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Top 'New Year Necessities' for 2013

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/21/13 -- What products and services should be included in the list of "Top New Year's Necessities of 2013"?

Lifestyle expert Cindy Piccoli has narrowed down her choices. "I believe such items need to make our lives more productive, protected and healthier. The following brands meet such criteria."

  • The HP Envy Ultrabook, which is a compact, lightweight laptop with a touchscreen, is among the hottest, new 2013 tech products. Super sleek and loaded with Windows 8, it has plenty of storage. And with Windows apps, such as SkyDrive, you can store personal photos, family videos, music and movie library all in one place. Visit windows.microsoft.com for more details.

  • LegalShield is an easy and affordable way to get the legal protection you need. For as low as $17 per month, you'll have access to a qualified attorney at a law firm who will provide counsel on almost any topic. They'll also review documents; prepare wills; write letters; and make calls on your behalf. Visit legalshield.com or call 1-800.654.7757 for more details.

  • SilverStar Ultra auto headlight bulbs by SYLVANIA are up to 50 percent brighter than worn standard bulbs. Auto headlight bulbs can dim up to 20 percent in a few years, so replace them with SilverStar Ultra, which give up to 50 percent more side road vision and up to 40 percent more down road vision. Visit Sylvania.com/auto for more details.

  • Celestial Seasonings just launched Sleepytime Snooz Natural Sleep Aid. These herbal supplement shots are a new, natural option for those who struggle to get quality rest. They support falling asleep faster, staying asleep longer and waking up feeling refreshed with no grogginess. They're available at Walmart, select retailers and at celestialshots.com.

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