15 Genius Gift Ideas Under $40

Nov 3 2017
Sure, November just started, but why not plan ahead for the gift-giving season? These budget-friendly online finds are the perfect presents, and they're all under $40. (Some as low as a couple bucks!) Order now; relax later...

Disney Classic Mickey Waffle Maker

A good morning is basically guaranteed when you churn out a breakfast as cute as this! And don't worry: No beloved cartoon icons will be harmed in the making of these waffles. (Tee-hee!) HG tip: Pair the Mickey waffle maker with a printout of our recipe for PB-chocolate waffles, so your pal can enjoy adorable breakfast treats with a healthy twist!

Junk Food Coloring Book

Coloring books are such a fun way to de-stress and give your brain a break. And this junk-food-inspired version is probably the most DELIGHTFUL one we've seen! Each image fills us with joy, and the book is sure to bring glee to the hearts of your foodie pals as well. Pair a copy of the coloring book with a pack of these classic Crayola colored pencils.

Snail Shape Tea Bag Holder Gift Set

Look at these li'l guys, just snailin' around, holding the tail of your tea bag in place! It always stinks when the paper tag falls into your cup of hot liquid, and it's the mission of these adorable silicone snails to anchor it in place. And since a pack of five will only set you back a couple bucks, you can get one for everyone on your list! Perfect with a box of your favorite tea... More on that below!

KLEMOO 2-Pack Donut Silicone Baking Pan

If your friends don't have donut baking pans, how can they make delicious baked donuts? They can't, and that's a problem! So be a problem solver, and supply them with one of these nonstick donut molds. They come in a pack of two, so you can gift 'em to two different friends, or keep one for yourself! For added fun, print out these HG donut recipes!

EDC Meal Prep Bag by Evolutionize

This is no ordinary lunch box; it's meal-prep perfection. The bag has a side-access compartment which holds three portion-controlled containers, plus an insulated top section, a pocket that holds 2 blender bottles, AND an ice pack. Plus, it comes in both super-cute mint green or sleek and snazzy black. This thing can safely house an entire day's worth of food, and people are NUTS about it!

Kikkerland Hand Held Scalp Head Massager

Bargain alert! This has nothing to do with food. (We don't have some wacky hack that involves using it as an egg whisk. Although...) We just adore this convenient scalp massager: It's mid-day relaxation at your fingertips! And the crazy-low price includes TWO of the nifty gadgets. Guess what everyone is getting this year?

Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry OBSESSED!

We'd be remiss if we didn't mention the latest HG bestseller, OBSESSED! This book is PACKED cover to cover with healthy recipes for the foods we all crave: comfort food, junk food, bar bites, Chinese takeout, pizza, burgers, fries… You name it! Our handy shopping page will help you find the best price, so click around! And check out the entire Hungry Girl book lineup here.

Chew on this:

Happy National Sandwich Day, November 3rd! We suggest you make our Chop-tastic Chicken BLT Sandwich ASAP.

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