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Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your Holiday Shopping List


1. The Home Chef

Give the gift of health—and secure a seat at the next dinner party—with a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share from Penn Farm (June through August, starting at $200 per week) or Coverdale Farm Preserve (22 weeks beginning in June, $275–$900, depending on membership and share size).

2. The Hedonist

Nothing says luxury like 100 percent cashmere. Agora Throw by Yves Delorme, $695, at Yves Delorme, Greenville, and usa.yvesdelorme.com.

3. The Mad Man

This popular midcentury cocktail (actually invented in 1919) has yet to go out of style. The Negroni from Avantgarde Spirits Company, $53 for 750ml, at avantegarde-spirits.com.

4. The Trend-Setter

This geometric fanny pack is for the hip to be square. Dia Asymmetrical Vertical Leather Belt Bag by The Volon, $535, at Nordstrom.

5. The Environmentalist

There’s no excuse for using plastic when being eco-friendly looks this chic. Insulated stainless-steel canteen by Corkcicle, $33, at Whimsy, Greenville.

6. The Outdoors(wo)man

When you need more than the music of nature, take the Makala Pineapple Soprano, $72, at Trail Creek Outfitters, Glen Mills.

7. The Family Dog (and you)

Need we say more? Cuddly Coat Cleansing Spritz by Kiehl’s, $13, at Neiman Marcus.

8. The Adventurer

Give them free access to Delaware State Parks with a pass from destateparks.com.

9. The Kiddos

Broaden little minds (and make learning fun!) with a Little Passports Early Explorers subscription, $16.95/month, at littlepassports.com.

10. The Traveler

Remind them of where they’ve been—and where they’ll go— with a Handblown Glass Travel Suitcase Ornament (available in multiple locations), $35, at Nordstrom.

11. The New Parents

Folks have long said babies should come with instructions. Now they do. “The Baby Owner’s Manual,” $10, at Target and Barnes & Noble stores.

12. The Coffee Lover

Support your local roasters and your caffeine addiction. Little Goat’s locally roasted beans, $13.50 (12 ounces), at Faire Market & Café, Honey Bee Kitchen & Market, and The Vintage Pantry in Wilmington; Janssen’s Market, Greenville; and Newark Natural Foods. Brandywine Coffee Roasters Smith Bridge Road Blend, $12, at Brew HaHa!, Greenville.