Frugalista Gifts: Know Who They Are? 2


Giving the perfect gift is easier than you think … if you think about it.

 Who are they; what do they love/like, need, like/would like to do, wish they had; where do they dream of going or returning to…?201612-omag-well-package-cover-photo-949x534

Check out the idea starters below. Most of these items are available at the physical retailers.


Are your gift recipients . . .

. . . into Health & Well-being?


Eating Well

Gift healthy snacking to the camper on your list. No oils, no additives download-3when they choose the Coleman Popcorn Popper. They might even be able to use it over the fireplace. Includes a safety handle.
$14 was $19 Target (Available at Amazon & Walmart also)

The cook, first time on their own, busy professional, healthy eater… so 16513782many gift recipients that will love the Wok Gift Set for quick healthy meals. 13-piece set, non-stick – complete with serving bowls! Great housewarming gift, too.
$20 Target (Wok sets also at Crate & Barrel,  Walmart, Amazon)

No more food waste, just added versatility with the Hamilton Beach 5-Tray Food Dehydrator. They’ll dry download-4their own herbs, make jerky, banana Chip’s, fruit roll-ups, all kinds of fruit and vegetables and… possibilities limited to foods they want to preserve to enjoy or rehydrate. Includes fine mesh and a solid sheet.
$60 Best Buy (will price match) (Available at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Amazon, Walmart, Target, Fry’s)

Does A Body Good


This ScoutMob Ginger Sampler introduces your recipient to the power of ginger. Or, if they already love it, they will thank you.
$15 Target


Are they considering joining, or already in, the ‘tea party’? Gift this Traditional Glass Teapot with roomy filter. Heat resistant. Great for loose or blossoming tea. Free tea included
$23 was $29 enjoying

download-5The Float Tea Infuser makes it easy for your recipient to transition to healthy loose tea. The included stand also catches drips. A canister or box of loose tea would be a great compliment with this gift.
$6.48 was $12.95 Teavana,               $6.48 plus shipping Amazon,       $12.49 Walmart


816g-6nr3fl-_sl1500_Are they curious about the health benefits of the much-touted kombucha? (You know: the one good for the gut, loaded with probiotics, antioxidants, organic acids, amino acids and active enzymes) Or, maybe they’re already into it. Either way, one of these gifts might make them happy.

Love Kombucha : Make Your Own Naturally Healthy Drinks  – the book to guide or augment your recipient.

$12 Target

Gift the Kombucha Starter Culture and save them money. Per the product they can grow this for $2 or less per gallon.
$7 Amazon

You buy  above alone, or bundle with the cover, jar and other necessities – or gift one of the kits below.

They’ll also save money (costs a few cents per bottle)  with the Kombucha Shop Kombucha Brewing Kit, and have everything they need from start to finish. Includes tea and sugar for the first batch, 1-gallon glass brewing jar, redeemable code for fresh organic culture, and accessories and instructions.
$54 Walmart
Free shipping

Flavored Kombucha Brooklyn Kit Includes proprietary tea blend, img50csugar, SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast), liquid starter, certified glass fermenting jar with organic cotton cover and thermometer. Original SCOBY makes 3 batches, but this kit’s SCOBY forms a new SCOBY each time they brew. Bonus: Savings & recipient can share new ones to get someone else started.

$80 Williams-Sonoma

Remember: to find the best price and/or all retailers for a product:
Use shopping comparison tools, like bizrate, Shopzilla. Check out the top shopping comparison sites here  and here
Or, Google the gift choice, then click “Shopping” tab.
And these top rated shopping apps – Best Shopping apps.                                Best Price Comparison apps


What Pain?

For the exercise devotee or manual labor recipient, gift sore muscle relief with the HoMedics Dual Node Massager. Offers dual pivoting heads, ergonomic handle and 3 custom massage heads.
$59 Kohl’s

(Available Brookstone, Walmart, Target)

Serenity Now

These CHURCH BELL WINDCHIMES might bring much needed serenity & beauty to offset hectic days. Made in USA.
$19 American Gifts and More



A good night’s sleep/relaxation is important, especially after the hectic holidays… and playing host. The HoMedics Sound Spa Relaxation Machine soothes with sounds of rain, ocean, brook, summer night, thunder, and white noise. It’s portable with an auto off timer.
$19.50 Target

(Available Macy’s, Amazon, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Walmart)


Reading Is Fundamental

Gift recipients into, or thinking about, health might enjoy one of these 15 books listed here.
Such as Soulmate Food Fitness Gourmet, which focuses on achieving peak performance at any level; Get the Glow with recipes that heal your gut and nourish you from the inside out.


Browse our Christmas/holiday posts for more gift ideas, like:

Frugalista Gifts: Do You Know Who They Are?

 It’s Their Thing for $25 or less

Keep It Outdoors for $25 or less

And our older posts with even more gift ideas, like:

Frugalista Gifts: Housewarming

All prices rounded and stated as existed at publication. Items likely available at several stores at different prices.

We hope you find the perfect gift; or at least get some perfect ideas for your gift recipient. Know your gift recipient, or their needs, and you cannot go wrong.


We love to hear your comments and suggestions. Please share your thoughts and all posts you find helpful.


Thanks for coming by! Come back soon & explore.



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