Buying her the perfect gift is simple with a little hand-ho-ho-holding. (Yes, we went there.)
Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
But cushy blankets don’t hurt either. Snuggle her in a hand-woven merino wrap from Swans Island Blankets, a collective of Maine artisans who source their wool from local sheep.
Words of Good Cheer
Reward the bookwormette with Marblehead author Julia Glass’s new tome, I See You Everywhere, or Nick Hornby’s Shakespeare Wrote for Money, a third anthology of his columns for The Believer.
Art Will Be Glowing
Support the Women’s Craft Cooperative of Rosie’s Place by purchasing a brightly colored brooch made from new and vintage buttons.
For Eaters Great and Small
Ever-dependable bloom purveyor Winston Flowers now makes gift baskets filled with foodstuffs from locals like Dancing Deer Baking Company and Effie’s Oatcakes.
Candles Shine Out Brightly
Commemorate the female artist with a pair of curvaceous brass candlesticks from still-active, 102-year-old Hungarian Eva Zeisel.
Ecobabes will use (and reuse) sustainably minded vases by local designer Joshua Stone. Made from industrial wool felt, borosilicate beakers, and reclaimed wood, they’re kind to the earth and the eye.