Holiday Gift Ideas! ðŸŽ„



For the foodie in your life: New Cookbooks 📚

  • Simply Julia, 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food by Julia Turshen
  • The Food of Oaxaca: Recipes and Stories from Mexico’s Culinary Capital by Carla Altesor
  • The Weekday Vegetarians 100 Recipes and a Real Life Plan for Eating Less Meat by Jenny Rosenstrach
  • Maman-The Cookbook: All Day Recipes to Warm Your Heart
  • Black Food- Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora
  • Jew-ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch by Jake Cohen
  • The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes from Everyone’s Favorite Thai Mom Book by Garrett Snyder and Pepper Teigen

Check your local bookstores out, or ask your local librarian if they have one of these at your library or have them order one of these new cookbooks for you to pick up to read.

For the movie lover 📽️ in your life: a paid subscription to a premium channel: 

  • Coming soon on HBO Max–Sex and the City “And Just Like That” (reboot) (as low as $9.99/mo)
  • Handmaid’s Tale– Hulu April 2022 (as low as $7.50/mo)
  • A favorite of mine–Discovery Plus ( Magnolia Network, The Lost Kitchen, and more) (as low as $6.99/mo)

Local Gift Ideas 🏠 :

  • Gift certificates to antique stores, book stores, local theaters and museums
  • Gift certificates to local restaurants
  • Gift certificates for golf course membership, local apparel, grocery, jewelry, gift shop, most local stores

Local Businesses that may need your help🐕:

  • Animal shelters
  • Food shelters
  • Homeless shelters
  • Churches

Things you can still do for your elderly neighbor 🌨️ (at least I hope so?)

  • Offer to shovel their walk
  • Offer when icy to walk their dog
  • Stop occasionally, esp. if inclement weather is coming, and ask if they need anything

Until next time be well and be safe!