You don’t need to break the bank to play Santa Claus! This creative guide from the editors at Reviewed highlights thoughtful gifts under $50, with selections off the beaten path both practical and fun.
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Harry & David Royal Riviera pears
You’re not just buying someone pears, you’re robbing them of their ability to enjoy normal pears forever. After you eat one of these, every single firm, mealy, garden-variety grocery store pear will crush you with disappointment.
Not only is it a practical gift, but this three-month membership also sends a message to your sibling, cousin, friend, roommate, etc. that it might be time for them to spread their wings and stop coasting on your Amazon Prime account.
They look great, they’re durable, and they won’t change the flavor of what you’re drinking. They’re a thoughtful, practical gift for the person in your life who wants to save the Earth, one baby-step at a time.
We love how easy the Zojirushi mug is to use, and its temperature-retention abilities absolutely floored our tester, Sarah Zorn. It’s available in a ridiculous amount of colors —perfect for the person in your life who’s always on the move.
This mask is a total game-changer. Its adjustable velcro strap keeps the mask securely in place all night long, and the foam pads rest comfortably on your face without being intrusive. Give someone you love the gift of Zzzs for less than $15.
It’s certainly not the sturdiest-feeling knife in the world, but the blade is tough as nails and sharp enough to handle just about anything.This is the perfect knife for both beginner cooks and folks looking to pad out their knife collection.
I’m gonna be perfectly honest: I have no idea what the heck “bullet journal organization” is. I do know, however, that I can’t go more than two days without hearing about it. The experts recommend picking up this Leuchtturm hardcover bullet journal.
This affordable armband from Tribe is designed to fit every phone, and it’s currently enjoying a 4.2-average user rating based on a ludicrous 16,500 reviews. We love its secure, water-resistant design and the amount of colors it’s available in.
My colleague Sarah Kovac loved the InnoGear’s colorful, customizable LED glow, as well as the diffuser’s locking top cover, which made it easier to move the diffuser without spilling water. It’s also extremely affordable.
You can browse our jittery, caffeine-addled findings in our roundup of the best coffee subscription services, but I’ll cut to the chase: We loved the efficiency of MistoBox’s website, its blazingly fast shipments, and the responsive customer support.
Herschel specializes in simple, fashionable bags, from backpacks to duffle bags. This swanky-looking toiletries bag will keep all of your friend or family member’s bathroom products in one easy-to-stash place.
You’re not gonna find any recipes in here at all. Instead, The Flavor Bible is a compendium of just about every ingredient you can imagine with lists of complementary flavors and why these pairings tend to work.
We love how affordable and versatile it is, especially for people who are looking to ease into in the smart speaker lifestyle for the first time. That’s what we named it the best affordable Alexa smart speaker.
The Streaming Stick+ supports 4K HDR functionality, and its speeds were close to those we experienced with the Roku Ultra. This makes it a fantastic choice for folks who already own a 4K TV but don’t have a reliable streaming device.
If you happen to be shopping for a wine connoisseur, giving the gift of glassware is one of the most practical things you can offer. This set is one of the best-rated of its type on Amazon, and for the cost, the bang-for-your-buck factor is stellar.
The MP600 offers needle nose and regular pliers, pinch cut wire cutters, both a serrated and a fine-edged knife, the all-important can- and bottle-opening tool, a cross point, a ruler, a wire crimper, and 3 different-sized flatheads.
This delightful, easy-to-play tabletop game enchanted my friends and me for hours on end. The premise is simple: Collect raw gems, turn a profit, and become nobility. You can play with up to three, but the game is just as fun with only two.
In this writer’s humble opinion, no company in the Bluetooth speaker game delivers quality products as consistently as JBL. Its compact size, sturdy clip, and water-resistant design make it a great gift for loved ones who spend time outdoors.