The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition with Blue Eyed North Pole Pixie-Elf

The Elf on the Shelf
The Elf on the Shelf

Year after year, children and adults alike are baffled by the mystery of how Santa really knows who’s been naughty or nice. After much urging by the elves and Mrs. Claus, Santa has allowed his biggest secret to be revealed in The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition . Touted as “The best thing since The Night Before Christmas” this gift set includes a light skin, blue eyed North Pole pixie-elf, hardbound children’s book and keepsake box. Children can register their elf online and receive a special response from Santa.

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LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet

LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet (Pink)

There’s no kid who wouldn’t be super-excited to get this gift for Christmas!

The learning tablet gives you access to more than 100 educational books, games, videos, and apps. Subjects like mathematics, reading, and science are covered in a fun and interactive way. The LeapPad’s built-in camera can shoot video, allowing kids to make animation and art to share with family and friends.

The LeapPad’s online tool, the Learning Path, allows you to tune into your child’s progress and track achievements. You can choose to receive regular e-mail updates on your child’s accomplishments, which provide insight into where your child may need additional support and give you new ideas for even more learning fun.

This is a wonderful. educational gift – a great idea for a Christmas gift!

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Christmas Gifts for Photographers: the Best Cameras by Price

A camera is a wonderful gift – for someone you love or for yourself. These days, almost anyone can become a photographer – cameras are digital, cheaper and offer many features. If you need a Christmas gift for a photographer, there’s a great camera for every price you can afford.

Digital Camera – Under $100

Camera under 100

Kodak EasyShare C142 – Kodak has long been a famous photography brand. This camera is simple to use and easy on the budget. With the Kodak EasyShare C142 digital camera, you’ll get brilliant pictures automatically. With Kodak’s Smart Capture feature, brilliant pictures happen automatically. No worries. No hassles. Just beautiful pictures.

Digital Camera – Under $150

Canon PowerShot SD1300IS

Canon PowerShot SD1300IS – It’s all about the power of contrast. Color that defies convention. Sleek, gentle curves that merge art and technology into a camera designed to inspire. The PowerShot SD1300 IS Digital ELPH camera captures your world as much as it expresses your originality, with bold innovations that include remarkable low light performance. Everything looks right. Hold it, and everything feels right, too.

Best Mid-Range Point-and-Shoot Digital Camera

Sony DSC-WX5/B WX Series Exmor R CMOS Sensor

Sony DSC-WX5 – Pictures that you could only imagine are now possible with the Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 digital camera. It starts with the outstanding low-light performance of an “Exmor R” CMOS sensor. Plus, amazing features like Superior Auto and Background Defocus make it easy to get the best shot. There’s even 3D Sweep Panorama and Full HD 1080/60i AVCHD movies.

Best Digital SLR for Photography Beginners

Nikon D3100 14.2MP Digital SLR Camera

Nikon D3100 – Nikon’s affordable, compact and lightweight D3100 digital SLR features a high-resolution 14-megapixel CMOS DX sensor, high-quality 3x NIKKOR 18-55mm VR image stabilization zoom lens and intuitive onboard assistance including the learn-as-you grow Guide Mode. Capture beautiful pictures and amazing Full HD 1080p movies with sound and full-time autofocus. Easily capture the action other cameras miss with a fast start up time, split-second shutter release, 3 frames per second shooting and 11-point autofocus.

Best Super Expensive Camera for Pros

Canon EOS-5D Mark II Digital SLR Camera

Canon EOS-5D Mark IICanon EOS 50D MARK II admirable performance with 21.1 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor. Large 3-inch LCD monitor with DIGIC 4 Technology. EOS technologies like Auto Lighting Optimizer and Peripheral Illumination Correction. It can shoot up to 3.9 fps, has 9 AF points plus 6 AF assist points, and a new 98% coverage viewfinder.

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Christmas Gift Ideas: Amazing Jewelry for Women

Christmas is coming up, and it’s time to get a beautiful gift for the one you love. Jewelry is always a good choice for a Christmas gift – it’s classy, elegant, beautiful and can last forever.

Looking for a great Christmas gift for a woman? Here are some jewelry gift ideas for you:

Jewelry for Christmas

Sterling Silver Angel Feather Wing – Black and White Diamond

Sterling Silver Angel Feather Wing BLACK and WHITE Diamond Pendant Necklace (HI, SI3-I1, 0.25 carat)

This beautifully designed and crafted Angle Wing Diamond Pendant is rendered in shimming sterling silver with rich Black Diamonds and Icy White Diamonds. Angle Wing represents peace, the Holy Spirit and love. It’s the best gift for your love one and yourself for any occasions.

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Sterling Silver Guardian Angel Pendant on Snake Chain

Silver Angel Pendant

Great gift for the angel in your life! With a body and wings of ribbon-like sterling silver, this graceful guardian angel is the perfect gift for mothers, daughters, and other special women in your life.

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Heart Shaped 24K Gold Overlay Leaf Pendant on Multi Chain Necklace

Heart Shaped 24K Gold Overlay Leaf Pendant on Multi Chain Necklace

Cool designer 24 karat gold overlay leaf pendant on a 5 strand gold overlay chain. This is a real leaf dipped in gold. A very unique and elegant Christmas gift.

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White Gold Plated Heart Shaped Pink Sapphire Ring

Pink Sapphire Heart Ring

Show your love with a gemstone heart! Click here for more info.

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Gold Diamond and Garnet Heart-Shaped Earrings

10k Yellow Gold Diamond and Garnet Heart-Shaped Earrings

Looking for something that’s both romantic and a little unique? These garnet and diamond heart-shaped earrings are the perfect answer. Made from polished 10 karat yellow gold, they feature swooping heart shapes lined with a total of 14 genuine diamonds (.08 cttw). Nestled between the tips of the open hearts are faceted heart-shaped stones of brilliant red garnet. A beautiful gemstone with a particularly high refraction index, garnet is prized for its radiance and eye-catching color. These gorgeous earrings are featured on posts and fasten with friction back closures.

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Hello Kitty “BirthStone Kitty” Diamond Pendant Necklace

Hello Kitty Diamond Necklace

For fans of all ages, the Hello Kitty “Birthstone Kitty” Diamond Sterling Silver Pendant makes an ideal birthday gift. Made from 925 sterling silver, the top of the pendant features the beloved image of Hello Kitty’s face with her iconic bow set with diamonds. A great gift for any Hello Kitty lover!

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Christmas Gift Basket: The Corporate Show Stopper

Christmas Gift Basket: The Corporate Show Stopper

Big enough for the entire office, this oversized Christmas Gift Basket will delight all those lucky enough to share in this masterpiece. Filled to the brim with delicious, award-winning gourmet snack foods, this design makes quick shopping for all the important people and clients on your holiday gift list. The “Corporate Show Stopper” is aptly named as it turns heads when it arrives and is one of our most impressive Corporate Christmas Gift Baskets!

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Christmas Gifts for Geeks | Gifts for Geeks

Geeks love gifts as much as the next person. Geeks are human, you know! 🙂

Here’s a list of great Christmas gifts for Geeks. Don’t be shy. We know you are one, too.

Christmas Gifts for Geeks – Gifts for Geeks

Tauntaun Sleeping Bag – Slumber in the Belly of the Beast! This high-quality sleeping bag looks just like a Tauntaun, complete with saddle, printed internal intestines, and a plush lightsaber zipper pull. Now when your kids tell you their favorite Star Wars movie is “Attack of the Clones” you can nestle the wee-ones snug in simulated Tauntaun fur while regaling them with the amazing tale of “Empire Strikes Back”.

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Cute Plush Microbes – Most folks never realize how cute microbes can be when expanded 1,000,000 times and then fashioned into cuddly plush. Until now, that is. Keep one on your desktop to remind yourself that there is an “invisible” universe out there filled with very small things that can do incredible damage to much bigger things. Then go and wash your hands. Lather, rinse, repeat.

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LED Binary Watch – This watch displays time in binary format. It uses LED lights to display the time. Need we say more? Okay, we will. The watch face contains 10 blue LEDs that are used to indicate the numbers of the binary sequence (1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32) and the values of the lighted LEDs are added to determine the time.

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Caffeine Mug – The now famous caffeine molecule emblazoned on a swell glass mug is the perfect addition to your caffeine collection.

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Mini Business Card File CabinetThis little file cabinet looks like a shrunken version of the real thing, but holds up to eight hundred business cards. Two drawers pull out, letting you shuffle through your entire collection. We’ve even included lettered-tabs to help keep everything organized.

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USB Fiber Optics Christmas Tree – The perfect geeky way to celebrate Christmas! This Christmas Tree is powered by USB or 2 AAA batteries and will add color, beauty and Christmas spirit to any office or cubical.

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Harry Potter Gifts for Christmas

Though the Harry Potter movie series is close to an end, the fans don’t rest. Harry Potter is as popular as ever. There are many gifts you can buy for your favorite Harry Potter fan. With Christmas coming up, it might be a good idea to hurry up and start shopping.

Harry Potter Gifts for Christmas

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Widescreen Edition) – The sixth installment of the Harry Potter series begins right where The Order of the Phoenix left off. The wizarding world is rocked by the news that “He Who Must Not Be Named” has truly returned, and the audience finally knows that Harry is “the Chosen One”–the only wizard who can defeat Lord Voldemort in the end. Dark forces loom around every corner, and now regularly attempt to penetrate the protected walls of Hogwarts School. This is no longer the fun and fascinating world of magic from the first few books—it’s dark, dangerous, and scary. Click here to buy!

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Clue Harry Potter Game – Discover the secrets of Hogwarts in this version of the classic Mystery game. Enjoy new game play features and a moving Hogwarts game board. Dark magic has been performed at Hogwarts. A fellow student has vanished from the famous School of Witchcraft and Wizardry–and it is up to you to solve the mysterious disappearance. Play as Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Luna or Neville and try to discover who did it, what spell or item they used, and where the student was attacked. Click here to buy!

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Harry’s Glasses Wire – These officially licensed Harry Potter wire frame glasses are just like the ones worn in all the movies. The glasses help complete any costume, transforming you into everyone’s favorite wizard, Harry Potter. Antiqued gold logo adorns each temple for an authentic look. Click here to buy!

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Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) – Now for the first time ever, J.K. Rowling’s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set! The Harry Potter series has been hailed as “one for the ages” by Stephen King and “a spellbinding saga’ by USA Today. And most recently, The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the “fastest selling book in history.” This is the ultimate Harry Potter collection for Harry Potter fans of all ages! Click here to buy!

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Harry Potter LEGO: The Final Challenge – When you’re a young sorcerer-in-training, homework takes on a whole new significance. So when characters out of the imagination of bestselling author J.K. Rowling decide to stage the ultimate Spell-ing Bee in LEGOland, no doubt the floo powder leads them to LEGO kit number 4702, The Final Challenge. Designed for Harry Potter fans, this 60-piece book/movie tie-in is heavier on the classic LEGO interlocking construction than other sets in the Harry Potter series, but still features such novelties as a spider web catapult and orange plastic torch “flames.” Click here to buy!

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Gryffindor House Beanie – This officially licensed beanie is made of lamb’s wool and features the Gryffindor Coat of Arms patch. Makes a great addition to any Harry Potter costume or everyday wear! Click here to buy!

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Harry Potter Marauder’s Map Puzzle – Looking for a great gift for the Harry Potter fan in your life and coming up puzzled? Go with it! This 1,000 piece Marauder’s Map Puzzle is just the thing. Click here to buy!

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Harry Potter 2010 Desk Calendar – Each daily page of this calendar features a full-color scene from one of the first six exciting Harry Potter films and includes a caption that describes the thrilling action. The calendar’s easel includes a holographic header. Click here to buy!

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