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 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... 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... 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... See Full Gallery

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