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What can I get for my parents for Christmas at the last minute?

What can I get for my parents for Christmas at the last minute?

This year I procrastinated to the very last minute for Christmas presents for my family. Bad news is: is that my dad is working this week and can't take me out, my mom is disabled and sick and my relatives are out of town for Christmas. Any good ideas for last minute Christmas presents? It is really not my fault that I waited until the last minute because I went to California while it was Black Friday, but I couldn't shop there because everything was so expensive. Then, I got back home and I had to go to Ohio for a tournament and when I came back, we went shopping, but my sister came along (of all times, she decides to do this one) so I couldn't really do any shopping because my sister always spoils the secrets. Now, I'm panicking because I love giving presents, that's one of my favorite things about Christmas is giving gifts. Now, I don't know what to give! I'm going to clean up the whole house as a Christmas present for my mom and I'm going to make Christmas breakfast with my mom for my dad on Christmas morning, but I still don't feel that it is enough. I need some ideas and I can't buy things online... My only idea is homemade gifts, but what to make?

Thanks for the help in advance and no rude comments please

2 Answers

  • Spike
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    NOT to worry, IF you don't drive and the city or suburb you live in has good public transportation. Then take that to go to the malls, shopping centers and the downtown shopping area. But you have to make the time to go and do that, depending on how long it takes you to find what you are looking for. Last of all it best to know what your parents likes are and are into say like golf, yoga, playing poker or blackjack, like reading fiction and nonfiction spy books, gardening, what are they fans of and so on.

    Anyway how about any of these things on the list.



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    Locked On by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney

    Covert Warriors (Presidential Agent, Book 7) by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John Le Carre

    Smiley's People by John Le Carre

    Inside the CIA: Revealing the Secrets of the World's Most Powerful Spy Agency by Ronald Kessler

    The CIA's Black Ops: Covert Action, Foreign Policy, and Democracy by John Jacob Nutter

    MI6: Inside the Covert World of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service by Stephen Dorril

    Let's Face It: 90 Years of Living, Loving, and Learning by Kirk Douglas

    Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom by B.K.S. Iyengar

    The Folly of Fools: The Logic of Deceit and Self-Deception in Human Life

    The Illustrated A Brief History of Time and The Universe in a Nutshell by Stephen Hawking

    The Art and Craft of Coffee: An Enthusiast's Guide to Selecting, Roasting, and Brewing Exquisite Coffee by Kevin Sinnott

    Coffee: More than 65 Delicious & Healthy Recipes by Avner Laskin

    Dim Sum: The Art of Chinese Tea Lunch by Ellen Leong Blonder

    Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

    Zen and the Art of Poker: Timeless Secrets to Transform Your Game

    Double or Nothing: How Two Friends Risked It All to Buy One of Las Vegas' Legendary Casinos by Tom Breitling

    A Team for America: The Army-Navy Game That Rallied a Nation by Randy Roberts

    The Invention Of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

    11/22/63 by Stephen King

    Hotel Vendome by Danielle Steel

    Get Your Own Damn Beer, I'm Watching the Game!: A Woman's Guide to Loving Pro Football by Holly Robinson Peete

    Raquel: Beyond the Cleavage by Raquel Welch

    All My Life: A Memoir by Susan Lucci

    Bossypants by Tina Fey

    The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives by Katie Couric

    No Higher Honor by Condoleezza Rice

    Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope by Gabrielle Giffords



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    Human Planet


    The Best of the Dean Martin Variety Show: Collectors Edition

    Kennedy: The Complete Series(staring Martin Sheen)

    Reilly - Ace of Spies

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy(BBC miniseries)

    Smiley's People(BBC miniseries)

    A Perfect Spy(BBC miniseries)

    Celine Dion: Live in Las Vegas - A New Day

    American Experience - Las Vegas - An Unconventional History

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day Skynet Edition

    Atlas Shrugged Part 1

    Inside Job

    The Sound Of Music




    The Beatles 1

    Christmas The Rat Packs

    Sinatra Nothing But The Best

    Frank Sinatra: Best of The Best Deluxe Edition

    Dino: The Essential Dean Martin

    Dean Martin Cool Then, Cool Now

    Romanza - Andrea Bocelli

    Amore - Andrea Bocelli

    Concerto, One Night in Central Park - Andrea Bocelli

    Dream With Me - Jackie Evancho

    A New Day...Live In Las Vegas w/Bonus DVD - Celine Dion

    Illuminations - Josh Groban

    Hit Man Returns [CD/DVD] - David Foster

    Someone To Watch Over Me - Susan Boyle

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy soundtrack



    Bodum Chambord 3-cup Coffee Press

    Bodum French Press, Bean 8 Cup

    Keurig B31 Coffee Maker, Mini Brewer

    Mr. Coffee Mini Brewer

    Haeger Pizza Stone with Cookbook



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    Perry Ellis Portfolio, 10 Piece Grooming Set

    Perry Ellis Portfolio, Zip Top Travel Kit



    Entertainment Weekly

    Smart Money


    Eye Spy


    Soldier Of Fortune

    Casino Player

    O, The Oprah Magazine

    In Style



    Good Housekeeping

    Cook's Illustrated


    Las Vegas

    Los Angeles Magazine

    Card Player

    Home Theater

    Sound & Vision

    Consumer Reports

  • Laura
    Lv 4
    9 years ago What about some of these ideas? I don't know if you have any of these materials around the house, but they look very high-quality and easy to do!

    Good luck and Merry Christmas!

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