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Late but not least

Well, here we are again.

The holidays are here. The clock is ticking down on Christmas morning or that party your best friend is throwing and you're just now realizing that you haven't gotten around to purchasing a gift. Maybe next year will be the one where you start shopping earlier.

Good news. There's still time to come out of this holiday season as a gift-giving hero. You just have to know where to look — and have a good sense of exactly how much time you have left.

Here are some ideas that can add a touch of personalization to your last-minute gift — and spare you from grabbing a gift card from the corner store.

— By Chris Morris, special to CNBC.com
Posted 15 December 2015

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