Made in North America Stocking Stuffers & Gifts under $20
We know the holidays can be a tough time for families, especially when you are on a budget. So while going 100% North American made may not fit into this year’s finances, here is a way you can add a touch of Genuine North to your gift giving without breaking the bank.
We have curated a list of stocking stuffers and gifts, in two categories, under $20 and under $50. Another bonus with the list below is that you won’t need to worry about schlepping through shopping malls, catching other people’s winter colds, or hiding branded shopping bags as you rush inside the house. Every product listed is available for purchase online.
$20 or less
Organic Fair Trade Lip Balm
Every year our Mom sneaks a fresh lip balm into our stocking. Like a good pair of socks, or a delicious clementine, this has become one of our traditions. Everyone needs a fresh lip balm for winter. What a better way to shake up this tradition than upgrading your balm to fair trade, Canadian made, vegan, lip balm from Sudsatorium. You’ll even be helping a good cause, as a portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities.
For the geek in all of us, the enamel pin trend is hot right now. They add a little character to your bag, denim jacket, or just collect them and enjoy the whimsical art. Sparkle Collective’s enamel pins are just delightful, especially love the Pizza Pal and Donut Cat.
Know someone who could use a good long soak in a sparkly hot bath? Well the team at Lavish Bath Company has you covered. The Christmas Unicorn Bath Bomb, with top notes of pink pomegranate, Valencia orange and tiny hints of coconut; middle notes of Douglas Fir, clove leaf and cinnamon with bottom notes of Frozen Woods and Tonka Bean, is here for Christmas but perfect all year round. 🦄🌲
The Lupa brand was established in 1977 in Montreal, Canada. Lupa sources the highest quality winter wear fabrics and keeps production local. This allows them to deliver the highest quality products while maintaining strict quality control over production. The classic 2-ply neck warmer made with a soft and stretchy micro fleece fabric delivers superior warmth and is very versatile for all winter-related activities as well as ice sports.
For literally anyone who takes care of the cooking, groceries in the home, this organic cotton and beeswax food wrap is reusable and bio-degradable. Just $18 gets you a trio of sizes, use in place of plastic wrap to keep food fresh in your fridge or lunch bag.
Handcrafted from Premium Reclaimed Wool, no two puppets are identical, as each puppet has a unique color combination. These whimsical one-of-a-kind characters will help you become the best storyteller for your kids. Children are instantly drawn to the movement and interaction of a puppet. Proudly Handmade in Toronto, Canada by a family-owned business.
For your sister, best friend, or girlfriend, these studs are the gift that they can use year round, and won’t break your budget. Clean design, and simplicity of sterling silver come together beautifully in the Spirit of Vera jewelry collection. Made from recycled sterling silver, the handcrafted bar earrings are comfortable for every day wear, and dressy enough for a night out.
Do your little ones love playing pretend? Or grab for your camera when you are out on trips snapping up pics? Fuel their imaginative play with this wonderful handcrafted wooden camera. Made from Canadian wood, by a Canadian couple, available online through Amazon handmade collection.
Looking for a present for the in-laws, office salad-lover, or any adult really, these Salad Tongs are the perfect gift, that will last for years to come. This design is unique to Imagine Wood. Use them apart to toss your salad, put them together to serve!They are spring-loaded by the wood and because of the blade’s design, you can pick up absolutely everything at the bottom of the bowl – one hand serving!
I know we have so many of these wonderful people in our lives, those that need their coffee in the morning, and enjoy their glass of wine at night, which is doctor recommended after all. This rustic mug and wine glass holder can be customized with different fonts and finishes, so you can ensure it will look perfect in your home, or for that “friend of yours”.
What to get for the man in your life who only wants a 4K TV and the latest i-gadget, while he shovels snow in his nike shoes? Try the Canadian made Kamik Icebreaker Cold Weather boots, he and his warm dry toes will thank you. They even have a self-cleaning out-sole! Even better, they are available online through Amazon, so you can get them delivered to the door and don’t have to worry about sneaking shopping bags into the house.
If you are really into the spirit of giving, and you are looking for a gift that really gives back this Holiday season, look out for our next post. We are curating a list of fabulous Shops with a Cause, fav brands that give back with each purchase made, check it out and do good when you buy goods!