Buying at Christmas can be stressful. We get it. And this year, figuring out what to spend on loved ones might be extra difficult to navigate. We’ve been meticulously writing about the best gifts for everyone in your life at the Strategist UK, but it’s important to remember, no matter whom you’re buying for, you don’t need to break the bank. So we’ve put together the best gifts you can buy online that all come in under a tenner. Lastly, as it’s edging closer to Christmas, we’ve checked to make sure that everything featured will arrive on your doorstep before December 25.
For your friend who has been Instagramming restaurant meal kits since July
For your auntie, who loves a puzzle (but hasn’t a lot of space)
This puzzle might be small in size, but it still has 150 pieces.
For your friend who is giving up her four-coffee-a-day habit
There’s a reason northerners swear by loose-leaf tea.
For your kid’s primary-school teacher, who valiantly Zoomed their way through Key Stage 2
Admittedly, they might need something a bit stronger, but this is a thoughtful stocking-stuffer.
For your friend, who works from bed
For your cousin, who works from the kitchen table
Having it hit the Y key on your keyboard is entirely optional.
For your colleague who Slacks about their snacks
For your mother-in-law, who is getting serious about plants
Perfect for someone who can propagate almost anything.
For your father-in-law, who can’t even keep his cacti alive
For your uncle who sends you pictures of each and every fry-up
For your office Secret Santa
For your brother who cancelled his honeymoon in Italy
For your stepbrother, who prefers a starter to a pudding
For your niece who is moving from acrylic nails to all-natural
For your boyfriend who overcommitted to Movember
A great little stocking stuffer for the man who has everything, including copious amounts of facial hair.
For the boyfriend who got into old-fashioneds during lockdown 2.0
For your work husband (who you ate lunch with every day)
Give them a decent hot sauce and even their microwaved leftovers will taste like something you picked up at Kerb.
For the dad who makes a legendary Sunday roast
For the girlfriend whom you’re just getting serious with
For the boyfriend who is handy(ish)
Give the gift of prying and jimmying this Christmas.
For the sister-in-law who’s a doodler
For your old uni housemate, who just got on the property ladder
For your partner who is in the dictionary right under ‘light sleeper’
Just staring at the tin will make you sleepy.
For your new girlfriend’s mum
This is a great price for a super-hydrating hand cream.
For your husband, who doesn’t want anything
Nobody can resist a Tangfastic (or ten).
For your housemate, who has a ‘Kill Bill’ poster on his wall
How about one of our favourite prints you can buy on Amazon, instead?
For your downstairs neighbour (with an enviable herb garden)
For your upstairs neighbour (who stomps around the flat)
A gift that says “please keep it down,” but kindly.
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