Great Gifts Under $10

Toronto, ON, Canada / SayRadio

THE COUNTDOWN IS ON! With Christmas right around the corner, it’s no secret that prices have gone up over the years and it becomes harder to shop for the people you care about.  Don’t worry! I have you covered.

 Before you decide to go out and spend hundreds of dollars on Christmas presents, here is a list of inexpensive gift ideas, all under $10, and where you can purchase them.

All you have to do is wrap them with the perfect bow or put them in a basket and/or box, and you’ll have yourself a beautiful gift to give.

 These gifts are great to give you mom, dad, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, cousin, grandfather, grandmother, spouse and even your in-laws.

  • Gift Cards – The #1 gift that everyone loves – Purchase These Wherever Gift Cards Are Sold
  • Lottery (Also Makes Great Stocking Stuffers) – Purchase These Wherever Lottery Is Sold
  • Holiday MugsVarious Coffee Places Such As Tim Horton’s & Starbucks, Hallmark, Home Sense
  • Candles / Room ScentsHome Sense, Chapters, Bath & Body, The Body Shop
  • Boxed ChocolateWalMart, Loblaws, Hallmark
  • Home Baked Sweets (This Can Include, Cakes, Cookies, Breads, Capcakes)– Supplies Can Be Purchased At Any Grocery Store
  • Gourmet coffees (with OR without personal coffee cup) – Hallmark, Home Sense, Home Outfitters, Marshalls
  • Journal with Special Inscription InsideChapters, Hallmark, Michaels
  • Teacup with Box of Herbal TeasHome Sense, Home Outfitters, Any Tea Place
  • Basket filled with deli cheese & fruitThis Can Be Done On Your Own Buying Your Own Supplies
  • Holiday Serving Bowls or PlatterWalMart, Home Sense, Home Outfitters, Winners, Marshalls
  • Basket Filled with Special Jams or Mustards Home Sense, Home Outfitters
  • Crafting SuppliesMichaels
  • Photo AlbumsMichaels, Chapters, WalMart, Winners
  • Reading Books – Chapters, WalMart, Winners
  • Makeup Tote with Compact MirrorShoppers Drug Mart, WalMart, Marshalls, Winners
  • Variety of Bread DippersSpecialty Food Stores, Home Sense, Home Outfitters
  • Gourmet Popcorn with Flavored PowderHome Sense, Home Outfitters
  • Picture FramesWalMart, Home Outfitters, Home Sense
  • Set of Dish Towels and Dish ClothsHome Sense, WalMart, Home Outfitters
  • Nail Polish KitShoppers Drug Mart, Chatters, Chatters, Trade Secrets
  • For Pets (Dog / Cat Treats / Pet Clothing) – Petsmart, WalMart
  • Keepsakes BoxesChapters
  • Address BookChapters, WalMart,
  • Christmas Ornaments –  Home Sense, Home Outfitters, WalMart
  • Puzzles / Board GamesToys R Us, WalMart
  • Makeup Brush SetWal Mart, Shoppers Drug Mart, Chatters
  • Expensive Socks (Can still be under $10) – The Bay, Marshalls, Winners
  • Special Soaps / Bath Puffs / Skin Cream Bath and Body, Body Shop,
  • Specialty PensChapters, Walmart

 Don’t forget … if you’re planning on bringing wine to a Christmas dinner with friends or family, or simply giving wine as a gift, The Toronto Star has awarded this year’s top five wines under $10:

— Cantina Tollo 2011 Montepulciano D’Abruzzo $9.25 (Italy)
— Cono Sur Bicicleta 2013 Pinot Grigio $9.90 (Chile)
— Santa Rita 120 Sauvignon Blanc 2013 $9.95 (Chile)
— Spinelli 2013 Montepulciano D’Abruzzo $7.50 (Italy)
— Argento 2013 Chardonnay $9.95 (Argentina) 

All wines can be purchased at the LCBO


“The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.”

– Burton Hills


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