So you’ve gotten all your
gifts (right?), but just in case, we've rounded up the best last-minute things that'll arrive in time for everyone you’ve put off shopping for. Welcome to Last Minute Week.
For the second-tier giftees in your life.
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You’ve made it most of the way through this year’s Christmas list: gift for mom, check; gift for dad, check; and something for your significant other, double-check. Now all that’s left are the slightly less exciting people to shop for, like your stepbrother, cousin, and in-laws. But don’t worry, we rounded up the best last-minute gifts for the people you almost forgot about that you can buy right now on Amazon and still have arrive in time for Christmas.
Don’t miss all of the Strategist’s holiday gift coverage right here .
Joseph Joseph Nesting Bowls Set
Colorful nesting bowls that will set them up in the cooking department.
D-FantiX Shengshou Mirror Speed Cubes
Sleek Chinese mirror cubes for even the most fidgety of hands.
A design-y sketchbook that will help the budding illustrator or designer brainstorm ideas.
Fred GOOD MEASURE Cocktail Recipe Glass, Rum
This tumbler has rum-based cocktail recipes printed on the side of the glass, perfect for any rum that didn’t make it into the egg nog.
Funky Egg Splat Ball Squishy Toys for Stress Relief
An acupuncture session might be out of your budget, but these raw egg-inspired stress balls are a cheaper way to show your support.
Adidas Men’s Originals Cushioned High Quarter Socks
Give him the gift of putting off laundry for three more days.
Just Rocks in a Box 16 Colors
A set of rock-shaped crayons that look as good as they feel in your hand.
Lodge 14 Inch Cast Iron Wok
A pre-seasoned and ultradurable cast-iron wok so he can start making more than just stir-fry for one.
Planet Dog Orbee Tuff Raspberry
This cute raspberry-shaped chew-toy will help prevent their pup from driving you crazy.
Bread Illustrated: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Bakery-Quality Results At Home
From America’s Test Kitchen, this guide to mastering bread will feed his latest passion.
Jonathan Adler Pop Candle, Cucumber
There is something just a little too intimate about a bath product for a woman you truly do not know, but you can’t go wrong with a cucumber-scented festive candle from Jonathan Adler.
Jacquard Funky Groovy Tie Dye Kit
So they can jump on the current wave of tie-dyed everything.
L’Occitane Ultra Rich Moisturizing Butter
Introduce your martyr of a mother-in-law to the joys of a jasmine-scented shea butter L’Occitane lotion.
With twice as many tiles so the whole family can compete.
Connectyle Classic Men’s Warm Winter Hats Acrylic Knit Cuff Beanie
Keep his head warm with this affordable basic navy beanie.
BAGGU Standard Reusable Shopping Bag
Even if you don’t know too much about the colleague in question, everyone could use an extra washable bag to schlep home their stuff — this one’s a fun print for running errands with and would fall under most Secret Santa price limits.
Exceptionlab Inc. Ten-Ounce Ceramic Cup
Remember the bad deli coffee you got together near Times Square with this ceramic “We Are Happy to Serve You” cup they can store their pens in.
Naked Cow All-Natural Grass-Fed Beef Jerky Sampler
He doesn’t have to know this beef jerky is GMO-free, MSG-free, and sugar-free. It comes in three flavors: smoke, honey, and fire.
Areaware Table Tiles
Q*bert for their coffee table, these coasters are both functional and a fun, design-y toy.
Tegu Block Set
A child psychologist told us that these magnetic Tegu blocks are “a really good way to promote early STEM and math skills.” (For more of the best 1-year-old gifts, click
Kneipp Mineral Bath Salt, Muscle Soothing, Juniper
This jar of mineral salts will inspire some much-needed self care.
Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This portable bluetooth speaker is loud enough to hear over the vacuum.
Haba Plush Watermelon With 5 Velcro Slices
Nothing cuter than a sliceable plush watermelon.
Grown Alchemist Hydra + Body Cleanser
An under-the-radar organic cleanser that smells a little earthy and will look great in any bathroom.
Jason Markk Premium Shoe Cleaner Brush Solution Kits
All the shoe-cleaning tools needed to waterproof a pair of pristine Common Projects sneakers or pricey leather boots.
SoJourner Holographic Rave Fanny Pack
A high-shine animal texture fanny pack will make her gasp.
Fisher Space Pen
He’ll get a kick out of this space pen (which can write at any angle and at any temperature).
OXO Good Grips Silicone Egg Poachers
Improve her brunch game with these easy-to-use egg poachers.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Break Open 4 Amethyst Geodes Science Kit
Science meets blind-box reveal toys with this set of four geodes you can break open to find surprise crystals.
LE Portable LED Camping Lantern
So he can continue reading or doing the crossword long after sunset.
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