The holidays are coming and with a little pre planning you can give great holiday gifts under $20. Times are tough and saving money during the holidays is important. You can still give great gifts even if your budget is tight by sticking to the rule of keeping holiday gifts under $20 for your friends and family.
For the teenage girl you can get the most bang for your buck at the dollar store. Find a fun basket or container and fill with body wash, soap, lotions and bath products. You can make a generous basket in her favorite color or fragrance. Add some gift wrap and a bow and you have a Bath and Bodyworks type holiday gift under $20.
You can never go wrong with a gift card as a holiday gift for a teenage girl. Buy one $20 gift card, or 4 $5 gift cards to different stores to give her a chance to enjoy a day of shopping. The opportunity to shop is a great holiday gift under $20 and will be greatly enjoyed. If you are giving this holiday gift to a young teen, offer to throw in a ride to the mall.
A complete manicure kit can be made for a great holiday gift under $20. Buy a manicure tools and lots of great nail polishes, some removers and cotton balls. Put it all together in a fun container (think dollar store, or look around your own home for something unique) for a nice holiday gift under $20.
Magazines.com offers hundreds of magazine subscriptions under $20. Pick your teenagers favorite one or two for a holiday gift under $20 that will be enjoyed monthly. The teen section at Magazines.com offers many appropriate teen selections including Teen Vogue, Seventeen, Sports Illustrated Kids and Girls Life.
A great holiday gift under $20 is a night at the movies, complete with popcorn. Check your local theater for gift certificates and let your teen choose a movie to see with a friend. Online sites like Fandango.com offer an easy way to get gift certificates for movie tickets, or just go to your local theater. Throw in a free ride if your teen is too young to drive.
If all else fails, a great holiday gift under $20, or rather right at $20 is a picture of Andrew Jackson. Cash is always a reasonable holiday gift for a teenage girl. Enjoy the holidays without going broke with holiday gifts under $20 for the whole family.