The joy and connection of gift-giving are boosted greatly when you shop small specialty businesses. Everyone gets something out of this, and relationships grow deeper. Plus- the best stuff! Here are some of my faves. Please add yours. xo 🎁
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    Mexico by Hand Crafts 🌻
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    My friend Peggy spends several months a year in Michoacan, visiting her many artisan friends, directly purchasing their exquisite crafts: clay, wood, ceramics, textiles, hammered copper to sell at fair prices.
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    Blue Chair Jams & Marmalades πŸ‘
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    Greengage plum jam, anyone? Quince-orange marmalade? Fabulous stuff here, locally sourced, largely organic.
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    Old Dog Ranch Walnuts 🐢
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    Organically grown walnuts from a 5th generation California farm. Flavored ones include Rosemary, Mexican Hot Chocolate, Maple, Whiskey Spice. Also: walnut butter w raw honey & sea salt; chocolate walnut butter πŸ™Œ
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    Luminance Skincare Products πŸ‘„
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    Handmade organic, heavenly moisturizers, washes, masks, soaps, sunscreens. Jasmine essence, pure rose water, toners, serums. Insanely reasonably priced, amazing customer service.
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    Dark Heart Chili Sauce 🌢
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    Indescribably sensuous sauces of organic peppers roasted in walnut, hazelnut, almond, and pecan oils. Eight varieties. I swear to you, the best kind of near-death eating experience lies ahead.
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    Cole Coffee β˜•οΈ
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    My favorite roaster, period. Many organic varieties. β˜•οΈβ˜•οΈβ˜• ️
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    Gorgeous, simple wall hooks by @scoutregalia
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