Affordable Family Gift Ideas (Plus 5 More You Can Make And Sell)

Gifting is big business, and it is hard to avoid the constant marketing, advertisements, and in-store promotions baiting you into spending more money on the month’s holiday.

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans spend an average of $175 on Valentine’s Day, $179 on Easter, $220 on Mother’s Day, $172 on Father’s Day, and $648 on Winter Holiday gifts.

Here’s a list of 25 inexpensive family gift ideas that pull on heartstrings, can be enjoyed repeatedly, get a family moving, or act as a day out.

1. Hotel Stay

Consider gifting them a one-night getaway to a hotel with an indoor pool to break the winter blues. It doesn’t have to be a big resort, a fun overnighter to an affordable local hotel is a welcome break from the everyday routine.

A night at the theater is a great way to spend time together as a family. Choose a movie, play, or musical that everyone will enjoy, and prepare for a fun-filled night.

2. Tickets To A Show

Coffee, tea, or even hot cocoa lovers would appreciate a set of personalized family mugs. Add a photo or special message to make it extra personal.

3. Personalized Mugs

A puzzle can get the whole family involved in one activity and spend time together. Consider a custom puzzle made from a picture of the entire family.

4. Puzzle

5. Family Cookbook

Gather a favorite recipe from every family member, add your favorite recipes for meaningful holidays, and add notes for future generations.

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