It’s the most wonderful time of the year and if you’re like us….it’s time to start adding items to your virtual cart to prepare for holiday gift giving. We curated a short list of items your loved ones will enjoy and that don’t bust your budget. Check out these indie brands and let us know what you plan to gift this season!
Neighborly Paper (Atlanta, GA) - Founded in 2016, this girl boss gang designs unapologetic, witty, and bold greeting cards. Neighborly celebrates good times, embraces awkward situations, and finds the right words for days that suck. Above all, they are genuine and committed to serving all the realness for all the occasions. Learn more from their 2020 Side Hustle Pro Podcast episode.
Fangboner Farms (Toledo, OH) - Here’s a little something for the foodies in your life. A family owned farm in my hometown specializing in handcrafted spices and spice blends made in house from the herbs that they grow on the farm. They also offer an amazing selection of tea blends, candles, and body scrubs. All made right there on the farm.
Look at Me! (Baltimore, MD) - Give the gift of interactive reading to the littles in your life! This is a book that celebrates the beauty and magic of little Black girls! It is a reminder that each body part is beautiful, functional, and important. The story follows a young African American girl on her journey to discover her inner beauty and power when she looks into the mirror. Through simple rhyme, Look at me! inspires and reminds black girls of all ages of the power and grace of their unique and wonderful bodies. Grab your copy on Kindle or in paperback.
Maktub Candle Studio (Los Angeles, CA) - The holiday mood is not complete without MĀKTUB Studio is a collective of luxury hand-poured scented candles all inspired by songs and lyrics. MĀKTUB pairs your favorite songs with fragrant scents and sparks unforgettable vibes to enjoy at home, in the office, and on-the-go. Catch the ‘Holitday Sale’ now through 11/30/20 on single candles or playlists (5 candles) featuring scents!
Laila's Luggage (Dallas, TX) - Laila's Luggage is a mommy and me travel duo set on making travel easier for kids (and their adult companions) by creating easy to carry travel activities for families on the go. Their products are well-made and durable to hold up through years of travel. The best part? They’re travel-themed and educational so kid’s minds aren’t on vacation even when their bodies are! Kids learn geography, language development and more through (3) card games, no bigger than a passport and an activity book designed to fit in a backpack.
Hararmbee Crafts (Atlanta, GA) - Harambee Crafts honors craftsmanship and creativity by creating modern handcrafted goods designed to celebrate your story. Enjoy our new Pride Collection featuring modern apparel and accessories including t-shirts, onesies and a tote bag, the perfect way to celebrate culture and the principles of Kwanzaa. Designed by Harambee Crafts for you to rock year-round.
This is the perfect season to give and receive so make the season merry and bright and remember to shop small! Drop a comment and let us know if you shop with these or other small businesses for the holidays.