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The Best Gifts Under $25

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Sometimes you don’t want to spend a ton of money on a gift, but that doesn’t mean your gift can’t be thoughtful and covetable. Whether you’re looking for a present for a hard-to-please mother-in-law, a trendy teen, or a tasteful friend, I’ve curated a list of 100 under-$25 options that will please everyone. As a longtime Strategist writer, I’ve spent the past five years crafting gift guides for all sorts of occasions, so I know how to shop for practically anybody. The gifts below are selected from some tried-and-tried-again Strategist favorites, and I’ve included some gifts I have given or received myself over the years. They’re all guaranteed to delight your giftees without breaking your budget.