Are You a Last Minute Christmas Shopper?

You are not alone! But what to do now? You only have a few days left to finish your Christmas shopping. Is that enough time? And can you still get a great deal?


Yes! But you may want to act fast if you plan to shop online. Most free shipping offers for a Christmas delivery are ending either today and tomorrow.

Check out these last minute deals you can take advantage of today to complete your Holiday shopping list:


Toys-R-Us: Toys are one of the most highly sought after items at Christmas and today and tomorrow only, Toys-R-Us is running their 50% off sale. For online shoppers there is free shipping for orders greater than $49. Most orders will need to be placed by tomorrow, though, to be in time for Christmas. And starting today through Christmas Eve, Toys-R-Us brick and mortar stores are open 24 hours a day, making it that much easier to get the toys on your list.

Kohl’s: Kohl’s slogan is “expect great things” and they deliver today with up to 30% off nearly everything! Shopping online? Order by 11:00pm tonight to cash in on their Wrap It Up sale and free shipping with delivery for Christmas. Just request “Standard Shipping” and if your order is more than $50, it will ship for free. Better yet: you get $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent. Not sure what to get? Check out their handy gift guide: Kohl’s Last Minute Gift Guide.

GAPBrands: Need great holiday outfits for the family photo? GAP, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime and Athleta each have last minute Holiday sales: Gap and Athleta both have up to 60% of select items; Banana Republic has up to 50%; Old Navy has an extra 20% off online orders. Piperlime is running its twice-yearly Lime Tag sale of up to 40% off. If your order is $50 or more, shipping is free, and if placed by today, it should arrive by December 23rd.

AnnTaylor: Wow! Just announced this morning is another 50% off everything at Ann Taylor with coupon code WINTER50, good for both in store and online shopping. If shopping online, order by Dec. 23rd and your order will arrive in time for Christmas. Better yet: If that order is more than $150, it ships free. AnnTaylor also has a convenient gift guide to help find that perfect gift: AT Gift Guide

Dick’s Sporting Goods: Looking for something sporty? Also just announced this morning is a one-day only online special at Dick’s Sporting Goods: $20 off orders over $100 and if ordered by midnight tonight, free shipping for many items in time for a Christmas delivery.

Dick's Sporting Goods

Sierra Trading Post: There is always a great deal at Sierra, and today, there is an even better one! Check out their 25% off Anniversary sale, as well as free 2-Day air upgrade shipping for guaranteed Christmas Delivery. Electronics on your shopping list? Newegg has an extensive list of last minute deals categorized by price-point that might just be your answer. Many items qualify for free 3-day shipping, but today is the last day to place your order and have it here by the weekend.

Retail Me Not: Shopping online but not sure what retailer might have the best deal? Let Retail Me Not be your guide. Their Christmas Coupons page lists their “Top 10” Christmas deals and coupons in nine different categories. That’s a total of 90 store specials all in one convenient location. Not only might you find the perfect gift item, you might also score a great deal with a Retail Me Not coupon! Link to Retail Me Not blog post In a pinch for time? Looking for a gift for someone out of town? Then check out Groupon and Grouponicus deals and give a Groupon gift certificate! Link to Groupon blog post

Do you have last minute shopping to finish? Have you found a last minute bargain you would like to share? Let me know in the Comments section below!


Time for Cyber Monday … Today!

“Special Edition”

Wow! Just like Black Friday, Cyber Monday sales are coming in early! So if you  missed the deals for Black Friday, check out Cyber Monday deals … today!  Here are some of my favorite Cyber Monday deals already posted and ready for you to shop; you can take advantage of most of these today, before you head back to work tomorrow! Historically a “biggie” in the Cyber Monday deals, is beginning its Cyber Monday sales today. Be sure to check out Lightning Deals and Gold Box deals for some great bargains.’s Cyber Monday deals last all week! Always something good at Target!’s Cyber Monday begins today, and includes free $10 e-gift cards for purchases of $100 or more online and scheduled for store pickup. They save on shipping costs, you get another deal. is also extending its Cyber Monday through Friday, and to entice shoppers to keep coming back, they are adding items daily. So if you can’t find what you are looking for right now, check back later in the week, and you might just find it then. and are offering 40% off ANYTHING online.  Great time to get the women on your list something special.

GAP Brand stores each offer a sitewide Cyber Monday sale, all available today. Use promo code HYPERCYBER. If you have a GAP card, also add MYCARD for free shipping.

  • has 30% off sitewide. Got a woman who loves the more athletic inspired clothing? Check out Athleta’s products.
  • GapBrands GAP, Old Navy and Banana Republic are also 30% off any purchase. Get the whole family something warm and cozy.
  • 20%: complete the outfit with some great shoes and accessories from Piperlime. has a wide shoe and boot selection as well as many other items, so if footwear is on your shopping list, consider their Cyber Monday deal:

  • $30 off $100 purchase
  • $60 off $200 purchase
  • $100 off $300 purchase has a Pre-Cyber Monday sale beginning today: an extra 20-30% off their already discounted products. But wait … it gets better! An additional 35% off AND free shipping for orders of $125 or more! Yes, that was easy! And possibly at a great price this Cyber Monday, and available today. Staples can be a great place to find some really nice deals, and to sweeten their Cyber Monday online sales, they have free shipping with NO minimum order.

Overwhelmed? I know I am! So much to look at! My advice: limit your searches to your favorite stores or items on your shopping list. I just scored big on a pair of boots I’ve been watching and waiting for a price drop for several months now! 30% off the sale price and free shipping with a Cyber Monday sale available today. Gotta love a great deal!

So tell me: where will you be Cyber-shopping this week? And what deals are you finding?

I think it’s time for me to do some more Cyber shopping!

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