My Christmas List | What I’ve Bought: Part 1

I’d like to take a few minutes to tell you what gifts I’ve purchased so far this holiday season, along with my current savings.  Many of these deals are no longer available, but several were posted here!

I normally don’t list items I’ve bought with credits, as I am a blogger and sometimes receive more credits than the average reader.  However,  this year I’m on a mission to see how far I can stretch the estimated credits an average referrer can use.

I’m really trying to cut back on the number of gifts we give this year, as we are in the process of buying a home and eliminating a LOT of clutter.

Item Retail Cost
EA Sports NFL Training Camp-Wii $39.99 $12.71 Paid in full with Swagbucks Gift Cards
Barbie Twillerbaby Play Set $9.99 $1.48 Mattel Sale
Barbie Twillerbaby Play Set (bought two) $9.99 $1.48 Mattel Sale
Polly Pocket $9.99 $2.48 Mattel Sale
Polly Pocket $7.99 $4.99 Mattel Sale
Steak and Shake Gift Card $10 $5 Saveology
Steak and Shake Gift Card $10 $5.99 OnSale
Farm Frenzy –DS $24.99 $6.48 Paid in full with Swagbucks Gift Cards
National Geographic Books $20 $10.00 Sale: $10- used $10 in free credits from Plum District
Dollhouse $49.99 $25.00 Sale: $25- used $25 in free credits from Eversave
Melissa and Doug Toys
$80
$38
paid $13.90shipping costs only, these were gift cards from SaveMore, bought with credits
Guitar Center Gift Card
$50
$25
Groupon Half Price gift card, paid for with Groupon

Credits

Total
322.93
$138.61
Adjusted Price after Credits: $35.32

If you’d like to learn how I shop like this, or how I bought $3,000 worth of items last year for under $400, register for the next Christmas Savings workshop on October 27th here:  Upcoming Workshops We’ll analyze your own Christmas list, cutting the cost of each item in HALF or MORE!

Can’t take a workshop?  Get the 40 page Ultimate Christmas Savings Ebook + the 18 page printable Christmas planner today for just $10 (a $63 value)! 

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