Is your gift-giving list about as long as Santa’s this year? Stop chasing your tail in merry mayhem! We’ve taken the guesswork out of your holiday shopping with this ultimate gift guide featuring ideas that are all under $50! Here we go!
Cute clutch/crossbody bag
This bag, in a goes-with-everything brown or muted gold, comes with a chain strap for versatility and has a zipper closure plus magnets to hold the flap in place. $48 at The Impeccable Pig
Perfect for the shoe lover, these inserts keep shoes in great shape, travel well and look adorable in the closet! Available at Manhattan South for $39
Keep your feet cozy and warm with a pair of cute boot socks from Theadora Abbeyluxe. In a variety of patterns for $18 to $22
Tech touch gloves
Echotouch gloves keep your fingers warm while they do the talking! $45 at Monkee’s
Fun and colorful necklaces
Tassles and beads in bright colors are a great wardrobe accessory. Available at Theadora Abbeyluxe for $48
Infinity scarf with zippered pocket
A scarf with a hidden pocket is perfect for holding cash and your phone. Available at Shoefly for $29
These slippers are super soft, and are perfect for keeping toes warm during the winter! They are $11 or, for $22, you can get a monogram. At Oodles of Gifts
A printed robe in a cheerful motif is sure to be a treasured gift. Available for $50 at A Little Something Gift Boutique
Who wouldn’t want to be greeted by a confidence-boosting “hello gorgeous” from their makeup bag each morning? Available at Shoefly for $23
Shawlsmith London’s Belief collection scarves are a great gift for the fashion-forward mindful striver. Each scarf encapsulates an inspiration: the blue motif is for energy while the pink scarf is for hope. Available at Marella for $42
Plaid is the new black, so these scarves are perfect to keep warm while staying on top of the fashion game. For $27 at The Swanky Stork
Cozy pom-pom hat
Perfect for playing in the snow or keeping warm on a cold day’s hike, this hat, complete with pom-pom ties, is $35 at The Clothes Tree.
Susan Shaw jewelry
Statement jewelry at an affordable price is a perfect gift for the ladies on your list. Items shown here are available at Monkee’s from $21 to $36.
Delicate beads with accents like a druzy or cross are easy to wear. Wrap up one of these lovelies from Interiors in Cahaba Heights for $22 to $48.
These dainty chain bracelets come in a variety of stone choices and mix well to create a stack. $49 at Ex Voto Vintage
Refillable perfume spray or roller ball
Perfect as a stocking stuffer or a nice little happy for those who like to travel, this perfume container can be filled with a favorite fragrance through a one-way valve on the bottom. It comes in a spray or rollerball form for $22 at Gus Mayer.
The Wet Brush is great for brushing out wet hair without damaging or pulling. Plus it feels like a head-scratching massage! Available in several styles at Angela Watson Salon for $12 and up
Available for $49 at the newly opened In Shape MD, the Jan Marini antioxidant, broad-spectrum sunscreen has an SPF of 33 and is perfect for use year round. Give the gift of good skin!
Satin pillowcase with monogram
A satin pillowcase is a woman’s best friend — it prevents wrinkles and keeps hair from getting too mussed overnight! Personalize it with a monogram for a special touch. Available for $48 at The Lingerie Shoppe
A fresh toiletry bag is always a welcome gift. White waffle weave with monogrammed initial on the outside and a waterproof interior lining make this a great bag for travel or use at home. Available for $19 at A Little Something Gift Boutique
A great gift for the fashionable hostess, these agate coasters come in sets of two at Stella Blu for $48.
Hand-painted wine glasses
These hand-painted wine glasses by Atlanta-based artist Melissa Payne Baker are sure to add flair to all the holiday toasts. Available in a variety of colors and sizes for $22 each at Mulberry Heights Antiques
Beautifully embroidered hand towels make for a festive-yet-functional gift. Available at Chickadee for $8 to $14
Gift these pearls to the wine lover in your life, and she’ll never need ice to chill her too-warm vino again! Available at Table Matters for $27.50 for a set of four
Nibbled cheese board
Eeeek! A cheese board! This adorable cheese board will bring a smile to fun-loving cheese lovers. Available at A’mano for $37
Made from recycled wine bottles that are collected from the local bars and restaurants of Arizona Valley, these glasses are a unique treasure found at Stock & Trade for $29 a set.
Great to use as coasters, hold small jewelry or collect loose pocket change, these dishes are lovely home accents. Available for $25 at Table Matters
An oversized mug with a built-in saucer is great for soup and crackers or hot cocoa with a side of extra marshmallows. Available at A’mano for $38
Dia de Muertos Skull Pillow
This colorful, embroidered skull pillow makes for a fun accent in the living room or bedroom. Available for $48 at Atmosphere Home Essentials
After-dinner drink glassware set
Serve after-dinner apéritifs in style with this set of six beautiful cordial and liqueur stemware. Available for $38 at Trouvé
This olive tray is made from nonendangered Acacia wood and is an appealing way to serve olives, nuts, cherries, chocolate-covered strawberries and other small treats. Available at Chickadee for $12
These metallic beauties would be right at home for the holidays on a mantel, tabletop or even a desk or powder room sink area. Available in three sizes from $20 to $45 at Henhouse Antiques
The Laundress detergent
With a fresh clean scent, these laundry products are great for washing delicates and specialty wardrobe items, like your favorite dark jeans. Available at Suite Dreams for $25 per bottle
Festive animal-themed embroidered stockings are adorable at Once Upon a Time for $38 each.
Not just for Frozen fans, this pillow puts some cheer in the winter chill. Available at Sew Sheri for $30
Local artist Debra Hewitt creates beautiful works of art, like this nativity set. Each piece is also signed on the back and includes a scripture reference. Available at The Blue Willow for $43
These rustic bells come in three different sizes and are available at Lamb’s Ears for $18, $22 and $36.
FOR THE KIDS
Every young boy loves trains and will enjoy this 63-piece deluxe set that includes motorized train engines and working lights. Parents will enjoy the handy storage case! Available for $50 at Smith’s Variety
Unicorn pogo stick
The pogo stick is a classic toy, and this unicorn version is sure to delight the imaginative girl. Available at Smith’s Variety for $20
Customized candy gifts
Every kid loves candy! Let Sugar put together some festive holiday happies for your candy-loving friends. Prices vary.
Be the Best books
A handy guide to doing just about anything, from the perfect manicure and how to look your best in photos to how to build a raft or start a survival fire. Available at Swoop for $10 each
All the rage with the young set these days, these temporary tattoos come with two sheets of designs that can be cut to fit. They are easy to apply with water and can be removed with baby oil. Available at Table Matters for $22
Remote control whoopee cushion
Imagine the fun to be had with a remote control whoopee cushion! Works up to 50 feet away, so you can catch unsuspecting folks from afar. Available at Smith’s Variety for $15
Beer tasting kit
For the beer lover on your list, these tasting glasses ensure the true flavors of each type of beer are revealed. The kit contains an IPA, pilsner, lager and wheat beer glass. Available for $49 at Bromberg’s
The 40-ounce Hydro Flask keeps beverages cold for up to 24 hours (that’s three beers on game day!) or hot for up to 12 hours. Flasks are BPA-free and come with a lifetime warranty. Available for $36 at Alabama Outdoors
Long-sleeved Southern Tide tee
Southern Tide tees combine high-quality materials with a classic Southern allure. Available for $44 at Remon’s
This lightweight, half-zip pullover offers comfort and warmth. Available at The Pants Store for $40
On-the-Go Men’s Kit
Perfect for the traveling man, this kit looks very polished with a shoe/clothes brush attached to a tie-inspired zipper pocket that keeps a shoe horn, nail clippers and collar stays neatly organized inside. Available for $17 at Oodles of Gifts
Pickled veggies and hand-carved pick
Pickled veggies are a special treat for the foodie on your list. For an extra-special touch, include the hand-carved pick. Pickled veggies come in several sizes and are $18 for the 16-ounce jar shown here. The hand-carved pick is $20. Available at The Pantry by Stone Hollow Farmstead
The Decorative Carpet
A great coffee table book showcasing fine rugs in modern interiors is available for $50 at Paige Albright Orientals.
Happy shopping! For even more ideas, check out our $15 hostess gift guide that we ran last month and look for our gifts that give back post coming soon!