Stuff those stockings with our budget-friendly last-minute finds.
Scream "Hippo-abunga! in the tub with this gnarly surfing toy ($8, Red Pegasus , 628 College, 416-536-3872).
These cotton-soled kung fu slippers ($17.50, Edaas , 1186 Queen West, (416-821-2720) save your sweetie's footsies from chilly winter hardwood.
Deck her lobes with a pair of Biko gold and turquoise bird earrings ($30, Pho Pa , 503 Danforth, 416-850-1527, www.bikodesigns.ca).
Fashion up a fanny by clipping on Embody 's tweed waist pack ($36, Itsmade , 1604 Queen West, 416-535-3688, (www.embodyclothing.com) by Tara White .
Pick up poop using Scoopies oxy-biodegradable plastic bags $4.50, Grassroots , 372 Danforth, 416-466-2841, and other).
Skip the Ch-Ch-Chia and grow this Nyokki egg pet plant ($12.95, Token , 888 Queen West, 416-516-9586).
Gift your favourite bossy (and funky) lady a "high maintenance doesn't begin to cover it" grapefruit- scented air freshener disc ($5, Wash Up and Brush Co ., 107 Danforth, 416-484-8592).
The Ascent line of hand-rolled incense sticks ($2.29 each, the Big Carrot , 348 Danforth, 416-466-2129) lifts your spirits with scents like green tea, Hawaiian flowers and rainforest.
Bombard your party guests with carnal queries from the Sex Smarts game ($28, Come as You Are , 701 Queen West, 416-504-7934).
Make your bod sparkle like an over-tinselled tree with the Body Shop 's shimmery vanilla spice body lotion ($18, Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge, 416-977-7364, and others).
Desperate Housewives -- The Game Play the new hussy on Wisteria Lane in Desperate Housewives , the new computer game that takes a page from The Sims. Once you tailor your character's facial features, body type and clothing options, you can mingle with the characters from the show, going so far as stealing from their homes and bitch-slapping them when they confront you about it. $29.99 from EB Games , Eaton Centre, www.ebgames.com
Still wondering what to give the tech geek in your life? Check these out - from cheap to steep.
Samsung 's SGH-D807 phone is packed with features to impress fashionistas and geeks alike. The thin slider model boasts a 1.3-megapixel digicam with 10x digital zoom, 2-inch screen and MP3 player. A Micro SD slot lets you add space for pictures and tunes ($149 with three-year term after rebate from Rogers Wireless , www.rogers.com).
Panasonic RR-US395 IC Voice Recorder Record up to 66.7 hours of high-quality speech, then translate it into Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish or Korean with this Panasonic RR-US395 IC Voice Recorder. The voice-activation system initializes the recording as soon as sound is detected, helping to eliminate wasted space. $119.99 from the Source , Eaton Centre, and others, www.thesource.ca
Chuck that crappy Grand & Toy laser pointer on your keychain and upgrade to the Wicked Laser Spyder , the most powerful - and dangerous - hand-held laser offered to the general public. This 300mW green beam is visible from 160 kilometres away and can friggin' light cigarettes ($2,274.95 from www.wickedlasers.com ).