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5 Unusual Gifts

5 Unusual Gifts

I don’t want to give what everyone else is giving, but where do we find the unusual gift?In our imaginations!5th place in my list of unusual gifts to give:  A tire and a rope for hours of fun! ( rocker not included; some assembly required!)

4th Place
The Wheelbarrow
Fill this gift with fertilizer, trowel, seeds, gloves and a sprinkler and hose and get the gardener on your list dreaming of spring or the next garden project!

3rd in our list of Unusual Gifts The Family Membership

Old Sturbridge Village a Massachusetts museum  a great choice to give the gift of family membership for a year. Look for a similar museum near you get the family out  learning and enjoying the day together!


Another museum choice in the Connecticut area would be  Mystic Seaport can’t go wrong either way both great adventures over and over again! P.S. a camera memory card would go great with this gift!     


#2 on the Unusual Gift list

How about an experience they will never forget. Bundle up for your very own “over the river and through the woods”, adventure. This scene from Blue Slope farm in Franklin, CT. in Franklin CT. You can find a suitable livery service, carriage rides in most states with a google search.  Sleigh Bells ring, are you listening…..


Number 1 on the Unusual Gifts List scoring high in the shop local ideology  A Special  Performance The perfect gift for families, relatives in a nursing facility, reunions, company get together, a school, a child’s teacher, your scout or 4-H group, give a gift of storytelling or musical performance.

You can find a storyteller near you by visiting one of these sites:

  New England and New York