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Genres: Holiday

Hot Holiday Gifts for Everyone:

Birth-Adults & Pets, too


Fingerlings  WowWee (Ages 3 & Up)

  • Fingerlings respond to sound, motion, and touch with blinking eyes, head turns, and silly monkey babble.
  • Blow them kisses and they will kiss you back!
  • Hang them upside-down by the tail and watch them monkey around!
  • Pet them to sleep or make a loud noise and watch them get excited!
  • Make sure that the Fingerling are manufactured by WowWee and NOT sent from China.



Sphero R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid Action Figure

  • Authentic Movement – Drive R2-D2 with your device, go from bipod to tripod stances, or trigger emotive waddles
  • Integrated Speaker & LEDs – Sounds come right from R2-D2, and front and rear lights are fully functional.
  • Code R2-D2 – Download the Sphero Edu app and use character-specific commands to program R2-D2 and complete STEM activities.
  • Watch With Me – View films from the Star Wars saga with R2-D2 reacting by your side.
  • Holographic Simulation – Explore the Star Wars™ galaxy, roam iconic ship interiors, and more
  • BB-8 App-Enabled Droid with Droid Trainer by Sphero (also Pictured) Click on images to see videos.


All-New Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7″ Display, 8 OR 16 GB, Black (Available in other colors)

    • The next generation of our best-selling Fire tablet ever – now thinner, lighter, and with longer battery life and an improved display. More durable than the latest iPad.
    • Beautiful 7″ IPS display with higher contrast and sharper text, a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, and up to 8 hours of battery life. 8 or 16 GB of internal storage and a microSD slot for up to 256 GB of expandable storage.
    • Now with Alexa, for quick access to the information and entertainment you want. Ask questions, play music, check your calendar, get the news, weather, and more – just press the home button and ask.
    • Enjoy millions of movies, TV shows, songs, Kindle eBooks, apps and games – including Netflix, Facebook, HBO, Spotify, and more
    • Prime members get unlimited access to over a thousand books and magazines, millions of songs, and thousands of movies and TV episodes – at no additional cost
    • Watch downloaded videos anywhere with a Prime membership, Netflix plan, or Showtime subscription
    • Enhance your entertainment experience with features you only get from Amazon, including ASAP, X-Ray, On Deck, Blue Shade, and FreeTime Parental Controls
    • Side Tip: Make sure Kindle is functioning and all apps are set up (Parental Controls) ASAP. Also, you might consider getting a charger for hours of use.


Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch, Black, Silver, Large (US Version) (Large or Small)

  • See simplified heart rate zones for quickly checking exercise intensity during workouts with PurePulse(TM) continuous, wrist-based heart rate monitoring (no uncomfortable chest strap required)
  • Use multi-sport tracking to track runs, cardio, cross-training, biking and more. Effortlessly and automatically record other workouts to your dashboard with SmartTrack
  • Enable connected GPS to map your routes and see run stats like pace and duration on display (when your phone is nearby)
  • Track steps, distance, calories burned, floors climbed and active minutes. Stay connected with call, text & calendar alerts and notifications from your favorite apps like Gmail, Facebook and more (when phone is nearby).Start a FitStar workout on your wrist and get step-by-step instructions and graphics to ensure you complete each move correctly

Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband, Plum, Small (US Version) (Large or Small) Available in other colors

PurePulse continuous, automatic wrist-based heart rate tracking to better measure calorie burn all day
Maximize your workouts using simplified heart rate zones (Fat Burn, Cardio and Peak)
See call, text & calendar notifications on the OLED display; Automatically track how long and how well you sleep and wake with a silent vibrating alarm
Get a better understanding of your fitness level and see how you can improve over time with a personalized Cardio Fitness Score; Use Connected GPS during run mode to see real-time stats like pace and distance on your wrist

Crayola Inspiration Art Case: 140 Pieces, Art Set, Gifts for Kids and Adults (For the Artist)

  • Art Kit Includes: 64 Crayola Crayons, 20 Crayola Short Colored Pencils, 40 Crayola Washable Markers, and 15 large sheets of paper
  • Crayola Art Supply Case with organized storage
  • 140 Piece Drawing and Coloring Set
  • Nontoxic

Adult Coloring Book for Men Women Teens and Seniors Paperback Book Promotes Relaxation Focus Inspiration with Stress Relieving Easy Patterns of Flowers Mandalas Fun Geometric Designs for Art Therapy

    • ENCHANT AND EVOKE artistic exploration with our premium coloring book for adults, preteens, teens, and seniors. Accomplish your artistic endeavors with the pens pencils markers crayons or paint of your choice.
    • HOURS OF ENTERTAINMENT with a multitude of unique designs and compositions such as garden designs, mandalas, paisley, and floral patterns that help relax and rejuvenate your mind and mood.
    • MANY MENTAL BENEFITS adult coloring book therapy relax and clear your mind and improve focus concentration recovery and promotes better sleep. Anti-stress designs range from simple to complex.
    • 24 ORIGINAL DESIGNS our adult coloring books flowers and leaves are printed on perforated pages so you can share your masterpiece with your friends and family. Easy patterns are great for all levels.

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) – (Black or White)

  • Echo Dot (2nd Generation) is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, read the news, set alarms, read audiobooks from Audible, control Amazon Video on Fire TV, and more
  • Connects to speakers or headphones through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable to play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn. Play music simultaneously across Echo devices and speakers connected via cable with multi-room music (Spotify and Sirius XM support coming soon).
  • Call or message anyone hands-free with your Echo device. Also, instantly connect to other Echo devices in your home using just your voice.
  • Controls lights, fans, TVs, switches, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, locks, and more with compatible connected devices from WeMo, Philips Hue, Sony, Samsung SmartThings, Nest, and others
  • Hears you from across the room with 7 far-field microphones for hands-free control, even in noisy environments or while playing music
  • Includes a built-in speaker so it can work on its own as a smart alarm clock in the bedroom, an assistant in the kitchen, or anywhere you might want a voice-controlled computer; Amazon Echo is not required to use Echo Dot
  • Always getting smarter and adding new features, plus thousands of skills like Uber, Domino’s, DISH, and more

The Perfect Gift for ANY Season get an Amazon Gift Card/ Kindle Gift Card


DDMY Mermaid Tail Blanket For Kids Teens Adult Handmade Wave Mermaid Blankets Crochet Knitting Blanket Seasons Warm Soft Living Room Sleeping Bag Best Birthday Christmas gift 74”x35” Mint Green (Many other fun Colors)

  • MODERATE SIZE:74”x35”,both the back and bottom are not closed. Best teenage girl gifts for birthday and Christmas. Long enough from top to tail for using with kids and adults.
  • HAND KNITTED PATTERN: Crochet by hand,It is expertly crocheted from acrylic fibers that have been designed for ultimate softness, as well as durability
  • HIGH QUALITY MATERIAL :Soft fabric personal comfort unique line weave.The material is warm yet breathable, making it suitable for all seasons.
  • KEEP COZY IN ALL SEASON:Mermaid acrylic fibres knitted blanket is very pretty and it’s very soft,comfortable elegant Health warm,Our Mermaid Tail Blankets make anyone feel like a goddess of the sea.DDMY’s mermaid tail can protect you from catching a chill when you on air-conditioned living room in summer and keep you warm in winter.
  • DDMY BRAND:Please read carefully before purchasing: Please note that this product is made DDMY.IF NOT,without any responsibility on our part!!!We provide return and exchange service of goods, we guarantee to be satisfied of you.DDMY is always dedicated into providing the best service and products to every customer. We have our own manufacturer, so we can guarantee our product’s quality.



Harry Potter Hardcover Boxed Set Books 1-7 *BRAND NEW* in Collectible Trunk

  • This is the full multi-award winning series by J.K. Rowling.
  • Filled with mystery, intrigue, fantasy, and humor
  • Follow Harry Potter from the beginning to the end again & again
  • Whether you are a child or adult, fall in love with the Harry and his friends all over again!


Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film Collection (Blue-Ray Gift Set) (PG & PG-13)

Wonder Woman Blu Ray, DVD, Digital (Super Hero DC Comics)- (PG-13)

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Blu Ray Ultimate Edition) Rated R (18 years old+) Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman- DC Comics


Guardians of the Galaxy 2- (PG-13)


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story- DVD + Blu-ray + Digital (PG-13)


Marvel’s Captain America Civil War – (Captain America & Iron Man)- (PG-13)



Keurig K475 Single Serve Programmable K- Cup Pod Coffee Maker with 12 oz brew size and temperature control, Black

  • WHAT’S IN THE BOX: 6 K-Cup pods and a water filter handle + 2 filters to help your beverages taste their best
  • Large 70oz water resevoir allows you to brew 8+ cups more before having to refill, saving you time and simplifying your morning routine; The water reservoir is removable, making it easy to refill whenever you need to
  • K-Cup pod brew sizes (4, 6, 8, 10, 12 oz.); Brews a Carafe (22, 26, or 30oz) using K-Carafe pods, to give you more coffee when you need it (Carafe sold separately)
  • Strength control setting; Allows you to brew a bolder cup using any K-Cup pod brew size; Plus, five temperature settings allow you to enjoy your favorite beverage at your desired temperature
  • Large color touch screen with a digital clock makes it easy to brew a fresh, great tasting cup in under a minute; Plus, program your brewer to turn on or off automatically at set times, so that it is ready to go when you want it, and turns off to conserve energy

Dispense hot water only by opening and closing the brewer handle (without a pod), and selecting your desired brew size; A removable drip tray at the base of the brewer catches drips and makes for easy clean-up






Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away Upright Vacuum, Red (NV501)


  • Lift-Away. Press a button to lift the canister away and easily clean hard-to-reach areas.
  • 2-in-1 Vacuum: Upright and Lift-Away for portable cleaning.
  • Premium Pet Power Brush. Picks up pet hair and debris, and deep cleans dander from all surfaces.
  • Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology + a HEPA filter. Traps 99.9% of dust and allergens inside the vacuum.
  • Advanced Swivel Steering with LED headlights. Excellent control for maneuvering around furniture.

“I love Shark products!  It makes cleaning easier!” Christina/The Blog for Teachers, Readers, & Life!

Rubbermaid Premier Food Storage Containers, 16-Piece Set, Purple (other colors available)

  • “These food storage containers seal tight, but they open easily even with my arthritis. I love them!” Christina/The Blog for Teachers, Readers, & Life!
  • Durable crystal clear Tritan plastic bases are shatterproof and resist stains and odors
  • Updated lid design is easier to clean and dry, and helps prevent overfill spills; One lid fits multiple bases for quick storing needs
  • Premier Easy Find Lids snap to bottom of food storage containers and to each other; bases nest inside each other for organization
  • Bases and lids are BPA free as well as microwave, freezer and dishwasher safe
  • 16-piece set includes (2) 1.25 cup, (3) 2 cup, (1) 3 cup, and (2) 5 cup containers with lids




Click HERE Macy’s to view deals in many departments for Cyber Monday!

Fashion: Men’s, Women’s, Juniors, Kids, Shoes, Purses, and Wallets
(“I am a plus sized woman, and approximately half my wardrobe comes from Macy’s. They have a great selection, and I get so many compliments on what I wear year after year!” Christina/The Blog for Teachers, Readers, & Life!)

Beauty: (“This is my go to place for fragrances!” Christina/The Blog for Teachers, Readers, & Life!)

Bed & Bath: (“My husband and I got towels and bed sheets for wedding gifts about 12 years ago. We still love and use them!” Christina/The Blog for Teachers, Readers, & Life!)

Kitchen: (“My husband and I got silverware settings and pots and pans wedding gifts about 12 years ago. We still love and them!” Christina/The Blog for Teachers, Readers, & Life!) I saw numerous terrific deals on Kitchenaid. (“I do almost all my baking with Kitchenaid! It makes mixing a snap!” Christina/The Blog for Teachers, Readers, & Life!) AND SO MUCH MORE!!!



Sassy Developmental Bumpy Ball (Birth through 3 years)

    • Multiple textures & materials engage baby’s developing tactile sensitivity & teach baby about variety
    • Chunky sized bumps encourage reaching, grasping, and transferring from one hand to the other
    • Gentle rattle sounds create neural connections in babies brains
    • Bright colors & bold patterns are visually appropriate for baby’s developing vision
    • Colors may vary

The First Years Stacking Up Cups (6 months+)

    • 8 brightly colored cups stack together
    • Large numbers embossed on bottom of cups to practice counting & number recognition
    • Multiple ways to play!

Fisher-Price Go Baby Go! Poppity Pop Musical Dino helps encourage and reward baby (6months-5 years)

    • Includes an adorable Dinosaur character and 6 brightly colored balls
    • When a ball pops up and out, baby will be encouraged to crawl after it
    • Baby is rewarded with over 8 fun tunes and silly sound effects
    • Helps baby start to understand cause and effect of actions

Fisher-Price Bright Beats Smart Touch Play Space (6mths-3yrs.)
• Interactive touch-sensitive light bar, with exciting, innovative Smart Touch Technology, responds to baby’s touch
• 3 ways to play as baby grows! Mode 1 – Piano Play Perfect for the sitting baby as baby sits in the middle and touches the bar for piano tones, music & lights! Mode 2 – Dance Party Encourages baby to get up and move with upbeat music, spoken phrases, sounds &
• Busy activities, music, lights, colors, sung songs & much more!
• Grows with baby from sitting and crawling to cruising
• Teaches colors, numbers, ABCs and much more!
• Interactive touch-sensitive light bar, with exciting, innovative Smart Touch Technology, responds to baby’s touch
• 3 ways to play as baby grows!Mode 1 – Piano Play Perfect for the sitting baby as baby sits in the middle and touches the bar for piano tones, music & lights!Mode 2 – Dance PartyEncourages baby to get up and move with upbeat music, spoken phrases, sounds & instruments as baby cruises around and touches the barMode 3 – Learning & GamesTeaches baby ABCs, counting, numbers and more as baby looks, cruises and follows the moving lights

VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker (9 months to 3 years old)
• Interactive learning baby walker has a removable play panel; Frustration Free Packaging means it comes in a plain brown box
• Early learning center has 5 piano keys that play music and encourage creativity; wheels work on carpeted and hard floors
• Features 2 colorful spinning rollers, 3 shape sorters, and 3 light-up buttons that develop motor skills
• Pretend telephone handset and mechanical elements enhance role-play fun; 2 AA batteries are included
• Over 70 sing-along songs, music, sound effects and fun phrases

VTech Sort & Discover Activity Cube (9 Months-3 Years)
• The sort and discover activity cube features five sides of fun activities; features 75+ songs, sounds, melodies and phrases
• Your little one will love exploring seven fun activities and two electronic panels that introduce colors, numbers, animals and more; 5 piano keys introduce numbers, colors and music
• Turn the book page, twist the spinner and slide the animals to develop fine motor skills; book page plays two nursery rhymes; spinner lights up and introduces animals and objects
• The activity cube also develops hand-eye coordination with the shape sorter and colorful shape blocks; includes 4 colorful shape blocks
• Requires 2 AA batteries (batteries included for demo purposes only, new batteries recommended for regular use

LEGO DUPLO All-in-One-Pink-Box-of-Fun 10571 Educational Toy for Toddlers (1 &1/2- 5 years old)
• Spark young imaginations with a fun, pink-themed collection of LEGO DUPLO bricks and characters!
• Store the pieces in the sturdy plastic storage box shaped like a pink LEGO brick
• Includes a girl DUPLO figure, bunny and chicken figures, flower and window elements, color-coded numbered and decorated bricks for matching and learning, and an assortment of other LEGO DUPLO bricks
• LEGO DUPLO building toys are made for small hands and are compatible with other LEGO construction sets for creative building
• Buildable house is over 5” high, 3” wide, and 1” deep. Girl and bunny figures are over 1” tall
• 65 pieces – For girls and boys between the ages of 1 ½ and 5 years old


Marshmallow Furniture, Children’s 2 in 1 Flip Open Foam Sofa, Nickelodeon Paw Patrol, by Spin Master (1 ½ -4 yrs.)

Perfectly sized sofa/chair for toddlers that gives them a spot they can call their own while they read, eat snacks, watch TV, or fold out into a lounger and play or take a nap.

Made of lightweight foam, kids will love to move it around from room to room themselves, flipping it open into a bed or folding it back into a sofa.

This soft, foam seat makes a great birthday present for any toddler 18 months+ for their play room, bedroom, living room, day care, sleepovers at grandma and grandpa’s, vacations, or nap time.

Polyester fabric slipcover features a safety zipper without the traditional zipper pull and is machine washable. As a sofa stands 10″ high, 28.5″ wide, and 16″ deep or extends out to 39″ long as a lounger.

Includes: 1 Flip Open Sofa

Nuby Octopus Hoopla Bathtime Fun Toys, Purple (18 Months +)

Includes 1 octopus and 3 rings to toss around the tentacles

Helps develop baby’s hand-eye coordination

Fun colors and shapes stimulate baby’s senses

Floats in water to make bath-time or pool time more fun

BPA Free

Play Doh 36-Can Mega Pack – Amazon Exclusive (2+ years)

Play-Doh play lets kids take the lid off their imaginations and explore their creativity

Mega Pack has plenty of Play-Doh modeling compound

Perfect for play dates and parties

Includes 36 cans



LEGO DUPLO Town Fire Truck 10592 Buildable Toy for (3-5-Year-Olds)

Spark young imaginations with a buildable DUPLO Town fire truck with movable crane, and a building with an open window!

Pretend to extinguish the child-safe “flame” piece using the retractable fire hose

Includes a firefighter LEGO DUPLO figure

LEGO DUPLO building toys are made for small hands and are compatible with other LEGO construction sets for creative building

Fire Truck (crane extended) is over 9” high, 10” long, and 2” wide. Building is over 5” high, 2” wide, and 1” deep

26 pieces


Paw Patrol Marshall’s Fire Fightin’ Truck/Rescue Marshall (works with Paw Patroller)(3+ yrs. Old)

It’s Marshall to the ruff-ruff rescue in his Fire Fightin’ Firetruck with real working wheels!

Marshall’s firetruck features a ladder that he can climb to help the people of Adventure Bay!

Includes: 1 Marshall Figure, 1 Vehicle

Play-Doh Perfect Twist Ice Cream Playset (3yrs. +)

Swirly Play-Doh Plus Ice Cream

Create the softest, twistiest pretend ice cream cones and sundaes ever with fluffy Play-Doh Plus compound

Decorate with Classic Play-Doh Compound

Crank out silly sprinkles and shape crazy candy toppings with classic Play-Doh compound

Play and Display

Show off your awesome creations with the turntable on top of the tower 5 Cans

Playset includes 3 cans of Play-Doh Plus compound and 2 cans of Play-Doh Brand Modeling Compound

Sweet Shoppe Experience

Fun to play with, but not to eat

Adult assembly required

Notice to parents: contains wheat. Nontoxic. Conforms to ASTM D-4236

Playset base and tower, support arm, can holder, dish holder, cone dispenser, banner, 5 cones, 2 dishes, 2 spoons, sprinkle maker, cartridge, instructions, 2 cans of Play-Doh Brand Modeling Compound and 3 cans of Play-Doh Plus compound

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends TrackMaster Treasure Chase Set  (3-6 years)

Includes full track layout, motorized Thomas with unique seaweed decorations, rolling Skiff, and treasure cargo

Load the treasure into the shed and it slides down into Skiff’s hull

As Thomas passes, Skiff speeds down a separate track

When Skiff hits the water, the treasure is dislodged

AAA batteries required

Disney Princess Figure Play Set (3+Years)

Genuine, Original, Authentic Disney Store


Barbie Dreamhouse–  (3-10 years)

(3 storied house, working elevator & garage door, convertible garage window that turns into a pool, ( Dream up all kinds of stories with three floors, seven rooms, 70+ accessories and a working elevator with simple pull mechanism!  “Smart” accessories snap into an interactive furniture piece for lights, sound and/or motion — for instance, try the aquarium to watch the fish swim and hear bubble sounds  Classic rooms with modern designs include the first-floor entryway and kitchen; second-floor dining room and bathroom (with pet room between); and third-floor living room, bedroom and walk-in closet)

3 AAA Batteries Required

Hatchimals Glittering Garden – Hatching Egg and Interactive Sparkly Penguala (5+ Years)

Hatchimals live inside of eggs. Who’s inside? It’s a surprise! Hold them to hear their heartbeats, flip them for fun, tap and they’ll tap back! Hatchimals can’t hatch without you!
When you see rainbow eyes from inside the egg, your Hatchimal is ready to Hatch! They need your help — encourage it with your touch as it really pecks out of its egg!
Out of egg, it’s time to raise your glittery Hatchimal through 3 stages. Teach your cute Hatchimal to walk, talk, dance, play games and more!
Hatchimals Glittering Garden are for ages 5+ and requires 2 AA batteries (included).
Includes: 1 Hatchimal Glittering Garden, 1 Instruction Booklet, 1 Reference Guide, 2 AA Batteries

LEGO Friends Heartlake Puppy Daycare (6-12 yrs.)

This pet-themed childrens toy features a H eart lake Puppy Daycare building with an opening door, bath, grooming station, dog beds, feeding area, office area and a doggy door out to the garden

Accessory elements include a computer, phone, grooming brush, dog shampoo, hair bows, feeding bowls, dog biscuits, bones, fire hydrant, shovel, bucket, ball, stick and a trophy

Includes Andrea and Mia mini-doll figures, plus a Husky and a Pug

The garden features an agility course with 2 obstacles and a turning roundabout, podium and a drinking fountain

Heart lake Puppy Daycare measures over 3″ (9cm) high, 7″ (19cm) wide and 4″ (12cm) deep

LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 75105 Star Wars Toy

(9-14 yrs.)

Includes 6 minifigures with assorted weapons: Rey, Finn, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Tasu Leech and a Kanjiklub Gang Member, plus a BB-8 Astromech Droid

Weapons include a blaster pistol, silver-colored blaster pistol, blaster, gang pistol, gang rifle and a bowcaster

Detailed interior includes a more detailed hyperdrive, holochess board, secret compartment, extra boxes and cables, and storage for spring-loaded shooter ammo

The perfect addition to any LEGO® Star Wars collection

Measures over 5” (14cm) high, 18” (47cm) long and 12” (32cm) wide




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