7 Gifts Under $50 For The Busy Worker Bee In Your Life
It’s about that time of the year again when people start getting stressed about holiday shopping. Finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones isn’t always easy, especially if you don’t have a lot of time to browse for them. Finding a gift for that busy worker bee in your life can prove even more difficult — after all, will they actually have time to enjoy the gifts that you give them? Luckily, we’re here to help with your gift-seeking process. We’ve rounded up seven gift ideas that are perfect for the busy go-getters in your life, all under $50! You don’t need to visit a physical store to buy these babies, you can find them all directly on Amazon (because, 2018).
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1. Dash Buttons — $4.99
Dash buttons are a great gift for all the busy people in your life who don’t have time to physically pick up household necessities at the store — or for that friend of yours who always forgets to buy toilet paper until she’s in desperate need of it but realizes that she’s run out completely. Dash buttons connect to the Amazon app on your smartphone through WiFi and let you order necessities like toilet paper, laundry detergent, dish soap, lotion, tampons and even underwear by literally pressing a button. The best part? The price for each physical button is $4.99, but you’ll receive a $4.99 credit towards your purchase after the first time that you use it.
2. Portable Charger — Starting at $41.99
Any of your go-getter friends (especially the ones that travel a lot) could benefit from this on-the-go portable charger. The charger has three USB ports, so it can charge your phone, tablet and iPad all at the same time. A fully-charged portable charger can charge an iPhone 4.5 times, a Galaxy S8 4.4 times and an iPad mini 2.6 times, all from zero percent battery. You can fully recharge this portable charger in 10 to 11 hours using a 2.4A charger. This portable lifesaver comes in three colors: black, white, red and blue.
3. Business Card Holder — Starting at $5.99
You know that awkward moment when someone asks for your business card and you have to spend five painful minutes fishing for one in your bag while that person waits for you impatiently? Well, these business card holders will allow you to never have to endure this uncomfortable situation again. These stylish little holders can hold up to 30 standard business cards and come in many different colors — from sophisticated to flashy — for all different personality types.
4. Divine Botanics Bath Bombs Kit — $16.99
Yes, we know, your busy friends say that they just don’t have time to indulge in a bath. But, as the caring friend that you are, you can use these bath bombs to remind them that taking time to relax and practice self-care on a Saturday or Sunday after a long week of work is essential to keep from experiencing burnout. This bath bomb kit comes with a selection of six unique handmade bath bombs made with organic moisturizing oils and Shea butter. We just might order one for ourselves!
5. Thug Kitchen 101: Fast as F*ck Cookbook — $18.01
Perfect for your busy friend whose health is slowly (but surely) being ruined by his or her takeout obsession. This cookbook, written by the creators of New York Times bestselling cookbook series “Thug Kitchen,” includes over 100 easy and healthy recipes for kitchen newbies that are “guaranteed to be faster than delivery.” The cookbook is written in a hilarious tone that your no-nonsense friend will surely relate to.
6. Amazon Echo Dot — Starting at $39.99
If your busy friends haven’t invested in an Alexa yet, it’s time that they start. The Amazon Echo Dot is a voice-controlled speaker that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, answer questions and set timers and alarms, among other things. Since this device lets you do so many things hands-free, it’s the perfect sidekick for any chronic multitasker. Your friends will dote on you for years to come after receiving this gift!
7. Wandering Alarm Clock — Starting at $39.99
When you’re working nonstop and barely getting any sleep, it can be a challenge to get yourself out of bed some mornings. Gifting this alarm clock to your go-getter friend who’s sleep deprived will ensure that they’re not late for work even on the earliest of mornings. Clocky is the original runaway alarm clock — it’ll jump off of your nightstand and run around on its wheels after nine minutes of snooze time. It’ll force even the heaviest of sleepers to get out of bed and get moving.