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The Parent Trap 22 gifts Mom and Dad will love, all under $50

gifts for parents under $50

The Parent Trap 22 gifts Mom and Dad will love, all under $50

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Plane tickets, gas, hotel rooms, charitable contributions and parties—the holidays can get expensive before you even factor in presents. But with so many wonderful gifts at reasonable prices, you don’t have to feel bad for sticking to a budget. Check out these 22 under-$50 picks for Mom and Dad.

For Mom

If a candle snob like me loves what Yankee Candle has been up to, Mom will be smitten too. Try the Yuletide Y.Collection ($39), Large Pure Radiance Winter Candle ($27.99) and Woodland Snow Collection Snow Dusted Woods ($24.99).

Yankee Candles (from left): Yuletide Y.Collection, Winter Large Crackling Vase Candle and Woodland Snow Collection Snow Dusted WoodsFrom left: Yuletide Y.Collection; Winter Large Crackling Vase Candle; and Woodland Snow Collection Snow Dusted Woods

 

The R & R Collections Leather Crossbody ($44.99 at eBags) is a versatile and stylish upgrade for her daily purse.

R & R Collections Leather Crossbody bag

 

Mom can bring her Mini Mahjong Portable Set ($24.64 at AliExpress) when she comes to visit. (Tell her mahjong is trendy again; she’ll never believe you.)

Mini Mahjong Portable Set

 

Give the kitchen a facelift with playful dish towels with Teddy Roosevelt ($12.95 at Fishs Eddy) and Math ($12.95 at Uncommon Goods) patterns.

Dish towels

 

For Dad

Dad will be blown away by the high-quality sound from this small Anker Classic Portable Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker ($39.99 at Amazon).

 

Anker Classic Portable Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker

 

Night Flyer CL LED Golf Ball ($12.99 at Dick’s Sporting Goods) allows him to tee off even as the sun goes down.

Night Flyer CL LED Golf Ball

 

Still stumped? I’ve got three syllables for you: L.L.Bean. The Men’s 180’s Tec Fleece With Headphones ($34.95 at L.L. Bean) is a mix of old school and new, just like Pop.

Men’s 180’s Tec Fleece With Headphones from L.L. Bean

 

For Both

Active parents will like this Misfit Wearables Flash Fitness + Sleep Monitor ($49.99 at Sports Authority). It tracks everything—sleep, calories, activity and more—at a great price.

Misfit Wearables Flash Fitness + Sleep Monitor

 

Hook up a sweet-toothed, Hanukkah-celebrating couple with the Hanukkah Stars Gift ($26.99 at Dancing Deer), which contains tasty kosher brownies and kosher Hanukkah star cookies.

Hanukkah Stars Gift box at Dancing Deer

 

The Black Whiskey Glass Set ($46 at the MoMA Store) comes with two handblown crystal glasses that nest inside each other for easy storage. They’re perfect for the couple who likes cocktail hour.

Black Whiskey Glass Set from the MoMA Store

 

The Joy and Love Ornaments ($24.99 at Paper Culture) are a sweetly sentimental present. Use your own photos and text to create these ornaments made from thick recycled paper. The company plants a tree with each order.

Joy and Love Ornaments from Paper Culture

 

If they love their pet almost as much as their grandchildren, acknowledge Duke or Nutmeg with this cute Umbra Buddy Dog Picture Frame ($10.99 at All Modern).

Umbra Buddy Dog Picture Frame from All Modern

 

A good addition to the TV room, the affordably priced Google Chromecast ($35 at Best Buy) or Amazon Fire TV Stick ($39 at Amazon) lets them stream online content on their bigger, better TV.

Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick

 

For the couple who entertains, a Slate Cheese Board ($14.99 at World Market) is handy and makes a gorgeous presentation.

Slate Cheese Board from World Market

 

Take tea to a new level with the Black Tea Sample Set ($20 from Harney & Sons). It allows sippers to taste four fabulous blends from the beloved company.

Black Tea Sample Set from Harney & Sons

 

Readers can cozy up by the fire underneath a Famous First Lines Throw Blanket ($36.99 at Books-A-Million). While you’re at it, get them one of the following fabulous new releases to read. They’ll never want to get off the couch.

Famous First Lines Throw Blanket exclusively at Books-A-Million

 

In the Kingdom of Ice: the Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, by Hampton Sides ($17.66 at Books-A-Million), uses diaries, letters and journals to vividly chronicle a shipwreck and its crew seeking to explore the North Pole.

In the Kingdom of Ice: the Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, by Hampton Sides

 

Mystery lovers will appreciate The Monogram Murders, by Sophie Hannah ($15.58 at Books-A-Million). It’s a new tale of Hercule Poirot, the detective originally created by the queen of crime, Mrs. Agatha Christie herself.

The Monogram Murders, by Sophie Hannah

 

John Cleese turned 75 this year, so he celebrated by publishing his memoir, So, Anyway… ($19.32 at Books-A-Million). Not surprisingly, it’s as funny and irreverent as he is.

So, Anyway…, by John Cleese

 

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