Not every holiday gift has to be a big ticket item. In fact, most probably shouldn’t be. But small and affordable doesn’t have to mean boring and forgettable. Here’s a collection of our favorite stocking stuffers, each of which costs $10 or less.
Let them replace that boring hoodie string with something a bit more useful. These Hoodie/Sweatshirt Laces hide a ferrocerium rod on one end and tinder on the other. If emergency strikes, they can use it to start a fire. What other hoodie can do that?$9
Every junk drawer needs a Sharpie, but that Sharpie doesn’t have to look like junk. This stainless steel version is an elevated take on the iconic marker.$7
This is far more than your average lip balm. Created in the mid-1900s for the Swedish military, this hudsalve not only moistens lips, it helps repair cracked skin, conditions leather boots, protects wounds, soothes dog paws, and more. Skip the flavored ChapStick and give him this.$8
If that person on your list is waiting for the cold to break so they can get on some more waves, East Surf Company’s hand-poured, organic surf wax is perfect for their stocking. Made by hand and shaped for an easy grip, the wax is easy to spread and offers a hold that’s long-lasting.$9
Even if you don’t want to spend the cash on an Ebbets Field cap or jersey, you can still give someone a bit of the brand’s old-school baseball aesthetic. This pin set can help them personalize their denim jacket. Each 1” pin features the logo of a squad from the Cuban League.$10
As you might expect, this book is blank. It’s a gag gift, but one they can use as a notebook after they get the joke. Of course, all they’ll do is fill it up with lies.$7