‘Tis the season of Secret Santa gift exchanges. Whether it’s at the office, club, or with family and friends, Secret Santa parties can be loads of fun. On the other hand, they could be disappointing, because many gifts usually end up in the re-gift pile.
This year, break the humdrum with gifts that are fun, different and sure to please. We’ve spent hours searching for great gifts that anyone will absolutely love. The best part is that they’re all $25 or less and most are available for expedited Amazon Prime shipping. (As a precaution, make sure you order early to guarantee on-time delivery.)
These gift ideas are sure to keep your budget in check and offer choices that will be appreciated. So, without further ado, here are our picks for best Secret Santa gifts!
Himalayan Glow 1002 Crystal, 8-11 lbs, Salt Lamp
$19.97 (over 19,000 5-star reviews)
Want to create a relaxing mood? Himalayan Salt Lamps have recently become a big trend in home décor, and many claim they have healing properties that can potentially help purify the air around them. Anyone can enjoy the warm glow and aesthetic appeal of this hand-carved, 100% pure Himalayan salt lamp. Expertly carved from authentic, premium quality Himalayan rock salt from the salt mines of Pakistan, every lamp has a unique and distinctive shape.
It’s certain to brighten the mood in any room and add a beautiful warm ambience. Bath your room in soothing amber glow. Great for sleep / yoga / meditation and makes a great night lamp, too!
Or, for a couple dollars more,
LEVOIT Kana Himalayan Salt Lamp – $21.00 (over 10,900 5-star reviews)
Although a couple of dollars more than our first choice, it’s a great gift and still under our $25 mark. It comes in a beautiful red gift box, and includes a touch dimmer, 2 extra bulbs, and a rubber wood base.
The unique touch-dimmer switch allows you to adjust the lamp’s brightness freely. Certified by ETL, FCC, CE and RoHS, Levoit’s Kana salt lamps are safer than other non-certified salt lamps.
NOTE – Due to its hygroscopic nature, salt lamps tend to sweat and appear wet in humid climates. To avoid water dripping on furniture, we suggest putting it on a placemat or small plate.
Mkono Modern Succulent Planters (3), available at Amazon
$22.99 (4.6/5 star ratings)
Anyone would love to receive these cool concrete planters that cleverly harmonize natural and modern elements. Used to display small indoor plants such as succulents, cactus, herbs, air plants, tillandsia or artificial plants, these planters make it easy to add greenery to any space.
Made of cement with colored painting, they add interest and elegance to any centerpiece, windowsill, desktop or table setting. They also make the most perfect little accents around the home or office. Each cement succulent planter features its own drill hole to avoid water accumulation and help prolong the life of precious plants. It also comes with a detachable rubber plug to keep the dirt inside. Size: 4 inches in diameter and 4 3/8 inches in height. What’s not to love?
Buy Now! $22.99 (3 planters) at Amazon!
*No plants or ornaments are included in this item.
10×10 inch Felt Letter Board for Notes and Announcements
$22.70 (More than 9,700 5-star reviews on Amazon)
Do you know someone who loves to leave notes? This 10×10 inch felt letter message board is not only fun but a great piece of home décor all in one. They’ll love using this to display love notes, messages for roommates, or just to show off some random inspirational thoughts.
Why do we love it? It comes in plenty of colors and has over 9,700 5-star reviews on Amazon!
UBeezie 10″ LED Ring Light with Tripod
$18.00 with over 6,200 5-star reviews
Lights, camera, action! In the age of Zoom calls and TikTok, this luminous ring light will keep someone camera-ready!
Why we love it: it’s the perfect solution for getting the best angles whether it’s video calls or social posts and it’s easy to use. The ten-inch ring light comes with a desk tripod stand, 360 degrees of adjustable phone angles, and three lighting modes with 11 brightness levels.
At $18.00 with more than 6,200 5-star reviews on Amazon, it’s the perfect Secret Santa gift!
Boska Holland Partyclette Oak Cheese Melting Pan
$24.99 with over 1,100 5-star reviews
Whoever said “melted cheese makes any dish better” was onto something.
Trusted since 1896, Boska Holland has built up their cheese wares expertise over a long and rich history that started in the cheese heart of the Netherlands. This barbeclette pan has a non-stick coating so sliding the cheese out is easy. Simple, elegant, and heated by tea light candles, it’s perfect for any cheese lover and fondue nights! Includes: barbeclette, frame, spatula, and 3 tea lights.
Giving this gift will make you the Secret Santa of the year!
Buy Now $24.99 at Amazon!
Rokono BASS+ Mini Speaker – Black
$19.22 with 3,800+ 5 star reviews
This speaker isn’t the best in the world audio-wise (for that you’ll have to spend more), but for less than $20 it’s a great choice for a Secret Santa gift. It’s perfect for anyone who values convenience, since this thing is so small it fits into a pocket; they can literally take it anywhere.
It has a compact size, matte black finish, high quality sound, with clear bass resonance, and 10+ hours of continuous playback from a single charge. It’s compatible with Apple iPhone 4, 4s, 5, 5s, 6, 6s (lightning to 3.5mm adapter required for later models) and any other device with a 3.5mm headphone port. Includes a USB charging cable, splash-proof travel bag and 80cm audio extension cable.
Mega Week-to-Week Desktop Planner, w/52 Undated Sheets for 1 Year of Planning
$14.95 (4.8 out of 5 star reviews)
Keeping our life organized has never been easier! This weekly planning pad includes 52 sheets to last you a full year of getting stuff done. The pad is bound at the top with adhesive so pages can easily be removed. Each sheet is undated and offers a lined column to plan out each day of the week.
A relatively new product to Amazon, this week-at-a-glance desk planner, measures 8.67 in x 13 in, has pretty, daisy detailing around the top edge and is perfect for jotting down detailed appointments, meal plans, phone messages, and more. (4.8 out of 5 stars rating) Yes, Santa. Please.
Arctic Paw Cable Knit Fleece-Lined Pom-Pom Beanie Hat
$21.99 with over 5,000 5-star reviews
Maybe this gift isn’t unisex (per se) but it’s so cute we couldn’t leave it out! From the cozy inner lining to those cute, faux-fur, pom-pom ears, this beanie hat is a fun fashion statement.
The knitted beanie is made of acrylic and cotton blend. It’s soft, non-irritating, moisture absorbing, and anti-pilling. It’s warm and thick; thanks to the skillful workmanship of tight stitching. The wide cuff will provide extra protection to the forehead against chilly weather.
This cute beanie is sure to be on wish lists around the globe. Why we love it: it’s super cute, comes in multiple colors and has more than 4,300
5-star reviews on Amazon!
Arcana Reusable 32-oz 1 liter Water Bottle with Time Marker
$23.99 with 3,000 5-star reviews
Drink more water, they say. Well, with the Arcana reusable 32 oz 1 liter water bottle with time markers, you’ll do just that! This practical and creative gift makes daily water intake a breeze with its convenient time markers that remind you to drink your recommended water intake throughout the day. Just fill the bottle, drink to the marker every hour, refill at lunch and repeat. A half-gallon a day down. Easy as that.
Its elegant, sleek, and simple design is BPA free and made from non-toxic frosted Tritan plastic. It’s reusable, durable and won’t break when dropped.
Healthy for your body, Healthy for the Environment. A very earth-conscientious choice for any Secret Santa.
Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone
$21.99 with 8,700+ 5-star reviews
Bring out the diva at your Christmas party with this fun Secret Santa gift for the musically-inclined (or those who think they are). BlueFire’s Karaoke Wireless Microphone with LED Lights is sure to be the hit of the party!
This 4-in-1 hand-held, wireless karaoke microphone can be used as microphone, speaker, loudspeaker, or recorder. It has quality audio sound and tuning system, with three layers of high destiny noise reduction, creating a stunning KTV live-sound environment and wonderful echo reverberation.
Why we love it: It’s not just for the kids! Crank up the music after your gift exchange, because they’ll want to try this out immediately! The price is right, and it has more than 8,700 5-star reviews!
Brazilian Touch Hand Cream
$16.00 (highly popular Brazilian Bum Bum Cream product)
Who doesn’t need hand cream? This fast-absorbing, deep-moisturizing hand cream replenishes even the driest hands. Made with the same iconic Bum Bum Cream scent, the cream has a luxuriously rich formula blended with highly effective ingredients that lock in moisture and promote a healthy microbiome to help support skin’s natural barrier. Brazilian Touch hand and nail treatment comforts and conditions for spa-like pampering.
We love the quality, fragrance, and the results!
Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook – Lined Eco-Friendly Notebook
$22.46 with over 13,000 5-star reviews
Know someone who writes down everything? Well, no more wasting paper. Rocketbook’s Smart Reusable Lined Eco-friendly Notebook (8.5″ x 11″) can be used endlessly by wiping clean with a damp cloth.
Once written, you can blast your handwritten notes (or doodles) to popular cloud services like Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote, OneNote, Slack, iCloud, email and more using the free Rocketbook application for iOS and Android
Includes 1 Rocketbook Core (formerly known as Everlast) Letter Size (8. 5″ x 11″) Notebook, 1 Pilot Frixion Pen, and 1 Microfiber Cloth.
(Note: package may reflect “Everlast”.)
A great tech gift everyone will love!
Tile Mate 1-Pack, Black. Bluetooth Tracker, Keys Finder and Item Locator; Black
$24.99 – 22,000 5-star reviews!
Know someone forgetful?
Give this great Secret Santa gift and they’ll never misplace their things again! They can place this tracker in their wallet, purse, or phone case to make sure they never lose their things, because if they do, the Tile app makes it easy to retrace.
With more than 22,000 5-star reviews on Amazon, this gift a real favorite at parties or when given to family members.
“No Probllama” 20oz Travel Coffee Mug/Tumbler – Ideal for any Llama Lover
$25.97 (4.8 out of 5 stars with over 500 reviews)
Know any llama mamas (or papas)? No Probllama! Coming in at a buck over our $25. target, this cute, durable travel mug will soon become their favorite! Double wall-vacuum insulation, Klubi tumblers keep beverages at the ideal temperature, hot for 3 hours and cold for 9 hours. It can be used for coffee/tea or your favorite beverage.
It comes with a clear BPA-free EZ-Slide lid, is spill resistant and portable for everyday use. Its 20-oz capacity is the perfect size to hold your favorite beverage and fit in your cup holder – with no “probllama”!
This choice is for all those shower-singers out there!
Equipped with a detachable suction cup that lets you stick it right to the wall (smooth-surfaced tiles), this HD water-resistant Bluetooth shower speaker plays for about 6 hours and is a must for pool parties, beach trips, and shower karaoke sessions.
Why do we love it? It has more than 9,900 5-star reviews and at $14.99, this speaker is an excellent value for its size and specs. Available in multiple colors.
Another BIG item at Secret Santa gatherings and under the tree this year are urban lunch bag totes! Two made our list this year!
BALORAY’s Insulated Lunch Bag Tote for Women
$10.99 -$16.99 depending on the design (over 24,800 5-star reviews on Amazon)
Lunch never looked so good! Made of high quality materials including nontoxic aluminum foil (BPA FREE), it’s perfect to pack your food and lunch containers. It will keep your food cold or warm for about 4 hours. It’s a standard sized bag measuring 10x 6.6x 8.5 inches. “Although it looks small, it can handle a lot, even a protein shake bottle.” (Honest feedback from a customer.)
It comes with a front pocket designed to organize your napkin and personal stuff, such as your phone, hand sanitizer cloths, tissues, etc.
Best yet and the reason we love them: The price is right at $10.99-$16.99 depending on the style you choose AND the seller guarantee of 100% satisfaction AND over 24,800 5-star reviews on Amazon. This one is a winner!
If you need something a little bigger, or just want to separate your hot and cold items, this is the bag for you:
LOKASS double decker, insulated tote bag with removable shoulder strap and a wide open.
$23.99 with over 3,800 5-star reviews
This large capacity double-deck lunch bag has two isolated compartments for packing cold drinks and hot food separately. Its wide-opening design offers an easy access to food inside with a 2-way dual zipper closure. With various styles to choose from, it’s ideal for men or women to take large amounts of food to work, on road trips or outdoor activities.
We LOVE this bag for road trips and to take to the office! Perfect for friends or family or YOU!
InnoGear Essential Oil Aromatherapy Diffuser and Cool Mist Humidifier
$15.00 with over 69,000 5-star reviews!!!
How great is this diffuser? For starters – it has over 69,000 5-star reviews on Amazon. A great gift from any Secret Santa.
The InnoGear Essential Oils Aromatherapy Diffuser / Cool Mist Humidifier is compact in size but provides oh-so-calming scents with its cool mist diffuser, which can be set to a continuous (3-4 hours working time) or an intermittent (6-8 hours working time) mist mode. It has 7 oh-so-soothing colors, too; that can be adjusted from dim to bright. Ideal for small or medium-sized rooms and fantastic for setting an atmosphere or using as a night light.
If you do use it at night, you can enjoy a restful sleep and keep this diffuser on without worries. The diffuser will automatically shut off once the water runs out.
At $15.00, grab one for your Secret Santa party and a couple for you!
They say the best memories start in the kitchen. Well, breakfast will never be the same after getting this omelet maker! It makes two fluffy, mess-free omelets in just 2 minutes. And, this maker isn’t just for omelets: you can make frittatas, pizza pockets, apple turnovers and so much more. Cooking and clean up are a breeze!
Its space-saving compact design is perfect for your countertop and the sleek colorful (many to choose from) and stainless-steel finish adds a lovely pop of color to kitchen décor. Another super big hit for any Secret Santa gathering.
This Collapsible Travel Cup for Hot and Cold Drinks – Microwave & Dishwasher Safe
$20.00 with more than 3,000 5-star reviews
Who wouldn’t love a stylish reusable mug that flattens down to a mere hockey puck in their purse or briefcase? Stojo’s 16oz reusable collapsible travel cup (for hot and cold drinks) is the perfect solution for those on the go. Whether they’re into hot tea or iced latte, they will adore this dishwasher (top rack) and microwave safe portable, collapsible cup.
Invented by three Brooklyn dads in 2012, it’s made from platinum food-grade silicone and #5 recyclable plastic which means no BPAs, BPSs, phthalates, leads, or glues. And, it’s the ultimate planet-friendly product that make sustainable living easy.
Knock Knock really knocks it out of the park with these clever note pads.
Sure to be a hit at any Christmas party for coworkers or adult family members, you can pick from Awesome Citation notepads to Office Citations to Pep Talks to WTF notes and more. Prices vary from $5.90 to $10.99 depending on the notepad type. Includes: one (1) notepad 4 x 5.25 inches of 50 sheets (that’s 50 Notes!)
Why we like them: These notepads are a BIG hit this season; they’re fun and make great stocking stuffers or office gifts. Knock Knock notepads rate high on Amazon too; with more than 6,400 5-star reviews.
Car Charger with 5 USB Ports
$22.56 – Available in multiple colors with more than 1,500 5-star reviews
Stop fighting over the car charger! What family wouldn’t want more charging ports when they go on a road trip? Our pick offers 5 intelligent USB ports that detect devices and deliver the fastest possible charge (some devices may not support fast charging). Comes with a fast-charging, 5-ft cable, and works with 12v-24v vehicle outlets and cigarette lighters. Sleek and modern design, it charges up to twice the speed of most chargers. Perfect for family trips!
Note: Does not support Qualcomm Quick Charge (QC), but the X5 will still charge your device at the maximum output of 2.4 amps. Perfect for family trips.
There you have it. We’ve done our work. Now all you have to do is add these great Christmas gifts to your cart and checkout!
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all from everyone at Manufactured Home Hub!
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