Keep Your Expectations on High at Kohl's

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We "expect great things" from Kohl's department stores and this year's holiday offerings include gifts for everyone on our wish list.

Men will stay warm and snuggly in Croft & Bar row Microfleece Lounge Pants ($26).They have an elastic waistband with a drawstring, two side seam pockets, and a fly front. In sizes Small to XX-Large, the solid color pants come in admiral navy, asphalt gray, and black. Prints include whimsical patterns such as falling snowflakes in navy/white, multi-color peace signs on a blue background, various plaids, and more.

SO Midcalf Boots ($64.99) for juniors feature a cozy faux-fur lining to keep feet warm during any activity. With a rounded toe, lightly padded footbed, and button hook closure, these casual boots are great for everyday use. In sizes 6M-11M, the brushed fabric upper comes in black, chestnut, gray, and magenta.

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Handbags are an essential part of any woman's wardrobe and Kohl's carries a wide and varied line from designers including Vera Wang, Elle, Candie's, etc. We love the light, feminine look of The Nine & Co. Ruffled Shopper ($59). Measuring 9" H x 15"W x 4 1/2" D, the pleated faux leather bag has two large interior pockets with a zippered pocket divider. The back pocket has a zippered compartment, while the front features two slip pockets. With a magnetic snap closure, the Ruffled Shopper comes in three colors: black, sangria, and smoked pearl.

The Food Network's megastar Bobby Flay cookware line offers such standouts as a Cast-Iron Grill Pan ($33.99). The heavyweight 10 1/2" square pan comes pre-seasoned and is perfect for grilling meats on your stovetop. It offers even heat distribution and retention, and is ideal for browning, searing, and roasting.

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More winners from the Food Network line include the Silicone Spatulas and Spoonulas ($11.99 each). Lightweight and comfortable, these sturdy utensils are great for nonstick cookware. …