10 Awesomely Arizona Gifts That You Can Buy Online
You can order from anywhere on the planet when you shop online. But that doesn’t mean you should forget about your local favorites! Many Local First Arizona stores also offer their goods for sale online. And this Cyber Monday you can support them while ticking people off your holiday shopping list.
When you shop local you directly contribute to strengthening Arizona’s economy by keeping money circulating within the state. And you help preserve the distinct local flavor of Arizona’s small business community.
Here are some unique gift ideas available online from independent Arizona retailers.
1) Cookie Cutters from Mabel’s on 4th Kitchen Boutique
Show your Southwest pride by giving these fun cookie cutters from Mabel's on 4th to the bakers in your life. If you’re lucky they’ll thank you with something sweet in return.
2) Frank Lloyd Wright Commemorative Gifts
Know any Prairie School architecture enthusiasts? Help them celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday with a unique gift such as textiles, ceramics, posters or decorative household items. And book them a visit to Taliesin West in Scottsdale while you’re at it!
3) Must-Have Gear from Cowtown Skateboards
The coolest shoes, shirts, and decks can all be purchased online through Cowtown Skateboards’ website. And if you don’t trust your taste, a gift card is always a good idea.
4) Arizona Olive Oil from Queen Creek Olive Mill
Help your friends detox after the butter-laden holidays with some local, heart-healthy olive oil. Queen Creek Olive Mill has been producing organic olive-based products on their family farm since 1997. And in case you’re feeling too virtuous, you can choose one of their most unusual products: bacon flavored olive oil.
5) Hand-Painted Arizona Ornaments from Southwest Ornaments
For your far-flung family members who may be missing the Arizona sun, send them a reminder of desert life they can hang on their tree or mantle from Southwest Ornaments. Chandler-based artist Brenda Schodt hand-paints these ornaments with love and care.
6) Dog Treats from Bentley’s Biscuits
Don’t forget the pups this holiday season! These homemade treats from Bently's Biscuits come in four flavors and three biscuit sizes. That means you can choose the perfect gift for Chihuahuas, Great Danes and all breeds in-between.
7) Baby Care Products from Verano Bathery
8) Statement Earrings from Fool’s Gold
Help the ladies you love make a statement with these pieces from Flagstaff store Fool’s Gold. Subtly on trend and perfect for any occasion.
9) Wine Club Membership from Pillsbury Wine Company
Go beyond simply bringing a bottle of wine to your holiday dinners this year. Why not surprise your host with the gift of wine all year long? Cottonwood’s Pillsbury Wine Company wines have been called “rising stars of the Southwest” by Wine Spectator Magazine. Club members receive wine shipments four times a year.
10) Honey-Sweetened treats from Untamed Confections
Share holiday joy with caramels and chocolates handmade in Tubac, AZ. Untamed Confections use only honey to sweeten their candies, which are inspired by the Sonoran Desert with flavors like Carmeleno Jalapeno, Velvet Mesquite, and Desert Date Pecan. The sweetest part? Owners Tom and Linda are committed to using organic, local ingredients and sustainable processes to run their business.
Looking for more? Search local online stores at the Local First Arizona online directory.