All you want for Christmas is a good deal. And with so many gifts to give, it can be tough to snag a steal. Smile through the stress with these 3 shopping secrets and wellness gift ideas for the whole family (you’ll want to check this list twice):
Click and clip
Search engines are a simple way to start. Search for your item with add-on words like “sale,” “coupon,” or “promo code,” and you could save in seconds. Remember to stop after the first results page — if a legit coupon exists, it will be there. If the classic Google search fails, hop over to RetailMeNot or Price Grabber. If you’re a paper person, check out The Krazy Coupon Lady’s clip tips. You can also add plugins to your browser, like Honey, that find coupons for you.
Take your time
Health and wellness products, athletic apparel and wearable electronic items are on the hot-list every year. Buy those items first to make sure you don’t miss out, and keep a lookout for promotions early in the holiday season.
Big-ticket health and beauty items, like electric toothbrushes and water flossers, are cheapest during peak sale times. Brave last-minute holiday sales to get a bargain.
What’s on the health hot-list?
- Smart watches (great for tracking heart rate and activity levels + adding health apps)
- Insulated stainless steel tumblers/water bottles (staying hydrated is important)
Buy in bulk
You can spend an average of 38% less on stocking stuffer staples if you head to your local wholesale store. Warehouses are stocked with toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss and all the other traditional trimmings. Every member of the family will be set for a holiday of healthy smiles.
We want to hear your shopping secrets — dish in the comments section.