Thinking Outside of the Big Box

Give a practical gift while supporting the local economy by shopping in Southampton this holiday season.

Tired of giving the same old uninspired gifts? 

Why not try to think 'outside of the big box' this year? Surprise that special someone with a gift that is truly useful, all while supporting your local community. Give a unique gift purchased right here in Southampton.

Here's a list of promotions that some of the businesses in Southampton are running through the holidays: 

  • Make sure that chimney is clean for Santa's descent:  is offering ample discounts through the holiday season. The company is offering free estimates, which include a 21 point inspection, and cleaning service, which is normally $120, will be $100 for the holidays. If you are a policeman, firefighter, senior citizen or volunteer, the company will knock an additional $10 off of the price. 
  • Give the gift of time: The is running a 'pick an ornament' promotion through the holidays. After making a purchase, chose an ornament from the store's Christmas tree and receive anywhere from 15 to 30 percent off your order.
  • Have a diva on your list? Find them something stylish at the  This shop located in the Redwood Shopping Center boasts having something for every woman sizes 2 to 14. The boutique is running a 25% off promotion through the holidays.
  • Know a pinball wizard? Go old skool and give the gift of a real video game with . Placing an order by Dec. 1 guarantees delivery by Christmas. Even better - the retailer's return policy. Owner Todd Tuckey stands by his 30-day trial, and even adds some extra days to the end of the offer for holiday shoppers, extending the deadline for exchange until the end of January. "Any reason they want, they can switch it," said Tuckey. "That's something you won't find on eBay."
  • Who doesn't love chocolate covered pretzels? A will be making chocolate covered pretzels for the holidays.
  • Get that special someone out of the kitchen: The  Restaurant is offering gift certificates for sale this holiday season. 
  • Give the gift of good health:  is starting a family package for the holidays, with up to 75% off the enrollment fee. For up to 3 people is $34.99 a month; it is $10 more for each additional family member.  
  • Something for the little ones: The is running a Black Friday Weekend Sale. Customers will save as they spend, with 5 percent off purchases up to $25, 10 percent off of purchases over $25 and up to $50, and 15 percent off purchases over $50.
  • And for the car lover: is offering gift certificates as well as packages – such as $300 for a full detail and 15 full washes.  It’s like a membership that includes other promotions.
  • is selling ticket books, good for fiv washes, starting Black Friday. These will be available through the end of the year.
  • is offering an oil change special for $24.95 that includes a free tire rotation.
  • will be giving away free ice scrapers and free t-shirts while supplies last.

Did you spy a great deal in Southampton that we missed? Be sure to share it with your neighbors in the comment section.

Happy Hunting!


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