It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and many of us are scrambling to find the perfect last-moment gifts. I’m lifestyle expert Trae Bodge with my top picks to delight everyone on your list (including yourself)!
We all love to take photos, but so many of them end up trapped on our devices gathering virtual dust. The Nixplay Wi-Fi Cloud Photo Frame (Nixplay.com, Amazon.com) allows you to share and enjoy your memories with your recipient instantly. Send photos from your computer or smartphone, create playlists, add captions, and your recipient can enjoy the show from anywhere in the world on these fashionable frames with ten gigabytes of cloud storage that displays twenty-five thousand images! Prices vary.
LG Electronics’ newest smartphone, the LG V20, features a large main display and a smaller secondary display for notifications. It has awesome anti-shake for the steadiest of videos, whether you are capturing video from a moving vehicle or even just chasing after your kids and pets around the house. The LG V20 also has a wide-angle lens on the front and back so you can get the whole view and all your family members in that holiday selfie! All major carriers are running fantastic promos so visit LG.com/V20 check how you can get the V20 for yourself or that family member on your list.
Canary Flex is the world’s most versatile security camera. The Flex is both indoor and outdoor, and can be used with battery or plugged in. With wide-angle HD video, night vision and intelligent motion alerts, Canary automatically arms and disarms when you come and lets you watch live or recorded video on your mobile phone, tablet, or smartwatch. The every day security that Canary offers is free, but for $10 a month you can secure additional benefits like an extended warranty for the device and insurance deductible reimbursement for up to $1000. Purchase Canary Flex for $199 at Best Buy, Home Depot, and Walmart.
The Powerpuff Girls, one of my favorite shows on “Cartoon Networks”, are taking the world by storm this year with a newly reimagined animated series. Fans of Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup can enjoy a range of toys, apparel, and more based on the new series, including the Deluxe Flip to Action Playset from Spin Master. The playset magically transforms from The Powerpuff Girls’ bedroom to their superhero lab, giving kids the perfect scene to save the world before bedtime. Available at retailers nationwide for $24.99, it also comes with a two-inch Bubbles and Professor Utonium figures.
Did you know that gift cards are among the most requested gifts? To give gift cards but avoid paying full price, visit GiftCardGranny.com and click on their Secret Deal page for a curated list of deeply discounted gift cards from major brands, like The Children’s Place and Regal Cinemas. Sometimes you can even score free gift cards for yourself! Also, before you shop for your other gifts, use gift card granny to look discounted gift cards at hundreds of stores. These cards can be discounted anywhere from two to thirty-percent, an automatic savings when you shop with that card. Use their desktop plug-in for Chrome that lets you know when there’s a discounted gift card available as you shop online! If you’re already in-store, use their app to see if there are discounted cards you can buy right from your phone and use at the register. Stack that discount with a promo or cash back offer to save a bundle!
Happy shopping, everyone!