Where to shop locally for holiday gifts

  • Herald staff
  • Friday, December 14, 2012 12:44am
  • Life

Happy holidays!

Not to alarm you, but if you still need to do some Christmas shopping, this is your second to last weekend. Don’t worry, though, we have some excellent ideas for you — and all of them are local. You won’t have to pay for shipping or worry if your package will arrive in one piece and on time.

We asked our friends on Facebook for their favorite places to shop – with an emphasis on local and unique stores. The response was fabulous and we’ve collected the ideas, along with some suggestions from our staff, into a nice long list of ideas.

So, get out your list and plan your trip. And don’t forget, if you find somewhere else great, leave a comment here or tell us on our Facebook page.

Toys and games

• BobaKhan Toys, toys, 2916 Hewitt Ave., Everett, 425-258-3582, shop.bobakhan.com/

• Toys That Teach, toys, 23716 Eighth Ave. Suite F, Bothell, 425-481-2577, toysthatteachbothell.com

• Wandering Havoc Games, games, 514 State Ave., Marysville, 425-609-4527, www.facebook.com/wanderinghavoc

Food and drink

• Mukilteo Coffee Roasters, coffee, 3228 Lake Leo Way, Langley, 360-321-5263, www.mukilteocoffee.com

• Norm’s Market, keg and bottleshop, 10027 Lundeen Parkway, Lake Stevens, 425-334-4646, www.facebook.com/normsmarket

• Paula’s Wine Knot and Pepper Jelly, wine and food, 19829 168th St. SE, Monroe, 425-501-7563, www.facebook.com/pages/Paulas-Wine-Knot-Beer-and-Wine-Bar/199113116828184

• Skip Rock Distillers, local artisan liquor, 104 Avenue C, Snohomish, 425-330-4885, skiprockdistillers.com

• St. Rita Supreme Chocolat, chocolate, 10208 State Ave. B, Marysville, 425-530-9950 or 425-308-4485, www.stritasupremechocolat.com

• Sweet Indulgence, candy and more, 19555 Highway 2, Monroe, 360-805-1440, www.facebook.com/pages/Sweet-Indulgence/219750327159

• The Mercantile Wine &Goods, wine, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Suite B., Bothell, 425-780-5880, www.facebook.com/MercantileWine

• The Root Beer Store, specialty root beer and sodas, 20015 Highway 99, Lynnwood, 425-885-5585, www.therootbeerstore.com

• The Wine Shoppe, wine, 2704 171st Place NE, Marysville, 360-652-9200, www.maryswineshop.com

Clothing

• Beat Street, women’s clothing, 1010 First Street, Snohomish, 360-568-7254

• Monique’s Boutique, women’s clothing, 902 First Street, Snohomish, 425-760-8476, www.facebook.com/pages/Moniques-Boutique/169427456416253

• Hoity Toity, clothing and gifts, 8825 34th Ave. NE, Marysville, 360-716-2982, and 1234 First St., Snohomish, 360-217-7684, www.shophoitytoity.com

• Trusty Threads, used clothing, 1515 Third St., Marysville, 360-454-0298, www.trustythreads.com

• Gigi’s Closet, used clothing, 12926 Mukilteo Speedway, Lynnwood, 425-374-3470, www.gigiscloset.net

Books

• Uppercase Books, new, used and collectible, 1118 First Street, Snohomish, 360-568-5987, uppercasebookshop.com

• Vision Quest Bookstore and Wellness Center, books and more, 3602 Colby Ave., Everett, 425-252-1591, visionquestcenter.com

General

• Bee Bops &Lollipops, kids clothing and gifts, 1112 First St., Snohomish, 360-568-2333, www.beebopsandlollipops.com

• Clayful Creations, paint-your-own pottery, 102 Avenue D, Snohomish, 360-217-7671

• Ethical Choices, fair-trade gift shop, 2612 Colby Ave., Everett, 425-404-3972, www.facebook.com/EthicalChoicesLlc

• Gifts on Broadway, gift shop, 3224 Broadway, Everett, 425-252-4792

• He-Said-She-Said Shop, gift shop, 12199 Village Center Place Suite 103, Mukilteo, 425-322-4635, www.he-said-she-said-shop.com

• J. Matheson, gift shop and kitchen items, 2615 Colby Ave., Everett, 425-258-2287, www.jmatheson.com

• Joyworks, gift shop, 1002 First Street, Snohomish, 360-568-5050, joyworks-shopgirl.blogspot.com

• Mill Creek Sports, authentic autographed memorabilia, 15704 Mill Creek Blvd. Suite 5, Mill Creek, 425-742-8500, www.millcreeksports.com

• Pinch Knitter, yarn shop, 8712 271st St., Stanwood, 360-939-0769, www.pinchknitter.com

• Quilceda Leather, leather items, 3922 88th St. SE, Marysville, 360-659-1333, www.quilcedaleather.com

• Recycled Biker Stuff, motorcycle gear and more, 2211 Highway 530, Arlington, 360-926-8770, www.recycledbikerstuff.com

• Robin’s Nest Gifts and Fine Jewelry, gift shop, 109 S. Granite Ave., Granite Falls, 360-454-0256, www.facebook.com/pages/Robins-Nest-Gifts-Fine-Jewlery/169887233048757

• Ruffles and Rust, gift shop, 1234 First St., Snohomish, 360-217-7557, rufflesandrustsquare.com

• The Speckled Hen, home décor, 915 First St., Snohomish, 360-568-9758, www.speckledhencountrystore.com

• The Wishing Stone, jewelry, 317 Main Street, Edmonds, 425-712-1060, www.facebook.com/pages/The-Wishing-Stone/330291710218

• Tommy’s Guitar Shop, guitars and accessories, 1911 Hewitt Ave., Everett, 425-252-9252, www.tommysguitarshop.com

• Town Hall Antiques, antiques, 820 237th St SE Suite A, Bothell, 425-487-8979, www.facebook.com/townhallantiques

• Vic’s 66, retro gift shop, 2902 W. Marine View Drive, Everett, 206-381-3500, www.vics66.com

• Yesterday, today and tomorrow, fair-trade gift shop, 8717 271st St. Stanwood, 360-629-5001, ytt4good.com

Art

• Avenue D Gallery, custom frame shop and gallery, 124 Avenue D, Snohomish, www.avenue-d-gallery.com

• Fogdog Gallery, art gallery, 233 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington, 505-660-6825, www.fogdoggallery.com

• Gallery North, art gallery, 508 Main St., Edmonds, 425-774-0946, www.gallerynorthedmonds.com

• Ornamental Art Gallery, art gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105, Marysville, 425-422-5232, www.ornamentalartsgallery.com

• Schack Art Center, arts and classes, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425-259-5050, www.schack.org

Flowers

• Enchanted Florist, flowers and more, 2809 Colby Ave., 425-258-1065, enchantedfloristeverett.com

• Flowers by George, flowers and gifts, 335 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington, 877-550-5789, www.flowersbygeorge.com

Pets

• Ash Way Pets, pet store, 2902 164th St. SW, Lynnwood, 425-741-2977, www.ashwaypetsupply.com

• Muddy Paws All Pet Supply and Grooming, pet supplies and grooming, 12926 Mukilteo Speedway, Lynnwood, www.facebook.com/pages/Muddy-Paws-All-Pet-Supply-And-Grooming/116337528384834

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