Affordable Stocking Stuffer Ideas

December 12, 2018

This holiday season, discover affordable stocking stuffers for every individual on your gift list. From candy and snacks to beauty and health products, find a wide range of affordable gifts available online or at your local Dollar General. Find a few gift ideas below to help you get started on your stocking stuffer hunt.
For her:
Fill the stocking with all the necessary and affordable skin and beauty care products that can give their skin a summer glow in the midst of winter. The Yes To Coconut Ultra Hydrating Paper Mask can provide intense moisture to transform dry skin to ultra-smooth skin. Consider including products from the Studio Selection™ line, exclusively available at Dollar General. Moisturizing Beauty Lotion features a light, fast-absorbing formula that can last all day or the Dry Skin Cream that is specifically designed to hydrate dry skin.
Find staple beauty care products that fit in the stocking from national brands like Maybelline®, CoverGirl®, Wet N Wild® and many more! Don’t forget items like makeup applicators including this DG Body® Blending Sponge or DG Body® Cosmetic Sponge Rounds
For him:
Personal care essentials such as DG Body® Shave Crew razors and cartridges can make for excellent stocking stuffers. Consider signing him up for the DG Shave Crew™ to save time and money with free shipping and inexpensive razors and replacement cartridges.
Add headphones with a zippered case as option for those that love to listen to music or need an extra pair for work or the gym. A portable gaming system that features 220 built-in video games and can be played anywhere and anytime may also be a great option. Practical gifts like wallets and socks can also be sensible and essential stocking stuffers.
For the kids:
Discover small toys at an affordable price with Dollar General. LEGO® Minifigures, Hot Wheels® race cars and assorted packs of Play-Doh® are small enough to fit in a stocking and pack hours of fun. Markers and crayons can also be great additions to the stockings of kids who love to create. Small plush toys are available in fun shapes and styles can add colorful and fun entertainment to any child’s playtime. From toy cars to slime sets, Dollar General sells a variety of toys and entertainment that may be wonderful additions to the stocking. 
Now through December 24, 2018, shoppers can receive an instant 25% discount off all qualifying toy purchases of $75 or more, both in-store and online. To see all of Dollar General’s new and exciting toy offers, visit the Dollar General Toy Book online here.
For everyone:
Whether you’re buying stocking stuffer gifts for your children, grandchildren, significant other, parents or siblings, consider stocking stuffers that can be used as essentials or treats by anyone. Discover candy from your favorite brands like SWEETARTS® and M&M’s® at Dollar General or find additional savings on candy and snacks by shopping private brands like Sweet Smiles®.
Health and personal care basics like toothbrushes, toothpaste, lip balm and lotion are gifts that are useful and replenished frequently.
Dollar General offers a variety of gift cards in a number of denominations to fan-favorite stores or restaurants that can surprise and delight any gift recipient.
For the pet:
Don’t forget about your furry friend this holiday season! Find treats from popular brands like Purina®, Rachael Ray Nutrish®, Cesar® and many additional brands to include in their gift. With small, squeeky dog toys and laser pointers for cats, there may be something for every furever friend at Dollar General and online.
Finally, consider Dollar General's Digital Coupons Program, which can provide customers with an easy-to-use platform and digital coupons. Sign-up today by clicking here, visiting or accessing coupons on the Dollar General mobile app. Customers can load coupons to the account and redeem them at checkout during their next visit. For a limited time, new subscribers can receive $1 off their first $1 or more in-store purchase.

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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