No matter how hard you try, sometimes you’re left having to do some last-minute Christmas shopping.
While some people enjoy the “excitement” of trying to pick up a present and beat the clock, we'd prefer to be home, preparing for the festivities. We’re also not big fans of being on the receiving end of painfully obvious last-minute gifts. We’re talking the Starbucks gift sets, holiday stuffed animals and yes, the infamous Whitman’s sampler.
And apparently, we’re not the only ones who feel this way. HuffPost Home editor Brie Dyas took to the HuffPost Live hot seat to discuss the 7 worst last-minute gifts. Watch the video above to see the list and not only hear why these presents are just a bad idea, but also some hilarious stories.
Also, be sure to click through our slideshow to see other bad gift ideas.
Unless the person specifically asked for this, steer clear.
Holiday Hand Towels
Or anything holiday themed. Why give something that can only be used once a year?
No one needs to be reminded they need help finding inner peace or a man.
Cute, but we have like 50 of these from over the years. And honestly, there's just no more room.
Are you trying to tell them they need a touch up?
You might as well just say "your house smells."
Gift Certificate For A Wax
Again, unless the person specifically asked for this, it's none of your business to remind them to remove body hair.
Chicken Soup For The Soul
So inspiring, so touching, so... 10 years ago.
In theory this sounds great -- who doesn't need socks? But the look of disappointment that will surely cross the receivers' face is reason to forgo this idea.
What good could possibly come from giving this as a gift?
This will torture the person throughout the year.
Even if they are organic or their favorite scent -- it's just rude.
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