Presents that are fun and surprising and show us that the giver gets us—that’s what anybody wants, right? No matter who’s on your list, we’ve got a make-them-smile gift, starting at just four bucks!
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Thirstystone Metallic Rainbow Moscow Mule Mugs

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The party girl who has everything doesn't have these Thirstystone Metallic Rainbow Moscow Mule Mugs. They make cocktail hour Instagram-worthy. $22 each,

Haute Hostess Gifts

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1. Yes, your baker bud has oven mitts aplenty. But with Minted's Holiday Hostess Collection, she can now coordinate with her littles. From $18 (for accessories shown),

2. Created by a design duo based in Tel Aviv, Israel, the ceramic Handmade Hanukkah Menorah by Studio Armadillo puts a modern spin on the holiday classic. $167,

3. Can game night be sexy? If the Acrylic Tumble Tower stacking game is any indicator, the answer is a resounding yes. $70,

4. Pull a pic from a friend's feed and make it gallery wall ready with a Framebridge Instagram Mini. Printing and shipping are included in the cost! $39,

5. Prosecco Pong will take you back to college, only classed up with coupes and bubbles. Add a bottle to get the party started. $25,

6. Fifty percent of your purchase of the food-safe Pottery Barn Love Is Love Tray goes to the Human Rights Campaign. That's a lot of heart for a little 12-inch platter. $21,

7. When you don't have the bandwidth for made-from-scratch, let Thoughtfully's "Sweet" Holiday Baking Gift Set be your backup. The box has tiny skillets, mixes, and all the sprinkles needed to turn cookie dough into mini works of art. $70,

Your Foodie Friends

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1. Any way you slice it, the W&P Design Cheese Knife is a cut above the competition. The sharpened edge takes care of firm cheeses, while the pointed tip spears and serves hardened, aged varieties. $35,

2. The Delicacies Jewelry Sterling Silver Farfalle Necklace is a total upgrade from the macaroni you strung in preschool. And every purchase provides 20 meals for the hungry. $85,

3. Lotsa hots from indie companies around the country come in Mouth's Holiday Heat Fix tote. You get sriracha flavored uncured bacon jerky, spicy cheddar cheesy puffs, and more. Dig in! $76,

4. We may be biased, but we think Rach outdid herself with these Rachael Ray Recipe Kitchen Towels. You get her recipes in her own handwriting—and her original "foodles"—on something fun and functional for cooks and superfans. $23 for a set of three,

5. These punny Food for Thought Plates are great cocktail-party conversation starters. Guests will devour their apps to get to the sass. $30 for a set of four,

6. Take a walk—er, bite—down memory lane, decade by decade, with Dylan's Candy Bar Time Capsules. They're a very sweet way to reminisce. $40 each,

7. Underarm vents and 100 percent cotton construction mean the unisex Tilit French Kitchen Workshirt is a cook's best friend. We'd gladly wear it outside the kitchen, too. From $75,

You & Your Fam

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1. This Karaoke Bluetooth Microphone will provide you and the kiddos with hours of sing-along fun. Just connect with a computer or a smartphone, turn up the bass, and belt your hearts out—earplugs optional $40,

2. Attack one of these Dovetail Modern Art Puzzles together on Christmas morning. Five hundred pieces later, you'll have a framer on your hands. $60 for a set of three,

3. Part of its Destroyers Club collection for dogs, Bark's Homebody Homer the Crab plush is meant to be demolished, one squeak at a time. $14,

4. Keep tabs on your pup using a Link AKC Smart Collar, which works like a fitness tracker for dogs. The GPS helps locate runaways, while activity monitoring makes managing a dog's health easier. $149 (not including service-plan fees),

5. Inspire your future Vendy Award winner with the child-size cotton-canvas Pottery Barn Kids Food Truck Playhouse. Assembly is required, but maybe you can reward yourself with a (real) croissant upon completion. $249,

6. Buy the West Elm by Away Luggage Carry-On for a family member so you can "borrow" it later. This bronze guy has a TSA-approved lock and a built-in battery that can charge any USB-pluggable device. $225,

More for You & Your Fam

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1. Versatility is a strong suit of the L. L. Bean Dragon Snow and Sand Mold. Use it at the beach, in a playground sandbox, or when there's a layer of fresh powder on the ground. $30,

2. Consider a Weber Limited Edition Original Kettle Premium Grill for a special BBQ purist in your life. It packs 363 square inches of cook space into a small footprint and has retro good looks to boot. $199, for info

3. Had your fill of Cards Against Humanity? Enter What Do You Meme?, where the competition revolves around creating the funniest memes out of caption and photo cards. How millennial! $30,

4. The Nintendo Switch console is a (literal) game changer. The lucky recipient can enjoy her favorites, single or multiplayer, by docking the unit to a connected TV at home. Or she can take the thrills on the road in handheld mode (as shown). $300, for info

5. Point, shoot, and print with one device, the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9. It comes with a selfie mirror for finding your best angle and an attachable close-up lens for capturing those artsy shots. $70,

6. Teen and tween girls can be a little prickly. So these Old Navy Patterned Flannel Sleep Pants, which feature cacti rocking Santa hats and colored string lights, are oh so apropos. $17,

The Small Stuff

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1. An of-the-moment decorative object that's functional? These Stackers Jewelry Pyramids are a win-win for design enthusiasts everywhere From $10,

2. The person in your life who is always losing their stuff needs the Orbit for Key. It uses Bluetooth and an app to help them find their phone and keys and even moonlights as a selfie remote. $30,

3. Leatherology's Medium Pouch is a can't-go-wrong catchall for all the small things. Choose from 17 leathers (this dark green is called viridian) and eight different colors for the monogram and its shadow. $100 (including hand-painted monogram),

4. Yes, it's a splurge. But the handy Fitbit Ionic—with its continuous heart rate tracking, GPS, 300-plus song storage, and long battery life—could even make your mom a wearable-tech convert. $300,

5. Silicone and stainless-steel Mako Bottle Stoppers are the perfect stocking stuffer for the wine lover in your life. Come to think of it, a nice bottle of Barolo wouldn't hurt either. $4 for a set of two,

6. The Warby Parker Geometric Case knows how to work its angles. When sunnies aren't inside, it folds flat to save space in your bag. $15 each,

7. The Areaware Bracelet Flask holds a shot's worth of liquor. So you can ignore Coco Chanel and stack them up! This is a more-is-more accessory. $35,

8. Was the leakproof Ello Campy Vacuum-Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug made for glamping? We couldn't say, but that speckled pattern is so chic. $14,