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With less than three weeks left until Christmas, the heat is on to get your holiday shopping done in time. If you need some inspiration, we’ve put together a bunch of gift guides for everyone on your list. But just because you’re in a flurry trying to get gifts for all your loved ones doesn’t mean you have to pay full price.
There are loads of sales happening across the internet, like Amazon’s 12 Days of Deals that feature special savings on different categories every day. This Saturday is Day 7 and Amazon’s featuring deals on baby, pets, and cameras. But those aren’t the only sales you’ll find with Prime shipping. To help you sort through all the clutter, we put our product expertise to work to find the 5 best Amazon deals of the weekend.
1. Under $10: The best affordable
This is the best affordable travel mug we’ve ever tested, and it usually sells for around $20. Right now, you can get the 16-ounce stainless steel version for just $10. Considering these mugs retail for $19.99 and typically sell for $15-$20, this is a crazy good deal.
2. Under $20: One of the best indoor smart cameras
If you have a smart home lover, home security nut, or pet owner on your list, the Wyze Cam is an amazing gift. It’s one of the most affordable smart indoor security cameras, and it actually works really well considering it usually costs $26 (and it’s just under $20 today too). The best part? It includes free 14-day rolling storage. Most other smart cameras offer at best a few days of free storage before you have to pay to save your footage.
3. Under $40: An Instant Camera anyone will love
If you’re shopping for someone who loves snapping photos, this deal of the day on the Fujifilm Instax Mini 26 might be the perfect thing. We haven’t tested this model, but we love the other Instax instant cameras and think you can’t beat this sale price for the typically $70 camera. Plus, this deal includes a 10-pack of photo paper so your giftee can start saving memories the minute they open the box.
4. Under $50: A best-selling fish tank planter
This adorable fish tank planter hybrid is one of the featured deals for Day 7 of Amazon’s 12 Days of Deals. Not only is it the #1 best seller in aquariums on Amazon, but it’s highly rated and well-reviewed. Plus, it’s super low-maintenance because the system is designed to be self-cleaning. The plants give the fish oxygen and food, and the fish fertilizes the plants! It’s a tiny little ecosystem, and it’s on sale for more than half off. It even includes a coupon for a betta fish.
5. Under $20: An awesome meat thermometer
If you know a home cook with a penchant for meat, this probe thermometer from ThermoPro is sure to be a huge hit. At just $15 (typically $18-$19), we think this would be a great stocking stuffer or Secret Santa gift for anyone who grills, smokes meat, or uses their oven often. We liked that it’s accurate in measuring temperatures, but the fact that it’s magnetic and super affordable really put it over the top as one of our favorite probe thermometers.
Other great deals on the internet
Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.
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