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Actress, TV personality, humanitarian, producer, and mother Garcelle Beauvais is sharing her tips for last-minute gift-giving and making holiday memories with the family.

There's no time for shopping the mall with just over two days left until Christmas. Instead, advises Beauvais, you need a one-stop shop like Target, where you can pick up last-minute gifts, items to create a cozy holiday vibe, and everyday goods.

"I think Target is my happy place to go for anything and everything, whether it's for me, it's for my family, it's for my grandson, it's for friends. It's my go-to place [...] from beauty products to matching pajamas for Christmas to everything, honestly." said Beauvais to UPTOWN.

The mass retailer has made it extremely easy for late shoppers to make their loved ones' holiday dreams come true with these convenient same-day pickup and delivery services:

  • Place free Order Pickup or Drive Up orders before 6 p.m. local time on Saturday, Dec. 24, and collect your items within a couple of hours, no pickup window or membership required. Guests can check here for local store hours.
  • Place orders via Same-Day Delivery with Shipt before 4 p.m. local time on Saturday, Dec. 24, and have them delivered in as soon as 1-2 hours. A $35 order minimum is required. Deliveries are free for Shipt members or $9.99 per order for guests without a Shipt membership.
  • With 75 percent of the U.S. population living within 10 miles of a Target store, guests can shop at one of Target’s more than 1,900 stores up to the very last minute. Most stores close at 8 p.m. local time on Dec. 24 and reopen at their regular time on Dec. 26.

At Target, late shoppers don't have to worry about scraping the bottom of the gift-giving barrel because there are deals on items people actually would love to receive from video game consoles to home security devices to toys to beauty gift sets to fashionable clothing, of course. (Scroll down for Target deals through December 24th.)

Garcelle Beauvis Last Minuite Gifting Photo_Credit Target

"I got three of the Casaluna throw blankets. I'm obsessed! I'm obsessed with them!" revealed The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star. "They come in a cream, a gray, and in a cinnamon color. And I'm not only gifting them to people, but I'm also buying them for myself."

The Casaluna Oversized Solid Bed Throw ($79) will certainly add a layer of coziness as Beauvais, her three sons, and their loved ones make holiday memories.

"For me, it's really just being together, you know, whether we're hanging out and playing a board game or watching a movie, and just being together and having comfort food," said Beauvais. "Just being together is the most important thing to me, and having the house decorated and feeling warm and cozy for the holidays."

She may be a Hollywood actress but even Beauvais has a difficult time keeping her twin 15-year-old sons Jax and Jaid Nilon interested in holiday traditions, just like any parent of teenagers.

"Now with the boys getting older, you know, I have to sort of readjust," she explained. "Before, you know, they'd be so excited about everything."

The Other Black Girl actress has shared holiday traditions from her Haitian culture on RHOBH, and she has tips for making a multigenerational Christmas celebration a success, and it begins with the type of preparation Target offers:

"I think one of them is having (activities) for everyone. I always feel like the host doesn't get to enjoy it, and I think the host should enjoy it. You know, have everything prepared. Have everything ready for people just to grab that way you can actually enjoy the moment yourself. Have music playing, you know, just be in a festive mood. I think your mindset is also important. And don't stress about the little things. If somebody, you know, spills the apple cider or somebody does this, it's OK. It's the holidays, enjoy each other. So for me, it's being together. It's having, you know, great scents in the house, whether it's muffins or a candle. I think it's important to set the tone, but then enjoy it yourself."

Garclle Beauvais Photo_Credit Garcelle Beauvais

While Beauvais definitely enjoys time at home with her family during the holidays, she's also experienced the season with her RHOBH cast mates who often try to one-up each other. So that begs the question: Who throws the best can't miss festivities? (Her answer may heighten a sibling rivalry.)

"I would say Kyle (Richards) is up there. She's having a holiday party tonight. So I'm going to see, you know, her skills for the holidays," said Beauvais, who has been cast in the dramedy Survival of the Thickest. "I think if your heart is in it, you're gonna go all out and you're gonna have fun and you're gonna make it really, really cool. I must say though, I take that back, Kathy Hilton. I recently went to a holiday party that Kathy Hilton. I couldn't believe there was a Christmas tree in every room. Oh, every one was decorated differently. It was insane. She had a caviar bar. OK, so forget Kyle. It's not forget Kyle, but it's Kathy."

Beauvais does a pretty good job of handling her fellow Housewives when they fail to "own it," but which current or former Housewife would she want by her side if given the choice?

"I see Phaedra (Parks)," Beauvais responded. "I think she'd be a spitfire on the show [...] I met her at BravoCon in New York, and she's fabulous and fun."

Go holiday shopping like Garcelle Beauvais and check out the top deals running at Target through Christmas Eve:

  • Up to 60% off video games across PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox
  • Up to 50% off toys including Baby Alive, Barbie, FAO Schwarz, L.O.L. Surprise!, Monster Jam, Our Generation, Paw Patrol, Play-Doh, board games and puzzles
  • Up to 50% off small kitchen appliances including PowerXL and Keurig
  • Up to 50% off seasonal décor and trees
  • 30% off Wondershop pet apparel
  • Up to 50% off connected home and security from Amazon, Ring, Google and more
  • 40% off men’s seasonal apparel
  • 40% off select women’s sweaters
  • 30% off All in Motion fleece for the family
  • Buy one, get one 25% off beauty gift sets
  • 15% off Game Pass gift cards
  • 5% off all pre-paid gift cards with the use of a Target RedCard