Last Minute Shopping Fun!

I know you’re busy, but there’s still shopping to do, so let’s get to it!

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Who doesn’t love a good snowball fight?  WHO?!  The one being creamed with ice and snow, that’s who!  But what if no one got creamed, but gently bonked by a soft and DRY sphere o’fun?  Bonus: They can’t crack granny’s bones!

20-Pack Faux Snowballs to the rescue!

Faux Snowballs[source: Amazon]

Product Deets:

  • Brand New Indoor Snowball Fight, Hours Of Fun!
  • Safe Anywhere, Kids and Adults LOVE Them!!
  • Many Games In One, Excercise and Laugh Non-Stop!
  • Decorate With Our Snowballs!
  • Feels Like Snow, Made Out Of Soft Material, No Mess, No Slush!

GYM RAT (or wannabe):

Punch Bag Laundry Bag

Punch Bag Laundry Bagsource:Amazon

YES!  I totally want one.

Product Deets:

  • Turn a chore into a workout
  • Use your dirty laundry as a punching bag
  • Big enough to hold a heavyweight load of washing
  • Tough enough to take a beating
  • Measures 12 by 40 by 12-inches


Apron Cooking Guide

Last Minute Shopping Ideas

source: Amazon

The apron is printed upside down, so all you have to do is lift the bottom and read the guidelines.  BRILLIANT!

Product Deets:

  • Apron is printed with cooking guidelines
  • Guide includes: numeric conversions, cooking times, roasting times, freezing instructions, defrosting times, a cooking glossary and more
  • Kitchen aid at your fingertips
  • Made of 100% unbleached cotton
  • Measures 34.25 x 34.5-inches


Doxie Flip Scanner

Doxie Flip Scannersource: Amazon

Product Deets:

  • Scan your story with Doxie Flip, the ultra-mobile flatbed scanner perfectly designed for photos, memories, albums, creative ideas, and pocket notebooks.
  • Doxie is lightweight and portable – about the size of a book – with batteries and memory so you can scan anywhere, no computer required.
  • A unique removable lid lets you flip Doxie over and place it directly on your originals. Line up scans perfectly and see your scan as it happens with Doxie’s transparent scanning window.
  • Doxie is built for capturing your history and creativity – scan photos, coins, ticket stubs, scrapbooks, Polaroids, letters, stamps, portraits, postcards, and pocket notebooks into digital files you can save and share. Doxie loves old albums, keepsakes, paper photos, even Field Notes and Moleskine pocket notebooks.
  • Included Doxie software lets you organize your scans, then save digital copies to your desktop or to the cloud for instant sharing. Scans are ideal for use with Facebook, Dropbox, and more. You can even sync scans directly to iPad with Apple’s iPad SD Card Reader (sold separately).

This scanner is seriously cool. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been sitting at my desk working on a post and needed to get up to scan a pic or paperwork. Now? All this could be done without standing next to my scanner. I love a product that simplifies our lives.


Hot Wheel Car Maker

Hot Wheel Car Maker

source: Amazon

Product Deets:

  • Guaranteed fun with the Ultimate Car Maker
  • Turn a stick of wax into a fully functioning Hot Wheels car in a matter of minutes
  • Machine features lights and sounds to walk kids through the process
  • Heat up the unit, insert the mold and then the wax color of your choice to make your very own customized vehicle
  • Includes car maker, 2 molds, 1 proto shotz wax sticks, 3 chassis and sticker sheets

Holy Smokes! Can you imagine the face of any car lovin’ kiddo when they see this baby?!  Screams and hollers all over the land!


Green Toy Tool Set

Toy Set

source: Amazon

Product Deets:

  • Includes tool box, phillips screwdriver, flat screwdriver, hammer, saw, wrench, pliers, 2 two-hole connectors, 2 nails, 2 bolts and 2 nuts
  • Made from 100% post consumer recycled milk jugs
  • Packaged in recycled packaging materials
  • Free of phthalates and BPA

Every gal should have her own tools. This is the perfect intro to DIY 101. Empower those gals, y’all!

Need a fun bag to store snacks for the game? Need a reusable tote for the grocery store? Need a emergency nosh holder with personality? The NOM BAG is for you! Only $10.95!

NOM BAG by ThePattio

Can you stand one more apron?

Product Deets:

Cook, paint or garden in this wonderful medium length apron. It’s got three spacious pockets in the front for holding all your utensils and tools. Made from a 35/65 cotton-poly twill blend, it’s machine washable and a bit wider than our longer version. 24″ L x 28″ W. Made in the USA.

"What Am I Feeding You For?" Apron
“What Am I Feeding You For?” Apron by ThePattio

That’s it!  Hope this post is the helpful elf you needed to finish your Christmas shopping.

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  1. I love that upside down apron! I’m constantly forgetting how long to cook things! LOL

  2. That upside down apron is a GREAT idea

    • Mrs. Tucker says

      How many time. while cooking/baking, have we had to stop and find equivalent measurements?! This solves that…love it!

  3. Oh how fun! You have some unique gifts on here–I especially love the apron 🙂 And I think in a couple of years my son would LOVE the Hot Wheel Car Maker (although I would have fun with it now).


  4. My daughter bought a mustache pacifier last year for my niece. It was the cutest thing. I love those faux snowballs…I need to look into that for sure! What a fun idea!

    • Ha! I love the idea of a ‘stache for a girl! The snowballs will save you bruises 😉 We used to do a version of this with balled -up socks. These would have been more realistic.

  5. Legit swooning over that apron! Ok, maybe not cause I’m lyin’ down and typin’ but you get the point.

  6. These are great and unique ideas. I especially love the mustache pacifier! Hopping over from Moonlight and Mason jars. Have a great night!

  7. Fun ideas. Love the pacifier and laundry punching bag : )

  8. I love some of these. That mustachifier is a winner – as is the apron. Thank you for sharing the ideas. Stopping in today from Grand Social. Happy Holidays!


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