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30 Great Gifts Under $30 From Sam’s Club

Yes, it is possible to give thoughtfully chosen, generous gifts without blowing through your holiday budget. The secret? Shaking up where you usually shop. At a warehouse club like Sam's, especially this time of year, the aisles are filled to brimming with a sleigh's worth of goodies, all under $30!

Trivia Setvia

Trivia set

Give the gift of game night! This Ridley’s Set of 3 Trivia Quiz Games ($14.98) is the brainchild of a collaboration between Sam’s Club and Ridley’s, a game company based out of London. The ultimate ice-breaker, these trivia packs include categories ranging from general knowledge brain teasers to categories like “Sing It Back,” “Movie Buff Quiz,” and “Who Am I?” Check out these 60 Amazon Prime gifts for everyone on your list.

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Beverage tub

A gracious gift for those who like to entertain, this Member’s Mark 12 Quart Double Walled Hammered Beverage Tub ($29.98) is the right size for displaying refreshments for a football watching party or an all-out deck the halls fest. Generously proportioned, the stainless-steel tub is also light enough to toss in the car for an off-site sporting event or special occasion picnic.

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Measuring set

Measuring cups and spoons are among the hardest working tools in any cook’s kitchen. For those who prep food often, one set will hardly suffice. This Member’s Mark 10 Pc Measuring Set ($19.98) is made of thick stainless steel and will be quick to displace any lingering plastic sets that came before it. The ideal gift for the friend or family member who loves to bake! Plus, you can put them to work as scoops in containers where you store dry goods—just one of our favorite secret uses for everyday kitchen gadgets!

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3-in-1 griddle set

In a small kitchen, utility is everything, all the better if one gadget can perform three tasks. That’s the Dash Mini Maker Griddle, Waffle Maker and Grill Set ($19.98). With three different cooking surfaces, this set lets you fry, grill and make waffles or toast without taking up a ton of space in your kitchen. Find out more holiday food gifts that aren’t fruitcake.

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Acacia Pizza peelvia

Acacia pizza peel

Fewer foods give all the comfort food feels like pizza! This Acacia Pizza Peel ($24.98) is the perfect gift for those who love to bake it at home–the piece is also designed with a beveled edge for easy transfer from the oven to counter. On the non-pizza nights, it can perform double-duty as a serving piece for appetizers and hors-d’oeuvres.

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Bakeware setvia

Bakeware set

This Member’s Mark 3-Piece Holiday Bakeware Set ($29.98) would make a gracious hostess gift, with high-style, low-maintenance serveware (microwave, oven, and dishwasher safe!) in three of the most frequently called for sizes. An especially thoughtful gift for those who are hosting a crowd, these beautiful, multi-functional bakers go from oven to table for effortless serving during the holiday season.

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Bath Bombsvia

Bath bombs

The gift of rest and relaxation is always in order during this most hectic time of year. With this six-pack of Aromatherapy Bath Bombs ($12.98), you can share the gift of self-care. These bath bombs are made with essential oils, Shea butter, Epsom salt, and vitamin E. Ahh! Maybe pick one up for yourself too! Don’t miss more crave-worthy beauty gifts.

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Cookie tin

Something about this time of year calls for warm mugs of cider and buttery shortbread cookies. At $10.98, this Member’s Mark European Shortbread Cookie Tin set is filled with delicious European shortbread cookies from Germany, presented in four chic collector’s tins.

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Foot pocket throw blanketvia

Foot pocket throw blanket

Is there anything better than a warm, fuzzy blanket on a chilly winter’s night? This Cuddl Duds Plush Velvet Foot Pocket Throw ($14.98) is generously sized at 60 x 70 inches, and comes with a super-soft Sherpa-lined pocket to cover your chilly feet. It comes in nine different patterns, every one of them warm, plush, and cozy in oh-so-soft velvet.

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Pajama set

For the feline-inclined, this Layla Eye Mask and Long Sleeve Pajama Set ($19.98) is purrfect! It is made out of a lightweight silky fleece, soft to the touch and extra cozy to wear. The set also includes thoughtful details like pockets (yes!) and feminine details like a drawstring tie with fluffy white poms. Paired with the essential slumber accessory for what we all need more of (hello sleep!), this set will leave nothing but sweet dreams to follow.

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Lunch bag

Cute enough to be a purse and sturdy enough to hold lunch or snacks on the go, this Dabney Lee Lunch Bag ($19.98) is as chic as it is functional. The insulated tote comes in 8 different patterns and includes two lidded containers. Get one for your fashionable, meal prepping bestie! Check out these stocking stuffers that are less than $10.

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Saucer chair

Perfect for the tween in your life, the American Kids Plush Animal Saucer Chair ($29.98) is a Sam’s Club exclusive. These adorable, foldable chairs come in three designs–a pink fox, a brown bear, and a purple owl. They are super soft to the touch and large enough to snuggle into for a tv-watching marathon or a good long read. The chairs are also designed to collapse when not in use for easy storage.

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Fingerlings set

Parents of younger children take note. If your kids haven’t already started begging you for a Fingerling, just know that it’s coming. This WowWee Fingerlings Playset ($19.81) is one you won’t find elsewhere. In a 2-pack playset, it includes Coral, a pink monkey with purple hair, and Callie, a blue unicorn with purple hair. This inseparable pair is exclusively available with this Fingerlings playset which also includes a seesaw.

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Spa set

For the kid creators on your list, this YOU*Niverse 3-in-1 Spa Set ($19.98) will let them unleash their artistry to make it a spa day at home or girls’ night in, creating bath bombs, perfumes, and lava lip glosses. Best of all, they can also learn the science behind their favorite beauty products.

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Disney dolls

Right-sized for the five and under set, these Disney Toddler Dolls ($19.98) bring all the magic of Ariel, Anna, Elena, Elsa, Cinderella, Belle, Moana, and Rapunzel home, in a pint-sized package. These favorite character dolls are 14 inches tall, fully dressed and with accessories to join your child on wonderful adventures!

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Gourmet kitchen play setvia

Gourmet kitchen play set

Give the gift that sparks imaginative free play! This set of Gourmet Kitchen Appliances ($19.98) lets your little ones get in on the cooking action, with gadgets and sounds to simulate brewing coffee, mixing up cake batter, and toasting breakfast. The set is designed with realistic details, and comes in a range of fun colors; it’s time to whip up something delicious.

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Kids squishy pillowvia

Kid’s squishy pillow

Delight the little ones on your list with this Kid’s Squishy Pillow ($7.98). It comes in seven designs (bear, cat, deer, fox, lion, moose, and rabbit), all made with a squishy filling and super soft exterior. They are also machine washable, making them a practical and popular choice for travel, sleepovers, and holiday road trips. They can easily collapse to fit into a backpack or suitcase too. Find out more non-toy gifts your kids will love.

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Boogie boardvia

Boogie board

Speaking of road trips (or long waits at the airport, in traffic, and near any major shopping mall during the month of December), this Dashboard Boogie Board ($19.98) can be an on-the-go lifesaver. It’s an eWriter tablet that writes just like pen on paper and erases with a single button touch. It also includes a Lock Switch to protect your work with a removable hard cover. Gift recipients can use the free app to scan, save, and share their work. There is nothing to plug in or charge–hallelujah!

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ArtSkills DIY kits

Turn your house into a mini maker space for the kid creators in your life. These ArtSkills DIY Kits will keep the kids busy for hours honing their new skills and talents. Choose from a Spin & Sculpt Pottery Kit, Star Projector and Planet Kit, Style & Stitch Sewing Machine, or Dig It Archaeology Kit ($19.98 each).

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Lounge throw blanketvia

Lounge throw blanket

Even those who are hard to buy for can appreciate the appeal of a large, cozy throw, especially as winter weather really sets in; this Member’s Mark Lounge Throw ($14.98) comes in 23 colors and styles (some even have fur accents) and is perfect for those friends who just built an amazing outdoor living space. It’s also available in an oversized version, Member’s Mark Oversized Cozy Throw ($14.98) bigger and fluffier at a roomy 60 x 72 inches. Don’t miss these 100 Christmas gift ideas for people who are impossible to shop for.

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Stemless insulated wine glass setvia

Stemless insulated wine glass set

Perfect for that outdoorsy, wine-loving friend, this Member’s Mark Insulated Wine Glass 4-Pack Set ($19.98) is everything a sturdy beverage holder should be–comfortable to hold, roomy, and smartly designed to minimize spills. It comes in two different packs with four different color options, each with coordinating slide latch lids.

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Mug setvia

Mug set

For the friend who takes her coffee with a side of sarcasm, this Olive & Hill Morning Mug Set ($12.98) will become her go-to for morning java. In an easy-care stoneware design, the set will be a welcome gift for those who greet winter with a cup of something soul-warming. Find them in Sam’s Club brick and mortar locations starting in early December.

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5 wick candlevia

5-wick candle

And you thought you loved three-wick candles. Sam’s has introduced this Luxury 5-Wick Holiday Candle ($19.98), poured in a generous 36- ounce size and lightly fragrant in four holiday-inspired scents: Mood Indigo, Gilded Prosecco, Winter Balsam, and Holiday Spice. You don’t even have to wrap it! The candle comes in a beautiful gold gift box, making it an ideal option for hostess gifts, teacher appreciation, and for coworkers!

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Pet bedvia

Pet bed

Don’t forget your pet! Straight from the mattress experts at Serta, this Perfect Sleeper Memory Foam Blend Couch Pet Bed ($19.98) gives your furry friend a cozy place of her own to curl up and enjoy a long winter’s nap. The plush sleep surface may also help keep her off your living room sofa. These are the 50 best holiday gifts for animal lovers.

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Double-layer infinity loop scarf

Scarves are a practical, affordable gift, universally appreciated for their layering warmth and infinite designs to express one’s personal style. In a soft to the touch chenille, this Peace & Pearls Chenille Scarf ($13.48) is designed with a beautiful double-layer infinity loop.

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Harry & David Bark Tins

What would the holidays be without the occasional decadent treat? On such occasions, this Harry & David Cookie Butter Bark Tin ($14.97) totally delivers. It’s filled to the brim with crave-worthy holiday treats–think spiced Speculoos cookie grahams and rice crisps folded into a handcrafted bark and finished with a sweet drizzle of icing.

For the chocolate lovers, Sam’s also offers this Harry & David S’mores Bark Tin ($14.97), taking a fireside favorite and turning it into bark form! Hello, s’mores lovers! Plus, there’s the added bonus of not having to bake them yourself, which means more time for eating, and sipping, and eating (again). Nom nom nom!

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Single-use mask pack

Perfect for tweens and young teens, this Yes To Best of Single-Use Mask Pack ($12.48) is an ideal, age-appropriate starter set for learning the fundamentals of healthy skin care.

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Express mailbox gift box

Don’t show up empty-handed! This Express Delivery Mailbox Gift Box ($14.98) makes a wonderful hostess gift, office happy, or “just because” present for most anyone on your list. It’s filled with gingerbread cookies, brownie cookies, and peppermint tea cookies, packaged for you to “express” your sincere appreciation!

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Hammered mugs

Delight the mocktail master or resident mixologist in your life with this four-pack set of Member’s Mark Double-Wall Hammered Mugs ($19.98). These durable, stainless steel mugs will keep your cocktails perfectly chilled through years of toasting all that is celebration-worthy. They come in copper and stainless colors, and their double-wall design keeps drinks at the perfect temperature.

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Gourmet gift baskets

For the gourmand, you can’t go wrong with Sam’s Club Gourmet Gift Baskets, available in a variety of sizes and styles. This Gourmet Select Gift Basket is filled with nuts, cheese, biscuits, truffles, and kettle corn, presented in a farmhouse-chic metal basket. Best of all, these options come at a variety of price points, including vintage packaged treats like this Moose Munch Gourmet Popcorn ($21.88). Yum! Find out the best hostess gift for every occasion.

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Rebecca C. Walden
Rebecca C. Walden is a freelance writer with Deep South roots, an Alabama native now living in north Texas. Her writing has appeared in Reader's Digest, the Huffington Post, Southern Living, and many other regional publications, focusing on everything from health and wellness to parenting, family, and women's interests. Walden also writes for corporate clients in finance, government, healthcare, and higher education. Check out her latest work