My kids wanted a box full of cars and LOL Dolls for Christmas – I found a savvy way to do it and saved a fortune

AS THE colder months approach more and more people are preparing for Christmas.

And we all know that Christmas can get pricey at the best of times, let alone when we are in the middle of a cost of living crisis.

The mum managed to get the stash of toys for a lot cheaper then heading to the shops3

The mum managed to get the stash of toys for a lot cheaper then heading to the shopsCredit: Facebook/Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK
Parents praised the mum for buying second hand3

Parents praised the mum for buying second handCredit: Facebook/Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK

It can be daunting knowing Christmas is approaching with everything being so expensive, luckily one mum has shown a bargain way to get Christmas presents for your little ones.

Taking to the Facebook group, Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK, the mum showed off her ginormous haul of cars and LOL Dolls.

And she revealed she managed to save a fortune by hunting for the items on eBay.

She wrote: “My son asked me for a box full of cars for Xmas. And my daughter wanted loads of LOL Dolls and all accessories. So I decided to look at bundles on eBay.

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“Found a bundle of cars £6 for about 35, added 2 Hotwheels think 1.50 each and a £3 mini.”

For the LOL dolls the mum revealed she bought two LOL balls on amazing for £5 each and found another bundle on eBay for £8.

She then used cardboard boxes, tissue paper and wrapping paper to package the gifts.

In total, the mum spent £30 on both boxes.

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She added: “Can’t wait to see their faces and I’ve saved a fortune lol.

“Bidded on the bundles. that’s why so cheap, lost out on quite a few other high-priced (ones) but these were bargains.”

Parents took to the comments section of the post and praised the mum for her savvy idea.

One wrote: “What a fabulous mum you are! This is absolutely brilliant.”

Another person commented: “Fab idea and the kids will love it.”

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A third penned: “This is brilliant and you’re saving the environment as well.”

Meanwhile, a fourth added: “Fantastic idea & they’re so cute! You’re going to have happy children on Christmas Day & they’ll always remember the thought&time that went into making them.”

She bagged the goodies on eBay3

She bagged the goodies on eBayCredit: Facebook/Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK

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