Visited the BSA (Boston Society of Architects) today to see the 5th annual gingerbread house design competition. For more information (and pictures of all of the entries) check out this great article from Boston Magazine. It was just the right amount of festive cheer to brighten up my work week!
Nothing says I love you to the book lover on your list like book related merch. I’ve collected some fun gift ideas here but you can find so many more ideas on two of my favorite online shops:
They take all of the words of a classic or contemporary book and create a design both inspired by the text and literally using the text! (See the Wuthering Heights canvas bag as an example) Oh, and they’re located in Boston!
“Books, worn well. As the landscape of how we read and experience literature continues to change, Out of Print is dedicated to celebrating our favorite stories while promoting literacy in underserved communities. Each purchase helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need. It also supports the authors, publishers and artists who made these iconic works an integral part of our lives.” -From their website. I love the Edgar Allen Po(e)lka Dot Socks!!
December 1st seemed the perfect time to share this delicious list from Boston Magazine!
“Why settle for a cup of Swiss Miss at home when Boston’s best cafés and coffee shops each have brilliant twists on the classic cup of cocoa? From Flour’s spicy sipper, to Gracenote Coffee’s hedonistic craft chocolate, here are 13 decadent hot chocolates to sip around Boston this winter.”