This is SO cool, I ordered 4 for myself. A portable Bonfire in a Box. No muss no fuss. It has a firestick in it and burns compactly for 3+ hours. AWESOME! Only $29 from PLOW AND HEARTH.
My brother in law is a huge wine aficionado and he brings select bottles to us when he comes to visit. He could really use this. If you have someone like that in your life, find people to chip in with you for this one. It's A great idea and a great gift! So good, it warrants two pics.
Protects up to a full case of wine and two glasses and weighs up toy 49 lbs. when fully packed - just under the limit for baggage charges. The hard outer shell and inner foam would make it awfully hard for any breakage to occur. Foam cut for different shaped bottles like champagne and Rieisling. $229 at VinGardValise.com.
I got these one year and loved them - they were funny, innovative and really served a purpose. In fact, I just ordered two more - one for my desk, and one for the living room, to join the one on the nightstand. It's like getting in the habit of putting your keys in one place. Pretty soon your body will do it unconsciously and you may never hear where are my glasses again… well, maybe. Made of teakwood, for $12.95 (Best price I found) on deb specs.com.
HamptonForge.com, for $129.99 TIP: BUT --they are an Oprah pick, so you can get 20% off with the code OPRAH. They are currently out of stock because of the popularity, but they expect you'll get them by the end of December. Worth wrapping the picture and giving anyway, especially with the 20% off.
Buy ROKU's at Amazon for the lowest price, The Google Chrome stick is $23 on AMAZON. And Amazon's Fire TV stick goes for $39. If you open that link, scroll to the bottom and click the word COMPARE for a chart that will show you what all three do side by side. Amazon is selling theirs but claims to have dual core to their single core, much more memory and can handle dolby digital surround sound. Do some more research if you like. You can also read a little more ON CNET.COM.
And just LOOK at these YOGA MATS!
Yes, you can get Yoga mats for anywhere from $10-50 but if he or she is REALLY into yoga, and you really want to give them something special, here's a mat like nothing I've ever seen before. It is $98… from Anthropologie - and you can choose from about 5 designs.
This is an all-round pleaser: Harry and David's pear and cheese boxes. You can find the full selection HERE from as low as $29… but for a sample, here's a medium priced box with both pears and apples and cheese - and the call to add wine. For $49. You can up the containers or add wine or chocolate for a little more cost. CLICK HERE to see details.