–iGrill Grilling/Cooking Thermometer: ($80 at the Apple Store) iGrill can revolutionize the way you cook and grill by letting you enjoy time with family and friends without compromising the quality of your cuisine. That’s because it gives you peace of mind that your food will be perfectly cooked, at target temperature and safe for consumption. iGrill communicates with your iPhone, iPod, or iPad via a secure, long-range Bluetooth connection.
–Beats Studio Headphones: Another Oprah favorite for 2013 (www.BeatsbyDre.com $300)…”It’s no secret that Beats are my favorite headphones, and the latest version is the best yet: Besides the usual crisp sound and comfy ear cups, this lightest-ever model has new noise-canceling technology and can be charged via USB port.”—Oprah
–Beers from Around the World: (Cost Plus World Market) Cost Plus World Market has taken the guesswork out of finding the best beers for every occasion! A 9-pack or 10-pack of international brews for a unique way to sample the brew styles of the world. It’s an easy, affordable way to discover your new favorite flavors, every time. Produced from breweries from around the world.
–Kindle Paperwhite: ($119 Amazon.com) Take this reader to the beach! A higher-contrast screen cuts glare outdoors, while a built-in light reduces eyestrain indoors.
–Keurig Brewing System: ($100 at Keurig.com) From coffee and tea to hot cocoa and cider, Keurig Brewed beverages make everyone happy.
–Himalayan Salt Shot Glasses: 4 shot glasses for as low as $28 (www.thespicelab.com; 20% off with promo code: OPRAH). Chosen as one of Oprah’s Favorite Things for 2013…”I prefer my tequila chased with salt and lime, and these shot glasses—carved from high-quality Himalayan salt—are perfect, no extra salt necessary.”—Oprah
–Copper Mugs: ($80 for a set of 4 at www.EverythingKitchens.com or $30 each for Personalized mugs at www.markandgraham.com) Perfect for any Moscow Mule drink (Oprah’s favorite cocktail made with ginger beer)!
–Zero Gravity Chairs: ($50 each at Sports Authority) Be the envy at campfire with these fantastic outdoor recliner lounge chairs!
–Camera Tripod: ($10 at Walmart) Something many people want & need but never seem to buy for themselves. Great to use for those “night” setting shots that need complete stillness.
–Waterproof Camera: ($50 at Sears) Most people will splurge for a regular digital camera but few will also splurge for a camera that works underwater to capture those fun snorkeling, scuba diving, water park, pool, snow, lake, & river moments.
–Modern House Red Wine: ($13 each at Target) Want to be a witty dinner-party guest? Bring one of these statement-making bottles, all containing a delicious proprietary red blend from the Napa Valley. Cheers!
–MamaMango Moscato: ($12 at www.GrandWineCellar.com or at AJ’s Fine Foods) Arione’s sparkling aromatic Moscato paired with natural mango puree for a unique and incomparable taste! Mamamango is the new fruit drink, ideal for sparkling aperitifs or to accompany fruit and dessert! Only high quality ingredients are used in order to please even the most discerning palates. Also try the cocktail versions for an after dinner drink among friends.
–Infinity Scarves: ($10 on Etsy.com) The latest craze & also affordable!! You don’t have to be a Fashionista to wear a scarf!
–Heart-rate Monitor: ($130 at REI) Perfect gift for the active person! Stay motivated and accomplish your fitness goals.
–Race Entry Registration: Pay the race entry fee for that special someone whether it’s for a 5k run, a marathon, triathlon, or fun run.
–Laser Hair Removal or Electrolysis: Something probably everyone would want.
–Eyelash Extensions: ($40 at www.ultimatelashandbrow.com) Fun for that special woman to look & feel great at an affordable price.
–Ultimate Red Velvet Cheesecake from Cheesecake Factory: ($52.50 for 10″ cake at Cheesecake Factory) Moist layers of Red Velvet Cake & Cheesecake Factories Original Cheesecake covered with cream cheese frosting…Heavenly & one of their best sellers!
–Traeger Portable Grill: ($300 at www.traegergrills.com) A Traeger Portable Grill is the perfect solution for bringing the same great Traeger-grilling taste to camping, tailgating, picnicking, boating or any other event you have planned. Cooking away from home has never been simpler or easier. Its a grill, smoker, oven and barbeque in one using wood pellets for heat to provide indirect convection cooking. Just set the temperature and let the Traeger work its magic producing juicer food with superior wood flavor. Wherever you can go, it can go! Runs off a standard 110 v outlet. This portable grill features one-touch starting, 169-sq.-in. cooking surface, standard three-speed temperature control and hopper with 5-lb. wood pellet capacity. Dimensions: 13H x 20.5W x 16.5D.Weight: 40 lbs.
–Electric Turkey Fryer: ($130 on Overstock.com) Cajun Injector Turkey Fryer and Seafood Broiler makes preparing fried foods easy. Large enough to fry a 12-14 pound turkey, wide enough to boil lobster, and powerful enough to steam seafood and vegetables. Handy electric fryer is great for cooking indoors or outdoors. The fryer is designed with safety in mind, and includes an automatic-off function, heat controls, and steam vents. Includes a 28-quart removable aluminum lining for speedy clean-up, glass lid, built-in timer, stainless steel immersion heating element, lifting hook, drain valve, and basket with drain clip.
–Gift Card to local Restaurant: Support your local businesses by purchasing gift cards to give as gifts. Joyride Taco House in Gilbert, AZ is a local favorite of mine!
–Gourmet Sea Salt Sampler Collection: 6 Tubes for $35 (www.thespicelab.com) Perfect gift for those that like to cook!