Just a little collection of gifts that most anyone would be happy to receive this Christmas.

Zebra Striped Handbag Cake-$235 at Neiman Marcus

Chocolate decadence cake layered with caramel toffee buttercream and chocolate buttercream, wrapped in white chocolate "paper," not fondant.  Yum!

Chocolate decadence cake layered with caramel toffee buttercream and chocolate buttercream, wrapped in white chocolate “paper,” not fondant. Yum!

The Drunken Botanist-$95 at Barney’s

Per their website: This New York Times best seller explores the dizzying array of herbs, trees, flowers, fruits and fungi that humans have—through ingenuity, inspiration and, at times, sheer desperation—transformed into alcohol over the centuries.

Per their website: This New York Times best seller explores the dizzying array of herbs, trees, flowers, fruits and fungi that humans have—through ingenuity, inspiration and, at times, sheer desperation—transformed into alcohol over the centuries.

Kiehl’s “Greatest Hits” Collection- $41 at Nordstrom

Great for the world traveller, this set features the essentials: shampoo and conditioner, body wash, body lotion, hand cream, face cream, and the amazing midnight recovery concentrate elixir.  That stuff is great on long plane rides and works wonders preventing hangover skin.

Great for the world traveller, this set features the essentials: shampoo and conditioner, body wash, body lotion, hand cream, face cream, and the amazing midnight recovery concentrate elixir. That stuff is great on long plane rides and works wonders preventing hangover skin.

S’Well Riot Collection Water Bottles- $45 at Nordstrom

These insulated stainless steel "water" bottles come with kicky sayings like "Pinot on the go," and "How Merlot can you go?"  Also, a portion of the proceeds go to benefit WaterAid, which works to ensure access to safe drinking water in the world's poorest communities.

These insulated stainless steel “water” bottles come with kicky sayings like “Pinot on the go,” and “How Merlot can you go?” Also, a portion of the proceeds go to benefit WaterAid, which works to ensure access to safe drinking water in the world’s poorest communities.

Bubble Fogger- $120 at Amazon

This machine blows bubbles filled with fog.  What.  Perfect for the hostess with the mostest.

This machine blows bubbles filled with fog. What. Perfect for the hostess with the mostest.

Neiman Marcus chocolate chip cookies- $25 for 50 cookies

When in doubt, you can't go wrong with a tin of these world-renowned cookies.

When in doubt, you can’t go wrong with a tin of these world-renowned cookies.

I’ll be dropping more helpful hints over the next few days.  If you need more, check out my gift guides from last year: for her, for him, for kids, for mom, and romantic gifts.

 

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