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Christmas bargain thread - it's back!

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Reastie Tue 25-Jun-13 07:26:46

Hello everyone,

thanks moosey for the thread on promo codes I bumped into. Hope you all don't mind me starting a thread again. I've tried to consolidate those codes still working and some links from last year (hope they still work) and a few codes I found which may be useful. List is looking rather small but will build up over time I hope . Lots of sales on at the min so I'm busy working through my list grin

Websites which are good to check for deals hot deals UK offer of the day and money saving expert

Quidco is a must to join and get free cashback here

Track amazon prices at camel camel

Achica have some lovely gifts. Follow this link when you join and you’ll get £10 off your first order

Body shop free delivery and 40% off when you spend a fiver. Code is honey or extratreat here

Book people free delivery with code RHFREE here

Face cloths - the popular ones from last year here

Fake lego advent calendar here

Joules free delivery and 15% off with code NWHD97 here

Moshi Monsters advent calendar for £6 here

Monnier Freres code for £100 off any £300 or more hand bag. Code is GLOSSYBOX100UK here

Nerf gun here from amazon

Zulily is worth a look and has new stock every day. use this link to earn me some credit for referrals thanks

JaquelineHyde Sun 07-Jul-13 13:12:26

I have reserved the school house and 2 of animagic bunnies for collection tomorrow grin

Only a few little bits needed and DD2 will be done, then I can begin on the other 3 DC and my HUGE family!

MooseyMoo Sun 07-Jul-13 14:01:26

Seasalt have free delivery (with full price item) and their jute bags are 2 for £7/8 are included.

Code is HEATWAVE2013

scrappydappydoo Sun 07-Jul-13 14:10:34

DD has the paper jamz thing - she loves it - not sure our ears love it quite so much...

LaTrucha Sun 07-Jul-13 14:17:35

Thanks for the paper jamz feedback. I don't seem to be able to make the 15% off code work with it. Anyone had any luck with it ?

LaTrucha Sun 07-Jul-13 14:17:46

p.s. Boden sale now on.

Umlauf Sun 07-Jul-13 15:33:01

Joules has an OK sale, very pretty umbrellas half price (now a tenner) with 1 pound delivery.

sameoldIggi Sun 07-Jul-13 15:49:41

How do you all know what they will (ahem) ask Santa for? My ds (almost 6)'s tastes change so much. I could make a very expensive mistake.

Reastie Sun 07-Jul-13 16:06:27

My DD is 2 same so I can twist and control things easier than when she gets older I think!

LaTrucha Sun 07-Jul-13 16:08:46


There are loads of offers that come on nearer to Christmas, so no need to start now unless you want to. DD stays pretty consistent. She has been asking for a microphone for about two years. She also wants a V tech electronic diary, which I know she will want then. DS wants a forestry tractor from Bruder but I know it won't come down much in price, so I won't buy it yet just in case he changes his mind.

PrincessWellington Sun 07-Jul-13 16:28:07

I'm always asked in December what dcs want so if there is something specific its covered like this.

PrincessWellington Sun 07-Jul-13 16:31:05

Car boot finds today were Enid blyton book, joke set and wicked queen from Snow White. All new. Am wondering how much I can do via car boot this year?!? Already got a David Walliams book and several Shirley Hughes books.

PeanutPatty Sun 07-Jul-13 16:37:45

Marks spot!

blondieminx Sun 07-Jul-13 21:14:31

Zulily have Melissa & Doug naice wooden toys today.

Some nice cheap pj's going in the Mothercare sale also

500internalerror Sun 07-Jul-13 22:42:46

Paperjamz are much cheaper on gift ideas - £2.99 amp!

500internalerror Sun 07-Jul-13 22:43:50

500internalerror Sun 07-Jul-13 22:44:44

It's not letting me llink, but type paper jamz into the site search!

500internalerror Sun 07-Jul-13 23:07:26

horrible histories battle packs half price...Eygptian or Roman.

PrincessWellington Mon 08-Jul-13 10:07:56

The amp doesn't come with a microphone though 500

Chockywockydoodah Mon 08-Jul-13 10:34:50

Zulily clearance sale started today

BeaWheesht Mon 08-Jul-13 11:57:05

Thanks 500 for the HH link, just bought them for ds, he will be ecstatic

buildingmycorestrength Mon 08-Jul-13 13:45:52

Picked up enormous school and bunny and craft pack from Argos today. grin Thanks so much!

MooseyMoo Mon 08-Jul-13 14:05:06

John Deere ride on tractor £64 (normally £139)

Would love to get this for DS 2nd birthday but we don't really have room

PoppyWearer Mon 08-Jul-13 14:31:40

I picked up the Playmobil school today and it's huge! thanksthanks

The lady serving me at Argos couldn't believe the price either.

(I might actually put it aside for DS' next birthday as I think DH might get huffy about another big plastic toy this year. But still, that is his birthday sorted!)

Reastie Mon 08-Jul-13 15:16:53

Another person picked up the playmobil school today and very pleased although the box was rather battered ( angry to argos). Very good value. I'm thinking of putting it aside for DDs 4th birthday - is that the right kind of age for playmobil or is it better before then?

LaTrucha Mon 08-Jul-13 15:38:39

I got one too. Very dusty but otherwise looks great. Thankyou. I think 4 would be fine Reastie.

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