The holidays are barreling down on all of us — and you've just realized that you are far, far behind where you should be with your gift shopping. You're at the point where "thoughtful and from the heart" is pretty much out the window — and you just want to be sure you have something to give.
You could go the traditional last-minute route — but things like lottery tickets, flowers and "coupon books" (good for a 20-minute massage or a half-hour of cleaning) are giant neon signs that you didn't put an effort in. And gift cards, another old chestnut, are too often tucked away and forgotten — or, worse, lost —making them a poor choice as well.
Fortunately, there's still time to be a gift-giving hero and put together a unique and welcome gift that will have your friend or loved one smiling. Here are some ideas that can add a touch of personalization to your last-minute gift — and spare you from grabbing something from the neighborhood drugstore on the way to your holiday celebration.
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