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I've found some great offers and reductions this week on everything from aftershave to spa days to this year's kids' Christmas must-have: a Furby! So whether you're shopping for a gift or looking to treat yourself, these affordable ideas could be a great place to start.

Remember that all offers are subject to each store's own terms and conditions - and could be changed or removed at the retailer's discretion (particularly where an expiry date is not stated). All the deals featured were accurate on 14/11/2012 and based on online prices - so bear in mind prices in store could be different.

Gift ideas

With Christmas quickly approaching, every weekend counts when it comes to shopping around for those festive gift ideas for friends and family.

At, you can get an Accurist Men's Ceramic watch for half price - down from £129.99 to £64.99.

This Christmas, the must-have toy is, once again, the Furby! Demand is so high that finding one in stock, either online or on the high street, is virtually impossible. However, we have found that Argos say they have a selection of Furbys in stock, subject to availability in your area. If you see any in stock online, or at the local shops, tweet us or Facebook us to let other Furby hunters know!

Why not treat your loved ones to some much-needed rest and relaxation with a spa day? are offering a Marriott spa day pass for 2, which can be used at over 40 locations in the UK, for just £22 (originally £29).

At, you can get Burberry Touch for Men (100ml) for £26.99 - saving you £26.51 on the original price (£53.50). Or, for her, you could save over £20 on Versace Woman (50ml) - now just £19.99.

Why not treat film-loving friends or family to a Logik Portable DVD Player from for the bargain price of £54.99? It was originally £129.99 - a massive saving of £75!

Hair & Beauty

Why not keep your skin looking healthy this winter for a fraction of the cost by taking a look at the vitamin E range at They have 50% off Vitamin E Moisture Cream with the code 50VITE - now just £4. They also have up to 50% off other items in the range. has a No7 Illuminated Make-up Mirror for £20 - a massive saving on the original price (£49.99). You could also pick up a Philips Sonicare Deluxe Electric Toothbrush for £58.56 - down from an RRP of £121.99.

Visit and you can get ghd Mark 4 Hair Straighteners for £78 - knocking more than £20 off the original £99 price tag.

At, they have a Babyliss 10-in-1 male grooming kit down from £29.99 to an offer price of £19.99.

You can save over 37% on TIGI Bed Head Hair Wax at - now £6.95.


Why not treat your pets to something special this weekend (or for Christmas)? has 25% off the marked price of selected dog leads. They also have a 2 for £2 offer on Whiskas Temptations Cat Treats.

At, you can get a Deluxe Cat Activity Centre, which has been reduced to £16.99 from £23.99.

Or why not add an interesting feature to your fish tank with a Pirate Ship Aquarium Ornament for £10.99 - down from the original £18.99 price tag.

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Next week I'll be tracking down some of the best offers around for all the family this Christmas, so make sure you come back for some seasonal money-saving ideas.

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