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David and Robin's FAVORITE THINGS LIST 2023

Every year my wife and I present our top new finds for Christmas gifts from our travels and internet musings. All of these items are items we have used, tested and LOVE! 2023 inspires a gift for everyone on your list!


Performance Pants from Vineyard Vines


Vineyard Vines performance pants for men combine comfort and functionality with a stylish aesthetic, making them a versatile choice for active lifestyles and casual wear.


Knit Wear Belts and Sunglass Straps from Smathers and Branson


Smathers and Branson needlepoint is renowned for its exquisite craftsmanship, offering intricately hand-stitched designs that exemplify timeless elegance in a variety of products, from belts to accessories.




Sonos Speakers


Sonos speakers are celebrated for their impressive sound quality, seamless integration into smart home systems, and user-friendly interface, providing an immersive and customizable audio experience.



Vintage Items


Gifting vintage items adds a unique touch to special occasions, offering a thoughtful and nostalgic present that reflects both the charm of the past and the thoughtfulness of the giver. Check out your local antique stores.



Ghost Golf Gloves


Ghost Golf Gloves are recognized for their exceptional grip, comfort, and durability, providing golfers with a high-performance accessory that enhances their swing and feel on the course.





Peter Millar Polos


Peter Millar polos are synonymous with refined style and premium quality, seamlessly blending comfort and sophistication to deliver a timeless and versatile wardrobe staple.




Leather Puffer Vest from Buffalo Jackson


The Leather Puffer Vest from Buffalo Jackson combines rugged durability with a touch of urban sophistication, offering a stylish and warm layering piece crafted from high-quality leather for a distinctive and timeless outdoor look.




Lancome Serum


Lancôme's Genifique serum is a skincare icon, celebrated for its advanced formula that revitalizes and enhances the skin's youthful radiance, delivering a luxurious and effective solution for a smoother, more luminous complexion.




Goodr Glasses


Goodr Glasses are known for their quirky yet functional design, offering affordable and polarized sunglasses that stay put during activities, making them a popular choice among runners and outdoor enthusiasts.





Martin Dingman Shoes & Leather Goods


Martin Dingman Shoes & Leather Goods are synonymous with Southern craftsmanship and timeless style, showcasing a commitment to quality in their handcrafted leather products, including shoes and accessories.




Hats from the Whiskey Hatter


Hats from The Whiskey Hatter exude a distinctive blend of craftsmanship and rugged charm, with each piece meticulously handcrafted from premium materials, reflecting a timeless and adventurous aesthetic. Realtor, David had one made for a country concert this year.





Shared Plants


Sharing plants from your garden as a gift is a heartwarming gesture that not only imparts the beauty of nature but also symbolizes growth, fostering connections through the shared joy of cultivating and nurturing living green memories. Best of all they are free!




Lego Family Builds


Get the entire family involved with a huge Lego Set. These are great for cold dark days around the fire or television. Get Mom, Dad and the Kids involved. Many are now specifically made for adults.





Corbel Silver English Pewter Flasks


Gifting English pewter flasks adds a touch of timeless elegance to the recipient's libation experience, marrying traditional craftsmanship with refined design for a sophisticated and enduring accessory.




Reidel Vintage Specific Glasses


Gifting Riedel Vintage Specific Glasses elevates the wine-drinking experience, as each meticulously designed glass enhances the nuanced flavors of specific vintages, offering a luxurious and thoughtful present for discerning wine enthusiasts.





Hoka Shoes for Walking or Hiking


Gifting Hoka Sneakers provides the perfect blend of comfort and performance, offering recipients a stylish and supportive footwear choice that caters to both active pursuits and everyday comfort.




Topo Chico With A Great Bottle of Tequila


Topo Chico makes for an ideal gift for a cocktail enthusiast, adding a crisp and effervescent touch to their mixology adventures, as the sparkling mineral water serves as a versatile and refreshing base for creative and invigorating drinks.




Smart Wool Socks


Smartwool socks are renowned for their exceptional warmth, moisture-wicking properties, and comfort, providing a cozy and durable solution for outdoor enthusiasts or anyone seeking the perfect blend of performance and style in their everyday socks.




Spyder Ski Jackets


Gifting Spyder Ski Wear ensures both style and functionality on the slopes, as the brand's high-performance and fashion-forward outerwear combines cutting-edge technology with sleek design, making it the perfect present for winter sports enthusiasts.




Locke and Key Associates and Boots and Bow Ties hopes these gift ideas make your Christmas bright. Call David Locke, Realtor and his wife Robin for your real estate needs in the new year.









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