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Best Gifts Under $10


Looking for great $10-and-under gifts to treat your budget and your loved one's right? Then, consider these gift ideas:

1. Grocery Bag Holder

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Plastic grocery bags have a way of taking over a house. Squash the problem for someone on your Christmas list by buying a grocery bag holder like the high-style, stainless steel model from SimpleHuman.
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2. A Gift Certificate for a Used Book Store

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Know a lover of books? Then, help them indulge their passion with a gift certificate to a used bookstore. They're sure to have fun making their selections, and $10 is sure to go a lot further than it would at a new bookstore.

3. A Refillable Pen

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With all of the cheap pens on the market today, a good quality pen can be a real treat. Choose one that's refillable and the recipient will be able to enjoy your gift now and many Christmases from now.
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4. Nuts

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Cashews, macadamia nuts and even walnuts can be a splurge when you're on a budget, so surprise that special someone on your list with a package of premium nuts.

5. A Gift Certificate for Photo Processing

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A lot of pictures get taken during the holidays, which translates into a lot of pictures to have developed. Help defray the cost by giving someone on your list a gift certificate for photo processing.

Tip: Opt for a gift card to a drug store or big-box store, and you'll get more prints for your dollar.

6. A Hobby Supply

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Hobby supplies can be quite expensive, but a single hobby supply can make an affordable and thoughtful gift. Buy a paintbrush for an artist, a cooking utensil for a cooking connoisseur, scrapbook paper for a scrapbooker, gardening gloves for the gardener. Give it some thought and you're sure to come up with a $10 or less gift to go along with any hobby.

7. Blank Greeting Cards

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Select a pretty package of blank greeting cards for someone on your list, and she'll always have some on hand when a card-worthy occasion pops up.

8. A Coffee Tree

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A pound of good quality coffee beans is likely to run you more than $10, but you know what won't? A coffee tree that's capable of producing a pound of coffee beans. Now that's a gift that's sure to surprise and impress.
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9. Kitchen Towels

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A fresh stack of kitchen towels is always a treat. Look for a big package that you can divide into several gifts, and you'll save big.

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10. Drink Coasters

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Save the world from water rings by giving the gift of drink coasters. This is one item that you can never have too many of – especially during party season.

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