When it comes to the holidays, two kinds of people seem to emerge. There are those who make gift buying a priority, doing pirouettes around festive shopping malls while finding the perfect presents for friends, family, colleagues, mailmen...butchers, and so on. And then there are those who haven’t even made a list, much less braved the crazy holiday crowds to browse items in-store.
But fear not, last minute shoppers! We’ve compiled a list of presents that will delight anyone (furry friends included!) this holiday season. The best part? The majority of these options are online purchases, guaranteeing that you can spread joy without having to leave the comfort of your home office.
Netflix, HBO Now and Other Streaming VideoFor a go-to crowd pleaser, look no farther than a subscription to any number of online streaming video services. From Netflix to HBO Now to Sundance Now, there’s an option for even the artsiest members of your tribe.
HeadspaceLet’s face it, the holidays are stressful - why not give the gift of meditation and mindfulness to your loved ones? Headspace is a revolutionary app that provides hundreds of guided meditation tutorials, proven to reduce stress and increase happiness - a perfect way to start the new year!
Class PassIn the spirit of the new year, help someone get fit in 2017 with the gift of workout variety. Class Pass works with fitness studios to give you access to unique workouts with one monthly subscription, perfect for the easily-bored workout junkie.
Monthly Subscription BoxesHave a friend who loves coffee, craisins or corgis? There’s a monthly box for that! From subscriptions that deliver books to doggy treats, subscriptions boxes are a gift that (literally) keeps on giving. Here are a few of our favorites:
Criterion CollectionGetting a last minute gift for that film guru is pretty stress-free; but go the extra mile this year with the Criterion Collection. Specializing in publishing “the greatest films from around the world”, The Criterion Collection is an excellent place to find cinema classics that have been republished and redesigned as contemporary pieces of art.
Donations to CharityNeed a gift for the person who has it all? Try donating a gift in their name to a non-profit they support. Not sure where to start? Here are a few of our favorites:
Wine and Cheese is Never WrongDespite your best efforts, some of you may still find yourself without a gift at the 11th hour. Do not fear! Simply remember that wine and cheese is amazing and will make a wonderful gift for even the pickiest person in your life. Because what else are the holidays for than to enjoy delicious food and drink with loved ones?
Happy Holidays and Happy Selling!