Tag Archives: Gift Guide 2014

Gift Guide Pt. 2 — Boyfriends.

Gift Guide: for boyfriends

1. Nerf gun to stage epic living room battles (and because boys will never outgrow their toys), $11.

2. Friendly Foxes print, $20. With perfect colors and whimsical design this Print Mafia piece is a perfect representation of your partnership. Would look adorable hanging in your apartment.

3. Makers 46, $36, a great addition to all his holiday cocktails.

4. Annual passes to the aquarium. $45 for each pass. No doubt about it, he would love seeing the marine life all year round, and BONUS: fun day-trip dates for you!

5. Bill wallet, a place to keep all his valuables snapped-in and from one of his favorite companies. $90.

6. A subscription to Dollar Shave Club razors along with a canvas dopp kitt, so he can have blades delivered right to his door and store them in a fun bag. $6/month and $35, respectively.

7. And speaking of subscriptions, a box (or a few) of treats from Knoshy, crafted in small batches by independent food producers from around the USA. $30 per box.

8. 3-wick candle, $22, in eucalyptus spearmint to clear the mind and improve concentration while he works on his dissertation.

9.  Shave kit gift set, $38. For his pretty face!

10. Headphones, including a retro design and a great sound quality. (Plus, they come highly recommended!) $40.

11. The Staircase documentary series, because he’s crazy about the podcast Serial and this story is just as suspensefully true-crime satisfying. $19. (You would gladly curl up in a blanket and binge watch with him.)

12. Microfleece lounge pants, $15, for those cold winter nights of doing not a whole lot but that feel like just enough.

Gift Guide Pt. 1 — Moms.

Gift Guide for Moms

1. Hedgehog watercolor notecards, to send sweet notes to her children who live states away and her neighbors just up the street, $11.

2. Shiatsu foot massager for winding down after a long day at work, $60, because who doesn’t love feeling pampered?

3. Clean – White Woods perfume because the website says, “The fragrance weaves a cozy, comforting blanket with hints of crisp bergamot leaves, sparkling mandarin, creamy vanilla orchid, sandalwood, praline musks, and a dash of black pepper” and doesn’t that sound perfect for a mom? $38 for 1oz bottle.

4. Bootie slippers, $30, the ideal footwear for lazy weekends spent at home with a good book and a warm mug of tea.

5. Katie Spade wallet, $178, the classiest, chicest billfold to tuck in her handbag. Bonus: the color is called mulled wine! Lovely.

6. Mason jar candle, $12.50, to make her house smell like Christmas trees.

7. Fleece blanket, $23, for cuddling up with when she stays up late to watch Jimmy Fallon.

8. My Berlin Kitchen, $11, because it’s one of your favorite books and you know she’d love it, too. Plus, it comes with recipes!

9. Le Creuset cast iron skillet, $230, the perfect addition to her culinary equipment arsenal, which would surely cook up some hearty, rustic meals.

10. Cookie Butter, because having a medley of these in her pantry would certainly be an easy pick-me-up. Just spread on toast for instant smiles. Around $4 each.

11. A little garden of succulents, $36, since her thumb is far greener than yours and they make beautiful decor for her windowsills and desk.

12. Love Actually, sure it’s on cable all the time but it’s just not the same! $8 for the 10th anniversary edition.