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Best Gifts Under $50 for 2020

Show how thoughtful you are without spending a fortune. Here is a list of our absolute favorite gifts for small budgets. These gifts under $50 are perfect for coworkers, teachers or friends. This year, many of our picks support small businesses and are otherwise sustainable and/or fair-trade.

Bamboo State Cheeseboards ~$48

These state silhouette cutting boards make such a great gift — especially for friends/family with extra state pride.

Ethiopia Sidama Coffee ~ $18

This amazing coffee comes from Coffee By Design (Portland, ME), an incredible and civic-minded company that also knows how to roast a damn good bean. This particular single-origin coffee is THE BEST. See also: Best Gifts for Him and Her

Hella 90s Pop Culture Trivia Game ~$15

If you’re old enough to remember anything about the nineties, this game is a blast. Get ready to wrack your brain for some hilarious sh!t you didn’t know you knew in the first place. (*And — listen to the matching playlist on Spotify for an extra shot of feel-good nostalgia😉.)

Back to the Roots + Ayesha Curry Kitchen Mason Jar Herb Garden ~$25

This is such an eco-friendly, feel-good gift. “With the mission of ‘turning every kitchen windowsill in America into an organic garden,’ this all-in-one-kit comes with organic mint and basil seeds, plant-based soil and some of Ayesha’s go-to recipes. For each kit purchased, Back to the Roots charitable Grow One, Give One will donate grow kits to elementary schools across the U.S.”

Wall Scrabble ~$32

SO fun to play, since you’re not taking up table space and don’t have to worry about how long the game takes. (This is a perfect budget-friendly version, but there are also much more sophisticated (and more $$$) editions on Etsy.)

Do One Thing Every Day to Change the World ~$12

This guided journal provides a daily quote or prompt to foster activism and social consciousness. Such a mindful gift to give right now.

Emile Henry Ruffled Pie Dish ~$49

For the baker in your life, this is the ultimate pie dish: “Inspired by vintage French bakeware, Emile Henry’s pie dish is shaped from Burgundian clay, which absorbs, distributes and retains heat evenly, so pies bake and brown to perfection.” Yumm.

Clever Yoga Nonstick XL Yoga Mat ~$29

Great for yoga (and any other exercise), this mat is a little squishier and bigger than your average one, and it’s durable enough to last a lifetime.

G.U.S. Multi-Device Charging Station Dock & Organizer ~$45

This wooden organizing station can charge all your devices — sans the annoying/ugly cords getting in the way.

Ceramic Essential Oil Diffuser ~$35

The gift of relaxation… which everyone, everyone, everyone needs right now.

Tangle Subscription ~$50

A daily newsletter (it’s a ~10 minute read) with nonpartisan reporting on key issues. Because non-biased journalism is more important than ever right now.

Feeling fancy? Take a peek at our Luxury Gift Guide — perfect for those with the most expensive taste. You can also browse our Love List archives — each one is full of our very favorite things!

See also!

Holiday Gift Guides 2020

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