The holidays are a few weeks away, but that doesn't mean it needs to be a holidaze.We did the shopping for you, sampling and testing and evaluating this gadget and that gizmo. From toys and games, to jewelry and clothes, to house and garden goodies, to pet faves and incredible edibles . . . we picked the Best of the Best, so you can shop easily and avoid the mall haul.
California here we come. And eat. Get ready to fall in love with these cutting boards in the shape of your favorite state. .Epicureancs have attractive design that features natural, wood fiber material. We hope that we will make state style in all designs; right now it they can dish out Alaska, California, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. epicureancs.com. $25 each.
There's shower gel. Then there shower gel that demands high notices. Korres makes gifts from Greece that are the best we ever tried. Their goal is to develop innovative and clinically effective skincare products based on natural active ingredients; to promote natural ingredients research in relation to skin biochemistry; and to project the unique Greek flora benefits through our cooperation with local farmers, and the production of our brand-own high value organic extracts.We like to take a shower gel that brings us. Whew! Let's used these: There shower gel have formulas facts than about 90 percent. The flavors are so much to choose from . . . Vanilla Guava, Jasmine, Fig, Japanese Rose, Basil Lemon are just some of the treats. $19.50 each. korresusa.com
Looking for great goodies that are exclusively made? 1800Baskets.com offer several different types from different companies. Give decadence, all stacked and wrapped up in shimmering reds and golds. This five-box tower features a medley of Ghirardelli delights, including chocolate chip cookies, dark chocolate drops, and dark, milk and caramel chocolate Squares and more. $60. 1800baskets.com
Popcorn Factory loves to make a super package with Snowtime Fun Pail that comes with a plush snowman ready to deliver a half-gallon of delicious fun. He brings with him Holiday Kettle Corn, Drizzled Caramel Popcorn, Sour Gummi Snowmen, Foil-wrapped Chocolates and Foil-wrapped Sour Hard Candies. $34-$54. thepopcornfactory.com.
Chocolate buffs with relish Fannie May Pixies, a one-pound of rich caramel, luscious chocolate and fresh pecans—for a crunchy, chewy texture that’s completely irresistible. To make them more festive for the holidays, we delicately drizzle milk chocolate Pixies with festive red and green stripes. Arrives in our red plaid and mistletoe gift box. Item #97189. $24.99. fanniemay.com.
Our dear friend Mary Frann used to send us Cheryl's cookies decades ago. Our how we still loved them, especially with the year's Collectors Edition Santa Cookie Jar. Our new Santa Cookie jar delivers a delicious holiday cookie assortment including our famous buttercream frosted cut-out cookies. The perfect addition to your own collection. Each high quality ceramic jar stands 12-inch tall. Irem #120751, $39.99. cheryls.com