Our Last Minute Gift Guide

Our Last Minute Gift Guide

We've hunted for interesting, unique and affordable gift ideas for everyone on your list. From practical to whimsical, see if there isn't something perfect for that hard-to-please person.

For the young astronaut to be, or just about anyone, Night Sky is a collection of 50 postcards of the star scape. Who doesn't like to get a postcard in the mail with a short handwritten note?Night Sky Postcards

For more information on Night Sky, click here.

We'll admit we are suckers for multi-tools. We recommend everyone have one in the car glove box as well as the home tool box. Here's one from CRKT.

For more on this multi-tool from the artisans at CRKT, click here.

French company My Happy Soaps makes hand-crafted soaps from vegetable bases with natural essential oil fragrances. These bar soaps make affordable, colorful gifts.

Happy Soap

For more on these French soaps, click here.

Need a new coffee brewer? Techivorm-Moccamaster might be just what you are looking for. Interesting design for a pour-over brewer.

Pour-over Coffee Brewer

Click here to learn more.

Of course you will want some gourmet coffee to go in that brewer. Your choice of whole bean or our new, precision-ground. All fresh from a boutique coffee roaster straight to you.

Click here to have plenty for your friends and family who drop by for the holidays.

Got travel plans for the holidays? Are you a road warrior for work? You might find this cord roll will help you organize those troubling USB cords, power cords, earbuds, phone chargers and Kindle connectors.

Travel Cord Organizer

Click here to learn more about this item.

Need a last-minute toy for a gift or toy drive? We've got limited quantities of these two favorites.


Dr. Eureka challenges thinking and dexterity at the same time. Flip a card to determine the formula to match. Move the colored balls from beaker to beaker without touching the balls. While recommended for ages eight and up, we've found that adults find themselves antsy to try it as well.

Click here for more- but order by Dec. 15th to insure delivery by Christmas

Stack and balance these colorful elephants and learn colors and counting at the same time. How high can you go? Watch how fast three and four year olds learn how to balance objects. Click here for more.

Winter colds spreading around your home or office? Worried that your phone might have become a germ carrier How about a phone sanitizer? No, we aren't kidding.  

Phone Sanitizer

OK- we haven't test this ourselves, but it sounds interesting.

Click here to learn more.

Still haven't found that perfect item yet? There are a lot of thoughtfully-selected items here at Big Brain Place that are fun, useful or delicious that also happen to help to grow your brain.

From our family to yours, wishing you the best of the holiday season, and a happy, healthy, brain-growing 2019.

Blake, Blane & Gene