Holiday Gift Guide

25 great holiday gifts under $50

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Between presents, decorations and meals, the holidays can get expensive. But you can still find the perfect gift without breaking the bank.

Here are 25 fantastic and affordable options for everyone on your list.

Flannel PJs


Price: $49.50
Buy now: Flannel pajama pant

You can't go wrong with cozy flannel. J. Crew offers men's and women's pajama bottoms in a variety of colors.

A weekend bag


Price: $44.95
Buy now: Classic duffel bag

Just in time for trips over the upcoming long weekends in January and February.

Marble notebooks


Price: $11.33
Buy now: Minimalist marble notebook

Take journaling to the next level with sophisticated marbled notebooks. After all, Bill Gates and Richard Branson say everyone should keep one on hand.

A sock club membership

Sock Club

Price: $12 per month
Buy now: Sock club

No one can have too many socks. Plus, your loved ones will be reminded of you with each delivery.

A book club membership

Book of the Month

Price: $44.99 for a 3-month subscription
Buy now: Book of the month club

Give your favorite reader a book of their choice every month.

A French Press


Price: $49.95
Buy now: Williams Sonoma stainless-steel French press

Coffee drinkers will love a trendy French press. And you may even help break an expensive Starbucks habit.

A BirchBox subscription


Price: $30 for a 3-month subscription
Buy now: Birchbox or BirchboxMan

A subscription to Birchbox will let someone try out a variety of new beauty and grooming products each month.

A marble wine cooler

Crate and Barrel

Price: $24.95
Buy now: Marble wine cooler

No one likes lukewarm Chardonnay. Plus, the marble cooler adds a decorative touch to any kitchen.

A toiletry kit


Price: $29.99
Buy now: Herschel Supply Co. travel kit

Cute and useful for staying organized.

A spiralizer


Price: $31.96
Buy now: Collapsible three-blade spiralizer

Trick picky eaters into thinking their veggies are pasta with this fun kitchen gadget.

A cheese board


Price: $23.96
Buy now: Marble and wood cheese board

This marble and wood cheese platter will class up anyone's dinner party.

A warm throw

West Elm

Price: $49
Buy now: Soft touch throws

Make the winter months a bit more bearable with a cozy blanket.

A smartphone stand


Price: $40.35
Buy now: Modern smartphone stand

Dress up a bedside table with an elegant concrete tablet stand.

A leather passport holder


Price: $29.95
Buy now: Passport cover

Even if your loved ones aren't world travelers yet, they'll look like they are with this leather passport holder. And maybe they'll get inspired.

An investment account


Price: $0 to $50
Buy now: Betterment

Help someone start saving for their future with a Betterment account, which you can open with no minimum deposit.

A fun mug

Price: $27
Buy now: Walking coffee mug

Anyone would have more fun sipping their coffee or tea out of this creative mug.

A key finder


Price: $34.99
Buy now: Tile style key finder

Never lose keys again.

A daily photo calendar

Social Print Studio

Price: $40
Buy now: Tearaway calendar

Social Print Studio makes it easy to print your best Instagrams. The custom tearaway calendar lets you assign a different photo for every day of the year or have them randomly duplicated throughout.

An iPhone wallet case


Price: $39
Buy now: Personalized leather iPhone wallet

This elegant phone case doubles as a wallet. You can also personalize it with the initials of your choice.

A fun tote


Price: $20
Buy now: "Rain" series bag

You can never have too many totes. Plus, this hand-painted bag from Puerto Rico is a great way to show support.

Candle holders


Price: $48
Buy now: Stone candle holder

These sophisticated candle holders are not only useful, they'll dress up any dining room.

A daily planner

BestSelf Co

Price: $31.99
Buy now: SELF journal

Help anyone achieve their goals with the SELF journal, which can help users stay focused and optimize their day.

A Headspace subscription


Price: $12.99
Buy now: Headspace app

Help them relax their mind with a month long subscription to this meditation app.

Amazon Echo Dot


Price: $49.99
Buy now: Amazon Echo Dot

Check the weather, play music, make calls, read the news and more, all with one device.

Fire TV stick

The Amazon Fire TV stick with Alexa

Price: $39.99
Buy Now: Amazon Fire TV Stick

Give a binge-watcher access to Netflix, Hulu HBO NOW, Amazon Video and more.

Disclosure: These items have been handpicked by our editorial team. CNBC has affiliate relationships with some retailers so in some cases, if you purchase an item from one of our gift guides, we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchase. This holiday season, the proceeds will be donated to the Council for Economic Education, which supports economic and financial education.

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