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Star Wars Christmas – the saga continues…

NEWS – The Star Wars Christmas tree topper not enough for you?  How about a string of Lightsaber lights for the tree?  These lights are from the folks at ThinkGeek, so you know they’re officially-licensed Star Wars merchandise. The Star Wars Lightsaber String Lights have 20 alternating 3.5″ red and green sabers illuminated by seed …

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That’s not a moon! That’s a Christmas tree topper!

NEWS – I’m not sure how the Death Star equates to the joyous Christmas season, but who am I to question it?  If Star Wars makes all your occasions happier, then you need a Death Star Tree Topper from Hallmark.  This topper measures 6.3″ x 6.3″ x 6.3″ and weighs 14.25 ounces.  It comes with …

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The Evergreen Elf monitors your Christmas tree to keep your family safe

NEWS – Forget the Elf on the Shelf; that little tattletale only makes your kids anxious.  The Evergreen Elf is useful; he will keep your family safe by preventing your real Christmas tree from drying out and becoming a fire hazard. The Evergreen Elf will fit on any live-tree stand on the market now.  He …

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Park a Christmas classic on your front lawn with the Inflatable National Lampoons Christmas Vacation Station Wagon

NEWS – If you’re a fan of the movie National Lampoons Christmas Vacation this decoration will assure that your family will have the hap, hap, happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby danced with Danny (bleeping) Kaye. The Griswold’s family station wagon is now immortalized in a gigantic inflatable lawn decoration. The old front-wheel drive sleigh comes …

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Do some good while decorating your Christmas tree

NEWS – In addition to buying gifts for friends and family members, Christmas is also a time to do a little good for others.  Buying the St. Jude’s Hospital Carson Light-Up Light Bulb Ornament is a way to get a gift for someone or an ornament for your own tree while doing good.  While supplies …

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Change the art on your wall with a wave of your hand with this digital art frame from Meural

NEWS – Last year, we told you about Samsung’s The Frame TV that could disguise itself by displaying art when you weren’t watching TV.  That was a great idea, but the multi-thousand dollar price meant you could only afford one per room.  😉  With the Gesture-Controlled Digital Art Frame from Meural, you can also display …

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Modern Christmas Trees are perfect for your Mid-Century Modern or space-age celebration

NEWS – I’m a child of the Mid-Century, and I’ve found that nothing feels like home to me now as much as the furnishings and design elements of my childhood.  Apparently Matt Bliss feels nostalgic about his childhood, too, and was inspired to reproduce a part of his family’s Christmas celebrations for all of us …

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Here’s a remote for your Christmas tree!

NEWS – Have you put up your Christmas tree or other holiday lights yet? Many times, the outlet that controls the lights is located an inconvenient place that requires stooping, bending, and/or crawling to access it every time you want to turn the lights off or back on. The Treemote solves that problem with a …

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Twinkly App Controlled LED string light review

REVIEW – The holidays are approaching, which means new LED lights to consider! These Twinkly festive lights can be programmed in nearly any color and pattern using your smartphone. What is it? This Twinkly set is a 56 LED bulb string capable of displaying millions of colors. Scroll through preset patterns, or use the Android …

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Add light and some outer space to your room with this light fixture

NEWS – This semi-flush mount light fixture is perfect for the ceiling of any aficionado of astronomy or sci-fi.  The ceiling canopy of the ELK Astronaut light fixture is black with star and planet designs.  The light fixture itself has three bulbs: one 60W standard bulb behind the glass bottom of the “space ship” to …

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The PyroPet animal shaped candles contain a wicked little surprise

NEWS – Candles come in many shapes, sizes, and scents these days. The PyroPet is just a little different. It’s a candle that starts out as one thing and becomes something completely different and a little bit unexpected. These paraffin wax candles come in the shape of different animals like a cat, owl, or unicorn. …

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Hang curtain rods without needing any tools

NEWS – Do you wish there was an easy way to hang curtains in windows that also have mini blinds?  For example, maybe you have a metal kitchen door with a mini blind over the window.  You’d like to add a decorative curtain, but you don’t want to drill more holes in the metal.  Install …

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This year, your Christmas tree can look out of this world with the Solar System Collection!

NEWS – I’m continuing on my mission of finding and drooling over every orrery and solar system representation I can find.  My latest finds are beautiful blown-glass solar system ornaments from the people at GlassSculpture.org.  B. E. Johnson and Joy Alyssa Day are the scientists/engineers/artists behind this company.  They make a lot of glass art, …

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Simplify holiday decorating with these lighted window sheers

I know, Christmas is over, but it’s never too early to think about simplifying your life when it’s time to decorate again.  These Holiday Illuminated Sheers will make decorating your windows as easy as hanging a curtain.  Each 78.75″ long x 47″ wide white panel has 200 LEDs that turn your window into a festive display. …

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