Think all the great holiday sales are already over? Think again.
Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, many retailers have continued their sales through the week - including Amazon! Tech gifts are great but for a limited time, save up to 30% on AmazonBasics in a number of other departments, including Home, Kitchen & Dining, Sports & Outdoor and Home Improvement & Automotive.
I've combed through those sections so you don't have to, and picked potential gifts, from practical to fun. Check out the list below for a few ideas on great Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers!
Gift ideas for the home
This 34- by 24-inch outdoor fire pit might be hard to wrap, but will surely bring out a smile. It's small enough to be portable, but warm enough for those cool nights. Pick one up this week while they're still 20% off!
Great on its own or as a bonus gift to go with the fire pit, the zero-gravity outdoor chair is made for relaxation with a weightless feel. You can snag the beige variety of the chair for 30% off regular price, but prices on other colors vary.
Stocking stuffers for the home
Although some gifts can be considered stocking stuffers in spirit, they might be a little too big to actually fit in the stocking. Keeping that in mind, check out these ideas:
It's warm. It's reversible. It's interchangeable as a bedspread or throw, and good for all seasons. Who wouldn't want such a versatile present? The smoke blue variety of this Micromink Sherpa blanket is 15% off. It also comes in eight other colors, although prices vary.
This set includes two bath towels, two hand towels and two washcloths. It's also made of low-twist 100% Pima cotton loops for a soft feel. And it's 31% off!
Kitchen & dining: Gift ideas for culinary-inspired loved ones
The Amazon sales continue during Cyber Monday Deals Week in the Kitchen and Dining department.
Another versatile gift idea, this cast iron Dutch oven is great for baking, braising, roasting and more. Other colors are available, but get the blue or red 6-quart version for $38.24 (15% off).
If you're looking to give a practical gift this year, check out the AmazonBasics 18-piece dinnerware set. The porcelain set serves six and is safe for use in the microwave, oven, freezer and dishwasher. The set includes dinner plates, dessert plates and bowls and is currently 21% off.
Kitchen & dining stocking stuffer ideas
A great set of four wine glasses for everyday use and entertaining! Each glass holds 19 ounces and is dishwasher safe. You had better mark "fragile" on that stocking, though. Right now, they're 20% off.
This 12-pack of reusable baking cups will actually fit in the stocking. And it's a cost-saving alternative to the disposable variety. Get a few sets while they're still 25% off!
Gift ideas for the sports and outdoors enthusiast
There are plenty of AmazonBasics products on sale geared towards those who love to exercise, hike or just have fun outdoors! Check out the following from the Sports & Outdoors section.
Give the gift of the popular bag-toss game that's great for one-on-one play or teams. This set comes with two targets and eight bags and includes a carrying bag. Right now, it's 15% off!
Check out this internal-frame backpack with a 75-liter capacity that's perfect for those who love camping or hiking. It's brimming with storage compartments, including one specifically for a large sleeping bag. It's also water repellent on the outside and has fully adjustable straps for different body sizes. It's currently a whopping 41% off!
Sports & outdoors stocking stuffer ideas
Stuff that stocking (or the backpack above) with some smaller items from the same department!
Know someone who loves to work out at home? This extra-thick exercise mat is made for yoga, Pilates or other types of workouts. It comes in six colors, but the pink version is currently the lowest price at nearly 40% off.
And the fun continues with this rubber horseshoe set, for use on hard pavement or soft ground. It's very portable and fun for all ages. Order soon to get it 25% off.
Home improvement & automotive gift ideas
Admittedly, the following ideas from the Home Improvement & Automotive department are probably going to be the most practical of the bunch. Although you might need a replacement refrigerator water filter, I'm going to guess you still wouldn't be too excited to open it on Christmas. But there are quite a few useful items.
Let me start by saying this is a great deal because it's very difficult to find a biometric safe under the $100 mark (what this one usually retails for). This steel 0.5-cubic-foot safe is opened with your fingerprint and is a great solution for storing documents and some of your smaller valuables. During Cyber Monday Deals Week, order this safe for 30% off normal price.
If you know someone who loves to travel but lacks some interior vehicle space, this might just be the gift. This hitch-mounted cargo carrier is ideal for camping, road-tripping and even tailgating. It's 30% off, but keep in mind - the cargo carrier bag is sold separately.
Some useful stocking stuffers from Home Improvement & Automotive
Check out some of these useful and inexpensive products to keep around the house.
I can't tell you how many drill bits and screwdriver bits I've lost over the years, only to accidentally rediscover them much later with my bare feet. This handy wristband will hold those, along with nails, bolts and screws while you're working around the house - and it's nearly half price right now.
Maybe you know someone who likes to tinker with old phones. Or maybe they just like to void warranties. Either way, this set will not only work for smartphones, but also other mobile devices, game systems, wristwatches and eyeglasses. It even comes in a convenient zip-up case and is over 30% off during Amazon's Cyber Monday Deals Week.
And about those stocking stuffers ...
As I mentioned, some of these stocking stuffers listed here won't exactly fit into a regular stocking. But if you're serious about making sure they're presented that way, Amazon's got you covered for that, too. You can thank me later.
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