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Last-Minute Gifts for Everyone on Your Holiday List

Surprise! The holidays are less than two weeks away. Stop here for last-minute gift ideas for every taste and budget.

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It’s the same old story year after year; the holidays caught up faster than you thought and you still have presents to buy. Don’t worry, but don’t wait any longer! Now is the time to take advantage of last-minute deals on Amazon

These 17 last-minute gifts are sure to please the people left on your list. 

Numi Organic Flowering Tea Gift Set

Give the gift of beauty and serenity with a Numi Flowering Tea Set. To make these stunning tea blossoms, Chinese artisans hand sew organic tea leaves around 100% natural dried flowers. When you’re ready for tea, just steep them in the glass kettle and watch them bloom. Enjoy the flavors of a turmeric blend, pu-erh, rooibos, herbal, black, green and white tea. The set, complete with glass teapot, comes in a mahogany bamboo chest. Buy it here.  

Sharper Image Light Up Electronic Word Clock

Nope, it’s not a word search, but it does light up to spell time out for you. Whether you need a new bedside clock or you’ve got an office to decorate, this Sharper Image Light Up Electronic Word Clock makes the perfect modern decor. A conversation-starter for any space, this unique clock tells time in five-minute intervals. Measures 7.75” across and 1.13” thick. Available in copper (shown) or black finish. Buy it here.

Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 Indoor Home Garden

Get some homegrown veggies into their lives (or yours!) with the Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 Indoor Home Garden. It includes three each mini tomato, basil and green lettuce plant pods. Just pop in the pods, add water and plug in. You’ll be surprised how quickly these sprout! Made without pesticides, GMOs or herbicides. Any pods that won’t germinate will be replaced by the company free of charge. Experiment with your own seeds or choose from the over 40 plant pods available to choose from. Buy it here

Instant Pot Duo Nova

If you haven’t snagged one of these bestsellers yet, it’s time! Make all your favorite dishes in a fraction of the usual time and without adding oil in the Instant Pot Duo Nova 6-Quart 7-in-1, One-Touch Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker. Need recipe inspiration? There’s 575 to choose from in the “Instant Pot Cookbook” and 101 more in “The Complete Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook.” Can be used as pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker and warmer. Buy it here

Kindle Paperwhite

Stash all your books and Audible stories in one super thin, lightweight device. The new Kindle Paperwhite comes with 32 GB storage and is now waterproof. Switch between reading and listening when you set up your Bluetooth-enabled headphones or speakers. Buy it here

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

There’s no need to stop at the drive-through on your way to work when you can make yourself a healthier egg sandwich at home. With the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker, you just put in your favorite ingredients, choice of bread, close it up and voila! A hot, delicious breakfast sandwich, ready in five minutes. The built-in timer will let you know when it’s time to take it out. Dishwasher safe and nonstick. Buy it here

Want one that makes two sandwiches at at time? Get this one.

The Water Dancer: A Novel 

Another treasure from Oprah’s Book Club, The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates combines elements of history with powerful fiction to create a story you won’t want to put down. A #1 New York Times Bestseller with high praises from the “San Francisco Chronicle,” “Rolling Stone” and “Entertainment Weekly.” Listen to the author discuss his book here. Available on Kindle, audiobook, hardcover, paperback and audio CD. Get it free with an Audible trial. Buy it here

Chicago Metallic Professional Lasagna Trio Pan

For the indecisive chef, there’s the Chicago Metallic Professional Lasagna Trio Pan. Fill each section with a different type of lasagna – a meaty-sauced version on one side, your favorite spinach and mushroom in the center and whatever your vegan relative likes on the other side. Then, bake it up for lunch or dinner and everyone’s happy! Another favorite on the Oprah list, this pan is also perfect for making three types of cake or whatever else floats your culinary boat. Each column fits standard size lasagna noodles. Dishwasher safe. Buy it here.  

UGG Women’s Miranda Robe

Do you have a friend who loves to lounge? We think she’s got the right idea! Give her another reason to indulge with the Miranda Robe from UGG. Super soft with a hood, pockets and a removable tie at the waist. Machine washable in cold water, tumble dry low. You should probably just go ahead and get one for yourself too. Available in six colors (shown in indigo) and five sizes. Buy it here

30 Pack Hot Sauce Sampler Set

Try a dash of spice from around the globe with the Hot Sauce Flavors of the World: 30 Pack Hot Sauce Sampler Set. 0.7 ounces each, these samples range widely in heat and flavor, arrive perfectly packaged and make a lovely gift for any holiday or special occasion. Some reviews mentioned the sauces aren’t actually from the different countries, but made from recipes inspired by those regions. We think they’ll taste pretty great anyway. If not? Just keep it on display as a conversation starter and let dinner guests try a dash or two as they wish. Buy it here

The New Blink XT2 Indoor/Outdoor Security Camera

For the latest in convenient security cameras, check out the Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera. It has cloud storage included, as well as two-way audio, both daytime and infrared HD night vision coverage, customizable motion detection and a two-year lithium battery life all in a single camera kit. Waterproof. Works with Alexa on viewing motion detection videos, disarming and more. Available in black or white. Buy it here

Dash Compact Air Fryer

Fry up healthier meals, side dishes and snacks with the Dash Compact Air Fryer. Using air instead of oil to crisp up your favorite foods, it can reduce your household’s dietary fat intake substantially and will save you time, too! Just fill the fryer basket, set the timer and wait for the results. Auto-shutoff prevents burning. The fryer basket fits right into your dishwasher for easy clean-up. Available in five colors. Buy it here.  

Gravity Blanket: The Weighted Blanket For Sleep, Stress and Anxiety

Said to alleviate anxiety, stress and insomnia, the highly sought-after Gravity Blanket is weighted with cotton and fine-grade glass beads inside a plush micro-fleece cover. For best results, select one as close as possible to 10% of your body weight. Intended for use by one person at a time. Available in grey (shown) and navy, as well as varying from 15 to 20 to 25 lbs. Cover is machine washable. Buy it here

Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

The Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology lets you focus, snap and print your photos instantly without any messy toner or ink to worry about and is compact enough to carry in your pocket. Create full color, quality 2-by-3-inch photos for yourself and your friends anytime, anywhere, no Wi-Fi connection or phone needed. Print on Zink paper with adhesive backing or save your images to share online later. Pics are ready in less than one minute. Comes with a wrist strap and micro USB cord. Available in seven colors. Check out the bundles offered. Buy it here

Epica Stainless Steel Compost Bin

This modern-looking, 1.3-gallon bin sits easily on most counters to collect food scraps throughout the week to make nutrient-rich compost for the garden. The Epica Stainless Steel Compost Bin 1.3 Gallon-Includes Charcoal Filter provides natural odor control with its lid and activated charcoal filter. Measures 7.16-by-11-inches high. Buy it here.

Oculus Quest VR Gaming Headset

For some VR fun, gift the Oculus Quest VR Gaming Headset with insight tracking, touch controllers and beyond room scale. This set keeps it simple with its all-in-one status, providing everything at your fingertips without the need to purchase or figure out any additional cords or consoles. According to Amazon, setup requires an iPhone (iOS 10 or higher) or Android (6.0 Marshmallow or higher), the Oculus App (free download), 802.11 b/g/n wireless Internet access and an Oculus account. Here are some of the games and experiences you can choose from. Check out this video to see it in action. Buy it here.

Stonewall Kitchen Holiday 2019 Mustard Tree

Great for dipping hot pretzels into, slathering on bread for making leftover holiday turkey sandwiches or drizzling on hot dogs, this Stonewall Kitchen Holiday 2019 Mustard Tree contains three 3.5-ounce jars of gourmet mustards. Buy it here

Not really into mustard? Stonewall Kitchen makes other tasty gift sets too, including pepper jelly, fruit jams and chutney collection. Try a few to find your favorite!

For more ideas, take a look at our grandparents’ guide to holiday gift giving and these great gifts for travelers

Don’t miss out on last-minute Amazon deals! And you can always find great savings on gifts and experiences at

Did we help you find a few more last-minute gifts? Tell us what you’re getting in the comments below. Happy holidays! 

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