Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas!


CHRISTMAS IS NINE DAYS AWAY. Yes, you read that right. It’s rapidly rushing towards us with no signs of slowing down, and I have about 33.7% of my shopping done and NOTHING gift wrapped. Yes, I know the true meaning of Christmas is to celebrate the birth of Jesus, but I also love the spirit of giving surrounding the holiday.

If you’re like me, and Christmas snuck up on you this year, I’m here to save the day. Below are 20 gift ideas on Amazon that should suit many of the people in your life. I grouped them into categories to help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Thank goodness for Prime 2-day shipping, am I right? Happy Shopping!

For Someone Who Needs to Relax…


1. Bath & Body Works 3-Wick Candle, Eucalyptus Spearmint

2. Toms Women’s Slipper Loafers

3. Dr. Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt Soaking Solution

4. Spa & Resort Terry Velour Bathrobe


For the Fashionista…


5. Burberry Scarf

6. Zicac Women’s Fur Collar Batwing Cape

7. Sam EdelmanWomen’s Petty Ankle Boot

8. Fossil Jacqueline Stainless Steel Watch


For the Wannabe Chef…


9. Adjustable Bib Apron

10. Lodge Cast Iron Skillet

11. KitchenAid 6-Qt. Professional 600 Series Mixer

12. Cook it in Cast Iron


For the Beauty Lover…


13. Tarte Limited Edition Tarteist Toolbox Brush Set

14. Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette

15. Pink Chevron Cosmetic Bag

16. The Original Beauty Blender


For the Jetsetter…


17. Eccolo Faux Leather Passport Case

18. Jessica Simpson Jewel Plaid Hardside Spinner Suitcase

19. Beats Studio Wireless Over-Ear Headphone

20. Eccolo World Traveler Style Journal 


There you have it! 20 gift ideas at a variety of price points that will hopefully cover some of your shopping list! Regardless, remember it’s the thought that counts! Merry early Christmas!

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Christmas Gifts for The Foodie

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Hey y’all! Just a few weeks until Christmas, so I wanted to add another “Christmas gifts for…” to my series! In case your friend isn’t a fashionista or a homebody, they may be a foodie! If  you don’t want to just pass along a gift card to their favorite restaurant, it may be fun to get them some items they can use to create their own “foodie” meals at home.

Cast Iron Skillet

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Louis and I purchased a cast iron skillet some time ago, and it has majorly “upped” our cooking game! We use it multiple times a week, and I love thinking that it will be a family heirloom for a long time to come. Hook your friend up with one of these bad boys, and she’ll be a chef in no time! 😉


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Anyone who loves to cook is probably always looking for new recipes to try out, so I’m sure they would appreciate a new cookbook. I don’t own this particular cookbook, but I’ve tried a few dishes from The Pioneer Woman’s blog, and they’re always DELICIOUS.

Pretty Serving Dish

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Foodies know that presentation is half the battle when it comes to food, so a pretty serving dish would be a lovely gift! A serving dish they can bake in like the one above is even better because their meal can go straight from the oven to the table.


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Even if you aren’t a professional, sometimes it’s fun to pretend. This red and white striped apron just screams, “I know what I’m doing in the kitchen!” to me for some crazy reason. If you think your friend needs a little encouragement while cooking, this apron may be just the thing for them.

Decorative Wall Menu

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It’s a great idea to have whatever meals you have planned listed out, so everyone else in your house can start craving them. 🙂 This cute chalkboard display would look cute in any foodie’s kitchen!

*Extra Tip! Use a reusable grocery bag to wrap your foodie friend’s gifts. It’s cute and super functional for when they buy their ingredients for whatever delicious meals they have planned!

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There you have it…a few treats that are perfect to gift to your Foodie Friends this Christmas…or any time of year! Happy shopping!


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Christmas Gifts for The Homebody

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Hi y’all! It’s time for the second list in my “Christmas Gifts for…” series! I already covered some gift ideas for your Fashionista friends, so now let’s move on to the Homebody!

I’ve always been a bit of a homebody…especially around the holidays! I think it’s because our home growing up was always so welcoming and decorated so beautifully. I still love spending days at home curled up with a good book, and I think any of your friends who are homebodies would enjoy the items listed below! Happy gifting!

Cozy Blanket

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Whether it’s for a long winter’s nap or to enjoy their favorite Christmas movie, who can resist curling up with a soft blanket? This plaid one is adorable for the holidays, and it would go perfectly with any Christmas decorations! Plus, I sort of love that it looks like you could have swiped it from Ron Swanson’s cabin.

Cute Coffee Mug

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Any homebody would love a cute mug to sip hot chocolate from. I love the one above because each time they use it, it will remind them that “Life is Good!” And again…plaid…so great.

Unique Candle

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There’s nothing like having a delicious-smelling candle burning while you’re trimming the tree. And how cute is this candle in its precious little tin can?! Your friend can keep this as a Christmas decoration long after the candle stops burning, too.

Bluetooth Speaker

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We have this Bose Bluetooth Speaker, and I never realized how much I would love it until we got it! It’s small, portable, and puts out amazing sound. Whether your friend loves Disney tunes or hardcore rap, this little guy will fill their home with their favorite tunes.

Comfy Robe

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While your friend is curled up in her blanket, sipping hot chocolate out of her mug, watching her candle flicker, and enjoying some Christmas tunes, I’m sure she’d love to be in a comfy robe. As you can see, I love plaid for the holidays, and this short style will be warm enough to be cozy without leaving her dripping in sweat by the crackling fire.

Well, there you have it…a few gift ideas for your best homebody friends! Let me know if you have any other ideas!


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