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Gifts for any Occasion

The A.O.C. Cookbook

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Suzanne Goin does it again. Small plates, big flavor.
$23
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Azaara "Crystal" Strasbourg Bangle-Bracelet

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Treat her to something pretty.
$124
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FitBit Wireless Tracker

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Makes walking fun. We never leave home without ours.
$190
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Corkcicle Classic Wine Chiller

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Every wine lover should own one. Or two.
$25
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The Barbecue! Bible

bbqbible
Covers all the grilling basics.
$17
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Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bakery Cookbook

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A marvel of ingenuity and simplicity.
$65
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House of Cards: The Complete First Season

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Binge-watching at its best.
$30
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Downton Abbey Seasons 1, 2 & 3

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All the drama, all at once.
$52
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Brasserie Dinnerware Set

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These are our favorite.
$180
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Kindle Paperwhite 3G

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The latest and greatest. Easier to read than ever.
$209
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Skip Hop Zoo Lunchie Insulated Lunch Bag

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Practical & so adorable.
$14
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The Jasper Hill Cheese Collection

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Handcrafted by farmstead cheesemakers in Vermont and New Hampshire.
$50
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Orphan Black: Season One

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The perfect mix of sci-fi and soap opera. Pure genius and super fun.
$23
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Nudo Colossuem Collection

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Direct from Italy. When only the best will do.
$34
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Bond 50: The Complete 23 Film Collection

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Now you don't have to pick a favorite.
$160
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American Wine by Jancis Robinson

americanwine
The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States.
$36
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Cards Against Humanity

cardsagainsthumanity
A game where you discover how truly evil your friends are. You've been warned.
$25
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Hi-Res Digital Photo Frame

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The perfect gift to keep your family in touch.
$60
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Essential Pepin

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Over 700 recipes from the French master.
$26
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Cinda's Toffee

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Once you have one bite, you will be hooked. Utterly addictive.
$18
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Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years

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A ground-breaking, in-depth look of the early lives of the Fab Four.
$20
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Sweet By Valerie Gordon

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Now you can make these amazing treats in your own kitchen.
$23
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Alle-Pia Salumi Collection

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Handmade. Three flavors. All delicious.
$50
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Major League Ballpark Blueprints

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Not quite like being there, but pretty cool anyway.
$185
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Las Vegas
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Baby Blues BBQ
Los Angeles
by Telly Kousakis

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Bistro du Midi
Boston
by Kitty Kaufman

bistromidiBistro du Midi is all about location. Facing the Public Garden and adjacent to the Four Seasons in Boston, it lives on Boylston Street not where you live, at least not where I live. But it's where...

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Island Creek Oyster Bar
Boston
by Kitty Kaufman

island-creek-oyster-bar-boston-maSince 2010, Island Creek Oyster Bar's holding the corner at 500 Commonwealth in Kenmore Square. Any time after four, you'll find 175 of the happiest people in Boston. When I go by on my walk, it's...

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