Best Gift Ideas of 2017
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Play Your Way Ice Cream Maker
Ever thought your dog could help you make dessert? You, Fido, and the kids will have a dou....
Ever thought your dog could help you make dessert? You, Fido, and the kids will have a double scoop of fun with this crazy ball that makes ice cream while you play with it. Use the simple recipes in the included booklet, or follow your own flavor muse. Flip a handle to steady the ball while you add your ingredients in one compartment. Turn over the ball, and put ice and salt in the other. (Salt keeps ice cold for longer than it does on its own.) Roll, spin, toss, flip, and shake the ball for 20
Ice Cream Topping Trio
Whoever said, "I think ice cream could be more delicious: What if I put gooey chocolate on....
Whoever said, "I think ice cream could be more delicious: What if I put gooey chocolate on top?" is our kindred dessert spirit. Marc Cooper must feel the same way, because the ice cream-turned-fudge maker has crafted three all-natural, all-decadent toppings for us to pour over anything we want. We're using the classic Chocolate Fudge to make the best cake icing ever, and we're going to spread our morning baguette with a little Mocha (there's coffee in it, so breakfast). Salted Caramel? That's ge
Tee Toss Game
Popular Caribbean ring and hook toss + classic cup and ball game + golf. Does it blend? Li....
Popular Caribbean ring and hook toss + classic cup and ball game + golf. Does it blend? Like a frozen Arnold Palmer! This simple to learn?but hard to master?golf-themed game is the result. How to play: Toss (read: attempt to toss) the golf ball onto a giant tee that's mounted onto a miniature bamboo putting green. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Both addictive and meditative, it's bound to become a lively amusement in your rec room, backyard, tailgate, or workplace break room. A hole-in-one gift for gol
Things They Don't Teach You In School Game
Your edumacation may have taught you important things like what the capital of Moldova is ....
Your edumacation may have taught you important things like what the capital of Moldova is (Chi?in?u) and how many signers of the Declaration of Independence weren't American-born (8). The trivia in this game starts where that fancy book learnin' stops. Why doesn't the Mona Lisa have eyebrows? In what year was shampoo invented? Why do you write Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy with a dot after the initial, when Harry S Truman is written without one? The info is so random that nobody is l
Family Time Conversation Kit
Here's some food for talk: Family time means more when we put down our phones and make con....
Here's some food for talk: Family time means more when we put down our phones and make conversation around the table. This kit inspires just that with imaginative conversation prompts like, "What is your recipe for surviving without the Internet?" and "What is your recipe for throwing a party in zero gravity?" Divided into sections by "course"?starters (casual questions), main courses (thought-provoking questions), and dessert (whimsical questions)?everyone is encouraged to share their ideas for
Labeling Lazy Susan
You're a host who's thought of everything, including your guests' different dietary restri....
You're a host who's thought of everything, including your guests' different dietary restrictions. This creative server makes party snacking stress-free: Just add one of the six included labels to each section, whether it's a spread of dairy-free cheeses, gluten-free crackers, or vegan cookies. You can even create your own categories using the blank slate labels (chalk pencil included). Simply give it a spin to avoid upside down reading and awkward reaching. Friends and family are sure to go nuts
Personalized Hobby Tumblers
Celebrate your unique family's passions and pastimes with these charming personalized tumb....
Celebrate your unique family's passions and pastimes with these charming personalized tumblers. Create each familiar "character" by choosing their hobby, skin tone, hair color, clothing, and first name, then add your family name and year established (optional). The set is a cheerful, special way to keep loved ones connected, whether you're all around the same table, or enjoying some refreshment in different time zones. Illustrated by Mary and Shelly Klein in Michigan. Made in the US.
Fingerprints On My Heart Personalized Family Art
Two people fell in love, and the rest was a wild adventure. Celebrate what makes your fami....
Two people fell in love, and the rest was a wild adventure. Celebrate what makes your family one-of-a-kind with this personalized artwork by Amy Evenson. Each is customized with your fingerprints, names, a special date, place, and time. Mom and Dad's make a sweet heart in the center to symbolize how it all began. To collect the prints, Amy mails you an ultramodern, clear plastic strip (no ink stains here!. Once she's digitally transferred the prints and turned them into a colorful heart, she saf
Personalized Family Math Cutting Board
You didn't have to ace honors calculus to know family equals love. Whether you just said "....
You didn't have to ace honors calculus to know family equals love. Whether you just said "I do" or have a full house, Steve Gerber's custom-etched cherry wood cutting board features your family's unique equation. In circles or hearts, place up to four names that "add up to" either a last name or sweet message. The board makes a thoughtful gift for the new couple or tight-knit bunch that stays true to their (square) roots. Handmade in Ohio.
Personalized Family Hobby Art
Every member of your family is unique, and this charming personalized art celebrates the p....
Every member of your family is unique, and this charming personalized art celebrates the passions and pastimes that make them, well, them. Create each familiar "character" by choosing their hobby, skin tone, hair color, and clothing, then add your family name and year established (optional). Give the playfully creative piece to the person in your life who can't get enough of their special bunch. Printed on 100% archival-enhanced matte paper. Hanging hardware included. Illustrated by Shelly Klein
Fluffy Sheep Outdoor Planter
This sweet guy was the "metal sheep" of his family. He preferred landscaping and gardening....
This sweet guy was the "metal sheep" of his family. He preferred landscaping and gardening to selling wool. Now he comes home with you to spruce up your outdoor space. John and Heather Zondervan's unique planter is both a charming farm animal and sophisticated piece of metal art. The creative duo handcrafts the design, shaping his head from galvanized steel and creating his body from sturdy carbon steel. He comes with cocoa lining, you just have to pick your favorite fluffy plant?we recommend co
World Map Coloring Tablecloth
Maybe your little one hasn't been to Machu Picchu or the Taj Mahal yet, but they can get a....
Maybe your little one hasn't been to Machu Picchu or the Taj Mahal yet, but they can get a peek at the wonders of the world next time they travel to the dinner table. This 100% cotton tablecloth is illustrated with hand-drawn countries, landmarks, and animals from around the globe. It even includes fun facts. (Did you know the first solo hot air balloon flight around the world wasn't until 2002?) Since it comes with ten washable markers, the whole family can color the map and experiment by addin
Personalized Family Portrait Plate
Celebrate your unique family with Mary and Shelly Klein's contemporary take on the Victori....
Celebrate your unique family with Mary and Shelly Klein's contemporary take on the Victorian group portrait. For this porcelain plate, each family member?from grandparent to pup?is illustrated with your choice of traits and clothing. The decorative cameo border features a banner with your family name, special date, and a message, making it a charming keepsake for the person in your life who can't get enough of their special bunch. Wood stand included. Made in the US.
New Parent's Supply Kit
Taking care of a new baby's needs is priority number one, so help a new parent take care o....
Taking care of a new baby's needs is priority number one, so help a new parent take care of themselves with this kit of small-batch, natural ingredient-rich favorites. The kit includes a non-drying olive oil soap they can use all day, a lemongrass hand cream to keep in the diaper bag, a relaxing peppermint hand cream for bedtime, and an unscented dry shampoo?because hair washing might take a hit. Each product is quick and easy to use, plus free from harsh chemicals and synthetic fragrances, so y
Well-Tended Gardener's Kit
Whether you're a seasoned green thumb or just a seedling starting out, gardening is a labo....
Whether you're a seasoned green thumb or just a seedling starting out, gardening is a labor of love. Tend to hard-working hands and exposed skin with these four products crafted in small batches with all-natural ingredients: bug repellent, cooling mist for hot days, and pumice soap and a vegetable-fiber nail brush for dirty hands after a day of planting and pruning. Handcrafted by Marit Aagard and Jeff Lovett in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Moscow Mule Cocktail Kit
Working hard to make cocktails? Seems kind of counterproductive to us. A kit for crafting quality cocktails in a flash with small-batch flavors, this Moscow Mule is a tasty twist on the traditional version: replacing ginger syrup with ginger "drinking vinegar" which adds dry sophistication, lime crisps give it snap, and habanero lime bitters put just a touch of heat into the finish. You provide the vodka. Comes with an easy to follow mixology recipe card. The kit yields 8 cocktails and makes a f
Smoky Margarita Cocktail Kit
Working hard to make cocktails? Seems kind of counterproductive to us. A kit for crafting artisanal cocktails in a flash with small-batch flavors, this Smoky Margarita is a twist on the traditional version. Smoked sugar syrup, lemon mint shrub, and lemon crisps make this margarita unforgettable. You provide the tequila. Makes 8 cocktails; bring them to a bbq or dinner party, so the host can mix up a batch. Comes with an easy to follow mixology recipe card. Made in the USA. Assembled in Californi
Spiced Old Fashioned Cocktail Kit
Working hard to make cocktails? Seems kind of counterproductive to us. A kit for crafting artisanal cocktails in a flash with small-batch flavors, this Old Fashioned is a twist on the traditional version. Mandarin chips replace the muddled orange, and a three-chile simple syrup gives it a welcome kick. Chocolate bitters smooth out the spice and, y'know...flavor profile, etc...etc. Hello, it's CHOCOLATE. You provide the bourbon, whisky, or whatever booze you choose. Comes with an easy-to-follow m
Men's Black Pepper Shaving Kit
Like a smart bowtie or pocket square, a clean shave makes a statement. It says, I'm smooth....
Like a smart bowtie or pocket square, a clean shave makes a statement. It says, I'm smooth, just like my scotch. This sophisticated set contains the essentials for face fur maintenance: dopp kit, facial wash, aftershave balm, moisturizer, and towel, plus body wash for everything below the scruff. Scented with thistle and black pepper, each item is travel-sized and stashes in the vegan leather dopp kit. Because while you may go on safari, you need not look like a wild animal. Made in Scotland.
Love Your Beard Pack
A well kempt beard can send you straight into the cool zone. But let it get grizzly and it....
A well kempt beard can send you straight into the cool zone. But let it get grizzly and it's not so dapper anymore. This two-piece kit keeps facial hair healthy and moisturized. Including all-natural jojoba and sweet almond oil and shea butter balm, you (or your spouse will keep beards smooth and in check. Give the set to a moustache, goatee, or stubble sporting friend, and they'll be the envy of every hipster bartender in town. Made in Pennsylvania.
Sparkling Rose Wine Making Kit
Summer parties, Sunday brunch, girls' night in: There's hardly a gathering that sparkling ....
Summer parties, Sunday brunch, girls' night in: There's hardly a gathering that sparkling wine can't make more festive?especially when it's pink. Pop open your own batch of delicious, bubbly ros? with this DIY kit. Mix the premium ros? grape juice and yeast in the gallon jug (all included), follow the instructions, and in six weeks' time you'll be ready to toast with your signature pink fizz. Fill up to five empty champagne bottles for your own future f?tes, or make them a fun surprise gift to a
Balance & Tranquility Grow Kit
Growing a garden is not so different from meditating: Both take practice, care, and attent....
Growing a garden is not so different from meditating: Both take practice, care, and attention. Bring a touch of mindfulness to your gardening with this seed kit designed to bring you serenity. It includes a recycled egg carton to start your garden, wooden plant stakes, and six packages of heirloom seeds including: calming chamomile, holy basil (a natural stress reliever), relaxing lavender, energizing peppermint, soothing wild bergamot, and sage for sharper focus. Start growing inside your home,
Hot Toddy Kit
Cinnamon. Honey. Piping hot water. A shot of whiskey. You know where this is going: the Ho....
Cinnamon. Honey. Piping hot water. A shot of whiskey. You know where this is going: the Hot Toddy. The drink we love to let warm us from the inside out originated in India, as a warm beverage made from fermented sap of the toddy palm. This version is more what you had in mind, and it comes with all the spices you need to brew the classic hot cocktail at home. Like the toddies that eventually made their way north through trade routes, the set includes cinnamon sticks and warming flavor combinatio
Pure Goat Milk Carton Gift Set
Three hours north of New York City, there's a quiet farm where 130 dairy goats are milked ....
Three hours north of New York City, there's a quiet farm where 130 dairy goats are milked and sent off to play in the sprawling green fields. That's where this luxurious set is made. As you lather up with the soaps, hand lotion, and cuticle cream, your mind might wander there?ours did, and ooh it's heavenly. The kit was inspired by country life where simplicity rules and soap has a big job to do: cleaning farmers after long days outside. Of course, it's also great for city folk, and has a lavish
Skin Renewing Face Masks
Face mask applied, bubble bath drawn?that's all we need to unwind. But the key is keeping ....
Face mask applied, bubble bath drawn?that's all we need to unwind. But the key is keeping those supplies on hand before the next long day hits. That's where we come in. Our renewing, heaven-scented kits come with ingredients for fifteen face masks each. Choose from a balancing set that has skin-calming rose petal treatments and go for the "glow" spirulina masks. Or give your skin a quick detox with the set of charcoal treatments. They make a "total package" gifts for friends who could use some d
Magical Fairy Adventure Kit
Few things excite little ones more than mysterious magical rituals. (Harry Potter, anyone?....
Few things excite little ones more than mysterious magical rituals. (Harry Potter, anyone?) With this creative activity box, parents can orchestrate a series of fun, enchanted adventures for their their child. A sealed packet with a top-secret note (for grownups only!) explains how to set up the seven surprises that "magically" appear inside the fairy house. (Don't worry, it's as simple as 1-2-3.) Each contains a project or task for the child to complete, like crafting a fairy dust necklace or w
Biscotti Baking Kit
Like many beautiful, delicious things, biscotti's story starts in the Tuscan countryside. ....
Like many beautiful, delicious things, biscotti's story starts in the Tuscan countryside. The Italians learned that baking cookies twice gave them a unique shape with unrivaled crunch. They never looked back, and neither will you with this delectable kit. It includes most of the ingredients you need to make chocolate orange pistachio biscotti. Just pick up eggs, an orange, and a stick of butter. Give the kit to your favorite foodie so they can impress dinner guests with a special post-dinner tre
Ultimate Roll-Up Cocktail Kit
The party invite reads, "BYOB," but you don't have to settle for a six-pack. Show up ready....
The party invite reads, "BYOB," but you don't have to settle for a six-pack. Show up ready to mix as you mingle with this bring-along bar. It includes a shaker, muddler, stirrer, strainer, jigger, and even a bottle opener. (You have cocktails covered, but someone's bound to bring brewskis.) There's even extra space to stash your own favorite bartending tools, like a small knife or your lucky corkscrew. Since everything fits snugly in the included waxed canvas roll, you can easily toss it in a to
Travel Gym Adventure Kit
A gym? Please. You don't need that to exercise. Our recipe for an A+ workout includes only....
A gym? Please. You don't need that to exercise. Our recipe for an A+ workout includes only two ingredients: motivation?that's on you?and this compact travel kit. Designed to make on-the-go fitness easy, it folds to the size of a water bottle and easily attaches to doors (or trees). The tools included leverage your weight to make full-body workouts possible even when you're far, far away from the weight room... and hopefully somewhere fun, like the beach. Made in Colorado, which we hear is cool,
Indian Chana Masala Complete Dinner Kit
One of the most popular dishes in the world, Indian chana masala?chickpeas cooked in a spi....
One of the most popular dishes in the world, Indian chana masala?chickpeas cooked in a spicy, tangy, tomato-based sauce?is easy to make, if you have all the ingredients on hand. But if you don't, and you'd love to try Indian cooking without having to track down Himalayan basmati rice, coconut cream, organic ghee, and garam masala, Rachael Lake's complete meal kit is for you. Inside is everything you need to make the delicious Punjabi classic?with just the right balance of spice, acidity, and swe
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