This week DTWB has shared a Gift Guide for Traveling Parents and The Ultimate Christmas Themed Gifts for Christmas Lovers through BlogHer’s SheKnows Platform. Today, we wrap up the Gift Guides of 2015 with the It’s a Wine-derful life: Gift Ideas for Drinkers because what goes better with the holiday season than drinks by the fire (or just drinks) to put that holiday jingle in your jangle.
Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house, not a creature was stirring – well, I was stirring up a few cocktails.
…The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that Saint Bruce-alas soon would be there;
How freaking fun are these Bruce Springsteen album cover wine charms?! Maybe Husband will drink more wine with me now. $13.00 (Set of 6, choose from 12 album covers)
and how funny are these vintage poster inspired wine charms for your wine BFF? Personally, I think Bestie is a You had me at Merlot kind of gal. $12.50 (Set of 6)
…nestled all snug in their beds;
You’ll need a cute pillow to pass out on when you
stumble get home. Preferably one that highlights the literal “spirits” theme. Eat, Drink, and Be Merry Pillow, $39.99
…while visions of wine with plum notes danced in their head.
Pour your libation into these fancy bitch glasses. They are classy, festive, and funny… and on sale. Stemless Glasses, $31.99
…And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap,
Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap,
A deliciously warm bath on a cold night with a glass of your favorite red is the best way to relax, but I’m never quite sure where to put my glass. No longer a problem. This handy tool suctions to your tub and can hold a glass of wine, among other beverages. Sip Caddy, $13.95. (Available in 6 colors)
When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter.
The only thing that could get me springing from bed on Christmas Day after a ridiculously fun and wine-filled Christmas Eve at BF’s house is coffee. A lot of coffee. And this sampler’s festive flavors sound fa-la-la-la-tastic. Christmas coffee, $10.99
…When what to my wondering eyes did appear,
But a miniature sleigh and eight tiny rein-deer,
Check out this winery for Christmas Wines like Rudolph’s Red (Pinot Noir), Vixen’s Vino (Chardonnay), and Blitzen’s Blanc. Eola Hills Winery, these under $20.
“Now, Dasher! now, Dancer! now Prancer and Vixen!
On, Comet! on, Cupid! on, Donner and Blitzen!
To the top of the porch! to the top of the wall!
Now dash away! dash away! dash away all!”
A dash of one of these natural, dried spices of juniper berries, cardamom or hibiscus flower, to any gin cocktail will flavor up your holiday drink. Gin Tonic Botanical Infusions, $4.99.
… A bundle of toys he had flung on his back,
And he looked like a pedler just opening his pack.
Many times when I’m off to a girl’s soiree, my bottle of wine doesn’t fit in my small purse so I’m forced to carry it around and announce my wino-ness to the public. With this casual, canvas tote you can transport your wine in style without looking like an obvious wino. Bed Bath & Beyond, $8.99.
He had a broad face and a little round belly
That shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly.
Now wine is acceptable even at breakfast. A great spread to use on toast in the mornings or pair with crackers and cheese at night. Wine Jelly from Uncommon Goods, $14.00 (Set of 2)
“Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!”
Get lit and light up your home at the same time with this Christmas night light that all are sure to love. Adds fun Christmas spirit to any room! Zazzle, $24.00
~ UNTIL THE NEXT BOTTLE ~
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