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TechFit cold-weather half-zip hood

Vosges Chocolate gnome lollipops

Gnomes: cute, magical and now edible! Better yet, these three holiday flavors are set on sustainable birch lollipop sticks. $4 each, Vosges in the Forum Shops at Caesars

This gift will warm the heart and the head — and some of the upper body — of someone you love. Brave the elements while standing out from the crowd. $60,


Y ou little tart (an d cookie and ca k e )

Simply Sensational Desserts by Francois Payard The cook in your family will drool over this collection of Francois Payard’s awardwinning pastry recipes — and you’ll eat like a king! A French king, to be precise! $36, Payard Patisserie at Caesars Palace

O’er the (baseball) f i e l ds w e g o

Ravi Ratan Chicago Cubs cuff links Hit a home run with the sports fan in your life with these stylish but sporty cuff links. You don’t need an umpire to realize they’ll strike a pitch-perfect chord. Okay, we’ll stop. $125, Neiman Marcus in the Fashion Show Mall

W h e n g olfing g o e s e xtreme Nike Lunar Bandon golf shoes

If the golfing fanatic in your life will take a swing in any kind of weather, the Nike Lunar Bandon shoes will bring joy to his sole. They’re flexible, lightweight, comfortable and withstand the harshest weather (but not the cuss words that cascade out of his mouth after a shank). $180,

Ru n t o t h e h i l l s ( a nd b ack ) Nike+ FuelBand

S mell the spir i t

Archipelago Macaroon mini-diffuser and tin gift set If you’re tired of sniffing your little tree car air freshener to get you in the holiday spirit, feast your nose on this set. $25,


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Desert Companion

This sports band tracks several metrics to help keep your workout on track, whether it’s monitoring time spent, calories burned, steps taken or wheezes heaved out of your rapidly collapsing lungs. $149,

Desert Companion - November 2012  

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