Sometimes, trying to figure out how to fill someone's stocking with a series of small, memorable gifts is more of a surprise than picking out great Christmas gifts. After all, it's much easier to blow someone up with a fancy new kitchen appliance than to impress him with a present that's smaller than a fist. But if you are right, these smaller gifts can sometimes be the ones people remember the most. From artistic socks to reusable straws, here are 15 fun (and functional) gift ideas for every type of person you buy this Christmas.
. 1 Artist Series Socks; $ 4- $ 13
Socks are perhaps the greatest gift of all time ̵
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2. Reusable silicone drinking straws; $ 9
It's now widely accepted that plastic straws are a nightmare for the environment. Therefore, this Christmas is the perfect time to give away a good, sturdy set of reusable straws. These silicone straws are long enough for 30 ounce mugs and are even supplied with a cleaning brush.
3. Kitty Drink Marker; $ 10
Parties are all fun and games until you can not remember which wine glass you own. These color-coded rolled-up kitten tags wrap around the stem of your jar for you to follow in the most delightful way.
4. Supersize Mad Libs ; $ 6
In the absurd world of Mad Libs, everything is funny, everyone wins and you can use spaghetti as a verb, without any problems with the grammar police. You can give the gift of laughter this holiday season with a $ 6 collection containing five Mad Libs books, including Unicorns, Mermaids and Mad Libs ; Escape from the imprisonment of Mad Libs ; and more.
5. 365 new words per year calendar; $ 10
If you know someone whose New Year's resolution is to learn something new every day, we know exactly what to put in stockings. From Schadenfreude (Joy of the Distress of Others) to Tintinnabulation (a ringing of bells), this Merriam-Webster 2020s word calendar can turn a word maker into a vocabulary master in no time ,
6. Invisible ink sticks; $ 8
These invisible ink pens are perfect for espionage espionage of any age. Just scribble a top secret hidden message on paper (or your skin, as the ink is washable) and then use the black light on top of the stylus to reveal what's on it.
7. To-Go Hot Sauce Bottles; $ 15
If Beyoncé has spicy sauce in her bag, we should all do it. You can spice up your socks with this set of five 1.6 ounce bottles of gourmet hot sauce from Cuba, Brazil, Australia and other flavors around the world.
8. Lightsaber chopsticks; $ 14
With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker released in cinemas just five days before Christmas, the lucky guy who finds them in his stocking may just be inclined to chop his holiday ham with chopsticks to eat. They are made of BPA-free plastic, batteries are included, and of course, the power is strong with anyone who uses them.
9. Danger! Card Game; $ 10
This portable card game is not only an excellent gift for Endangered! Connoisseurs, quiz lovers and all-round know-it-alls (we mean this as a compliment), it's also fantastic activity for the whole family on Christmas afternoon – or really anytime.
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10. Pop culture soap; $ 6
This Bob Ross bar with honey and oatmeal is just one of a collection of novel soaps that are almost as entertaining to you as friends and family. There is a lavender-scented Jane Austen bar "Suds and Sensibility" for Pride and Prejudice Fanatics ; an Earl Gray fragrant Jean-Luc Picard bar for trekkies; and tons more.
11. Culinary herb collection; $ 14
Whether you're looking for someone with a green thumb or someone who's just green, with this seed collection you can seamlessly switch from store-bought herbs to fresh leaves. It contains not only parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme and six other important herbs, but also a 96-page cultivation instructions. Here you will find a handy table with the pairing of foods and herbs, which you can also pass on to the recipient.
12. Cat sticky notes; $ 6
Coffee cups do not have to spend so much weight lifting personalities in the workplace – office supplies can also be helpful. These post-its in cat form make notes and memories much funnier.
13. Planets Magnets; $ 8
Do you know an astronaut who loves all things of outer space? With these fantastic planet magnets you can stick your moon phase calendar on the fridge.
14. Tropical fruits stud earrings; $ 8
Sometimes a tiny tropical splash of color on each ear is the perfect statement to complete your ensemble. This 6-piece set of fruity rivets includes the most popular fruits of all, from sweet strawberries to sharp limes.
15. Reusable shopping bags; $ 14
The gorgeous illustrations on these reusable shopping bags remind users how much they help the animals by helping to eliminate disposable plastic waste. For those who prefer a more subtle bag, there are a variety of other patterns and monochrome products to choose from.
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