Real Simple Magazine Holiday Gift Guide
For Mischief Makers
Read carefully: This transforms any hard candy—butterscotches, root-beer balls, cherry Life Savers—into cotton candy. It will also transform you into the most beloved aunt/godparent/mom. (Adult participation required.)
To buy: Nostalgia Electronics cotton-candy maker, $50, bestbuy.com.
Why book a flight to a touristy beach resort when you can try one of these off-the-beaten-path weekend escapes?