Action Baby Carriers, Detroit, $98.00
Give a gift that will keep your favorite baby happy and close to their caregiver while allowing freedom of movement. The unique design ensures that baby's weight is evenly distributed making a comfortable fit for both the child and adult. Picured here in navy blue, this regular size is for babies from 8-40bs. Toddler size, for kids who are over 18 months old and between 15 and 45 pounds, is also available. Each is made in the company's Detroit workshop and they come in a variety of prints and colors.
Mini-Mocs, Redford, $32.00
This cheerful Aztec print is just one of many cute options to protect those tiny tootsies. Made from premium leather, suede, and fabric, they are both fun and functional. Each pair features non-skid soles and easy to stretch elastic ankle bands. Parents will also delight to know they are completely machine washable. These adorable moccasins come in a multitude of colors and patterns, as well as six different sizes.
Detroit Shirt Company, Grand Blanc, $21.00
Whether native to Motown or born far away, this adorable onesie will give your favorite peanut a way to stay connected to loved ones in Detroit. It's available in sizes ranging from 3-18 months, with a neckband designed for easy on and off.
Lena Marie Creations, Ypsilanti, $30.97
You can never have enough pics on display with a new baby. This uniquely flexible frame allows users to store up to a dozen pictures inside the frame to switch out what's showing. It also has a magnetic front so that themed-mats and snaps can be used to suit the season, making it easy to switch from Halloween to Christmas or baseball to football. Frames, mats, and snaps are sold separately. This price reflects a set that includes one each.
beeXpression, Troy, $8.50
Don't let some sloppy eating spoil a beautiful holiday ensemble. Outfit your favorite little one in this protective, yet festive bib. It's velour cotton with two snaps for easy adjustments. As an added bonus, a portion of the sales from your purchase goes to support a nonprofit grief charity for children.
Bizzy Fizz Bath Treats, Utica, $18.00
Whether running errands or heading for a weekend away, packing up to take a pumpkin on the road can be a real challenge, but it doesn't have to be. These mini bottles have ample product made from natural ingredients, and are ideal stored in a diaper bag. The kit contains: 1oz Lavender Rock A Baby Lotion, 1oz Tiny Tushie Powder, 1oz Tiny Tushie Spray, .5oz Tiny Tushie Balm, 2 Oatmeal Soap Scrubbies, and 1 Scrubbie Mitt.
Mulberry Pines, Six Lakes, $32.49
This luxurious kit is great for use in a sauna or bath. It comes in a wooden beautiful box that is handcrafted by local Amish craftsmen and includes: 1 oz of 100% pure peppermint essential oil, 1 oz of 100% pure eucalyptus essential oil, all natural handcrafted soap, and a cedar soap dish for optimal drying.
Finding the Trail Home Brewed Soaps, Jackson, $6.95
Reminiscent of the first gifts of Christmas, which were brought to Mary and Joesph from the Three Kings, this Goat Milk Soap is made with Frankincense, Myrrh & Orange essential oils.
Jamark Laboratories, Inc., Grand Rapids, $34.95
Pamper a loved one with this skin-soothing collection. The foundation of the line is a?beeswax moisturizer that was developed by a plastic surgeon from Grand Rapids in the 1950?s, to help heal cuts, burns, and eventually dry skin. This gift pack includes a One Step Manicure, Lip Balm, Surgeon's Skin Secret twist-up stick, and a tube of Surgeon's Skin Secret cream. You can choose from Vanilla, Lavender, Lemon, and Honey Almond scents.
Keeki Pure & Simple, Grand Rapids, $35.99
Bursting with color, Keeki Pure & Simple specializes in safe, healthy, beauty products. Their nontoxic nail polish is 100% biodegradable, with a vegan, gluten-free formula. This Radiant Gift Pack includes four vibrant colors: Orange Sorbet, Lemonade, Raspberry Sorbet, and Sour Apple Slushie.
Bellaroma, Saint Clair Shores, $15.00
Winter is coming and everyone's skin will benefit from a little extra attention. Complete with soothing oatmeal, organic pure cane sugar grains, and blended with spicy ginger and sweet orange essential oils, this facial mask will do just the trick. It's meant to invigorate and improve circulation, and smells heavenly.
Ruma Organics, Sterling Heights, $62.00
For a total pampering experience, provide someone you love with this decadent cherry and almond-scented collection from Ruma Organics. It includes a handcrafted soap bar, exfoliating body scrub, body mist, and a silky body lotion. They'll think of you every time they soak in that lovely scent.
Fiction, Haslett, $12.95
In Baldwin's latest effort, a lonely widow seeks a boarder who will be a handyman and a companion. Against her friends best efforts to change her mind, she accepts Peter Lucky McNeal into her life only to soon see the error of her ways. During a cruise on the Rhine in Germany, the boarder is killed. Lou Searing and Jack Kelly are called in to solve that crime and as well as a murder in Muskegon, Michigan involving a boarder.
Fiction, Ferndale, $15.00
This is the third in a series of novels set in Ferndale, Michigan, that feature Detective Martin Preuss, a member of the Ferndale Police Department. In this adventure, he is called out to search for a van that has disappeared along with the driver and her passenger, a young disabled man. This hits home to Preuss with particular urgency because he has a son, Toby, who is also physically challenged. Working through layer upon layer of secrets in his search for the van, Preuss exposes a multitude of crimes with roots in the twentieth century?s darkest period, the Holocaust.
Fiction, Flint, $13.99
The fantasy genre has ht new heights in recent years, and here's a chance to get involved in tales told through the creativity of a local artist. In this adventure, a reluctant hero with a tortured past, a willing mentor who knows more than he shows, and a host of fearsome adversaries come together. Set during Scandinavia?s Viking Age, this is the story of Autar Magnusson?s entrance into manhood. Once labeled a coward by his father, Autar is nonetheless determined to risk his very life against a ferocious and legendary bear to prove himself worthy of becoming a berserker.
Nonfiction, Detroit, $39.95
Pam Rossi has been the producer and host of the acclaimed Over Easy morning show on WCSX in Detroit since 1999. Her book stemmed from listeners' desires to go back and hear guest interviews again in conjunction with the ever evolving technology of radio broadcasting. It was also a way to preserve one of her favorite parts of radio, live guest interviews. This book allows readers to experience conversations with musicians in an intimate setting, giving a glimpse into their personalities, experiences and stories.
Nonfiction, Canton, $19.95
Many success stories show only the end result when the lessons have already been learned and the awards have already been won, but what was life like before getting to that great place? What did the process of construction look like? Through interviews with a wide range of Michigan women, this piece pulls back the curtain and reveals a realistic view of the road to success and the power we all possess to reach our goals.
Fiction, Detroit, $18.99
These nine stories center on Annie Zito, a smart-but-not-always-wise divorced mother, and Marly, her strong yet vulnerable daughter, as they seek and stumble upon an odd cast of boys and men. All the stories are linked and alternate between mother and daughter; and while each tale stands alone, together they make up a larger whole. The first story begins when Annie is thirty-one years old and Marly is eight and they live in a tiny apartment overlooking a marsh near Lake Michigan, and the last story ends a decade and a half later with both women on the cusp of new adventures. Ever-present is Annie's beloved Lake Michigan.
Nonfiction, Traverse City, $29.95
Foodies will love this culinary tour that reaches north from the cranberry bogs and thimbleberry jam of Michigan?s Upper Peninsula to the southeastern inner city garden plots of Detroit. Michigan grows homespun food in every corner of the state and in its great, Great Lakes. Seasoned journalist Jaye Beeler and award winning photographer Dianne Carroll Burdick team up to take you there through their visual and descriptive look at the essence of agricultural Michigan.
Nonfiction, Royal Oak, $19.95
Fans of our state and the award-winning PBS television series, Under the Radar: Michiganwill love this book. Like the series that inspired it, this quirky publication features the cool people, places and things that make Michigan such a spectacular place. If you?ve got someone on your list who is looking for great Michigan places to explore, vacation, eat, live, start a business or just relax, this book is for them.
Peninsulum Publishing, Leighton Township, $9.99
Eddy Elk and Mandy Moose have stepped out of the flag, and they?re on the loose! Kids can join the adventurous pair as they explore the natural wonders of the Great Lakes State. From the Petoskey stone to the Whitetail deer, they will learn why there is no place on earth quite like Michigan.
Leep for Joy Books , Oak Park, $14.95
Leep for Joy Books focuses attention on the increasingly frightening problem of bullying, especially for children at a young age. Each book offers up a chance to have a good conversation about how to avoid these negative situations. This particular story centers around one happy little girl, Onya, who encounters a bully, her incredible response and how and why she goes to bed happy.
Books by Kelsey Fox, Madison Heights, $8.00
Wyatt is such a cute little fox that it's easy to imagine children falling in love with their new fictional friend. In this motivational tale, Wyatt, who is usually very set in his ways, discovers that trying new things can be fun and exciting!
Team B Creative, Brighton, $6.99
Mick Morris, who travels in the Myth Mobile with his parents, heads to Roswell, New Mexico to film their Myth Solvers show. They are looking to uncover facts about aliens crashing to earth in the 1940's. As filming begins, Mick, his best friend Nathan, and his least-favorite cousin Sissy, decide to sneak away on their own myth solving mission. Frightening events happen when Sissy gets captured by evil aliens, leaving Mick and Nathan to save her, and the planet as it turns out. Twists and peril catch them at every turn in this fun, scary book. It's the first in a series of six, each of which features five different endings.
Buttonwood Press, Haslett, $7.95
Children who love the great outdoors will enjoy Mary Morgan's series of books that set exciting adventures in our national parks. In this book, while spending Christmas vacation at Old Faithful Snowlodge in Yellowstone National Park, Ben and Bekka Cooper and their cousin Ian, find themselves entangled in more than chills and spills on ski trails. In the face of danger and freezing temperatures, the trio of sleuths save the day for an injured friend, and foil the plot of villains to leave their mark on our first National Park.
WAN Lee Publishing, Hartland, $19.95
We've all heard about a certain red-nosed deer, but purple? In this adventure an English Setter named Purdy is joined by her brother Rusty. They see a deer with a purple nose and proceed to find clues to figure out how the nose became purple. Purdy and Rusty ask several backyard birds for help to solve the mystery. This book is a great way for kids to learn to identify local birds, as it contains actual photographs, not artist's renderings. Ages 6-12.
Detroit Street Apparel, Eastpointe, $23.00
Long known as one of the jewels of Detroit, Belle Isle has recently seen a resurgence in beauty and popularity since becomine a Michigan State Park. So there's never been a better time to sport a sweatshirt touting this important element of what makes Detroit so special. Sizes range from small to XXL, and are available as a crewneck or hoodie.
Iconic Detroit, Detroit, $10.00
These coasters immortalize a wide range of Detroit memories from iconic local brands like Faygo, Vernors, Stroh's, Sanders, and Better Made to epic locations like Joe Louis Arena, Comerica Park, Ford Field, Boblo Island, and Eastern Market. Get one that has special significance or pick out a collection for the Detroit lover on your list. There are dozens of options.
BJ Scott Designs , Livonia, $24.98
The nicknames for this city are as plentiful as the positive energy it thrives on these days. This clever design shows off the familar skyline with a "D-Town" tag. It comes in a festive red and is available in sizes ranging from S to 3XL.
Motor City Creations, Taylor, $20.00
"Remember when you were a kid? Well part of you still is, and that's why we make Faygo," and perhaps why Motor City Creations makes this collection of candles with the scents of popular Faygo flavors like Orange, Grape, Rootbeer, Cream Soda, Cotton Candy, Redpop, and of course Rock & Rye. Each candle is made of soy and burns for 50-80 hours in a reusable jar.
Detroit GT, Ferndale, $25.00
This very popular phrase from Detroit GT is now available in a cool design on a snapback hat. Since it's a snapback, one size fits all, which makes shopping easy. Send it to someone you love whose life's journey has taken them away from home.
Records Redone, Lansing, $45.00
Few images are more synonymous with Detroit, literally, than its skyline and, figuratively, than the Motown sound. Records Redone combines the two in these unique creations. A variety of Motown artists are featured, based on the vinyl records available to be repurposed. All pre-cut Detroit Skylines will be on a Classic Motown Label, and each measures?10.5" x 12."
Detroit Scroll, Grosse Pointe, $46.00
Vintage Detroit fans will adore this Pashmina scarf. The design comes from authentic bus roll signs from a bygone era. At a 72" x 26" dimension, it's very versatile. The design comes in four color combinations, each with metallic foil ink. They are red or black with silver print or cream or gold with gold print .
Detroit Bold Coffee Co., Highland Park, $7.99
Start their day out thinking about you and their love for Detroit. No other road defines the essence of the city like Woodward Avenue. This Woodward Avenue Blend is roasted to perfection, consistently smooth with just the right amount of smoky balance. You can also choose from Detroit Bold's other flavors like: 1701 French Roast, Cafe Signature, Nightmare Black, and a special Christmas Roast just in time for the holidays. Also available in single serving versions.
Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek, $80.00
Animals never go out of season. This Family Membership to Battle Creek's Binder Park Zoo includes two named adults in a household plus their dependent children under 18. It entitles the family to unlimited admission to the zoo for one year, discounted admission to over 120 zoos and aquariums nationwide, free zoo magazines and newsletters, and discounts on Day Camps and other park programs. Similar memberships are also available at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Potter Park in Lansing, and John Ball Zoological Garden in Grand Rapids.
Great Lakes Cornhole, Grand Rapids, $135.00
Whether your family calls it cornhole, corn toss, bags, baggo, or "that game where you throw stuff," this gift will be a hit for tailgating, picnics, and backyard BBQs. Shown here with a one-color design, a wide variety of options are available ranging from plain wood to team names to custom logo options. Bags are also available, and in most cases sold separately.
Carrom, Ludington, $59.00
Getting children to unplug for some family time can be a tough battle these days, but most kids do still love a challenge. Reintroduce game night with this versitle option that features 100 games on one beautiful, reversible wooden board. The convenient size allows for simple storage, but big time fun. It's an deal gift for the family cottage.
Dry My Gloves, Inc., Portage, $19.95
Necessity is the mother of invention, and this invention was created by a mom who was tired of wet mittens all winter. It's a non-electric glove, boot, hat and wet garment dryer for use with a home heating system. The apparatus is simply placed over a floor register or against a baseboard register, which allows hot air to circulate throughout. Heat even makes it to the top of the garment, thereby drying from the inside out. It can dry six gloves, mittens, boots or wet garments using only ONE register. If you know a family who can't get enough of the great outdoors each winter, this gift is for them! ?
The Henry Ford, Dearborn, $175.00
One of the nations greatest attractions is right here in Michigan at The Henry Ford. Greenfield Village offers a stroll back in time with Model Ts, Thomas Edison's lab, old time baseball, and more. Meanwhile inside the Henry Ford Museum, guests can compare presidential limos, stand a foot away from Lincoln's final theater seat, or take a seat in the same bus where Rosa Parks famously took a stand. This is an educational and inspiring gift. A Family membership provides free admission to both places for two named adults and all children/grandchildren ages 18 and younger.
MJR Digital Cinemas, Bloomfield Hills, $100.00
One of the best things any family can enjoy over the holiday season is a trip to the movies. MJR Digital Cinemas offer gift cards that can be used for both tickets and concessions in ten different Michigan locations. Cards can be purchased in increments of $5-$100, the latter of which is enough to treat a family of four to a movie and some snacks ta boot.
Tassier Sugar Bush, Cedarville, $31.25
Each year, Michiganders anxiously await spring, not just for warmer weather, but because the spring thaw means the maple will begin to run. Not long after, it's syrup time! This unique wooden crate giftbox contains pancake mix and a quart of pure Michigan maple syrup that will bring the warmth of spring their way.
Grand Traverse Pie Company, Traverse City, $26.99
You don't have to take our word on this recommendation, you could trust famed chef Mario Batali instead, who famously once said ?I don?t think I?ve ever?had as good a pie as Grand?Traverse Pie Company?s?Cherry Crumb Pie... It?s?a religious experience.? The key ingredient is the locally grown Montmorency cherries, and for a nominal fee you can even have a personalized message baked on top.
Zingerman's, Ann Arbor, $150.00
Wolverines will weep upon receipt of this perfect lunch from A2's iconic deli. As Oprah said, "Zingerman's sandwiches are an 11 on a scale of 1 to 5." Included in the kit are: Jewish Rye (Pumpernickel in Brooklyn Reuben), sliced deli meat, freshly sliced Emmentaler Swiss cheese, Zingerman?s homemade redskin potato salad, coleslaw, Sauerkraut, Russian dressing, garlicky pickles, and Magic Brownie Bites. It serves 3-4.
Koeze, Grand Rapids, $31.50
West Michigan natives recognize the name Koeze as being synonymous with quality. For over 50 years and three generations Koeze has perfected the art of selecting and roasting the largest and best-tasting cashews in the world, hence the name "Colossal Cashew." The elegant decanter contains 20 oz. of the scrumptious nuts and comes in a beautiful branded gold box.
American Coney Island, Detroit, $59.99
With a Coney Island in nearly every town in the state, coney dogs may be one of the best-loved foods in Michigan. Send that taste of home to someone who has wandered far away, and they'll love you forever. Each kit contains 12 Dearborn Sausage special recipe hotdogs, buns, a sweet onion,?the famous American Coney Detroit-style chili sauce, instructions, and even a hat for authenticity. Price includes shipping to most states, including Michigan.
Sanders, Clinton Township, $35.99
Sanders has been delighting us with chocolatey goodness since 1875. It's awfully hard to pick favorite products, but it's hard to go wrong with this collection of their scrumptious toppings: Dark, Extra Dark, Caramel and Milk Chocolate Hot Fudge. They come in this attractive, reusable wooden crate.
Ryba's Fudge Shops, Mackinac Island, $23.95
Fudge is such a significant component of Mackinac Island's history that tourists are often referred to as "fudgies," and just because summer has gone away, doesn't mean the cravings have. Fill a 1.5lb box with three scrumptious slices. Choose a combination from these delicious flavors: Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Maple Pecan, Chocolate Pecan, German Chocolate, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Vanilla Pecan, Chocolate Macadamia, Sea Salt Carmel, Turtle and Oreo.
Better Made Snack Foods, Detroit, $14.95
For anyone who grew up in or around Detroit, few things are more synonymous with local flavor than Better Made potato chips. Filled with 14.5 oz of mouthwatering chips, this tin will evoke fun memories long after the crunchy treats are devoured.
Monte Nagler Fine Arts, Farmington Hills, $18.00
While the world has gone electronic, there are many people, especially moms, who still like a calendar they can keep open and write on. This one is a beauty. It features the work of renowned Michigan photographer, Monte Nagler, whose images have won numerous national and international honors, and can be found in many museum collections.
Artwear Detroit, Detroit, $45.00
ArtWear Detroit brings authentic designs to handbags, clothing, accessories and housewares, using exceptional source art from Detroit?s regional artists. The mission is to celebrate local artists, promote their work, support a living wage, and highlight their valuable contribution to Detroit?s cultural legacy. This small flap front messenger bag is based on a City Chatter painting by Darcel Deneau.
Cass Community Social Service, Detroit, $27.00
This is a gift that is functional, fashionable, and even a hint philanthropic. Detroit Treads are sandals made from recycled tires that were illegally discarded in the streets of Detroit. The tires are collected, and formerly homeless employees convert them into footwear and other products. The sandals feature a custom designed? "D" on the bottom, and come red, blue, or black straps.?
Brightly Twisted, Livonia, $95.00
The fashionista in your life who revels in expresing her own, unique brand of style will love a piece from Brightly Twisted. In a world rife with conformity, they strive to fulfill the unmet needs of those who use fashion as an outlet for self-expression. Each dyed by hand creation is a-one-of-a-kind work of wearable art.
The Old White House, St. Charles, $45.00
Normally giving a woman cleaning products as a gift might be frowned upon, but in this case the delicious lavender scent of these natural cleaning alternatives, makes it worth the risk. The set comes with laundry soap and a sweet little wooden scoop, an organic dryer sachet, linen and room spray, kitchen and bath cleanser, and a jar of carpet freshener, all tucked away into a reusable cloth bag. The restorative power of lavender will rejuvenate her whole house.
Gail's Lighthouse Cards, Clawson, $14.00
Personalized notes are still one of the most delightful treats a person can receive, and they are even better when tucked within the fold of a lovely card. Each in this assortment of Michigan note cards is blank inside so she can use them for a wide range of purposes, while the cover features reproductions of beautiful pencil drawings depicting lighthouses from around the state.
Baabaazuzu, Lake Leelanau, $52.00
Warm, fahsionable, and environmentally-friendly, mittens from Baabaazuzu are carefully coordinated with pieced together, upcycled sweaters in a wide range of color and pattern combinations. Due to the nature of the upcyled materials, the mittens you send her will be similar in arrangement of color, texture, and detail to what is pictured, but she will be the only one to own her particular pair. How cool is that?
Stormy Kromer, Ironwood, $129.99
Stormy Kromer has been making durable clothing and accessories for more than a century. This ultra-tough, 100% cotton duck fabric with paraffin-treated accents, repels the elements and is built big to carry everything she needs to escape work every once in a while. It features antique brass hardware and a single shoulder strap wearable on either side.
Beard Grooming Balm, Detroit, $16.00
Beards can be so sexy, but also a tad high maintenance. The makers of Beard Balm insist it?s the easiest way to grow a beard. This all natural leave-in conditioner nourishes and moisturizes a beard with just a light hold. It stops dryness, split ends, tangles, and frizz, while bringing out the beard's natural luster. Best of all, it's handcrafted in Detroit.
Country Smoke House, Almont, $60.00
Country Smoke House is known for its wide range of sausages and smoked meats. There are plenty of gift boxes to choose from, or you may customize your own. This Jerky Lovers 8-pack collection includes a mixture of domestic and wild game flavors ranging from traditional Beef to Pheasant to Peppered Elk.
Call of the Yooper, Bloomfield Hills, $189.00
Whether out at a beach or in a backyard, there's nothing like cooking food over an open fire, but hauling and storing a grill can dampen the fun. The unique feature to these Call of the Yooper grills is that they easily come apart and fold in half. This allows a 16? grill with an extending 15? handle to fold and pack into a small bag. It?s stainless steel with a hardwood, handcrafted handle, and is ideal for the person who likes to cook over an open flame, but wants to use virtually no car space to haul it up north.
Sansonetti Sauces, Holly, $14.00
Not every guy can cook, but they can all make a sandwich, and these flavorful mustards will make a novice feel like a gourmet. The set includes the company's award-winning Roasted Red Pepper Mustard, Michigan Honey Mustard, and Spicy Curry Mustard. They can also be turned into excellent marinades for the grillmaster on your list.
Detroit Audio Lab, Detroit, $80.00
Detroit Audio Lab is amplifying sound in Motown and beyond. The unique design of this tool allows the user to augment the sound of a smart phone or small tablet without the need of available electricity. It also looks stylish all on its own, and is made from salvaged wood from blighted houses. The address of its former home is on each piece.
Bay de Loc Lure Company , Gladstone, $5.45
The Swedish Pimple is a superb jigging lure that provides exceptional results on both fresh and salt-water fish. These lures can be used in both summer and winter, and have a proven ability to take walleye, trout, Coho salmon, bass, and many salt water species.
Stormy Kromer, Ironwood, $29.99
Help him look stylish and stay cozy at the same time. This traditional watch cap, with a fold-up brim, has an acrylic lining to provide added comfort and softness. For the ultimate in warmth and comfort, the exterior is available in 100% wool or a wool blend. Nobody keeps a head warm like the folks at Stormy Kromer.
Michigan History Project, Ann Arbor, $49.95
The diehard Michigan fan on your list will devour WOLVERINE: The History of Michigan Football. With a foreward by Denard Robinson and over 1,000 rare photos, it will bring back memories of seaons past in the blink of an eye. Even Coach Harbaugh is said to keep a copy in his office.
Carrom, Ludington, $84.00
The Balance Board is a valuable conditioning tool for every athlete or exercise junky, especially for the skiing or skateboarding enthusiast. Even kids who aren't sports-minded will have fun learning to improve their balance and coordination with this stylish tool. It can be used in a standing, kneeling or sitting position.
Puzzles That Rock, LLC, Charlevoix, $19.99
Collecting beach glass has become a summer hobby for many families, but sometimes the weather just isn't conducive to it. This jigsaw puzzle will provide a fun substitute on those cold and rainy days. It contains 550 pieces made with soy-based paint and recycled cardboard. The multiplicity of color will provide a decent challenge for even avid jigsaw fans.
Uncle Goose, Grand Rapids, $37.00
Even in this electronic age, it's still hard to beat the giggles, dexterity, and creativity that come from playing with blocks. Introduce a new generation to an old classic with these Uncle Goose Nursery Rhyme blocks that are fashioned from 100% sustainable Michigan basswood. This primary set has 27 pieces, while the starter set has 9.
Comfort Research, Grand Rapids, $42.99
This li?l swimmer resembles Dory's pal, Nemo, except that both his fins are intact and ready to hold onto. That, and this guy is still looking for a best friend to swim with. The quick-drying UV-resistant mesh will delight patents, while the the super-cushy 100% recycled foam bead filler will make him just as huggable as your little one hopes he'll be. He measures 35"x21"x9."
Fling A Ring, LLC, Holly, $29.99
Trust us, this is harder than it looks, which adds to the fun. Imagine combining the nostalgia of lawn jarts with trendy disc golf, and then sprinkling in a little bit of horseshoes, and you have Fling A Ring. Players toss the funky discs like frisbees in an attempt to hook them to the distant pole. The discs are light and safe, making it a fun game the whole family can enjoy. Perfect for cottages and backyards.
Construct A Truck USA, Dearborn Heights, $125.00
Inspired by requests from customers, this fantastic new kit gives kids the chance to work together with their parents or grandparents to build an old fashioned steam locomotive train. They'll get to make an engine and five different cars. The fun begins with the build, but will continue long after as their imagination takes over and the train begins its journeys.
Fathead, Detroit, $89.99
Pokemon became all the rage once again this year, and now the amazing technology from Fathead enables kids to customize their rooms with their favorite characters like these Sun and Moon Starters. They are printed on self-adhesive, moveable, reusable vinyl, so unlike a painted mural on a wall, the pieces can be moved around or even taken to a new room.
Tee See Tee, Traverse City, $22.00
Whether it's sports, chores, gaming, or even schoolwork, tweens and teens can show off their love for our state with this trendy, "Trained in Michigan" cotton/poly youth T-shirt. Parents will like the fact that the fabric is laundered to reduce shrinkage.
BrewtifulMI, Grand Blanc, $21.99
Michigan craft beer lovers will wear this tee with pride to show their support for the industry and lifestyle that they love. It's made of a 50/50 cotton/poly blend for extra comfort and durability and comes in sizes ranging from XS to 3XL.
McClure's Pickles, Detroit, $40.00
Many Michiganders believe you can't make a great Bloody Mary without a pickle, so how about just adding some juice to the mix? The idea for this product came about as an extra use for the leftover brine from pickles, and now it's become one of the most popular mixes in the state. If you know someone who loves to entertain, send them a 4-pack, and hopefully they'll invite you to brunch!
Detroit Scroll, Grosse Pointe, $45.00
For the oenophile with Detroit roots, you can't go wrong with this set of four stemless wine glasses. Each 17-oz glass contains it's own list of Motown streets derived from old bus scrolls.
Repurpose Detroit, Eastpointe, $24.95
This rustic adornment is the perfect accent to a home bar or cottage. It's not only fully functional, but promotes a motto we truly support. Though there are plenty of other phrases and themes from which to choose as well. It's fashioned from reclaimed wood and silkscreen-printed by hand. The opener is made of durable cast iron and the piece measures 12" x 3.5."
McClary Bros., Oak Park, $17.00
Craft cocktails are all the rage these days. In fact the trend even landed the entrepreneurs who make these drinking vinegars in the Shark Tank. The true bartender on your list will love the chance to experiment with any of these flavorful delights. Choices include Detroit Fig Leaf, Michigan Cranberry, Lemon & Ginger, Michigan Apple Pie, Michigan Beet & Carrot, Pineapple & Fennel Seed, or the extra special Michigan Saskatoon for $20.
Nellie's Lavender Estate , Jackson, $6.00
Lavender not only smells incredible, it's a culinary delight. This amazing sugar can be used as an elegant glass rimmer or to create a unique simple syrup for craft cocktails. It can even add new life to old non-alcoholic standards like tea and lemonade.
Peninsulas, Royal Oak, $55.00
Craft beer, micro-brews, or small batch ? whatever you call it Michiganders are embracing it. Turns out brewing great beer is not new around here though. The Great Beer State has been home to some tasty bres for almost 200 years. These heavy-duty pint glasses pay homage to four historic breweries from around the state.
Michigan Grape & Wine Council , Lansing, $25.00
Year-round fun for a true Michigan wine enthusiast makes a phenomenal gift. With a lifetime membership your loved one will receive these terrific benefits: discounts at participating wineries, wine retailers, restaurants, and inns across the state; a complimentary Michigan Wines Corkscrew or Etched Michigan Bottle Stopper; a subscription to Michigan Wine Country magazine; a bi-monthly email newsletter with the latest Michigan wine-related information; and discounts on tickets to selected local wine events.
Monte Nagler Fine Arts, Farmington Hills, $98.00
An image from award-winning photographer, Monte Nagler, is a gift that will continue to inspire and delight its recipient for years to come. There are literally hundreds from which to choose, with a variety of matting and sizing options. This 8.5" x 11" example features a serene sunset in the magical Michigan town of Manistee.
Sniff Candle Company, Allegan, $15.00
Appropriately named, Sniff Candle company puts the emphasis on aroma. Each candle is a neutral color so it works in anyone's home, cottage, or office. The amazing array of delicious scents from which to choose run the gamut from Brown Sugar Fig to Mulled Cider to Mohogany Coconut. Cozy Cabin is an excellent choice this time of year with its mix of pine, clove cinnamon, and woody vanilla.
Epiphany Glass Studios, Pontiac, $450.00
For a truly special gift that can remain in a family for generations, browse the stunning collection from Epiphany Glass Studios. This colorful Petite Zanfirico glass vessel is handmade from specially prepared glass "canes" using a traditional Italian technique that involves creating complex patterns of cane to color each piece. The vase stands 7" x 4" and each design is one of a kind.
Grandpa Shorter's, Petoskey, $52.98
Time is so much prettier when kept in a Petoskey Stone instead of a bottle, and this stunning clock is proof. It is polished flat on the front side, with a coat of resin all over to keep it nicely polished and scratch-free. It has a thick layer of cork on the bottom to sit flat and prevent scratching furniture. The face of the clock can be popped out by pushing on the back for quick and easy battery changing.
Cass Community Social Services, Detroit, $35.00
An ideal gift for the new homeowner on your list, this indestructible mud mat is made from recyled tires. Cass Community Social Services collects illegally dumped tires from vacant lots in Detroit and recycles them. To date, Cass has picked up over 30,000 tires from the streets of Detroit and better yet, this program now employs twelve formerly homeless men. The mats come with multicolored pieces in-between the tire treads for a splash of color. This medium-sized mudmat measures 20" x 30". Small and large are also available.
Motawi Tile, Ann Arbor, $126.00
To many, the red cardinal symbolizes the passing of a life, making this piece a sentimental way to acknowledge and remember a loved one who is no longer with us. The talents of two great artists are combined for this unique creation. Artist Yoshiko Yamamoto is a self-taught block printmaker who strives always to fuse Japanese design sensibility with fine craftsmanship. Several years ago, Nawal Motawi, a longtime admirer of Yoshiko's work, approached her for a collaboration. Motawi thought Yamamoto's bold prints would work well as a raised-line tile design. The result is exceptional as seen in this 6" x 8" tile.
Tree-Purposed Detroit, Livonia, $35.00
This multi-functional piece can be used for prep and/or serving charcuterie. All of the wood Tree-Purposed Detroit uses for its products is salvaged, milled, and kiln-dried from their day-to-day tree service operations around Metro-Detroit. Each charcuterie board is then made by hand from live edge slabs. They feature a live edge on one side and a natural hand split edge on the other, making each board a unique piece of art.
Motor City Creations, Taylor, $35.00
Family meals are a spectaular way to stay connected. This lovely sentiment on a wall or shelf nearby can serve as a great reminder to be grateful for time together, and for each other, even when distance separates you. Each piece is individually created so you can choose from a background of antique white, gray, or java brown with lettering in white, tan, graphite or black. Wall hooks are included to make hanging easy.
Michigan Ice Cube Trays, Warren, $8.49
The ice from these trays makes an attractive addition to any drink or bucket, and that would be reason alone to give them. However, creative minds are cooking up even more applications like candy, jello shots, fudge, ornaments, and more. Get some for yourself to delight guests for the holidays or gift them to your favorite host or hostess. Package includes 2 trays.
Straits Area Services , Cheboygan, $5.95
These fabulous cookie cutters, made of durable stainless steel, are handcrafted in Northern Michigan. Everything from the cutting and rolling of the steel to the spot welding is done at Straits Area Services. The nonprofit is a community rehabilitation organization that empowers people with developmental disabilities to realize their full potential--so your purchase also supports the great work they do.
Orange Whisk Books , Spring Lake, $26.95
A tribute to the glory that is Michigan?s agricultural heritage, this cookbook is as delightful as it is useful. The photography is amazing and the recipes are scrumptious. For those seeking to reap the benefits of more conscientious eating, and looking to support Michigan's local food growers, this is a go-to guide. Aside from the recipes, it delves into the differences in farming techniques and when Michigan crops are available at peak ripeness.
G3 Studios, Interlochen, $27.00
G3 Studios is known for creating aesthetically beautiful pieces that are still highly functional like pepper mills and grinders, wine accessories, beer caddies, and more. This MI-themed wooden napkin holder is as durable as it is attractive. It's perfect for a casual kitchen, breakfast nook, cottage, or even for dining al fresco.
Leone Glass Studio, Cedar, $24.50
In a studio, tucked away in beautiful northern Michigan, artists quietly create the stunning hand-blown glass ornaments that Leone is known for. Each of the pieces is signed by the artist near the loop, and they are gorgeous hanging from a tree or displayed in a bowl. This elegant Artic Skies design features a deep rich cobalt blue with white to represent both the beautiful skies and stunning lakes commonly found "up north."
Willie's Wicks Candle Company, Flushing, $11.99
The perfect scent can help create an ideal holiday ambiance. This will have them reminiscing of sitting around the Christmas tree as a kid, holiday dinners, and special times spent friends and family. It is made from 100% natural braided threads and produces a very stable flame with minimal or no soot. Give one as a host or hostess gift or pick one up to enhance your own holiday celebrations.
PaintaholicsMI, South Lyon, $25.00
Granted, a lot of people have artificial trees these days, but that doesn't lessen the holiday memories evoked by this delightful vintage-inspired sign. The classic image of a red truck hauling a fresh-cut pine tree home to decorate for the holidays harkens back to simpler times. It is hand-painted on a 12" x 12" wooden board that can be easily hung from a nail on a wall.
Michigan In Metal, Beulah, $9.50
For many Michiganders, proximity to the stunningly beautiful Great Lakes is the biggest advantage to living in Michigan. That love for lakes has been captured in metal with this unique ornament. In addition to blue, it is available in white, silver, copper, and red versions.
Glass Academy, Dearborn, $38.00
Inspired by the explosion of growth in Michigan's craft brewing industry, this unique ornament depicts the seed cone of the Hops plant. Hops is a primary ingredient in beermaking, and has recently become a commonly found crop particularly in the western and northern reaches of the state. If you have a homebrewer on your list, this will be a delight.
Motawi Tileworks, Ann Arbor, $57.00
Nutcrackers have long been associated with the Christmas holiday. According to German folklore, nutcrackers were given as keepsakes to bring good luck to a family and protect their home. Legend says that a nutcracker represents power and strength and serves like a trusty watch dog guarding families from evil spirits and danger. This stunning Nutcracker tile is based on a Dard Hunter design and measures 4" x 7".
Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, $25.00
When you give a gift from Pewabic Pottery, it's like capturing a piece of history in clay. Pewabic has been an artistic and cultural force in the state ever since Mary Chase Stratton first started experimenting with firing and glazing in a vacant carriage house on Alfred Street in Detroit in the early 1900s. This beautiful ornament showcases our state's rich history and creative heritage through the artistry of that esteemed tradition.
RMCreations, Gregory, $15.00
When you're a kid in Michigan, there's nothing better than staying home from school on a "snow day" and building a happy guy like this one. Whether a reminder of Frosty or one of their own creations, this adorable face hanging from a tree limb will delight youngsters and their elders alike.
Hoola Jewelry, Chelsea, $39.99
Hoola Jewelry is an exciting concept that allows individuals to be a bit of a designer as well as a wearer. The idea is to get a set of pieces like this and be able to use them in a wide variety of ways to create different looks for different occasions. This versatile set includes: a silver-plated choker, pearl and sparkle linkables, coin pearl and teardrop pendants, a small triangle bail and three silver-plated circles.
Becky Thatcher Designs, Glen Arbor, $195.00
With five stores located so close to our shores, it's no surprise that Becky Thatcher Designs would be inspired to create this beautiful piece that's reminiscent of summer days walking the beach. There are a variety of unique cairn necklaces available, all made from Lake Michigan beachstones and Leland bluestones.
Rebel Nell, Detroit, $65.00
This is an incredibly cool idea for jewelry that not only makes a stylish gift, but starts conversations. Rebel Nell was created for the sole purpose of employing, educating and empowering disadvantaged women in Detroit. Each product is created by repurposing graffiti that has fallen off of walls. It's not only an amazing concept, these are truly beautiful pieces, and every item is unique. This particular pair of earrings, for example, is 100% sterling silver with graffiti sourced from The Alley Project.
Joy Sparks Designs, Allendale, $50.00
Any woman would be lucky to have a bracelet like this. Or perhaps there is someone on your list who likes to demonstrate their strong faith, or someone who could use a wearable boost in belief, or loves to show pride in their profession. Made from authentic keys removed from typewriters, this is a unique bracelet. The keys are real so they may show some signs of their age, which adds to the charm. There are several other words available as well like teach, mother, peace, and even Detroit.
Silver Loon Jewelers, White Lake, $179.95
There is perhaps no image more symbolic of our beloved state than the Mackinac Bridge, which joins our two magnificent peninsulas together. This stunning necklace is a custom design created in striking black onyx and sterling silver on an 18-inch black leather cord. The pendant measures approximately 1.5" wide by 1" tall. It's 100% handcrafted from start to finish.
Denise Ilitch Designs, Birmingham, $80.00
What do you get when you take an ordinary baseball and and bling it out? This cuff is not for the casual baseball fan, but it's absolutely perfect for the woman who loves her ball team and her glam style with equal passion. Give her a piece of Detroit Tigers Authentic Merchandise.
Mitten Crate, Royal Oak, $99.00
A gift from Mitten Crate is full of locally-produced surprises. The collection of Michigan-made items varies each month, but always includes a carefully curated selection of delicious foods, crafted in small batches by independent food producers from around the great state of Michigan. You can send one month's worth or a 3-month subscription to continue to delight your loved one as the winter months start to take their toll.
Gift Baskets from Michigan, White Pigeon, $66.00
Baseball season may be a ways off, but that's even more reason to bring a little ballpark fun to your favorite Tigers fan. This unique Detroit Tigers embossed license plate gift basket is filled with a Tigers-themed bag of Germack fresh roasted peanuts, a bag of Germack Pistachios, caramel corn from the Detroit Popcorn Company, a jar of Sanders Hot Fudge Topping, and a powder-coated steel English "D" keychain.
Benjamin Twiggs, Traverse City, $67.95
Michigan is the most "cherryriffic" state in the nation and the fine folks at Benjamin Twiggs have been helping ensure that since 1966. It may not be July anymore, but you can still give someone their fix with this attractive basket filled with Cherry Salsa, Cherry Festival Preserves, Dark Chocolate Covered Dried Cherries, Cherry Berry Deluxe Trail Mix, Michigan Dried Cherries, and a scrumptious Cherry Poppyseed Vinaigrette salad dressing.
Eden Foods, Clinton, $50.00
Food never goes out of style, especially when it's healthy and nutritious like this unique combination. A quaint, 14-inch, two-handled wicker basket trimmed in apple designs ships filled with eight superlative Michigan foods from Eden: brown mustard, wasabi powder, hot pepper sesame oil, organic spicy pumpkin seeds, spicy pintos, chili beans, spicy refried black beans, and cajun red beans and rice. It also includes a 4-page recipe book.
Michigan Farm Market, Ellsworth, $79.99
Start their day off thinking of you with the makings of a scrumptious brunch, Mackinac-style. Packaged in an attractive wooden crate, this gift contains Harwood Heritage Pancake Mix, Friske Orchards Chunky Applesauce, Brownwood Farms Red Haven Peaches, Traverse Bay Farms Cherry Jalapeno Jam, Rocky Top Farms Cherry Butter, Milk Chocolate Covered Cherries, DeKorne Farms Honey, Harwood Heritage Maple Syrup in Mackinac Bridge Bottle, and Backdraft Roasting Co. Coffee.
American Spoon, Petoskey, $50.00
This box is entertaining made easy. The culinary gurus at American Spoon have been cooking up small-batch preserves from local fruits since 1982. Award-winning Raclette cheese from Leelanau is the perfect partner for their preserves. Add in some rustic crackers to hold the goods and you can get the party started. Buy one for yourself to entertain guests or send it as a treat to someone you love. Box includes: Early Glow Strawberry Preserves, Bartlett Pear Preserves, Classic White Crackers, and Leelanau Raclette Cheese.
Coastal Sands, Charlevoix, $45.00
The pretty sparkle that is within the fibers of this sweatshirt won't ever wash out, because it's woven in. That contemporary style makes it a perfect choice for the young woman in your life who loves to drop anchor near the shores of a Great Lake. Available sizes range from S to 2XL.
Michigan Awesome, Grand Rapids, $32.00
Whether its for java junkies or craft beer aficionados, this stein will have them remembering you with each delicious sip. Each is are handmade in Michigan with stoneware clay and holds approximately 18-20 fluid ounces. Because they are handmade there may be some slight variations in size and shape. They are dishwasher and microwave safe. Available in blue, green, or mocha, give one on its own or pair it with some locally roasted coffee or craft beer.
Silver Loon Jewelers, White Lake, $19.95
Outstanding as a stocking stuffer, and an ideal gift for tweens and teens, each of these Michigan-themed pendants is handcrafted in Michigan earthenware clay, kiln-fired and glazed. They come with a black leather 24-inch cord that can be shortened to fit any size
Livnfresh, Gaylord, $26.99
If she loves being out on a Michigan lake, she'll adore this v-neck tee. It comes in Heather Turqoise or Heather Navy and is available in sizes ranging from S to 2XL. It's designed to be a fitted tee, so if that's not her style, consider going one size up. These are a comfortable 50/50 cotton/poly blend.
Repurpose Detroit, Eastpointe, $14.95
An ideal gift for a loved one who has moved out of the state, this is just one of many design choices for these signs made of reclaimed wood with hand silkscreen printing. They are great options for sitting on a shelf, adorning a desk, or hanging on a cottage wall. Other words and phrases include: Up North, Detroit, Tiger Stadium, Home, and In Dog Beers I've Only Had One.
Records Redone, Lansing, $40.00
The Motown sound is one of the great prides of our state's heritage. Imagine how cool this art will look on a wall in the home or office of the music lover in your life. It's sure to be a conversation piece, not only for its clever design, but for all the fun musical memories it conjures up.
Arts N Pallets, Livonia, $35.00
Two things we love most about our lucious lakes are the lack of salt and sharks. This funny sign is a perfect addition for a home near the shore. Made completely from reclaimed 1/2"-3/4" thick pallet wood, it is hand-painted and distressed for a rustic look. It is then sprayed with a polycrylic finish and has D-rings or saw tooth hangers attached for easy hanging.
MI Rootswear, Pontiac, $35.00
Whether they themselves were born in the U.P. or it's where their family's Michigan roots originated, those with deep ties to the "Yoop" love to show them off. These unisex hoodies will let them do just that. They are mid-weight, made from cotton/poly blend fleece, and come in a wide range of colors and sizes.
Ready Industries, LLC, Northville, $15.95
The All Ready Leash is a dog collar and dog leash combination. Because of the unique design, it transforms from a low-profile and fashionable dog collar, to a fully functional leash in just seconds. It's a perfect tool for dog owners that need the convenience of a slip collar for training, but want the option of having a non-slip collar as well. It comes in small, medium, and large sizes in a wide range of colors.
Dog Gone Delicious Dog Treats, Davisburg, $10.00
Give your pup some holiday excitement with this 18-ounce sample bucket of treats. The wide variety will give you a chance to discover Fido's favorites. Treats include: Blueberry Bichon Bites, Carrot Nibblers, Peanut Mutters, Peanutty Pugkin Pieces, Pugkin, Sweet Shar Potato, Yorkie- Puppy Mints, and Shih Tzits.
PETfection, Saint Clair Shores, $12.99
If your pooch has seen better days, it may be time for some extra pampering. This product is designed to heal and reduce inflammation in your dog?s joints and muscles. It can be used on arthritic hips, limping legs, pulled muscles or tendons, and stiffness found throughout the body. Through massage, this Non-Toxic, 100% Natural & Organic formula acts as a local anesthetic relieving pain and stiffness, while reducing inflammation. Can be used daily or as needed.
Fat Pyewacket Pet Company, Lake Orion, $5.99
Kids aren't the only ones who love new toys at Christmas. Make your favorite feline purr with a 3" x 3" natural cotton play sack by Fat Pyewacket. It's stuffed with 100% USA-grown, certified organic ultra-potent catnip. Cats love Fat Pyewacket catnip toys because they are made with only the most potent parts of the catnip plant--never any stems, fillers or cotton batting to diminish the scent and enjoyment.
Ardwin Products, LLC, Royal Oak, $18.99
Unbreakoball is made to withstand anything and everything a pet can dish out. It is a virtually undestructable toy. Dogs will go crazy trying to master this ball, which is 6" in diameter (about 3 times the size of a baseball). For an added kick, place some of their favorite treats inside and watch them go to town! It?s also available in a 10" diameter (basketball-sized) for the really big woofer.
Go-Cat Feather Toys, Charlotte, $4.00
Go Cat toys are designed to provide hours of fun for felines and their human friends. They are handcrafted and sold in pet stores across the country. The Wild Thing is composed of an assortment of natural and dyed feathers attached to a 36" plastic stick. When moved around quickly it simulates a bird in flight that cats will love to chase.
Backwoods Mustard Company, Davison, $18.00
Backwoods Mustard Company's Sweet Jalapeno has its roots in the backwoods of Northern Michigan deer camps. It?s commonly used both as a condiment and as an ingredient in many recipes, some of which are old family hunting camp recipes dating back two generations. If you have brat enthusiasts in your family, they will love this flavor profile.
Smashing Empire, Royal Oak, $45.00
Just reading the title of this product typically brings someone in particular to mind. If you have a daredevil taster on your list then maybe it's time to test their limits with these fire-roasted, artisan hot sauces. The combination includes: Poblano, Cherry Bomb, Manzana, and Habanero.
Michigan Salted, LLC, Spring Lake, $20.00
M Salt is a tasty blend of salt, herbs and spices that can be used to enhance steak, chicken, pork, beef, lamb, fish, salads, eggs, pasta, and vegetables. The gift set includes 1/2 a pound of M Salt, nestled in a beautiful refillable jar. The gift box is adorned with the perfect set of measuring spoons: a pinch, a dash, and a smidgen. It makes a great host or hostess gift.
Little Diablo Salsa, Brighton, $28.00
Made with only the freshest ingredients, these salsas are chemical-free, preservative-free, and gluten-free, with no additional sugars or thickeners. Choose four flavors and they will ship along with a salsa dish and a chip clip inside an attractive box. Choose from : Original Mild, Medium, The "Double Diablo" Hot, Mild Garlic, Medium Chipotle, Mild Artichoke, or the newest addition to the lineup, Seared Pineapple and Ginger.
Fessler's, Brighton, $24.00
If you've got foodies on your list, this box will make their hearts soar. It contains four handcrafted dry rubs/spice blends. Baja works wonders on ribs, chicken, and corn. Oriental includes Coriander, Curry, and Cumin to give an Asian kick to salmon, chicken, or veggies. The Classic BBQ will bring some smoky flavor to their meat dishes, and Caf?, which has roasted coffee in it, will delight with its sweet and savory tones. It's a flavor explosion in a box!
Country Smoke House, Almont, $73.00
Country Smoke House's famous venison salami sausages range from hot to mild in this gift box. Your loved ones can guage their bravery all the way from cheddar to cherry cheddar to traditional to jalapeno cheese to the biting jalapeno pepper variety.
Kelly's Karamels, Troy, $20.00
Based on an old family recipe, and crafted with the finest ingredients, these buttery soft caramels melt in your mouth, but don?t stick to your teeth. They are slow-cooked, hand-cut and hand-wrapped for a spectacularly attractive presentation.?The combination of sweet and salty is exceptional. Other scrumptious flavors include Vanilla, Cherry, Cocoa, and Coffee.
Southwestern Michigan Buttery, Galien, $39.00
Fruit butter is a delectable, thick spread made from fruit cooked in its own juices and spices. You?d be hard pressed to find better quality than this. Every batch Southwestern Michigan Buttery produces takes around 18 hours from start to finish. This gift pack includes the most popular sellers: apple, peach, and rhubarb. It's Kosher-certified, gluten-free and diabetic-friendly. Price includes shipping to any location in the U.S.
The Chocolate Garden, Coloma, $11.99
Chocoholics will be elated by this box of decadent delights. No one makes a rich, creamy truffle quite like the artisans of The Chocolate Garden. They come lined up in an attractive box, finished with a raffia tie, and sporting a small tag reading "Enjoy," "Mmmm," or "Yes, Yes, Yes!". The cards are randomly attached so you?re likely to get a different one each time you order. The ?truffle map? is on the inside of the lid, which shows which piece is which. It includes one each of White Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate and Darkest Dark Chocolate.
Gilbert Chocolates, Jackson, $22.50
Imagine their delight when an entire pound of chocolatey goodness arrives. This lucious box contains a sample of peanut, coconut, and raisin clusters, snuggled alongside a wonderful cream assortment of orange, raspberry, strawberry, vanilla, maple, coconut, fudge and peppermint--plus chocolate-covered caramels!
Kilwins, Petoskey, 25.99
There are so many incredibly decadent choices available from Kilwins that it's almost impossible to choose. Fortunately, Pepperment Bark makes for an especially festive, holiday treat. Rich dark and white chocolate layers are flavored with real peppermint oil and peppermint candies for extra crunch and minty punch. 10.5oz ship in a lovely, reusable tin.
Dr. John's, Grand Rapids, $11.99
The holidays can be a tough time for diabetics and others who are trying to avoid sugar. If you know someone in that boat, make their lives a little easier and a little sweeter with this fantastic assortment of sugar-free treats. It's the perfect choice for those looking to try Dr. John's delicious xylitol candy for the first time. This hand-picked 1-lb mix provides a tempting combination of their most popular flavors. Each piece is individually wrapped to make sure this assortment of tasty treats stays fresh and ready for sharing.