Secret santa gifts on a budget

Secret Santa Christmas gifts on a budget

Everyone loves Christmas but all the preparations can be exhausting.  Who has time for all the shopping, wrapping and preparation it entails.  I have to admit that used to fill me with dread the “Secret Santa” challenge.  Buy a present for a colleague in the office on a budget without causing a major breadown in relations.   It can be so difficult to buy a gift for someone you don’t know very well, and maybe don’t even like that much !   This is where the #sdfiverchallenge comes in – why not take the stress out of the shopping with a choice of £5 gifts from sports direct online.  Get your presents sorted without even leaving the comfort of your favourite sofa.   I was tasked with finding 2 gifts for £5 each on the sports direct website this year and thought that finding gifts for a secret santa would be ideal.  The site has absolutely loads of sports gifts as you would expect but I was surprised to find a good selection of suitable gifts for everyone.  There was also a good price range.  You can filter by gift ideas and category if you are looking for inspiration. If you are on a budget then you can search by price.

There were quite a few things that I didn’t think fitted in the gift category but you can just scroll past those and look for something to suit you.  There was a huge choice you wouldn’t find in-store but you really do need to filter out the categories.  There are quite a few things I would class as “stocking fillers” in the under £5 category.  I decided on this cute umbrella which is really appropriate for our weather and thought it would be a fun item for my sister and also suitable for a work colleague.

Rain check umbrella

Looking for something else I turned to gifts for my teenage daughter which may also be suitable for the office junior.  Most teenagers seem obsessed with tech which wasn’t going to work on a budget so I took a look at the toiletries available.  I was lucky to find this Victoria’s secret fragrance mist down to £5.  It has now gone back up to £7 on the site which shows you do need to grab your bargains when you can.  This will make a great stocking filler as it is a brand that is popular at the moment.

Victoria's secret fragrance mist


Delivery is £4.99 so it would be worth buying a few things at the same time.  You can do click and collect from store and when you collect your parcel in-store you’ll receive a £5 voucher to spend in store. You’ll be given your voucher by the store staff when you collect your parcel.  I opted for home delivery and the parcel arrived in about 4-5 days, well packaged and in good condition.

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