The Christmas Countdown

photo of two brown wrapped gifts on wooden table

We are officially three months away from Christmas, which means these next 90 days are going to fly by in a complete blur and before you know it, it’ll be December 24th and you’ll have a room full of gifts that still need to be wrapped and a list of 10 people you still need to shop for. Yikes. But don’t panic yet…we’re here to help! Three months is plenty of time to gift shop, gift wrap, and actually enjoy some holiday fun, too. We’ve put together a list of general gift ideas and the best stores to shop for them so you can get a head start on your shopping list!! Check out our Facebook page for the best deals on all sorts of gift items all year long, and stay tuned for our specific gift guides to come here on the blog. Happy shopping!

Apparel and Accessories

Frugal and Thriving may earn a small commission via affiliate links in this post. See full disclosure here.

Clothes, shoes, bags, hats…if you’re gifting apparel, these stores have huge selections at great prices.


For kitchen appliances both big and small, these retailers offer the best deals on the largest selection of products.


Beauty products make great gifts for any lady in your life! These stores have something for everyone at prices you’ll love.

Brand-Name Gifts

Splurging on a special someone? These stores have brand-name products that are still budget-friendly.


Looking for a new TV, smartphone, tablet, or electronic accessory? Look no further. Find top-quality products for less from these retailers.


If you’re shopping for furniture or home decor this year, these retailers offer huge discounts on stylish pieces for the home.


You can never go wrong with diamonds! Give a gift that looks like a million bucks but costs way less with jewelry from these stores.

Kids’ Clothing

For the little ones on your list, these stores offer adorable apparel at awesome prices.

Sports & Outdoors

For the fitness junkie, sports fanatic, or mountain man in your life, check out these retailers for deals on all things sports and outdoors.

Subscription Boxes

Subscription boxes are a fabulous gift idea!! These are some of our favorites that we use and love.


It wouldn’t be the holidays if you didn’t have 100 new toys you had to put together and find a place to store right? Save yourself some stress by saving money on toys at these retailers.

leave a comment

Leave a Reply