If you're anything like me, it might feel like you blinked in January, and suddenly, we're nearing the end of 2022. With that comes the impending holiday season, which can be a stressful time of year even for the most festive people.
To help cut down on holiday shopping worry, it's worth getting a head start on this year's gifts regardless of whether or not you're normally a planner. By ordering your gifts well in advance, you can avoid the last-minute rush in stores, and skip out entirely on wondering whether online orders will arrive on time.
Amazon Canada is a go-to destination for gifts, especially if you're sticking to a budget. With finds for just about everyone on your shopping list, it's easy to start checking those names off while remaining comfortably at home.
For some early holiday shopping inspiration, scroll through for the best Amazon gift ideas for men, women and kids — all under $50.
Best Amazon gifts for women under $50
If you're looking for an affordable take on one of this year's most popular bag styles, this belt bag is the way to go. It's received more than 5,000 five-star reviews from customers who love its practical design.
She can cozy up in bed or on the couch with this fleece blanket that comes in a rainbow of fun colours. Made with premium micro-fleece yarns, this blanket provides a velvety feel.
Treat her to a selection of gourmet organic teas with this gift box that features 45 individually packed tea sachets. Each set includes nine of Pukka's unique tea blends, including Supreme Matcha Green, Turmeric Gold and Elderberry And Echinacea.
For anyone who loves propagating their own plants or just displaying greenery in a fun way, this set of bud vases makes a great gift idea. It can be hung on walls or displayed on tabletops, too.
This set of six sheet masks targets a range of skin concerns, including dryness, dullness and clogged pores.
Best Amazon gifts for men under $50
You can't go wrong with this versatile insulated tumbler, which works to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold. Shoppers say that it's "the best travel mug ever," and is "worth every penny."
For the entertainment lover, add this Google Chromecast to your shopping list. It helps simplify your TV by bringing all of your streaming services into one convenient operating system.
Come winter, this classic Carhartt toque will surely be appreciated. It's made from a thick acrylic knit that can be worn fitted or slouchy depending on your mood.
This metal wallet is perfect for the minimalist in your life, as well as for anyone looking to keep their cards safe. It's made from durable carbon fibre, and featureds RFID-blocking technology to prevent information theft.
This bestselling original version of the Swiss Army knife includes a knife, scissors, key rings, and nail file with screwdriver tip for multi-purpose use.
Best Amazon gifts for kids under $50
With more than 50,000 customer reviews, this Bluetooth karaoke microphone is a top choice for gifting. It's easy to use as it connects directly to your devices, letting you sing along to your favourite songs with no machine needed.
Currently ranked as Amazon's best-selling board game, The Floor is Lava is an interactive game for kids and adults alike.
Kids can build their own terrarium and watch as wheatgrass an chia seeds grow. For an added bonus, it acts as a nightlight thanks to built-in LED lights.
With more than 1,600 pieces, this craft kit has tons of supplies for kids to create and imagine. It included popular supplies like beads, popsicle sticks, pompoms, feathers and more.
Kids can play with hair colour in a fun and temporary way thanks to this set of hair chalk combs. It's easy to apply, as it simply brushes onto locks for a pop of colour.