Affordable Gifts for Everyone on Your List

We picked out the perfect presents for all of your loved ones this year. The best part? Each gift costs as little as $5 and no more than $50!

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Courtesy of CNS Stores

Cool Carafes

Make it easy for a water-lover to flavor their drink of choice. Twist off the bottoms of these carafes to easily add fresh fruit or herbs. $40;

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Courtesy of Absolutely Audrey

Flower Shoe Clips

Trendsetters can add some sass to an otherwise plain pair of pumps, by snapping on these sassy satin shoe clips. $15;

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Courtesy of The Andean Collection

Bold Bracelet

Give this bright turquoise bracelet to a fellow fashionista. Pair it with jeans and a tank or a long flowy dress. $24;

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Courtesy of Amazon

Dog Bed Duvet

Fluffy will adore resting on this decorative dog bed duvet as much as you'll love having it in your living room. Simply stuff it with anything soft (think: old blankets and pillows or recycled cotton batting). $32;

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Courtesy of Bambeco

Udon Bowls

Ergonomically designed udon noodle bowls come in handy for dinner and a movie. $15 each;

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Courtesy of Bath and Body Works

Luscious Lip Glosses

Send your fave sitter home with lip gloss flavored for the holidays. Choose from Butterscotch Pudding, Warm Apple Cider, Holiday Shortbread, and Spiced Latte -- or splurge for the set. $8.80 each;

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Buck Sportula

Give the grill master the ultimate guy gift -- a stainless steel spatula laser-cut with a deer design. $19.99;

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Courtesy of Proctor Silex

Mini Slow Cooker

Hostesses can keep appetizers, dips, or side dishes warm all party long in this 1-1/2 quart slow cooker. $19.99;

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Courtesy of Norman Love Confections

Colorful Chocolates

Say season's greetings to a coworker with a box of chocolates that's both delicious and beautiful. $22;

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Courtesy of Belkin

Wireless Music Receiver

Connect the Bluetooth Music Receiver to a home stereo or speakers to wirelessly play music from an iPod or iPhone library. $32;

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Courtesy of CB2

Nesting Dolls

A set of six hand-painted Russian nesting dolls will add a splash of color to practically any room in a loved one's home. $50;

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Courtesy of Children's Art

Artsy iPhone Case

Proceeds from this kid's art-inspired iPhone case help send a pediatric cancer patient on a weeklong camping adventure. $40;

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Courtesy of Chloe In Style

Tetris Cufflinks

Gamers will go gaga for a pair of cufflinks fashioned to look like the ever-popular puzzle video game Tetris. $35;

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App Magnets

There really is an app for everything. Your iPhone-obsessed business bud will love the techy touch these App Magnets bring to the fridge. $7;

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Courtesy of Henry Road

Bread Bag

Henry Road's bread bag is perfect for friends who like to wine and dine. Heat the removable flax seed pillow in the microwave before placing a hot loaf inside and it'll stay warm for up to 2 hours. $45;

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Courtesy of imm Living

Interlocking Playing Cards

These die-cut playing cards can be used in traditional card games or to construct cool card towers. $16;

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Courtesy of L.L.Bean

Wellie Warmers

Line the inside of rain boots with L.L. Bean's Wellie Warmers to make your favorite galoshes wearable all winter long. $20;

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Courtesy of Molla Space

Paper Pot

Hide a boring box of tissues or a roll of toilet paper inside the design-conscious paper pot. $40;

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Courtesy of Nyko

Wii Wand

Add a punch of color to family game night with an array of Wii Wand remotes. $13;

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Courtesy of Amazon

Bird Salt & Pepper Set

These perched salt and pepper shakers make seasoning food fun. $30;

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Courtesy of Bodum

Ice Coffee Maker

Add cold water and ground coffee to the Bean Ice Coffee Maker to make fresh, French-press iced java at home. $42;

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Courtesy of Presents For Purpose

Charity Wrap Bracelets

Buy one of these genuine leather wrap-around bracelets for a friend and $1 will go to support Children Uniting Nations. $39;

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Courtesy of Red Apple Supply

Star-Shaped Crayons

Aid an artist -- young or old -- with some star-shape art supplies. $8;

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Courtesy of Woot Loot

Wave Watches

Your running partner will love an ultra-light, water-resistant watch that's made from natural rubber and contains traces of tourmaline -- a semi-precious mineral stone known for its ability to help detox the human body. $20;

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Courtesy of Selzer Goods

Seven Year Pen

Prepare your child's favorite teacher for a new semester with a pen that holds enough ink to last seven years. $7.50;

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Courtesy of Smitten Kitten

Pocket Mirror

Gift a playful pocket mirror to your gorgeous, always-on-the-go friend or sister. $8;

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Courtesy of Gift Water

Charity Water Bottle

Help the environment and aid in saving a child's life by gifting this limited edition CamelBak water bottle. $10 of the purchase price goes to, a charity that helps people around the world gain access to clean water. BPA-free plastic styles, $19; and stainless style, $25;

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Courtesy of Staples

Mini Music Speaker

A pocket-size portable speaker makes playing music from a MP3 or phone super easy anywhere. $10; Staples

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Courtesy of Umbra

Wine Rack

Wine lovers can stash up to six bottles in this bright red acrylic rack. $21;

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Courtesy of Vonny

Casserole Carrier

Partygoers can easily transport their special dishes to the potluck in this convenient casserole carrier. $45;

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Personalized Clipboard

Tidying notes and important papers is much more fun with a personalized clipboard. $30;

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Ipod junkies can suction an iStand to the back of a smart phone for hands-free movie viewing and more. $5;

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Striped Slippers

Get comfy cozy this winter with a pair of striped knit slipper booties. $20;

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Hearts for Haiti

Help support Haiti and keep papers neat on the desktop with a set of stone paperweight hearts. $19;

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Flower Scarf

Keep a friend warm during the colder months with this fabulous flower scarf. $38;

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Margarita Mixes to Go

Start the party just about anywhere with a take-along Margarita or Martini mix set. $5;

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Eiffel Tower Bottle Opener Set

Stock your buddy's home bar with an Eiffel Tower-inspired metal wine key and bottle opener. $42;

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Courtesy of Dynomighty Design

Mighty Tote

A super lightweight tote that folds up into itself is an ideal choice for a souvenir-buying world traveler. $15;

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Courtesy of Naked Decor

Acrylic Alarm Clock

Naked D?cor's bright red acrylic clock is shaped like an old-fashioned alarm, and sounds like one too! $35;

Originally published in the December 2010 issue of Parents magazine.

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