2017 Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Last minute shopping. It’s thrilling. It’s fun. Most people have many holiday gift giving decisions to make now, so check out this guide for the best and brightest stars in the stores. (Note: check for release dates, which are always subject to change, as well as different versions, options, etc.)

Protect and stylize that Nintendo Switch console with Toast covers that feature an impressive wood finish design that is easy to apply. Just peel and stick using a strong long lasting adhesive that also protects your console. Made with pride in Oregon and their profits include donations to tree replenishment.

Vtech has made kid friendly products VTech Kidizoom Action Cam 180 tlets kids take pictures and video anywhere with professional results and a 180° rotatable camera, which mounts to skateboard, bicycles and other kid vehicles plus it’s all-weather, water-resistant (up to 6′ underwater). Not enough? How about two included games and even an augmented reality game?

The Plox Official Star Wars Levitating Death Star Bluetooth Speaker will satisfy Star Wars fans…and any audio fan!


On the move? Cardiff Skates lets you skate comfortably in your own shoes (check out http://www.cardiffskate.com/pages/how-it-works)! Thanks the patented wheel configuration and Automatic Size Adjustment™ technology, Cardiff Skates expand in size so you won’t have to buy a new pair of skates every time you outgrow your shoes.

Light-up shoes are popular on the bottoms or even the laces (or both)!


The comfortable Kidz Gear headphones and Wired Headphones and Boom Headphones at www.GearForKidz.com are durable and affordable. The lightweight Kidz Gear deluxe stereo headset headphones feature a unique boom microphone. Kidz Gear also offers a Gear Up For Education! discount available for schools and libraries.


The Nesta headphones from House of Marley are a sight to behold and a well-crafted, HoM product. Made with zirconia ceramic earbud casings, the Nesta headphones have a unique geometric, jewel-like design plus no tangle cords and ultra-comfy oval ports for a very comfort listening experience.

The double-thick Denali Home Luxury Blankets are a quality, 100% American-made products way to stay comfortable while proudly displaying your favorite collegiate and NFL teams. The Microplush® Super-soft fabric provides maximum comfort as the innovative fiber technology regulates temperature, keeping you comfortable in any temperature or in any season (warm in the winter and cool in the summer). Note: It’s recommended to wash this quality blanket on cold and dry on cool or air fluff before use for optimal results.


Avoid artistic messes and have all the creative fun with the Magic Sketch art tablet for kids, which has a flexible LCD screen that is transparent so kids can trace using stencils or their own images. This durable tablet also includes a protector guard, one roller, three stamps, 20 learning stencils, 20 game stencils and 20 art stencils plus a free accompanying app.

Get mileage from your mobile devices with the Merge VR/AR Goggles – Virtual and Augmented Reality Headset for iPhone and Android

Everyone loves getting stuff in the mail and the Loot Crate (www.lootcrate.com) monthly subscription service has your covered. These boxed media collection treasures really do amaze. The thought, effort, execution and results are truly impressive and should satisfy any media fan while keeping up with current trends and media releases. Check out past crates at https://www.lootcrate.com/past_crates.

Loot Crate also offers Loot Anime, Loot Pets and Level Up monthly subscription services and also introduced the new Loot Gaming subscription service earlier this year that features figurines, collectible, apparel, digital items, in-game DLC, downloadable games and more from video game brands.

For about $25 a month, Loot Crates feature a curated selection of items from the best brands, including indies, AAA, retro and new releases. Each crate will feature 4-6 premium items, with most exclusively manufactured for Loot Crate plus an accompanying guide of these special items and exclusive collector’s pin for a total retail value of more than $60.


Sling TV is now carrying Sling Kids, an on-demand channel with over 200 titles, as well as the NHL Network with over 75 professional hockey games live, plus special on-site coverage, interviews, highlights, expert analysis and more. The NHL Network is now available in the “Sports Extra” add-on pack for $5 per month with a base Sling subscription.

Sling TV also add various Hallmark services this holiday season with Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. The newly added AXS TV feature premiere events including MMA fights, concerts, “The X Factor UK”, and comedy performances plus more. Visit www.sling.com/programming for more information about Sling TV’s channels. Users have various settings and can pause live TV or watch something that aired up to 72 hours ago. Sling TV can be viewed on Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast (Google), Fire TV Stick, Xbox One, Fire tablets, Android TV platforms including Google’s Nexus Player, current-generation Roku players and Roku TV models, Xbox One, Android and iOS devices, Macs and PCs.


The SensoGlove series lets you improve game by monitoring and correcting your golf grip. The sensors provides visual statistics and audio feedback. The SensoGlove displays your grip pressure for every finger using a sensor that transfers through the high quality leather gloves.



The flexible Life Link USB charge cable is the world’s thinnest so it can store in a wallet or a keyholder. It’s only 7 inches long when extended and the cable and spring are made of Teflon. This “portable charge cable” is only about two credit cards thick.


The TUDIA Klip cable protector for iPhone and iPad is a 2 piece clip made of silicone and polycarbonate that snaps onto all original Apple Lightning and 30-pin charging cables. These helpful additions reduces strain by 80% to protect essential Apple charging cables from fraying and breaking, which typically happens after just 6 months of use.



The Graze snack company (www.graze.com) offers more than 200 high quality snack combinations through subscription boxes right to your door with tasty products made from smaller, family based suppliers.



The MelodySusie Pro48W Nail Dryer with Gel Nail Polish saves time by bringing the nail salon home with professional finishing capabilities for both UV and LED nail polish. Complete with automatic sensor and three preset time controls (15s, 30s and 60s) to avoid overheating.

On the road a lot and want to help others? The Roadie Inc. on-the-way item delivery network app is available for download in the App Store, Google Play store, or at www.roadie.com. Users simply set up a gig, select a driver and get their items on the road. Shipments can be tracked in real time on any device.

Many big tickets items include the Google Pixel 2 phone, Apple iPhone X, DJI Spark portable drone, Disney Frozen 12v sleigh ride-on, and Disney Cars 3 6V sleigh ride-on.

Happy Holidays!

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