Do you believe in magic…

Horn Sweet Home Unicorn Wall Décor  |   Pegacorn Large Art Print  |   Unicorn Snow Globe Night Light  |  Handmade Kids Party Gold Unicorn Headband  |   Galaxy Unicorn Pegasus Handpainted Converse  |  Banned Mane Attraction Unicorn Crossbody Bag  |  Unicorn USB Flash Drive  | 3D Printed Unicorn Sweatshirt |   I Love Unicorns Yarn Crafting Kit  |  Sassy Flashy Exquisite 18K Gold Plated Hand Painted Unicorn Ring   |  Just Add Magic Mug and Spoon Set   |  Loosen The Reins Flats   |   Majestic Night Puzzle  |   Unicorn Soap   |  Esoterical British Unicorn Mug   |  Crochet Rainbow Unicorn Hat        

Unicorns have been part of our world psyche since time began.  We must be experiencing a resurgence in their popularity because wherever I look these days I see horned products on sale for young and old alike. 

Over the next two weeks I’ll be posting gift ideas for aspiring cooks, fashion junkies, music lovers, adventure seekers, voracious readers and of course, unicorn lovers.  If you need a gift for someone who is a fan of – or obsessed with – this mystical creature the 18 ideas pictured above would make for a magical present to give – or receive…

*Do You Believe in Magic – The Loving Spoonful

Give love on Christmas Day…

GiftsforDads

A few weeks ago I listed some gift ideas for kids, teens, and young adults.  Having worked many a Black Friday in my younger years I try not to shop over the Thanksgiving holiday if I can help it.  Fast forward through a week spent working on a Program in Music, Mind & Society event and I am ready to get back into holiday shopping mode.  Next up, some gift ideas for the fathers in your life….

  1. Olive & Sinclair 8 Bar Box Set of Chocolates
  2. Classic Rock-n-Roll Art
  3. The Taking of K-129
  4. Easy 123 Art Paint-by-Numbers Miami Nice
  5. UGG Ascot Slippers
  6. Sticky Fingers : The Life of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone
  7. Kentucky Bourbon of the Month Club
  8. Ravensberger Neuschwanstein Castle Puzzle
  9. American Fire: Love, Arson and Life in a Vanishing Land
  10. Meyer the Hatter Dobbs Dayton Felt Fedora
  11. Atari Flashback Portable Player
  12. The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
  13. Pink Floyd 1972 Obfusc/ation
  14. DiBruno Brothers Beer & Bourbon Collection 
  15. SCTV Volume 1, 2, and 3,
*Give Love on Christmas Day – The Jackson 5

All my sisters, all my brothers…

GiftsforBrothersandSisters

It’s only 4 days until Turkey Day and the nation’s holiday shopping madness officially begins. I’ve already got gift ideas for the little ones and tweens in my life.  But what to get for the slightly harder-to-please grown-ups?  Here a few of the things I am considering – maybe you’ll find the perfect thing for your brother, sister, boyfriend, girlfriend, or bestie too…

  1. I’ll Be There necklace
  2. The More You Gnome Zen Garden
  3. 100 Albums Scratch Off Poster
  4. Game of Thrones: The Complete Seventh Season
  5. Many Moons Clutch
  6. Cherry Bombe: The Cookbook
  7. Swirling Leaves by Sophie Borsting (or any original Art)
  8. Christian Siriano’s Dresses to Dream About 
  9. Thistle Farms Bath Soak Trio
  10. One Pan, Two Plates
  11. Guitar Stands
  12. Soap Rocks
  13. Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel
  14. Frank Lloyd Wright Falling Water double-sided puzzle
  15. Baggu Leather Backpack
  16. Wooden USA Beer Cap Map
*Peace Brother Peace -The Righteous Brothers

 

Christmas is coming…

GiftsforYoungAdults

I have a real love/hate relationship with technology and try to avoid giving gifts with plugs.  That is especially hard to do when buying for anyone young (say between 10 and 20).  I find money always works, but if you are looking for something a little more personal to give your favorite tween or teen the following 18 ideas score high on the ‘cool’ scale and ‘low’ on electricity usage…

  1. MOMA colorful Backgammon set
  2. Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless Headphones
  3. Music, movies and concert gift cards
  4. 1000 Record Covers
  5. Polaroid Zip Wireless Mobile Photo Printer
  6. Lewo Wooden 48-piece Stacking Game 
  7. Half Baked Harvest Cookbook
  8. Tretorn Andre 3000 HYLITEHIXAB2 Sneakers
  9. 642 Things to Draw
  10. Rosie Lush Basket
  11. Super Spirograph
  12. Secret Marvels of the World: 360 extraordinary places you never knew existed and where to find them
  13. MOMA Paper Watches
  14. The Kwik-E-Mart
  15. Sneakers
  16. This Book is a Planetarium
  17. Multi-masking Mania
  18. Ravensburger Sneaker: American Style
*Christmas is Coming – Vince Guaraldi Trio

 

 

All I want for Christmas…

GiftsforKIds

I’ve been busy making my lists and checking them twice and now I am ready to share a few of my favorite things to buy for Christmas 2017, starting with 15 gifts sure to  please your littlest loved ones…

  1. Hanna Anderson Organic cotton Long Johns
  2. The Very, Very Long Dog (also reviewed here)
  3. Carlo Robelli F640 Acoustic Guitar
  4. Melissa & Doug Simple Crafty Superhero Masks & Cuffs
  5. School’s First Day of School
  6. Iggy Peck Architect
  7. Zoonimooz
  8. Seedling DIY Galaxy in a Jar Kit
  9. Jellycat Sloth
  10. Safari Bowling Set
  11. Mukikim Rock and Roll It Rainbow Piano
  12. Kinoptik City Magnetic Tile 123 Piece Building Kit
  13. Ravensburger Underwater Paradise Puzzle
  14. Woodland Castle with Royal Family Figures
  15. Janod Mint Balance Scooter Bike
*All I Want For Christmas is My Two Front Teeth – Alvin & The Chipmunks