A waterproof picnic blanket in a bold and/or retro pattern like these from Portland's PoBa.
A gift certificate to any upstanding stationery store such as The Regional Assembly of Text or Buchan's.
I'll take any number and any combination of these mugs from Dahlhaus Ceramics. I have never coveted pottery like this before; it makes my heart ache. Available at Shiny Fuzzy Muddy Dec 8 & 9 at Heritage Hall on Main St.
A gift certificate with Victory Gardens to help me spend the $100 I need to get a free consultation to better plan and expedite my garden next spring.
A gift certificate to any of these Vancouver restaurants that I've been wanting to visit: Wildebeest, The Acorn, or Fray.
A gift certificate towards having my couch cleaned by Roya's Carpet Care because they have the best reviews on Yelp and decent prices, they use eco-friendly products, and I want my once-beige couch to look as pristine as the one in the picture on their website (see above). Baby drool begone!
OR:Books on local history
Tickets to a show of any kind (concert, ballet, theatre, etc)
Pedicure gift certificate