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Tech, Gear, Gadgets + Stocking Stuffers

Last minute buys-or Santa selfers...a round-up of cool gifts (gift card potential) that will last beyond the holidays...HEGS, GEAR AID, SAXX UNDERWEAR, NORDICTRACK-iFIT, Chengdu XGimi Technology, LINK AKC, PLAYON CLOUD, i-BLADES
For gear heads...handy stocking suffers...and fitness worthy items to get ready for...

HEGS hangs or hooks...yes the ones as seen on tv-get plenty of use at campsites, as laundry hooks (or air out swimsuits) or in closets as way organize storage. An un-glam stocking stuffers-really- clothes-pins- that we always use!

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Beauty + Accessory Solutions-That Travel

Positive changes should not wait till a new calendar year...including gift worthy solutions to minor annoyances... good for gals on the go...

BCL NATURALS, PARODI , The BRUSH GUARD, TALIKA, VOTRE VU, SEABUCK WONDERS, GLAM21, SUMMER'S EVE, ACTION WIPES, L.L.BEAN, THERM-A-REST, UGGSvia GIPHY
For Dry Hair
Chapped Hands
Parodi daily use hand moisturizing cream in TSA friendly 2 oz tube ($25) was developed for salon professionals -as a solution to dried out hands courtesy of frequent wash-ups. Non-greasy, fast sinking in and really hydrating (with shea butter and evening primrose oil). There's also a moisturizing foot smoothing exfoliant for feet---easy to use- in the shower-has tiny granules that wear down calluses-help flake off dead skin cells...just leave on a minute for moisture to sink in-then rise. Feet-are flip-flop ready...for warmer weather treks.

SPARKLE ON BLING+BAUBLES

GIFTS FOR THE GALS THAT LIKE TO SHINE
E. SHAW Jewels, NINA, CAROLEE, DIAMOND VENEER, ARTISAN GALLERY, KARA MAC SHOE CANDY, MARGO MANHATTANvia GIPHY
Shiny-sparkly-fabulous-giftables if jewelry priced well...including under $50 to statement pieces in solid silver.

GET-ABLE GIFTABLE GEAR-PART 2

GEAR for outdoors-for mountain/lakes to ocean locales...Part 2

TENKARA USA, BOLLÉ Goggles, ThermaCELL Heated Insoles, YAKTRAX-BOA, RENOUN SKIS, OTTERBOX
"I'm a going fishing...too..."

TENKARA USA "only a rod, line & fly" (no reel) embraces the Japanese traditional method if fly-fishing that uses 'only' the aforementioned -simplicity, precise casting-for those with skills (noted) using only the truly essentials...thereby making this fast growing way to spend time-much more accessible to backpackers as well as anglers anywhere.



NEW GEAR= GREAT GIFTS

OSPREY PACKS, CAMELBAK, SEIRUS, SLINGFIN,  Why does it seem like all our our gear -seems outdated...maybe because it is! Gifts for those heading outdoors-no matter the pace...always appreciated especially when this new stuff is just so cool.
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SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT Hydration Systems from name brands Osprey and Camelbak-for  day hikers-trail running ultra-marathoners-and bikers...boast bounce free sips-and a lot of them.


Giftsperation: Guys on the Go The Basics

FITS SOCKS, WIGWAM SOCKS, ZAMST COMPRESSION SOCKS, EX OFFICIO, L.L.BEAN, SAXX UNDERWEAR Part 3
Practical basics bumped up from the ordinary- with unique design features elevation them the gift worthy...including outdoor gear that gets lighter and tougher...
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Giftsperation-Guys On The Go Part 2

Durable-idiot proof stylish haulers/luggage and on trend but not complicated clothing-gift ideas for the guys on the go...
THULE, VICTORINOX SWISS ARMY, CLOTHING ARTS, REI CO-OP, WRANGLER, FOLK REBELLION, REMO TULLIANI via GIPHY
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Giftsperations:Guys On The Go

Part One:
ENO HAMMOCKS, NDK Nidecker Design, Real Deal Brazil, Truce Designs, Mafia Bags, Mountain Khakis-Duluth Pack Going outdoors...for fun, work, leisure and travel-welcomes stylish gift ideas for the guys on the go...

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SNOWBIBS. They're baaack! Dakine, L. L. Bean, Trew Gear

Growing up-snow bibs were standard for powdery snowbound skiers-snowboarders. And maybe there isn't so much of the deep blissful powder these days-but one piece protection is def back...with newer each fabrics and features-that will make any back country sort-and wipe-out frequenters-very happy (and dry).

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GIFTSPERATIONS: For Hosts+Foodies+Coffee Lovers

Totally Bamboo, Camp Chef, Keurig, Espro, GSI Outdoors, Fiesta, Yeti Coolers, Igloo Cooler Bags
Gift bearing guests are always welcome...and sure to guarantee repeat invites-bumped up gifts from the usual impersonal candle/fancy soaps/wine -especially geared towards hosts/hostesses...who like to conjure up meals-indoors/outdoors.

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HOLIDAY SIPS -Out of the Ordinary Ideas

Sparkling Wines From France (Le Grand Courtage) Red+CavaWines From Spain (Clos de  Tafall, El Mirac, Parès Balta), Hard Cider (Hazlitts Cider Tree), Beer (Catskill Brewery)+Bourbon ( Taconic Distillery) From New York, Ryes/Bourbons (Mad River Distillers) From Vermont, Home Brewed Pico Systems, NUMI Organic Teas, Honey Stinger Honey, BOKU Superfood
Parties-gatherings are numerous in December..for festive reasons-or to commiserate..
...at any rate-guests expect beverages-maybe even more than eats-offered up for sure. SO why not mix up the offerings from the usual...even on a budget-there are so many small craft wineries and distillers these days-that provide unique tastes-guranteed for palate pleasers...alcoholic and not.

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EASY FEEDING: Holiday Entertaining For Foragers

Post Thanksgiving-even the dedicated (or suffering) foodie cooks need a break-so whether one is 'over' preparing elaborate meals, switching to healthier eats to void the average 7lb(!!!) holiday weight gain, or just prefer the company of humans vs the food preparation chores...easy entertaining can be tasty, practical, budget friendly-and a breeze to clean up.
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GIFTSPERATION KIDS -for Active Brains+Bodies

MIIR, PRIORITY BICYCLES, THULE, CAPRI DESIGNS, BACK TO THE ROOTS, KINDER-VILLE, DOLPHIN ORGANICS, PABLOVE PRINTS 

Part 3






GIFTSPERATION: KIDS-FUN-INDOORS-OUTDOOR

Inside or out...children's toys/clothing-gets more colorful and creative every year...whether tech-y-ed out or not. AHHHH....21st century birthdays-have its pluses!

Part 2

L.L. Bean, OBERMEYER,TRANSPAK, CHAOS HEADWEAR,  HANGAR COUTURE,SIMS SNOWBOARDS, ALUMINATI SKATEBOARDS, NEVER SUMMER LONGBOARDS-SNOWBOARDS, COGNITOYS, LOST MY NAME, NUMBERS ALIVE, HAMMACHER SCHLEMMER, 










GIFTSPERATIONS: Kids FUN-SPORTY-Accessories/Apparel

Chalk Me Up, AFFENZAHN, ERGOBAGS, HydroFlask, Carolee, WRANGLER®, L.L. Bean, Energizer Bunny Slippers. The Original Muck Boot Co.Part One

The best gifts for kids-is always time well spent together...of course-but well wrapped brightly colored objects that add some practical fun to their growing lives...always the sweet icing for them.
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