Let's face it, it's almost 2012 and there are better ways to do almost everything, including shopping during the holidays. How, you ask? Start by shopping at places where you find the mall gifts they'll love at prices you'll love. Enter: HomeGoods, Marshalls, and T.J.Maxx. The next step? Shop at places where you can knock out multiple presents for completely different people, whether it's designer handbags, cashmere sweaters and scarves, gourmet cookware, or designer fragrances. Are you seeing a theme here? There's a better way to Christmas shop — HomeGoods, Marshalls, and T.J.Maxx.