Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Our 2010 Top Gift Picks

It's that time of year where instead of simply enjoying the holidays we are running around frantically trying to buy gifts for all our loved ones. Instead of resorting to the non-personal gift card we thought we would share with you some of our favorite gift picks for 2010 and inspire you to think outside the box with your gift giving.

Jessica's Top 5 Gift Pick:

These adorable letters are perfect for friends or even make a cute gift tie that can be used once the wrapping paper is gone. Only $8 at Anthropologie

These are the cutest little baby boots ever! Made from super soft organic cotton perfect for the most stylish of babies. Ssshh, don't tell Ella (my 6 month niece) she's getting these for Christmas! Bijou Boot at Zuzii - $36.50

A cute apron with a vintage cookbook for the food enthusiast. I love these aprons at Anthropologie and think they would be a perfect match for a vintage cookbook.

Vintage cookbooks can be found on Amazon

I love this Jonathan Adler match holder. It even has a strike on the side. Perfect for those who appreciate humorous design. $42 - Jonathan Adler

And finally, my all time favorite gift pick for 2010, the Penguin Classics in fun cloth binding. These books look amazing sitting out on a coffee table or all lined up on a shelf. And at only $13.60 a piece, you can afford to pick a few! Amazon

Miranda's Top 5 Gift Picks:

These Waxing Poetic insignia jewelry makes a great gift for all ages: infant to grandparents. This was on my wish list this year! Price ranges from $23- $80.

I love this Little Birch Jewelry Stand from Urban Outfitters for $ 32.

The Matryoshka Measuring Cups and Spoons makes a great gift for the baker in your family. You can get this adorable set from Urban Outfitters.

This Meet Me in the Teepee will be so cute for the little wild indian in your family. You can find it at Land of Nod for $149.

These Birdie and Owl Stitch It Kit makes a precious gift to introduce your little crafter how to sew. You can also find these at Land of Nod for $14.95 each.

Brandy's Top 5 Gift Picks:

(more like stocking stuffers)

This is the "Sing-a-Ma-Jig" stuffed toy. It is so cheesy, it's adorable. It sings! It's not only fun for kids but for adults too. Although, I would feel silly buying this for an adult. $13 at

OPI Nail Lacquer- the Burlesque Collection. I like sparkle-icious! Very holiday and fun!

I love this candy ring! It's $20.00 ( at NYC store) or $40 at Neiman Marcus if you want to pay more. It's expensive for candy but super cool!

This is the Burberry Lip Charm. This is a great gift for me because I always need lip gloss and it can attach to my purse or keys. $85 at

Fabulous Stationery is just that, Fabulous!! They have cool designs and they can be personalized for any occasion. And now they have cards that are generic for just a $1.

Cassie's Top 5 Gift Picks:

Gift #1: Anthropologie Holiday forest dish towel $24
I love their dish towels, and there are so many cute patterns and prints!

Gift #2: Gap Cozy Plaid Scarf for $29.95 and Cable knit fingerless gloves $19.50.
This scarf is so soft to the touch and would be so warm all bundled up in winter.

Gift #3: Restoration Hardware Sno-baller only $10.
I only wish we had cold enough winters here in Texas for this gift, but maybe for those family members up north? I would love this & I know kids would have a ball, literally! :)

Gift #4: C.O. Bigelow's My Favorite Lip Balm from Bath & Body Works $7.50.
Seriously my favorite lip balm. The Ultra Mentha leaves your lips feeling tingly and your breath smelling good too. I'd love to try the Warm Apple Cider.

Gift #5: Count On Me Watch from Francesca's $18
I love these jelly watches, and they come in so many fun colors.

Hannah's Top 5 Gift Picks:

Gift #1: Jonathan Adler IPhone Cover. These cute phone covers can be purchased online at for only $19.95. Great stocking stuffer idea!

Gift #2: The Food Face Plate 8" and the Ms. Food Face Plate are the perfect gift for the creative child in your family. These funny plates can be purchased at Z Gallerie for $14.95.

Gift #3: Catch Phrase is my all time favorite game. This game is fun for the whole family of all ages. You can find this game in Target stores and online at

Gift #4: I love these elegant, yet simple mugs from Anthropologie. This is such a great gift idea for only $6. Can be purchased in stores or online at

Gift #5: I have always wanted a pair of these sassy dishwashing gloves. Who says you can't clean and still look fabulous. These gloves can be purchases online at


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