gift guide 2013
Let's just clear this up right now -- there's absolutely nothing wrong with giving gift certificates. In fact, we're all about giving thoughtful, awesome local experiences. From cooking classes to spa treatments, check out our top picks for easy holiday gifting.
It's a time of year for dining out and shopping for your family and friends, but it's also a time of year when those who have the means should think about giving back a little. With that in mind, here are four worthy causes, three of them based locally, that are helping put food on the table of those in need this December.
The holidays are fast approaching and if hitting the mall sounds less than attractive, give that special someone a gift from Wine Country.
They sure don't make 'em like they used to. Local boutiques are bursting with toys that are cooler and hipper than ever. We found seven perfect gifts for the petite sous chef, future engineer, and more. Plus, with display-worthy modern design and eco-friendly features, we're betting you'll want to play, too.
We like to think the Bay Area has the best pet population in the world. For all the love they give, your cute little guys deserve a special treat. Pamper away with our favorite hip, techie, and space-friendly gifts for pets big and small.
Need gift ideas for your friend who always seems to be out of town? Every frequent traveler will love these 11 locally sourced gifts to remind them of home while they’re out on the road.
Need ideas for the beauty in your life? Look no further.
We have to say, Etsy is kind of the ultimate gift shop. You can find just about anything on there, and with so many shops that personalize, cater to local shoppers, and hand-make everything, you know you're giving something good. But with so much available, it can get a bit overwhelming. That's why we narrowed down seven very cool, locally-crafted gift picks for all types (including dudes), starting at $5.
Women can be pretty tough to shop for. Sure jewelry and clothes seem easy enough, but unless you know them extremely well, non-basics are tough to get just right. That's why we took the less traditional route and found seven thoughtful, awesome gift picks for all types of modern women.