This year of all years, give the gift of a donation to causes that need our support like the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, Union of Concerned Scientists, The Sierra Club, NPR, etc… If our government is not going to protect what’s near and dear to our hearts as caring citizens, then it’s up to us to make a difference. Friends and family will understand if donations are a priority and gifts are small this year. With that in mind, here are just a few small gift ideas to help take minds off our worries:
1. No holiday season (or stressful time) is complete without a little chocolate. This bean to bar chocolate company weaves social responsibility into everything they do so you can feel good about this guilty pleasure. Askinosie Chocolate Peppermint Bark $30 | 2. Pizza solves all woes. Where to Eat Pizza from Phaidon $20 | 3. Maybe the future holds something better. Here’s Hoping! Tea Leaf Reading Kit $23 | 4. A little humor goes a long way even if hidden from view. Cheeky Knickers by Naja $22 each | 5. YOGA!! Two Toned Mat by Stella McCartney $71 | 6. The ultimate mind-numbing puzzle challenge. 500 pc. Gradient Puzzle $20, avail in 3 colorways.