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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 1 Day To Go!

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Christmas is almost here—tomorrow is the big day! If you are tying up some loose ends and need to scratch a few more gifts off your list, now’s the time to give an e-gift card. An e-gift card is sent immediately to the recipient’s email inbox.

  • For your friends and family who have young children, give them an e-gift card to Green Kid Crafts. The recipient can redeem the gift card to get a Discovery Box or other activity kit from the Green Kid Crafts Shop. Their kids will love the projects and art supplies!
  • Know someone who really loves to watch TV? Give them a 3-month subscription to Hulu Plusicon so they can stream TV at home or on their smartphone, tablet, or PC.
  • At Amazon you can send gift cards via email, print at home, or send them via Facebook.
  • Give a Starbucks gift card so they can enjoy their favorite beverages.
  • Make a themed gift by giving a gift card (or two) to a restaurant or the moviesicon for a date night. How about Chili’s,icon P.F. Chang’s,icon or Domino’sicon for dinner?
  • Sweeten the deal with an e-gift card to Cold Stone Creamery.icon
  • With an e-gift card from Stonewall Kitchen,icon your loved one can pick out their favorite victuals or maybe even try something new.
  • Spread the love of handmade goods with a gift card from Etsy. You can email it to the recipient or print it out so you can hand deliver it!

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 2 Days To Go!

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Still need some last minute gifts? Here are some stocking stuffer ideas. Order today and choose One-Day Shipping at Amazon to get it by Christmas.

  1. Amplify the volume of your iPhone with this Horn Stand Speaker. Available in black or white.

  2. Who doesn’t love hot chocolate? Indulge your loved ones with some decadent sipping chocolate.

  3. Use a stylus for any device with a touchscreen so your screen will be free of dingy fingerprints.

  4. These Marvel Super Heroes Thumb Wrestlers are great for kids (or adults) who like to thumb wrestle.

  5. Use this scalp massager to massage your head and relieve stress. It is small enough to carry with you for relaxation on the go!

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

To get your stuff by Christmas, here are Amazon’s holiday ordering cutoffs:

  • December 23rd (Today!) — One Day Shipping (as low as $2.99 with Amazon Prime. Order as late as midnight EST, varies by item)
  • December 24th — Local Express Delivery (as low as $3.99/item with Amazon Prime. While available, in select cities, varies by item)
  • December 25th — Last Minute Gift Cards: E-mail and printable gift cards can be sent immediately, at any time.

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 3 Days To Go!

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We can’t believe that Christmas is almost here! We have been so busy that it seems like just yesterday was July… And now we will be celebrating Christmas in just. three. days. Do you need a centerpiece for the dining table for the Christmas feast? You can still order from 1800flowers.com for local florist delivery. Save 15% on Same-Day Flowers & Gifts Delivery Service only at 1800flowers.com! Use Promo Code: HURRY2013 (Offer ends 12/31/2013)

  1. I love the design of this Very Merry Modern Centerpiece.icon This ring of flowers is chockfull of clustered roses, hydrangea, and hypericum berries.

  2. The Glorious Christmas arrangement is filled with roses, carnations and berries and has shiny ornaments in the bottom of the vase.

  3. For those who may prefer a more classic look, the Holiday Centerpiece with Glass Hurricaneicon is teeming with beautiful white lilies and lush red roses.

  4. This Family Gatherings Centerpiece is arranged in a galvanized tin planter and bursting with mixed evergreens, eucalyptus, pinecones, and a pillar candle.

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

While you’re perusing 1800flowers.com, keep an eye out for products that say Same-Day Local Florist Delivery versus Shipped in a Gift Box.

  • Shipped in a Gift Box – Allow time for shipping, you may need to choose an express option.
  • Same-Day Local Florist Delivery – Usually if you order before noon, a local florist will be able to deliver it that same day.

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 4 Days To Go!

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Did Christmas sneak up on ya this year? Don’t fret; the elves are here to help! If there are any coffee drinkers, soda lovers, or tea enthusiasts on your list, read on. There’s still time to get things by Christmas when you shop on Amazon, so take a look at the gift ideas below.

  1. Steep tea in style with this glass teapot and flowering tea gift set! I’m thinking this would be great for tea time with close friends.

  2. Know someone who wants to make their own sodas without the artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives? Give them a SodaStream Starter Kit so they can make soda at home.

  3. For your loved ones who are crazy for coffee, give them a Nespresso Aeroccino Plus. This fancy machine froths milk so you can top your favorite beverages with foam. Now the only problem you’ll have is trying to decide what to make next: a cappuccino, hot chocolate, or latte?

  4. For the health minded friends in your life, give them a DIY Kombucha Kit so they can begin brewing their own probiotic drinks.

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

To get your stuff by Christmas, here are Amazon’s holiday ordering cutoffs:

  • December 22nd — Two Day Shipping (FREE with Amazon Prime)
  • December 23rd — One Day Shipping (as low as $2.99 with Amazon Prime)
  • December 24th — Local Express Delivery (as low as $3.99/item with Amazon Prime. While available, in select cities, varies by item)
  • December 25th — Last Minute Gift Cards: E-mail and printable gift cards can be sent immediately, at any time.

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 5 Days To Go!

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Has the hustle and bustle of planning for Christmas left you or your dear ones feeling tired or stressed? Give the give of relaxation! Go ahead and treat yourself, too! You can find all these gifts (and more) at Walmart.icon There’s still time to get things delivered to your home or you can pick up at your local store.

  1. This neck massagericon is great to have handy at home or the office for whenever you need some stress relief.

  2. Transform your ordinary bathtub into a therapeutic and relaxing spa with Frankies Atlas Luxury Turbo Spa. It’s just what the doctor ordered! ;)

  3. Whisk yourself away to another place with the HoMedics Sound Machineicon as you listen to the calming sounds of a waterfall, rain, thunder, rainforest, ocean, or summer night. (It’s an alarm clock, too!)

  4. Pamper tired feet with a HoMedics Hydro-Therapy Foot Massager.icon The water jets will sooth away aches and pains leaving feet feeling refreshed.

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

To get your stuff by Christmas, here are Walmart’s shipping cutoffs:

  • December 20th – Expedited Shipping
  • December 22nd— Rush Shipping
  • December 23rd— Place your Site-to-Store / same-day order online by midnight for in-store pickup.

Want to see more? Click hereicon for body scrubs and skin care or hereicon for more spa and relaxation gifts.

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 6 Days To Go!

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Shopping for kids? The Land of Nod is the place to go. They have everything from bedding and furniture to toys and games. So if you want to organize or decorate a child’s nursery or playroom, you know where to find some good stuff. Plus, there’s still time to get your gifts delivered before Christmas. Today is the last day to get standard shipping; see below for more info on their delivery cutoffs.

  1. Inspire a child’s creativity and musical skills with this kid-sized acoustic guitar. They’ll be rocking and rolling in no time!

  2. A teepee is fun little hideout for youngsters. They can camp out (indoors), snuggle up inside it to read a book, or simply play.

  3. When you combine solid construction and modern design, what do you get? The Blake Nightstand. This classic nightstand is a good fit for any child’s room.

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

To get your stuff by Christmas, here are the shipping cutoffs for The Land of Nod:

  • December 19th 12:30pm CT – Standard Shipping
  • December 21st 12:30pm CT—2 Day Express
  • December 23rd 12:30pm CT—Next Day Express

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 7 Days To Go!

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Give your loved ones a tasty assortment of baked goods from Wolferman’s. Try one of their bread samplers—the English muffins are our favorite! Not only do they have muffins, scones, and breads, but they also have fruit gifts, toppings and preserves, gluten-free goodies, and even some plants to add to your holiday décor. There’s still time to get your goods delivered by Christmas.

  1. These coffee cakes are baked in small batches and would be an elegant treat for dessert or teatime.

  2. We love English muffins! This sampler pack comes with six different muffin flavors.

  3. How about some scones to go with coffee or hot chocolate? These scones would make a yummy breakfast treat or afternoon snack!

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

To get your stuff by Christmas, here are delivery cutoff dates for Wolfermans:

  • December 18th – Standard Shipping
  • December 19th 10am PST – 3 Day Express
  • December 20th 10am PST – 2 Day Express
  • December 23rd 10am PST – Overnight Express
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Free Shipping Day!

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It is Free Shipping Day! There’s only one more week until Christmas, so take advantage of FREE shipping from these online retailers.

Beauty.com

If you’re looking for beauty and personal care products, get $10 off $50 at Beauty.com!

Harry & David

Get free shipping on select tasty holiday gifts at Harry & David. (Psst… You can also get free shipping on select gifts at Harry & David’s other brands: Wolferman’s and Cushman’s.)

C.O. Bigelow

As the oldest apothecary in America, C.O. Bigelow certainly makes great products. A couple of my favorites are the Quince Hand Lotion No. 007 (great for dry hands!) and the Mentha Lip Shine. Get FREE Shipping on Orders Over $75 from C.O. Bigelow Chemists!

Cheryl’s

There’s still time to send a yummy gift to your friends, coworkers, or family. Get Free Shipping site wide PLUS 25% off our entire Holiday collection at Cheryls.com! (Valid until 12/18/2013 or while supplies last) Use Code JOYSHIP

Gymboree

If you still need gifts for the kiddos, get free shipping on orders $50+ and 40% off everything at Gymboree!

Gifts With Humanity

Find one-of-a-kind artisan gifts from Gifts With Humanity. Get Free shipping on all Gifts With Humanity Orders. Coupon Code: SASFREE

Mental Floss

Find gifts for the nerds, foodies, and other eccentric folks on your list. Take advantage of Free Shipping Day and take a gander at the cool stuff in the Mental Floss Store.

Corner Stork Baby Gifts

Know someone who recently welcomed a baby into their family? Find baby and toddler gifts at Corner Stork Baby Gifts. Use coupon code FREESHIP75 receive free shipping on orders over $75. Offer valid on ground shipping only.

The Fruit Company

Send a healthy holiday fruit basket from The Fruit Company. Get free delivery on select holiday gifts.

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 8 Days To Go!

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If you’re in a pinch trying to find the perfect gift for your aunt, friends, or co-workers, check out the wide variety of gifts at Uncommon Goods.icon We like this online shop because you can always find unique, one-of-a-kind things there. Customized jewelry for Mom? They have it (and more). Gadgets and wares for the foodie/chef/entertainer? Mm-hmm. How about the sports nut, business associates, or kids? Yep, yep, yep! There’s still time to get your goods delivered by Christmas, so go ahead and check them out.

  1. An example of the many handmade things made exclusively for Uncommon Goods is this Trinity Wooden Cuff.icon The bands are made of real hardwood, and the rich colors are naturally occurring.

  2. What do you get when you combine an aquarium with plants? An Aquafarm.icon The plants benefit from the nutrient-rich water, and they purify the water for the fish living below. It’s great for the office, a classroom, or the home.

  3. Give the Cheese BBQ Utensilicon to someone who has a soft spot for cheese. Use it to melt or grill cheese to your liking!

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

To get your stuff by Christmas, here are the shipping cutoffs for Uncommon Goods:

  • December 19th 5pm ET – Standard Shipping & Preferred Shipping
  • December 20th 5pm ET – Expedited Shipping
  • December 23rd 5pm ET – Express Shipping

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 9 Days To Go!

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Can you believe Christmas is only 9 days away? I’m sure you may still have lots of things to do—whether it is shopping, baking, and preparing for the big day. If you’re a little swamped with your To Do list, the elves are here to help. If you are looking for gifts or munchies for Christmas day, check out these snacks (and more) at Stonewall Kitchen.icon There’s still time to get your goods delivered by Christmas.

  1. Want an easy snack that everyone is sure to enjoy? Check out all these different nut mixes.icon

  2. Want a delicious accompaniment to you food? Try one of these aiolis!icon Dip your French fries in it, spread it on a sandwich (use those turkey leftovers!), spoon it over veggies, or pair it with the meat of your main course.

  3. Simply heat Chili Con Queso dipicon and serve with tortilla chips or veggies. If you don’t want to munch on this on Christmas, pop it open for your New Year’s fiesta.

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

To receive your tasty treats by Christmas, here are Stonewall Kitchen’s Shipping Cutoff Dates:icon

December 16th Midnight EST – UPS Ground

WA, OR*, CA*, NV, ID*, MT, WY, UT, CO, AZ, NM, TX
(*Remote parts of the state may require an extra day)

December 17th Midnight EST – UPS Ground

ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, AR, LA, MS, MO, FL, MN

December 18th Midnight EST – UPS Ground

MI, WI, IA, IL, IN, KY, TN, AL, GA, SC, NC

December 19th Midnight EST – UPS Ground

NY, DC, PA, OH, WV, VA, MD, DE, NJ

December 22nd Midnight EST – UPS Ground

ME*, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT
(*Remote parts of the state may require an extra day)

December 20 Noon EST – 2nd Day Delivery

Anywhere in the Continental United States

December 21st Noon EST – Next Day Delivery

Anywhere in the Continental United States

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