If the season of giving is also the season of savings for you, we’ve got you covered with awesome Christmas gifts for everybody on your list – even the ones who are notoriously picky or hard-to-shop-for.
Keeping Christmas presents in tune with our overall frugal & fabulous nature, this year’s Xmas Gift Guide includes an array of items under $25 that will make you everybody’s favorite relative. In-laws included.
In all honesty, we’ve added a couple of items that reach the $50 threshold, just in an effort to provide more options, if your holiday budget allows it. We don’t earn commissions for these, it’s just an honest round-up of the best gift ideas we’re planning to buy ourselves that has turned into a Tello tradition.
Let’s get cracking! 🎁
For nostalgic gamers: 8Bitdo Sn30 Pro+ Bluetooth Controller Wireless Gamepad – G Classic Edition – $49.99
For a personal touch: Personalised Christmas Sprig Glass Bauble – maybe it’s a nephew’s first Christmas or someone in the fam got married this year. This lovely personalized bauble is the perfect way to capture a moment.
For the ones who are always running late – Casio Illuminator Digital Watch – $19.95 – “Being square never looked so good”. Can go wrong with a retro-fab design, lightweight, water- and sweat-resistant, that has a stopwatch function.
For those who are into creating a nice ambiance – ASAKUKI Smart WiFi Essential Oil Aromatherapy Diffuser – $36.99. The special wifi aromatherapy diffuser is compatible with Alexa and Google Home and lets you time everything perfectly. You can control the diffuser with your phone and set it to turn on half an hour before you get home, how cool is that?
For people who are always jotting down ideas – Moleskine Ruled Volant Journal – $15 for a set of 2 – These minimalists, high-quality notebooks are culture-faves when it comes to mapping out great ideas, creative thinking, to-do lists, reminders, and personal notes.
Best Christmas Gifts for KIDS
Light Up Drawing Tees – have a little artist in the family? He’ll love a new place to show off his drawings! Thanks to a special luminescent ink panel, any concentrated light source (like a phone flashlight or a blue laser pen) will leave a glowing mark on this shirt, turning it into a bold piece of temporary art that kids can wear!
Justice League 4pc Pajama Set – $20.49 – because PJs can be so cool! Especially when they come with superpowers from your fave Justice League heroes!
EyeClops Digital Microscope – $46.99 – Exploring the great outdoors just got better and…bigger! This cool microscope magnifies objects with digital zoom, has a built-in 2.4” Color Screen, and can be used as a regular camera or video recorder, too.
Christmas Cookie Coloring Tablecloth – Made of 100% cotton, illustrated with hand-drawn baking tools, festive holiday decorations, and lots and lots of cookie molds. Kids can color away with the ten included washable markers. Holiday fun!
Best Christmas Gifts For Grandparents (& more)
Audible membership – $15 – Great gift for people with busy schedules, long commutes, or tired eyes that don’t work as they used to. It grants access to an all-you-can-listen catalog including thousands of audiobooks, podcasts, and originals. Headphones, on!
Music Playing Cards – $10 – for music lovers who love a gamble or love collecting playing cards! This unique set of playing cards includes musicians like Freddie Mercury, Beyonce, Prince, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Bjork, and more.
Sideclick Universal Remote Attachment – $14.99 (deal) – one remote for all the indoor entertainment devices. Less clutter to deal with, easy to use, easy to program!
Being My Father/Mother In Law Is Really The Only You Need – $12.99 – It is what it is: you’re already the greatest gift ever, so this Christmas, make it official!
Best Christmas gifts for those who need more me-time or pampering
Burt’s Bees Repair Cream Set – $25 – 6 Classic Products (read essentials) – Cuticle Cream, Hand Salve, Lip Balm, Res-Q Ointment, Hand Repair Cream & Foot Cream, in a cute Giftable Tin.
The Chai Box Chai Concentrate – $12 – We bet you have at least one chai-latte obsessed family member or friend that will flip out over this expertly crafted concentrate featuring notes of cardamom, fennel, and cloves.
Sunday Riley Flash Fix Skin-Care Kit – $25 – Beauty Christmas gifts are always welcomed by skin-care lovers of all ages. It’s just a matter of knowing your audience.
🌟 Since it’s our Christmas gift guide, we’re just going to add Tello to the list. The best gifts are the ones you get to pick yourself – that’s just one of the reasons a Tello phone plan might just brighten the holidays for your teen, for example. Yes, we’re biased!