Calm Down
Hempsley, Columbia


Rose & Chamomile Herbal Blend contains mullein, rose, and chamomile, rich in linalool and myrcene, two relaxing agents. Eat it on oatmeal, make it into tea, add it to a hot bath, or freshen air with it.

ShopHempsley.com, $4–$20 for small or large tins

Duds for Dollies
Blondie’s Dolls Gallery & Toy Shop, Hermann


Handmade doll clothes, closets, doll quilts, and other items. For American Girl 18-inch dolls, Barbie, and Baby Dolls.

BlondiesDolls.com, $12–$25, depending on whether shoes, purses, hats, and other
accessories are included

Bite Your Beer
Craft Beer Jerky, Kansas City


Sold at retail locations in Kansas City and a handful of other locations in Missouri. Wide selection of craft beers used.

CraftBeerJerky.com, $6–$26 for different packs

Pop Quiz
GoPo Gourmet Popcorn Bar, Fulton

Special flavors, and shops in Fulton and Columbia carry them.

GoPoGourmetPopcorn.com, $2.50 for favor bags, up to $19 for party totes, $16.99 for monthly samplers

Speedy Salsa
Honeysuckle Acres, Wentzville

Just add diced or Rotel tomatoes, and you have instant, tasty salsa. Also sold at Ellbee’s General Store in Wentzville.

HoneysuckleAcres.net, $9.95–$14.95

Big Statement
Biggar and Shaw, New Bloomfield


Wooden wall art, signature furniture, and custom-built pieces.

BiggShaw.com, $350–$800 or more for custom furniture

Regional Reads
Nusbickel Books, St. Louis


The book at left, plus My Pet Arch and other St. Louis-themed books for kids.

NusbickelBooks.com, $12

Signature Scent
Hudson/Hawk Barber & Shop


Traditional neighborhood barbershops in Springfield, Kansas City, and Columbia.

HudsonHawkBarbers.com, Kona Sea Salt Spray, $14, Grooming Oil, $18

Play
Across the Board, St. Louis


Handcrafted, unique, wooden board games meant to be used and made to last for future generations to enjoy, too.

AcrossTheBoardGame.com, $24–$200

I Scream for …
Ice Cream Factory, Eldon


Dozens of flavors made in store, will ship custom orders in dry ice.

IceCreamFactoryCo.com, create a personalized gallon, $24.99

Merry Christmas!
Art by Michelle Martin, Springfield


Original, hand-painted with alcohol ink, holiday ornaments and other paintings and coasters.

ArtByMichelleMartin.com, ornaments, $15 each or two for $20, and other art, $40–$160

Bag Ladies
Stacy Leigh Bags, Bethany


Handcrafted one-of-a-kind designer bags, jewelry, and more. Also sold at 
The Bent Tree Gallery in Bethany.

TheBentTree.com, prices vary

Loving Leather
Saleigh Mountain Company, Hermann


Handmade leather products, each one-of-a-kind. Also sold at retail location in Hermann.

SaleighMountain.com, prices vary

Bring Me Some Coffee …
Bare Knuckle Roasting Co., Jefferson City


Small-batch, changing menu of single origin coffees
. Also sold at JC Health Foods and Love 2 Nourish in Jefferson City and Hy-Vee stores. 

BareKnuckleRoasting.com$14

… and Grind it By Hand
Red Rooster Trading Company, Baring

Cast-iron arch, ceramic burr, no plastic parts, settings for a super-fine grind (Turkish) to a course grind (French Press). Can also be used to grind flaxseeds, cinnamon sticks, peppercorns, and other dry seeds or spices. 

RedRoosterTradingCompany.com, $129

Mom! Hey Grandma!
Angelina Marie Pottery, Columbia

Hand thrown and adorned with a natural mixed clay accent, handstamped with Mom, Mimi, Nana, Gee Gee, Gigi, Granny, or Grandma. Comes in white and light blue, too. Also sold at Plume retail location in Columbia. 

SomethingPlume.com, $28.99

Dining Doggy
Diamond Pet Foods, Meta


Treats for your sweeties. For adult dogs, treats contain beef, chicken, or lamb meal. Puppy biscuits have chicken meal. Or do your adult dogs like peanut butter? Get the biscuits made with the real thing.
 Website has easy retail finder by zip code. 

DiamondPet.com, prices vary by flavor and bag size

Honey Do List
Honeysuckle Acres, Wentzville


Infused and creamed honeys, and bath and beauty products. Also at Ellbee’s General Store in Wentzville.

HoneysuckleAcres.net, $9.95–$14.95 depending on size; $19.95 for packs of three flavors or $29.95 for packs of ten

Perfect Sense
Makes Scents, Columbia


Custom fragrances or make up your own signature scent. Designer oils, cologne sprays, and bath, body, and home products. Also a retail shop in Columbia.

MakesScentsOnline.com, prices vary, subscription scent boxes for $17 by month or $170 for the year

Sweetly Offensive
West Park Creative, St. Louis


Clever cards, pins, and more, and can fulfill custom projects.

WestPark-Creative.com, $5.50 or six for $26

A Tisket, A Tasket
White Tail Deer Antler Baskets, Bethany


One-of-a-kind and handcrafted with natural materials. Also at The Bent Tree Gallery in Bethany.

TheBentTree.com, $95–$145

Rustic Accents
Willow Loveseat, Bethany

The willow fanback loveseat is an accent for shelves or walls. It could also hold collectibles or pictures. Also at The Bent Tree Gallery in Bethany.

TheBentTree.com, $79

Embroider Your Life
Gulush Threads, St. Louis

Ready-to-hang designs or made to order, plus patterns, kits, and workshops.

Gulush.com, ready-to-hang ranges from $18–$50