SOURCE: Lifestyle Expert Brian von Dedenroth

December 17, 2012 14:00 ET

Holiday Entertaining & Gifting Ideas

Tips From Lifestyle Expert Brian von Dedenroth

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Dec 17, 2012) - 'Tis the season to entertain and gift! 

"If you're hosting a holiday party, you'll want to serve your guests the very best," says lifestyle expert Brian von Dedenroth. "And if you're a guest, you'll want to bring your host/hostess something wonderful. You can't go wrong with my suggestions below."

  • vitaminwater zero power-c is dragon fruit flavored, and vitaminwater zero revive is a fruit punch. Both are excellent sources of vitamins c and b, and electrolytes with zero calories. vitaminwater.com
  • Cupcake Vineyards lets you toast the holidays with their light, sparkling Prosecco; Chardonnay, with layers of cream, citrus and vanilla; and Cabernet Sauvignon. cupcakevineyards.com
  • Baskin-Robbins' dome-shaped ice cream cakes can be customized with your favorite ice cream flavors. And their Snowman, Santa and Elf cakes serve 8-12 people. BaskinRobbins.com
  • Mr. Lid transports foods and desserts to and from parties. It has a patented attached lid, plus a SealSafe hinge for quick and easy seal. At Walmart, Bed Bath and Beyond
  • At Ryan's, Old Country Buffet, HomeTown Buffet, Country Buffet, and Fire Mountain, you'll find the Charlie Daniels Band "Hallelujah, It's Christmas Time Again" CD. Proceeds benefit the Armed Services YMCA. Buffet.com
  • Dollar General offers quality, name brands at everyday low prices. They have plates, serving dishes, cups, and candles, plus stocking stuffers, gadgets and toys. DollarGeneral.com
  • The LED Mini Garden lets you grow vegetables, herbs and more indoors all year long. Just plug it in and set the included timer. InHomeGardening.com
  • MG is the first pocketable Wi-Fi Android App-gaming system kids can call their own. With no monthly charges or expensive cartridge games to buy, parents can affordably give it to their children. playmg.com
  • Boogie Board LCD eWriters are paperless, but feel just like writing with pen and paper. Just one Boogie Board eWriter replaces over 50,000 sheets of paper. improvelectronics.com
  • Red Sin from Christina Aguilera, is a seductive, feminine fragrance, which is delightfully sweet. Its opening notes of red apple tantalize you, while its middle note brings a soft touch with red cyclamen. Kohl's, Kohls.com

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