Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
Special To The Truth
Holiday shopping can be a
source of stress for anyone, but particularly for
procrastinators. Need some last-minute gift ideas? Think
about readily accessible, yet thoughtful items that donít
require a lengthy shipping process.
Let these five ideas help
solve your eleventh-hour gift-giving woes.
1. DIY-It. DIY gifts can
be heartfelt, and many items can be made in a pinch. Bake a
tray of Christmas cookies and tie them up with a bow; make
seasonally scented homemade candles; or knit a scarf. The
possibilities for crafty folks are endless.
2. Get Accessorized. Donít
get stumped. Consider a classic fashion accessory, such as a
Casio Vintage Watch, which can be found in many national
retailers, in a range of affordable prices. Functional and
fashionable, these water-resistant timepieces that feature
both an alarm and stopwatch will complement an array of
3. Head to the Box Office.
Quickly check the schedule of your gift recipientís favorite
band, team or theater company for tickets to an experience,
such as a musical, concert or game. This thoughtful gift can
be purchased and received in an instant, thanks to
4. Pamper Them. The
holidays are stressful. Help your loved ones unwind during a
busy time of year. Consider a gift certificate for a spa or
beauty treatment somewhere local to your recipient. The gift
can be enjoyed exactly when itís needed most.
5. Let Them Pick. When
youíre really in a pinch and youíve waited until the last
minute, donít stress. A gift card can be a great way to show
you thought of someone, without having to spend too much
time or energy in search of the perfect item.