Best Buy Selling 100s of Video Games For $10

Great news for gamers or anyone who knows a gamer who might be celebrating his birthday in late May (hint, hint). Best Buy is currently holding a huge video game sale, with more than 100 game titles on sale...

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The Mannered Mom On… Class Gifting Mania

I used to think I was creative and resourceful...and then my daughter started preschool. I've since learned that a last-minute approach to class gifts will never do. (These are the gifts that your child gives to every member of...

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It’s Here: Enjoying Christmas Presents

I’ve been thinking a lot about the song, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” this week. Partially because, well, it’s the season, but also because I heard Liza sing it in her fantastic show at The Palace last week. But...

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Bring Your Favorite Rock Band 2 Characters To Life

Players of the popular video game, Rock Band 2, can now create real world merchandise based on their in-game characters. The Rock Band website allows you to turn your own personal band and individual character photos into t-shirts ($29),...

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Toys for Tots

Times are tough for a lot of us this year but if you can, please donate a new toy to the Marine's Toys For Tots foundation. If you live in the US and would like to help, head on over to Toys...

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Nintendo Wants To Help You Shop This Holiday Season

Nintendo has created two unique Websites to make sure everyone gets the Nintendo gear they really want this year. You can have Mario leave a voice mail or send a playable message in an E-mail to someone who might...

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What To Do When Your Kids Favorite Toy is Sold Out

I am often asked this question: When you go to buy the toy your child wants, and find out it’s a hot toy and there are none left, what do you do? There are basically a few different options. Bounce...

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Black Friday Video Game Bargains at Amazon

I'm going to go out on a limb here and assume that someone on your holiday shopping list really wants a video game (or 10) this year. I've got some great news for you! You can make that person...

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Great Toys and a Great Holiday… Without Busting Your Budget

Originally written for the Live with Regis and Kelly Blog Here come the holidays! And that means toys for kids. But if you’re like the vast majority of people we’ve spoken to over the past months, you’re probably concerned about...

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The Mannered Mom on… Re-gifting Without Shame

As the mother of two young children and recipient of many odd, duplicate, or “way too cute” gifts, I have become a “regifter”. There, I’ve said it. Whether regifting is your answer to a penny-pinched shopping season, you’re a...

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