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2015 Local Gift Guide

12.07.2015 by: Beth Stockwell Vanderkolk
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It's that time of the year again. Time to use all of your hard earned money spoiling those who you love. The holidays mean giving and getting, and with our gift guide, you'll not only be giving to your loved ones, but you'll be giving to local businesses! Picking up some of these gifts also gives you a great opportunity to stop in at some awesome Austin boutiques and restaurants where you can also treat yourself!

If you need even more ideas, see last year's gift guide here.

Our first idea is perfect for a foodie or taco afficianado. Cook up some of Austin's best tacos with the help of these handy recipes.


Austin Breakfast Taco book, sold at San Jose Hotel and Lounge
Photo via San Jose Hotel website

This HACIENDA signature scent is 100% designed and produced in Austin! From the hill country fragrances to the recycled glass bottle to the beautiful design and print of the label itself, our Wildflower body care line is as authentic Austin as it gets. With touches of gardenia and honeysuckle, our thick and rich body creme and liquid soap were created with only the highest quality organic ingredients. Comes beautifully packaged in a HACIENDA Austin organic cotton drawstring pouch.


Hacienda Wildflower Body Care Set 
Photo via Haciendo website

Another great gift for someone who loves home decor are these beautiful products from Love Ding. This Turkish towel and woven basket would add a lovely touch to any room.

Turkish towels and baskets from Love Ding
Photo via Love Ding Instagram

Get the feel of the San Jose Hotel right at home with this bedspread, candle and keyring. It's the perfect mix of bohemian minimalism. They also sell bathrobes if you're looking to add one more product to your cart.


San Jose Hotel Room Essentials (bedspread, candle, keyring)
Photo via San Jose Hotel website

These beautiful earrings are just part of the gorgeous jewelry selection at Hemline. Find the best baubles for your mom, girlfriend, sister, aunt, or even grandmother!


Hemline earrings
Photo via Hemline Instagram

Shopping for a kiddo? Mockingbird Domestics is selling this great Austin-centric book by an Austin author! You can't get much more local than that!


ABCs of ATX children's book at Mockingbird Domestics
Photo via Mockingbird Instagram

Another great gift for foodies is this package of Lick ice creams. So many great flavors to choose from. Shipping is only available in the continental U.S.


Lick Honest Ice Creams (shipped anywhere in the continental US)
Photo via Lick's Instagram

This cheesboard from Antonelli's is perfect for not on cheese, but really any appetizer. It's great for someone who loves hosting get togethers.


Antonelli's Cheese Wood Board
Photo via Antonelli's website

This gorgeous indigo blanket is so on-trend right now, and would work beautifully for a family home or bachelor pad.


Indigo blanket from Stag Provisions
Photo via Stag website

You can't go wrong with wine as a gift. Henri's has an awesome curated selection of whites, reds, and bubbles. 


Wine from Henri's
Photo via Henri's Instagram

TAGS : Stag -Provisions for Men , Antonelli's Cheese Shop , Hemline , Mockingbird Domestics , Hacienda , Love Ding , Lick Honest Ice Creams - South Lamar , Henri's , Lounge at Hotel San Jose