Beautifully designed multipurpose notebooks to use for anything from a to-do list to a diary. Inspired by archetypal botanical images, historic textile patterns and classic ornamental designs, the unlined letterpress notebooks measure 4 1/2" x 6 ½."
MSRP: $12 each; Dauphine Press, dauphinepress.com
BEESWAX GLITTER CANDLES
Natural hand-rolled candles made with nontoxic non-sparking glitter. Burn rate is approximately 1 inch per hour when wick is properly trimmed to 1/4" before lighting. Just the slightest hint of natural honey wax fragrance. Select from two sizes: 8" or 12" candles.
MSRP: $17/2; California Fleurish, 619-590-1392 or californiafleurish.com
METAL-AND-GLASS SPARKLE RINGS
Everyone loves a little sparkle, so why not jazz up an outfit with a fun cocktail ring! Ideal for "The Fab Fashionable Teen."
MSRP: $15 each; aldoshoes.com for stores
TARTE LIPGLOSS SET
A set of six glosses to give you full and shimmery lips, with a hint of gold. The shades are Golden Champagne Shimmer, Golden Reddish Bronze Shimmer, Golden Peach Shimmer, Golden Magenta Shimmer, Golden Red Shimmer, and Golden Pink Shimmer.
MSRP: $28; Tarte Cosmetics, tartecosmetics.com
DARK CHOCOLATE-COVERED CORNFLAKES
Chocolatier Jacque Torres, known for his truffles and ganache, creates an affordable treat for everyone -- taking America's favorite breakfast cereal and covering it in rich dark chocolate of course! Each bag contains 4 oz.
MSRP: $5 each; Jacques Torres, mrchocolate.com
Clean up any evidence of Christmas gorging with whimsical crumb vacuums. Available in a pig, cow and elephant.
MSRP: $19; Made by Humans, 877-731-0503
RUBBER TRAVEL iPOD SPEAKERS
Portable MegaBass Mini MP3 Speakers offer sound quality that's clear and strong. The speakers fold compactly for travel -- with a special channel to hold the wrapped cord around the speakers when not in use for tangle-free transport.
MSRP: $20; Container Store, 888-266-8246 or containerstore.com
FANDEX FIELD GUIDE
Colorful educational guides, that look like toys, but are filled with maps and statistics to expand the mind. 21 titles available: Dinosaurs, Presidents, American Indians, Civil War, Birds, Wildflowers, etc.
MSRP: $10; Workman Publishers, workman.com
SINGING ANIMAL CUBES
Three cube-shaped plastic animals create a musical farmyard. With the press of a button the cubes will open and close their front flaps to sing a song, or connect the three to form a pyramid with the one on the top singing lead while the other two sing backup. For ages 6 and up.
MSRP: $18/3; MOMA Store, 800-447-6662 or momastore.org
BLACKBERRY-FLAVORED COAL BUBBLEGUM
Know someone who's been more naughty than nice this year? Give 'em what they deserve -- stuff their stocking with Coal Bubble Gum! The outside of the box features phrases like "because you've been very bad" and "it's all you get" -- sure to send any guilty conscience into overdrive. But inside they'll discover a sweet surprise -- 2.5 oz of individually-wrapped flavored black gumballs.
MSRP: $5/4 pieces; Zolo, wishingfish.com