Sperry Top-Siders

1. Decked Out
These handsewn leather Top-Siders give the classic boat shoe a fresh coat of neon. 

$80 each; SperryTopSider.com

2. Do the Twist
The humble pretzel, mainstay of the local bar and the rec-room party, can now ascend to fancy-shmancier surroundings, thanks to these delicious chocolate-painted goodies. 

$2.50 each; Pretzables.com
Made By Oots containers

3. Fully Stacked
The hardy, toxin-free containers in this easy-to-customize lunch-box set ensure you'll never have to sit down to a smooshed sandwich again. 

Oots! $35 to $45; MadeByOots.com
iPig's iPod Docking Station

4. This Little Piggy Went to the iTunes Store...
Charlotte the spider had Wilbur, Green Acres' farmer Fred had Arnold...and now your iPod has its iPig docking station. This happy guy is outfitted with five speakers for 360-degree sound. 

$130; Speakal.com
Roost Glasses

5. Splendor in the Glass
A refreshing drink of water, a sun-dappled meadow, a butterfly fluttering past—these glass tumblers deliver it all in one beautiful, hand-etched package. 

Roost, $14 each, Sallie Mac, Mendocino, California; 707-937-5357
Jay Strongwater charms

6. Charm School
Add a menagerie of creatures great and small to this 18kt-gold-plated bracelet, which glimmers with Swarovski crystals. 

$48 for bracelet, $85 to $125 each for charms; JayStrongwater.com
Sabonete soaps

7. Garden of Earthly Delights
Made from 100 percent vegetable ingredients, these big, long-lasting soaps come in exquisitely designed tins and smell like heaven. 

$12 each; Anthropologie.com
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS1

8. Deep Impact
This camera takes a licking but keeps on clicking: It's the first-ever HD model that's dustproof, waterproof (to ten feet), and shockproof (up to a five-foot drop). 

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS1, $400; Panasonic.com

9. No Messing Around
The spill-resistant lip on these cheery all-purpose bowls helps keep the pasta sauce off the carpet and the guacamole off your lap. 

$35 for four-pack; Calibowl.com


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