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Wii Games – Nintendo for Christmas

Fans of the platform genre are in for a treat, with some exciting new releases landing in time for the holiday season. Donkey Kong Country Returns will produce feelings of nostalgia for 90s gamers raised on SNES / Super Famicom consoles. 2D platform games are undergoing quite a revival and this takes the genre back to its roots. Early reviews ...

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Parlour Games to Play at Christmas

If you want to create an old-fashioned Christmas and do something different why not turn the television off and join in some games that date back to Victorian times and before. The whole family can join in from the youngsters to the grand-parents and you can have a lot of fun. These games were not limited to the children, ladies ...

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Christmas Vacation Destinations

You don’t even have to give up a cozy Christmas morning at home or at grandma’s house. In many cases, you can visit destinations before or after the holiday. You might even realize that a Christmas vacation destination is along your route to visit family. Before you make plans, consider whether you want You can also take advantage of the ...

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Best Christmas Toys for Toddler Boys: Hot Holiday Toy List

The winter holidays are just around the corner and smart parents are making their list and checking it twice. If you’re stuck for a Christmas toy for toddler boys, consider these rough, active, imaginative toys that will still be gentle on your holiday budget. Christmas Boys Toys – Stride-to-Ride Dino from Fisher Price, $39.99 This cute green dino does double-duty ...

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Christmas Gift Ideas For Grow Your Own Gardeners

The grow-your-own bubble shows no signs of bursting with forecasts for even higher sales of seeds and plants as well as fruit and vegetable growing sundries. Anyone wanting to treat themselves or looking for Christmas gift ideas for friends, relatives and fellow gardeners need not be spoiled for choice this Yuletide. The following is just a selection from what’s available. ...

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Last-Minute Christmas Gifts – No-Shopping Ideas

Every year, at Christmas, panic strikes in households across the country as time grows short for last-minute Christmas gifts. Despite careful planning, someone always seems to be forgotten in the holiday shopping rush. A guest is due to arrive in an hour, and there is no present wrapped and ready under the tree – what’s a host to do? Follow ...

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5 Charitable Christmas Gifts

Christmas is this time of the year when we connect with our family and friends, when we share and give our love to the ones close to our heart. It’s a time to celebrate, but it is the perfect opportunity to spread some love beyond our own community. A gift to a loved one, a gift to the whole world ...

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How to Make Eco-Friendly Christmas Bows From Outdated Newspapers

Decorate your Christmas gifts this year with beautiful handmade bows. Friends and family will love receiving a present adorned with a unique eco-friendly bow, while the gift giver will enjoy the satisfaction of saving money and helping to protect the environment by reusing outdated newspapers. What You Will Need – Christmas Bow Supplies List Clear a decent sized workspace on ...

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Easy Christmas Crafts: Machine Embroidered Monogram Heart

Monograms imply elegance and these heart ornaments made on a computerized embroidery machine are quick and easy besides. In addition to making a lovely Christmas tree ornament, they can be used as a tag for a gift bag or adapted to a variety of other special occasions. Monogram Heart Supplies Computerized embroidery machine Alphabet or monogram design Wool felt – ...

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Concert Ticket Christmas Gift Ideas

Forget buying CDs and other music paraphernalia this year; impress your loved ones with a live show and a one off arena experience they’ll never forget. Here’s a run down of the hottest tickets around for concerts, gigs, and stadium shows. Order now to avoid disappointment. Rock / Indie Concerts Canadian post-grunge rockers Nickleback kick off the Dark Horse tour ...

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Christmas Celebrations in Spain

Plazas and village squares throughout Spain commemorate the night in Bethlehem with nativity scenes, market vendors sell sweets and decorations, and the air is sweet with the fragrance of roasting chestnuts. It’s December – Spain’s month-long Christmas pageant. Christmas Markets and Nativity Scenes Early in December stalls begin appearing in Madrid’s Plaza Mayor and the streets are illuminated with tiny ...

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What to Get the Kids for Christmas?

With Christmas approaching I started to think about what I could get for my niece. For inspiration I thought about what kind of things I loved when I was a kid and I remembered someone once asked me what my favourite toy was. I replied, ‘My football’ which then got me thinking about what a kid would reply nowadays. I ...

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