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2021-04-18T03:19:23+00:00

2020 Local Business Gift Guide



So, you waited too long to order a gift online and have it delivered in time for Christmas. No worries! Our team has you taken care of with the best local retailers in our three hometowns – New Orleans, Nashville and Baton Rouge!

Baton Rouge

Hug Ring - Mimosa Handcrafted

Hug Ring - Mimosa Handcrafted

It's the perfect way to give your friends/family a *hug* while still being distant! -Allison Smith

T-shirts - Sweet Baton Rouge

T-shirts - Sweet Baton Rouge

Sweet Baton Rouge is a local shop that's grown in popularity and features not only their own designs but also showcases designs and products from other local small businesses. They have quality products and fun, uniquely Louisiana/Southern gifts. -Robin Keller

Meat and cheese boards - Randazzo's Italian Market

Meat and cheese boards - Randazzo's Italian Market

Randazzo's is authentic Italian food and imported cheeses and meats are the perfect foodie gift! -Michelle

NASH

Candles - Thistle Farms

Candles - Thistle Farms

Thistle Farms is a Nashville nonprofit supporting women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction. Love supporting this great cause and everything smells amazing. Their lavender scent is the best! -AP

Bloody Mary Mix - Walker's Mixers

Bloody Mary Mix - Walker's Mixers

If you like a nice Bloody Mary, Walker's is so good! Delicious and spicy - perfect to enjoy on Christmas morning. -AP

Gift Card - Basic Kneads

Gift Card - Basic Kneads

Z-teamer Kelly Patton introduced me to Basic Kneads in Nashville and it's the best! One of my favorite gifts was when I was given a gift card for a massage. Highly recommend! -AP

Gift Basket - Batch

Gift Basket - Batch

Love Batch! They offer products from other local small businesses. So you help multiple companies with your one purchase. -Beth Swayne

Gift Card - Dahlia Fine Jewelry & Body Piercing

Gift Card - Dahlia Fine Jewelry & Body Piercing

The best place to have piercings done in Nashville! So friendly and a super clean studio – the perfect gift to give someone who's been thinking about adding a fun piercing! They also have an incredible selection of jewelry – you can't go wrong. -Brooke Bailey

Tools, local grass seed or a random treasure - Hillsboro Hardware

Tools, local grass seed or a random treasure - Hillsboro Hardware

Family owned and operated, it has the feel of a small-town hardware store right in the city. Their friendly, knowledgeable staff creates the kind of place that makes you just want to hang out, like a barbershop. Skip the big boxes and get a lamp repaired while shopping for tools you didn't know you needed! -Dan Carlson

What Would Dolly Do? - Parnassus Books

What Would Dolly Do? - Parnassus Books

(She'd give a whole bunch of money to the COVID research team developing a vaccine, that's what she'd do.) We named a conference room after Dolly; it is sorely lacking in sequins, rhinestones, and diamonds, but we'll get there. -Heidi Ross

I love supporting local bookstores. -Huntley Robinson

Unique gifts - White's Mercantile

Unique gifts - White's Mercantile

Owned by Hank Williams' granddaughter and great songwriter in her own right, White's is a beautifully curated store in an old gas station in 12 South. -Henry Chassaignac

Lands Downunder Blanket - AshBlue

Lands Downunder Blanket - AshBlue

Go-to store for home decor, jewelry and gifts. -Huntley Robinson

Nashville Cat Rescue

Donation - Local nonprofit

For the past few years, my family has forgone the traditional gift exchange; opting for charitable donations instead. On Christmas morning we take turns discussing the organizations we've donated to and sharing examples of the good work they do. -Kelly Patton (ps. Kelly helps run Nashville Cat Rescue!)

La Playa Candle - Paddywax

La Playa Candle - Paddywax

They have several lines with vessels that can be reused once burned down. The La Playa line features food-safe glasses that are perfect for margs and the Form line can be reused as succulent planters. -Kelly Patton

Artful decor - Daphne Home

Artful decor - Daphne Home

This is a great place to shop for the mom, sister, or friend who loves beautiful things but seems to have everything. Lots of unique items cultivated by an artful eye. Located in the L&L Market on Charlotte Ave -Kelly Patton

NOLA

Holiday King Cakes - Rouses Markets

Holiday King Cakes - Rouses Markets

They're just that good...and perfect to send to family and friends who are distancing this year. Why wait for Mardi Gras?! -Allison Stiel

Stationary + paper products - Lionheart Prints

Stationary + paper products - Lionheart Prints

Find the perfect card or gift for literally anyone. -Ellen Altamirano

The Essentials Kit - Southern Rhoades

The Essentials Kit - Southern Rhoades

Handmade + homegrown apothecary goods. -Ellen Altamirano

New Orleans-themed gifts - Fleurty Girl

New Orleans-themed gifts - Fleurty Girl

Just take my money! -Georgia Gilmore

Bolt Balms - Elektra Cosmetics

Bolt Balms - Elektra Cosmetics

Fantastic selection of body glitter. -Georgia Gilmore

Nola shirts - Dirty Coast

Nola shirts - Dirty Coast

Collection of witty and creative t-shirts. -Georgia Gilmore

Friend of Zehnder Blake Haney's shop has some clever and funny options for all of your corporate gifting needs. -Jeremy Hunnewell

Designer headwraps and face masks - fringe + co.

Designer headwraps and face masks - fringe + co.

Sparkle at home. -Georgia Gilmore

Giftables Collection - Beatriz Ball New Orleans

Giftables Collection - Beatriz Ball New Orleans

Everything in the Giftables collection is at a great price point and comes in a cute box that you can just add a bow or ribbon to. -Isabel Maruri

Ornaments + home gifts - Hazelnut

Ornaments + home gifts - Hazelnut

They have the cutest ornaments and home gifty things for people you don't know what to buy for. -Isabel Maruri

Spa gift card - Earthsavers

Spa gift card - Earthsavers

You can't go wrong with an Earthsavers gift card. Can be used in-store or at the spa! Or you can build your own basket of goodies for someone. -Jen Edelman

Coffee + New Orleans themed mugs - Coast Roast coffee

Coffee + New Orleans themed mugs - Coast Roast coffee

Great tasting product from a local roaster/wholesaler/retailer. The selection online doesn't look great but there are some nice items in the retail locations. -Jeremy Hunnewell

Custom home return address stamp - Kelly Draws

Custom home return address stamp - Kelly Draws

You have to order by December 1st for the home stamps, but they are such a great personalized gift. She also has awesome small items, like the “You've Got This” pin, that are a wearable confidence boost! -Katherine

Masks, candles, home decor - Miss Smarty Pants

Masks, candles, home decor - Miss Smarty Pants

Fun shop on Magazine St. with adorable gifts! -Stephanie

The Flash Gordon Soundtrack (Vinyl) - Euclid Records

The Flash Gordon Soundtrack (Vinyl) - Euclid Records

Housing a quarter-million new and used LPs from pop to outsider folk. -William Gilbert

Persian Lime Olive Oil - Verdure Olive Oil Company, New Orleans

Persian Lime Olive Oil - Verdure Olive Oil Company, New Orleans

This Persian lime olive oil is a must-have in any cook's kitchen. It goes well with everything. Great on scrambled eggs, to marinate chicken or over feta cheese. -Jennifer Boneno

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