Looking to get a head start on holiday shopping but don’t want to deal with long lines and the crowds? Skip the big box stores, the gifts below come from savvy small businesses and can be ordered online. Give cute and creative gifts that beat big box buys.
If you’re looking for a great foodie gift for the health nut in your life, Laurel’s Butter are not only tasty, but they are also a great source of healthy fats and proteins. Be sure to stock up on seasonal and limited edition nut butter flavors like Gingerbread Crunch, Rainbow Cookie, White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie, Peppermint Swirl Brownie Butter and Blueberry Pancakes.
Make Christmas morning magical with Polly’s Pancake Mixes. Whip up a stack of fluffy homemade stone ground pancakes smothered in butter and real maple syrup from the famous Polly’s Pancake Parlor in New Hampshire. Polly’s Pancake Parlor is famous for serving up delicious pancakes for over 75 years. They make a variety of pancake mixes including Gingerbread, Cornmeal, Oatmeal, Buttermilk, Whole Wheat, Original and more. Polly’s Pancake Parlor mixes make a great gift and are a delicious way to start the day.
When the days get longer and darker, the winter blues starts to kick in. Boost your mood and lift your spirits with colorful lenses from Rainbow OPTX. Colorful lenses are trending on the fashion runways and will add a pop of color to any outfit. All lenses are UV400 protective and frames come in a variety of colors and styles. Give the fashion girl on your list a cool and colorful Christmas gift this year with Rainbow OPTX.
Leggings are comfortable and versatile and can easily be dressed up or dressed down. Don’t break the bank on expensive leggings when you can choose from a variety of colorful and tie-dye leggings from Comfy Monk ranging from $15-19 dollars. This is a great gift for yogis and stylish señoritas on your shopping list.
Socks make a great stocking stuffer, especially scented ones printed and packaged like food favorites like doughnuts, pizza and cupcakes. This is a cute and cozy gift for the tweens and teens on your shopping list.
CV Skinlabs is a natural and organic skincare line clinically proven to restore the most compromised skin conditions. The Body Repair Lotion and Calming Moisture deeply hydrates and soothes dry skin, perfect for winter. The Restorative Skin Balm is the perfect remedy for dry or cracked chapped lips. Maintain a healthy radiant glow and keep your skin smooth throughout the winter with CV Skinlab products.
Malibu Skye is a Los Angeles company that created a collection of attractive vegan handbags and wallets. With the holidays approaching, metallic and holographic fashions are on every fashion girls wish list. Belt Bags are also back on trend since they’re functional and fashionable. Consider a chic and cruelty-free Stardust Hologram Belt Bag from Malibu Skye for only $58. This is a unique, fashion forward gift, sure to bring a smile.
If you’re looking for a great gift for the guys on your shopping list, a Bomber Jacket from Brooklyn Cloth is sure to please. Brooklyn Cloth’s Black Nylon Bomber jacket is on sale for only $30 on Black Friday! Shop stylish, street inspired fashions from a great local brand, Brooklyn Cloth.