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Holiday Gift Guide With Last Minute Gift Ideas

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Well, Christmas is here…almost. Today, Friday December 17th is the day many shops are saying is the last day to order for shipping in time for the holiday. With Columbus Underground’s Holiday Gift Guide, you’ll be the best gift giver around. So far, we’ve given you 60 ideas and here are the final 15! Of course you can shop in person and you won’t have to worry about getting your gift in time! We hope you’ve enjoyed the gift guide this year and all of the wonderful shops and retailers working to give our city its unique vibe. This year’s guide is presented by Easton. Visit Easton today and experience the magic of the holiday season!

Easton shopping district

For our fifth (and final) week of gift ideas:

Gift #61 – Tote Bag, $24 each from Jewelweed. Handprinted in Columbus by Upright Press. Why not fill it up with plant care supplies like pruning shears, plus beautiful plant themed stickers, patches, pins, and keychains.

Gift #62 – Autographed works by Ohio authors, prices vary at the Wexner Center Store. Support local in two ways with something your giftee will treasure: a hand signed book reflecting Columbus’ booming literary scene. Options include the latest from Hanif Abdurraqib, A Little Devil in America, Maggie Smith’s Goldenrod, and Bela Koe-Krompecher’s Love, Death & Photosynthesis.

Gift #63 – Herbal Salts, $9 each by Foraged & Sewn. Gift a unique item to spice up your recipient’s palate. Like the Lemon Spicebush Herbal Salt. ‘This salt is our most unique offering. It carries forward the flavors of preserved lemon with a peppery finish of spicebush berry, and it really shines on sautéed green beans and deviled eggs.’ Also available at The Hills Market Downtown.

Gift #64 – Grooming Gifts by Huckstle, $7-$25 at Land Grant Brewing Company. A Mini Multi Balm for use all over the body that softens, shines, & conditions hair & skin. The Genuine Beard Oil refreshes and polishes facial hair, locking in moisture to protect and soften hair.

Gift #65 – Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant’s Wine Club Membership – Treat your favorite wine drinker with a 3-,6-, or 9-month Wine Club membership. Members share their flavor pallet and pick their favorite(s) each month. Pick up yours today across from Nordstrom at 4230 The Strand, Columbus, OH, 43219.

Gift #66 – Lolly Berry Whipped Honey, $9.99 each at Mini-Super in the North Market. Lolly Berry spins together crystalized honey and natural fruits forming a smooth and deliciously creamy honey spread that is great on toast, bagels, muffins and more. Stop by Market Blooms to find some really cool stickers for stocking stuffers!

Gift #67 – Moonstone Crystal River Bracelet, $40 at BOHINDI. Moonstone is the stone of new beginnings. With the resemblance of the Earth’s moon, it reminds one of life’s different and endless cycles, awakening the memory that each phase of a cycle is a new beginning. Supporting inner growth and strength.

Gift #68 – Whipped Body Butters, $9 each from Glenn Avenue Soap Company. Winter weather often causes dry, cracked skin. Rich, luxurious and free of water, wax or fillers, our Body Butter is the solution to healing your dry, damaged or irritated skin. A special blend of Shea, Cocoa & Kokum Butters along with Rice Bran, Sunflower & Avocado Oil whipped into a pillowy, cloud-like texture that melts instantly on your skin.

Gift #69 – Bath Bombs, $6.50 each by Tiki Botanicals. Give a swoon worthy gift! These gorgeous bath bombs are locally made, beautifully scented, and are filled with natural skin-conditioning oils. Many more scents to choose from.

Gift #70 – New Garden Consultation, $175 by Columbus Foodscapes. Gift a dream garden plan. ‘A New Garden Consultation from Columbus Foodscapes is an in-depth and in-person 1 hour session that gives you foundational gardening knowledge, a site analysis, a clear garden design, and multiple installation options to fit your budget and needs. Columbus Foodscapes can help you transform your space into a productive, culinary garden and work with you every step of the way to make your organic gardening dreams come true.’ Photo by photo credit goes to Rachel Joy Barehl photography.

Gift #71 – Personalized Metal Social Justice Leaf, starting at $1,000. A one-of-a-kind design by a local artist is in Gold, Silver or Bronze. Your leaf on the Social Justice Tree at the new Crittenton Community Center will leave a legacy for generations. Social Justice is about equality for all, it is about recognizing that certain communities like Kimberly Parkway lack basic needs. We recognize it is our responsibility to grow the deep roots for positive change. Other gift support levels available at RootedInChange.org.

Gift #72 – A membership to the High Bank Whiskey Society, $199 at High Bank Distillery. Curated with the whiskey enthusiast in mind, High Bank’s Whiskey Society is intended to bring a diverse group of individuals together over our shared love of brown spirits and the desire to learn and grow in knowledge. This limited membership group will provide a sense of community and will give you increased access to the inner workings of High Bank Distillery and all things whiskey. They will also receive advance notice of popular classes like the Master’s Blend Experience.

Gift #73 – Mmelo Nut Butter Partner Bar Set, $12 for a 2-piece set. This beautiful 2 piece Nut Butter set is made with Shell-Dust’s simply spectacular almond and peanut butter. What’s included: Caramelized White Chocolate Pear Caramel and Almond Butter / 70% Dark Chocolate Brown Butter Caramel with Peanut & Almond Nut Butter.

Gift #74 – the world needs your originality socks, $20 a pair from Starstrukt Apparel. Available in several colors, this sock is premium USA-made with a cushioned sole. Pick it up at Starstrukt Apparel at 7384 E Main St Suite A in Reynoldsburg.

Gift #75 – Collapsible Cup by Stojo, $20 at Pistacia Vera. Give a gift that helps eliminate the need for disposable cups. (Plus pick up a treat or two or three!).

Bonus Idea – Take a look at The Kindness Gift Guide by The Columbus Foundation.

And that’s it! 75 gift ideas for you this holiday season. Have a great one!

Thank you for reading the Columbus Underground’s Holiday Gift Guide, presented by Easton!

Easton has been bringing families and friends together for 20+ years. With 250+ stores and restaurants, you can find something for everyone on your shopping list and eat ‘til you drop! Visit Easton today and experience the magic of the holiday season!

Visit Easton today and experience the magic of the holiday season!
Visit Easton today and experience the magic of the holiday season!
Easton shopping district

The Columbus Underground Holiday Gift Guide has received additional support from Short North Arts District and Directions for Youth and Families.

This season, shop small in the Short North Arts District. Shop at small and local retailers, restaurants, and galleries to find gifts as unique as the District they’re found in. Complete the Holiday Trail and receive $10 in District Dollars. All details at ShortNorth.org/HolidayTrail.

Directions for Youth & Families impacts over 6,000 youth and their families each year through mental, emotional and behavioral health services. We are a resiliency-oriented, trauma-informed agency working and training with experts and educators. Through counseling, education and support programs we are proud of the impact we have in contributing to a healthy community – one individual, one family at a time. Support us at dfyf.org.

Special thanks to all of this year’s advertisers for the Holiday Gift Guide:

Easton – eastontowncenter.com.

Short North Arts District – shortnorth.org/holiday-trail.

Directions for Youth and Families – RootedInChange1000.

Bellisari’s Gourmet Spreads & Sauces – bellisaris.com.

Big Fun – bigfuncolumbus.com.

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants – shopcameronmitchell.com.

Fresco Furnishings – frescofurnishings.com.

Glass Axis – glassaxis.org.

Hocking Hills Tiny Houses – hockinghillstinyhouses.com.

MAWBY Sparkling Wines – mawby.wine.

Music Go Round (Columbus & Gahanna) – musicgoround.com.

North Market – northmarket.org.

Rusty Bucket – shopmyrustybucket.com.

Sew to Speak – sewtospeakshoppe.com.

SWACO – Green Holiday Guide.

Wellness CBD – miwellnesscbd.com.

Winan’s Chocolates and Coffees – winanscandies.com.

The Columbus Underground Holiday Gift Guide presented by Easton publishes 5 weeks of holiday gift giving ideas each Friday from November 19 through December 17, 2021.

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