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It’s Crunch Time! These Last-Minute Holiday Gifts Are Quick & Easy!

Last-Minute Gifts

It’s holiday crunch time and you still have a few people on your list, but no idea what to get them… Don’t panic, I have you covered! This list is full of last-minute gifts for most ages that are quick and easy. I highly recommend getting your gifts ordered sooner rather than later…and opting for gift-wrapping options when possible. But if you are in a time crunch, I’m also sharing a few important shipping dates and retailers with fast shipping below to help you. Make sure you bookmark this page for quick reference if you think you’ll need these important dates!

Important Shipping Dates

December 14 – FedEx Ground
December 17 – USPS Retail Ground Service, USPS First Class Mail Service, and *UPS Ground (check UPS website for location specific information)
December 19 – USPS Priority Mail Service
December 20 – UPS 3 Day Select, FedEx Express Saver, and FedEx 3 Day Freight
December 21 – UPS 2 Day Air and FedEx 2 Day
December 22 – UPS Next Day Air and FedEx 1 Day Freight
December 23 – USPS Mail Priority Express Service and FedEx SameDay

More FedEx dates here.
More UPS dates here.
More USPS dates here.

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Keep scrolling to find links and more about why I love each item…

Retailers With Fast Shipping!

2-Day Shipping

If you need a gift quick, these brands have FREE 2-day shipping!
Shopbop
Walmart
Amazon
Sephora
Target
Nordstrom (if you’re a cardholder)

Same Day Delivery

Can’t wait two days? These retailers have same-day delivery…Place your Bloomingdale’s order by 12 PM (local time) Monday–Sunday and it’ll be delivered to you the same day for the cost of standard shipping plus a $20 fee (Loyallists just pay the $20 fee). Get your Neiman Marcus order that day if you order by noon (Monday-Friday) and pay a $20 shipping charge. You can also get same-day delivery for certain items from Walmart, Target, and Amazon!

Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store

If you don’t have time to wait for something to arrive, buy online and pick up in-store. There are a lot of retailers offering this service now but some of my favorites for last-minute gifts are…
Anthropologie
Bloomingdale’s
Banana Republic
Nordstrom
Target
Urban Outfitters
Walmart
Sephora
Ulta

Individual retailers sometimes have different shipping deadline cutoffs. Make sure you check their site shipping details before ordering!

More Gift Guides

If you need more gifting options, make sure you check out these gift guides!

Gifts For Her
Luxe Gifts
Beauty Gifts
Gifts For Kids
Gifts for Him
Gifts Under $150
Stocking Stuffers
Gifts For Teens & Teen Sneaker Gift Guide
Gifts For The Fitness Lover
Hostess Gifts

What is your go-to last-minute gift? Please share in the comments below!

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For the Homebody

These pajamas are SO soft and comfy! They come in a bunch of colors too.
2

For the Hard-To-Buy-For Friend

Whether it’s an Amazon gift card, a Netflix gift card, or whatever…this is the easiest last-minute gift! Amazon has a ton of gift card options…
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For the Makeup Lover

This Charlotte Tilbury lipstick is one of the top beauty sellers year after year! This set has everything you need for the perfectly applied lip!
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For the Home Enthusiast

How pretty are these coasters?!
5

For the College Student

Every college student needs coffee and this mini Keurig will fit perfectly in a small dorm room or apartment.
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For the Hostess

This Nest soap and hand lotion smell amazing!
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For the Chic Home Decorator

This throw blanket is SO soft and comes in tons of colors!
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For the Tech Lover

Charge your iPhone AND your Air Pods all at once with this wireless charging station!
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For the Fashionista

These chic sunglasses with elevate any outfit. If you have a friend who’s a real fashionista, get them some trendy sunglasses!
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For Every Woman On Your List!

Gold hoop earrings are a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe and these are under $20!
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For the Fitness Lover

These Zella leggings are super comfortable, the perfect length, and they make it possible to get through a workout without having to pull them up!
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For the Sleep-Deprived

If you haven’t tried sleeping on a silk pillowcase, you should try it! It has all sorts of benefits for your hair and skin. But it also just feels so luxurious and I swear it makes me feel like I sleep better!
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For the Self-Care Lover

Up your self-care routine with a gorgeous candle to help you relax.
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For the Kids

What kid wouldn’t love a cool polaroid camera, right?!
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For the Kids...Or Adults!

Everyone loves Lego sets and this one is a fun option for kids or adults!
How To Manifest Anything, Fashion blogger Erin Busbee of Busbee Style wearing an orange and blue Staud Ina dress with white sunglasses walking around in Telluride, Colorado
Erin Busbee
After a decade in TV news, a desire to help women "look pretty" sparked a career pivot. I started my own wardrobe consulting business, styling "real" women for many years. In 2014, I changed direction again, using my TV background and styling expertise to launch this website and my YouTube channel. We are now a community of well over 1 million dynamic, vibrant, amazing women over 40... who know that age isn't something you need to hide from. For us, life is just getting started!!
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9 thoughts on “It’s Crunch Time! These Last-Minute Holiday Gifts Are Quick & Easy!

  1. I’ve been so crazy busy at work that I haven’t had a chance to catch up with December Busbee Style!!! What???? That can’t happen. So I’m sitting on a conf call now catching up. I love, love, love the gift guides. I read about the new site. That is such a great idea and resource for women. I can’t wait myself. I’m 52 but don’t want to look like it, act like it or feel like it! Per my teenagers, I do talk like like I’m 52. Apparantly, “You rock” is an antequated term. 🙂 Thank you so much for everything that you do. It’s my escape to read your blog

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  3. definately the best last minute gift go to: bottle of wine or sparkling juice. I had my kids bring the sparkling juice to a teen christmas party and the kids fought over it!

  4. I purchased the echo booties in Bison, got them on sale, and they are stunning. The best color I have ever seen. Thank you so much for your RECOMMENDATION.

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