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Star Trek: The Original Series 365

Live long and prosper with this comprehensive homage to the show that started the Trekkie craze. Credit: Abrams Books Released this fall, "Star Trek: The Original Series 365" is the definitive authorized guide to the "Star Trek" TV s...Live long and prosper with this comprehensive homage to the show that started the Trekkie craze.

Sorapot Modern Teapot

Sorapot brews up a pot of tea beautifully. Credit: Sorapot
Sorapot is a unique, modern teapot that lends a thoroughly modern twist to the centuries-old tea ceremony. The backbone of the Sorapot is made from stainless steel for...
Sorapot is a unique, modern teapot that lends a thoroughly modern twist to the centuries-old tea ceremony.

Echo Touch Gloves

Echo Touch gloves come in a wide range of styles and colors, all of which let you use your touch screen phone or ATMs without having to bare your hands to the elements. Credit: Echo
If you dread using your touch screen phone outside during th...
If you dread using your touch screen phone outside during the icy winter because it means freezing your fingertips off, we have the answer.

Savenor's Bacon Society 2011: Monthly Bacon

Who wouldn't love a shipment of bacon in the mail every month? Credit: Savenor's
Sure, we've read the articles this year telling us how bacon has jumped the shark and the impassioned pleas for chefs around the country to move on to a new ...
Sure, bacon might have jumped the shark, but that's not enough to stop us diehard bacon fans from going hog wild for the smoky stuff.

Teacher Gifts: 5 Great Ideas

The holidays are a great time to show our appreciation and gratitude to our children's favorite educators for their passion, dedication and all the hard work they do to care for and inspire the next generation. Take a look at some of our favorite tho...An apple for the teacher? Think again.

SmackDown: Should Parents Give Gifts to Adult Children?

Mother and daughter battle it out. Is their presence present enough? Illustration by Dori Hartley
Unwrapping Never Gets Old ... Even As I Do by Amanda Feinberg I love receiving gifts. Who doesn't? But when it comes to ...
It's the thought that counts. Maybe.

Are You Cutting Back on Holiday Gifts This Year?

Will your kids be unwrapping fewer gifts this year? Credit: Getty Images
Thanksgiving is almost here, and that means Christmas is just around the corner. No matter what holiday you celebrate, gift-giving is usually a part of the festivities. ...
Although the economy as a whole is in much better shape than it was two years ago, unemployment is still high and many people are struggling to make ends meet. Will the state of the economy affect your holiday spending?

MAC Holiday Collection Offers Gifts for the Clan

MAC's tartan teddy and makeup kits are stocking-stuffer ready. Credit: MAC
It's about time the usual greens and reds of the holiday season got a tartan twist. MAC cosmetics is hoping your clan will appreciate "A Tartan Tale," its latest holida...
It's about time the usual greens and reds of the holiday season got a tartan twist.

ParentPicks - Gifts for Everyone!

Before you know it, school will be out for winter break and you will have the kids all to yourself for a few weeks. Before they say "see ya next year" to their classrooms, make sure you've remembered to thank the special people in their lives with ...

The biggest gift of all

Ellie has recently shown an intense fascination with her own babyhood, so we spent a good chunk of this past weekend strolling down memory lane. We brought out the photo albums and videos and settled in to reminisce about days gone by. Many of the ph...

Unique holiday gift: a clan sweater

I accomplish most of my holiday shopping at small, local boutiques or the all time mecca of commercialism, Target. But for some people who might be looking for something just a tad bit more original, a hand knit, Irish wool sweater just might do the ...

Looking for age appropriate video games? Just look to GamerDad for some advice

This is the time of year when the abundance of video games available in stores can simply overwhelm a shopping parent. When my son was small, I tried to keep abreast of which games were age appropriate and which might be more likely to lead him down ...

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