Best Christmas Gifts for Wife Under $100 or Less

June 24, 2022 15 min read

Although gift-giving is a fun way to express your love and appreciation to those you care about, it can quickly become costly. Fortunately, you can buy the latest tech accessories, useful kitchen tools, luxury beauty and skincare products, and quirky, just-for-fun items for $100 or less. These Christmas gifts for wife under $100 include thoughtful unique finds as well as everything your gift will need. Many of these items have been tested, purchased, and gifted by us, so they are sure to impress no matter the occasion. Famvibe also has Christmas gift guides for under $25 and under $50. If you're not limited by a budget, we have gift guides that cover a wide range of price points and interests.

1. Miniature fireplace

This small personal fireplace, which is safe to use indoors and for cooking fun treats like s'mores, will keep them warm and entertained this summer.

2. Alarm clock for the sunrise

Sunrise alarm clocks can help transform groggy wake-ups into a softer, more peaceful way to get out of bed, and Philips' SmartSleep is one of our favorites. Aside from its soothing alarms and lovely sunrise effect, it does not require the use of an app.

3. Fun Keith Haring-inspired chess set

The Keith Haring Chess Set serves as both a fun pastime and a stunning display piece. Haring's favorite artworks, from the barking dog to his trademark figures, inspired the chess pieces.

4. Glitzy holiday nail kit

Give them this game-changing nail kit, which includes shimmery and matte polish options. It comes with nine different holiday shades, as well as a top coat, nail polish remover, and nail tools.

5. Electronic book reader

A Kindle makes reading more convenient for bookworms, especially when traveling. The Kindle has 8 GB of storage, weeks of battery life, and a large selection of books to read whenever and wherever you want.

6. Creative swatch collaboration with MoMA

What better way to demonstrate their appreciation for art than with a watch inspired by famous paintings? Swatch collaborates with New York's Museum of Modern Art to create these one-of-a-kind watches that look like works of art from the MoMa's collection.

7. Photo album of travels

This customizable photo book transports you back to each travel adventure, ensuring that you never forget it. The travel photo album captures every excursion with charming designs on up to 210 pages, whether it's a week trip or an extended stay.

8. Bouquet of fresh flowers

Flowers are always appreciated when you don't know what to give. A beautiful bouquet delivered directly to them is the most thoughtful way to say congratulations and show you're thinking of them.

9. Collection of starter seasonings with multiple uses

This entertaining set of four seasoning starters can be used on everything from barbecue to savory tofu and chicken.

10. Side sleepers will appreciate this pillow

The Original Casper Pillow will assist your favorite side sleeper in sleeping by aligning their neck with their spine. In our guide to the best pillows, we named this pillow the best for side sleepers. You can further personalize the pillow by selecting its size and height.

11. Grow-your-own garden kit

They'll be able to grow their own vegetables in their backyard with this vegetable grow kit. The kit comes with a cookbook, gardening instructions, and seeds for 11 different vegetables.

12. Bookshop 

Bookshop gift cards allow readers to support small bookstores online. The retailer sells gift cards that your recipient can use to shop online at their favorite independent bookstore. The gift cards never expire and can be purchased in denominations ranging from $10 to $1000.

13. Engaging pottery kit

This pottery kit provides a one-of-a-kind activity to do with your loved ones. Each kit includes enough supplies for two people, with additional supplies available for purchase if more people want to participate. A step-by-step instruction booklet is also included in the kit.

14. Cocktail mixers that taste like summer Coke

Casamigos, founded by actor George Clooney, is a popular tequila brand among many. A Christmas cocktail gift set of uniquely flavored mixers and rimmers is the company's newest addition. The mixers, which come in blackberry basil and citrus flavors, are only available at Williams Sonoma.

15. Hello Fresh gift card

The best Christmas gifts for wife under $100 are those that your recipient would not think to buy for themselves. A Hello Fresh gift card checks all of these boxes, as it provides a welcome break from grocery shopping and meal planning. Choose from four different amounts based on the size and needs of your recipient's household. We also wrote a comprehensive Hello Fresh guide that covers everything from its unique features to how to open an account.

16. Bag designed for hosting small picnics

This insulated bag, our pick for the best picnic basket for carrying bottles, is a great Christmas gift for a wife under $100 who wants to have a small picnic complete with their favorite drinks and small snacks.

17. Collection of environmentally friendly coasters

These colorful straw coasters will add a splash of color to their indoor and outdoor dining areas. The coasters come in a set of four and are handwoven in the Philippines from environmentally friendly materials.

18. Starter pack of savory seasonings

This flavorful seasoning set will liven up their pantry. The starter kit contains spicy seasoned salts, restaurant-quality soy and tamari sauces, and chili crunch. Momofuku's website also includes several recipes that use the set's ingredients.

19. Small travel kit

Give them Away's Travel Wellness Kit to keep them well-stocked on travel essentials. The set is housed inside The Mini, a smaller version of their popular suitcase that is available in a variety of colors. A hand sanitizer, anti-bacterial hand wipes, dissolvable soap leaves, and a mask with five replacement filters are included with The Mini.

20. Pair of comfortable slippers

With these fuzzy slippers, they can keep their feet warm while working from home. These high-quality suede slippers with a sheepskin collar are very useful Christmas gifts for wife under $100 who might not think to buy for themselves.

21. Gift set of wine

Give this wine lover's set to help elevate your recipient's wine experience. The included wine preserver is an excellent Christmas gift for wife under $100 who live alone or prefer to enjoy their wines slowly. The sleek charging base and contemporary design make this a gift that your recipient will be proud to display on their kitchen counter.

22. Strong wallet

Replace their worn-out wallet with this slim leather billfold from Bellroy, Insider Reviews' favorite wallet brand. It's made from ethically sourced leather, which will age beautifully and last for many years.

23. Disney+ membership

It costs $7.99 per month or $79.99 per year after a free seven-day trial and gives you unlimited access to movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox. Here's everything you need to know about Disney+.

24. Stylish fitness tracker with heart rate monitoring

Fitbit's inexpensive Inspire 2 tracker has a plethora of useful features that will keep them informed about their physical activity. By tracking calorie burn, resting heart rate, and heart rate zones, the heart rate monitor allows them to be more strategic about their workouts.

25. Hair towel that reduces drying time by half

Aquis' cult-favorite hair towels have received a slew of positive online reviews, including one from our own product review team. The towels are made from Aquitex, a proprietary fabric made of ultra-fine fibers (finer than silk) that work to reduce the amount of friction the hair experiences when it is at its weakest.

26. Memorable option for a date night

Eatwith provides unique dining experiences that combine delicious menus, professional chefs, and interesting guests. Previously held in major cities such as New York, Paris, and London, Eatwith now offers online classes that can be taken from anywhere and bring unique cooking experiences right into your kitchen. Eatwith has recently added classes taught by MasterChef contestants to its menu of experiences led by professional chefs from around the world.

27. Pair of comfy wool shoes

While Allbirds has hinted that it plans to expand beyond shoes, we'll always be partial to its original merino wool sneakers. We've been wearing and loving the comfy style for over two years, and you can't go wrong with a pair of these shoes as a Christmas gift.

28. Every month, a different country's coffee is delivered

It's a global coffee tour without the cost of plane tickets. Atlas Coffee Club sends out single-origin coffee each month, along with a postcard from the country, brewing tips, and flavor notes.

29. Digital picture frame

Include a USB stick containing your favorite photo memories with this Christmas gift. The high-tech photo frame can be mounted on a wall and shuffles through and displays crisp photos and videos. If your budget allows, the more popular WiFi version is the same concept but more convenient to use because it works directly from your phone's gallery.

30. Simple-to-use trimmer

The distinctive blade distinguishes the Philips Norelco OneBlade from other trimmers and shavers. It employs a fast-moving OneBlade cutter with a knick-prevention system on both sides of the blade. The blade's base will contour to his face, allowing for a comfortable shave or trim that is free of irritation — and it works for both wet and dry shaving.

31. Handy wireless charging pad

A wireless charger is an excellent Christmas gift for a wife under $100 who owns a smartphone with a glass back that supports the feature. This one was dubbed "the perfect wireless charging pad" by one of our reviewers. It charges quickly, looks good, and can even hold thick phone cases.

32. Membership in a well-known national book club

Set them up with a Book of the Month membership if they prefer the incomparable feel of a hardcover book. Every month, it provides five curated titles to choose from, mostly by new authors.

33. Remedy for their back pain

This Christmas gift is intended for anyone who is constantly complaining about back pain or poor posture. Upright Go is a novel and inconspicuous device that adheres to the top of their back and helps them improve their posture over time.

34. Popular cookbook with original illustrations

This is the ideal cookbook for those who are just starting out in the kitchen. Samin Nosrat, a chef and New York Times columnist, outlines the fundamentals of cooking and presents them in a fun, engaging way with original illustrations.

35. No matter where they are, their favorite specialty meals

Goldbelly allows them to satisfy their most specific and nostalgic cravings, no matter where they live in the United States — Junior's cheesecake, Lou Malnati's deep-dish pizza, and more. Look through the iconic gifts section for ideas.

36. Book based on their favorite burger joint

While this book does not include the actual recipes for the burger or the famous sauce, it will get your burger-obsessed recipient pretty close. They can make delicious burgers, fries, and shakes at home and then compare Shake Shack and In-n-Out.

37. Fashionable accessory with a hidden charger

The leather keychain is both functional and fashionable: it has an iPhone lightning input and a USB stick so they can charge their phone while carrying it. Some colors come with free monogramming, while others require a $10 fee.

38. Reusable bag with a fun print

There are numerous reusable nylon shopping bag options available, but Baggu stands out from the crowd with its unique and colorful prints. These practical bags are the ideal present for anyone in your life.

39. Entertaining and educational online cooking class

Giving experiences as Christmas gifts for wife under $100 is becoming more popular. They'll learn how to make everything from fresh pasta to beautiful charcuterie boards in a Cozymeal class. Cozymeal offers online mixology classes and virtual wine tastings in addition to cooking classes.

40. Collection of trackers for the forgetful

When they can't find their phone, they can make it ring by clicking their Tile button, even if it's on silent.

41. Electric toothbrush you won't want to keep hidden

The Goby Toothbrush stands out for its soft brush head, normal and sensitive brushing speeds, and convenient USB charging shell, in addition to its sleek design.

42. Daily Reaping

Your Christmas gift will be able to fill a box with smoothies (including protein smoothies for gym rats), harvest bowls, soup, and other ready-to-go meals. Daily Harvest's healthy options are ideal for the busy, wellness-conscious people in your life.

43. Case that cleans dirty phones

The majority of us carry our phones with us wherever we go — and we mean everywhere. PhoneSoap kills 99.9% of common household germs, including bacteria that cause E.Coli, Salmonella, Staph, flu, and colds. Your recipient will appreciate knowing that their phone is clean, especially in light of the pandemic.

44. Lovely leather wrap for transporting chargers and cables

The Leather Charger Roll Up by Mark & Graham is made of soft, supple leather and features three separate pockets for storing cables and chargers on the go. You can have it monogrammed for free.

45. Delicious and one-of-a-kind hot sauce

The limited-edition hot sauce is infused with white truffle and packs a sweet heat that you'll want to add to burritos, pizza, wings, or any other dish you want to spice up.

46. Lounge pants that are extremely comfortable and flattering

These are some of the most comfortable lounge pants we've ever worn. They'll spend an inordinate amount of time in these if they're spending more time in casual wear. We also like how the silky MicroModal and sleek cut make them suitable for wearing out in public to get the mail.

47. Bike horn that is as loud as a car horn

This bike horn can be as loud as a car horn, thanks to a collaboration between Priority Bicycles and Toyota. This is an excellent motorcycle safety accessory.

48. Soothing hand cream

The Hand Treatment is a brand favorite among La Mer's premium skincare products. This creamy formula is the ideal texture for healing dry hands.

49. The most popular olive oil on the internet

Brightland's olive oils make excellent gifts for cooks and those who enjoy entertaining. The white bottles shield the EVOO from light damage and look nice on a counter.

50. Smooth and cool pajama shirt

Luxury sheets are out of your price range, so this comfortable and attractive PJ shirt is the next best thing to getting them a good night's sleep. It's made of organic bamboo lyocell, which is breathable and moisture-wicking, as well as more environmentally friendly than traditional cotton.

51. Whiskey of the highest quality

Uncle Nearest is an award-winning, Black-owned whiskey brand based in Tennessee that was inspired by the first known African-American master distiller, Nathan "Nearest" Green. If you're looking for a gift for someone who enjoys a good glass of whiskey or a whiskey-based cocktail now and then, a bottle of Uncle Nearest won't let you down.

52. Stylish knife block

Material Kitchen's minimalist approach to kitchen essentials, such as this magnetic, angled knife block made of heavy-duty wood, is one of our favorites.

53. Straightforward but luxurious body wash

Necessaire, a new startup, makes body care products with vitamins A, B3, C, E, and omega-6 and omega-9. Their skin will feel clean, soft, and nourished after using the lightly scented Body Wash.

54. High-quality leather Apple Watch band

Bullstrap's Italian Leather Watch Bands are the ideal way to dress up an Apple Watch. They are available in a variety of leather colors and are compatible with all generations of the Apple Watch.

55. Pair of glitzy hoops

In this inexpensive Mejuri piece, traditional hoops are embellished with the white sapphire.

56. Premium underwear that is well worth the price

Tommy John may be the most comfortable boxers your recipient has ever worn. The Second Skin, in particular, stands out as being smooth, soft, stretchy, and breathable.

57. Fun drink accessory to celebrate

The insulated flute from Brumate prevents the disappointment of warm and flat bubbly. It holds nearly half a bottle of champagne and is available in 30 lovely colors.

58. Few brand's whimsical candle

"Does the world really need another fancy candle brand?" asks our candle-obsessed editor. Otherland's candles are so unique and interesting that you won't be able to stop yourself from purchasing a few.

59. Vanity case that is portable

They will be able to stop using unsightly and wasteful Ziploc bags once they have this stylish and structured case. The exterior material is water and stain-resistant, and the clear window allows them to easily identify the contents of the case.

60. Gold bracelet with their zodiac sign engraved on it

They'll want to wear the delicate gold vermeil bracelet every day. Aurate's beautiful gold jewelry is not only less expensive than traditional fine jewelry, but it is also ethically sourced, representing a new wave of jewelry brands to be aware of.

61. Mini duffle crossbody with a distinct appearance

Dagne Dover is known for producing functional and versatile bags such as work totes and this extra small version of its popular neoprene duffel. Inside, they'll find a compartment just big enough for the day's necessities, pockets to keep them organized, and a key leash that can be detached.

62. Streaming stick with access to over 500,000 movies and TV episodes

Streaming Stick+ is notable for its 4K, HDR, and HD streaming capabilities, as well as its long-range wireless receiver. Installing it is a simple process that begins with plugging the stick into the TV.

63. They'll be unable to stop eating the sweet treats

Instead of the typical box of chocolates, give some of the most well-known and delectable treats from the New York institution Milk Bar. The set includes 12 soft and chewy cake truffles, six assorted flavors, and a cute mini birthday cake.

64. Box that allows them to discover the exciting world of sake

While there are numerous online wine clubs, Tippsy is quietly cultivating a community of sake enthusiasts. It provides a wealth of information as well as premium sake options to anyone interested in learning more about this underappreciated alcoholic beverage.

65. Hand mixer that is small and lightweight

Not all baking tasks necessitate the use of a full-fledged stand mixer. The KitchenAid hand mixer takes up little space but does a variety of jobs thanks to its five-speed settings. You'll also have a good time selecting a unique color for your recipient.

66. Game that puts their pun-loving skills to the test

It's a race to see who can come up with the cleverest puns in this family-friendly card game that requires a quick mind and even faster-writing skills. Game on.

67. Personalized map of a specific location

Grafomap is a website where you can commemorate significant locations, such as their hometown, college town, or the city where you two met. The custom design feature is simple to use, and you can have the final map poster framed or printed on canvas.

68. Outdoor waterproof speaker

The surprisingly powerful speaker fits in their palm and can swim alongside them in the pool or ocean. It's also dustproof, making it ideal for hikes and other outdoor activities.

69. Sleep mask made of premium mulberry silk

Few things are as opulent as sleeping with a silk mask. Your recipient's face will stay cool all night thanks to the all-silk construction.

70. Luxurious bathrobe

It's all too tempting to stay in this Turkish cotton bathrobe long after they've gotten out of the shower. The thick robe is our recommendation for the best bathrobe money can buy.

71. Chai taster

This collection of loose-leaf teas was named one of Oprah's Favorite Things in 2018. It contains three chai variations that any tea lover will enjoy.

72. Cult classic fragrance

Le Labo is well-known for its unique packaging and subtle yet inviting scents. The Another is musky and woodsy, but it's balanced with jasmine petals and other ingredients.

73. Everyone in the park is playing an outdoor game

It's a beautiful day outside, and you can't help but notice a few groups having a good time while playing some sort of new ball game. Spikeball, a volleyball-like game that your recipient can set up in any large outdoor space, is most likely. It only takes 10 minutes to learn the rules.

74. Pair of blue-light-blocking sunglasses

With a pair of blue-light-blocking glasses, you can help them protect their eyes from harsh screens. Their eyes will be less strained, and they may be able to fall asleep faster.

75. Hand towels with monograms

A personalized gift is well worth the extra time and thought. Weezie's fluffy and absorbent towels can be personalized with custom embroidery (+$15 per towel).

76. Customized photo book

Photo books make excellent Christmas gifts for wife under $100 because they can be used to commemorate vacations, weddings, special events, or even everyday life. This gift is sure to make your recipient feel special, with three book sizes, multiple color and theme options, and the option to choose a cover image.

77. Flavorful seasoning assortment

With grill and BBQ season rapidly approaching, having a collection of tasty seasonings on hand is essential for creating delectable foods. They can flavor meats, seafood, vegetables, and even rice with the spices in this collection.

78. The most comfortable moccasins

Can you almost feel the soft fluffiness of these slippers through your computer screen? During December, L.L.Bean allegedly sells a pair of these cushioned sheepskin shoes every seven seconds, proving that they are worth the investment.

79. Professional chefs adore this everyday stainless steel frying pan

Pros like Tom Colicchio rely on Made In cookware in some of the country's best kitchens, so you can be sure it's good enough for your recipient. The rapidly expanding startup is responsible for a couple of our favorite pieces of cookware.

80. Lovely coffee table book

Patricia Schultz's original "1,000 Places" captivated readers with its compelling curation of global experiences. The new deluxe edition has a beautiful gold-embellished cover and over 1,000 new photographs.

81. Cult classic board game

Catan's Settlers rely on strategy and sometimes luck to build civilizations that can last for hours.

82. Lovely piece of handcrafted drinkware

Each hand-blown glass from JFR Glass is unique. The glasses are not only attractive but also functional and durable. They're dishwasher-safe and UV-resistant, so your recipient will be able to enjoy them for a long time.

83. Interactive map of state parks

This state park map will come in handy this spring and summer when many of us will be venturing outdoors. Choose from ten maps, each of which includes over 30 parks in states like New York, California, and Connecticut. The map comes with a sheet of gold stickers to mark your progress after each park visit.

84. Membership in a large outdoor cooperative

For a one-time fee, an REI membership provides lifetime benefits. This includes 10% dividends, special offers, in-store REI Garage sales, and special pricing on REI classes and events.

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