Thanksgiving is barely over, postelection anxiety has just begun, and maybe you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by the prospect of checking off every dad, mom, co-worker, and teen on your holiday-shopping list. In that spirit, we present the 46 gifts ahead, all neatly organized by price and less than $50.
A Book of Tweets
Bind every tweet she’s ever sent, because the internet is a fickle place.
A classic red lip — for only a dollar.
To commemorate a time before “Leave,” an EU flag with the inclusion of the U.K.
For the host juggling lots of guests’ coats, consider these oversize-animal-head coat hangers.
It’s one thing to collect Disney Tsum Tsum characters; quite another to stack them in lots of crazy, fun displays.
Icelandic Volcano Soap
Contains charcoal as well as volcanic sand, ash, and soil, said to absorb toxins and produce collagen.
Sigrid Calon’s memory game: 52 paired cards in fluorescent, Risograph-print-inspired patterns.
A lightweight titanium spork, available in great anodized colors, for the practical backpacker.
Futuristic vine-ripened tomato sauce loaded with ground insects. And of course, it’s gluten-free.
A gift with a quick payoff: The fundamentals of the basic “cascade” pattern can be mastered in a half-hour.
Aficionados of aged canned fish — the flavors deepen over time — know that 2013 was a very good year for sardines
A Jar of Lemons
For those not quite ready to batch their own salt-preserved Meyer lemons, this Inna version is the next best thing.
Neo Measuring Spoons
Levoon handles squeeze together to scrape off excess ingredients and show portions as small as millimeters.
3-D Shark Model
No glue or tools required to assemble this great white, which comes with laser-cut wood sheets and crafting ideas.
Cheese of the Year
The most exciting cheese match-up of 2016: Cheesemakers Jasper Hill use Transmitter’s H1 Harvest Zinfandel beer to create its peachy, creamy, and smoky Transmitter Willoughby cheese.
They may not get excited about seeing a nail clipper in their stocking, but just wait until they experience the satisfying heft and springiness of this Green Bell model, made in the city in Japan famed for producing samurai swords.
Alex Katz’s Orange
For the grown-up just learning to paint: Alex Katz uses this particular pigment of cadmium orange by Rembrandt’s Artists.
John Mayer Laundry Detergent
Yes, that John Mayer.
The healing treatment du jour: a lamp carved from Indian rosewood and 100 percent pure Himalayan salt.
Oh, the Places You’ll Go
The Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the world’s strangest sites, like Spain’s Baby Jumping festival.
From a new brand launched in the name of more thoughtfully designed desktop goods, scissors that look like a bird.
It works as patio furniture or an extra bed for guests.
Brad Pitt Has the Munchies
Brad Pitt eating scenes — the seafood bisque in Fight Club, etc. — reimagined in Fat Brad, the Cookbook.