The Christmas Countdown begins! There are less than 100 days until Christmas and I am here to help you to plan ahead, find what you need, and save both time and money.
I will be sharing tips, ways to save and stretch your dollars, recipes, and good gift ideas for everyone on your list. I spend hours and hours every week scouring the web and searching for dollar-stretching ideas for my readers and I’m a darn good deal detective. It is my superpower and I’ve been sharing money-saving tips on my blog since 2009. Take advantage of my expertise! You can email me at morewithlesstoday [at] gmail.com with questions or if I can search for a specific item for you. I’m always happy to help.
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Christmas Countdown Target Circle Week Deals- [updated 10/2]
“Target Circle Week is an exclusive sale event for members of the retailer’s free loyalty program, Target Circle, running from Oct. 1 to Oct. 7, 2023. During this time, the retailer says Target Circle members can score up to 40% off a wide variety of products from top brands such as Shark, Beats, and KitchenAid — and in our own research on the sale, we actually found discounts as high as 57%. The sale also extends to Target-exclusive brands such as A New Day, Threshold, and Good & Gather. Members can shop the deals in stores, online, and in the Target app all week long.”
Click on the deal link and then add to the cart to see the savings!
“Up your culinary caliber with 2x the power in the bowl than our Tilt Head Stand Mixer.* Professional-style performance paired with a 3-point locking bowl provides you with stability for mixing heavy, dense ingredients. Designed with 11 distinct speeds, including 1/2 speed, you’ll have power and control from high to low, and everything in between.”
During Circle Week, Target shoppers can spend $50 on toys and save $10, or spend $100 and save $25. It’s a great opportunity to beat the craze and score top-name toys before they’re at risk of selling out.
“Hop in and zoom around Barbie Land with the Hot Wheels RC Barbie Corvette! This remote-controlled 1956 Corvette Stingray is based on the one in Barbie The Movie and can hold two Barbie dolls! Place accessories in the trunk that opens and closes just like in real life. The full-function remote-control vehicle can reach speeds up to 5 miles per hour and has all the movie-accurate details to create authentic road trips with Barbie. Colors and decorations may vary.”
Save 30% on jewelry right now!
“Bring a new look to your earring collection with Pearl Drop Earrings from A New Day™. These drop earrings feature an irregular-shaped faux-pearl drop accent dangling down from a gold-tone charm for a unique and fashionable look. Designed with post-back closures, these lightweight earrings are easy to wear and remove. You can pair them with casual, dressy or formal outfits to enhance your look.”
Christmas Countdown Michael Kors Outlet
If you have someone on your gift list who loves designer bags, you should check out the Michael Kors outlet online. They also carry gifts for men. Get more information about the Michael Kors Outlet
“Compact yet practical, our Jet Set tote bag is the ideal daily companion. Logo-print canvas and a polished charm make a luxe statement, while a top-zip fastening ensures your belongings will stay in place. Carry it crossbody for days that require on-the-go ease.”
“Rendered in logo-embossed pebbled leather, this envelope-shaped wallet is the perfect all-in-one accessory. It features a dedicated coin pocket and a wealth of card slots for easy organization. A must-have when traveling, tuck it into your everyday carryall for signature style.”
“Our Cooper backpack makes an instant statement with its Signature-print and faux leather construction divided by a bold racing stripe. Inside, there’s a dedicated pocket for your computer and two additional pockets for easy organization on the go. We think it’s a stylish option when traveling from the office to the gym.”
Christmas Countdown Ruelala Clearance
Rue La La is an online shopping website offering best-selling brands at up to 70% off retail prices. Each day, it has different curated sales for fashion, home, travel, kids, and more. These boutiques start at 11 AM ET and are typically open for a short time, anywhere from a few hours to a few days.
If you are new, simply create a free account, and then you will see all of their deep discounts. We think you will love their deals!
“Cozy cashmere and other cold-weather staples. Light grey color. 100% cashmere. Dry clean only.”
“Quilted construction, removable faux fur-trimmed hood, three front zippered pockets, two front flap pockets and inner thumbholes at cuffs.”
“Multi-color. Measures 39x18in. 100% cotton. Machine washable; wash & dry on delicate cycle. Made in Portugal”
Christmas Countdown – Woot Clearance
What is Woot?
Woot is an Amazon-owned retail site that offers limited-time deals and clearance goods across seven categories. It is similar to an overstock site with daily deals and items that are almost sold out. If you see something you like, grab it because products sell out fast.
“Oh, sure, you’re sandwich, but do you sandwich like a pro? Make delicious paninis, classic grilled cheese or sweet sandwiches with the Sandwich Pro. The quick-heat design and indicator lights take the guesswork out of your food, while the locking handle keeps your food safe while you cook.”
“This newest silicone case is designed for Apple Air tag case, which uses high elasticity silicone material and precision molded for perfect fitting, and it is different from normal silicone on the market.”
“Designed with a regulation-sized 15.5″ target face; Tournament quality thermal resin segments provide an exceptionally durable playing surface. Ultra-thin spider greatly reduces bounce outs, allowing for closer dart groupings to maximize scoring; Built-in storage holds 2 sets of darts and extra dart points.”
Christmas Countdown – Lululemon We Made Too Much
Act fast when you discover the Lululemon “We Made Too Much” section. You’ll find good markdowns here. They are new items and also “final sale.”
“Go ahead, get sweaty. The Swiftly Tech collection, powered by seamless construction, is the ultimate gear for running and training.”
“This shirt’s destination? Wherever you’re going. Stretchy, easy-care fabric on this commute-friendly button-up helps you arrive ready for anything.”
A large assortment of colors are available at the time of the post-update.
“A coveted classic. These flared pants are perfect for your practice and beyond.”
Christmas Countdown – QVC Clearance
“You could easily find this elevated crossbody companion on your favorite fashion blog. But that’s only half of the story as to why you’re making it your new everyday go-to. The other half? Take a tour of the well-organized interior. (Hello, RFID card slots!) From IHKWIP.”
The bag also comes in 3 other colors including black.
Hurry on this one! They are going fast at the time of the post update.
“You’ve hit the nail on the head (sartorially speaking) when you’re wearing this sterling silver ring, resplendent with glimmering white zircon on both ends.”
“Pull out this pullover any day of the week and passionately parade around town (or hunker down in your game-day recliner) wearing (and cheering for) your fave NFL franchise. (It doesn’t get any more comfy than this French terry crewneck.)”
Christmas Countdown: Poshmark New With Tags
Today’s tip for buying designer items gor gifting is to search for them on Poshmark. Many have heard of Poshmark as a place to resell and buy unwanted used clothing and accessories but did you know that many of the items for sale are new? Just search New With Tags (use the abbreviation NWT) and see how much you can save!
You can search for your favorite designers like Lily Pulitzer, Tory Burch, Burberry, and more at deep discounts and you can also search by size.
Bonus! If you sign up and use my code, you get $10 and I get a bonus too after you make your first purchase. Use code MOREWLESS to get $10 free.
Customer Pays for Shipping
One thing to remember is that you will have to pay for shipping. Shipping fees average around $7 per item. And you’ll have to pay for shipping for each item you buy.
Here are a few NWT items I found today:
“Kate Spade Ring. Size #6 and #7 available. Never used, comes with earring card and dust bag. Made of 16k gold plated metal. Measures 0.3″ in length.”
“Large Travel Bag with removable and adjustable strap – 20” x 11.5” x 8”. Black color with gold accents. Golden Mickey Mouse Head on Zippers.”
Give it a try! If you sign up and use my code, you get $10 and I get a bonus too after you make your first purchase. Use code MOREWLESS to get $10 free.
Christmas Countdown: LOFT Clearance Deals
If someone on your gift list is a fan of LOFT, here are more ways to save and stretch your dollars at both LOFT and Ann Taylor
“Cut in a drapey, flowy poncho silhouette, this pulled-together turtleneck sweater is a soft staple that knows how to swing. Turtleneck. Dropped shoulders. Long Dolman sleeves. Front patch pockets.”
“A fresh turtleneck adds polished appeal to this wear-with-everything top. neck. Turtleneck. Long sleeves.”
“We love the modern kind of cozy this swingy mock neck sweater brings to our winter wardrobes, complete with a sweet Fair Isle pattern. Mock neck. Dropped shoulders. Long sleeves.”
Christmas Countdown: Macy’s Clearance Deals
Macy’s clearance departments include:
- Kids & Baby
- Women’s Shoes
- Men’s Shoes
- Handbags & Accessories
- Bed & Bath
When Macy’s clearance sale lines up with an item you need, you can really stretch your dollars. Here are a few fab finds that would make good gifts!
“Stay dry and warm with the North Face Antora jacket, a windproof and waterproof design finished with a cozy attached hood and handy zip pockets.”
“Retro, running-inspired, and ultra-chic, the New Balance Women’s 237 Casual Sneakers are a pair you’ll want to rock daily. With laid-back vibes and a sleek look, these sneakers look great with everything from joggers and leggings to dresses and jeans.”
“This foosball table combines classic foosball game play with distinctive rustic style. Unique X-shaped legs and crossbeam add both style and support to the game’s minimalistic design. The counterbalanced black and gray players are molded onto seamless steel rods.”
“Made for kids with parents in mind, Pop2Play from WowWee is an innovative way for children to play without a big mess getting in the way. This storable, adorable, pop-up playset can be assembled in under 5 minutes.”
Christmas Countdown: Amazon Warehouse Deals
This section within Amazon contains bargains, overstock, clearance, close-out, and last-chance deals and the inventory changes often.
Amazon Warehouse Deals is a great place to check out before you make a purchase!
A nice gift idea for tea lovers or dorm rooms. You can also include a box of tea bags they would enjoy.
This would make a great gift for the concert-goer or sports fan. If you are gifting tickets, you could tuck them inside for a very nice gift!
Is there a new mom on your gift list this year? I have one on mine! These baby carriers are so nice to have, especially if mom or dad has another little one to watch. These Infantino 4-in-1 Convertible Baby Carriers are for babies from 8-32 lbs.
Gifts for Her:
You can get a statement piece as a gift for family, close friends, or for yourself! Finding a good deal just makes me happy! Here are a few recent finds from the Coach Outlet:
Fund Your Holidays with Creative Ideas to Save
Here are some tried and true ways to help you to prepare for the holidays and save money Now before the spending season starts. How to Save for the Holidays.
Toy Shopping Tips
Don’t pay top dollar for that most wanted toy because you waited too long and stock is limited. Here are two sources to search for and secure that top toy:
Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy People on Your List:
Quick link to Proozy deals Up to 75% Off-Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Alo Yoga, and more!
Here is an example of a great deal I found at the time of the post update today at Proozy.
This popular jacket is now priced at under $50 at the time of posting, the retail price is $200.
My Recent Proozy Purchase
I wore this Canada Weather Gear Women’s Puffer Vest on a recent trip to New England and Canada. It has a zip-off fur trim collar and a hood, which I liked! It is the perfect layering piece. The mornings started out cold and I would wear it over a lighter top. I also wore this when caught in a sudden rainstorm in Quebec. It kept me warm and dry.
Popular Brands Found on Proozy:
- Alo Yoga
- Under Armour
- New Balance
- Kate Spade
Expert Tips for the Best Online Deals at Proozy
Last Chance Boutique
Looking for great gifts? Check out their Last Chance Boutique to score discounts of up to 50-80% on items from top brands! There are currently 238 items on this page right now, so check if you can mark some gifts off your holiday gift list!
Be sure and check the Clearance Section on the Proozy website.