life after 50, baby boomer women, boomer womenEach summer I attend the NY NOW Show – The Market for Lifestyle, Home + Gift – at the Javits Center in New York City. It’s fun to walk up and down the aisles filled with home decor, jewelry, housewares, artisan crafts, paper goods, and a whole lot more. Since it’s the gift giving season, I thought I would share some of my favorite things from the show. I’ve included items only where I know you can purchase them online.

If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping, perhaps you’ll find an idea for the perfect gift for a loved one or maybe a treat for yourself. Plus read down all the way, as I’m giving away some of my favorite things during JudiBoomergirl’s  December giveaways!

For Those Who Love Jewelry

You can find this Portland designer’s handmade glass enamel jewelry at

gifts for 2015

Talia’s Jewelry is handmade with glass enamel.

If you want to sparkle, check out handmade gems at

These pieces are on the pricey side but handcrafted in Himalaya. Check them out on Etsy.

Since “life is a process of becoming,” these delicate jewels are adorned with positive words. Find them at

Becoming Jewelry

Becoming Jewelry

For Some Zen Time

I love snow globes, so I totally love these Zen Snow Globes. Namaste! Go to Cool Snow Globes to buy one.

Do you love snow globes as much as I do? Check out these Cool Snow Globes.

Do you love snow globes as much as I do? Check out these Cool Snow Globes.

When I heard Taschen was publishing On Yoga: The Architecture of Peace with photographs by Michael O’Neill, I asked if I could get a preview copy. I told them I was a yoga teacher in training. It is a beautiful gift for the yogini or yogi in your life. I display it on the coffee table near my in-home yoga studio.

On Yoga

The photography in On Yoga is amazing. A beautiful coffee table book for your best yogi or yogini.

For Those Who Are Forgetful

Do you forget where you placed your keys. Now you can easily find them with the bluetooth tracker from


Lose your keys, track them down with a bluetooth Chipolo.

For Your Home

I wanted to cuddle up in this hot pink tibetan lamb rug. So I did. You can’t buy it online, however I bet if you wanted to purchase one you could contact and maybe they would sell one to you. A perfect gift for your life after 50.

Can you tell why I wanted to wrap myself in this hot pink rug?

Can you tell why I wanted to wrap myself in this hot pink rug?

While I don’t have any pets, many of my friends and family have cats. If you’re a cat-lover, you’ll want to visit for handmade goods for cat-friendly homes.

For A Beautiful Body

If you want to relax and be reminded of the beauty of the sea, give these light and fresh fragrances from Inis Energy of the Sea.  Or, wait until 2016 to buy Coastal Salt and Soul products.

Inis products from Ireland

Inis makes lovely fresh scented products that remind you of the sea.

For Carrying Your Stuff 

I liked these totes because they have zipped closures and can be monogrammed at

Graphic image totes

Graphic totes come in bold colors.

♥ The colorful leather on these handbags and wallets caught my eye as soon as I turned down the aisle at the show. Check them out at

My Walit makes a variety of colorful leather handbags and accessories.

My Walit makes a variety of colorful leather handbags and accessories.

For Wrapping Yourself Up During The Day Or Night

There’s a story to these scarves. You can read about the sari and purchase one at

red sari

There is a story behind the red sari scarves.

Oprah picks these pjs and so do I. They are so soft and warm. You can purchase a pair at

pj harlow

These pjs are on Oprah’s favorite things, just like JudiBoomergirl’s list.

Sleeping on silk pillows is supposed to ease the wrinkles post 50. I plan to try it. How about you? Check out the pillows at Branche Beauty Sleep.

Enter the Holiday Giveaway
The first December giveaway is a Chipolo bluetooth key tracker. I’m giving away two, so there is double the chance to win if you enter the Rafflecopter Giveaway below. Leave a comment and let me know what’s on your gift-giving list this year.

Happy shopping!


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