Whether they’re from SoCal or NoCal, missing home is no joke. Help ease their heartache with one of these fabulous California gifts that will each remind them of home. Packed with the sights, smells, and tastes of the Gold Rush State, this list contains foods, clothing, and beautiful homeware that will bring them so close to Cali that they can almost feel it.
I Love You More Than The Miles Between California Map Keychain
The further apart you are, the closer this keychain will bring you. Fitted with an ‘I love you more than the miles between us’ tag, and a smaller California state charm, this stainless steel and alloy fob makes a cute gift to remind a loved one of how much you care.
California Poppy Flower Seed Grow Kit
Give someone who’s missing home their very own Golden State patch with a tin of California Poppy seeds. Containing enough seeds for a sea of golden orange flowers, this tin also includes instructions for how to get the best out of these beautiful fast growing blooms.
Southern California Homesick Scented Candle
Whether they’ve moved away from SoCal for work, study, or love, this candle will bring them all the scents they need to remind them of home. Hand-poured with all-natural soy wax, this 13.75oz candle is infused with orange, lemon, and rose to alleviate their homesickness, even if just for a while.
Own a Piece of California
Give them an actual piece of the land they love with this unique Deed of Ownership. Securing ownership of 100 square inches of land in the Bear Flag State, this deed will also give them access to the whole property their little piece is on, making it the ultimate California gift.
California State Spoon Rest
From stirring the sauce to making a coffee – every time they use a spoon they will get a reminder of their favorite state. These spoon rests are hand sculpted from stoneware and finished in a beautiful food-safe glaze. The bottom is also stamped with the state’s name and its leaf.
California State Bamboo Serving and Cutting Board
This cutting board can be used in the kitchen or displayed on the wall; either way, it will look stunning. Permanently etched with whimsical artwork depicting some of the many sights that make California what it is, this board is made from environmentally-friendly renewable bamboo.
California Delicious Gourmet Cheeseboard Gift Set
Bring them the flavor of California with this thoughtful food hamper. Presented on a handy, reusable cutting board, this selection of foods includes savory sausage, California smoked almonds, cheese, crackers, and Ghirardelli chocolate squares to enjoy along with some delicious Highland Select tea.
California Baby Calendula Moisturizing Cream
Help them keep their youthful sunshine glow with California Baby calendula cream. Suitable for babies right through to adults, this cream is gentle yet deeply moisturizing, and delicately scented with lavender and clary sage. It’s also free of chemical nasties, parabens, and petroleum, as well as soy, gluten, dairy, and oats.
Even on those occasions when she has to dress conservatively, she can add a little fun and color to her outfit with these socks. Fitting women’s shoe size 4 – 10.5, these red and white striped socks feature a detailed brown bear on the leg, along with her favorite state.
California Wanderlust Box Sign
A great gift for someone who’s missing home, this box sign will look delightful on a wall or standing on an office desk. With a background list of the most populated cities, this artwork also includes a state silhouette, along with an adhesive red heart to be placed in their favorite spot.
California Scratch Off Travel Map
Those who want to travel the length and breadth of the Golden State will appreciate this scratch off poster. Featuring a map of California, this poster is printed with all 58 state counties, 9 National Parks, and county seats which, when scratched off, reveal more colorful artwork underneath.
Geode State House Charms
Totally unique, these one of a kind ornaments will make theirs the best-dressed Christmas tree ever (although they could keep them on display all year-round). Handmade from stoneware and finished with crackled glass glaze, these geode-inspired ornaments come in the shape of the state, and include a rustic jute hanger.
Taste of California Seasoning
It doesn’t matter where we go in the world, sometimes all we want is a taste of home. Make their mouth water with a delicious blend of herbs and spices that can be used as a seasoning, marinade, or rub, and comes in a special magnetic tin that sticks to the fridge.
Rose Gold California Map Necklace
If her heart truly belongs to Cali, this necklace will keep her feeling connected every time she wears it. Made from rose gold, this necklace features a pretty 18” chain and a stunning silhouette of her state, along with a heart-shaped cut-out to mark where she truly belongs.
Illustrated California Magnet
Looking a little like a fragment torn from a page, this beautiful fridge magnet is shaped like California. Decorated in blues, oranges, and greens, it includes snippets of the things that make California great, such as the trees, water, and the beautiful golden poppies.
California Bear Hug Ceramic Mug
Nothing comforts us quite as much as a bear hug, and with this great California gift, you can give them a hug in a mug. Made from ceramic and inspired by the state song, this nostalgic mug displays a state-hugging bear on one side, and ‘I love you California’ on the other.
California Compass Necklace
Beautifully symbolic, this necklace will make a touching gift for any lady who travels, or has moved away from home. Available in a choice of gold, rose gold, or silver, this necklace features a tiny compass so she can always find her way home, and a sweet California presentation card.
Los Angeles Homesick Scented Candle
Hand-poured using all-natural soy wax, this fragrant candle will remind them of home. Infused with the scents of LA – including orange, ylang ylang, and musk, this homesick candle will burn for 60 – 80 hours, giving them the distinctive aroma of Los Angeles whenever they need a reminder.
Setton Farms Premium California Pistachios
If pistachios are their go-to snack when they’re missing home, give them this burlap gift bag full of California’s finest. Dry-roasted with sea salt, these extra-large nuts come with a combined weight of approx. 14 ounces, and when you consider that 1 ounce = around 49 nuts, that’s a lot of pistachios.
Rustic California Blocks
These rustic wooden blocks will look equally beautiful in both a cabin and a contemporary apartment. With four in a set, these blocks are reversible, with one side spelling ‘HOME’, while the other reads ‘LOVE’ – the ‘O’ in both cases will be replaced with the state outline of your choice.
Wooden California Beer Cap Map
Every time they open a bottle of beer and drink to home, they can add the beer cap to this stunning California state outline. Made from wood with a glossy finish, this map features 61 cap-sized holes which will easily hold tops from domestic, imported, and craft beers.
Long Distance State Mug
A touching gift for someone who’s homesick, this mug will remind them every time they have a drink. Decorated with two states or countries – joined with a dotted line – each place features a heart to mark past and present homes, while the reverse can be customized with a chosen message.
Raw California Honey Gift Set
Possibly the sweetest gift of all, this variety pack of honey will remind them of sunny days and the drone of bees in the air. Made in California, this honey comes in wildflower, orange blossom, sage, and mango flavors, all of which are perfect for drizzling, dipping, and mixing into smoothies.
Custom Name California License Plate
Available in two different sizes for a car or motorcycle, this California license plate tag will let everyone know they’re proud of where they come from. Made from aluminum in a non-fade design, it includes four holes for mounting and comes with their name personalized across the middle.
My Heart Belongs to California Candle
Whether they were born there or moved there later in life, once they’ve lived in California they will never forget it. Help them keep the memory fresh in their mind with this personalized soy candle. Infused with a choice of 30 fragrances, the label reveals where their heart truly belongs.
California Bounty Fruit Basket Gift
Juicy, vibrant, and healthy are just three words to describe the fruits that are hidden inside this beautiful keepsake basket. With juicy pears, crispy apples, succulent oranges, and other seasonal fruits, this California Bounty gift basket is the perfect offering for anyone who loves the finest of Cali’s delicious harvest.