It's Secret Santa time. That means you get to spend hours searching for a perfect gift for that co-worker you might not know that well. We're here to make shopping easy for you: here are a few CNY themed gifts that are under $25.

Turkey Joints - straight from Nora's Candy Shop in Rome, you can get a jar the original turkey joints - candies with a silvery sugar coating with a center filled with rich chocolate and brazil nuts. A jar is just $21.39.

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Half Moons - is there a cookie that says Central New York more than the half-moon? Holland Farms has a dozen for just $17.49. Heck, you can even throw in a gallon of milk for that price!

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Utica Coffee Roasting Sampler Pack - perfect for your office mate who just can't cope without their morning coffee. For just $24.99, you can sample everything from Cannoli to the Adirondack blend.

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'I'd Rather Be Upstate' Mug - this mug is locally made by Handmade Darling right out of Clinton. The Etsy shop is owned by Rachel Bartunek, and this is just one of the cool and beautiful things she makes.

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Utica Cufflinks - these are just AWESOME. They're made out of Utica Transit tokens - did you know Utica used to have transit tokens? There's just the one pair, so act fast to make your Secret Santa very happy. They're only $19.95 on Etsy.

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Clinton Print - a modern take on the Hamilton College Chapel, this contemporary print is available from An Inspired Image on for less than $20. That leaves you money for a frame, too.

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Saranac Pilsner Glass - how about your buddy who's a big fan of beer. With a pair of these Saranac pilser glasses, he can drink his favorite lager in style.

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Comets Pint Glass - how about your hockey fan friend? You can get him a pair of these pint glasses for his next Comets tailgate get-together. Just $9.99 each.

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Artwork by Utica Artist Marie Vallese - her shop goes by the name Retro Sorrento, and she creates vibrant, energetic art, often capturing Utica landmarks. Check out her illustration of The Stanley. She also has an Etsy shop with other great items you can purchase.

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This is just a small list, but it should make your holiday shopping much easier. What would you include?