The presents are bought (and wrapped, if you’re on top of things). The tree is up and decorated. You spent an afternoon (or two or three) baking cookies. Holiday cards were sent out and you’re loving the daily jaunt to the mailbox to see what goodies you’re getting. What’s left? Stocking stuffers. *cue the groans*
Friends, I get it. Sometimes stocking stuffers are left until the last minute. And hey, that’s OK. The best way to buy stocking stuffers is throughout the year as you see them – that’s what I do – but if you’re in a pinch here are some last-minute ideas:
Ideas for Stocking Stuffers
DVDs are great for both adults and kids, and if you’re a Prime member you can still get free 2-day shipping on these DVDs priced $5 and under.
Hair accessories are always welcome.
Books can take up a decent amount of space in a stocking. Swing by Goodwill or another thrift store and browse through their extensive selection. If you don’t have time to get out and shop, Prime members can get free 2-day shipping on thousands of books.
Menards free-after-rebate items are a unique twist on stocking stuffers. Check out this week’s Menards list to see what you can get right now.
Hallmark has a number of sweet little items for kids and adults available in-store, and you can also print a coupon for $5 off your purchase of $10 or more for extra savings when you sign up for Crown Rewards.
Gift cards are an easy pick – check out this list of gift card freebies from CBS Minnesota and pick up some extras with your purchase.
- card games
- travel-sized games
- to-go packets for teas and beverages
- hot sauce
- school supplies
- nail polish and emery boards
- lip gloss and lip balm
- stuffed animals – these are all under $5 on Amazon
- hats, gloves, mittens
- earrings, necklaces, bracelets
- Target One Spot items
- movie tickets
- toothpaste and toothbrushes
- socks and underwear
I could go on and on, but I’m curious: what are your family’s favorite stocking stuffers to give and receive? Leave a comment and let us know. I’m sure everyone can use more ideas.
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