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Xmas Xtras: Christmas roundup for last minute shoppers

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Today is the last day to buy Christmas gifts and Samoa News is going to help you figure out where to get super deals on great gifts.
 
Starting from the east side, Origin Energy in Onesosopo has in stock great gas appliances that make lasting gifts. Whether it’s a refrigerator, stove, or water heater, remember… gas does it!
 
Don’t forget to stop by Manu’a Store in Pago Pago at the MHJ Building for everything from toys to fabric. With two other locations at the Tafuna Industrial Park and their super store in Malaeimi, you’re sure to find what you need at Manu’a’s.
 
We know shopping can be a bit hectic so take a break and stop by McDonald’s in Fagatogo where $5 can get you 2 double cheeseburgers or 2 six-piece chicken nuggets.
 
Before heading west, stop by Sight n Sound in Utulei where you can get a free keyboard bag with a prepayment. New Yamaha PSR-S950 and S650 keyboards are arriving from Japan on the first week of January. While there, ask about the Tyros 5-76 Arranger Keyboard.
 
Don’t forget to capture the memories of this holiday season at Photogenix, at the Laufou Shopping Center. In addition to photos, Photogenix also offers kid’s clothing, candy pots and other unique gift items at low prices.
 
Only a few steps away, Carl’s Jr. is offering the super bacon cheeseburger - big enough to satisfy the biggest of appetites. You just can’t go wrong with a charbroiled beef patty with American cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, onion, and six strips of crispy bacon.
 
Just down the hall, Bluesky Communications is offering spectacular deals on cell phones. Today is the last day to switch to a smart phone. Trade in your non-Bluesky phone and get the Huawei Ascend for $20.
 
Before getting back on the road, pull in to Paradise Inc. where everything in the store is 20% off. Save big on cosmetics, baby items, and perfumes.
 
If Pacific-inspired clothing is more to your liking, Locally Yours by Alice in Nuuuli has you covered. Save 10%-15% off selected items, including custom elei printed t-shirts and fabric.
 
Sarongs, authentic COACH bags and gift baskets are also available at Steven and Sons in Tafuna, For the music lovers on your list, Stevens and Sons has in stock the “Beats” by Dr. Dre. On-site seamstresses can hook you up with a beautiful outfit for the holidays.
 
Once you get your outfit, head over to Salon Sophia to get your hair and nails done. Take advantage of the big discounts being offered on chemical treatments and hair products. While there, let them pamper you with a wax, pedicure and manicure. You deserve it!
 
Complete your look with some new kicks from Shoe Tree. Whether you’re looking for athletic shoes, sandals, formal shoes, or Crocs, Shoe Tree has every shoe style in every color imaginable. Pull your own discount (5%-50%) and save even more on already low prices.
 
For the kids, Sepp’s Discount Warehouse at the Tafuna Industrial Park has in stock toys and bikes for children of all ages. Choose from scooters or cars in different colors and sizes.
 
Right down the street, Transpac is offering super deals on beds, appliances, and electronics. Get 10% off selected items and don’t forget to pick up your raffle ticket, with any purchase. The names of three lucky winners will be announced today and prizes include a 4-burner gas stove, an 8,000 BTU air condition unit, or a pair of bicycles.
 
Next to the AOG Church in Nu’uuli is the Daily Store, where you can save up to 50% off from now until Dec. 31.
 
Pick up your Shaka, Pro Club, or Dickies brand merchandise there and check out their big selection of jeans, sunglasses, and handbags.
 
OB Mart, located across from the Country Club, is also offering a generous 20%-50% off assorted merchandise. Browse through their selection of baseball caps, golf accessories, and electronics.
 
If you’re in the market for furniture, K&K Island Star Furniture is offering 10%-30% off ceramic tiles, aluminum windows, office furniture, and sets for the living room, bedroom, and kitchen.
 
And don’t forget to pick up a bag of Twisties today for your chance to win cold hard cash.  Find the pink Twisties and win $250. Blue Twisties will get you $50 while green Twisties will bring you an extra $25
 
Get $10 for a purple Twistie and receive a carton of Twisties, UFOs or Yumos if you bring in a Brown Twistie. Prizes will be issued after a verification test and prizes should be claimed by Jan. 31
 
If you really want to save time and money, head over to KS Mart in Ili’ili to get great deals on tablets, flat screen television sets, and all the groceries you’ll need to whip up a scrumptious holiday dinner. They also have in stock an array of toys and game consoles that every kid wants.
 
Don’t forget that the early bird sale at ACE American Industries is happening today from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. and this is your chance to save 25% on almost everything in the store. Whether it’s huge outdoor toys, swimming pools, gardening supplies and tools, ACE has you covered.
 
Once all your shopping is out of the way, take the kids out to Tafuna for a Christmas show at the Chen residence on the Fatu o Aiga Road, next to Pacific Horizons School.
 
Local business owners Perry and Jane Chen of Tutuila Store are inviting the public to their spectacular light show, every night from now until New Year’s from 7 p.m - 10 p.m.
 
Finally, if you must drink, don’t forget to designate a sober driver. The DPS Office of Highway Safety is urging everyone to buckle up and drive with caution. Cops are on the lookout. Your efforts can help make this holiday season a safe, accident free, happy time, full of good memories.
 
The management and staff of  Samoa News would like to wish everyone a joyous holiday season.



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