Dining in:

Channel your inner Nigella with the push of a button. And since there's no one else to blame the crumbs on, clean-up duty is all yours, kid. You'll need:

  • Sharp R-55TS Toaster/Microwave Oven,
  • Dyson Ball Vacuum Cleaner,
  • Breville Single Cup Coffeemaker,

For entertaining:

Make him drool over your surround-sound, then trounce him at Mario Kart. You'll need:

  • Philips 42-inch Flat Screen Eco TV,
  • Playstation 3 (with built-in DVD player),
  • Onkyo Home Theater S5100,

Work at home:

For your telecommute—and all those hours on
. You'll need:

  • Fellowes Powershred DS-1 Shredder,
  • Linksys Wireless-N Gigabit Router,
  • Vtech LS5145 Bluetooth Cordless Phone,

—Tech Expert Anthony Verducci

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