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    46 Things To Put In Your Own Stocking Because, Duh, You Deserve It

    If you want a stocking done right, you gotta do it yourself.

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    1. An unnerving (but hilarious) keychain featuring Dwight wearing the CPR dummy's face. Still easily one of the best, most chaotic scenes in television!

    reviewer's hand holding the keychain

    Promising review: "This keychain is superior to other keychains. Since receiving it, through concentrating I can raise and lower my cholesterol at will." —Rebekah F.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    2. A gemstone sensor night-light with a long-lasting LED bulb offering a comforting glow whenever you pass it by. *imagines filling a hallway with them so it feels like walking through a magical crystal cavern*

    purple, pink, and light blue stones that light up
    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $38 (available in quartz, amethyst, or rose quartz). 

    3. A Pokémon Nanoblock set that'll help you build your perfect team.

    a reviewer holds a small completed gengar in their hand

    Promising review: "I definitely recommend this to anyone who loves Pokémon. Even if you don’t, it’s very entertaining to put these together! I am obsessed with Nanoblocks. This is a legit product from the actual Japanese Nanoblock company. I am so happy with my purchase. If you build it correctly, there should be no balance issues whatsoever! If people are saying it’s unbalanced, it’s 100% not due to the product but the assembly." —Amy Mai

    Get it from Amazon for $9.53+ (available in 18 Pokémon).

    4. A handmade ring featuring the cityscape of your choice.

    cityscape rings

    Caitlyn Minimalist is a small business based in California owned by a woman of Asian descent. The ring might arrive after December 25 but it'll still make a great holiday gift from you to you!

    Get it from CaitlynMinimalist on Amazon Handmade for $28.62 (available in three finishes and lots of cities).

    Ships in 2-3 weeks. 

    5. A jumbo pack of satiny scrunchies that'll be gentle on your hair and stylish on your wrist.

    reviewer wears scrunchie and gives thumbs up to big pile of scrunchies

    Promising review: "I love the colors!!! They are so pretty and silky!! Yeah they may not be the best best quality, but what do you expect from the price? I am so happy with them!" —Chad J Prittie

    Get a pack of 40 from Amazon for $9.99.

    6. Or bow-topped scrunchies for an extra dose of irresistible charm.

    velvet scrunchie with bow

    Promising review: "These velvet scrunchies are so cute! Love the colors and texture. They are a great size for adults and have the perfect amount of stretch. Another plus is that the bow can be removed if needed!" —Kirsten Allen

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $8.49.

    7. A Black History tote bag so you can celebrate Black History Month every month. The bag features a Civil Rights-inspired button design, including the faces and words of icons like Martin Luther King Jr., Angela Davis, Malcolm X, and more.

    Tote in black
    The Trinigee / Etsy

    The Trini Gee is a Black woman-owned shop based in Texas making apparel, accessories and home items featuring amazing art 

    Promising review: "I love my tote bag!!! I am using it for work and have so much space. It is unique and I love the statement it makes about black history. My order was received in a timely manner and my shopping experience was great! I am already looking/shopping around to see what I can order next." —Vontressa

    Get it from The Trinigee on Etsy for $29.90+ (available in three colors and three sizes).

    8. A sweet lil' holiday cat timer to help you in the kitchen when it's time to make deviled eggs or roast veggies. It can keep time for up to 60 minutes!

    tiny cat with scarf on timer

    Promising review: "I was expecting it to be thin and cheaply made like many novelty timers, but this one is surprisingly well made. Not only is the plastic thicker and more sturdy, the tick has a pleasing quality to it and the bell sounds nice too." —fClefJeff

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (also available in seven animal faces). 

    9. An Elf Snowball Showdown card game everyone can enjoy, even if there's no snow on the ground. "Throw" a set of like-colored snowball cards at your opponents and prepare for return fire. The last elf standing wins!

    cards with festive designs

    Promising review: "We have played this now with kids and adults. Surprisingly works with both! Hilarious game." —hanson traw

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    10. A pet moss ball that comes with a teeny-tiny cowboy hat, because accessorizing is so important. OK, let's get it out of our system: Yeehaw!

    floating moss ball with tiny cowboy hat

    Promising review: "Absolutely in love with my aquarium and plant! The shop owner was so nice and my package came in quickly. Would buy from this shop again!" —Ryssa E.

    Get it from PlantsAndLasers on Etsy for $20.

    11. A blackhead remover kit so you can feel like Dr. Pimple Popper as you *carefully* take care of a few zits.

    reviewer's hand holding one of the blackhead tools plus the case of four additional blackhead tools

    Promising review: "My skin is super, super sensitive and usually when I pop pimples, they end up looking worse than before (especially with blackheads). This kit is so amazing!!! I just poke the pimple or blackhead with the sharp end and then use the loop-shaped thing and the redness goes away in about half an hour instead of multiple days!!!! The kit makes my blackheads disappear, reduces bumps that usually aren't poppable to just a small spot that goes away within a day, and makes it way less painful to pop hormonal acne!" —Sarah Velasquez

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three colors).

    12. A mug featuring the Seinfeld characters in the iconic parking lot episode. Honestly, I'm stressed out just looking at it but maybe you need some hectic energy in your mornings?


    Michael Ramstead is an illustrator who specializing in cool Halloween-y art.

    Get it from MichaelRamsteadArt on Etsy for $14.95+ (available in two sizes).

    13. A very small and precious Etch-A-Sketch for all your tiniest masterpieces.

    small etch a sketch that says hi
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $5.48 or Urban Outfitters for $9.

    14. A bottle of Mike's Hot honey that seriously tastes good on everything. Pizza, wings, veggies, dumplings, salad, cocktails, ice cream, everything!

    bottle of honey next to wings

    Tip: If you love really spicy food, try their new Extra Hot version!

    Promising review: "I was a skeptic, but now I AM a believer. This mixed up honey is absolutely fabulous. I ordered three bottles more after my initial order. Why? Because it is really good on everything. And I mean EVERYTHING. Soft pretzels, toast, biscuits, waffles, cereal, yogurt, ice cream, and definitely pizza. Gives everything in your kitchen a small kick of sweet heat flavor without burning your mouth. I have told many of my friends about this magical elixir and they all agree — this is the BEST specialty honey any of us have ever had. Don’t hesitate to buy it. It is absolutely wonderful stuff. I most HIGHLY recommended!" —Jeff R. Clow

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    Read my full review of this hot honey.

    15. A fuzzy cat hat to turn your pet into a sweet lil' bunny. This is gonna be great blackmail material. "Scratch the couch again and I'll show everyone your bunny ears on Snapcat!",

    It comes in a random color so you don't have to worry about agonizing over which pair to get.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    16. A 5-in-1 wine stopper capable of elevating your $5 bottle of wine into something...drinkable. It's also an aerator, stopper, pourer, filter, and re-corker.

    wine bottle with the wine stopper on it and popped open as the wine falls into a stemmed glass

    Promising review: "I wouldn't consider myself a wine connoisseur by any means, but I typically have a bottle or so float through my house each week. This wine corker takes the hassle out of pulling the original cork out, it is easy to clean, it makes the wine taste better, and hello it's $5! It would make a GREAT cheap gift for a wine drinker. At the moment, I only have the one, but I'm planning to grab a few more to keep on hand." —jason lebeda

    Get it from Amazon for $13.67.

    17. And a pack of wine condoms to ~safely~ store your bottle of wine on the off chance you don't finish it. These fit right over the neck of the bottle and allow you to store the open bottle on its side.

    model's hands pulling the black wine condom out of a gold wrapper

    Promising review: "These are amazing. I bought them as a Christmas gift for my wine-loving sister-in-law. She loved them! I ended up buying myself some too. You can use them more than once. They are slightly hard to get on, but that just assures a tight seal. I especially like that you do not have to worry about your wine stopper's height fitting in the fridge." —sznic

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $17.97 (available in a pack of six).

    18. A miniature wacky waving inflatable tube man — you can learn some great moves from this guy.

    small wacky waving inflatable tubeman on desk
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 or Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    19. Novel Tea bags for pun and literature lovers alike.

    the box of tea

    The pack is made with English Breakfast tea.

    Promising review: "I just fell in love when I saw this. What a great idea. I love finding unique gift items and surely this is one of them! My friend loves history and tea and I can't believe I found the perfect gift to represent them both. The design is perfect and just like described. And I love that they put a quote on each bag as well. To me, nothing is better than having little sayings on your teabags. Great gift. Worth every penny. And the tea is just delicious." —Nora

    Get them from Amazon for $13.50 (comes with 25 tea bags in one pack).

    20. A pair of custom socks featuring the face of the one you love most in the world. Sorry mom, but Fido just has the cutest mug in the world.

    dog in between socks with its face on them

    Get them from Amazon for $24 (available in sizes S, L and 10 colors).

    21. A set of LED light saber chopsticks to make fights over the last dumpling extra dramatic.

    dueling glowing lightsaber chopsticks over a bowl of rice

    Promising review: "I purchased these for a friend's birthday present (he is a sushi waiter) and these are flippin' AMAZING. I ordered two sets by mistake, but I am totally keeping the second pair for another gift (or for myself!). These are sure to be great conversation pieces and attention-getters. Way to go!" —T. Redwood

    Get two pairs from Amazon for $14.97.

    22. Mented Gloss, because who doesn't love a good lip gloss? The buildable color means you can go from subtle or eye-popping, depending on your mood.


    Mented is a Black-owned and woman-owned company! All lip glosses are vegan and cruelty-free. The models are wearing three coats so do one or two to get a sheerer, more natural look.

    Promising review: "While it's not often that I wear lipstick or gloss during these times of wearing masks, when I am home I am never without it! This lip gloss is wonderful. Not sticky and lasts! It's made me feel much better and put together, even though I'm home more!" —Kristine

    Get it from Mented for $15 or Amazon for $15 (available in seven shades).

    23. A nifty spout that creates little Mickey Mouse soap dollops. Just attach to your favorite foaming soap bottle and bam! You're basically in Disneyland.

    mickey mouse pump attachment that helps create mouse shaped foam

    Get it from MouseDelights3D on Etsy for $12.

    24. A purrfectly adorable spoon to add some whimsy to your tea-drinking time.

    spoons with car shaped handles with arms that hook over side of mug

    Promising review: "This is a great product and is super cute! The spoon holds on to the side of the cup as expected. I use it every day to stir my coffee." —Curiously curious

    Get it from Amazon for $3.59.

    25. Jelly Belly flavor enhancers so your water can taste like candy. You do you, Willy Wonka.

    hand drips jelly bean goo into bottle

    Some reviewers note that this product uses sucralose (used for sweeteners like Splenda) when stevia would be preferable.

    Promising review: "OMG! I LOVE Jelly Belly jelly beans...I live 5 miles from the California Factory! I KNOW, right? Anyway, I've been trying different water enhancers and reviewing them here and these are, by far, of COURSE, the best, hands down! ONE squirt flavors as much as a regularly flavored drink. Comparatively speaking, it's economical. They just need MORE flavors! Like standard Jelly Belly Jelly Bean flavors — tangerine, lemon, etc. I'd DEFINITELY buy licorice, too! LOL! This is the best I've found out there, folks." —JOHN

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in eight flavors).

    26. A pack of squishy narwhal toys you'll make a point of squeezing every day.,

    Promising review: "These are so great for kids with sensory issues, and those who need to constantly be doing something with their hands. My daughter is very busy and these help her relax when she is nervous and busy. Nice quality and seem to handle being squeezed well." —Saramaya

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $20.99.

    27. A kitchen knife sharpener so you can get your blades in working condition before the holidays hit and you need to start slicing and dicing for that family feast.

    model's hand running a knife through one of the slots on the knife sharpener. It has two slots.

    Promising review: "Rather than replace my kitchen knife set, I thought I'd spent the $6 on this sharpener to see if I could save them. I was skeptical about how well it would work, but the reviews were pretty great. This little thing is fantastic! I was able to sharpen my knives really quickly and easily. I have only done my straight-edge knives and not my serrated ones because I didn't realize it could do both until I was finished. I'll do my serrated knives another time and see how well that goes, but I have high hopes due to how well it sharpened my chef's and santoku knives. My knives are roughly ten years old and have never been sharpened, so they were very, very dull. I sharpened them with the coarse blades and it worked beautifully. I am so happy with this sharpener and I was able to save a lot of money since I don't have to replace my knife set." —Breanne

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    28. A Venus bust candle for anyone who wants to feel like they live in a (flammable) museum...or are just still into the vaporwave trend.

    busy of venus with candle wick on head

    Your Moon Candle is an Asian-owned business based in Los Angeles.

    Get it from Yourmooncandlen on Etsy for $31.99 (available in 11 scents and 16 colors).

    29. An at-home teeth whitening kit that's a heck of a lot cheaper (and less painful!) than a trip to the dentist. This set comes with a custom fit tray and an LED so you can relax at home while your teeth begin to sparkle. With consistent use, you can expect a set of pearly whites that are two to eight shades whiter than before.,

    Promising review: "This really works for whitening teeth if used for 10 minutes every few days. I use the gel inside my custom retainers and it works wonders! I have been using this product for over a year and it still works consistently! No teeth sensitivity like I experience with other brands." —Kaitlin

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    30. A cat bookmark that lights up your life AND your book!

    smiling cat light bent over page

    Promising review: "I pretty much need book lights everywhere I go. Some are a bit damaging to the pages, others are a bit too flimsy. This one will work well as a bookmark-style book light because of the thin profile. That'll be nice for storage, not just for book light use. For us readers, you never really can have too many book lights, and this one will do the trick. It also comes with a battery and comes in additional colors." —Tana

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in two colors).

    31. A roll-on migraine stick offering some relief when your seasonal headaches begin, whether they're induced by in-law drama or pets knocking the ornaments off the tree.

    Yi Yang/BuzzFeed

    It's made with a mixture of peppermint, spearmint, lavender, and coconut oil, and can be applied to the temples, forehead, and back of the neck when you feel a headache coming on.

    Promising review: "I have no earthly idea why this works, but it brought me back from the dead after an 11-day headache. I found it worked better to rub it all over my hot pack, zap it in the microwave, and wrap it around the base of my neck. The aromatherapy was great, and it dulled my headache enough to restore my will to live. 5/5" —Katie B.

    My colleague tested and loved this. Read her full review on the Migrastil Migraine Stick here to learn more.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    32. A beet barrette that also has a matching bandana because if we're not playing with our food, we might as well wear it.

    red beet on pink barrette

    Centinelle is a California-based, BIPOC- and woman-owned slow fashion brand that sells fun accessories and silk scarves. 

    Get it from Centinelle for $18.

    33. Teeny-tiny hanging pots so even the smallest places can have some greenery. Maybe not in your car windshield like this picture shows, but

    tiny fake plant in a terracotta pot with mini macrame holder

    (The plants are fake, BTW.)

    Get two from Amazon for $13.99.

    34. A Shrek toothpaste cap to make all your TikTok dreams (or nightmares?) come true.


    I thought products like this were only true in fairytales.

    Get it from CasualChicken on Etsy for $6.99.

    35. A hair finishing stick that will take all those stray strands of hair popping out of your bun and lay them flat. It's basically like a mascara wand coated in natural plant oils for your hair.

    Promising review: "I rarely ever leave reviews, but THIS is amazing!! I have naturally frizzy hair that is also wavy and curly. I have a lot of breakage around the crown and this stuff sleeks it back but it doesn’t make it look greasy or crunchy! I suggest taking the mascara wand and wiping off the excess on the tube before applying so you don’t apply too much. When I apply too much all you have to do is let it dry and then scratch your fingernails from front to back to break it up and it still creates a sleek look without any crunchiness. I love this stuff so much I need to get another for my car on those days that my mom hair is looking terrible." —Adriana

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    36. Or Mielle Organics edge control gel for anyone who is looking for more than a smoothing oil to achieve a sleek look when they want it. This smaller size is perfect for the stocking and after-holiday travel.

    the edge control gel jar

    But let's be clear: You don't *have* to slick or tame your edges. They're perfectly beautiful in their natural curly state. Feel free to check out our awesome post "Just A Friendly PSA That You Don't HAVE To Lay Your Edges Down If You Don't Wanna."

    Promising review: "I've used others that had zero hold and was skeptical if this would work, but all the gray flyaways were making me unsettled! I am super impressed with the holding power of this gel. It is very thick and I kind of smushed it on my fingers before smoothing it on, making sure to use a thin layer... My hair is still soft, there is no thick buildup, it brushes out without stickiness, and it holds those gray flyaways all day! I'm OK with the quantity for the price as I don't care what a product costs if it works. I have already bought a second jar to keep one at work. I love it!" —Honeysmother

    Get it from Target for $6.99 (available for In-store Pickup!) and don't forget the gentle brush.

    37. A pair of flip-up sunglasses so you can dramatically lift them when you see something really cool, like a reindeer with a glowing nose.,

    Promising review: "I love these freaking glasses!!!!! Feeling nostalgic #dwaynewayne #adifferentworld." —Nadia Martin

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99 (available in 11 colors).

    38. A silk pillowcase that's gentle on hair and cuts down on bedhead woes. Now you can really say "I woke up like this."

    silk pillowcase

    Promising review: "One of the best prices for the value for silk pillowcases I've found. Very good material, and I LOVE the zip closure so they don't ever start to come off the pillow. The silk really helps with my skin and also helps the hair around my face to not get frizzy from tossing and turning. Definitely would recommend." —Jessica B

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three sizes and 11 colors).

    39. A pair of Santa boxers so you can have multiple layers of holiday cheer. Best of all, there are three skin tones to choose from!

    navy boxers with santa face pattern
    Old Navy

    Get them from Old Navy for $11.99 (available in sizes S–XXXL and three styles).

    40. Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza — a card game delivering a heavy dose of high-energy, adorably illustrated fun right when you need it.

    The deck with the cards face down
    A bunch of the different cards face up, each one is a different pastel color with an illustrated character on it and their name (i.e.

    Here's how to play: You deal all the cards out to your two to four players, and everyone keeps their mini-deck face down. Everyone takes a turn putting a card down in the middle of the table, saying one of the words "taco," "cat," "goat," "cheese," and "pizza," in that order. If the picture on your card matches the word that's said, everyone slaps their hand on the card in a pile as quickly as possible. The last person on the pile has to take the stack and add them to their cards, and whoever runs out of cards first wins!

    Promising review: "Ridiculous in a good way! I was skeptical about how much I may enjoy this game being in my mid-thirties. But it's a lot of fun! Easy to learn, easy to play, my 8-year-old has lots of fun with it. Its a great family game with the potential to be a late-night more adult-oriented event if you’re picking up what I'm throwing down. Cheers!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    41. A jewelry-cleaning pen, meaning a sparkling clean gem is just a coloring session away. This thing is easy, effective, and cheaper than a trip to the jeweler.

    top photo shows a reviewers ring looking dark and dull. the bottom photo shows the same reviewer's ring after it's been cleaned. It looks clear and shiny.

    Promising review: "I actually don’t understand how this works so well. I used to drop my rings in a bit of watered down Windex, let them soak, then scrub with a soft toothbrush, rinse, and dry. That process took about 15 minutes, and even then my rings, and particularly the stones, were not flawless-looking afterward. I thought it did the job. ENTER DIAMOND DAZZLE STIK! I bought this after reading a BuzzFeed list and now I literally sound like an infomercial talking about this thing. It’s incredible. First you dispense a little product, and you don’t even have to take your ring off!!! Then you scrub for approximately three seconds, rinse, and BAM!!!! Holy sparkles, Batman. My precious stones have never looked better. Even rings that looked pretty good before, I couldn’t believe how sparkly they were after this. Dazzle is right I guess. Consider me a lifetime customer." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.01.

    Check out our in-depth review of the Diamond Dazzle Stick to learn more about why we love it.

    42. A Rosebud Motel keyring, because who wouldn't want to stay at the motel that won the award for Best Customer Service in a Motel Under 20 Units at the The Hospies?!

    two keychains that say "Rosebud motel"

    BTW, these cool keychains are designed by twisted EGOS, an queer-owned business based in West Hollywood, California!

    Get the three-pack from twistedEGOS on Etsy for $22.

    43. A handheld light you'll be over the moon for.

    hand holds glowing moon light

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in four sizes).

    44. A pack of rainbow playing cards so every hand could be a great-ient one.

    solid color cards placed in rainbow order to create gradient

    Fredericks and Mae is a queer-owned business that's been making visually wonderful things since 2007.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

    45. A wearable nail polish bottle holder that will work like a third hand so you can keep your polish level and easily accessible while giving yourself a manicure.,

    Promising review: "Love this product. It definitely helps with DIY nail projects. When I had no idea this polish holder existed, I tried to find creative ways to hold my polish so that it was in a convenient spot. However, I never found that really worked for me or was comfortable. This holder holds all of my nail polishes easily and is very comfortable to wear. I love that the finger holes on the bottom are not enclosed so you can just pull the holder off without ruining the paint job. Just one tip: Move the holder to your pointer when doing your thumb. The first time I used it, I was clumsy and spilled nail polish on my couch because I held my hand sideways to paint my thumb. Dumb mistake. Haven't made it since and it's easily avoidable." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 21 colors).

    46. And finally, a screaming goat that shrieks when you push the button on its back. Same, goat, same.

    the screaming goat toy plus the pocket guide for it

    Promising review: "I spend about 90% of my day silently screaming at the computer because, well, welcome to customer service. Since this little goat arrived, I no longer look like I am practicing for my appearance on Jerry Springer. I just push the little goat. He screams (but not in a disruptive way). I smile. I am no longer annoyed. I survived peak season because of this goat. I owe my sanity to you, screaming goat." —Gab&Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $7.81.

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    illustrated gift guide

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