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Holiday gift ideas for postal workers, teachers and babysitters

Shopping for gifts comes easier for some more than others on your list. If you’re stuck on what to get your child’s teacher, your mail carrier or your babysitter, Lori Bergamotto has you covered.

The style director for Good Housekeeping magazine stopped by TODAY Friday with a variety of gift ideas, each ringing in at less than $30.

Teachers

Morning, Noon and Night Coffee, $11.95

Uncommon Goods

Every teacher needs a little help to start those early morning classes, and a cup of joe is usually what does the trick.

Personalized Minted Notebooks, $16

Minted.com

While we’re sure your child’s teacher is ultra-organized, a few extra (stylish) notebooks never hurt!

Pencils Enterprise, $2 per pencil

CW Pencil Enterprise

The engravings on each pencil are done by a 1960s Kingsley hot foil press in Musgrave, Tennessee, which officially makes pencils trendy again.

Bedtime Stories Bath Set, $25

Lather.com

Every overworked teacher could use a little “me” time. These bath sets calm the mind and help get a restful sleep.

Desk Blotter Calendar, $29.95

Paper Source

Add a modern touch to their desk with this contemporary calendar.

Postal workers

Nordic Grip, $18.95

The Grommet

Help your postal worker conquer the ice and snow this winter with these shoe grippers.

Winter Warner Hand Warmer, $9

The Container Store

Keep your postal worker’s hand warm with some holiday cheer!

Bodum Bistro 15-Ounce Insulated Plastic Travel Press, $19.95

Wayfair

Help your mail carrier enjoy the taste of French Press coffee while on the go with this dishwasher-safe travel mug, which will keep drinks hot or cold of hours.

Babysitters

Havianas Mini Bags, $20

Havaianas

These mini-bags are durable, portable and adorable.

Abercrombie Faux Fur Earmuffs, $28

While hats can mess up hair, earmuffs are always ready to keep you warm without any trouble.

Shutterfly Personal Charger, $40

Shutterfly

Now you’ll always be able to reach your babysitter.

Bubble & Charm, $14.99

Target

You might want to buy an extra set of these lotions to keep for yourself.

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