Anderson Japanese Gardens: If you can dream it, you can find it at the gift shop at Anderson Japanese Gardens. Impress someone with Grandmother’s Buttons jewelry, luxury spa equipment, wasabi hand wash and an eggplant purple bamboo throw … to name a few surprises awaiting you at Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, (815) 997-1197,

NWQ Gift Guide: It’s in the Bag!

T racking down unique gifts isn’t limited to a season, though some months seem to require more hunting than others! To assist you in your search, Northwest Quarterly offers its annual gift guide. No matter the occasion, following this retail treasure map in your quest for that one-of-a-kind item will guarantee that It’s in the Bag! Click on the thumbnail to see more of these great gifts.

Gifts from Anderson Japanese Gardens, Rockford