Christmas is only a few weeks away, which means it is time to start thinking about gifts. Most people find themselves on a pretty strict budget at this time of year, but Christmas presents don’t have to be expensive in order to be thoughtful. Here are 50 gifts ideas that will cost you less than $50:
Amazon Fire tablet – Wow! This 7 inch tablet is a steal at only $49.99 and is sure to please even the pickiest recipient on your Christmas list.
Photo album – A pretty photo album pre-filled with some great memories makes a wonderful and touching gift, and many photo albums can be picked up for less than $20.
Decorative jar filled with leftover Halloween candy – a fun and inexpensive way to please the sweet lover on your list while unloading some of that Halloween candy. You can use a jar leftover from the fridge or buy one at your local dollar store. Get crafty and use paint to decorate or personalize the jar for your sweet friend.
Monogrammed t-shirt – a cute way to show that you care, a monogrammed t-shirt can be customized to fit your recipient’s taste and can be purchased for as little as $10.
A new kitchen gadget – there are many low cost kitchen gadgets available for the cook on your list – anything from a meat tenderizer to a knife sharpener can be purchased for under $20 and the recipient is sure to think of you every time they are in the kitchen.
A gift card for ice cream or frozen yogurt – a gift card to Bruster’s or Chill Yogurt makes an excellent gift, because who doesn’t love ice cream? And a $15 gift card can go a long way when it comes to ice cream.
Hot chocolate and mugs gift set – because everyone enjoys a nice warm mug of hot chocolate, and you can never seem to have enough goofy mugs in your cabinet.
Fandango gift card – there is no better gift than a night out at the movies, give this to a couple and you can kill two birds with one stone. As an added bonus you can offer up your babysitting services for the special night out.
A subscription to their favorite magazine – have you noticed someone on your list picking up a copy of the same magazine every time you go to the store? Show them you care by purchasing them a subscription for Christmas! Most magazines offer a choice of either 6 month or 12 month subscriptions, but even many 12 month subscriptions cost less than $50.
A recipe box with some of your favorite recipes already inside – recipe boxes are inexpensive but are oh so useful and the added touch of putting a few of your recipes inside will make this gift a big hit.
Monogrammed towels – having a set of custom monogrammed towels in the bathroom can add an air of sophistication to any decor, and who doesn’t like to feel sophisticated? A set of monogrammed hand towels will set you back as little as $20.
A set of shot glasses – shot glasses are always a fun gift. Find a collectible set that fits your recipient’s style and they are sure to love them. You really can’t lose with this gift idea as most shot glass sets cost less than $20.
A plant – simple yet elegant, a perfect gift!
iTunes gift card – there is no way you can wrong with this gift idea, everyone loves their tunes and even just $10 can buy a lot of song downloads!
Gourmet chocolates – this is a gift that the chocolate lover on your list won’t soon forget.
A digital camera – now-a-days digital cameras are more affordable than ever and taking pictures is always fun!
A digital picture frame – pre-load the frame with family photos and this makes a special gift for a loved one.
A subscription to BookRoo – BookRoo is a monthly book subscription service that delivers children’s books right to your door. This makes a great gift for some of the little ones on your list.
Scented candles – scented candles make an inexpensive yet appreciated gift.
A stick vacuum – these vacuums are amazing and is a gift that will get a lot of use.
An electric coffee grinder – great for the coffee lover on your list and it looks much more expensive than it is.
A Crock-Pot – another gift that is sure to get a lot of use!
A food processor – another great gift idea for the kitchen.
A bottle of perfume – a bottle of sweet smelling perfume makes the perfect gift for the woman on your list.
A bottle of cologne – because the man on your list wants to smell good too!
A board game – board games can be great fun and are a good way to bring people closer together.
A bottle of wine – makes a classy gift.
A membership to Dollar Shave Club – this club sends out a new razor to men each month for just a few bucks a month.
Slippers – a new pair of comfy slippers is always an appreciated and useful gift.
A new watch – a watch doesn’t have to be uber expensive to be stylish, there are plenty of nice watches for less than fifty dollars.
A travel kit – a travel kit makes the perfect gift for the frequent traveler on your list.
A book holder – a stylish book holder will allow the avid reader on your list to kick back and enjoy their next book hands free.
A 2016 calendar – a fun calendar helps start the new year on a high note.
A S’well water bottle – this awesome water bottle is not only stylish, but it also keeps cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for up to 12.
A new handbag – there are plenty of trendy, designer handbags available for less than fifty bucks.
Foodie Dice – this fun game lets you answer the question “what’s for dinner” with just a roll of the dice.
A personalized Christmas ornament – these make a great unique gift and the recipient is sure to think of you each year when they hang it on the tree.
A Leatherman multi tool – it makes a perfect gift for the man on your list and is one he is sure to get a lot of use out of.
A S’mores maker – because nothing says fun like s’mores.
A customized View-Master – remember those View-Masters from when you were a kid? Now you can get a RetroViewer with reels customized with your own pictures. It is sure to be the coolest gift under the tree.
A Supercollar – the dog owner on your list will love this collar with a built-in retractable leash, and a portion of the proceeds of the sale will go to support animal-friendly groups.
A membership to the Seeds of the Month Club – Have an avid gardener on your list? Then they are sure to love a membership to this club where they will receive seeds in the mail according to the season.
A Fit Kit – a Fit Kit is perfect for someone who likes to stay in shape but can’t afford a pricey gym membership. It comes with exercise gear and even healthy recipes and tips.
A Senior frying pan – this frying pan is cast iron and comes with a 25 year warranty. It’s sleek look and durability will have the cook on your list doing the happy dance.
A book light – this nifty light lets you read in bed without disturbing your partner.
Fun socks – socks are a go-to gift when your short on inspiration, but they don’t have to be boring.
A George Foreman grill – it should be a staple in every kitchen, IMO.
Monogrammed coasters – a fun gift that will actually get some use.
A swiss army knife – this knife is a must have for my husband. It comes in handy when you would least expect it.
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