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    25 Tiny, Affordable Gifts To Give Yourself When You're Feeling Down


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    1. A little boat that helps you grow your own avocado plants right on your window sill.

    You can make some guacamole and then plop that pit right into the boat and float in water. While these plants probably won't produce tasty green fruit, they're really pretty to have in your home.

    Helpful review: "These are a fun novelty and make starting an avocado seed easy. I wish they were not this expensive as they are only made from plastic. I have six boats. It's easier than the old toothpick trick. I've grown several plants and also sold several for $20 so I've paid for my boats. My only comment is that in the description it says you have to wait till it is a certain height with leaves before you plant it. That is not the case, as soon as you have roots you can plant it in the soil with the seed a bit above soil level and it will continue to grow. Make sure you peel the skin off the avocado seed before starting it in the boat. They like bright light and quite a bit of water once they are planted in soil They also need to be transplanted into bigger pots frequently. They don't have compact roots, just long ones. Don't ever expect to reap avocados from these as it will take over 5-10 years if they ever do produce fruit. It is mostly just for the fun and novelty and for us crazy plant people it provides an interesting houseplant. Happy Growing." —CLR

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95+ (available in four colors or in packs of three).

    2. An outlet shelf so your phone can have a nice place to rest while charging up.


    Get it from Amazon for $7+ (available in 10 colors).

    3. An outrageously gorgeous monstera slotted spoon, because all your kitchen utensils deserve to be pretty.


    I have one and I love it soooo much. I highly recommend this impulse buy!

    Get it from Amazon for $13.90.

    4. A pack of tiny coffee shots for a weekend vibe with work day results.


    Each two-ounce shot is the equivalent of a cup of coffee. They're great for people who like a little sugar in their coffee — reviewers say that even the black flavor is a little sweet.

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE the Forto coffee shots! For starters, this is a family-owned business that makes and sells them! They are convenient, well-packaged (good enough that you can put them in a purse), and absolutely delicious!! I've tried every flavor, both with and without milk, and they taste great!" —Donna K

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $11.95 (available in six flavors).

    5. And a coffee keychain for people who know happiness is just a cup away.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    6. A purrfectly sized cat light you'll feel lucky to have.


    The LED bulb can last up to 100k hours and has an auto shut-off after one hour. It takes AAA batteries!

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    7. A pack of space-themed lollipops with out-of-this-world Instagram appeal.

    Promising review: "The lollipops arrived safely packed in a plastic sheath inside of a nice white box. Inside the box were 10 beautiful lollipops. The pops have a two-layer design that showcases the planets on the front side, whilst the backside of the pop is a dark opaque purple. Taste-wise, they have a light, sweet taste. The flavors are similar to the ones you can pick up at your local corner store. Each lollipop features a different flavor so if you are a picky eater you are bound to find something to like in at least one of the 10 pops. These are beautifully crafted lollipops that would definitely be a great gift for someone who loves science and sugar! I would highly recommend!" —JustAReviewer

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $19.85.

    8. A lil baby magic eight ball you can count on for tiny tidbits of advice.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99 (+$3.99 shipping) or Urban Outfitters for $8.

    9. A helpful lady bug vacuum that will help get rid of all that eraser debris while you work through the Sunday crossword puzzle.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $8.47 or Urban Outfitters for $16.

    10. A llama or sloth window decal that might help you sneak into the carpool lane.

    Amazon, Urban Outfitters

    Get the sloth from Amazon for $12.83 or the llama from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    11. Dachshund corn holders for a different type of corn dog.


    Promising review: "I have these. I had a young, 21-year-old coworker over for dinner with her fiancé, and she, being the spirited young lady she is, LOVED THEM. So I got them for her as a parting gift when she left the organization for which we worked (I still work there, I am sure you care). I loved her reaction to the gift." —K. Gibbs

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $5.48.

    12. A pack of fake matches each printed with a reason to celebrate everyday life. Just pull one out when you need some encouragement.


    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 or ModCloth for $13.

    13. A duck-footed picture frame sure to make you quack up.

    World Market

    Get it from World Market for $16.99+ (available in two sizes).

    14. A cat door decal that will remind you to hang in there, baby!


    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    15. A unicorn floatie tea infuser that will really float your boat.


    Get it from ModCloth for $15.

    16. And some loose, color-changing "unicorn tears" tea to go inside!


    The tea is blue but changes purple when you add lemon or any other acidic ingredient. I gave this tin as a gift and they loved it!

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95 or if you don't care about packaging, get a cheaper bag of color-changing tea for $5.29.

    17. A little corgi tea bag holder so you can cross having to fish a wet string out of your cup off your list of troubles.


    Get it from MiniHandsCrafts on Etsy for $13.81+ (available with or without a frame).

    18. A mini camera thumb drive that definitely has ~flash~.


    Get it from Amazon for $3.89 (+4.50 shipping).

    19. A pair of like and dislike rubber stampers so you can dish out judgement swiftly and severely.


    Get them from Amazon for $10.28.

    20. A rainbow ring or Totoro bath bomb with a surprise inside, because you should definitely be rewarded for bathing.

    ModCloth, dreamdropbathbombs

    Get the rainbow ring from ModCloth for $6 or the Toroto from dreamdropbathbombs on Etsy for $9.75.

    21. A set of Rocko's Modern Life characters to place on your desk or play with until you say, "that was a hoot!"


    Hey Arnold and Ren & Stimpy are also available.

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $9.99.

    22. A tumbler that understands you and your habit of mishearing song lyrics.


    Get it from MeriwetherOfMontana on Etsy for $14.95.

    23. A pack of hairnet scrunchies so you can finally have something for your hair on hand without having those annoying indents on your wrist.

    Free People

    I borrowed a hairnet scrunchy from a friend and I think they're pretty great! They're comfortable on your wrist, don't pull at your hair, and come in pretty colors.

    Get a pack of six from Free People for $12.

    24. A cool mousepad you'll be over the moon for.


    Get it from GiftTrolls on Etsy for $14.

    25. And a pack of ghost pepper gumballs that will burn so badly, you might forget about any emotional pain. :')


    Get a bag of 25 from Amazon for $9.95.

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