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2018 Holiday Gifts & New Year Gear Guide

Nov 15, 2018 12:00AM ● By Brian Saucedo

Gifts for the Gourmand

Holiday Gift Basket 

A holiday gift basket from Sweet Hearts Patisserie is a luxurious treat filled with delectable goodies. Perfect for anyone on your “nice” list!
Prices vary

Fall variety 

Enjoy these fall inspired gift bundles and accessories from The Spice & Tea Exchange in Annapolis. Choose from a wide variety of loose-leaf teas, gourmet salts, sugars and
hand crafted spice blends.
Prices vary

Rectangular Baker Set

A three-piece, glazed stoneware set with proven reliable quality.

Hickory Farms Summer Cheese and Sausage Sampler

Hickory Farms’ No.1 gift. Includes Signature Beef Summer Sausage, Smoked Cheddar Blend, Smoked Gouda Blend, Honey & Pineapple Mustard, and Sweet Hot Mustard.

Swissmar Lausanne 11-Piece Copper Fondue Set

Treat yourself and your friends and family to a variety of fondues—meat, cheese, or chocolate—in this fondue with six numbered fondue forks.

Gifts for the In-Laws

Festive Bouquets

Spruce up your holidays with festive centerpieces, arrangements, and seasonal gifts from What’s Up?Annapolis’ 13-time Best Florist, The Gateway Florist.
Prices vary

Auto Open-Close Umbrella

Perhaps the most durable umbrella you will ever get a grip on in wet and windy weather.

Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark

Once-per-year specially-made holiday treat available in 1-lb. tins and various assortments.
Prices vary


Swarovski Crystals

Made of high quality Austrian crystals, Swarovski’s decorative pieces, jewelry, accessories, and more always make for a stunning gift.
Prices vary

Gifts for the Adventurous

Mission Escape Rooms Gift Voucher

Give the gift of an experience—an immersive escape room adventure at Mission Escape Rooms. Use promo code GIFTAN15 for 15% off
your purchase!
Prices vary

Multi-Tool Spork

A nifty gift for the outdoor explorer complete with knife, hex wenches, bottle and can openers, metal file, nail pry, and flathead screwdriver.

Collapsible Bike Helmet

Makes traveling between adventures that much more efficient.

GoPro HERO5 4K Action Camera

Lightweight, waterproof, and high-quality camera rated as one of the best for capturing all the action, from beginner to enthusiast.

Scratch Map

A fun and colorful way for adventurers to remember their mark on the world map.

Gifts for the Techie

 Tile Anything Finder Combo Pack

No more blind rummaging through the house. Easily find misplaced items with this Bluetooth tile.

S8 Shiatsu Massaging Seat Topper

A space-saving alternative to a massage chair, this topper delivers excellent, customizable relief and relaxation.

 The Google Home Mini

Get information, personalized help, and entertainment around the house with Google’s new smart speaker.

Brookstone Smart Tech Backpack

A splash-resistant laptop and tablet carrier featuring a power bank, USB cable, and an anti-pickpocket zipper.

The Best Bluetooth Shower Speaker

Dubbed “The Best” by the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute for quality and easy use. It even floats!

Gifts for the Connoisseur

Get Crafty

Give the gift of the area’s finest craft beers in a 32 oz or 64 oz growler paired with a gift card for sampling delicious libations served fresh and cold from 12 rotating taps at Fishpaws Marketplace.
Starts at $25

Art-Inspired Gifts

A treasure trove of gifts inspired by the best of art.
Prices vary

Coffee Sampler

Know a coffee-lover? Enlighten them with Harry and David’s dark chocolate truffle, vanilla crème brûlée, and caramel pecan blends.

Gifts for the Health Guru


Get an evaluation on how best to stay healthy and fit based on your genetic make-up.

Vitamix Space Saving Blenders

Versatile blenders for an on-the-go smoothie, a healthy dish, or more.
Prices vary

Vertex No Show Tab Socks

Fast-drying, germ-repelling, all-weather, and guaranteed-for-life socks. Available
in various sizes and colors.

Fitbit Alta™

A slim, all-day fitness and sleep tracker with smart features helping you
stay motivated to move.

Clean Eating Made Simple by Rockridge Press

A cookbook chock-full of fresh recipes for healthy eating.
Prices vary

Gifts for the Whole Family

Vespa Yacht Club 

(paragraph)Vespa dips its toe into the alluring world of yachting with their introduction of the Primavera Yacht Club.
Prices vary

Silver Mexican Bracelet

This holiday season, give the gift of silver. Surprise her with this beautifully handcrafted bracelet from our classic Mexican collection.
Prices vary

Spa Gift Basket

Face It! Spa and Wellness carries a variety of high end beauty and skincare holiday baskets for both women and men of all ages..
Prices vary

The Family TO DO Game

Designed by real-life parents, this game has something for everyone in the family to share and get them away from those screens. A portion of the proceeds go to the non-profit. Their Beautiful Game, providing sports equipment for children in the developing world.

Natural Stone Iron Wood-Burning Fire Pit

Treat your family or loved ones with a warm way to spend time outdoors again and again.

Gifts for the Boater

Yeti Hopper Flip 12

Durable soft cooler for on and off the water, keeping provisions cool all day.

One-Year Subscription

Keep updated and get informed about boating through this bargain magazine subscription.

Original Wayfarer Classic

Style your boat ride with these polarized, quality lenses.

 West Marine Gift Card

Don’t know much about boating? Give your boating friend a gift card from six preset amounts, $10–250, for their boating needs.
Prices vary

Boss Audio Systems 6.5’’ 2-Way Marine Speakers

2-way, 200W power speaker with protective grille.