It’s your last day in D.C. and you haven’t picked up a “thank you” gift for your lovely Aunt Julee. After all that she did to help you plan your memorable trip to D.C., she deserves a souvenir.
I know your Aunt Julee well, and I can tell you that the White House snow globe that you were hoping to pick up at the airport is not going to do the trick. So what to do? There's only one thing. Head over to Chocolate Moose on L Street, a gift shop full of imaginative, fun and funky kitsch. You are sure to find that last minute gift for that special someone, and you won’t break your pocketbook doing so.
For Aunt Julee, get the Elvis cutting board. She’ll love the image of Elvis done with veggies. What can I say? You have a weird aunt. For your favorite cousin, Omar, who’s chronologically a 40-year-old but acts like he’s seven, I suggest either the MooPopper or the PigPopper. If none of those items are available, there are plenty of other fun things to choose from.
And don’t forget to pick up a card when you’re in the store. You need quirky cards to match the funky gifts you’ve just picked out.
And for yourself, I vote for one of the impossible puzzles that will keep you busy on that long trip home—well past when your iPad or Kindle has lost all its charge.
You can reward yourself for being so thoughtful by treating yourself to some of the chocolates that the store also sells.