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simple gifts

  • make your own: hot water bottle cover.

    Needed: One small hot water bottle and a moth-eaten sweater ready to lend itself to new uses, plus roughly two minutes of time. A few weeks ago I bought myself a hot water bottle…

    December 5, 2022 4 Comments
  • giving: guidelines, gatekeeping, and gratitude.

    In today’s New York Times Parenting Newsletter, Ron Lieber, author of The Opposite of Spoiled, says regarding gift giving that “It’s sort of hopeless to try to control the relatives. So forget that.” Control…

    November 27, 2019 41 Comments
  • 25 simple gifts under $25, for kids.

    It sounds obvious, but I feel like it bears repeating at this time of year that there’s no admission price to the holidays. It’s lovely to give a heartfelt gift at this time of…

    November 27, 2017 47 Comments