15 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers, Because Santa's Got A Long List

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I've always loved opening my holiday stocking — yes, even as I approach my mid-30s. Something about all of the tiny gifts just completely delights me. And this year, my 2-year-old daughter Claire is finally starting to understand all of the holiday shenanigans, so I am excited to get her take on the tradition. Of course, I do understand that not everyone is feeling the stocking love like I do — or is simply pressed for time — and may need some ideas for last-minute stocking stuffers. Well, if that's the case for you, don't worry. I've got you covered with 15 pretty fantastic small gifts if I do say so myself.

Below you'll find stocking stuffer options ranging from beauty products to small toys to a t-shirt that helps you beckon for another slice of pizza. The best part? Many of them clock in under $5. I am personally planning to snag the cozy wine socks for my BFF and Unicorn Dreamer Sugar Scrub for my sister who loves all things that glitter. And don't be surprised if you see Claire and I out and about with matching zoo animals nail decals.

They're kind of hard to pass up.

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1DIY Unicorn Stuffed Animal Kit

Etsy

Snag this DIY Unicorn Stuffed Animal Kit ($20, Etsy) for a kiddo in your life and they can create their own enchanting felt unicorn. Each kit comes with everything they need, including a sewing pattern, felt sheets, yarn, doll eyes, and thread.

2Shopkins

Target

Food and drinks with cute little faces? It's no wonder kids love the Shopkins Season 6 Chef Club Two-Pack (reg. $2, Target). Pick one up for your little one's stocking.

3Wet N Wild Wild Shine Nail Color

Walmart

There hasn't been a holiday season where my dad doesn't pick up a fun nail polish for my mom's stocking. (He's pretty cool like that.) Choose from several assorted colors of Wet N Wild Wild Shine Nail Color ($2, Walmart) for a fun stocking stuffer.

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4Fingernail Friends Nail Stickers

The Land Of Nod

If your little one loves animals, then they are bound to squeal over these adorable Fingernail Friends at the Zoo ($4, The Land Of Nod) decals.

5Lavender Blossom Hand Cream

Ulta

If lavender really does work the relaxing magic people claim it does, then this Dionis Lavender Blossom Hand Cream ($4, Ulta) is the perfect stocking stuffer for the often stressful holiday season.

6Yes To Coconut Hydrating Mask

Walmart

I mean, who doesn't love a good face mask? Spread a little TLC with this Yes to Coconut Ultra Hydrating Paper Mask ($3, Walmart).

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7"More Pizza" T-Shirt

Etsy

There's really not much more to say once you throw on this "More Pizza" Unisex T-Shirt ($28, Etsy). Add it to your favorite pizza lover's stocking.

8PEZ Christmas Santa Dispenser

Target

Because, PEZ, am I right? Pick up a PEZ Christmas Santa Dispenser & Candy Set (reg. $2, Target) for the little and big kids in your life — you really can't go wrong.

9Burberry MANicure Kit

Walmart

This GRM Burberry MANicure Kit ($4, Walmart) is the perfect addition to your guy's stocking. Because men like to primp, too.

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10"Bring Me A Glass Of Wine" Socks

Etsy

Pair these wool women's socks ($12, Etsy) that say "If You Can Read This, Bring Me A Glass Of Wine" with the pizza t-shirt above and you'll be the best stocking stuffer in town.

11Shimmer And Shine Bath Toys

Walmart

Add some Shimmer and Shine Bath Toys ($5, Walmart) to your kiddo's stocking for some bath time fun.

12Rainbow Jump Rope

The Land Of Nod

Why not kick it back old school with this Rainbow Jump Rope ($4, The Land Of Nod)? Plus, after all of those holiday indulgences, everyone will be grateful for the opportunity to break a sweat.

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13Unicorn Sugar Scrub

Etsy

In case you haven't noticed, I am clearly down with all things unicorn, which is why I say this Unicorn Dreamer Sugar Scrub ($12, Etsy) is a must for every stocking.

14Just 4 Girls Lip Balm

Walmart

Like the Bonne Bell Lip Smackers of my youth, these Just 4 Girls Lip Balm Collection ($4, Walmart) feel like a necessary stocking addition.

15Eco Tools Dry Body Brush

Ulta

Slough off dry winter skin with this Eco Tools Dry Body Brush ($5, Ulta). It's the perfect stocking stuffer for a friend who needs a little TLC in her life.

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