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8 Gift Ideas for Your Boss and Co-Workers When You’re on a Budget

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The holidays are a great time to show your gratitude to your boss and work colleagues by giving them a thoughtful gift -- and you don't have to spend a lot of money to do so. Consider buying one of these work-appropriate gifts that will cost you $20 or less.

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Stationery Supplies

Notepads, stationery paper and pens always make useful gifts for people you work with. Hallmark has a wide variety of stationery sets for less than $15.

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You don't have to have a green thumb to take care of a succulent, which makes it a suitable gift for anyone. You can purchase a set of five succulents on Amazon for around $17, so you can gift them to your whole team.

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Scented Candles

Lighting a calming candle can bring some much-needed Zen into your life if you work a stressful job, which makes it a perfect gift to give to your colleagues or boss. You can find aromatherapy candles at Target for less than $10.

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Travel Pillow

If your job involves travel, a travel pillow can be a great gift to give to your co-workers. Amazon has a wide variety of travel pillows at all different price points, so you can find one that fits your budget.

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Adult Coloring Book

Give the gift of relaxation via an adult coloring book. Amazon sells an adult coloring book filled with "stress-relieving" designs for around $7.

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Snack Subscription

Especially if you work remotely and no longer have access to the office kitchen, your colleagues are sure to love trying new snacks at home. Love With Food has healthy snack subscription plans starting at $7.99 per month.

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Wireless Charger

Who doesn't love a desk accessory that's useful as well as chic? Ikea's Nordmarke wireless chargers are only $9 and come in three colors.

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Gift Cards

You can never go wrong with a gift card! Give your colleague a gift card for their favorite local restaurant or coffee shop, or when in doubt, a Starbucks card is always a safe bet.

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