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5 Last Minute Holiday Gifts, Because Who Has Been Keeping Track of Time

This year has been a whirlwind of chaos, and now, it’s the holidays! Chaos multiplied by ten! How are we going to find time to decorate, cook and…. BUY GIFTS??? Fear not, reader, we have compiled five holiday gift ideas for you! 

Gift Card

This one may be basic, but you can absolutely never go wrong with gift cards. They are amazing because you do not have to worry about gifting a bad gift. As long as you know a store the person likes, or if you get a Visa Card not even that. You are good to go. Gift cards are awesome!


Hair and Makeup Products 

If the gift receiver loves hair and makeup, Sephora and Ulta have amazing holiday sets that are usually on sale. Gift minis of perfumes, lipsticks, and hair essentials are always in abundance at both of these stores during the holidays.



Who doesn’t love a good chunky blanket during the winter season? No one doesn’t love a chunky blanket during the winter season. You can’t really go wrong with this gift. There is no such thing as too many blankets.

Something Handmade 

Anything made by hand is always appreciated. If you have a little bit of time, sit down and make something like a collage or a heartfelt card. If you are short on time, you can always find things on the internet monogrammed or mugs with their name on it. 


College Merch!

If the gift is for a family member, you can never go wrong with some college merchandise! College merch is an awesome way for your family to rep you, and they are always happy to receive it! Go to your college gift shop! NOW!

There you have it! Five last minute holiday gifts! You will rock the holiday season with these. These ideas never fail to please and are always appreciated by those who receive them. So now, get gifting! Happy holidays!

Sofia Staub

Hofstra '24

Sofia Staub is a freshman at Hofstra University. She is studying Public Relations. She loves knitting, dogs and iced coffee.
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