The Procrastinators Guide to Last Minute Gift Ideas

by Jason on December 18, 2009

It’s one week before Christmas. 

Do you know where your gifts are?

I motion to make the week before Christmas the official start for the procrastinators shopping season!

I can’t believe the holidays are upon us.  It’s easy to get swept up in the day-to-day and forget to get the gifts for those who mean the most to us.

Have you procrastinated on your shopping this year?

If that’s you – and you  know who you are –  I’m here to help.

3 Things For the Procrastinator to Keep in Mind

  1. Get started now! Especially if you are buying gifts online – there’s still time, but c’mon – get going!
  2. Get it wrapped!  Hey – if you don’t have time to shop, you don’t have time to wrap – have someone else do it.
  3. Get a nice card!  Spend your time writing some nice words to your loved one and let the card do the talking this Christmas.

Here are a few places to get you started – from the comfort of your office chair – as you begin scrambling for some last minute gift ideas!  

Most Wished For Gifts From Amazon

Here’s a list of Amazon’s Most Wished For Gifts

Bestseller List From Amazon

Want to know what the best selling gifts on Amazon are this year? Check out Amazon’s Bestseller’s List

If you’ve got a book person you’re buying for, here’s Amazon’s Bestselling Books

How about for the gadget person – take a look at Amazon’s Bestselling Electronics

Hottest New Releases From Amazon

Want an idea of what’s hot on Amazon? Check out Hot New Releases

Amazon’s Top Holiday Deals

If you’re looking for the best deals of the day – check out Amazon’s Top Holiday Deals

Wall Street Journal Deal

Looking for a good gift for your office buddy?  How about a subscription to the Wall Street Journal!

Why Give Gifts?

I’ve heard some talk about going frugal and not giving gifts this year.  This might be a good idea for many of you.  Here’s why I like to give gifts at Christmas:

  • It’s in my nature.  I enjoy giving gifts to people.  I think it’s the part of the way I show kindness and love to others.
  • It’s in God’s nature. God gave the ultimate gift – Jesus Christ.  It’s the real reason why we celebrate Christmas – let’s not forget that this year.  Some 2000 years ago, God sent His Son, Jesus, to come to earth as a child, live a perfect life, and bear the punishment that we deserved.  What a gift!!
I may receive compensation if you choose to order through Amazon or decide to purchase the Wall Street Journal.  Merry Christmas to you and to me!

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