Forget December, July is now the most wonderful time of the year. At least for shoppers.

By Stacey Leasca
Updated July 15, 2019

Christmas in July sales are for those of us wanting to get a head start on holiday shopping—and save some serious cash while doing so. From steep discounts on Amazon Prime Day, to all the steals and deals at Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, and the goodies at Macy’s Black Friday in July, there’s simply too much good shopping to ignore.

Instead of getting caught up in the chaos of the holidays, check out these stellar sales happening now. Here are five items at each sale that every shopper needs to know about.

Amazon Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day officially kicks off this Monday, July 15 when the clock strikes midnight PT. And, for the first time ever, the sale will last for a full 48-hours, really making this Prime Days. It’s key to note, the sale is for Amazon Prime members only. However, if you’re not a member yet, you still have plenty of time to sign up. In fact, Amazon will even give you a free, 30-day trial here.

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Soda Stream

Odds are, you own a Soda Stream or have been thinking about buying one. If you're a newbie, pick up the bundle pack—which includes the device, a few bottles, and flavor drops—to help you get started.

1,500-Count Bed Sheets

It’s time to give yourself the gift of a good night’s rest, and that starts with your sheets. This Amazon Prime Day, treat yourself to this six-piece, 1,500-thread count set made out of soft microfiber. If its luxurious softness doesn’t lull you to sleep, knowing you got it at a great price will.

Ceramic Indoor Planter

Elevate your garden, both literally and figuratively, with this mid-century modern planter by Rivet. The sleek planter comes in a variety of colors to complement any succulent or plant. Best of all, it can be used indoors as well.

Convertible Bean Bag Chair

Bring a bit of lighthearted fun to your den, man cave, or kid’s room with this convertible bean bag chair. The chair, which was featured on “Shark Tank,” converts from a bean bag to a full-sized bed. You may even find yourself taking a nap on it, thanks to its comfortable foam filling.

Four-Piece Wicker Set

It’s time to relax. And there’s no better spot for that than on your own gorgeous patio furniture. The four-piece set from GoPlus comes with a coffee table, making it ideal for any and all outdoor gatherings.

Of course, these aren’t the only things you can grab during Amazon’s biggest sale of the year. If you’re looking to learn more about Amazon Prime Day, we’ve got you covered. And, if you want even more home deals, we’ve rounded up the kitchen deals you definitely don’t want to miss.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Every year, Nordstrom delights its loyal fanbase with deep discounts on their most coveted items. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale will open up to all customers on July 19 and runs through August 4. Here are five home and garden deals you should snag before they’re gone.

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Hello Lovely Marble Cheese Board

Bring a bit of whimsy to your charcuterie with this marble and brass cheese board by Anthropologie. The board, exclusively sold at Nordstrom, features a cheery welcome message and comes with a matching gold spreader.

CozyChic ‘In the Wind’ Throw Blanket

Give your bedroom a dose of hygge with this leopard print throw blanket by Barefoot Dreams. The blanket is made from cozy-soft microfiber and can be tossed in the wash whenever it needs a good scrub.

Faux Hydrangea Stem

Bring a bit of outdoor magic inside with a few faux hydrangeas stems. The stems, made from polyester, will fool just about everyone, and the flower look-alike never needs watering, so it’s one “plant” you can keep alive forever.

Germili Medallion Area Rug

The vibrant rug comes in a number of colorways, all of which are bound to add brightness to any room. Just make sure you’re ready for your friends to be jealous of your room’s new style.

Large Round Acacia Wood Serving Tray

Up the ante on your hostess game with this Acacia wood serving tray. While the tray can be used indoors, it will surely pop on any patio table. The carved handles also make it ideal for carrying icy cold margaritas outside for you and your friends to enjoy.

Macy’s Black Friday in July

Not to be outdone, Macy’s is getting in on the summer sale action. And we get it, searching for deals can be overwhelming. Don’t worry, we're sharing five not-to-miss home and garden deals on Macy’s right now.

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Instant Pot

If you don’t already own an Instant Pot, then prepare to have your life changed forever. This little device will help introduce you to new flavors you didn’t know you could create at home. Seriously, if there’s one thing you buy out of all of these sale items, make it this Instant Pot.

Hotel Collection Comforter

Soft, durable, and hypoallergenic. What more do you need in a comforter? Pick up the Hotel Collection Comforter, made with a pure cotton cover, so you can snuggle up in luxury sans the luxury price tag.

Twisted Garden Seat

Turn your garden into an oasis with the Zuo Twisted Garden Seat. Constructed from ceramic, the piece can be used as either an indoor or outdoor stool or side table. And, thanks to its eye-catching design and stunning cobalt color, it will be a conversation starter too.

Hershel Poof

Bring comfort and style into your home with the Hershel Poof by Noble House. The poof comes in three colors and is perfect for those nights you want to kick up your feet and read a good book.

Patio Set

Why not bring a quaint garden vibe to your backyard? The cast aluminum outdoor seven-piece dining set does just that. With a table and six chairs, you’ll have plenty of room to entertain.