33 Stocking Stuffers That Are Delightful and Surprising
While Christmas gifts under the tree are great, the trinkets found within your friends’ and family members’ stockings can steal the whole show. The best stocking stuffers are small in size, whimsical, witty, and sometimes unexpectedly useful. They aren’t usually things anyone necessarily puts on their wish list, or things they really even need. But it’s that element of surprise, of not knowing, that makes Christmas stocking stuffers so wonderful—and worthy of a little extra thought.
The thing is, with the mad rush of online shopping for more significant gifts, it’s easy to let stocking stuffers fall to the wayside. Good thing we’re here to remind you that it’s the small things that spark joy—whether it’s a self-care gift set, a charming gadget like a multitool, or a handy fitness gift—are often the most worthwhile. Whether you’re shopping for a coworker, parent, bestie, boyfriend, secret Santa, or a white elephant gift, below, we’ve assembled an array of the best stocking stuffer ideas (most of which aren’t pricey) for everyone on your list. We recommend ordering sooner rather later so you can skip the stress (and shipping delays).
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