December is a month when you almost can't avoid shopping. But in order to keep your holiday spirits up, you'll want to shop wisely and read our December buying guide. We've pored over the extensive DealNews archives of sales, coupons, and daily deals from years past to guide you in your quest for December's most savvy purchases.
Target offers this 7-Foot Unlit Alberta Spruce for $50.25 with free shipping. That's $17 off and the lowest total price we could find for a tree this size. (It was three dollars less earlier this week, but shipping wasn't free unless you padded your order to $50.) It measures 84" x 40" x 40".
Good Bargains, LLC via Amazon cuts 65% off a selction of NFL Light-Up Santa Hats. Plus, Prime members bag free shipping. (Non-members can spend $25 or more to qualify for free shipping; otherwise, it adds $5.58.) That's $13 under the lowest total price we could find for these hats elsewhere. A couple best bets:
Portable North Pole offers a freeVideo Message from Santa Claus. That ties last winter's mention as the best deal we've ever seen on a Video Message from Father Christmas himself. Input your child's name and upload a photo, and you'll receive a personalized video message from Santa. You can describe your recipient as naughty, nice, or a mix of both, but it's up to you to deal with the feelings you have about labeling your kid as straight-up bad.
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Walmart offers the Gloria Duchin Jewel Christmas Ornament 6-Pack for $9 plus $4.97 for shipping. (Site-to-Store pickup is also available.) That's $8 under the lowest total price we could find for a similar set elsewhere. It includes double bells, wise men, Christmas tree, wreath, bell, and bulb.
There are many people in this country who love fried turkey at Thanksgiving, like our dear friend William Shatner. But some culinary wannabes don't know how hazardous frying a turkey can be. So, to put it into perspective, we've put together this list of things that are actually less dangerous than frying a turkey.
Posted November 19, 2013 4 comments
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Target continues to cut up to 25% off a selection of Christmas trees, with prices starting at $8.25. That beats last week's mention of up to 25% off (which didn't include free shipping for orders over $50) and is the best sale we've seen on Christmas trees at Target this year. Shipping starts at around $6, although orders of $50 or more qualify for free shipping. A couple best bets, both with free shipping:
Walmart offers this 12-Foot Airblown Christmas Inflatable Santa for $79.98 with free shipping. That's $60 under the lowest total price we could find for any 12-foot inflatable Santa. It self-inflates and features ground stakes and tethers.
Walmart offers the Inflatable 12-Foot Airblown Christmas Snowman for $79.98 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $8. This light-up lawn decoration features self-inflation and comes with stakes and tethers.
Amazon cuts 50% off a selection of Christmas sweaters. Plus, Prime members get free shipping. (Non-members can spend $35 or more to qualify for free shipping; otherwise, shipping costs around $5.) With prices starting at $29, that's the best sale we've seen on these items at Amazon. Choose from designs featuring reindeer, candy canes, Santa, and various animals in holiday situations.
Ace Hardware offers the Sienna 6-Foot Prelit LED String Christmas Tree for $29.99. Opt for in-store pickup to avoid the $9 shipping charge. That's tied with our mention from last week and the lowest price we could find by $19. It features 100 white and color LED lights.
Get Organized offers the 22-Foot Solar Powered Christmas Lights in Multi-Colored or White for $19.98. Coupon code "BDXMAS13" cuts it to $10.99. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $2. It contains 50-bulbs which charge during the day and light up at dusk.
Update: Note that it has an estimated shipping date of November 19.
Posted November 13, 2013 1 comment
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Summit Racing Equipment offers a selection of Hot Rod Christmas Tree Ornaments, as listed below. With prices starting from $6.97, that's slightly better than our mention from two weeks ago (prices started at $8.97 in that deal) and at least $1 off and as much as $10 off list price. Shipping starts at $4.95, or get free shipping on orders of $99 or more. The ornaments:
Target cuts up to 60% offHalloween clearance costumes and accessories, with deals from $2. (Prices are as marked.) That's a better sale over our mention from a week ago (which had up to 50% off) and is the best discount we've seen on Halloween items from Target this year. Shipping starts around $5, or get free shipping on most orders of $50 or more. (Many items are also available in-store.) A couple of best bets: