Last-minute Gift Ideas
December 20, 2011 by staff
Last-minute Gift Ideas, Cupcake Vouchers: Let the recipient choose his favorite from a variety of delicious cupcake flavor combinations at Bee’s Knees Bakery and Gifts. Great for slipping into a stocking (the voucher, not the cupcake, of course!). The bakery also offers boxed brownie gift sets and hand dipped marshmallow pops. Yum! $
Roll-up Colored Pencil and Crayon Pouches: A unique gift for children who enjoy art, this handmade item can be found at Land Arts Landscape Design and Gallery on Hog Mountain Road. $$
“Deck the Halls” Singing Duo: This adorable plush snowman and doggy in a doghouse combo will melt your heart and that of the recipient of your gift. Find it at Wanda’s Hallmark Gold Crown. $$ (Regularly $32.95. For special price, additionally three Hallmark cards must be purchased.)
Previously viewed DVD Gift Set: Bundle three of their favorite films together for one low price. Choose from a wide selection at Blockbuster. $$
Hand-rolled Paper Bead Earrings: These handmade creations come in a variety of colors and styles and would make a thoughtful gift. Sold at at Land Arts Landscape Design and Gallery on Hog Mountain Road. $
A cup of ‘Joe’: Swing by Jittery Joe’s in Watkinsville for a gift card in any amount you choose. $-$$
Movie Passes: There are lots of good movies to look forward to in the New Year, and a gift card to Carmike Cinema or Beechwood Stadium Cinemas 11 is a perfect idea. $-$$
Gift Cards to the Grocery Store: It may not be glamorous but it sure is useful. Everyone you know buys groceries and, with the economy these days, anyone would appreciate a little help. Gift cards are available to many of Oconee County area grocery stores including Publix and Kroger. $-$$
Special Picture Frames: Whether the photo is for Grandpa, your daughter or best friend, there’s a picture frame at Wanda’s Hallmark Gold Crown designed to let your loved one know how special they are to you. A wide selection: $-$$.
Lottery Tickets: The perfect White Elephant gift is a handful of lottery tickets. Pick these up at any of our local service stations and enjoy watching everyone at the party trade around just for the chance to see if they win big. $
Golf supplies: For the guy (or gal) in your life who loves golf and the Georgia Bulldogs, what could be better than a ball mark repair tool or three golf balls bearing the logo of the University of Georgia? Available at Golf, Etc. $$
A Tee and a Taco: For the lover of Mexican food, snatch up a T-shirt/gift card combo at Barberitos. There are two Oconee County locations: Main Street and Epps Bridge Parkway. $$
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