stocking stuffers http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/16688/all en-US 80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or Less http://www.wisebread.com/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/christmas-stockings-Dollarphotoclub_35702348.jpg" alt="christmas stockings" title="christmas stockings" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It happens every year. You think you have your holiday spending under control, only to get tripped up by the stocking stuffers. This year, stay on track with some budget-friendly stocking stuffer ideas, which include everything from sensible finds to unusual goodies, all of which you can score for $10 or less.</p> <h2>1. Unique Kitchen Gadgets</h2> <p>Clever and economical small kitchen tools, such as the <a href="http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/chef-n-strawberry-huller/?pkey=e%7Cstrawberry%2Bhuller%7C1%7Cbest%7C4294967249%7C1%7C24%7C%7C1&amp;cm_src=PRODUCTSEARCH%7C%7CCategory-_-Cooks%27%20Tools-_-NoMerchRules">strawberry huller</a>, <a href="http://www.crateandbarrel.com/gift-ideas/10-and-under/motorino-pizza-cutter/s135173">scooter pizza cutter</a>, and the <a href="http://www.surlatable.com/product/PRO-1775493/Fred+Egg+A+Matic+Chick+Boiled+Egg+Mold">Egg-A-Matic</a> boiled egg mold, make cool kitchen gifts and a nice change from the usual tools.</p> <h2>2. Team Merchandise</h2> <p>The superfan on you list will appreciate anything with a favorite team logo on it. <a href="http://fansedge.com">FansEdge</a> has a great $10 and under search tool, which includes holiday ornaments, tailgating items, accessories, and more.</p> <h2>3. Wine Out</h2> <p>Anyone who appreciates wine will also be thankful for the practical gift of wine stain remover. <a href="http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/wine-out-1-ounce-stain-remover/1012008112">Wine Out</a> now makes a small, one-ounce mister for under $5, which can be kept on hand to quickly get rid of stubborn stains.</p> <h2>4. Device Screen Cleaning Cloth</h2> <p>An essential for those with a smartphone, tablet, or other device, a microfiber screen wipe makes a very useful gift. You can even find more <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FOM5VTE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=390957&amp;creativeASIN=B00FOM5VTE&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wisbre03-20&amp;linkId=VN4XLKQ265VEECUE">decorative cloths</a> to make the mundane task of wiping a screen slightly more enjoyable.</p> <h2>5. Mug Warmer</h2> <p><img width="605" height="340" alt="" src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5123/mug-warmer-Dollarphotoclub_72130315.jpg" /></p> <p>Never have a lukewarm cup of tea or coffee again when you give someone an <a href="http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/mr-coffee-mug-warmer/1017912933?mcid=PS_googlepla_nonbrand_dining_&amp;adpos=1o1&amp;creative=39230275429&amp;device=c&amp;matchtype=&amp;network=g&amp;gclid=CMrx5Iu8-8ECFcpj7AodUT4AOA">electric mug warmer</a>. It works great for the office or even for heating up a mug of soup.</p> <h2>6. Electric Screwdriver</h2> <p>A handy <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002XZLTQO/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=390957&amp;creativeASIN=B002XZLTQO&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wisbre03-20&amp;linkId=IEAZGDBF5Q6XANCT">handheld electric screwdriver</a> makes a great stocking stuffer for just about anyone. And with cordless models under $10, they won't break your wallet either.</p> <h2>7. Herb Stripper</h2> <p>For the cook that likes to buy fresh herbs, or the gardener that grows his or her own, an inexpensive <a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/herb-stripper-by-chef-n/8589177.html?start=5&amp;cgid=Giftsunder20_Cat&amp;srule=price-low-to-high">herb stripper</a> takes the fuss out of stripping fresh herbs to use in that next dish.</p> <h2>8. Bar Tools</h2> <p>A host of bar items under $10 can please the drink lover in the crowd. Try some fun <a href="http://www.surlatable.com/product/PRO-1378728/Zeal+Mini+Tongs">mini tongs</a> for ice cubes, a <a href="http://www.crateandbarrel.com/orb-cocktail-whisk/s180076">cocktail whisk</a>, decorative wine stoppers, or a <a href="http://www.potterybarn.com/products/mojito-bar-tools/?pkey=cdrink-accessories&amp;">mojito muddler</a>.</p> <h2>9. Sephora $10 and Under</h2> <p><a href="http://www.sephora.com/gifts-under-10">Sephora $10 and under</a> gifts, which include everything from makeup to skin care products, make great stuffers. You can also use some of the free samples you receive as additional stocking stuffers.</p> <h2>10. Coffee Clip</h2> <p>Never let your bag of coffee go stale or pour the wrong amount into your machine again with a cool <a href="http://www.cb2.com/cafe-clip/s303522">coffee clip</a> tool. Check out <a href="http://www.organizeit.com/wood-coffee-scoop-owl">wood coffee clip</a> options under $10 as well.</p> <h2>11. Foot Massager</h2> <p>For athletes or those on their feet all day, <a href="http://www.rei.com/product/872985/pro-tec-athletics-spiky-ball">a massage ball</a> can help do the trick to ease away aches and pains. Check out local sporting goods stores for a variety of cheap options.</p> <h2>12. Detangler Brush</h2> <p>Great for kids and adults, try out the <a href="http://www.thewetbrush.com">Wet Brush</a> and similar models under $10 to take the tears and pain away when combing out tangles and long hair.</p> <h2>13. Back Scratcher</h2> <p>Try a back scratcher for a fun and soothing gift. For under $5 you can find old-fashioned <a href="http://www.pier1.com/Bamboo-Backscratcher/101841,default,pd.html">bamboo scratchers</a> or even telescoping <a href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/p/home-gift-extendable-back-scratcher-in-beechwood/28281046?ean=612615068827">extended reach models</a>.</p> <h2>14. Reusable Tote</h2> <p><img width="605" height="340" alt="" src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5123/grocery-tote-bag-Dollarphotoclub_46436751.jpg" /></p> <p>For the environmentally-conscious shopper, a reusable tote makes a great gift and easily rolls up to fit in a stocking. Look for options near checkout aisles at any major store, like <a href="http://www.pier1.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-pier1_us-Site/default/Search-Show?q=reusable-tote">Pier One's decorative totes</a>, or even at the supermarket, which usually run only a dollar or two.</p> <h2>15. Decorative Toothbrush</h2> <p>Kids or reluctant toothbrushers will love a decorative toothbrush in their stocking. Most pharmacies sell character brushes, light-up brushes, and even brushes you can decorate with stickers to motivate even the most stubborn folks on your list.</p> <h2>16. $5 to $10 Treats</h2> <p><a href="http://www.apple.com/itunes/gifts/?cid=wwa-us-kwg-music-itu">iTunes</a> has $10 gift cards, while $10 cards at <a href="https://www.starbucks.com/card">Starbucks</a> or <a href="https://www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/en/ddcard.html">Dunkin Donuts</a> can buy a few fun coffee drinks. Or give $5 or $10 in cash with a little note saying to buy to an ice-cream at the local shop or a nice drink at a favorite watering hole.</p> <h2>17. Spoon Rest</h2> <p>Great for any cook, find unique spoon rests at places, like <a href="http://www.crateandbarrel.com/search?query=spoon%20rest">Crate&amp;Barrel</a>, <a href="http://www.target.com/s?searchTerm=spoon+rest&amp;category=0%7CAll%7Cmatchallpartial%7Call+categories&amp;lnk=snav_sbox_spoon+rest">Target</a> and <a href="http://www.wayfair.com/filters/Spoon-Rests-l1294-c530865-P10385~0~10-P10385~0~10.html">Wayfair</a>, for under $10. Or, check out a cute <a href="http://www.worldmarket.com/product/aqua+owl+spoon+rest.do">owl spoon rest</a> for a pop of color in the kitchen.</p> <h2>18. Sporting Goods</h2> <p>For those on your list who like to exercise or play sports, think of small items, like economical pedometers, water bottles, tennis balls, sweat bands, and golf tees. Sporting goods stores like <a href="http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/">Dick's</a> and <a href="http://www.sportsauthority.com">Sports Authority</a> have many options as do most big box retailers.</p> <h2>19. Decorative Hooks</h2> <p>For a different type of stocking stuffer, search out a decorative hook that fits your recipient's style. From a <a href="http://www.worldmarket.com/product/monogram+letter+hooks.do?&amp;from=fn">monogram letter hook</a> to a beautiful carved <a href="http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/home-hardware-hooks/670470.jsp#/">floral hook</a>, there are many options available under $10.</p> <h2>20. Coin Purse</h2> <p>There are many fashionable and economical <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HGB1AQO/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=390957&amp;creativeASIN=B00HGB1AQO&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wisbre03-20&amp;linkId=V2UQT32JCTMGL5O5">coin purses</a>, which can be used to house coins, keepsakes, keys, and other items someone would want to have on hand.</p> <h2>21. Wine and Spirits</h2> <p>Champagne splits, mini wine bottles, and even airplane-sized liquor bottles make great little stocking stuffers for those who enjoy a nice cocktail.</p> <h2>22. Slang Flashcards</h2> <p>For those recipients who like a good laugh and need a boost in the hipster department, try a pack of <a href="http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/slang-flashcards?utm_medium=shopping+sites&amp;utm_source=gifts&amp;utm_campaign=18952">slang flashcards</a> to help someone become instantly cool and entertained at the same time.</p> <h2>23. Room Spray</h2> <p>A useful gift for eliminating odors or just enjoying a great scent, <a href="http://www.containerstore.com/shop/travel?productId=10023043&amp;N=130+1000040&amp;Nao=60">room sprays</a> come in all different scents for under $10. Try places like <a href="http://www.bathandbodyworks.com/family/index.jsp?categoryId=4147329&amp;sr=1&amp;origkw=room%20spray">Bath &amp; Body Works</a> for a wide selection.</p> <h2>24. Cold Weather Accessories</h2> <p>An extra pair of mittens, a hat, warm scarf, or even <a href="http://www.rue21.com/store/jump/product/0325-000203-0001000?color=0036&amp;mkwid=shkWoVf0Q_dc&amp;pcrid=41545041134&amp;gclid=CPHt6bv0icICFQET7AodpHAA_A">texting gloves</a> will fill any stocking cheaply and stylishly. Try places like <a href="http://www.oldnavy.com">Old Navy</a> for great deals under $10.</p> <h2>25. Jewelry</h2> <p><img width="605" height="340" alt="" src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5123/jewelry-Dollarphotoclub_51432648.jpg" /></p> <p>Try <a href="http://www.worldmarket.com/category/code/107343.do">World Market's earrings</a> for $4.99 or look for great costume jewelry at popular stores, like <a href="http://www.forever21.com">Forever 21</a>, <a href="http://www.hm.com/us/">H&amp;M</a>, and <a href="http://www.claires.com/">Claire's</a>. (See also: <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-awesome-sites-to-shop-for-affordable-cool-jewelry?ref=seealso">Ten Awesome Sites to Shop for Cool, Affordable Jewelry</a>)</p> <h2>26. Smartphone Case</h2> <p>A snazzy, economical smartphone case can be put to good use. Check out some great options, like <a href="http://www.hm.com/us/product/61609?article=61609-A&amp;fromSearch=smartphone&amp;cm_vc=SEARCH">H&amp;M's chevron case</a>, <a href="http://www.bestbuy.com/site/samsung-flip-cover-for-samsung-galaxy-note-ii-cell-phones-blue/7278109.p?id=1218838639176&amp;skuId=7278109&amp;ref=06&amp;loc=01&amp;ci_src=14110944&amp;ci_sku=7278109&amp;extensionType=pla:g&amp;s_kwcid=PTC!pla!!!75144160095!g!!55971784335&amp;kpid=7278109&amp;k_clickid=755b7226-4cda-0b48-cb77-0000251be2c5&amp;kpid=7278109&amp;lsft=ref:212,loc:1&amp;ksid=755b7226-4cda-0b48-cb77-0000251be2c5&amp;ksprof_id=10&amp;ksaffcode=7709&amp;ksdevice=c">Best Buy's flip cover</a>, and the <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0092TQHP2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=390957&amp;creativeASIN=B0092TQHP2&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wisbre03-20&amp;linkId=HTVNBAV5II3FPWZQ">Photive Hybrid Bumper</a>.</p> <h2>27. Pancake Mix</h2> <p>For those who enjoy a good breakfast, include a bag of fancy pancake mix, which you can find in any grocery or food specialty store for under $10. Look for organic and gluten-free mixes as well.</p> <h2>28. Address Labels</h2> <p>For an extremely thoughtful stocking stuffer, try some customized address labels for your recipient. Online sites, like <a href="http://www.vistaprint.com">Vistaprint</a>, have cheap options that you can design yourself.</p> <h2>29. Fancy Condiments and Seasonings</h2> <p>Most local grocery stores have an aisle with some fancier condiments, seasonings, and sauces. Look for yummy barbecue rubs, jams, dips, or try some <a href="http://www.surlatable.com/search/search.jsp?N=4294967064&amp;Ntt=seasoned+salt">fancy salts</a> for under $10.</p> <h2>30. Headphones</h2> <p><img width="605" height="340" alt="" src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5123/headphones-Dollarphotoclub_67129615.jpg" /></p> <p>Whether it's a spare pair of economical earbuds or cool, colorful headphones, you can easily find cheap pairs at discount stores, dollar stores, and some big box retailers.</p> <h2>31. Pumice Stone or Loofah</h2> <p>Hit up any pharmacy or look online at places like <a href="http://www.drugstore.com">Drugstore.com</a> and <a href="http://www.soap.com">Soap.com</a> for a selection of bath loofahs, sponges, or pumice stones that anyone can use to make bathing more luxurious.</p> <h2>32. Cheese Markers</h2> <p>For the host or hostess that likes to do cheese tastings or buffets, food markers make a great gift. Check out <a href="http://www.crateandbarrel.com/set-of-6-cheese-markers/s135112">Crate&amp;Barrel's cheese markers</a>, or search on <a href="http://www.etsy.com">Etsy</a> for similar paper and mini chalkboard versions.</p> <h2>33. L'Occitane</h2> <p>For a little splurge on some high-end skin care products, shop smart at <a href="http://usa.loccitane.com/">L'Occitane</a> by dividing up their gift sets, which average below $10 per item. The <a href="http://usa.loccitane.com/petite-pleasures,82,1,64531,644969.htm">Petite Treats for under $40</a> section has some especially great finds.</p> <h2>34. Luggage Tags</h2> <p>Luggage tags make useful stocking stuffers and come in a variety of styles and designs. Try <a href="http://www.potterybarn.com/products/saddle-stitch-leather-luggage-tag/?pkey=e%7Cluggage%2Btag%7C4%7Cbest%7C0%7C1%7C48%7C%7C1&amp;cm_src=PRODUCTSEARCH%7C%7CNoFacet-_-NoFacet-_-NoMerchRules">leather options</a> for a classic look, some <a href="http://www.containerstore.com/shop/travel?productId=10037113&amp;N=130+1000040&amp;Nao=0">decorative tags</a> to make a bag easy to spot, or search <a href="http://www.etsy.com">Etsy</a> for whimsical options under $10.</p> <h2>35. Note Cards</h2> <p>You can search for beautiful box sets of note cards for under $10 at stationery stores like <a href="http://www.papyrusonline.com/stationery/boxed-note-cards-1.html?dir=asc&amp;order=price_asc">Papyrus</a>, or peruse pharmacies and discount stores for other great options.</p> <h2>36. Cookie Stamps</h2> <p>For a twist on the classic cookie cutter, cookie stamps make a great gift for bakers and kids' stockings. Try a <a href="http://www.worldmarket.com/product/cookie-stamps-set-of-2.do">cookie stamp duo</a> or check out craft stores for similar options.</p> <h2>37. Lottery Tickets</h2> <p>A lottery ticket can be a fun stocking gift for anyone to scratch off. And, it's even better if you happen to give a winning ticket.</p> <h2>38. Garden Markers</h2> <p>Whether for large outdoor beds or window herb gardens, <a href="http://www.gardeners.com/buy/copper-plant-markers/32-526.html?SC=XNET9280&amp;utm_campaign=PLA&amp;utm_medium=googleshopping&amp;utm_source=google&amp;gclid=CMG2z8yK_sECFU1k7Aod9FUAog&amp;kwid=productads-plaid%5E115064357798-sku%5E32@ADL4526-adType%5EPLA-device%5Ec-adid%5E51184140278">plant markers</a> will be a welcomed gift to mark which plants are growing where.</p> <h2>39. Nail Tools</h2> <p>Make a mini manicure set by buying cool emery boards, nail clippers, or buffers, which you can bundle together. Most pharmacies carry tools these days for just a few bucks.</p> <h2>40. Portable Dog Bowl</h2> <p>For the dog lover, the <a href="http://www.containerstore.com/shop/travel?productId=10031087&amp;N=130+1000040&amp;Nao=60">collapsible dog bowl</a> makes a great gift for travel or running out and about with your favorite companion. It also folds up easily to fit in a stocking.</p> <h2>41. Flip Flops</h2> <p>Sure, it may be winter in the Northern Hemisphere, but everyone loves a pair of flip flops. <a href="http://www.oldnavy.com">Old Navy</a> even has pairs for as low as $2.50, or browse your big box retailers and other specialty retailers who have slashed prices on off-season flip flops.</p> <h2>42. Sewing Kit</h2> <p>A mini sewing kit for travel or just to have handy in the house serves as a cheap buy and a useful stocking stuffer. Drug stores and dollar stores carry many versions of these helpful kits.</p> <h2>43. Ornaments</h2> <p><img width="605" height="340" alt="" src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5123/christmas-ornaments-Dollarphotoclub_74454537.jpg" /></p> <p>No better time of the year than to gift an ornament. Check out unique options under $10 at places like, <a href="http://www.westelm.com/search/results.html?sortBy=priceAsc&amp;words=ornament">West Elm</a>, <a href="http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/search.jsp?q=ornaments#/">Urban Outfitters</a>, and <a href="http://www.bronners.com/category/christmas-ornaments.do?nType=1">Bronner's</a>.</p> <h2>44. Picture Frames</h2> <p>Small picture frames make great stocking stuffers, especially when they go beyond the norm. Check out <a href="http://www.papyrusonline.com/gifts/10-and-under/4x4-green-gem-silver-round-mini-frame.html">mini gem frames</a> or <a href="http://www.pier1.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-pier1_us-Site/default/Search-Show?q=picture-frames#q=picture-frames&amp;srule=price-low-to-high&amp;start=0&amp;sz=60">clever photo holders</a> and small frames, all of which run below $10.</p> <h2>45. Decorative Napkin Rings</h2> <p>You can find some gorgeous napkin rings for around $2 at discount home stores and department stores, like <a href="http://www.kohls.com/search.jsp?search=napkin+ring&amp;submit-search=web-regular">Kohl's</a>. A group of four or five makes a nice stocking gift for anybody wanting to add style to the dinner table.</p> <h2>46. Electric Stirrer</h2> <p>Let the coffee lover froth up their own creations at home with a handheld electric milk stirrer. You can purchase many models for well under $10 at places, like <a href="http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/10076320/">Ikea</a> and <a href="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA5US1ZU3088&amp;cm_re=electric_milk_frother-_-9SIA5US1ZU3088-_-Product">Newegg</a>, or try <a href="http://www.worldmarket.com/product/multicolored-milk-frother-set-of-3.do?from=Search&amp;cx=0">World Market</a> for a set of three to give to multiple recipients.</p> <h2>47. Chargers and Adapters</h2> <p>Most folks can use an extra charger, adapter, or other small electronic component for their many devices. Head to discount and dollar stores to find practical options under $10, or try something more interesting like a <a href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/p/home-gift-foldable-drinn-phone-holder-red/28227200?ean=8718182450903&amp;isbn=8718182450903">smartphone charging platform</a>.</p> <h2>48. Fun Hair Accessories</h2> <p>Hair accessories can be a great $10 and under find for any gal's stocking when you go for fun hair bands, hair accessories that <a href="http://www.goody.com/Products/Hair_Accessories/Double_Wear_2n1_Ponytailer_and_Bracelet?colId=0533e96d-5060-4422-bef9-15189e8fcae5&amp;c_id=">double as jewelry</a>, or <a href="http://www.sallybeauty.com/hair-slides/SBS-424210,default,pd.html#start=6">fancy barrettes</a> fit for dressy attire.</p> <h2>49. Unique Playing Cards</h2> <p>A cool deck of cards is a nice item to have on hand for rainy days or the serious poker player in the crowd. Check out <a href="http://www.artofplay.com/">Art of Play</a> for some designer options under $10, or try a deck of <a href="http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=33009242&amp;color=060&amp;cm_mmc=SEM-_-Google-_-PLA-_-82530721624product_type_l1a%26product_type_l2ent%26product_type_l3games&amp;adpos=1o4&amp;creative=51636900664&amp;device=c&amp;matchtype=&amp;network=g&amp;gclid=CNOFh7u7gMICFUEV7AodkXoAEw#/">3D playing cards</a>.</p> <h2>50. Dish Towels</h2> <p>Make a colorful dish towel into a nice stocking stuffer with the many options at <a href="http://www.ikea.com/us/en/search/?query=towel&amp;category=products&amp;range_subcategory=18850">Ikea</a> or other major home goods stores.</p> <h2>51. Wine Bottle Coaster</h2> <p>Check out a shiny <a href="http://www.cb2.com/stainless-steel-shiny-wine-coaster/s564250">wine coaster</a>, which makes an attractive gift that will help keep the dribbles away from that bottle of red on the dinner table.</p> <h2>52. Nice Soap</h2> <p>Special soaps serve as a stocking stuffer staple. Browse some of the great selections for under $10 at <a href="http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/search/search.jsp?searchPhrase=soap#/">Anthropologie</a>, as well as the many options of pumps, bars, and hand sanitizers at <a href="http://www.bathandbodyworks.com">Bath &amp; Body Works</a>.</p> <h2>53. Practical Gift Cards</h2> <p>A $5 or $10 gift card to practical shopping places, like pharmacies, grocery stores, fast food chains, or gas stations, can make a great stocking stuffer and help shave off some of the usual costs.</p> <h2>54. Tea, Coffee, and Hot Cocoa</h2> <p>Give someone a delicious gift of their favorite hot beverage. For a unique take on the usual, try <a href="http://www.surlatable.com/product/PRO-1355783/Belgiums+Chocolate+Source+Hot+Cocoa+Sticks">hot chocolate sticks</a>, a small bag of <a href="http://store.starbucks.com/starbucks-christmas-blend-whole-bean/000160420,default,pd.html?start=1&amp;navid=stocking-stuffer-ideas">Starbucks Christmas blend</a>, or a box of <a href="http://www.peets.com/gifts-goods/by-price/gifts-goods-shop-by-price-gifts-under-25/holiday-tea-bag-sampler-gift.html">Peet's Holiday Tea Bag Sampler</a>.</p> <h2>55. Gardening Gloves</h2> <p>For anyone that enjoys gardening or has yardwork to do, a pair of economical gardening gloves will do the trick. Try a pair of <a href="http://www.burpee.com/gardening-supplies/garden-tools/gardening-gloves-bamboo-fit-green-prod002509.html?omn2pd=sh&amp;catId=">bamboo fiber gloves</a> or search your local garden, home, or dollar stores for decorative options of all kinds.</p> <h2>56. Drink Charms</h2> <p>Like jewelry for your wine glass, a set of economical, fun <a href="http://www.pier1.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-pier1_us-Site/default/Search-Show?q=wine-charms">wine charms</a> for the entertainer on your list will be most appreciated.</p> <h2>57. Shoe Polish</h2> <p>For the person who wants to keep dress shoes shiny at all times, a <a href="http://www.target.com/p/kiwi-polish-paste-tin-assorted-colors/-/A-13349178#prodSlot=medium_1_4&amp;term=shoe+polish">tin of shoe polish</a> makes a very useful and budget-friendly stocking stuffer.</p> <h2>58. Lip Care</h2> <p>Lip care under $10 abounds. Hit up your local pharmacy to find some favorites, like <a href="http://www.burtsbees.com/natural-products/lip-care-beeswax-lip-balm/beeswax-lip-balm.html">Burt's Bees beeswax lip balm</a> or the cool <a href="http://evolutionofsmooth.com">EOS </a>products. For kids, try flavored chapsticks and glittery lip glosses, which can be found at discount stores, pharmacies, and toy stores.</p> <h2>59. Specialty Sweets</h2> <p><img width="605" height="340" alt="" src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5123/fancy-chocolate-Dollarphotoclub_70414801.jpg" /></p> <p>A candy store or even your local supermarket is sure to have an abundance of high-end candies and sweet treats for under $10. Look for fancy chocolate bars with unique flavors, sea salt caramels, or your recipients favorite go-to indulgence.</p> <h2>60. Guest Towels</h2> <p>A pack of decorative paper guest towels makes a nice host or hostess present for the stocking. Check out the many <a href="http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/category/bed-bath/bath-accessories/guest-towels/12889/">guest towel options</a> for under $10 at major home and party stores.</p> <h2>61. Decorative Magnets</h2> <p>Cool <a href="http://www.cafepress.com/+decorative+magnets">magnets </a>can help someone dress up an old fridge or display things in fashion on a magnetic board in a home office or kitchen.</p> <h2>62. Candle Tins</h2> <p>Stuff a stocking with a small, personal candle tin for a luxurious gift. Some favorites include <a href="http://www.illumecandles.com/mediterranean-essential-mini-tin">Illume's Mediterranean</a>, <a href="http://www.casa.com/p/paddywax-library-collection-two-wick-travel-tin-mark-twain-1141377?qid=587334390891835100&amp;sr=1-17">Paddywax's Library Collection</a> tins, and <a href="http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/voluspa-japonica-eden-pear-petite-decorative-candle/3734937?origin=category-personalizedsort&amp;contextualcategoryid=0&amp;fashionColor=&amp;resultback=8151&amp;cm_sp=personalizedsort-_-browseresults-_-1_22_D">Voluspa mini tins</a>.</p> <h2>63. Night Light</h2> <p>Character-themed night lights, such as the <a href="http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=34799236&amp;cp=2255957.2273443.2255986.2256246.2256296&amp;parentPage=family">Spiderman night light</a> or <a href="http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/disney-reg-frozen-wrap-shade-nightlight/1043034840?categoryId=12872">Disney's Frozen light</a>, make great stuffers for kids. But, don't forget the more mature, decorative home options, like <a href="http://www.lowes.com/pd_352319-1353-11390_0__?productId=3408628&amp;Ntt=led+night+light&amp;pl=1&amp;currentURL=%3FNtt%3Dled%2Bnight%2Blight&amp;facetInfo=">Alen + Roth's LED night light</a>, which adults can use to light up a dark hallway or bathroom.</p> <h2>64. Washi or Decorative Duct Tape</h2> <p>Throw in a roll or two of cool washi tape or decorative duct tape for crafters, kids, or those looking for stylish repairs. Try craft stores, like <a href="http://www.michaels.com/search?q=washi">Michaels</a>, for great washi tape options or office supply stores like <a href="http://www.staples.com/Fashion-Colored-Duct-Tape/cat_CL167765">Staples</a> or <a href="http://www.officedepot.com/a/products/894148/Scotch-Color-Duct-Tape-1-78/?Channel=Google&amp;mr:trackingCode=DB3F251B-88F0-E211-A755-BC305BF82162&amp;mr:referralID=NA&amp;mr:adType=pla&amp;mr:ad=22416888356&amp;mr:keyword=&amp;mr:match=&amp;mr:filter=20224360076&amp;cm_mmc=Mercent-_-Googlepla-_-Office_Supplies+Tape_Adhesives-_-894148">Office Depot</a>, which carry decorative duct tape.</p> <h2>65. Unique Books</h2> <p><img width="605" height="340" alt="" src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5123/books-stacks-Dollarphotoclub_62723568.jpg" /></p> <p>A fun little book for under $10 can provide some entertainment or much needed advice. Check out <a href="http://www.amazon.com">Amazon </a>or <a href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com">Barnes&amp;Noble</a> for anything from after-dinner jokes to feng shui. (See also: <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/21-perfect-holiday-gifts-for-book-lovers?ref=seealso">21 Holiday Gifts for Book Lovers</a>)</p> <h2>66. Slipper Socks</h2> <p>Give the gift of some ultra-comfortable, furry <a href="http://oldnavy.gap.com/browse/search.do?searchText=cozy+socks">slipper socks</a> for under $10. Don't forget plenty of <a href="http://www.totes-isotoner.com/totes/product/totes+toasties+mens+slipper+socks.do">slipper socks for men</a> are out there, too.</p> <h2>67. Pez Dispenser</h2> <p>You don't need to be a kid to appreciate the fun of a Pez Dispenser. Check out the official <a href="http://www.pez.com/">Pez site</a> for ideas and where to buy.</p> <h2>68. Bud Vases</h2> <p>A colorful bud vase makes a beautiful and cheap stocking stuffer. <a href="http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/00208986/">Ikea </a>has many selections for just a few bucks, while dollar stores and craft stores have many nice options as well.</p> <h2>69. Travel Umbrella</h2> <p>A small-sized umbrella makes a great gift for travel or to have in the car for adults and kids. Check out discount stores and big box retailers for some stylish <a href="http://www.walmart.com/browse/clothing/umbrellas/5438_426265_1032919?cat_id=5438_426265_1032919&amp;facet=price:0%20-%20$10">umbrellas under $10</a>.</p> <h2>70. Cool Keychain</h2> <p>Go beyond the usual keychain and include some fun options under $10, such as a fancy <a href="http://www.zgallerie.com/p-16140-tassel-keychain.aspx">tassel keychain</a>, a <a href="http://www.crateandbarrel.com/keychain-multi-tool/s610288?b=1&amp;a=1552">multi-tool keychain</a>, or a <a href="https://www.vat19.com/item/cash-stash-keychain-capsule?adid=gbase&amp;gclid=CN62kNPqhMICFUsV7AodjHUAnQ">cash stash keychain</a>.</p> <h2>71. Gift Tags</h2> <p>For someone who enjoys crafts and giving gifts, some high-end, <a href="http://www.papersource.com/item/Rifle-Striped-Gift-Tags/3610.010/569817.html">colorful gift tags</a> make a great stocking stuffer.</p> <h2>72. Toys</h2> <p><img width="605" height="340" alt="" src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5123/toys-Dollarphotoclub_49941449.jpg" /></p> <p>For adults and kids alike, clever toy finds in the $10 and under range can make anyone smile. Ideas include, <a href="https://www.vat19.com/item/poppers-pig-moose-dino-toy">animal ball poppers</a>, <a href="http://www.perpetualkid.com/desktop-tennis-set.aspx">desktop table tennis</a>, and the all-time classic, <a href="http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2397414&amp;cp=&amp;parentPage=search">Slinky</a>.</p> <h2>73. Fun Office Supplies</h2> <p>For those office types, add some fun and offbeat desk supplies to the stocking. Some ideas include, <a href="http://www.containerstore.com/shop/office/clips?N=74532">fun paperclips</a>, <a href="http://www.wrapables.com/a63133/">unique sticky notes</a>, and <a href="http://www.staples.com/Cynthia-Rowley-Stapler-Dark-Blue-Floral/product_1195076">designer-inspired staplers</a>.</p> <h2>74. Cocktail Napkins</h2> <p>Give a pack of paper cocktail napkins to the entertainer in your life. Try places like <a href="http://www.orientaltrading.com/ui/browse/processRequest.do?sp=true&amp;categoryId=551216&amp;tabId=1&amp;requestURI=viewEndecaCategory&amp;No=0">Oriental Trading</a> or <a href="http://www.partycity.com">Party City</a> for great options under $10.</p> <h2>75. Stamps</h2> <p>$10 can still buy a book of stamps these days, which makes a useful gift for anyone.</p> <h2>76. Gourmet Food Snacks</h2> <p>Instead of specialty candy, look for some creative snack options to put in a stocking. Dried fruits and nuts make a nice choice, but so do small unique snacks, like jars of stuffed olives, <a href="http://www.deandeluca.com/bakery-shop/fig-olive-raincoast-crisps.aspx?ref_code=GoogleMerchant&amp;kpid=402354&amp;gclid=CNzey6LLicICFYtr7AodaQ8AcA">fancy cookies</a>, or even <a href="http://www.popcornpopper.com/gopoco3lbvap.html?productid=gopoco3lbvap&amp;channelid=FROOG&amp;utm_source=CSE&amp;utm_medium=GoogleShopping&amp;utm_campaign=SolidCactus">gourmet popcorn kernels</a>.</p> <h2>77. Jewelry Travel Case</h2> <p>An upgrade to the usual jewelry travel rolls, a <a href="http://www.containerstore.com/shop/stockingStuffers?productId=11000758">folding travel tray</a> is a great stocking stuffer for anyone that needs to keep jewelry or personal items organized and untangled when traveling.</p> <h2>78. Fashion Tape</h2> <p>For a practical gift, <a href="https://hollywoodfashionsecrets.com/">Hollywood fashion tape</a> can be used to keep shirt openings and necklines in place, not to mention hold up pant hems and prevent everyday fashion emergencies.</p> <h2>79. Hand Warmers</h2> <p>Include some packs of instant <a href="http://www.mountainsports.com/MSmain.asp?Option=Detail&amp;Detail=188416">hand warmers</a> for those who like to play or attend cold weather sports or just to have on hand in the car in case of emergency.</p> <h2>80. Magazine</h2> <p><img width="605" height="340" alt="" src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5123/magazine-stack-Dollarphotoclub_64449348.jpg" /></p> <p>Try a cool magazine rolled up in a stocking for your recipient to enjoy. Think of magazines by hobby, visual design, or anything that might be a great one-time treat.</p> <p><em>What are some of your favorite stocking stuffers for under $10? Please share in comments!</em></p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/kelly-medeiros">Kelly Medeiros</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/21-perfect-holiday-gifts-for-book-lovers">21 Perfect Holiday Gifts for Book Lovers</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/what-to-buy-and-avoid-buying-in-december">What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in December</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-holiday-gifts-to-give-the-neighbor-you-like">9 Gifts to Give the Neighbor You Like</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/30-meaningful-mothers-day-gifts-for-every-budget">30 Meaningful Mother&#039;s Day Gifts for Every Budget</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/holiday-gifts-for-your-co-workers">20 Gift Ideas for Your Co-Workers</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living buying guide frugal gifts gifts holiday buying guide product reviews stocking stuffers Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:00:10 +0000 Kelly Medeiros 1098643 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 60 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-60-awesome-diy-stocking-stuffers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-60-awesome-diy-stocking-stuffers" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/gift-100823525.jpg" alt="stocking stuffers" title="stocking stuffers" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="188" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread&#39;s <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on DIY stocking stuffers, the worst money mistakes you can make, and saving on holiday photo cards.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/DIY-Stocking-Stuffers-32811815">60 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers</a> &mdash; This holiday season, make bottle cap candles or bottle cap planters as stocking stuffers. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2013/12/the-ten-worst-money-mistakes-anyone-can-make.html">The Ten Worst Money Mistakes Anyone Can Make</a> &mdash; Don&#39;t make the money mistake of not having enough insurance or waiting to invest. [Free Money Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbabe.com/tips-save-holiday-photo-cards/">Tips to Save on Holiday Photo Cards</a> &mdash; To save money on holiday photo cards, design your own cards and take your own photos. [Bargain Babe]</p> <p><a href="http://www.onesmartdollar.com/as-temperatures-drop-utility-bills-dont-have-to-rise/">As Temperatures Drop, Utility Bills Don&#39;t Have to Rise</a> &mdash; Hanging thermal curtains and keeping them closed at night can help you keep your home warm without breaking the bank. [One Smart Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://freefrombroke.com/how-to-choose-the-right-references-for-your-job-search/">Get the Job You Want! - How to Choose the Right References for Your Job Search</a> &mdash; Choose the right references for your job search by determining which of your references can answer the tough questions. [Free From Broke]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.johnnymoneyseed.com/how-life-works/act-like-human-holidays/">How to Act Like a Human Being During the Holidays</a> &mdash; Keep your cool this holiday season by avoiding shopping during big sales and remembering that less is more when decorating your house. [Johnny Moneyseed]</p> <p><a href="http://livingonthecheap.com/gift-giving-etiquette-rules-for-the-office-this-december/">Navigating the minefield of office gift exchanges</a> &mdash; Keeping a few &quot;anybody&quot; gifts handy at work can help you avoid any awkwardness during the holiday season. [Living on the Cheap]</p> <p><a href="http://yesiamcheap.com/2013/12/get-the-most-out-of-best-buy-and-save-money/">Get the Most Out Of Best Buy and Save Money</a> &mdash; Did you know Best Buy offers a trade-in program where you can get money for your old gadgets? [Yes, I Am Cheap]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.couponsherpa.com/15-funny-white-elephant-gifts/">15 Funny White Elephant Gift Ideas</a> &mdash; Need a white elephant gift idea? Consider going with embarrassing photos or assorted chia pets. [Coupon Sherpa]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-host-a-holiday-cookie-exchange">How to Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange</a> &mdash; When hosting a holiday cookie exchange, prepare pretty packaging so your guests can take their cookies with them. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-60-awesome-diy-stocking-stuffers">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less">80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-many-reasons-besides-frugality-to-do-for-yourself">The many reasons--besides frugality--to do for yourself</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-simple-household-repairs-every-frugal-person-should-master">10 Simple Household Repairs Every Frugal Person Should Master</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/eight-natural-ways-to-make-water-more-flavorful">Eight Natural Ways to Make Water More Flavorful</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-common-household-leaks-you-can-fix-without-a-plumber">4 Common Household Leaks You Can Fix Without a Plumber</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips Christmas DIY stocking stocking stuffers Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:31:21 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1099940 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Score Free Stocking Stuffers http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-score-free-stocking-stuffers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-score-free-stocking-stuffers" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/holiday-93339528.jpg" alt="stocking stuffers" title="stocking stuffers" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="167" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on scoring free stocking stuffers, what your sleeping position says about your relationship with money, and digging your way out of debt.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2013/11/05/12-ways-to-score-free-stocking-stuffers/">12 Ways to Score Free Stocking Stuffers</a> &mdash; Find samples and check your credit card rewards to score free stocking stuffers. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/what-your-sleep-position-says-about-your-relationship-with-money/">What Your Sleeping Position Says About Your Relationship With Money</a> &mdash; People who sleep on their side tend to earn more money than people who sleep in other positions. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://wealthyturtle.com/digging-yourself-out-of-debt/">Digging Yourself Out of Debt</a> &mdash; To dig yourself out of debt, look into credit counseling. [Wealthy Turtle]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/what-you-need-to-know-for-401k-open-enrollment.html">401(k) Open Enrollment Season at Work? 3 Things You Need to Know</a> &mdash; Before you enroll in your company's 401(k) plan, figure out how long it will take until you are vested. [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://canadianfinanceblog.com/use-your-raise-to-increase-your-savings/">Use Your Raise to Increase Your Savings</a> &mdash; Anytime you receive a raise, devote part of it to increasing your savings. [Canadian Finance Blog]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.learnvest.com/2014/09/emotions-that-can-sabotage-your-finances/">8 Emotions That Can Sabotage Your Finances</a> &mdash; Anxiety and jealousy are two strong emotions that, if not controlled, can lead you to make bad financial decisions. [LearnVest]</p> <p><a href="http://kiplinger.com/article/insurance/T027-C001-S002-strategies-for-your-health-savings-account.html">Strategies for Your Health Savings Account</a> &mdash; Did you know health savings accounts provide a triple tax break? [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Affordable-Oprah-Favorite-Things-2013-32357543">16 of Oprah's Favorite Things Under $50</a> &mdash; Modern House Red Wine and sweater coozies are just a couple affordable items on Oprah's favorite things list this year. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/prepare-for-the-unexpected/">How to Survive When the Freelancing Life Throws You Curveballs</a> &mdash; When thrown curveballs as a freelancer, stay afloat by staying a few weeks ahead. [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/winter-baby-showers-that-sparkle-and-shine">Winter Baby Showers That Sparkle and Shine</a> &mdash; Throwing a baby shower this winter? Consider an Ice Princess or Prince theme! [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-score-free-stocking-stuffers">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-6"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less">80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-ways-to-tidy-up-your-finances-before-the-holidays">10 Ways to Tidy Up Your Finances Before the Holidays</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/heres-how-to-monetize-your-unwanted-gifts">How to Get Rid of Your Unwanted Gifts and Make Money Too</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-smart-money-moves-to-make-before-the-holiday-season-begins">9 Smart Money Moves to Make Before the Holiday Season Begins</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/12-no-bake-holiday-treats-that-wont-bust-your-budget">12 No-Bake Holiday Treats That Won&#039;t Bust Your Budget</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips Christmas free stocking stuffers Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:48:04 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1081945 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 97 Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-97-christmas-stocking-stuffer-ideas <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-97-christmas-stocking-stuffer-ideas" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/6590166965_3ca8b587c0_z.jpg" alt="97 Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas" title="97 Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="141" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some steallar articles on 97 Christmas stocking stuffer ideas, things not worth the money, and ways to find out if you are financially compatible.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/christmas-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-young-children">97 Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Young Children</a> &mdash; CDs, giant candy bars, and temporary tattoos are great stocking stuffers for young kids. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Things-Worth-Money-3643170">11 Things Not Worth The Money</a> &mdash; First class tickets on domestic flights are not worth the money. [SavvySugar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.girlsjustwannahavefunds.com/financially-compatible/">Are You Financially Compatible Or Headed For Disaster? 3 Ways To Find Out</a> &mdash; When determining whether or not you and your significant other are financially compatible, you have to look at whether or not you share the same goals. [Girls Just Wanna Have Funds]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2012/12/10-big-goals-to-kickstart-your-life/">10 Big Goals to Kickstart Your Life</a> &mdash; If you need a big goal to kickstart your life, make getting out of debt or starting a business a goal of yours! [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2012/12/11/twelve-gifts-that-encourage-frugality/">Twelve Gifts That Encourage Frugality</a> &mdash; Are you looking for a gift that encourages frugality? Consider giving a filtered water bottle or a decent coffee maker. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2012/12/how-millionaires-became-wealthy.html">How Millionaires Became Wealthy</a> &mdash; Did you know that 96% of professionals attribute their success to education? [Free Money Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbabe.com/2011/12/06/your-q-white-elephant-gifts-under-10/">Your Q: White elephant gifts under $10?</a> &mdash; If you need a cheap white elephant gift, try a can of spam or $10 worth of toilet paper. [Bargain Babe]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thedigeratilife.com/blog/get-low-cost-life-insurance/">Paying For Life Insurance: How Policies Are Priced</a> &mdash; One of the ways life insurance is priced is by the low load approach that's direct to consumers. [The Digerati Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.narrowbridge.net/5-best-mobile-apps-to-save-you-money/">5 Best Mobile Apps to Save You Money</a> &mdash; Have you ever used ZipList or GasBuddy? If not, check them out because they can help you save money![Narrow Bridge Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.20sfinances.com/2012/12/09/what-to-do-when-life-gets-busy/">What to Do When Life Gets Busy</a> &mdash; When life gets busy, kick into high gear and tell yourself you can handle it. [20's Finances]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-97-christmas-stocking-stuffer-ideas">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-ways-to-tidy-up-your-finances-before-the-holidays">10 Ways to Tidy Up Your Finances Before the Holidays</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-overpriced-holiday-gifts-you-should-skip">7 Overpriced Holiday Gifts You Should Skip</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/heres-how-to-monetize-your-unwanted-gifts">How to Get Rid of Your Unwanted Gifts and Make Money Too</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-smart-reasons-to-last-minute-holiday-shop">9 Smart Reasons to Last-Minute Holiday Shop</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-holiday-gifts-that-arent-worth-the-money">13 Holiday Gifts That Aren&#039;t Worth the Money</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips Christmas gifts Holidays stocking stuffers Wed, 12 Dec 2012 10:48:37 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 959793 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Get Free Stocking Stuffers http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-get-free-stocking-stuffers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-get-free-stocking-stuffers" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/4259907248_606aa54d30_z-1.jpg" alt="Get Free Stocking Stuffers" title="Get Free Stocking Stuffers" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to get free stocking stuffers, reasons to make your child's Halloween costume, and amazing job perks.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://money.msn.com/frugal-living/post.aspx?post=94cd9c2b-fec7-4bb9-b388-30afed89a5a4&amp;ref=bfv">13 Ways to Get Free Stocking Stuffers</a> &mdash; To get free stocking stuffers, enter drawings and follow freebie/deals bloggers. [MSN Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/10-reasons-to-make-your-child-s-costume-this-halloween">10 Reasons to Make Your Child's Costume This Halloween</a> &mdash; Making your child's Halloween costume saves you money and is less commercial. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2012/10/26/50-of-the-most-amazing-job-perks-in-the-world/">50 Amazing Job Perks</a> &mdash; Did you know Google employees get free haircuts and Clif Bar employees have access to on-site massages? [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Apartment-Decorating-Budget-25572166">Decorate Your Apartment With Inexpensive and Out-Of-The-Box Ideas</a> &mdash; Decorate your apartment using laundry clips to hang photos. [SavvySugar]</p> <p><a href="http://jezebel.com/5875539/how-to-negotiate-for-a-lower-price-on-anything">How to Negotiate for a Lower Price on Anything</a> &mdash; Get a lower price in any situation by doing your homework and not taking no for an answer. [Jezebel]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2012/10/26/nine-frugal-ideas-for-nine-friends/?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+thesimpledollar+%28The+Simple+Dollar%29">Nine Frugal Ideas for Nine Friends</a> &mdash; Do you want a different career? Then you must spend a significant chunk of time getting your new career started! [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/5-glamorous-jobs-cool.html">5 Glamorous Jobs that Aren't as Cool as You Think</a> &mdash; Being an investigative journalist is not quite as cool as you think. [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/3-superstitions-that-factor-into-your-finances/">3 Superstitions that Factor into Your Finances</a> &mdash; If you think putting your purse on the floor will cause you to stay broke, you may be doubting your ability to manage money. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2012/10/real-estate-101-getting-it-rented.html">Real Estate 101: Getting It Rented</a> &mdash; When renting out real estate, market your property aggressively. [Free Money Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://kiplinger.com/slideshow/8-intriguing-businesses-on-wheels/1.html">8 Intriguing Businesses on Wheels</a> &mdash; Did you know that a gym on wheels exists? What about a mobile hair salon? [Kiplinger]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-get-free-stocking-stuffers">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-excuses-we-need-to-stop-making-about-overspending">5 Excuses We Need to Stop Making About Overspending</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/25-great-gifts-for-5-or-less">25 Great Gifts for $5 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/47-unique-gift-ideas-for-women">47 Unique Gift Ideas for Women</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-gifts-that-wont-become-clutter">9 Gifts That Won&#039;t Become Clutter</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/make-these-6-credit-card-moves-now-to-prepare-for-holiday-shopping">Make These 6 Credit Card Moves Now to Prepare for Holiday Shopping</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips Holidays stocking stuffers stockings Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:00:34 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 955415 at http://www.wisebread.com