10 Last Minute Gift Ideas That Are Shockingly Cheap

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Between mum, dad, brother, sister, boyfriend, girlfriend, aunt, uncle, cousin, and coworker, the holidays get expensive. But if you work it right, you can find great gifts for $5.00 or less.

We put together a list of awesome gifts you can get cheap and even at the last minute. So don’t stress out, just run out and grab one of these gifts.

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It would definitely take some work, but for just four quarters you can give someone a whole house; or, at least the remains of one.

Price: $1.00

Where to buy: via Realtor.com

Gift an App

The Apple App Store now lets you give any app as a gift. Just make sure the recipient is still using that iPad, iPhone, or iPod and hasn't switched over to Android.

Price: $0.99 and up

Where to buy: In the App Store, find the application you want to give, simply click the dropdown menu next to 'Buy App' and select 'Gift This App'

Lottery games

You never know--that $1 scratch-off might just turn out to be the best gift the recipient got all year...

Price: $1.00

Where to buy: The New York Lottery offers nine 'Instant Scratch-off Games' that cost just $1 each to play.

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You can buy this app for yourself, and then send personalised holiday cards to all your friends and family.

Price: $1.99

Where to buy: Apple App Store

Magazine Subscription

If someone you know still insists on reading their favourite magazine in print, then now is the time to lock-up a one-year subscription for as low as $5.00.

Esquire, SmartMoney, Harper's Bazaar, Maxim, Inc., and Fast Company are just a few to name who are currently offering these bargain rate subscription deals.

Price: $5.00 and up (one-year subscription)

Where to buy: Amazon

Homemade Baked Goods

No one can resist homemade cookies; the best part about this gift is they have a personal touch. Homemade cookies are perfect for co-workers.

Price: < $5.00 per batch

Recipe to try: Martha Stewart's Gingerbread Cookies

Classic DVDs

DVDs always make for a nice gift, and you can't go wrong with a classic comedy such as The Big Lebowski. The HD DVD version will set you back less than $5.

Price: $4.94

Where to buy: Amazon

Massage Kit

This massage kit contains three different wooden tools to work out those cramps in sore muscles and feet; perfect for that special someone.

Price: $5.00

Where to buy: Walmart

Pet Collar

You can't forget about the dog! This AKC-approved pet collar comes in varying colours and sizes.

Price: $3.99

Where to buy: Dog.com

Gourmet Tea

For the Tea lover in your life, this makes for a great gift. Try teas from Teavana, like the Masala Chai Black Tea.

Price: $4.00

Where to buy: Teavana.com

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