Staff Picks: Perfect Holiday Gift Guide

Ashley MarkleScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 10.13.29 AM

Think practical for the upcoming holiday season! Buy your household grill master a handy Call of Duty inspired apron so he can place his utensils where he will not lose them. This handy gadget can fit all sizes with its adjustable straps, and if you get any stains on it from the utensils, it is washable!


Mary Elizabeth Hagen

This Black Friday, BrScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 10.09.58 AMookstone has produced a way for even the people who burn water to bake the perfect food. Their App-Controlled Smart Baking product assists the cook in measuring the weight of the ingredients. The cook would place the bowl on the scale and pour the ingredients and the app tells you when to stop pouring the ingredients. It is an almost full proof way of creating a perfect treat![email protected]_Brookstone|SubCategoryWidget|901201p&catId=


Bryson Russell

I recommend payScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.51.20 AMing for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. A game set through history, defending the freedom of man and fighting an age-old enemy. It is regularly priced at $41.48 at Walmart, but will be priced at $25.00 on Black Friday. It is a great addition to the Assassin’s Creed story and franchise, so any gamer that plans on staying in on Friday can enjoy their night playing the well-priced game. You can buy this game online at

Claire Payne

You shoulScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.53.55 AMd definitely check out this charming cardboard projector that accommodates any phone, and the glass lens magnifies your phone’s screen image without the need for an additional power source, but the back compartment has two slots to accommodate your phone charger or speakers so you won’t run out of juice halfway through that Netflix Office marathon.



Ansony Kim

This gadgScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 10.05.44 AMet is perfect for long car trips or any outdoor activities. This gadget is known as Pulse, which is a solar powered charger that you can use to charge any device that uses a USB connector. The Pulse is dust proof, water resistant, shock proof, eco friendly, reliable and powerful. The Pulse is designed to be used everywhere, without the user having to worry about a dead battery!


Maggie Crigler

At the end oScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 9.57.56 AMf the a long day, you might want to take a dip in the pool and relax. And with this perfect floaty you can definitely take the load off. This toilet pool float will give you comfort and the joy of relaxing in your pool along with having your inspirational time to think up some big ideas; most people say they do their best thinking on the toilet. This wonderful product is only $29.95 on This would also be a great gift to anyone who enjoys laying out in the pool. It is also very easy to store because it deflates quickly. So go buy yourself and your love ones a brand new float this holiday season so you can relieve the stress of christmas shopping.


Angelica Omar

Attention alScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 10.00.12 AMl you kitty lovers. Have you ever wondered how to tell the world you love cats? Now is your chance! It is a cat decal that goes onto your back window. You place the sticker onto your window and the tail attaches to your back window wiper. The part that makes this gift so unique is that when its raining and you are using your back windshield wiper, the cat tail moves! Right now it is 20% off and is a perfect gift idea to buy on Black Friday that is affordable, and thoughtful. No more needing to buy your cat, crazed friend another cat, instead buy him/her this decal and he/she will love you forever.


Mckenzie Steiff

This is the ultimate baScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 10.11.10 AMrbie play set for all age groups above 5 years old. It even has an elevator! You can find them at any store like Target or Toys R Us.




Mitch Moskowitz

Tired ofScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 10.04.20 AM boring ice cubes cooling your beverage? Let the good folks at answer your prayers. For the limited price of $11.99, you can be the proud owner of your very own Death Star IceSPHERE Mold. Simply add water to the mold, store in the freezer for several hours, and enjoy any beverage cooled to the perfect temperature by the icy replica of the Death Star. Whether you are a Star Wars enthusiast or just a fan of ice cold beverages, this gift is something you do not want to live with out!


Jonathan Jennings

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 10.33.33 AMWhat is the best way to work off all the weight you gained from Thanksgiving? Rushing to the stores for Black Friday shopping. Also it is a great opportunity to get your Christmas shopping out of the way. Most people now a days of age have smart phones, since they are used so much they can run out of battery at inconvenient times. With the R2-D2 car charger this will help avoid this dilemma. It can charge two devices at once. R2 also can talk to you by saying “bloop bloop bleep”, so you will never be lonely or lose battery again with this R2-D2 car charger!


Antonio Scott

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With the midterm elections over and the cold weather approaching, it is time to bundle up while also sporting the newest frontier.Hillary Clinton undoubtedly is expected to run for President in 2016. Waiting, clinging on the edge of our seats until she makes her decision, let Hillary know you are ready for her! This Black Friday, shop at Ready for Hillary’s exclusive online website, to find everything! From t-shirts, hoodies, hats and scarves, to tumblers and posters, this store has all that you need! All of this store’s products are made in America and all apparel is Union printed. With shipping always free, this store is a steal! Do not miss out on these exclusive offers! Order online today, while supplies last. Hurry, shop, and sport your support for Hillary 2016!



Kelsee Woods

Screen Shot 2014-12-01 at 10.27.09 AMAre you one to dangerously take a risk? Do you get a kick out of living life on the wild side? If only you could dance with danger while bypassing the consequences. If so, The Fake Seatbelt Tee would be the perfect gift for you. You might be the type who is not a fan of wearing your seatbelt. This t-shirt is the answer to your dilemma. With this shirt, one can cruise through the roads without the worries of a ticket. The shirt gives the illusion of being safely buckled. Therefore, you can continue your life as a rebel with no restrictions. Made of 100% softened polyester depicting a fastened seatbelt. A true rebel’s Christmas list wouldn’t be complete without this!