Home, really sweet home

For years, local bakery owner Karen Rohde has been donating hand-crafted gingerbread houses to area charities. Now, you can buy Rohde's creations either pre-decorated or ready for decorating with the kids in your home.

- Dianna Marder

Gingerbread houses, $22.95 undecorated, $48.95 complete, at Bredenbeck's Bakery, 8126 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-7374 or www.bredenbecks.com.

For the chopstick-impaired

This oversize paper-clip-style chopstick is perfect for adults or children who want to eat Asian food authentically, but just can't quite grasp it. A fun stocking-stuffer.

- Dianna Marder

Single chopstick, $6 at Open House, 107 S. 13th St.; 215-922-1415 or openhouseliving.com.