50 Last-Minute Gift Ideas Under $50

This is the first year in literally ever that I’m DONE Christmas shopping already – truth be told, I’ve been done since Cyber Monday. WOO. I also keep telling myself I’m done so that I resist all sales + stores – ha! 😉 This *should* be my last Gift Guide of the year, because it’s solely focused on those last-minute gift ideas! Specifically, 50 last-minute gift ideas all under $50. It’s not all just Amazon Prime, either (although much is from Amazon, of course – bless you Prime shipping). Many are favorite gift ideas I’ve recommended before, so you might see some familiar suggestions, but others just fall in shipping qualifiers to be here before Christmas Eve.

You can click all of the last-minute gift ideas in the collage below to shop, or use the links with descriptions down below to finish up your holiday shopping. BONUS: They’ll all arrive by Christmas with free shipping!


  1. e-coffee reusable cup – How cute are these little reusable coffee cups?! The hot pink tho! Easy gender-neutral gift for the caffeinated folks in your life.
  2. Echo dot with smart plug – Alexa, add the Echo dot to my cart! It’s on SUPER SALE right now – listed for $73 but on sale for under $30 right now!!!
  3. Chesapeake Bay candle – A candle always comes in clutch – this water lily pear scent sounds fab!
  4. BodyShop gift set – Everything’s coming up roses… 😉 But if roses ain’t yo’ thaaang, no worries – the set comes in other yummy scents, too, like almond milk & honey, Fuji green tea, mango, shea, + more. Comes with body butter, shower gel, body scrub, + more!
  5. Car outlet converter – This nifty little device helps charge your own tech while traveling, without risk of shorting any circuits or overheating your iPhone. Brilliant!
  6. Travel passport wallet – This passport wallet is a #1 Best Seller for less than $15 – it holds your passport, cards/cash, AND PHONE all in one. So handy – I have one in my own shopping cart!
  7. “Brain Dump” notepad Y’all know I lovelovelove me a good BRAIN DUMP – so if you do, too, and want some on-brand paper to make it happen, this is for you!
  8. Scratch off watercolor USA map – HOW COOL IS THIS?!?! Any travel bug would lovelovelove this affordable gift – I want one of these, too!
  9. Corkcicle Air 4-in-1 chiller – This is SO cool for any wine-o…it does four things: chills, aerates, pours, AND stops your wine.
  10. Cooking for two cookbook – “650 recipes for everything you’ll ever want to make” – I MEAN, OK. Sign me up!
  11. Burt’s Bees Classics gift set – 6 gifts in any easy tin!
  12. Godiva truffles – 24 truffles is always a yes.
  13. 10pc bar tool set – For the buddening mixologist or bartender in the making – how neat is this set?! I might pick it up for my brother!
  14. Jewelry stand – An easy, pretty jewelry stand for her – for 25 bucks!
  15. Retro mini arcade game – Old-school Frogger is fun! I got J two little vintage arcade games to keep at his desk at work just for fun for those moments when you need a mental break for a hot sec – they work!
  16. Makeup brush cleaner – This little makeup cleaner is a great, affordable stocking stuffer, too!
  17. Tool kit (for her) – Tool kit for her – just in case she needs her tools to be pink. 😉
  18. Manicure tool kit – Always good for the girl who keeps her nails fresh!
  19. Pretty Useful Tools Thrive kit – DEFINITELY good for the girl on the go – great for inside her travel bag!
  20. Mermaid tumbler – I mean, glitter makes everything better, amiright?
  21. The Year of Cozy – Recipes, crafts, + other fun stuff for your coffee table
  22. Karen Walker lookalike sunglasses – These are one of my top 3 favorite pairs of sunnies in my collection – and they’re only 10 bucks! They’re goooood alternatives to a $250 Karen Walker pair that I also have + lovelovelove, but you obviously save QUITE a few pennies this way – and they’re Primeable!
  23. Smart coffee warmer – My desk coffee warmer is a hit for all – also gender neutral option for him or her!
  24. Soy candle – In an ideal world I’m switching to largely soy candles in the future since they’re a better quality burn – so I picked up 5 of these little soy candles this year already!
  25. Ancestry DNA kit – Always a cool option for someone interested in their own family history + backstory!
  26. Bluetooth wireless earbuds – If AirPods aren’t in the budget, these are a great alternative under $40!
  27. Massage pillow – I’ve seen this recommended quite a bit on Instagram – apparently people’s husbands lovelovelove this in the cars, especially for long drives!
  28. Memory foam slippers – These bestsellers are personal favorites of mine – they’re SO comfy + cozy and won’t break the bank. Definitely worthwhile to add to her gifts!
  29. Microwavable bootie slippers – Got my mom these last year and she loveloveloves to this day! You just microwave them before bedtime and throw them on – especially good if she’s got cold feet often. 😉
  30. Cord organizer – A great stocking stuffer for the girl (or guy) whose cords or headphones are constantly a hot mess tangled express. AKA me. HA.
  31. Wrist key ring – I couldn’t live without my own wrist key ring on my keys now – it’s SO handy, whether you’re balancing a kid on one hip and groceries on the other or just need a free hand!
  32. Clear lipstick covers – These are the *best* stocking stuffer for the beauty lover who’s already got every new makeup launch on her vanity. MAC lipsticks don’t have identifiable colors on them, so this solves that problem!
  33. Trader Joe’s Everything But the Bagel seasoning – This seasoning blend is AWESOME for both everyday cooking + just throwing on a literal bal with cream cheese. A fun addition to a spice rack!
  34. TimeCube timer – This sits on my own desk for working on the clock – but it’d also be great in the kitchen!
  35. Milk frother – I’ve gifted this to SO MANY folks at this point. Perfect for an easy at-home latte with a quick whisk of milk or creamer in your coffee.
  36. Yeti tumbler – Keeps hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold – all day long. Literally.
  37. PJ set – These jammies are favorites of mine and they’re GREAT lookalikes to a super popular Nordstrom pair, but for half the price. Seriously SO GOOD.
  38. Photobooth strip picture frame – I’m a BIG fan of this idea as a personalized option, especially if you’ve done a few photobooths already with the gift recipient! I did this to clear out our fridge space and framed all photobooth pics of J + I, and it’s SO CUTE.
  39. “Mom Mode” sweatshirt – I have it, my bestie Taylor has it – it’s a great giftable for the new mama in your life!
  40. Revlon One Step hair dryer – The BEST dryer/straightener in one to save her time, add volume, and be less damaging. And it’s the cheapest price here!
  41. AirPods charging case – This is the AirPods charging case that I have personally – it’s not even 6 bucks on Prime and comes in a ton of colors. Easy stocking stuffer idea!
  42. BOOMCHICKAPOP 12pk – This is addicting – fair warning. Get 12 BAGS of BoomChickaPop. 12 bags. If she’s an addict…perfect gift.
  43. SipCaddy wine holder – Wine caddy for the bathtub or shower wall. #YoureWelcome
  44. Faux fur blanket – Comes in 3 colors – how GORGEOUS is this fur throw?!?
  45. “Blink” coffee mug – LOL @ this mug. Too true, amiright?
  46. 4pc travel set – Lovelovelove this travel set for the jetsetter – great to take on a flight!
  47. 3-in-1 Smart stainless steel water bottle – Great bottle for on the go to keep your drinks cold!
  48. Cheese board with cheese knives – This cheese board is in my cart. I mean… *all the heart eyes*
  49. Roku streaming stick – A Roku stick is great paired with a Disney+ subscription!
  50. slip 5pk silk scrunchies – I’ve heard nothing but RAVE review about slip silk anything, so these scrunchies are fab!
  51. Rabbit automatic wine opener – Great Secret Santa or White Elephant gift idea!

Which last-minute gift ideas are your favorites? Are you still shopping?

If you’ve come across any other goodies that will still arrive by Christmas, drop ’em in a comment below for everyone to shopshopshop!