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    39 Last Minute Gifts That Literally Anyone Will Want

    No matter who you're shopping for, I have a gift they'll love β€” I guarantee it!

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    1. A scratch-off world map to help mark off all their adventures (or your adventures together).

    Promising review: "I love this map. I have always wanted to keep track of the countries/states/provinces I've traveled to and this is the perfect way for me to see what next adventure I need to head off to. I saw this at my nephew's home and he gifted it to me. It's a great gift to give to a young adult not only to understand countries and locations, but also to allow them to dream and as they begin their travels to remind them of where they've been. A truly great product!" β€”Pat Obuchowski

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    2. An awesome book filled with just enough information for a lifetime of happy travels.

    Promising review: "I received this book as a retirement present and since then I've given it to others when they retire. Very helpful to refer to when traveling in the US. We used the information on our trip to Florida last winter and the recommendations were spot on. We got to see things that we normally would not have selected to do. Enjoyed seeing every recommendation." β€”Patriot

    Get it from Amazon for $14.56+ (available in paperback or with binding).

    3. A super-cozy throw blanket that almost seems too cuddly for words.

    Promising review: "I love this blanket! It's so incredibly soft and warm without being too heavy or confining. I didn't realize when I ordered it that it glowed in the dark but I love that! The glow is very soft (so soft I can't even get a picture of it glowing) so when I spread it out on my bed at night and curl up under it, it's very soothing and not at all distracting. This is my new favorite blanket!" β€”Erin Jean T.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98+ (available in 14 colors).

    4. A star-studded sterling silver band ring they'll feel like a celebrity in.

    Promising review: "It's cute and small, exactly what I was looking for. One thing that surprised me is, when I put it on, it was actually a little big on the finger it was chosen for. I may end up having to wear it on a different finger, but that's okay. I love that it's silver (I can't wear anything but silver or yellow gold) and does say .925 in teeny-tiny writing. The stars aren't perfectly straight, but I can deal with that. Overall, very happy with this ring." β€”Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in sizes 6-9).

    5. An AncestryDNA test so you can give your friends and family a detailed breakdown of their ancestry and see exactly where they come from β€” you can even use the results to connect with new relatives from around the world.

    Get a kit from for $59.

    6. A gorgeous rose-quartz roller and scraper massager for that just-went-to-the-spa feeling.


    Promising review: "What a gorgeous-looking box. I already knew about these rollers and their natural cooling/healing properties. It was so relaxing and amazing using this roller and gua sha. It felt like a mini spa facial, but at home! The instruction card was super easy to read and follow. Overall great product. I would definitely buy as a gift for friends. It's the cutest thing and so useful too. Everyone should have one of these in their beauty arsenal." β€”AmazonCustomer

    Get the set from Amazon for $26.99.

    7. A handy little popcorn maker so they have the perfect snack every time you guys decide to plop down and watch a movie from the comfort of their sofa.

    Promising review: "IT WORKS and it works great. I use regular store brand yellow popcorn. My microwave is rated at 1200 watts with a glass turntable. It's average. I measure 1/4 cup of popcorn, dump it in the popcorn maker then set the top on and let it slide down to the ridge where it stops. Set the popper in the microwave set the timer for three minutes and when the popping sound almost stops I cancel the microwave. At that time I lift the lid and add a couple dollops of butter then leave the lid on to melt the butter. Then I remove the lid and sprinkle the popcorn with garlic salt and powered cheese. I toss the popcorn in the popper to mix the ingredients and use the popcorn maker as a serving bowl. I love this thing. It's very easy to use and cleans up with soapy water." β€”Bruce A

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97+ (available in six colors). And if you wanna get really generous, considering adding on some popcorn and flavored salts!

    8. An absolutely delightful little DIY project that'll let them build a super-detailed design space.

    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with this company. Clear instructions, quality pieces, and so much detail! These are such a blast to make, I'm always a bit sad when I complete one because making them is so damn fun!" β€”A. Cat

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97+ (available in four designs).

    9. A four-in-one lens kits complete with a12x zoom telephoto lens with a manual focus ring, fisheye lens, macro lens, and wide angle lens.

    Promising review: "Was absolutely THE gift of the evening. My 17-year-old niece never put it down. Love, love, love it! Great price, speedy shipping. A wonderful experience." β€”Chris

    Get the ten-piece set from Amazon for $21.99.

    10. A copy of Becoming by Michelle Obama β€” it provides an inspiring look into the former FLOTUS's life and the journey she took into becoming the icon so many see her as today.

    Promising review: "I started reading and couldn't put it down β€” finished it literally 24 hours after delivery. Michelle Robinson Obama's story is one of challenges met, hard work tempered with good sense, and above all, how a few key people can support a young girl and elevate her, so that she, in turn, can elevate others. It is a wonderful, heartfelt, true story of HOPE in a world gone far too cynical." β€”Linda L. Leiby

    Get it from Amazon for $18.38.

    11. A stainless-steel bracelet designed to let you turn your hairband into a cute piece of jewelry that doesn't squeeze your wrist.

    Promising review: "My fiance is incredibly happy with these. When she wears her hair down she likes to keep a ponytail holder on hand in case she wants to put her hair up, but she doesn't like the pressure and indentation left around her wrist. She uses the thicker Goody rubberbands, which fit nicely on this bracelet and look good too. She hasn't had any problems with the rubberbands slipping off, and they can be squeezed together to tighten around the wrist, but would probably be a bit too large for tiny wrists. It is a nice enough piece of jewelry that she will sometimes even wear them without needing the hair tie. Per her suggestion: Brown hair ties look good with the rose gold, but black would look better with the silver." β€”Rick Ideker

    Get it from Amazon for $14.89+ (available in gold, silver, and rose gold).

    12. A three-speed, eight-feature, deep-kneading shiatsu massager perfect for your back, neck, legs, feet, head, and shoulders, knees, and toes...knees and toes.

    Promising review: "This was a little gift for my mom. She's always complaining about her neck and shoulders being so tense and not comfortable. After using this massager, she feels so good and so relaxed. She did mention that she needs to put on the heat option in order to have it feel like a deep massage." β€”TJ

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three colors).

    13. A dishwasher-safe airtight cold-brew maker that'll help them get their morning pick-me-up right out of their fridge.

    Promising review: "I received my first Takeya cold-brew maker as a gift for Christmas. I like it so much I bought another. It's easy to use and very easy to clean, plus it makes my morning coffee more palatable. It was well-packaged, has easy-to-follow instructions, and will get lots of use at my house. One of the best features is that it can be turned upside down with no leakage." β€”J. Lloyd

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in two sizes).

    Check out some of our other favorite cold-brew makers at every price point on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    14. A pack of adorable crew socks just cozy enough to get anyone through January.

    Promising review: "Second pack of this set. Last year, my brother got them for me as a gift. Yes, I love them. This year, I decided four pairs weren't enough. I couldn't find anything as cute as this set so I bought the same set again. Eight days a week β€” CATS. I get compliments and giggles, and that makes me happy!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $18.99 (available in nine sets).

    15. A magical Mickey Mouse Sugarfina bento box to help celebrate all those Disney fanatics on your list.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $39.

    16. A copy of Monopoly Cheaters Edition for your brother β€” that motherf#@%ing momma's boy has been skimming those multicolored dolla' dolla' bills for too damn long and it's time he paid.

    Promising review: "I purchased this with the intent to give to my older brother for a birthday gift. It was somewhat a gag gift as he was always accused of cheating at Monopoly growing up, and to this day is still accused of 'cheating' on other things, although he does so playfully. He loved it, could not wait to play with his kids, especially since it was stated that a game would only be an hour or so." β€”Aaron Nichols

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    17. A classic (and some could argue, classy) T-shirt for all your F*R*I*E*N*D*S*.

    Promising review: "I had to get a size bigger than I usually do. It was cute and worth the price." β€”Jaylee

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in black, gray, and white).

    18. A wireless charging pad that'll work with their iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, Galaxy S8, S8+, S9, S9+, Note 9, Google Pixel 3, and a variety of other devices β€” all they have to do is place their phone down on it!

    Promising review: "I bought three of these wireless charging pads for a Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Samsung Galaxy S8, and an iPhone 8 based on the reviews. Let me tell you, I was not disappointed! The wireless charging pad worked flawlessly for all three phones and for the price it is a bargain compared to other brands. The biggest draw for me was that the simple LED light, which sits on the front the pad, is not overwhelmingly bright, and does not draw attention to it. Once the phone is fully charged the light goes off so it does not constantly charge the phone for no reason. I highly recommend getting the wireless charging pad and it is well worth the asking price." β€”Gabby C

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in four colors).

    19. A portable, wireless Bluetooth speaker that's waterproof, sand-proof, and produces some amazing sound.

    Promising review: "Best speaker I've ever purchased. Great sound, loud, battery lasts longer than any other speaker I've had. Four months later, we ran it over β€” twice with Chevy 2,500 and then the trailer. :( GUESS WHAT! It still works! INCREDIBLE! I wish I could upload a video. Just bought two more!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in two colors).

    Check out some of our other favorite speakers at every price point on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    20. A set of glass beaker shot glasses for all those chemists out there who need a drink.

    Promising review: "I love these shot glasses β€” always a huge hit at parties. They’re durable, easy to clean, and a great conversation piece. They’re also good for portioning out cocktails. I especially like the larger capacity of these guys. I use them all the time, for cocktails and for cooking as well!" β€”Mitch F.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    21. A Lego Chain Reactions crafting kit that'll help you and/or your kiddos build really awesome moving machines with your favorite building blocks.

    Promising review: "The book layout, the durability of the non-Lego paper components, the directions on how to fold the paper components, etc., are thoughtfully done. I supported my 7-year-old grandson's effort to build the first project. His greatest joy (and it was great joy) was the moment that first project functioned properly after several complete and partial failures. Then again once the chain reaction was easily repeatable so he could show his parents. After having some success he was excited about doing more projects. This is radically different than just sticking Lego pieces together, and it's not easy. It's elementary physics of motion, weight, angle, momentum, etc. It appears that these complicated chain reactions are fun for children to assemble, challenging to make fully, reliably functional, and thrilling once they work for that first time. It's all good stuff!" β€”tenor1

    Get it from Amazon for $15.13. If you want to complete the gift, add on some Legos!

    22. A gorgeous bamboo matcha set complete with a whisk (chasen), traditional scoop (chashaku), and teaspoon.

    Promising review: "I love this little bamboo set! Very well-made and nicely boxed. Makes my matcha latte simple. I give these as gifts all the time as a way of introducing the benefits of matcha to my friends and family." β€”Soozie

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99. And if you wanna complete the set get them some yummy matcha!

    23. A dishwasher-safe panini press sandwich maker that'll make them a warm yummy lunch in just about five minutes.,

    Promising review: "I use this at least three times a week. I got it as a Christmas present from my mom and it is the best! You can get so creative with these. I will say the first time you use it, it will have a plastic-burn smell at first, it will eventually go away. There is a light when it is ready, but you have to plug it in to turn it on and unplug it to turn it off." β€”alfe

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    24. A two-in-one HP Sproket camera that'll not only take their pictures but also print them out right on the spot β€” plus it uses Bluetooth to print out smartphone pictures.


    Get it from HP for $159.95.

    25. An elegant AF pair of star-studded earrings they can wear as they walk down the red carpet β€” also known as the aisles of Target.

    Promising review: "I received the gold ones this afternoon and after seeing how beautiful they are I just ordered the black ones. These earrings are stunning! They're very subtle in the sparkle but very elegant and classy-looking. Can be worn day or evening and are very reasonably priced." β€”SHOZILLA

    Get them from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in silver, rose gold, and gold).

    26. A Trunk Club gift card to give them an amazing personal styling session and the start to an awesome new wardrobe.

    Trunk Club

    Each Trunk has a $25 styling fee, but it’s credited toward your final purchase. Shipping and returns are always free. They also have a Nordstrom-backed inventory so they can work within your and their budget. Pieces range from $40 to $300, so the gift card amount is really up to you! Get more info on pricing from Trunk Club.

    27. A programmable Instant Pot that can act as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sautΓ©, yogurt maker, and food warmer β€” helping them prepare a delicious dinner all those holiday guests will love.

    With nearly five stars and 22,000 reviews on Amazon, the Instant Pot's kinda high price is easily justifiable. People everywhere swear by the convenience, delicious recipes, and all-around awesomeness of this 7-in-1 pot. It's so popular, Williams-Sonoma offered classes where they shared their favorite tips, tricks, and recipes. (They even share how to make cheesecake in one β€” CHEESECAKE!!!!)

    Read our full review of the Instant Pot here, beginners tips here, recipes here, here, and vegetarian recipes here.

    Get it from Amazon for $67.99+ (available in two sizes).

    28. A gorgeous 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle that'll keep them entertained for hours and hours.

    Promising review: "This puzzle was a serious challenge but I loved every minute of putting it together. I don't want to dismantle it, it looks so beautiful! However, I relish the opportunity to put this together again. Not all the pieces are unique. I had some problems with several similar-looking pieces but it all worked out in the end. A puzzle like this would be a wonderful gift to your puzzler loved one." β€”Nana Yaa

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    29. And since we're being super generous, add a jigsaw puzzle roll mat so they can work on it without having it take over their entire kitchen table.

    Promising review: "I didn't even know these were a thing! But I love it! I got this for my grandmother who does puzzles constantly. She lays out the mat and is able to switch between different puzzles if one is too hard or she wants to bring it over to one of our houses to work on while she's here. It's easy to use and has really come in handy. Great gift idea for any puzzle lover!" β€”Thomas D.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    30. A dainty gold-plated T-rex necklace you'd better get for them before they go extinct.

    Promising review: "I purchased this necklace as a gift for a friend who loves dinosaurs. It was super cute and the little saying on the paper is nice too. The T-rex itself is a little small but I liked that about it because it makes it more subtle when it's worn (I tend to like nerdy jewelry that is more subtle until people really see it up close). The recipient loved it and put it on right away too!" β€”melrom

    Get it from Amazon for $13 (available in gold, rose gold, and silver-plated brass).

    31. A cast-iron shrimp pan so they can perfectly cook up to 22 shrimp on their grill, stovetop, oven, or broiler β€” and then have you over for dinner.

    Sur la Table

    Get it from Sur la Table for $39.95.

    32. A pack of 16 refreshing and rejuvenating collagen face masks for when they need a little treat...every day of the week.

    Promising review: "I was so happy when I got these, and I love how every single one is different! I also love how on each pack it tells me what it's for (brightening, firming, refining, moisturizing, nutrition, etc.). The liquid from these masks is thick and that's how I like mine to be. They make my face feel supple and soft afterward. I will definitely purchase again!" β€”Lys

    Get a pack of 16 from Amazon for $12.99.

    33. An uber-luxurious bamboo and shredded memory-foam pillow with a removable, breathable, and cooling hypoallergenic pillow cover β€” I know it's just a pillow but if there is someone on your list who''s been complaining about not getting enough rest, I promise they'll love this bad boy!,

    Promising review: "Bought this pillow as a gift for my spouse due to chronic neck issues. The pillow arrived promptly and I was amazed at how it puffed up beautifully after opening the packaging! I followed the directions and washed the outside casing before using it. Also aired the pillow out a good week in advance. My spouse loves the pillow. It's not dense, it's fluffy and somewhat soft for a side and back sleeper. Great purchase as I have a happy camper now who can get a good night's sleep!" β€”Marie Lanahan

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in standard, queen, and king sizes).

    34. A set of Spanish, Italian, and French phrasebooks that'll have them talking like a local in no time!

    Promising review: "I bought these as a gift for a friend who is planning to travel to Europe this year. They are very cute and much smaller than I expected (which is a good thing). They are maybe the size of a credit card or slightly bigger. The three books come in a little holder to carry all three in together. I looked extensively through the Spain book, as I lived there for many years and am very familiar with the cuisine and the language. I can say that it was very complete and translations were perfect according to both me and my Spanish husband." β€”JenW

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    35. A pair of super-cute and cozy animal slippers available in 57 adorable designs! Are they an otter person? There's a slipper for that! Love elephants? They'll never forget these slippers! Always wanted a pair of alligator shoes? Well, these are way better.,

    Promising review: "Fit was great! They are comfortable and super soft. Look better in person and not slippery on tile/hardwood floors. The kids bought these slippers for their dad and he loved them, just not sure the dog did! πŸ˜‚" β€”Jenn

    Get them from Amazon for $20+ (available in toddler sizes 7.5-12, kid's sizes 12.5-4 women's sizes 5-13, men's sizes 4.5-13 and in 57 designs).

    36. An adorable seven-color silicone night-light that'll make going to the bathroom in the middle of the night a whale of a good time.

    Promising review: "This night-light is amazing β€” my kids adore it. It looks SO cute! I keep it on the bright white because I like to be able to see my kids during diaper changes at night. But there are tons of color options. There is also an option to dim the white if you prefer a dimmer night-light. It comes with a USB charger." β€”Alina Zamorskaya

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    37. An ergonomically designed vibrator that I guarantee you someone on your shopping list will want.

    Promising review: "She said, 'Oh god! Oh god, oh god! Yes.' That was quite an endorsement to receive about the gift I got her. β€”Syd

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in purple and pink).

    38. And since we're on the topic, a spicy beef sampler box, because who doesn't need a little spicy beef in their life?!

    Hickory Farms

    The set comes with a spicy and savory beef sausage, a jalapeΓ±o and cheddar blended cheese, a box of golden toasted crackers, and a Sriracha mustard.

    Get it from Hickory Farms for $16.

    39. A gold-dipped pendant necklace for anyone who's moved away but still wants to hold their home state close to their heart.

    Promising review: "Love love love! It's perfect! Great quality all around. Love that it's not too big. It's dainty but still stands out. The chain is a perfect thickness and strong. I can tell it won't break so easily. Also looks great paired with my gold bar necklace!" β€”BRITTANY

    Get it from Amazon for $17.98 (available in all 50 states).

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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