Last-Minute, Inexpensive, Artisan-Made Gift (They Won’t Throw Out)

In Quartz’s wonderful compendium of favorite gifts of movers and shakers, actress Hari Neff said hers was a pineapple a schoolmate gave her many years ago. There’s nothing worse than a bad gift you don’t know what to do with that and you just throw out. You can’t throw out a pineapple.

We heartily recommend an inexpensive, handmade gift for friends and family (or even yourself), that is even better than Neff’s luscious pineapple. It’s kind of magical: while it won’t take up any space, it will provide an ever-changing array of art, illumination, delicious things, wisdom, poetry, Nature, useful tools, unexpected ideas, solutions, a community, inspiration, and imagination.


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