+ Gift Ideas For the Gals In Your Life

Gifts For Gals

Check out our selection of unique, practical, fun, and splurge (!) gifts for the ladies in your life.

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+ Gift Ideas For Guys

Gifts For Guys

Need some helpful ideas for the men in your life? Check out these suggestions.

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+ Games For Family Game Night

Family Games We Have Played & Enjoyed

More time at home and more family time for us, means more games. Here are our favorites — some new ones and some classics that never seem to get old.

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+ Samsung The Frame Smart TV -- Looks like art when not in use

Splurge Family Gift — Samsung’s The Frame Smart TV

If you have considered a frame TV by Samsung, we highly recommend it. A wonderful family gift — a fabulous smart TV that looks like a framed piece of art when not in use.

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+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Stocking Stuffers 2020 — Clever, useful ideas!

Many of us stress about stocking stuffers. Here are some useful, fun, clever ideas. Order early (now!) so they come in plenty of time.

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Keepsake Figures and Holiday Ornaments

These action figures and holiday ornaments of our favorite icons are a treasure. Thoughtful gifts to give to someone who admires any of these famous people.

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+ Whimsical, fun and useful note pads (and more) at Donovan Designs

Whimsical Note Pads & More

Personalized note pads and note cards are not new ideas, but they are always appreciated and useful. We especially love the designs, paper quality and whimsy from Donovan Designs.

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+ Watch movies anywhere with the Nebula Capsule by Anker. The Smart Wi-Fi Mini Projector

Cyber Monday Tech Gadget – Project Movies on Any Wall

This portable wireless projector by Anker for the win! Compact, easy to use and projects your screen up on any wall — even outdoors for watching movies outside. How fun and this is the best price we have seen all year.

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+ Winter Blooming Amaryllis Brings Joy Inside

The Little Things Are The Big Things

Winter blooming amaryllis flowers bring joy and beauty inside. Simply watching these beautiful stems and flowers grow can bring happiness and awe — and much needed flowering growth indoors during the darker months for much of the country.

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+ Barefoot Dreams Pajamas

PJs You Will Love To Wear All Day

With being home more, how often do you find yourself in your pajamas still at lunch time? Or at least the bottoms, since you changed your top for a Zoom call? Since PJs and loungewear have become so essential, we bet you need more or may want some nicer ones.

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+ Shiraz On The Shelf -- A New Christmas Wine Tradition

Shiraz On The Shelf – A New Christmas Wine Tradition

Once you have found a place to hide The Elf, then it is time for Shiraz On The Shelf. Busy Moms during the holidays may enjoy this funny gift to create their own Christmas Wine Tradition.

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Hip Cozy Soft Slippers

These days we are spending a lot of time in slippers, so why not upgrade yours, put these on your holiday wish list and/or give a new pair to your girl friend. Chances are, many of us need an upgrade.

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+ Infrared Touchless Thermometer Makes It Easier To Take Temperatures

No Touch Infrared Forehead Thermometer

Where were these when our kids were babies/toddlers?! Easy to use, fast digital infrared thermometers give peace of mind and now they are more affordable, making them the perfect gift.

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+ Gifts for Guys (& Gals) Who Love Their Cars

Gifts for Guys (& Gals) Who Love Their Cars

Here are some gifts for guys (and gals) who take really good care of their cars.

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+ Winter Wardrobe Apres Ski Cashmere Beanie and Ugg Boot Socks Make Wonderful Gifts

Winter Wardrobe Apres Ski Hat and Boot Socks

Check out our favorite super soft cashmere fur beanie and cozy Ugg Over-the-knee Boot Socks that make wonderful gifts.

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+ Sloth tea infuser by Fred and Friends

Kitchen Gifts That Always Make Them Smile

Here are some select Kitchen Tools that are functional and really — So Much Fun!  Who wouldn’t smile receiving one of these gifts?  If you are going to buy a tea infuser, why not this one?!
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+ Rechargeable Arc Lighter for candles and fires.

The last candle/fire lighter you will need to buy

Think back on how many of the disposable lighters you have bought over the years. We tend to think of them around the holidays when we entertain and have more candles to light. This lighter is rechargeable and the tip bends so it easier to light candles and to get your fires started!

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+ Ello Glasses For Outdoor Entertaining

Ello Glasses — Perfect for Outdoor Entertaining

Ello silicone colored stemless wine glasses have countless features to enjoy outdoors while entertaining. We found these initially while staying at a summer rental and quickly fell in love (!) — and now we give them as hostess gifts.

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+ Salty Cottage Hand Made Pillows

Add Personality To Your Home With Salty Cottage Pillows

Many of us have been upgrading our home interior a bit since we are spending more time in our homes. One of the easiest (and fun!) ways to do this is by updating your pillows. Exploring these whimsical Salty Cottage Pillows will surely put anyone into ‘vacation mode.’ Expressing personality and charm, these would make wonderful hostess/house warming gifts. One for you, one for me — you know the drill. . . .

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+ Nature's Hangout Window Bird Feeder

For The Birds. . . Literally

Are we turning into our parents with this newfound love of bird watching? Maybe, but the love of bird watching is real. . . along with our quest to keep them well fed in our little backyard sanctuary. In particular, we love these Bird Feeders that fit (using secure suction cups) on the window — for a closer view of our bird friends, while keeping squirrels away, at the same time.

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+ FURminator Dog Brush for Shedding Dogs

The FURminator dog brush for dogs that shed

Sometimes the best gifts are completely practical and those are the ones that get used all the time.  Here is one of those gifts for anyone with a shedding dog. . . .  This Furminator Brush is the best at truly removing hair from your dog. Continue reading “The FURminator dog brush for dogs that shed”

+ Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Here is our quick gift guide for Mother’s Day — these are a curated selection of some favorite classic gifts and some new ones that we discovered during this “pause” at home that we love for self-care.

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+ Puzzles & Coloring Books Reduce Stress

Coloring Books & Puzzles For Adults

Getting Cabin Fever? How about spending some time coloring? Yes — when was the last time you colored? Or challenged yourself with a puzzle. Continue reading “Coloring Books & Puzzles For Adults”

+ Astis Mittens

Astis Mittens – Stylish, Warm & A Great Story

It was snowing earlier today and as I raced around to find some mittens I thought of these amazing mittens. Astis Mittens are super warm and hand made based on a pair that came originally from a Native American Indian. These mittens will last for years and we just love their story! Continue reading “Astis Mittens – Stylish, Warm & A Great Story”

+ Valentine's Gifts for Gals

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Gals

Don’t know how many guys will see this — so feel free to share and forward this along for some hints. And take note, guys: all the women I spoke to don’t want chocolates. Take a peak here for some thoughtful, sweet ideas. Continue reading “Valentine’s Day Gifts For Gals”

+ Valentine's Gifts For Guys

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Guys

Here are several unique ideas for Valentine’s Day Gifts For Guys.  From practical to fun to stylish. . . Continue reading “Valentine’s Day Gifts For Guys”

+ Autocastle Heated Hats, Gloves and Vests

Heated Hats, Gloves and Vests

Such a smart idea — putting heat  (rechargeable batteries) in winter hats, gloves and vests.  Yes. Please. The uses are countless. . . . Continue reading “Heated Hats, Gloves and Vests”

+ The North Face Shellista IV Tall Waterproof Insulated Winter Boot

Winter Boots We Love

In the fall and winter, we live in boots and we prefer to own one solid pair of boots that can take the snow, rain and mud. Here are our favorites — hurry! Some are on sale right now. Continue reading “Winter Boots We Love”

+ Burr Fur Helmet Covers

Burr Fur — Coolest Ski Helmet Covers

Burr Fur makes faux fur Helmet Covers for skiers/snow boarders (snowmobilers too!). Look hip and stylish on the slopes on your next ski trip. Continue reading “Burr Fur — Coolest Ski Helmet Covers”


Oakley Prizm Goggles

These Oakley Prizm Goggles make a world of difference skiing.  You can see so much better in different degrees of sunlight (or no sunlight). Continue reading “Oakley Prizm Goggles”

+ Skida Winter Hats and Accessories

Skida Hats, Headbands & More

Tired of boring winter hats? Look a bit more stylish and stay warm in the winter with Skida. The only challenge you will have is picking the design you love the most. Continue reading “Skida Hats, Headbands & More”

+ YNM Weighted Blanket

Weighted Blanket — Top Surprise Holiday Gift

My son gave me a weighted blanket for the holidays. Turns out it was the best thing I never knew I really needed. . . . Continue reading “Weighted Blanket — Top Surprise Holiday Gift”

+ CINEMOOD Portable Movie Theater

Cinemood Portable Projector — Project Movies Anytime, Anywhere

Project movies/videos anytime, anywhere with this handheld device. How cool is that?

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+ The North Face Men's Thermoball

The North Face Men’s Thermoball Eco Jacket & Hoodie

Trust us, this is what your teenager/college age/young adult male wants. This North Face Thermoball jacket is lightweight, packable — and so warm. Check out all the colors/styles and the lowest price we have found. Continue reading “The North Face Men’s Thermoball Eco Jacket & Hoodie”

+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Stocking Stuffers – 15+ ideas starting at $5

More than 15 items starting at $5. See our selection for clever ideas that will surely fit your family members personality and interests Continue reading “Stocking Stuffers – 15+ ideas starting at $5”

+ Keramos Nazari Christmas Pavoes Dishes

Beautiful Holiday Dishes by Keramos Nazari Christmas Pavoes

These handcrafted Christmas Earthenware pieces combine outdoor whimsy with the sophistication of Stein Eriksen’s lodge.  The artwork is hand painted on these pieces and our selections make a wonderful, generous gifts this holiday. Continue reading “Beautiful Holiday Dishes by Keramos Nazari Christmas Pavoes”

+ Range Rover Ride-on Toy Car

Splurge Gift for Kids — The WOW (!) factor ride-on toy cars

Featuring 3 different ride-on toy cars.  A Jeep Wrangler, a Maserati Sports Car AND a Range Rover. Yup – just when you think you have seen everything. . . Splurge Gifts For Sure!

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+ Savannah Bee Honeycomb

Honeycomb Appetizer — Devoured Every Time

Sweet honeycomb is simply delicious. Our friends who have had it at our home always ask us to serve it again. This is the appetizer that always gets positive comments and always gets eaten. Continue reading “Honeycomb Appetizer — Devoured Every Time”

+ Eric Javits Sun Hats

Hands-down Best Sun Hats – Eric Javits

We have owned a lot of sun hats over the years. The longest lasting — and worth the investment — has to be Eric Javits. Check out the fashionable styles and colors. Continue reading “Hands-down Best Sun Hats – Eric Javits”

+ Mr. Bird Bird Seed Wreaths and Houses

Unique Shaped Bird Seed Feeders

These bird seed designed bird feeders make nice gifts for grandparents, new home owners, and anyone who enjoys nature and attracting birds.  We love the fun shapes that ultimately get eaten by the birds. Continue reading “Unique Shaped Bird Seed Feeders”

+ Cougar Winter Boots

Cougar Winter Boots

We need to share these with you since Cougar Boots are a combination of a comfy sneaker yet with a lug sole, so they are great in the snow (most are waterproof, too). Plus, the fur makes them super soft and fashionable. Continue reading “Cougar Winter Boots”

+ Pre-lit birch tree

Pre-lit Birch Trees — Order Now in Time for Holiday Parties

We love these beautiful pre-lit birch trees to have up all winter long. Order now with Amazon Prime Shipping and have in a couple days.  Plenty of time for holiday parties to add to your festive decor.

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+ 25% off today

25% off Today — Refined Gifts For Home That Rarely Go On Sale

These are super nice housewarming/holiday gifts for the refined, discerning adults in your life.  Trust us, these are worthy of their price tag — and now on sale (which rarely happens). Continue reading “25% off Today — Refined Gifts For Home That Rarely Go On Sale”

+ Pac-Man Games

Pac-Man Desktop and Handheld Games!

Who doesn’t love Pac-Man — even the young kids today love to play ‘our childhood favorite’ video game. You can have your very own home and handheld versions. Continue reading “Pac-Man Desktop and Handheld Games!”

+ WhiSki Poles -- ski poles with a built in flask inside.

What? WhiSki Poles? Yup. Ski poles that are also flasks for whiskey.

Because we want to stay warm while skiing (and have fun!), WhiSki Poles created the ski pole that also serves as a flask for whiskey. We can think of a LOT of skiers who would have fun with these poles.

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+ Faux Fur Blanket

Softest Blankets — Oh My, Gotta Give (and Have)!

Check out our selection of soft blankets that make wonderful, cozy, useful gifts to snuggle up with this winter.  Whether you prefer faux fur or soft cotton in animal print, we have it covered. Continue reading “Softest Blankets — Oh My, Gotta Give (and Have)!”

+ K-deer leggings

K-deer — Favorite Leggings

Stripes, stripes and more stripes.  These leggings are the best gift for gals (of any age, shape or size).  From yoga to spin class — to simply out around town, — these leggings grip so well, stay put, make your butt look great — and are just plain fun to wear! Continue reading “K-deer — Favorite Leggings”


Know anyone who loves wine? Electric Wine Bottle Opener

The Secura Electric Wine Bottle Opener is super fun and easy to use. Perfect gift for anyone you know who loves wine. . . Continue reading “Know anyone who loves wine? Electric Wine Bottle Opener”

+ SAM NYC Blake Down Jacket

Coolest Coats & Vests

Perfect winter gifts for the gals in your life. Look stylish in the winter with these gorgeous down coats and vests.  Trust us. . . she wants one of these! Continue reading “Coolest Coats & Vests”