The gift I chose for her would not have done well spending too much time in the car (it has been well below zero for several days now), so I basically invited myself to lunch at her house so I could deliver her gift personally. Hehe.
(have I mentioned that she's a fabulous cook?)
Here's the item that I bought for her that will not withstand the cold:
It's an Calamondin Orange tree! I bought it at Mile 5.2 Greenhouse in Eagle River. They tell me it will flower and produce fruit year-round. Maybe under Carol's care this will be possible, but most certainly NOT in my hands!
She surprised me with a gorgeous ring from an etsy shop I had never seen before. Here's the ring:
Have a look at this amazing shop: Arts Gallery
I think we both were very happy with our gifts. AND, lunch was awesome!