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Old 12-03-2012, 08:31 PM   #1
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Who has their Christmas shopping done and what was their best score?

I'm almost done. Best scores: Xbox 360 Best Buy matched cheaper price online and bought with rewards, paid no cash. $96 boots for $44 - bear law brand for DD.
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:50 PM   #2
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Xbox 360 w/ kinect, 2 wireless controllers, and 2 games for $245.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:06 PM   #3
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Our best find wasn't even for my kids. My two (ages 3 and 5) boys pooled their own money to buy at Groupon for Toys R Us last week ($10 for $20). They got 4 buckets of Animal Planet animals for their $10! That means each came to just $2.50! They are donating them to our local toy drive. This is the second year they've used their own money to buy a toy. The Groupon was awesome and the buckets were buy one get one free! YAY!
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:20 PM   #4
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I'm done! My best score was Baby Butterscotch for $49.99...I didn't intend to get her, but at that price? DD will be so ecstatic!
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:20 PM   #5
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Our best find wasn't even for my kids. My two (ages 3 and 5) boys pooled their own money to buy at Groupon for Toys R Us last week ($10 for $20). They got 4 buckets of Animal Planet animals for their $10! That means each came to just $2.50! They are donating them to our local toy drive. This is the second year they've used their own money to buy a toy. The Groupon was awesome and the buckets were buy one get one free! YAY!
That is awesome!!!
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:20 PM   #6
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Almost done. Best scores were Barbie Dreamhouse (50% off at TRU) and Jake and the Neverland Pirate's Bucky ship $25 (price match and coupon at Target).
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:25 PM   #7
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My best score was jeans for my son, 2 pair for $8.75 in Old Navy. They were 2/$30, all items were buy one get one 75% off and I had $10 old Navy rewards dollars!!

Beyond that, I did pretty well (I think) on a Turtle Beach headset for Xbox360. I paid $34.99, regularly $69.99, and I got my MIL a GPS for $99.99, regularly $169.00. Both of these were Best Buy with free shipping.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:29 PM   #8
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I am done! This is the earliest I've ever been finished and I have to say it is quite the relief. I did all my shopping almost entirely online, took advantage of a lot of free shipping deals.

I'm happy with all my prices, but my best deals are probably 1). iPad2 16GB for DH, $400 with a $60 gift card back at Target and 2). 8 disc complete Harry Potter series on DVD for $10 also at Target!

The last I just got over the weekend and I would encourage others to look and see if it is still going on. It retails for $80 and the price as marked said it was on sale for $30, but I scanned it in the aisle and was floored when I saw the $9.99 price come up.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:31 PM   #9
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Thanks for the info..
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:33 PM   #10
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I've been done for quite a while, but we only buy gifts for our nieces and nephew (ages 6 years down to 9 months).

I think the best value was on the My First Disney Princess Snow White's Picnic Party for $9 instead of $29.99.

But, I also got a LaLaLoopsy Littles doll for less than $10 instead of the normal $16.99ish price. And I did score the Kohl's BF deal of the Imaginext Pirate Ship for about $17 plus 6% cash back through Ebates. So maybe the pirate ship is also a 'best deal'.

Oh! I forgot I bought a CorningWare 10pc set from Kohl's for $14 after a $20 rebate. Plus earned $15 Kohl's Cash from purchasing that and the pirate ship.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:44 PM   #11
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All done here as well
I took advantage of Target's sale in July and bought all the toys for Christmas. $1000 worth for a little over $200. I even donated a bunch of them... DH got his 60" tv... better deal than Walmart had and it was shipped directly to our house for free. If only I could get a Disney trip for a steal now, that would make my Christmas.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:56 PM   #12
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I'm done with everything except gift cards. My best deal was the FurReal baby Butterscotch pony for $49.99 minus a $5 coupon plus 5 percent off at Target with my redcard. I also found a great deal on a North Face jacket for my husband for $80.

Anyone want to help me wrap? Lol
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:02 PM   #13
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I am about two thirds done. Best deal by far was buying the Lego Mindstorm from the U.S. on Black Friday. Saved me 120 over buying it here.

I also got great deals on two video games .. the Wonderbook of Spells for 19.99 and Little Big Planet Karting for 24.99. About half price for both.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:08 PM   #14
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Just about done here! I have to get 1 more special ornament & I think I'm done.

I cannot believe the fabulous deals I scored. We did 13 people (kids & adults), plus our 3 kids, plus new Christmas clothes for 4 out of 5 of us, plus misc Christmas expenses (Starbucks on Black Friday, elf on the shelf etc), plus gifts for DH & I and stayed under our $1000 cash budget!!

For one of my nieces, I got the Disney Little People Song Palace, a pack of 8 little people princesses to go with it & a Brave Leapster game for $43!

Another great deal was Office Max Visa/MasterCard gift cards $100 for $85 (90.95 after fee). Then they had $50 iTunes cards for $35.

Our big MI grocery store (Meijer) ran a promo where u could buy $100 in giftcards & get $20 coupon off your next purchase. (Visa was included). Needless to say I now have $140 to spend on groceries. I was also able to buy a couple Visa cards, get $20 coupon, then turn around and buy $100 in Toys R Us/Olive Garden/Red Lobster giftcards & it spit out another $20.

Those are a couple if my fav deals! Now just waiting to find a deal on Disney cards so I can purchase them with all the Visa cards I have.

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Old 12-03-2012, 11:30 PM   #15
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I'm almost done. Stocking stuffers, robes and a spaceship are all that is left to get! My best deal as of right now would have to be an Optimus Prime toy normally $85 for $30. Then it would be Epic Mickey 2 for $30.
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