Tech, Lifestyle Journalist on How to Find TOP Deals
This year, the shopping season will be very different than in years past. Tech and lifestyle journalist, Anna De Souza provides insight into some of the challenges of the holidays, while also taking the time to share timely tips for holiday shopping. This year, the experts are advising consumers to make their purchases early and send gifts in plenty of time for the holidays.
GIFT THAT BRINGS PEACE OF MIND
Santa may see everything, but he has nothing on the Chamberlain Secure View Garage Opener powered by myQ. It comes with a built-in camera and works the myQ app. Never worry if the garage door was left open; check it, see it, and close it right from a smartphone from anywhere. Set-up guest profiles to give family and friends access. Also, keep grinches away from holiday packages. It links to Amazon Key for secure in-garage deliveries for any Amazon packages and groceries, it really makes holiday shopping super easy. For more information, visit www.chamberlain.com
UNIQUE FOR GIFT FOR CHILDREN
Be a holiday hero this year and put real magic in kids’ hands with the Magic Mixies Magic Cauldron. This gift captivates their imaginations as they mix up magic potions that create real mist that magically rises above the cauldron, then clears, to reveal a completely dry Mixie creature that makes adorable sounds, lights up and interacts with the wand. It is like two interactive toys in one! Kids can create new potions with friends and make real magic happen again and again. For more information, visit www.moosetoys.com
MUST-HAVES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
The team at Exploding Kittens have plenty of games that are sure to be a hit this holiday season. Anna’s two favorites are Throw Throw Burrito and, of course Exploding Kittens: Original Edition! Under $25-dollars and available at Target and on the ExplodingKittens.com. These games are great for White Elephant gifts, coworkers, or the entire family. Throw Throw Burrito is the world’s FIRST dodgeball card game where players actually throw squishy burritos. Their first game, Exploding Kittens has sold over 15 million copies and is a kitty-powered version of Russian-roulette, where players take turns drawing cards, attempting to avoid drawing an Exploding Kittens card. Win and do not explode!
MAKE THE HOLIDAY BRIGHT
A smart gift that adds color and fun, to any space is Cync Full Color Light Strips. With millions of colors to choose from, Cync Full Color Light Strips are great for the whole family. Dads love these for TV entertainment centers, they can easily pick their teams colors for the big game. Such a great gift for teens and college kids they really add fun to their spaces and think about how awesome this would be for video game night. Anna loves placing these strips under her kitchen cabinets, it adds such sophistication to a space. The Cync Smart lights are easy to set up and control with the Cync App or with voice through Alexa or Google. Find it at Lowe’s and Lowes.com.