Gevalia coffee + coffee maker
I went to visit my friend Martene in Newark about nine years ago and she is not a coffee drinker which made the fresh Gevalia coffee even more special.
Half a Pomegranate
One of my aunts, unbeknown to me, still had a pomegranate post-season last year and I was going on and on about pomegranates and she came out of the kitchen with it. I was so happy when she shared with me.
Homemade Yogurt with 1% Milk
The person who made it for me does not like 1% milk.
Harry and David Pear
Several years ago, a coworker received a fruit basket and shared a pear. To this day, that was the most delicious pear that I've ever tasted.
One of my coworkers left a handful of tiny tomatoes on my desk and they were delicious.
Vosges Barcelona and Woolloomooloo Bars
A friend included them in a care package when I needed some, well, extra care.
Amish Honey & Green Tea
I think this person, prone to ultra-hospitality, felt bad because I was not eating anything and finally found something that I would ingest.
On a regular basis, I would come to work and have mint from three rotating benefactors. I even got starter plants which I, sadly, couldn't get beyond the starting point.
Uncle Pop's Barley Wheat Sticks
This food gift was an office one. One of my colleagues said that they reminded him of Sugar Smacks. I like them. They're airy and not too sweet. I'm gonna have to find out where I can get the barley sticks because they've grown on me.
I love this article on wikiHow about How to Give Gifts Unconditionally.
Thought for Today
"What delights me most about the holiday season is that people are more open to giving and sharing. And actively thinking about how to spread more joy." —Oprah