Here are some interesting links
Foot Bike I think this would be perfect for #1 Son who compulsively scooter rides and bike rides. This is a combo of both. Too bad, it is $300. Doesn't this look fun.
Jesse Tree I have never heard of this tradition but it sounds like a great way to put more meaning in the Christmas season.
Eddie Ross - If you haven't checked out his blog you need to . He is a total thrift God. I can only hope to have his thrift skills.