Weekly deals: Discounts on electronics, kitchen favorites

From bestreviews.com
Jennifer Manfrin


Are you looking for a gift for someone special that will be appreciated all year long? You can get the reaction you love to see on Christmas morning and save some money in the meantime. With the end of the holiday shopping season just around the corner, retailers and manufacturers are offering attention-grabbing sale prices, some that are just too good to pass by.

So regardless of who you are shopping for, there is an amazing gift available at a price that is just as appealing. Check out our favorite deals of the week, and be prepared to grab them while they are still in stock as the Christmas countdown continues.

1. Alexa Voice Remote for Amazon Echo

If you have an Echo enthusiast on your gift list, the Alexa Voice Remote is a must-have item that is currently on sale on Amazon for $19.99 - that's a savings of more than 30% off the regular price. Pairing this streamlined remote with its Bluetooth connectivity to Amazon Echo devices (with the exception of Amazon Tap) makes controlling other synced devices in noisy rooms easy. It's also perfect for controlling Echo devices at a distance, making it a handy gadget when it's time to sit down, kick back, and relax.

2. Ninja Instant Cooker, 1000-Watt Pressure Cooker

A gift that cuts down on time in the kitchen is always appreciated. Not only does the Ninja Instant Cooker make meals quickly, but it's like having several gadgets in one. In addition to delivering 1000 watts of powering for efficient pressure cooking, it's also capable of slow cooking, steaming, sauteing, and searing. Once food is done cooking, it can even keep it warm throughout mealtime without overcooking or burning. Other user-friendly features include the 6-quart capacity, simple controls, and steam rack, making it an impressive value at its current $67.49 sale price.

3. Magic Bullet Blender

A handy little blender that can chop, grind, whip and more for meal prep, and make delicious smoothies is a perfect gift that almost anyone on your list will find useful. The Magic Bullet Blender can do all of that, plus comes in a sleek design that is easy to use and store. It's also great for taking healthful concoctions on the go, thanks to the 11-piece set that includes a to-go cup and flip-top lid. You'll love the 25%-off sale price as much as the recipient on your list will love this little machine - only $29.99 while it's in stock.

4. Fragrances for men and women

Vera Wang Embrace Eau de Toilette Green Tea & Pear Blossom Scent 1 Fluid Oz.

Light Blue by Dolce & Gabbana for Men - 4.2 oz EDT Spray

We love Vera Wang's Embrace Eau de Toilette with Green Tea & Pear Blossom scent for its feminine, floral aroma that inspires thoughts of spring and summer. It's currently on sale for $22.71 for a one-ounce bottle.

For men, we suggest D&G Light Blue by Dolce & Gabana that smells clean and fresh without being too overpowering. It has a scent with notes of citrus and spice that's modern and classy. And for just $52, you can give a generous 4.2-ounce spray bottle to the man on your list.

5. Vizio 29-Inch 2.0 Channel Sound Bar

Giving the gift of sound is always a good idea, especially to tech lovers who like to watch TV or spend time gaming to the tune of a rich, balanced sound effect. But this type of gift doesn't have to set you back hundreds of dollars, thanks to the Vizio 29-Inch 2.0 Channel Sound Bar. For only $78.99, this device can add excellent sound to any TV or home theater system. It has built-in Bluetooth connectivity and TruSurround technology, and comes with a remote. It also earns praise for being simple to set up.


Jennifer Manfrin is a writer for BestReviews. BestReviews is a product review company with a singular mission: to help simplify your purchasing decisions and save you time and money. BestReviews never accepts free products from manufacturers and purchases every product it reviews with its own funds.

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