The Present Prescription

Your gal pals have more mood swings than Britney Spears off the meds.

This holiday season, give ’em a dose of their own medicine.

Keep Ms. Personality’s sched in line with a letterpressed calendar by Linda & Harriett (StellaDallas, 4346 Lovers Lane; 214-691-0000) made with soy-based ink and 30 percent post-consumer waste paper.

who needs cards? show your love on the vase!

Chalkboard China (Flavors from Afar, 6712 Snider Plaza; 214-696-2327) will let Schizo Sally express her many sides. The Southlake-based company’s blackboard surface tabletop wares — vases, platters, wine glasses — come with chalk for instant messaging.

she is so fashionable!

An edgy yet feminine Hunter Dixon coat (Melanie Gayle, 6818 Snider Plaza; 214-369-1700) is doctor’s orders for fashiony friends. Cure bling withdrawals with Catherine Nicole baubles. Order online by Christmas and the Austin-based jeweler will send 25 percent of sales to The Foundation for Tomorrow, which provides scholarships for African orphans to attend boarding schools in their home countries.

have your glass and eat it too!

Take a shot for Hostess Holly with edible peppermint candy cane drinkware (Pogo’s Wine & Spirits, 5360 West Lovers Lane; 214-350-8989). She can thank guests with a new stationery collection by local artist Amy Halko (lovefiggy@yahoo.com).

Give hopeless romantics a spoonful of sugar with a Love Quotes scarf (L.Bartlett, 3699 McKinney Avenue, suite 302; 214-521-3500). The Italian linen wraps come with a sweet saying on the tag, and 10 percent of proceeds goes to international children’s charities.

Talk about retail therapy.

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6712 Snider Plaza
Snider Plaza
Dallas, TX 75205
5360 W Lovers Ln
Inwood Village
Dallas, TX 75209
4346 Lovers Ln
Dallas, TX 75225