Stocking Stuffer Ideas Around $25 (and Under)
Perpetual Kid Food Fortunes Card Deck
This playful take on tarot cards is a fantastic option for that friend who can never decide what to eat. Let the cards decide your meal with 78 fun options.
Tea Forté Warming Joy Petite Tea Tree
Tea is a classic holiday gift, but that doesn't mean it has to be ho-hum, or worse, boring. Tea Forté's petite tea trees make a perfect gift, and they're even better when combined with a beautiful mug and tea towel. The Warming Joy Petite Tea Tree features four handcrafted infusers, which imparts flavors of Raspberry Ganache, Rum Raisin Biscotti, Spiced Ginger Plum, and Winter Chai.
Belle & Union Farmer's Market Tea Towel
Go green with this veggie-themed tea towel. Perfect for kitchen decorating, this wrinkle resistant towel is screen-printed with your favorite fresh produce.
Runamok Bourbon Maple Syrup
Add a dash of sophistication (and boozy flavor) to your next stack of pancakes. Runamok Bourbon Maple Syrup is created by aging organic maple syrup in bourbon barrels, which adds a rich flair to the finished product.
Counter Culture Coffee Iridescent Blend
Deliver handwritten notes of thanks and love to friends and family with ease by keeping these delicious postcards on hand. Each postcard features artwork from one of 10 artists, with mediums including painting and illustration. This is a must-have gift for the food lover who also appreciates the art of, well, art.
1Canoe2 Homegrown Goodness Calendar
Celebrate good food all year long with this beautiful Homegrown Goodness Calendar. For an extra bonus, the set includes a dozen recipe cards for you to record your favorite seasonal recipes.
May Designs Meal Planner Journal
Planning menus and compiling grocery lists is a weekly chore for many of us, but May Designs' adorable Meal Planner notebook makes it much more fun. They even have pages for you to record favorite recipes. The Classic size, which is 5" x 8" features 80 pages. The notebook's soft canvas cover makes stashing the notebook in market bags or back pockets comfortable and convenient.
Starts at $18, maydesigns.com
Target Fruit and Vegetables Ornament
If you are what you eat, then your food style should also be reflected in your tree's decorations. Target's adorable fruit and vegetable characters are the perfect stocking stuffer or present topper for people who love healthy foods (or just really adorable characters).
$3, Target stores
Bad Pickle Tees I'll Guac Your World Market Tote Bag
Let the world know about your intense feelings for avocados, and that yes, you will happily pay that up-charge for guac.
Starbucks Local Collection Tumbler
Starbucks returns with its annual collection of local tumblers for some of the country's favorite cities, including Dallas, Portland, and Los Angeles. In all, you can pick from 20 cities and 30 states across the country to gift a tumbler that's special to your recipient.
Adoboloco Build Your Own Hot Sauce Kit
Spice up someone's life with this hot sauce kit. Customize by choosing three bottles from the five options available. With a little tang and a lot of fire, flavors like Pineapple or Habanero make for a great meal-side condiment.
Built NY Icetec Collection Freezable Wine and Champagne Bag
For the guy or gal who shows up to every party with their own drinks, Built NY's Icetec Freezable Wine and Champagne Bag is a must-have gift. Before they're headed out, your gift recipient can simply place this bag in the freezer. The insulated freezable gel keeps contents chilled up to 10 hours—if contents last that long. When it's not being used, it folds flat for storage and can be wiped clean with a damp cloth.
UncommonGoods Foodie Dice
Great for giving a little kitchen inspiration, these Foodie Dice are a fun way to figure out dinner. Each pack contains dice to represent protein, cooking methods, grains, herbs, bonus ingredients, and seasonal produce. With over 186,000 possible combinations, they're sure to never give you a boring meal.
Nantucket Looms Ink Splash Bowls
Practical things don't have to be ugly or boring. Nantucket Looms' Ink Splash Bowls are unique and beautiful with their haphazard splashes of indigo blues. You can use these bowls as individual serving pieces for small scoops of frozen yogurt or as prep bowls for big baking projects.
UncommonGoods Avocado Hugger
This gift is made with avocado lovers in mind. You no longer have to awkwardly wrap plastic around the remaining half of the much-loved fruit. These silicone cups cling to the avocado, preventing browning and keeping it fresh. The set comes with a large and small size, so all avocados are covered.
Charles Viancin Camellia Green Tea Magnet & Infuser Set
This beautiful Camellia Tea Magnet allows you to drop the infuser into your hot water and then use a magnetic stem to retrieve the infuser once you've brewed your leaves to perfection. A great gift for any tea lover, they may love this gift so much they request a few more for brewing at the office.
Short Stack Issues
Similar in design to a zine, these small-format books focus on a singular ingredient and feature recipes created to highlight its various uses. Issues like tahini, eggplant, maple syrup, chickpeas, and more are all available for avid cooks.
$14 each, shortstackeditions.com
Masala Mama Produce Bags
The perfect gifts for someone who is already a staunch fan of reusable grocery bags, step up their game with these reusable produce bags. These unbleached organic cotton alternatives are machine washable, so avoid sharing bacteria between grocery hauls. They also double as great gift bags or grab-and-go bas for lunches and snacks.
Tovolo Stand Tea Infuser
Necessary for anyone who enjoys loose-leaf tea, this stylish infuser will help keep things simple and delicious. Made with a bulb design for easy insertion or cleaning out of the leaves, it will make tea time effortless.
The gourmet marshmallow trend is getting hotter by the month. Now you can buy all-natural marshmallows made with 100% organic sugar and gluten-free ingredients from SmashMallow. These 'mallows aren't the ones you want to drown in chocolate and smash between graham crackers (though that would be delicious). Instead, these marshmallows are meant to be savored. Gift a bag or three of these confections to the friend who loves decadent little sweets or hot cocoa. Flavors include Mint Chocolate Chip, Toasted Coconut Pineapple, Strawberries & Cream, Root Beer Float, Meyer Lemon Chia Seed, Cinnamon Churro, and Espresso Bean.
Starts at $4, smashmallow.com
Sal Del Mar Sea Salt
For the gourmet in your life, this Cortez sea salt is sure to thrill. Packaged in a hand-embroidered bag, each is distinctly unique in color scheme and design.
Perpetual Kid Voodoo Doll Toothpick Holder
Definitely the most amusing toothpick holder around, this voodoo themed product will bring a smile to the recipient's face. At least we hope.
Sur La Table Rolling Pin Rings
These handy little Rolling Pin Rings are just what aspiring bakers need for rolling the perfect dough every time. Available in four different sizes, these rings ensure your favorite baker will have the correct thickness, no matter what they're rolling out.
Rabbit Clear Ice 4-Cube Ice Cube Tray
Say good-bye to cloudy cubes, thanks to a unique freezing process. The larger cubes also melt slower, so they're less likely to dilute your drink.
May Designs Health + Fitness Journals
The New Year is just around the corner, so provide the healthiest people on your gift list with a dedicated space to record their goals for next year. May Designs offers a customizable journal that includes 76 pages where you can track your meals, snacks, water, and exercise habits. Their Classic size fits perfectly in gym bags or purses so tracking is never a hassle.
Starts at $18, maydesigns.com
Dreamfarm Oni Knife
Our favorite quirky kitchen brand has done it again with a one-size-fits most design the cook in your love will adore. This knife spreads on one side of its blade, slices on the other, and has a handy plastic wrap cutter built into its handle. You can pierce packing, wipe clean the last bits of your peanut butter jar, and cut a sandwich in half with one tool. It's dishwasher safe and available in 4 colors.