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17 Unexpectedly Useful Gift Ideas For Procrastinators

Just in case you, uh, forgot about Christmas.

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1. Get a Netflix gift card as a physical card or by email.


Denominations for e-delivery are anywhere between $25 and $100. Physical gift cards come in $30 or $60 increments. Netflix costs ~$96 per year.

Cards can be redeemed at


10. Give the gift of a ✨clean home✨ with a Handy gift card for $50.


Handy's home cleaning services are available in 35 locations in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. Check all available cities here.

11. A TaskRabbit gift card can be used to hire someone who can build Ikea furniture, take down the Christmas lights, or do just about any chore they despise.


TaskRabbit is available in 18 U.S. cities, plus London. Check availability here.

13. Get Munchery, the heat-and-serve meal delivery service, on you.


Munchery is available in the SF Bay Area, New York, L.A., and Seattle. The gift cards can be emailed or printed in any denomination.


14. Treat your giftee to a round of groceries with Instacart (must be logged in to view this page).

Check to make sure Instacart is available in their area (only U.S. cities are supported for now). Then, log in to Instacart and click this link to select a gift card amount.

17. Kindle Unlimited ($60 for a six-month subscription) offers them unlimited reading from 1 million+ books and listening from thousands of audiobooks.

Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!