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If your friend is an Ed Sheeran fan, they may appreciate one of the products from his line of handmade jewelry, such as this Festival Bracelet made to look like licorice allsorts. Who wouldn’t like to say that they own a bracelet handmade by a Grammy Award-winning musician?


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Buying Broadway tickets may be too expensive a gift, but you can remind the theater lover in your life of their favorite shows from the past season with Playbill’s 2015-2016 season poster.

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Starting college often means learning to cook with fewer tools on hand than at home, especially if you don’t want to share a hall kitchen.The Nordic Ware Microwave Bacon Tray & Food Defroster will help you cook bacon from the comfort of your dorm room.



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Your friend can record their adventures in one of Cavallini & Co.’s Vintage Map Mini Notebooks, perfectly sized for travel. Your globetrotting friends are sure to appreciate Matt Kepnes’s “How to Travel the World on $50 a Day” – ideal for the broke college student. Set of three Caval lini & Co. mini not ebooks: $16.36 on Amazo n.

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Jon Morris’s “The League of Regrettable Superheroes” gives a glimpse into those unfortunate superheroes like Bee-Man or Dr. Hormone, who never quite became popular.

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Map Marker Pushpins: $9.17 on Amazon

Tetris fridge magnets: $12.99 on Amazon.

Paladone’s Tetris Fridge Magnets bring a hint of retro gaming to your mini

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Should your friend not have time to get outdoors, bring the outdoors to them with Back to the Roots’ Garden-in-a-Can.

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XSOURCE’s camera lenses for smartphones: $6.99 on Amazon.

It can sometimes be hard to carry a camera with you when venturing into the wilderness, so why not get your friend XCSOURCE’s camera lens set for smartphones? With a fish eye, wide angle, and macro lens, it will help your friend capture their best deer picture yet.

Juniper Ridge’s Douglas Fir Spring Tip Tea will bring back memories of hiking through the mountains and help your friend keep spring in mind as we go into winter.

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