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40 Cheap Gifts For Your Coworkers You Still Have Time To Get

Even if you didn't realize folks were giving you stuff.

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1. A set of dream-decoding cards to help them finally figure out what the heck that dream meant they had last night and they Slacked you about as soon as you both got to the office.

the cards

2. An eos lip balm set for the pal who always fills you in on the juicy office gossip.

lip balm on a bed of strawberries and pomegranate seeds

3. A pair of highly rated earbuds so they'll finally get some peace and quiet in your open office without disrupting their makeup, hair, or that giant velvet headband they've been rocking as of late.

the earbuds in different colors

4. Or a desktop stand as a spot for their huge not-right-now headphones to rest.

minimalist black headphone stand

5. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey (or 12 packets) for the person who TRIES so hard at whipping up homemade lunch for $'s sake but always has puppy dog eyes staring at your food when you eat together.

the bottle of the honey drizzling on a pepperoni pizza

6. Or a HUGE bundle of hot sauce in case the Sriracha goes MIA from the break room every friggin' day and you're tired of helping them hunt for it.

packets of Tapato, Cholula, and Sriracha sauces

7. A set of adorable coffee spoons they can use to stir in all the stuff y'all use to doctor up that office coffee — whether it's hot or cold. (This set has both short and long spoons!)

8. A tactical writing pen with a point that'll break glass or serve as a weapon against an attacker if they need it to. This takes the pen being a sword to a whole other level. Hopefully you'll use it for writing considerably more often than breaking glass.

the pen

9. Or a dangerously chic pen set they'll want to take everywhere and find most any excuse to use.

the metallic, polka dot pens with fake diamond on top in front of a coffee mug on a desk

10. Bowtiful-earrings for the person who goes all out for every last holiday party and breathlessly documents said ensembles on their Insta grid.

three pairs of Christmas bow stud earrings

11. A horde of 25 squishy friends to split up amongst the folks who always look like they're on the verge of snapping a pen in half.

open hands with squishy toys in them

12. An embroidery starter kit in case they've been working their way through ALL sorts of crafts in lockdown... but they've yet to crack this craft.

the parts of the kit with the final product that has three hanging plants

13. A brown sugar saver disguised as an adorable terra-cotta maple leaf that baking fiends *might* be sad they didn't know was a thing 'til now.

14. A water-resistant laptop sleeve in case you're the most graceful in your group of work buds, what with your not-tripping-over-door-jambs and keeping-the-lid-on-your-water-bottle ways.

person carrying a laptop holder

15. And a colorful keyboard cover as some insurance for some in-the-middle-of-writing-an-email coffee spill.

blue key keyboard cover

16. A cleaning pen for the coworker who just got engaged and can't stop flashing that bauble in every single Instagram story installment. It's made with micro-fine cleansers, polishing agents, and a polymer for a pro-level shine at the price of their morning coffee order.

reviewer's before pic of cloudy gem on ring, then after pic of super gleaming ring

17. A 10-pack of desk- or purse-friendly lotions because 2020's sanitizing sure is leaving my hands a bit drier than usual.

the lotions

18. A ~soothing~ coloring book in a compact size they'll find a spot for in their filing cabinet when they need to zone out for a bit.

the coloring book cover

19. A 10-pack of silicone straws for the colleague who still isn't over the office nixing the plastic straws and hasn't quite warmed up to those steel ones. The silicone ones are easier to clean and have a drastically better mouth feel than cold metal.

20. A mini desk vacuum as a lil' help during the neatest coworker's requisite tidying breaks.

mini vacuum that looks like a cow

21. And a jar of cleaning goo that'll help get down in between their keyboard keys and erase the woes of that grilled cheese you escaped the office to grab together and bring back.

person using the cleaning goo to get in between keyboard keys

22. A ~structured~ notepad that the person who thinks lists are sexy will adore.

notepad that says "daily agenda" on it

23. Or a mouse pad notepad to kill two birds with one stone.

"my awesome week" notepad used as a mousepad

24. A four-pack of bamboo back scratchers so they can avoid an awkward shimmy when they've got to get to that one spot.

four bamboo back scratchers

25. A nourishing hand cream to give their ragged cuticles and dry paws a major overhaul. All that hand-washing during bathroom breaks always takes a toll!

reviewer's before pic of super dry, painful looking hand, then after of the same hand looking moisturized

26. A screaming goat that'll make them say "it me" when it shrieks on their behalf after another dumb email lands in their inbox.

the screaming toy goat and a small pocket guide

27. A scenic wall calendar for your fave coworker with potty humor... it's gonna look so nice in their home office setup!

28. A desktop Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy they can park on their desk, then dance along to when they stretch their legs.

the wacky inflatable guy

29. Animal-shaped paperclips that'll help them win the Cutest Desk Award this year. Again.

the various animal shape paper clips

30. Junk food erasers to bring the fast-foot love to their office without the penetrating smell.

eraser that look like a fast food order on a tray

31. A six-pack of notebooks you can split between all your peeps who jot down every last thing. Shout out to the people who take notes because you always seem to forget.

brown and black small notebooks

32. A deck of gold cards to joke about playing with Benjamins 'til you can do that IRL at your next poker night. OR go with some matte black ones to match their goth ways.

33. A Post-It dispenser in case your cubicle mate has a spot in their heart *just* for sticky notes.

heart shape sticky note holder

34. And cat stickers that'll help 'em keep tabs on what's in which file folder.

tab-shape cat stickers

35. A yummy mouse pad to make every hour snack o'clock.

donut-shaped mouse pad

36. A loose-leaf tea infuser no one will confuse with their own.

seahorse-shape tea diffuser in a coffee mug

37. A charming mug to make beverage breaks *that much* better.

marble look coffee mugs

38. Fingerless gloves so they won't have to wear a blanket in the office.

dark red fingerless gloves

39. A 48-pack of cheerful binder clips that'll incur the envy of everyone else in the office. Sorry!!!!!!

binder clips with happy faces on them

40. A four-pack of $10 Starbucks gift cards for the gang who always makes a coffee run with you.

four-pack of the gift cards

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