Delicious Gifts To Give… And Receive – 30 Days of Divalicious Gifting 2017!By Maureen Martin | December 19, 2017 | Style
GIFT 29 – Coravin Wine Opener. Introduce your friends to the epicurean art of enjoying fine wine and the best accessories to indulge your connoisseur aspirations. Pour your favorite wine by the glass without pulling the cork. With no oxidation, you can preserve your wine over weeks, months and longer. If only I had the magical ability to make a good bottle of wine last more than an evening – but that’s what New Year resolutions are for! Order today to assure delivery before Christmas day!
GIFT 30 – Coffeemaker Saeco (by Philips). Most of us need a strong cup to start our day. This is the perfect gift for your significant other to guarantee at least a full year or 5000 cups of sheer gratitude. Get this little wonder and you can kiss Starbucks goodbye. It custom grinds each cup and you don’t have to wait in line or remember some convoluted beverage name. Plus at $1,295 – $1,500 (depending on where you purchase) it pays for itself after over a little more than one year of usage. It ships in two days to make sure to order by this afternoon! Available at Williams-Sonoma or on Amazon.
GIFT 31 – Cocktail Mix. If you are invited to a Christmas Eve dinner or brunch, make sure to arrive like the wise men of “ole” – bearing a gift. I like to take my cues from movies like The Kingsman and James Bond and arrive with “smart cocktails”. Williams-Sonoma, aka our gift etiquette spirit animal has everything to make you look so sophisticated that your hostess will feel reasonably insecure. We love the Moscow Mule kit but don’t limit yourself, grab the Sangria or any variety of Bloody Mary or “Skinny” cocktail mixes. If you want to elevate your game to superhero status, bring along a bottle of Diplomatico rum or a Patron tequila.
GIFT 32 – Prosecco. I am a champagne snob but there are some really lovely Proseccos that need to be consumed this holiday season. Remember Prosecco should be clear to lightly hued. It should be served within six months to a year of bottling! Mionetto is celebrating its 65th anniversary and LaMarca continues to provide a lovely bubbly experience. If you happen to be in New York City this coming week, stop by Eataly and enjoy a wide variety of Proseccos and Italian fare. Make sure to enjoy a touch of Italian bubbles this holiday season!
GIFT 33 – Tipsy Tags. It’s the holiday season! The weather outside is frightful and ushering in colds, coughs, sneezes and issues that need tissues. “Mark your drink!” to avoid confusion over germy glasses! These blingy tags are so glam that you may be tempted to wear them but don’t; instead pick up a set for yourself and your favorite hosts and hostesses.
GIFT 34 – Ninja Cooking System. If you are tasked with preparing the Turkey this holiday, please do not leave the outcome to “fate” or a trusted family recipe that you have never mastered. Get the Ninja cooking system and slow cook your Turkey to perfection.
The bird will turn out so delicious that it will send you kisses from bird heaven and thank you for enjoying it, while your guests will worship you mumbling incoherent phrases like “I am not worthy.”