Top Gift Ideas for Your Family

Gearing up for the holidays? We play Santa Claus and pick the must-have gifts of the year for the family.

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The holidays are a time for family fun. Instead of stressing over what to give we prsent the must-haves for everyone in your clan. We've taken the guesswork out of holiday shopping with tons of amazing finds.

For your Daughter & Mother

Women want fashion that is trendy, popular and of-the-moment. Here's how to get the now and the wow—the hottest trends, the coolest designers and the newest styles—without breaking your budget.


A great coat is a work or school essential. Old Navy peacoats, $80 each,



Let the little girl in your life shine bright with Crystal Icing stickers. She'll love giving her toys a unique, personal touch. Crystal Icing kit, $35, and stickers, $7 each,






Why not give the woman in your life the shoe wheel to store her new pair of pumps and stilettos? Shoe wheel, $65,





To get quality without overspending, consider brands like Forever 21, Bebe, Gap and Express for a luxe look for less. Forever 21 coat, $35,








Looking to find some allure over the holidays? Try the beautiful Passport sheer camisole that matches the panties and comes in an array of fun colors. The set retails for $68 (or $42 for the cami and $26 for the Passport Panty). Passport Panty is sold in over 500 stores, at Neiman Marcus and online.







For your Brother, Father, and/or Uncle

Have a tween that likes football? Madden 09 for Xbox360 is the perfect gift, whether for a beginner or a seasoned pro. The updated classic even boasts a Training Center, where you can sharpen your skills on and off the field. Madden NFL '09 game for Xbox 360, $60,






There are tons of inexpensive gizmos this season, like iPod alarm clocks and camcorders, that will impress your man at the press of a button. Apple iPod 3rd Generation 1GM Shuffle, $50,





Let Dad kick up his feet and relax in these comfy slippers. Mocassin slippers, $12,







Classic and cute, this sweater works great for any special boy or man in your life.       J. Crew sweater, $40,







Men go gaga for gadgets and gizmos. Samsung 8.1MP Digital Camera S860, $100,




For your family pets

Make no bones about it, your pet deserves a little pampering on Christmas.

Since precious little Fluffy and Fido can't make Santa a list, here are a few ideas we're sure will get a barking approval.

Catemporary Cat Tower

Cat towers don't have to be an eye sore. This modern cat toy is a riot for kitties, but cute for your living room too. Get on the waiting list for the $250 tower at






Mountable Cat and Dog Dishes These modern dishes will fit in well with any décor theme. The adorable dishes are customized to just about every breed. Buy the Daschund dishes, $175, at




Treat of the Month Club

Give your lucky pooch a year of treats with this nifty treat-of-the-month club.  The goodies look good enough to eat, but trust us, they're just for your pets. Just be careful not to let them gobble it up in one sitting. Sign up for a 6-month membership at for $21.99 a month.




Mod Pod Bed

Give your pet a comfy place to sleep with this adorable bed. Pick your favorite color to match your room. We love the pink version for $115 at

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