‘Tis the season to blow your entire budget on never-to-be-used-more-than-once presents—or not. This year, you can surprise your loved ones with functional, innovative, and unique gifts without maxing out your credit cards. From retro-inspired trinkets to great gadgets, here are the best holiday gifts under $50 that you can buy online today.

1. DASH Rapid Electric Cooker; $20

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This electric egg cooker is ideal for small spaces. It cooks up to six eggs and is great for boiling, poaching, and nearly everything in between. The automatic shut-off button prevents overcooking, while the buzzer lets your giftee know when the eggs are ready. Choose from six vibrant colors.

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2. Retro NES Cartridge Coasters for Drinks; $11

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These retro-inspired game coasters feature some of the best video games from the good ol’ days, including Super Mario, Donkey Kong, and The Legend of Zelda. Not only do the coasters protect against stains, scratches, and spillage, but they also make amazing memorabilia, which can be proudly displayed on any kitchen table, shelf, or desk.

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3. Minecraft Creeper LED Mood Light; $30

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Know someone who loves Minecraft? Treat them to this battery-operated LED mood light, which features an automatic shut-off feature to prevent fires and overheating. The bright-green light makes for the ideal desk lamp, night light, or great addition to any bookshelf.

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4. Scooby-Doo Mystery Machine Tie-Dye T-Shirt; $25

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Comfy, casual, cozy, and colorful: This nostalgia-inducing tie-dye Scooby-Doo tee is made with 100 percent cotton and features all of your favorites from the franchise. (Besides, you can never go wrong when you gift a graphic tee.) 

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5. Bob Ross Christmas Stocking; $15

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Regular Christmas stockings < Bob Ross-themed Christmas stockings. Ross, with his smiling face and positive demeanor, will brighten up anyone’s day. And, let’s face it: After this year, we could all use some cheering up. 

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6. PlayStation Rainbow Console Japanese Throw Blanket; $27

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Gift the gamer in your life this ultra-cozy PlayStation-inspired throw blanket. The printed blanket features a rainbow-striped retro console complete with its own “model number” and “release date” of 1994 (because, duh). 

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7. Richard Simmons Portrait Mug; $13 

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Any gym junkie or pop culture enthusiast will appreciate this whimsical Richard Simmons mug, which features a smiling Simmons clad in his signature sparkly tank top. Bonus: It’s microwave- and dishwasher-safe. 

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8. AUKEY True Wireless Earbuds; $30

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No need to drop $100-plus on AirPods. These wireless earbuds are just a fraction of the price and offer the same (if not better!) sound quality. Not only are they Bluetooth-compatible, but they also come with an automatic charging case—making them especially great for those who often forget to plug in their devices.

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9. Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice; $40

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Amazon’s Fire TV Stick allows you to turn any TV with an HDMI port into a smart TV packed with a range of the best streaming apps and other video services. Its Alexa-operated, voice-activated remote is especially convenient for those who aren’t super tech-savvy.

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10. Classic Paperbacks Jigsaw Puzzle; $17

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Any bibliophile will love this 1000-piece puzzle, which features illustrated editions of classic 20th-century books (Rebel Without a Cause, A Clockwork Orange, etc.). Take the gift to the next level by having the puzzle framed upon completion.

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11. Monopoly Star Wars: The Mandalorian Edition Board Game; $30

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This Mandalorian-themed Monopoly game was designed with Star Wars—and Baby Yoda!—fans in mind. Fight against enemies, including an Incinerator Stormtrooper, Death Trooper, and Moff Gideon. May the Force be with you.

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