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#Gifts, Games, Hobbies & Toys

7 of the hottest toys, gifts and games of this holiday season, according to local stores
7 of the hottest toys, gifts and games of this holiday season, according to local stores Local toy store and hobby shops give their recommendations for the hottest gifts this holiday season. Check out this story on jsonline.com: https://www.jsonline.com ...
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The Most Frequently Returned Holiday Gifts Each Year
People always say that it’s the thought that counts when it comes to gift-giving…until you ... Gamers’ Most-Returned: Games They Don’t Want or Already Own Knowing a recipient’s preferred hobby might only give you a leg up if you share that ...
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Brain-training games don’t really train brains, a new study suggests
Meanwhile, the control group chose from colorful but simpler games: “The toy room has come to life ... And there is evidence that literal exercise, hobbies and socializing lessen normal decreases in cognitive decline associated with aging, said Tim ...
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Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart has closed
Cheektowaga Councilmember Alice Magierski said Niagara Hobby would be missed as a place to find unique, traditional gifts. "This is a great loss to ... and had free tabletop games, demonstrations and play stations throughout the store.
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In China, This Video Game Lets You Be a Tiger Mom or a Driven Dad
You want them to have nice friends and interesting hobbies and to not go out with creeps ... coding and more. You can also buy gifts: ice cream, toys, even “Learn to Speak With Jack Ma,” a book featuring the billionaire co-founder of the Chinese ...
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‘They just keep evolving’: Ted’s Hobby Shop in Pointe-Claire marks 60 years
Shopping for toys with kids can be challenging ... who has been coming to Ted’s Hobby and Games shop since she was three. On Friday, she brought her grandson, eight-year-old Zack, because he wanted to get a gift for his little brother.
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9 Cheap Hobbies for Restless Winter Months
Warmer places in the United States, such as Southern California, Florida and Hawaii, don't require a drastic change to regular activities in the winter, while colder regions, like the Midwest and Northeast, necessitate cozy hobbies to prevent cabin fever.
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Best gifts for your dad: Gift ideas for dear ol' dad that go way beyond the played out tie
Have you ever tried to buy a gift for the man in your life only to ... building kit that gets him behind the wheels of in-game cars, planes, and submarines. Level up his nostalgia. Yes this toy is made for children. No, he will not care.
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Independent stores playing larger role at Taunton's Galleria mall
These include Ninja Marshmallow, which bills itself as a “Pop Culture, Nerd-Geek store,” and the Gundam Pros hobby store ... affordable gifts, are in vogue. The faster children can learn to appreciate traditional toys, puzzles and games, Mandeville ...
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How I let December snowball into a stress-fest — and how I’m reclaiming the holidays
taking up a new hobby early in the year so that fall can be a time to create homemade gifts such as knitted scarves, sugar scrubs, bath bombs or a drawing of a loved one’s pet . This will be the month I’ll begin taking note of which toys, games and ...
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