There are plenty of gifts you can get for someone as a Christmas gift at the last minute when you are spending up to $75. Here is a guide for those who want to look good when buying a last-minute gift for someone on their list.
Video games for any of the big three game systems are around sixty dollars for a Wii, Playstation 3, or XBox 360. With game consoles that have come down in price this season there is plenty for consumers to be excited about and games will be flying off the shelves this Christmas.
An iPod Shuffle is the newest music player from Apple and an 2 GB version retails for $59. You can choose from one of five colors and start downloading tunes from iTunes on Apple’s website.
Label makers are great additions to the organizer in your home. You can purchase a thermal label maker for around $60 that makes laser-quality labels on rolls of a paper that are sticky backed and perfect for organizing a closet, the kitchen, or a storage area. Label makers are always a welcome sight in any home as a last minute gift if you know your recipient well enough.
A good massage usually runs about sixty dollars an hour, so gift a one hour massage to your giftee who is over worked, over stressed, and under appreciated. A massage is a great stress reliever especially at this time of year. If a massage isn’t appropriate, some other day spa items may be appropriate such as a manicure or pedicure.
Computer software for a PC can run around 50 to 60 dollars for some games and some basic word processing programs. You can buy disks from a store or even download from a website. Software is a great gift to give at the last minute.
Clothes are definitely affordable at around 50 to 75 dollars, especially with tons of sales going on right now. Lightweight jackets, sweaters, and premium neckties for that worker in the your life are always an appreciated last minute gift. Make sure you know your recipient well enough if you are going to buy clothing that requires sizes.
You can gift an entire Christmas dinner with all the trimmings for $75. Buy an organic turkey and all the extras including wine and an elegant dinner for as many people as needed is priced perfectly as a last minute gift. There will always be food you can buy at the store at the last minute.
An eye exam usually costs around sixty dollars, so you may consider giving someone a gift certificate to a local eyewear store or optometrist if you know someone who needs glasses. Many places offer sales and discounts on eye exams this time of year as well.
Car repairs and tuneups are always needed no matter what kind of car your recipient owns. A gift certificate for something like a tire rotation or transmission fluid change is around $70 and car repair places will always have discounts on service throughout the year.
While higher end automatic versions are around $300, this easy indoor composter is a great eco-friendly gift to give that costs $66 on Amazon. The All-Seasons Indoor Composter allows you to use your table scraps and leftovers as fertile ground for your garden out back and keeps waste out of the landfill at the same time.