Toxin-Free, Handmade Cookware


Toxin-free cookware for stovetop, oven, microwave, grill, and fire! ToxyFree offers a handmade clay cookware collection featuring bean pots, soup pots, bakers, roasters, salt pigs, and small dishes that are stunning, stylish, and safe. ($14 – $145)

317 Main St. S., Suite 4, Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-214-2040 | Purchase Here


Holiday Charity CD

Kowalski’s Markets

The highly anticipated annual charity album returns with “A Minnesota Holiday Vol. 12” including songs by Brian Setzer, Kat Perkins, The Blenders, Sounds of Blackness, Phil Thompson, and more—all while raising funds for Second Harvest Heartland. ($14.99, including $150+ in bonus gifts!)

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Best of Minnesota Gift Box

Minnesota Monthly magazine’s Best of Minnesota Gift Box features the best products, tickets, and gifts from Minnesota’s best-known brands and your favorite local artisans. Order a Best of Minnesota Gift Box for a colleague, friend, family member, or yourself in time for the holidays. Only 500 Gift Boxes are available so buy today. ($60 per box, a $250+ value)

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Sweet Mint and Vanilla Lemon Lip Balms

Kind Lips

A highly curated lip balm with only natural and organic ingredients. Kind Lips’ intention is for each tube to be a reminder to speak kind words every time it is applied. ($4 each)

610 SE Ninth St., Suite 11, Minneapolis, MN 55414 | 612-234-2828 | Purchase Here


Spavia Day Spa Gift Card

Spavia Day Spa

Spavia Maple Grove offers personalized spa treatments to suit your needs and desires. Give the gift of relaxation to someone special with a gift card valued at $150-plus and receive an additional gift card valued at $30. (prices vary)

11732 Elm Creek Blvd., Maple Grove, MN 55369 | 763-923-7000 | Purchase Here

Diamond Fashion Ring

EverGreene Jewelers

Say yes to a crisscross ring this holiday season! This fashion diamond ring is available in 14kt rose and white gold. There is a total of 150 diamonds micro pave set. Diamond weight is 1.11cttw. ($5,350)

3500 S. Hwy. 101, Minnetonka, MN 55345 | 952-473-7655 | Purchase Here

Merry and Bright Bundt Cake

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Bring joy to your world with Nothing Bundt Cakes’ Merry and Bright decorated bundt
cake. Visit one of eight Minnesota bakeries to order this elegant and delicious
holiday centerpiece. (prices vary)

Available at multiple locations | Purchase Here

Local Wine

Carlos Creek Winery

Shop local and give the gift of wine this year! Minnesota’s largest winery, Carlos Creek Winery, offers over 20 different wines to satisfy all wine drinkers. Available at the winery in
Alexandria or a local liquor store near you. ($18 – 30 per bottle)

6693 County Rd. 34 NW, Alexandria, MN 56308 | 320-846-5443 | Purchase Here

City Girl Blend Coffee

City Girl Coffee

Pick up a 4 oz. bag of City Girl Blend as a gift, or brew a cup of the medium roast coffee
for yourself and sip morning, noon, or night. ($5)

Available at multiple locations | 800-438-9228 | Purchase Here

Aromatherapy Roller

Worker B

Brand new for this season are hive-derived fragrances. Like all Worker B skincare products, this natural fragrance is carefully formulated from the healthiest bee-friendly and hive-derived ingredients. ($33)

Available at multiple locations | 612-584-0440 | Purchase Here

Twisted Peppermint Candle

Excelsior Candle Co.

Cool peppermint candies served with a twist. Notes of icy peppermint swirled with vanilla cream and fresh fir balsam provide a unique holiday take on this candy cane scent. ($14 – 26)

540 Lake St., Suite 15, Excelsior, MN 55331 | 763-923-8777 | Purchase Here

Tria Restaurant Gift Card

Tria Restaurant, Bar, and Event Center

Inspired by French Americana, Tria uses seasonal ingredients to create a safe and memorable fine dining experience nothing short of extraordinary. (prices vary)

5959 Centerville Rd., North Oaks, MN 55127 | 651-426-9222 | Purchase Here

B.T. McElratch Chocolatier Chocolate Bars

Annie B’s Candy

Local, award-winning, and chef-driven chocolate bars have been wowing tasters for decades. These all-natural, Minnesota-made chocolate bars are crafted with a propriety blend of high-end artisanal chocolate. They make the perfect gift! ($36)

3590 Century Ave. N., St. Paul, MN 55110 | 800-328-5598 | Purchase Here

Salad Dressings

Salad Girl Organics

Salad Girl blends a delicious variety of garden and globally inspired ingredients to create fresh, organic salad dressings, marinades, sauces, and dips. Create decked out holiday salads and veggie platters with Creamy Caesar, Dude Ranch, Sweet & Sassy, Pomegranate Pear, or Citrus Splash. ($6.99 each)

Available at multiple locations | 652-206-9486 | Purchase Here

Spice Blends

Here’s the Deal Spice Co.

Here’s the Deal Spice Co.’s premium organic spice blends are hand-crafted, blended, and bottled in Plymouth. Each blend is sure to elevate your meals all year round and impress your guests this holiday season. ($12 – 20)

Available at multiple locations | 612-422-1620 | Purchase Here

Cakes by BRIM

Brim Restaurant

Custom gluten free cakes for the holidays. Flavors range from cinnamon cacao cake, apple spice cake with toasted cashew buttercream, pumpkin cake with chocolate sea salt frosting, and espresso chocolate three layer cake. ($8 a slice or $48 for whole cake)

2919 Knox Ave. S., Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN 55408 | 612-261-0506 | Purchase Here

SeaQuest Tickets


Engage with more than 1,200 animals as you adventure through five continents at
SeaQuest in Rosedale Center. ($16.95 per ticket)

595 Hwy. 36 W., Suite 578, Roseville, MN 55113 | 651-330-2590 | Purchase Here

Dancing Dragonfly Winery Gift Card

Dancing Dragonfly Winery

Dancing Dragonfly Winery is passionate about great wine! Buy a $100 gift card for your loved one and reward yourself with an additional $20 gift card for free. Or buy a $50 gift card and receive a $10 gift card for free. Use code Dragonfly
at checkout.
(prices vary)

2013 120th Ave., St. Croix Falls, WI 54024 | 715-483-WINE | Purchase Here

September Sweater


This super-soft sweater is on PRIMP’s list of favorites this fall—perfectly paired with a pair of distressed jeans or tucked into a midi skirt. Also comes in mauve and mocha. ($48.50)

1121 Jackson St., Suite 130, Minneapolis, MN 55435 | 612-353-6277 | Purchase Here

Milan Laser Gift Card

Milan Laser Hair Removal

Give the gift of smooth, hair-free skin this holiday season. Let the experts at Milan Laser Hair Removal get rid of unwanted body hair for good. Affordable pricing and an unlimited package with no touch-up fees make this the gift that keeps on giving. (prices vary)

Locations in Maple Grove, Woodbury, and Edina | 1-888-RAZOR | Purchase Here

Jerk Marinade

Mama Kicks

Jamaican spices combine with the heat of locally sourced Scotch Bonnet peppers to create this iconic marinade. A fan favorite is grilled jerk chicken with the simple recipe right on the bottle. Add global flavors to any of your favorite staples with Mama Kicks’ sauces and marinades. ($8.99)

9921 Valley View Rd., Eden Prairie, MN 55344 | 612-202-9777 | Purchase Here

Popcorn Holiday Jumbo Gift Box


Celebrate the holidays with PoppedCorn’s unique gift box designs and flavors. Enjoy more than 70 delicious flavors of PoppedCorn’s gourmet popcorn including Dill Pickle, Cheese, Southwest Hot Wing, and of course, Caramel Corn. ($30)

5757 Sanibel Dr., Minnetonka, MN 55343 | 952-452-8808 | Purchase Here

Energy Drink 12-Pack

Boomerang Energy

Get your energy back with Minnesota’s own energy beverage! No artificial ingredients, just a simple and natural drink to keep you going all holiday season long. Use promo code MNMONTHLY5 at checkout for $5 off your purchase. ($35.99)

Available at multiple locations | Purchase Here

El Jefe Smoked Hatch Salsa

Double Take Salsa

The artisans at Double Take Salsa smoke Hatch chiles over a wood fire to bring you a rich, smoky flavor reminiscent of traditional outdoor cooking. Check out the full line of salsas and hot sauces for a range of heat levels that will satisfy anyone’s spice threshold. ($8.99)

9921 Valley View Rd., Eden Prairie, MN 55344 | 612-578-3331 | Purchase Here

Chocolate Sampler Gift Box

Knoke’s Chocolates and Nuts

Knoke’s Sampler Gift Box has a taste of sweetness for anyone on your gift list. Included are milk and dark chocolate bars, turtles, English toffees, chocolate-covered caramels, gourmet popcorn, mixed nuts, chocolate-covered almonds, and jumbo cashews. All made fresh in small batches in Hudson. ($70)

220 Locust St., Hudson, WI 54016 | 715-381-9866 | Purchase Here

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Gift Card

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Entertaining generations for more than 50 years, a Chanhassen Dinner Theatres gift card is always the perfect gift. Available in any amount, lasts forever, and good on tickets, merchandise, and food and beverages. Order online or by phone. (prices vary)

501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen, MN 55317 | 952-934-1525 | Purchase Here

Redhead Creamery Gift Card

Redhead Creamery

Redhead Creamery provides an experience for its customers through great tasting, award
winning cheeses, dairy farm tours, exceptional customer service, and other educational experiences that promote dairy and agriculture. (prices vary)

31535 463rd Ave., Brooten, MN 56316 | 320-346-2246 | Purchase Here

Cocoa Mix

Mike & Jen’s Hot Cocoa

Hot cocoa with five simple ingredients. Dean, along with his kids Mike and Jen, wanted a hot cocoa mix that was rich and creamy without the chemicals. So, they made one. ($12.95)

Available at multiple locations | 218-591-6171 | Purchase Here


Herbal Alchemy

All-natural therapeutic skincare, bath, perfume, and home products made in small batches at Herbal Alchemy’s Mall of America and Midtown Global Market locations. Silk peptide treatments formulated for all skin types: acne, eczema, hyperpigmentation, and mature skin. ($6 – $65)

Locations at Midtown Global Market and Mall of America | 612-208-8006 | Purchase Here


Santa Figurine

The Museum of Russian Art

Bring joy and excitement to your favorite collector with a gift of a hand-painted majolica ornament or figurine by Russian artist, Natalia Pavlova. The Pavlova Christmas collection is exclusive to TMORA shop. ($10 – $1,200)

5500 Stevens Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55419 | 612-821-9045 | Purchase Here

Leather Hot Pads

Addington Co.

Inspired by the rugged leather blacksmith gloves of years past, the Addington House leather hot pads protect hands and surfaces from the hottest kitchen ware. Made from California latigo leather, these pads will break in nicely and patina over time with everyday use. Each pad is a 7-inch square with hole for hanging.  ($18 each or $32 for a pair)

1387 Forest St., St. Paul, MN 55106 | 612-695-0203 | Purchase Here

Gourmet Spices & Olive Oils

Spice Your Life

Inspire your holiday cooking with distinctive flavors. Spice Your Life has your favorite spices, special blends, oils, vinegars, and much more to delight your taste buds. Come feast your senses! ($7 – 25)

614 W. 54th St., Minneapolis, MN 55419 | 952-412-4340 | Purchase Here

Cider 12-Pack

Wild State Cider

Wild State Cider’s members-only cider club features an exclusive 12-pack of exciting new cider delivered bi-monthly to your door. Sign up for this flavor adventure and you’ll find extra goodies in every box. ($49)

2515 W. Superior St., Duluth, MN 55806 | 218-606-1151 | Purchase Here

Lili Salon Spa Gift Card

Lili Salon Spa Galleria

Unwind with a grand salon spa experience in a gorgeous new space at Lili Salon Spa. Gift your loved ones full-service treatments from head to toe. See website for holiday offers. (prices vary)

3180 Galleria, Edina, MN 55435 | 952-224-3300 | Purchase Here

Holiday Pork Boxes

Fischer Family Farms Pork

What better gift to give or receive than a Fischer Farms pork gift box for the holidays? The pork is naturally raised for superior taste. Choose from a variety of gift boxes or be creative and make your own arrangement. (prices vary)

37784 100th St., Waseca, MN 56093 | 507-351-9910 | Purchase Here

Doggy Daycare and Boarding

Camp Bow Wow Eden Prairie

Camp Bow Wow in Eden Prairie is where dogs can be dogs. Let your pup play indoors and out in play groups for up to 12 hours a day. The first day of daycare is free! ($34 per day)

10100 Viking Dr., Suite 200, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 | 952-828-9663 | Purchase Here

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Minnesota Monthly Food & Wine Experience

The 2021 Food & Wine Experience will be the culinary adventure you’ve come to love over the past 26 years—just in November. Use promo code Bye2020 at ($90 – $125)

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