Last Minute Gift Ideas That Are Cheap

Christmas is mere days away and it is time for last minute gift ideas to come out. I put together a few ideas that will not take long for you to put together. Check out the list I have going.

Simple Snowman Snack Craft

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This is a very simple snowman craft that wraps around a pack of popcorn or hot chocolate. If you want to see the full instructions of how I made this, go HERE. It took me about an hour to make 35 of these. All you need is the snack, a piece of white and black paper, markers, and ribbon.

Bad Day Box For a Friend or Family Member

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You can take my bad day box idea and create a fun gift for a friend or your spouse. Either you can go with the theme of it being a bad day box, or you can call it a day after Christmas survival kit. Put the individual’s favorite snacks and other items to help them relax after the holiday. To find out ideas of what I put in the bad day box, go HERE.

Paper Flower As a Pen Top or Other Decoration

diy paper flower

I learned to make fun paper flowers when I worked at a children’s camp. This is a great idea for girls of all ages. You can make a small flower as a pen top, or a larger one as decoration. To see the full tutorial on how to make this DIY craft, go HERE.

Give a Night of Romance For Your Spouse

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Not sure what to do for your spouse this Christmas? He or she is sure to love a special night that is dedicated to romance. This gift does not have to cost any money. All you need to do is take some time to plan it out. Go HERE to read some of my ideas to create a romantic night.

A Basket Full of Items to Snuggle Together

snuggle date with your spouse

Again, this is another gift that doesn’t require you to purchase anything. You can gather supplies and put them in a basket. This could be a fun gift for your spouse, or children. I put a blanket, pillow, movie, and hot chocolate in my basket. Depending on your budget, you can use items you own. Sometimes, it is the time together that is the real gift.

Homemade Muddy Buddy Chex Mix

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On the back of every box of chexmex you will find different recipes. I bought a box the other day to make some last minute treats for friends. I needed a gluten-free dessert for some of my relatives. I did a simple search for a muddy buddy recipe and put together this mix in a few minutes. It took peanut butter, butter, chocolate, chex, and powdered sugar.

White Chocolate Candy Cane Chex Mix

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I also found a recipe for a white chocolate, candy cane chex recipe on the back of the box. All I need for this recipe was a bag of white chocolate chips, 4 cups of chex, and 4 large crushed candy canes. Melt the chocolate in a microwave, mix in the candy cane and pour over chex. Spread out the mix onto wax paper and allow to cool.

 

These are a few last minute gift ideas that you can do this Christmas.

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