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11 Things On Sale You’ll Actually Want To Buy: From Tamagotchi to Coach

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Just to state the obvious: Christmas is on Friday, so if you haven’t already secured all your gifts, perhaps you should jump on it. We know the hard-to-shop for dad, too-cool-for-you teenage sister, or very picky mom are a pain to buy for, but they still deserve something nice. So might we suggest some on-sale items? There’s a bunch of stuff that will still arrive in time — with the caveat that some might require paying for expedited shipping — but what you save on the item itself allows you to splurge a little on shipping. And in case you’ve already bought all your gifts, these would still make a nice gift for yourself as a job-well-done present.

A very fun stocking stuffer for the nostalgic millennial that will arrive before Christmas if you order today.

Speaking of nostalgic games, a Gen X-er who misses the arcade will be sure to appreciate this one

This refurbished Roomba won’t ship until after Christmas, but order it now and start the new year with a cleaner apartment without doing any of the work.

Lots of bags and wallets are half-off at Coach, including this charming wallet for the teen girl in your life. (We suggest using their express shipping option in order to get it on time for Christmas.)

For the younger sister who swears that fanny packs are cool now. (It’s also available in black, for something a touch more subtle.)

Some expert-recommended men’s underwear that supposedly “last for years” and is eligible for free three-day shipping.

With all that baking you are doing, some proper storage containers might come in handy — especially since you can bake in the Pyrex directly.

While this 850-piece Jiggy puzzle might not get here in time for Christmas, it would be a nice activity to do during Christmas break. (We particularly like the one with the pile of pups.)

With expedited shipping, you can get this four-pack of Mario Badescu mists for the cool teen in your life.

We’re sorry to say this won’t ship until January, but Jao’s Goe Oil (one of Betsey Johnson’s favorite things) is rarely on sale, so we suggest you stock up on it now.

The one clothing item that probably matters the most right now is a solid winter coat, and if yours isn’t cutting it anymore, this punchy orange puffer might do the trick. It’s available in grey, caramel and black, which are also on sale, too — and in sizes 00 to 40.

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11 Things On Sale You’ll Want: From Tamagotchi to Coach