Some of the Best Gifts for Frugal People Are Right Here!
These days, frugal living is making a big push. A “down to earth” lifestyle of less waste, less consumption, and a better footprint is definitely something we can all strive for. This can make gift giving for frugal people a real challenge!
We should know – we’ve certainly gotten more frugal over the past two years. We’ve loved sharing our tips for frugal living and now we want to pass along gift ideas. Living frugally doesn’t have to mean NOT giving gifts – it just means giving the RIGHT gifts!
So, whether you are looking for thrifty Christmas gifts or just gifts for other occasions, here are great frugal gift ideas for a man, a woman, or just people who claim they don’t need anything!
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Things to Consider When Buying Gifts For Frugal People
If you are buying gifts for frugal people in your life, there are a few things that you will want to consider. This should guide your buying process and mindset.
Firstly, think about your person – who they are, how they live, and what is important to them (both interests and lifestyle-wise). Then think about the gift idea: Is it useful and will it allow them to save money/time in the future?
Another thing to consider when gifting for frugal people is quality. Generally, quality matters to frugal people because the longer something lasts the less likely they are to have to get/buy a new one. Some of the best clothing items are the ones we’ve had for YEARS and are still holding up strong.
Finally, the overall question you should be asking is: is it practical? If the gift idea serves a practical purpose for the receiver, then you might have a good frugal gift idea!
Cheap Gifts For Frugal People
Now that we have discussed things to consider – let’s dive into some great frugal gift ideas. These first gifts are definitely on the cheaper/inexpensive side – but remember cost doesn’t necessarily reflect quality or purpose!
These gifts make great “add-on” items to a larger gift – or you can bundle a bunch of them together to create one complete frugal gift pack!
Travel Coffee Mug
MIRA 12 oz Stainless Steel Insulated Travel Mug for Coffee & Tea | Vacuum Insulated Car Tumbler Cup with Spill...
- Innovative Vacuum Insulation: Our highly rated insulated travel mug keeps drinks steaming hot for four hours or ice cold for eight hours. With our innovative MiraGuard Technology, your insulated coffee mug maintains its temperature for hours and prevents condensation from forming on the mug's exterior. Pour hot or iced coffee in your coffee travel mug and feel energized for the day.
Duracell - Rechargeable AA Batteries - long lasting, all-purpose Double A battery for household and business - 4 count
- Duracell AA Batteries: The Duracell Rechargeable Double A battery is designed for use in video game controllers, wireless electronics, baby monitors, and more
- Rechargeable Batteries: These powerful NiMH batteries work in any NiMH charger and you can recharge them up to 400 times, helping save you money
Gilbert Chocolates' Deluxe Assortment - 4 ounces assortment of our milk and dark chocolate covered creams, nuts and caramels
- Made by hand in small batches to ensure freshness!
- 8 Piece, four ounce assortment
- Handmade by chocolatiers in downtown Jackson, Michigan since 1900!
- Using the same equipment and recipes since 1900!
- Free Shipping for orders over $49.99
Boxclever Press Budget Planner. Monthly Income and Home Expenditure Tracker, Regular Bill Organizer, 13 Pockets for Receipts and Bills. Measures...
- ORGANIZE YOUR SAVINGS, BUDGETS, CREDIT CARDS AND FINANCES IN ONE PLACE - This bill tracker will help keep your money organized 365. Manage all your personal finance, cash management & budgeting
- EACH MONTH INCLUDES PAYMENT TRACKERS WITH SPACE TO MANAGE REGULAR MONTHLY BILLS, DEBTS, SAVINGS AND EXPENSE SECTIONS - Keep track of your checking account, credits, income, store cards & bank balance
PriorityChef Knife Sharpener for Straight and Serrated Knives, 2-Stage Diamond Coated Wheel System, Sharpens Dull Knives Quickly, Safe and Easy...
- THE PROFESSIONAL CHEF'S PREFERRED CHOICE. Forget the other sharpeners. If you're looking for a high-quality, reliable sharpening tool, this is the best system in the market today. This product will keep any straight edge steel knives constantly sharp. Your kitchen shouldn't be without it!
- 2" inch D-Style Heavy Duty Metal 3-ring with Boosters.
- UltraPRO super Clear 40 Page Variety Pack (235 assorted size pockets)
- Two large pockets on inside of cover will hold circulars and advertisements.
- Coupon Terminology Sheet and Categories List (Back cover)
Personal Finance Book
Mid-Range Gifts For Frugal People
Moving on to the mid-range gifts for frugal people, these are the gifts that can be standalone items or can be linked to another gift of the same category/purpose. Many of these gifts focus on reducing overall waste because they can be used again and again!
Ruvanti Cotton Dinner Napkins 12 Pack (18" X18"), Cloth Napkins Soft and Comfortable Reusable Napkins - Durable Linen Napkins -...
- 【Durable & Long Lasting】Size 18 * 18 Inch, our linen napkins can be set left of charger or fold elegantly & place center of dinnerware for tabletop guaranteed to impress! These will certainly Bring lovely charm to your dining experience. Made with Poly Cotton fabric these dinner napkins are soft cloth napkins which provide a light but cozy feel to your dinning table.
Brita Pitchers 1.00603E+13 Large 10 Cup 1 Standard Filter, BPA Free – Everyday Brita Water Pitcher, w 1 std, White
- LARGE WATER PITCHER: This large, clear plastic pitcher is easy to pour and refill. Great for families. Height 10.47"; Width 5.59"; Length/Depth 10.94"; Weight 2.29 pounds
- CLEANER AND GREAT TASTING: The BPA free Brita filter reduces chlorine taste and odor, copper, mercury, and cadmium impurities found in tap water. *Substances reduced may not be in all users' water.
Reusable Grocery Bags
Reusable Grocery Shopping Box Bags (3 Pack - Chevron). Stylish, Premium Quality, Heavy Duty Tote Set with Extra Long Handles...
- ✅ BEST WAY TO SHOP - Perfect for SCAN, BAG and GO shopping! Stands open in your cart and at the checkout. Fast easy loading and unloading. Won't fall over in your trunk. Neatly folds flat for convenient storage.
- 7-piece canning set provides the essentials needed for canning at home
- Steel canning rack holds 7 pint- or quart-size jars; sterilizing rack holds 12 lids
- Also includes 2 stainless-steel funnels, magnetic lid wand, jar lifter, and cheese cloth
French Press Coffee Maker (8 cup, 34 oz) With 4 Level Filtration System, 304 Grade Stainless Steel, Heat Resistant Borosilicate...
- 4 LEVEL FILTRATION SYSTEM - We use double stainless steel screen filters on a durable plunger supported by a spring loaded base plate to seal the edges, followed by a final top lid strainer to give you a pure brew with no grounds unlike other cheap presses. Perfect to make fresh French coffee, tea, espresso or even cold brew.
- 12 quart capacity for cooking family size meals
- Superior nonstick interior and exterior make it easy to cook and clean. Healthy cooking results with minimal oils or fat
- Glass lid allows you to watch cooking progress. Vented hole lets steam escape to prevent boiling over
Glass Food Containers
[5-Pack,30oz] Glass Meal Prep Containers - Food Prep Containers with Lids Meal Prep - Glass Food Storage Containers Airtight -...
- ✅ MEAL PREP CONTAINERS 1 Compartment with SmartestLock locking lids guarantee leakproof food storage without spills.
- ✅ PREP MEALS AT HOME, THEN EAT ON THE GO - make a lunch box with home-cooked food for the whole family and bring it to work, school or gym. You can cook your food right in the containers then save and reheat the leftovers.
- Clinically proven superior 3D Cleaning Action oscillates, rotates and pulsates to break up and remove 300% more plaque than a regular manual toothbrush
- The pressure sensor stops the pulsation movement if you brush too hard and the in-handle timer helps you brush for a dentist-recommended 2 minutes
High-End Gifts For Frugal People
Finally, we come to the more pricey gifts for frugal people. These gifts are more around creating value in the frugal person’s life. They are practical, useful, and make great gifts by themselves if they meet the needs of your recipient!
Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Maker and Warmer
- Duo, the number 1 selling multi-cooker, combines 7 kitchen appliances in 1, Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Marker and Warmer, prepares dishes up to 70% faster to support your busy lifestyle
Brother Sewing Machine, XM2701, Lightweight Sewing Machine with 27 Stitches, 1-Step Auto-Size Buttonholer, 6 Sewing Feet, Free Arm and Instructional...
- VERSATILE FREE ARM SEWING MACHINE: The Brother XM2701 27-stitch free arm sewing machine is perfect for a wide range of everyday sewing projects, and users from beginners to advanced
- 27 UNIQUE BUILT-IN STITCHES: This machine includes decorative, blind hem, zigzag, and stretch stitches as well as other built-in stitches. Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute)- 800
Ninja Professional 72oz Countertop Blender with 1000-Watt Base and Total Crushing Technology for Smoothies, Ice and Frozen Fruit (BL610), Black
- The Ninja Professional Blender 1000 features a sleek design and outstanding performance with 1000 watts of professional power 64 Ounce maximum liquid capacity
- Ninja Total Crushing blades gives you perfect ice crushing, blending, pureeing, and controlled processing Crush ice and frozen fruit in seconds
Robot Vacuum Cleaner
eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 11S (Slim), 1300Pa Strong Suction, Super Quiet, Self-Charging Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, Cleans Hard Floors to Medium-Pile Carpets...
- "Best Robot Vacuum of 2018" by Digital Trends.
- All-New RoboVac: Re-engineered to be the slimmest* RoboVac (2.85") but with quiet operation and increased suction at 1300Pa for up to 100 minutes** of constant, powerful suction.
And there you have it – some great ideas for gifts for frugal people! In the end, there are lots of great ideas for gifts. You might even get a bit of inspiration just from reading this guide! What do you think of these ideas? Get in touch and let us know!
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