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These Nostalgic 90s Toys Are Perfect Stocking Stuffers

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If you’re a child of the 90s, this will be a trip down memory lane. Why not share it with your kids on Christmas morning? (Or your nieces and nephews, friends’ kids, etc…) No one should be deprived of the joys of Gak. Or Yak Bak.

Stock their stuffings with some great 1990s toys. You can spend some quality time with your littles, showing them how to properly feed your Tomagotchi pet or throw down that slammer so the pogs flip perfectly every time.

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Game Room Decor: 25 Ways to Level Up Your Game Room

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If you’re looking for ways to “level up” your game room decor, you’ve come to the right place.

Or maybe you want to give a gift that takes the recipient’s game room to the next level. Either way, we have you covered.

These 25+ creative game room decor accents are awesome gifts for the whole family…. especially grownups.

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5 Great Puritan T-Shirts for People Who Love Reformed Theology

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Looking for the best Puritan t-shirts on the interwebs? Seek and ye shall find! Click and the door will be… uh… well, we don’t want to take it too far, now, do we?

If you want the best Puritan shirts for people who love Reformed theology, Jesus Christ, and the God of the Scriptures, check these out.

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21 CPA Gift Ideas for the Accountant in Your Life

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Whether you’re browsing CPA gift ideas for the longtime accountant or a recent graduate, these 21 CPA gift ideas are the best of the best as a special present for your favoritest accountant.

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14 Trendy Hashtag Gifts

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Hashtag gifts are a great way to communicate that you are either hip and #trendy or hipster and #ironic. Whatever the case may be, and whatever your hashtag of choice may be, you’ll find the perfect hashtag gifts here. Just remember, #yolo.

1. #cheers Hashtag Gift Pilsners

Hashtag Gift Ideas

Set of four hand-blown glass beer pilsners, laser engraved in modern typography with #cheers. The perfect gift for #bottomsup.

2. #ipicku Hashtag Guitar Pick

Hashtag Gift Ideas

Copper guitar pick, punched with the hashtag #ipicku.

3. #taken Hashtag Gift Bracelet

Hashtag Gift

Here’s your #hashtag gift for your significant other, so that they can let the world know they’re off the market. Let them know she’s #taken.

4. #bridesmaid Hashtag Flask

Custom Hashtag Gift Idea

Colorful #hashtag flask available in seven bright colors and custom engraved with a hashtag symbol followed by up to 12 characters. Colorful hashtag gifts for your #bridesmaids.

5. #askyourfather Coffee Mug Hashtag Gift for Mom

#askyourfather mug

When Mom’s taking a brief respite and drinking some coffee or tea, the answer is always, “Go ask your father.” Get this fun hashtag coffee mug for #mothersday.

6. #hashtag Beanie

Hashtag Gift Beanie

A cool beanie like this helps you get the hashtags started, and once you get started you’ll #neverlookback.

7. #hashtag Chalkboard

Hashtag Gifts

Chalk up a daily trend on your chalkboard, one of the niftiest hashtag gifts out there because it allows you to keep up on what’s hot. #dailyawesome.

8. #swag Baby Onesie

Hashtag Gifts for Baby

“I need a hashtag for my swag.” Thus says the baby’s onesie. Looking for hashtag gifts for a baby shower? Try this #swag.

9. #state Art Prints Hashtag Gifts

Hashtag Gifts for your state

Pick your #state and live in your own trending hashtag with these art prints. Every state in the union is available, including #texas.

10. #thoughts Moleskin Journal Hashtag Gift

Hashtag Gifts: Journal

Can’t keep up with your trending #thoughts? Write them down in this moleskin journal. Get one for yourself and for your introspective #friends.

11. #custom Hashtag Pilsner Set

Custom Hashtag Gifts

This set of four hand-blown glass pilsners will be a well-used hashtag gift to help ensure that your favorite beverage is always trending: #beer.

12. #hakuna matata Instagram Style Art Print

Hashtag Gifts

If you and your friends grew up watching the Lion King, then this Instagram-style print will be a fun gift. If #hakuna matata isn’t the right hashtag, try #carpe diem or #boba fett or #pwned or…

13. #justsayin Pillow

Hashtag Gifts

Next time you’re sitting on the couch with your bestie, trying to make a point without ruffling too many feathers, say it and toss this pillow at them. #justsayin.

14. #hashtag Earrings

Hashtag Gifts

These earrings are ideal if you’re looking for hashtag gifts which will let a girl know that what’s between the hashtags is trending. #cute.

Or were you looking for that other awesome typography symbol?

13 Insanely Fun Wolverine Gift Ideas

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Looking for Wolverine gift ideas? With The Wolverine being released into theaters today, now is the time to stock up on some fresh X-Men gear, especially if you are looking for unique gifts to give to a comic fan in your life. And just to keep things fun, we’ll throw in some Wolverine-themed trivia tidbits along the way.

1. Wolverine Jacket

Jacket worn by Wolverine

Vintage style distressed jacket with orange stripes, designed and made by hand to look like the jacket worn by Wolverine in the X-Men films.

Did you know: The Wolverine (2013) is Hugh Jackman’s 6th time portraying “Logan” aka Wolverine.

2. Wolverine Claw Earrings

Wolverine Earrings

Logan’s adamantium claws dangle from the X-Men symbol… a perfect accessory for attending the premiere of your favorite X-Men’s latest film.

3. Wolverine iPhone Case

Vintage Wolverine Phone Cover

In classic 1970’s comic book style, this brightly colored iPhone case features Wolverine beckoning menacingly with one hand while brandishing his claw with the other.

Did you know: Wolverine’s real name, revealed deep into the comic series, is James Howlett.

4. Wolverine Coffee Mug

Wolverine Yellow Mug

You certainly won’t lose sight of your coffee with this vibrant yellow coffee mug, featuring Wolverine in his original yellow-and-blue costume. One of the best Wolverine gift ideas for a coffee drinker.

5. Wolverine Silhouette T-Shirt

Wolverine T-Shirt

This simple silhouette t-shirt has 3 elements: Logan’s famous hairdo, a cigar stub hanging out of his mouth, and crossed adamantium claws. Simple, yet unmistakable.

Did you know: Thomas Logan is actually the name of one of the men who killed Wolverine’s father.

6. Wolverine Flip Flops

Wolverine Gift Ideas

There probably aren’t many non-tshirt Wolverine gift ideas you can wear to the beach, so these sandals will be a welcome addition to any geek’s summer wardrobe.

7. X-Men Movie Trilogy

X-Men Movie Trilogy

If they don’t already have it, what could be a better gift idea than all 332 minutes of the original X-Men movie trilogy? The answer, of course, is nothing.

Did you know: Wolverine’s first appearance in the Marvel Comic universe was in a 1974 Incredible Hulk comic. 

8. Wolverine Origins Adamantium Claws

Wolverine Adamantium Claws

9. Wolverine Origins Bone Claws

Wolverine Claws

Pick your favorite Wolverine costume accessory: Adamantium or Bone claws. These are great additions to any X-Men nerd’s Halloween costume collection.

Did you know: In addition to his animal-like retractable claws, Wolverine has many of the senses of an animal, including keen hearing and smell.

10. Wolverine Beanie

Wolverine Skull Cap

Mask yourself like your hero while keeping quite warm and toasty with this fun beanie.

11. Wolverine Microbrew Label

Logan's Canadian Lager

Do you think Logan would put his seal of approval on your home brew? Test your luck with this microbrew label sticker, which reads: “Logan’s Canadian Lager – Mutant Since 1845”.

Did you know: In one scene in 2009’s  a black vintage Mercedes Benz can be spotted moving around. This was the vehicle Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr used in the beginning of X-Men: The Last Stand

12. Wolverine (& Friends) Brownie Pan

Marvel Comics Brownie Pan

Wolverine joins the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Spiderman, Captain America, and Iron Man for dessert.

13. Mutant & Proud T-Shirt

Mutant & Proud

Show off some mutant pride with this double helix DNA “Mutant & Proud” blue t-shirt.

Did you know: Wolverine has a son with similar abilities (retractable claws, healing factor, etc) name Daken, who becomes a supervillan in the Marvel Comics universe. Do you sense another X-Men movie coming…??

10 Modern Classic Board Games

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After making a list of 10 Classic Board Games, we thought we’d try our hand at rounding up some modern classics for gift giving, family fun, game night, and party games.

Here is our list of 10 Modern Classic Board Games. Each of these will be a treasured and well-played gift.

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1. Cranium

Cranium is a great game for a small party or family night. Teams work together to race around the board by completing a mix of 14 hilarious activities, including trivia, sculpting, acting, and sketching.

2. Apples to Apples

Apples to Apples is “the game of hilarious comparisons.” The name of the game is a play on the phrase “apples to oranges,” and the game is about making comparisons between different things.

General game play is as follows: players are dealt red cards which have a noun printed on them, and the judge (a different player in each turn) draws a green card on which an adjective is printed and places it for all players to see. Each player then chooses a red card they are holding that they think best describes the green card. The judge then decides which adjective she likes best.

3. Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride is an easy to learn strategy game involving a cross-country train adventure.

Players collect train cards that enable them to claim railway routes connecting cities throughout North America. The longer the routes, the more points they earn. Additional points come to those who can fulfill their Destination Tickets by connecting two distant cities, and to the player who builds the longest continuous railway.

4. Settlers of Catan

Settlers of Catan is the first and most popular of the new wave of strategy games originating in Germany.

Settlers of Catan is an award-winning strategy game where players collect resources and use them to build roads, settlements and cities on their way to victory. The board itself is variable, making each game a little different from the next.

Each round of The Settlers of Catan is intended to keep three or four players ages 10 and above engaged for up to 90 minutes.

5. Carcassonne

Carcassonne is a tile laying game of similar style to Settlers of Catan, but simpler and easier to learn. This is our family’s favorite.

Each player develops the area around Carcassonne while deploying their followers on the roads, in the cities, in the cloisters, and in the fields. The skill of the players to develop the area will determine who is victorious. The game is for ages 8 and up and 2 to 5 players.

6. Dominion

Dominion is another popular strategy game in the style of Settlers of Catan. You are a monarch, like your parents before you, a ruler of a small pleasant kingdom of rivers and evergreens. Unlike your parents, however, you have hopes and dreams. You want a bigger and more pleasant kingdom, with more rivers and a wider variety of trees. You want a Dominion.

In all directions lie fiefs, freeholds, and feodums. All are small bits of land, controlled by petty lords and verging on anarchy. You will bring civilization to these people, uniting them under your banner. But wait. It must be something in the air, several other monarchs have had the exact same idea. You must race to get as much of the unclaimed land as possible, fending them off along the way. To do this you will hire minions, construct buildings, spruce up your castle, and fill the coffers of your treasury.

7. Qwirkle

Qwirkle is an addictive strategy game in the tradition of Sequence, Scrabble, and Othello. Mix, match, and score to win – but the strategy is based on colors and shapes rather than numbers or letters. A fun game for the whole family (ages 6 and up).

8. Bananagrams

Bananagrams a simple and speedy word game that needs no pencil, paper, or board.Players race against each other to build crossword grids and use all their letter tiles first. Perfect as a stocking stuffer this holiday season!

9. Telestrations

Telestrations is the visual equivalent of the classic school-yard game “telephone.” It’s a fun-filled sketching game in which everyone’s attempts at “art” can turn hilarious.

The game starts with a secret word that is passed from player to player. As the word is sketched, interpreted, and then sketched again, it undergoes a visual transformation that will surprise and delight everyone. Designed for players ages 13 and up, Telestrations is sure to be a hit at parties.

10. Morphology

Morphology is a fun, creative and challenging party board game combining simple shapes, your imagination and creativity.

Using wooden sticks, glass beads and colored cubes how would you create a “butterfly” or “airplane”. Now try doing it with your eyes closed or using only the string. Morphology takes unique twists and turns, and has everyone laughing out loud.

Now, what are some of your favorite modern games?

10 Classic Board Games

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Simply put, classic board games are classic gift ideas. If you’re giving one gift for an entire family, board games are the way to go.

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