gifts for all (or at least, some)

A full list of the marginally useful (but hopefully amusing!) gift guides compiled on this blog.


2022

2021
Imaginary outfit: jólabókaflóð 2021 + wish-listed books for 2022

2020
Imaginary outfit: jólabókaflóð 2020 (and too many books to read in the time allotted)

2019
Practical and fanciful four-year-olds
Jigsaw puzzlers
Schlegel sisters
March sisters


2018
Mycophiles (all ages)
Opinionated three-year-olds who love bright colors and the moon, among other things
Rock collectors
Chionophiles
Random gifts for specific people
Imaginary outfit: jólabókaflóð (and bookmarked books to give or get)

2017
Dark gifts for witty women
Noisy, messy, and marvelous young children
Sensitive listeners
Green thumbs
Midwinterish gifts
Giftable books for specific readers

2016
Moon gazers
Commuters (all sorts)
Hobbyists
Play time
Magpies
The scattershot

2015 
First Christmases
The sleep-deprived
Craft rooms
Householders
Library-goers

2014
Cloud spotters
Spies
Armchair mountaineers
Animal lovers

2013
Starry-eyed wanderers
Writers and readers
Beekeepers
Collectors of curiosities
Staying in
Venturing out

2012
The dreamer of ice and snow
The reader of fairy tales
The classicist
Homebodies
The bookish

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gifts some mothers may enjoy: 2017 / 2018 / 2019 / 2020 / 2021 / 2022
birthday gifts for 42-year-olds / 43-year-olds / 44-year-olds

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Christmas rush at the Washington post office. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. 1860 - 1920.