Thursday, December 9, 2004
More Bang for Your Buck: Fun Holiday Gifts
For those of you counting, there are sixteen days until Christmas. But this year, why not say goodbye to the shirts and socks. And instead, go for the wild-side of gift giving. In tonight's more bang for your buck, we're shopping for presents that are definitely unique.
WSVN -- Tis' the season to shop till you drop.
But this holiday, dare to be different by trading practical for unusual.
At www.wickedcoolstuff.com, You can relive all your favorite "Monty" moments, and you can do it from the best seat in the house. This very entertaining toilet paper will have you laughing your butt off. Cost - only $7 dollars.
Speaking of rolls, now your toilet paper will talk back. This motion activated toilet paper holder plays your recorded message. It comes from the www.lighterside.com for about $15 dollars.
Of course, if you're shopping for some sweets, www.grooveycandies.com has a bizarre collection. For about $20 dollars, you can buy this "i dare you" box. It's filled with treats that are hot, sour and just plain nasty.
Thinking about popping the question soon? Then why spend thousands on an expensive diamond when you can spend $20 dollars at www.johnsonsmith.com on a rock like this.
Or how about a permanent present. If you're thinking about getting a tattoo, why not get tattoo sleeves. For $15 dollars, you can get inked without going under the needle.
Now, have you ever wondered how to translate words like bling, bounce or dawg? Well for $10 dollars, www.wishingfish.com is explaining all the street lingo with these fun slang flashcards.
And for the golfer in your family, how about these gag golf balls? One explodes into a puff of smoke, one changes into ribbon and the last one simply will not go straight. For $10 dollars at www.baronbob.com, they are sure to be a hit on the range.
But the king of stupid gifts, www.stupid.com. From the umbrella hat $3.99 to sounds that drive people crazy $14.99 to dog food for humans $2.49 you're sure find something wild and crazy on this site. For $7 dollars, you can even buy directional signals for your head.
So even if the gifts you give are not all that useful, at least they will memorable.
Also, for all you American Idol Fans out there. What could be better than giving the gift of insults with your very own Simon bobble head. It's only $14 dollars on www.lighterside.com.
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