We all have those people in our lives (it might actually be you) who are impossible to shop for--not because they are difficult, but because they have everything. So we've created a list of creative gifts we're pretty sure they don't have, won't re-gift, and will use or display with pride.
Marimo Moss Ball in a Repurposed Light Bulb ($17.50-$19.50).This cute little moss ball in an upcycled light bulb is a living algae that is so low maintenance even the blackest of thumbs can tend to it's needs. Plus, it looks super cool on a shelf or side table.
"Where I've Been" Scratch Map Travel Edition ($25). Everyone loves to travel so why not let the person in question scratch out where they've been? Or perhaps they'd like to plan where they'd like to go next. With it's lotto-style scratch off front and white map on the back to chart out flight patterns, this is an awesome conversation piece for anyone on your list.
TankBooks flip-top cigarette book ($11.90 each). No, we're not endorsing smoking---these are actual books, the size of a cigarette box. Perfect for someone on the move, or in place of a coffee table book (Us New Yorkers don't have a lot of room, so we often have to opt for smaller items) The titles are by authors of great stature, complete and unabridged with a type size that'??s easy to read.
New Victory Announces a New Season of Shows
We know you're busy planning picnics and summer outings, but we wanted to let you know that The New Victory just announced their new season and it looks fantastic. We thought you'd like a sneak peek of what's in store! Each year the New Vic theater brings culture to tourists and ...read more
Fun Ways to Discover Venice Italy with Your Family
Greetings from Italy wear the gelato is rich, the clothes divine and the scenery is inspiring. Now that I've been to this fine city in the north of Italy, twice, I've amassed a list of favorites to share. These are some fun ways to discover Venice, Italy with your family. ...read more
Best of Northern Italy Villa Cipriani Luxury Resort Review
Italy is a country that just keeps surprising and delighting me. After visiting the larger cities and making a few trips south to Sicily, Mr. Momtrends and I ventured to the northern part of the country on our last trip. Our home base was the delightful Villa Cipriani. This ...read more
Marimekko Potholder ($11) and Oiva Plate ($13). We love love love Marimekko and we're sure your potential receiver will, too. The potholder is colorful and a little playful while the plate provides a classic, clean, smart look. And it's dishwasher, freezer, and microwave safe--- perfect for party season.
Let's Make Some Great Art Sketchbook ($20.95) and O-Bon Recycled Color Pencils ($3.99). Inspire their inner artist with Van Gogh and Jackson Pollack works they can complete themselves. The colored pencils recycled from newspapers come in a pack of 10--and here's a holiday bonus: they donate a percentage of their sales to a charity of your choice.
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