These useful and fun falls treats, all of which cost less than $40, will help keep you pampered and happy as the leaves drop from the trees and winter approaches.
Get lost in this • Barbara Kingsolver's riveting "Flight Behavior", a farm wife's shocking discovery divides her family and town and the world. (Bookstores, $29).
Butter fingers • L'Occitane's rich Shea Butter Hand Creams moisturize without greasiness, and smells divine. (loccitane.com, $10).
Sure-footed • If the high cost of winter boots is giving you cold feet, check out the Ami Clubwear leather Rider Boots. They have up-to-the-minute equestrian embellishments, sleek wedge heels and an amazingly wallet-friendly price. (amiclubwear.com, $20).
Two for the road • A handy little combo of a wallet and phone case, Spartina 449's cellphone hipster is patterned in lush florals. (spartina449.com, $40).
Plate class • You could serve dessert on West Elm's Thanksgiving Plates, with their delicate pencil illustrations of squash and wines by ceramist Laura Zindel, or you could hang them on the wall as artwork. (westelm.com, $8 each).
Photo finish • A striking hand-tiled black-and-white Frame from U.S. Fund for UNICEF does more than just showcase your fave 4-inch-by-6-inch pics proceeds from its sales help fund UNICEF's charities. (unicefusa.org/shop, $25).
New leaves • Shaped like foliage and crafted from thick wool felt, Teroforma's Arbor Coasters provide colorful and worry-free spots for setting down a pair of drinks. (teroforma.com, $9 for two).
A pillow we can't resist • We love the intense sofa-brightening hues and detailed floral embroidery on Land of Nod's A Blossoming Throw Pillow. And, it comes with a squishy down insert. (landofnod.com, $39).
Deck your neck • With its can't-miss duo of lustrous gold and deep emerald baubles, Forever 21's 15-inch Pressed Bejeweled necklace is a statement-making stunner that will add polish to a holiday outfit. (forever21.com, $13).
Tote couture • Travelgear's wipe-clean Quilted Nylon Travel Tote is so roomy it has ample pockets, plus a tethered inner pouch that you can cram in all your daily essentials and more. (opensky.com, $40).
Book smart • If your friends forget to return your loaned books, try a circulation card stamped with a due date from Knock Knock's Personal Library Kit. It'll speak volumes. (fredflare.com, $20).
Step it up • As comfy as they are eye-catching, these Toycar moccasins from Jellypop have a zippy Southwest print and durable ridged soles. (shopjellypop.com, $40).
Tea party • Blended with cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg, The Republic of Tea's Pumpkin Spice Black Tea brews 50 cups of tastes-like-fall flavor per tin. (Whole Foods, $11.50 each).
Best in faux • Just as sophisticated on a coffee table as on a vanity, this 10-inch-by-6.5-inch Nate Berkus Storage Box has a chic shagreen finish. It looks just like polished sharkskin. (target.com, $25).