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So, you waited until the very last minute to do your Christmas shopping. Now, the gifts you planned to give out either sold out or they won’t make it until January. Don’t worry, I have your back as I have found myself in this situation before. Today, I’m sharing with you five gift suggestions for last minute shoppers.
Shop Amazon Prime
If you aren’t an Amazon Prime member yet you should definitely sign up. Despite all of the benefits that come along with being an Amazon Prime member one of the biggest is 2-day shipping!
A week before Christmas and no presents yet? No problem…shop Amazon and you can even pay a little extra for gift wrap and all you have to do is unbox and put the gift under the tree.
They have virtually everything imaginable that you could want to gift your loved ones this holiday season including the Kingsford Grillmate Grill Cleaner for the grillers in your life.
Create a DIY Gift
Maybe you had to add some unexpected recipients to your Christmas gift list after you have already maxed out your Christmas budget. Before you rack up your credit card with holiday debt consider making them a DIY gift.
This could be something as simple as cooking them one of their favorite desserts or dishes to making one of the many DIY Christmas gifts that are featured on this list.
Create a Photo Gift
Photo gifts are one of the most thoughtful gifts that one can give and it doesn’t have to cost a lot to put one together. If you don’t own a professional camera and tripod, consider renting one for a few hours and get the family together to take holiday photos. Once you develop the photos, purchase or make some cute frames and surprise your relatives with the photos on Christmas morning.
Give them a Christmas Card with a Photo of Their Gift
Don’t laugh at this one as I have actually had to do this a couple of years ago when I forgot about five people that I needed to shop for. I had a ton of Christmas cards around the house and caught a good deal on some gifts, but they wouldn’t arrive until January. Therefore, I printed off a photo of the gift that they could expect and put it inside of a Christmas card. It was a way to let them know that they weren’t forgotten while also giving them a sneak peek at what gift was on the way.
Give them a Gift Card
If all else fails purchase gift cards. My kid’s dad always seems to forget Christmas gifts for someone and then when it’s time to make the Christmas visits he has to email Amazon cards or stop by Walgreens to pick some up.
It doesn’t have to be a large gift card either. It can be $25-$50 because it’s the thought that counts not the price of the gift.
Final Thoughts on Gift Suggestions for Last Minute Shoppers
I’ve been there when it comes to having to put together a last minute gift, whether it’s because I forgot someone or someone who wasn’t supposed to come for Christmas pops up on Christmas Eve. You may have found yourself in this situation this year and I’m hoping one of these gift suggestions can help you out of this awkward situation.
What do you do when you need a last minute gift or you wait until the last minute to go shopping? Make sure you tell us in the comments.
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