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Tech the halls with the best stocking stuffers for any budget

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With just a week until Christmas Day the holiday frenzy is officially here. Shopping for the best stuffed stockings is a fun Christmas tradition — if they’re not you should really start — don’t scramble to find just any old thing you find in the store. There’s still time to find one-of-a-kind stocking stuffers for everyone on your holiday shopping list online and we’ve created a list for you along with some last-minute gifts ideas for all your holiday inspiration needs. We update these lists daily so be sure to come back.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be long over, but there are still a lot of online sales to take advantage of this December. Retailers are closing out the year with the best holiday discounts. Throughout this month you’ll find daily deals for Amazon’s 12 Days of Deals, Walmart’s 20 Days of Deals countdown and, best of all, Free Shipping Day on December 14. And when you shop online, you save even more on some great stocking stuffer ideas that you can’t get in stores. With Amazon’s two day shipping and Walmart’s pick up in store, shopping will be a breeze this holiday season.

Stuffer gifts are the most fun to shop for because you can get really creative and personal. You can match your loved one’s stocking stuffer with their personality and style. With so many people to shop for this holiday season, stocking stuffers make for small but very meaningful presents for the ones you love. If you’re stumped on what to buy, we have a little something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for stocking stuffers for your bookworm friend, the beauty lover in your life, or your wanderlust-obsessed family member, we have a selection of fun ideas for them and everyone else on your list. We’ve broken it down by budget so if you’re searching for some unique yet cheap holiday stocking stuffers that won’t break your wallet see our list of stocking stuffers under $25. If you want to throw some extra cash this holiday season, we have the stocking stuffers under $50 and $100 as well.

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Best Gifts Under $25

Stocking stuffers have to be small and compact to fit inside a stocking which also means you can find a lot of travel-friendly gifts for someone on your holiday list. Small travel gadgets such as portable chargers and other pocket-sized devices are handy and will surely be appreciated.

If you’re looking to get something that’s a little outside the box this year these awesome stuffer ideas under $50 will not disappoint.

Buy from Amazon

PDP Pixel Pals Superman Lighted Figure - $15

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Gift this collectible Superman to the DC superherp fan in your life.
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Joto Waterproof Smartphone Dry Pouch - $5

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This waterproof case actually works! Gift it to someone to take on their next outdoor vacation.
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Spark LED Technology 4 Premium Wine Bottle Cork Lights

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This really is the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life who wants to decorate their home or display their beautiful bottles.
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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

$12 $25

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Gift this to your most adventurous friend so that they can make any water drinkable in their excusrions.
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Sbogie Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier - $11

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Take this portable humidifier wherever you go or keep it on your desk this winter to alleviate nose dryness.
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Digital Innovations The Nest Tangle-Free Earphone or Earbud Case

$10 $16

YOU SAVE $6

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Somehow our headphones tangle so much when we stuff them in our bag or pocket, gift someone this case to store their headphones so they never deal with that headache again.
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Chrome Laptop Sleeve

$15 $40

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Keep your laptop protected in the bag or on the go with this weather-resistant sleeve.
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Sensky 3-in-1 Motion Night Light Plug-in - $15

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This night light lights up brighter when it senses motion making it perfect to light up dark hallways or bedrooms for the little ones.
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Norpro Decorative Mug Warmer

$15 $20

YOU SAVE $5

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Know someone who loves coffee? This beverage warmer will heat up their drink so that they never have cold coffee or tea again.
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Dorco Pace 6 Plus Razor

$2 $7

YOU SAVE $5

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This stocking stuffer is perfect for the person who's looking for a cost effective, yet good quality razor.
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Skullcandy Smokin' Buds 2 Earbuds

$16 $30

YOU SAVE $14

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Stuff that stocking with some tech they'll actually use -- wireless earbuds from Skullcandy.
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Amazon Echo dot

$20 $40

YOU SAVE $20

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Smart speakers have become surprisingly affordable in recent years. Pick up an extra Alexa-enabled device to stuff in someones stocking.
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Dizaul 5000mAh Portable Solar Power Charger - $24

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This solar powered portable charger has dual USB ports to charge multiple smart phones and it's waterproof.
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Thor Hammer Bottle Opener - $11

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Only the worthy are able to wield Thor's hammer -- and open bottles with it.
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Mophie Wireless Charging Pad - $20

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Looking for a wireless charger made for iPhones? This Qi-certified charging pad charges smartphones up to 50 percent faster than the competitors.
Buy from Walmart

Sky Viper Dash Nano Drone -- $20

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This tiny drone may not be able to handle strong winds, but it's a great toy for beginner drone pilots.

Best Stocking Stuffers Under $50

Stocking stuffers don’t have to be expensive to be appreciated. In fact, when you’re under a budget it’s easy to get crafty and silly with stocking stuffers because it’s more about gifting something fun and cool than the ‘best’ gift of all time. A personalized coffee mug, a Harry Potter trinket or their favorite chocolates will go a long way. After all, it’s the thought that counts when it comes to stuffing those holiday socks.


Your friend or loved one this year is sure to get excited about the goodies inside their stockings when you put a little thought into their gift, and for under $25 we’ve got you covered with affordable stocking stuffer ideas.

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Cshidworld Noise Canceling Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Earbuds & Charging Case - 35

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There are a lot of great alternative to the Apple AirPods such as these wireless earbuds.
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KaraoKing KaraoKing Wireless Microphone System

$30 $35

YOU SAVE $5

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Make every holiday more fun when you gift this to someone who loves to sing for everyone.
Buy from Walmart

Fujifilm Instax Mini 7S Instant Camera

$49 $59

YOU SAVE $10

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Walmart is discounting the Instax Mini 7S for just $49 plus a 10-exposure pack of film, so taking instant pictures has never been cheaper.
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What Do You Meme? Party Game - $30

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Game night will be hilarious when you compete to create the funniest meme.
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BattlBox Safe 4 Kids Gift Box - $40

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BattleBox sends out monthly subscriptions for survival and outdoor gear. If you know someone who loves adventures and setting up camp this is the perfect gift.
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Tile Pro - $35

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This tiny piece of tech can help you track down your keys when they disappear. It can also track down your phone, even if it's on silent.
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Netgear N300 WiFi Range Extender (EX2700) - $26

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Do your parents complain about the wifi not working all the time? This Wifi extender will boost connection throughout your entire home.
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Amazon Fire 7 Tablet -- $50

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Really surprise your loved one this Christmas with this Amazon Fire 7 tablet with built in Alexa.
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The Noble Collection Harry Potter Remote Control Wand

$49 $56

YOU SAVE $7

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Program up to nine commands with this magic wand and be a muggle no more.
Buy from Walmart

Mini Orion Camera Drone with Live Feed LCD Screen Quadcopter

$35 $100

YOU SAVE $65

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This miniature drone comes with an LCD screen so you can see what the drone is seeing in real time.
Buy from Walmart

Phillips Norelco Electric Shaver AquaTech 4100 with bonus Nosetrimmer - $35

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Taking care of facial hair doesn't have to be hard. With the Phillips Norelco electric razor, you can even get those pesky nose hairs.
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Zojirushi SM-SC60HM Stainless Mug

$26 $50

YOU SAVE $24

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This sturdy travel mug lets you take your hot beverages on the go without having to worry about them cooling off too fast.

Best Stocking Stuffers Under $100

Spending nearly $100 might seem a little over the top but Christmas only comes once a year, so why not splurge a little? Sometimes the best gifts come in small packages, so if you’re on the hunt for the gift that will really surprise your loved one this year these stocking stuffers ideas are just the thing to really wow them.


Not to mention there are still some great deals after Thanksgiving that will help you save big while finding the perfect tiny treasure for someone’s stocking this year.

Buy from Fossil

Fossil The Commuter Three-Hand Date Blue Leather Watch

$85 $115

YOU SAVE $30

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This is a great stocking stuffer for someone looking to start their watch collection.
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Grease Monkey Small Gorilla Grip Gloves (30-Pair) - $56

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This is the perfect "gift for him" especially if they love home DIY projects obsessed and you can get it delivered for free.
Buy from Amazon

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9

$56 $69

YOU SAVE $13

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It's so easy to take pictures with our smartphones, but we keep them in our phone forever. Get instant photos to display your memories using this shutter camera.
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Apple Pencil - $95

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Make an artist's dream come true with this Apple Pencil lets you draw on your iPad.
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Spy Optic Raider Snow Goggles

$85 $100

YOU SAVE $15

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This winter gift your winter sports fanatic friend these ski goggles built with Happy Lens technology. They offer great ventilation, picture perfect clarity, and 100 percent UV protection.
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Philips Hue 2-Pack Premium Smart Light Starter Kit

$90 $150

YOU SAVE $60

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Start someone on their smart home journey with these smart LED light bulbs that light up to 16 million colors. They're perfect for lamps & overhead lights & compatible with Alexa, Siri & Google Assistant
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Peak Design Tech Pouch - $60

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Give the gift of organization to your tech obsessed somebody with this weatherproof tech pouch.
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Jaybird BlueBuds X Premium Bluetooth Earbuds - $85

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These wirelss Bluetooth earbuds are great gift for anyone looking to upgrade their listening experience.
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Big Blue 3 USB Ports, Portable Solar Charger - $65

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This portable charger utilizes the sun''s energy to charge your phone. It's also foldable and waterproof.
Buy from Walmart

Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - $60

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It's the game everyone is talking about and everyone wants. Give the gift of Super Smash this year.
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Logitech MX Vertical Wireless Ergonomic Mouse - $91

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Do you know someone who suffers from carpal tunnel? This ergonomic mouse was made to help.
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Star Wars The Complete Saga (Blu-Ray)

$68 $90

YOU SAVE $22

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Gift a binge watching experience with the complete Star Wars series.
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