Last minute gifts your loved ones will love

Sana Tahir, Features Writer

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The holidays are extremely close, but don’t panic if you’ve procrastinated buying gifts. We’ve got you covered with some great options on a budget!


With $20-$25 you can buy:

  • Blankets– In these cold winter days, the best thing to do is to wrap yourself in a warm and cozy blanket. This gift is perfect for all ages, but you can tailor the colors and designs for your loved ones!
  • Gift Cards– If you’re unsure of what to get someone, you can never go wrong with a gift card. Save yourself the hassle and give your loved one the gift of choosing for themselves!


With $15 – $20 you can buy:

  • Water Bottles– Water bottles are the gift of hydration, and they’re the trend right now! There are several varieties to choose from, and you’re sure to find something for everyone.


With $10 – $15 you can buy:

  • Books– Books are the ultimate gift because there is one out there for everyone. You can gift a classic or a newer bestseller.
  • Candles– Candles create the perfect ambiance on cold winter days. Some candles even have special aromatherapeutic properties for relaxation and stress-relief.
  • Mugs: You’ll make your loved one think of you every morning over coffee with a mug! There are so many cute options to choose from, from initials and funny phrases, to animals and favorite movie characters.


With $5 – $10 you can buy:

  • Scrunchies– 2018 was a comeback year for scrunchies. Not only are they fashionable, they are also better for your hair, because they are gentle and snag less.
  • Bath Bombs– This self care product is also pleasing to the eye. Give your loved ones the experience of a swirling color explosion all while enjoying a calming and aromatic bath.
  • Journals– Many people hope to get more organized for the new year. Help give your friends and family a head start to their resolutions by getting them a creative and fun journal or planner.


With $5 or less you can buy:

  • Junk Food– This a go to gift to give anyone. Everyone loves candy and chocolate. Plus, the holidays are a time to indulge!
  • Fuzzy Socks– Who doesn’t love a pair of fuzzy socks? It’s also an essential for winter.
  • Homemade Cookies– Your loved ones will appreciate this meaningful gesture! You can even custom decorate them to make them more special. They may even offer you one!