2014 Heights Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking stuffers ($10 or less)
Find something for everyone on your list at the many independent merchants in the Heights. Most will gift wrap or ship your items, too. Here are some of our favorite stocking stuffer gift suggestions:
Buddy Biscuits, Orijen, Grandma Lucy, Primal, Crumps, and Fruitables: All-natural, healthy treats for dogs and cats ($3.50-$9.95, Animal Zen).
One "Baby & Me" Session. This informal weekly program encourages new parents to get acquainted, share experiences, find support and gain information from one another and staff members ($5.00, Family Connections).
CLE Collective Letterpress Greeting Cards: celebrating the good, the quirky and the authentic in Cleveland ($5.00 each, Heights Arts Holiday Store).
Get In Gear Keychain: a multi-functional keychain clip made from a recycled bike chain ($6.00, Ten Thousand Villages).
Home (Ohio) Shot Glass ($6.00, Blush Boutique).
Heights Arts Ceramic Spooner Mug ($7.50, Heights Arts Holiday Store).
Silk Sari Wine Bottle Gift Bag ($8.00, Ten Thousand Villages).
Usborne Sticker Books and Usborne Wipe-Clean Books for kids combine charming illustrations with thoughtful activities ($7.95–$8.95, Pinwheel Kids).
Blue Q Socks ($8.95/pair, Simply Charming).
Shine On Pen, in black or silver ($9.00, Revive).
Retro Toy Package. Three classic toys: original Silly Putty, Duncan Yo Yo, and Wham-O Super Ball ($9.50 for the package, Big Fun).
True Utility in Your Pockets creates clever and original products that belong in people's pockets. Choose from 12 items, including MicroTool, SkeletonKnife, TinyTorch, KeyTool and FireStash ($9.99, Heights Hardware).
Eeboo Art Book and Unravels Crayons ($10.00, Simply Charming).
2014 Heights Music Hop T-shirt, in sizes XS, S, M, L, XL ($10.00, FutureHeights).
Wine Spot Gift Cards (Prices vary, Wine Spot).
Deanna Bremer Fisher
Deanna Bremer Fisher is executive director of FutureHeights and publisher of the Heights Observer.