Saturday, December 13, 2008


I have found so many things but it's prohibitive to list all with a link and picture at this point.  In the interest of time will begin to list multiple things I found at one location (though other stores may carry them). If an idea appeals to you, you can check it out a little more on your own.

BEATLES Monopoly:  I know they have million versions,
but this one is really worth a mention. The little pieces you play with are Maxwell's hammer, a walrus, etc... And it covers Apple and Abbey Road Studios plus every album released by the Beatles. Instead of real estate, you create your own private music anthology. 

At Barnes and Noble and Boarders for $35 (they all offer card member discounts) but cheapest I've found is at Amazon for $26.95 CLICK HERE

Archival quality storage CD boxes ($27.95 per) and anti-corrosion CD holder Sleeves ($8.95 for set of 10). They too won't last forever, but these can help preserve them far longer.  CLICK HERE for sleeves and you can find boxes, albums and many other great things photo and archival at  

Gift ideas from Restoration Hardware:

Realistic Moon: Hang on the wall, this 3-d planet shows 12 different phases at the touch of a remote. Was $39 ON SALE now for $26.99

"Worlds Lightest" Carry On Bag: For your traveler, under 5 1/2 lbs! Slim (fits in most overhead compartments!), hard sides, handle almost disappears when closed. In black or silver. $99. ON Sale now for $78.99

Digital Pedometer (tracks calories burned, tracks work out time + several other features) $22 ON SALE $14.99

Travel sized scrabble ($19.95)  in nice black zip case or Scrabble Electronic Dictionary $35.

Games: Lots of collectors editions and very grown up versions of games (magic sets too).

For the Astrologically minded:  A handsome selection including key rings, paperweights, calendars and books... I liked:

Astrology Conversation Cards ($35) a box of cosmic queries to get people talking.  CLICK HERE

Candles: As shown 3 1/4 " diameter, 4" high. Chosen astrological sign pressed into a coin of antiqued silver finish, each with it's own *ahem* heavenly scent.  $35 ON SALE now $17.95  CLICK HERE

FABULOUS selection of BOOKENDS: CLICK HERE  Eiffel Tower, Golden Gate Bridge, Roman Coliseum, etc...  Were $65, now $51.99! Per pair.  
Also classy crystal globes or Obelilsks for $99.

Also, check out their wide selection of good stuff for the Fly Fisherman on your list.

Thanks for visiting and keep scrolling down (waaay down) for many more gift idea posts.  I will be adding a few more in the next day so please come back.  While you're waiting, by all means, visit my other two blogs by clicking HERE and HERE.

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