Holiday Gift Splurges

Treat your loved ones to these extravagant presents this holiday season.

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Sony Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (SRS-BTX300)


Turn up the fun with clear, bold sound and wireless audio streaming with Bluetooth., $199

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iPhone 5C


It's everything the iPhone was—but better. Brighter screen, smarter camera and, of course, Apple's sleek new iOS 7. Eye-catching colors (green, blue, yellow and pink) seal the deal., $99 with contract

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The fun of owning a dog, without the predawn walks., $100

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Base Kit


Snap to it to create circuits—no wiring required., $99

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Nokia Lumia 1020


It's a Windows 8 phone, but the big news is the amazing 41-megapixel (!) camera that can zoom in like nobody's business., $200 with 2-year contract

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Sol Republic Tracks HD On-Ear Headphones


Pitch-perfect sound and a virtually indestructible headband at a phenomenal price., $130

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Fretlight Guitar


Learning to play the guitar is frustration-free when the correct fingering is displayed right on the fret, thanks to blinking LEDs. Practicing will be a pleasure., $300

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To a teenager, an Android tablet can be all things: TV, camera and the means to stay connected with friends. This one also boasts Beats Audio, great for listening to music., $140

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HP Chromebook 11


This colorful cutie puts Google's Chrome browser, word processor and other useful apps right at its owner's fingertips—no buying or installing any software., $275

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Starter Jackets


Tailor-made for diehard fans.

Originally published in the December 2013 issue of Family Circle magazine., $150 each