I’m all about saving money and this year I put together a list of the top 26 awesome cheap gifts for 2018.
Confession, I may have bought a few for myself!
Awesome gifts under $25
Pura Vida Bracelets
These trendy bracelets are made in Costa Rica and perfect for the adventurer you know. They look better when stacked together in packs. Buy Pura Vida bracelets here.
Cards Against Humanity Extension Packs
Everyone loves this game for good reason. It’s hilarious! You can get a friend or family member an extension pack to keep the laughs coming. Buy Cards Against Humanity extension packs here.
Dollar Shave Club
I bought my fiancé a Dollar Shave Club box for Christmas last year and he loved it! He was previously buying cheap razors and never used any sort of product. Now he’s hooked. Well I found out this year that they now offer Dollar Shave Club for women! So I have my own set that comes too. No more using cheap razors!
Check it out! Buy Dollar Shave Club Boxes here.
World Map Decal for MacBook
This world map decal is really cute and comes in tons of other versions. The city skyline decal is cool too. Buy this awesome decal here.
Urban CoCo Oversize Blanket Scarf
If you don’t understand the appeal of the oversize blanket scarf, I don’t understand you. Comfy and coffee are two guiding principles of my life and this super cute scarf (which comes in 10 beautiful colors) definitely fits that theme. Buy this oversize blanket scarf here.
AUKEY Clip-On Lens for iPhone, Android, Smartphones
My husband bought me this lens that clips onto my iPhone for Christmas and it takes beautiful pictures. It’s perfect for the amateur photographer or even professional photographer you know. Buy this clip-on lens here.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Everyone read the original series but not many people have read the new story that came out this past summer. Get this book for the wizards in your life. Buy the new book here.
Roxima Selfie Ring Light (White)
Here’s the thing – we all love a good selfie as much as we hate to admit it. This super awesome clip-on light will improve the quality of selfies dramatically. Perfect for any social media queen or king (which is pretty much everyone in 2018). Buy the selfie light here.
It: A Novel
Might as well give your horror fan a gift they’ll love with this classic by Stephen King. Buy the book here.
Lego City Christmas Advent Calendar
A twist on the classic this Lego Christmas Advent Calendar has the kid (or adult) in your life opening up one lego toy per day leading up to Christmas. And it’s surprisingly affordable! Buy the Lego Advent calendar here.
VR Headset Glasses for iPhone, Samsung, Android
VR is THE THING right now in case you haven’t heard. You put your smartphone in the front of this headset and can play tons of VR games and apps. The best thing about this model (beyond the price) is that it comes with the bluetooth remote which allows the user to play more games. Buy the headset here.
Best Christmas gifts under $50
Lily Pulitzer 2017 Daily Agenda Planner
Buy this planner for the girl boss in your life. Honestly this gift is so great I don’t think I can wait until Christmas to give it. (And I didn’t! I bought one for my cousin in college). Buy the Lily Pulitzer planner here.
Kate Spade Business Card Holder
Perfect for the young professional or career woman to store her business cards. Everyone loves Kate Spade. Buy the Kate Spade business card holder here.
SUNSKI polarized sunglasses
My cousin was wearing these sunglasses at the pool and I was shocked to find out that they were under $50. Hard to find polarized lenses that look cool at that price. SUNSKI started as a kickstarter campaign and made it big.
I have the exact 2 pairs you see above. Check ’em out here.
(And here is my review of Sunski sunglasses).
Amazon Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote
Help your friends and family cut their cable bill by buying them the Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice remote. What you get for the price is pretty amazing. Buy the Amazon Fire TV Stick here.
Toms Womens Classics Canvas
I’ll be completely honestly with you. I never understood the whole Toms thing – until I bought them. Now I wear them everyday. Trust me, these are a great christmas gift. Buy Toms classic shoes here.
Cambridge SoundWorks Portable Bluetooth Speaker
From tailgates to parties, days at the beach or by the pool, BBQs – I can think of so many uses for this portable speaker set. It’s one of the top rated and top reviewed devices on Amazon. This makes for an awesome time and great holiday gift.
I’ve bought my Dad this gift and I bought one for my self too. (PS- my Dad LOVES IT). Buy the Cambridge SoundWords speaker here.
S’well 17 oz. Stainless Steel Water Bottle
These S’well bottles are all the rage right now because of their sleek design and superpowers in keeping drinks cold or hot. They come in every color imaginable if bikini pink or teakwood aren’t your thing. Buy the S’well Stainless Steel Water bottle here.
Syma X5C HD Camera Drone
Drones are fun toys and definitely a top gift for christmas 2016. Beginners crash them frequently though so it’s best to get a cheaper drone to start like the Syma X5C which is the top-selling drone on Amazon right now. Buy the Syma HD Camera Drone here.
Game of Thrones 5-Book Box Set
Love the show, haven’t read the books but heard they are AMAZING. I’m sure many others are in the same boat. Get your Game of Thrones fan something epic for Christmas this year. Buy the Game of Thrones 5-Book box set here.
Cool Christmas gifts under $100
Millennial Monopoly – collect experiences not things!
Apparently this game is super popular with millennials right now (age 20’s to early 30’s). My sister suggested we play it at the Friendsgiving we’re hosting and said it’s all the rage right now!
Kate Spade New York ‘one in a million’ pendant
I received this necklace as a gift from my mom and wear it everyday. Nothing is more timeless than a gold pendant and it goes with everything. Buy the Kate Spade pendant here.
FujiFilm Instax Mini 8 Film Camera (Raspberry)
There is something nostalgic about instant printed photos. Check out this cute and cheap instant film camera. Buy the FujiFilm Instax Mini 8 Film Camera here.
America the Beautiful Annual Pass
Young and old alike will appreciate the push to get outside when you gift them the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass. I received this gift last year and got my money’s worth by going to four beautiful National Parks. Buy the America the Beautiful annual pass here.
Lululemon Wunder Under Yoga Pant
Nice yoga pants just fit better. These ones are under $100 which is a STEAL for Lululemon. Buy these Lululemon yoga pants here.
Kate Spade New York Cedar Street Stacy Bifold
Kate Spade is really expensive but this wallet is $80. Plus, gold goes with everything. Buy this Kate Spade wallet here.
Wisdom Panel Dog DNA Test
This is a fun one! Have a dog-lover in your life? Buy them this Wisdom Dog DNA test and help them determine what breeds their dog has in them. Personally, I’m super to use this on my lovable rescue pup. We have no idea what breeds he comes from!
Buy the Wisdom dog DNA test here.
The Instant Pot
I’ve actually gifted everyone I know an instant pot as their wedding gift but it makes a fantastic Christmas gift too for millennials or young professionals looking to make their work week a little easier. You can make dinner in 20 minutes with this amazing kitchen tool. No wonder it’s a best seller.
Buy it on Amazon here.
Their favorite gift card
Everyone loves a good gift card. If you can’t find anything else, you can’t go wrong here.
What are your top (and cheap) gifts for 2018?
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