Procrastination is defined as putting things off or delaying things. It is not a good characteristic to have, however some of us are cursed with it. Some of us may delay doing things because we are busy with work or school. Usually, the things that get delayed or put off are difficult stuff. That is just human nature. Therefore when it comes to the seasonal celebration time, buying gifts is something that you would like to do at a later stage and end up running around at the last moment when the stores are closing. What things can a procrastinator buy as gifts at the last moment?
Have You Tried Gift Cards?
Obviously, the best thing is to buy, especially at the last moment would be gift cards. However, have you given a thought about what kind of gift cards to buy? And for whom? For example, if you go to a gents clothing store, you would probably be able to get gift cards for your dad, male friends, and your brothers. Similarly you can buy the relevant gift cards for a lady at a lady’s clothing store. But is it only clothes you’re going to gift for this Christmas?
A seasonal celebration comes once in a year and what you give should mean something more than a shirt, tie or a dress. Hence when you are thinking of buying gift cards you must think of where to get them from as well. If you don’t have time for that as well, best thing is to target a big store which has everything or try an online store with a lot of options.
Making Use Of Technology
The best way to buy anything, without spending a lot of time, is to use the online stores. Obviously there are so many now, and you can buy from household items, tech gadgets, vehicle stuff to books, food items and much more. Of course buying personal items such as clothes from an online store might not be very wise. But to match that you can try gifting something unique such as a 3D model of a well-known building or a musical instrument.
If you type music store near me in a web browser, you’ll be able to see a list of shops that sell instruments and other related items. But the usual question comes up, at what time you can visit these stores and go through the huge collection to buy what your friend or family member would love. Best thing is to search for the stores online presents and you can very easily shortlist what you want by price, type of instrument, year of manufacturing and so on. The beauty of online shopping is that you will get it wrapped nicely to your home itself and it’s just a matter of taking it to the celebration.
Unique Gifts For Procrastinators
A unique gift option for procrastinators would be getting a subscription for the gift-receiver. Imagine the night before Christmas and you are stuck at traffic with no time nor place to buy a gift. What is the favourite place the giftee like to hang out at, or what magazine if their favourite? Or if it is a youngster, what online video game are they playing? With just a swipe of your phone you can buy a monthly subscription to a magazine, club house, museum or video game! Voila and the giftee is happier than receiving something well wrapped.
Whichever method you choose to buy a gift to a loved one, remember it shows how much you care.