Holiday Problem Solvers
Santa’s Glove Oven Mitt
Santa has one night on the road, but spends the other 364 days of the year preparing food for his elves and reindeer. Infuse your own holiday cooking with some Christmas magic by picking up this jolly 'ol oven mitt.
To buy: $14, perpetualkid.com.
Featured December 2011
North Pole Coal Blooming Briquettes
Disguised as evidence that you’ve been placed on the naughty list, these are actually seeds created to rejuvenate empty patches in your garden or the vacant lot on your block.
To buy: $5, uncommongoods.com.
Nordic Ware Yule Log Pan
For a holiday twist on your trademark cake, bake it in this Yule-log shaped pan, complete with a holly on top. Made of non-stick aluminum for easy set-up and clean-up.
To buy: $25, surlatable.com.
Peppermint Floating Candles
Your gathering will be merry and bright with floating peppermint candles as your centerpiece. Each set comes with three red and white striped unscented candles.
To buy: $10, crateandbarrel.com.
Even the most skeptical little ones will have no choice but to believe. This elaborate app includes a Christmas countdown, a daily blog post from Santa, plus news and sightings from around the world.
To buy: $1, itunes.apple.com.
Can’t wait to get your hands on this season’s hottest gift? Simply plug in the product or brand you’re looking for and this handy app will give you step-by-step directions to stores within your area that have the item in stock. Alternatively, share your find on social networks to send out a not-so-subtle hint to friends and family.
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