$5 Off “Happy Feet 2” Sing and Dance Penguins at Toys 'R' Us
The Antarctica-friendly penguin tale Happy Feet 2 has hit theaters, and Toys R Us is offering a special deal on a few singing and dancing penguin dolls. Fuzzy characters Ramon, Boadicea and Erik are now on sale for $29.99 each (regularly $34.99). Parents can get a jumpstart on Christmas with additional Black Friday deals at the kid-friendly store. All Nintendo DS and 3DS video games are “Buy 1 Get 1 40 percent Off.”
Toys 'R' Us, 11136 Jefferson Blvd.; 310-398-5775
Decorative mugs, teapots and pitchers on Clearance Shelf at Pier 1
Making room for a store full of Christmas and other holiday items, Pier 1 has stocked its clearance shelves with decorative mugs, glasses, teapots and pitchers. The prices are discounted by as much as 50 percent. For example, a ceramic floral teapot is marked down to $24.98 (regularly $49.95). Matching mugs are priced at $3.98, down from $8 each. A pitcher that also could be used as part of the set is now $12.38, marked down from $24.95. In addition, Pier 1 is offering a variety of mugs starting at $5.
Pier 1, 11140 Jefferson Blvd.; 310-390-8337
$7 Turkeys with Club Card at Pavilions
If you haven’t bought your turkey yet, don’t fret. Pavilions is touting a special for its club card members. From now until Thursday, Nov. 24, a.k.a Thanksgiving Day, club card customers can purchase a frozen grade A, 8 to 12 lb. Safeway turkey for $7 with an additional $25 purchase. Keep in mind that this deal is limited to one per customer while supplies last.
Pavilions, 11030 Jefferson Blvd.; 310-398-1945
$6 Pumpkin Tarts at Essential Chocolate Desserts
And speaking of Thanksgiving-themed food, Essential Chocolate Desserts is busy baking seasonal goodies for the holiday. The dessert shop on Washington Boulevard has on its menu pumpkin tarts for $6 each. If you’re in the mood for something laden with, well, chocolate, remember that the store offers a happy hour from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, with a different discount each day.
Essential Chocolate Desserts, 10868 Washington Blvd.; 310-287-0699
Laura Clark is founder & editor of L.A. Story.