(PS. Some people think it really odd that we do gift lists for Christmas. I will offer no apology, and only the explanation that giving presents is a really big deal in our house. We are very good givers and even better receivers.)
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Leather Camera Strap // $44 // This is the one thing I actually need on this list. My camera strap is threatening to break every moment. Plus, this just looks so cool.
Jam, Jelly & Relish // $15 // I have gotten super picky about jam books recently, but Ghille James' comes highly praised.
Vintage Condiment Tray // $32 // I love the clean white ceramics, the dark wood, and the versatility if this piece.
Flamingo Tea Towel // $20 // Yes. Please. It is awesome.
Chez Panisse Fruit // $23 // Alice Waters' intimate knowledge of the garden from a cooks perspective is beyond measure.
Aqua earrings // $17 // I used to have about 50 pairs of sea-blue and aqua earrings. Now I've lost them all.
Fabric & Handle Elayna Tote // $49 // The perfect tote.
Design Sponge at Home // $23 // The only design book I've wanted in a long time. Grace Bonney and her team have transcended the blog in this beautiful and inspirational volume.
Galaxy Nebula Scarf // $60 // I'm kind of obsessed with scarves right now. And stars. And the colors!
Also: wool socks, good spatulas, and some of those long, sturdy wood spoons from Shackford's. Or, scrap all this and get me a SodaStream. Or a gift card to Ikea, so I can finally buy new dinner plates (Skyn). Also, how many times have I asked for Cranford?
But, really, whatever strikes your fancy, Madre.