'Tis the season to be jolly, spend time with family and friends, fill your belly to the brim, and shop!
If you're looking for the perfect gifts for all those special ladies in your life, we've got you covered with these eight offerings. Keep in mind that some of these items are already discounted, while others could go on sale as the holidays get closer. Read on to fill some stockings!
Help her alleviate stress and let the creative juices flow with this adult coloring book from Blue Star Coloring. It contains over 45 patterns that range from beginner to expert level. Even better, this item qualifies for 1-day shipping through Amazon and will ship for free if you make at least $25 in book purchases.
She won't have to worry about keeping her devices juiced up with this compact, portable charger. It's compatible with an assortment of devices, including Android and iOS smartphones, GoPro cameras, and Beats headphones.
Price: From $119.95
Give the gift of good health with a Fitbit. Even if she's not an exercise enthusiast, this fitness tracker will inspire her to take strides toward a healthier lifestyle. The Fitbit Alta is equipped with an activity tracker, has a battery life of up to five days, and will allow her to receive smartphone alerts on the display. Plus, it's a stylish gadget with interchangeable bands that can complement formal or casual attire.
Price: From $49.99
Get her a subscription to Winecrasher's Wine Club, and she'll get a taste of the best vinos on the market. Choose from four options, which you can cancel at any time. Plus, the subscription comes with a satisfaction guarantee, so she can swap out the bottles of wine that don't quite work for her.
If she loves to travel, help her fly in comfort with the Hooded U Travel Pillow from Brookstone. It's filled with memory foam for maximum comfort, and the hooded feature helps block out light if she wants to catch a nap during a daytime flight. Also, if you spend $50 or more, you'll receive $10 off of your entire purchase when you subscribe to the mailing list.
Does she enjoy getting dolled up for work or a night on the town? Whether it's the Michael Kors Collection Mini Coffret ($49) or the Ulta Love Makeup Color Essentials Collection ($19.99) (or both), she'll have everything she needs to get the job done. Plus, you'll receive free shipping on orders over $50.
Give the gift of relaxation this holiday season. She can unwind and get the royal treatment for a few hours with an all-inclusive spa package from the spa of your choice. To find several spa offers in one place, head over to Groupon, which provides deals for facials, massages, and other treatments. A quick note: Some spas offer exclusive holiday deals, but peruse online reviews before purchasing to ensure the spa is reputable.
Head on over to sites such as JustFab or 6pm to pick out a handbag that she'll love. If she's not into handbags, the sites also have an assortment of apparel, shoes, and accessories to choose from. And at JustFab, an online designer can point you in the right direction.
So what kind of discounts are we talking? At the time of writing, you could get handbags at up to 87% off MSRP at 6pm; at JustFab, new members could get 75% off their first item.
4 Bonus Shopping Tips
Before we send you on your way, here are some shopping tips that could help stretch your dollars further.
Join the loyalty or rewards program (if applicable). That way, you'll receive some type of incentive for spending your hard-earned money with the retailer.
Sign up for the mailing list. This is the easiest way to have exclusive offers, coupons, and discount codes sent directly to your inbox.
Like and follow stores' social media pages. Select retailers announce upcoming sales and promotional offers on their social media pages. (And on occasion, you'll find a high-value coupon that can be redeemed in-store or online.)
Download the DealNews app. Take the hassle out of finding the best deals on the items you wish to purchase with the DealNews app, available for Android and iOS devices.
Readers, what gifts are you buying your favorite ladies this holiday season? What are the best gift deals you've found? Let us know in the comments below!