I used to live on an island before I moved to Germany. We used to watch the tall ships sail majestically into the harbor every September as part of the annual Schooner Festival. I love the sea. I also love this necklace in the Handmade by Traveling Mama Etsy shop.
World Vision's Famine Relief Program in the Horn of Africa. You can read more about it here on her blog.
This would be a nice way to get some early Christmas shopping done while helping a great cause at the same time!