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Find Last-Minute Christmas Gifts in Stonington

If the holidays leave you with little time to shop for gifts, try these stores in Stonington, Mystic and Pawcatuck for great last-minute gift ideas.

With all of the tree trimming, cookie baking and partygoing, there is so much to do during the holidays that it's easy to leave shopping for Christmas presents until the last minute. But by then, the malls and chain stores are usually chaotic and the mere thought of battling crowds is exhausting.

Here are some ideas for easy gifts that can be bought locally and require little stress:

  • Go to Nest and pick out some pretty bathroom soaps with a matching towel and soap stand for teachers, relatives and neighbors.
  • Go to the Mystic Florist, Pot of Green Florist or Adam's Garden of Eden for festive, holiday-inspired bouquets, or wreaths with candles that would make nice centerpieces for a friend or neighbor’s Christmas dinner table.
  • Go to Bank Square Books and pick out a few fun titles for the children in your family, or your kid’s friends.
  • Go to Lis Bake Shop and order a festive cake or box of cookies that would be a delicious complement to holiday dinners.
  • Go to Hair Unique, Elizabeth's Hair Studio, or Rob Rivers The Salon and Spa and give someone in your life who needs a little relaxation a gift certificate.

What are some of your own last-minute gift ideas?

PATRICIASHAFER December 21, 2012 at 04:38 PM
no one believes in christmas or santa claus any more. christmas stinks! their is no such thing as christmas or santa claus never will be!: no one in their right minds celebrates xmas any more or new yrs. xmas should be taken down off the calendars along with new yrs to. i am trying to get it taken down off the calendars online with the calendar companys. no one should be celebrateing xmas or new yrs. the kids should not be allowed out of school for this rediculous holidays the kids need to be in school yr round with no vacations.
Dara Karas December 21, 2012 at 06:01 PM
Shop at the Stonington's Farmer's Market Saturday from 10am to 1PM. Davis Corn Meal, Polenta, Jellies, James, pillows, all kinds of gift basket ready to take home, soaps, herbs, soups, pictures and much more! You will surely finish your shopping here!
Melanie L. Parciak Goggin December 21, 2012 at 06:21 PM
Head on over to Mel's Downtown Creamery in Pawcatuck for some Sweet Gifts! Gift cards, Dave's Coffee, and gift packages Oh MY! If you are still looking to dress us your dessert table we are also busy making Holiday Ice Cream Pies and Ice Cream Cakes. Call or stop by today!
Patsy Crothers December 22, 2012 at 03:20 AM
Wow, what's wrong with you,celebration can be fun.You sound like life is terrible for you,I'm so sorry...People should be able to celbrate what ever they want to you don't own celbrations or holidays.

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