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Affordable $5 Stocking Stuffers For Everyone On Your List
The days and weeks are just flying by. In with the peppermint patties and out with the pumpkin spice. The holidays are here and it’s the most wonderful time of the year not to mention, probably the most expensive too!
Literally, people seem to be on their best behavior around this time of year. Not only are folks telling their kids to mind their manners because Santa is watching but they are leading by example to be more mindful of their own manners as well.
I just love that!
So what affordable gifts can you give to the good folks that you interact with every day to show them just how much you appreciate all that they do to make your lives much easier and more enjoyable?
Since the holidays can be an expensive time of year for everyone, here are just a few ideas to help you put together a nice little stocking stuffer or a care package to give to the neighbors, teachers, mail carriers, coworkers, service workers, family, & friends in your lives that won’t burn a hole in your pocket.
Everything on this list can be found at your local Dollar Tree stores or the dollar bins at Target, Walmart, Michael’s, & Joann stores.
However, if you are short on time and prefer the convenience instead, you can also order them in bulk and have them delivered via Amazon through my links below.
Ladies, especially moms, are the real unsung heroes in our lives. She is the powerhouse of her domain and she keeps things buzzing along without skipping a beat.
She makes it all look so easy and effortless, but we all know her role is anything but.
So make life easy for her and give her something thoughtful that will allow her to take just 20 minutes to care for herself because she deserves it.
Remember: it does not have to be expensive only meaningful.
1- hand lotion, polish, nail care kit
2- hand sanitizer, tissue, & mint kit, like this one below:
3- lip balm or lip gloss set like this one:
4- face mask sheets
5- sewing/mending kit
6- Eye Mask Sheets like this one:
7- bath bombs
9- calendar, pen, & notebook
10- Starbucks/Target/Visa/Amazon Gift Card like this one:
11- texting gloves
12- Full Sized Secret deodorant & Wipes
13- Full Sized Body Wash & Loofah
14- travel face wash, shampoo & conditioner
15- coffee mug w/chocolate, tea/coffee
16- picture frame w/selfie photo
17- sketch pad w/ colored pencils like these:
18- craft kit: glitter, floss, glue, beads, etc.
19- baking-themed gift basket: cookbook, spatula, mixing bowl, cookie mix
20- gardening themed gift basket: gloves, shovel, watering can, flower bulbs, seeds
21- Tide/spray n wash pen & alcohol wipes
22- Adult coloring book & markers like this one:
24- a foldable umbrella
25- scented candle
Let’s be real, without the men, our lives won’t be as interesting nor as fulfilling as it is. I’m so grateful to have such wonderful men in my life and I hope that you can say the same for you too.
He is your pillar for whenever you need a shoulder to cry on. He gives great advice and really challenges you to think outside of the box. And of course, he is always happy to help any way he knows how.
If you’re short on time and you’re not able to cook him his favorite meal, you can give him an inexpensive gift of comfort to show him that you care about him too.
1- Compression Socks like these:
2- Hand Warmers
3- Texting Gloves
4- Full-Sized Old Spice Deodorant
5- RainX, this kind:
7- Arm & Hammer Foot Powder
8- Travel Toothbrush & Toothpaste
9- Movie Snax Basket: popcorn, chips, soda pop, Reese’s, Skittles, mixed nuts
10- measuring tape
11- pocket knife/multi-tool like this one:
13- phone case
14- money clip/wallet
15- Gatorade/Coke/energy drink
16- small first aid kit
17- playing cards
18- batteries like these:
19- travel mug
20- water bottle
21- condiments gift pack (like a mix of his favorite bbq sauces)
22- cheese, sausage, & crackers
23- Gas/Visa/Amazon/BW3’s gift card like this one:
24- a foldable pocket-sized rain poncho
25- DIY Wall Art for man cave
For Little Girls:
Thank goodness for little girls! “They are sugar and spice and everything nice.” That is whenever it suits them! lol
She makes our lives so much fun and colorful and she’s got an imagination that is just out of this world.
She loves to create so give her a gift that will encourage her creativity while staying true to your frugal roots.
1- slime making kit (contact solution, glitter, glue)
2- stenograph stencils
3- lip gloss/lip balm set like this unicorn one:
4- decorative headbands
5-non toxic nail polish
7-erasable colored pens
8- dessert-themed pencils & erasers like these:
9- stationery set
10- felt craft set
11- jewelry making kit
12- loom rubber bands craft kit like this one:
13- foam tiaras & wands
14- character books or coloring books like this one:
15-character toothbrush set
16- character ornament
17- character calendar
18- character plush toys
19- character fuzzy socks
20- character stickers
21- a character playset like this one:
22- character books
23- sudoku/puzzle books
24- scented hand lotions & sanitizers
25- DIY popsicle sticks selfie frame
For Little Boys:
Thank goodness for little boys too! “They truly are noise with dirt!” lol And we are ever so grateful for them!
From re-enacting the adventures of Captain Underpants to pretending to ward off evil spawns in Minecraft, little boys know how to add variety to our lives.
Give him a gift that he can share with his friends that will make his imagination run wild while keeping your budget in check too.
1- slime making is an all-around favorite for any kid, not just boys but girls too
3- matchbox cars
4- pokemon trading cards
5- uno cards like these Mario ones:
6- character pocket tissue
7- hand sanitizers on carabiners
9- character throw blanket
10- character socks
11- character toothbrush set like this one:
12- hat & gloves set
13- character coloring books
14- character tote bag
15- character water bottle
16- crossword puzzle
17- glow stick pack
18- superhero/comic book like this one:
19- superhero pencil & erasers
20- candy cane filled candies
21- 24 pk crayons
22- foam mask/hat/sword
23- dry erase board & markers
24-fuzzy koosh ball
25- Rubix cube like this one: