9 Things We Love in November

Dish out some Pittsburgh this Thanksgiving with this glass decoupage tray, commissioned by PenHollows from New York artist Carol Kaas.

Dish Out Some Pittsburgh

Serve your Thanksgiving guests using this glass decoupage tray ($195), commissioned by PenHollows from New York artist Carol Kaas. The 9-by-14-inch tray depicts the cities of Pittsburgh and Allegheny in 1855. 


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This nylon, retro-style Flashback daypack ($44.50) with a leather bottom is handy for anything from travel to hiking to grocery shopping.

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Find this handmade almond-butter soap at Jay Design Soaps and Gifts ($6 soap; $10 with packaging), where a number of scents are crafted.

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Artist Jana Thompson’s design for this limited-edition pillow ($45), sewn by local gardeners, depicts the North Side’s Randyland, an urban art project on Jacksonia Street. Proceeds benefit the Olde Allegheny Community Gardens and Mattress Factory educational programs.

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Wendell August Forge has launched a semi-precious metal jewelry line, which includes such items as this Elements tri-bar mixed-metal necklace ($150) made of hand-hammered sterling-silver and gold-plated wire.

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Keep your mobile device fully powered with this leather Charge on the Go wristlet ($100). Inside is a hidden, built-in battery that can charge most smartphones.

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Black n Gold Girls, an online retailer, has been fitting Pittsburgh into borrowed motifs ranging from the “LOVE” pop-art image to shows including “Breaking Bad” (the shirt says: “Breaking .500,” in honor of this year’s Pirates). This long-sleeve T-shirt ($19.99) plays off the popular Netflix show “Orange is the New Black.”

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Try your own Gene Kelly impression behind this Singin’ in the Shower curtain ($24.99) from ModCloth.

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Enhance your fall table setting with these mini taper holders ($24.95). They won’t overwhelm, but they’ll add great autumn colors.

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