Last Minute and Clutter-Free Gifts

Here are some ideas for gifts that you can pick up in the next few days.

Ok, so you down to the wire on getting your gifts, you can still give great gifts! Here are some ideas for gifts that you can pick up in the next few days. Lately there are a lot of gift certificates that you can buy online and then print them! Instantaneous.

If you have any other ideas, please let me know…we are always looking for new ideas.

Service Gifts

Cleaning services- everyone could use this one!

Car wash tickets or car detailing gift certificate great gift to use during the sloppy winter months

Spa services- nails, hair, skin & massages

Personal chef package -I love having all that wonderful food in my freezer!

Photography sitting

Professional organizing services 



iTunes gift card

ebooks- ebooks.comAmazon.com, Google ebooks, Barnes & Noble

Balloon rides

Tickets- Plays, movies, the symphony, concerts, sporting events- unlimited opportunity here!

Movie tickets

Netflix or Amazon Prime (this is on my list)



...of the Month Clubs they have everything from perfume to cigars to dog treats and peanut butter!



Restaurant gift certificates

Coffee cards from your favorite local shop

Homemade cookies- you can never go wrong here!

Fancy chocolates- come on, everyone loves chocolate.

Coffee, or tea- create a nice basket with these

Jams, jellies, chutneys





Cooking classes- great for the beginner and the gourmet cook.

Art lessons


Personal trainer



Charitable donation in someone’s name- are they interested in art, the environment, education ,  just look at all the requests that you are getting on  the mail for ideas. Check them out here before you make your purchase.

Gift Cards- available pretty much in every grocery or drug store.

Hopefully this list will give you some last minute gift ideas that will make your life easier and your gift recipient happy! The extra bonus is that these gifts will not create or increase the clutter in one’s life.



Linda Olson December 21, 2011 at 07:43 PM
These are some good suggestions. I like to give IOU's for a chore you'll do after the holidays like washing the car. Keeps the holiday spirit going all year!
Anna Sicalides December 21, 2011 at 09:24 PM
Linda-IOU's are very good too, not only are they good gifts for the last minute and they're clutter free gifts! Thanks for bringing that up.


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