LAST-MINUTE STRATEGIES TO FIND THE PERFECT “GLAM” GIFT

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Lifestyle & Fashion Expert Robyn Moreno, Author of “PRACTICALLY POSH: The Smart Girls Guide to a Glam Life”

Every year, human nature dictates that men and women will procrastinate, leaving themselves with days or even hours to find the perfect gift for a loved ones. Robyn, who is the author of "PRACTICALLY POSH: THE SMART GUIDE TO A GLAM LIFE” believes consumers need to know what they're doing and to think before purchasing a gift that no one will want.  Her inspirational ideas will combine glamour and common sense that will make even the most challenged shopper a family hero! Find out about National Free Shipping Day, when more than 1,000 merchants offer free shipping and guaranteed delivery by Christmas Eve.

Robyn believes personal style can be easily achieved in all areas of your life, and shares her ideas and tips in Ty Pennington Home, where she has her own column, and with customers in her NYC vintage store, A Little Wicked.  Robyn also offers advice on how to live the practically posh life in her web series Darling Robyn, which is hosted by The Dell Lounge.  As a sought after style expert, Robyn regularly appears on The Today Show, CNBC, Better TV, The Mike and Juliet Show, The Megan Mullally Show, iVillage Live, The Chicas Project, Good Day New York and NY1.   

ONLINE SUGGESTIONS
Consolidate your searches when doing holiday shopping online. Families are expected to spend around $750 on holiday gifts this year, and with sites like UPromise.com you can get 5% of that spending back for college savings from hundreds of major online retailers such as Target, Staples and Oldnavy.  So it's like saving $37 on your holiday shopping spree.  AND Monday is national free shipping day, saving you even more. 

For More Information Visit: UPromise.com

HI-TECH GIFTS
One of the hottest gifts this year is the NOOK and NOOK HD+ from Barnes & Noble. It's literally packed with pixels, with brilliant HD display that delivers text, graphics, and video with stunning HD clarity. Every book, movie and app looks better than ever before, and it fits naturally in your hand so it's easy to hold and ready to go whenever and where ever you are.  One other cool feature is that it allows you to create up to 6 NOOK Profiles™, which is great because each family member can have their own thing on one device. Also the new NOOK Scrapbook™ feature lets magazine and catalog readers virtually clip pages of interest like favorite recipes, and save them in customized digital scrapbooks.

For More Information Visit: NOOK.com

TENNIS SIZED RIGHT FOR AGE AND ABILITY

Most kids want to stay inside these days, but giving them a gift that will last a lifetime is great. Introduce them to tennis this holiday season.  To get more kids involved in the game, the United States Tennis Association is now offering free memberships to kids ages ten and younger.  Plus, the USTA has come up with tennis equipment that is now sized right for any age and ability with lower bouncing tennis balls, lighter weight racquets and smaller courts so kids have fun right from the start.

Looking to give the kids in your life gifts beyond toys and video games this holiday season? Give the gift of tennis! With lower bouncing balls, lighter racquets and smaller court kids have fun right from the start.

Click here to learn more about youth tennis equipment, play opportunities and junior memberships.

FUN TOY OUT THIS YEAR

The remote control car never goes out of style. This is the Night Thunder Race Car available only at RadioShack and RadioShack.com. Also, I have here the Atomic Racer and the HEXBUG Warrior Battle Pack, both under $20. These would make great stocking stuffers. RadioShack is offering a lot of great deals right now, like $10 back on every $50 you spend. Check it out.

For More Information Visit: RadioShack.com