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.
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Sweater Flask(Credit: Typo.com)
This cute sweater-clad, 6-ounce flask is a great way to catch the holiday spirit, $19.99 at typo.com. More information: http://bit.ly/2epsNcU
Match Tin(Credit: Skeem Design)
Skeem Designs Birch Log match tin will look great on the mantel, and it holds 80 fireplace matches; $20 at skeemshop.com. More information: http://bit.ly/2ejNUT2
Road Sign Puzzle(Credit: Nassau County Museum of Art)
Celebrate the great American road trip with this White Mountain puzzle featuring intriguing signs from across the United States; $16.95, available Nov.19 at the Nassau County Museum of Art gift shop.
The Body Shop's Reggie bath sponge(Credit: The Body Shop)
The Reggie bath sponge, along with several other Body Shop products, is part of the stores Go Wild campaign to protect and restore rainforests in Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia; $6 at select stores and thebodyshop-usa.com
Sports Socks(Credit: H&M)
The socks at H&M are built for comfort -- and to last. They come in various shades and prints, $9.99 (for a three-pack) at select H&M stores and hm.com. More information: http://bit.ly/2ejVo8D
Warming Turtleneck(Credit: Uniqlo)
New technology from Heattech helps the body retain heat through air pockets woven into the threads in a line of winter accessories including this turtleneck; $14.90 at uniqlo.com; more information: http://bit.ly/2ft1wbm
Hashtag wall hanging(Credit: Typo.com)
Hashtags are everywhere, including #onthewall, and this golden one will make a great gift, $9.09 at typo.com. More information: http://bit.ly/2dMEeQ1
Baseball cap(Credit: BoohooMAN)
Give the gift thats sleek and logo-free, a plain heavy woolen snapback cap; $8 at boohoo.com. More information: http://bit.ly/2ePs09l
Holiday skillets(Credit: Target)
Whip up a quick batch of cookies, brownies or pancakes in their own reusable skillet; $9.99 at select Target stores and target.com. For more information: http://bit.ly/2fypsch.
Shower Foam(Credit: Kneipp)
Kneipp Cedar & Jojoba Shower Foam is designated for men only, but the cedar forest scent may appeal to any holiday lover; $16 at select Kneipp shops (including Roosevelt Field) and kneipp.com. More information: http://bit.ly/2dN0F3B
Arm candy faux tattoos(Credit: Tattly)
Indulge a sweet tooth with these temporary candy tattoos in yummy scents like vanilla frosting, candy corn and cotton candy. Eight tattoos per pack, by Tattly, $18, at tattly.com. More information: http://bit.ly/2dAxdjC
First Lady paper dolls(Credit: Dover Puiblications/Dover Puiblications)
Illustrated by renowned paper doll artist Tom Tierney, Dover Book's "Fashions of the First Ladies Paper Dolls" features 10 dolls and 32 costumes, $6.95 at doverpublications.com. More information: bit.ly/2eyH6km; Find the best price: bit.ly/2emoXBf
Penny portrait(Credit: UncommonGoods/UncommonGoods)
Penny pinchers can put the coins to good use by creating a copper-hued portrait of Abraham Lincoln while learning historical facts about Lincoln and the penny, $24 at uncommongoods.com More information: bit.ly/2dib5I9
White House gingerbread(Credit: whitehouse history)
Roland Mesnier, executive pastry chef for five presidents, outlines recipes for some of his favorite holiday treats including, yes, a spectacular gingerbread creation, $39.95 at whitehousehistory.org. More information: bit.ly/2diy6P8; Find the best price: bit.ly/2eJU0va
Reagan’s jelly beans(Credit: Jelly Belly/Jelly Belly)
Celebrate Ronald Reagan's sweet tooth with Jelly Belly's All American Mix bag of red (cherry), white (coconut) and blue (blueberry) jelly beans -- the same flavor assortment the company sent for President Reagan's inauguration in 1981, $2.49 for a 3.5-ounce bag at jellybelly.com. More information: bit.ly/2ebEhEg; Find the best price: bit.ly/2dJdJae
Presidential puzzle(Credit: White Mountain Puzzles)
Put the pieces of history together with this 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, featuring each of our 44 presidents bordering a U.S. map, $16.95 at whitemountainpuzzles.com. More information: bit.ly/2efqKcj; Find the best price: bit.ly/2ebR7mh
Old Navy water bottle(Credit: Old Navy/Old Navy)
An inspirational water bottle in a lovely rose-gold tone; $16.94 exclusively at Old Navy stores and oldnavy.com. More information: oldnvy.me/2etVfMD
Stoneware cheese board(Credit: Pier 1 Imports/Pier 1 Imports)
Pier 1 Imports' stoneware cheese board is sized to present a hunk or two of cheese with a side of crackers -- use the chalkboard finish to note what you're serving. $14.95 at Pier I stores and pier1.com. More information at bit.ly/2dgJdZG
Political party mugs(Credit: Fishs Eddy)
Party pride becomes a conversation point in these cheeky ceramic mugs, a collaboration between Fishs Eddy and West Elm. Among the dozen drawn portraits you'll find on each -- Team Red: Richard Nixon, Chris Christie, George W. Bush; Team Blue: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders. $13.50 each at West Elm. More information at bit.ly/2czEgFm
Freezable wine cooler(Credit: PackIt/Packit)
Keep your vino chilled on the go with PackIt's freezable wine cooler, $15.99, sized just right to fit a bottle of wine or bubbly. No ice packs needed -- its gel-filled sides keep a bottle cold for up to 6 hours, and the bag folds flat to store in the freezer, More information at bit.ly/2cXhsDE; find the best price at bit.ly/2cNfjcH
Hinza shopping tote(Credit: The Container Store/The Container Store)
The hard-sided, reusable tote can handle bulky groceries and farmers market fare, beach and sports gear, and anything else you want to carry. The Hinza shopping tote cleans up with a wet cloth. It's $22.99 at The Container Store in Garden City. More information at bit.ly/2ctkJLR
PocketMonkey multi-tool(Credit: Zootility/Zootility)
It's a screwdriver, it's a bottle opener, it's a hex wrench, it's a ruler. PocketMonkey's 12-in-1 tool, $12-$14 does a little of everything, and it fits inside a wallet, to boot. More information at bit.ly/1SOndwU; Find the best price at bit.ly/2dpQqX8.
Custom Memory game(Credit: Shutterfly)
Turn favorite photos -- think pets, weddings, vacations -- into a custom version of the memory matching game. You get 24 3-by-3-inch cards in your choice of matte or glossy finish, and there's a range of background styles to strike the right note. $19.99-$24.99, includes storage box, from shutterfly.com. More information at http://bit.ly/2dxkU8Q.
Copper cheese knives(Credit: Crate&Barrel/Crate&Barrel)
Crate & Barrel's two-tone knives, $7.95 each, have brushed stainless steel blades with hammered copper handles. Three versions are available to cut hard and soft cheeses. At Crate & Barrel in Manhasset or crateandbarrel.com. For more information: bit.ly/2degz86
Pizza Grow Kit(Credit: UncommonGoods/UncommonGoods)
Farm-to-table artisanal pizza comes to the home kitchen with this seed kit, $12, packed to grow basil, oregano, parsley, scallions, heirloom tomatoes and green bell pepper. The Pizza Grow Kit is available at UnCommonGoods.com, along with similar kits geared to cocktail-lovers and salsa-makers. More information at bit.ly/2cziq8e
Emergency lantern/USB power charger(Credit: Amazon/amazon.com)
Thorfire's all-in-one LED lantern/flashlight can multitask during a power outage. The collapsible gadget has a micro-USB cord for recharging mobile devices-or use the hand crank anytime you're in a pinch. $16.99 exclusively at amazon.com. For more information: bit.ly/2do6HL1
Social media photo prints(Credit: Social Print Studio/Social Print Studio)
Bring your best Instagram photos to life with Social Print Studio's heavy cardstock prints. Upload individual photos or sync your feed with the site to build sets of pocket-size prints destined for the recipient's fridge, desk, wallet or bulletin board. From $12 for 24 4-by-4-inch prints, smaller and larger sizes available at socialprintstudio.com.