Julie Loffredi

Holiday Gifts Under $50

By: Julie Loffredi, National Lifestyle Content Desk

This year has been anything but ordinary. So, as you shop for last minute gifts and stocking stuffers, why not consider some quirky, fun, and out-of-the box gifts for your loved ones? These are all under 50 bucks.

Rose-colored glasses

We all need a sunny outlook these days. Pick up a pair of Foster Grant rose-colored glasses that are sure to lift anyone’s mood. Stylish, affordable, protective, and pink! What’s not to love? Elsie, Foster Grant, $21

And, while you’re perusing the Foster Grant site, don’t forget a pair of their best-selling Blue Light blocking glasses. These glasses have patented lens coating technology to help temporary effects of digital eye strain.

This too shall pass bangle 

If there ever was a mantra to adopt in 2020, “This too shall pass” is it! Handcrafted jewelry designer Luca + Danni is known for its inspirational jewelry. Priced under $50, this Swarovski crystal bracelet is the calming reminder we all need right now. This Too Shall Pass Bangle, Luca + Danni, $42

Edible cookie dough

Need a stocking stuffer idea for someone with a sweet tooth? The Cookie Dough Cafe Combo Pack is now available at BJ’s Wholesale Clubs. Try same day delivery. The Cookie Dough Café Combo Pack, 8 ct. BJ’s Wholesale Club, $9

Fashionable Mask

Who would have thought a year ago we’d be shopping for fashionable face masks for the 2020 holiday season? Joyfolie is an adorable boutique with unique and affordable matching face masks for women and girls. Meadow Floral Mask in Warm Charcoal, Joyfolie, $12.50

Rao’s 3 Pack Sauce Gift Box

Can’t make it to the restaurant this holiday? Consider a three-pack gift box from Rao’s Homemade. It comes with 24-ounce sauce jars of Arrabbiata, Tomato Basil, and Marinara. Add it to pasta, fish, pizza, or favorite meats. — 3 Pack Sauce Gift box, $30, Rao’s

MSRF Hot Sauce Advent Calendar

Turn it up a notch this holiday with a hot sauce advent calendar. Try a new hot sauce each day! Flavors include Habanero Red Hot, Jalapeno, Extra Hot, Chipotle, Carolina Reaper, Mango Mild, Garlic, Hot, Cajun, Wasabi, Cascabella and Habanero Green. — Hot Sauce Advent Calendar, $15, Available at select LIDL stores

Yoga Pose Class

Finally, consider the gift of wellness with a virtual yoga classes right from home. Search by symptom, type, or difficulty.— 99 cents per class, Yoga Pose