Top Toys Christmas 2013: Amazon Hot Toys List Gives Gift Ideas for Kids!

Looking for top toys Christmas 2013 sales and deals? Just recently, a 2013 Holiday Toy List was released by Amazon featuring some of the best hot toys available for gifts this season.  We’ve already mentioned Toys R Us and their Fabulous 15 Hot Toys list, but now there’s hundreds more toys to choose from as holiday gifts. Make sure to check out these Christmas toy gift ideas for kids, so you can get all of the children on your list the latest and greatest! [Read more…]

Walmart Black Friday Ad 2013: Leaked Sales & Deals Watch

The Walmart Black Friday ad 2013 edition is one that many shoppers are watching for to see when it’s leaked online.  Walmart is known for leaking the sales ads themselves, right ahead of the Black Friday shopping day.  In fact, they leaked their Walmart Black Friday sales for 2012 about two weeks early.  Many are expecting something similar to happen for this holiday shopping season.  So when will the 2013 Walmart Black Friday ad leak? [Read more…]

Black Friday 2013 Leaked Ads & Sales Deals Watch

The Black Friday 2013 leaked ads and sales deals are always anticipated as many customers are looking ahead towards the biggest shopping day of the year.  In the past, ads have leaked onto the internet as much as over a month in advance, with Walmart, Target and Toys R Us among the popular sales flyers that shoppers are seeking.  We continue to watch the Black Friday 2013 ads to leak online here at Holiday Gift Nation. [Read more…]

Popular Halloween Costumes & Ideas for 2013 & Beyond!

With Halloween fast approaching, look for inspiration from the most unlikely sources for your unique costume this year.  You can choose from these popular Halloween costumes ideas in 2013, which range from Daft Punk costumes to Duck Dynasty costumes to everyone’s favorite – the Miley Cyrus twerkin’ VMA’s costume.  Halloween 2013 will witness enough superheroes and witches walking around the streets, but scandal-inclined politicians and crazy internet themes are likely to provide enough inspiration for other Halloween costumes of 2013. Even though many people are still attracted to the traditional costumes, there are indications that people are becoming increasingly creative with their choices and basing them on pop culture phenomenons. [Read more…]

Miley Cyrus Costume: Halloween Ideas for VMA & Couples Costumes

The Miley Cyrus costume Halloween ideas have been among the most popular so far for this coming holiday celebration.  Miley has continued to make headlines and celebrity news with her antics, including her bizarre and controversial 2013 MTV Video Music Awards performance with Robin Thicke.  The performance involved Miley in a one-piece unitard with a provocative mouse on front, sticking it’s tongue out.  She also sported a strange foam finger on stage, which has now become a huge accessory associated with her costume.  The result from all her “twerking” and tongue-sticking out antics on stage has become one of the most popular costumes for this Halloween!   [Read more…]

When is Black Friday 2013? Date for Shopping Sales & Deals

Many shoppers are wondering “when is Black Friday 2013” in anticipation of the biggest holiday shopping day of the year, besides Cyber Monday 2013.  The Black Friday sales and deals bring customers to the stores in large numbers, as they seek to find the best doorbusters and low prices they can on special gift items ahead of Christmas and other major holiday celebrations.   [Read more…]

Black Friday 2013 Date: Store Hours & Openings Earlier

The Black Friday 2013 date will be on November 29th, just a day after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States of America. It has easily become one of the busiest shopping days in the USA and was even announced as a special holiday in most of the states.  Many shoppers don’t want to miss important Black Friday doorbusters, deals and sales when they arrive. Savvy shoppers always try to keep an eye on the store hours, and each year it seems Black Friday sales will start well in advance. Some are even of the opinion that it would not be surprising if leading stores commence their Black Friday sales the Monday of that same week! [Read more…]

Best 4th of July Fireworks Show Locations

Each year, America celebrates one of the biggest and brightest holidays in July with 4th of July fireworks shows.  If you are planning on taking a special family trip for July 4th this year, there are several locations that you should keep in mind. Almost every city in the country has a fireworks display each year, but some may be more exciting areas than others.  Here we’ll list out some of the best 4th of July fireworks show locations around the country for those who love to travel and want to take in the spectacular event in a new area. [Read more…]

Thanksgiving Turkey Cooking Time & Recipe Info

Turkey is a popular dish in many cuisines around the world, especially in the U.S, where millions of Americans dine on turkey as the main dish of Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re about to cook a frozen Turkey, you should thaw it a day before you’re about to cook it. Now, as far as thawing is concerned, instead using your microwave or putting it in warm water, put the turkey in a bowl of cold water and let it “rest” for a few hours (30 minutes per pound). Next, rub generously with salt, pepper, parsley and chicken seasoning mix, and leave it in a refrigerator overnight for the ingredients to soak-in. Do the second part exactly the same if you bought a fresh Turkey. [Read more…]

Popular Men’s and Women’s Costumes for 2012 include Superheroes, Classics & Movie Icons

Halloween is arriving quickly, and with that in mind, we’ve got the latest top 10 lists for popular men’s and women’s Halloween costumes.  These are the most popular sellers as we head into the early stages of October, which gives men and women several weeks to order that hot costume and put the finishing touches on them for Halloween. [Read more…]