The clock is ticking. Christmas Day arrives next week, whether we want to admit it or not.
Maybe you’re an ace shopper who finishes neatly tying the last bow on Dec. 1. Or maybe you’re more like me, someone who pushes the limit to the last second of shopping time.
Whatever your gift-buying tactics might be, you may find yourself in need of a good gift idea in these final days of the season. Here are a few tried-and-true simple, yet affordable gifts guaranteed to satisfy your friends and family without busting your budget.