Notes of cedarwood, amber, and, yes, whiskey, in a compact four-ounce bottle.To buy: Whiskey aftershave, $12, portlandgeneralstore.com.
Treat a dog owner to a bucket of balls in distinctive colors that won’t get lost at the park. (Add the name of a pet under GOOD DOG for $2.)
To buy: Love Eco tennis balls and bucket, $45: bambeco.com.
This six-ounce flask is wrapped in a map of Italy to provide inspiration along with hydration.To buy: Wanderlust flask, $18, whimsyandink.com.
A set of five time-honored tricks, including a whoopee cushion and a hand buzzer.
To buy: Ridley’s Classic joke set, $10, birchbox.com.
From an acclaimed Brooklyn pickler, it adds satisfying depth (and pucker) to a drink.To buy: McClure’s Spicy Bloody Mary mix, $12 for 32 ounces, murrayscheese.com.
Modern-dude heaven: The game is on, the beer is cold, and the Korean-barbecue jerky is made of grass-fed beef.
To buy: Unfortunately, this item is no longer available, but please see mouth.com for tasty jerky.
Tip it to take a sip, and—voilà!—it looks as if you’re sporting a handlebar mustache. Great for anyone with a sense of humor or a lack of facial hair.To buy: Mustache pint glass, $15, breadandbadger.com.
Celebrate friends born in the year of the monkey, the chicken, the horse, or any other creature from the Chinese zodiac with these finely etched resin cappers.To buy: Best Years wine stoppers, amazon.com.
The epitome of the just-one-bite dessert: small bittersweet chocolate–covered delights accented with espresso, sea salt, chili, or popcorn(!).
To buy: Toffee squares, $26, pocodolce.com.
Fleur de sel caramel with add-ins like organic pecans and Maker’s Mark, for slicing and sharing.
To buy: This item is currently sold out. A similar product can be found here.
Move over, Nutella. This treat, inspired by a traditional Belgian cookie, transforms toast, waffles—even spoons—into Nirvana delivery systems.
To buy: Spekuloos spread, $5 for 14 ounces, vitacost.com.
Scrumptious organic almonds sprinkled with paprika and sea salt, or a mix of pistachios and almonds dressed with olive oil and rosemary.To buy: Gary & Kit’s Gourmet Mountain Mix, $7 for five ounces, cliffamilywinery.com.
Brined organic beets, carrots, beans, and asparagus, with unexpected companions, like lavender and fennel, will thrill those who live for sour, spicy, salty goodness.To buy: Pickled vegetables, $10 each, brooklynbrine.com.
The box is so pretty, it doesn’t need wrapping; the soap is so nice, they won’t want to use it.To buy: Luxury soap, $12, royalapothic.com.
A page-friendly band that precisely notes your place.To buy: Fingerprint bookmark band, $7, momastore.org.
Easy to spot in a big, dark bag.To buy: Poochi eyeglass case, $17; and Coin-In change pocket, $6: delight.com.
Put a small metal object (included) beside this horror-movie version of Silly Putty and in a few minutes the stretchable blob will have encased it completely. Ages 14 and up.To buy: Super Magnetic putty, $14, uncommongoods.com.
For truck-obsessed toddlers.To buy: Things That Go, $10, daytripsociety.com.
A bag bulging with miniature cowboys and Indians feels like a treasure chest—even to modern kids. Ages five and up.To buy: Cowboys and Indians Bag of Fun, $15, spitfiregirl.com.
They emerge from the wand in vivid blue or pink yet won’t stain clothes or furniture.To buy: Zubbles bubbles, $15 for two, dailygrommet.com.
To transform fists into scary beasts or barnyard friends.To buy: Animal Hands, $6, containerstore.com.
From the cup, around the eyes, and into the mouth. What’s not to love?To buy: Drinking glasses, $4, containerstore.com.
For making math homework more fun. Each comes in a cute, clear bubble container.To buy: Ring erasers, $5 each, blueribbongeneralstore.com.
Fantastically luxurious and completely addictive 95 percent shea-butter soother—for hands, lips, face, and body.To buy: L’Occitane en Provence shea butter, $15 each, usa.loccitane.com.
So hot, suave, and handsome, it comes with its own fake mustache (no kidding).To buy: Sazón Mas Guapo, $10 for eight ounces, masguapo.com.
List makers, rejoice! These pocket journals have space to record details on every bottle—winery or brewery, price, and your star rating.To buy: 33 Wines and 33 Beers journals, $5 each, pastoralartisan.com.
A tidy trove of elastics would be appreciated by any long-haired girl. Get her one for home and one for her school locker.To buy: Hair-band balls, $10 each, plumparty.com.
Extra-vivid and sized for sidewalk art, this chalk comes with a booklet of hopscotch variations played around the world.To buy: Chunky chalk, $14, urbaninfant.com.
In an old-fashioned whiskey bottle, with floral notes, it’s just right for the not-too-girlie friend.To buy: Simpatico bubble bath, $24 for 12.7 ounces, anthropologie.com.
He’ll be entranced by the “scanimation” illustration (think flip-book technology 2.0) in this collection of pivotal scenes.To buy: Star Wars: A Scanimation Book, $15, workman.com.
These plump, nontoxic critters are an easy grip for little hands and offer thick and thin parts with which to draw.To buy: Kitty crayons, $18, kittybabylove.com.
The most ornery Aries or spaciest Pisces will appreciate the finery of this Anjou pear–scented candle, housed in a box masquerading as a vintage tome.To buy: Zodiac Collection candles, $24 each, modernalchemyco.com.
OMG! ILYSM! Interlocking lip colors with tiny applicators will score heartfelt (abbreviated) thank-yous from your favorite teen girl.To buy: Sephora Collection color wands, $10 each, sephora.com.