Last minute Christmas gift ideas tend to be hard to come up with because, well, they’re last minute! Unless you can think on your feet, you’re likely at a loss for last minute Christmas gift ideas when you find out that there will be distant family visitors this Christmas celebration. You don’t want them to feel left out, but you don’t know what to get them, either!
It can be a tough situation, but only if you let it be. Here, I bring you a list of last minute Christmas ideas that would bring a smile to the faces of many:
Gifts for Her
Bath & Body Works Gift Set: If you were thinking about just getting nice bath sets for everyone, don’t settle for those crappy ones at Walmart that sell for $5. Opt for a better brand such as Bath & Body Works, who have a reputation built on sensational scents!
Keurig K-Cup Flavored Coffee Sampler Pack: If you’ve got a moose mug, you need something to put in it, right? This pack of 30 flavored coffee K-Cups is the perfect gift for any coffee drinker with a Keurig! Classic cinnamon roll and chocolate chip cookie flavored coffee? Yes please!
Air Purifying Himalayan Salt Lamp: Did you know that Himalayan salt can be used to naturally purify the air? The warm amber light complements any space, while also activating the salt crystal to purify the air.
Cordless Wine Opener: This set is an essential for any wine drinker in the family. Perfect for serving wine at your annual holiday party too! Only interested in the opener? Check it out here!
Flameless Candles: This set of 6 candles look exactly like real wax candles, adding a cozy, warm glow to any room. A great, safe way to decorate your home, or someone else’s, for the the holidays!
Salt and Pepper Grinder Set: Calling all foodies who always need a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper! This salt and pepper grinder is connected as one, making it an easy grab-and-use device in the kitchen! I know I put salt and pepper in everything!
Gifts for Him
Christmas Vacation Glass Moose Mug: Hip, Hip Hooray, for Christamas Vacation! Enjoy some of your favorite Eggnog in this funny Christmas classic with your very own moose mug!
Magnetic Wristband: This neat gadget is a must for every man’s toolbox! This handy band safely keeps screws, bolts, nails, close-by while you’re working on a project. I bought one for my hubby and he thought it was the most clever idea ever!
Messenger Bag: Because men need to carry things too! My husband probably has 2-3 bags like this, and he has a different use for each one!
Scratch Map: Have a traveler in the family? Then this is the perfect gift for them to take across country and later frame when they complete their travels. It’s a map in which you can scratch off the states you’ve visited, like a lotto scratch off.
Casual Watch: A really nice watch can set you back a few hundred dollars, so a nice casual watch like this unique wooden one is an attractive watch to suit many tastes, and won’t require a down-payment!
Throw Blanket: So it may not seem like the manliest gift, but every single man I know, including the tiny ones under 5 years old, all love a soft blanket. Men love blankets. It’s a fact.
Gifts for Kids
Marble Run Set: Being a mom of three boys, I can tell you that kids, no matter how old they are, love building these and watching the marbles run through them! I even think they’re fun to play with!
Play Tent: These are great, last minute gifts for kids because they’re inexpensive, come in a variety of styles for girls and boys (we have a castle and a circus tent for our kiddos), and kids love playing and pretending in them!
Apples to Apples Junior: Not ready for Cards Against Humanity? Give Apples to Apples a try instead for some clean family fun. This junior version is great for families with little ones!
Legos: Boys and girls alike love playing with Legos! If you’re shopping for a really young youngster, definitely grab a Lego Duplo starter set! If shopping for older boys and girls, check out Lego Star Wars and Lego Friends!
Lincoln Logs: You can never go wrong with the classics! I even asked for Lincoln Logs for my boys for Christmas this past year and they loved this set!
Many of these last minute Christmas gift ideas are pretty random, but if you ask me, random gifts are some of the best gifts I’ve ever received!