Wednesday, December 17th

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Posted on August 15, 2009 at 4:48 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 16 at 11:19 AM

LAWRENCE ZARIAN/ THE FASHION GUY

SHARI'S BERRIES:

Fresh mouthwatering strawberries covered with gourmet chocolate are the Unforgettable Gift from Shari's Berries:

1-877-Berries

JCPENNEY:

From affordable brilliant bling to super cool gadgets and fantastic fashions, give the gift of style from JC Penney's, your one stop Holiday Headquarters, because every day matters!

For amazing holiday jewelry, visit "The Jewelry Store" inside JCPenney or on jcp.com.

CHRIS BYRNE/ THE TOY GUY

BARBIE & THE DIAMOND CASTLE

These beautiful dolls are inspired by the latest Barbie movie, to let girls bring the story to life and create their own magical adventures. In addition to their beautiful clothes--which transform from simple skirts into lavish ball gowns with the twist of a button--the dolls also feature light up necklaces and sing songs from the movie. When the two dolls hold hands, they sing a duet.

MATTEL, $24.99, 3+

CLICKABLES FAIRY COLLECTIONS

This is one of most innovative toys we've seen in years--and an extraordinary use of technology that takes the rich virtual world and continues the play in rich and engaging ways for kids offline. Become immersed in the world of Disney Fairies with Clickables. Visit PixieHollow.com to create a fairy and play online using the Clickables. This starter set includes a jewelry box, charm necklace, and three exclusive Disney Fairies charms powered with Clickables technology. Touch the charm to the center of the jewelry box and it comes alive with lights and music. Each charm then unlocks a unique virtual fairy gift, which will be revealed in the Disney Fairies Pixie Hollow virtual world via a USB connection. Best of all, kids can share their worlds with their friends by simply touching their Clickables together. Everything has been designed to insure a safe, secure online experience for girls.

TECHNO SOURCE, $29.99, 7+

CRANIUM FAMILY EDITION

Celebrate 10 years of giving everyone a chance to shine with this twist on the original version of Cranium. This family edition offers 16 collaborative, hysterical activities for players of younger ages. Team up to figure out the planets closest to the sun. Use a teammate's hand to draw jellyfish. Stand on one foot while balancing something with the other. This game is designed for four or more Craniacs.

HASBRO GAMES, $19.99, 8+

CRAYOLA COLOR SURGE

Just in time to blast away kids' winter blues when they're counting down to spring, Crayola Color Surge lets kids create extraordinary art on colored paper that's brighter than you ever thought possible.. Unlike regular markers that look a bit ho-hum on colored paper, when the supercharged Color Surge markers meet the ultra-bright Color Surge paper, the color is so intense you just might need a pair of shades! Color Surge comes in four different varieties: Color Surge Classic Tips Set, Color Surge Deluxe Tips Set, Color Surge Crazy Tips Set and Color Surge Mega Pack. Each set features colors like "shocking blue," "laser green" and "lightning white, " a "brilliant" breakthrough in marker colors, and double-sided Color Surge paper to amp up kids creativity!

CRAYOLA, $7.99-$9.99, 5+

HELMET HEROES

Preschoolers to the rescue! Slip on the realistic-looking helmet, which features lights and sounds and use the attached microphone for the ultimate in realism. Playskool's Helmet Heroes Policeman set comes with a handheld motorcycle "driving" device to simulate going on patrol. The Helmet Heroes Racecar Driver set features a "steering wheel" to win the big race. Three AAA batteries are included in the helmet. Two AA batteries are needed for the steering device. Each set is sold separately.

HASBRO, $29.99, 3+

MAGNEXT 360 CASE

A slick and cool building platform with endless configurations and building possibilities, the 360 Case comes with 100 MagNext pieces and allows kids to set the case at any angle they desire, setting up two building bases. Build on top, on the side and even underneath the case, and because of its stable and compact size, you may build virtually anywhere, even in a moving car. The case also provides convenient storage for your pieces.

MEGA BRANDS, $59.99, 6+

SPIKE THE ULTRA DINOSAUR

Spike the Ultra Dinosaur brings prehistoric adventures right into the living room! This life-like, remote controlled Dinosaur is the "ultimate" must-have dinosaur for kids. It comes to life as it walks forward, turns left or right, opens its mouth, blinks its eyes, stands up on its hind legs and even throws a boulder.

FISHER-PRICE, $129.99, 3-8 years old

COMMUNITY COFFEE

Community Coffee is a family-owned coffee company celebrating 90 years of providing quality and community involvement to both customers and the community. To learn more about Community Coffee, log onto .

CHRISTINE SZALAY/ NORTHPARK CENTER

NorthPark Center in Dallas shows off some very extravagant gifts. Here is the list of gifts they brought today:

Cowboy Chic - Pinto Ranch Fine Western Wear Rocketbuster "Booterfly" ladies boots - $2295 City Slicker - Barney's New York, Fiorentini + Baker boots $625.00 - Greased leather round toe knee boot with triple buckle detail at removable shaft. 80mm thick stacked heel. Leather sole. Available in Black. Made in Italy. (The top part attaches to the boot) Babies - Barney's New York Arisabrat Swarovski Crystal Rattle ($148) and Pacifier ($138) Baubles - Eiseman Jewels Rodney Rayner "Martini" ring - $6350 Early Bird - Nasher Sculpture Center Store M Ware Coffee Mug ($15 each) and plate ($9 each) Night Owl - Nasher Sculpture Center Store iittala Double Old Fashion Set of 2 & Highball 13 oz Set of 2 ( $36.00 for both sets) part of the Ultima Thule glassware collection designed by Tapio Wirkkala. Naughty - Roberto Cavalli Ankle Bootie - $1285 Nice - Fresh Sugar Social Gift Set - $60 New Bohemian - TOD'S bracelets - part of the new Tod's fine jewelry collection, which has just arrived in select Tod's boutiques (Dallas is one of these) for the holiday season. The collection takes inspiration from the world of art and design and each piece is entirely made by hand -each is essentially a wearable piece of art. The bracelets are available in leather or more exotic alligator and are trimmed with sterling silver detail. They are available in a series of different wraps - 2 wrap, 3 wrap and 6 wrap. The prices are listed on each of the bracelets. Urbanite - Bottega Veneta Nero Inreccio Bombe Bag - $6800 Hard Rock - David Yurman Silver Ice Oval Mosaic Bangle ($4500) and Silver Ice Oval Mosaic Ring ($1450) in sterling silverwith facited blue topaz, London blue topaz, iolite, Safire stones and pave diamond detail Heavy Metal - Eiseman Jewels Bentley for Breitling Steel Chronograph Watch- $10,060

RODNEY ANDERSON LENDING SERVICES

Rodney Anderson is founder of Rodney Anderson Lending Services, a division of Supreme Lending. Rodney has helped arrange mortgage financing for more than 13,000 families in the last 12 years with CTX Mortgage Company. Over the last three years, Rodney originated more than 5,000 loans for Texas families. Rodney is the #1 producing loan officer in the state of Texas, and is well-known for his extensive knowledge in all areas including FHA, VA, Conventional and Jumbo Financing. Rodney and his staff specialize in creating the best mortgage finance plan, while minimizing costs, to help with the purchase or refinance of a home. Rodney is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For more information, log onto or by calling 1-800-EXPRESS. You can also email Rodney at

FREDDIE JONES/ JAZZ MUSICIAN

Freddie Jones and his band will be performing December 19th at 7:00 at the Christmas Tree in Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth.

DR. BILL JOHNSON/ INNOVATIONS MEDSPA

Innovations MedSpa has offices are located in Fort Worth, Grapevine and Dallas. The main offices are located at 1601 Lancaster in Grapevine. They also provide thermage and acoustic wave therapy at the Artistic Salon Spa in Dallas and at Larry North Fitness in Fort Worth.Dr. Johnson recently opened a new office at 12660 Coit Road, near the intersection of LBJ and Central Expressway. You can reach any of the offices by dialing 972.331.8844 ... or log on to .

If you have a question for Dr. Johnson you can email him at

TEXAS BEEF COUNCIL

The Texas Beef Council (TBC) is a non-profit organization charged with the promotion and marketing of beef and beef products in Texas. TBC is funded by the beef checkoff program, a $1 per head assessment on the sale of cattle. Checkoff dollars are used to increase beef demand through programs of promotion, research and education. The organization is directed by a 20-member board of cattlemen, representing the state's 149,000 beef producers. Visit us at for more information on the checkoff.

NORTHPARK CENTER FASHION WATCH

Today's clothing details are:

Brenda clothes were provided by the Limited. Amy wardrobe was provided by Ted Baker.

For questions regarding the clothing you see today please contact Northpark at .

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