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42 Practical Gifts Under $25 You Still Have Time To Get

Honestly, I wouldn't blame you for buying this Baby Yoda dishwasher magnet for every human on your list.

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1. A Geekey multi-tool, which looks impressive at first glance, but functions as *deep breath* a coring tip, serrated edge, can opener, wire stripper, smoking pipe, file, imperial and metric ruler, protractor, bottle opener, multi-head fit driver, lanyard hole, bike spoke key, screw driver tip, wrench, *and* bit driver all at once. In is a whole lot.

A small steel key-shaped tool with various grooves and measurements

2. An adorably encouraging daily planner they can fill out throughout the course of each day — a super cute gift for the friend who likes to keep organized.

A blank page of the planner

3. Plus a set of eye-popping fine-point pens designed for planners and journals that will not only delight them with their easy gliding, but also the way they never bleed through pages.

Fine point pens in 18 different colors

4. A Baby Yoda dishwasher magnet for *that* friend who can't get enough of him. This lil' bub is reversible, so they'll always know whether the dishes in the dishwasher are "clean" or "dirty" and avoid any dirty dish-related mishaps.

5. Or a reversible Baby Yoda door sign to let people know when they're taking a lil' nap or when they're ready to charm the universe with their intergalactic cuteness again.

6. A lovely-smelling Star Wars hand sanitizer so both the Force *and* the germ-killing ethyl alcohol can be with them.

A row of mini hand sanitizers with keychain loops

7. A mug warmer to keep their coffee piping hot long after they brew it, so they can stop drinking it cold every time their morning slips into the time-space-caffeine continuum.

A mug of coffee on top of a black round heated small plate

8. A super popular time-marked water bottle that comes in a bajillion different colors to help motivate them to stay hydrated. Come for the fun colors, but stay for the super handy flip top lid and silicone, leakproof spout that actually makes drinking water seem — dare I say — fun?

9. An "Among Us" composition book you can use both as a gift *and* an alibi — you couldn't be the impostor! You were wrapping their present the whole time!!

Notebook with illustrated Among Us avatars all over it

10. A ponytail holder cuff so they won't have to deal with the weird indentation their signature "emergency hair tie" leaves behind.

11. A dainty beaded face mask chain to keep their mask on their person while they're driving in the car between errands.

12. A set of 450 (!!) soap sheets in nine compact containers, so they'll be able to pop them in their bag, their car, or wherever they might want a quick hand wash when they're on the go.

A series of images showing small soap sheets in a container with a model taking them out, holding their hands under water, and lathering them

13. A bottle of Drop It, a natural wine sulfate and tannin remover to prevent wine-related allergies and migraines, so they can enjoy that wine advent calendar without powering through a migraine the whole next day.

Reviewer image of glass of red wine with a bottle of Drop It, along with a caption explaining that it's been working

14. A toilet night-light so they can navigate to the bathroom without stubbing their toe on 86 things or turning on the overhead light and confusing their poor brain into thinking it's daytime.

A toilet glowing blue

15. A chic rose gold rechargeable electric lighter your candle-loving friend can use to replace all their old gas ones. This one is not only pretty, but completely flameless, and made with a long stem so they can use it to light gas burners and larger candles.

A rose gold lighter with an electric current

16. A pocket-sized Tile Mate so they'll never lose anything to a couch cushion again — they can easily attach it to their keys, purse, or even their pet and easily find them when they're lost. All they have to do is connect the Tile Mate to the Tile app on their phone, and if they misplace something, the app will find it in a snap (and even make the Tile Mate "ring" so they'll be able to hear it under the bed where the cat has hidden it — big mood).

A white square Tile Mate attached to a key ring

17. A sparkling-wine saver that will keep their bubblies bubbling, so they can pop a bottle any day of the week without worrying about wasting the leftovers. (Psst — this gift pairs well with an actual bottle of bubbly, wink wink, nudge nudge.)

A model securing the stopper on a bottle

18. A personal library kit so they can streamline their massive book collection *and* help them keep track of anything they've loaned out.

A personal library kit with a stamp with dates, ink, and paper with return dates

19. A purse organizer insert they can easily slide into any bag, from a tote to a designer dig, for instant pockets to organize their life. Another perk? If they're switching out their purse, all they have to do is slide the organizer out and pop it in with all their stuff raring to go.

20. A five-pack of Old Navy masks you can get in 20 different combinations — including some new QUITE festive new holiday ones.

21. A contoured sleep mask designed to alleviate pressure from their eyes and plunge them into total delicious darkness, while staying put on their head without any Velcro snagging in their hair. A lot of 20-minute power naps are about to turn into three-hour sleep-a-paloozas, y'all.

22. A streak-free anti-fog spray they can quickly apply to eyeglasses, sunglasses, and face shields to prevent them from fogging up while they're wearing a mask.

A reviewer image of a person wearing unfogged glasses with their face mask holding up the spray

23. A cloud-shaped magnetic key holder for an absurdly cute storage option for their keys. I dare them to forget anything that's dangling from this lil' cloud.

A minimalist cloud magnet tacked to a wall holding two sets of car keys

24. A customizable dice-holding coaster that the Dungeons and Dragons players in your life will be especially grateful for mid-campaign.

25. A seat gap filler so they will never again have to sacrifice a beloved french fry and/or their phone to the abyss between the seat and the console.

A black seat filler wedged between a seat and car console

26. An organic cat grass kit complete with its own kitty-shaped mug so they can grow some healthy hairball-preventing nibbles for their furriest friend — they should see full stalks in just five to seven days 😻.

A white cat shaped mug with cat grass growing out of it that a cat is nibbling

27. A pair of thick touchscreen-friendly gloves with pads to better grip your phone and text from it, so they don't have to risk frostbite every time they text "five min away!!" (which we all knew in our hearts was a lie anyway).

28. A silicone Nutella AirPods case partially to protect their tech, but mostly so they can prop it next to an actual full-sized Nutella jar and caption it, "Don't ever talk to me or my son ever again."

An AirPods case that looks like a jar of Nutella

29. A pair of wireless sleep headphones that will play white noise or the music of their choice in a comfy headband, so they don't have to risk their ears getting sore while they snooze.

A model sleeping with the headphone band around her ears

30. A beloved Carhartt beanie (that has over 35,000 positive reviews!!) to help them stave off the cold all winter long, keeping their noggin both super warm and — perhaps most importantly of all — color-coordinated to their other winter gear. This comes in so many colors that whoops, you might just buy one for every person on your list.

31. An ~Invisibobble~, aka a traceless hair tie. It's designed to blend with hair and give ponytails a little extra height without snagging or tangling.

A model stretching a brown spiraled hair tie between their fingers

32. A gorgeous oversized scarf so cozy it can basically double as an emergency blanket.

33. A ridiculously cute microwaveable stuffed animal that doubles as a heating pad. These bubs are also lavender-scented, which may help with anxiety or insomnia if they need a soothing way to calm down.

34. A Disco Kitten peel off glitter mask to brighten and exfoliate their skin with ingredients like lily, orange flower, elder flower, and magnolia extract — TBH, the ball dropping on New Year's will be jealous of their face.

35. A pair of chic period-proof underwear with full leak protection that will be suuuuuch a relief for anyone on your list who deals with heavy periods — these can replace pads and tampons on lighter days, and are excellent extra protection for them on heavier ones.

Models wearing period underwear in blue, white, and pale pink

36. A super-soft Makeup Eraser that wipes makeup right off their face with nothing but water and a gentle scrub — and, more importantly, has a microfiber blend specifically designed to clear gunk from pores, so they'll get the freshest, most efficient clean possible.

37. A sleek, compact reusable straw keychain to help them save the environment AND make it that much easier to find their keys when they're rooting around for them in the abyss of their purse.

38. A rotatable wristband phone holder with a universal strap to make sticking any phone in it a cinch. This will be a real game-changer for runners, bikers, or anyone prone to dropping their phone (been there, shattered that!!).

Model wearing a wrist strap with a holder for their phone that rotates 180 degrees on their wrist

39. A set of three adorable, machine-washable Swedish dish cloths that are super absorbent and designed with a cross-hatch pattern for easier scrubbing. Each one of these can replace over a DOZEN paper towel rolls. The Brawny paper towel man is shaking.

40. A *super* compact eight-in-one spiralizer that also grates cheese, juices fruits, and cuts ribbons, and more. All they have to do is change out one of the interlocking caps for a new function. Fresh squeezed OJ? Zoodles in the air fryer? Grated Parmesan on their pasta? Done, done, and done. (And they never have to say "when"!!)

41. A whale-shaped pasta strainer that's actually a massive space saver, compared to full-size ones that seem to have a talent for falling out of the cupboard in the most inconvenient moments. It's also dishwasher-safe!

A blue whale-shaped strainer held against a pasta pot to drain water

42. A chic clear umbrella for full visibility, so they can stay dry *and* stay out of the way of the other umbrellas they pass.

Your BFF after using the personal library stamp in every book they own:

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