25 Go-To Gift Ideas Under $25 for Everyone on Your List
Trader Joe's sells specialty toffee for less than $5 -- cheap enough to buy a variety and combine in a gift basket. For grandparents who live across the country, think about mailing a signature food from your state, such as smoked Alaskan salmon or Berger cookies from Maryland.
Get friends with favorite sports teams something with their logo or team colors. T-shirts, jewelry, glassware, and Christmas ornaments are all good options likely to be available under $25. Look for fan gear at local big-box stores such as Walmart, not just sporting goods stores, for the best prices.
It's easy-peasy to buy a gift card, and a caffeine fix is sure to be appreciated. Go a step further and pair the gift card with a travel mug.
ThinkGeek is a trove of fascinating and fun gifts under $10, from a USB flash drive that looks like a squirming tentacle to a Newton's cradle fridge magnet to cubes of striated "archaeology" soap with embedded dinosaurs to discover (so it's really paleontology soap, right?).