All of us have a loved one who never wants any fuss. “Don’t buy me anything,” they always say. But you know them better than that. The trick it to just get them something that’s not too expensive, just to show them you’re thinking of them. The don’t want to be lavished with expensive stuff, but they do like to feel appreciated. The best way to pick a gift that shows your affection is to choose something that perfectly match your giftee’s interests. Here, we’ve picked 25 items for gifting, each of them under $25. This holiday season, you can make a statement without making a fuss. When you buy something using the retail links in our product reviews, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Read more about how this works.
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