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This is our crème de la crème of gift ideas.
Surprise and delight your sweetie and travel to Ireland with us from September 21-30, 2014.
Call 314-223-1224 for more info. Also register for a half-hour webinar on the trip, Jan 15 at 7 pm.
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Missouri State Parks
Missouri Life has teamed up with the Missouri Parks Association—a not-for-profit group dedicated to preserving and maintaining our parks—to publish a book that illustrates and explores the state's parks and historic sites. To publish this, we have started a Kickstarter campaign through which you can pledge a donation in exchange for a reward. While supplies last, you can secure a copy for the discount price of $35, or for higher pledges you can give a truly unique gift, have your's or a special person's name printed in the book. View the campaign and make your pledge.
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With our comprehensive events coverage, always-delicious recipes, travel guides, and more, Missouri Life appeals to a wide variety of people, from grandparents to grandchildren, so give the gift that truly keeps giving all year long: a magazine subscription.
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From lush countryside landscapes to expansive historical murals, Bryan Haynes has captured the essence of Missouri through his art. However, this gorgeous full-color coffee table book has a broader appeal; it's a gift for anyone who admires painting.
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We offer a variety of gift baskets through our online store, but this is the Cadillac of Missouri Life gift baskets. At $89.99, it not only includes a bottle of wine, chocolate, sausage, crackers. and many more gourmet snacks, but it also has a subscription to Missouri Life and decorative bottle stop for the wine. To see everything that's included, visit our online store.
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The holidays and popcorn are virtually synonymous, so why not gift some from Missouri's own Kernel Dave's Gourmet Popcorn? Better yet, why not give it in a decorative holiday tin with a Missouri Life subscription? Visit our online store for the variety of flavors that are offered; they range from traditional caramel corn to banana split.
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The debate rages on how to pronounce the name of our state, and this is the perfect gift for those with Missour-uh pride. It's not recommended for those who want to avoid controversy.
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Show off the Show-Me State to out-of-state friends and family by sending them these gorgeous greeting cards. Locations include Alley Spring, Shaw Nature Reserve, Meramec River, Mingo Wildlife Refuge and many others. They also make great thank-you cards for after the holidays.
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This is by far the most adorable gift we offer. It's the perfect way tell the world your newborn is a proud Missourian, or will be if you have anything to say about it. It's perfect for grandchildren, children, or any new additions to your Missouri family.
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With huge, full-color photos, amazing stories, and authors that range from Governor Jay Nixon to Senator Roy Blunt to Niche Chef Gerard Craft, Missouri River Country defines Missouri from St. Louis to Hermann. The book not only has a different author for each chapter, which cover a variety of topics, including history, wine-making, agriculture, and food, it also has many small-story contributions from great writers, such as St. Louis-Post Dispatch writer Joe Bonwich.
With stunning nature photos, paintings from Missouri's greatest artists, such as Thomas Hart Benton, and work from Missouri's great contemporary artists, such as Billyo O'Donnell, this is a great addition to any Missourian's coffee table.
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Nina Furstenau knows a thing or two about food, and food writing for that matter. As a professor of Agriculture Journalism at MU, she teaches a food and wine writing course. This book is a collection of stories and, better yet, recipes from across the state, so any foodie would love it. Or just try out some of the recipes this holiday season. Savor Missouri has great desserts for Christmas, such as German chocolate pie, and great finger food for a New Year's Eve party, such as goat cheese and caramelized onion pizza.
Perfect Presents from Missouri Life
In the December issue, we presented you with a few of our favorite Missouri-made products, from artisanal cheeses from Goatsbeard Farm in Columbia to a hand-made box from Michelle "Mike" Ochonicky at Stone Hollow Studios, who is bringing her scrimshaw ornaments to the National Christmas Tree Display at the White House for the third year on behalf of Missouri.
However, we tried to stay away from touting our own products, aside from a few shameless plugs. Now, this our chance to present our perfect presents to you, so please scroll through this slide show, and see twelve more great gifts that you can purchase directly from us.
Happy holidays, and thank you for your continued support.