Human dog beds, monster spoons and other unusual 2023 holiday gifts

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It’s Thanksgiving week, which means that you’re probably already late with your holiday shopping if you haven’t started yet. If you’re still searching for a gift that will make you stand out, look no further.

As we head into the holiday season, the “Something Offbeat” team went on a hunt for some of the most unusual gifts we could find. From a dog bed for humans to a ladle shaped like the Loch Ness Monster, there's no shortage of quirky gifts on the market this holiday season.

Smart shopping expert Trae Bodge joined host Mike Rogers to discuss her picks for the best offbeat gifts of 2023. She also revealed how to protect yourself from scams, and what she expects Americans to spend on presents between now and the new year.

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