All of these pair well with a donation to a cause your recipient cares about.
Sansevieria, because this affordable, good-looking plant thrives in darkness, flourishes despite neglect, and filters the air. Perfect for this political era.
, $25, for the history-minded person who loves to eat.
Take Care journal
from Girls’ Night In, $15, “for moments when self-care seems lofty.”
Artistic license by Hallie Bateman
, $25, for artists who can’t bring themselves to embrace the label.
Popcorn air popper
, $30, the gift that keeps on snacking.
"Women’s Sports" socks
by Tuesday Bassen, $10, for the person who, like me, is really gonna try to become a WNBA fan in 2018.
Glossier moisturizing moon mask
, $22, a facemask that gets better the longer you leave it on, aka it encourages laziness.
A digital subscription to the NYT
or to a local newspaper. Or a museum membership. (LACMA
for $60, Art Institute of Chicago
for $105, Detroit Institute of Art
for $65, etc.) I love gifts that are also cultural investments.
, $10, for the friend who hasn’t locked down a domain name.
card game, $15, because it’s surprisingly fun to argue about low-stakes
stuff with your friends and fam.
, $30, because I can't stop laughing at the perfection of invention. I'm sure you know someone who needs
a hot-glue-gun but for cheese.
A book you loved this year, purchased from an independent bookseller.
I love being able to make a personal recommendation.
Pie charts, aka a gift subscription to the members-only version of this newsletter
, $5. Hey, I had to.