Mighty Life List
Nov 27 2012

12 Days of Christmas Gifts

We’re keeping it symbolic here, because what the hell is your true love going to do with seven swans?

A Partridge in a Pear Tree


Feather Letterpress Cards, $15 from Satsuma Press
A tiny bit of partridge.


Ambition Pearwood Rollerball Pen, $80 from Faber Castell
And a pear tree pen.

Two Turtle Doves


Wood Ear Bud Holder, $27

Three French Hens


French Macaron, $21

Four Calling Birds


Pie Birds, $2 each

Five Golden Rings


The Quintet Necklace, $48 from Lemonade Handmade

Six Geese A-Laying


Tenga Egg Six Pack, $23

Seven Swans A-Swimming


1955 Pleiades, Seven Sisters, Constellation Map Print, $6

Eight Maids A-Milking


Kraken Black Spiced Rum, $18

Nine Ladies Dancing


Disco Ball, $30 from Amazon

Ten Lords A-leaping


White Balancing Blocks, $55 from The Curiosity Shoppe

Eleven Pipers Piping


Grover-Trophy Slide Whistle, $11

Twelve Drummers Drumming


Timex Brown Leather Easy Reader Watch, $54

If you liked this, you might also like last year’s 12 Days of Christmas picks. Have you ever wanted to make a 12 Days of Christmas package? Leave your suggestions for alternative ideas in comments.

Dec 13 2011

12 Days of Christmas Gifts

I’ve always wanted to do a 12 Days of Christmas gift package, this is my slightly less literal take on the idea.

A Partridge in a Pear Tree

Hand Turned Wooden Pear, $16 from Urban Turn
Here’s the pear.


Slingshot , $25 from General Store
The partridge they can take care of themselves.

Two Turtle Doves

Moderato Mugs, $26 each from General Store

Three French Hens

Pebble Vases, $8-$15 from Paxton Gate

Four Calling Birds

Bird Call Set, $160 from Curiosity Shoppe

Five Golden Rings

Vintage Target, $5 from Brookfarm General Store

Six Geese A-Laying

Espresso Set, $55 from MoMA

Seven Swans A-Swimming

Airline Routes Print of the Seven Continents, $44 from lx97.com
Flying gets the swans there so much faster.

Eight Maids A-Milking

Aluminum Wood Milking Stool, $179 from West Elm

Nine Ladies Dancing

Rannoch Merino Socks in Sea Green, from Really Wild Clothing
Have you ever seen nine ladies dancing? None of them are wearing shoes.

Ten Lords A-leaping

Ten Japanese Wooden Tops, $60 from The Curiosity Shoppe

Eleven Pipers Piping

Hand Carved Pear-Root Wood Tobacco Smoking Pipe, $20 from For Pipe Smokers

Twelve Drummers Drumming

12 Colored Pencils, $29 from Brookfarm General Store

Have you ever wanted to do this too? Leave your suggestions for alternative ideas in comments.