Browsing all articles from December, 2010

Gift of The Day – Socktinis!

Baby Gift SocksToday’s unique gift of the day might sound like a footwear inspired cocktail but these Socktinis are for kids only.

Socktinis are a set of 5 cheerful socks made for the tiniest toes.

When a matching pair just aren’t enough fun, these 5 happy feet inducing socks from Chinaberry are the answer. Socktinis are 80% recycled cotton making them as much green as they are rainbow colored.


Gift Of The Day – Chocolate Emergency Kit

Some emergencies are just more delicious than others. For some situations there’s really only one solution and today’s gift of the day provides it in the shape of the Chocolate Emergency Kit!

Each life saving dose from Candy Blast contains a “just add water & microwave” 3.35 oz. Betty Crocker Warm Delights Molten Chocolate Cake, Oreo Cookies, and full-size candy bars: Snickers, Mr. Goodbar, Hershey’s, Crunch, Kit Kat and Reese’s Cups. Also included is a sparkly cellophane treat bag with Hershey kisses, Dove dark chocolate squares & Dove milk chocolate squares and tie it up with ribbon. For particularly dire occasions you can up-size to the large and include a full-size Peanut M&M’s, Twix, Butterfinger, Milky Way, and Chips Ahoy Cookies.

Add a box of Chocolate First Aid Bandages just in case.


Gift Of The Day – Irish Pride T-Shirt

Unique Gifts Irish Pride T-ShirtToday’s Gift of The Day comes all the way from the Emerald Isle. Your own personalized Irish Pride T-Shirt from Uptown Enterprises.

Perfect for an Irish Wedding, St Patrick’s Day or just to show your Irish Pride, this performance T-Shirt comes in durable micro fiber and is available in M, L, XL and 2XL. Each shirt can be personalized with a first and last name printed under the Irish Pride crest.

It’s sure to make your friends green with envy!


Gift Of The Day – NY Times Cookie Jar With Cookies

Unique Daily Gift

What’s black white and red all over? So the classic joke goes. For a new, and altogether tastier answer, we suggest today’s Gift of The Day – The New York Times Red Cookie Jar (complete with Black and White Cookies..get it?).

This ceramic cookie jar features two different crossword puzzles, edited by Will Shortz. The lid has a Times “T” as its handle, and a rubber gasket closure ensures freshness for your cookies.

The cookie jar measures 6″ x 6″ x 7″ and weighs four pounds (hand-wash only). Comes with a black marker and eraser, so you can work on the puzzle. (Answers are included.)


Gift Of The Day – Classic Crosley Style CD Player

Classic Radio Unique GiftToday’s gift of the day rolls back the clock to the golden age of radio, with a modern twist. A CD player in the style of a classic 30′s Radio from Jack and Friends.

Grand in appearance and handsome in design, the Crosley Turntable Console is handcrafted of solid hardwoods and veneers and is the last full size console inspired by an industry giant. This renowned design is true to tradition with an AM/FM radio and three speed turntable discreetly hidden under the hinge top lid and adds a dose of modern technology with a fully functioning CD player.

As American as baseball and root beer floats, this furniture styled piece was as functional as it was fabulous.


Unique Christmas Gifts

Classic ChristmasChristmas Gifts By Peter Res

At Christmas, my father was the master of unique gifts that continue to surprise to this day. As a child, and like most kids I’d often peek through to the living room, with my sister, anxious on the night before, to see if any gifts were left in plain sight. My father would guard the hallway, until about 10 PM (the late time which we were especially allowed to stay up till, at age 6), but we knew little of what he was up to, thinking ourselves wise enough to expect that the best gifts had been put out already. When, in actuality, after dark my father shined, well into the night. At times, putting together Go-Carts and Trampolines, Drum kits and all sorts of other treasures that required much assembly and were sure to come unexpectedly. read more