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Whether you’re shopping for a fashionista, talented home cook, or a dog lover, we’ve got gift ideas for all. You’ll find all these gifts and more at A’Mano Gifts in Mountain Brook, a well-curated boutique stocked with home accents, holiday decor, apparel, and more. Make your list and check it twice — you’ll be the holiday gifter extraordinaire!


Acrylic Backgammon set

A beautiful acrylic backgammon set is the perfect keepsake for board game fanatics. Test your strategy and your luck when you play this game. Or simply display it in your home as a conversation piece. This set is $194 in-store or online HERE.

Acrylic backgammon set, $194

Golf books

If you have a friend who’s into golf, give them a gift that’s not just golf balls or another golf club cover. These beautiful coffee table books are visually stunning and informative. With The Stylish Life: Golf ($55), readers get a glimpse into the world’s finest golf courses and clubhouses — and the pedigree required to gain admittance. Golf: The Ultimate Book ($65)  shines a light on how celebrity interest in this class sport brings a layer of excitement — and exclusivity — to the scene.

Golf books, $55-$65

The Stylish Life: Skiing

For those who love to hit the slopes in style, The Stylish Life: Skiing is the perfect gift. This book is a journey through alpine history and beyond, including skiing’s founders, superstars, and the evolution of its resorts, fashion, equipment, and more. Find it for $55.

The Stylish Life: Skiing$55

Trout of the World

Trout of the World might be the most beautiful fish-related book you’ll ever see. Whether you’re gifting a fisherman or a nature lover, they’ll love flipping through 224 pages of watercolor paintings of trout around the world paired with historical profiles of each. Get it for $35.

Trout of the World, $35

Find more great books, puzzles, games here.



Uashmama Giulia totes 

The Giulia Bag is a casual alternative to the everyday classic tote handbag. These Italian-made bags are constructed from a combination of paper, cotton, and leather. This design has one internal zipped pocket and a magnetic closure. The tote comes in two sizes: small (W33” x D23” x H20”) or large (W40” x D30” x H35”), as well as a variety of colors. The small tote is $119 and the large (available in-store only) is $139.

Uashmama small tote is $119, and the large (available in-store only) is $139.

Maison Louis Marie perfume oil 

Gift her with this roll-on perfume oil by Maison Louis Marie. This French perfume company has been composing delicate, botanical scents since 1792. They work to ensure their products contain no toxic or environmentally harmful ingredients. A 15ml bottle is $56.

Maison Louis Marie perfume oil, $56

Smathers & Branson belt

Smathers & Branson is known for making the finest needlepoint belts for the stylish fellow in your life. They do everything from college teams to Southern critters to sports icons. This subtle golf emblem will bring some style to the course. Available in store for $175.

Smathers & Branson belt, $175

Acrylic frames

Picture frames are always in style, and the selection at A’mano offers a variety of sizes and price points so you can find the perfect gift. Perfect for a home or office setting, each frame features an edgeless frame and easel. Prices range from $38-$79.

Acrylic frames, $38-$79

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Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten

Ina Garten is one of America’s favorite TV chefs. In this book, she shares 85 comforting recipes, many inspired by childhood favorites. Give this to the home cook in your life. Find it in-store for $35.

Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten, $35 (in-store only)

Julia Child ornament

The queen of French cuisine, Julia Child is an inspiration for any home cook or chef. This felt ornament adorably portrays her holding a roast turkey. It would look perfect on the Christmas tree of any food lover. Get it for $22.

Julia Child ornament, $22

Devil Dave’s Bloody Mary seasoning

Get this bloody mary seasoning for that friend who’s always down for brunch. This seasoning has grated flakes of horseradish, citrus, celery salt, bold garlic and onion notes, medium heat, and vegan Worcestershire. One tin makes three gallons of Bloody Marys. Get it in store for $19.

Devil Dave’s Bloody Mary seasoning, $19 (in-store only)

Mexico: The Cookbook

Give the gift of authentic, homemade Mexican flavors with this beautiful book. Author Margarita Carrillo Arronte offers up a whopping 700 recipes showcasing the tastes of a nation. With 200 colorful images, enjoy perusing recipes for everything from snacks and salads to meats, rice and beans, breads and more. Find it for $50.

Mexico: The Cookbook, $50

Find more great gifts for the food lover in your life here.



Candy Club candy

These candies make the perfect stocking stuffers for kids. With cute shapes and names like snowflakes, trees, Blizzard Belts, and Reindeer Poop, they’re festive and yummy. Each jar is $7.

Candy Club candy, $7 per jar

Monkey jammies 

These cute monkey pajamas are something different from the traditional Christmas PJs. The elastic waist pants and long-sleeve top with a buttoned placket are made of Pima cotton so they’re soft and breathable. Find them in two colors for $65 each.

Monkey jammies, $65

Big Brother Mouse in a Box by Maileg

This cute little mouse is sleeping peacefully in his matchbox bed. His bedding is made of soft materials with a beautiful print. Let the kids tuck him in at night after a fun day of Christmas activities. Find it in-store for $27.

Big Brother Mouse in a Box by Maileg, $27 (in-store only)

Find more fun gifts for kids here.



Bar tray 

A host always needs a bar tray, and this navy “Nights & Weekends” tray ($48) is a cute gift for the friend who’s always serving drinks. Give it on its own or pair it with the smaller “Drinks Are On Me” tray. Find the trays in-store.

“Nights & Weekends” bar tray, $48 (in-store only)

Estelle colored glasses

Give the gift of great stemware this season with the Estelle colored glasses. Wine glasses ($29 each) and champagne coupes ($33 each) are hand-blown in Poland and will definitely be a conversation piece. Unique shapes and colors make them a unique addition to any bar set-up.

Estelle wine glasses, $29 each, and champagne coupes, $33 each

Find more barware gifts here.



Dog books

Any dog lover will appreciate these visually stunning photographic masterpieces. Dogs, $60, by award-winning photographer Tim Flach presents an exquisite study of man’s best friend. The Year of the Dogs, $30, by Vincent Musi, chronicles a year spent shooting portraits of dogs of all shapes and sizes.

Dog books: Dogs, $60, and The Year of the Dogs, $30

Custom dog portrait

A custom portrait of your loved one’s furry friend is a thoughtful gift they’ll cherish for years to come. Contact A’mano for details.

Custom dog portrait, $395

Find more gifts for pups and their humans here.

This article is sponsored by A’mano Gifts, located at 281 Rele Street, Birmingham, AL 35223. Learn more at (205) 871-9093 or visit amanogifts.com.

About the Author
Julia Sayers Gokhale

Julia Sayers Gokhale is a freelance lifestyle writer and editor. She previously was editor-in-chief of Birmingham Magazine.