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For the Hobbyists on your List 

To find the perfect gift, zero in on the person's interests.
click to enlarge For the junior cyclist, the Felt M-Racer single-speed cruiser for boys or girls, with aluminum hydroform tank and fat "Quick Brick" tires, $398 at N.O. Surf Shop (7722 Maple St., 866 6030; www.nosurfshop.com).
  • For the junior cyclist, the Felt M-Racer single-speed cruiser for boys or girls, with aluminum hydroform tank and fat "Quick Brick" tires, $398 at N.O. Surf Shop (7722 Maple St., 866 6030; www.nosurfshop.com).

click to enlarge For the puzzle aficionado, an Alex Beard Impossible Puzzle that can be rearranged into a new image or designed so the finished product need not match the picture on the box  $14.95 at Barnes & Noble (citywide; www.barnesandnobleinc.com)
  • For the puzzle aficionado, an Alex Beard Impossible Puzzle that can be rearranged into a new image or designed so the finished product need not match the picture on the box $14.95 at Barnes & Noble (citywide; www.barnesandnobleinc.com)

click to enlarge For the old-school gamer, a battery-operated air-hockey table-top game by Westminster  $35 at Gentry (6047 Magazine St., 899-4223).
  • For the old-school gamer, a battery-operated air-hockey table-top game by Westminster $35 at Gentry (6047 Magazine St., 899-4223).

click to enlarge For the holiday decorator, a "miniature Christmas tree" plant, $34.95, in a green ceramic pot, $32.95  both from Harold's Indoor-Outdoor Plants (1135 Press St., 947-7554).
  • For the holiday decorator, a "miniature Christmas tree" plant, $34.95, in a green ceramic pot, $32.95 both from Harold's Indoor-Outdoor Plants (1135 Press St., 947-7554).

click to enlarge For the animal lover, a gift certificate for membership at the Audubon Institute (Zoo, Aquarium, Imax and Insectarium) or an Adopt-an-Animal sponsorship. For information about prices and packages, visit www.auduboninstitute.org or call 581-4629.
  • For the animal lover, a gift certificate for membership at the Audubon Institute (Zoo, Aquarium, Imax and Insectarium) or an Adopt-an-Animal sponsorship. For information about prices and packages, visit www.auduboninstitute.org or call 581-4629.

click to enlarge For the cook, a rosemary wreath in a clay pot, $17.99 at the Sunken Garden (5590 Canal Blvd., 265-0725).
  • For the cook, a rosemary wreath in a clay pot, $17.99 at the Sunken Garden (5590 Canal Blvd., 265-0725).

click to enlarge For the yoga girl or mom on the move, a Blue Moon empire cotton jacket, $112.50; brown bootleg yoga pants by Hardtail, $54; and a soft, white cotton scarf by Bobi, $18  all from Life: A Lifestyle Boutique (5422 Magazine St., 267-0380; www.life-neworleans.com).
  • For the yoga girl or mom on the move, a Blue Moon empire cotton jacket, $112.50; brown bootleg yoga pants by Hardtail, $54; and a soft, white cotton scarf by Bobi, $18 all from Life: A Lifestyle Boutique (5422 Magazine St., 267-0380; www.life-neworleans.com).

click to enlarge For the eclectic collector, a decorative brass gong, $19.99 at the Ra-Shop (3812 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 889-8436; 758 E I-10 Service Road, Slidell, 985-649-7262; www.rashop.us).
  • For the eclectic collector, a decorative brass gong, $19.99 at the Ra-Shop (3812 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 889-8436; 758 E I-10 Service Road, Slidell, 985-649-7262; www.rashop.us).

click to enlarge For the family dog, "Henrietta the Chicken" squeaky toy, $6 at Canine Culture/Connection (3440 Magazine St., 218-4098; 8110 Hampson St., 373-5141; www.canineconnectionnola.com and www.canineculturenola.com).
  • For the family dog, "Henrietta the Chicken" squeaky toy, $6 at Canine Culture/Connection (3440 Magazine St., 218-4098; 8110 Hampson St., 373-5141; www.canineconnectionnola.com and www.canineculturenola.com).

click to enlarge For the gardener, a kumquat tree, $22, fennel plant, $2, and gathering basket, $22  all from Garden Trellis (8015 Maple St., 861-1953).
  • For the gardener, a kumquat tree, $22, fennel plant, $2, and gathering basket, $22 all from Garden Trellis (8015 Maple St., 861-1953).

click to enlarge For the outdoor enthusiast, a pair of virtually unbreakable shades by Rudy Project Sunglasses with lenses designed to provide unique climate management  $220 at Massey's Professional Outfitters (504 N. Carrolton Ave., 754-7467; 3363 Severn Ave., Metairie, 885-1144; www.masseysoutfitters.com).
  • For the outdoor enthusiast, a pair of virtually unbreakable shades by Rudy Project Sunglasses with lenses designed to provide unique climate management $220 at Massey's Professional Outfitters (504 N. Carrolton Ave., 754-7467; 3363 Severn Ave., Metairie, 885-1144; www.masseysoutfitters.com).
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