HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: Last minute gifts and stocking stuffer roundup

Posted on 16 Dec 2011 at 12:14pm

COUNTING IT DOWN Whether you need to give to the coworkers, neighbors or just add to the gift stock pile by stuffing the stocking, these might help out on your decision making. SPIRITS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH Moon Mountain vodka makes this holiday season more “green” that is certified organic by the USDA. Made [...]

HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: The Gaydar Gun

Posted on 15 Dec 2011 at 1:27pm

RICK PERRY — YOU’D BETTER HOPE NO ONE AIMS AT YOU “You have cocktail forks… and use them!” “You’d trade it all for a date with an ice skater.” These are just some of the assessments the Gaydar Gun can make when aimed at the people to detect the precise degree of their queerness (“No [...]

HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: “Benedetto Casanova: The Memoirs” offers sultry holiday reading

Posted on 12 Dec 2011 at 4:28pm

CURL UP AND SWOON Let’s face it: As much as we all may look forward to the holidays for the time off, a lot of it is spent listening to your partner’s family tell you about that embarrassing moment from his childhood… for the 11th time. Or watching college bowl games between teams you’ve never [...]

HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: VueZone remote monitoring system

Posted on 09 Dec 2011 at 12:04pm

KEEPING AN EASY EYE ON THINGS VueZone has made it impossibly easy to now see what’s going on around without being there. VueZone’s remote video monitoring system is likely the simplest way to check in on that rascally puppy or looking over a partner’s computer activity. Come on, you know you were thinking it. The [...]

HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: Bella Bears

Posted on 06 Dec 2011 at 2:14pm

FLUFFY BEARS FOR YOUR HUNKY BEAR (or anyone else) For an eco-luxury gift idea, consider Bella Bear & Co.’s line of recycled heirloom fur teddy bears that are handcrafted. These bears are not only an heirloom but can be customized as well. Don’t get too freaked out by the fur thing. Bella Bear takes an [...]

HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: Dickies outerwear goes chic

Posted on 02 Dec 2011 at 2:48pm

NOT JUST FOR GOOD OL’ BOYS Don’t underestimate Dickies for chic wear. They might just change you and your gift recipient’s minds with these outerwear items from their Fall/Winter 2011 line. The women’s Channel quilted jacket offers a classic feminine silhouette that’s water and wind resistant designed with nylon softshell quilting. The men’s lined Eisenhower [...]

HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: Socially conscious gifts from IRC

Posted on 01 Dec 2011 at 3:33pm

GIFT OUTSIDE OF THE BOX OK, chickens and blankets may not be your ordinary holiday gift, but to some, they can mean so much more. The International Rescue Committee offers socially conscious gifts that can have a stronger impact that lasts beyond the season. Your recipient will receive a personalized card describing how their Rescue [...]

HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: ‘Gay in America’ coffee table book

Posted on 30 Nov 2011 at 5:01pm

PRIDE PRESENT Three years of work and traveling across the country, Scott Pasfield photographed the everyday men in his coffee table photo book Gay in America. You might remember we wrote about it here. With autobiographical tales of gay men in big and small cities, the book is not only a hefty present, but a [...]

HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: AirDog toys by Kong

Posted on 29 Nov 2011 at 4:46pm

UP IN THE AIR Kong’s Airdog line is for those dogs with an athletic bent. OK, they all can jump and run, but these toys will give them a good workout. The line is made from tennis ball material that doesn’t irritate a dog’s gums and teeth. For the dog who can’t help but likes [...]

HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: Auto Air Tamer and PCI Generator ionizers

Posted on 28 Nov 2011 at 2:07pm

WHERE THE AIR IS FRESH AND CLEAN Ah, Texas summers! Swelteringly hot and filled with allergens, but we still love it here. That doesn’t mean we have to suffer in silence. Everyone uses air conditioning, and you can improve your air quality — or that of a loved one — pretty efficiently, too, with air [...]