With Christmas just under two weeks away, I’m sure everyone is starting to get into the festive spirit! Hopefully you all have your gifts ready and wrapped…

Oh wait, you don’t?! If you are struggling to find a last minute gift for someone special, don’t panic! I have some ideas for you.


I feel like you can’t go wrong with a perfume or aftershave! There are so many good offers on right now, make the most of them. I think the fragrance gift sets are a really good idea as it is all ready in the box with a matching body lotion or shower gel. Also, fragrances seem to be the one thing that we wouldn’t want to buy ourselves, so they basically make the perfect gift!


Everyone loves socks, right? There are so many different types of socks: fuzzy ones, knee length ones, patterned ones, plain ones… you are really spoilt for choice. I think it’s always nice to gift a pair of socks because you know they will definitely make use of it.


Personally, I think onesies are cute. You can find really cool looking ones nowadays too. You could perhaps go festive and get an elf one or pick one in their favourite animal or colour. It’s very adaptable to whoever you are shopping for and they would love a cosy onesie for the winter time.

Headphones and Speakers

Depending on whom you are buying for, you can find a decent pair of headphones and/or speakers for them. Even if I had a pair of headphones but I was gifted some, I would be very happy because they always seem to come in good use. If they like their music, some speakers will be fab because, again, you know they will be using it often and love them!


I think getting a book is always a safe option. Whether they like fiction, non-fiction, books about cats or sewing… you can find a book for them. If they have a hobby, you can find a book about it and I’m sure they’d appreciate it. Or, if they are considering getting a pet hamster – ‘Dummies Guide To Hamsters’ will be helpful! You could even buy them a book series they haven’t read. You’ll always be able to find a book for someone.

Experience Days

This would be my favourite gift. They would probably look at you all confused when you hand them an envelope as their gift, but they will soon realise that it is actually a cool present. You can find so many offers and experiences online to gift to someone. Hoverboards, quad biking, hot air ballooning… there are so many to pick from!

I hope at least one of these gift ideas will help you find a last minute gift for your mum, dad, sister, brother, boyfriend, grandma – whoever you are shopping for!

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