Breakthrough Entertainment’s Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Gifts for Fashionistas

3D Ugly Christmas Sweater

Ugly Christmas SweaterThe 3D Ugly Christmas Sweater features a classic holiday design but it is hard to miss the starring attraction – a large stuffed moose charging its way through. It is a conversation piece that people can feel, squeeze, pet and poke. ($67.95 at


ChapstickDon’t get caught under the mistletoe with dry lips this holiday season. To combat the negative effects of the cold weather, ChapStick has a variety of seasonally-inspired lip balms including Vanilla Candy Cane Milkshake. These flavorful lip treats are reminiscent of the warmest holiday memories and will keep lips looking and feeling mistletoe ready. Perfect as a stocking stuffer or simply to keep your own lips kissable this holiday season. (Prices Vary at CVS, K-Mart, Walgreens, Wal-Mart and More)


isABeltisABelt is the original invisible belt, a thin, strong and flexible clear plastic belt that virtually disappears when worn, providing you with the assurance that all is secure without even knowing it is there. isABelt prevents back gap, slippage, belt bulk and belt bulge. Original and wide sizes available in addition to a variety of other accessories. ($16.95-$19.95 at


UnmarxUnmarx is a reusable cleaning pad that instantly wipes off unexpected clothing marks such as deodorant marks, lint, pet hair, makeup powders, body powders, dried food, mystery marks and more – all without using water. Available in a variety of colors. A portion of profits benefit breast cancer organizations. ($9.99 at

Walk On Socks

Walk On SocksWalk On Socks are socks made from a soft cotton blend knit with custom stay-up technology that incorporate a fun “walk on” graphic on the sole of each pair. New styles include “walk on hot coals,” “walk on water,” “walk on all fours” and “walk on pins and needles,” joining “walk on the moon,” “walk on the wild side” and “walk on eggshells.” ($12.50 at

Gifts for Health Nuts


AthlightsWith 600-foot visibility, weighing just one-third of an ounce and smaller than a dime, AthLights are tiny yet powerful LED lights that attach anywhere to an athlete’s clothing with a super-strong magnet to be seen in the dark. Simply twist to activate the red and white flashing lights. ($9.99 at

Arctic Ease Instant Cold Wrap

Arctic EaseArctic Ease Instant Cold Wraps provide relief from pain and swelling without the inconvenience and discomfort of ice or frozen gel packs. Simply wrap the area that’s bothering you and you can remain active for hours while you heal. It is instantly cool with no refrigeration required, conforms to the body, lasts up to three hours and is reusable up to five times.Two sizes are available – small joints wrap for wrists, elbows and ankles and full-size wrap. Discount of 20 percent off at through Dec. 16 with promo code HOLIDAY2014. ($9.99-$14.99 at CVS, The Vitamin Shoppe and

Hot Cherry Pillow

Hot Cherry PillowThe Hot Cherry Pillow is a therapeutic aid that uses moist heat to instantly alleviate sore muscles and joints, increase circulation and dissolve stress. When heated, the pillow smells just like fresh cherry pie. It can also be put in the freezer to cool hot flashes, reduce inflammation and soothe injuries. ($30-$55 at

Lure Home Spa Cupping Massage Therapy Kit

LURE Home Spa Cupping Massage Therapy KitLURE Home Spa Cupping Massage Therapy Kits are easy to use alone or with a partner, at home or on-the-go to relieve stress, muscle and joint pain, reduce inflammation, increase metabolism, treat wrinkles, cellulite and so much more. ($17.95-$34.95 at

The Republic of Tea’s Downton Abbey Teas

Republic of Teas Downton Abbey TeasThe Republic of Tea’s Downton Abbey Teas are inspired by characters from the hit drama. New flavors include Bates’ Brambleberry Tea, Mrs. Patmore’s Pudding Tea and Lady Cora’s Evening Tea, joining English Rose Tea, Grantham Breakfast Blend and Downton Estate Blend. No matter what TEAm you’re on, there is a unique tea to welcome, what’s bound to be, another season full of drama at the Abbey. Gift sets also available. ($12 at Cost Plus World Market and

Gifts for Adventurers

Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock

Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest HammockThe Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock is a two-person-hammock that sets up in seconds and is an all-access pass to relaxation wherever you are – be it back yard or back country. Packing up quickly in its attached stuff sack, it’s easy to store and super easy to carry. The DoubleNest weighs 19 oz, comes in a variety of color combinations and provides an excellent and unique option to the traditional camp chair, porch swing or even tent. ($69.95 at

Energy and More

Energy and MoreEnergy and More is a completely different type of energy drink in that it provides the body with essential herbs for maintaining focus and stamina and naturally sourced energy from green coffee beans. Available in two varieties: Electric Blue, featuring a bold, natural blueberry-citrus flavor with hints of raspberry, and Electric Pink, sporting a light, natural raspberry taste. (Prices Vary at 7-Eleven and

iMagnet Mount

iMagnet MountThe iMagnet Mount is the first universal magnetic car phone mount that fits any phone. Effortlessly pop your phone onto the pad and it grips your phone. Great for car commuting, reading GPS directions and multitasking while driving. The patented sticky suction cup is two times more powerful than other suction cups and grips to a textured dashboard without falling off for many months. ($22.99 at

Portafon Acqua Waterproof Phone Case

Portafon Acqua Phone CaseThe Portafon Acqua Waterproof Phone Case protects any kind of cell phone, camera or mp3 player with a screen size up to 5.3-inches from water, snow, sand, grease, mud and dust. It is made out of durable but soft PVC and the locking mechanism is very easy to operate and miraculously seals the phone from weather, water and more while maintaining all functionality. ($12.99 at


YaktraxYaktrax is a winter traction device that fits over your shoe and allows you to run on snow and ice. The combination of removable spikes and steel coils provide 360 degrees of traction and allows you to keep training in the winter with the same stability you’re accustomed to. (Prices Vary at Cabela’s, REI, Sportsman Warehouse and

ZeroWater Travel Bottle

Zerowater Travel BottleZeroWater Travel Bottles combine the category’s top-performing five-stage ion exchange filter with a sleek and convenient design. Includes next-generation filter replacement technology that indicates the precise moment a filter is ready to be changed. ($17.99 at Bed, Bath and Beyond and

Gifts for Foodies

Food Huggers

Food HuggersFood Huggers are silicone covers that simply slip onto the unused portions of your fruits and vegetables like lemons, limes, avocados, bell peppers and more, providing a seal that prolongs the life of your produce. They can also be used on open cans and jars. ($9.99 at

GlassDhama Glass Straws

GlassDharma Glass StrawsGlassDharma Glass Straws are reusable straws that, replacing their plastic counterparts, are made from borosilicate glass – the safest and strongest glass commercially available. They are offered in a variety of lengths and width and available in three collections – Simple Elegance, Beautiful Bend and Decorative Dots with the color accented glass dots. ($6-$12 at

The Handy House Sipping Stones

Handy House Sipping StonesServe your drinks truly “on the rocks” with The Handy House Sipping Stones. They are the perfect way to slightly chill your favorite spirit without diluting the complex flavor. Made of 100 percent pure soap stone, they are non-porous and will not change the drink’s flavor or aroma. ($7.99 at

Joco Cup

Joco CupJOCO Cups are sleek-looking, reusable glass coffee cups that maintain the flavor of your hot drink and features a thermal silicone sleeve so the drink stays hot but doesn’t burn your fingers. Meanwhile, the splash-safe, silicone lid makes sure you are drinking your hot coffee – not wearing it. A variety of different colors are available in both 12oz and 16oz sizes. ($22.95-$24.95 at

Mooney Farms Gift Basket

Mooney Farms Gift BoxMooney Farms’ signature box is filled with some of the company’s most premium items including Bella Sun Luci sun dried tomatoes in olive oil and herbs, julienne cut in olive oil and herbs, sun dried tomato pesto, sun dried tomato risotto blend, tomato artichoke pasta sauce, sun dried tomato julienne cut, Arbequina extra virgin olive oil and imported Italian pasta. There is an authentic and healthy Mediterranean dining experience in every box. Individual items also available for stocking stuffers. ($49.95 at

Spoonful of Comfort

Spoonful of ComfortSpoonful of Comfort are thoughtful gift packages that come complete with everything you need to send someone your love. Whether they are ill, grieving or simply in need of a pick-me-up, Spoonful of Comfort’s care packages can go a long way in restoring the mind, body and soul. ($24.99-$89.99 at

Gifts for Clean Freaks

AquaSpa Ultra-luxury Shower

AquaSpa Ultra-luxury ShowerThe AquaSpa Ultra-luxury Shower turns your ordinary shower into an amazing spa experience. Specially designed rotating brush comes in several colors and can be easily attached to handheld shower. Entire set includes rainfall shower head, handheld shower, massaging attachment, three-way diverter and stainless steel hose. (Prices Vary at


CelebriDucksCelebriDucks are celebrity rubber ducks of the greatest icons of film, music, athletics and history. To date they have created over 200 different CelebriDucks and have pioneered a whole new collectible. Available CelebriDucks include NBA, MLB, NHL, NASCAR, and NCAA mascots as well as famous people such as Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Barack Obama and more. ($11.99 at

Sharper Image Shower SpeakerSharper Image Shower Speaker

The Sharper Image Shower Speaker answers calls while listening to music. It has high-definition wireless sound and integrated Bluetooth technology. ($24.99 at Target)

Wahl Custom Shave

Wahl Custom ShaveOffering superior closeness and comfort, Wahl Custom Shave is a rechargeable cord/cordless shaver that features an ergonomic shape with soft touch grips, a pop-up trimmer which extends to provide high visibility for trimming sideburns, beard or mustache and a charging LED. Includes three shaving heads for close, sensitive and ultra clean shaving. ($69.99 at, K-Mart, Target, Wal-Mart and More)

Gifts for Someone with a Sweet Tooth

Cocoa Canard Spooning Chocolate

Cocoa Canard Spooning ChocolateCocoa Canard Spooning Chocolate is “The Espresso of Hot Chocolate.” It is dairy-free and gluten-free and can be enjoyed in the middle of the day, with a meal, etc., introducing people to a whole other chocolate-making ritual to slow down, relax and spoon just a little bit of pure melted chocolate on the palate. Gorgeous gift sets also available. ($14.95-$19.99 at

Donsuemor Madeleines

Donsuemor MadeleinesDonsuemor Madeleines are elegant little French cakes with distinctive shell shapes. Rich and buttery with a unique flavor and texture – soft and moist with lightly crisped edges – they are made with the finest quality. (Prices Vary at Costco and

Ice Chips Candy

Ice Chips CandyIce Chips are candies that, instead of sugar, are made with Xylitol – a natural ingredient offering many health benefits. Flavors range from zesty to fruity to fresh and include seasonal selections such as eggnog, pumpkin spice and cranberry. ($29.95 at

Papa Ben’s Kitchen Mandelbroyt

Papa Bens Kitchen MandelbroytPapa Ben’s Kitchen Mandelbroyt are a traditionally Jewish/Eastern European cookie similar to biscotti. Pairing perfectly with coffee, tea, hot chocolate and even wine, they are all natural, low fat, low sugar, kosher and non-dairy. Flavors include original family recipe, chocolate espresso bean, minty dark chocolate, lemon blueberry with poppyseed and spicy chipotle with ginger and dark chocolate. Founded by a Holocaust survivor and a portion of profits benefit The Zachor Foundation. ($6.99 at


PeepsMarshmallow Peeps make perfect stocking stuffers but there are enough holiday-themed varieties to create your own unique gift basket, too. Holiday shapes include snowmen and trees while seasonal selections include gingerbread flavored gingerbread men, candy cane flavored chicks and chocolate mousse flavored reindeer. There are even milk chocolate covered mint flavored trees, candy cane flavored chicks dipped in chocolate, sugar cookie flavored chicks dipped in milk chocolate and hot cocoa and cream flavored chicks dipped in white fudge. (Prices Vary at Target, Wal-Mart and More)

Gifts for the Person Who Has Everything

AGS Stainless Starlight Solar-Powered LED Accent Lights

Starlight Solar LightHoused in a stylish yet sturdy marine-grade stainless steel shell, AGS Stainless Starlight Solar-Powered LED Accent Lights are an easily-mountable and energy-saving lighting option for any deck or outdoor living space. It is the first solar-powered light designed specifically for cable railing systems. Display possibilities include mounting upon stainless steel decking posts within outdoor living spaces, illuminating second-story railings to create depth and attaching to front walkway pillars to create a welcoming visual effect or any building’s exterior to accentuate focal points. ($35 at

Counting Sheep Coffee

Counting Sheep CoffeeCounting Sheep Coffee is “The Holy Grind” for the sleep-deprived. Swiss Water decaffeinated coffee is blended with organic valerian root for the first and only coffee on the market that is designed and engineered to relax you and put you to sleep. Available in single serve pods and as a bag of ground coffee. ($11.99-$13.99 at and Bed, Bath and Beyond)

CraftyCroc Liquid Chalk Markers and Chalkboard Labels

CraftyCroc Liquid Chalk Markers and Chalkboard LabelsCraftyCroc Liquid Chalk Markers provide hours of indoor fun for kids with their ability to decorate and write on windows, mirrors, plastics, metals, tiles and all manner of non-porous surfaces and their easy clean-up is a joy for parents. They are non-odorous and non-toxic. CraftyCroc Chalkboard Labels are highly durable and have multiple uses around the home, from labelling jars and storage canisters in the kitchen, cupboards, place settings at the festive dinner table, weddings, scrapbooking and more. ($12.99-$21.77 at

Fodeez Frames

Fodeez FramesFodeez Frames are a line of customizable display frames and dry erase boards that work on all smooth surfaces and can be reused hundreds of times. They make great stocking stuffers, hostess gifts party favors and more. (Prices Vary at and Walgreens)

Marvel Experience Tickets

Marvel ExperienceThe Marvel Experience is a first-of-its-kind, hyper-reality attraction that covers over two acres and encompasses seven colossal Domes, a life-size Avengers Quinjet, the world’s only 360-degree, 3-D stereoscopic full-Dome attraction and a state-of-the-art 4-D motion ride. Opens Friday. Dec. 12 and runs through Saturday, January 3 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale. ($37.50 at

Recoil Automatic Cord Winders

Recoil Automatic Cord WindersRecoil Automatic Cord Winders are Retractable cord organizers designed to automatically wind and store cords, keeping them tangle-free and ready for use. Available in small, medium and large sizes and five stylish colors. ($9.99 at

Replay Audio Bluetooth Stereo Headphones

Replay Audio Bluetooth Stereo HeadphonesWith a lightweight, sleek and user intuitive body, Replay Audio Bluetooth Stereo Headphones allow you to listen to your favorite music wirelessly and never missing an incoming call. Designed for optimum comfort, these headphones include noise isolating comfort cushions and an adjustable padded headband while delivering crystal clear conversations as well as superior audio quality through any Bluetooth enabled device or with the optional 3.5mm audio cable. ($39.99 at

Rokit Boost SwageU Bluetooth Headphones

Rokitboost Swage U HeadphonesRokit Boost SwageU Bluetooth Headphones are high-performance wireless headphones that are designed to be worn around the neck, which leaves your hands free to do work around the house or jog or run while listening to your favorite music or talking on the phone since they have a built in microphone for calls. What makes them stand out, though, is their extremely lightweight feel. ($64.99 at and

Joseph J. Airdo

Joseph J. Airdo is a film critic, producer and on-air personality for Breakthrough Entertainment, a talk radio show airing 10-11 a.m. Saturdays on KPHX 1480 AM and that shines a spotlight on the practical perspectives of the topics and themes explored in movies. He has a pet duck named Frozen who is as opinionated about movies as he is. E-mail him at

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