No need to hit the mall or the internet for every gift this holiday season. Locally owned stores are all around the Southland, offering interesting and useful items for everyone on your list.
Sienna Sunburst Electric Guitar
Noisebug Music Store
Have a music lover to shop for this holiday season? Noisebug not only has the hottest in music equipment, but also sells refurbished and used items. Our hot pick would be the Sienna Sunburst electric guitar priced at $1,399.00
Temecula Olive Oil Family Night Kit
Temecula Olive Oil Company
The Temecula Olive Oil family pizza night kit has everything a family would need to have a fun pizza party, and only need to add cheese. Temecula Olive Oil Company makes the freshest handmade olive oil in Southern California, usually locally sourced olives. The family pizza night kit is priced at $41.21 and is available in store or online.
Electrica Black Betty Beach Cruiser
Jax Bicycle Center
217 W. First Street
Claremont, CA 91711
Ride into the New Year in style with a hip new beach cruiser. Jax Bicycle Center has the largest selection of the coolest beach cruisers this holiday season. Our top pick is the Electrica Black Betty bicycle that is perfect for girls of all ages. It is priced at $599.99.
The Collective Wine Club
The Collective is a wine lounge located in Old Town Temecula, that is home to some of the finest local wines. Give the gift of wine this holiday season with a wine club membership. The wine club will send shipments of 4 bottles every three month, and prices vary depending on the shipment. Along with the gift of wine, the recipient of the gift will be invited to special events, use of club lounge and a complimentary tasting for two.
Chamilia Lovedrop Necklace
Jake’s on Balboa Island
This teardrop necklace will show that special person in your life how much you care. The necklace is adorned in Swarovski crystals, and you can add additional chamilia beads to create your own unique necklace. This teardrop necklace is priced at $100.
Arbor Cross Step Longboard Skateboard
Cruise the streets of your neighborhood on this long board inspired skateboard. It is an old fashioned shape board with a long and flat profile. This board is priced at $199.50 with the ocean wave design.
App-Controlled Spy Tank
Maneuver this cool holiday toy around the house using an ipad or iphone. The rover has a built-in camera to take pictures or video. There is also a built-in microphone to transmit audio in real time. This toy for children of all ages is priced at $149.99.
Melvita Holiday Gift Set
Melvita is an organic skincare line that is designed to help skin look radiant. Melvita was founded in 1983, and has become a pioneer in organic cosmetics. This gift set uses the power of 3-honey complex for essential nourishing, revitalizing and skin repair. This gift set is valued at $83, and is available for only $55.
Sunny Life Beach Radio
Tuck your ipod safely inside this chic radio to bring along with you to the beach or pool. This hot holiday gift is priced at $40 and is available in different colors to match your style
Bamboo Serving Dishes
Surfas has the largest selection of gifts for that special chef in your life. They sell all the top cooking pans, chef knives, kitchen supplies and serving dishes. These Bamboo Serving dishes are reasonably priced starting at $37.99
Angry Birds Plush
Children can now snuggle up at night with a plush from America’s top selling app, Angry Birds. Puzzle Zoo in Santa Monica has a large selection of Angry Birds plush, puzzles and figures. The large Angry Bird plush is available for $25.99.
Fabulips Lip Treatment
Your lips will get the full service treatment with the Bliss Spa Fabulips Lip Treatment. Bliss Spa has a large amount of unqiue skin care products, along with an award winning 7,000 square foot spa. A gift certificate for a spa treatment at Bliss Spa is perfect for the special lady in your life. The Fabulips Lip Treatment kit is available for $45.00.
Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She is a Mom to three young children and spends her free time doing volunteer work in her community. She is passionate about health, nutrition and helping people to live with food allergies. She currently writes at Glitterful Felt Stories.