You may have been avoiding it, but there’s no denying it now: the holiday season’s in full swing, and it’s already the last full shopping week before Christmas. These great deals across the country will help you power through your holiday list so you can get the house ready, nail down gifts, host and attend parties and enjoy the process.
Be the hit of your party by bringing the perfect chocolate treat! Wal-mart has Pot of Gold, Lindor and Black Magic Chocolates all on sale for $4.98.
To prep for those thirsty guests, special 24-packs of 355 mL Pepsi or Coca-Cola Products are on special for $5.97. If juice is more your flavour, they’ve also got 960 mL Oasis Juices (my personal fave!) on special for $1.
And for last minute gift-wrapping, $1 gift bags, gift wrap and bows make the task just a bit easier.
If you’re more of an ice-cream lover, Giant Tiger has you covered with assorted varieties of Chapman’s Ice Cream on sale for $1.99.
M&M Meat Shops
M&M Meat Shops has diverse and yummy appetizers sure to please all your guests on the deals radar this week. Their delicious Oriental Party Pak ($8.99), Shrimp Platters ($9.99) and Hor d’Oeurve Quartets ($9.99) are all on sale, making them as easy on the wallet as they are to prepare.
And while you’re there, why not pick up the perfect dessert? Their cheesecakes are on special for $6.99 (tip: the double caramel flavour is a great crowd-pleasing standby).
So, you have your meal planned, but where are your guests going to sit? How about around your new dinette set? The Brick has two great 7-piece Dining options for $399.95 – plus, with their amazing “Don’t pay for 15 months with no interest” deal, you don’t even have to stress about it over the holidays.
If you’re planning for more home furnishings this season, Rona can lend a hand, with numerous light fixtures and bathroom accessories at 50 per cent off.
Toys R Us
For those of you with a tablet, you know how much fun they can be. Now you can give the kid in your life their very own, with LeapFrog’s LeapPad. Designed for kids 4- 9, it’s sure to be a hit this holiday; and this week it’s also super-affordable at $44.97 (50 per cent off!).
If you know a kid who’s all about the Avengers (I certainly do!), you know they’ll just love their very own Thor, Captain America, Hulk or Iron Man – all of which are on sale for $19.97 this week.
Staples has some cool gadget-gifts, including this ultra-unique car-shaped wireless mouse! It’s on sale this week for $19.98.
This HP wireless 3-in-1 printer is priced to please at $39.36 – that’s a $60 savings!
Sears will definitely help you get party perfect with women’s dresses and evening separates at 50 per cent off.
And men can save some dollars on dapper duds this weekend only with 50 per cent off men’s suits, blazers and dress pants.
Until next week,