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65 Holiday Gifts For Everyone On Your List

  • The Ultimate Gifts for Him

    Retro Treads
    The classic trail shoe from 1979 is back as the new 455 sneaker, in six great colors. ($85; newbalance.com)

    Zap Out of It
    A gift for you, too! All those black cords that multiply—phone, iPod, computer—are stashed in the Cord Keeper. ($25; kangaroomstorage.com)

    Can You See Me Now?
    Road warriors can say good night "in person" while on business trips with the Eyeball 2.0 Webcam. ($79.99; bluemic.com)

    Hole in One
    Sure, he's no golf pro, but he'd still love to enshrine his record round in the Golf Scorecard Keeper. ($14.95; spoonsisters.com)

    Old-Time Rock & Roll
    The Doobies are not dead! They live on (as do five other beloved faves) as recycled LP coasters. ($20 for six; eco-artware.com)

    Mr. Roboto
    The Robot Flash Drive blinks its eyes when data is being transmitted. ($24; wishingfish.com)

    Beer and Now
    This bottle opener is made from a recycled bike chain, so your guy will be "saving the earth," one brew at a time. ($10; uncommongoods.com)

  • The Ultimate Stocking Stuffers

    Bug Off
    The Hexbug Nano's 12 angled legs gyrate like crazy. It switches directions and flips over when turned on its back. ($7.99; hexbug.com)

    In Her Shoes
    Super-cute Mary Jane booties for babies and toddlers come in 15 styles, including zebra, faux mink, and tapestry. ($10; babybellamaya.com)

    String Us Along
    There are more than 100 kooky little key chains in the String Doll Gang, so there's one for every personality. ($10; kamibashi.com)

    Soap Star
    This shiny bauble shimmers on the tree; after the holidays, use the Chocolate Mint Bubble Bath inside. ($5; pier1.com)

    Smart Storage
    The Fl¿rt MP3 holder is part of a three-piece set (pencil case and small bag not shown). Also in red and lime-green. ($1.99; at Ikea stores)

    Rise and Shine
    Who wouldn't want to wake up to this sweet froggy Mini Travel Alarm Clock? Also comes shaped like a cupcake. ($10; shop.stjude.org)

    Bright Idea
    Tweens can use these fluorescent pencils as funky highlighters; little ones will love to scribble with them. ($7.50 for six; spoonsisters.com)

    Who?
    Handmade from alpaca wool, precious Little Owls line up on a mantel, bookshelf, or windowsill. Other colors available. ($10 each; artebebe.com)

    Let it Snow
    Hang the Snowflake Ornament on the tree or in a window. Also available as a wreath or a flower. ($6 each, or three for $15; harrietandleo.com)

    Garden Variety
    For your favorite apartment dweller: Just water Garden-in-a-Bag and watch it grow. Forty-five plants available. ($8; pottingshedcreations.com)

  • The Ultimate Gifts for Her

    Silver Lining
    The gorgeous stainless-steel Stockholm bowl can hold fruit, the mail, or decorate any table in the house. ($29.99; ikea.com)

    Chick Magnet
    Three pretty fabric magnets in a coordinating, reusable tin—a perfectly sweet teacher gift. ($12.50 per set; kissmystyle.com)

    Feel-Good Beads
    Wear this fab necklace long, doubled or tripled up, or coiled around a wrist. All proceeds go to the Ugandan women who make them by hand. ($20; suubiafrica.org)

    Glove Love
    Olive and Bette's longer style will keep her extra warm this winter. Also in yellow, purple, and teal. ($38; 800-396-1236)

    It's About Time
    Stretchy, vintage-style Coco watches are made of resin and come in seven smashing colors. ($65 each; decorativethings.com)

    Pocket Palette
    Saved! All she needs for quick touch-ups is here in the Glamour to Go III: eight shadows, four glosses, and a blush. ($19.50;

  • Sporty Spice
    With tennis, swimming, and soccer stars, plus eight other Go! Go! Sports Girl dolls, you'll find the perfect one for your own jockette. ($22.99; gogosportsgirls.com) 3 and up

    Top Chef
    "Eighty-six the pancakes!" She'll whip up brunch for the whole family with the wooden Tabletop Stove. ($70; rosiehippo.com) 3 and up

    Best in Show
    There are 49 poofy purses in all, and a breed for every diminutive diva in your life. (Chinese Crested shown, $49; fuzzynation.com) 6 and up

    Just For the Halibut
    Collect matches in the Fish Stix game based on species and the direction they're swimming. ($14.99; amazon.com) 6 and up

    Hedge Fun
    The spinning wheels and easy-to-grip handle make the Hedgehog Rolley ideal for busy tots to lean on. ($16; rosiehippo.com) 1 and up

  • May the Force Be With You
    Two Thrustmaster Glow Sabers mean awesome duels between good and evil using the Nintendo Wii-mote. ($34.99; amazon.com) 8 and up

    American Idol
    Your future pop star can belt out her fave tunes and bop to the light show with the Top Load Karaoke Machine. ($49.88; walmart.com) 6 and up

    Crank It Up
    Cool iPod gear is on every tween's list, so check out these Mini Speakers. Also with stripes, dots, or camouflage. ($19; pbteen.com) 7 and up

    Crazy Car
    The Nano Zero Gravity Car clings to walls, floors—even the ceiling—using vacuumlike power. ($29.99; amazon.com) 8 and up

    Pipe Dreams
    The Shred Sled offers boarding at its best: The four wheels swivel, so your kid will feel like he's surfing. ($119; theshredsled.com) 8 and up

    Strange Bedfellows
    Quirky names (Blanche, Herman) and wacky faces make Kreechers Klub pillows standouts. ($30; thekreechers.com) 3 and up

  • May the Force Be With You
    Two Thrustmaster Glow Sabers mean awesome duels between good and evil using the Nintendo Wii-mote. ($34.99; amazon.com) 8 and up

    American Idol
    Your future pop star can belt out her fave tunes and bop to the light show with the Top Load Karaoke Machine. ($49.88; walmart.com) 6 and up

    Crank It Up
    Cool iPod gear is on every tween's list, so check out these Mini Speakers. Also with stripes, dots, or camouflage. ($19; pbteen.com) 7 and up

    Crazy Car
    The Nano Zero Gravity Car clings to walls, floors—even the ceiling—using vacuumlike power. ($29.99; amazon.com) 8 and up

    Pipe Dreams
    The Shred Sled offers boarding at its best: The four wheels swivel, so your kid will feel like he's surfing. ($119; theshredsled.com) 8 and up

    Strange Bedfellows
    Quirky names (Blanche, Herman) and wacky faces make Kreechers Klub pillows standouts. ($30; thekreechers.com) 3 and up

  • The Ultimate Gifts for Grandparents

    Toasty Toes
    Good-looking and oh, so cozy, these soft, fleece-lined Hearthside Beaded Moccasins are a pleasing pick. Also in navy and red. ($39.95; llbean.com)

    Bird's-Eye View
    The Hummingbird Feeder is beautifully etched on recycled glass, brightening any deck or backyard. ($40; uncommongoods.com)

    Key To My Heart
    Load the Digital Photo Frame Keychain with up to 60 shots of your babe¿your mom-in-law will flip! ($19.99; fashionationstyle.com)

    The Coast is Clear
    Whether you slide in pics or your kid's drawings, these Photo Coasters will be the talk of dinner at Nana's. ($8 for four; walmart.com)

    Salt of the Earth
    The Winterberries de-icing salt not only prevents slipping, it leaves the front walk smelling divine. And it's a whole lot easier to carry than those 20-pound bags. ($16; fruits-passion.com)

    Get the Message
    Add water, and in a week, a bean will sprout and open to reveal a smiley face and one of five messages. ($16; uncommongoods.com)

  • In-Flight Entertainment
    It's a snap to assemble a Build-Your-Own plane; she can paint it, too—then fly to faraway lands! ($54; artebebe.com) 3 and up

    Rain Check
    So rad, yet so practical: Kids will beg to wear their Scot Sneaker rain boots even when it's sunny. Also in black and pink/purple argyle. ($39; davrain.com)

  • For the ultimate do-gooder: Boom Boom Cards. Each one tells you to buy a stranger a cup of coffee, thank a mentor, pick up litter, or other good deeds. When you're done, pass on the card to pay it forward. An online social networking component is included where you can share your good deed, track your card, post photos and more. Talk about good karma overload.

    (boomboomcards, $12.95)

  • Building your own Lamborghini can be expensive, timely, and complicated (trust us, we do it all the time), unless, of course, you're using one of these awesome build your own car kits. It not only makes a great gift, but is a great catalyst for great father-child bonding.

    (npw-usa-catalogs.com)

  • If you're shopping for a little boy but are out of the loop, listen up: Little. Boys. Love. Cars. Click-to-buy this carrying case, taken from Disney's hit movie, and you'll instantly be the most popular gift giver around.

    Disneystore.com, $49.50)

  • Kids could spend hours playing with this dinosaur adventure set, complete with plastic dinos that can roam on the multi-level, wooden play set. Right now, the sets are buy-one-get-one-half-off.

    (toysrus.com, $34.99)

  • A great bottle of wine is always a good idea, but packing it in Wine Tote makes it extra special. Pick your favorite wine region (like La Rioja, Tuscany, Napa, or Bordeaux) or Manhattan.
    (maptote.com, $12)

  • Even if you don't have a green thumb, you'll want to display these cute casserole pots. Each one is packed with seeds and peat pucks, so it's easy to get started growing your own fresh herbs.

    (brooklyn5and10.com, $12.95)

  • Lockets are a great way to display shots of your loved ones, but usually they're too small. This one expands, and with four photo slots, you can show off more than one member of your family.

    (redenvelope.com/style, $69.95)

  • This gift would be great for a lot of people, but we think it's a great idea for a tween who loves to write. She'll love sending notes on paper with her own name on it, and feel super grown up.

    (shutterfly.com, $17.99)

  • There is a reason Thomas the Tank Engine has been around since the 1940's—he's adorable. Too bad kids in the '40's didn't have Let's Go Thomas, a toy that uses motion sensing technology to chug around and talk and sing to kids about directions. (Plus it will get them up and moving.)

    (target.com, $49.89)

  • A little girl who has been extra good this year might deserve one of these tricked out doll houses, straight from Disney's classic Snow White. The set includes lots of little details, like a cuckoo-clock and an organ that plays music, that will make pretending incredibly real.

    (Disneystore.com, $129.50)

  • These would make great stocking stuffers, or a Christmas Eve gift. Choose from snowmen, penguins, monkeys, and more. They're cute (duh), but get this—only $4 each.

    (Kmart stores, $4)

  • These retro pens are perfect for the sophisticated Disney fan, who doesn't want to announce his love of the mouse to the world with loud, flashy, cartoony writing utensils.

    (Disneystore.com)

  • We love sprig toys for the unique look, and eco-friendliness of the product. (They're made from recycled wood and reclaimed plastic, but they're so cool looking you'd never guess.) This story book allows kids to read and play along, with small pieces and a playset.

    (sprigtoys.com)

  • This beanie will keep any runner or biker: warm, safe, and stylish looking. The bright, reflective surface will make anyone running in the streets more visible, so that everyone from distracted drivers to dog-walking neighbors will notice you.

    (saucony.com, $15)

  • With easy instructions for a fire station and ladder truck and plenty of extra building ideas, this is a great way to introduce kids to Legos, and they can get creative in what they build. It happens to fit nicely in a stocking, and at only $9.99, you can afford to throw some other stuff in there, too.

    (shop.lego.com, $9.99)

  • Understatement of the year: dudes are hard to shop for. And as much as you may want to pour all your energy into brainstorming the perfect, thoughtful, specially-ordered gift, he probably just wants a DVD. This Rocky Collection includes all six flicks, plus documentaries, interviews, behind-the scenes footage, and all that stuff he'll salivate over.

    (amazon.com, $99)

  • Looking for a great family gift? Band Hero will bring everyone together just like Guitar Hero did, but with vocals, drums, and of course, a guitar.

    (amazon.com, $199.99)

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