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Christmas bargain thread 18 - a goat for all seasons

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Reastie Sun 16-Nov-14 07:54:19

As previously, if you shot a link in the OP links isn’t working/no longer in date, please let me know by posting in bold so I can easily see to update thanks

If I’ve missed anything good from any last threads onto the list please let me know.

Reastie Sun 16-Nov-14 07:54:32

Thanks to Elvish for the thread song grin

postage dates for christmas

On the first thread of Reastie my true love bought for me,
A Chinese frozen dress
Two furry throws
Three Womdee scarves
Four finger lights
Five DVDs
Six fox shaped bags
Seven Christmas mugs
Eight sets of PJs
Nine orchard games
Ten tassimos
Eleven book people deals
Twelve flashing rings (minus 11)

I’ve tried to include some of the popular stuff from last year as well as some of the new bits. I may well have missed some important bits, so please let me know if that’s the case.

YaMasYaDaWithAWigOn s recipe for choc truffles

200g Philadelphia
350g icing sugar
500g dark chocolate (I use the cheap stuff from Aldi or Asda)

Melt the chocolate then add to the Philly and icing sugar. Add flavouring (1 teaspoon for vanilla, 2 for liqueur)
Leave to set for a little while

No more socks is a free app you might find useful for budgeting etc info here
or look on google play for an app called ‘gift list’

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 crutchlow35 has earned £3k cashback in under 3 years apparently shock she must buy alot of stuff!

Top cashback also fabulous cashback site - I’ve seriously never looked back - getting money for nothing! amazon prices at [[ camel camel

Filler checker here searches for amazon items when you only need a small amount to get it up to the £10 for free postage

Warning from Ialreadytoldyou - Loom bands and loom band charms from Asia have been tested and have been carrying a dangerous level of carcinogenics. It's quite worrying tbh, the report says it can get into the body through the skin when worn, especially if the wearer is sweating and also if anything is put in the mouth. Apparently you wouldn't know until the wearer has children and they have defects. article here

Good place to check for magazine free gift offers here

camelcamelcamel tracks amazon prices here

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

Albelli for lovely photobooks. here

Aliexpress here bit like the chinese ebay items. Very cheap stuff all shipped over from China. Note from scaredycat - check feedback of seller! Lots of free postage items. elsa/anna dolls frozen dresses from under £4

Aliexpress anna and elsa doll here queststarz has had and she thinks they’re lovely. took 2 weeks to arrive for her and have disney store labels on hers

aliexpress frozen themed finger lights here

Aliexpress £2.35 for the next generation of finger lights here

amazon red or dead clutch bag less than £10 here

amazon inflatable dinosaur £1.98 here

amazon stacking snowman crayons here

amazon the £3.95 furry throw here

amazon coloured electric toothbrushes with spare heads here

amazon pretty doll post its for 35p here

amazon snow globe elsa here £27.99 on other sellers, keep an eye as price may go up and down

Amazon wondee scarves here

Amazon colour changing flower here

Amazon panpipes 95p delivered here

Amazon snowflake cookie cutter 99p inc postage here

Amazon nautical bracelet here

Amazon mini waterproof flashlight £1.08 here

Amazon light up dolphin here

amazon sack coin purses here

Amazon disney princess game here

Amazon love hearts scarf here

Amazon Troll Keyring here

Amazon owl watch here

amazon vintage owl decoration here

amazon vintage daisy heart decoration here

amazon disney princes sparkle doll - rapunzel here

amazon man tin here

amazon pocket knife/tool thing here bear in mind instructions/uses are all in Chinese!

amazon cloth coin purse here

amazon 3 annuals for £10 here

Amazon 4 children’s books for £20 here

amazon bird house key holder here note - spelling mistake on box (piace instead of place) but some orders item has come with no box.

Amazon troll keyrings here

Amazon red or dead bag here

Amazon weird light thingy here

Amazon batteries here

Amazon Kids LED bath toy here

Amazon loom bands Loom Bands here

Amazon Christmas tree confetti here

Amazon Christmas Mug here

Amazon nautical bracelet here

Amazon 80p rose petal bath soap here

Amazon finger puppets £1.63 here

amazon make your bike tyre light up with 99p lights here (I have no idea but a good thing for a cycling person)

amazon vintagey watch [ here]]

amazon touch screen gloves 66p here

amazon make up brush set here

amazon selfie stick £3.99 here

Amazon christmas duvet here

Amazon magic dino egg 80p delivered here

Amazon special design coffee spoon 59p inc postage here

Amazon the famous finger lights here

Reastie Sun 16-Nov-14 07:55:15

Asda beauty and the beast DVD preorder for £10 here

Book people here SPEND10 free delivery over £10. MYGIFT gets you £5 off a £30 spend and free deliverychristmas decoration book £4 AFTADAH should be free delivery over £10

Book clearance site here

Character pjs sale here look also for their sale on backpacks short50 for 50% off short PJs

Christmas enchanted Fairy Doorways here

Craft supplies try yellow moon here or baker ross here

Debenhams currently have 20% off toys with this codePX49. Minimum spend £25 here

Disney On Ice 'Magical Ice Festival' tickets can be bought on early release from Ticket Master with priority code FE33DPE. Not at all bargainous, but may be desirable to many. The link can be found on DayTripFinder on Facebook which is here

dotcomgiftshop is popular here

Ebay Elsa gloves 99p here

Ebay mini vintage sewing machine here

Ebay discount toys here

ebay christmas jumpers £8 here but a warning there have been reports of holes in jumpers

Ebay £13 popcorn maker here

Ebay how to train your dragon toy for £2.60 here

Ebay £2.59 inc postage for the ‘wooden bead things they have at Doctor’s’ wink here

Ebay floating ufo 99p including postage here

Ebay hatching dino egg 99p inc postage here

Ebay more christmas socks here

Ebay christmas duvet here

Ebay new generation of finger lights with fibre optic 99p for 4, the ones where we all look like Edward Scissorhands here

Ebay liberty outlet here

Ebay Joules outlet here

Ebay Frozen watch £1.98 here

Ebay fox bag here not sure about this link, it works fine for me on my computer at home but when linked to mn didn’t work, will try something else if it doesn’t work again this time

Etsy have loads of lovely hand made things here just make sure you select your preferences for shipping to UK/items in UK

Facebook group with bargains on here

Flavourly beer set. Use code MLVB10 which should make it £4. Cancel when beers arrive so you don’t get more here or £3 trial offer using code father12 for a regular flavourly box. £10 off craft beer membership FLAVBBJ10, £10 food flavourly box FLAVFFJ10

GLTC code is NORTHPOLE for 20% off orders over £50 here

Good Housekeeping magazine 6 issues for £9.99 with free pyrex set here but first issue must arrive at end of october so may not do for christmas

Google cardboard 3d things here

Hotel Chocolat tasting club box of ~25 chocolates for £9.95 and a free body butter using code L913 here . Valid until the end of October.

John Lewis not bargainous but lovely christmas duvet here

Joss and Main here have nice reduced homeware bits

Lego brickset site showing reductions on lego on amazon here

here for a pound online pound shop here

Rakuten code 5 LAUNCHFIVE and gives you £5 off a minimum of £7 spend here

Smyths code NOV6OFF gives £6 off £25 here

The Spicery have 20% off everythjng at the moment with code WEBSITEWOES here

Thorntons KBRP for 20% off , works on their 5 for £20 deals here

sports direct hello kitty headphones here

sports direct quarry kit here

The Hut Christmas PJs here , here , and here sale stuff here

Very try 4R4VF or 4J4JW. The first one is £30 off a £60 spend, the second one is £25 off a £50 spend. Or try new code 4UU7X here

Wauwaa code WAUBIRTHDAY gives £10 off with NO MINIMUM SPEND here

Yellow moon craft bits, £5 off £35 before 21st Nov if anyone's interested. Code is 14YXE2 here

Zulily is worth a look and has new stock every day. use this link to earn me some credit for referrals thanks My tip if you’re buying something big with hefty delivery fee is so buy something cheap and small from their site first then you get free delivery for the rest of the day so then go back and buy bulky order.

Neeko Sun 16-Nov-14 07:57:10

Thanks, Reastie. thanks You will be exhausted by Christmas at this rate.

afreshstartplease Sun 16-Nov-14 07:58:03


Place marking

Have just explained on last thread I was a regular on here but have had to nc

RunawayReindeer Sun 16-Nov-14 07:58:24

thanks [freastie]

Almost done now.... Am on the homeward stretch!! fgrin

YoureAllABunchOfBastards Sun 16-Nov-14 08:00:13

Hello. I am going real life shopping today!

SpottyTeacakes Sun 16-Nov-14 08:00:54

I'm not buying anything else yet but don't want to miss out on the goss wink

DrankSangriaInThePark Sun 16-Nov-14 08:02:05

Morning all.

More flowers for a freshstart. xx

LegoCaltrops Sun 16-Nov-14 08:04:56

Marking place. Panicking in case I've not got enough. Even though I've been buying since spring... blushgrin

afreshstartplease Sun 16-Nov-14 08:06:52

More thanks for drank

So I need ideas to send to a couple over seas aged between 40-50 I dont really know what they like so it's tricky

PullMySocksUp Sun 16-Nov-14 08:07:30

Yay I've found the thread before it's 100 pages long!

GerbilsAteMyCat Sun 16-Nov-14 08:13:10


Onthemountain Sun 16-Nov-14 08:16:25

Place marking. Thanks reastie.

eastmidswarwicknightnanny Sun 16-Nov-14 08:24:14

Thanks reastie.

Shatteredmamma1 Sun 16-Nov-14 08:25:29

Where's good for cute Christmas PJs for toddlers? Thinking reindeer or penguins or similar. Will use my ELCcode that I was kindly given if mothercare the best option? smile

mumslife Sun 16-Nov-14 08:29:19

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

PinkAndBlueBedtimeScares Sun 16-Nov-14 08:34:05

Hiya all! I'm completely done.. No idea why I'm still here!!

I posted on the old thread but will post here too, has anyone received their hotel chocolat tasting box yet? Any ideas when it will arrive?! We are moving on the 28th and I'm scared I'm going to miss it/ won't cancel as I didn't know it arrived and then be charged £££!

PinkSquash Sun 16-Nov-14 08:34:39

Thanks Reastie flowers

Welcome AFresh flowers

AuntieMaggie Sun 16-Nov-14 08:35:09

Thanks reastie smile

I haven't reported the links issue as I thought maybe it was just me and it's not happening with all of them.

OutThereLil Sun 16-Nov-14 08:36:23

Thanks for the replies and the link.

Sounds like furbys are worth it even if they will drive me mad

DrankSangriaInThePark Sun 16-Nov-14 08:45:03

I didn't know furblings existed in real life.

You realise what this means, don't you? grin

Here's a bargain I've been waiting for....get this set for my Mum most years....QVC Elemis gift set including the famous Marine Cream much beloved of MN Style and Beauty.....this is a mahoosive saving, (the marine cream alone would be more than the whole box) and it's on 4 easy pay instalments. Cashback also from both Quidco and TCB IIRC is good.

wibblyjelly Sun 16-Nov-14 08:45:24

Had a look through presents already bought this year, and doing well. DS is done, so just need to get some bits for family. So thank you everyone!

DrankSangriaInThePark Sun 16-Nov-14 08:49:00

Oops, no cashback with QVC, I was sure there was. Still a fab bargain, that lot would sell separately at well over £100.

cleanandclothed Sun 16-Nov-14 08:49:06

Shattered I really like the mothercare ones here and they have some other Christmassy ones as well. Haven't bought them (yet) though so can't comment on quality.

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