Pretty Stuff: Double the pleasure, this Blue Stone Candle, red current scented, becomes a beautiful treasure box when finished burning $85 | Stoneware pitcher that comes in nearly as beautiful a box. Destined to be a classic from Royal Dalton | A modern take on the lavender sachet for Eileen Fisher $28 set of 3
Manly Stuff: Give the gift that keeps on coming . . . subscription shave supplies from Dollar Shave Club $40-100 | Bluetooth headphone beanie eliminates the uncomfortable tether to your device $59 | The unexpected bouquet of Salami from the charcuterie geniuses at Olympia Provisions. Starting at $50
Star Wars Stuff: My favorite bedding company has teamed up with Disney & JCrew to bring you the ultimate in fandom sleeping experiences. Chewie or Darth Vader twin duvet cover & pillow case sets. $90. | No bedroom would be complete without one’s very own light saber. Also available at JCrew $34.50
Big Stuff: A full pound of Sea Salt from the coast of Maine. Because everything is better with sea salt $18 | A sassy, giant bottle of wine from Target makes the perfect office gift $12.99 only available in select stores. | Five pounds of fun in nut form. This colossal bag of pistachios is a classic holiday gift $45
Food Stuff: Because you can never go wrong with food gifts. Bread pudding sampler from Schulzies, San Francisco. Yumm! Starting at $48 | Twelve days of Christmas ice cream sandwich set from Nyes Cream with flavors like raisin bread pudding, pumpkin cranberry spice, caramel latte and more … Each one comes numbered for a holiday surprise every day. $70 | Get set for new years with Champagne flavored marshmallows dipped in real gold! $24
Breakfast Stuff: An entire cookbook dedicated to The Egg. One in a series of single ingredient cook books written by expert chefs, designed with retro styling and hand stitched. $14 | Who can resist this giant jug of pure maple syrup $68 | What does maple syrup go on best . . . waffles. This clever keyboard waffle iron is perfect for your breakfast loving techie. $85
Personalized Stuff: Some like it hot! Personalize a bottle of Sriracha for just $9 | Who wouldn’t love a personalized jar of Nutella? Only available in the UK (Selfridges) and Australia (Meyers). $8 in store only | Personalize a Coke or an entire case with the names of your friends & family. Available online starting at $5 for an 8 oz bottle.
A Bag of Chips: The 2015 line up of finalists from the “Do Us A Flavor” competition are on shelves now for a limited time. I’m thinkin’ the truffle fries sound awfully good but the grand prize winner of a million dollars and chip fame: Southern Biscuits & Gravy. Try them all with a holiday gathering taste off. Gift pack $38.99