30 fun ideas for any budget


Although your Secret Santa exchanges are bound to be different this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t still deliver an epic gift this holiday season.

In an effort to make your job a little less time consuming, we searched the internet for the best Secret Santa gifts for all ages and genders.

Whether you’re looking for a silly and inexpensive present to make them laugh or want to purchase something you know they’ll love, we’ve rounded up 30 different options for budgets under $20, $25 and $50 for friends, coworkers, family or anyone on your gifting list.

Items include nifty tech items like the Amazon Fire TV Stick, a mini waffle maker from Dash, cookbooks, card games and so much more.

Best Secret Santa Gifts Under $20

1. “The Avocado Book,” by Ron Simpson, $15, original price: $20

If they eat just about everything with avocado, they’ll totally love “The Avocado Book” which features over 60 different avocado recipes from breakfast to dessert.

2. TIJN Blue Light Blocking Glasses, $16, original price: $20

Help your Secret Santa protect their eyes while they work from home for hours on end with these highly-rated blue light blocking eyeglasses from Amazon. They have just under 40,000 positive reviews and a 4.4-star rating.

3. Haute Soiree Women’s Novelty Socks, $10

Calling all wine drinkers! These fun socks that read, “If you can read this bring on some wine,” are perfect for anyone who loves a nice glass of vino after a long day.

4. Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray, $20

Buy your Secret Santa a Poo-Pourri Toilet Spray that’s both funny and useful.

5. “Canines of New York” by Heather Weston, $19, original price: $25

If you’re on the hunt for the best gift for a dog lover you can’t go wrong with this adorable coffee table book on the lives of NYC dogs.

6. Dash Mini Holiday Waffle Maker, $16

Everyone loves waffles! This mini waffle maker with holiday decor is bound to be a hit since it has over 96,000 on Amazon.

7. UncommonGoods Urban Map Glass, $16

These unique cocktail glasses are a great present for the Secret Santa who loves to rep their hometown or favorite city. They come in many popular cities includes New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and more.

8. The Screaming Goat Figurine, $10

If they have a good sense of humor and you don’t want to spend a lot of cash, consider buying them this hilarious screaming goat figurine that screams with just a click of a button.

9. Scholastic Harry Potter Coloring Book, $14, original price: $16

This one is for the Secret Santa who loves everything related to “Harry Potter” and can’t stop watching all of their favorite “Harry Potter” movies, reciting spells and re-reading all the books. This “Harry Potter” themed coloring book is great for all ages and bound to relax them whenever needed.

10. UncommonGoods 100 Books Scratch Off Poster, $15

Encourage them to get reading in the new year with this fun 100 Books Scratch Off Poster. It includes classic novels like “Lord of the Flies,” “Jane Eyre” and more.

11. XL Wine Glass, $11

This massive wine glass is both a funny gesture but also extremely useful. They can easily fit an entire bottle of wine in this baby!

12. Black Disposable Face Masks, $14, original price: $16

Get them something even more useful this holiday season: disposable face masks to keep themselves and those around them safe.

Best Secret Santa Gifts Under $25

1. “Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Cookbook” by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, $22, original price: $35

This galaxy-themed cookbook makes for the perfect “Star Wars” gift. It includes dozens of recipes like braised shaak roast, nerf kebabs, mustafarian lava buns and much more.

2. Cards Against Humanity Family Edition, $25

Since the original Cards Against Humanity game can get a bit scandalous, consider this family edition that is a bit more PG-13 but still tons of fun.

3. TableTopics Original (10th Anniversary Edition), $25

In some cases, you may have run out of things to talk about. Help your Secret Santa avoid awkward situations by gifting them this convenient stack of TableTopics that includes cards to start great conversations.

4. Beacoo Charging Stand Dock Station, $26

If you know they own an iPhone, iWatch and Apple AirPods, buy them this charging dock station to keep it all organized. It comes in black, white and pink.

5. Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark Paws, $25

Give them the taste of Christmas with this tin of peppermint bark paws from William Sonoma. They can eat them all on their own or share with loved ones!

6. W&P Craft Moscow Mule Cocktail Kit, $17, original price: $24

This mini cocktail kit contains all the ingredients needed to create two top-shelf Moscow Mules wherever they are — so if they enjoy a refreshing drink, this is definitely the gift for them.

7.  Yeti Rambler 12 Ounce Colster Slim Can Insulator, $25

The Yeti Rambler 12 Ounce Colster is a great gift for any spiked seltzer lovers. It comes in eight different colors and is designed with a double-wall vacuum insulation with no-sweat technology to keep your hands dry while you enjoy your beverage.

8. UncommonGoods Game of Phones, $20

Game of Phones is a fun and mindless game that is bound to keep your Secret Santa and their loved ones entertained for hours on end.

9. UncommonGoods Vintage Succulents Puzzle, $20

With the weather getting colder again, puzzles are a great way to pass the time indoors. This trendy succulent option is colorful and time-consuming (as it comes with 1,000 pieces!).

10. Tea Snob Mug, $25

If they love tea then this insulated mug that says “Tea Snob” is the way to go. It can hold up to 12 ounces of liquid and keeps beverages cold or warm for hours.

Best Secret Santa Gifts Under $50

1. Anthropologie Capri Blue Iridescent Jar Candle, $32

Everyone loves candles! This luxurious candle from Anthropologie in Capri Blue scent is a popular scent that many adore.

2. TRUFF White Truffle Hot Sauce, $35

TRUFF’s White Truffle Hot Sauce is a great present for the Secret Santa who loves spicy condiments and trying new products. This truffle inspired hot sauce is great on just about any food and comes in a fancy gift box. Back in 2019, it was included on Oprah’s Favorite Things list.

3. First Aid Beauty “All That FAB” Gift Set, $49

If they love skin care products, you can’t go wrong with this First Aid Beauty gift set that includes the brands moisturizer, face cleanser, lip balm and more.

4. The Comfy Original Blanket Sweatshirt, $40

Make sure their warm and cozy all winter long with this fun Comfy blanket sweatshirt. It’s bound to be oversized but fits all ages, genders and sizes!

5. Amazon Fire TV Stick, $40, original price: $50

If you’re interested in buying a streaming device but don’t want to shell out a ton of money, consider the Amazon Fire TV Stick. It gives you access to dozens of apps, over 500,000 movies and episodes and has racked in over 390,000 positive reviews. It also includes a built-in Alexa-enabled voice remote that can control the power and volume on your current TV.

6. Casofu Giant Burrito Blanket, $45, original price: $48

If you don’t want to buy a massive sweatshirt blanket, consider this giant burrito blanket is funny but oh-so-cozy.

7. Baublebar Dalilah Small Tube Huggie Hoops, $38

If they love jewelry, you can’t go wrong with an affordable option from Baublebar. These small gold huggie hoops would look great on anyone and will add a dash of sass to any look.

8. Amazon Gift Card, $25+

When in doubt go with an Amazon gift card. These days you can buy just about anything on the website so they’re bound to find something they love. You can purchase a card worth $25 or more.

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