Monday, January 16, 2017

Gifts for Family

By Shandra Hill Smith

Checking through that list of gifts for loved ones? Atlanta Social Season wants to make finding the perfect pick a little easier for you with this roundup of quality gifts sure to make them smile.

With Orvis Lambskin Driving Gloves, he can stay behind the wheel for hours. The soft, copper-colored gloves feature a snap closure for a snug fit. www.orvis.com

Give your loved ones their own personal masseuse for at home or on the go with Homedics Portable Back Massage Cushion. The cushion includes high and low settings and a heat feature. www.homedics.com
ExOfficio has underwear perfect for travel, such as Give-N-Go Sport Mesh that comes in brief and boxer brief for men and, for women, bikini brief, thong, boy short and hipkini. There’s no need to pack as much as you can wash the lightweight underwear, with odor-reducing technology, in the sink and let it dry overnight. www.exofficio.com

Help them to moisturize their skin and breathe better with the Homedics Oscillating Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier. With a one-gallon tank, the humidifier features auto shut-off protection when the tank is empty, and a built-in night light. www.homedics.com
The Honeywell UberHeat Ceramic Heater is compact, but powerful with 1500 watts and two heat settings. With tip-over and overheat protection, the heater is the right size for offices, small rooms, desks and tabletops. www.honewellpluggedin.com
Let the Honeywell EnergySmart Cool Touch Heater go to work for you as it regulates power consumption. With EnergySmart technology, the heater regulates electricity flow based on the room’s temperature. Features include a programmable thermostat and tip-over safety protection. www.honewellpluggedin.com

With classic colors and old-school suede, the New Balance 990v4 can give her the cushion she needs for running or playing. The sneaker comes in pink and teal colors. www.newbalance.com

Choose his and hers with ZPump Fusion 2.0 Knit and ZPrint Pro from Reebok. ZPump Fusion is a light trainer in an eye-catching white/red/blue colorway. Z Print Pro provides lightweight support and features the brand’s iconic logo on the side profile. www.reebok.com

The Classic is always a winner. From KSwiss, the Classic 96 SDE Reflective — shown here in black — showcases the brand’s signature style in this iconic tennis shoe. www.kswiss.com 
KEDS Snowday boots for women are mid-half, vegan leather upper lace-up boots that feature a waterproof exterior. www.keds.com

Give the gift of grip with Bionic Men’s Driving Gloves. Designed by an orthopedic hand specialist, the gloves, in cabretta leather, feature anatomical relief pads for a lighter, secure grip. www.bionicgloves.com

Cook and entertain in style with the Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick 8-piece Cookware Set. In a contemporary design, the nonstick set features a hard-anodized aluminum for even heating. It includes an eight-inch fry pan, 10-inch fry pan, sauce pans with covers (1.5-quart and 2.5-quart) and an 8-quart stockpot with cover. www.calphalon.com

What a cute gift for the lover of sweets in your life! French Macaron Soaps Set from Uncommongoods.com features a pleasant honeydew melon fragrance and pastel colors, wrapped in a gift bag. www.uncommongoods.com

Celebrate what’s important — family, friendships, motherhood, sisterhood — with Recycled Glass Tree Globes from Uncommongoods.com. Globes are made from shards of glass from car, home and office windows; shards are then melted in a furnace into works of art to symbolize the respective bonds. Display the globe by hanging or with an Uncommongoods.com Globe Display Stand. www.uncommongoods.com

Enjoy loads of fun with a modern twist on a classic with Simon Air. In this unique touch on the quick-action game, you don’t actually have to touch the game; Simon will recognize when you follow the color pattern by sensing your motions! How cool is that. www.hasbro.com
Drink it, whip it, hammer it, selfie it with the Bop It! Game from Hasbro. For one or more players, the game features 10 fun moves in Classic, Beat Box and Pass It modes. www.hasbro.com
This one could be for the kid and the kid at heart. The NERF Modulus Battlescout blaster from Hasbro allows you to build your own blaster for each mission. Capture videos and photos and show off battle sequences. The blaster includes 10 Elite darts. www.hasbro.com


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