Have you finished your Christmas shopping? If not, we’re here to help with some last minute gift ideas. This post is sponsored, so extra thanks for sharing.
I spent the entire weekend cleaning and Christmas shopping!
This year I was partially organized and did some of my shopping ahead of time online and caught some awesome Black Friday deals at Sears including these gorgeous Christmas dresses my for girls.
But I still had a bunch of gifts left to purchase.
So this weekend I looked to my gift guide lists that we’d shared with you and reviewed others such as Mattel’s #ListToppers (which I’ll include for you below) and I reread the wish list my girls made from the Great Big Toys”R”Us Book of Awesome.
And then I hopped in the car and headed to the mall with my first stop being Toys”R”Us.
Now I can officially say that I am done my Christmas shopping. (I might end up picking up a couple more things in the next few days, but I’ve got all the main presents bought.)
It makes me a bit nervous typing up what my girls are getting for Christmas since they both can read and often see this blog…
But I’ll risk it and tell you one of the gifts they’ll be most excited about. It’s a toy I would have LOVED to have as a little girl myself.
Saddle ‘N Ride Barbie
My girls love horses – especially after becoming hooked on the Heartland TV show – so they will adore this Barbie and fabulous horse.
I can only imagine how much I would have played with this Saddle ‘N Ride Barbie when I was a child!!!
Saddle ‘N Ride Barbie is on many top toy lists this year, including Mattel’s #ListToppers.
- Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
- Barbie 2015 Holiday Doll
- Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Turbo Flip Thomas
- Fisher-Price Smart Toy-Bear
- Barbie Rock ‘n Royal Lead Doll/Co-Lead Doll
- Barbie Saddle ‘N Ride Feature Horse
- Monster High Boo York, Boo York Floatation Station Astranova Doll & Accessory
- Monster High Gooliope Jellington
- Ever After High Way Too Wonderland Dolls
- Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
- Matchbox Treasure Truck
- Mega Bloks First Builders Block Scooping Wagon
Practical Stocking Stuffer Ideas
I usually leave most of my stocking stuffer purchases to the last minute.
Practical presents that are inexpensive and you’d need to purchase anyway make fantastic filler for stockings.
Here are ten practical and easy ideas for BOYS OR GIRLS stocking stuffers:
- Deck of Cards
- Mini Flashlight
- Set of Marbles
- Character Toothbrush
- Character Bandaids
- Classic Game of Jacks
- Mini Calendar
- Water Bottle
And ten extra ideas for GIRLS stocking stuffers… (I find that most stocking stuffers that work for boys also are great for girls. But here are a few more ideas if you have really girly girl girls like I have. LOL)
- Lip Balm
- Nail Polish
- Headbands or Hair Accessories
- Fun Patterned Tights or Leggings
- Mini Purse
- Dress up Accessories
Plus I always like to put a Mandarin orange in the toe of the stocking. It was a tradition for me growing up… I always wonder if other people do that too.
Holiday Gift Guides
For even more gift ideas, check out all our Holiday Gift Guides…
- Holiday Gift Guide – for Women
- Holiday Gift Guide – Men
- Holiday Gift Guide – Kids
- Holiday Gift Guide – Teens
- Holiday Gift Guide – Grandparents
- Holiday Gift Guide – Teachers
- Holiday Gift Guide – Pets
- Holiday Gift Guide – Stocking Stuffers
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Written by Susan Carraretto, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom
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