Surprise balls are one of the ultimate DIY gifts. Seriously. These gifts are like mini parties in one: your recipient has the joy of unwrapping their gift and getting multiple tiny surprises, while covering themselves with colorful crepe paper! Plus, you look like a wonderful and creative human being, and […]
Why give a friend a gift of teas or olive oils when instead you can give them their own olive tree or tea garden? This is the concept of Nudo: you can adopt a tree or garden and receive a seasonal selection from your own adoptee. I’ve written about Nudo in […]
I was recently asked to try out some of Marie DeMars’ scents and I was thrilled to see that she had some inspired by Doctor Who. I received a sampler and they arrived in this amazing TARDIS box, as seen above. (I’d rather get a present in this blue box […]
Game of Thrones Fans: I thought you all could use something to go with that whine after last week’s episode. These wine charms showcase six house sigils from Game of Thrones including Stark, Tyrell, Targaryen, Baratheon, Greyjoy, and Lannister. Pick your alliances wisely and trust your friends to obey basic […]
Christmas is 12 days away. Everyone I know is shopping, putting in longer hours at work to prep for some vacation time, getting started on their resolutions for the new year, and trying to wrap up projects before the new year. Clearly, everyone needs a chocolate break. The Chocolate Crisis […]
Ryan North, of Dinosaur Comics and Adventure Comics fame, is retelling the story of Shakespeare’s Hamlet in a humorous, choose-your-own-adventure format. There’s not too much else I should have to say. But I’ll say more anyway. The book will be illustrated by a huge list of artists. HUGE list. Check […]
Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. If you haven’t yet picked out a gift for your loved one(s), or are looking for a sweet treat for yourself, I’d recommend you check out these “Epic Win Cupcakes.” The cupcakes include a trifecta of ingredients: coffee, whiskey, and bacon. (Not into pork products on […]
Looking for the perfect graduation gift? How about a nice watch that will make that grad actually USE their education? The Geek Wrist Watch uses math to tell time through various formulas and references. Geek Wrist Watch, $65 at Uncommon Goods.