‘Tis the season of gift-giving, and we know it can be overwhelming. But before you point, click and buy, why not shop local and give a gift that’s uniquely Whitewater. We compiled a list of fun, local, and/or handcrafted items that support small businesses and artists–a purchase that will make everyone happy.
☻ A TO-GO CUP from The SweetSpot Cafe. Comes with lids for both hot and cold drinks, has a variety of colors to choose from, and reduces plastic use!
☻ ANY PRODUCT OR PIECE OF ART from The Book Teller. From soaps, lotions, and Christmas ornaments to books, art, jewelry, and pottery, you can find just about anything your loved one would adore.
☻ A VINTAGE HAT from Reflections of the Past. If you have a hat lover in your life who needs a high quality, vintage hat in their collection, this is the place to go!
☻ LOCALLY GROWN HERBS, HOMEMADE BQQ SAUCE, & MERCH from Casual Joe’s. Deliciousness for the foodie in your life.
☻ COWBOY BOOTS from Aranda-Be Unique. Any person who loves to fancy up their feet needs a pair of cowboy boots.
☻ A CHRISTMAS WREATH OR BOUQUET from Floral Villa. Gorgeous, hand-crafted, and continues the holiday spirit even after Christmas!
☻ A FACIAL from Skye Blue Salon. The perfect gift for refreshing a winter-kissed face.
☻ WINE from Staller Estate Winery. Sure, wine is a popular gift item, but this wine from locally grown grapes is guaranteed to satisfy the gift recipient AND the vintner!
☻ A PLANT from Grandma’s Plant Closet. These plants (sold on Saturdays from 9-12p at the Indoor Whitewater City Market) are well-loved and taken care of by plant enthusiast, Helena. They come with care instructions and are sure to brighten up a loved ones home over the winter!
☻ ANY FUN HOLIDAY WARES from Fuzzy Pig. Have a loved one obsessed with Christmas decor? This cute barn in the country is chock-full of unique finds from candles, dishware, and nutcrackers to a slew of vintage and antique wares, too! They have their holiday-inspired goodies right up front for the fast-paced gift giver to pop in and quickly grab and go.
☻ ANY QUALITY GIFT ITEMS from McCullough’s. You’ll find anything you need here for your loved one from the oh-so-popular Yankee Candles to snow globes (if you’re keeping it Christmasy!
We hope these items inspire your gift-giving ideas this season. Happy holiday shopping, all!