Irresistible Gifts

The Purl Soho Learn to Knit Scarf Kit
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We've made our list and checked it twice--these are the must-haves this holiday season and we've got you covered whether you're looking for a steal or a splurge.
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Perfect for a hostess, the Heart Cork Trivet protects and decorates a dining table.

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Hydration gets hip: Your coworker will love this jewel-toned glass carafe.

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Three tubes of peppermint ChapStick come in a charming limited-edition tin.
Buy it for $5 at Walmart stores

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For the dog lover, the vinyl rope toy has durable rubber bulbs for chewing.
Buy it for $5 at Target stores

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Illuminate your forgetful friend's cluttered purse with the little Lighthouse Lantern Flashlight.

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House-shaped sharpeners keep pencils on point.

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The Zoola ring holder's critter shape will make anyone smile--even your mother-in-law.

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If only quieting a baby were this easy. The Volume Control Pacifier will at least make them chuckle.

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These Piffig slippers will keep your own little elves' feet toasty.

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For the discerning dog's palate, Bocce's Bakery dog treats have flavors like The Elvis (peanut butter, banana, and turkey bacon).

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This Shark Bite Oven Mitt will playfully chomp on your favorite baker's arm.

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The Parfum coin bank makes change look glamorous.

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Send this tote-ally punny canvas bag to a cheeky friend.

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A teen?s dream--the e.l.f. Eyeshadow Palette has 150 shades! $15; Target
Buy it for $15 at Target stores

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Kate Spade New York monogram mugs make every sip a statement.

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Your sister-in-law who always hosts will appreciate the elegance of this Vintage-Style Carving Set.

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Step Right Up Shoe Clips add instant snazz to flats.

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For any jet-setter, this Men's Essentials Bag holds all his grooming gear.

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Whether looped or tied, this zigzag-print scarf is sure to become a year-round staple.

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L'Occitane's Bonne Mere soaps are delicately scented and sit pretty on a porcelain tray.

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The bright Delaney Necklace perks up any ensemble.

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For an OCD foodie, the Obsessive Chef Cutting Board lets them mince with precision.

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Enjoy all eight nights of Hanukkah with this sweet Whale Menorah.

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Home-movie buffs will gush over this microwave popcorn popper--it makes batches big enough to share.

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Elva Fields's Vintage Goldtone Knot Studs will quickly become your sister's go-to pair.

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Hamilton Beach's Breakfast Sandwich Maker constructs a toasted bacon, egg, and cheese perfectly in just five minutes.

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The Cat DJ Scratching Deck makes it look like your kitty is mixing.

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Outdoorsy guys will love a thermos that keeps liquids hot or cold.

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Kids can play pretend in this cozy character cap.

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Bene! Lucini Italia Olive Oil Collection has five entree-enhancing flavors.

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The Tomato Pop Candle is worth the splurge; it smells so fresh.

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The Crosley Songbird is a radio, an alarm clock, and an mp3 player.
Buy it for $50 at Urban Outfitters stores

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Perfect for coffee lovers, the Sowden Oskar Soft Brew also cold-brews.

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This patterned pouch is handwoven in Guatemala.

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Cute and functional, the Hedgehog Doorstop doubles as a boot scraper.

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Metallic Printed Barware adds a bit of Mad Men-esque drama--sadly, sans Don Draper.

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The HBsuper Basic Zip Up Fleece Hoodie has built-in headphones that can go into the washing machine.

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All the fingers on these chic leather gloves are touchscreen-friendly.

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The iCade lets gamers play arcade classics, like 100 Atari games, on the iPad using old-school controls.

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Indulge Mom--give her one of these gem-topped floral fragrances available in Ikat Jasmine, Evening Rose, Amber Musk, Gardenia Rattan, or Lilac Path.

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Shutterbugs can print high-quality 4x6 photos--in less than a minute!--from the VuPoint Photo Cube.

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Finally, a hassle-free fish tank! The AquaFarm is self-cleaning thanks to plants that grow on top; it comes with a voucher for a fish.

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The Purl Soho Learn to Knit Scarf Kit has instructions and enough merino lambs wool for a scarf.

Originally published in the December 2013 issue of Parents magazine.

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