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54 Last-Minute Gifts That Basically Everyone Will Want

There's still time to give the gifts they actually want.

What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

1. An unofficial Disney Parks cookbook and drink recipe book to help them whip up some magic in the kitchen — and that whip can be of the Dole variety since there's a recipe for that.

2. An entertaining The Nightmare Before Christmas cross-stitch kit so they can have something to do while they watch their favorite holiday movies.

3. A pack of Cadbury hot chocolate canisters to keep them cozy and happy as the weather gets gross and miserable.

A customer review photo of the canister of Cadbury drinking chocolate

4. A spiral-bound collection of the best New York Times crosswords, because it's their favorite way to spend a Saturday morning.

The New York Times Crosswords book

5. A water-resistant Amazfit Band 5 Fitness Tracker designed with Alexa built in, a 15-day battery life, and music controls, plus it'll monitor their sleep, blood oxygen, and heart rate.

A customer review photo of them wearing the fitness tracker in black

6. A fully equipped Klutz Lego Make Your Own Movie Activity Kit with everything they need to make their very own Lego movie!

7. A Love Lingual Card Game filled with 150 conversation-starting questions for couples and designed to encourage exploration and deepen connections with your partner.

A person holding the cards with a bouquet of flowers

8. An awesome little handheld milk frother that'll up their at-home coffee game to the next level — it can basically froth up any milky drink (even those with dairy alternatives)!

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

The cold-brew maker filled with coffee.

10. A dazzling Celestial One Line a Day journal they can use to document five years of memories and then to walk down memory lane.

11. A pack of beautiful Cleverfy Aromatherapy Shower Steamers just in case maybe they aren't big on baths.

The box of shower steamer surrounded by the loose steamers

12. A classic PlayStation console complete with 20 games, two wired controllers, a virtual memory card, and the HDMI cable you probably need — not to brag but I bought this console for my husband last Christmas and I won Christmas. Like, you probably didn't even know it was a contest, but it was and I won.

hand holding the compact console containing the games with a normal controller

13. An awesome beginner's guide to calligraphy that'll help them upgrade their penmanship game by teaching them five different alphabet styles and uppercase and lowercase letters, plus give them some design and composition tips.

The beginner's guide to calligraphy

14. A dazzling pair of dangling earrings that'll illuminate the twinkle in their eye the second they see them.

A model wearing the earrings in gold

15. A clip-on ring light to help take your selfie game to a whole new level.

16. A set of 50 perfect little vinyl stickers they can use to fully describe their day-to-day life in the office.

17. An amazing little LifeStraw Personal Water Filter designed to filter up to 1,000 gallons (4,000 liters) of contaminated water without iodine, chlorine, or other chemicals. It doesn't require batteries, it has no moving parts, and removes a minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites, and filters to 0.2 microns — surpassing EPA filter standards.

18. A full-body vibrating mat with 10 motor-vibration mattress pads and soothing warmth to help alleviate any back and muscle pains.

19. A 2022 Jeopardy Calendar that'll give you a new trivia answer every day and a Jeopardy puzzle and games book so you can get even more trivia into your day.

20. An ion-generating Revlon one-step airbrush capable of drying, straightening, and giving your hair the volume you dream of with just one tool.

21. A 16-sticker Frida Kahlo book so you can give them the gift of her incredible art — for just a few bucks!

A customer review photo of the book and some of the stickers inside

22. A bottle of sweet and slightly spicy Mike's Hot Honey that they're really going to want to have on hand year-round.

Someone pouring Mike's Hot Honey onto a pizza

23. A desktop Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy. Hi. I'm Elena, president and CEO of Elena's Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy Emporium and Warehouse. Thanks to a shipping error, I am now currently overstocked on Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guys and I'm passing the savings on to yoooou!

A Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy

24. A delightful Bitty Boomers Star Wars speaker so they can let the force of their music be heard.

An image of the speaker designed to look like Baby Yoda eating a frog

25. A dazzling hammered gold metal handmade garland designed to look like all 13 stages of the moon.

The garland hanging above someone's bed

26. A really freakin' cool National Geographic Geodes Kit that lets them open up and examine crystals insides. It includes a detailed learning guide, the goggles, and two display stands.

27. A delicious box of Maldon sea Salt Flakes and Smoked Sea Salt is the perfect gift to the hostess with the mostest or your favorite chef.

28. A compact, waterproof coffee mug warmer with three heat settings and an auto-shutoff feature — so they never have to worry about that forgotten cup of coffee on their desk that gets ice cold before they finally have a chance to drink it.

A mug filled with coffee placed on the pink warmer

29. A pair of Apple AirPod Pros designed with active noise cancellation, transparency mode for hearing the world around you, and three sizes of soft, tapered silicone tips for a perfect fit — they're also sweat- and water-resistant and have a wireless charging case that has more than 24 hours of battery life. Basically they're really cool and if you like anyone enough to throw down this kind of cash...well, lucky them.

30. A delicious box of British treats filled with 10 of the top-selling Cadbury British chocolate bars that they may or may not eat in one sitting.

A box of British treats

31. A very handy book that could honestly, save their life — or just answer all those questions they're maybe too embarrassed to even google.

A copy of Can Holding In A Fart Kill You?

32. A super cozy hand-woven blanket that'll look super elegant even when it's just thrown about.

A customer review photo of the woven blanket in grey and white with mustard yellow accents

33. A seven-color silicone night-light so adorable, so precious, so cute...not even the monsters under their bed will be able to stay scary.

Three silicone night lights stacked on top of each other.

34. A Baker's Edge brownie pan, because everyone deserves to enjoy the magic of a corner piece.

A customer review photo of their Baker's Edge brownie pan

35. A copy of Werewolf: A Party Game for Devious People — you know exactly who to give this to.

The game laid out on a table

36. A copy of Subpar Parks: America's Most Extraordinary National Parks and Their Least Impressed Visitors — so they can visit the very parks people love to complain about.

A customer review photo of them holding the book

37. A lightweight, programmable egg cooker, because believe it or not, the hardest thing to learn to cook is freakin' eggs — this little gadget can boil up to six eggs at a time, poach two eggs with its separate poaching tray, or even make an omelet!

38. A gorgeous 20-piece set of hair barrettes perfect for giving to your most stylish friend or breaking up and giving to a bunch of stylish friends.

39. A wireless sleep headphone headband designed with Bluetooth, ultra-thin HD stereo speakers that make it perfect for sleeping, workouts, air travel, and meditation.

40. A copy of Drinking Animals Coloring Book, a fun coloring book filled with adorable and hilarious animals to bring to life and quick and easy cocktail recipes.

The cover of the coloring book

41. A 52-week gratitude journal filled with prompts and space to write out everything they're thankful for — because sometimes we're so focused on what we don't have that we forget about everything we do have.

The gratitude journal on a desk

42. A set of shredder claws, because who actually has time to wait for meat to cool before they handle or start shredding it? Not me, and I have the burned fingertips to prove it.

The claws being used to shred meat

43. A pair of Dearfoams shearling slippers that are not only super comfy but water-resistant — so in the event they decide to just say "screw it!" and wear them on their Target run, they'll survive the journey.