Six Simple, Affordable Gifts in a Pinch
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On a budget this holiday season? Here are a few gifts most everyone can appreciate, regardless of price. Some are BU-related, others are just fun ideas to get the holiday season going.
It is not just a travel mug, but a useful item for the mom who does everything for her family, from going to work to doing household errands. It’s surprising she even has time to stop and have a cup of coffee. Every mom needs this travel mug to get the day started and enjoy a hot drink on the go (and of course, to show off that her child goes to BU). ($15.98)
A father’s weekend outfit is not complete unless he’s wearing a cap, and what better color than scarlet. ($24.98)
This is a new necessity for kids these days, because we lose everything. This ID card holder is a must-have for your siblings to be able to keep a few cards with them at all times—convenient yet easily accessible for those who don’t like to carry around purses or big wallets. ($4.98)
An essential item for any kitchen, especially a dorm or apartment. This mini waffle maker is ideal for your friends who are not quite ready for the big leagues—plus it requires very little counter space. ($14.99)
The sitcom Friends is 25 years old, so why not have something that reminds you of Phoebe every day. Candles are an an apartment essential and a great gift for friends because they promote relaxation. ($20)
Note: candles are not allowed in BU dorms.
DIY spas treatments are the new trend and an excellent gift for a friend who loves to relax. One order of these face masks comes with a variety of different types of masks. Some promote pores care, while others promote hydration. ($22)