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Gifts Under $25

By Staff · December 14th, 2011 · Holiday List

Coffee Gift Pack

Wake up with Coffee Emporium’s “Perfect Pot” pack featuring coffe, mug and gift card. 110 E. Central Parkway, Downtown; 3316 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, coffee-emporium.com, $25.

Made In Ohio T-Shirt

Represent the Buckeye State with this super soft T-shirt designed and printed in Oxford, Ohio by Wire and Twine. Also available in sizes for children and babies who were, indeed, also made in Ohio. Park + Vine, 1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, parkandvine.com, $20. 

Bakery Gift Bags & Baskets

Cake Rack Bakery’s biscotti, cookies and gingerbread are made from scratch using only the finest ingredients. Cake Rack Bakery, Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine, 513-549-8623, cakerackbakery.com, $7 and up. 

Phrozen Vegan Ice Cream

Animal-friendly ice cream for all — allergies and dietary restrictions be damned! A perfect end to a seasonal feast or a way to cool down after a long stint by a hot holiday fire. Holiday flavors include “no-egg” Eggnog and Peppermint Stick. Park + Vine, 1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, parkandvine.com, $5.99 

MoMa Topsy Turvy Stacking Blocks

These brightly colored and playfully tilted blocks are sturdy and lightweight. The 10 blocks can be arranged in endless combinations. Contemporary Arts Center, 44 E. Sixth St., Downtown, contemporaryartscenter.org, $19.95.

Holiday Party Trays

Silverglades’ broad selection of cheeses, deli meats, olives, pickles and salads are perfect for any holiday party. Silverglades Deli, Findlay Market, OTR, 513-421-6156; catering available at Downtown location, 236 E. Eighth St., 513-361-0600, silvergladesdeli.com, $26 and up.

Customized Rubber Stamp

For the luddite in your life: a made-just-for-them rubber stamp. Hathaway Stamps lets you customize your choice of a 1-inch to 7-inch traditional rubber stamp with 1 to 10 lines of personalized text. Let them make their mark in ink and text. Hathaway Stamps, 635 Main St., Downtown, hathawaystamps.com, $7 and up.

Woodstone Creek Spirits

Warm up your holiday gathering with spirits from Ohio’s first craft distillery, including varietal wine, mead and seasonal fruit wines.

Also currently available: Cincinnati Vodka, 94 Proof Premium Dry Gin, 5-Grain Straight Bourbon and The Murray Cask Peated Single Malt Whiskey. Woodstone Creek, 3641 Newton Ave., Evanston, woodstonecreek.com, prices vary. 

Field Notes

Field Notes products range from steno pads to calendars to pencils. Smartfish Studio & Sustainable Supply, 1301 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, smarterthanagoldfish.com, $1 and up.

Hand-Painted Ceramic Grinders

Available in a variety of designs and filled with peppercorns, sea salt or herbes de Provence. Le Bon Vivant, 2801 Woodburn Ave., East Walnut Hills, 513-221-2921, lebonvivant.us.com, $20. 

Eclectic Earrings

Toko Baru, 325 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, 513-751-3338, prices vary.

Stop Traffick Barcode T-Shirt

Wear your heart on your sleeve by donning this “People Are Not Products,” fair-trade, 100 percent organic cotton T-shirt. Made by the women of Freeset in Kolkata, India, Freeset offers employment to women trapped in Kolkata’s sex trade. stoptraffickfashion.com, $21.99. 

Tea Gift Box

Churchill’s offers teas and tools for every taste. Churchill Teas, Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine, churchillsteas.com, $5 and up.

Cincinnati Thermal Mugs and Tea Towel

Take the city with you through the city with this hometown-proud travel mug by The Dish Ltd. Tulips, 3446 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, tulipsonerie.com, $18.50 towel and $22.50 mug.

Olay Body Collections

Choose from three collections of lavish, luxuriously scented body washes, lotions and massaging body bars. Get a free Olay body pouf at the eStore when you purchase one of the Body Collections Sets (*limited time only, while supplies last). pgestore.com, $15.

Vintage Christmas Ornaments

Unique gifts, collectibles, art, antiques and more, including whimsical vintage Christmas ornaments and elves. York St. Mercantile, 734 York St., Newport, 859-653-1165, www.yorkstonline.com, $3-$10.

Award-Winning Goetta

Eckerlin Meats’ award-winning goetta can be shipped globally all year long. And their wide selection of holiday roasts, hams and breakfast meats are great for the holidays. Eckerlin Meats, Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine, eckerlinmeats.com, $3.89/lb. 

Repurposed Key Necklace

Lily in Flux necklaces are “funky and feminine with a found object edge.” One-of-a-kind pieces created from vintage objects, antique materials, curiousities and ephemera. Lilyinflux.com, $10-$42.

Arbuckle Coffee Cozy

Fresh from the burrow of local plush artist AbbyDid, the Arbuckle Coffee Cozy is a whimsical little monster whose goal is to protect your palms from the heat of a cup o’ joe … and the mundanity of adulthood. AbbyDid, etsy.com/shop/abbydid, $11. 

Libre Okay MPMF 2011 Poster

Commemorate your favorite MidPoint Music Festival 2011 performance — or gift the avid music fan in your life — with a hand-pulled screenprinted show poster. Libre Okay, etsy.com/shop/libreokay, $20.

Tokyomilk Perfumed Soap

Triple-milled French soap with Shea Butter. Nest, 3439 Michigan Ave., Hyde Park, 513-871-8852, nestgifts.com, $12.


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