The Top 50 Gifts For Under $50!


Stressed about your Christmas shopping this year? Don’t be! Here are 50 of the coolest gifts under $50! They’re all categorized under the most popular holiday gift categories to make your shopping so much easier – enjoy!

MP3 Players:
Technology advances by leaps and bounds almost daily and sometimes it can be hard to keep up with what’s good, what’s new, and what’s popular. When premiered, prices were astronomical – today, you can find several great MP3 gifts under $50 like the ones below!

  1. Apple iPod Shuffle ($46) has been the leader in MP3 players for quite awhile now. This 4th generation iPod shuffle holds hundreds of your favorite songs that you can put into multiple playlists for your listening pleasure. A great gift for the iPod lover that doesn’t bust your budget!
  2. SanDisk Sansa Clip ($31.99) is a strong player in the MP3 market with enough room to hold 500 songs, as well as featuring a very impressive 15 hour battery life!
  3. XOVision Ematic 4GB Video MP3 Player ($48.92) has a 2.4-inch LCD screen so you can watch videos, movies, pictures, and browse e-books. Has a 4GB flash memory to store an amazing 5,000 songs, 20 hours of video, or thousands of photos!
  4. Philips GoGear 4GB Black MP3 Player ($49.99) also features a 4GB memory but with a 1.8-inch LCD screen.
  5. Creative ZEN Style 100 ($39.99) comes with 4GB of storage which equals thousands of songs and plenty of video, as well as enough battery life for 32 straight hours of audio or 4 continuous hours of video!

Cameras these days are a fool proof gift. You can give them to anyone and they’ll be sure to love it! Thanks to all the advances in technology, it’s pretty easy to find great camera gifts under $50.

  1. Vivitar ViviCam Digital Camera ($41.95) is a great digital camera with 8 megapixel resolution and a 1.8-inch LCD preview screen.
  2. Polaroid a544 Point and Shoot Digital Camera ($47.05) one of the biggest names in photography, has 5 megapixel camera and features point and shoot technology with a 2.4-inch LCD preview screen.
  3. Olympus X-10 Digital Camera ($48) a solid digital camera with an impressive 6 megapixel resolution, 6x zoon lens, built in flash and a 2.4 inch LCD preview screen.
  4. VistaQuest Digital Keychain Camera ($39.95) talk about quick and convenient! This keychain camera will always be with  you when you need it. It shoots 1.3 megapixel images and is capable of capturing up to 100 seconds of video.
  5. Hewlett-Packard Photosmart M417 ($46.36) has a 5.2 megapixel resolution with 21x total zoom capability. Also features a 1.8 megapixel LCD preview screen.

Who doesn’t love jewelry?! Give the gift of bling to man or woman and you’ll be sure to get a heartfelt thanks!

  1. Fossil Analog Pink Dial Watch for Women ($44) is a traditional time piece with a pink dial to give it a modern edge. Fossil is known for it’s reliability and excellent time keeping. This watch is water resistent up to 50 meters/165 feet!
  2. Timex Men’s Ironman Watch ($47.96) is one of the most popular athletic watches featuring 30 lap memory recall, 2 itme zone options, 24 hour countdown, and up to 3 alarms! Also, water resistent up to 2,000 meters!
  3. Tiger’s Eye Bead Earrings in Sterling Silver ($45) have a ⅜-inch tiger’s eye and hangs 1 ¼-inch down. A beautiful pair of earrings!
  4. Sterling Silver Mother of Pearl Heart Locket Children’s Necklace ($45.95) features a silver heart shape set against a backdrop of mother-of-pearl. Comes with a 15-inch curb link chain, and locket has a spring ring clasp.
  5. Mele Cherry Finish Family Photo Jewelry Box ($40) has a beautiful cherry finish and holds a 5×7 photo in the top of the box’s lid.

Kitchen Goods:
Kitchen items are always a great gift idea as they are the gift that keeps giving all year!

  1. Mr. Coffee Hot Chocolate Maker ($28.76) whips up perfectly heated cups of frothy hot chocolate in minuets!
  2. Eggs & Muffin Toaster & Egg Poacher ($34) makes cooking breakfast a breeze! Allows you to toast bread, cook an egg, and warm a pre-cooked slice of ham or sausage in addition to boiling up to 4 eggs!
  3. Hampton Forge Continental 15 piece Knife Block Set ($39) is a super sharp knife set with kitchen shears.
  4. Oster Juicer ($46.99) makes a healthy gift! Has a large capacity jar that will hold up to 20 oz. of juice!
  5. Personalized Kitchen Aprons – Loving Spoonful ($22.95) is a heavyweight cotton full-length apron that can be personalized with a name or title above the graphics on the front. Has a pocket in front for holding utensils or a towel while cooking too!

Video Games:
Kids and their video games – it’s a fact of life that the two shall meet. Sometimes, those games can put a real dent in your wallet, but here are a few that you’ll both love!

  1. Super Mario Brothers ($28.75) after 20 years these games just keep getting better! This is the new Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS systems.
  2. THQ WWE SmackDown vs Raw 2007 ($15.90) is a Playstation 2 game with stunning graphics and unbelievable action both inside and outside of the ring!
  3. Electronic Arts (EA) FIFA Soccer 11 ($46) is the 18th soccer game from EA. Made for Playstation 3, this game has amazing lifelike graphics and is the perfect game for soccer fans!
  4. James Bond 007: Goldeneye ($49.95) is a Wii console game that brings all the action from the Goldeneye movie into your living room, with action spanning from the streets of Moscow to secret jungle camps!
  5. Electronic Arts (EA) NCAA Football 11 ($49.95) is an Xbox 360 game that has amazing graphics that make you feel like you’re in the game! Features all-new ESPN broadcast package integration.

It may seem that gifting perfume is a costly way to go, but it’s not so! Here are some great picks all for under $50!

  1. Eternity by Calvin Klein ($37.97) for a 3.4 oz bottle. Eternity perfume has been on the market since 1988 and has a refreshing fragrance with flowery aromas.
  2. Vera Wang Princess Perfume ($47.19) is a very popular brand of women’s perfume and is considered to be an ode to the Japanese cultural obsession for all things irresistible.
  3. Tommy Hilfiger Tommy Cologne Spray for Men ($26.99) comes in a 1.7 oz. spray bottle and is one of the most worn male colognes on the market with mean wearing it since 1995. it typically has around 6 hours of scent life.
  4. Ralph Lauren Romance for Women ($41.80) is a designer perfume that has also been on the market since 1988 and it’s one of the more popular perfumes from Ralph Lauren. It’s recommended for evening wear and comes in 1.7 oz bottles.
  5. Gucci Envy Me 2 Perfume ($45.71) is a limited edition perfume that is based off the popular Gucci fragrance Envy Me. It’s floral with a leagy opening, a touch of wood, and comes in 3.4 oz.

Sporting Goods:
A few cool gifts under $50 for athletes!

  1. Adidas Top X-ite Soccer Ball ($40) is perfect gift for the soccer fan and keeps giving all year!
  2. Nike Dynamo Men’s Training Shirt ($17.97) is a great gift because it can be worn while playing pretty much any sport!
  3. HEAD Titanium Ti S1 Elite Tennis Racquet ($49.95) you just can’t go wrong with a new HEAD racquet for the tennis lover on your list!
  4. Callaway Golf Callaway Tour i ($34.95) is a great gift for any golfer. Despite how hard they try to be professional golfers, most golfers aren’t and thus could use a couple extra golf balls to replace the ones lost in the pond! A box of these comes with a dozen balls that will also add distance and accuracy to any golfer’s game.
  5. Columbia Beartooth Women’s Hiking Boots ($24.18) are a lightweight women’s boot that offers great breathability and comfort from one of the leaders in hiking boots!

Gift Baskets:
Super easy and totally customizable, gift baskets really do complete this list. here are a few favorite gifts under $50.

  1. Happy Holiday Gift Baskets ($39.95) is a mixture of Lindt Lindor milk chocolate truffles, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory milk chocolate covered almonds and Nonni’s twice-baked roasted garlic crackers.
  2. Windwhistle Grove California Chardonnay ($39.95) comes with a smooth chardonnay and sea salt almonds, chocolate covered caramels, asiago cheese spread, and New York style pita chips.
  3. Cheese, Crackers and Sweets ($29.95) gives you merlot cheddar cheese spread, sea salt and olive oil crackers, and Lily O’Brien’s chocolate chip cookies – there’s something for everyone!
  4. Tazo Tea Party ($33.47) is the perfect gift for the tea lover on your list. In addition to a few other items, you’ll get a nice selection of Tazo teas, chocolate chip cookies, almond cookies, strawberry bonbons, and two 14 oz. mugs for drinking the tea!

Toys are always the highlight of any family’s Christmas morning, so let’s take a look at some favorites!

  1. LEGO Star Wars Limited Edition X-wing Fighter ($49.99) the ship that started it all! It has 437 pieces and comes with 6 figurines of the most popular Star Wars characters!
  2. Christmas Thomas and Holiday Tunnel Set ($14.99) is one of the most popular toys for kids. It comes with an exclusive holiday themed tunnel and a Thomas and Tobby train!
  3. PlayMobil Take Along Dollhouse ($49.99) keeps the fun with you! This dollhouse is ideal as it packs up in seconds, fits in the car, and goes with you everywhere you go!
  4. Harry Potter Voldemort’s Illuminating Wand ($42.94) is the “Dark Lord’s” wand with a light that will turn on and off simply by shaking it!

Lounging Clothes:
Great for just laying around the house on Christmas day, lounge clothes like robes and slippers are always a great idea. A nice pair of pajamas are a great touch also (especially if you can find them with feet)!

  1. Men’s L.L. Bean Terry Cloth Robe ($49.50) is thick and comfortable and will get more comfortable and absorbent with every wash!
  2. Santa Snoopy Long Sleeve Women’s Pajamas ($24.99) features a Santa Snoopy on ice skates and comes in a cotton top and polyester bottom.
  3. Dearfoams Women’s Dearfoams Closed-back Slipper ($22) is a pair of cushy slippers that feel great on your feet and keeps feet warm. Well built, she’ll be sure to enjoy them for years to come!
  4. Land’s End Women’s Petite Cotton Modal Pajama Set ($49.50) is a soft blend cotton pajama set with a long sleeve top with a snoop neckline, and the pants have a full elastic waist with a drawstring.

Pets really are more like family members than animals, so treat them to some wonderful presents as well – why not? They’re gifts under $50!

  1. Mighty Toy Puppy Dog ($21.95) is one tough chew toy! Built with four rows of reinforced stitching so it can handle even the biggest chewers!
  2. Leopard Skin 62″ Cat Tree Pet House ($39.88) give a cat a home to play in! Built 62″ tall, it also has a scratching post to keep the cat busy and happy – and save furniture in the process!
  3. Tetra 5 Gallon Aquarium ($48.99) is a great starter kit. Has a 5 gallon crescent shaped aquarium and comes with everything you need to get started, except the fish! Has whisper filtration, a 16 LED light hood, and curbed front to give the aquarium additional depth and beauty.


Source by Betty Jo