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PET PICKS

TOP TOYS Kids’ choices for play time

LITTLE TREATS Fun stocking stuffers

Perfect for any animal lover

TECH TIPS

Gear & gadgets they’ll love

IDEAS FOR ALL READ ABOUT IT Gifts for bookworms

2015

Spoil everyone on your list


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TECH GIFTS

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gear

Some for function, some for fun

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These are for the guy or gal who is constantly surrounded by at least one beeping device and who is camping out whenever there’s a new phone released. We know exactly what will please them this season.

Ringly This ring will notify you when you have a p phone call, a meeting, a text, an email or even when your Uber has arrived. d.. Basically, it’s a much prettier version of your phone — so you can leave yyour phone in your bag.

The Best Walkie Talkies USB Desktop Aquarium The tech guy may not have a normal aquarium, so get him this one, which is powered with USB and uses low-voltage energy to re-circulate the water. It has an LCD alarm clock that also tells you the temperature, and it is a desk lamp and has a storage unit.

The 3D Printing Pen

These work up to 0.7 miles apart and are lightweight and splashresistant. They can be used in campgrounds, hiking and in corn mazes.

This is for the artsy techie. Use this pen to draw three-dimensional plastic figures that harden within seconds. You can draw in the air in two speeds.

Fitbit Surge Fitness Watch Receive instant personal statistics onto your wrist including steps walked, calories burned, time slept and more. You can also see incoming text and call notifications, and you can control your smartphone playlist from your wrist.


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FOR PET LOVERS By Danielle Braff More Content Now

These are the gifts for the people who perpetually have just a little bit of animal fur attached to their clothing. They sleep with their pets and always have a picture of them handy.

Dog Business socks Pair these with a suit, and they’ll give him the extra kick he needs to get through his day without his best friend at his side. They’re a fun gift for anyone who always needs his dog nipping at her feet.

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PURR-FECT Any dog or cat owner is sure to love these

Crystal Dog Breed Ornament These are handcrafted from Austrian crystals and silver-plated brass chains. Choose from seven dog breeds.

Hand-Painted Oval Suncatcher Pillow: Big Mutts This silly pillow is a lot of fun for mutt owners. It’s 18x18 and filled with recycled 100 percent polyester material.

It’s a cute sun-catcher that is hand-painted. When it catches the light and reflects a shadow, it will also serve as a cat toy.

Carpet Cat Door Mat This carpet was made in the United States and is indoor/ outdoor (quite possibly just like your cats). If you’ve got more than one cat, then this doormat applies to you.


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FOR BOOK LOVERS

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This person always has his nose in a book, but you’re about to make him peek outside the pages long enough to be impressed by your gift.

all about it Gifts for the bookworm

Portal Bookends These are great for the sci-fi book lover. They feature someone going into and out of a portal.

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Kindly Go Away I’m Reading Coffee Mug It’s what every book lover wants to say — on a mug. And tea or coffee and a book go hand in hand. This can be ordered in a host of colors.

‘Ulysses’ T-shirt Text from the book covers the T-shirt, which is hand-pressed to order in Cambridge. It contains 40,000 words, which is the length of a short novel.

In Bloom Book Collection These are beautifully illustrated classics illustrated by Anna Bond. Included are “Little Women,” “Heidi,” “A Little Princess” and “Anne of Green Gables.”

Homer and Aristotle Cast Marble Bookends These are great gifts for anyone who loves ancient Greek history,or is into philosophy. They can help hold up all those heavy texts.


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Dumper If your child is the one who can’t stop staring at the construction worker, get him his own little dumper. This one is made in the United States from 100 percent recycled plastic milk jugs, which save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emission.

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These are the hottest toys this season. Grab them before they’re gone.

Fisher-Price Baby’s First Blocks Your child will learn shapes and sorting while working on his fine motor skills and having fun with this toy. When he’s done, everything fits inside the bucket.

‘Lil Fairy Doors A fairy needs a door to access your home. This door is the place where she can fly through in order to leave notes. This comes with a bottle of fairy dust, a note to the fairy to get you started and velcro wall mounting strips.

Lego ‘Star Wars’ AT-AT

Hasbro Operation Silly Skill Game Still a classic game. Find out if you can operate by holding the tweezers. Don’t touch the sides! It’s been updated with squishy and slippery ailments, plus a clipboard and storage tray.

Advance on the Rebel Hoth base with this Lego set, which features a version of the Imperial Walker. It’s perfect for “Star Wars” fans of any age.

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LIFE OF THE PARTY

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You’ve partied with these people all year long. Show them how much you love them with these fun presents.

CHEERS! Gifts for entertainers

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Glassware Collection – Midnight Black This collection is super sexy. It comes with martini glasses, Champagne flutes and wine glasses – and everything is in a modern black shimmer.

Guitar Glasses Each pint glass has a different guitar from a different genre of music. They were made by Brett Childs and Crystal Hanks Child in the United States. They were screen-printed in Denver.

Vintage Bottle Opener Go classy with your gift-giving, and present the vintage gift. It’s made from copper-plated steel, and it not only opens beautifully, it also looks great doing its job.


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FOR THE HOME

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Give these to someone who is obsessed with filling their home with lovely things.

Saddle Leather Drink Coaster, Set of 6

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Monogram these leather drink coasters to make them extra meaningful. They’re made of natural leather with hand-stitching.

Warm & Gifts to brighten any home

Better Homes and Gardens Full-Size Wax Warmer, Botanical Glow It provides a soft light and melts wax cubes (sold separately) to fill the room with a personalized fragrance and decorative atmosphere. This can be used over and over, and it doesn’t have a flame or a soot residue, so it’s a safe heat source.

UGG Australia Throw The super-soft cotton blend has long fringes and will be just what you want to cuddle with after a long day of work, play or just about anything at all.

Echo Hue Teacup This comes in three colors, and they’re so subtle and seem to relax you even before you take a sip of tea. They’re made of stoneware and are dishwasher- and microwave-safe.

Studebaker Three Speed d Stereo Turntable With its wood paneling and brushed metal knobs, this looks retro. But it also has state-of-the-art technology, and the record player has dual built-in speakers, which can also be connected to a home stereo system. It comes with a USB port for recording, editing and converting vinyl to digital MP3 format.


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FOR THE IN-LAWS

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Show them how much you care with these sweet gifts.

Moon & Star Pendant, Sterling Silver Surely they said this to your spouse plenty of times. Let them know that the message soaked in, and send that message right back.

Ideas for hard-to-please in-laws

Sweet Grandparents Personalized Frame – 8x10

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Framing a photo of the grandchildren always pleases the in-laws. This one is especially nice because it’s completely personalized.

This soap is handmade in small batches from Italian olive oil, wildcrafted shea butter, coconut oil, palm oil, avocado oil, hempseed oil, plant infusions, French lavender essential oil and oats. Grab several kinds.

Fun Family History Throw Pillow Their history made yours. Show them how much you appreciate it all by relishing their special moments.

Cherry Blossom Body Duo It’s sweet and simple, and it’s such a good combo. This is a lotion that seems to last forever — and your body will thank you for it. The shower gel is also a winner, and it leaves behind a subtle scent of the cherry tree, which serves as inspiration for artists.


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STOCKING STUFFERS By Danielle Braff More Content Now

Sometimes the smallest gifts will pack the biggest punch.

Watermelon Scratch & Sniff Nail Wraps

Little ways to say thanks

Sonia Kas h Innocenia uk Pink Hand Crè me Made

from she a butter, vera and vitamin E botanica , aloe l oils, this winning awardlotion is very hyd absorbs rating an quickly. d it $7 at Targ et.com

They won’t cure a nail-biting habit, but they’re so much fun, and they smell delish. They’re simple to apply, and they’ll be sure to draw lots of attention.

Bacon Toothpaste Yes. It’s bacon-flavored toothpaste, and it really tastes and smells like bacon. And you can actually brush your teeth with it. Enough said.

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FOR CO-WORKERS

MAKE their day Fun gifts for your workmates By Danielle Braff More Content Now

These should be light and fun.

Fluorescent Colored Pencil Set Executive e Decision Makerr Paperweight i ht ight Sometimes even basic decisions are too difficult.. This will give him a sill silly ly pass.

Natico Fortune Cookie You’re always texting and emailing your co-worker. Take it to the next xt level this holiday with this s hinged fortune cookie, and slip a real fortune in itt for her to treasure.

These are fun pencils that everyone will love. And they’re good in and out of the office for highlighting and for coloring.


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MAN

FOR THE OFFICE

Build-On Brick Mug

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He’s the first one into the office in the morning and the last one to leave at night. If you can’t beat him, join him, and get him a gift that he’ll enjoy at desk-side.

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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. This mug will distract him, and it serves a purpose, too. It’s compatible with Legos, PixelBlocks, Mega Bloks, K’NEX Bricks and KRE-O, and it’s perfectly fine for hot coffee.

Brass Wishbone Dino Pet

Sometimes it takes a little more than a hard day’s work to have a good day – it takes some wishful thinking. This wishbone is made from solid brass and can be used as a desk paperweight or a shelf accessory.

He may not have time for a real pet, so get him this introductory one. It’s got bioluminescent plankton inside that photosynthesizes during the day and glows at night (that’s how he knows that he should be leaving the office).

Writer’s Block If this is what’s keeping him in the office, then maybe giving him this gift will cut back on his hours. It actually looks like a little block.

Tuscany Writing Journal Skip the supply closet and use this soft journal instead. It has a faux leather cover, an elastic loop closure, a bookmark and 80 ruled pages.

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