People have enough clutter in their lives; don't add to the problem by gifting something useless. For the gadget-obsessed, this portable Anker charger is the perfect practical gift. It offers up enough juice to fully power most smartphones at least once, and it's something that practically any recipient would find useful.
This RFID card case from Herschel is a practical gift for the friend whose wallet is falling apart or who's worried about their digital security. The RFID shield prevents thieves from running off with credit card information, so you can gift them peace of mind in the form of a trendy wallet.
Another ultra-useful gift to consider adding to stockings this year is a ProCase Screen Cleaning Pad. They can use it to wipe down their iPhone, iPad, or any other screen that's inevitably covered in smudges. This is also great for people with young kids that like to play iPhone and iPad games.
Sneak this quintessential notebook into your loved ones stocking to support their studies or their creative endeavors -- great for note-taking in class as well as for writing, drawing, brainstorming, or whatever their passion may be.
You can't go wrong with skincare products as stocking stuffers or add-on gifts. Most anyone will make good use of a heavy-duty hand cream, especially in winter when the air is dryer than usual. This Kiehl's brand cream is an ultra-moisturizing option that contains a naturally-derived olive oil wax to keep hands super soft.
Give the gift of glowing skin this holiday season -- what person doesn't want that? These soothing aloe-based face masks are a thoughtful present for the chronically stressed or for the person who loves their skincare routine.
We wish we had the budget to amass a collection of bath bombs that could last us the year. These fizzy globes turn bathtime into a luxurious, relaxing experience. Gift the da Bomb Galaxy bomb to your mom or someone else who deserves a bit of downtime.
Because these cute mugs are so affordable, you can buy a set of four as a hosting gift or package a single mug with treats like hot chocolate and mini marshmallows or a bag of coffee coffee. We especially love delivering a mug filled with goodies to neighbors and coworkers.
With the cold season upon us, every cup of coffee has a shorter lifespan. A trip to the microwave will reheat your brew, but it's an annoying waste of time. Gift the caffeine obsessed in your life to a Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer for home or office, so they'll never have to suffer a sip of lukewarm coffee again.
This set of reusable stainless steel straws is the ideal stocking stuffer for someone who always has an iced coffee in hand. Eco-friendly and sleek, the straws add a touch of elegance to any drink and they're perfect for use at home or to bring on a coffee run.
There's not a lot from this luxury brand that falls under $100, let alone $25. But for the person who loves to pour up wine at their dinners or parties, this Le Creuset corkscrew makes opening even the most stubborn bottles a breeze, and it won't break the bank for you.
Stumped? When in doubt, you can always get a bottle of wine for the person who leaves you puzzled over what to buy. If they don't love the bottle you picked, they can always re-gift it, after all. Wine Access has selections under $25 (that don't taste cheap).
For the liquor connoisseur on your list, a set of tumblers with whiskey stones is a classy yet practical gift that will make an attractive and useful addition to their bar cart. Bonus points if you pair this gift with a bottle of their favorite after-hours beverage.
A cute gag gift for the drinker and golf lover in your life, this shot glass set isn't just a display piece -- it's also a drinking game. Jazz up the festivities, open up a bottle, and have fun trying to aim miniature golf balls into the hole.
If you have a friend who always has a candle or two burning in their home, why not gift them more of what they love? This Voluspa Glass Jar Candle is a beautifully embossed decor item, and it delivers up to 50 hours of burn time.
The right pair of socks is key for staying dry and comfortable, and we guarantee the athlete on your shopping list always needs more pairs of socks that can keep up with their active lifestyle. Swiftwicks are quick-drying and breathable, and they're loved by runners, cyclists, and all people who spend time on their feet.
A bag of Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark is a delightful and tasty holiday-themed treat for anyone's stocking -- friend, acquaintance, child, schoolteacher, or sweet-toothed grandparent. Chocolate is a no-brainer gift that pretty much anyone will be thrilled by.
There's so much you can do with a deck of cards. The game options are nearly endless, whether you're at a holiday party or a tailgate. Stuff a pack of NFL playing cards into a football fan's stocking and play a game of war as you discuss the sport and eat leftover Christmas cookies.
Pondering what to buy for a couple? Hive is an award-winning chess-like board game with a twist. It's super simple to learn, and a round takes less than twenty minutes to play. It's also easy to travel with thanks to the handy, compact zipper case.
We don't recommend ever gifting a pet at Christmastime. It's a lot of responsibility to throw at someone, even if they have been pining for a puppy or kitten. Consider a collection of succulents instead: A low-stakes gift that offers plenty in return -- especially for the plant nerd in your life.
Struggling to find a present for the coworker you don't know well, a distant cousin, or any other person who's a challenge to shop for? An Amazon Gift Card offers up plenty of choice for your intended receiver. You can even send an electronic gift card to relatives or friends who you won't be seeing face-to-face this holiday season.
Make an instant furry friend by getting a dog bone for any pups you'll play with this holiday. It's available in multiple sizes, so there's one for every pooch. Buy a few extra to stuff into your own dog's stocking and keep them busy while the rest of the family opens up gifts.
A watch isn't something most people buy for themselves. That friend who never seems to know what time it is or who's chronically late? Buy them this budget-friendly but fashionable Casio watch. It's water-resistant and features large, easy-to-read digits. Or, if they prefer digital to analog, you can't go wrong with the simple Casio Classic Resin Strap Digital Sport Watch.
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