Get a jump on your shopping list with a few favorite grilling items, from a guy who knows a thing or two—local foodie Instagram influencer Justin Konopaski (@cooking_with_justin). Read more about Gifts for the Grillmaster in Your Life
Gift giving, whether it’s for a secret-santa work acquaintance or a beloved spouse, takes some thought. To help you get started, we’ve put together some of our favorite items from local shop Patina, all with broad appeal (and a reasonable price point, too).
Copper Water Bottle
Goodbye S’well, hello copper. Your giftee will be hydrating in style with a vessel that keeps water cold longer. Plus, the copper turns the water alkaline, which helps balance the body’s pH levels. It’s never a bad time to upgrade. $19.95. Read more about Patina's holiday gift guide
Since opening its doors in 2014, Woodbury retailer Merriment has become a go-to destination for gift-givers and lovers of all things pleasing to the eye. “We have customers who come in and say, ‘I just needed a pick-me-up today,’" says store owner Sarah Olsen. “That’s our favorite thing to hear—and the namesake of the store—we want our store experience to bring a sense of joy and merriment.”
Read more about Woodbury’s Merriment Has the Top Gifts for Mother’s Day and Graduation Season