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Gifts Under $25 for Secret Santas & Yankee Swaps

The Yankee Swap, White Elephant, Secret Santa or, in my family, we call it Pollyanna (which is apparently a Philly thing? Who knew?) — there are many variations on these crazy reindeer games. Here’s a quick run down on some basic rules. Whether you pick a name from a hat or bring a gift designated for “the pile” (and then mercilessly trade until you get what you want — see Kardashian Christmas), we have five no-fail ideas for your office or family get together. We tried to keep the cost below $25, but we didn’t try very hard. 1. The gift of possibilities: A Mega Millions Lottery Card. Drawing tonight (12/17)! You never know… $1, Various locations 2. The gift that says I have amazing taste: Something local and small-batch, ‘natch. A bottle of Oregon House Wine from Portland; Mast Brothers chocolate from Brooklyn. You get the idea. $9; Mast Brothers chocolate bar from Bklyn Larder $12, 2010 House Red, OriginalHouseWine.com 3. The gift that says I have no taste: Items professing your pet addiction, …