10 present ideas under a tenner. For him, for her, the sprogs or Secret Santa – we’ve got it wrapped up!

Dec 19, 2016 | MAIN FEED


Welcome to Broke in Bristol – the blog that helps you save money, make money and live life to the full on a budget. I’m Ms Broke in Bristol and I’ve come up with 10 present suggestions for him, for her, for the sprogs and for Secret Santa that will set you back £10 or less.

  1. This Kids Star Wars Stormtrooper White Plush Backpack is just £9.99 at Shoezone. Buy online and collect in store next time you’re in town.

  2. Charity gift cards. It’s always hard to find a present for that person who has everything, but have you thought about giving to charity on their behalf? For £10 you could buy Xmas dinner for a homeless person or teach someone to read.

  3. Wonky wine glass. For £10 including delivery why don’t you buy your wine lover a wonky wine glass? You can buy this one from Ebay and collect it from Argos before Christmas.

  4. Framed photo. An old favourite of mine, which costs less than £2 but will earn you brownie points for thoughtfulness! Print out your favourite photo from as little as 5 pence from Tesco or Asda and pop it in a £1 frame from Poundland. Or spend a fiver on this digital photo frame from Argos. 

  5. Power bank. Buy your tech head electricity on the go. Curry’s sell one for £7.99 as does Argos. You can get them cheaper online, but as these companies are in China and Hong Kong, your gift won’t arrive before the big day.

  6. Pug nail dryer. Little Miss Diva loves this novelty Pug Nail Dryer which you can pick up in Peacocks for a fiver.

  7. Personalised voodoo doll. Know someone who’s had a bad year? Buy them a personalised voodoo doll for £6.50 from Amazon. Amazon says there is still time to get your order in before Christmas!

  8. Tattoo sleeves. This tattoo sleeve from Ebay could be a good joke present for just £2. Amazon has loads of options too and you can choose express delivery to ensure it turns up in time.

  9. Make your own snow Christmas kit. It’s been a long time since Bristol has seen any snow around Christmas time, so have a bit of fun making your own for £6.49 plus 0.95p delivery. Order by 22 Dec from Not on the High Street and you should get it before Christmas.

  10. These Golf Ball Finding Glasses actually work, according to reviews, and cost just £7.50 plus delivery.


That’s it for this week folks, happy shopping! Have a great Christmas and New Year and if you come across a great deal, why not share it on the Broke and Bristol Facebook page? Don’t forget to like our Facebook page, so that you can be the first to know about the best local events and deals happening near you!


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Jackie Annett

Welcome to my website. My name is Jackie Annett and I've lived in this wonderful city for many years. I'm a single mum to fourteen-year-old Little Miss Diva and for the last 20 years, I've been working as a journalist, magazine editor and blogger.

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