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Holiday gift giving 101

Jordyn Daniels and Mitchell Stroud

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If you’re having a hard time finding gifts for your gal friends, this list of gifts $50 and under is for you!

Feel like a Mermaid with this knit mermaid tail blanket-$34

The Amazon Fire 7″ Tablet has access to more than 38 million movies, songs, books and apps-$40

Listen to music anywhere with this Mini Portable Bluetooth Speaker-$30

Have your 2018 planned out for every moment with a new Planner-$16 

Blend your makeup to perfection with this beauty sponge-$20

Stay warm from your head to your toes with a Pom-Pom Beanie-$13, Fuzzy Socks-$7, Moccasin Slippers-$20, and a HoneyComb-Knit Infinity Scarf-$7

Make bath time better with essential oil Bath Bombs $5-$8

Binge Watch your favorite shows with the Amazon Fire Stick-$40

Watch Holiday movies and a cup of Hot chocolate with this DIY kit-$30 

Charge your phone on the go with this USB car Charger-$12

Hang your photos with the wire Hangit Photo Display-$20

Enjoy a night in with friends playing the popular Speak Out Game-$21

Hold your phone and plant at the same time with a Phone Vase-$32

Bring the spa to you with this DIY Spa Treatment Kit-$25

Cherish every moment with this Ticket Stub Diary-$12


This list should cover gifts for all the guys in your life all for $50 or less:

RAVPower Portable Charger-$50

Everyone has been in that situation, your phone is on two percent and your miles away from the nearest charger. luckily, this portable charger can fully charge your phone over 6 times!

Mighty Mug- $25

Liquids and electronics usually don’t mix well. The Mighty Mug uses patented technology to make their cups nearly impervious to being knocked over. So fill up this mug with your favorite drink and keep working on that project with no fear of ruining your work with a miscalculated grab.

Rosewood Card Wallet-$35

Hand-crafted with Rosewood, leather and elastic by a couple in Ohio, this wallet makes a great gift for any man who demands elegance as well as functionality in their life.

REI Roadtripper Duffel -$27

Nowadays buying a good camping bag can be more complex than camping itself. REI’s Roadtripper duffel bag returns to the simplicity of the days before technology took over. Perfect for that long weekend getaway or spontaneous road-trip, its rugged and waterproof polyester can hold whatever life throws at you.

Garmin Vivoactive Fitness Band-$47

We all know how this time of year goes, with the influx of Thanksgiving and Christmas treats. By the time the new year rolls around everyone is excited and motivated to move and get back in prime shape. This excitement is usually short-lived but with the Garmin Vivoactive fitness band you can keep track of your daily steps, remind yourself to get up and move, and set personalized goals. Being a wearable fitness band, this is perfect for that extra motivation to get up and move.

Gerber GDC Money Clip-$15

Small but immensely useful, this Gerber money clip combines two of the most common things in a man’s pocket: a small utility knife and something to hold their money. At only $15 you will be the savior at all Christmas parties while not cluttering your pockets.

Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker-$16

Admit it, we all sing in the shower sometimes. With this wireless, waterproof speaker you can sing along to all your favorite music without the worry of ruining your phone. It’s also very useful for those summer pool parties to add some zest to the poolside.

Tile Mate Item Locator-$25

We all lose things, with the Tile Mate losing your essential items will be a thing of the past. Working with its own app on your smartphone, you simply attach the Tile Mate to your keys or other essential item and when you inevitably lose them you can use your phone to locate your keys. But wait, there is more, if you lose your phone you can activate a button on the Tile Mate that will cause your phone to ring so that you can find it.

Magic Bullet Blender-$32

Love smoothies but hate all the cleanup? The Magic Bullet is perfect for you! You blend your ingredients then drink out of the same cup you made your smoothie in. The cups are dishwasher safe for even easier cleanup.

Michael Kors Pullover-$36

Michael Kors is often described as expensive. If you are looking for a luxurious pullover at a bargain price Mchael Kors currently has their pullovers marked down from $90 to $36. Practically a steal for any man that wants the status of Michael Kors without the high price.

Leather Messenger Bag-$50

Almost everyone has work to be done and not enough time to do it. Stand apart from the rest of the pack and use a leather messenger bag to carry around your extra work rather than the regular backpack. The leather messenger bag will speak importance and high class that shows people you mean business.

Arc’teryx Kitsilano Pack-$49

For a quick day trip or hiking expedition the Kitsilano pack is perfect to fit all your necessities yet remains lightweight and fashionable.



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Holiday gift giving 101