Oprah’s Favorite Things 2022 list finally dropped. In case you haven’t heard about it, every year weeks before Christmas, Oprah Winfrey compiles a list of her favorite items from the past 12 months. It always comes just in time for holiday gifting, and you can expect to find cool tech gadgets, home decor, and fun board games. 2022 marks the 20th year of this tradition, and Oprah’s list includes 104 gifts this year.
For this year’s list, Oprah focused on celebrating local and small businesses, including BIPOC- and woman-founded businesses. I scoured the list to see what she loved that I might love and found out that a ton of the products cost $25 or less.
Here’s the full list of her favorite things you can shop on Amazon, but below we rounded up our top favorites under $25. Also, for more holiday savings, make sure to text BLACKFRIDAY to 57299 so you don’t miss any deals.
These handmade coasters ($24.99, Amazon) make the perfect gift for someone who just moved or had home renovations done. Customization is free, but you have to pay $6 more if you decide to go with the walnut finish instead of maple. Since this is custom, expect an extra two or three days for shipping.
Adjustable Cell Phone Stand
For the teen whose phone is permanently attached to their being (so basically, every teen), gift a phone stand ($9.99, Amazon) to help them film their TikToks. This one’s compatible with all versions of the iPhone 14, 13, 12, X, and XS.
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Polarized Sunglasses for Men and Women
Your loved one will never guess these sunglasses ($12.99, Amazon) cost less than $25. The glasses come in a set of two, plus two microfiber pouches, cleaning cloths, and a gift box. You can get the sunglasses in neutral colors — either in a glossy or matte finish.
2-Pack Himalayan Salt Lamp Night-Light
We can’t promise any health benefits that this Himalayan salt lamp set ($16.95, Amazon) claims, but we can guarantee that it’ll bring a zen aesthetic to your home. You get two lamps for under $20, so your loved one can store them in two rooms.
AC Dream Passport and Vaccine Card Holder Combo
Right now, Amazon has an 8% off coupon for this passport and card holder combo ($10.99, Amazon). I especially love that it comes in 33 colors, is super lightweight, and keeps everything in one place.
MOSISO Sling Backpack
You can fit an iPad Pro, a Kindle Paperwhite, small games, and supplies in this handy sling backpack ($16.79, Amazon). It also comes with two mesh pockets on each side for a water bottle or umbrella.
TeeTurtle, The Original Reversible Octopus Plushie
Tinier than a Squishmallow but just as popular, these little TeeTurtle plushies ($15, Amazon) give you double the value. They’re super satisfying to flip and can help kids become more comfortable with emotions.
Mezcla Plush Extra-Large Fleece Throw
While you might want to gift this fuzzy throw ($14.99, Amazon) to friends, you’ll be tempted to get your own. It’s made from 100% microfiber polyester and brushed, so it feels extra soft and cozy. It doesn’t take much to clean — you can throw it in the wash and dryer without a problem.
Hygge Games …I should have known that! Trivia Game Green
If you love trivia games and need something new, definitely try this one from Hygge Games ($20, Amazon). It comes with 110 cards with more than 400 questions that’ll challenge your everyday knowledge. It’s best played in groups, and is for players 14 and up.