The Good Stuff: Unique & Useful Stocking Stuffer Gifts They’ll Love

Whether stocking stuffers are always your first thought or the last thing on your list, finding fun and interesting gifts to fill them up is sometimes a challenge. Of course, there’s always socks and maybe even candy, but this year let’s go beyond the standard stuffer and create a stocking full of creative (and yes, some practical) picks. These thoughtful and unique stocking stuffer gift ideas are a great place to start and are sure to rival the goodies waiting under the tree.

A claddagh symbol is seen depicted on a pewter good luck bell from Guardian Bells, clipped to a keyring

Good Luck Bells

Pewter Guardian Bells come in many intricate designs that can match just about anyone’s interests and hobbies, and they all have one thing in common: extra good luck to whoever receives one. And who wouldn’t want good luck in their stocking?

A pair of glasses is seen clipped to a shirt with a ReadeREST eyeglasses holder

Never Lose Your Glasses

The perfect gift for the person who is always losing their glasses, this strong magnet-and-steel-clip combo works through clothing to hold glasses right where you want them, so you always know where they are. It works with earbuds and ID badges, too.

Beeswax Lip Balm - Set of 5 by Moon Valley Organics - 1

A Soothing Swipe For Chapped Lips

Winter and dry lips just go together right? Skip the generic balms and help soothe dry lips and seal in moisture with this set of organic beeswax lip balms. The non-GMO, all-natural ingredients—from the bees to the herbs—are grown on a certified B-Corp family farm and combined into balms that smell, and feel, amazing.

Bluetooth Animal Speaker by My Audio Pet - 1

Kids Turn Up The Volume

Brace yourself for incoming cuteness. Beyond looking like a sweet little animal, this kids’ Bluetooth speaker can crank out the tunes. Each speaker is about the size of a golf ball, so it’s perfect for clipping on to backpacks. It even has a wireless selfie remote shutter, built-in mic for phone calls, and optional pairing that lets two speakers create a stereo-sound experience. Go for the whole adorable crew and create a musical zoo.

A lime green staple-free stapler from PLUS America sits on a desk

A Staple-Free Stapler

The biggest drawback of a stapler is when it runs out of staples, which seems to happen mysteriously often. This paper cinch stapler sidesteps the metal and inter-folds pages together to keep things secure and staple-free. It’s a desktop staple for sure.

A woman is seen putting a pair of earrings into a teal Lion Latch keychain jewelry holder

Key Chain Jewelry Holder

If you’re giving jewelry this year, get a Lion Latch to go with it. This travel jewelry case keeps rings, necklaces, and other small items secure. The lid is locked in place by a key ring that attaches the holder to a bag or backpack, keeping it close at hand and safe all at once.

Yellow & green pure catnip bags from Dr. Pussums Cat Company sit on a table

Pure Catnip Toy Set

Include a feline friend in the gifting spirit with sweet catnip cat toys handcrafted in Maine. They’re filled with pure, natural catnip sourced from Canada. A rabbit fur mouse rounds out the playful set.

A lime green PodPocket is seen hooked to a purse, keeping AirPods within reach

Protection for Your AirPods

Keep an Apple AirPods case safe and sound—and in an easy-to-reach spot—with the handy holder from PodPocket. Made of flexible silicone, it fits snugly over the AirPods case and can be attached to a belt, bag, or key chain.


Fill a stocking with finds that are so useful, so helpful, and so appreciated. These unique stocking stuffer gifts prove that good things come in small packages.

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