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21.12.15

last minute gift ideas.


WHAT? There are only 4 days until Christmas?! 

Well if you are anything like me, you have bought some of your gifts, but lets be honest...you still have quite a few to buy. 

I'm sure some of you are in the same boat as me, so here are some ideas for gifts to get for your loved ones! 



1. Cookies. I always make cookies for last minute gifts, because, lets be honest. Who doesn't like cookies? 


2. Knit something. Don't know how to knit? Literally Youtube it. So easy. Make a cup coozie or a ear warming. Literally takes no time at all and it's handmade, and believe me, everyone appreciates something homemade! (I am planning on doing a post on teaching you guys how to knit, stay tuned!


3. Make a recipe basket. Have a yummy recipe you like to make? Well, head over to Walmart and get all of the ingredients and put them all cutely in a basket, tie a bow around it, and leave the recipe card. BOOM. DONE. 


4. Make your own coupon book. Have a mom who is overworked? Make a coupon book for her with coupons saying "Good for one free dish wash", "Good for one home cooked meal cooked by me", etc. A Boyfriend that deserves the best? "Good for one massage" "Your chance to pick the date" "Date's on me tonight." It's so cute, cheap, and so thoughtful! 


5. Make a homemade mug. Go out and buy yourself a plain mug, decorate it with a sharpie, bake it for 30 minutes at 350 degrees, then you're done! You're left with a super cute gift that will be used all the time. 

What are your go-to last minute gifts?!
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18 comments:

  1. We actually had a local olive oil store near us and ended up creating three baskets for our family - can't wait to give it to them! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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    1. it's such a great idea! you can't go wrong with something that people will actually use, right?

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  2. Those Santa cookies are so cute (and delicious looking!). I'm also into knitting and have given many hand made gifts over the years!

    Christina :: Simple and Delish

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    1. hand made gifts are always the best!

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  3. hose cookies are adorable. Cookies are always a great gift!

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    1. for real! everyone loves sweets! especially if they are cute like those!

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  4. The cookies look fantastic and I am in LOVE with that mug! Thanks for the idea - I MUST make some of these for Valentine's Day for my co-workers and throw in a little chocolate and done. :) Thanks for stopping by to say hello this morning! :)

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    1. oh my goodness! such a great idea, i'm sure they will love it! and no problem :)

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  5. We definitely give out plenty of baked goods to relatives and friends for the holidays
    http://makingrestorations.blogspot.com

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  6. Gosh! Give me baked goods any day! Happy holidays! Enjoy your blogging break!

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  7. Cookies are such an awesome last-min gift idea- who can resist a little Christmas-themed sugar?! :)

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  8. Love the mug idea...so easy and would be so fun to personalize!

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    1. i know, they can turn out so, so, so cute

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