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29 Amazing Gifts Under $20 That Anyone Would Love To Receive

Michael Jackson socks, horoscope necklaces, and customized face magnets, FTW.

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2. A mini journal to jot down not-humble-at-all opinions. A tell-all diary for one's innermost thoughts, if you will.

Promising review: "I have one of these for myself, and I bought one as a gift for my friend. We both love it! It definitely helps me keep my stress levels down." —Megan M. Mayfield

Get it from Amazon for $10. Available in 13 colors and styles.


4. Hamil-toe socks that imply "I would love to get you tickets to see Hamilton, but I don't have a million dollars to spare."

Promising review: "I LOVE THESE. I am a big Hamilton fan and needed to get these socks as soon as I saw them." —lissyb

Get them from Amazon for $10 or Modcloth for $9.99.

6. A passport cover for the world traveler who needs to get kicked off of Instagram. And no, I'm not jealous.

Okay, fine, you caught me. I'm jealous. But only a little bit.

Promising review: "This is a good quality case, and holds my passport firmly. Definitely a great buy for the price!" —Anna

Get it from Amazon for $9.55+. Available in 17 colors.

7. An illustrated book containing a whole bunch of weird facts. For example, vikings never wore those weird hats.

Promising review: "This book is a awesome! The information is incredibly interesting, and it's fun to read and notice all the cute little details throughout it. I would absolutely, most definitely advise getting this!" —Anonymous

Get it from Amazon for $10.23 or Barnes & Noble for $10.81.


8. A cat beanie guaranteed to keep ears alllll around the world prr-fectly warm and cozy this holiday season.,

Promising review: "Not only is this hat adorable, but it's also very warm and comfortable! I love it!" —A. Sir

Get it from Amazon for $14.99. Available in six colors.

10. A personal library kit for the friend who always lends their beloved books. So kind, so generous, but they never get said books back.

This nifty kit will guilt all borrowers into actually returning borrowed, weathered copies of The Great Gatsby.

Promising review: "I'm always trying to find interesting gifts for my tween daughter that encourage reading and don't involve screens. This was a HUGE hit. We also bought one for her best friend, and they're both really enjoying it." —Liz

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

11. A quirky book featuring — you guessed it! — weird animals. Point to the blobfish. Point to your friend. Tell them you see the resemblance.


Promising review: "Among the animal wonders included in this 96-page book are the dumbo octopus, two-headed shingleback skink lizard, bumblebee bat, saggy-skinned frog, thorny (not horny!) devil, blobfish, cookie-cutter shark, leafy sea dragon, vampire squid, star-nosed mole, and the duck-billed platypus. Each creature gets a one-page write-up." —Mike O'Connor

Get it from Asos for $13, Amazon for $10.95, or Barnes & Noble for $9.90.


12. A holographic shopper bag rumored to have been stolen from a mermaid. Apparently, it was Ariel's.,

That's just a rumor though.

Promising review: "What a fun, cute tote! It's a nice size, and it fits perfectly over your arm." —J. Stephens

Get it from Amazon for $18.69+. Available in two colors.

13. Thriller-inspired Michael Jackson socks known to bewitch all feet. They'll force them to moonwalk, for example.

Promising review: "Love, love, love! I purchased these for my daughter, and she is all over Snapchat showing them off!" —TRLi

Get them from Nordstrom for $18.

15. A leather keychain for anyone who has ever said "To hell with you, earphone tangles!" This'll get rid of 'em, once and for all.


16. A hand-painted necklace depicting the constellation associated with your horoscope. #ScorpioForever

17. A Bob's Burgers cookbook featuring 75 burger recipes whipped up by the great Bob Belcher himself.,

Promising review: "This cookbook is better than it has any right to beef. It's not only a gouda read, but it has egg-cellent recipes. It's a great topic piece at patties, too. Make sure you pickle this up, you'll relish it for years to cumin." —David

Get it from Amazon for $13.56 or Barnes & Noble for $13.82.

18. An assortment of sheet masks perfect for at-home spa days. We're talking lime, pomegranate, tea tree, and acai ones.

Promising review: "This pack is amazing! I use one every other night, and it really helps make my skin glow and shrinks my pores. Put one of these on in bed while you watch a movie, and you'll see your redness vanish!" —Gypsy Mountain

Get a pack of 15 from Amazon for $17.50.


20. An embroidered top that you'll intend on giving to your friend...but will probably keep it for yourself.

Promising review: "This is an adorable little top! The fabric is really comfortable." —JoyLuvzFashion

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+. Sizes: S-XXL. Available in 10 colors.

22. A heat-changing Mr. Rogers mug perfect for the friendly neighbor who's kind enough to say good morning...

...even when you barely mumble it back. IT IS TOO EARLY IN THE MORNING FOR POLITENESS, STANLEY.

Promising review: "We are BIG fans of Mr. Rogers. We originally got this mug to capture some of his warmth and caring attitude, with direct quotes from his television show. We loved it so much that we had to order another one for our daughter, who seemed to want to take our mug home with her." —JDL

Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

23. A hand cream trio designed to make hydrating one's hands seem like the most luxurious thing in the world.

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Promising review: "This set is a great Christmas gift: I buy it for my boss every year and she loves it. It's the perfect way to spoil someone that doesn't usually spend money on themselves." —melissapurple22

Get the Giulietta, Cleopatra, and Florence fragrances from Sephora for $18 or Amazon for $18.


24. An insult generator that lets you mock your enemies with Shakespearean wit. You obscene rump-fed hornbeast, you.

Promising review: "Thumbing through the book during the holidays has generated a LOT of laughs. Any idiot can swear, but it takes a clever person to get an insult disguised in fancy words across." —Cindy H.

Get it from Amazon for $11.46 or Barnes & Noble for $11.86.

25. Or a magnetic dress up kit to dress old Billy Shakespeare: to wear or not to wear, THAT is the question.

These magnetic kits also let you dress up Obama, Jesus, Einstein, Elvis, Frida Kahlo, and more!

Promising review: "I bought this for my daughter to play with on our fridge. She loves it! The magnets are good quality and stick really well." —Yorgie

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

27. A large sticker you'll want to give to your meanest friend. I know I am. It's already in my shopping cart.

Promising review: "So glad I found this sticker! My co-worker and I joke about where he's going to end up one day — and when I saw this, I knew I had to get it for him." —Gerber76

Get it from Amazon for $3.49.


28. A sloth plush perfect for people who are never home. Sloths require minimal exercise, so they won't have to take it for too many walks.,

Promising review: "I bought this as a going away present for one of my friends from work who absolutely loves sloths. It arrived on time, good quality, no loose threads or any damage. My friend absolutely loved it. He almost cried, even though he won't admit it." —Karen B.

Get it from Amazon for $13.02.

30. An honest wall clock perfect for the friend who doesn't understand what the word "punctuality" means.

Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for someone who is ALWAYS LATE! The clock itself is well-made and looks great on her wall: not that she uses it to be on time, but it looks good just the same." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.