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Holiday Shopping 2006


Top Holiday 2006 Gifts: Blue Man Group Percussion Tubes

File under: Amazon, eToys, For Kids, Holiday Shopping 2006, Music, Toys, Toys R Us, Wal-Mart

Blue Man Group Percussion TubesThe promotional materials for the next product leads off with “Harness all the energy and excitement of the Blue Man Group” but we really know this about harnessing that energy and excitement of kids who usually hit, bang, and slap everything in sight.

The Blue Man Group Percussion Tubes, based on the innovative percussion instruments created by those three guys with blue painted faces, features eight motion sensitive tubes that play sounds by simply waving the percussion sticks (meaning no drumming required, but I bet that won’t stop your kid from doing it). This battery powered musical toy comes with six different instruments including drums and xylophone. In a sign of the times, it also features an iPod/MP3 player dock which allows your kids to drum to music tracks.

This gift, great for your niece or nephew since you don’t have to deal with the noise, is designed for kids 8 and up and requires 4AA batteries. Selling at $60 to $70, it’s a top seller so keep checking these retailers to see if it’s in stock.

Links:  Blue Man Group Percussion Tubes at Amazon, Toys R Us, eToys, and Walmart

December 16th, 2006 | Permalink

Free Prints and Martha Stewart Now at Kodak EasyShare Gallery

File under: Cameras and Photography, Coupons and Rebates, Holiday Shopping 2006, Kodak EasyShare Gallery

Kodak EasyShare Gallery

One final chance to print your holiday cards and photos — this time with Kodak EasyShare Gallery. Their deals include 20 free prints for new customers and get up to 40% off when you but 10 or more photo cards. Also, Kodak EasyShare Gallery is pushing their new Martha Stewart line which currently includes photo calendars and photo cards.


December 16th, 2006 | Permalink

10% Off Lenox Box and Necklace at Zales

File under: For Her, Holiday Shopping 2006, Jewelry, Zales

Lenox Box and Necklace at ZalesZales

For the remainder of the year, Zales is offering 10% off one of its best selling items, a Lenox Box and Pendant. Designed exclusively for Zales, this gift features a 1/10 ct. t.w., 10K two-tone gold heart and circle pendant with an open heart inside the circle with round diamond accents. The rope chain is 18 inches in length and has a spring-ring clasp. The pendant comes displayed in a porcelain Lenox music box that plays “Waltz of the Flowers”.

Link:  10% Off Lenox Box and Necklace at (expires 12/31/06)

December 16th, 2006 | Permalink

Expiring Today: $5 off $25 at Brookstone

File under: Body and Health, Brookstone, Coupons and Rebates, Electronics, For Her, For Him, Holiday Shopping 2006, Travel


Today is the last day for you to use Brookstone‘s $5 off $25 coupon. They still have other coupons for $10 off $100, $20 off $200, $50 off $500, and $100 off $1,000. If you want your order delivered for the holidays, you should purchase by 12/19 for ground shipping or 12/22 for 2-day shipping.


December 15th, 2006 | Permalink

Top Holiday 2006 Gifts: Picco Z Mini Helicopter

File under: Coupons and Rebates, HobbyTron, Holiday Shopping 2006, Toys


Picco Z Mini Helicopter We have a surprise newcomer in the battle for top holiday gifts. The Picco Z Mini Helicopter ($39.00 – $5 Coupon) claims to be the smallest and lightest remote control helicopter on the market today. Measuring 6 inches long and weighing a mere 10 grams, the Picco Z is made from Polypropylene foam and features a blue strobe light and a lightweight Lithium Polymer rechargeable battery. Most importantly, it comes assembled and ready to fly. In the box, you’ll find a remote control transmitter, the battery, a charger, and an instructions manual. Check out the video below:


December 14th, 2006 | Permalink

$5 of $25 and Free Shipping at Snapfish

File under: Cameras and Photography, Coupons and Rebates, Holiday Shopping 2006, Shipping Deals, Snapfish


With the holidays just days away, you may be running out of time to print and send your holiday cards. If you’ve neglected this important task, Snapfish is offering several coupons including $5 off $25 to use on all your photo and card printing needs. There are also two shipping coupons: one for free shipping on 25 4×6 prints and the other for $0.99 shipping.


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December 12th, 2006 | Permalink

Elmo Mania at Wal-Mart (Finally)

File under: Holiday Shopping 2006, TMX Elmo, Toys, Wal-Mart


After toying with us for so long, Wal-Mart is now ready to sell 4,000 TMX Elmo’s every day of this week. To try and get one of these $40 wonders, you’ll need to visit this page at noon Eastern time and hope you’re one of the lucky few who sees it say “in-stock”. It’s no secret that Wal-Mart has struggled this holiday season, so it’s about time they unleashed the inventory.

Links:  TMX Elmo on

December 12th, 2006 | Permalink

Coupon Alert: 20% Off SIRIUS Satellite Radio

File under: Coupons and Rebates, Electronics, Holiday Shopping 2006, Music, SIRIUS

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SIRIUS Satellite Radio, home to commercial free music, Howard Stern, NFL, NBA, and dozens of news, talk, and entertainment channels is offering 20% off your next order from their online store. This coupon expires 12/31/06.

They’ve also recently launched SIRIUS Internet Radio which features 75 commercial free channels streamed to your PC (yes, that includes Howard).

Link:  20% off your next order at To redeem, click here and use coupon code HOLIDAY20 (expires 12/31/06)

December 9th, 2006 | Permalink

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