frugal gift ideas for teachers, neighbors and friends

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Frugal Gift Ideas for Teachers, Neighbors and Friends

Do you give gifts to your kids’ teachers, your neighbors or friends? It can be a really fun way to let them know you appreciate them!

This gift guide was so much fun to put together. There are so many neat things out there and I know I rounded up some great budget-friendly ideas for you.

Without further ado, here are my Frugal Gift Ideas for Teachers, Neighbors and Friends!

  1. Maldon Sea Salt – This flaked salt is soo good! Perfect for finishing desserts or savory recipes.
  2. Gift Card Holder – This festive printable gift card holder is the perfect way to dress up a gift card!
  3. Mini Silicone Spatulas – Sounds silly, but these are so great for getting the very last bit in containers!
  4. Peppermint bark – A long time favorite gift. SO delicious! Here’s a homemade version too.
  5. Initial necklace – So pretty and dainty!
  6. Suncatcher Crystals – Add beautiful rainbows to your recipients home with these suncatcher crystals! This comes as a four pack, so you could even separate them so you have multiple gifts.
  7. Small Wood Paddle Board – Perfect gift idea for the person who loves to create those fancy charcuterie platters.
  8. Winter Headband – Ok, how cute are these? Everyone needs something to keep their ears warm!
  9. Bubble bath – Don’t we all know at least one person that likes taking baths to relax?
  10. Beautiful Boards book – Perfect gift for someone who loves entertaining.
  11. Blessings Jar – Sometimes we all need a reminder to focus on the positive and this gift is such an easy, special way to help us do just that.
  12. Throw – I would be very happy if someone gave me a soft, cozy throw.
  13. Weekly Desk pad – So cute to set out on a desk!
  14. Leather Wristlet Clutch bag – Perfect for when your recipient just wants to take a phone, ID and a few small things with them!
  15. Scented Candle Set – I don’t think you could go wrong with a candle! Perfect frugal gift idea for a teacher, friend or neighbor! This is a set so you could even separate each candle to give away.
  16. Lindt Candy Cane White Chocolate Truffles – These are so good and something I gift my friends every year.
  17. Bread Basket – This bread basket is perfect for the entertainer.
  18. Shower Steamers – No bath needed for this!
  19. Angie’s White Chocolate and Peppermint Popcorn – Grab a two bags. One to gift and one for yourself. Thank me later.
  20. Faux leather tote – Forget about giving this to someone on my list, I think I may want one for myself!
  21. Purse organizer – Know someone who has a purse for every outfit? Make switching over a breeze for them with this organizer!
  22. Warm Fuzzy Socks – Yes, please and a good novel too. 🙂
  23. Beeswax Food Wraps – These replace the need for traditional plastic wraps and containers for food storage. A must have for every kitchen!
  24. No Pong Deodorant – So this might only be appropriate for a really good friend, but I love this stuff!
  25. The Art of Home Book – The newest book from Shea McGee looks so so good!
  26. Moon Lamp – I just think this moon lamp is pretty neat! It would look great tucked in a cozy corner.
  27. Homemade Vanilla – I have a recipe here that I think you’ll love!
  28. Hand Lotion Gift Set – With all the hand washing in the winter months, hand lotion would probably be appreciated!
  29. Magnolia Table Volume 2 Cookbook – This has over 27,000 five star reviews! Sure to be a hit with a foodie.
  30. TableTopics – Questions to start great conversations.
  31. Recipe Notebook – A perfect place to collect all the favorite recipes!
  32. Homemade Sore Muscle Soak – Thoughtful homemade gifts are always appreciated!
  33. Caramel Apple Butter – Absolutely delicious, consumable gifts are the best and this caramel apple butter is sure to be a hit!
  34. Funny Teacher Candle – This one is perfect for the teacher you know has a sense of humor.

There you have it! I hope you are inspired to pick up the best gifts this year with these frugal gift ideas for teachers, neighbors and friends!

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