Last Minute Shopping for Christmas


CULLMAN – So tomorrow is Christmas Eve, and you realize that you had one more gift that you needed to get. Perhaps for a game of Dirty Santa at your aunt’s house, or it could be that work is so crazy at this time of year, you just did not have the time. No fear, if you need that last minute gift for your wife, mom, dad or friend, this article is here to help!

A good place to start is at businesses that carry all manner of items. That way you can grab a gift for either gender, regardless of age. Luckily, Walgreens here in Cullman will be open on Christmas Eve for your last minute shopping needs. Whether you need a toy for your little cousin, or some great stocking stuffers for the husband, you can find them there.

If you are looking for more specific, or perhaps more unique merchandise, then travel on over to Jennifer’s Treasures on 1st Avenue SE in Cullman. There is something for everyone in this shop, and you are sure to find some hidden treasures at this gem of a store that will be open until 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

“I have a new book that just came in,” said owner Jennifer Bennett. “It’s a restaurant recipes and tour guide for Alabama. It has Johnny’s Bar-B-Q, All Steak and it has all of their specialty recipes. I also have all of my Alabama and Auburn merchandise for 30 percent off. We had new shipments of everything come in, so we are fully stocked.”

If you are looking to find something a little different for someone in your life, check out the shop Classy to Sassy at 103 3rd Street SW in Cullman. You can get your wife or girlfriend the gift of a tan in winter without the harmful UV rays with a professional spray tan. No harm to them, and they will look amazing.

“We will be open 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the 23rd and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve,” said owner Stacy Lindsey. “We offer gift certificates for our clothes, spray tans, all of it. Also customers who come in tomorrow or Christmas Eve can get a spray tan for free when they spend $50 or more.”

If you are wanting to take family or friends out to a great meal on Christmas Eve, restaurants like Logan’s Roadhouse will be open until 8 p.m.. If that isn’t hitting the spot, Mt. Fuji Japanese restaurant will also be open and cooking for hungry masses of Cullmanites during normal business hours.

So if you are need of the perfect last minute gift, then give any of these great businesses a look. Whether it is a beautiful new scarf, shirt, tan or a great meal, you can pull off a fantastic Christmas at the very last minute.