What?s to love about buying stuff online? So easy. What?s not to love? So impersonal.
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Perry Clark Home, a new e-boutique led by Chicago entrepreneur Christine Clark and her impressively pedigreed team--Sheri Salata, president of The Oprah Winfrey Network, is on the advisory board--aims to get both sides of the equation right.

The site?s most brilliant idea: commandeering the philosophy behind the farm-to-table movement and applying it to a selection of random (but totally lovely) items that rotate with the seasons. ??

Right now we want the urban garden ($54)--a pretty way to grow herbs or display cut flowers in a kitchen windowsill--and this rattan food cover ($49), which we?ll use every day come eat-on-the-porch weather. ?

Perry Clark is also our new go-to for sending gifts like gorgeous soaps or a book of life-size puppy photographs (!) to friends, since every purchase gets beautiful complimentary gift wrapping--whether it?s for you or someone else.

Oh, and remember last Thanksgiving when you realized--at carving time--that you didn?t have a serving platter nice enough for the turkey? Not this year.

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