It's Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays with These 5 Seasonal Deals

By , dealnews contributor

Black Friday is over, you say? Sure, but that doesn't mean the end of great deals. In fact, Black Friday begins the holiday shopping season! To that end, we've got some great seasonal holiday deals on tap. Our latest roundup includes a Christmas tree, inflatable Santa, and more.And don't forget to check out our daily seasonal holiday deals.

  1. Holiday Time 6.5-Foot Madison Pine Pre-Lit Christmas Tree
    Store: Walmart
    Price: $39 with $1.97 s&h
    Lowest By: $7

    Is It Worth It?: You can't get the holidays properly started without festive decorations Save yourself the hassle of stringing lights with this pre-lit 600-tip Christmas tree, available at the lowest price we've seen sine May! With 400 Clear lights (pictured) or Multicolor lights, this 6.5-foot tall tree says bring on the holiday.

  2. 2 8-Foot Christmas Santa Airblown Inflatables
    Store: Walmart
    Price: $49 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $57

    Is It Worth It?: See Santa waving? He's saluting you because you're a smart shopper. With this deal, you can bundle together two 8-foot Santas for one low price. St. Nick self-inflates in seconds for easy set-up and storage, and stakes and tethers are included to ensure your inflatable is secure. Of note, you can choose a Snowman for an additional $2.50 or a Penguin for an additional $5.50

  3. Vince Guaraldi Trio's "A Charlie Brown Christmas" MP3 Album
    Store: Amazon
    Price: $3.99
    Lowest By: $3

    Is It Worth It?: Good grief! Why would you pay more for this classic album when we found the lowest price? This 14-track, DRM-free holiday album is newly remastered and expanded for 2012. So along with the "Thanksgiving Theme" and "Great Pumpkin Waltz," you also get the vocal and instrumental renditions of "Christmastime Is Here."

    Looking for more holiday music? Be sure to check out Must-Have Christmas Masterpieces" MP3 Album for free. This Editors' Choice stocking stuffer is a 4-track, DRM-free Christmas album, released on November 6.

  4. Personalized Video Message from Santa Claus
    Vendor: Portable North Pole
    Price: Free

    Is It Worth It?: With your kid or grandkid's Christmas list in the making, why not send him or her along a personalized video message from Santa himself? It'll get them in the spirit of things and won't cost you a penny. In fact, this deal ties last winter's mention as the best deal we've ever seen on a Video Message from Father Christmas himself. Just input the little one's name and upload a photo, and you'll receive a personalized video message from Santa. You can describe the recipient as naughty, nice, or a mix of both.

  5. 5x7" Photo with Santa
    Vendor: Walmart
    Price: Free in-store
    Available: December 1 and 2, 10 am to 2 pm

    Is It Worth It?: This Editors' Choice deal puts to rest all those rumors about Santa not being real. Santa also plans to stop at participating Walmart stores to have his photo taken with your kid this weekend. You'll can even land a free 5x7 print, too!. Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and no, he doesn't like it when you spill your chocolate milk in his lap.

Lou Carlozo is a dealnews contributing writer. He covers personal finance for Reuters Wealth. Prior to that he was the managing editor of, and a veteran columnist at the Chicago Tribune.

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