I was making the round through my online news sources and reading the comments on an article found something that stuck with me. When asked how she kept things "even" amongst the children in her family, this mother replied they each got four gifts:
something you want, something you need, something to wear, and something to read.
We've added a couple of new pages to the sidebar over on the right for quick reference.
Here's a link to a list of great classic toys. You probably saw some these under the tree when you were a kid, and there are reasons why they are still around!
And here are some great places to shop for toys that are off the beaten path (brick and mortar and online options).