Amazon Homemade is a magical place to peruse for unique gifts without leaving the house and the current list of most wished for items is a true treasure trove. I actually crossed a couple of people off my holiday gift list while pulling this post together so I guess the early bird really does get the worm! The early bird also avoids anxiety attacks and expedited shipping costs if he's proactive enough.
Our friends Byron and Lisa Sumner procured an Octodog. For whatever reasons, there is a big box of them in the storage closet in my office. Anyway, Byron ably demonstrates how to use an Octodog in a Youtube video. Frankly (no pun intended), he's overdue for his own reality series on the Food Network...
If you really think about it, Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to make up for all those times you gave mom a hard time during your youth. After all, a bouquet of daffodils now definitely excuses that time you snuck out of the house at 2 am. And a box of gourmet truffles? The perfect antidote to the antique china you broke while running around like a wild banshee.
But while flowers and choco