The 39 Best Stocking Stuffers for Everyone on Your List
This holiday season, don’t get stuck at the store looking for the perfect small gift with a price tag to match. Our Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide is here to help.
Shopping for thoughtful holidays gifts can be hard enough as it is, but factoring in the "Will it fit in a large decorative sock?" element adds another challenge. We took some of the guesswork out of the task and rounded up a variety of small-but-mighty gifts that are bound to please everyone on your list. We’ve got you covered, including ideas for the girlfriend who seems to already have everything you can think of, the tight-lipped dad who never drops any hints, and the tech-obsessed grandkids. (And don’t forget to check out our 10 Under $10 list, too!) Who knows, you may just find an item or two to treat yourself with. Go on, you’ve earned it.
Stocking Stuffers for Her
These stocking stuffers for women include pampering, pretty, and practical gifts she'll love to open up on Christmas morning.
Stocking Stuffers For Her
1. Gradient Stork Scissors
Ideal for a home office or sewing room, these bird-inspired scissors add a touch of imagination and luxury to your workspace. The design hints at turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau style, which incorporates a lot of natural lines and animal motifs. Designed in Paris and manufactured in Italy, the durable carbon steel blades can pull apart at the threaded screw to allow for easy cleaning and re-sharpening. At just over 6 inches long, they can be easily tucked into a desk drawer or sewing kit. Timeless design, expert construction, and high-quality materials make these scissors the perfect piece to last a lifetime or longer.
Buy It: Gradient Stork Scissors, $25
2. Sample Palette
A sampler of Skylar’s six signature scents is the perfect way to discover your favorite. Spritz some on as a midday refresher, or layer scents to create your own style. The palette includes the spicy, warm Arrow; fresh and clean Isle; sweet and zesty Capri; fruity and flirty Coral; lush and woodsy Willow; and elegant floral Meadow. Bonus: This gift is a two-for-one, as each purchase of a sample palette includes a $20 credit toward the purchase of a full-size fragrance.
Skylar stands more for what its products do not contain rather that what they do. Their “6-Free Scents” are free from harmful parabens, sulfates, phthalates, allergens, synthetic dyes, and animal-derived ingredients. The products themselves are clean and hypoallergenic and Skylar does not conduct animal testing, plus even their recyclable packaging is made from renewable resources.
Buy It: Skylar Sample Palette, $20
3. Genius Liquid Collagen
This beauty must-have is armed with the highest concentration of active collagen. Its breakthrough vegan formula is made from plant collagen and Microalgae Oil beads that help restore your skin’s youthful bounce and vitality in just ten days. Soy, wheat, and corn protein fibers create amino acids that structurally mimic and effectively replace animal-derived collagen. Each bottle contains 13,000 tiny beads of Microalgae Oil, which are naturally sourced and sustainably produced. The beads are a rich source of Vitamin E and Omegas 3, 6, and 9. The lid includes a neat pump-action button on top to expel air and arm the dropper with the perfect amount of collagen to use on your face and neck. Apply the formula to a clean, fresh face with your fingertips, massaging to break up the beads. Follow up your routine with a serum or moisturizer.
Buy It: Genius Liquid Collagen, $115
4. Adele Cocktail Ring
This striking gold Ana Luisa ring is sure to make a statement at any holiday party. Its bold size and intricate, textured design make it the perfect sparkling accent piece. The woven textured band boasts thick 14K gold plating with a heft that conveys its quality and craftsmanship. The inside of the band is comfortably smooth so it doesn’t feel bulky on the finger. Each Ana Luisa piece is handcrafted and comes with a one-year warranty to back up its high-quality materials and modern designs. This ring comes with a protective drawstring bag and gift box, ready for gifting. (Looking for something to pair it with? It’s perfectly matched with Ana Luisa’s Carmen Cuff Bracelet.)
5. Exfoliating Sugar Cube Discovery Kit
A set of six indulgent scented exfoliating scrubs adds some sweetness to your shower routine. Gently massage each single-use cube over your skin to leave it feeling fresh, soft, and rejuvenated. These cubes are the perfect midwinter gift for those skincare fanatics on your list. Each one is free of parabens and sulfate and made with small-batch and cruelty-free methods at an apothecary in Indianapolis. Scents include apricot, peach, blue raspberry, lemon, coconut, and tangerine. Harper + Ari specializes in dessert-inspired skincare products that smell great and feel even better.
6. Glass Tumbler Candle
Available in Bergamot Amber and Neroli & Sea Salt, these candles evoke warm, comfortable scents perfect for a cozy night in. Each candle is hand-poured in Minnesota and made from a unique blend of soy wax. The glass tumbler can be reused or recycled after the candle burns down. The warm and citrusy Bergamot and Amber scent also contains notes of currant, jasmine, and apricot. The airy and floral Sea Salt and Neroli alludes to orange flower, white moss, and ocean air. Both scents are bound to please: Reviews for these candles included calls for the company to start making body lotion and perfumes to match!
Buy It: Glass Tumbler Candle, $24
7. Charcoal Eye Mask
Charcoal is all the rage this holiday season, and there’s no better use for it than helping to rejuvenate your body while you catch some much-deserved sleep. This satin mask is lined with organic cotton infused with micro-fine charcoal powder. Charcoal said to encourage blood circulation and also relieve fatigue, tension, and pressure around the eyes and sinuses. Binchotan charcoal, also known as white charcoal, is made from oak and is traditionally used in Japanese cooking. It’s known particularly for its purifying properties. This silky mask is ideal for bedtime rest and also great for use during meditation, long flights, and any time you want to block out the light and bring on the relaxation.
Buy It: Binchotan Charcoal Eye Mask, $26
8. Rock Star Collection Gift Set
Glitter-infused body lotion and hair detangler is only for the boldest babes on your holiday shopping list. Hair Slay Glitter Detangler nourishes as it works out the snags in your hair with watermelon extract, Keratin protein, and natural preservatives. Awesome Sauce Glitter Lotion leaves you moisturized and shimmering with natural antioxidants and essential nutrients. Both are paraben-free, not tested on animals, and made in the USA. The glitter in each product is non-metallic and non-irritating, so you can even use it on your face for when you’re feeling extra flashy. It’s a fun way to brighten up those long winter nights and accompanying holiday festivities. (And for those warmer months, check out the rest of Sunshine & Glitter’s suite of sparkly sunscreens!)
9. Blanket Scarf
An oversize scarf makes the perfect wintertime accessory. L.L. Bean’s Blanket Scarf measures 80 inches long by 31 inches wide, so it’s ideal for snuggling into or covering up with. Plus its super-soft texture makes doing one of these things practically irresistible. The ample dimensions allow for it to be used as a scarf, a wrap, or a shawl. A classic plaid design on one side can be reversed to a two-tone gingham on the other. Frayed edges lend a rustic touch. Any way you choose to wear this scarf will look effortless. Be sure to look into L.L. Bean’s student, teacher, and military discounts, underscoring their commitment to helping people get outside and enjoy life regardless of the weather.
Buy It: Blanket Scarf, $40
10. Wing Corkscrew
From the makers of the classic Rabbit wine openers comes a line of fabulously modern bar tools, perfect for the oenophile in your life. This corkscrew from RBT features a striking, sleek design that’s a departure from the standard winged corkscrews of yore. The cast metal body is finished by hand for a timeless sheen. The slip ring at the base fits all bottle sizes, and makes it easy to align the worm properly with the cork. Twist the body of the corkscrew to insert the fixed worm as the wings are raised, then push down with superior leverage to remove the cork. This is the classic corkscrew redesigned and redefined, sure to be a bar cart staple for years to come.
Buy It: Wing Corkscrew, $50
Stocking Stuffers for Him
Shopping for the guys in your life just got way easier. These stocking stuffers make great gifts for every guy on your list.
Stocking Stuffers For Him
11. Beard Oil Holiday Bundle
Got a grizzled guy on your holiday list? Do him (and anyone he might nuzzle up with under the mistletoe) a big favor and treat him to a spa-worthy experience. Featuring an aromatic blend of natural cold-pressed oils like avocado, jojoba, and argan, this kit includes a beard oil, foaming hair cream (head hair, that is), and wooden comb. The beard oil treats the hair and moisturizes the skin underneath while leaving behind a hint of Architect for Men’s signature scent. It even repairs split ends, treats dandruff, and promotes beard growth. The foaming hair cream is perfect for a wide variety of hair types, delivering medium hold, finger-loving pliability, and a natural shine. All of their products are made in small batches in Buffalo, New York, with locally sourced, high-quality ingredients.
12. Glow Bluetooth Speaker and Alarm Clock
This multipurpose alarm clock wakes you up gently with your favorite music and a sunrise-inspired glow. It can also play soothing white noise and charge your phone while you sleep. Its Bluetooth technology allows you to pair it with your smartphone or tablet to play music or sync up with your daily routine when you download the matching app. It has an app that informs you of weather and traffic so you can begin your day feeling prepared. You can even adjust the LED mood lighting (in 16 million different colors) from your phone. Two USB ports on the back let you charge two devices at once without using up your computer’s ports or wall chargers. This is the perfect gift for a techie who lives for modern, internet-of-things accessories.
For the man who seems to have everything, get him an unbelievably useful tool that has, well...everything. Leatherman’s legendary quality is the backbone to this multi-tool, which is perfect for household fixes, outdoor adventures, and on-the-job fixes. Featuring twenty-one tools (yes, you read that right), this beauty is both hefty and handy. Tools include two types of pliers, an awl with a threaded loop, saw, bottle opener, wire cutters, blade exchanger, large spring-action scissors, and more. And of course, two high-performance 420HC steel knives, conveniently located on the outside of the knife and accessible with one hand. Everything is kept secure with locking mechanisms when not in use. When closed, this tool measures 4-1/2 inches long and 12-1/2 ounces. Tuck this tool into the sheath and store it in your car, toolbox, or work bag.
Buy It: Surge Multi Tool, $110
14. Wireless Lightning Charging Base
Handmade in Chicago, this high-tech charger is compact enough to take anywhere and attractive enough to make you want to. Just plug it in, set your smartphone over the brass inlaid lightning bolt, and the battery will be full in no time. Thanks to Qi inductive charging, you’ll never struggle to find the “right” type of charging cord again. Suitable for a variety of smartphones including iPhone 8 and up, it’s made with hand-cut canary wood by designer Alex Brown to showcase the wood’s natural grain variations. In fact, this piece is a testament to its maker’s respect for the intersection of old-world craftsmanship with natural materials and the modern technology that fuels today’s electronics-oriented lifestyle.
15. Green Jasper Bottle
It seems like everyone is trying to get more water into their daily routines these days, and that’s a good thing: Studies show that up to 75 percent of Americans are chronically dehydrated. This can lead to problems like fatigue, irritability, kidney stones, and a slower metabolism. (You’re feeling a little parched right now, aren’t you?) Help your dude stay on track to reach his health goals by gifting him a water bottle that practically guarantees a cool swig when you need it most. Made of triple-walled, vacuum-insulated, high-grade stainless steel, these bottles keep hot liquids hot for up to 12 hours, and cold liquids cold for up to twenty-four. In addition to cutting down on waste from plastic water bottles, S’well bottles are condensation-free, so you won’t be clamoring for a coaster. It’s also available in a 25-ounce size for the ultra-thirsty.
16. Apex Tour Gloves
A beautiful day on the links can be spoiled with less-than-ideal gloves. Don’t leave the golfer on your list open to sore, calloused hands this season. Callaway’s legendary quality is showcased in the Apex Tour Glove, with its combination of tour-grade leather and patented, moisture-wicking X-Spann Technology, providing both breathability and flexibility. Perforations on both the palm and the top of the hand keep you cool and comfortable. The light and thin Opti Fit adjustable closure ensures a secure fit while the soft cotton terry cuff absorbs moisture. This glove can be purchased for either hand, ensuring that nothing gets in the way of a good game (except, maybe, the weather).
Buy It: Apex Tour Gloves, $20
What’s better than having a flashlight when you need one? A flashlight that straps to your head, leaving your hands free to get the job done. Energizer puts their electrical smarts to good use with their 250 Lumen Headlamp, which features three dimmable light modes including white spot, white flood, and red night vision to cover all of your needs no matter the job. The powerful light beam is up to four times brighter than standard LED technology. Its adjustable strap fits comfortably around the head or over a hat. This model is durable, water-resistant, and comfortable to wear, making it the perfect tool to bring camping, running, or for odd jobs around the house. Looking to beef up this gift? Consider including a pack of AAA batteries to keep the recipient going.
18. Hip Flask
A hip flask is a classic gift for those in your life who enjoy a little tipple now and then. The round, 5-ounce flask with screw-top cap is made from easy-to-clean stainless steel. The removable leather cover lends a touch of sophistication. With the Barbour logo direct-embossed on the front, this flask embodies the old-world air of quality craftsmanship and timeless British style. After all, if Barbour’s 120-year history tells you anything, it’s that its values of the “wit, grit, and glamour” of the British countryside are alive and well in its customers around the globe.
Buy It: Barbour Round Hip Flask, $79
19. Travel Kit
As surely as a boy grows into a man, he must eventually replace haphazard packing habits with a more organized, refined routine. The acquisition of a toiletries bag or Dopp kit is a marker of maturity, and so they make the perfect holiday gift for someone needing the introductory kit or a refreshing change of pace. Modern menswear company Mack Weldon created a deceptively high-tech travel bag with organization as a top priority. The outside of the bag is made from 100 percent water-resistant industrial twill featuring waterproof zippers. This kit comes equipped with five TSA-approved toiletry bottles, so you can fill up on your favorite shampoos and lotions from home (and avoid rolling the dice with hotel-provided brands). Inside you’ll find an antimicrobial, reflective Silver Ion lining plus reflective side pockets for those travel bottles. Available in gray and black, this is one toiletries bag you’ll be excited to bring on your next trip.
Buy It: Travel Kit, $48
20. Sock Set
It might seem silly to put socks on your holiday wish list, but trust us when we say that Ties.com delivers some seriously good ones. This Christmas 5-pack features festive patterns and their “Sock Genius” design: a no-slip double calf band, super soft and elastic material that never compromises your comfort, and a form-fitting Y-stitch heel. Think of a holiday sock set as a gateway gift, because the recipient will almost definitely be back for more. Ties.com not only offer a huge (and we mean huge) selection of socks, from solid black to a goofy Sasquatch pattern, but they’ve also got you covered with bow ties, neckties, skinny ties, pocket squares, cufflinks, shoelaces, scarves, handkerchiefs, and storage solutions. In other words, they knocked our socks off. (And then back on again.)
Buy It: Multicolor Sock Set, from $15
Stocking Stuffers for Kids
With games, toys, and jewelry, these kid-friendly stocking stuffer ideas will make it a December to remember.
21. “Hogwarts Is My Home” Bangle
The Harry Potter craze has hit a new generation, so Alex and Ani’s line of jewelry inspired by “The Boy Who Lived” is perfect for the teens and tweens who can’t get enough. This quote from the final book in the series illustrates Harry’s realization of both his heroism and the family to whom his heart belongs. It’s a reminder to always seek out the places where you feel the most peace. The expandable band extends from 2 to 3-1/2 inches. A small blue jewel adds some sparkle against the charm’s two-tone finish. Be sure to check out the rest of Alex and Ani’s Harry Potter collection for the other Slytherins and Ravenclaws on your list.
22. Unicorn Beanie
Give them something that will keep them warm and bright this holiday season with Cat & Jack’s cute unicorn beanie. Made from super-soft plush acrylic, this hat has a crown height of eight inches, so it’s easy to pull down over cold ears. A shimmery gold horn, floppy ears, and a big teal pom-pom on top inject just the right amount of playfulness so kids can feel equally dressed for the snow and ready to put on a show.
Buy It: Knit Unicorn Beanie, $10
23. Friendship Bracelet
Forget twisting and braiding friendship bracelets. Jewelbots encourages young kids to learn to code with its Bluetooth technology. The bracelets can be coded to flash different colors when your best friend is nearby, even glowing specific colors when multiple friends are around. Friends can even send secret messages to each other through open-source coding. Jewelbots are a great way to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education with self-motivating social tools, especially for young girls who are less likely to gain proficiency in these skills through conventional public education. Each bracelet can connect with up to eight different friends, pairing science and technology education with fun and socialization. Jewelbots also provides a safe online community where kids can share and learn about what they’ve built and how in a support forum. Bracelets are sold individually, or in sets of two, three, and ten.
Buy It: Friendship Bracelet, from $49
24. Polly Pockets
The ’90s classic is back! Polly and friends have returned to the scene in slightly larger (and less losable) sizes, with new clothes and revamped digs. From smaller compacts to whole-room playsets, Polly has indeed entered the twenty-first century. Adventures range from Snowball Surprise, Beach Vibez, Out of Sight Campsite, Sashay Ballet, and many more. Polly and friends Shani, Lila, and Nicolas even come in larger sizes with accessory packs so you can customize their styles before setting out in Polly’s Secret Utility Vehicle or zip-line blaster. The new generation of Polly Pocket still contains small parts, though, so make sure you’re buying these toys and accessories for kids 4 years old and up.
Buy It: Polly Pockets, from $5
25. Gofindit Nature Scavenger Hunt Game
This card game encourages the whole family to get outside and use their imaginations. With several ways to play, each player selects one or several cards, each with a descriptive word like “thin,” “furry,” or “rough.” The cards involve all five senses, so it’s a great game to play with younger kids who are just beginning to explore adjectives, senses, image recognition, and language development. It’s also fantastic for English language learners to practice new vocabulary words. Find items out in nature that match your card descriptions and win! This is a perfect activity to bring on a nature walk, camping trip, or just having fun in your own backyard. The slim deck is stored in a drawstring pouch, and fits easily into a pocket or purse.
26. Simon Micro Series Game
The classic light-up memory game we all know and love now comes in a compact version for on-the-go! Watch as each red, yellow, green, and blue light is illuminated in a sequence, then try to copy it. Each sequence you successfully repeat is one step closer to passing the level and winning the game. This game lets you play in Solo mode, or get together with some friends and play in Pass It mode to compete against each other. The Simon Micro is a great game to take on the bus or keep in your backpack to play with friends. Two AAA batteries are included.
Buy It: Simon Micro Series, $11
27. Oatmeal Bunny Lovey
This cuddly bunny is half stuffed animal, half baby blanket, and 100 percent sweet. Its 10-by-13-inch dimensions make it the perfect size for snuggling. Tan trim on the ears and feet, embroidered eyes, and its textured plush lend baby-friendly, natural appeal.
Mary Meyer has been producing stuffed animals for over 80 years, since the teddy bear heyday (which also happened to be during the Great Depression). Together with her salesman husband Hans, Mary Meyer created her business in New York City, then moved to rural Vermont and operated her business from there for the next forty years. This rich history shows in the quality of their toys and the care put into every stitch.
Buy It: Oatmeal Bunny Lovey, $16
28. Superheroes Coloring Book
Got a budding cartoonist on your list? Look no further than this hefty coloring book that not only lets kids color the superheroes, sidekicks, and villains, but also teaches how to draw them. This book is made up of 124 colorful pages that invite kids to explore their imagination and create their own superhero universe. Additional instruction pages include how to draw secret hideouts, super gadgets, and cool new outfits. Accomplished author and illustrator Jason Ford offers limitless ideas for variations on characters like the Mad Scientist, Bog Creature, and Evil Robot. Running out of ideas? Add some superpowers like super strength, invisibility, teleportation, and X-ray vision. Pair this coloring book with a set of markers or colored pencils to guarantee hours of entertainment.
29. Waterproof Speaker
Silly silicone speakers use Bluetooth technology to pair with your devices so you and your kids can jam out during bathtime. The speakers come in Octopus, Snail, and Turtle varieties, and are available in blue, green, and black. They come equipped with powerful suction cups on the bottom to stick to the side of the tub or shower. A 30-foot wireless range lets you keep your smartphone far away from the water while you connect up to two creature speakers for some sudsy surround sound action. You can even receive phone calls on them! A silicone tab covers the micro-USB port used for charging the battery with up to six hours of high-quality audio playback. (And we’ll let you in on a little secret: Adults can get just as much enjoyment out of these speakers, too. Just think about all those audio books you’ve been waiting to listen to!)
Buy It: Waterproof Speaker, $30
Stocking Stuffers Under $10
Stocking stuffers don't have to be pricey! Our roundup of cheap stocking stuffers under $10 is here to help round out wish lists and spread cheer.
30. Brushed Gold Cocktail Stirrer
An elegantly twisted cocktail tool with a modern, champagne-gold sheen is the perfect way to raise the bar (so to speak) at your next holiday party. There are several scientific reasons why stirring your drink with a metal spoon is the right way to go, but we mainly like this spoon for its sleek design and just-right price point. Wire-welded and hand-polished, this tool is finished with a protective clear lacquer to ensure long-lasting quality. Any bartender, mixologist, or craft cocktail aficionado would happily add this modern piece to their bar cart. Plus, CB2 has a matching brushed gold Hawthorne strainer and ice scoop to match. Dare we suggest a gift set?
31. Metallic Bath Bomb
After an explosion of zillions of different colors, scents, and fizzy effects on the market, there’s bound to be a bath-bomb lover on your gift list this year. Latika’s bath bombs are handmade in Austin, Texas, by a husband-and-wife duo who value high-quality and cruelty-free practices in their production of soaps, creams, lip care, and of course, fun and fizzy bath bombs. Their metallic bath bombs promise soothing fragrances of lavender, coconut, pine, or milk and honey. Once it’s dropped into your tub, each compact sphere melts into the water with an effervescent finish and long-lasting aroma, without leaving a powdery mess to clean up after your bath has drained. Plus, they’re vegan, made of natural ingredients, and are paraben-free. These bath bombs are the perfect way to soothe your skin and muscles during a long winter.
Buy It: Latika Metallic Bath Bomb, $8
32. Taco Socks
The gods of popular culture have spoken, and the merging of novelty socks and fast food has arrived in the form of these fun taco socks from the Joy Of Socks! Available in men’s, women’s, and children's styles, these silly socks just might constitute those matching family outfits that plague holiday festivities. The men’s versions features a yellow toe and heel, while the women’s style boasts a taco-sauce-colored orange. The kids’ socks have a purple background with guacamole-green accents. Not a fan of Tex-Mex? Try burgers, pizza, or sushi styles, too!
Buy It: Taco Socks, from $6
33. Lip Balms and Scrubs
Available in a variety of fun and unique flavors, Sephora’s line of lip balms and scrubs provide hydrating, nurturing care for your lips all day long. Scrubs come in softening honey and vitamin-rich kiwi flavors to gently exfoliate with their natural sugar crystals. A wide range of balms—which include nourishing coconut, hydrating watermelon, moisturizing banana, and silky macadamia—target specific benefits to keep your lips smooth, healthy, and totally kissable. At a price this sweet, go ahead and stock up on a scrub/balm set to tuck into their stockings this year.
Buy It: Lip Balms and Scrubs, $6
34. Clarity Bowls
‘Tis the season for snack grazing! These small porcelain bowls combine this year’s trendy geometric designs with contrasting black, white, and metallic colors. Available in a range of sizes from 3 1/4-inch to 5-inch wide, these eye-catching table ornaments are the perfect vessels for spiced nuts and small sweets. The multifaceted shape gives the bowl room to strike a quirky pose, and the inviting tilted opening allows the bowl to double as a festive succulent planter or dish for small accessories. Pick up one of every size to decorate a holiday mantle or hearth.
Buy It: Clarity Bowls, from $6
35. Sea Salt Soap
Who doesn’t need a natural, softly exfoliating bath bar to smooth out their dry winter skin? The Swedish Dream line from Kalastyle prides itself on creating simple, high-quality products that leave you feeling clean. Their best-selling soap boasts a clean, “day at the beach” scent and accompanying sea-salty exfoliants. The rich, foaming lather leaves skin feeling soft and smooth. Make some suds in the sink with warm water for a relaxing shave on the face and body. Made in the USA with its mineral-rich sea salt (a tried-and-true skincare tonic) plus sustainable palm and coconut oils, and sunflower seed wax, you don’t get a much more straightforward, New England-style sprucing up that this.
Buy It: Sea Salt Soap, $7
36. Hand Sanitizing Spray
An effective sanitizing spray that’s hypoallergenic and smells delicious, you say? The Honest Company has delivered the perfect product to keep in your car or bag to keep hands germ-free—no rinsing required. And when they say “Honest Company,” they mean it: These formulas are plant-based, dermatologist-tested, and made with a combination of naturally-derived glycerin and aloe. The solution kills 99.9% of germs and bacteria, and leaves you free from that sticky residue that other sanitizers leave behind. Each order comes as a pack of two: Choose from Coastal Surf, Free and Clear, Grapefruit Grove, and Lavender Field. With colorful, modern packaging, these bottles are perfectly suitable to leave out for family and guests alike.
Buy It: Hand Sanitizing Spray, $6
37. Story Cubes
A throwback to early elementary school flashcards that sought to stretch the imagination, Rory’s Story Cubes are a fun game for creative kids and adults alike! Created by a playwright to get the creative juices flowing, this set of nine dice is armed with evocative images intended to draw out characters, plotline, and story development in an exciting, often hilarious game of invention and imagination. And it doesn’t have to be used in the competitive sense, either: This game is great for use as an icebreaker at a party, a learning tool in a theater or language class, or as a way to clear up writer’s block for the aspiring author in your life. With 54 images in total, you have ten million combinations at your disposal. How they relate to one another is up to you.
Buy It: Rory’s Story Cubes, $8
38. Cork Coasters Set
Take the worry out of water rings on your dining table this season with a set of modern cork coasters. From tangerine to teal, each of MAKO’s coasters is half-dipped in a West Coast-inspired hue, making them perfect for poolside cocktails or home bar use. The naturally soft cork material is scratch-proof and absorbent, while its durability means it can be used party after party. As a set of four, this coaster set is the perfect companion to Ombre Shot Glass Set. Cheers!
Buy It: Cork Coasters Set, $6
39. Wild Ophelia Chocolate Bars
Aside from having a great backstory, this chocolate is just stunning both in packaging and flavor. Motivated by other women entrepreneurs, Katrina Markoff began her company Wild Ophelia to showcase her uniquely American chocolatier style with flavors like Confetti Cake & Sprinkles, Hazelnut Cocoa Roast, and BBQ Potato Chip Candy Bar. After studying the Culinary Arts in Paris, Katrina traveled the world studying its variety of chocolate flavors and cooking methods before returning to the States to start her own non-GMO line of chocolate that works to highlight to efforts of everyone down the line, from lifting up the identities and livelihoods of the farmers who collect the cacao beans to ensuring fair trade practices.
Buy It: Wild Ophelia Chocolate Bars, $4