Discover the Perfect Gifts for College Students this Christmas


Navigating college life can be both exciting and challenging for students. As they gear up for the first round of finals and embrace newfound independence, the holiday season becomes an opportune time to send some warmth their way. Whether you’re a parent seeking the perfect Christmas gift or a thoughtful friend planning a surprise “just-because” present, look no further than The Mousetrap. In this blog, we’ll guide you through a selection of specialized and heartfelt options that are sure to resonate with your college-aged loved one.

University of Kentucky Themed Gifts 

Delve into the heart of school spirit with our carefully curated collection of University of Kentucky-themed goodies at the Kentucky Korner. These items go beyond the ordinary, offering a meaningful connection to their alma mater that will last a lifetime.

Snack Attack 

Elevate their snacking experience with a carefully selected assortment of treats. From the irresistible crunch of Wicked Mix to the indulgent goodness of our famous Pimento Cheese and Beer Cheese options, these snacks are designed to fuel those late-night study sessions with flavors that feel like a comforting taste of home.

Kitchen Essentials 

Help turn their apartment into a culinary haven with our range of kitchen utensils. As they embark on their journey of independent living, these essentials become a thoughtful gesture, aiding them in creating delicious, home-cooked meals away from home. There is something for every level of cooking! 


Acknowledge the challenges of maintaining a clean and aromatic living space in the midst of their busy college life. Our selection of candles, featuring scents like Vanilla Hot Toddy or an array from the Votivo collection, not only add a touch of luxury but also infuse their surroundings with a fresh aroma! 

Customized Boards 

Celebrate the friendships they have cultivated during their time away with gifts perfect for hosting gatherings. Consider a customized charcuterie board perfect for the spread of their choosing for game day watch parties!


The Mousetrap has the perfect gifts to make your college student’s experience in Lexington even more memorable. Each item has been thoughtfully selected to bring joy, comfort, and a touch of home to their college adventure. Show your support, share the love, and give them something meaningful from the Mousetrap! Happy Holidays!