Naughty. Nice. You’ve never put that much thought into it, really. Everyone deserves a little something.
And speaking of... you should probably find those little somethings before it’s too late. So below: five
local gifts you can get today. Or tomorrow. Or not and say you did.
Midmornings were made for one thing: pancakes. And maybe Froot Loops. Definitely vodka. And for the latter,
there’s this Bloody Mary kit from H&F Bottle Shop. It’s loaded with things like homemade Bloody mix,
pickled okra, tall glasses, a bar towel and a Moleskine notebook. Presumably for... taking Bloody Mary
FOR THE PB&J SOMMELIER
These Jams Are Made with Wine
Never: show up to a holiday dinner party without bearing gifts. Always: show up to a holiday dinner party
with a bunch of alcoholic jams. Jams like Tipsy Onion and Garlic made with white wine. And
Cabernet Sauvignon made with... cabernet sauvignon. They’re great with gouda. So maybe bring
FOR THE SLEEPY SOCIALITE
A Wool Poncho She Can Sleep Under
Guess who’s getting this new Scottish cloak from Ann Mashburn? Some girl. That’s who’s getting this
new Scottish cloak from Ann Mashburn. But she’s a pretty lucky girl. Because it’s wool (good for
insulation), it’s long (good for doubling as a blanket/dress/cape) and it’s red plaid. Good for not
being polka dot.
FOR THE SARCASTIC IMBIBER
Some Circular, Opinionated Flasks
So there’s this testosterone-y shopping event at Huff Harrington this weekend. Gratis beer and champagne
will be there. And sausages. And things like this circular, stainless-steel flask. Get the one that says
“To My Health” for a colleague. Or a neighbor. Or your mom. Or your dentist. It’s for their health.
FOR THE EASILY DISTRACTED BUTCHER
A Chess-Patterned Butcher Board
You know that one friend who’s really overambitious in the kitchen... well, you’re getting them this.
It’s a solid wood butcher block made by a Georgia carpenter that looks like a big cherry-and-maple wood
chessboard. You know, for slicing things and playing chess at the same time. That old scenario.