I’m getting my holiday spirit on this week with a collection of indie items I’d be thrilled to receive for Christmas. I hope this collection inspires you to search local, buy small, and give the gift of supporting an independent business this year over the holidays!
Pro tip: when ordering from overseas or independent businesses, it’s best to plan ahead and purchase your gifts before December!
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It’s that special time of year when gift guides and wish lists start to appear. There are tons of awesome ideas for bookish besties, resident activists, or bakers in training beginning to circulate the internet.
Much as I enjoy the challenge of finding amazing gifts for other people, I felt inspired to create something more personal this year. Instead of listing gifts by interests or categories, I decided to share ten amazing items I’d be thrilled to receive.
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Gift giving is one of my talents. Any gift-centric holiday or event that requires shopping is automatically a favorite of mine. But maybe you don’t share my enthusiasm for Secret Santa exchanges and workplace White Elephants.
If finding the perfect present is stressing you out, I’m here to help with a few ideas, some tried and true methods, and a sprinkle of sage advice.
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You’ve survived the highest of stakes to the lowest of die rolls with your tabletop teammates, and this is the perfect time of year to show them a little extra love.
Unsure where to find fine fantasy fare? Looking for a worthy bribe for the DM? Got stuck shopping for your nerdy nephew in this year’s gift exchange? Allow me to show you some merchandise that might fit the bill.
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From the swoon-worthy hate-to-love romance of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet to the oblivious matchmaking hijinks of Miss Emma Woodhouse, it’s not really a surprise that Jane Austen remains an influence and inspiration for modern readers, writers, and game creators.
If you find yourself shopping for a fan, have no fear! Today, I’m sharing some amazing Jane Austen inspired products that any Janite would love to receive!
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For some reason readers seem to stump gift-givers. Sure, we’d be happy with a gift card to B&N, but non-readers struggle to see the magic in something so simple. Thankfully, the bookish among us have turned this conundrum into creative opportunity. Now, book-themed merch is almost as popular as the hardcovers and box sets we actually wanted you to buy us.
Today, I’ll be highlighting some amazing T-shirts designed to delight readers of every genre.
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From showy shoes to eccentric eyewear, I’m a huge fan of using clothes and accessories to express myself. And as a collector, I’m always looking for shiny things to hoard. Currently, I’m obsessed with enamel pins. They’re easy to store, packed with personality, and fairly inexpensive.
Whether you’re looking to add to your own collection, or seeking out the perfect gift for your bookish buddies, here are 15 designs that are simply divine!
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