Christie Matheson and Polly Bannister

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For Him and Her

1. Notch whiskey ($888) is for serious connoisseurs–and they’ll be grateful forever. Triple Eight Distillery, Nantucket, MA. 508-325-5929; 2, 6. The hand-blown Ascutney whiskey glass ($55) or Hampton pilsner glass ($48) makes any drink special. Simon Pearce, Windsor, VT. 800-774-5277; 3. Have one on the rocks: Vermont-milled soapstone “Whisky Stones” ($20 set of […]

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For Kids

1. Put a pony under the tree–if it fits in this folding stable ($99.99). Melissa & Doug, Wilton, CT;; available at Wood ‘n Things, New Ipswich, NH; 603-924-6381 2. This sweetly chic dress ($158) in organic terry will make your budding fashionista giddy. Sarah Waldo, Providence, RI. 401-272-1003; 3. Young shredders can hit […]

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For Home

1. Recycled glass coasters ($80 set of 4) are fun–and protect tables, too. Happy Owl Glassworks, Concord, MA. 2. Hold on tight to your drinks with this sturdy “Trigger Mug” ($52 set of 4). Bennington Potters, Bennington, VT. 802-447-7531; 3. Pure linen towels (from $40) absorb like crazy and last a long time. […]

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Stocking Stuffers

1. A handcrafted wool stocking ($30) makes the stuff inside more special. Swell Company, Parsonsfield, ME. 207-793-2700; 2. Inspiration sticks to the fridge if you’ve got a colorful, quirky magnet ($5.50). Curly Girl Design, Belmont, MA. 617-484-9502; 3. Cocoa butter lip balms ($5) come in a tasty array of flavors. Badger Co., Gilsum, […]