So Black Friday is a week from today! I’m not much for the online shopping. I like to get out and touch and feel what I’m spending my hard earned money on and, you know, a little elbowing to get that last bargain ahead of the next guy. Now we’re all looking for great gifts at great prices right? So here are some ideas I got this morning from Steph Coelho’s Trib. article: Best Stocking Stuffers for $25 or less.
A wine-lover’s best friend: Le Creuset Table Model Corkscrew
There’s not a lot from this luxury brand that falls under $100, let alone $25. But for the person who loves to pour up wine at their dinners or parties, this Le Creuset corkscrew makes opening even the most stubborn bottles a breeze, and it won’t break the bank for you.
A great gift for anyone: Bottle of wine
Stumped? When in doubt, you can always get a bottle of wine for the person who leaves you puzzled over what to buy. If they don’t love the bottle you picked, they can always re-gift it, after all. Wine Access has selections under $25 (that don’t taste cheap).
A tasteful home bar accessory: Sagaform Rocking Whiskey Tumblers & Drink Stones
For the liquor connoisseur on your list, a set of tumblers with whiskey stones is a classy yet practical gift that will make an attractive and useful addition to their bar cart. Bonus points if you pair this gift with a bottle of their favorite after-hours beverage.
A goofy drinking game: Fairly Odd Novelties Table Golf Shot Glass
A cute gag gift for the drinker and golf lover in your life, this shot glass set isn’t just a display piece — it’s also a drinking game. Jazz up the festivities, open up a bottle, and have fun trying to aim miniature golf balls into the hole.
An athlete’s must-have: Swiftwick Performance Two Sock
The right pair of socks is key for staying dry and comfortable, and we guarantee the athlete on your shopping list always needs more pairs of socks that can keep up with their active lifestyle. Swiftwicks are quick-drying and breathable, and they’re loved by runners, cyclists, and all people who spend time on their feet.
A deck for the sports fan: MasterPieces NFL Chicago Bears Playing Cards
There’s so much you can do with a deck of cards. The game options are nearly endless, whether you’re at a holiday party or a tailgate. Stuff a pack of NFL playing cards into a football fan’s stocking and play a game of war as you discuss the sport and eat leftover Christmas cookies.
A board game for two: Hive – A Game Crawling With Possibilities
Pondering what to buy for a couple? Hive is an award-winning chess-like board game with a twist. It’s super simple to learn, and a round takes less than twenty minutes to play. It’s also easy to travel with thanks to the handy, compact zipper case.
There are many more. Click here for the full article.