With seven days to Christmas, we’re down to the wire, but procrastinators don’t panic! Here are some boutique and unique finds for nearly everyone on your list, and all around the $30 price point that are deliverable by the big day.
As a roundup I compiled for WABC7 Eyewitness News that serves the New York metropolitan area, if you plan to purchase for a loved one or friend beyond this range, simply check other expedited shipping options with each vendor, which may apply to get a given item there in time.
Happy Holidays, Happy Shopping!
1. Luxe & Ultra Faux Fur Slippers & Booties, $29; RestorationHardware.com
Want to get the wo/man in your life slippers? Then give him the ultimate in luxury with these cloud-like, comfy faux fur scuff slippers or boots by Restoration Hardware. Available for men and women in a variety of sizes and colors ranging from white to dune, cream to graphite, and more. You can opt for expedited shipping through their Web site or pick up a pair in store in the city. At these prices, you can buy a pair for each other!!
Who is this for: guys & gals, deal seekers, all ages
2. Melissa & Doug Multi-Craft Weaving Loom, $29.99; MelissaandDoug.com
From the toymakers that harness open-ended creativity and inspire good, old-fashioned imaginative play, this weaving loom from Melissa & Doug is hands on with 91 yards of rainbow yarn, and will have your kids crafting and weaving right away! They can make a scarf, coaster with tassels, drawstring pouch or anything that fancies their heart’s content. I love toys that have kids playing the minute they tear off the wrapping paper. Great for kids six years and up.
Who is this for: kids, arts and crafts lovers, parents who want more STEAM
3. Melissa & Doug Slice & Bake Cookie Set, $19.99; MelissaandDoug.com
4. SnackNation, from $24.99; shop.snacknation.com
After what is an indulgent holiday season for most, give the gift of a healthy snack subscription with scrumptious and delicious hand-picked snacks that you can gift just once or via a monthly subscription of three, six or twelve months. This Best in Class Box pictured here features an example of 15 snack-o-licious treats with something that will appeal to everyone’s taste buds. Different subscription boxes have unique themes: if you prefer all bars there’s the Bar Only Box and the Gluten-Free Box is a thoughtful lifesaver for those with that sensitivity. It’s a fantastic way to kick off the New Year right with tasty treats.
Who is this for: anyone, health-minded, foodies, folks wanting to make a dietary change, hard-to-buy for peeps because of the intriguing variety
5. Cell Phone Slipper Boots, $34.99-$39.99; MinxNy.com
These new fuzzy slipper boots come complete with a cell phone pocket for quick stashing during those moments at home when you’re trying to disconnect. Designed in Brooklyn, New York, this small business is dedicated to the Danish concept of hygge, which is about embracing the cozy moment of now. So light a candle, sip some tea, and wear some shag, aloe-infused slipper boots that soften the skin! Four different designs to choose from, and read descriptions as some additionally have outdoor/indoor soles if you need to run to the mailbox. Use code “WABC20” at checkout through December 19, 2016 for 20% off your slipper boot purchase. Please note: for delivery within the NYC-area before Christmas, purchase must be made by 10 am EST December 19th for UPS ground shipping.
Who is this for: gals, tweens & teens, tech-savvy
6. DIY Candy Cane Cupcakes, $30; RedVelvetNYC.com
Hunkering to have a holiday baking session at home, but don’t have the time? Don’t worry it’s not too late, and even your family’s best baker will be impressed! Red Velvet NYC sends all the pre-measured and fresh ingredients (except for the eggies, which must come from your fridge) to you to bake two dozen delectable, rich chocolate cupcakes with a delicate peppermint, butter cream frosting in time for Xmas, complete with mini-candy cane sprinkles on top! Snowflake toppers, $6 each additional.
Who is this for: foodie, sweets lover, cook, wannabe baker, family, hostess gift