Pack the recipient's favorite chocolate or candy in a nice bag, box or mug.
Put a nice group photo in a frame or create a photo collage.
Buy a bunch of items from the dollar store and put in in a nice box or bag.
Buy a movie with the recipients favorite actor/actress.
Movie Theater Gift Certificate
Give a gift certificate for the movies.
Get a funny t-shirt.
Offer vouchers that are redeemable for services such as cleaning the house, washing the car, free hug(s) anytime...
Buy a book w/ of the recipients favorite author.
Tie a ribbon around a bottle of cheap wine.
Get a can or box of gourmet popcorn, cheese or other snack/food.
A savings bond cost half the face value of the bond. e.g. a $20 savings bond cost $10.
Home Baked Goods
Bake a batch of cookies or brownies and put it in a nice box.