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Books For Dads

Countdown 1945 by Chris Wallace – Countdown 1945 is the story of an untested new president confronting a decision that he knows will change the world forever. Truman’s journey during these 116 days is a story of high drama: from the shock of learning of the bomb’s existence, to the conflicting advice he receives from generals like Dwight D. Eisenhower and George Marshall, to wrestling with the devastating carnage that will result if he gives…

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Fun Dad Gifts

The Essential Compendium of Dad Jokes – Features jokes from “I’m on a seafood diet—I see food and I eat it” to “I used to hate facial hair—but now it’s growing on me” and other cringe-worthy classics to add to Dad’s repertoire. Bow Tie Bottle Stopper – Does your dad love his bow tie collection and wine? Look no further! This Is The Book You Give Your Dad – Including how to give a toast…

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Books for Grads

Make Good Art by Neil Gaiman – In May 2012, Neil Gaiman delivered the commencement address at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts, in which he encouraged the fledgling painters, musicians, writers, and dreamers to break rules and think outside the box. Most of all, he encouraged them to make good art and fantastic mistakes. Order online here. This is Water by David Foster Wallace – Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk…

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Graduate Gift Ideas

Scissor Tape – It’s the little things you miss most from home like scissors and tape. This scissor and tape in one is perfect for dorm or apartment. Leuchtturm Journal – We all need a place to keep our thoughts and these colorful journals make a perfect gift for students and graduates. High Five Hand Lotion – This pear scented hand cream is a fun way to say “You did it!” Power Suits Her Minimergency…

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Books for Mom

This year more than any other we all feel grateful for the mothers in our lives. They’ve kept us educated, fed, cared for and clean these last two months and this Sunday is a great day to show them how grateful you are. Below find a few books and gifts we think she’ll like. Great news: we are now a Bookshop.org affiliate, which means you can buy books online and 25% of the sale goes to us…

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Magnolia Table Volume 2

Magnolia Table Vol 2 – Following the launch of Magnolia Table, and seeing her family’s own sacred dishes being served at other families’ tables across the country, Joanna Gaines gained a deeper commitment to the value of food being shared. Buy online.

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We’re Back—Call For Pickup & Delivery

The thing we want to say is: we’re here for you. We know you’ve probably got a house full of bored kids and need a new puzzle and cookbook immediately. We feel ya. We’re in the same boat so we reopened the store for pickup and delivery. We will be in Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10-4. Call us to FaceTime inventory, or describe what you need and let us make suggestions. You can also email us…

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February Books

The Hope of Glory by Jon Meacham – Beginning with “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do” and ending with “Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit,” Meacham captures for the reader how these last words epitomize Jesus’s message of love, not hate; grace, not rage; and extraordinary mercy rather than vengeance. For each saying, Meacham composes an essay on the origins of Christianity and how Jesus’s final words created a foundation for oral and…

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New for Easter

Tops Malibu Surprise Eggs – Unwind layers of colorful pastel crepe paper ribbons to reveal precious vintage-inspired keepsakes tucked carefully within this beautifully handmade surprise ball. Loved by kids and adults alike! Meri Meri Pompom Hair Ties – Why have plain, boring hair ties when you can accessorize with these amazing colorful pompom ties? They look like fluffy bunny tails and are perfect for a touch of fun and style.  Madelaine Pastel Foiled Chocolate Rabbits –  These highly detailed…

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