Perhaps your mom is a dentist, and you appreciate dental floss and mini-mouthwashes with fluoride. Or perhaps your mom isn’t a dentist, and you appreciate drugstore brand candy that looks Christmas-y but tastes eerily familiar to cough medicine.

We get it. Stocking stuffers = conceptually cute, but usually sucky in reality. We’re changing that this holiday season, so get excited for the goodies: small enough to fit inside those oversized socks, but not completely useless. Here’s the lowdown on what to get who.

Stuff Socks with these Awesome Gift Ideas

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Pop culture savvy sister-in-law:

Boo iPhone 4-4S Case, $24.00 from Urban Outfitters
Let's face it. Who hasn't "liked" Boo? (You're telling us that you're not one of the 5.8 million "friends" of the world's cutest dog?) Your SIL will appreciate the daily cuteness whenever she reaches for her phone.