Last-Minute Christmas Gifts for Everyone on Your List (2022)

‘Tis the season for too little time and too much of so many things. The juggling. The cleaning, The baking. The eating. The hosting. The cooking. The gifting. Oh, the GIFTING!

It’s not easy to find something right for everyone — from prickly teens to aging parents to dear friends and admired bosses. If you’re running out of steam and hours, fear not! We’ve been hard at work, hunting high and low for gifts that will make you happy to give and someone very happy to get at all price points (gifts under $50) (gifts under $25). We have gifts for him and gifts for her.

Ho, ho, ho, and go, go, go! We’ve got fantastic Christmas Gift ideas, including the trendy brands your teens and young adults want plus some of the most popular Grown and Flown gifts this year but don’t delay. Look for the designation as a “Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022” to find some of very most popular gifts this holiday shopping season.

Many retailers’ cut-off dates for free or regular shipping are earlier this year, beginning with 12/14 for FedEx ground.

We will keep updating the post, but as of publication, all of these items are still available. See the cutoff dates below for delivery schedules.

We are a reader-supported site and receive compensation from purchases made through some of the links in this post. 

Great Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

Bombas Socks

Bombas socks and slippers have been big sellers on Grown and Flown this holiday season, and it is no wonder. The socks are legendary, and now Bombas makes slippers, T-shirts, and underwear. Plus, is there anything more representative of the holiday spirit than knowing that, for every purchase you make, Bombas gives a similar garment to someone experiencing homelessness?

Bombas is a Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022

NOW take 20% Off Your First Order With Code COMFORT20 — Order by 12/16 to get your gifts by 12/24

Amazon Prime for Students

Is this the year to give your young adult the gift of (greater) independence by gifting them their own Amazon Prime for Students account?

Prime Student

Masterclass: Buy One, Get One

Masterclass features courses taught by experts from every profession, including Stephen Curry, who” teaches shooting, ball-handling, and scoring. The two-time MVP breaks down his mechanics, drills, mental attitude, and scoring techniques.”

Take a look to see who YOUR family member would be inspired by and get a second membership for free.

Mama Bear Forms (Code GFHOLIDAY20)

Gift yourself peace of mind. If your child is 18, you need these legal forms. Mama Bear makes it so easy that this will take you 15 minutes. You can fill and print out the forms as your college kid is on their way home and then get them signed before they head back.

Enter our code GFHOLIDAY20 and get 20% 0ff.

Mama bear

Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022.

Snappy — Choose Your Own Gift

Now, take the guesswork out of gifting with Snappy. Your recipient can pick whatever they like from a fantastic selection of gifts up to your chosen price range.

Use this code GROWN10 to take $10 off your first order at Limit one per customer. Expires 12/31/22. 

Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Every color is imaginable and inexpensive. Have a pair near every screen you own to block blue light.

Toiletry Travel Convenience Kit 

A kit of essentials-slip this inside your suitcase, and you’re good to go.

100 Things to Do for Your Well-Being

This fun wall hanging is filled with ideas to nourish your teen’s “mind, body, and soul.” Scratch off the squares to reveal an inspirational activity.

College Bowl Game Gear

It’s year-end, and what better way for your sports-obsessed teen to celebrate than getting new gear for the upcoming college bowl football games? Fanatics is the #1 site for officially-licensed merchandise for NCAA and NBA, MLB, NFL, Soccer, NHL, and more.

Fanatics sports gear are Grown and Flown Bestsellers 2022

Murray’s Cheese of the Month Club

Have a yummy selection of cheese and other delicacies delivered to your college student or young adult’s door monthly, curated by the legendary Greenwich Village cheese shop.

Minted Gifts

Minted has gorgeous gifts from artisans who are all part of the Minted collective. You can search by price point and recipient: photography gifts, fabric gifts, and beautiful things for homes.

Minted gifts

The Driving Book for Teens

The author of this new book is a mom of three sons who taught them all to drive safely. She is also a journalist with a clear writing style and presents this material about car safety and car care in a way that will make your teen actually want to read this excellent beginner guide. Included is a study guide for the written portion of a driving test. Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022.

driving book for teens

Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022.

Faux Fur Topper

We are in love with this cute faux fur topper.

Dry Electric Shaver

Smooth shave with a wet or dry electric shave and pop-up trimmer — 90% 4 and 5-star reviews.

Portable at Home Gym  

The All-in-one gym contains a foldable pushup board color-coded for effective pushup postures. Workout accessories include Resistance Bands, pilates bars, and jump rope.


Pick your color for this powerful frother and whip up a cappuccino.

Centered Student Planner

Give your college student a better way to stay organized with the 2022-23 planner. This was created by a college professor who saw how overwhelmed her students were when they tried to use their phones to keep their deadlines and assignments.

Yes, the fall has already passed, but your teen can keep using the Jan-Aug 2023 portion, now discounted by 50%.

Centered Student Planner

Mini Projector

One of my sons asked for this, and I wondered if he would ever use it. EVERY day. He and the guys he lives with on-campus use it for games, movies, and having a few friends over to watch a Sunday football game. Screen included.


Corbet Reversible Quilted Pullover 

It’s cozy, great looking, reversible, and has been moving quickly. It is guaranteed to become his go-to. The only color left is Navy/Olive Heather, but it’s great. Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022.

Smiley/Happy Face Slippers

Some of our best sellers have been super popular because what’s better than your feet being comfy, warm, and happy? Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022.


It is hard to pick our favorites from this famous brand because a teen or young adult will love anything from this brand. These are fantastic stocking stuffers.

The unique blush, “cloud paint,” is available in six shades. But we are just as crazy about this trio of skin salves, especially for those in cold, dry climates where we need a thicker moisturizer for skin and lips.

Glossier cloud paint

skin balm


This brand is at the top of many of our daughters’ and sons’ lists, and there are so many items to choose from — great workout and athleisure apparel and fantastic accessories. Lululemon has incredibly durable yoga pants that keep their shape for longer than we would have expected. Order online and pick it up at your local store.

Lululemon lemon

Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022.

“Taylor” Vegan Tote

This tote comes in several fantastic colors and is offered at a terrific price. It is one of Oprah’s Favorite Things this year, too.

Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022.

Nest Holiday Classic Candle

Smells divine. Candles are not allowed in dorms, but this could be an excellent gift for a young adult with an apartment.

“DOROTHY” sterling silver medallion

It’s engraved with “you had the power all along, my dear.” So empowering. Exclusive design by Monica Rich Kosann.

My Sheet Mask Story Gift Sets

Your teen will love these.

Lululemon Everywhere Fleece Belt Bag

Lulu can’t keep these in stock. As soon as they are replenished, they sell out again. Buy this for your daughter. You’re welcome. Initially available in 3 colors.

The Lululemon Fleece Belt Bag is a Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022


This brand has been hot for the last three years, and with good reason, you can’t find more comfortable joggers for him or her. Its buttery softness is a people pleaser. Grown and Flown Bestseller 2022.

vuori joggers

Alo workout gear

You can never have enough workout clothing, and Alo is a super-popular, trendy brand right now. Their yoga pants are incredibly comfortable, and so many other cute things are on their site.

alo yoga

Tea Drops Lightly Sweetened Organic Loose Leaf Tea Party Pack Sampler

These are delicious, like a real after-dinner treat — big bang for your buck.

tea drops

Ecolution Patented Micro-Pop Microwave Popcorn Popper

Pops popcorn and melts butter. Everyone will want one.

microwave popcorn popper

Aura Carver Luxe WiFi Digital Picture Frame

Top-rated digital frame, quick and easy setup. Add photos and videos. We love this idea, especially for those who live far away from their families.

Aura Mason

2-in-1 Charging Station

Your teens can use this fast-charging station on their nightstand or desk and will be able to charge iPhones and AirPods quickly at the same time.

Belkin charger
Fujifilm Instax Square Instant Camera

Another retro product that you will love is this instant camera by Fujifilm. It is the top-rated one in the market and is available in three colors. We love blue.


Ember Mug

Who else is a slow coffee drinker? Help your young adults keep their hot drinks hot for hours with this app-controlled bright mug. Available in white and black.

Ember mug

Ugg Tasman Slipper

Act quickly-UGG just dropped a new color in this wildly popular slipper. It is sure to sell out, and we kind of love this color.

1/4 Zip Turtleneck Collared Pullover

This is a great-looking sweater at a great price point.

Tea From Around the World Set

This set of 10 tubes of teas includes a selection from around the world, and each tube has enough tea to brew a 6-8 cup pot so your gift recipient can share! They can also read about each tea in the booklet with brewing tips. Made in Paris. 

Geode State Ornament

These pretty ornaments feature glass surfaces that resemble states.

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Delivery Dates 

USPS Shipping Deadlines

  • Retail Ground: Dec. 17
  • First-Class Mail: Dec. 17
  • Priority Mail: Dec. 19
  • Priority Mail Express: Dec. 23

UPS Shipping Deadlines

  • Ground: Check the UPS website
  • 3-Day Select: Dec. 20
  • 2nd Day Air: Dec. 21
  • Next Day Air: Dec. 22

FedEx Shipping Deadlines

  • Home Delivery or Ground: Dec. 14
  • Express Saver or 3-Day Freight: Dec. 20
  • 2-Day: Dec. 21
  • 1-Day Freight or Extra Hours: Dec. 23
  • Same-Day: Dec. 23