Holiday Shopping at Dollar General

My family frequently shops at Dollar General stores for a variety of reasons. The main reasons are that they have great prices and we can find most everything we need there. It’s also nice that our local Dollar General store is only about five minutes from home, making it very convenient to shop there. This holiday season you really should visit your local Dollar General because they have everything you need to make your holiday great.

Dollar General storefront

If you have kids on your shopping list, you can’t go wrong when doing your holiday shopping at Dollar General for stocking stuffers AND the big gifts! Dollar General has stocking stuffers that are perfect for everyone on your list. We found a great variety of items for both girls and boys when we visited our local Dollar General and the prices just can’t be beat.


DG toys

If you have some large toys on your list, you can feel confident knowing you’ll get a good deal when shopping at Dollar General. You can’t miss their exciting holiday and toy deal of an immediate 25% discount off any $75 or more in qualifying toy purchases. With great character toys such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Monster High, Frozen, Star Wars and more, you’re sure to find the perfect gift at Dollar General. Dollar General carries a large selection of licensed products from top name brands including Mattel®, Fisher Price®, Hasbro®, Disney®, Nickelodeon®, Marvel® and more! Why shop a big box store and pay a higher price when you can shop at your friendly, hometown Dollar General and save money?

Stocking Stuffers

DG stocking stuffers

From lip gloss and mini nail polish sets to travel sized lotions and toiletries, you can find everything you need to stuff their stockings at Dollar General. They also carry a huge assortment of your children’s favorite candies that are a perfect addition to any stocking this holiday season.

Seasonal Must-Haves

DG seasonal

Some of my favorite aisles to peruse are the seasonal aisles at Dollar General. My local store has two full aisles of holiday goodies including ornament storage, bows and gift tags, wrapping paper, dish towel and other kitchen gadgets and accessories. They also have fun stickers and trinkets that would be neat little gifts for the kids in your life.

Don’t forget cleaning supplies to clean up after your guests this holiday season! Dollar General has everything you need to keep your home neat and tidy from brooms and mops to bleach and a huge variety of cleaners at affordable prices. My local store even has a dollar aisle packed full of cleaners, soaps and other items that cost just $1 each. You just can’t beat that price!

Baking Needs

And if you’re doing any holiday baking this year, be sure to visit Dollar General to pick up everything you need to make those delicious treats. They have chocolate (and other flavored) chips, flour, baking soda and powder, seasonings and spices, sugars and more. All the ingredients you need to make your favorite cookies, pies and candies are available at your local Dollar General store.

We visit our local Dollar General at least once or twice a week because it’s so convenient and we save so much money. If you shop on a Tuesday (for example) save your receipt and then go back on Saturday for $5 off a $25 purchase! I love that Dollar General values their customers so much and gives us coupons right on our receipt like that.

Would you like to win 2 – $10 gift cards to Dollar General? $20 will go a long way toward your post-holiday shopping!

This giveaway is for US residents only. It ends at noon CST on December 31, 2015. Good luck!
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Dollar General. However, these are my honest opinions that were in no way influenced by the company. 

About Andrea

Hi, I'm Andrea! Thanks for reading my blog. I've been married for 16 years and live in rural Kentucky. I have two teen sons. We also have five spoiled dogs. I've been blogging professionally since 2008. When I'm not at my computer you can find me in the kitchen or outdoors having fun.


  1. The best thing about shopping at Dollar General is a dollar goes a long way. Between the great deals at great prices on name brand items, it’s one of my favorite places to shop.

  2. Tell me: What’s your favorite thing about shopping at Dollar General?

    i like getting kitchen stuff like can openers thanks

  3. My favorite thing about shopping at Dollar General is that there is always one close by when I need to pop in and get a few things. I also love their deals! Thank you for the chance! :)

  4. I enjoy shopping at Family Dollar because I can always find some great deals and some neat things that are not in other stores. I also like their clothes too.

  5. I like shopping at Dollar General because I can get in and out of there quickly with everything I need, while still knowing I’m getting a good deal on what I am buying.

  6. The prices a great. I always find something in the store for a great price that I did not even see in the ads.

  7. I love that Dollar General has a little bit of everything – snacks, kids presents, socks, baby items, clothing, cards, OTC products. And it’s all at a reasonable price! I live in the country and it’s my closest store so it’s my go to store, for sure!

  8. I’m not a fan of my dollar general, honestly. But unfortunately, there’s a few things in there that I like buying. They

  9. My favorite thing about shopping at Dollar General is the variety of merchandise available. I can get everything I need at one stop for personal and household!

  10. I like shopping at Dollar General because it isn’t overcrowded with people and there aren’t long lines. My shopping trip is quick and convenient.

  11. I love the convenience and PRICES. We have one about a mile from our house – closer than any other store. When my van broke down in Detroit and I was without it for three weeks, I bought most of our groceries at Dollar General since I could walk there and didn’t have to wait for a family member with a car.

  12. Well…obviously the prices. However, I love the selection of beauty products they have. We (my Mom and I) actually go there for all kinds of things! I love how many different things they have. God bless and Happy New Year everyone!

  13. I like the variety at the Dollar General Store. They have fair prices and it is so easy to get in, buy what you need and get out. Though I do have a tendency to linger as they have so many great things to look at.

  14. My favorite thing about shopping at Dollar General is their variety of products. From kitchen to beauty to undergarments and shoes- they have got it! Their great prices are quite nice too!

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