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The best last-minute Christmas gift ideas for holiday slackers

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It’s a pretty neat trick. The holidays come at the same time every year, yet they always manage to sneak up on you simultaneously. And now your tendency to procrastinate minute by minute has left you scrambling for a bunch of last-minute gifts. Fortunately, your cursory internet search has brought you to this very post. We’re here to assuage your fears and offer assurances that you can still emerge a holiday hero. Though the countdown to Christmas has really ramped up, there are plenty of fantastic Christmas gifts readily available. You can even find great products in a variety of price points. Don’t believe us? Well then please consider our carefully curated lists of last-minute Christmas gifts below. It’s our present to you.

Though time is quickly running out –today is the last day to order for two day shipping at Walmart — we’ve still managed to curate a hefty list of Christmas gifts for any holiday lover out there. Whether you’re looking to grab something on-the-go or pick up some extra stocking stuffers from Amazon, we’ve got you covered. We’ll be updating this post every day with the best last-minute Christmas Gifts with two-day and same-day delivery, so make sure you check our gift guide daily and skip the gift cards this year.

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Best Last-Minute Gifts

Every holiday season, there are always a few people who pop up unexpectedly. They just have to bring a big bag of tidings of good cheer and unanticipated Christmas gifts. It could be an old college friend, the guy in your office who you chat within the elevator every day, or even your florist (and you didn’t even know you had a florist). Or perhaps your carpool decided it be would tons of fun to do a Secret Santa exchange during your commute. No matter the scenario, it is all too easy to find yourself on the hook for additional gift cards, gadgets, subscriptions, and stocking stuffers you didn’t intend to purchase at the beginning of the holiday shopping season.


But here you are. And these situations can be tricky. You don’t want to seem too cheap or impersonal. You’re worried lotto tickets might appear tacky and that a Starbucks gift card will look like you simply dashed out on your lunch break to grab whatever last-minute gifts were easiest. Even if that technically is true, you don’t want anyone to suspect that you are simply going through the motions of good cheer. Luckily, there are some awesome items still available that are sure to paint you in a very thoughtful light.

Groupon Gifts

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Give the gift of an experience. Groupon has local classes, massages, and restaurants to choose from.

Fab Fit Fun Subscription Box -- $50

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If you still haven't figured out any gifts for her, this great subscription box should work perfectly. Plus it's on sale right now!

Udemy Web Developer Bootcamp -- $12

$11 $200

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Learning something new doesn't mean going back to college. Anyone can learn to be a web developer with this affordable online course from Udemy.

Spafinder Gift Card -- $90 with Code: SPALOVING

$90 $100

YOU SAVE $10

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Want to give the gift of a spa day? For a limited time, you can snag a $100 Spafinder gift card for just $90.

Audible Membership (3 months) -- $45

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Not everyone has the time or the attention span to sit down and read a good book, so why not give the gift of audio books?

Amazon Prime Membership (3 months) -- $39

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Stream music, get access to free books, great shows, and enjoy fast and free shipping. Try it out before you commit to a whole month.

Shaker & Spoon $10 off first box with code FIRSTBOX - $50

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Do you love cocktails? What about making cocktails? With this subscription box, you get ingredients and recipes shipped to your front door.

ESPN+ Membership (12 months) -- $50

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Get the full 30 for 30 library, and access to live soccer and rugby matches. It's like ESPN at your fingertips.

Winc Gift Card -- $100

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Looking to give the gift of wine this year? Winc has some great gift card options that you can send to pretty much anyone.

Groupon Gifts

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Give the gift of an experience. Groupon has local classes, massages, and restaurants to choose from.

Cellars Club Wine Delivery -- $87

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3 bottles of wine, no subscription. Choose your delivery frequency and between red and white.

Masterclass All Access Pass BOGO -- $180

$180 $260

YOU SAVE $80

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This great deal gives you the chance to buy two online classes for the price of one!

HelloFresh Meal Kits -- Starting at $7

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Cooking can be fun, but only if you actually know what you're doing. With HelloFresh, you can get ingredients and instructions shipped to you every week.

Braun BT3020 Men's Beard Trimmer

$20 $30

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This super affordable beard trimmer that it includes 20 length settings plus an adaptable comb.

BirchboxMan Subscription Box - $30

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Gift a monthly delivery subscription for the man in your life. It includes five grooming samples tailored to his hair, skin, and personal style.
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BattlBox Safe 4 Kids Gift Box - $40

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Do you have any aspiring adventurers in your life? Thiis great gift box gives kids the chance to learn about camping and survival at an early age.

Hulu Monthly Subscription with Limited Commercials -- $6

$6 $8

YOU SAVE $2

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Who doesn't love to stream their favorite shows? Give the gift of Hulu this holiday season with a discounted monthly subscription.
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