Single varietal honeys have pure taste that are as different as wines, and are healthy for you, too. Sure to bring a smile to the receiver, for $12 each at beeraw.worldpantry.com. They make a perfect hostess gift, too. Eco Lassie’s favorite way to serve these honeys is drizzled on a bite of cheese. Try it: you’ll be a convert in one bite.How about a solar night light to help guests find their way, or for use in a child’s room? By leaving this neat jar in direct sunlight during the day, it will give off a friendly glow for several hours at night and chase those shadows away. $25 at fireescapefarms.com.
Love the idea of a recycled-purpose gift? Or just want to impress that gardener friend? Imagine these vintage silver-plated flatware pieces, re-purposed as garden markers, stuck into a pot of herbs dancing across her windowsill. $7.50 each at BeachHouseLiving shop at etsy.com.
Here’s a gift Eco Lassie would love to find under her tree: Paddy Wax takes wine bottles and recycles them as holders for these eco-friendly candles, then uses gourmet scents that will wake up your taste buds. In scents such as Thyme and Olive Leaf, Mandarin and Lavender, and Bordeaux Fig and Vetiver. $16 each from paddywax.com.
And when its party time, head to Ikea for their eco-friendly and super-cheap wine glasses. Rather than use disposable plastic, these glass beauties look elegant and can be used again and again, and for only $4.99 for SIX you can set your entire table with a party-hearty theme.
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