Jun 30, 2011

Oprah Spoils Hysterical Audience with Lavish Gifts

Oprah Spoils Hysterical Audience with Lavish Gifts

Day one of Oprah Winfrey's two-part "Ultimate Favorite Things" episode; a gift-giving extravaganza so spectacular, medics were "on hand" during yesterday's show in case someone fainted in excitement.

Jun 30, 2011
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By Jessica Sick

Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts for Everyone on Your List

We've got the goods for everyone on your list. All you need is gift wrap. See Full Gallery

Jun 30, 2011
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By Steve Bryant

Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts for Women

Get ideas for all the ladies in your life. From stylish tech-sessories to trendy... See Full Gallery

Jun 30, 2011
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By Steve Bryant

Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts for Men

Need something for that hard-to-shop-for fella? Check out these fun and... See Full Gallery

Jun 30, 2011
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By Carissa DiMargo

Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts for $25 or Less

Great gifts don't have to clean out your bank account. Find budget-friendly... See Full Gallery

Jun 30, 2011

Confection Heaven in the Suburbs

Confection Heaven in the Suburbs

Handmade holiday magic happens at Mrs. Prindables in Niles.

Jun 30, 2011
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By Sajid Farooq

Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts for Gadget Lovers

Here are the coolest tech toys just in time for the holiday season. See Full Gallery

Jun 30, 2011
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By Nikki Wagner

Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts for Your Naughty List

Got some naughty folks on your list? We've got ideas for your sinful friends,... See Full Gallery

Jun 30, 2011
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By Jenna Briand

Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts for Pets

Don't forget Fido and Fluffy! When it comes to holiday shopping, show your... See Full Gallery

Jun 30, 2011
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By Carissa DiMargo

Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts for $250 or More

Hey, big spender! Grab your sacks o' cash and plunk down some dough for these... See Full Gallery

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