The Coolest & Cutest Stocking Stuffers Under $15

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When it comes to stocking stuffers under $15, don’t settle for a bunch of junk from the dollar bin. It’s better to stuff each sock with a handful of carefully selected items that everyone will love. With that in mind, here are the stocking stuffer ideas I’m loving this season.

Stocking Stuffers for Adults

Wearable Nail Polish Bottle Holder ($10 at Amazon)

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If you have any DIYers on your list, they’ll love this silicone nail polish holder that helps to avoid spills but keeps the polish close at hand. Available in several colors.

Burt’s Bees Essential Gift Set ($10 at Amazon)

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Ideal for men and women, this set of mini beauty goodies is perfect for their travel kit, purse or glove compartment.

Folding Hexagonal Trivet ($8 at Amazon) 

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Trivets always come in handy, and this heat-resistant silicone one folds up so small that it’s perfect for the space-challenged chef.

High-Performance Socks ($13 at Amazon) 

Feetures High Performance SocksYeah, I know…socks don’t seem that exciting, but these socks are! The combination of fit, compression, comfort, wicking and lots of fun colors (plus black and white for the conservative) will make them the sock of choice for your favorite athlete.

Clear Dry Erase Board Sticker ($13 at Amazon)

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An unobtrusive way to stay organized, this clear “whiteboard” sticks to most surfaces.  3 dry erase markers are included.

Meat Shredders ($13 at Amazon)

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Any carnivorous home cook needs a pair of these! The best way to shred cooked meats.

Sleep Mask Kit ($10 at Amazon) 

Travelrest Tranquility Sleep Mask Kit

Know someone who likes to sleep until noon on the weekend? This kit comes with moldable earplugs and a sleep mask that blocks light entirely without any uncomfortable pressure on the eyes.

Reusable Grocery Bags ($14 at Amazon)

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I carry one or two of these bags with me everywhere and I always find a reason to use them! Whether you keep them at the bottom of your briefcase or the trunk of your car, they will come in handy.

Stocking Stuffers for Kids

Homestarry Indoor/Outdoor Battery-Operated Fairy Lights ($13.99 at Amazon)

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Room lights are “a thing” for teens and tweens. These are great because kids can change the colors as their change their minds (i.e. a lot) and they are battery-operated so they don’t need to be hung near an outlet.

Scented Jumbo Unicorn Squishy ($14 at Amazon)

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Kids love slow-rising squishies and they won’t be able to resist this adorable unicorn.

Educational Insights Kanoodle ($13 at Amazon)

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This challenging educational game will keep them (and you!) entertained for hours.

Wooden Percussion Egg Shakers ($10 on Amazon)

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Great for breaking up amongst several kids, these shakers will get the party started!

Ultra Glow-in-the-Dark Stars ($15 at Amazon)

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Remember these? Glow-in-the-dark stars never lose their charm.

Dinosaur Building Blocks Eggs & Action Figures ($13 at Amazon)

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These adorable eggs hold the puzzle pieces for building a tiny dinosaur! They come 5 in a pack; a great option for multi-kid gifting.

SoapSox  ($12 at Amazon) 

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Bathtime is so much fun with these sudsy toy sponges. Add soap to the pocket, and kids will have a blast getting clean. Characters range from a hippo to a dragon, and they are all adorable.

Hog Wild Popper ($12 at Amazon)

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You simply cannot stop popping this magical popper! Available in this cute pickle and several fun animals.

On-the-Go Game Pad ($10 at Amazon) 

stocking stuffersA must for long car rides or flights, this pad contains multiple pages of five different games, including hangman and tic-tac-toe. Consider this a nice screen-free option to keep kids entertained.

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  1. Robyn Holden

    This is such useful, well researched
    Well presented information. Trae is
    A pleasure to listen to, many helpful hints that I would not have been aware of had I not listened to the entire thing!
    (Not too long!) Truly valuable info. Thank You.

    • Trae

      Thanks so much, Robyn. I’m glad you found it helpful! Xo