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tinyB Chocolate ( www.tinybchocolate.com/ ): Sinful bite-sized chocolateswhich are great stocking-stuffersare the hallmark of this company. Among the cascade of flavors are dark chocolate and sprinkles; Brazilian coffee dark chocolate; and strawberry cheesecake.
QUEER EYE: Love Yourself, Love Your Life: The reboot has become extremely popular, so it makes sense that there's a book on the newest fab five. It is the only official book based on Netflix's Emmy-winning series, authored by the quintetAntoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, Jonathan Van Ness, Bobby Berk and Tan Francethemselves, with award-winning journalist Monica Corcoran Hare. Among other things, it's a behind-the-scenes exclusive as well as a practical guide to living and celebrating one's best life.
Go Girl Designs ( gogirldesign.com/ ): If you're stumped what to get a teen or tween, consider the bangles from Go Girl Designs. Collections include Busy Girl Bangles, Boho, and Ebony & Ivoryand at least one of these is bound to please the kid on your list.
Z Gallerie ( www.zgallerie.com/ ): There are several area Z Gallerie stores ( including one in the South Loop's Roosevelt Collection ) that showcase cool-looking and affordable home-decor items ranging from mirrors to jewelry boxes to acrylic chess sets. And online, items are even cheaperwith free shipping if at least $49 worth of items are ordered.
GoodJanes Kiss My Lash Mirror ( goodjanes.com/product/kiss-my-lash-mirror/ ): If you anyone who's into lashes ( and who doesn't? ), check out this reasonably priced item ( $19.99 )a mirror that lets you see your upper and lower lashes from all angles, making the application of makeup that much easier.
By Andrew Davis
( Andrew@WindyCityMediaGroup.com and @azygous60610 )
This article shared 1325 times since Wed Dec 19, 2018
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