Oh no, you waited until the last minute to do your Christmas shopping, and unfortunately you don’t have the budget to just throw money at the problem. So what can you do? Luckily there are a number of options for quick, easy, last minute Christmas gift ideas that you can put together for twenty dollars or less, allowing you to save the holiday without breaking the bank.
Bake Some Cookies
Rather than heading to the mall, why not head to the kitchen? Baking a gift of cookies, cupcakes, muffins, or other homemade goodies can be a great way to show someone that you care during the holidays. Ingredients will usually only cost a couple of dollars, and you may even have the necessary materials in your cupboard already. Preparation can take some time and forethought, but you can cut down on that by using a pre-made mix if you’re in a particular hurry.
The one important thing to be aware of are any dietary restrictions that the person being gifted these treats may have due to culture or health. There’s nothing worse than receiving a plate of warm delicious temptations that you just can’t partake in. [Read the full article]