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Gifts for $50 or Less_cover

Right Gift, Right Price

As the gift-giving rush begins, chances are you've got a ton of people to shop for, but barely enough time and money to get it all done. Whether you need ideas for kids, coworkers, a spouse, or someone else, we're here to help you save on your holiday shopping with this roundup of crowd-pleasing presents, all for $50 and under. Looking to spend a little more for that special someone? Check out 25 Awesome Gift Ideas Under $250, too.


Prices and availability are subject to change.


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Victrola Retro Wood Bluetooth Radio
Amazon
City Tote Bags
West Elm
Yard Games Kubb Set
Amazon

Yard Games Kubb Set

$49 from Amazon
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A favorite lawn game in Sweden, Kubb is simple, sturdy, and suitable for all ages. Players toss wooden rods — underhanded throws only — to topple their opponents' blocks. But don't topple the king block until you've cleared the others, or you'll lose.


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Mini Maglite Pro
Amazon
Martha Stewart Wine Club
Martha Stewart Wine Co.

Martha Stewart Wine Club

$90/shipment from Martha Stewart Wine Co.
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Available as a one-time purchase or subscription service, recipients can sip wines the company claims are curated by Martha Stewart herself. Complemented by Martha's notes on serving and entertaining, it's the perfect gift for those who want to elevate their wine enjoyment into an event.


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Wekapo Inflatable Lounger
Amazon

Wekapo Inflatable Lounger

$40 from Amazon
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This nifty hammock-like lounger is ready for any adventure. It's made of ripstop polyester and inflates without blowing – just whip it through the air. Mesh side pockets hold devices or books, and the lounger rolls up compactly for travel.


Umbra Tregem Jewelry Stand
Amazon

Umbra Trigem Hanging Jewelry Organizer

$24 from Amazon
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This sleek Umbra jewelry holder is as affordable as it is elegant. Use it to hang long and short necklaces, bracelets and earrings from the sturdy bars; rings can sit safely on a high-gloss white tray at the base, which has padding to prevent scratching up her dresser.


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Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
Target
Nordmarke Triple Wireless Charging Pad
Ikea

Nordmarke Triple Wireless Charging Pad

$40 from Ikea
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This sleek charger can juice up three devices at a time, and the stylish cork border provides cushioning for expensive smartphones. An auto-dimming indicator light lets users know it's working.

Really Rad Robots Turbo Bot
Amazon

Really Rad Robots Turbo Bot

$50 from Amazon
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Kiddos can control this rugged little robot with their voice, use it to record messages, and even prank their friends with "gross mode" sound effects. It also dances, tells jokes, and detects obstacles automatically.


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Amazfit Band 5 Fitness Tracker
Amazon
Lodge Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Double Dutch Oven
Amazon
Anker Soundcore Liberty Neo True Wireless Earbuds
Amazon
Hercules Tuff Fast Charging Station
Amazon

Hercules Tuff Fast Charging Station

$31 from Amazon
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Know someone who has chargers and devices littering every surface in their home? Help them get organized with this charging station, equipped with six slots perfect for smartphones and tablets. It includes cables that can charge Apple devices, Androids, Kindles, the Nintendo Switch and plenty of others.


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Echo Flex
Amazon

Echo Flex

$25 from Amazon
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Amazon's newest voice assistant is even more compact than the popular Echo Dot. Plug in the Flex anywhere for Alexa to answer questions and control smart-home devices. A built-in USB port can charge phones or accommodate add-ons such as a night-light.


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Eddie Bauer Fairisle Reversible Throw
Amazon
ThinkFun Gravity Maze
Amazon

ThinkFun Gravity Maze

$32 from Amazon
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This isn't just another marble run — it's a logic game that inspires kids to figure out how to build a path for their marble to get to a certain target. It comes with 60 challenges suitable for beginners on up to experts.

Zesica Two-Piece Loungewear
Amazon
Folding Book Light
Amazon
Zyllion Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager
Amazon
Lands' End Canvas Tote Bag
Lands' End

Lands' End Canvas Tote Bag

$21 and up from Lands' End
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Known as a true workhorse, this simple canvas Lands' End bag has long been a bestseller. Tested to hold up to 500 pounds, it's able to stand upright and has a water-resistant base that makes it especially great for toting beach or pool supplies. Consider personalizing it with a monogram for gifting.


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Glow in the Dark Puzzle
Amazon

Glow in the Dark Puzzle

$15 from Amazon
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Add an extra level of intrigue to a puzzle enthusiast's life with this glow-in-the-dark jungle scene. Not so much into tigers and elephants? It also comes in an space and ocean options. 


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HoMedics Bubble Mate Foot Spa
Amazon

HoMedics Bubble Mate Foot Spa

$25 from Amazon
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Here's the ultimate indulgence for someone who's on their feet a lot. With this foot spa from HoMedics, they can even adjust the temperature with their toes, and a splash guard helps keep floors dry. A removable pumice stone is included for additional pampering.


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Koamask Weighted Sleep Mask
Amazon
Huggaroo Microwaveable Neck Wrap
Amazon

Huggaroo Microwaveable Neck Wrap

$36 from Amazon
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They'll feel stress melt away when they drape this heated wrap around their shoulders. Zap it in the microwave for cozy comfort, or chill it in the freezer to use it as an ice pack. Enjoy the added benefit of aromatherapy from the blend of lavender, chamomile, peppermint, cinnamon, and more.


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Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker
Amazon

Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker

$20 from Amazon
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Cold-brew addicts will be happy to trade pricey Starbucks runs for this sleek coffee maker. Just add ground coffee to the infuser, add water, and refrigerate.

Pictionary Air
Target
Trade Coffee
Trade Coffee

Coffee Subscription Box

$15 and up from Trade Coffee
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A coffee snob loves nothing better than discovering local roasters and sampling their beans. Traveling across the country isn't terribly practical these days, so why not let the roasters come to you? Trade Coffee subscription service works with 50 noteworthy roasters like Cuvee Coffee in Austin, Caffe Vita in Seattle, and PT's Coffee Roasting Co. in Topeka, Kansas.


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Wine Cork States
Uncommon Goods
My Life Story So Far
Uncommon Goods

My Life Story So Far

$30 from Uncommon Goods
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A thoughtful gift for parents or grandparents who love to reminisce, this clothbound journal includes nine sections of prompts that help the recipient capture their memories for posterity.


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Bushnell Falcon Binoculars
Amazon

Bushnell Falcon Binoculars

$33 from Amazon
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Hunters, campers, anglers, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds need a second set of eyes. Backed by the Bushnell brand, these lightweight binoculars are built for outdoor use and come with a case.


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Patagonia Powder Town Beanie
Patagonia

Patagonia Beanie

$45 from Patagonia
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Warm and durable, this classic unisex hat might make its recipient feel just a tiny bit better about colder temperatures. It's made of 100% recycled polyester and comes in several colors and patterns.

Zojirushi Stainless Steel Travel Mug
Amazon

Zojirushi Stainless Steel Travel Mug

$21 from Amazon
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Keep a loved ones' coffee piping hot — and we mean piping — with this 20-ounce Zojirushi travel mug. Devotees say temperature retention is the main reason they'll never go back to cheaper travel mugs. It has a convenient flip-top lid with a safety lock that keeps it from spilling after it's tossed in a bag.


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WowWee Baby Shark Song Puppet
Amazon

WowWee Baby Shark Song Puppet

$20 from Amazon
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Be the hero in your favorite toddler's life by gifting this plush puppet that plays the "Baby Shark" song (doo doo doo doo doo doo). The tempo slows or speeds up depending on how fast you move the mouth. Want to give it to a grown-up? This was in the Grammys gift bag last year, so it might have crossover appeal. 


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Echo Glow
Amazon

Echo Glow

$30 from Amazon
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Here's a nightlight that's cool enough for the big kids. Pair it with an Echo and ask Alexa to change color or brightness, set up timers that help kids stay on task during morning and evening routines, and help wake them up gently with a light that gradually brightens.


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Tile Mate
Amazon

Tile Mate Tracker

$25 from Amazon
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If they're always tearing up their house in search of their keys, purse, or other important items, gift them a Tile. These water-resistant Bluetooth trackers have a range of up to 200 feet. They can use the Tile app to ring any lost item with a tracker. Lost a phone? Pressing a button on any Tile forces it to ring, even when it's on silent. Looking for the older, waterproof Tile Sport? Those are available, too.


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L.L.Bean Personal Organizer Toiletry Bag
L.L.Bean

L.L.Bean Personal Organizer Toiletry Bag

$30 from L.L.Bean
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No one is traveling much these days but here's hoping there's a chance for your favorite traveler to get moving soon. Any traveler who wants to stay better organized will appreciate this best-selling toiletry organizer. Made with water-resistant fabric, it has a built-in hook, plenty of convenient pockets, and a removable mirror and shower caddy.


Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Water Bottle
Amazon

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Water Bottle

$50 and up from Amazon
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Hydro Flasks are the trendiest of all the pricey stainless-steel water bottles, but the spend is well justified, reviewers say. The double-walled construction makes for ice-cold or piping hot drinks, the powder-coat exterior won't sweat and resists dents and dings, and the wide mouth is compatible with several lids.


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Crock-Pot Casserole Crock Slow Cooker
Amazon

Crock-Pot Casserole Crock Slow Cooker

$50 from Amazon
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This casserole-shaped slow cooker is the perfect companion for potlucks and other holiday gatherings. The locking lid and cord wrap make it super portable, while the removable stoneware insert is oven-safe and dishwasher-safe.


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Dog Bingo
Amazon

Dog Bingo

$30 from Amazon 
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Dog bingo is played just like regular bingo, meaning it all comes down to luck. But while a pup lover’s knowledge may not give them the upper hand at this game, they’ll surely enjoy the beautifully illustrated boards and cards featuring 64 different doggy breeds. Each illustration is labeled with the name of the breed, so all players will be canine connoisseurs who can tell a whippet from a Weimaraner after a few rounds.


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Plant Mister
Amazon
Monopoly Voice Banking
Walmart

Monopoly Voice Banking

$22 from Walmart
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This edition of the classic board game is updated for the times, allowing players to do their banking by voice. No paper money is required, making gameplay quicker and less frustrating.

Gerber Suspension Multi-Tool
Amazon
Threshold Wood and Metal Covered Cake Stand
Target
Xenvo Smartphone Pro Lens Kit
Amazon

Xenvo Smartphone Pro Lens Kit

$45 from Amazon
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This compact lens is a great option for anyone who wants to up their photo game without toting around a bulky camera. It comes with a wide-angle lens for impressive landscapes, a macro lens perfect for close-ups, and an LED it claims to improve a phone's flash. Best of all, both clip right onto smartphones, and come with a lanyard and travel case.


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Classic Rock Vinyl Records Wall Clock
Society6

Classic Rock Vinyl Records Wall Clock

$32 from Society6 
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The background of this clock shows the spines of classic album covers, including those from musicians such as Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, and The Kinks. The clock itself comes in two different frame material and clock hand color options.


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Uncle Goose Classic ABC Blocks
Amazon

Uncle Goose Classic ABC Blocks

$37 from Amazon
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Perfect for the little one or parent-to-be on your list, these alphabet blocks feature child-safe ink and are crafted in Michigan. Looking for something more offbeat? Uncle Goose makes blocks featuring planets, the periodic table, constellations, and several foreign languages.


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Threshold Round Wire Decorative Storage Bin
Target
Running Socks
Stance

Running Socks (That Look Cool)

$19 and up from Stance
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Running socks need to be comfortable and durable, yes, but they should be fun, too. Give your favorite runner a gift that keeps on giving with a subscription to Stance. New socks (styles range from no-show to over-the-calf) will arrive monthly or quarterly.


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Badger Sleep Balm
W.S. Badger Co.

Badger Sleep Balm

$10 from W.S. Badger Co.
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An ideal stocking stuffer for insomniacs, Badger SleepBalm is a blend of essential oils including bergamot, balsam, and lavender that help speed them off to dreamland naturally. It's made in New Hampshire, certified organic and cruelty-free, too.