The holiday season is always a festive time of year, but it can also be an expensive one with so many gifts to give and events to attend. Don’t be afraid to stick to a budget! Cutting costs doesn’t mean you can’t give a meaningful gift. There are tons of fantastic gifts out there that cost $25 and under that are perfect for anyone on your list. From games and beauty to home goods and delicious treats, here are 25 of our favorite affordable selections.
Gund Stuffed Animal
It’s hard to go wrong with a plush stuffed animal for any kid. These super soft, squeezable stuffies come in a variety of different animals for your kids to love and create magical memories with.
This board game is for adults (18+). After all, who says game nights are just for kids? This question game challenges your friends and family to see just how much they really know about you, from which GPS you prefer to the foods you truly hate.
The original Hedbanz game is loved by young and old, and this new version will keep the fun going for hours. The color changing bands add a new twist and challenge each time the headband changes color. Act it out, answer questions faster, and laugh the entire game.
A spoon rest is one of those items you didn’t know you needed until it was in your kitchen. This beautiful one by British designer William Morris will look nice on your counter and it’ll come in handy when you need to rest your wooden spoon while whipping up pasta or stirring a soup.
Who doesn’t need a little self care during the holidays? This set from Patchology keeps things festive and zen with holiday-themed eye patches, face masks, and foot masks. It makes a great gift for just about anyone.
These stunning dessert plates feature holiday cityscapes of major cities around the world — Chicago, New York, Paris, London, and Rome. Handpainted, so each one is a little different, these are a holiday keepsake they’ll bring out for years to come.
A fun notebook is always a good gift especially during the holidays so you can start the year off with a fresh start. This colorful rendition with the saying “possibilities are endless” is sure to inspire.
You don’t need to love T Swift to want to rock these friendship bracelets with cool beads and inspiring messages. The Little Words Project believes that you can spread kindness through friendship bracelets, so choose from one of their own messages or create your own!
For the baker in your life (or lover of sweet things) this Spice House x Intelligentsia coffee cake sugar is the perfect addition to any coffee cake, latte, cookies, or whatever else you can dream up. Made with vanilla, brown sugar, coffee, and cinnamon it’s sure to delight.
Who doesn't love a good movie night? This popcorn kit will help amp up any night on the couch with three varieties of popcorn kernels and five different seasonings, ranging from a spicy Sriracha to buttery caramel corn — and of course, classic white cheddar.
Gwenyth Paltrow’s beauty regime has made its way to Target at a reasonable price point and we have a feeling it’ll fly. This daily cleanser is the perfect starting point and a great gift for any Goop lover.
These indoor herb jars may look like cool, vintage mason jars, but inside they have a hydroponic system designed to make your herbs flourish inside. Plant your desired herbs (you can choose between basil, mint, cilantro, and more), pour water in the reservoir, and put it by a sunny window. Soon enough, your herbs will sprout.
Classic card games are always a great gift, and this duo of Uno packs is sure to delight. Play classic Uno or Uno flip, which adds a bit more excitement to the traditional game with double-sided cards. Easy to take on-the-go or to start an intense family game at home.
'Tis the season for decadent treats like this salted caramel popcorn that is drizzled with white and dark chocolate and sprinkled with nonpareils. It comes in a perfect giftable cylinder, so no wrapping needed.