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This week in deals: Up to 90% off at The Tog Shop, plus more

'Tis the season to be jolly and Happy 12-12-12!  We are less than two weeks away from Christmas and Chanukah started this past Saturday at sundown, Chag Sameach!

I've already done some holiday shopping but I'm also guilty of leaving some gifts to purchase on my procrastination shopping run, the day before Christmas (it has added to my stress level but I have a good reason this year, so cut me some slack!).

I have to admit that every time I see an incredible deal flash before me (which is a lot), I get some anxiety because it reminds me of all the shopping that needs to get done and yes, I also need to get those Christmas decorations out! 

This week, we have many incredible deals for you.  So unlike me, keep your stress level low and do your shopping now, so that you can enjoy the next couple of weeks.  Here are this week's top 5 deals:

 

Deal #1: Are you looking for a gift for your mom?  Starting today, The Tog Shop has a coupon for an extra 50% off sale items, for a total savings up to 90%.  Many seasonal items are on sale including sweaters, outerwear and more.  They also have petite sizes!  Expires 12/16/2012.

Deal #2: I have to say that there is a different feeling that comes with wearing designer wear.  Don't get me wrong, I love to run into an H&M or Forever21 and get my basics, but when I wear a high-end designer brand, I feel like a different person.  If you want to get in on some designer action with your realistic budget, you can save 36% on your entire purchase with this coupon from Loehmann's.  Expires 12/13/2012.

Deal #3:
 If you want to buy gifts for the whole family, Tommy Hilfiger has a coupon for 40% off everything.  Yes, you heard that correctly!  Plus, you get free shipping on orders over $150.  They have something for everyone and with a discount like that, you can't help but be in the holiday spirit!  Expires 12/16/2012.

Deal #4: Educational toys are very hot this holiday shopping season.  As a parent, I'm always looking for toys that my children can learn from (of course, the kiddos don't have to know). Right now, LeapFrog has a coupon for 15% off your purchase over $60. Exclusions apply.  Expires 12/14/2012.

Deal #5:
 Diamonds are a girl's best friend.  But what comes second?  Shoes!  You can never have enough shoes.  They come in all shapes and sizes, you might as well have one of each.  Use this coupon from ShoeMall.com and get 30% off your entire purchase, plus free shipping.  Expires 12/15/2012.

We also have a spectacular Tilly's coupon for 20% off 1 item, plus free shipping (highest priced item in cart, valid until 12/16/2012). It can be stacked with the Buy One, Get One Free offer for more savings. This one is not to be missed! 

In honor of 12/12/12, 6pm.com is having an incredible 12-12-12 Sale for today only.  Save up to 92% off, plus free shipping!  Now that's my kind of discount. They have some really nice gift items including Cole Haan sunglasses, olivia + joy handbags and more.  Don't hesitate, as items will run out very quickly!

If your holiday shopping is done and you're sitting back and relaxing, I applaud you!  For those of us that still have some shopping left, thank goodness the deals keep coming.  Hopefully you'll have your shopping done by the end of this week, but if not, I'll see you next week with a new batch of the very best deals.  Happy Holidays!

(Source: Savings.com)

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