Give a Little Bit…

Give a Little Bit…

We were so thrilled and grateful for another opportunity to team up with the great folks at WFSB 3 and Better CT to bring you our first ever holiday gift guide!

We’ve compiled a list of fun and reasonably priced gifts that we know will please everyone on your list!

Here is the segment along with a detailed list of all featured items below…and please remember to consider giving to those who need it most – some of our favorite charities are listed below as well!

http://www.wfsb.com/clip/12061388/the-gift-guide-from-the-pretty-gritty-girls

For Her:

  1. C&S Style Bracelets – $35 and up – Local artists Cindy Houlihan and Sharon Gualtieri  who make and sell here in West Hartford at BK & CO. Check them out on Facebook and Instagram or order via candsstyle11@gmail.com –
  2. BXB Jenny Buxton Scarf – $29
    • Newbury Handmade Market – Etsy Pop-up
    • Etsy Shop – BXB Jenny Buxton
  3. Jo Malone Fragrance Layering Set – $100 nordstrom.com or jomalone.com
  4. J Crew PJ Pants & Top – $50 – jcrew.com
  5. Handmade Tassel Necklace – $27 Vivid Hue – Farmington
  6. Street Level Reversible Tote – $48 Nordstrom.com
  7. Aquinnah Jewelry – $48-$100 http://www.aquinnahjewelry.com/

 

For Him:

  1. Swell Water Bottle – $35 and up – Nordstrom.com, amazon.com
  2. Wicked Good Slippers – $79 – LL Bean.com
  3. Craft Beer of The Month Club – $32.95/month & up – Craft Beer Cellars in West Hartford
  4. Star Wars Salt & Pepper Set – $27 Vivid Hue Home
  5. Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Moisturizer – $35 and up – Nordstrom.com or Kiehls.com

 

For Hostess, Teacher, Neighbor, Mail Carrier, etc:

  1. Trader Joe’s Chocolate Passport – $10 – Trader Joes
  2. Erin Flett – Tea towels, glasses, candle, pouches – $16 & up – Erin Flett
    • Erinflett.com: Local artist out of Maine, one of the PGG knows her well and she has beautiful pieces including pillows, wall art, etc
  3. Voluspa Candle $10 & up – Nordstrom.com, Anthropologie.com
    • Tin Island Candle – Target.com $10
  4. Merry CT Christmas Napkins & Coaster Set – $18 – Vivid Hue Home
  5. Monogram Cuff Bracelet – $12 Vivid Hue Home
  6. Fresh Handcream or Shower Gel, paired with Exfoliating Gloves – $22 & up – Nordstrom.com or fresh.com

Please don’t forget all of the amazing charities out there that could so greatly benefit from your generous giving.

Here are some charities that are close to our hearts:

JDRF – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: A recent statistic stated that the rate of type 1 diabetes in kids under 18 will triple in the next 2 decades…Help the Doyle family continue their mission is to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications through the support of research at:  https://www2.jdrf.org/site/Donation2?2376.donation=form1- &df_id=2376

Johnny’s Jog: Inspired by an amazing neighborhood boy, Johnny Moran, who has bravely battled an unknown neuromuscular condition since birth. Johnny’s Jog works with the community to raise awareness and funds for multiple local non-profit children’s organizations including the Covenant Preparatory School of Hartford, Molly Ann Tango Memorial Foundation and The Miracle League of CT: http://www.johnnysjog.com/

Colin’s Crew: Committed to spreading comfort and joy to local families affected by childhood cancer through meal & snack deliveries, oncology family special events and adopt-a-family holiday program: http://www.colins-crew.org/

CT Down Syndrome Congress: Dedicated to improving the lives of persons with Down syndrome. Their vision is to see a world where our children, our brothers, our sisters, and our friends who have Down Syndrome are included in all aspects of life, are empowered to meet their needs and are recognized for their contributions: www.ctdownsyndrome.org

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition: The mission of the NOCC is to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer, and to improve the quality of life for survivors: www.ovarian.org

HAPPY SHOPPING!

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