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What I found at Galleria before 8 a.m.

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

IMG_0186 Nothing like a little early morning gift buying competition for Fox 9 News to get the shopping started before sunrise. Found some really festive gifts at ATAZ like a set of Santa and Rudolph plates for $36 and mini silver ornaments in a green box stamped with Fa La La (it's all about the packaging). If you need hostess gifts, dash to Crate & Barrel for for mini Santa bags filled with rice krispie treats or chocolate – $9.95 or $11.95. StyledLife has value priced gifts already wrapped and good to go – I fell for the patent leather gloves, just $38. And if you know a fur lover, they've got these cool mini fox and minks under $50 that you could wrap around a wrist or neck. Ampersand's Apothecary is stocked with $50 under 50. And I'm feeling the magic of the season (or, better about a bad hair day) in this fur trimmed $90 cap from Len Druskin. Shop on!

Hanukkah bath bombs

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

LushhanukkahAmid all the red and green, LUSH is throwing the Hanukkah crowd a bone. Make that, a bomb. Introducing the Better Than a Blintz Gift, a blue, dreidel-shaped box packed with four bath bombs for $19.95. It's fun, it's festive, it's fat free – unlike that gold-wrapped gelt. My only suggestion to LUSH: next time, check your ethnic food references with the token Jew in the office. It's latkes for Hanukkah. You've got a year to come up with a catchy new name. Latke lotion, anyone? The greasy smell lasts longer than eight days… | Mpls.St.Paul Magazine © 2008 MSP Communications, Inc. All rights reserved