Your best friend is getting married, your brother is graduating from high school, and, on June 17, you’re expected at a family cookout with a gift for Dad. Here, less-than-$100 gift suggestions that won’t gouge your budget. — Janet Bennett Kelly
There’s no reason to suspect your brother will change his sleep habits when he arrives at State U. But Clocky, an invention of a 25-year-old MIT grad, won’t let him doze through calculus. When the loud alarm goes off, the clock will wait a minute, but if he hits the snooze button, Clocky jumps off the nightstand and runs around the room until he gets out of bed and retrieves it. $39 at www.dormify.com. Dormify
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.