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10 Best Things to Buy at Dollar Stores for the Holidays

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Thrifty holiday shoppers know where to go to save on seasonal necessities: the dollar store. The everything-is-a-buck-or-so retailers fit the bill for a wide array of must-have items for holiday entertaining and gift giving.

And if spending forecasts hold true, you’ll need to stretch your dollars further this year to keep up. The National Retail Federation is predicting November-to-December sales of $655.8 billion, up 3.6% from the same two-month stretch in 2015. The average holiday shopper expects to spend $935 this year.

So before you deck the halls and get too jolly, do your holiday budget a favor by visiting your local dollar store. You’ll be surprised by the number of seasonal staples you’ll find – in fact, we found 10. Fa-la-la-la-la!

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