With Christmas less than two weeks away you may find yourself quickly running out of ideas, time, and money. Here are some gift tips that might help you finish up your holiday shopping and without breaking the bank.
1. Movie Gift Card ($10, $15, $25 and up)
Give the gift of movies. It's something that almost everyone uses and the cards never expire. Also if you want to give a gift to a local family in need, is also working with the East Hampton Kiwanis Club, now through Dec. 19 to give movie gift cards to underprivileged families in the area. The kids and their parent or guardian can see any movie including, "Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader" in amazing Digital 3D.
2. Bottle of Red, Bottle of White (many combinations for under $25)
Red and white is the classic holiday color combination. Be a holiday dinner-party hero with a couple bottles of wine from . The knowledgeable staff will pair up a great combination suited to a range of budgets and tastes. "We're ready to put a silver bag and a ribbon on anything you want," said David Churchill a member of the staff.
3. On the Circuit Writing Supplies ($9-$14)
Need a gift for that hard-to-buy-for guy? Well, at they've got clipboards, notebooks, journals and more all made with recycled computer parts. The line of products is "On the Circuit," which is produced by Two's Company. The company seeks out impoverished communities around the world, trains members of that community and employs them. So while you're doing something nice for someone close to you, you're also doing something nice for someone far away.
4. Montauk T-Shirts and Sweatshirts ($6-$20)
Need a gift for someone who wants to proudly represent the 668? has Montauk T-shirts starting at $6 and sweatshirts, hooded and non-hooded with "Montauk" prominently displayed across the front for as little as $15. They have an assortment of all sizes and colors. Just don't look for a shirt bearing "East Hampton" across the front. "We let East Hampton do the East Hampton shirts," said Jill Fuchs, the manager.
5. Coffee and a Cup ($13, $10)
Who doesn't love a hot cup of coffee? At in East Hampton you can get a festive Holiday Mug or "Hamptons" mug for $9.95 and a pound of Christmas Blend or Holiday Blend Coffee, a regional blend, bold, sweet and spicy, naturally infused with all richness of the Holiday Season. Just $12.95 or $13.95 for decaf.
6. Throw/Pillow ($25)
At you can find versatile gifts such as a throw, a pillow, and a throw pillow in one. The 50 inch by 60 inch throw folds into an attached pouch and converts into a pillow. The throw-pillow is made by Woolrich, available in navy and olive, is 100 percent polyester and is machine washable.
7. Zip-It Game and iPlunge Handy Stand ($16, $9)
Know someone who likes to keep busy on those long trips? has got you covered. The Zip-It, for $16, is an ultra-portable game from the makers of Banagrams. It's a two player game where each player gets 12 cubes which are lettered on all sides. Whenever a player uses all the cubes they get to zip the pouch up a number. The player who zips their zipper all the way up first wins. No pens, papers, or pencils are needed. Then, the iPlunge, for $9, essentially serves as a kickstand for virtually mobile phone.
8. BookHampton Gift Certificate ($10 to $25 and more)
Instead of wracking your brain trying to figure out the perfect title for the bibliophile on your list, give them a gift certificate from . The gift certificates are good for one year.
9. Chocolate ($25)
has an impressive assorted pack with 10, 2 ounce bars. It's their signature Belgian chocolate in an assortment of milk chocolate, dark chocolate, hazelnut, milk chocolate with almond, dark chocolate raspberry, s'mores, cookies and cream, dark chocolate mint, caramel and milk chocolate toffee crunch.
10. Funny Doormats ($24)
Hampton Cards and Gifts has several great gift ideas, including humorous doormats. The doormats are durable 100 percent olefin, washable, and can be used indoors or outdoors. If funny doormats aren't the right fit, there are also humorous and charming pillows that start at $18 and plenty of other budget friendly gifts. "That's the idea, that you don't have to break the bank just because it's Christmas," said owner Anna Greenberg.