Last-Minute Gift Ideas -- No Trip to the Mall Required! (PHOTOS)

gift ideasWhether procrastination got the best of you this holiday season or you just remembered today that Uncle Tony and Aunt Sally will be in town on Christmas Day, there's still time to scoop up some excellent gifts, whatever your needs. 

First off, though, don't freak out. That's the number one rule when last-minute holiday shopping. Just breathe and don't freak out.

Now, simply keep reading for some awesome, last-minute gift ideas from your friends at The Prowl. All of our ideas are fast, easy to come by, and won't require you to step foot in a shopping mall.



Downloadable/Printable Wall Art

poster print

The Motivated Type (on Etsy) has lots of inspiring prints in cool type available for digital download, like this "Live What You Love" print ($9). Simply buy, download, print -- and if there's time, frame! -- for a perfect last-minute gift.

Cheese-of-the-Month Club


The gift of cheese ... yes, please! Membership starts at $32.95/month at the Gourmet Cheese of the Month Club. You can purchase a gift subscription lickety split online.

Downloadable/Printable 2014 Calendar

cat calendar

For the cat lover, an adorable 2014 Le Chat calendar (Etsy, $12). Just buy it and then instantly download and print it at home for a quick-turnaround gift. We found a printable calendar for dog lovers, too!

Drugstore Scores


Don't underestimate your local drugstore. Most have decent electronics sections and excellent perfume counters. Nice headphones like this Philips CitiScape Underground Headset (Walgreens, $66.67) are the hot gift this year ... for all ages! Plus, you can find the likes of Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau De Toilette Spray ($84.99) and more fancy scents at CVS Pharmacy. Great gifts. No scary trips to the mall.

Coffee Subscription

tonx coffee

A coffee subscription is a great idea for the caffeine lover. Tonx Coffee is a favorite of ours and starts at $12/month. Set it all up online right now.

For lots more quick and easy ideas, check out our Last-Minute Gift Ideas board on The Prowl. 

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