Zelda’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

According to the author Gary Chapman, there are five love languages. Some people offer words of affirmation or acts of service to show they care; others prefer quality time or physical touch. And then, there are the gifters.

I’ve never taken Chapman’s quiz, but I have a feeling I fall into category five. I love to gift — picking out the perfect, thoughtful, personal present for each of the special someones in my life. But I also know that not everyone views gift-shopping as a fun challenge: For others, Scout included, it’s more of a tortuous chore. So for those of you who feel stumped or overwhelmed, or for those who just want a little more fun inspiration, I present my fifth annual gift guide, with treats for everyone on your list.

For the Wild Feminist:

PW_tee_800x.png

Phenomenal Woman T-shirt (Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign, $35)

For the One Who’s Always the Hostess:

61+lxjhGCcL.jpg

Food Fortunes (Amazon, $6.47

For the One With a Million Save-The-Date’s On Their Fridge:

Kikkerland_Dog_Mutt_Magnets__46891.1519937478.jpg

Dog Butt Magnets (Lockwood Shop, $12.95)

For the Plant Mom:

Creative_Coop_Planter_wBlue_Gold_Dots__88838.1534784378.jpg

Hand-Painted Gold and Blue Dot Planter (Lockwood Shop, $11.95)

For the One With the Well-Stocked Bar Cart:

71aZva-eGlL.jpg

Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margarita. (Amazon, $10.53)

For the One Who Loves a Kitchen Dance Party:

81mg+DpC4LL._UY550_.jpg

Blue Q Women’s Novelty Crew Socks (Amazon, $5.99)

For One Who Lets the Bons Temps Rouler:

gumbo-t_grande.png

Gumbo T-shirt (The Bitter Southerner General Store, $30)

For the One Who’s Going to Save Our Democracy:

52.Votes-For-Women-Tote-Bag.jpg

Votes for Women Tote Bag (Indiana Landmarks, $28.95)

For the One Who’s Working On the Next Great American Novel:

StoryInYouOldTry3_1024x1024.jpg

Your Story Pencils (The Old Try, $4.50)

For the One Solemnly Swears They’re Up to No Good:

Untitled design (7).png

Hogwarts House Candles (In the Wick of Time, $17)

For the One With the Chilly Noggin:

RLBPOM002_BlackPom_A_large.jpg

Black Pom Beanie (Love Your Melon, $30)

For the One Who’s Usually Found in the Library:

51YyZekKGFL.jpg

A Literary Tea Party: Blends and Treats for Alice, Bilbo, Dorothy, Jo, and Book Lovers Everywhere (Amazon, $13.59)

For the One Who Will Be Hibernating, Please Hold All Their Calls:

Objects_-_T8000_-_I_Need_to_Be_Alone_Door_Hanger_1024x1024.jpg

Alone Time Door Hanger (People I’ve Loved, $14

For the One Who Needs More Shelf Space:

bs-book-club-t4_grande.png

Read More Books T-shirt (The Bitter Southerner General Store, $30)

For the One Who Could Use a Little Pick-Me-Up:

IMG_9371_1024x1024.jpg

Mr. Rogers Print (People I’ve Loved, $35)

For the Manhattanite:

christmas_taxi_ornament_800x800@2x.jpg

Christmas Taxi Ornament (Leif Shop, $24)

For the Brooklynite:

Objects_-_T8032_-_Brooklyn_Tote_Bag_1024x1024.jpg

Brooklyn Map Tote Bag (People I’ve Loved, $14)

For the One Who Keeps Trying to Convince You to Move to Queens:

Astoria_Map_Ornament_2__43524.1542074510.jpg

Astoria Map Ornament (Lockwood Shop, $14.95)

For All of Y’all:

y'all.jpg

Yes Yes Y’all Print (The Old Try, $42)

Submit a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s