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Best Gifts Under $50 for 2023

You can still show how thoughtful you are without spending a fortune… here is a list of our absolute favorite gifts for smaller budgets. These gifts under $50 are perfect for coworkers, neighbors, family, or friends.

The Untethered Soul Guided Journal: Practices to Journey Beyond Yourself ~$14

A great gift for the soul seeker, this guided journal pairs with Michael Singer’s classic book The Untethered Soul. Don’t worry if you haven’t read it; you’ll still reap the benefits of this journal: living more fully, being more present and gaining a greater understanding of your truest self.

80’s and 90’s Hum the Song Game ~$15

Ready to Get Into the Groove with some Straight Up fun?! Anyone old enough to remember the music from the eighties and nineties will love this game! Try to get your teammates to “name that tune” as you hum nostalgic ditties from a variety of musical 80’s and 90’s categories, such as Pop, TV Themes, Indie and more.

Back to the Roots Sunflower Windowsill Grow Kit ~$25

This kit comes with a 64 oz glass mason jar, organic soil blend and organic sunflower seeds. Back to the Roots has a 100% Guaranteed to Grow promise: If it doesn’t grow, they’ll replace it free of charge. In addition, for each kit purchased, Back to the Roots charitable Grow One, Give One will donate grow kits to elementary schools across the U.S.

Goodr Sunglasses ~$25

Goodr sunglasses are all the rage. They’re super fun and funky, and come in all kinds of colors, patterns and shapes to fit every face. They’re also shatterproof and offer UV protection. Bonus: Goodr sunglasses stay put even when you sweat, so they’re awesome for running and other outdoor workouts.

Bodum Pavina Double Wall Glasses ~$27 for set of 2

For the coffee lover in your life. Everyone knows how annoying it is when your coffee gets cold. These double walled insulated glasses not only keep your beverages warm (or cold, if you’re going for iced drinks… ), but they look super cool, too.

Heated Neck Massager ~$34

This heated back and neck massager has four different deep-kneading Shiatsu massage nodes, as well as two speeds to choose from. Use it at home, take it on-the-go… even in the car! Perfect gift for those who need a little relaxation and a way to soothe sore muscles (ahem… all of us!)

Le Creuset Stoneware Mini Round Cocotte ~$32

These brightly colored mini cocottes, great for baking, serving and storing, are perfect for serving individual portions and sharable side dishes. An awesome gift for all the chefs in your life… and maybe for your own kitchen, too!

Personalized Cutting Board ~$varies

Charcuterie, anyone? These personalized cheeseboards are unique and beautifully handcrafted out of Acacia wood. When not in use, they also make a lovely home decoration.

Just Breathe Eucalyptus Spa Gift Set ~$40

The gift of relaxation… which everyone, everyone, everyone needs right now. Just plant the self-watering eucalyptus seeds in the bamboo pot, and in a few weeks, you can use the fragrant leaves, along with the kit’s botanical bath salts and natural jute body scrubber, for a relaxing at-home spa experience.  

Heirloom Video Book ~$49

For the sentimental folks out there, this personalized digital greeting card is the perfect gift. Choose from a variety of pre-made hardcover options; then load 10 minutes of a video and/or photos to this video player, which features a 5” HD screen with a speaker. No WiFi or tech needed, recipients just open the book which plays the video from you to them. Comes with a rechargeable battery.

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 2023

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