Last Minute Gift Guide

Natalie Langston


Gift shopping is hard, and no month flies by more quickly than December. In October and November you’re cruising around starting to think about Christmas gift ideas and the next thing you know it’s December 15th and you haven’t bought any of your gifts. Thankfully for you, I am the ultimate Christmas shopper, and have been scouring websites for the best gifts for MONTHS! I’ve put together a list of gifts for her, for him and for your kids. Worry no more, I’m all about making your lives a little easier. Take a peek below for some of my favourite last minute Christmas gift ideas. Ms.Claus is back!

Customized Artwork from Minted

Not only is minted one of my favourite companies, they’re one of the best Christmas gift one-stop-shops! They have customized cards and artwork. They also have some of the cutest gifts and are amazing because you can customize them to whoever you’re buying for.

And right now they have a promotion on where you can enjoy 15% OFF all gifts and priority shipping so that your gifts arrive in time for Christmas! You can check them out at


Canadian Signature Frying Pan $349.99

Looking for last minute gift ideas to inspire the at-home chef in your life? Paderno’s Canadian Signature Fry-pan will certainly spark their passion for great food and company.

Ebay Five Minute Journal – $40.00

Give the gift of time and reflection this holiday season with the Five-Minute Journal. Using a simple format, this little book is a secret weapon to slow down and focus on the good.

Saddle Bag with Web Strap (Red) by Indigo, $39.50

Fashion marries function with this new saddle bag that’s generously sized to fit everything you need for your on-the-go lifestyle. A stylish addition to any outfit with a striped web strap, it will pair perfectly with everything from your Sunday best to your favourite denim and tee combo. 10.25” x 8.25” x 3.15”.

Northern Cable Knit Mittens (Ivory) by Indigo, $24.50

Perfect for combating colder months, the Northern Cable Knit Mitten will keep you warm and cozy. Ideal for weekends spent running errands or long days out playing in the snow, they will add that right touch of seasonal style to your winter wardrobe. 100% acrylic.


Ebay Bartender Kit $39.00
For the man who loves to host a good holiday party, this bartender kit includes everything he’ll need for cozy winter cocktails.

Padero Large Cookie Sheet $39.99

Whether they are a beginner or expert, surprise the baker in your life with Paderno’s high quality, durable large cookie sheet or mini oven mitt, perfect for Christmas Eve cookies.

Grey Goose Gift Tube (new this year), $46.99

With a couple more weeks of holiday parties to go, give the gift of elegance this season. Nothing says luxury like a beautifully crafted bottle of Grey Goose vodka ($46.99) made with the finest French ingredients.

Ebay Sheepskin Slippers – $53.00

Frosty floors have met their match with these high-quality sheepskin moccasins, perfect for the winter cottage-goer in your life. Toasty toes are within reach!

Good Measure Glass – Vodka by Fred, $18.00

This conversation-starting glass comes pre-marked for no-brain mixing of classic vodka cocktails, from the retro White Russian to the ever-popular Screwdriver. The Good Measure Vodka Glass has a fun kitschy vibe that’s sure to make it the life of any party. 16-oz./473ml capacity. 3.5” diameter, 5.8” tall.


Paw Patrol Life Size Lookout Tower by Paw Patrol, $129.95

Big rescues call for an even bigger tower. Help the Paw Patrol keep an eye out for trouble with the My Size Lookout Tower. Standing at an impressive two and a half feet tall, this tower is the perfect vantage point for your child to observe the action of the city. Comes with interactive lights and authentic sounds. Hear each character’s signature phrase with the press of a button. Your child can keep careful watch over the citizens of Adventure Bay using the rotating periscope located at the top of the top of the tower. For ages 3+. Requires 2 AAA batteries (included).

Hape X Indigo Great Canadian Railway Train Table by Haps, $129.95

Start the engine for a railway adventure across Canada! Tour all the provinces and experience the Canadian terrain, animals and people with this exclusive railway play table set. The possibilities for learning and fun are endless with this 39-piece set which includes a 3-piece train, tractor and wagon, 2 boats, 14 railway tracks, 5 people figures, 6 animal figures, 3 trees and 3 landmarks. The natural wood table measures 73x59x40 cm and is topped with an exclusive Canada map graphic, printed with safe water based paint. Ages 3+.  

Ebay Giant Peppermint Snow-Tube

Keep things fresh for the holiday season with this fun, peppermint snow tube! Made of thick, durable plastic, this toy will keep the kids entertained from winter weather to summer fun.

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So with all the stress of the holidays, I hope I made your gift shopping a little bit easier. Pro-tip: when you’re ordering this late in the game, make sure your gifts will ship in time for the big day. Wrap any of these gifts up in beautiful paper with a candy-cane garnish and you’re bound to be Santa’s favourite.

Wishing a Merry Christmas to you and yours, i’ll be over here sipping on almond-milk eggnog.

xx n


December 14, 2017


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