Good Things to Give Without Giving Away the Bank


Does the list of people you need to buy gifts for this holiday season keep growing? Whether it's a stocking stuffer or token of thanks, sometimes you simply need a high-quality thoughtful gift that still keeps the jingle in your pocket. In the spirit of the holidays, we're sharing a few of our favorite budget-conscious gift ideas. Gifts Under $10These gifts are easy to give and fun to receive:  

  • Rich and chocolaty, these addictive treats are made from an old family recipe by one of France’s leading chocolatiers. Share our creamy, dreamy truffles with any and all at a whim. An 8.8-oz box of Whole Foods Market™ Organic Chocolate Truffles is no more than $5.99.


  • This year’s “Celebration” coffee is a sweet and spicy blend of beans from Guatemala, Costa Rica and Sumatra, carefully sourced, as always. Gift an 8-oz bag of Allegro® Celebration Caffè—Whole Bean or Ground, regular or decaf—for only $7.99.


  • Stumped on a Secret Santa gift? Your only challenge will be choosing the right flavor of this incredible “cocoa for adults” for that lucky colleague. A 7.5-oz box of Allegro® Drinking Chocolate—Costa Rican, Indian Spice, Dominican White Chocolate, Dominican Republic, Peruvian or Mayan Spice—is $9.99.


  • Organic lip balms in a special holiday 3-pack, available for a limited time in seasonal natural(!) flavors—Vanilla, Ginger Lemon and Wintermint. Pick up a Whole Foods Market Organic Lip Balm Trio for only $3.99.

 Gifts that Give BackThey say it's better to give than receive, so giving these gifts must be twice as nice:

  • Whole Planet Foundation® 2012 calendars cost only $3 each and include more than $20 in coupons.



 Gifts from the Heart...of the Home From Rosemary Olive Oil and Tangerine Sugar to Lemon-Ginger Streusel Bread and Sweet Potato Apple Dog Treats, find simple, impressive recipes with printable gift tags at opens in a new tab.Turn to The Whole Deal opens in a new tab, online and in stores, for more tips for holiday gift giving. While we can't shorten your shopping list, we can stretch your dollar.Got any great ideas for gift giving on a budget? We’d love to hear them.

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