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White Elephant GiftsYour boss sent out an email reminder. Your mother-in-law just texted. Your daughter’s class is in on it, too. ‘Tis the season for gift exchanges, and you are clean out of money, time, and creative energy.

Looks like we showed up just in time. (We do that a lot.)

Here are 20 of our favorite white elephant gifts under $20.

1. Lottery tickets wrapped around a candy bar, Charlie-and-the-Chocolate-Factory style

Lottery Tickets

 

 

 

 

Could be just a candy bar. Could be an early retirement. Either way, a pretty sweet gift.

2. Scratch off bucket list

Scratch Off Bucket List

 

For the times when you want to feel like you win the lottery every time you travel.

 3. A Napsack

NapSack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The best part about this gift is that it’s just the wrapping for any other gift that you want. Think of it as wrapping paper with a sense of humor.

4. Beard hat

Beard Hat

 

 

 

It’s a hat, with all the trimmings.

5. Gingerbread Men (with biting wit)

Gingerbread

 

 

 

 

Another gift good for a delicious laugh.

6. Game plans

Game Pad

 

 

 

 

For the kid in all of us, here’s a stack of ways to pass the time on the next road trip. Or board/bored meeting.

7. High class tape dispenser

Tap Dispenser

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is one way to get a trend to stick.

 8. Sriracha keychain

Sriracha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This condiment has a cult following, and rightfully so. Go ahead and get yourself a couple while you are ordering.

9. Bacon ornament

Bacon Ornament

 

 

 

 

For the bacon lover. Which is everyone.

10. Microwave popcorn popper

Microwave Popcorn

 

 

 

 

 

Make every night popcorn night.

11. Electric wine bottle opener

Bottle Opener

 

 

 

 

It’s amazing how many people don’t know that these exist. Probably the most useful gift on this list–and here’s a review of six of them.

12. Fireplace candle

Candle

 

 

 

 

Smells–and sounds–like the real thing. It even crackles like a fireplace.

13. Kinetic sand

Sand

 

 

 

 

It’s created for kids, but most adults can’t put it down. And now it comes in metallic.

14. A Cell-phie

Cellphie

 

 

 

 

You don’t need to ‘cell’ us on this one. It’s a keeper.

15. A well-stocked grocery list.

Grocery List

 

 

 

 

This handy notepad is a great way to make sure the fridge is always full.

16. Single-serving refrigerator

Mini-Fridge

 

 

 

 

Speaking of stocking the fridge…here’s a little something for those who like their carbonated beverages unshaken, unstirred, and one at a time.

17. Motivational water bottle

Waterbottle

 

 

 

 

This highly-rated water bottle ensures they stay hydrated and happy.

18. Mini Soap Set

Soap

 

 

 

 

This is by far the cleanest gift on this list (and one of our not-so-secret favorites).

19. Bucket list, family style.

Family Bucket List

 

 

 

 

This family bucket list is a barrel of fun. No one will say, “I’m bored” with this one!

20. Pinch dishes

Pinch Dishes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These gorgeous pinch dishes are perfect for the rustic home cook (or anyone who wants to look like one).

When it’s time to talk about the white elephant in the room, don’t hold back. Now you have enough ideas to last you all holiday long (and a few more to keep for yourself).

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