SAGINAW, MI — Whether or not you’re purchasing for children, associates, your accomplice, your mother and father and even your self, right here’s a information to crossing off your reward record and supporting some small, locally-owned companies in Saginaw, Bay and Midland counties this vacation season.
Hand-painted ornaments that commemorate Saginaw
The enduring neon Beans bunny signal, White’s Bar, Hoyt Park’s ice skating rink, the Japanese gardens, the Citadel Museum — these are just a few of the Saginaw landmarks artist Merry Feith celebrates along with her line of hand-painted ornaments.
Feith started portray and promoting her Saginaw-themed ornaments in 2019, and new this yr is an decoration that includes the Temple Theatre. They promote for $20 a bit.
See extra pictures of Feith’s ornaments here.
Place your order between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday by Friday at Saginaw’s Andersen Enrichment Heart, 120 Ezra Rust Drive. For extra data, name 989-759-1362 or discover Andersen Enrichment Center & Memorial Rose Garden on Facebook.
Graphic tees to your most sarcastic pal from Ferne Boutique
Ferne Boutique, which received its begin in downtown Bay Metropolis and now has a location in Detroit and one other opening quickly in Ann Arbor, has new holiday-themed graphic tees and sweatshirts to your funniest associates.
“Mama Wants a Silent Evening” and “Drink Up Grinches” are a few the humorous and festive designs.
Store in retailer at 922 Washington Ave. in downtown Bay Metropolis or 6529 Woodward Ave. in Detroit, or on-line at ferneboutique.com.
Charcuterie from Fig & Honey Cheese Co.
Wow your loved ones and associates with a charcutier board from Fig & Honey Cheese Co. This small enterprise, which is opening quickly in downtown Saginaw’s SVRC Market, 203 S. Washington Ave., gives charcuterie boards for teams of all sizes.
Though their new storefront isn’t open but, co-owners Alexis Peake and Kayla Pietrzak are taking orders for the vacation season.
Fig & Honey gives its signature “Millennial Lunchable,” made with meat, cheeses, recent fruit, nuts and an expansion for $20, charcuterie boards for small teams ranging in worth from $30 to $60, and “Grazing Tables” for particular occasions priced from about $7 to $10 per individual.
Low-tech toys from downtown Midland’s Joyful Tantrum
Joyful Tantrum gives quite a lot of toys to encourage low-tech play, together with puzzles, blocks, dolls, board video games, and artwork provides, plus youngsters’s books.
“Our toy retailer is a toy retailer unplugged,” Julia Kepler, who owns Joyful Tantrum and neighboring Serendipity Highway, advised MLive/The Saginaw Information when her store opened in 2019. Reasonably than flashy toys that gentle up and make noise, Joyful Tantrum gives low-tech toys that get a baby’s “inventive mind engaged — their creativeness,” Kepler stated.
This whimsical, colourful store is situated at 213 E. Predominant St.
Store in retailer or on-line at www.serendipityroadjoyfultantrum.com.
Saginaw attire from Wub
Wub, situated at 108 N. Michigan Ave. in Previous City Saginaw, has Saginaw-inspired attire for that individual in your record who loves their hometown.
Designs embody Saginaw brick, Beans bunny, and 989 T-shirts, hoodies, and hats.
Michigan-made presents from Insurgent Magnolia
You will discover Michigan-made skincare merchandise, espresso, maple syrup and residential decor, plus ladies’s attire, presents for child and extra at Saginaw County’s Insurgent Magnolia.
Store in retailer at 7679 Gratiot Highway in Thomas Township or on-line at www.shoprebelmagnolia.com.
Items for Saginawians and low lovers at daybreak of a brand new day
daybreak of a brand new day espresso home in downtown Saginaw is greater than only a place to cease for a latte or lunch, the store additionally carries presents for espresso lovers and Saginaw lovers alike.
Present concepts embody locally-made 989 espresso mugs, “Dying Earlier than Decaf” hooded sweatshirts, daybreak of a brand new day branded merchandise and extra.
daybreak of a brand new day, which lately served a free drive-thru Thanksgiving dinner and is planning one other neighborhood meal on Christmas Day, is situated at 210 S. Washington Ave.
Girls’s attire and equipment from Omoni
Bay Metropolis’s Omoni Boutique has attire and equipment for the fashion-forward girl in your record.
The boutique is situated at 130 Uptown Drive within the Uptown Bay Metropolis growth. Omoni, pronounced “oh-muh-knee,” is Korean for mom.
Buyers will discover new arrivals, together with loungewear, outerwear and sweaters.
Store in retailer or on-line at www.omoniboutique.com.
Michigan-made treats and onerous cider from Bayne’s Apple Valley Farm
Bayne’s Apple Valley Farm has Michigan-made treats, presents and, new this yr, onerous cider.
The apple orchard and family-owned bakery, cafe and reward store, situated at 5395 Midland Highway, M-47, in Saginaw County, lately launched its new Bayne’s Laborious Cider Home model. Company can now discover conventional fall favorites, plus 10 onerous ciders on faucet, growlers, Michigan wines and extra.
Discover Bayne’s Apple Valley on Facebook to be taught extra.
Cosmetics from BrittRose Beauti
BrittRose Beauti gives liquid lipsticks, magnificence palettes, eyeliner and extra for the individual in your record who loves cosmetics.
Saginaw lady Brittany Rosas launched the makeup line earlier this yr. Rosas advised MLive/The Saginaw Information she was impressed to make her personal cosmetics by a girl she noticed on Instagram.
Her make-up line has merchandise that vary in worth from $5 to $40. Liquid lipsticks are $15 a bit.
Store on-line at www.brittrosebeauti.com.
Artisan cheeses from artigiano
Downtown Bay Metropolis’s artigiano artisan cheese shoppe gives small-batch, handmade, artisan cheeses made all through the world, plus specialty olive oils and vinegars, wines, meads, craft beers and different issues to take pleasure in or reward this vacation season.
Bourbon by Bay Metropolis’s Third Wind Distilling Co.
Third Wind Distilling Co., which touts itself as Bay Metropolis’s first authorized distillery, has launched its first spirit product: Third Wind Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
“A semi-limited launch, this bourbon is a mix of rigorously chosen barrels, every aged a minimal of 4 years. This spirit gives a deep, honey-amber hue with crisp aromas of caramel, vanilla, apple and cinnamon. On the palate, you will see that a bourbon made for sipping. Eminently fulfilling, simple going and really clean, this whiskey has medium notes of orchard fruit, spice and mint. It has a light-weight physique with heat texture and lengthy end of candy oak and vanilla,” reads a Third Wind Distilling information launch. “The daring design of the bottle comes from letter ‘M’ of the nautical alphabet, which is a nod to the state of Michigan and her Nice Lakes.”
Third Wind Straight Bourbon Whiskey is bottled at 46% alcohol by quantity (92 proof), obtainable in 750 milliliter bottles and retails for $39.99.
To search out the place you should buy Third Wind Straight Bourbon Whiskey, use the Product Locator at www.thirdwinddistilling.com or request it at any retailer or bar the place liquor is offered in Michigan. They will order the product for you if it’s not already in inventory.
Discover Third Wind Distilling Co. on Facebook to be taught extra.
Personal and digital yoga from Nice Lakes Yoga
Know somebody who may use just a little self-care? Nice Lakes Yoga gives in-person, digital, and now non-public yoga lessons and classes. The studio, situated at 6400 State St. in Saginaw Township gives meditation lessons, too.
“Personal yoga classes are a good way to construct a powerful basis to help your private home or studio follow. In these classes we’ll deal with explicit elements of your follow to attain larger understanding and achievement. Subjects which may be coated in a personal yoga session: pose particulars, yoga philosophy, meditation, self-reflection, sequencing work, and so forth.,” reads a latest publish on the Nice Lakes Yoga Fb web page. “Personal yoga lessons are the best technique to take a yoga class with a private contact. Whether or not it’s simply you otherwise you and some associates, add all the private aptitude you’d like! You could have the choice to choose your class fashion, music, size, and intention behind class. A non-public yoga class will be a part of your common follow or a purpose to have a good time – assume birthday or milestone occasion!”
STEM toys from The Studying Wheel
Searching for toys which are each enjoyable and academic? The Learning Wheel has you coated.
The Studying Wheel, situated at 3085 Bay Highway in Saginaw Township, gives personalised, one-on-one tutoring for college students in kindergarten by twelfth grade and new “studying pods,” plus classroom provides, instructional toys, video games, workbooks and extra.
The brand new store carries Gears! Gears! Gears! units, Melissa & Doug toys, STEM exercise units and different issues that make studying enjoyable.
Store in retailer or on-line here.
Footwear and extra from Runners Athletic Co.
Is there a runner in your record? Runners Athletic Co. has footwear and health gear to assist hold them transferring all winter lengthy.
Runners Athletic Co. is situated at 4605 Bay Highway in Saginaw Township. Store in retailer or on-line at www.runnersathleticcompany.com.
Get within the spirit with Previous City Distillery
Saginaw’s Previous City Distillery has its personal Previous City Vodka, Previous City Whiskey, Previous City Shine and Previous City Rum so as to add some spirit to your vacation reward record.
Previous City Distillery is situated at 124 S. Michigan Ave. This small enterprise made headlines in March when it donated 270 gallons of 190-proof alcohol to a Saginaw Valley State University science lab to be made into hand sanitizer early on within the COVID-19 pandemic.
Present playing cards for tattoo lovers
Searching for a present for somebody who loves tattoos? Previous City Saginaw’s Drunken Monkey Tattoo gives reward playing cards.
Drunken Monkey Tattoo, situated at 312 S. Hamilton St., has greater than 20 years of expertise providing customized tattoos and piercings.
Give the reward of an expertise
You might additionally assume outdoors the reward field and provides somebody an expertise as an alternative.
Whether or not it’s a present certificates or membership for the Saginaw Artwork Museum, Dow Gardens, the YMCA, your favourite health club or health studio, or one thing else, there are many choices all through mid-Michigan.
Stretch your greenback with Purchase BC reward card program
Downtown Bay Metropolis customers can help small native companies and get monetary savings with the Purchase Native Purchase BC reward card program.
As soon as once more, with Purchase BC, customers should purchase $25 reward playing cards for $20 every. The Bay Space Chamber of Commerce and Bay Future Inc. relaunched this system to assist space small companies as they proceed to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions.
Present playing cards can be found in $20 increments. For each $20 reward card bought, the Purchase BC fund will present an extra 25% to the reward certificates to that very same enterprise at no added expense to the client or enterprise. Prospects can purchase $25 Buy BC gift cards for $20 each online here whereas provides final.
And don’t overlook native eating places
2020 has been a very difficult yr for eating places. They’ve needed to shut for indoor eating for intervals of time, function at decreased capability, and tackle new sanitation and social distancing protocols, amongst different modifications.
Even when they’re not open for dine-in service, a lot of your favourite locally-owned eating places are nonetheless providing takeout and curbside service. Think about giving your loved ones and associates reward playing cards to their favourite locations.
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