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Best Father’s Day Gifts To Liven Up Dad’s Toolbox

It will be a happy Father’s Day indeed with one of these toolbox-expanding gifts.

06/01/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Dad This Father’s Day

Is your dad into thrillers, mysteries, music legends or even great beer? This Father’s Day, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has him covered with great books that would make the perfect gift for any dad.

06/01/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Mom On Mother’s Day

These books from Simon & Schuster will make the perfect gift for any mom this Mother’s Day.

04/27/2014

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5 Ways To Spice Up Valentine’s Day This Year

Spice up your plans with these five ways to ignite the fire in your relationship this Valentine’s Day

01/19/2014

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Holiday Book Gifts For Her

Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together an excellent list of book gifts for the lady in your life: from the hipster, aspiring home chef, fashion focused, or book club leader, everyone on your list will be thrilled to open a box with one of these great reads.

12/02/2013

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Holiday Book Gifts For Him

Horror fans, pop-culture aficionados, trivia champions, or those just in search of a little bit of inspiration will love any of these books. From Stephen King to Duck Dynastyto The Beatles, there’s something for every man in your life on this list from our friends at Simon & Schuster.

12/02/2013

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Your Holiday Hints Gifts For Under $25

If you are looking for some of the best holiday gift ideas to give but don’t want to spend too much, look no further than YourHolidayHints.com. You’ll find the top holiday gift ideas and plenty of ways to save with digital coupons from top retailers.

11/04/2013

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Police Donate Gifts To Surviving Children Of Englewood Fire

Tuesday, Chicago police aimed to let the survivors of an Englewood fire know that Christmas is still here.

12/25/2012

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What’s The Cheapest Way To Ship Your Holiday Gifts?

‘Tis the season, and we’re all in a rush to get our holiday gifts bought and shipped. That means things are running full speed at shipping facilities like UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service.

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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Best Places To Buy Homemade Gifts In Chicago

These top five stores in Chicago focus solely on selling the work of talented individuals, showcasing only handmade crafts and goods made by them.

05/22/2012

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Gift Guide For Grads

Teens and young adults this time of year are beginning to get the proverbial glazed look in their eye of senioritis. Graduation cakes will soon be cut, yearbooks signed and the endless parade of graduation parties has begun. Celebrate their accomplishments with gifts they actually want. If all else fails, cold hard cash is always a party favorite.

05/17/2012

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Top 5 Mother’s Day Gifts In Chicago

Forget giving your mom the standard chocolate and flowers this Mother’s Day. Chicago moms deserve something a little more special and a bit more extravagant. This Mother’s Day gift guide is sure to make mom smile, no matter what her style is.

05/08/2012

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Cool Gadgets For Moms

Want to get mom something different this Mother’s Day? Check out these cool gadgets for moms on the edge and on the go.

05/01/2012

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Hazel: Unique Luxury You Can’t Live Without In Chicago

Stores like Hazel can be dangerous. The eclectic boutique in Ravenswood has side-by-side locations, one for unique, lust-worthy gifts and one for unique (and equally lust-worthy) men’s and women’s apparel. Both are smartly curated and expertly staffed, making Hazel an irresistible vortex of goods where shoppers can’t escape without wanting to snap up everything in sight.

03/27/2012

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Chicago Indulgences: Spoil Your Special Someone

Little gifts and romantic gestures need no occasion when you’re head over heels for a special someone. Still, there are times when it’s more than appropriate to pull out all the stops and really layer on the indulgence. While it is the thought that counts, we’ve picked some delightful goods and experiences that are sure to win some hearts (or at least serious Brownie points).

01/31/2012

Firefighters on Friday delivered gifts to Cheyenne Price's family after the 9-year-old wrote for help. (CBS)

Firefighters Save Christmas For Stroke Victim’s Family

Firefighters who helped rescue Dani Price last summer gave her and her family assistance of a different kind on Friday. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

12/23/2011

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Ultimate Gift Guide

Haven’t gotten gifts for your family yet? You COULD go to the gas station and get everyone their own bag of jerky. Or you could NOT go to the gas station and instead get your family something awesome. Don’t worry, we’ve already done half the work for you by writing a million articles on gift buying. They’re right here, on this page, under these words! Talk about convenient.

12/20/2011

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Best Gifts For Toddlers

While it may seem like boxes and gift bags with nothing inside would make the perfect Christmas or Hanukkah present for the toddlers in your life (and that thought might have quite a bit of wisdom to it), there are some wonderfully imaginative toys available at small shops throughout the Chicagoland area. Read on to garner gift ideas for your favorite toddler this holiday season.

12/09/2011

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Gift Guide For The Adventurer

Uncovering worthy gifts for the adventurous world traveler can be difficult. From a travel diary to a language course to a tricked-out Nikon camera, presents that are both fun and useful are the way to go.

11/10/2011

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