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The 2019 LEGO Employee Christmas Gift Has Been Revealed

Since 2008 LEGO employees have received a surprise gift at Christmas time in the form of an exclusive set.

Matthew Ashton, VP of Design, tweeted a picture of this year’s set which is  Star Wars themed. Employees will receive a 1,038 piece Christmas X-wing set!

LEGO is paying tribute to the legendary Star Wars X-wing Fighter as it celebrates the debut as an official LEGO tie-in set 20 years ago. This current, festive version of the iconic Rebel starfighter comes in as a larger, upscale model decked in red and white just in time for the holidays.

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Star Wars Holiday Gift Guide 2019

The Skywalker saga is coming to an end, but our love of the galaxy far, far away continues to flourish. To celebrate this holiday season, StarWars.com has handpicked gifts inspired by Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the prequel films, the classic trilogy, and beyond! 

With these gifts wrapped up, your holidays will be more powerful than you could possibly have imagined!

Check out the list HERE.

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2019 DC Comics Holiday Gift Guide

You don’t have to be the Calendar Man to know that the Holiday Season of 2019 is here. 

The team at DC has put together some of the best books, toys, fashion, gadgets, accessories, and more in a handy gift guide. We’ve gathered collections tailored for fans of Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, DC Kids, DC Super Hero Girls, and fans of everything DC.

Check out the gift guide HERE.

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The Top Five Buzz-Worthy Subscription Boxes To Check Out In 2019

When subscription boxes first came onto the scene, plenty of people were skeptical as to whether or not they’d be embraced and truly sought after. Fast-forward to today and they are enjoying huge amounts of growth and popularity in the mainstream. Today, you can find a subscription box for just about any theme and item, in a variety of price points, and delivered at different frequencies throughout the year. You can even choose to purchases boxes on a month-by-month basis or sign up for a specified amount of boxes

If you’re looking to give subscription boxes a try, here are five buzz-worthy ones to check out in 2019.

PLAY! By Sephora

The PLAY! By Sephora monthly subscription service is for all the beauty junkies out there who love to try new products and re-discover classics. The “box”, which actually comes in a cute little bag, features five trial-sized samples each month. They include makeup, hair-care, and skincare from some of the top brands out there. The box is priced at $10/month and promises to feature at least $65 worth of product.

Candle of the Month

If you’re more into lifestyle and products for the home, the Candle of the Month from Frostbeard Studio is a unique candle subscription box that will deliver new goodies to your door on a regular basis. You can opt for the month-to-month purchase or the three-month, six-month, or one year pre-paid box for savings. The candles are made in-house and feature some of the most beautiful and enjoyable scents.

Blue Apron

Foodies can’t seem to get enough of the Blue Apron subscription service that gives you a chance to cook like a true chef. All you do is choose your meals, set up the subscription, and prepare for it to be delivered. Boxes include all the ingredients you need, including fresh ingredients (the box is insulated), and a step-by-step instruction card to follow. Pricing varies depending on how many recipes per week you want, how many servings, and the types of meals.

Rocksbox

If you like to show off new bling on your body, then the Rocksbox is perfect. This is a jewelry subscription service that uses a stylist to hand-select items for you. You can hang on to the items as long as you want to wear them. When it’s time to give them back, you have the option of purchasing them instead. You can try up to three pieces at a time for $21/month, you can cancel anytime, and shipping is free.

FabFitFun

Billed as a lifestyle subscription box, customers love that you get a real variety in the FabFitFun quarterly box. Boxes include a variety of wellness, beauty, fashion, and fitness products. The box is priced at $49.99 and features $200+ worth of value.

Don’t Stop at Just One

Because you can find such a variety of items in these boxes and an array of price points, why stop at just one subscription service?

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Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Thought of Everything Including This Cool Gift Card

Every detail was painstakingly considered when opening the expansive new Star War’s: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland including the design of their gift card.

No paper or plastic gift card would do, instead the theme park opted for hexagonal metal in the form of Batuuan Spira, the ancient currency of the Black Spire Outpost.

The minimum amount that can be loaded on the chip on the card is $100. From dining, shopping and beyond, the unique gift card/souvenir can be used at Disney destinations in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.

Available for purchase at the Droid Depot.

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The 2018 Short Story Advent Calendar

Here is a perfect holiday gift idea for the book lover on your Christmas list…The 2018 edition of the Short Story Advent Calendar.

This deluxe box set of 24 individually bound short stories is sure to get the reader in your life into the yuletide spirit.

The set features stories from eight different countries and three different originating languages. Contributors to the 2018 Short Story Advent Calendar include:

– Kevin Barry (Beatlebone, City of Bohane)
– Ben Greenman (What He’s Poised to Do, Don Quixotic)
– Etgar Keret (Suddenly, a Knock on the Door)
– R. O. Kwon (The Incendiaries)
– Sara Levine (Treasure Island!!!)
– and many more

You can purchase The 2018 Short Story Advent Calendar HERE for $55 CAD.

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The Oreo Music Box

The Oreo Music Box available through Amazon is a unique and fun gift for this holiday season.

It turns any standard Oreo sandwich cookie, including White Fudge Oreo cookies into a musical device that you can enjoy over and over again. Just place your Oreo cookie on the mini record player turntable to hear some fun Oreo songs.The song changes with a bite of the cookie.

You can even record a personal holiday message or song to play when you activate the music box.

For $20, you get one Oreo Music Box (and a variety of cookies to play on your new turntable). It comes with a package of three Oreo Thins, a sleeve of Oreos, and a pack of White Fudge Oreos.

Buy one HERE.

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Gift Wrap My Face

Imagine the look on Grandma’s face when she opens a lovingly wrapped holiday package with pictures of her Grandkids on the wrapping paper. Your favorite comic book fan will be extra appreciative when they see their face in a superhero pose on their birthday present. 

That’s the idea behind the genius company, Gift Wrap My Face. They allow you to create your own personalized gift wrapping paper featuring your face, your pets’, or the people you love.

Simply choose your gift wrap design, upload your picture and use the intuitive tool to snip your face. Gift Wrap My Face will do the rest! A full roll costs only $16.95 and will wrap 3 medium sized gifts. Your personalized gift wrap will ship in 3-5 business days.

Make the holidays extra special this year and order HERE!

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Eight Holiday Gifts For The Stephen King Fanatic In Your Life

It can really be a challenge to find the right holiday gift for the right person. But if that person is a Stephen King fan, we just made it 100 percent easier for you, with this list of Stephen King-centric gifts and other items for the King lover in your life. After all, we’re here in Bangor — a.k.a. Derry — and we know this stuff pretty well. In fact, we’ve got some exclusively Bangor-made stuff that you can’t find just anywhere, as well as some other goodies sure to please even the hardest-to-please King fan.

The best Stephen King gifts are books, naturally, but for the fanatic that’s got everything, HERE are some extra special goodies for the giving.

Bangor Daily News Stephen King Photo Prints

Bangor Daily News has been covering Stephen King for decades — and they’ve got the photos to prove it. Did you know you can have any of their BDN photos printed for a small fee? If you’re looking for that one-of-a-kind King piece to gift, try something from one of their talented BDN photographers. Like this, from 1982.

Also, be on the lookout in the coming weeks for a limited edition fine art print of Stephen King’s iconic “Study Dammit!” poster, made during his years writing for the University of Maine’s Maine Campus newspaper. The poster has been out of print for a few years, but Gerald Winters and Son has commissioned new prints of it that should be arriving just in time for the holidays. Check its website and Facebook for more information.

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Star Wars AT-AT Bookcase

Little bookworms will love this AT-AT bookcase that is perfectly sized for their favorite stories and collections. Featuring four sturdy legs, the iconic Star Wars character is perfect for both storage and storytime.

Hand-painted with a charcoal finish and expertly crafted for lasting durability, it’s the perfect addition to a kid’s bedroom.

Product Information:

– Expertly crafted of solid poplar, rubberwood and MDF (medium density fiberboard), an engineered wood that lends exceptional strength and ensures that the furniture will endure over time.
– Hand-painted in charcoal finish.
– Two fixed shelves for storage of your child’s treasures.
– 14” wide x 71″ long x 60.25″ high
– Shelf must be attached to a wall with enclosed hardware to prevent tipping.

Order HERE for $1,650.

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