The Dilemma Diva's $10 and Under Gift IdeasAttention, all gift givers… The Dollar Tree Dilemma Diva’s Holiday Gift Guide is now live!

Hi there – The Dilemma Diva here!

Preparing for the holidays can be stressful at times, dashing here and there to find, purchase, and make gifts for everyone in your life. Check off your list with my list of gift ideas for coworkers, personalized gift ideas for women, handy gift ideas for men, and a variety of other thoughtful gift baskets. Since everything in stores and online at is just $1 (or less) each, these affordable gift ideas are sure to fit any budget!

Follow along this week as I reveal my top budget-friendly gift basket ideas for $5, $10, $15, $20, and less! Complete with supply lists and other homemade gift inspiration, I’ll help you transform your shopping list into a page full of check marks.

In need of gift ideas for people you want to thank this holiday season? Whether shopping for your dog’s vet or pet sitter, your family’s doctor or dentist, a secretary or assistant at work, or another helpful person in your life, I recommend choosing a popular theme to inspire your holiday gift. Select a handful of products to align with your gift theme, tuck them into a colorful container, and you’ll have a clever gift for less than $10!

The Dilemma Diva's $10 and Under Gift Ideas As you reflect on the past year and express your thanks for the people in your life, there are so many reasons to celebrate! Whether you’re encouraging them to toast the holidays or ringing in the New Year with sparkling beverages, they’ll be thrilled to receive this basket.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Green or Red Storage Tub
  • 4-Piece Set of Stemless Wine Glasses, Champagne Flutes, or Other Stemware
  • Sparkling or Flavored Beverages
  • Colorful Holiday Tissue Paper
  • Peppermint Hard Candy or Chocolate Bars
  • Dry-Roasted Peanuts or Trail Mix

I’ve created a one-stop shop for you to purchase all the necessary supplies in bulk, or you can find your nearest local store.

The Dilemma Diva's $10 and Under Gift IdeasIf you are — or know someone who is — a pet lover, you’ll be barking for even more gift ideas like this next one! Celebrate the holidays by thanking your pet walker, veterinarian, dog sitter, or resident family pet lover. Give them an adorable collection of pet-themed treats, ornaments, toys, and more… all just $1 each at Dollar Tree.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Plush Christmas Stocking
  • Photo Frame (with Pet Photo!)
  • Pet Toys
  • Pet Treats
  • Dog or Cat Ornament (Labeled with Pet’s Name)
  • Tissue Paper for Filling
  • Christmas Card… from the pet!

Check out my recommended products that are paw-fect for pet lovers, or find your local store to discover even more pet-themed products for yourself.

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