As an independently-owned small business, we pride ourselves in supporting other independent companies in any way we can! And what better way to do that than giving you a great list of gift ideas as the shopping season kicks off!
Join us in celebrating the Shop Small movement by checking out a few of our wonderful clients and their amazing products!
Chef Staib’s 18th Century Spice Collection
One of our favorites this year was Chef Staib’s 18th Century Spice Collection. Not only was the package fun to design, but the variety that this kit offers is truly universal!
Parma Sausage is located in Pittsburgh PA, and the back story on just how this business got their start (which you can read here) is just as delightful as their sausages are!
They offer a variety of cooked and dry cured products, including pepperoni, prosciutto, coppa secca and pancetta! You can check out their online store at www.parmasausage.com
Baby Bear Shop
Offering organic products that pamper, these Mama + Baby Daily Indulgence Sets are a wonderful gift for the new mommies in your life!
A monthly subscription service, Bestowed helps you discover healthy snacks and foods that you will love!
Their monthly boxes deliver 7-10 of the best snacks, beverages and lifestyle items directly to your loved ones door for as low as $16.00 a month! To learn more, visit them over at www.bestowed.com.
Looking for something unique for that home security buff? Tactical Walls, located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, offers a variety of shelving, cabinets, home decor and furniture that creatively conceals firearms in plain sight.
Grab some custom drinkware for that special someone! Crystal Imagery offers a wide selection of glasses, decanters, flasks, growlers and mugs. All custom laser etched specifically for you.
One of our personal favorites is the engraved military barware sets!
Located in Waynesboro, PA, Zoe’s Chocolate is a wonderfully unique artisan shop inspired by Mediterranean heritage and American classic flavors. All of their treats are made with fresh, natural, locally sourced ingredients.
Give the gift of vintage inspired clothing and accessories! A privately owned online retailer, ModCloth offers uniquely designed clothing for women and plenty of quirky T-shirts and stocking stuffers for men!
Click through their online gift guide for funky fun ideas!
Basket of Pittsburgh
A classic gift for any Steelers fan or Pittsburgh native, when you purchase a gift basket from Basket of Pittsburg, you support multiple local businesses! Each basket comes with an array of items and are themed accordingly.
To browse their catalog, check out their website at basketofpittsburgh.com
A subscription box service catered to the college student; give them the gift of monthly essentials! The best part is that for every Supply Drop purchase, a portion of the profits are donated to support wounded veterans, children and finding a cure for breast cancer.
Their subscription packages can be found on supplydrop.com
Harbour House Crabs
Give someone an authentic taste of Maryland with Harbour House Crabs, a go-to place for any seafood lover!
The latest addition to their web store is the iLoveCrabs Cookbook! The book includes over 60 carefully crafted recipes and can be purchased individually or as part of their Ultimate Crab Lovers Gift Set.
Another great spice set is the Primal Palate collection. These organic and paleo friendly spices “surpass anything available to you in grocery stores.” To learn more about their product line, check out their video below or visit their website!
An affordable and fun gift for your outdoorsman, the Lucky Launcher II is ideal for both the seasoned hunting dog trainer or someone just starting out!
Specialty Products offers a complete line of hand launchers, dummies, blanks and accessories for bird-dog training. Learn more over at rrtlancher.com!
More Flavor, Inc
More Flavor, Inc is your one stop shop for beer, wine and coffee making equipment! Their online retail center has everything for the curious beginner or the award winning brew master!