Monday, December 21, 2009

Last Minute Gift Ideas

There are always just a few last minute gifts. The mailman, the wonderful UPS man, your hairdresser, neighbors, that sweet lady at the bank, those firefighters and police officers.... oh my! You just need something to say "Thank you and Merry Christmas!"

Soup or soup mix - Wishing you a "Souper" Holiday Season!!


M&M's - "Have a Merry and Most wonderful Christmas!!"


Frozen or ready to bake pizza - "Warm up to a wonderful Holiday Season "Topped" with Christmas cheer!"

Apples and Hershey's Hugs - A doctor can't live by apples alone...he needs "Hugs" too!!

Popcorn Balls - Hoping you have a "Ball" this Holiday Season!

Loaf of Bread - For being there when you were "Kneaded", for "Rising" to the occasion, large or small, for never "Loafing" on the job, for helping others to "Heel" with TLC; no matter how you "Slice it", you do a terrific job of loving others. Merry Christmas!!

Jolly Ranchers - Have a Holly "Jolly" Christmas!!

Rootbeer - We're "Root"ing for you to have a Happy Holiday Season and a Wonderful New Year!!

Chex Party Mix - Remember Santa "Chex'd" his list twice to see who's been naughty or nice...so be good for goodness sake!! Merry Christmas!!

Box of Hostess Ho-Ho's - Hope a merry "HO - HO - HO" fills your heart the whole year through! (Put a Santa sticker on the label)

Wire Wisk - (Filled with Chocolate kisses) "We WHISK you a Merry KISSmas!!"

Jar of Jelly - Jelly is like love - you can't spread it around without getting some on yourself! Merry Christmas!!


Nuts - "We're nuts about you!" Merry Christmas!

Lifesavers - " You've been a life saver!" Have a great Christmas!

A juice pitcher filled with candy canes- "We pitcher you raising a little "cane" during the holidays!" Have a merry Christmas!!


Cinnamon Sprinkles - (Cinnamon & Sugar, or cookie sprinkles) "May your Christmas be sprinkled with laughter and love!" Merry Christmas!

Hershey's Hugs - "A friend always knows when you need a little hug!"

Christmas music.. CD or Tape - "May the sweet song of Christmas make your heart rejoice!" Or "May the merry sounds of Christmas bring a Joyful Melody to your holiday season" Merry Christmas!!

Filled Basket - "Wishing you a basket full of Christmas blessings"

Salsa - "Add a little Spice to your Holidays!" Merry Christmas!

Stocking or filled Jar - "Have a fun filled Christmas this year!"


Shaped Sugar Cookies - "Rolling out a batch of Christmas Cheer, for Someone we think is very dear!!"

Cherry 7-up - "Just a Little Christmas Cheer from Happy Hearts this time of year!! Merry Christmas!!"

Sparkling Cider - "Wishing you a Sparkling Holiday Season!"

Warm Casserole or Bread -"Bundled up with warm wishes!!"

Popcorn or Carmel Corn - "Just "Popping" by with a Holiday Hi!" Or "May your Holidays be Poppin'!"

Seasoning Mix - "Seasoned with Love" Merry Christmas!!

Hersheys Hugs and Kisses - "Christmas Hugs and Kisses to You " Or "Holiday Hugs and Kisses to you!"

Apple Pie or Apple Crisp - "Wishing you a Scrumptious Christmas!"

Fruit Basket - "May your New Year be Festive and Fruitful!!"

Any Sweet Treat - "Wishing you a season filled with sweetness!"

Oranges - " Orange" you glad we're Friends!?" Merry Christmas!!

Chocolate Orange - "Orange" you glad it's Christmas? Hope your Christmas is a Sweet one!

Sprite - " May your Christmas be Merry and Sprite!"

Ice Cream Snowballs and Hot Fudge - " Here's some packaged "snowball" treats - Just Drizzle Hot Fudge and its ready to eat!...Enjoy!!"

Snicker Bar - "Don't "Snicker", just be glad you got something!!"

Mints -"Friends like you are worth a Mint!!" Merry Christmas!!


Bubble Gum or Bubble Bath - "May your holidays "Bubble" over with fun!!


Jar of Pickles - "Just in brine, our wish for a merry Christmas!!"

Grater and Cheese - " To a Grate Neighbor! Merry Christmas!"

Gingerbread House - "Nibble, nibble like a mouse, we hope you'll nibble at this house!" Merry Christmas!!

Mugs with Hot Chocolate Mix - "To our special friends who are so Dear, We wish you all a cup of Cheer!" One mug would be a special gift for a Teacher. "To a Special Teacher dear, wishing you a "Cup of Cheer"!"

Cocoa Mix - "Wishing you a warm and wonderful Christmas!"

Muffins or Muffin mix - " You're getting "Muffin" for Christmas!!"

Gum - "By Gum! You're a great neighbor!! Have a Merry Christmas"

Veggies and Dip - "Dip into a wonderful Holiday season and a Healthy New Year!"

Christmas Shaped pasta - (Or any Pasta and a bottle of Sauce )"Have a Pasta-tively Happy Holiday!"

Jar of Jam - "Hoping you have a Holiday "Jammed" packed with fun!!" "Have a "Berry" nice holiday season!!" Or "Hoping your Christmas is "Jam- packed" with Christmas Cheer!!"

Cookie Dough - "Here's a little extra "Dough" for Christmas! Or "Everyone needs a little extra "Dough" for Christmas!!"

Homemade Frozen Rolls - "Here's a little holiday treat. Rise and bake, it can't be beat! Warm fresh rolls just for you. Top with butter that's all you do! Warm Holiday Greetings to you"

Brownie Mix - (Or any Mix) "Whip up this mix for a wonderful holiday fix! Wishing you a "rich" Holiday Season!!" (Be sure to attach the recipe!)

Homemade caramels - Hoping you have a "Rich" and "wonderful" Holiday!!"

Pie - "Just a "Holiday Hi" and a tasty Pie!! Happy Holidays!!"

Divinity - "May your Christmas be "Divine" and your Holidays so Fine! Sweet Christmas Wishes!"

Rice Krispie Treats - "Snap, Crackle, Pop" We think you're really Tops! "

Toffee or Brittle - "Any way you break it, we think you're the greatest!"

Fudge - "Fudge" a little on the calories and enjoy the Holiday Season!"

Cheese Ball and Crackers - "We don't mean to sound "Cheesy", we just hope you have a "Ball" this Holiday Season! Or "Spread a little Christmas Cheer this Holiday Season!"

Apple Anything - (Pie, Cobbler, crisp, muffins etc.) "Sending you a "Bushel" of love this holiday Season!!" Or " You are the apple of my eye, Teacher!"

Banana Bread - "Banana Bread just for you, because you have so much to do... We also love you a whole "Bunch" too! Merry Christmas!"

Cinnamon Rolls - "Here's a sweet treat "Rolled" up with warm Holiday Wishes! Merry Christmas!"

Homemade Chocolates - " You're so Sweet...having you as neighbors is really a treat! Have a Heavenly Holiday Season!"

Cake or Cupcakes - "You take the "Cake" neighbor, We think you're first rate! Happy Holidays to you!!"

Cornbread or Mix - "We're not trying to be "Corny" we just want you to have a Merry Christmas!"

Carrot Cake - " I Really "Carrot" a lot about you!! Merry Christmas"

Spiced Drink Mixes - " Hoping your Holidays are "Spiced" Just right!"

Homemade Ice cream of a Frozen Treat - "Here's the Scoop: Hoping your Holidays are a "Blizzard" of fun!"

Recipe - "Just like you, friend...it's tried and true, just for you! Happy Holiday Baking or Merry Christmas Cooking!"

Pizza - "Hope your Holiday has a touch of "Pizza - z!!" Merry Christmas!!"

2 comments:

Live.Love.Eat said...

OMG. That's A LOT of great ideas!!!! Thank you again. Love it.

The Japanese Redneck said...

lol.... cute!