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The thought of having to spend your weekends dragging yourself and, most likely, your unwilling partner through offspring-infested shopping malls in search of the perfect gift for everyone in your family, office, book club and Secret Santa Society is enough to put you off Christmas for good.
But really, you don't have to ruin your whole December like this. You could be lying on a beach somewhere this weekend, listening to Christmas carols on your iPod whilst ordering gifts for your whole family on your iPad. Online shopping is something we should all be embracing, especially at Christmas time.
Loot.co.za has pretty much every gift you could need for anyone you've ever met AND they deliver, most items within 24 hours.
If you're stuck for ideas, they've got some pretty cool ideas on their Pinterest Boards for every member of your family. Check out the boards and click the image to link straight through to the item on their website.
I'm going to be running a few competitions with Loot.co.za over the next few months, so make sure you enter if you want to win some fantastic DVD's.
Loot just sent me this AWESOME Christmas Gift: Downton Abbey, The Complete Collection.
The DVD Box Set includes Season 1- 3 plus the Christmas Special. Hello Downton Marathon! If you haven't watched any of this series yet, I'm not sure what drama series you've been entertaining yourself with. But I can assure you, it can't be as good as Downton.
Set in the Yorkshire Countryside in the 1930's, Downton follows the lives of the upperclass Crawley family and large staff of servants. The series has won both Golden Globe and an Emmy Awards and has had a record number of 27 Emmy nominations.
The show is beautifully shot and offers a welcome break from the sex-fuelled, gratuitously violent American shows we seem to have so much of. The characters are incredibly well written and the subtle British humour is an absolute treat. I am completely obsessed with this show. The best part of any box set is, of course, the special features. Obviously, this would be the ideal Christmas gift for anyone with eyes and a DVD player.
I've got one of these fantastic box sets to give away to one lucky TOAM reader. Here's how to enter:
1. Visit the Loot.co.za website and have a look through the products on the site
2. Let me know which product you would buy for your boyfriend/girlfriend in the comments section
3. Lastly, Tweet the link to this competition and include @NatalieRoos and @lootcoza
*Competition only open to South Africa
*Competition closes Tuesday, 11 December 2012
*Also make sure you check out the Loot Facebook page where they run awesome competitions every