There are only a few shopping days left before Christmas. Oconee Patch has the scoop on where you can find some of the best, last minute gift ideas at area businesses.
$ - under $10
$$ - $10- $20
Cupcake Vouchers: Let the recipient choose his favorite from a variety of delicious cupcake flavor combinations at . Great for slipping into a stocking (the voucher, not the cupcake, of course!). The bakery also offers boxed brownie gift sets and hand dipped marshmallow pops. Yum! $
Roll-up Colored Pencil and Crayon Pouches: A unique gift for children who enjoy art, this handmade item can be found at Land Arts Landscape Design and Gallery on Hog Mountain Road. $$
"Deck the Halls" Singing Duo: This adorable plush snowman and doggy in a doghouse combo will melt your heart and that of the recipient of your gift. Find it at . $$ (Regularly $32.95. For special price, additionally three Hallmark cards must be purchased.)
Previously viewed DVD Gift Set: Bundle three of their favorite films together for one low price. Choose from a wide selection at . $$
Hand-rolled Paper Bead Earrings: These handmade creations come in a variety of colors and styles and would make a thoughtful gift. Sold at at Land Arts Landscape Design and Gallery on Hog Mountain Road. $
A cup of 'Joe': Swing by in Watkinsville for a gift card in any amount you choose. $-$$
Gift Cards to the Grocery Store: It may not be glamorous but it sure is useful. Everyone you know buys groceries and, with the economy these days, anyone would appreciate a little help. Gift cards are available to many of Oconee County area grocery stores including and $-$$
Special Picture Frames: Whether the photo is for Grandpa, your daughter or best friend, there's a picture frame at designed to let your loved one know how special they are to you. A wide selection: $-$$.
Lottery Tickets: The perfect White Elephant gift is a handful of lottery tickets. Pick these up at any of our and enjoy watching everyone at the party trade around just for the chance to see if they win big. $
Golf supplies: For the guy (or gal) in your life who loves golf and the Georgia Bulldogs, what could be better than a ball mark repair tool or three golf balls bearing the logo of the University of Georgia? Available at $$
A Tee and a Taco: For the lover of Mexican food, snatch up a T-shirt/gift card combo at Barberitos. There are two Oconee County locations: and . $$
Kristi Palmer and Stephanie Gross contributed to this report.
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