux Fur Fluffy blankets (link

Faux fur is a fluffy, comfortable material that can keep you warm during the colder months. These blankets are unique because they can keep you warm in winter, but they are also cool during summer. Plus, they are much easier to clean than traditional blankets. 

  • Cord Organizing Box (link

If you have a lot of devices with different chargers, you probably have a giant tangled mess of cords on your bedroom floor. This cable manager comes with a wire box, a cable sleeve, four cable clips, and six cable ties, perfect for all your organizational needs. 

Household – 

  • Matcha Whisk Set (link

One of the products that has gone viral on Tiktok and Instagram, making matcha is not only a healthier alternative to coffee but is also a satisfying experience. This matcha whisk set comes with 100% natural bamboo whisk, scoop, and spoon. The best mix of traditional and trendy, this set is one of the best gifts this season. 

  • Always Pan (link

A new cult-favorite, this multi-purpose pan is made to replace all your other cookware. It is deep enough to work as a pot and comes with a strainer and pour spout. Made with nonstick cast ceramic, the pan is also extremely easy to clean. 

  • Magic Bullet Mini Blender (link

This cute mini blender is adorable on first glance, but is a powerful tool when it comes to chopping, grinding, and blending. Normal blenders are family-sized, but this is for a smoothie or protein shake for one. Its small size also means that it is perfect for dorm rooms, hotels, or any other small spaces. 

  • Air Humidifier (link

Raydrop is one of Amazon’s Choice humidifiers, thanks to its easy use, its ability to choose the level of mist, and because it doesn’t need to be cleaned often. You just fill it with water, pick your output preference, and let it do its thing. Using a humidifier during the winter months is perfect for indoor plants, better sleep, and has been linked to many health benefits.

  • Nespresso (link

Pulling an all-nighter isn’t healthy, but when they happen, a morning coffee can keep you through the day. You can make high-quality latte art from your own kitchen, thanks to Nespresso system’s convenience and coffee expertise combined with Breville advanced milk texturing technology.

Technology – 

  • Phone Cases (wildflower and rhinoshield)

A good phone case is a necessity for anyone who owns a phone. But why sacrifice the look of the phone for the protection it provides when you could have both? Wildflower cases have creative and cute patterns ranging from flowers and hearts to paintings and polka dots. Wildflower cases offer all around protection and have a sandblasted polyurethane rubber bumper on the front. (link

  • Airpods Max Dupes (link)

Everyone loves the style and colors of the Airpods Max and the noise canceling feature that is included. But the price which reaches over $500 stops many from purchasing the headphones. Thankfully there are many companies that make headphones that are very similar in style but much more affordable

  • Spotify Premium (link

Music is a staple in life, setting the mood for the occasion or helping someone process emotions. No one wants a string of repetitive ads disrupting the vibes music is creating. That’s why Spotify Premium which is only $10 a month is such a good investment. You can listen to any song at any time ad free with unlimited skips. You can even join a family plan with your friends for $15.99 and split the cost.

  • Quizlet Plus (link

Quizlet is a helpful flashcard tool for studying important key terms and ideas. Equipped with activities such as Learn, Write, Test, and Match can benefit a student’s understanding of the concepts they are learning substantially. In the past years Quizlet began charging for every activity except the basic flashcard feature under “Quizlet Premium”. But the cost is worth the benefits the site can bring you.

  • Anker PowerCore Portable Battery Pack (link)

Have you ever been in a busy place or a place without outlets and your phone dies? Cue the Anker PowerCore Portable Battery Pack. This battery pack holds four phone charges all you need to do is charge the device once. The pack is small, portable, and easy to use. The cheap of only makes this product a must-have

Miscellaneous – 

  • Spikeball Game Set (link)

Spikeball is a great game to play with a group of friends or just two people. It is super easy to set up and can be played anywhere; the beach, the top of a snowy mountain, or in the backyard. Reminiscent of volleyball, Spikeball is a game for anyone at all ages.

  • Tote bags (link

There is no bag more universal — nor more practical — than the tote bag. It is simple and unstructured designed for an over the arm or crossbody carry. Tote bags can have aesthetic designs such as flowers, paintings, or words referencing a favorite celebrity. Whether it’s a cheap tote from Target or a Marc Jacobs The Tote Bag, it is sure to take your outfit to another level.

  • Massage gun (link

Have you ever been a victim of sore muscles and desired a massage but either can’t afford one or don’t have the time to go get one? That’s where a massage gun comes in. These devices promise to soothe your body by melting away knots, increasing circulation, decreasing muscle pain and soreness, and reducing inflammation. Many people find a massage gun a useful tool whether for a post workout recovery or after a long day.

Record players and vinyls have become an increasingly popular way to listen to music. Vinyls allow for certain details to be heard that might not be noticed on a phone or speaker system. Vinyls are an aesthetic way to own a physical copy of your favorite albums. Some even frame the vinyls instead of listening to them. 

  • Hydroflask (link

Hydro Flasks are one of the most common water bottles nowadays and for a good reason. Hydro Flasks come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors. They are customizable and people put stickers on them to further differentiate theirs from others. They keep warm drinks warm and cold drinks cold which is always a nice added feature.