With September being half way over, I am sure it is only a matter of weeks now before we start seeing all of the stores loaded up with holiday decorations. Christmas shopping cannot come soon enough for retailers, and for bargain shoppers. This is a good weekend to do some shopping and stock the gifts away for December holidays. Not only does it spread out the pain of having to spend so much money in such a short amount of time, but there are some really fantastic deals for those who shop early.
If you are a parent or have children to shop for this holiday season, has a great sale that you may want to get in on. The selection is questionable but I was assured that they would be getting more stock of their advertised items that are selling out fast before the sale is over. LEGO sets are the hottest item on their sale list right now. Almost all of the sets are buy one, get one half off. This in itself is an excellent deal. The only exclusion sets are the Star Wars sets. But, these are on sale and purchases over $30 get a free Star Wars USB drive as well. The best deal here is the Death Star. It is considered hard to find but is sold at Toys R Us. This week, it is on sale for $359 which is an unheard of price down from $399. Before anyone gets too excited, they are sold out online and in every store across the state. I was told by a few stores that they may get more in before the sale ends on Saturday. All regular Star Wars toys are currently 30 percent off. Fashion dolls such as those from Barbie, Bratz and Monster High as well as the accessories for such toys are up to 50 percent off.
is continuing their sale all throughout the month of September. All Melissa and Doug toys are 25 percent off except the giant floor puzzles which are buy one, get one free. They also have buy 2, get one free on American Girl books and discounts on select Playmobil toy sets. This store has a great selection for educational toys as well as personalized toys and decorations for kids.
If you have a Disney fan, head over to the . They have a ton of items on clearance right now. They have several sweatshirts for kids, pajamas, t-shirts for all ages and even shoes marked down. Phineas and Ferb flip flops are around $2 a pair and there was a good selection of sizes and a couple of styles on Thursday. They have accessories, school supplies and kitchen items on the clearance racks and shelves. Walk all around the store. The back corners had the best deals. I saw items that were 75 percent off of their original price.
For those parents wishing to buy board games for the kids, keep your eyes on Coupons.com. They have had several coupons lately on Hasbro games such as Candyland, Chutes And Ladders, Sorry, Battleship and Operation. Print these coupons and watch local stores. , and all carry these games and will accept the coupons.
Parents who start shopping early will find a better selection and better prices on the items that they are looking to buy for the kids for the holidays. Keep your eyes open for these deals and save some money.