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Friday, December 8, 2023

Gift Ideas For Gift Baskets Or Small Gifts

  Looking for gift ideas for stocking stuffers or small dollar gift ideas? Check out my Christmas gift list of perfect gifts for friends and gifts to tuck into Christmas stockings.

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 It's that time of year! Time to shop for holiday gifts for friends and family. Time to spend an insane amount of money on gifts and then be left with credit card bills that you can not afford! Does this sound like your mantra this year?

 If you are stressing about buying Christmas gifts that cost way too much money, I have a gift guide that you are going to love.

 Buying gifts should not make you go broke or put you into the poor house. Instead of spending money on high-priced Christmas gifts, take a look at some holiday gift ideas for gifts that people will love and the best part is the price tag. 

 I have selected some of my favorite gift ideas for Christmas gift ideas that don't cost a lot of money. These are gifts that almost anyone will love. From the most delicious marshmallows to a unique kitchen item, you need to take a look.

Gifts that are perfect for gift baskets or stocking stuffers

1. Gourmet Marshmallows ~ You have marshmallows for summer smores and then you have gourmet handcrafted marshmallows. Creekside Mallows are nothing like what you have come to expect from marshmallows. Made from scratch in small batches to ensure that the flavors are perfect, these mallows are perfect for gifts.


These soft squishy marshmallows come in many different flavors and Creekside Mallow Co. even has marshmallows that are dairy and gluten-free! There are 26 different flavors to select from and their Mallow bags are only $11.99! So grab a couple of bags for the perfect teacher gifts.

 Looking for a fancier gift? Creekside Mallow sells a s'mores kit that includes everything to make the most delicious indoor s'mores. They even have the perfect hot cocoa marshmallow. Mallow Toppers are hand-cut marshmallows that fit into your cocoa or coffee. 

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2. Christmas Crack ~ Looking for the most delicious homemade gift? Check out Christmas Crack! This delicious snack mix is perfect for gift-giving. Make a batch of Christmas Crack and put it into cute holiday bags to give to teachers and co-workers. You can even add this treat to a gift basket. 


 This recipe is so simple and delicious! The Christmas Crack recipe uses Organic Agave syrup, Virgin Organic coconut oil, cereal, and other snack items. Head to Better Body Food's website for the recipe and to buy the best Organic Agave Syrup. 

Christmas Crack Recipe ~ https://betterbodyfoods.com/recipes/christmas-crack/

Check out My Favorite Things Holiday Gift Guide

3. Real Fruit Flavored Water Drops ~ Looking for unique stocking stuffers? These water flavor drops would make great gifts and they are naturally sweetened with real fruit. Each bottle makes 120 drinks and they taste so good! 


 The Stur Real Fruit Flavor Water Drops come in many delicious flavors, like pineapple coconut and blackberry. They even have water enhancers with electrolytes. Make sure to buy plenty of these drops for flavored water for last-minute gifts. Pair the flavored drops with a cute water bottle for the perfect small gift.

Stur Real Fruit Flavor Water Drops ~ https://lvnta.com/lv_RAcVMWw7DGFaqTuFJe

4. Immunity Power Packs ~ Help keep everyone well this winter season with a gift of wellness. These Immunity Power Packs are loaded with antioxidants, 1,200 mg of Vitamin C, manganese, selenium, Elderberry, Zinc, Vitamins D3, B6, B12, and a full spectrum of Ionic Trace Minerals. They taste great in water and give your body a boost of immunity.


The Trace Mineral Vitamin C packs are perfect for the Christmas Stockings or as a small gift. One box of the Power packs has 20 individual servings so you can tuck some into a wellness gift basket or pair with a water bottle for an awesome gift that everyone will love.

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5. Nuzest Plant-Based Protein Packs ~ If you have friends who use protein powder or need simple meals on the go, then this gift idea is perfect for small gifts. Nuzest Plant-Based Protein comes in individual packages, so they are perfect for small healthy gifts.


 You can place these delicious allergy-friendly protein packs in a gift bag with other healthy items that are mentioned in this gift guide, for a fun gift. Nuzest has 20 grams of vegan protein, so it is perfect for on-the-go meals or after a gym workout. Nuzest  Nuzest is Gluten-Free ~ Soy-Free ~ Nut-Free ~ Low-Carb + Delicious! Use code MOMKNOWSBEST15 to save 15%

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6. Verb Caffeinated Snack Bars ~ These delicious snack bars are the perfect pick-me-up snack for all your friends. Verb Caffeinated Snack Bars are made with wholesome ingredients and natural green tea to give the same amount of caffeine that a cup of coffee does. So give the gift of energy to everyone.


 Verb snack bars come in delicious flavors like s'mores, birthday cake, cookies and cream, and more. The snack bars are priced at $1.24 each so you can give someone several in a gift or place them in a larger gift basket. 

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7. Lid Pocket ~ Check out this must-have kitchen gadget. If you use a slow cooker, then you know the frustration of where to set the lid when stirring your food. Lid Pocket holds your slow cooker lid when you need to stir, season, or plate your food. Simply slide the Lid Pocket over the side rim of your crock for a convenient spot to keep your lid and catch its messy condensation each time you remove the lid to stir or serve.


 Lid Pocket fits the majority of slow cookers--2-qt. and up. It's made in the USA and comes with FREE shipping. Perfect for home use, potlucks, holiday parties and tailgating! This is a unique gift for all your friends who cook.

 Lid Pocket  ~ https://lidpocket.com/ and https://amzn.to/4a3eTd8 

8. SweetNight Eye Tech Mask ~ This unique eye mask would make a great gift for so many folks. The Eye Tech Mask is a spa product for your eyes and helps you unwind and relax. The eye mask comes with both cooling and warming features as well as a massaging feature to soothe your tired eyes. 


 One can use the cold compress inlay gel pocket together with the mask helps to lessen eye inflammation and soothe the eyes. The built-in heating element helps to improve eye circulation and promote sleep. The built-in massager gently provides a consistent and relaxing experience for the wearer's eye region. The eye massager mask comes with a convenient detachable battery, which can be charged with a Type C & USB 2.0 Cable.

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9. Mochi Gummies ~ Give the gift of a sweet treat that is gluten-free and plant-based. These sweet Mochi Gummies are also made with natural flavors. They are a soft chewy candy that is made with love.


 Issie Mochi Gummies come in many delicious flavors like vanilla, mango, and strawberry. Mochi Gummies are inspired by traditional Japanese mochi cakes. The delicious candies are sold in individual servings for the perfect sweet treat.

Issie Mochi Gummies ~ https://mochigummies.com/

10. Scoot Frozen Lemonade ~ These frozen treats are happiness in a slush. The frozen lemonade products are shelf-stable tubes of delicious ready-to-make lemonade ice. You just place the pouches in the freezer for a couple of hours to enjoy a delicious lemonade flavor slush. All you need to do is FREEZE, SQUEEZE, and ENJOY! 


 Scoot Frozen Lemonade is a perfect treat for any occasion - pool days, birthday celebrations, after-school snacks, and everything in between. The frozen lemon slush is made with natural ingredients and they come in other flavors like peach and strawberry. The lemon flavor is sweet with a touch of sour, just like a glass of sweet lemonade. The pouches are also resealable so you can refreeze them. These frozen lemonade pouches come 6 to a box and make the perfect gift for stockings or small gifts.

 The Scoot Frozen Lemonade slushes can also be used as an ice pack for school lunches. Freeze the lemonade pouch the night before. In the morning place the Scoot Frozen Lemonade in the lunch box. By lunchtime, the Scoot Frozen Lemonade will be ready to eat as a slushy treat or a lemonade drink. These delicious tubes of lemonade can also be used in recipes that need a lemon flavor. I will be using Scoot Frozen Lemonade slush tubes in my recipe for lemonade ice cream. That is if my teen son does not eat them all.

Scoot Frozen Lemonade ~ https://lvnta.com/lv_QOi1dYFaxdZt71jeMs

11. Grace & Stella Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Serum ~ Give new meaning to a holiday glow and give the gift of beauty. This Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Serum from Grace & Stella will help your friends have a dewy complexion. This facial serum will also give them soft skin. This is the perfect gift for your girlfriends.


Grace & Stella Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Serum is like a big drink of water for your skin. This serum boosts the efficacy of moisturizing creams, alleviating dryness, and reducing the appearance of fine lines for brighter, glass-like skin. It also promotes cell regeneration to help treat dark spots, dark circles, and hyperpigmentation.

Grace & Stella Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Serum ~ https://amzn.to/48765Bg


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

If you are looking for gifts for friends, family, co-workers, teachers, and more, these gifts are perfect and won't leave you broke. Many of these small gifts would make great gifts for the stockings. So take a look at the gifts and get shopping. 

13 comments:

Karen said...

Great ideas! Those immunity power packs would be great at this time of year with everything that's going around.

Lou said...

You've shared some great ideas here. I haven't even thought about my gift baskets yet - I'm SO unorganised this year!

Megan | The Booknerd Copywriter said...

I love small gift ideas. As families get bigger, it can be hard to buy and there are so many gift guides that are really expensive. Thanks for sharing these!

Natalie Loves Beauty said...

Those water drops are a great idea! That lid pocket is something I could use in the kitchen as well.

Lavanda said...

I am loving these ideas! Smalls gifts are great for huge families!!

Zab Zaria said...


A wonderful list of holiday gift ideas! What a wonderful guide!

Catherine Santiago Jose said...
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Amy Liu Dong said...

Such beautiful lists of gift ideas and I love them! Thank you!

Gervin Khan said...

Great lists! You gave me an idea on what to gift to my friends.

Anonymous said...

These are great ideas to stuff a basket, for sure. I myself would be delighted to receive them. -LYNNDEE

Laura JL Books said...

These are great ideas, I haven't hought about my gift baskets, It seems i'm so disorganized. I can see a few of these ideas for gift for my co works. thanks for sharing this with us.

Marysa said...

I'll have to check out the Trace Mineral Vitamin C packs. I also enjoy Nuzest. So convenient when things come in portable packs, as I like to take them to work with me.

Gust si Aroma said...

I'm always on the lookout for unique and affordable gift ideas, especially during the holiday season. Your suggestions for budget-friendly gifts are exactly what I needed!

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