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Dec 18

Home Depot Has Yard Decor For Every Iconic Holiday Movie

Have you ever dreamed of being that house on your street? You know, the one that makes cars stop and gaze at your wonderful, mystical, illuminating creation in honor of the holiday season? Well, this “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” inflatable may be a great place to start, but there’s much more where that came from.

Home Depot has a vast amount of festive yard decorations for sale, some of them obviously pegged to a particular holiday movie, and others that are symbolic of favorite films. Whether you’re a fan of the contemporary selections (like “Elf” or “A Christmas Prince”) or gravitate toward the more old school cartoons (“A Charlie Brown Christmas” or “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”), the massive retail company has something its in warehouse for you.

See below for some of our favorite holiday films and the outdoor prop that coordinates with it, and get ready to be the happening spot on your block.

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Dec 18

3 Types of Meaningful Gifts That Cost Next-To-Nothing

What is a gift exactly? We say it’s selflessly giving someone something they want or need. What isn’t a gift? Something that always comes in a box. We’re quickly approaching the holiday season where the focus is all about buy buy buy but maybe you’d rather switch gears this year, maybe you’d rather give something that doesn’t come from a store. We have a few ideas to get you started.

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Dec 18

This “National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation” Inflatable Will Prove You're A Griswold

Get ready for a mix of admiration and envy from those who stumble upon your yard this holiday season. Home Depot is selling an inflatable decoration inspired by “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” that you can snag for your own home.

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06
Dec 18

This Sentimental Etsy Buy Is the Best Gift I've Ever Given, and It's on Sale — 2018 Gift Guide

The holiday season is always a great time to reconnect with family and friends you may not see every day, get a little extra festive, and exchange heartfelt gifts. But it’s also a time to remember those loved ones who have passed on, and the good times you were able to spend together. And because that loss can feel extra apparent on celebratory days, I love giving sentimental gifts that help people feel a renewed connection to lost loved ones.

Last year, I gave my mom probably the best gift I’ve ever given: A beautiful necklace personalized with my grandma’s handwriting. And, today only, you can take 20 percent off your own engraved jewelry.

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Dec 18

The Affordable Holiday Decor That Makes My Costco Membership Worth It — Cheap Thrills

On the first day of Christmas, Costco gave to me, super cheap Christmas trees (and huge rolls of wrapping paper and ribbons and old-school English gift crackers and fresh double-wire wreaths). On the second day of Christmas, Costco gave to me…well, it gave me back my life because I didn’t need to go anywhere else to round out my Christmas prep.

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03
Dec 18

Nine Ways To Take Paper Snowflakes To The Next Level

The thought of making paper snowflakes may remind you of childhood memories of cutting out wonky, misshapen snowflakes only a mother could love. While the concept remains the same, this time around, the look is much more sophisticated— and your improved motor skills will come in handy. Armed with a quick tutorial, some project inspiration and a pair of scissors, you’re ready to snip your way to a winter wonderland.

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Nov 18

These New Hallmark Christmas Movies Include Lots of Familiar Faces

Do you love to cozy up on the couch with some hot cocoa and enjoy some wholesome holiday viewing? Hallmark Christmas movies are a staple of season, thanks to their “feel good” vibes and lack of, well, reality. (Hey, there’s a good reason this shirt is in such high demand!) After all, who doesn’t love a happy ending? And with a whole slew of stars drawn from our favorite childhood TV shows (Danica McKellar of “The Wonder Years,” Melissa Joan Hart of “Clarissa Explains it All” and “Sabrina The Teenage Witch”) we’re instantly drawn in.

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27
Nov 18

The Best Gifts for First-Time Plant Parents and Green Thumbs — 2018 Gift Guides

I can practically guarantee that plant parents will never object to a plant-related gift. We’re like people who are super into horses or fat cats, and themed gifts will always win us over.

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Nov 18

5 Ways Financial Experts Stick to Their Gift-Buying Budgets

Staying financially afloat during the holidays is no easy feat. That’s why it pays to set a budget and decide exactly how much you want to spend before you go gift shopping. And once you have a budget, you have to do everything you can to stick to it.

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Nov 18

16 Beautiful, Thoughtful DIY Christmas Gifts For Everyone on Your List

If you’ve already started your holiday shopping list, but the thought of braving mall traffic, or spending hours online shopping, looms like the Grinch ready to steal Whoville’s joy, don’t worry. Making your own gifts to give can be beautiful and thoughtful—and a meditative way for you yourself to make it through the season. We’ve got a few ideas your giftees will actually be excited to unwrap.

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