Holiday Gifts

Sherlock Limited Edition Gift Set

SherlockSet
We just can't get enough of these two.
$136
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Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes

NewBasementTapes
THE gift for the music obsessed.
$14
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Picnic Time Newbury Willow Picnic Basket for Four

PicnicBasket4pp
Everybody loves a picnic!
$100
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Govino Shatterproof Wine Glasses, Set of 4

GoVinoGlasses
Perfect for the pool...or handy for clumsy friends. You know who you are.
$15
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Football Cocktail Shaker with 'Kickoff Tee' Stand

FootballCocktailShaker
Make Sunday more classy.
$30
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Hand Hammered Copper Fire Pit

CopperFirePit
Keep warm with style.
$285
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Tuscan Autumn Centerpiece

Tuscan-Autumn-Centerpiece
Perfect for your holiday table
and the green earthenware bowl is oven-proof for holidays to come.
$63
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The A.O.C. Cookbook

aoccookbook
Suzanne Goin does it again. Small plates, big flavor.
$23
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FitBit Wireless Tracker

fitbit2.0
Makes walking seem more fun.
We never leave home without ours.
$95
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Corkcicle Classic Wine Chiller

corkcicle
Every wine lover should own one. Or two.
$25
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Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bakery Cookbook

bouchonbakery
A marvel of ingenuity and simplicity.
$65
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Brasserie Dinnerware Set

corningdishware
These are our favorite.
$180
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Autumn Romance Bouquet

autumn-romance
White roses with a fall tropical twist
Wish someone would send me these right now...
$49
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Kindle Paperwhite 3G

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

monkeybackpack
Practical & so adorable.
$14
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Nudo Colossuem Collection

nudooils
Direct from Italy. When only the best will do.
$34
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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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Hi-Res Digital Photo Frame

digitalpictureframe2
The perfect gift to keep your family in touch.
$60
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Glaze Of Glory Bouquet

Glaze-of-Glory

Send somebody flowers just because you love them and the beautiful vase is reusable.

$55
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Cinda's Toffee

cindastoffee
Once you have one bite, you will be hooked. Utterly addictive.
$18
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Sweet By Valerie Gordon

sweet
Now you can make these amazing treats in your own kitchen.
$23
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Major League Ballpark Blueprints

fenwayblueprint
Not quite like being there, but pretty cool anyway.
$185
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Wine Pairing Kitchen Towel Set

winepairingtowels
For the wine and food lover in your life. Expect better meals.
$28
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Old River Road Cheese Knives

cheeseknivesmetal
Your cheese board just got a little classier.
$28
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