28 Secret Santa Gifts Under $25 That You’ll Want To Keep For Yourself

28 Secret Santa Gifts Under $25 That You’ll Want To Keep For Yourself

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A mini felt letter board sign for their desk that’ll make their workspace the envy of everyone in their office. It comes with 160 letters, numbers, and symbols, so they’ll have everything they need to craft their message.


A set of owl succulent pots that will inspire them to become a plant parent. They have drainage holes in their bottoms to keep plants healthy, and come with bamboo saucers, so that no excess dirt or water seep out onto their furniture.

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If you’re feeling generous, fill ’em with plants.

Get a set of six on Amazon Canada for $21.99. Available in 12 styles.


A water filtering straw that they’ll definitely want to bring on their next vacation abroad. It’s great for backpacking and is a solid alternative to iodine tablets and bulky purifiers.

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It can filter up to 1,000 liters of contaminated water without any chemicals and doesn’t need any batteries to get down to business.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.72.


A personal library kit that any bookworm will appreciate. It’ll help them channel their inner librarian and keep track of all the titles in their collection, so their most precious novels never go MIA.

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It comes with 20 self-adhesive pockets, 20 checkout cards, one date stamp, one black ink pad, and one pencil.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.72.


A set of artsy playing cards featuring the mugs of music legends like Prince, Lady Gaga, Freddie Mercury, Woody Guthrie, and Björk. It’s perfect for that person who you know loves music, but you aren’t quite sure what they listen to.


A colourful glass tumbler so that they can easily take their morning juice or smoothie with them on the go. Now they might actually be able to resist the urge to spend $8 on a cold-pressed beverage (no shade, we’ve all been there).

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Its silicone sleeve protects against chips and cracks, and makes it easy to hold.

Get it on Amazon for $13.26+. Available in four colours.


A wireless charger to save them from fishing around under their desk for a cord when their phone hits low battery. It has an integrated smart chip that keeps it from overheating and short circuiting.

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It’s compatible with QI-enable devices, including the Phone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, S8, S8 Plus, Galaxy S7, Nokia 9, Nexus 4, and Lumia 920.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in six colours.


A non-stick mini griddle that they can use to make everything to breakfast sammies to cookies. It doesn’t take up a ton of counter space, making it great for people with petite kitchens.

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One reviewer says they love it because they have a hand tremor and have trouble flipping foods. Because this cooks food evenly on both sides, there’s no need to mess around with a spatula.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.04+. Available in four colours.


A set of Burt’s Bees essentials that’s the perfect companion for holiday travels. It even comes with a makeup bag that they can use to stash all of their new products (plus a few more).

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The set includes body lotion, lemon butter cuticle cream, tinted lip balm, and a pack of ten white tea facial cleansing wipes.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.01. Available in five variety pack options.


A set of metallic travel flatware that’ll save them from using a ton of plastic cutlery. It’ll also make their lunch situation the envy of all your coworkers ’cause it’s so dang pretty.

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It includes one spoon, one fork, one pair of chopsticks, and a travelling case.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.55+. Available in seven colours.


A bottle of Mike’s Hot Honey that’s the perfect combo of spicy and sweet and tastes so heavenly that they’ll want to drizzle it on everything.

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One BuzzFeed writer loves it so much that she puts it on ice cream, pizza, and even uses in margaritas. Don’t worry, it’s not over the top spicy, so even someone with a more sensitive palate would probably enjoy it.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.95.


A pair of bestselling wireless headphones that are comfy enough to wear for hours on end and look way more expensive than they actually are. Reviewers are impressed with the sound quality and say they make for great gym headphones.

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Each charge will give your headphones enough juice to last five hours.

Get them on Amazon Canada for $24.99.


A set of assorted hair clips to make even their bed head look fabulous. Okay, maybe not fabulous, but a serious step up from the messy bun they’ve been rocking for the last five days.


A genius avocado slicing tool that splits, pits, and slices. This’ll save them from incurring any avocado-related injuries and make whipping up a batch of guac or avo toast a cinch.

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One BuzzFeed editor says its super satisfying to use and makes the process of cutting up an avo a whole lot less dangerous (she even nicked herself on the plastic blade and felt not one bit of pain).

Get it on Amazon Canada for $10+. Also available in white.


An Old Fashioned cocktail kit that includes everything they need (besides alcohol) to craft the perfect boozy beverage. Now they’ll be able to create some impressive drinks, even when there are no mixers in sight.

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The set comes with aromatic bitters, orange bitters, grapefruit bitters, sugar cubes, cocktail picks, a muddler spoon, and a linen napkin.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.


A set of cartoony enamel pins that are perfect for any fashionista who could use a pop of colour on their jean jacket or backpack.

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This set includes a whopping 30 pins, so you could probably get away with snagging a few for yourself.

Get it for $22.99.


A pizza luggage tag so that they can easily track down their bag on a jam-packed airport carousel (even if it’s the same black suitcase that everyone else has). It has an adjustable strap with metal buckle, so that it doesn’t budge.

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Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.46. Available in three styles.


A pair of double-walled glasses that will make your friend feel like a true Parisian while they sip their espresso. They’re made to keep drinks hot without hurting hands, so they can drink their coffee when it’s piping hot without suffering third degree burns.

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They’re condensation free and dishwasher safe.

Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $17.99.


A set of mini rug coasters that are probably way prettier than what they’re using right now. These have rubber backs to keep water from seeping through and to keep them from slippin’ and slidin’ around.


A nacho dinosaur and salsa vessel set for all their chip and dip needs. Obvi, they can put other stuff in it, too, but tortilla chips give it that true stegosaurus look.

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Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99+. Available in three styles.


A bougie coconut wax candle that’ll make their home smell like goji berries and tarocco orange. Despite its mini size, it can burn for a full 24 hours, so they’ll get plenty of use out of it.


A geometric picture frame that they can use to display their favourite memories in style. You should probs put a flattering selfie of you in it as a placeholder, you know, so they can get the full effect.

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Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.97. Available in five colours and six sizes.


A set of matryoshka measuring cups that’ll make their baking endeavors a whole lot cuter. They also won’t take up a ton of space in your drawers, since they literally nest inside of each other.

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The set comes with six matryoshkas in ¼ cup, ⅓ cup, ⅔ cup, ¾ cup, and 1-cup sizes.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.36. Also available in white.


A portable drink holder that sticks right to the wall of their shower or bathtub so that they can caffeinate (or pregame) while they get clean. It can fit everything from a mug to a wine glass, and can suction on to tile, glass, and mirrored surfaces.

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Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99. Available in six colours.


A cotton throw blanket to keep them warm this holiday season. Remember, anyone who says they don’t need more throw blankets is lying. C’mon, we live in Canada. It gets cold.

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Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.56. Available in five colours.


A ravioli maker for anyone who wants to experiment with Italian cooking. It comes with easy-to-follow recipes for pasta dough and ravioli so they can start testing out their skills as soon as they open it.

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They don’t even need a pasta roller to get started, they can just roll out the dough by hand and get to work.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.14.


An assortment of sherpa-lined slipper socks that they’ll probably wear all winter long. They have anti-skid grippers that’ll save them from taking a dive on their hardwood.


A handy wine saver that extracts the air from an opened wine bottle and re-seals it with the help of a rubber stopper. Now they’ll never be stuck drinking a stale glass of wine.

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The set comes with the wine saver and two reusable rubber stoppers.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.28. Also available in white.

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