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Nothing quite says "the holidays" like warming up to an artificial fire in a spacious, well-appointed apartment while watching a DVD of generic snow-filled landscapes. Unless you're in our family, in which case "the holidays" is more about drunken egg nog brawls and recrimination. Either way, it lo...

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November 29, 2010 at 8:46AM
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Those fireplace DVDs are alright for creating a mood (specifically, the mood of wishing you had a fireplace) but they aren't very ... interactive, you know? That fire just sits there on the screen, faux-smoldering forever in an endless loop of artificial atmosphere. Wouldn't it be perfect if that we...

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During this time of year, we begin feeling envious of those who are lucky enough to own a fireplace and can snuggle up next to it with a hot cup of cocoa and oversized blanket. For those who are beginning to feel the fireplace envy creep in, we recommend navigating to the Community Games section a...

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Not really keen on coughing up the dough required to retrofit a chimney in your domicile? Fret not, dear fireplace lovers, as a somewhat chintzy new device from Japan promises to provide the heat your body needs along with the (artificial) glow of slowly burning logs to boot. From what we can glea...

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"Ah, there you are. Caught me in the midst of an epic tome, I must say. Please, do have a seat by the fire, and welcome... to Blade Masterpiece Theater. Zug zug, good chap." This week's dose of silly is a nice one panel sight gag that can be considered anything but high brow humor. I am fairly hap...

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After a chilly (albeit musical) stroll with your youngster, what better to have in your living room to warm you both up than a delightful fireplace? Of course, considering that you already passed up the iRocker chair, you'll likely be elated to know that CalSpas' FRP-4300 plays nice with your iPod...

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This is better than some of the furniture challenges we just heard about. There are some times that you just don't want to show off your flat panel. Of course, we can't think of one of the top of our heads, but there must be a time. Anyway, with a press of a button, you can hide that flat panel behi...

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