Last Minute Austin Gift Ideas

Last minute

I cringed as I typed the title, because growing up, my dad and I would always hit the mall on Christmas Eve to get my mom her presents. I have a standing policy that I don’t begin any Christmas shopping until after Thanksgiving, although just this year I decided that for my sanity, I should change course next year. While others are wishing Winter Break was here, I’ll be working up until the last minute, rushing to get all our presents purchased or ordered. Maybe being a procrastinator during the holidays isn’t such a good thing.

Before I get ready to head out to the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar, I’ll offer my thoughts on last minute Austintatious gifts:

Experience gifts

For your music lovers

  • KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 22 – If you don’t want to head to a store, you can purchase a digital download. Retail locations include Barnes & Noble 
Austin-area locations, Central Market 
North and South, Waterloo Records, Antone’s Records, Wild About Music, Piranha Records and Oat Willie’s. Proceeds benefit the SIMS Foundation.
  • Our friends at Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child are part of Macaroni and Cruise, a 4-night Caribbean cruise sailing on the Norweigan Sky from August 2-7, 2015, featuring exclusive performances from family-friendly musicians.
  • Plan your next date night early with tickets to KUTX’s Second Birthday Party, taking place on Saturday, January 31st at Bass Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale on December 19th at 10am.

Lots of great stuff under one roof

Enough writing. Now I need to get out there and get some shopping done!

[author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]http://www.livemom.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Nicole-Basham-Sara-Marzani-Photography-livemom.jpg[/author_image] [author_info]A native Austinite and soccer-playing mom, Nicole uses her 8-year-old son as an excuse to rediscover her hometown through his eyes. In Thoreau’s words, her mission is to “suck out all the marrow of life”, or in her son’s words, to cultivate in him a love of “advenchers”.[/author_info] [/author]
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A native Austinite and soccer-playing mom, Nicole uses her 10-year-old son as an excuse to rediscover her hometown through his eyes. In Thoreau's words, her mission is to "suck out all the marrow of life", or in her son's words, to cultivate in him a love of "advenchers".

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