20 Gifts Under $20 

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Bib and Tucker
6423 Quinpool Road, 423-6474
Kyber knit hats, in animal designs from frogs to koala bears, $19.95
100 percent wool with a fleece lining, this will definitely keep the kiddies warm when the snow flies.
Bikes By Dave
6191 Young Street, 455-1677
Dringdring bicycle bells, $20
The colourful, hand-painted bicycle bells are made in Canada, and do indeed make the distinctive “dring-dring” sound.
Bishop’s Cellar
Bishop’s Landing, 1477 Lower Water Street, 490 2675
Gaspereau Muscat, $20
A very aromatic white wine that goes great with seafood.
Carousel Rubber Stamps
380 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, 464-9474
Basic kits, including an inkpad and an embossing pad, $7.95
A great way to get started into card making, print-making, wherever your imagination takes you.
The Curling Store 118 Wyse Road, 404-3400 Curling Rock Mousepad, $11.95 To remind the fervent curler of his or her priorities while online.
Fashionably Dead
5239 Blowers Street, 406-7050
Furry Bones, $9.99
Cute skeletons in a variety of animal costumes that include owls, turtles, octopuses, rabbits, cats and many more.
Greenlyph
1078 Queen Street, 422-2453
50 pack of Phillips DVD, $15.50
We all have to back up our data. We put it off, but we must. This spindle will help.
The Last Gamestore
278 Lacewood Drive, 457-7529
Nintendo Controller Belt Buckle, $19.95
Licensed from Nintendo, this accurate representation of the iconic controller is a must for the gamer in your life whose pants are a little too loose.
The Last Word
2160 Windsor Street, 423-4750
Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson, $10
One of the most popular titles at the store, invariably sharing shelf space with other books by the legendary gonzo journalist.
Liquid Gold
5525 Young Street, 406-8809
Wild Mushroom and Sage Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, $17.99
Bottled here in Halifax, this is some of the freshest olive oil you’ll ever taste.
Pro Skateboards 6451 Quinpool Road, 429-6788 Pro-Skates T-Shirts, $20 The ever-popular black tee with the white logo will cost you $20, but the measure of coolness is infinite.
Maps and More
1601 Lower Water Street
Age of Exploration Hanging Globe, $13
The classiest ornament on the tree.
Oddjects 1717 Barrington Street, 405-7777
Square glass coasters with illustrations of birds, $15
There’s a romantic quality to these that will appeal to both ornithologists and amateur bird fans.
Pretty Things Boutique
5240 Blowers Street, 492-8329
Martini Girl Kiss Lock Coin Purse, $15
The stylish and sexy way to carry your change.
Remedy Facial Bar & Spa
1546 Granville Street, 425-7586
Spa Ritual Vegan Nail Polish, $13
For those who want considerate and sustainable beauty.
The Trail Shop
6210 Quinpool Road, 423-8736
Orikaso Fold Flat Tableware, $19
Plates, cups and bowls that fold flat for easy transport, for the camper who has everything.
Uncommon Kids
Sunnyside Mall, 1595 Bedford Highway, 406-7360
The E-Racer, $20
An eco-friendly car toy, with bamboo the key construction material and a water-based paint to give it that green swoosh.
Strange Adventures
5262 Sackville Street, 425-2140
Cat Getting Out of a Bag by Jeffery Brown, $12.95
For the cat lover in your life, cartoon observations of the weird and wonderful things felines are prone to do.
Woozles
1533 Birmingham Street, 423-7626
Linnet Bird Design Pencil Cases, $14.95
Hand- and local-made cloth pencil cases in a variety of fabrics and styles, fun for kids and adults too.
Lost & Found
2383 Agricola Street, 446-5986
Local bands’ tapes, $6
A lot of local acts---including Long Long Long---release their music on tape, which is available here for single digit prices (or you can find plenty of clothes for under $20).
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Bib and Tucker
6423 Quinpool Road, 423-6474
Kyber knit hats, in animal designs from frogs to koala bears, $19.95
100 percent wool with a fleece lining, this will definitely keep the kiddies warm when the snow flies.

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