Essential New York Times Cookbook, $55, described as “lovingly revised and exceedingly cookable.” Dog-earred with recipes you can make together when you visit.
Soap brows, a foolproof way to brush her eyebrows, $18. Because it’s always fun to try out trends and send selfies.
Pretty pocket mirror for her purse, $12.
Peanut butter bon bons, $27, which are basically Reese’s x a million.
Chill pillowcase, $60, which feels deliciously cool all night and helps with hot flashes, hair tangles, the works.
Framed photo, from $52, to make her smile every day.
Return address embosser because she loves that sort of thing. $32.
Kate Baer’s new book of erasure poems about marriage, sex, bodies and what it means to be a woman. She’ll laugh, she’ll weep. So wonderful. $11.
Donation in her name to Facing History and Ourselves, a global organization that helps teachers provide students with critical thinking skills. They work to heighten students’ understanding of racism, religious intolerance and prejudice, and promote greater understanding of their roles and responsibilities today.
A card, $5, featuring her own sage advice and listing the reasons you love her.
(Kate Baer’s book photo by readwithkiks.)
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