Video: Last Minute Gift Ideas

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Here come the holidays! If you still have some items left on your list to purchase, check out Breezy Mama’s 20 ideas below from the fashionista to the techie and more. Plus! Watch the video of me discussing the products on Fox 5 San Diego this morning!

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For the Fashionista:


For the make-up lover, be sure to check out the various gift packs, such as this Make-Up Forever Ultimate Eye Liner collection from Sephora — click here!


Also, I’m loving these adorable clutch looking cases from MAC with make-up inside — to get your hands on some, click here!

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Check out the fragrance sets by Bath and Body Works. In store and online they often have a buy one get one free option so they are a great way to stock up for several of the women on your list (or grab some for yourself!) — click here!

For the Creative:


If you’ve got a person with an artist’s eye, check out the jewelry from Andrew Hardy Designs that’s sure to capture their imagination — click here!

For the Philanthropic Giver:


Got someone who likes to give back? Check out the jewelry from Saint Vintage, including the necklace that can be worn to hang down back, double up on neck or even worn in hair — click here!

For the Woman on your List:


These beautiful wraps from the online site TenFingers4Paws are made from organic hand dyed raw silk and come with six charms and two pave balls. Each is 38 inches long, and is available with either gold-filled or sterling charms. They can be worn as a bracelet, necklace or as a hair accessory. They come in a variety of colors and makes a super cute gift for your pregnant friend–get the pink if she’s expecting a girl or the blue if she’s expecting a boy! — click here!

Stocking Stuffers:


It’s always fun to go hog wild in the dollar bins at Target, check out the sale items at Pier One or get nuts at Bed, Bath and Beyond. In fact here are some other items you can either use to take up room in the stocking or use as your main gift:

14930417592912PIon Sound Splash Waterproof Speaker
Waring pro cordless wine opener
Corkcicle Wine Chiller
Rechargeable Bluetooth Keyboard Case
Cotton Candy Maker


For the Wine Loving Rocker:

For all you rock’n’roll vino lovers I have one word for you: CHEERS! Check out this collection of wines that are music inspired and sure to make you feel groovy — click here!

For the Surfer:

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Tavik has fantastic styles for the dude in your life. Be sure to see what the surf’s dragged in by clicking here!

For the Techie:

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Got a sophisticated techie? Be sure to check out the selection at JLab, like the headphones above, or the Crasher, a.k.a. portable Blue Tooth Speakers, and the waterproof head phones — click here!

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As I sit here typing in a sea of papers piled on my desk, I can’t help but think what a great gift this NeatDesk would be for others in my situation! Easily scan in documents you want to save and get rid of all your clutter! Share tax documents or receipts and easily search for files — it’s all there at your finger tips and off your desk! Click here!

For the Chef:

The T-Fal ActiFry is the busy mom’s kitchen must-have. The revolutionary healthy multi-cooker – thanks to its unique cooking technologies – creates lower fat versions of the foods we all love, including winter favorites like Chili, Mac ‘n’ Cheese and Potato Wedges. With just a spoonful of oil and the touch of a button, the ActiFry makes mealtime a breeze – simply put in the ingredients, turn on the machine, and let it go. Not to mention, with dishwasher safe parts clean up is fast and easy — click here!

For the Fitness Buff:

Inspire them to continue their fitness efforts with a membership to! For $15 a month, they will have access to unlimited workout videos that you can access from your phone, computer and iPad while receiving personalized nutrition plans and workouts from videos featuring expert trainers. To sign up, click here!

To Wrap it All Up:

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First up, I love the idea of a theme based on the recipient’s interest. For example, if you have a rock’n’roll lover, check out the wrapping paper from Wolfgang’s Vault that features rock inspired images that they are sure to enjoy and can display once their gift is open. 6 sheets for $12 — click here!

Or, if you have a kitchen lover, consider an idea from that recommends using a dish towel to wrap with so that they get a wonderful gift and wrapping they can use, too! Ikea currently has a great selection at 2 towels for $6 — click here.

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Reusable bags are another fantastic option, like the VZWraps collection – a practical, elegant, affordable, and eco-friendly. Drop your gift in, tie the bag closed, and your wrapping is done! Reuse the bags for years — the attached ribbons won’t get lost. Prices range from $3 – $14 — click here!

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Have the kids make their own! Grab a paper roll from Ikea, spread it across your dining table and then let the kids decorate it. Either let them use their imagination with crayons, paint, glitter, etc. or give them a set of holiday inspired stamps. This option is one of my favorites because whoever receives the gift also gets artwork, but it also occupies the kids as you tend to last minute holiday tasks. $4.99 a roll from Ikea — click here!


Similarly, while you still have the art supplies out, I love using Avery shipping tags to tie on as gift tags. Either have the kids decorate them or add seasonal inspired stickers for a little pizazz. And the best part? Only $5 for 100! Click here!

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