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    41 Of The Best Gifts Under $50 To Give In 2021

    Turns out, a budget can't stop you from giving the best gifts of the year.

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    What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

    Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

    1. An indulgent sampler gift box of 12 Vahdam Teas featuring everything from classic English breakfast to to tumeric ginger to Himalayan green tea, so the news on Grandma's new nursing home crush won't be the only tea getting spilled at your family celebration.

    2. A classic Kate Spade bangle with a sweet little inscription (it reads "heart of gold" on the inside) sure to become one of the most treasured pieces in their jewelry box.

    3. A Yeti Rambler tumbler that's basically the crème de la crème of beverage containers. It will keep their drink hot or cold for hours on end, is BPA-free and dishwasher-safe, fits in cup holders, and has a clear lid and magnetic opening. If you want a gift they'll use daily, this is it.

    teal and silver travel cup

    4. A luxe and lip-smacking truffle-infused hot sauce here to take every meal they make from "meh" to "OH MY GOD" with just a few drops.

    5. A sophisticated glass featuring a map of a favorite city guaranteed to make them say, "I'd be so lost without you."

    Three of the short glasses etched with LA, Chicago, and Brooklyn filled with bourbon

    6. A One Line A Day journal with space for them to jot down a few sentences every day for five years. The best part? Each date lets them record all five entries on the same page, so they can see the changes in their life each year!

    7. An amazing heat-changing mug that'll light up with beautiful constellations once they pour in their hot drink. It's something your fave astronomy buff absolutely has to own — it's written in the stars.

    the cold mug black with little stars then the hot mug lit up with labeled constellations

    8. A duo of Glossier masks, aka cruelty-free wonders from a cult-fave brand that'll have the skincare fanatic in your life ~squalene~ with joy.

    9. A top-rated box of moisturizing bath bombs in 12 different soothing aromas sure to give them a ~scents~ of relaxation.

    10. A professional-looking pizza stone you should give them with one condition — that they share any and all pizza they make with you.

    The large round stone with a pizza on it

    11. A soothing lavender-scented plush pal who can be heated in the microwave or chilled in the freezer to provide extra relaxation or pain relief, not to mention big smiles to kids and adults alike.

    12. A green-tea infused memory foam mattress topper beloved by over 3,000 reviewers, because the best gift you could possibly give anyone is the gift of a good night's sleep.

    The light green topper on a mattress

    13. A super boopable interactive plush puppy your favorite kiddo can pet to get him to move his head, wag his tail, pant, and bark! They'll be thrilled even if this is the closest their parents will let them get to a *real* doggo.

    14. A chic vegan leather toiletry bag so they can rep their hometown even when they're farther from home than Spider-Man.

    model holding several of the black and white pouches with three-letter city name abbreviations

    15. A donation to refugees from the kind and creative Choose Love store — it allows you to "purchase" an item or service that will then be delivered to a family in need. Once you order, you'll be emailed a link to a downloadable gift card to give your loved one to let them know the awesome thing you did in their name!

    16. A LOL-worthy screaming goat figure who is honestly a very, very big mood. Just press him and he lets out a shriek! I mean, who wouldn't want him in their life???

    The goat standing on a stump figure and the booklet

    17. A cute and multipurpose nonstick mini griddle that's so efficient and easy to clean, your friend with a small apartment or lackluster culinary skills will find their excuses not to cook will be, well, cooked. It might actually make making dinner...dare I say it...fun??

    18. A luxe Molton Brown orange-and-bergamot-scented candle with a 30–40 hour burn time so they can pamper themselves all season long.

    the yellow candle

    19. Wool-blend kitty face socks purr-pared to peek their whiskers out of all of your friend's favorite footwear and keep their paws cozy this winter.

    20. A badass organic cotton "Black without apology" tote they'll carry everywhere with pride.

    black and white message tote

    21. A clever scratch-off map poster for the person who loves to travel more than anyone else you know. This will be a great way for them to reminiscence about the different countries they've visited and plan future destinations. TL;DR: It's time to hit add to cart(ographer).

    22. A Burt's Bees hand cream trio their dry, miserable winter hands will be thanking you for profusely.

    the hand creams in a gift box

    23. A sleek brow grooming kit complete with a spoolie and angled brush, an eyebrow blade, scissors, tweezers, and a travel pouch so they can keep their signature arches perfect even when they're on the go.

    24. A high-quality and colorful Tasty knife block set sure to become an indispensable item in their kitchen. The color-coded handles can also help them easily find the knife they're looking for and avoid cross-contamination!

    the black knife block with knives with black, orange, blue, green, yellow, red, and purple handles

    25. The Rocketbook Everlast smart notebook, an eternally reusable notebook that'll let them scan their notes with their phone to save them, then wipe the pages clean with water. Yes, really.

    26. Fun food-print pet PJs to gift your pup or someone else's. Warning: if it's someone else's, you may be even more tempted to dognap them than usual now that they're looking extra deliciously cute.

    27. A trendy oversized teddy bear coat that is as cuddly and cute as its namesake and is sure to keep them cozy (and fashion influencer-esque) all season long.

    28. A wireless Bluetooth karaoke mic that's basically a portable party — it's compatible with any smartphone or tablet and can jam for five to 10 hours on a single charge.

    29. A mouth-watering gift box of organic spices and seasonings to make your fave amateur chef's home-cooked meals and grill creations even better (which you honestly didn't know was possible).

    30. A cool tabletop pool game to complete your favorite family's game room or your favorite coworker's desk.

    silver and black mini tabletop pool game

    31. A beyond fuzzy faux fur throw blanket the intended recipient won't need any time to warm up to — no matter if they're a human or a pet.

    32. A pop art collection of 20 blank notecards featuring iconic women so cute and inspirational, they might rather pin them to their bulletin board than actually send them out to others.

    notecards featuring women like adele, audrey hepburn, tilda swinton, beyonce, rihanna, ellen, and RBG

    33. A festive pet bed and blanket set to spoil your favorite doggo with a place for them to be lazy all winter (and spring, and summer, and fall...) long.

    red black and white plaid bed with matching blanket

    34. A pair of stunning