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In mid-November, the NRF released its 2012 holiday consumer spending survey conducted by BIGinsight and in terms of gift cards the survey found that 81.1% of shoppers will purchase at least one gift card, while the expected average spent on gift cards will reach a 10-year high of  $156.86. Rolling up that data, NRF forecasts total spending on gift cards will reach $28.8 billion this year, roughly 5% of the $586.1 billion the NRF sees shoppers shelling out this holiday season.

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Along with the largest tablet app ecosystem, the iPad Air also sports some impressive features, including a gorgeous 2048 x 1536-pixel screen, a 64-bit Apple A7 processor and nearly 12 hours of battery life.
The waterproof watch pairs with your or Android handset and delivers important alerts to your wrist, allowing you to see incoming emails, social media messages and calls without reaching into your pocket.
This 7-inch Android slate packs a sharp 1280 x 800-pixel IPS display along with ASUS’ slick ZenUI software, which brings useful tools and settings to Google’s OS without feeling like bloatware.
A great tablet gift for the money, the $149 ASUS MeMO Pad 7 is available in multiple colors and delivers strong Intel performance.
This Android device boasts a beautiful 5.1-inch full HD Super AMOLED display that delivers rich colors and wide viewing angles.

All you need is a USB cable, and you can connect the Portable Power Supply to charge a smartphone, tablet or an e-reader on the move.
Personalising your gadgets is easy, thanks to the thousands of available cases for just about every model of smartphone, tablet and e-reader.
These one-size-fits-all gloves will keep your hands warm this winter, but won’t prevent you using your smartphone or tablet’s capacitive touchscreen.
This flexible stand can be bent into all sorts of shapes to hold in place your smartphone, camera or other small gadget.

Delight your friends and family with gift ideas they will , including gift ideas for mothers, gifts for men, gift ideas for women, gift ideas for girls, and gift ideas for boys.
Discover the top gift ideas, including Christmas presents, Mother’s Day gifts, and Valentine’s gift ideas.
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Amazon’s Gift Ideas features the top 100 most gifted products, updated daily.

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That’s why we’ve gone straight to the experts at for a little help this year.
Here, 10 can’t-miss ideas for every type of woman in your life.
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Just .66 inch thick, the slim 14-inch clamshell provides worker bees with all the hardware and SSD storage they need (128, 256, or 512 GB), and it arms gaming enthusiasts with an ultra-sensitive trackpad, a custom anti-ghosting backlit keyboard, and a high-capacity battery for extended hours of use.
Garmin’s first HD action camera allows the most active adventurer to record up to three hours of 1080p HD video on a single charge, and snap 16 megapixel stills even while recording.
Power up a USB device like a smartphone, tablet, or UV water purifier no matter how cold (unlike batteries) or dark (unlike solar).
The USB chargeable SteriPEN Ultra uses UV light to purify a liter of water in just 90 seconds, killing more than 99.9 percent of the bacteria, viruses, and protozoa that cause water-borne illnesses.
Whether you’re skiing in Aspen, mountaineering in Montana, or tailgating in Buffalo, these heated leather gloves provide maximum warmth for up to 6 hours on a single charge.
The electronic “Bits” modules are color-coded and include functions like light, power, and sound, and snap together with magnets for simple assembly.

I just love simple homemade Christmas gifts like these Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments (instructions below)! I’ve seen similar ideas on the web and fell in love with the idea.
Such a cute gift idea; I love these! I’ve been seeing these ornaments at Michaels, and I so need to pick some up this week.

From traditional gift baskets to trendy cupcakes and cake pops, any of these gifts will warm their tummies and their hearts.
Whether they’re playing ball, figuring out how something works or creating their own medieval kingdoms to rule, little guys are non-stop energy.

The ultimate guide to the best toddler toys from Leapfrog, Mattel, Hasbro and more.
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1984: Transformer Action Figures.
1999: Pokemon Nintendo Games.
1992: WWF Action Figures.
1994: Power Rangers Toys.

Suppliers are upping their game to meet the needs of savvier shoppers, who themselves are starting to influence what ends up on the store shelf, Perry Reynolds, vice president of marketing and trade development of the IHA, told DailyFinance.
Hence, suppliers have been nudged to offer housewares that move beyond the merely functional, and also deliver that je ne sais quoi that appeals to smarter shoppers.
Home brands offered a glimpse of what will line retail shelves during the gift-giving period at the Hot Housewares for the Holidays press exhibit in New York, held by the International Housewares Association.

There's also a storybook about the misfit toys in it called "Santa Clauset" and its authored by Santa Claus! I saw them at a Christmas show at the Sandy Expo Center, and women were buying them like crazy.
If you live in the Salt Lake Valley, be forewarned that the hot toy that's going to show up here is an emergency shipping box that arrives on the doorstep sent from the North Pole by Santa Claus himself with a letter from him on the box and everything.
Inside is one of a collection of funny misfit toys the elves accidentally made with a mistake and hid inside a "Santa Clauset".

I was thinking about last years gifts and what I should get this year and while I admit, some of the toys he still does play with this year, such as his imaginext castle and dragon, the little knight men are lost and scattered around my place and the lego he got last year, that we bonded over and spent sooo much time putting together last year, was smashed and broken to bits a day later.
These were two big ticket items last year – like one of the last gifts the boys opened – I drove from one Toys ‘R Us to another to chase down a blue Furby for my five-year-old last December because IT HAD TO BE BLUE.

Mom Advice shares recipes for an easy hot cocoa mix and vanilla chai tea mix as well as some fun ways to package them for a cute holiday gift.

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More than any other fitness tracker, the Basis watch takes a step further than gathering data—extremely precise, may we add—it gives tailored advice on how to take up healthier habits through small changes.
Trunk ClubWhen you give a guy a Trunk Club gift card, you’re giving more than great clothes.
Every Trunk Club member has a personal stylist who handpicks a selection of premium men’s clothing based on the member’s preferences.
Basis WatchIt’s easy to say we’re going to start going to the gym three times a week, but taking up such a fitness routine can be a feat.
Offering you a roster of other options in the realm of watches, we have teamed up with iFashionWatches to curate an exclusive AskMen selection of designer watches and discounted them at up to 80% off.

In 2012, the average family spent around $750 on holiday gifts, and spending is expected to be up again in 2013, as unemployment has eased and the housing and automobile markets have started recovering.
The NRF survey says the average shopper will spend $737.95 on gifts, décor, greeting cards, and other holiday items.
Family holiday gatherings that include aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents can easily result in massive piles of gifts, even for children who are too young to really understand the concept of Christmas gift giving.
Released at the end of October, Discover Card’s holiday spending survey found that the average family will be spending 20% more this Christmas than last, with the average family spending just over $1000.

There’s also a cool iphone cover (above) that I want to crochet as a secret Santa gift for my nephew, I’ll need to change the colours from those we featured too and use something a bit more suited to a young teenage boy.
So if you’ve got a last minute pressie you you need or to simply top up something that you might have already bought and want to make it a little bit more personal check out this week’s issue (14 December – out now) for knitting and crochet ideas to give with love.
Hi there, Kandy, Knitting Design Editor here and I’ve just put my knitting needles down to write this blog to tell you about our gorgeous Christmas gift ideas that you can make in an evening, which are featured in our latest issue (14 December 2012) out now.

Imagine when your friends or family receive such a special book, how surprised and touched they’ll be! Get some ideas from the Internet and start doing the great project! For more photo gift ideas, please turn to Top 10 2012 Christmas Photo Gifts Ideas.

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The Best Fashion Gift Ideas! Even the girl who has everything can always add one more thing to her closet! Give your style-loving bestie one of these trendy gifts or leave a printed "hint" for your parents—they’ll get the point.
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Holiday season is a time for family, a time for friends, a time for joy, a time for celebrations and everyone’s favorite, a time for gifts! Sharing our joys and happiness with others are on an all time high on and around Christmas.
Gift an espresso coffee machine from a reputed brand to your near and dear ones and allow them them to savor every sip of that freshly brewed coffee without giving up on the excellent taste and quality and without having to run to Starbucks every time there’s a craving.
Wii slips down the list from last year, but still retains a position in the top ten gifts, for the plain fact that it’s cool to have one! It is one gift that can be enjoyed not just by the person whom you give it too, but by his whole family and even you.
In the first position we have a gift that has the makings of one of the most innovative and best gifts to give during the Christmas season.
A popular trick is wrapping a gift in so many covers that by the time the receiver gets to the real gift, he imagines it’s all in vain, only to get something very precious or beyond expectations.
Again, it’s a fantastic gift to give to your family or to friends this Christmas season.
Whether you’re looking for a gift for your mom, wife, girlfriend, sister, your favorite aunt, or a friend who loves to read; Amazon Rekindle is the thing for you that is sure to rekindle the spirit of reading in them.
Again, a very touching gift! Real tears will welt up your own eyes even as you compile it and by the time you will be finished, you may not want to gift the scrapbook away.
In the midst of the chill of the winter that runs during the Christmas season, and after being tired from setting all the decorations, guests & gifts handling; there’s nothing like a piping hot cup of fine espresso coffee to send your tired senses into a state of ecstasy and infuse back into you the spirit of the season.
With dual core A5 chips (does twice the work at same time), it’s got superfast graphics, LED backlit display, Wi-Fi & 3G, two cameras front and back, multi-touch functionality, and whole lot more; no recipient of this gift from the present generation will be able to thank you as much he/she would like to.
The gift number 3 will have the users release a sigh of relief and bless you every time they put their feet on it.

When purchasing toys for any preschooler, be sure to check the age guidelines — not important for just safety reasons, but also to make sure the toy isn’t too young, which could cause a child to get bored easily, or too old, which could cause them to become frustrated because they don’t completely understand how to use it.

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