Christmas Gift Guide: 20 Presents Under $20
Bottle of bubbly, such as Te Hana Reserve Cuvee, $18.95
Because everyone is desperate for a drink right about now.
And some Champagne flutes, $13.
To replace the ones you broke last time (they haven’t forgotten).
Quality bottle of balsamic vinegar, $19.13
This bottle of 6-year-old Giusti balsamic vinegar is so good they’ll be drinking it from the bottle when no-one’s looking.
A seriously good book, $19.99
Lola’s Secret, by Monica McInerney, was one of our favourite reads of 2011.
An expensive overseas magazine, and some choccies, $20
So they can put their feet up after the Christmas rush and relax with a good read, like the brilliant Lucky Peach magazine.
A yummy candle, $19.99
Such as Yankee Candle’s Christmas Cookie candle in a jar, which will fill their home with a buttery vanilla holiday scent.
Lindt Teddy Bear, $5.50
Christmas isn’t Christmas without some Lindt chocolate, and this adorable teddy bear is the newest addition to the family (love the heart charm around his neck!).
B Collection Mini Nail Polish Trio, $19.95.
Love these adorable mini polish sets in either Classic Chic (timeless red, nude and taupe) or Trend Alert (vampy purple, neon orange and hot pink). Available at Target.
2012 Peter Alexander RSCPA Calendar, $19.95
Hot boys and cute dogs. The money goes to the RSCPA. Need we say more?
A llama, $20
Well, a share of a llama, which provides warmth, transport and fleece to sell for communities in Latin America.
Witchery OCRF Silver Frame $19.95
$5 from this classic square silver photo frame (and the entire Witchery Silver Gift range) will go to the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation. Brilliant!
Oxfam Big Fair Bag, $8.95
The perfect canvas tote for the foodie/hippy/chronic plastic bag hoarder in your life.
Bottle of Bailey’s, $9.95 for 200ml
Bailey’s has become part of our Christmas tradition, and a nip after dinner goes down a treat. Tuck a small bottle into everyone’s stocking, or go for the limited edition Biscotti flavour, $30.99 for 750ml.
Dr Lewinn’s Hand and Nail Cream, $18.95
This beautiful hand cream is the perfect stocking stuffer for your bestie, your kid’s teacher, grandma, or just yourself.
Herbies Spices, from $3.20
Fill empty glass jars with a selection of Herbie’s top quality herbs and spices – how about an Indian kit filled with cardamom, garam masala and cumin seeds for the curry lover in your life?
Etsy gift voucher, $20
Tired of Made in China junk? Etsy is the marketplace of all things homemade, so your voucher will go towards something unique and supporting a small business.
DVD box set, from $14.95
So they can catch up on their favourite TV shows while the kids are in bed.
A guidebook for their next holiday, $14.95
Guidebooks, you remember those. A Lonely Planet to get them excited for their upcoming travels.
Museum exhibition tickets, from $15
This summer Australia will play host to some of the biggest gallery exhibitions in years: Picasso at the Art Gallery of NSW and the Renaissance at Canberra’s National Gallery. Cheaper than a trip to Europe.
Penguin Wuthering Heights Mug, $20
We all know someone who pines over Heathcliffe. They’ll pine over this great mug too.