Holiday Gift Guide: Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

December 18, 2015


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Christmas is Coming: Last minute gifts, stocking stuffers, and shipping cut-offs, oh my!

As I’m sure many of you can relate, this month has been crazy busy. Filled with to-do lists, my December days have been flying by. Christmas is only a week away and I’m sure I’m not alone seeking last minute stocking stuffers and gifts.

While I try to purchase cute stocking stuffers throughout the month, I still end up needing a few gifts last minute. Often times the best gifts come in small packages. From staple jewelry pieces to enchanting fragrances, this list of stocking stuffers/last minute items are sure to please! Plus, they won’t break the bank because they are all under $50! Read on for the best last minute stocking stuffers, and the shipping cut-offs to be aware of!

Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

I’m obsessed with Kate Somerville’s products and this exfoliating cleanser is a must-try! This blush, highlight and contour kit from bareMinerals would be perfect for your beauty-obsessed sister! Matte lipsticks are beautiful this time of year, and this one from Dolce & Gabbana is no exception. Get your organized cousin a stylish planner to start prepping for the new year. And maybe a cute business card holder for your friend who just got a business promotion! One of my favorite gifts to receive is always a candle, and this winter spruce one will have your place smelling like the holidays throughout the cold-weather months!


In hopes of easing a little more stress these next few days here are some holiday shipping cutoff dates. Here’s how you can get your gifts by December 24th (U.S. only):


Standard shipping: Order on or before Dec. 18

Two-day shipping: Order on or before Dec. 22

One-day shipping: Order or on before Dec. 23

Same-day delivery: Order on or before Dec. 24 (available in select regions)


December 19, Standard Shipping (11:59PM EST)

December 21, Express Shipping (11:59PM EST)

December 23, Overnight Shipping (10AM EST)


December 21, Standard Shipping (11:59PM EST)

December 23rd Overnight Shipping (11AM EST (with a flat-rate shipping charge of $10 starting December 22nd at 12:01am ET))


December 18, Saturday Shipping (3PM EST)

December 21, Free standard shipping on gift cards (11PM EST)

December 22, Two-day-business-day shipping on gift cards & merchandise (gift cards by 1PM EST; merchandise by 3PM EST)

December 23, Free standard shipping on qualifying merchandise & next-business-day shipping (12PM EST)

Urban Outfitters:

December 18, Standard USPS Shipping (8AM EST)

December 20, Two-day Shipping (8AM EST)

December 22, Next-day Shipping (8AM EST)


December 20, Standard 3-Day Shipping and 2-Day Shipping (11:59 PM PT)

December 21, Flash 2-Day Shipping, (9 AM PT)

December 22, 1-Day Shipping (11:59 PM PT)



pom pom beanie . earrings . lip & cheek tint . blush/highlight/contour kit . nail polish set . fancy soap . pom keychain . matte lipstick . exfoliating treatment . planner . sleeping mask . business card holder . rollerball trio . passport holder . iPhone case . candle


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