Learn more about the spirit of the new world with Wayne Curtis's And A Bottle Of Rum: A History Of The New World In Ten Cocktails (Three Rivers Press, $18.95, chapters.indigo.ca). Enhance your education by sampling various rum styles and cocktails as you flip your way through.
It's time to start thinking 'bout Mama's Day, kiddies. Moms deserve to drink from classy glasses, so grab a much-hyped, gorgeously designed set by Sempli from Room 2046 (1252 Yonge, 647-348-2046, room2046.com). Why not toss in a matching decanter? Only the best for the lady who gave you life.