Frugal Gift Ideas for Tweens and Teens

frugal gift ideas for tweens & teens

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Frugal Gift Ideas for Tweens and Teens

Shopping for a tween or teen can have its challenges. After all, they’re not usually into toys anymore, and toys are so easy to buy!

Gift cards are great, but they’re also pretty boring to give. Why not show your tween or teen how amazing you are at gift giving with the help of these frugal gift ideas! You are sure to find some thought provoking ideas that don’t all center around technology.

Take a look at these Frugal Gift Ideas for Tweens and Teens:

Gifts under $5

Gifts under $5 for Tweens and Teens

Hand Warmers – Cold hands are the worst!

eos Lip Balm – Lip Balm, but a bit more fancy.

Dehydrated Marshmallows for Hot Chocolate – What a delicious stocking stuffer!

Lip Smackers – A fun new lip balm is, well, fun!

Mud Masks – These types of masks are a huge hit with my 11 year old.

Eyeshadow – A new eyeshadow is always a good idea.

Gum – I really like PUR Gum because it uses xylitol to sweeten it. My dentist said that xylitol can help in preventing cavities! Lots of different flavors too.

Sketchbook – For the one who loves to doodle or wants to refine their skills.

Crystal Snowflake Necklace – Cute and you won’t believe the price!

Travel Size Shaving Cream – Perfect stocking stuffer for the teen on the go.

Bookmark – Perfect for the teen who loves coffee and a good book.

Gifts under $10

Gift ideas under $10 for tweens and teens

Mad Libs – I think this would be a fun stocking stuffer for the tweens! Christmas edition to feel more festive.

Uno – When I was a teen, we had so much fun playing Uno as a big group of friends.

Scalp Massager – A great way to deep clean the scalp and keep hair healthy.

Heatless Hair Curler – Easy peasy curls!

Hair Ties – This is a pack of 50. You can never have enough hair ties! Especially highly rated non-pull ones.

Vinyl Sticker Pack – Just the thing to liven up laptops, water bottles and more!

Neutrogena Make-up Remover Cleansing Wipes – These individually wrapped cleansing wipes are perfect for stashing in a backpack.

Under Armour Sweat Band – Perfect for gym class or the athlete.

Bamboo Toothbrushes – Ideal practical gift for the teen that is more eco-conscious.

Hand Cream – Leave dry hands behind when cold weather hits.

Gifts under $25

Gift ideas under $25 for tweens and teens

100 Movies Scratch Off Poster – This looks like such a fun thing to do with their friends!

Breakout Buster – Help your teen get their breakouts under control with this highly rated product!

Burt’s Bees Detoxifying Clay Mask – The perfect accompaniment for your teens’ next movie with friends.

Codenames – Lots of laughs are sure to be had on their next game night with friends or family.

Gloves in a bottle – A must have item for the constant hand washing these days.

The Screaming Goat – The perfect gift for lots of silly laughter in your home.

Do Not Disturb Gaming Socks – These funny socks are ideal for the gamer in your household.

Cropped Pullover – Lululemon dupe for the win!

Platform Mini Boots – If you don’t have a pair of knock-off Tasman Ugg’s, are you even on TikTok?

2 Piece Makeup Bag Set – These bags with the fun chenille embroidery letters all all the rage right now.

Joggers – Some good ol’ joggers will work for any teen.

Letter Board – See what kind of creative and witty things they can come up with,

Wet Brush – Every girl or guy with long hair needs a really good brush.

Personalized Notepad – Anything personalized to so fun to receive! Especially if the recipient has a more unusual name.

Fairy Lights – Most teens like to spend a lot of time in their rooms, so making it feel extra cozy with some fun lights would be appreciated. These LED Strip Lights are another alternative.

Buffalo Plaid Onesie – Cozy and festive! As an alternative, there is a two piece pajama set as well.

Murder Mystery Puzzle Book – Now this is a unique gift idea for the person who loves to play detective!

Glitter pens – Perfect for the teen who loves to journal or doodle.

Journal – A beautiful journal to go along with new pens.

Plaid Flannel Shirt – A classic staple that every teenage boy needs.

Bluetooth Toque – For the teen that wants to be warm and listen to music wirelessly!

Gifts under $50

Gifts under $50 for tweens and teens

Disney Villainous Board Game – With over 1,000 5 star reviews, I think this is a great game for Disney fans.

Puma Duffle Bag – A duffel bag is a must have for any road trip or athlete.

Ukulele – We gave our oldest daughter a Ukulele and it has been used so much! She’s always making up songs. A great gift that will grow with the recipient.

Checkered Slippers – This pattern is very in right now.

Puffer Phone Case – What teen wouldn’t love this? It must be so fun to squish!

Markers – These would be perfect for the beginner illustrator or drawer.

Buddha Board – This is a unique gift idea! Perfect way to be creative but for mistakes to be okay because it has no permanence.

Flashlight Gloves – Perfect for the gadget lover, runner, cyclist or really anything when you need to be hands-free!

Water Bottle – A high quality water bottle is a must! This one is available in so many different colors.

Packable Puffer Vest – Sometimes a jacket isn’t the answer for a teen, but a warm vest is. Here’s one for the guys, or the gals that like a roomier fit.

lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag – The must-have belt bag.

Blanket Hoodie – What teen doesn’t like to be cozy? Perfect gift right here! I can personally vouch for this one… it’s gooood!

Bluetooth Speaker – Tweens and Teens love their music. This bluetooth speaker will keep the tunes rolling wherever they go.

Oversized Sweater – Oversized is in! Here are matching joggers to complete the look.

Gifts over $50

Gifts over $50 for tweens and teens

Flannel Cargo Pajamas – Cozy, soft and in style. Check.

High Waist Mom Jeans – The teens want what the teens want.

Spikeball – Teens will love playing this with their friends where ever their adventures take them.

Laser Tag Set – Get those kids up and moving!

Nike Hoodie – It’s oversize, definitely cozy and has a bunch of cute colors! Here’s an Under Armour one for the teen boys.

Noise Cancelling Headphones – Let them hear their favorite tracks really well.

Mini Photo Printer – For the teen that wants to instantly print photos with their besties.

Insulated Booties – I see the girls at my daughters’ dance studio wearing booties similar to these. They must be warm and cozy.

There you have it! I sure hope you were able to find some good frugal gift ideas for the tweens and teens that you have on your list!

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Frugal Gift Ideas for Families

frugal gift ideas for families

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Frugal Gift Ideas for Families

Every year, I like to purchase one gift that will be fun for the whole family. Usually it’s a board game of some sort. We like to try it out right away on Christmas day for some extra quality family time!

However, there are sooo many different things out there that would make fantastic gifts for families.  

This gift guide has fun, frugal gift ideas for families that any family would love. Happy gifting!

1.Whirley-Pop Stovetop Popcorn Popper – $39.99

Make some delicious theatre style popcorn in three minutes with the classic Whirley-Pop Stovetop Popcorn Popper. Create some fun memories on movie nights!

2. Mini Portable Projector – $119.99

This is neat! It’s a portable projector that you can plug in or use with the included power bank to watch a movie anywhere! Be sure to clip the $30.00 off coupon. 

3. Retro Toboggan – $85

This could be such a fun family gift idea! Have fun as a family ripping down the toboggan hill with this cute plaid, lightweight toboggan. Currently on sale!

4. Monogram Mugs – $14.99

I love the idea of matching monogram mugs for each member of the family! You could even stick some hot chocolate or a gift card inside each mug. Here is a less expensive option from

5. Winter Lights 500 Piece Puzzle – $24.99

This is a beautiful puzzle! Since it’s 500 pieces, it may be the perfect thing for a family with younger children.

6. Our Christmas Story – $55.99

If you are a family who really appreciates traditions and preserving memories, this is a gorgeous keepsake book to help you. This will be a family treasure for years and generations to come.

7. Solo Stove Fire Pit – $329.99

Alright, this one is not very frugal, but if you have an outdoorsy family this might just be the gift that keeps on giving year after year. These Solo Stoves are 5 stars and so, so good. Uses real logs, but is smokeless! Shop around for sales!

8. Snowman Kit – $19.99

Everything you need to build the perfect snowman! Fun for everyone.

9. Flip Waffle Maker -$49.99

Help your family start a weekend tradition or continue a favourite tradition. This rotating waffle maker is just fun and makes delicious waffles.

10. Apres Ski 1000 Pc Puzzle – $23.99

Another great puzzle, but this one has 1000 pieces so perfect for a family with older children or one that enjoys doing a puzzle during the entire duration of the holidays.

11. Kids Against Maturity Family Game – $39.98

Kids Against Maturity combines the tried and tested fill-in-the- blank game-play, a perfect enjoyable hilarious way to bring your family together. You will be sure to be laughing so much when you play this favourite!

12. Brain Freeze Family Card Game – $29.95

Get to know friends and family better – When the fastest answer wins, but you never know what they’ll let slip! Great group game for those aged 10 and up.

13. Tetris – $35.96

Play head-to-head with up to four players in an all-new tabletop strategy game based on the world famous Tetris game!

14. Wordle the Party Game – $34.99

Inspired by the popular digital version, Wordle: The Party Game features the same gameplay fans love, but players compete in real life to solve the Wordle

15. Charcuterie Board – price varies by size

How about a beautiful handmade charcuterie board for fun, snacky, family dinners? This one is made in Canada!

16. Kubb Yard Game – $79.99

My parents discovered this game while they were camping this summer. My dad, loves wood working, so he promptly crafted this game in his shop. Fortunately, you can actually purchase this game too! We had so much fun playing it this year and enjoyed the friendly competition.

17. Matching Family Pajamas – various prices

How FUN is it to all have matching pajamas for the holidays? In this post, I have a huge assortment of matching family Christmas pajamas from Canadian retailers.

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Frugal Gift Ideas for Kids

Frugal Gift Ideas for Kids

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The best frugal gift ideas for Kids

Shopping for gifts for kids can be tricky. While there is no shortage of ideas out there, it can be tough finding quality, engaging toys. So my goal with this gift guide was to find ideas that inspire creativity, teaches a skill, is practical or gets them up and moving!

Bonus, nearly all the frugal gift ideas for kids are $50 or less! If it’s not less than $50, it comes highly vetted by me!

Frugal Gift Ideas for Toddlers

gift ideas for toddlers

Where’s The Bear – The Hide-and-Find Stacking Block Game

Shopping List Game – A favourite in our house!

The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game – This game is fun and great for fine motor skills.

Tissue Box Toy – what young child wouldn’t love this??

Kids Play Tent – Perfect for a quiet play space in a cozy corner.

Water Doodle Mat – Time for some mess free fun with one of these mats!

Town Playmat Rug – Popular with all kids. Hours of pretend play fun!

Play Doh Magical Oven Set – You can’t go wrong with Play-Doh! This is one of those messy activities that I allow because of the depth of play.

Assortment of Wild Animals – Still a favourite here, my youngest plays with animals all the time!

Electric Toothbrush – Who says that the best gifts can’t be practical too? I can highly recommend this toothbrush!

Earflap Hat – I am going to be so sad when my daughter finally outgrows her hat! I love that this has a built in scarf.

Counting Dinosaurs Sorting Toy Set – This looks like a great education activity for practicing a multitude of skills.

Wooden Toy Mixer/Bake set – I haven’t met one child that doesn’t like to pretend with real life toys!

24 Piece Kids Construction Tool Playset – So much fun for the builder!

Picasso tiles – These magnetic tiles are more than $50, but I highly, highly recommend them!

Doll Feeding Set – Doll accessories like these have been a huge hit in our family.

Tangram Shape Puzzle Set – These are great for practicing problem solving and fine motor skills

LCD Writing Tablet – We have a couple of these and they are always used! Great for in the car too!

Huggle Pet – This is a hoodie blanket that can be stuffed into a stuffed animal! Here is a blue puppy.

Wipe Clean Workbook – Both my daughters have loved these types of books!

Frugal Gift Ideas for Kids

Gift ideas for kids

Brainometry STEM Game – A fun brain booster game!

Crayola Inspiration Art Set – The artist will love carrying this around everywhere they go!

Unicorn 3D Night Light – This one is just a super cool idea. There are other animal options as well.

Lip Balm Making Kit – My daughter and I always enjoy doing kits like these together.

Stomp Rocket – These are a ton of fun!

Paint Your Own Figurines – I would have loved these when I was young!

Blank Comic Book – Let the kids make their very own comic book!

Interesting Stories for Curious Kids – Perfect for the kids that want to impress their friends at school with fascinating stories!

Listified! – A Book full of lists of interesting facts!

LEGO Classic Creative Monsters – Aww, cute little Lego monsters!

Charm Bracelet Making Kit – They will have fun creating bracelets that they can keep for themselves or give to a friend.

Clay Beads Kit – My daughter is having so much fun creating bracelets with these clay beads.

The Never Girls Book Collection #1 – Perfect for the girl who loves fairies.

A Percy Jackson and the Olympians Book – Perfect for the fantasy book fan!

The Big Fun Cookbook for Kids – Perfect for a child wanting to learn how to cook!

Kid Nylon Knife Set – For those kids that like to help in the kitchen.

LED Bike Wheel Lights – These are just so cool! And provide extra bike visibility.

Air Dry Clay – The hours of creative fun that could be had with this!

Paint by Sticker Kids – This looks like a really fun rainy day or car activity!

Lite-Brite – A classic toy sure to be loved by the whole family!

Magnetic Dart Board Set – Hours of fun, in a safe way!

LEGO Classic Creative Suitcase – LEGO is always a fantastic option!

Sumolux Winter Hat – These are ridiculously cute and warm! Available in many different styles.

Bath Bombs with Surprises Inside – These look like a ton of bath fun.

Classic Kids Card Games – I love this card game pack that includes 6 popular games.

Outdoor Explorer Kit – Make being outdoors even more fun!

Frugal Gifts Ideas for Kids that are $10 or Less

Gifts for kids under $10

Color Changing Hot Chocolate – A must for every stocking!

Melissa & Doug Reusable Sticker Pad – These have been hours of fun in our house.

Hidden Pictures Discovery Activity Zone – This has been really fun for my oldest daughter to do when we’re driving in the car.

Sketch Book – I think every child needs a book with blank pages for doodling and drawing!

Paint your Own Stepping Stone – Perfect for the little artist that would love painting something besides rocks.

Water Wow Reusable Activity Book – Another favorite in our household. There are so many different themes too!

Lip Smackers Frappe Cup Lip Balm – It really doesn’t matter what kind of lip balm, but my daughters love to get a lip balm.

Baby Toddler Sunglasses – A very useful, practical gift. 🙂

Hot Wheels 5 Car Pack – A great gift idea for any Hot Wheels fan!

Slinky – Everyone loves a Slinky!

Flashlight – Every kid needs a flashlight for fort building, camping and exploring.

Japanese Food Eraser Set – These are really cute and fun. Can also be taken apart and reassembled like a puzzle.

Play-Doh – This always keeps my girls entertained and creative for quite some time!

Stickers – I don’t know one child that wouldn’t love a whole bunch of stickers.

Little ABC Coloring Book – Really, any kind of coloring book is great fun.

The 3 Minute Gratitude Journal – Gift giving seasons are a great time to cultivate an attitude of gratitude.

Spy Glasses – Perfect for the little detective!

Big Magnifying Glass – I remember using the magnifying glass my parents had all the time outside!

Felt Friends Craft Activity Kit – This looks like a lot of fun!

Guess Who Travel Card Game – Perfect for road trips.

Paper Airplane Book – My daughter was gifted this book and has had a lot of fun creating all sorts of different paper airplanes!

Sea Life Mazes – Mazes are always a hit!

Glow in the Dark Perler Beads – Perler beads that glow in the dark? I’m not a kid, but I want some!

I Spy Animals – This could be hours of fun!

I’d love to know some of your no-fail gift ideas. Let us know in the comments below!

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Frugal Gift Ideas for Men

frugal gift ideas for men

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Frugal Gift Ideas for Men

Men are so hard to shop for! Am I right? It can be tricky to come up with thoughtful and unique gift ideas for the dads, brothers and husbands on our lists. They either have everything already or don’t want anything. (At least in my case!)

I think what I have here in this gift guide for men, is a great variety of different ideas. I’m positive you will find something for that hard to shop for person. So sit down, cozy up with this gift guide and get the inspiration flowing with these frugal gift ideas for men!

Gifts under $5

gifts for men under $5

Swedish Berries – For the man with a sweet tooth.

Lindt Chocolate Bar – Another gift idea for the man that loves chocolate.

Lavazza Qualita Oro Ground Coffee – Great for the man who loves good coffee. Or maybe he loves tea?

Barkley’s Mints – Mints are always good to have on hand. These Barkley’s All Natural Mints seem fancy but are a nice price.

Scotch Mints – a classic!

Lip Balm – This Nivea Lip Balm is specifically for men. Because men get dry lips too!

Earphone Organizer (2 pack) – Great for the guy who doesn’t have wireless earphones yet or doesn’t like wireless!

Sudoku Puzzles – Fun for the guy that likes to challenge his brain. This Word Search book is another option.

GearTie – I think these are pretty smart! A great alternative to zip ties and much sturdier than a twist tie.

Beef Sticks – For the man that loves a savory snack.

Gifts under $10

Gifts for men under $10

Jack Links Beef Jerky – Delicious!

Plant Based Jerky – Even vegan men can enjoy some good jerky!

Method Body Wash – a highly rated men’s shower gel with a great manly scent.

Portable Back Scratcher – I’m not sure if this would be a gag gift or something really practical!

Dust Cleaner – This dust cleaner is so satisfying! Perfect for keyboards, car vents and more. This is sure to be a hit!

Pocket Tool – Your guy is sure to use these credit card-sized tools all the time!

O’Keeffe’s Working Hands Hand Cream – A practical gift for the man that gets really dry hands in the winter.

Stick on Wallet for Cell Phones – For the man that doesn’t like to carry a bulky wallet, but still carries their cell phone!

Novelty Socks – If he likes fun patterned socks, he’ll like these!

Kicking Horse Coffee – Kicking Horse Coffee is a delicious Canadian roasted coffee. I recommend the Kick Ass Dark Roast.

Gifts under $25

Gifts for men under $25

Skipping Rope – A simple exercise tool that’s fun and breaks a sweat.

What I Love about You Fill-in-the-Blank Gift – If he’s a sentimental type, this is a thoughtful gift to give.

Slim Minimalist Wallet – Perfect for the man that needs to carry some cards and cash, but hates a bulky wallet!

Personalized Wall Calendar – Every year we get my Father in Law a calendar with pictures of the girls. He loves it!

A Dad Joke a Day – 365 Dad jokes? I know what I’m getting for my dad this year. 🙂

Notebooks – For the man that likes to always take notes.

Maca Root & Aloe Softening Shaving Cream – This is a highly rated product for men from The Body Shop Canada.

Wood BBQ Scraper – In case you haven’t heard, wood BBQ scrapers are THE thing for BBQ’s right now. They won’t leave metal bristles in your food!

Basic Hoodie – A basic hoodie is a staple for most men’s wardrobes. You can’t beat the price for these ones!

Cable Organizer Case – Pack away all the chargers, cables, and devices in one convenient place. Perfect for travel.

Toiletry Bag – A nice toiletry bag is something every man needs.

BBQ Croc 3 in 1 Barbecue Tool – This is a unique tool with great ratings for the BBQ enthusiast.

Lifestraw Portable Water Filter – The outdoorsy type will love getting this so they can have safe drinking water where ever their adventures lead them!

Winter Daily Toque – A new toque might just be the thing he loves most!

Gifts under $50

Gifts for men under $50

Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker – Perfect for the person that wants a really good cup of coffee from home.

Hammock – When we were camping this summer, we were pretty much the only ones without a hammock. So I’m thinking this would be a win for sure!

Portable Charger – Sometimes a wall plug in isn’t always available so a portable charger is perfect for convenience.

Under Armour Hat – A good classic baseball cap is sometimes the perfect gift!

Under Armour Hoodie – My husband’s favorite hoodies are his Under Armour ones!

Guide to the National Parks of Canada – Perfect idea for the man who wants to travel around their home land.

Extraordinary Canadians – An inspiring read to spark more patriotism for Canada.

Stanley Travel Mug – An indestructible travel mug is a must for any man who enjoys hot drinks.

Waterproof Hooded Blanket – Perfect for the sports dad.

Manmade Boxer Brief – Featured on Dragons’ Den, these highly rated boxer briefs might just be the favorite gift.

“Sawdust is Man Glitter” T-Shirt – For the man who loves woodworking.

Gifts more than $50

Gifts for men over $50

Hot Sauce Sampler Gift Set – This is a fun and unique idea for the guy that loves hot sauces!

Grilling Spice Set – Includes 20 unique BBQ rubs and spices to expertly season food.

Shiatsu Back Neck Massager – Relax those tired muscles after a long day.

Laser Distance measure – Nice for the handyman!

Weather Forecaster – For the man that is interested in the weather and temperatures.

Smart Wireless Meat Thermometer – This smart meat thermometer guarantees a perfect steak every time! Perfect for the foodie that loves tech too!

SAXX Underwear – Apparently these are the best! (They do go on sale occasionally.)

Razer BlackShark V2 X Gaming Headset – Every gamer need a good pair of headphones with a microphone.

There you have it! I sure hope you were able to get some good frugal gift ideas for the men on your list!

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Frugal Gift Ideas for Women

frugal gift ideas for women

Frugal Gift Ideas for Women

Since the focus here at Simply Frugal is, of course, frugality, I’m going to break down the gift guides into various price points. Sound good?

All right. Let’s get started with Frugal Gift Ideas for women! I happen to think shopping for women can be one of the easiest shopping tasks every year. However, sometimes it’s really nice to have some unique and different ideas to think about!

So go ahead and take a look or pass this on to your significant other for some hints. I’m sure you will find thoughtful but frugal gift ideas for women at every price point.

Gifts Under $5

gifts for women under $5

Sally Hansen Nail Polish – A new nail colour is always a welcomed gift!

Burt’s Bees Lip Balm – With 100% natural ingredients and so many different flavours, your recipient is sure to appreciate a new lip balm!

SmartSweets – Who says treats have to be bad for you? SmartSweets candy is perfect for any of the ladies on your list.

Method Hand Soap – A nice scented hand soap is sure to make her enjoy washing her hands more pleasant.

The Ordinary 100% Plant-Derived Hemi-Squalane – This is to moisturize hair and skin!

Planner Stickers – Perfect for the person who loves their planner!

Tetley Tea – For the tea lover on your list.

Monogram mug – My favorite mug is a mug I was gifted with my first initial.

Christmas Chocolate Mouse – This is so cute and you can’t go wrong with chocolate!

Gifts under $10

Makeup Remover Wipes – These are fantastic for those lazier evenings, but when the makeup still has to come off.

Maybelline Lifter Gloss – High shine, a little bit of colour and fuller looking lips!

Embellished Bobby Pins – These would add a very nice sparkle.

Letter Writing Set – Perfect for the letter writing friend!

Swedish Sponge Cloth – I have heard wonderful things about these cloths. They would make a fantastic gift!

The Ordinary Moisturizer – I love The Ordinary products and this moisturizer looks like it will offer great moisturization for a lot of skin types.

Maldon Sea Salt – If you are shopping for a foodie, Maldon Sea Salt Flakes are sure to make them excited to be in the kitchen again.

The Ordinary Caffeine Solution – This is a must have for moms that seem to always have tired, puffy eyes!

Hair Finishing Stick – This is so neat! It looks like a mascara wand, but it actually holds hair gel to tame flyaway hair!

Soap Saver Bar Soap Bag – This is a unique idea! Fun to pair with a nice bar of soap.

KitchenAid Loaf Pan – Perfect for the person you know that loves to bake.

Gifts under $25

Apple Watch Band – A new Apple watch band is a fun idea. There are just so many color options!

A nice Mug – Get her a new mug that will become her go-to, favourite mug! This set of two is beautiful and can be separated for two gifts!

Lace Ruffle Ankle Socks – a different take on the waffle knit Free People socks that she’s sure to love.

Travel Jewelry Box – Help the friend who travels often to have her jewelry all nicely organized on her next trip!

Microfiber Hair Towel – Dry hair in less the time!

Cookie Scoop – These are a game changer for baking!

Holiday Romance Novel – A fun, cozy romance novel is sure to be a hit with the reader on your list.

Flower Bud Vase – Perfect for the person who loves flowers or propagating their own plants!

One Line a Day Journal – I love the concept of this journal! It’s a great way too look back on past years!

Satin Pillow Cases – Your recipient will love waking up with less messy hair!

Mini Waffle Maker – This small but mighty machine busts out some really good waffles. Also makes great hashbrowns and paninis.

Baby Nessie Tea Infuser – This is the cutest tea infuser that I ever did see! It comes in a pack of three so you could separate and give to multiple people.

Shakespeare Insults poster – This would make for a great conversation piece in the home of someone who loves Shakespeare!

Plush Velvet Throw – I personally own three of these and they are so good!

Festive nail wraps – For some nail fun that won’t damage nails!

Fuzzy Crossband Slippers – Cozy for the win!

Wild Flicker Soy Candle – A festive smelling candle is always so nice.

Gifts under $50

Waffle Knit Sleep Pants – These sleep pants are stylin’ in the wide leg! Who doesn’t need a new pair of sleep/cozy pants anyways?

Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask – I have heard great things about this product! What a luxurious product she won’t have to buy herself!

Belt Bag – This looks like a fantastic dupe for the Lululemon belt bag that is $80!

Diamond Painting Storage Case – This is a perfect gift for someone that loves to do diamond painting!

Waffle Knit Sweater – This looks like a nice layering piece.

Saje Peppermint Halo – This one is going on my wish list! I’m prone to headaches.

Lasagna Trio Pan – Make up to three different recipes in one pan!

Robe – This flannel robe is sure to delight!

Ello Insulated Travel Mug – This one has great ratings, looks great and keeps beverages hot or cold!

Wireless Bluetooth Headphones – These headphones have a high rating for comfort and sound quality.

Packing Cubes – Let’s just say, I will always travel with packing cubes now. They are a game changer!

Label Maker – For the one that loves to organize things with labels!

Day Planner by Emily Ley – This is the planner I used this year and love it!

Waffle Knit Blanket – The waffle knit is in for bedding this year! Help her add a cozy layer to her bed with this thoughtful gift.

Gifts over $50

Kindle – I think I’ve owned my Kindle for at least 10 years now. It’s still going strong and I still love it! Highly recommend! They do go on sale too.

Thermal Laminator – Perfect for the person who loves to use printables or wants to make frequently used papers more durable.

Heated Blanket – The ultimate cozy gift that she will love all winter long!

Craftsy Membership – If you know a crafter, they may love a membership to Craftsy to hone their skills! You can also purchase individual classes.

Car Battery Charger – Help her to drive with confidence. Dead battery? No problem!

And that wraps up the frugal gift ideas for women! Did you find any inspiration? What are your favourite gifts to give the women on your list?

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The Best Advent Calendars in Canada for 2023

Advent Calendars in Canada

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The Best Advent Calendars in Canada

When I was growing up, the only advent calendar I knew of were those little chocolate ones that were a bargain from the grocery store or dollar store. But those were still magical and fun!

These days, advent calendars have evolved to include everything from beauty products to toys to crafts! Advent calendars in 2023 take things to a whole new level!  Imagine the excitement on your kids’ faces when they open up mini LEGO sets or Polly Pocket figures. Imagine your own excitement when you open up something you love each morning! 

For today’s post, I thought it would be fun to round up the best advent calendars in Canada for 2023! You’re sure to find something for everyone! They range in price from frugal to not so frugal, but I made sure to only list the well rated advent calendars and legit retailers!

Advent Calendars in Canada for Kids

Advent calendars in canada

Advent Calendars in Canada for Adults

Please note: I listed the regular price on all the advent calendars, but they may go on sale too!

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