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Cheap Christmas Gifts Under $10

Aug 22, 2008
When it comes to purchasing cheap Christmas gifts, you do not have to purchase sub-quality items for your recipient. In fact, you can easily spend $10 or less to get exceptional gifts sure to please just about anyone regardless of age or gender. Whether this helps you get something for everyone, or helps you get more for someone, the list below is a great idea giver for those living on a frugal budget this year.

1. Pound of a favorite nut such as cashews, peanuts, or pecans
2. Personal journal with a matching pen
3. Herbal tea and a new tea cup
4. Stationary and gel pens
5. Scrapbooking supplies or kit
6. Cross stitching pattern
7. Framed artwork from a child
8. Serving platter or bowl for the holidays
9. Holiday coffee mug filled with a favorite candy
10. Set of kitchen towels and dish clothes
11. Gift certificate for a local movie theater
12. Collectible cards
13. Makeup kit
14. Makeup brush kit
15. Bath set with a special sponge
16. Framed completed cross stitch
17. Gourmet coffee and coffee cup
18. New calendar
19. New address book
20. Magazine subscription to a favorite magazine
21. Salsa and tortilla chips
22. Tortilla making kit
23. Brownie mix in a jar
24. Favorite handkerchief embroidered with a saying or quote
25. Pillowcases embroidered with a saying, quote, or scene
26. Pretty keepsake box
27. Gourmet cat treats or dog biscuits, for the pets
28. Romantic coupon book made by you for a significant other
29. Gift certificate to a favorite store
30. Baking supplies
31. Specialty recipe book such as low fat, desserts, etc.
32. Clock radio
33. Favorite book
34. Prepaid phone card
35. Customized coffee mug
36. Specialty license plat holder
37. Christmas ornaments
38. Blank DVDs or CDs
39. Puzzle book
40. Favorite puzzle
41. Board game
42. Peppermill with plenty of fresh peppercorns
43. Book of stamps and post cards
44. Pancake mix and real maple syrup
45. Cooking utensils in a jar
46. Special salt and pepper shakers
47. Small bedside fan or lamp
48. Favorite family photos in a collage and framed
49. Favorite music CD
50. Favorite movie DVD
51. Basket of sea shells
52. Night shirt
53. Coloring book and crayons
54. Homemade jelly, jam, or preserves
55. Coasters
56. Holiday doormat
57. Live plant / plastic plant
58. Candles
59. Aromatherapy essential oils
60. Incense and incense holder
61. And the best gift you can give... home made desserts!

You do not have to spend a fortune this holiday season. Many of those cheap Christmas gifts are absolutely wonderful when coupled with a small basket and wrapped with a ribbon. This season is about sharing, not the amount of money you spend. These simple, cheap Christmas gifts can be a wonderful addition to any holiday.

Small purchases such as those listed above can be turned into an extraordinary holiday treasure that will be cherished indefinitely.

Remember, you can turn a favorite hobby into a great way to save money this Christmas season. Whether you knit, quilt, or love woodworking, turn those items into personal items for the holiday season. If you make these all year long, you may find you have enough to donate to charity and make someone else's holiday all that much better.
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More about Annie Dubois and great Mexican food or gift boxes can be found at Mexican Food & Gifts To Go .
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