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63 Gift Ideas for Under $10

With the holidays drawing near we would like to share some great ideas with you for frugal gift-giving.  There are hundreds of gifts that can be purchased, such as personalized tote bags, or made by hand for under $10.  Gifts that are both thoughtful and frugal at the same time.

You don't have to sped a lot of money to find that perfect gift for someone just be sure to put some thought into it and hopefuly your gift will be well received.  Here's a few of our favorites...

1.  Gourmet coffees with a personal coffee cup

2.  A pound of pistachios

3.  Child's artwork, framed

4.  Journal with special inscription inside

5.  Teacup with box of herbal tea

6.  Deck of cards and book of card game rules

7.  Homemade cocoa mix in a pretty jar

8.  Collage of special photos

9.  Gel pens and pretty stationary

10. Bottle of sparkling cider

11. Home baked bread, including recipe

12. Disposable camera

13. Basket filled with deli cheese and fruit

14. Craft supplies

15. Holiday serving bowl or platter

16. Pretty basket filled with special jams or mustards

17. Decorative napkins and napkin rings

18. Fancy chocolate bars tied with a ribbon

19. Gardening gloves with live plant or flower seeds

20. Photo album, hand decorated is even better

21. Makeup tote with copact mirror

22. Prepaid photo developing

23. Homemade cookie mix with instructions for baking

24. Variety of bread mixes

25. Special coffee cup filled with candy

26. Fancy magazines tied together with a pretty ribbon

27. Gourmet popcorn and flavored oil

28. Locally made barbeque or steak sauce with basting brush

29. Pancake or waffle mix and a bottle of real maple syrup

30. Movie theater gift certificates

31. Board games

32. Jar of sourwood or pure honey with biscuit mix

33. Note cards and book of stamps

34. Picture frames, buy them on sale!

35. Specialty cookbook

36. Pretty glass jar filled with candy

37. Collectible sports cards

38. Muffin mixes with muffin pan

39. Books, there are still a few for under $10

40. Set of dish towels and dish cloths

41. Nail polish kit

42. Pretty night shirt

43. Basket filled with kitchen gadgets

44. Movie rental gift certificates

45. Pepper mill and fresh peppercorns

46. Handwritten copies of your favorite recipes

47. For the pets, gourmet dog biscuits or cat treats

48. Baking pans and supplies

49. Prepaid long distance phone cards

50. Small clock or radio

51. Pretty box for keepsakes

52. Colorful Post-It notepads

53. Address book

54. Christmas ornaments

55. Puzzles

56. Blank CDs with jewel cases or CD case

57. Sewing supplies

58. Flashlight with batteries

59. Favorite quote embroidered on a nice handkerchief

60. Makeup brush set

61. Expensive socks, still under $10

62. Special soaps and bath puff

63. And don't forget my absolute favorite...home baked cookies!

I hope you will be inspired by this list, after all, it's not the amount of money you spend for a gift that matters the most, but that you cared enough to give something special.

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