If you tend to put off holiday shopping until the last minute, take it from another procrastinator: Now is a great time to check off everything on your list.
Amazon’s early Black Friday sale is here, and it has impressive discounts on gift-worthy items in almost every category. As a writer who finds the best deals online for a living, I’m shopping the sales to start picking up gifts for family and friends. That way I can score savings and avoid competing to find the perfect gifts this December. Plus, I don’t have to worry about potential shipping delays.
From stocking fillers to big ticket items, my selection includes treats for every budget. It includes Oprah-approved candles, customer favorite blankets and more. Keep scrolling to see all the top holiday gifts I’m eyeing from Amazon’s early Black Friday sale.
7 Holiday Gift Deals Amazon Editors Love
Snif Old Saint Wick Christmas Scented Candle
A candle is a classic gift that most people appreciate, but choosing a good scent can be tricky. So this year, I’m going with one that has Oprah’s stamp of approval: TheSnif Old Saint Wick Christmas Scented Candle made the connoisseur’s 2022 list of favorites.
Perfect for the holidays, it has a sleek green container and has notes of sandalwood, pine, jasmine, cedar, rosemary and apple. According to Oprah, it “has a scent that will fill the house with joy.” So it will be a great gift for my best friend, who loves the holidays.
Buy it! Snif Old Saint Wick Christmas Scented Candle, $35.20 (originally $44); amazon.com
Bedsure fleece blanket
For me, the more comforting the gift, the better. That’s why I’m wrapping up the Bedsure fleece blanket that’s on sale for as low as $13. Made from micro-fleece yarn, the warm blanket feels soft and velvety, according to reviews. It comes in 28 colors, which means I can choose my recipient’s favorite color to make it a personalized gift.
It has been a hit with buyers and is currently one of the best selling rugs on Amazon. It has received more than 107,200 five-star ratings from customers, and reviewers say it’s “cozy” and “plush.” Many also rave that it makes a great gift, with one saying: “I love this blanket so much I have three myself and am buying them [as] gifts for everyone I know.”
Buy it! Bedsure Fleece Throw Blanket, $12.99 (originally $24.13); amazon.com
Dearfoams Fireside Sydney Shearling Fur Slipper
Another convenient choice at the top of my holiday shopping list? Dearfoams Fireside Sydney Shearling Fur Slipper that has deals and stacked coupons on site. A luxury gift that I plan to get my family members with hard floors, the slippers are made from 100 percent Australian cut that adapts to your body temperature.
Buy it! Dearfoams Fireside Sydney Shearling Fur Slipper, $47.81 with coupon (originally $75); amazon.com
Beevines Silk Sleeping Mask
As for stocking stuffers, I’m eyeing the Beevines Silk Sleep Mask Set while it’s up to 58 percent off. The set includes two masks made of 100 percent silk. They have adjustable straps, so you can position them just right to block out light while you snooze, whether at home or on the go. Buyers who have rated them five stars say the “silky” masks are “very comfortable.”
Buy it! Beevines Silk Sleep Mask, 2 Pack, $7.99 (originally $18.98); amazon.com
Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
For my friends who love hot coffee and tea, I’m picking up the Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug. The smart mug is designed to keep drinks at the perfect temperature that you control with the Ember app on your phone. It’s on the pricier side, so I’m adding it to my cart while it’s down to its lowest price in weeks.
Buy it! Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug, $99.95 (originally $129.95); amazon.com
Anna Bella digital photo frame
When I get to see my parents, they’re always pulling out their phones to show me family photos, nature photos, food photos – basically anything. So they don’t have to scroll through tons of photos on their phones, I’m getting them the Anna Bella 10.1 inch Digital Photo Frame that can display their favorite photos for them.
Buy it! Anna Bella 10.1-inch Digital Photo Frame, $79.99 (originally $129.99); amazon.com
Allsum Store Large Bamboo Wood Cutting Board
And for my friends who like to cook and entertain, I’m picking up the Allsum Store Large Bamboo Wood Cutting Charcuterie Board. As you might have guessed from its name, it doubles as a cutting board and charcuterie board. It has a juice groove that surrounds the edges of both sides and three side compartments for serving food.
Buy it! Allsum Store Large Bamboo Wood Cutting Charcuterie Board, $15.99 (originally $23.99); amazon.com
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