Easy Stocking Stuffers for the Last Minute Shopper

Lifestyle blogger Lauren Meyer of the Lo Meyer Blog | Life with Lo discusses Easy Stocking Stuffers for the Last Minute Shopper

Can you believe we’re less than 2 weeks out from Christmas? Yeah, me neither! If you’re doing some last-minute shopping, don’t worry, you’re not alone. I just finished up my shopping last night AND technically you still have into next week to shop online and be in the clear. For my final gift guide, I’m rounding up some easy stocking stuffers that will be sure to arrive before the big day! These aren’t your everyday gift cards. We’re thinking outside the box, people! I’m also going to list some very important shipping dates below to make sure you’ll receive your goodies before Christmas!

Dates to Shop By –

12/14: (tomorrow!): Last Day to ship USPS ground

12/15: Last day to ship FedEx Ground AND FREE shipping at most retailers (SORRY!! This date has been corrected/updated!)

12/18: Last day to ship UPS 3 day select

12/20: Last day to ship Priority Mail (USPS) + 2nd Day Air Mail (FedEx/UPS)

12/21: Last Day to ship FedEx Overnight

12/22: Last day to ship UPS Next Day Air

Hint: click on the individual image above to be taken directly to the product!

Invisibobble hair ties (my favorite to use!) | Winter Eye Palette | Beanie – BP, Northface | Jack Black Lip Balm SetMr Coffee Mug Warmer | Voluspa Candle Set | Holiday Coffee Mugs | “Butter” Slipper Socks | Mittens | Popsocket

Above are a whole host of stocking stuffers, but I’m detailing my top 3 ideas below!

Cold-Weather Accessories: Mittens & a Cute Beanie

Some may think this is the equivalent to getting socks in your stocking, but I’m here to change your mind!

Mittens are both a practical and fashionable gift. They’re also an item that can easily get lost throughout the winter and need replacing. And, have you noticed that after the holidays, mittens (along with other cold-weather accessories) are super hard to find? Like almost impossible?! While growing up and in college, I always asked Santa for mittens. The more the better, and there’s nothing like that new fuzzy inside to start the winter off right.

Pompom beanies are very on trend right now and for a good reason. This is another item that is both practical and fashionable. With most coming in under $40, this stocking stuffer is really a no brainer. I’m personally loving this beanie by BP and this one from Northface. P.S. I STILL wear my Northface beanie I got in 2009. They do not disappoint!

Divide Up a Gift Set: Lip Balm or Candles

Lip balm is a great stocking stuffer because it can be gender neutral. Getting a set like this one by Jack Black from Sephora would be perfect to split up amongst people. I personally love this lip balm and use it every day. And, it’s guy-approved – Kevin even likes to use it! This set comes in at $25 with 4 lip balms.

This set of 5 candles from Nordstrom would also be perfect to divide up amongst family members or to give out as separate gifts to girlfriends! With 5 candles for $40, this set is well-priced considering one candle from Bath and Body Works can be $24!

Coffee Mug Warmer

You should see people’s reactions when I show them this mug warmer. Fascination, disbelief, intense desire (maybe that’s just me), are just a few responses.  Essentially, this mug warmer keeps your coffee warm. WHAT?! I KNOW! It’s under $10 (cue heart eyes 😍) and works with any coffee mug. I’ve tested this with a regular ceramic mug and a paper cup a la Starbucks. It’s perfect for your favorite coffee addict and is just small enough to fit into a stocking! I’ve already ordered one for my dad who habitually reheats his coffee!

How’s your holiday shopping going? Are there any people you find it hard to shop for? Remember to check out my other holiday gift guides if you’re still stuck on a few people!


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