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A nearly edible spoon and other stuff you should buy from your neighbors

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Moms, avert your eyes. The Cereal Killer is even less healthy than cereal with chocolate milk—it's a cereal-covered bon bon molded on a plastic spoon for your convenience, by Brass Knuckle Bon Bons. Your call. $3 for 5, etsy.com/people/brassknucklebonbons.

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I bet you're like, "Hand-poured, soy wax candles, so what?" But when you bring some silky smooth person home one night you'll be all, "Yeah, it's a hand-poured, soy wax candle. So what?" Milton and Margie's soy wax candles, $6 and $10, Real Naked Food, 1909 W. Division, jesserino.wordpress.com.

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If you give a knitter yarn, she's gonna want some tea. Or maybe a hot toddy. Or some beer? Regardless, this Circa Ceramics-made tea cup is just a nice way to deliver him or her a needle-refreshing beverage. $20, Virtu, 2034 N. Damen, and other Chicago stores, Circaceramics.com.

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Lonely? Watch too much TV? Too much TV to go out and meet people? Don't worry, just grab a hand-stitched finger puppet or three made by abbeychristine, and you can have drinky Don Draper, frisky Frida Kahlo, or a banjo-strumming Steve Martin on hand at all times. $16 at Renegade Handmade, 1924 W. Division, etsy.com/people/abbeychristine.

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Graduate from tacking postcards on the wall to decorating the house with Topics, print shop Sonnenzimmer's limited edition box set of 36, 3-color prints composed by the artist Nick Butcher, now in its 40th edition. $50, sonnenzimmer.com.

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