53 Incredibly Popular & Affordable Gifts With 2-Day Shipping From Amazon

There are two things that can put a real damper on the gift-giving spirt: looking at your checking account when you’re on a pretty tight budget, and checking the calendar when you need to buy a present ASAP. I’m here to help you solve dilemmas like those, which is why I’m presenting to you the affordable gifts on Amazon that are guaranteed to arrive on your doorstep in two days flat (without breaking the bank). From cooking supplies to beauty and self-care products, you’ll find it all here. In other words, you won’t have to click around on a bunch of websites to find presents for everyone on your list. Plus, knowing that these selections will all arrive on time will majorly cut down on the shopping-induced stress. After all, ordering gifts that your friends and family members will love is a true joy — but having them delivered in a timely manner will make the process even better. And if you haven’t signed up for Amazon Prime yet (aka the program that makes extra-fast shipping possible) — there’s no time like the present. Two-day shipping is available year-round, so you can always get what you need whenever you need it. Fill your home wi...

Editor’s note: Michael Mancini is the driving force behind two restoration businesses, American Muscle Car Restorations

Editor’s note: Michael Mancini is the driving force behind two restoration businesses, American Muscle Car Restorations and Instrument Specialties, both based in Rhode Island. The notes he wrote to accompany John Machaqueiro’s photos of his GTO were so complete, we turned them into this story. As early as I can remember, I was exposed to the car culture. My father, Lee, and my Uncle Jack would take me and my cousin to swap meets, car shows, and junkyards on a regular basis. They always had an interesting project going on, and that started my love affair with muscle cars and hot rods. In 1993, when I was 12 years old, I found the car of my dreams, a 1967 Pontiac GTO that belonged to a friend of my father’s. Little did I know at the time, but it would take nearly my entire life to this point to fully restore it to perfection. I remember vividly the evening I tagged along with my dad to go help his friend get his old car running. The storage garage where the GTO was kept was small, dark, and very cramped. I remember sitting in it while the work was being done, just in awe of the GTO. I knew I had to have the car someday, or one like it. I begged my father over the next year to buy ...