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Fun kitty cat sleep mask in luxe leopard (Credit: Sephora)

Fun kitty cat sleep mask in luxe leopard brocade backed by skin-soothing satin; $12 at select Sephora stores and sephora.com. More information: http://seph.me/1MSRtZx

Holiday gifts for $25 or less

When your holiday shopping list is a mile long, you need options where you can get more bang for your buck. Whether you're looking for cheap buys or stocking stuffers, these gifts will fit into any budget at only $25 or less.

To see more holiday gift guides, visit newsday.com/giftguides.

The Pocket Dial

Jimmy Fallon brilliantly pairs a pocket square with
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Jimmy Fallon brilliantly pairs a pocket square with an iPhone case, in a collaboration with J. Crew. The Pocket Dial is $48, with additional pocket squares, $15, in select stores and jcrew.com. All net proceeds benefit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to protect African elephants. More information: http://bit.ly/1I1CyLP

The Giving Hat

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital receives $1 when
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital receives $1 when you purchase the Giving Hat, which sports healthy reminders--"Give Thanks," "Smile" or "Laugh A Lot," seen here worn by Bella Thorne; $5 at Kmart stores and kmart.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1NpxCTA

Christmas Deer Knot Wrap

This eco-friendly Christmas Deer Knot Wrap is made
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This eco-friendly Christmas Deer Knot Wrap is made of recycled plastic bottles and can be reused on multiple gift-giving occasions; $8.95 at Lush stores and lushusa.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1LxcCmj

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Heart of Haiti White Small Elephant Figurine

This 2.75-by-2.5-by-4-inch soapstone Heart of Haiti White Small
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This 2.75-by-2.5-by-4-inch soapstone Heart of Haiti White Small Elephant Figurine can double as a bookend or paperweight, with a portion of the proceeds going toward the Haitian artisans who make them. More information: http://mcys.co/1OH7aVl

'The Artful Wooden Spoon'

Add a little extra inspiration to your hearth
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Add a little extra inspiration to your hearth with more than 225 photographs of Joshua Vogel's works in "The Artful Wooden Spoon." In this 176-page hardcover volume, master craftsman Vogel displays creations from his workshop along with instructions and step-by-step photographs. $24.95

Robot Rampage socks

Honor your inner robot with Socksmith's men's Robot
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Honor your inner robot with Socksmith's men's Robot Rampage socks; $10 at socksmith.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1MgBH5s

'Bear' Faux Fur Trapper Hat

A bear-inspired trapper hat for a tiny princess
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A bear-inspired trapper hat for a tiny princess is fuzzy wuzzy in faux fur; $20 by Tucker + Tate, at Nordstrom stores and nordstrom.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1RvG69l

Graphic Sleep Tee

Princesses love to sleep in -- and we
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Princesses love to sleep in -- and we get the message with this cute PJ top; $14.94 at select Old Navy stores and oldnavy.com. More information: http://oldnvy.me/1GLIQPn

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Carry On Cocktail Kit

For high flyers; the perfect cocktail kit (even
(Credit: Carry on Cocktail Kit)

For high flyers; the perfect cocktail kit (even when you fly in coach) includes everything you need to mix two perfect cocktails (Old Fashioned, Gin and Tonic or Moscow Mule) but the booze...even a coaster; $24 at carryoncocktailkit.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1NQbQVE

Robot Tea Infuser

Invite a robot to tea time with this
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Invite a robot to tea time with this Kikkerland stainless steel adjustable-arm diffuser; $12 at kikkerland.com. More information: http://bit.ly/14ruS3a; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1ksKZoI

Cutex Advanced Revival Nail Polish Remover Pads

Each felt pad is conveniently packaged, fits in
(Credit: Cutex Brands)

Each felt pad is conveniently packaged, fits in your pocket or purse, and is strong enough to remove polish on all 10 fingers or toes. And it's TSA approved. $7.98 for a two-pack with 20 pads. More information: http://bit.ly/1NFFpZX; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1NdPNK4

RootStix

A marker-like pen that covers gray roots and
(Credit: Laila Moire-Selvage)

A marker-like pen that covers gray roots and is perfect for travel. (It also works on men's beards and brows.) A great "girlfriend gift" for those who can relate to hair "in between colorings." $15; More information: http://bit.ly/1MwNWRZ

'Star Wars' Lightsaber Thumb Wrestling

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"Star Wars" thumb-wrestling book complete with mini light sabers -- depicts classic battles; widely available at book and gift stores; $12.99 at Chronicle Books. More information: http://bit.ly/1P8gth6; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1NcpM9I

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Stormtrooper Mug

Pour yourself a powerful cup of coffee with
(Credit: Underground Toys)

Pour yourself a powerful cup of coffee with this Stormtrooper Mug by Underground Toys; $24.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1MwR7sT; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1OoqHd0

Heart of Haiti Soapstone

Give a heart of gold and show you
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Give a heart of gold and show you have one. The soapstone heart is part of Macy's Heart of Haiti initiative, which supports the earthquake-devastated country by providing income to the artisans who create the products; $16 at select Macy's stores and macys.com

Light up hats

Cute caps with built-in night lights for guys,
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Cute caps with built-in night lights for guys, $12.25 at select Aeropostale stores and aeropostale.com

Pearl on a Cord Necklace

A timeless look, this simple pearl on a
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A timeless look, this simple pearl on a cord works alone or layered; $10 at select Mixology stores or shopmixology.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1kvuQiw.

Star earrings

Silver star earrings by ZAD; $15 at Wit
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Silver star earrings by ZAD; $15 at Wit & Whim, Port Washington

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Makeup brush cup

Sonia Kashuk's sparkly cup for makeup brushes; $12.99
(Credit: Target)

Sonia Kashuk's sparkly cup for makeup brushes; $12.99 at select Target and target.com

Mini Rollerball Ornament

Elizabeth and James' luscious fragrances come in petite
(Credit: Sephora)

Elizabeth and James' luscious fragrances come in petite rollerball ornaments packaged in a gilded box; $12 at select Sephora stores. More information: http://seph.me/1XdmsCw

Ninjabread men cookie cutters

Change up the baking with these Ninjabread men
(Credit: Fred and Friends)

Change up the baking with these Ninjabread men cookie cutters by Fred and Friends; $10. More information: http://bit.ly/1RUECG6; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1Nmk9Z2

Cat Nap Sleep Mask

Fun kitty cat sleep mask in luxe leopard
(Credit: Sephora)

Fun kitty cat sleep mask in luxe leopard brocade backed by skin-soothing satin; $12 at select Sephora stores and sephora.com. More information: http://seph.me/1MSRtZx

'Star Wars' model kits

Model kits of
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Model kits of "Star Wars" spaceships (for kids 6 and older) light up and require no glue, paint or tools; $19.99, More information: http://bit.ly/1MPdKHx; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1MxsZAi.

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Folded Embellished Ribbed Knit Hat

Bethany Mota's sparkly hat in black and cream;
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Bethany Mota's sparkly hat in black and cream; $14. More information: http://qvc.co/1Nj9A9a

Mini Bag

Stash a phone in this rubberized mini bag
(Credit: Havaianas)

Stash a phone in this rubberized mini bag and avoid the dreaded wet phone syndrome -- or use it as a funky evening bag; $20. More information: http://bit.ly/1VZsOTs; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1GkSKHp

Butter knife

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"Spread a little love" on morning toast with this sweet, hand-stamped butter spreader; $20. More information: http://etsy.me/1NjfHu8; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1PrACOU

Mount Taygetos herbs

Noting that there was a distinct lack of
(Credit: Bruce Gilbert)

Noting that there was a distinct lack of Greek comestibles on the North Fork, Joanne Cosonas and Tony Medina opened Agora: The Little Greek Market in Mattituck in June. The bright shop stocks all the basics, including dried herbs from Mount Taygetos, the highest mountain in the Peloponnese. The 8-ounce jars of oregano and basil ($3.49) and mint ($4.49) are available at Agora (610B Pike St., Mattituck). More information: 631-315-5070

Hamptons Salt Company artisanal salts

Southampton-based Hamptons Salt Company sells dozens of artisanal
(Credit: Bruce Gilbert)

Southampton-based Hamptons Salt Company sells dozens of artisanal salts sourced from around the world. For everyday use, the 14-ounce jar of Cooking Salt ($9.99) is a blend of Atlantic and Pacific Ocean flakes. If you'd like your salt to heat foods up, there's Ghost Pepper Salt (1 ounce, $21.99) made with sea salt and the Naga Jolokai (aka Ghost) pepper, one of the world's hottest. More information: Cooking Salt: http://bit.ly/1Xdiud4; Ghost Pepper Salt: http://bit.ly/1LDVK1Q

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'Inside Out' Plush line

The Inside Out Plush line from TOMY comes
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The Inside Out Plush line from TOMY comes out in conjunction with the Disney Pixar animated movie of the same name, featuring the five emotions personified in the film -- Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust; $9.99 each; More information: http://bit.ly/1LXLPjF; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1QIYPO9

PopCorn Maker

Made of sturdy silicone, this clever bowl turns
(Credit: Kate Spade)

Made of sturdy silicone, this clever bowl turns one-third cup of unpopped kernels into healthy snack in two to three minutes (depending on the microwave). Package contains recipes for curry, herb and honey-nut popcorn. Suggested retail price: $20; More information: http://bit.ly/1Flsto0; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1jOvGX2

Stackable tins

Storage can be a challenge, and attractive storage
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Storage can be a challenge, and attractive storage is almost unheard of. Help solve that problem with a set of painted steel Vinter 2015 tins with lids. These stackable tins are suitable for storing cakes, cookies, or other dry foods, and also terrific for corralling pens and other office detritus. They can also be stored one inside the other in the unlikely case they're not in constant use. $6.99 for a set of three at Ikea, 1100 Broadway Mall, Hicksville. More information: http://bit.ly/1khfn5x

Office Party Hair Barrette

Clever
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Clever "quick-fix" hair accessories are perfect for the females on your list; $9 at select Sephora stores; More information: http://seph.me/1Mxx9bx

Switch-A-Rooz

Switch-A-Rooz from Wild Republic lets kids switch between
(Credit: Wild Republic)

Switch-A-Rooz from Wild Republic lets kids switch between two stuffed animals; 24 Switch-A-Rooz offer 48 animal choices; $14.99; More information: http://bit.ly/1W0TSqA; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1GdfEk9  

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Earbud holder

Earbud wires stay tame and untangled in this
(Credit: Restoration Hardware)

Earbud wires stay tame and untangled in this snap-close Italian leather case from Restoration Hardware; $15 in black or brown. More information: http://bit.ly/1GkQM9K

Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck

The Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck from Moose
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The Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck from Moose Toys lets kids 6 and older transport their Shopkins in this ice cream truck. Includes two exclusive Shopkins characters; $19.99; More information: http://bit.ly/1GkQW0W; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1LiSS9f

Worry Eaters

Worry Eaters from The Haywire Group are plush
(Credit: The Haywire Group)

Worry Eaters from The Haywire Group are plush dolls with a zipper pocket mouth. Kids write down their stress of the day and feed it to their doll, and as the child sleeps, mom and dad can read the worry and be ready to talk about it with kids; $15.99 small, $22.99; More information: http://bit.ly/1RiJFzc; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1MxzYtd

Disney 'Descendants' dolls

The teenage kids of Disney heroes and villains
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The teenage kids of Disney heroes and villains who star in the "Descendants" movie are presented as dolls, wearing their outfits from the movie. For ages 6 and older, $19.99; More information: http://hasb.ro/1LXTD4J; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1jvUiV2

Thomas & Friends Track PlayTape

Thomas & Friends Track PlayTape lets kids create
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Thomas & Friends Track PlayTape lets kids create a track on any flat surface, and is easy to tear, place and reposition and is easily peeled up. It's designed to simulate real train track and is decorated with colorful Thomas & Friends artwork; $14.99 for 50-by-2-inch roll at InRoad Toys. More information: http://bit.ly/1W45bhN

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Michael Kors pencils

Pencils get the glamour treatment from Michael Kors;
(Credit: Michael Kors)

Pencils get the glamour treatment from Michael Kors; $18 at Michael Kors, Americana Manhasset, and michaelkors.com. More information: http://bit.ly/19lvXsD

Beautiful Day Reusable Shopping Tote

No one can ever have too many sturdy,
(Credit: Kate Spade)

No one can ever have too many sturdy, reusable totes! The Beautiful Day Reusable Shopping Tote from Kate Spade New York rolls up and ties for storage, and is a very generous 15.5- by 15.5 inches. $16; More information: http://bit.ly/1LE9b1U; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1PABPmc

Plaid Chalkboard Pillow

This cozy Plaid Tidings Chalkboard Pillow is much
(Credit: Pier1)

This cozy Plaid Tidings Chalkboard Pillow is much more snuggly version than the standard classroom variety, though. The 20-inch wide polyester pillow features a hidden zipper and ample space to jot down notes of cheer and encouragement. $24.95; More information: http://bit.ly/1ONSuly

Mitten Flask

Fleece-lined mittens by DCI hold a tiny, 4-ounce
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Fleece-lined mittens by DCI hold a tiny, 4-ounce flask; $20; More information: http://bit.ly/1LnRXo4

'Ruff Guide to the United States'

Does your dog want to learn to surf?
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Does your dog want to learn to surf? Fly in a seaplane? Camp in a safari tent in Yellowstone or stay in the lap of luxury by the Atlantic Ocean? Of course she does, and you can come along, too. Give this book, featuring 365 of the best dog-friendly attractions and accommodations in all 50 states, to the traveler in your life who hates to leave Fido at home; $25

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Packable pails

These collapsible beach pails solve the problem of
(Credit: Ashley Poulos)

These collapsible beach pails solve the problem of hauling bulky sand containers to the beach. Available in four fun colors, the very sturdy pails store flat and take up very little room. $14.99 from packablepails.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1hTQmLS; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1NnS1F9

ThinOptics

ThinOptics are reading glasses that fit in a
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ThinOptics are reading glasses that fit in a credit-card-sized case that adheres to the back of your cellphone and comfortably clamp to the bridge of your nose. You will never misplace those menu readers again. Glasses and phone case $38.95 from thinoptics.com; More information: http://bit.ly/1RqyK6u; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1Xkg6RR

Quick Clava

The Quick Clava combines winter head protection with
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The Quick Clava combines winter head protection with instant neck and face cover. Face and neck wraps stow in the beanie and can be pulled down to stave off frigid temps. Great for skiers or snowboarders or those who just want to glide or hike when the temps dip. $24.99-$34.99 from seirus.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1jTOZhR; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1M8R9H3

'Ultimate Travel'

This tabletop book ranks the top 500 spots
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This tabletop book ranks the top 500 spots in the world, based on the reports of Lonely Planet's intrepid travelers. The fact that the Temples of Angkor, the Great Barrier Reef and Machu Picchu top the list (in that order) provides some idea of this catalog's adventurous scope and focus. Photos are stunning; $24.99

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