Thursday, December 12, 2013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

 By Shandra Hill Smith

We’re counting down to Christmas! With the big day right around the corner, Atlanta Social Season wants to help you find those last-minute gifts and stocking stuffers, starting with these great finds from

With three new puzzles from (all made in the USA), you’ll have the collector, photographer, musician and music lover in your life all covered.
Camera collectors and amateur and professional photographers will enjoy piecing together the 500-piece Camera Puzzle to create a final work of vintage camera art to frame and hang, or break down and start all over again. The 550-piece A Vinyl Collection Puzzle will keep those who remember LP records entertained as they discover spines of vinyl sleeves for works by Prince, The Beatles, Bob Marley, Simon and Garfunkel, De La Soul, The B-52s, Louis Armstrong and many other artists. And with the 500-piece Musical Instruments Puzzle, you’ll have a complete band ready to display in a frame or showcase in another way.
Young learners will get wrapped up in a geography lesson as well as loads of fun with Puzzle Ball — the Earth, a 3D puzzle globe. From 540 curved pieces, you’ll create a globe that includes both a plastic base stand and metal rotation stand.
Bring the ball game to your front door with the Home Plate Doormat! Featuring a home plate design, the doormat will hit a home run with baseball fans.

Keep them dry and smiling with Goggles Umbrella and Color Wheel Stick Umbrella.
Goggles, the sunny yellow umbrella with its goggle-shaped window and the rainbow-colored Color Wheel Stick (with 24 panels) will bring lots of looks as you navigate through those rainy days. They’re lightweight but sturdy and help brighten those cloudy days.
The unique Aquafarm countertop garden features a garden and fish bowl combination. The top part includes basil, mint, spinach, baby greens and other plants. The process is designed to purify the water, making for an ideal habitat for a betta fish.

What a unique way to recognize the girl who's tried and succeeded!’s She Believed She Could Sterling Silver Ring is handcrafted in the USA from sterling silver. A piece of art that’s sure to remind her of her accomplishments, the ring includes the inspiring inscription of She Believed She Could, So She Did.
That cup of coffee or tea may be calming enough, but add the touch of a stone included on the Healing Stone Mugs and you may find the time sipping even more soothing. The blue mug includes a clear quartz, a popular healing crystal; red mug comes with a tiger’s eye/cat’s eye, while purple and dark brown include a rose quartz and citrine, respectively.