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The Cardboard iPad Stand is a practical conversation (Credit: cardboardsafari.com)

The Cardboard iPad Stand is a practical conversation piece for iPad, iPad Air and iPad Air 2 users. Its stand alone design and form-fitting cut allows users to access their FaceTime camera, USB connector, headphone jack and volume control while in the stand. Prices range from $20-$30; More information: http://bit.ly/1RXJtG3; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1iFkDyD

Holiday gifts for co-workers

A majority of our time is spent with them, yet they're so tricky to buy for come the holiday season. We are talking about co-workers. Forget the nail polish and makeup sets for your female acquaintances, and what male peers want another gift card or gadget taking up space on their desk? Opt for these affordable gifts instead.

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Compassion Fund Scarf

Plant this lush floral scarf in somebody's gift
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Plant this lush floral scarf in somebody's gift box and half of all proceeds will go toward the Compassion Fund's mission of supporting community-based organizations for disadvantaged and homeless women; $39 at select J.Jill stores and jjill.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1Lr5Eiz

Crème de Corps

All proceeds from Kiehl's limited-edition Crème de Corps
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All proceeds from Kiehl's limited-edition Crème de Corps holiday collection, including lotion and body butter, with stylish artwork by designers Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra, goes to help fight hunger with Feeding America; $29.50 to $48 at Kiehl's stores and kiehls.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1R3d1UA

The Giving Hat

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital receives $1 when
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital receives $1 when you purchase the Giving Hat, which sports healthy reminders--"Give Thanks," "Smile" or "Laugh A Lot," seen here worn by Bella Thorne; $5 at Kmart stores and kmart.com. More information: http://bit.ly/1NpxCTA

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Swimmer Bluetooth speaker

Boom's waterproof Swimmer Bluetooth speaker allows you to
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Boom's waterproof Swimmer Bluetooth speaker allows you to stream audio wherever you are. Its no-slip grip and detachable tail can be easily maneuvered into many different mounting positions; $59.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1IDnFuO; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/20xdsuB

Desktop Skeeball

Give your co-workers something fun to do during
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Give your co-workers something fun to do during their lunch break with this portable skeeball game; $35. More information: http://bit.ly/1Hcqffl

Exquisite Minis

Sabon's Exquisite Minis will have your skin feeling
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Sabon's Exquisite Minis will have your skin feeling fresh and rejuvenated with their hand and body lotion, sanitizer and shower oil; $36.50. More information: http://bit.ly/20xk3oD

Pen Holder with Magnet Stand

Keep the clutter to a minimum with this
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Keep the clutter to a minimum with this clenched-fist supplies holder and magnetic stand, ideal for holding pens, pencils, highlighters and other office supplies; $17.89; More information: http://bit.ly/1XSnvIq; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/20wRAj0

Safari TV Cardboard iPad Stand

The Cardboard iPad Stand is a practical conversation
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The Cardboard iPad Stand is a practical conversation piece for iPad, iPad Air and iPad Air 2 users. Its stand alone design and form-fitting cut allows users to access their FaceTime camera, USB connector, headphone jack and volume control while in the stand. Prices range from $20-$30; More information: http://bit.ly/1RXJtG3; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1iFkDyD

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Honest Acronyms File Folders

Filing has never been so enticing! Give
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Filing has never been so enticing! Give "WTF," "OMG," "TMI" and other acronyms a whole new meaning with these file folders; $9. More information: http://bit.ly/20xobVQ; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1LS97KN

Portable Power Bank

Recharge your gadgets on the go with one
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Recharge your gadgets on the go with one of these portable chargers, compatible with smartphones, e-readers, GPS and more. $29.99; More information: http://bit.ly/1NfBCQz; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1kcRHiY

Pinch Provisions for J.Crew Skinny Minimergency Kit

The Minimergency Kit is every girl-on-the-go's lifesaver. Available
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The Minimergency Kit is every girl-on-the-go's lifesaver. Available in multiple colors, the kit comes with 21 essentials, including beauty, fashion, and personal care products to help quickly fix any faux-pas. $24; More information: http://bit.ly/1KZvYjC

Oversized scarf

Co-workers will be glad for plaid with this
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Co-workers will be glad for plaid with this oversized acrylic/wool blend scarf; $36 at select Ooh La La Boutiques and oohlalaboutiques.com

Earbud holder

Earbud wires stay tame and untangled in this
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Earbud wires stay tame and untangled in this snap-close Italian leather case from Restoration Hardware; $15 in black or brown. More information: http://bit.ly/1GkQM9K

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Storm Trooper Cuff Beanie

Perfect for a snowstorm, the Storm Trooper beanie;
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Perfect for a snowstorm, the Storm Trooper beanie; $26; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1ZOLWbo

Star earrings

Silver star earrings by ZAD; $15 at Wit
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Silver star earrings by ZAD; $15 at Wit & Whim, Port Washington

Office Party Hair Barrette

Clever
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Clever "quick-fix" hair accessories are perfect for co-workers; $9 at select Sephoras; More information: http://seph.me/1Mxx9bx

Mini Rollerball Ornament

Elizabeth and James' luscious fragrances come in petite
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Elizabeth and James' luscious fragrances come in petite rollerball ornaments packaged in a gilded box; $12 at select Sephora stores. More information: http://seph.me/1XdmsCw

Bling It On Headband

Fend off cold in style with this extra
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Fend off cold in style with this extra wide headband (in five colors) with faux diamonds in the center; $30 at select Ooh La La Boutiques. More information: http://bit.ly/1LYv5yJ

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Shoe Dust Bags

Pretty dust bags to keep footwear in shape;
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Pretty dust bags to keep footwear in shape; $58 at Henri Bendel stores. More information: http://bit.ly/1GkP9sP; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1GNsJLC

PopCorn Maker

Your colleague will be the hit of the
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Your colleague will be the hit of the office with this collapsible, microwaveable Lékué Popcorn Maker. Made of sturdy silicone, this clever bowl turns one-third cup of unpopped kernels into healthy snack in two to three minutes (depending on the microwave). Package contains recipes for curry, herb and honey-nut popcorn. Suggested retail price: $20; More information: http://bit.ly/1Flsto0; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1jOvGX2

Mini Bag

Stash a phone in this rubberized mini bag
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Stash a phone in this rubberized mini bag and avoid the dreaded wet phone syndrome -- or use it as a funky evening bag; $20. More information: http://bit.ly/1VZsOTs; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1GkSKHp

Michael Kors pencils

Pencils get the glamour treatment from Michael Kors;
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Pencils get the glamour treatment from Michael Kors; $18 at Michael Kors, Americana Manhasset, and michaelkors.com. More information: http://bit.ly/19lvXsD

Makeup brush cup

Sonia Kashuk's sparkly cup for makeup brushes; $12.99
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Sonia Kashuk's sparkly cup for makeup brushes; $12.99 at select Target and target.com

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Folded Embellished Ribbed Knit Hat

Bethany Mota's sparkly hat in black and cream;
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Bethany Mota's sparkly hat in black and cream; $14. More information: http://qvc.co/1Nj9A9a

Darth Vader Be the Character Apron

He was a real bad guy, but good
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He was a real bad guy, but good cooks will get a kick out of this Darth Vader apron; $20; More information: http://bit.ly/1M1ojSK; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1NOQoDb

Stackable tins

Storage can be a challenge in the office,
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Storage can be a challenge in the office, and attractive storage is almost unheard of. Help solve that problem with a set of painted steel Vinter 2015 tins with lids. These stackable tins are suitable for storing cakes, cookies, or other dry foods, and also terrific for corralling pens and other office detritus. They can also be stored one inside the other in the unlikely case they're not in constant use. $6.99 for a set of three at Ikea, 1100 Broadway Mall, Hicksville. More information: http://bit.ly/1khfn5x

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