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!


Cyber Monday is Here!

Where will you be shopping today? What will you be shopping for?

Many great deals began yesterday, but many more just started today! Check out some of my favorite new additions to the Cyber Monday deals I posted in yesterday’s blog, Time for Cyber Monday … Today:

Electronics on your list? Get them while they’re on Cyber special!

  • Amazon Lightning and Gold Box Deals might be your go-to site. This morning I have purchased $90 headphones for $20, a $50 surge protector for $20 on the Lightning Deals. Remember: these deals are limited time offerings, usually an hour, so keep checking back through-out the day. Need an awesome Kitchen Appliance for that gourmet chef on your list? Check out Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day: a $500 top of the line KitchenAid Pro Stand Mixer for $$260.
  • just might have that special electronics item on an awesome Cyber Monday special.
  • may be the ticket to upgrading your computer with a sweet Cyber Monday price.
  • Radio Shack’s Cyber Monday deals can help fill up your Christmas stockings!
  • has some nice Cyber Monday camera pricing if you are in the market to upgrade your camera.

Clothing Deals wanted? Need a new outfit for a holiday party? Bet you can find something today at a rock bottom price!

  • Kohl’sWho can’t find something at Kohl’s? And today, an additional 20% off and free shipping!
  • EddieBauer has 40% and free shipping today. Nice clothes, great prices.
  • Lands’End‘s sitewide deal is 30% off, free shipping. Some great deals on down winter jackets for the whole family.
  • Eastern Mountain Sports has so many items on sale they even state: “Almost Everything On Sale!” With up to 50% off, check out their Cyber Deals for that outdoorsy person.
  • Famous Footwear Cyber Monday deal: Buy one, get one half off + an additional 20% off + free shipping! And if you are Rewards member, $5 Famous Footwear Bucks for every $50 spent. I think I need some new shoes!
  • is one of my favorite “go-to” online clothing sites for brand names such as Patagonia, North Face, Merrill, Keen and others geared towards outdoor activities. You might just find that new ski outfit here today, and at a great price.
  • is another favorite of mine. Check out it’s Cyber special: 25% off sitewide, and free shipping!
  • AnnTaylor and AnnTaylorLoft just upped their Cyber Deal to 50% off everything sitewide. Wow.

Rover and Fluffy in the house? Need “something special” for an awesome pet? Search and you will find!

  • has a “cyber savings spectacular” sale today only: 25% off sitewide and free shipping for all orders of $49 or more.
  • dogids.coms Cyber Monday Deals includes 30% -50% off some of its most popular items. Both my pets sport dogid’s stylish collars and ID tags.

Here’s a few other Cyber Monday deals I like:

  • Bath & Body Works:Their cyber special is 25% off online orders today.
  • Macy’s, a department for everything, and everything seems to be on sale here today! Macy’s could be your “one-stop-shopping” site for so many items!
  • Tosy-r-Us: I’m sure you can find a toy at a great price today.

Need help sorting through all those Cyber Monday deals? Consider an online resource to help locate your deal. I particularly like’s Cyber Monday website. It is well organized, easy to use, and can really help you locate your specific deal. can help you streamline where you want to shop today.

Happy Cyber Monday! What deals did you find today? How much did you save by shopping Cyber Monday?

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