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 Globetrotter

Christmas gifts for the globetrotter

Well, the first gift I would get a Globetrotter is probably a basketball followed by a trampoline. HAHAH. JUST KIDDING. GOTCHA! I’m ACTUALLY talking about your friend that travels a lot! Now that we have THAT straightened out, I figured I’d share a few gifts perfect for your friend that seems to be getting on a plane to a different location every time you talk to them!

External Battery

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Louis and I invested in an external battery this summer for our time on the East coast, and it was so worth it! Whether we were taking pictures  or killing time on the train, it was nice to not have to worry about our phones dying. Make sure to get one that is compatible with whatever devices your friend has, and if you find out they’re “not an iPhone person,” get that sort of negativity out of your life right now. Haha, just kidding. 🙂 Shout out to non-iPhone users…whoever you are!


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A nice pair of headphones is great to have on a long plane ride. A wireless and noise-cancelling pair like these would be perfect, so they can tune out that annoying person two rows back and not get tangled up in the wires if they drift off. Maybe you could include an iTunes gift card and your favorite playlist, so they’ll have some new jams to enjoy. Disney’s Great Hits Volume 3? Anyone?…just me? Ok.

Selfie Stick

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As annoying as these are and as much fun as I’ve made of them, I have to admit…they can be pretty convenient. I’m all for asking someone walking by to snap your picture, but sometimes for some weird reason they don’t want to spend twenty minutes doing a photoshoot of you to make sure you look your best while making sure to include the background at just the right artsy angle. This will help your friend get the perfect Instagram shot however long it takes.

Inspiring Journal 

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A journal explicitly for recording travels would be a great gift. It would encourage your friend to take a few moments each day on her trip to reflect on her adventures and write them down, so she’ll never forget.

Luggage Tags

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Sometimes, a simple luggage tag is all your need to help spot your bag out of the sea of black luggage rotating around the baggage carousel. This one is great because it fits on several types of bags and has a strong cable to help insure it doesn’t get ripped off the bag in transit.

***Extra tip: “Wrap” your Globetrotter friend’s presents in a Trendy Carry-on! They’ll be able to pack some essentials in it for the plane JUST in case their other bags don’t make it to their final destination. 🙂

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Beware! Shopping for these items may give you the travel bug too, but at least you know you’ll have a friend ready to go on adventures with you! Happy shopping!

Feel free to check out my other gift guides here:

The Fashionista

The Foodie

The Homebody

The Disney Fan


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Christmas Gifts for The Disney Fan

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Pretty much anyone who has ever met me knows that I am a huge Disney fan. The music, the movies, the parks, the man himself…I love it all! I couldn’t resist creating a gift guide for the Disney Fan in everyone’s life, so check out what I think another Disney lover would enjoy!

Disney Tee

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I often refer to Disney World as my second home. Whether they’re in the parks, planning their next trip, or reminiscing about Disney memories at home, any “Disnerd” would love this cute tee.

Limited Edition Magic Band

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If you know someone who goes to Walt Disney World often or has an upcoming trip, it would be fun to surprise them with a limited edition Magic Band. These are used all over the resort now, and one with their favorite character would be fun to show off during a trip!

Disney Music

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One of my favorite parts of the Disney legacy is the music. This collection includes over 50 songs from Disneyland attractions that will keep any true Disney lover happy at home until they can make it back to Walt’s original park. I may or may not have teared up previewing some of these songs…

Fun Decal

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Disney lovers want to display their love wherever they can, so they would never turn down a fun decal! Whether it goes on their car or their laptop, this inexpensive gift will “stick around” and be appreciated for a long time.

Character Vans 

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These awesome Disney Vans came out this past year, and they have so many cool options. They’re available in multiple styles for girls, guys, AND kids, so you could knock out half of your Christmas list just by snagging a few pairs! From different prints to tons of characters, you’re sure to find a pair to suit everyone.

**Extra tip! Wrap their gift in a Disney-themed Backpack! Not only would this be great to carry around the parks or at school, there are countless options, so you’re sure to find your friend’s favorite character!

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Trust me, from a true Disney fan, I guarantee any Disney lovers in your life will be thrilled to get any of the gifts above! And if they don’t? Feel free to pass them along to me. 😉

If you need more gift ideas, check out my guides for The Fashionista, The Foodie, and The Homebody! And not to fear…I have a few more guides on the way! Happy shopping!


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