Last Dash Gift Idea

Ah... the anticipation of Christmas! We’re officially counting down the final days of the season and were just as excited as the little ones. You may have recently woken up in a state of panic because you realized your holiday shopping is no where near done. We’ve all been there, between the holiday decorating,  parties, and the endless list of errands, it’s nearly impossible to cross off every person on your list. Since online orders will never make it on time, and Christmas is just days away, it’s unfortunately time to scramble and find loved ones the perfect gifts.

If you’re looking for a last minute gift idea, have no fear! With one quick trip down to Old Towne Orange, you’ll rid yourself of all holiday woes. Everyone enjoys a good gift card, as the saying goes good things come in small packages. It’s the easiest way to guarantee giving someone something they truly will enjoy. Do yourself a favor this holiday by picking up a gift certificate as an easy alternative and a guaranteed smile upon opening Christmas day. OTO has so many options to choose from, jingle onward!

If you know an asscreen-shot-2016-12-21-at-10-23-07-pmpiring chef or perhaps someone who could use a cooking lesson, give them a gift card to Le Gourmet Culinary! This is a truly unique gift your loved one will never forget. They can select from many classes, or you can plan a date night with your sweetheart or bff with one of their “evening for two” options. For all the foodies in your life, we recommend purchasing a gift certificate to one of many fabulous Old Towne Orange restaurants. Mead's Green Door Cafe is currently offering $5.00 for every $20.00 you spend on gift cards! Haven Gastropub and Provisions Market are also cooking up some great holi-deals. When purchasing $100.00 you’ll receive an additional $20.00 gift certificate to give someone or treat yourself. With every gift card purchase of $25.00 at Wahoo’s Fish Taco, you will receive two $5.00 coupons that can be used in the new year! Citrus City Grille is also offering a holiday gift card promotion. When purchasing a $50.00 gift card you'll receive $10.00 in return, and when purchasing $100.00 you'll get $25.00 back!

Or… give the gift of pampering with a gift card to an Old Towne Orange salon or barber. We know buying presents for men can be quite ochallenging, however a gift card from Plaza Barber is a guaranteed hit! For all those hard working individuals who deserve a little rest and relaxation, select a gift certificate from Crystals Hair Studio, Salon 9, or Salon reBelle. You can never go wrong giving someone a gift certificate for a mani pedi! Give any woman a gift card to Tranquil Nail Spa and they will surely be over the moon excited. The great thing about giving a salon and spa gift card to friends or family is that they can use it to treat themselves to a variety of services and products on their own time table. 

Picking out clothing for people can be risky business. Luckily, gift cards are a fashionista’s best friend. If you know a Chapman University student that loves to shop then a gift card to Nectar Clothing, CocoRose Boutique, and Laurenly is the perfect option. Conveniently, you can purchase their gift cards on all of their websites, which can be used online or in-store. So even if you won't be local this holiday season, you can still give the screen-shot-2016-12-21-at-10-32-53-pmperfect gift you know your loved one will enjoy. Zae’s Women’s Boutique, a new clothing store in OTO, also has gift cards for the fashion lover in your life. They too are in the middle of a Christmas Countdown. Every day leading up to the holiday they have a different discount so you can shop and save for yourself and others!

We trust that we have shown you how to easily take the stress out of last minute gift giving. With such a wide variety of Old Towne Orange businesses and retailers you’ll certainly find something for everyone on your Christmas list. If you’re still looking for last minute gifts, check out our stocking stuffers blog post. There yule find some unique ideas for small gifts while you’re shopping in the area.

Good tidings to all and to all a good night!

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