The Nice List
(Family Features) Santa’s made his list, checked it twice and found out who’s been naughty and nice. For family and friends who found their way on to Santa’s nice list this year, these great holiday gift ideas, ranging from organization to ways to stave off that winter chill to gifts that bring out the magic of the season and last long after the holidays are over, can help earn you a spot on your loved ones’ nice lists for years to come.
Heat Up Your Holidays
This chilly holiday season, give the gift of heat to the outdoorsman who loves to hunt and camp, a friend who enjoys tailgating or the proud parent who spends time on the sidelines at their child’s outdoor games. The Chaheati Heated Add-On is cordless, lightweight, has a rechargeable battery and fits onto any portable chair. The heating system has four temperature settings – keeping you warm and outside doing what you love longer. Visit Chaheati.com/Retailers for retail locations and more information.
Experience the Magic of Christmas
Start a new family tradition this holiday season with the Magic Light Wand. Witness real magic on the children’s faces when they touch the button on the wand, hear the tinkling chimes and see all of your holiday lights come alive. Avoid the hassle of rummaging around behind the tree to plug in a cord or searching for a tiny remote and visit magiclightwand.com for more information and to order.
Pens and Pencils Make Great Stocking Stuffers
Everyone loves a stocking full of sweets and treats, but why not add something both fun and practical, such as Zebra pens and mechanical pencils that last long past the season? Durable Steel pens make great gifts for dads and dudes, while Cadoozles’ playful patterns please kids of all ages. Moms can express themselves with vibrant Sarasa gel pens, which come in many colors, and everyone can appreciate the smooth, reliable Z-Grip Plus. Learn more at zebrapen.com/stockingstuffers.
The Gift of Sight
This holiday, give a gift that changes the way someone you love sees the world – a gift that keeps giving even after the holidays are over. Now for as low as $17/month, you can give the gift of good vision from VSP Direct to someone who doesn’t have access to vision insurance. Coverage from the No. 1 name in vision care means a comprehensive eye exam, glasses or contacts, plus the lowest out-of-pocket costs. For more information, visit givevspdirect.com.
Comfortable Holiday Warmth and Style
Give the gift of luxe comfort this season with a cashmere turtleneck sweater from Charter Club. Soft to the touch and incredibly warm, this sweater is a versatile addition to any wardrobe and the perfect way to embrace the latest color trend by selecting an of-the-moment pastel hue. Retailing for $139, pick up this holiday essential exclusively at Macy’s stores and macys.com.
A Safe Home for the Holidays
Give homeowners simple, smart security this holiday with Kidde’s RemoteLync WiFi-enabled products. The plug-in monitor sends an alert upon hearing a smoke or carbon monoxide alarm. The cordless camera instantly sends video upon sensing motion. Mount it nearly anywhere and set it to arm/disarm based on your location, or request an on-demand video if the monitor is triggered. A free mobile app allows for custom notifications. For more information, visit kidde.com.
Get Organized This Holiday Season
Stop overloading friends and family members with presents that cause clutter. This holiday season, get creative and give the gift of organization. With ClosetMaid’s SuiteSymphony Collection Kits, you can provide an easy way for your loved ones to reclaim control of their closets. Available in three finishes (pure white, natural gray and espresso) and a variety of configurations, Collection Kits are easy options to consider this year. Start your holiday shopping now at ClosetMaid.com/SuiteSymphonyCombo.
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