12 December 2016

GIVING: Charlotte Moss

The dynamic Charlotte Moss, designer, traveller, and philantropist, is also Friend. A lovely host, dinner companion, she has graciously written the foreword to my book. Today Charlotte shares her favorite Gifts to Give & Recieve for Christmas 2016.

Travel Experiences 
A gift certificate for a trip and a Membership to Indagare here

A tour with a museum curator of an exhibition and lunch with friends afterwards.

Donations to charities... the best gift of all!

the Bone Marrow Foundation here

Books – I like giving and receiving books that someone has read, or read about, that they thought I would enjoy....and vice versa.

 find most any book at abe books here

Spa gift certificates...a massage, a facial... in other words 'time for self.'
the Canyon Ranch at Lenox here

Theater or ballet tickets....

Artisanal items in the gift shop at Monticello

There are pens, bowls, vases and jewelry made by MISH, that are made from a tulip poplar that Jefferson planted next to Monticello. The tree became a hazard to the house and had to come down, a number of craftsmen are making the objects, here.

Support young artists & buy original art, like one of our favorites, Wayne Pate, here.

A year of flowers from New York designer Zeze or the florist of your choice.

Zeze here

Thanks to David Netto, Jane Hess, Christopher Niquet & Charlotte for Sharing their lists this year. 
Read the lists here
No matter what is on your List to Give or Recieve, make sure you share some of your time, visit with family, friends, the elderly. We need to reach out and let others know we care. 

There is no Gift like the GIft of Self. Merry Christmas to All, and to All a Good Night.

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