We'd all love iPods and ponies, yes. But there are also those little things. Tell me something that costs under $5.00 - under $10, if you're really pressed - that just makes you beam when someone hands it to you.
This post prompted by the tin of Danish butter cookies the book buyer just handed me. Oh, I bounced. I particularly love the pretzel-looking ones, with the sugar-that-looks-like-salt on 'em. :)