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Helpful Holiday Hints

Nov 30, 2015 02:43AM ● Published by Family Features

No matter who you’re buying for this holiday season, your shopping list is sure to be long and complex. Simplify it with these holiday hints, which feature something for everyone on the list. From gifts that keep on giving, month after month, or the latest in handheld functionality to a stylish classic and tasty treats both sweet and rich in flavor, this guide has you covered – right down to shipping your gifts to their intended recipients.

Book of the Month

For the Reader in Your Life
Books can make great gifts ... but how do you pick the right title for the booklover on your list? With a Book of the Month gift subscription, you can delight the readers in your life by letting them choose. Each month, members get to select from five new hardcovers specially chosen by a panel of well-known judges. Whether you give a 3-, 6-, or 12-month membership, your gift will last well beyond the holidays. Visit bookofthemonth.com/gift.

Kyocera Hydro WAVE

Handheld Reliability Meets Functionality
Stylish, sturdy and smart, the waterproof Kyocera Hydro WAVE sports a large, beautiful 5-inch display and is designed to protect against everyday phone hazards. The Android-powered smartphone’s durable design is certified to U.S. Military Standard 810G for shock and is waterproof for up to 30 minutes in up to one meter of water. The latest in the Kyocera Hydro Series, Hydro WAVE weaves affordable reliability with enticing functionality and is available through T-Mobile and MetroPCS.

USPS Packaging

Holiday Shipping Made Simple
Whether you’re mailing Christmas cards or sending gifts to loved ones across the country, you want a good value for your holiday shipping. The U.S. Postal Service makes it easy to schedule a free package pickup and even offers free Priority Mail boxes. You’ll also get end-to-end tracking so you know exactly when your package will arrive. Visit USPS.com or stop into any U.S. Post Office to complete all your mailing needs this holiday season.

Chicago Steak

Dry-Aged Holiday Perfection
Be sure to please even the most discriminating steak connoisseur this holiday season with an artisan Bone-In Ribeye from Chicago Steak Company. Cut French-style, this ribeye undergoes a six-week dry aging process and is abundant in marbling and rich in flavor. Visit mychicagosteak.com/dry-aged-beef.asp to take advantage of a special offer of four 18-ounce artisan, dry-aged bone-in ribeyes for $209.95 (regularly $249.95) plus free shipping, 12 free steak burgers and a free bottle of steak seasoning by using promo code DRYAGED.

Gratify Gluten Free Pretzels

A Sweet Gift for the Holidays
Just in time for the holidays, find chocolate covered Gratify Gluten Free pretzels in four limited edition flavors: luscious White Chocolate and Peppermint, delectable Dark Chocolate and Peppermint, decadent Milk Chocolate and Peanut Butter and rich and creamy Dark Chocolate coated pretzel twists. With flavors and textures so delicious, you’ll be surprised to know they are gluten free. A taste so good, you’ll put on your Gratify face. Visit gratifyfoods.com for sweet savings.

FootLocker.com

An Iconic Gift from the Past
Take style up a notch for the guys on your list this holiday season. One of the most recognizable tennis shoes of all time is back. The Stan Smith by adidas Originals features premium leather, perforated stripes, a terry sock liner and a contrasting heel tab. Choose Fairway Green for the ultimate throwback look, or find other colors and styles of this iconic shoe for adults at Foot Locker stores and on footlocker.com. Introduce kids to a classic with youth versions available at Kids Foot Locker stores and online at kidsfootlocker.com.

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