Tag Archives: gifts

Buy Like You Give A Damn, part I

I found Brittany Packnett via Twitter, as one does. And I liked what I saw. In fact, I really liked what I saw. So I clicked on the website she has in her profile and hello! I found a comforting … Continue reading

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A Handmade and Local Touch to Gift-Giving: Child Edition

I’m a big fan of supporting small business over the convenience of chain stores. In addition, I love to purchase products made with care and creativity, which is why Etsy and other handmade sites are my go-to when I shop … Continue reading

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Get Some REAL Holiday Magic With Homemade Magic Wands

I recently stopped in to Aunt Jean’s Toys & Treats for a gift before a kiddie party, and I found magic.  A Magic Wand, that is. Borne of a child’s need for the perfect accessory in a Harry Potter parody, local … Continue reading

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Fair-Trade Gifts at Terra Cafe

If there’s one thing I know, it’s that the Chai Latte at Terra Cafe  (housed on the first floor of the Montclair Library’s main location) is the best I’ve tasted.  Anywhere.  They don’t use a mix for their Chai, in fact, … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Literary T-Shirts

My daughter and I stopped in to Watchung Booksellers to pick up some birthday presents on Wednesday, and that’s when I saw these t-shirts.  My high school English teacher heart did a somersault, and I think I may have squealed … Continue reading

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