Surely I am not the only one who buys Christmas gifts for herself. This has been a "tradition" of mine since I was 23 or so, and living on my own for the first time (not counting college).
This year I remembered that my friend Vickie at The Spinner's Cottage has beautiful spindles in her shop (brick & mortar AND online). These lovelies are made by Vickie's mother, Carol, and are so much fun to spin with. Here's the one I got: