Day 355 of Project 365: Wrapped up.

Gift-giving makes me incredibly anxious. I’m not certain where it comes from, but it is pervasive at this time of year, especially when I don’t have my very best shopping pal at my side to talk me out of talking myself out of choices. I do like giving people things, but I’m always convinced I’veContinue reading “Day 355 of Project 365: Wrapped up.”

Day 348 of Project 365: Picnic advent.

Each year my mom sends a thoughtful and creative advent calendar around a theme of her own devising. This year it is a picnic basket with assorted picnic-themed goodies, one to unwrap each day! When FunkyPlaid comes home (and the weather clears up) we will be all set to explore Oregon, one picnic at aContinue reading “Day 348 of Project 365: Picnic advent.”

makoshark’s Squid of Reassurance Greeting Card

If one of your new year’s resolutions is to write more letters, why not send a friend one of these adorable squid greeting cards by makoshark? The Squid of Reassurance is my favourite. There are many designs, with and without squid, as well as different products like t-shirts, iPhone cases, stickers, and kids’ clothing. CheckContinue reading “makoshark’s Squid of Reassurance Greeting Card”

Gift niftiness.

I love giving gifts, but my budget this year is very small. Good thing the web is filled with nifty ideas! Smitten mitten for hand-holders. [Etsy] Owl tea mugs and tea set. [VivaTerra] Fern frond necklace. [Fernworks] Now Panic and Freak Out t-shirt. [Threadless] Redwood wreath. [Erica Rose Design] Pelikan highlighter fountain pen. [Levenger] LoadsContinue reading “Gift niftiness.”