Holiday spirits. Get inspiration for your next holiday party with one of seven festive cocktails that will be served at Toronto's Fairmont Royal York's Library Bar in December. $14 each. For recipes, go to here.
This bud's for you. A cheaper alternative than sending a holiday bouquet or wreath, Potting Shed Creations' Yule Tree-to-Be lets recipients grow their own gift. $22.50 each. (800) 505-7496; www.pottingshedcreations.com
Glove story. In cold weather, Dots Gloves keep digits toasty and iPhones active, thanks to tiny metal dots on the fingertips. $15-$20 each. dotsgloves.com
Make Whoopie. For everyone on your "nice" list this year: Dessert Alert makes Whoopie Pies in nine flavors, including peppermint stick (for the holidays) and peanut butter and jelly (our favorite). $22 for six. (661) 753-9269; dessertalert.com
Rich or pour. Riedel's nearly two-foot-tall Swan Decanter is a striking centerpiece or high-end gift. $395. (888) 474-3335; glassware.riedel.com
Wax nostalgic. Nothing captures the essence of a place like its smell. Jonathan Adler's new line of six candles is inspired by his favorite getaways, such as Aix-en-Provence, France. $38 each. (800) 963-0891; jonathanadler.com