Last minute tree trimming at our house usually consists of popcorn strings until the dog eats them. We wish we had gotten a Hallmark Keepsake Rock ’em Sock ’em Ornament. At least we would have had a fighting chance. At a size of 3 1/4 x 2 3/4-inches, push their buttons and their arms punch and heads bounce just like their life-size counterparts. It comes with a greeting card for $15.00.
For your trekkor friends, pick up the Star Trek II Keepsake. This one is 3 x 2 1/2-inches, has sound and flashing lights, and will set you back $28.00. We expect that if you wait (since it is probably closed today,) you can pick one up for sale when you return that cheesy Nut Bowl that your mother-in-law found at the back of the store in the markdown aisle.
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So you have done all your shopping and cooked your goose, and the relatives are due to arrive at any moment. You realize that the only tunes you have are those radio stations that play the Chipmunks and that
inexpensive Barry Manilow CD you got when you purchased 3 Hallmark cards. Patrol Magazine has put together the last minute “Beautiful and Unique Snowflakes,” a free sampler that features 11 tracks. It includes “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by Coldplay, “Do You Hear What I Hear?” by Plain White Ts, and “If There is a God” by Smashing Pumpkin and Radiohead (live.)
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