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21 Stocking Stuffers For Adults They’ll Actually Use

Gift ideas for stocking stuffers for adults that they’ll actually use!

I love this tradition for kids and adults, but it isn’t always easy coming up with stocking stuffer ideas for adults. This collection of stocking stuffers for adults will help you decide what to get your family members! 

My mom still gives my brother and I a stocking filled with little gifts each year. She is creative and comes up with the best ideas, so I’m using her as inspiration.

My list of stocking stuffers for adults includes unique items that men or women will love and are small enough to fit inside a stocking! There are ornaments, mini candles, practical items, and more! 

 

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Stocking Stuffers For Adults

 

Enamel Mug

This little mugs can be personalized with a wide variety of options! They’re the perfect size to stick in a stocking and will keep water, coffee, or tea the right temperature! | Etsy

 

 

 

Yoga Socks

Socks are a stocking stuffer staple, but these take it to a new level! The breathable fabric and grips on the bottom make them a great option for yoga! Or, honestly just for walking around on hardwood floors 🙂 | Amazon

 

 

 

Frostbeard Mini Candle 

Virtually every bookish gift guide (including mine!) includes these candles, but I just discovered this year that they come in mini versions for only $6!! | Etsy

 

 

Nail Polish Sampler

Olive and June nail polish is hands down the best nail polish I’ve ever used. It’s guaranteed not to chip for 7 days…and it actually lives up to the promise. Get individual colors or the most popular minis set to add to a stocking! | Olive & June

 

 

 

 

Beard Brush

This mini beard grooming kit would be an excellent stocking stuffer for men. It includes a beard brush, scissors, and two sided comb! All for only $7. | Walmart

 

 

 

 

Christmas Tree Ornament 

I’m an ornament collector so I love finding a new option to add to my tree in my stocking | Amazon

 

 

 

 

Cold Beer Coat

Go way beyond the traditional cheap beer holder with these awesome beer coats!! I love that they even come with “handles”. | Uncommon Goods

 

 

 

Burts Bees Gift Set

At less than $5, this holiday gift set is a great addition to an adult stocking! Winter time means cold, dry air, so give their lips and hands a little more love! | Target

 

 

 

 

 

Whiskey Stones

Keep your drink cold without diluting it! This set of 10 whiskey stones comes in a small pouch that can be kept in the freezer so they’re ready to use whenever you need a drink. | Kohls

 

 

 

 

Cologne Sampler Pack

Stocking stuffers for men aren’t always easy to find, but this sampler set of cologne is a great option when you don’t know what scent he’ll like! | Target

 

 

 

Unique Face Masks

Whether your family member loves a specific sports team, hobby, or character, you can find a face masks the represents it! These are also a great option for kids! | Etsy

 

 

 

 

Lottery Tickets 

My husband’s family has a tradition of handing out scratch-offs on Christmas morning and I absolutely love it. While we don’t pull in Powerball level numbers, every $2 or $5 is a major victory!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cord Organizer

It is a truth universally acknowledged that anything with a cord will get tangled. These simple gifts help keep cords under control at home or on the road. | Etsy

 

 

 

If you need additional gift ideas, check out my favorite things from 2020!

my favorite things of 2020

 

 

Cozy socks 

I wear my cozy socks virtually 24/7 in the winter months since we only have carpet in the bedrooms. Unfortunately, they tend to get lost over the summer (or more accurately – one gets lost). A fresh pair each Christmas is a welcome gift! | Amazon

 

 

 

Ring holder 

A quirky jewelry holder is a cheap and perfectly sized addition to any woman’s stocking. Here’s a dinosaur one! | Etsy

 

 

 

 

Salt Blends

Add unique seasoning to food with this adorable collection of stacking salt blends! | Uncommon Goods

 

 

 

Tea Drop Sampler

I love the idea of these tea blends!! No extra tea equipment required. Simply drop these into a cup of hot water and they’ll dissolve into tea! The sampler includes 5 drops each of five different varieties of tea. | Uncommon Goods

 

 

 

 

Bourbon Lip Balm 

This about as far from girly chapstick as it gets! | Etsy

 

 

 

Smart Plugs 

Control your outlets with your voice or phone! These are compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. | Amazon

 

 

 

Tea or Coffee Sampler 

Not sure what flavors they prefer? You can’t go wrong with a sampler! Plus, if there are varieties they don’t like, they’re great to have in the house for guests. | Amazon

 

 

 

Batteries

Everyone needs batteries and it’s massively annoying when you can’t find any just as you’re about to settle in for a binge-watching session and your remote won’t work… | Amazon

 

 

 

Facial Roller

These little tools are all the rage right now. Rose quartz helps to improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles or can help serums and moisturizers absorb into the skin! | Target

 

 

Check out my book lover’s gift guide, secret santa gift ideas, or Harry Potter gift guide too!

 

What are your favorite stocking stuffers for adults gift ideas?

 

 

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4 Comments

  1. These are such great ideas! Scratch-off lotto tickets are my go-to for people when I have no idea what to get them. I like beverage and food items, too, because people can use them and then they’re gone – no clutter!

    1. So true that sometimes stocking stuffers turn into clutter. I always appreciate food and drinks for that reason too!

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