Simple Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

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If you’ve been putting off your Christmas shopping and now you’re starting to panic, you’re not alone. But don’t worry, there’s still time to get something for everyone on your list and these simple last-minute Christmas gift ideas are sure make everyone merry and bright.

Body Scrubs

Did you know you can make body scrubs at home and it’s really easy? Surprisingly easy, in fact. Start with these ingredients, follow the directions, and you can have a sugar scrub in as few as five minutes.

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons organic coconut oil
  • 10 to 15 drops essential oils LEMON AND/OR LAVENDER
  • 5 drops liquid food coloring PURPLE AND/OR YELLOW

Bath Salts

As long as we’re talking about relaxation, bath salts are another gift that’s easy to make and ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy some pampering in the tub. All you need is epsom salt, essential oil, and an airtight glass storage container because the essential oils can break down. Jazz it up a little bit with the optional wooden spoon, twine, and food coloring. Remember to follow the directions for the best results.

DIY Coffee Cup Candles

That’s right, you can make candles in coffee cups – and they’re easy to make. You’ll need candle wax, candle wicks, coffee cups, fragrance oils, a food scale,  a thermometer, a microwave safe bowl, a rubber spatula, craft sticks, a hot glue gun, and a heating pot to get started. After that, follow the recipe – and enjoy making your coffee cup candles.

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Homemade Fortune Cookies

Have you ever wondered how they got the messages in there to begin with? With this recipe not only will you learn the secret, but you’ll be able to do it yourself. That means you’ll be able to make fortune cookies for your loved ones that include holiday messages – serious, funny, whatever you want. Maybe you’ll even included some lottery numbers just for fun.

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