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19 Gifts For Frugal People That They Will Love

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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!

If you are looking for more gift inspiration, check out some of our other gift guides:

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

Bookshelf full of old book covers
There’s always good books to read…

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...

Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm

Rechargeable Batteries

Duracell - Rechargeable AA Batteries - long lasting, all-purpose Double A battery for household and business - 4 count

3 used from $8.27
Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$8.99 $10.50

Sweet Treat

Gilbert Chocolates' Deluxe Assortment - 4 ounces assortment of our milk and dark chocolate covered creams, nuts and caramels

Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm

Budget Book

Boxclever Press Budget Planner. Monthly Income and Home Expenditure Tracker, Regular Bill Organizer, 13 Pockets for Receipts and Bills. Measures...

Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm

Knife Sharpener

PriorityChef Knife Sharpener for Straight and Serrated Knives, 2-Stage Diamond Coated Wheel System, Sharpens Dull Knives Quickly, Safe and Easy...

Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$15.95 $27.95

Coupon Organizer

3-Ring Coupon Organizer Binder - Keep Calm

Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$16.99 $19.99

Personal Finance Book

The Compound Effect

100 used from $5.39
Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$12.49 $15.99

Mid-Range Gifts For Frugal People

Person holding french press coffee maker and pouring coffee into mug gifts for frugal people
Coffee – done without the mess and the extra waste!

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!

Cloth Napkins

Ruvanti Cotton Dinner Napkins 12 Pack (18" X18"), Cloth Napkins Soft and Comfortable Reusable Napkins - Durable Linen Napkins -...

Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm

Water Filter

Brita Pitchers 1.00603E+13 Large 10 Cup 1 Standard Filter, BPA Free – Everyday Brita Water Pitcher, w 1 std, White

2 used from $22.58
Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm

Reusable Grocery Bags

Reusable Grocery Shopping Box Bags (3 Pack - Chevron). Stylish, Premium Quality, Heavy Duty Tote Set with Extra Long Handles...

Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$24.99 $37.99

Canning Set

Norpro 2478367600456 7-Piece Home Canning Set

Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$54.48 $54.99

French Press

French Press Coffee Maker (8 cup, 34 oz) With 4 Level Filtration System, 304 Grade Stainless Steel, Heat Resistant Borosilicate...

1 used from $22.67
Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$23.95 $99.99

Large Pot

T-fal B36262 Specialty Total Nonstick Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe Stockpot Cookware, 12-Quart, Black

1 used from $18.69
Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$41.17 $79.99

Glass Food Containers

[5-Pack,30oz] Glass Meal Prep Containers - Food Prep Containers with Lids Meal Prep - Glass Food Storage Containers Airtight -...

5 used from $23.63
Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$25.99 $29.99

Electric Toothbrush

Oral-B White Pro 1000 Power Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush, Powered by Braun

Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$38.97 $49.94

High-End Gifts For Frugal People

Woman sitting in front of sewing machine with fabrics next to it frugal gifts
A sewing machine can be a great gift for frugal people (if they don’t have one yet)!

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

Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Maker and Warmer

Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$49.00 $99.95

Sewing Machine

Brother Sewing Machine, XM2701, Lightweight Sewing Machine with 27 Stitches, 1-Step Auto-Size Buttonholer, 6 Sewing Feet, Free Arm and Instructional...

6 used from $78.20
Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$85.00 $99.99

Blender

Ninja Professional 72oz Countertop Blender with 1000-Watt Base and Total Crushing Technology for Smoothies, Ice and Frozen Fruit (BL610), Black

8 used from $52.49
Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$69.99 $99.99

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...

9 used from $147.19
Free shipping
Last update was in: December 7, 2019 5:34 pm
$239.99

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!

As always, Stay Curious,
-B&L

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