FrugalistaGifts: It’s Their Thing for $25 or less

Gifts To Honor Their Obsessions

Ones they’ll actually use

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Few people like watered down drinks-especially alcoholic ones. Gift your whisky, gin, vodka, et al drinkers the reusable, durable Great White Ice Whiskey Stones. No worries about affecting taste; odorless, with anti-rust and anti-bacterial properties. A storage pouch and tongs accompany six pure stainless steel “ice cubes”
$18 Amazon

Your recipient likes their beer cold to the last drink? Gift the 16 oz. Hydro Flask True Pint Glass and 8f076a1b-4e68-46d7-a621-c7d45fc3ed7fthey’ll be covered in the yard, at the game or the BBQ… Flask has double-wall vacuum insulation surrounding 18/8 stainless steel for taste perfection. No metallic taste. Bonus: shaped like an actual pint glass for the purist.

$20 was $25 Rei

And if attending the entertainer’s holiday dinners, need a hostess gift? The Sur La Tabla dark chocolate salted caramels also make a perfect petite or co-worker gift for dark-chocolate fanatics. Just the right size to keep in a purse or briefcase.
$10? Sur La Table


Fun Mental Stimulation

Don’t try to analyze it, just understand that they love gadgets. So, go ahead and give them the distraction/entertainment of Dancing Water Speakers. Who 41wvp3pv7nl-_sy400_knows, thus could be a stress reliever for the office. Works with iPhone, iPad, iPod, MP3/MP4 player or computer.
$20 Amazon


Hip Hop & Art

Gift the Hip Hop Haunted House art print and delight the true Hip Hop disciple. This 11 X 14 print features deceased 90’s hip hop artists (e.g. Tupac, B.I.G., . Bonus: use at Halloween

$20.00 genuinehaha


Suds From Suds

Your gift recipient’s willingness to experiment could be an asset with the CRAFTSMAN BEER SOAP SAMPLER gift. Or, maybe they merchbeersoapsampler-2tsimply like the weird. Either way, these bars might give them a kick, literally and figuratively. Eight 100% all-natural handmade bars. Each a unique creation; like the Hemp Ale Eucalyptus,  made with hemp brown ale with eucalyptus; and
Black Forest Stout made with oatmeal stout activated charcoal & cedar, rosemary and pine. All in a boxed set.
$ 15 Yakima Valley


  Travel Coverage

Many golfers travel with their clubs, even if only to the course. Gift your golfer the snug, durable Maxfli Molded Right-Handed Iron Covers to keep them in form. 9 pieces.
$20 Was $25 Dicks Sporting Goods

The Force is Strong


Star Wars™ The Force Awakens – Millennium Falcon™’ SnapTite® Build & Play Model Kit could bring out the kiddy delight in this obsessive. Once this recipient discovers the battle action sounds, light up hyper drive and more, you might lose her for rest of festivities. No glue, paint or tools needed. Includes batteries.
$25 Nordstrom

Star Wars techie on your list? The R2D2 4 GB USB from a secret Santa or in someone’s stocking might make their day. Other characters available.
$7.99 plus $4 shipping Amazon

 Prime for free for 30 days=free shipping

Perhaps they prefer other galaxies. 51nl9y9qyul-_sy400_Gift the Star Trek To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before Beach Towel. 30″ x 60″. Made of 100% cotton.
$18 Amazon61izrwti2al-_sy400_
Star Trek Enterprise Blueprint Face Hand Towel Combo Star Trek Enterprise Blueprint Face Hand Towel Combo
$22 Amazon

More into the Marvel/DC Universe?
All the cooking during the holidays makes an apron a necessity. The Darth Vader apron might be perfect for the comic book fan. 61ays3cwb1l-_sl1500_
They might, perhaps, prefer the light over the dark. Characters like DC Comics Wonder Woman. Or, those with debatable heroic character like Deadpool. Other characters available. Henderson cotton, hand washable.
$19 Toys R Us only sold online
$20 Bed Bath & Beyond

Perhaps into real life fantasy?

Your gift recipients might never be royals, but if they are into adult 613vih5i-9l-_sy400_coloring books and transfixed buy royalty this might be the perfect gift. Kate The Duchess Royal fashion coloring book.
$10? Amazon


Carnivore Nation

9781476725994_p1_v6_s700x411Know someone for whom a meal without meat isn’t a meal. Even if this gift recipient thinks they know it all, they’ll find Meat: Everything You Need to Know – by Pat LaFrieda – illuminating. A gang of chefs laud this 3rd generation butcher’s insights and advice on getting the most out of meat choices (and preparation). Includes 75+ recipes for beef, pork, lamb, veal, and poultry.

$25 Barnes and Nobles (and Amazon)

A bacon lover will love a gift of The Original Baconkit. Easy
bk_prod_image_1024x1024instructions to fresh, non-shrinking bacon in 7 days. Includes all they need – except the pork belly – to create 5 pounds.


What are some of the gifts you’ve given to satisfy an obsession? What was your gift recipient’s reaction?

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