Trying to find the perfect holiday gift for someone is tough, but it's especially tricky if you want to get a present that's both thoughtful and affordable. Chances are that someone on your list is already getting a tie, mug and a pair of socks (and will invariably be disappointed by those run-of-the-mill gifts). But lucky for you, we've put together a list of great gift ideas that fall in the $50 to $100 range and are guaranteed to delight your recipient. Whether you're looking to support a loved one's favorite hobby, encourage learning or help them stay cozy and comfy this winter, you'll find something for everyone here, from kids to adults.
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Do you know someone who likes kombucha and drinks it on a regular basis? With this kit, they can learn how to make it at home in any flavor they'd like. It comes with everything you need to brew delicious, bubbly kombucha, including a gallon jar, loose leaf tea, a temperature gauge, swing-top bottles, a starter and more.
An elegant charcuterie board is just what everyone needs to show off their culinary creations. With this board, you can place your meat, cheese and fruit in an elegant arrangement to dazzle your guests. Butter board, anyone?
These suede and fluffy wool slippers are a great gift for just about everyone. Wear these cozy slippers throughout the house to keep your feet warm and protected from the cold flooring.
Sure, Spotify is great, but there's nothing quite like the retro feel of real records and spinning vinyl. This Bluetooth-compatible, portable turntable hits all the right notes. Not only can you play LPs, but you can stream music wirelessly from any device. And while the sound isn't as top-notch as crazy-expensive models, you can't beat the cool retro aesthetic.
This Click & Grow indoor herb garden is a thoughtful gift for anyone who enjoys having fresh herbs on hand. It's simple to operate and lets you grow basil, parsley, cilantro and even tomatoes year-round. You don't even need to have a green thumb, it's that easy. Just fill the base with water, put the pods in and watch your sprouts grow. All you need to do is add a little water every now and then. Easy peasy.
A backpack that will appeal to students, gym rats and travelers alike, this water-resistant bag is a great gift idea for someone who is constantly on the go. Stylish yet tough, there's plenty of space to comfortably carry your belongings.
For people who love to cook, there's no such thing as too many knives. The Global Chef's utility knife can chop, slice, cut and dice. This 5-inch blade is perfect for fruit, vegetables, cheese and anything that requires more finesse than a typical 6-inch or hulking 8-inch blade.
This camera combines the fun of an old-school instant camera with the style and functionality of modern cameras. There's a one-touch selfie mode and an auto-exposure option that can help take better pictures. This camera is a great option for anyone, from kids to teens to a vintage photo hobbyist.
Calm's one-year subscription is an excellent way to give the unique gift of mindfulness and restoration. The app offers meditation, breathing exercises, music, stories and video sessions for anyone who needs to unwind, get a better night's rest and reduce stress levels.
STEM toys are all the rage for parents who want to encourage their children's inventiveness in the sciences. The Osmo is a teaching tool that works in tandem with a Fire tablet to improve kids' reading, critical thinking and motor skills. This toy is best for ages 3 to 5 years old. (Here are all our favorite STEM toys.)
If you're unfamiliar with the Anastasia Beverly Hills brand but want a safe bet for any beauty-obsessed family member, buy this palette. Its combination of matte and shimmer finishes means there are plenty of styles to experiment with.
Everyone loves Australia's favorite animated dog family. Gift little ones hours of playtime with this new, interactive playhouse set. The large (17 inches tall and 30 inches wide) house folds up easily for storage, and you can pop Bingo, Bluey, Chatterbox and Nana in there, plus all the accessories. When kids press the Octopus, lights and sounds are activated for leveled-up play.
A chunky knit throw is perfect for binge-watching TV or just cozying up on the couch. It also adds a pop of color and eye-catching texture to any living room or bedroom decor. This is the perfect Christmas gift as the days grow colder and you want to snuggle up with cocoa.