40 Gifts Under $50
For the Host: Michel Design Works Oatmeal & Honey Handcare Caddy
Refresh your guest bathroom with this dynamic duo of creamy lotion and freshly scented liquid soap.
For the Techie: Amazon Echo Dot
While Amazon tends to deliver great deals on all their Echo devices around the holidays, the Echo Dot is still our go-to gift option. This compact little voice assistant can tell you the weather, read the news, play music, and more, yet it’s still small enough to fit on your nightstand. It’s also a little less intimidating than other options for techie-wannabes who may be meeting Alexa for the first time.
For the Stylista: Kate Spade New York Rollerball Perfume
Refreshing notes of mandarin and water lily come in a handy rollerball perfume from Kate Spade New York.
For the Foodie: Handmade Toffees
Sweeten someone's day with an award-winning box of Mrs. Weinstein's handmade toffees, made from butter, sugar, nuts, and 100 percent real chocolate.
For the Foodie: Recipe Flip Stand
Keep the cook organized with the Fresh Recipe Keeper Flip Stand. It stores printouts from the Web and magazine pages.
For the Cool Dude: Shaving Gift Set
This gift set, which includes a Truman razor handle, three blades, and a tube of shave cream, will keep Gramps or Uncle Eli looking sharp. Plus, it won't cost you a thing to ship domestically!
For the Cool Dude: Knit Skinny Tie
He will look dashing this holiday season in a trendy skinny knit tie.
For the Cool Dude: Sea-Scented Soaps
Treat the man who luxuriates in a good scrub to calming, sea-scented suds.
For the Foodie: Tea Forté Matcha Loose Tea Canister
The latest healthy tea trend comes in a variety of flavors, including chai, coconut, ginger, and chocolate.
For the Cool Dude: Mini Booklight
With this mini clip lamp, he can read all through the night—without keeping you up.
For the Big Personality: 'So Extra' Candle
Perfect for the fun-loving, good-humored, self-proclaimed diva in your life. This 'So Extra' candle makes for an adorable and trendy decor piece. Plus, a scented candle is always great for adding ambiance to any room.
For the Forever Kid: Robot Nutcracker
Wind it up and this playful wooden character will crack a nut—and a few smiles too.
For the Stylista: Pajamas for All
After the holiday parties, everyone can head to bed in style with a high-quality pajama set, or adult onesie, each for only $20.
For the Forever Kid: iRig Voice Microphone
The iRig Voice microphone works with any karaoke or music-creation app to turn a smartphone into a mobile karaoke machine. Just plug in the mic and belt it out.
For the Forever Kid: Colorful Ukulele
Give the gift of music with the Melokia Soprano Ukulele. (Melokia means "melody" in Hawaiian.)
Originally published in the December 2014 issue of Parents magazine.
For the Foodie: VitaCup Vitamin Infused Coffee
These Keurig-compatible coffee pods have the added perk of a vitamin blend designed to boost your energy level.
For the Forever Kid: Super Book—Fantastic Tales From Inside the Fun Factory
This coffee table book is a walk down memory lane to celebrate childhood toys and games, from flying discs to hula hoops.
For the Stylista: Jonathan Adler Mobile Charger
The On the Go Charger in a Jonathan Adler print is posh and practical.
For the Forever Kid: The Original Comfy
Keep your favorite couch potato extra warm this winter with an extra-soft wearable blanket.
For the Stylista: The Body Shop Festive Hand Cream Trio
Deciding between slathering on candy cane, marshmallow, or winter forest berries rich hand cream is the most complicated part of this gift.
For the Host: Life of the Party Papercrafting
Get the party started with these punch-out invitations, place cards and paper goods essentials for your next special occasion.
For the Forever Kid: The Original Tamagotchi
For the Foodie: Treat House Chocolate Candy Cane Bar
Satisfy your BFF’s sweet tooth with this giant peppermint bark disguised as a Rice Krispie treat.
For the Stylista: Lime Crime Spin the Dial Lip Set
Make a game out of getting party-ready by choosing from six delectable lip glosses with a simple spin of the wheel.
For the Stylista: Draper James Magnolia Fair Isle Hat
Top off your outdoor ensemble with this chic, yet cozy winter cap that’s bound to be a head-turner.
For the Host: Mud Pie Cut Up Marble & Wood Cheese Board Set
This 2-in-1 cheese board with wine bottle opener is as practical as it is witty.
For the Cool Dude: Eyeglass Sleeve
These practical glasses sleeves, made from thick merino wool with leather details, come in nine vibrant colors.
For the Forever Kid: Williams Sonoma S’mores Maker
Who needs a campfire when you’re ready to make a delectable treat whenever you crave it?
For the Host: Wax Buffalo Evergreen Candle
This double-wick candle is scented with fragrant notes of pine, blue spruce, and rosemary.
For the Cool Dude: Duke Cannon Beer and Bourbon Box
Two of your guy’s favorite scents (packaged as four large-sized soaps) give new meaning to good, clean, sudsy fun.
For the Host: House of Harlow 1960 Root Tree Glass Diffuser
A sophisticated alternative to potpourri, this refreshing blend of fresh greens, jasmine, lilac and other intoxicating aromas smells delightful.
For the Cool Dude: Mark & Graham Tie Bar
Get suited up with the essential coordinating accessories—a silk tie, cotton socks and handkerchief/pocket square—all packaged in a gift box.
For the Foodie: ModCloth Tasteful Terrain Shaker Set
Add some spice (literally) to your kitchen basics with this mini terrarium-like set of four shakers.
For the Stylista: Farmhouse Fresh Sugar Sugar Gift Set
Shea butter hand cream and sea salt body scrub pair nicely for winter-worn skin.
For the Forever Kid: OOLY Quotes & Saying Color-In Book
Grab your kid’s crayons and color away the stresses of grown-up life with these inspiring phrases.