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Freshen Up

Made from fresh picks of the season- each pick produces a new batch of jamin’ favorites. New York’s own, strawberry and rhubarb jam is the perfect treat just harvested in time for spring. bluehillfarm.com

Tweet Tweet

Three little birds upon your door step? Don’t worry about a thing, give them a place they can call home. crateandbarrel.com

Spring Cleaning

If you’ve got the spring cleaning urge, then cleaning products that are safe on your home and the earth are a must this season. mrsmeyers.com

Get Clean Quickly

Knock out those hard to scrub spots with the Craftsman Steam Cleaner/ Pressure Washer. From cleaning carpets to cars, this pressure washer sure gets the job done right. Sears.com

Spring Form Pan

This updated version of the vintage spring form pan will help you create the perfect Cheesecake or Torte. The sides spring free from the base when the clamp is released, to create an unbreakable picture perfect baked good. Williams-sonoma.com

Resistance

Can’t resist working out? Take the gym everywhere you go-with over 100 different exercises using only one piece of equipment. sportsauthority.com

Go Garbanzo

Whether you call them garbanzo beans, chick peas, ceci beans, sanagalu, chana, hummus or Bengal gram, these legumes are a great source of protein and great in soups or salads. Deandeluca.com

My Grill Companion

It’s that time again to heat up the grill with the Kenmore Elite. This grill features 692 square inches of cooking space, warming rack, easy to grip knobs and one step electronic push and turn individual burner ignition. If thats not enough, pick your favorite color grill to match your Sears patio furniture. Sears.com

Filtered Water on the Go

Thirsty on-the-run is a thing of the past. Fill-up anywhere when you have a filter built-in to your BPA free bottle. brita.com

March Beer

Packed with a fruity aroma and flavored with notes of pear and honey, this local brew is a sure way to kick off your spring gathering right. Biere De Mars publick.com 

Melting Pot

Deriving from the French word fondre meaning “to melt”, this method of melting is increasing in popularity with a variety of recipes and items to melt down. lecreuset.com

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Freshness 

La Banderita, simply the best authentic tasting packaged corn tortillas out there! mygofer.com

Fresh Squeezed

It’s that time of year..orange supplies are plenty and every morning can start off with a fresh squeezed glass of OJ.  It is actually fun. Great for lemons too. katom.com

Lace UP!

They are 14 oz, but after 5 min. on the speed bag they feel like they are 20 lbs. The workout that works. Classic Everlast. sears.com

Brigg Umbrella

Get your royalty on, like the Crawleys of Downton Abby.. With beautifully burnished wooden handles, lustrous sterling silver nose caps and the finest hand woven silks, a Brigg umbrella is as English as the Bowler Hat. Brigg's keeps Britain's Royal Family and the Queen's subjects dry to this day. swaineadeney.co.uk

Cleaner Cleaner

Being free of chemicals to clean your home is just another way to live a better lifestyle. Naturally antiseptic birch bark is the key ingredient. Ammonia-free. Phosphate-free. caldrea.com

Avec Gas

The old-new trend is making your own soda, like your grandparents used to. It’s not rocket science. creamright.com

Tortilla Warmer 

It’s a sign that good things are cooking up in the kitchen; everything tastes better wrapped in a warm tortilla  kmart.com

Pen Evolution

The word Sharpie has meaning, permanency. The utility drawer staple item now has a new family member, a non smearing, non-bleeding pen. And it’s retractable. sharpie.com

Kusmi Tea 

Enjoy 140 years of the highest quality tea making from the Kusmi RussianTea Company. The Prince Vladmir black tea blend with citrus and vanilla was created in 1888 is still just as enjoyable today. kusmitea.com

Man’s Best Friend

The most popular appetizer never goes uneaten. Deviled eggs are what people really want, so just make them and display them nicely. deandeluca.com

Jute Twine 

Be in the household that is prepared for class projects, gardening, wrapping,bundling and recycling. sears.com

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Serving UP!

I enjoy making and serving up salad. Cooling avacado and kirby cukes are now in rotation in my salad mix. Serving them up with Sabre serving set; stylish no-fuss 18-10 stainless and dishwasher safe. sabre.fr

Good Spin

Easy, fast, way to dry fresh farm greens; with OXO’s classic lettuce spinner. Remember dressing doesn’t stick to wet leaves! oxo.com

Walk This Way

Most people don’t realize it but the last part of the body that gets attention, our feet, should be on the top of the list. Orthaheel walking shoes are designed to keep you moving with maximum comfort & support. Built-in orthaheel technology realigns your stride with every step. orthaheelusa.com

Man’s Best Friend

Organic isn’t only reserved for man; dogOdog Organics treats and toys are meant to support the health and well being of our four-legged friends. dogodogorganics.com

My Kenmore 

Grilling good. Love my grill companion—Kenmore 4 Burner w/ Side Burner w/ Open Shelves. Porcelain coated steel lid covers over 650 sq. in. of grilling surface; ample for group entertaining and efficiency. sears.com

Im-pressed

The Bodum Original French Press; the old fashioned way sometimes needs no improvement. Use good quality freshly ground beans. bodum.com 

Tool of the Trade

GH Signature All purpose Offset Knife. Chop, slice, dice and mince; same knife. Same knife I use on air. Same knife I use at home. chefgeorgehirsch.com

Numi Tea 

Since you are making iced tea, why not make mint iced tea; its cooling refreshing taste is a welcomed change to standard orange pekoe for hot summer days. numitea.com

Popcorn

Summertime; the great outdoors, grilling, camping, beach, road trips + organic popcorn. arrowheadmills.com

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Baker Who Is Fit

Anke, a fitness trainer, makes freshly baked energy based sweets like Cranberry Oat Cookies and my favorite- Cocoa Banana Granola. Simply the best find! ankesfitbakery.com

Comfort Candy

Continue family traditions or make new ones, like enjoying nostalgia in the form of holiday peppermint ribbon candy the way it was made in 1800s. fbwashburncandy.com

Spot Light

Pardon me but do you have a light? Always appreciate a good reliable source of wattage when you really need it. stanley.com

Look No Further

Do you have a family member who is constantly looking for their keys? Then this is the gift that will be the answer to their prayers—the key locator device. brookstone.com

The Bee’s Knees

Question: Do you know the amount of work a worker-bee must do to create 1 pound of wax? Answer: How about, eating 10 pounds of honey! Now this is a gift for kings and queens. beehivecandle.com

American Icon

The original little red wagon, basically made the same way it was made 95 years ago. Make memories that last as long as the wagon will. radioflyerlink.com

Lady Marmalade

Grand-mère’s early 1900s French recipe, made with sweetness from grapes, not sugar. stdalfour.us

Mudbuster

Please wipe your feet off at the door, it’s keeps the floors cleaner, and using good manners. crateandbarrel.com

Safety First 

Never more will you have to ask, “Did I unplug the iron?” belkin.com

Toni’s Bread 

The original panettone was made by a baker named Ton,i as a gesture to consecrate his daughter’s marriage to a nobleman in medieval Italy. williams-sonoma.com

Man’s Best Friend

Make that dog run like a dog... with the ultimate dog game of throw the ball, with the distance of a major leaguer. landssend.com

Rechargeable Sound 

Looks like a beauty, sounds like a beast.Enjoy 8 hours of tunes from your ipod poolside or at the tailgate. amazon.com

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Stamped

Make ravioli exactly like they do in Italy. The design hasn’t changed in more than 100 years. Why? It’s already simply the best. fantes.com

Handcrafted with Passion 

Extraordinary Gouda beginning with Netherland’s superior cheese making tradition. Made in Wisconsin, USA. hollandsfamilycheese.com

Honest Pumpkin

Organic Pumpkin will add to the pride of your coveted family recipes. Worthy of the label Farmer’s Market. farmersmarketfoods.com

Keep On Roasting

No more funny business in the kitchen. It’s all serious roasting with this 16” nonstick roasting pan w/ rack. It politely accommodates a 20-plus pound bird. calphalon.com

One Shoe In

The outdoor duck boot became a classic for a good reason, it keeps your feet dry. Good reason. landsend.com

Hot Seat

Rest your casserole at a safe distance from your tabletop, and elegantly. Made by Le Creuset. Lecreuset.com

Say Cheese

A knife assigned to one job, slice cheese well. The holes in the knife blade prevents sticking. cutleryandmore.com

Well Dressed 

We all love to eat cranberry sauce with our turkey. Pretty close to homemade in a jar—not too tart, not to sweet. traderjoes.com

The Steel

Stop denying your knife is dull. Carve like you have serious eating to do with one of the worlds best cutlery expert’s help. Made in Germany, by Wustoff. swissknifeshop.com

Canapé + Coctail

Coctail napkins with family monogram or your personalized messages.Nice touch! foryourparty.com

Lighter Leaf Fighter 

Conserve your arm strength for rolling pie dough. This rake almost makes raking leaves feel like fun, with its feather light weight. fiskars.com

Leatherman Kick

The MacGyver of tools.Never say I’m not handy. This tool leaves you searching for things to fix. swissknifeshop.com

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Rise ‘n Roll

Top your toast, muffin or steamy waffle with a bit of buttery sweetness. Made in small batches, this artisanal topping is made from the finest fresh local Indiana ingredients; made in the same Amish traditions as in days of yore. risenrollbakery.com

Deep Dish

Real earthenware. Function meets great presentation with French tradition. Oven-to-table; dish up tasty casseroles and potpies. emilyhenryusa.com

Golden Pie Crust

Conduct even heat. Bake a flaky crust, like a commercial chef with these perforated heavy-weight aluminized steel pie pans. Pan experts, since 1896 from Chicago Metallic. chefscatalog.com

Fan Seat

There’s no guessing which team you are rooting for with this portable fan seat. Show your team colors at the tailgate party or picnic. fansedge.com

Now That’s Cocoa

The best end result must start with the best ingredients. The best cocoa yields the best hot chocolate or chocolate souffle. deandeluca.com

Original Muffin

Made in Chicago Since 1933. Bays Original English Muffin recipe is based on the Bay Family’s muffin recipe from the 1800s in England and hasn’t changed one bit. bays.com

The Organic Miller 

Heirloom crop yields a very creamy sweet bowl of grits and star quality loaf of bread. Columbia, South Carolina. ansonmills.com

Get Frothy

This hand-carved Molinillo, hecho en Mexico - makes the frothy finishing touch on your chocolaty beverage by twisting the Molinillo between your palms. Neat gadget. deandeluca.com

Doodler’s Delight

The Tratto pen is Italy’s answer to the simple everyday pen with a superior felt tip. It comes in a rainbow of colors and available with a clip for easy fastening to your pocket protector. english.fila.it

Solar Powered 

Take advantage of the great outdoors and full charge up-to 3 mobile devices with solar power rather than electricity. energizerpowerpacks.com

The Balm

Originally only intended for the cow’s chaffed utters; quickly became relief for the farmer’s hands too. The reputation for healing properties for people caught-on in the last 100 years. It is great for chapped hardworking hands from gardening and all outdoor chores. bagbalm.com

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Please Deposit 25¢

Have an authentic pay-phone, at home. Sorry, you won’t be collecting for long distance calls though, it’s been updated and wired for no-pay to talk. It’s very cool though. payphone.com

Office Musician

These pencil/ drumsticks are ideal for creative office sessions; horsing around is encouraged. it usually yields the best ideas. uncommongoods.com

Up-cycled 

What can a broken windshield turn into? A beautiful vessel for a glass of wine. Up-cycled craftsmanship. uncommongoods.com

Morning Mate

Chemex has 40 years of natural brewing success in the making of great coffee, unplugged. Pair with good filtered water and good freshly ground beans. chemexcoffeemaker.com

Enchanted Fun

This Enchanted Birthday Book is a conversation piece. Leave it on your kitchen counter at your next a dinner party and see how many people want to see what their birthday says about them. You will hear a lot of—“That’s so true.” Authors; Amy Zerner & Monte Farber. theenchantedworld.com

Top Dog

I’m a hot dog snob. Search no more. There is nothing like biting into a hot-off the-grill dog that snaps back at you; with no after taste. NY’s Citarella. citarella.com

S’mores

Have a s’mores experience without the camp fire in the form of decadent all natural gelato. BTW- No corn syrup. ciaobellagelato.com

Summer Entertainment

Watch the funny mishaps of a simple concept like a vacation to the beach with Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean. This is laughter for the whole family. target.com

Southampton Pils

Our friends at Publick House keep on tapping outstanding flavor. The Keller Pils is Southampton’s classic summer German unfiltered smooth Pilsner. Cheers! publick.com

Made in France

Made in Dijon, France. This mustard is made under the strict 300 year old guidelines for being labeled authentically Dijon. Great flavor avec tres bon value. traderjoes.com

Manual Crush

This is the 1950's Farrington revived. One of the most important home-makers’s tasks in those days was a filled-n-chilled ice cube tray. Nostalgia. conrans.com

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The Short on The Long Bun

Martin’s bun is the essential ingredient to making a superior summer lobster roll. potatoroll.com

Ice Beyond The Cube

For summer parties these silicone shaped ice cube forms put the fun in a chilly beverage ikea.com

The Pie Machine

Everyone gets their own pie. Hmm - you may make fruit pies in single to-go portions for beach + picnics. By Breville. amazon.com

Duct Tape

Just because you might need things to stick together. Magic household item; perfect for that leaky something. 3m.com

Shrubs

Shrub means drink in Arabic. Lemon, Lime, Raspberry and Strawberry are just four of Tait Farms’ colonial all-natural fruit drink concentrates for mixing  refreshing original sweet and tart beverages. Made in PA. taitfarmsfoods.com

Old Fashioned Ice Pop

The design hasn’t changed much and the enjoyment is just about the same for people of all ages. Fill with fresh homemade lemonade, freeze overnight + enjoy. ikea.com

Grill To Table

Fashion meets function with the grillable serving tray. Made by Wilton-Armetale. williams-sonoma.com

Graniteware Lobster Pot

The 2 tiered steamer for your lobster boil. Made in the USA since the 1800s. amazon.com

Safety First

Every car and household should have a first aid kit. This one just happens to be in snazzy packaging, not the old rusty metal box. ikea.com

Cheese Please

Go beyond cheddar. Beehive Full Moon Cheese makes creamy, mellow + hand-crafted cheese in Utah. deandeluca.com

Flying Lobsters

Shipped via airmail. From Jordan Lobster; serving NY’s finest chefs with fresh Maine lobsters. Family, been in the biz for more than 50 years. jordanlobsterfarms.com

Popchips

Hmm... there’s a new chip in town with half the fat. Worth the crunch. popchips.com

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Forgetful Gentleman

Leave room for no excuses - the card is on the way. This cleaver box of stationary has cards for all important occasions for the gentleman in your life. forgetfulgentlemancom

The Bucket List

Safety first. This collapsible bucket is bound to come in handy; for many activities like; camping, the beach or even for those with pets on long trips. boatersworld.com

The Topsider

The authentic original seafarer’s footwear. This boat shoe has been a staple since 1935, for wet traction starboard or port. sperrytopsider.com

Condiment Appreciation

The perfect blend of Indian spices make-up this Oregon made artisanal mustard. It puts a wow behind flavorful spread. deandeluca.com

Meet The Pit-Master

Somebody’s got to do it and repetition is a form of learning. thumbs up for Oxo’s brilliant contraption for pitlessness; used for both pitting cherries and olives - with good grip. amazon.com

Jetstream

Before the days of handheld electronic games, a rubber band and a blasawood plane kit occupied an afternoon of fun outdoors. Today, it still has the same magic. hickorees.com

Handsome Dan

Go long. Handmade by Leather Head; the football named after Yale’s famous bulldog mascot. Leather from Prime Tannery in Maine. Made in New Jersey, USA. hickorees.com

Paumanok

A memorable year, 2007. The red born from a long hot summer. Excellent blend of merlot, petit verdot + cabernet franc. This wine is Ideal with summer grilled meats; beef, lamb and pork. From Long Island’s own, family owned and operated Paumanok Vineyards. paumanok.com

Old Faithful

You can’t go wrong with a tie, with nautical stripes. jmclaughlin.com

Pizzelle Maker

Make homemade cannoli or ice cream cones in less than a minute. Chef’s Choice non-stick surface is easy for cleanup too. williams-sonoma.com

Sir Mix-a-Lot

Kensington Marmalade Mixers - made from whole-fruit; Meyer Lemon Mixer ideal with sparkling water and or vodka. Either way, a refreshing summer cocktail. Also comes in Blood Orange. deandeluca.com

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Muglio

Syrup from pine cones. Italian Dolomite forest pine cones. Decadence, meant to drizzle over yogurt, gelato or panna cotta. Delish. deandeluca.com

Marais Side Chair

A seating icon that remains the same way it was made 75 years ago in France. Stackable, sturdy, grade A steel. industry-west.com

Long Live The Bucket

This 1 1/4 QT. galvanized bucket is made to last through many years of chores, with enthusiasm. Fill it with suds, and use elbow grease. For squeaky clean results, rinse, and repeat. bucket-outlet.com

Aroma

Ice cream season is now approaching. Homemade is still popular when it comes to peach flavor or pistachio. No need to crank for your cone, the wood barrel ice cream maker has now gone electric. aroma-housewares.com

Get Hooked

Plain, simple hooks are hard to find. These are made specifically for horse stables for tack equipment. Great staple beyond the stable. horseloverz.com

Mortar & Pestle

Inspiration to grind spices and herbs in the ancient, but still an in-fashion way to extract flavors. lecreuset.com

Serving Suggestions

Colorful spin on ordinary serving utensils for Superior Servers. Stainless steel handles dipped in polymer, for good grip. ladiesandgentlemenstudio.com

Olive Oil

“You had me at that bottle”. But, let’s mention the contents inside this beautiful Puglian pottery jardinare is  the finest extra virgin olive oil from Antico Frantoio Muragia. deandeluca.com

Vintage Style Bulb

A Good idea - The 1890s Edison Style Bulb crafted to be shown and not hidden. No shade necessary. 100bulbs.com

Time For Wine

Get uncorked in under a minute. This is the tried-n-true classic cork screw, before the term mixology was used. By Oneida. amazon.com

South of France

Somethings never go out of style, like relaxation. So, recline like they do in France, on colorful cotton ticking and sturdy beechwood. conranusa.com

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Ketchup

All natural, serious ketchup. Sir Kensington promises a proper gourmet condiment experience. sirkensingtons.com

Latte Bowls

Classic European shape; ideal size for Café au lait, icecream or oatmeal. anthopologie.com

Weck 

Original style canning jars, ideal for sun-made iced tea or BBQ sauce. Made in Germany. kaufmann-mercantile.com

Di Bruno Bros.

Balsamic Vinegar - no two vinegars are created alike. The Di Bruno's Italian heritage is barrel aged for twelve years and then drizzled to accompany culinary delight. dibruno.com

Peppersmith

Not the ordinary all natural chewing gum. This happens to be English proper as well as minty good. "Etiquette experts say that chewing in public is acceptable behavior, as long as it’s not done with too much gusto." Made in England. ebuygum.peppersmith.co.uk

Pecou Almond Dragees

Sugar coated almonds made for celebrating all the way from France. deandeluca.com

Pugg Clock

Wasn’t sure They still made analog clocks. Old school, classic quartz movement. Good in every kitchen. ikea.com

WWII Poster

Reproduction with words of wisdom ‘bout food. Still a timeless message. etsy.com

Soda Siphon

Carbonated water + spritzer maker, yet stylishly safe technology. Made in Austria. deandeluca.com

Vintage Metal Letter

Repurpose decorative letters from old retail signs. Give me a G. etsy.com

Gold Bunny

This is regarded as the most sought after chocolate bunny at Easter. Fifty years of tradition. Milk, white or dark chocolate. lindtusa.com

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Rosa Mexicano

All natural hand-cut corn tortilla chips fried to perfection. Stone-ground whole yellow corn made in sunflower oil with trace of lime. rosamexicano.info

Laptop Sleve

Constructed on extra thick durable wet suit grade neoprene with supper cushion to stow and travel with your lap top.thedailyplanner.com

Southampton Ales & Lagers

Get hoppy! with this authentic English-style amber ale from our award winning brewery friends at Southampton Ales & Lagers. publick.com

Wholly Salsa

NO Preservatives and  holy great store-bought salsa product. whollysalsa.com

Ground Cumin 

Cumin seed gives a distinctive warm taste to Indian and Mexican cuisine. worldpantry.com

Groundhog Day, The Movie 

Who doesn’t like silly, LOL and Bill Murray? amazon.com

Packable Panama Hat

Try and crush it. It’s uncrushable. Comfy and a handsomely flattering classic.travelsmith.com

Maximize Space

Perfect suitcase solution for a happy traveler. travelsmith.com

KitchenAid Proline Waffle Maker

For those serious about picture perfect waffles. (As seen on George Hirsch Living It UP!) katom.com

Brita Vintage 

Taste the fresh spring water bouquet with no after taste from this pitcher/ water filter combo. Use the tap, save a few cents and be a bit green costco.com

WD Portable Hard Drive 

To pack up your office files and take them home, carry thousands of songs or pictures.costco.com

Smith's Rosebud Salve 

Since 1895, this world-famous salve is still a family favorite to aid in the relief of chapped and dry skin, blemishes, diaper rash, and detergent burns. smithsrosebudsalve.net

Chai Tea Sampler 

Authentic and Individually sealed in foil bags to ensure freshness and quality. Each sample can make 3-5 cups of tea. teazonline.com

Irish Oatmeal

Use only the best. foodireland.com

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The Single Bike Hook

Think minimal. No more clunky oversized contraptions. This is all you need. The Leonardo. theartofstorage.com 

The Paper Straw

Made the way they used to, eco-friendly. kikkerlandshop.com

Uncorked

The most basic. That’s really all you need to open any bottle. The Groogy. ikea.com

Trash Bin 

Let’s talk trash, classic style. This can has an 11 gallon capacity, which fits a 13 gallon bag- no slipping. Kids can do their chores efficiently. The Knodd Bin & Lid. ikea.com

Get Hooked 

Sleek and well designed muti-purpose hook. Looks European. No more hunchback-bump; product designed with ergonomic shaping sensitive to most fabrics’ persona. The Bach. theartofstorage.com

Sorbet

No guilt with truly all-natural sorbet. sharons-sorbet.com

Taste Test Winner?

Ketchup is a serious topic. You be the judge. muirglen.com

Pair Cheese

Looking for the perfect marriage? How about a summer cheese that pairs well with lemonade, lagers and white wine. Available by the crate; 6”x6”. Made in Vermont. butterandcheese.net

Original Soda

Kick the carting of cases by making sparkling water at home. It takes seconds. The Penguin. chefscatalog.com 

Keeping it on the Level

Stop eye-balling-it and saying your good-at-it. Essential tool if you are hanging solo. levelbest2.com

Charcoal For Men

Lit by a woman. This is the real deal. No coal, fillers or chemicals. For a quicker and hotter fire compared to briquets. cowboycharcoal.com

Cup of Home

Want to have your own cup? You can go private label; Tom’s Coffee, Mom’s Blend or Bob’s Brew. paperhouseonline.com


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Black Iron Scissors

Ideal for clipping herbs or flower stems. These beautiful handmade traditional Japanese shears are precise enough for your bonsai. pearlriver.com

VillaWare Pasta Machine

Hand made with a little help from the V150 Imperia. Linguini, ravioli, lasagna, no problem. This is serious, not meant for play dough. amazon.com

Kodak  Dual-Lens EASYSHARE V610 Camera

The World's Smallest 10X Optical Zoom Digital Camera; Innovative Dual-Lens EASYSHARE V610 Camera is only 0.9 Inches Thick! Takes incredible photos. kodak.com

Staple Free Stapler

Look Ma no staples. NO refills needed. This cleaver contraption pierces and folds your important papers into a organized but fastened headlock. cb2.com

Stainless Steel Lunch Box 

This take-me-back-in-time stackable lunch box is perfect for a picnic or day trip in the car. The three separate trays are held securely together for individual portions and it is easy to clean. pearlriver.com

Italian Biscotti 

The most dunkable duo-package of Biscotti. No need to choose, with the combo of pistachio & chocolate. deandeluca.com

People Push Pins

Great gift for the person who has everything. Looks like they are doing jumping jacks. They will perk up any office. cb2.com

Colorful Trays

Lacquered serving tray. Perfect for serving iced tea or used as a coffee table catch all. pearlriver.com

Glass Refrigerator Pitchers

Like the Glass, has the advantage of not absorbing odors  and keep beverages cooler longer. Grip handles and the smaller version will fit perfectly on the refrigerator door. containerstore.com

64” Umbrella

This super sized yellow canopy will cover you in the midst of a down pour. You will be also easy to spot, if your wife is looking for you. umbrellas.com

Hunter Wellington

The classic knee high boot made for stomping in big puddles that also happen to be great for gardening and wading for the school bus. hunter-boots.com

Maple-Cured Berkshire Ham

Pasture raised by Heritage Farms, this melt in your mouth ham is cured in maple syrup and lovely brown sugar. Simply scrumptious. deandeluca.com

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

A classic tale of pursing your dreams, even more important today than when first published in 1993. It’s an easy read and you’ll be taken on an adventure as Santiago travels from the comfort of his home in Spain to follow his dream. Amazon.com

The Bialetti Espresso Maker, the stovetop classic. I have had the same one for thirty years. Bialettishop.com

Flexible Flyer® Sled 

Remember those days? Defining winter fun since 1889, this is the sled that generations have come to revere as a classic. Fun for ages 8 and above. LLBean.com

The Nimbus Extra-soft Toothbrush, with micro-fine bristles for gentle but thorough brushing brilliantly designed by a periodontist. Eastearthtrade.com

Kirkland Signature Columbian Supremo (Item # 120296) whole beans, vacuum packed, ready to grind for a fresh brew. Costco.com

Diner Mug. Come in out in the cold and sit down with a warm cup of hot chocolate from George’s signature diner mug. These diner mugs are the classic shape and weight of the old fashioned ones, holding the heat, making every cup of coffee and hot chocolate taste so much better! Georgehirschlifestyle.com

Loccitane 100% natural Shea Butter hand cream soothes winter’s tole on hardworking hands with a subtle  fragrance and balmy texture. Loccitane.com

San Marzano Tomatoes. Straight from Southern Italy, San Marzano Tomatoes, avail whole and crushed. George’s canned tomato of choice. Cybercucina.com

This classic down vest is comfortable for day to day use. It is light weight, comes in an array of colors for everyone’s taste in the entire family. It is also perfect space saving item for traveling as it fits into a Zip-Lock bag. Landsend.com

Lexmark Laser Printer: E238 prints fast and high quality resolution pages and is very reliable. Lexmark.com

The One Touch Can Opener is hands free and makes a safe opened edge. One of the best kitchen gadgets to have handy. Walmart.com

Moleskines, these pocket size notebooks used by artists and thinkers for the past 200 years, from Van Gosh to Ernest Hemingway. Moleskines.com