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44 Under-$20 Gift Exchange Gifts Pretty Much Anyone Would Love To Receive

No idea what to get your Secret Santa? This'll cover you, from bath bombs to cute playing cards to chocolate bars from the UK to a scratch-off movie poster and more.

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1. A Loch Ness monster tea infuser plus a bag of loose-leaf tea to strike the perfect balance between cute and sophisticated.

2. The Bob's Burgers Burger Book, which will appeal to both fans of the show AND anyone who loves burgers...which in my experience, is most people. (Will also appeal to pun-lovers!)

3. A sloth mug so cute I dare anyone to say one bad thing about it — the sloth literally *hugs* whatever beverage they're entrusted with to keep it nice and warm.

4. A 100 movies scratch-off poster that turns the regular old Friday night "oh, let's just stay in and watch a movie" into a journey to be accomplished.

Poster grid; hand scratching one square to reveal iconic art from the movie

5. A set of four cinnamon bun soaps or four chicken wing soaps — they look so realistic you just might have to remind them not to try and take a bite.

6. A glass pickle ornament so they can start the tradition in their home: "Santa" (or someone in the family) hides the pickle somewhere in the tree on Christmas Eve, and whoever finds it first in the morning gets good luck for the year or gets to unwrap a special gift from under the tree (or gets whatever their family decides).

the ornament

7. A Buttercream Icing 101 kit that anyone in the group who obsessively watches The Great British Baking Show or any of the holiday baking competitions on The Food Network is basically guaranteed to want.

8. A pack of dog playing cards with an illustration of a different breed on each and every card, for those after-dinner poker games that have more bark than bite.

Metal case and five cards from the set; Ace of clubs is a West Highland Terrier

9. A couch coaster-meets-cupholder to enable the laziest weekend afternoons, because they won't even have to reach over to the coffee or side table to enjoy another sip.

10. A little screaming goat who's fairly straightforward — simply press on him, and he lets out a bleaty yell basically guaranteed to make whoever hears it laugh (and feel at least a little better about their situation).

11. A box full of 10 of the bestselling British candy bars, for a sweet little taste of life across the pond.

The box and full-size candybars

12. An Animal Crossing notebook and Nook's Cranny pin because you get regular updates from them about their progress toward getting a 5-star island, who is moving out and moving in, and how much they made in the stalk market each week.

13. A set of 16 hydrating sheet masks perfect for post-holiday de-stressing, especially when paired with a hot bath and a $10 bottle of wine (or a re-gifted mug for their cup of tea!)

14. Or a set of six tennis-ball-sized bath bombs that'll let whoever you give 'em to spend many relaxing hours fizzing the evening away, all while moisturizing their skin.

The bath bombs, each wrapped in brown paper

15. A sheet of Meg Thee Stallion or Beyoncé stickers so they can proclaim their fandom from their laptop, phone case, planner, snail-mail, journal, and anywhere else they can think of.

16. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey that experienced home chefs and newbies will obsess over alike — it makes adding just the right flavor to all kinds of dishes (from fruit to chicken to ice cream and, yes, pizza) almost too easy.

Bottle of honey pouring on a pepperoni pizza

17. A super-functional multitool decked out in all the colors of the rainbow for something both beautiful and practical.

18. A pair of fuzzy PJ pants in penguin or snowflake print so they can dream wintry dreams while staying extra cozy and warm.

19. A moon lamp sure to enchant all ages — especially if you demonstrate its glow in the moment. Dim the overhead lights, then ask them to turn it on.

the small globe light that does look like the moon, balanced on the included stand

20. A set of star, eye, heart, diamond (shape) and other earrings because most people find joy in a little bit of sparkle.

21. A pair of socks and six boxes of Bertie Botts guaranteed to go over extremely well with any Harry Potter fan.

22. A bathroom guest book because the best parts of any gift exchange are the moments when every single person's laughing, and this most definitely will make that happen.

The teal book with gold embossed text on the cover, looking fancy

23. A leopard print scarf to go with basically any outfit they put on, so they're always cozy warm *and* stylish in the chilly winter temps.

model wearing fringed scarf with large print

24. A pair of oven mitts that make pulling hot dishes out of the oven completely bear-able.

A model wearing the two mitts; they're brown, they have black pads and claws on the fingers (and pads on the palms, too)

25. A colorful 8x10 art print, which will definitely earn a prime spot on their apartment's gallery wall and make them think of you every time they look at it.

26. A rechargeable LED ring light that clips right on your smartphone to upgrade selfies, food photos, and any other pics you take close up.

27. A fuzzy grey throw blanket so incredibly soft anyone who touches is it will say "oooh" and "ahhh" and then immediately want it for themselves.

The blanket draped across a chair; it has slight stripes in its pattern

28. Several pairs of fun printed socks because of everything I received last Christmas, I hands-down use the socks the most. Seriously, they're one of the most underrated gifts!

29. A set of four photo coasters they'll be able to customize with their favorite Instas. It's the gifting triple-whammy: decorative, functional, and personal.

Kids photos in each of the four square, glass-topped coasters

30. A pair of taco socks and a taco enamel pin (on a cute card!) because tacos are the best kind of food, don't even try and argue with me.

31. A party game called One Night Ultimate Werewolf that can be the next activity once you finish the gift exchange: reviewers say it's easy to learn, takes *maximum* 15 minutes to play (and usually 5-10), and most importantly is loads of fun!

The game box front cover

32. Or Listicles By BuzzFeed for anyone who's always looking for something fun, hilarious, and new to do in their video calls with friends and family.

The game box, cards, pencils, timer, die, and pads for making lists

33. A sequin pillow cover (and insert) with an irresistible sparkly pull — whoever you give it to probably won't be able to keep their hands off of it all night.

34. A pair of adorable (and practical!) pufferfish or cactus dryer buddies to add a sprinkle of delight to their typical laundry chores.

35. A pack each of scrunchies and hair clips because you know they LOVE to accessorize, and there's way more to the world of accessorizing than your basic jewelry and scarves!

36. A bacon and bourbon soy candle — for extra laughs and deliciousness you could *also* include a full pound of bacon to go along with it.

Two candles: one with a white label with handwritten font, one with kraft paper label with all-caps stamped font

37. Or a couple of hand-poured soy candles in more classic scents like Christmas Tree and Gingerbread House so they can infuse their entire house with the smells of the holidays, whether or not they have an actual tree and/or are baking cookies this year.

38. An on-the-go pour-over mug any coffee snob/lover would instantly be thrilled about, because it makes drinking delicious coffee super simple.

39. A drill brush set that makes it incredibly easy to clean up grime from grout, stoves, bathtubs, car rims, and anything that would otherwise require limitless elbow grease.