Last minute gift ideas from local businesses


Looking for the perfect last minute gift? We’ve got you covered with some great local gift ideas.

Donovan Pottery Tableware

The handmade ceramic treasures of ceramic artist Will Donovan are both beautiful and functional works of art. Her everyday dinnerware creations, which include mugs, mixing bowls, spoon rests, oil pourers, bowls and dinner plates, are designed to be loved and used and are sure to come back to life. spark conversation while on vacation.

Where to find it:

Donovan’s collection is available at During the holidays, you can find Donovan’s artwork at the Swamp Rabbit Café and the Holiday Grocery Market on December 4-18,, and at the Indie Craft Parade Holiday Pop Up and mini -market on weekends. until December 20. for more information,

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Elderberry syrup Maison Mama K’s

For a feel-good gift, Mama K’s homemade elderberry syrup is known for its immune properties. From berry to bottle, this small-batch elderberry syrup is SC certified and made with high quality local ingredients. Pair a bottle with a set of heart-shaped measuring spoons that have a small, positive affirmation engraved on each spoon. Other Mama K gifts to check out include a DYI gummy kit and hand-poured soy candles.

Where to find it:

Mama K products are available at Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery, Cook’s Station, Mast General Store, Howard’s Pharmacy Simpsonville, and Shoppes off Trade in Greer. Plus, for this and other unique gifts, don’t miss holiday markets like the Kringle Holiday Village at Fluor Field, the very merry Christmas Market at Travelers Rest, and the Holly Jolly Holiday Fair in Anderson. For more information, visit

Get to know Greenville gift box

A gift of experience always makes a lasting impression. Get one near you with a Get to Know Your City Gift Box, recently launched by Greenville History Tours. Whether you are new to Greenville or have lived here for many years, this new gift set is a great resource for learning more about key aspects of our area. Each gift set includes three books: A Guide to Historic Greenville, South Carolina and Lost Restaurants of Greenville, South Carolina, by John Nolan and Reimagining Greenville: Building the Best Downtown in America by John Boyanoski and Mayor Knox White. Plus, gift certificates are also available for a variety of captivating culinary and historical tours.

Where to find it:

For pickup and more information, visit

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Smack Dab in the middle of maybe

Written by award-winning local author Jo Hackl, Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe takes readers on an outdoor adventure with 12-year-old Cricket, as she tries to solve a trail of clues to find a secret room that may or may not exist. Published by Random House Children’s Books, this page turner includes links to art, history, geography, literature, math, and science programs. It’s also backed by fun, free resources like outdoor activity guides, an interactive clue trail, maps, and more.

Where to find it:

Independent downtown bookstore, Mr. Judson Booksellers offers cookbooks, children’s books, bestsellers and novelties, as well as a selection of unique local gifts. Pick up a hard copy of Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe from Mr. Judson, and to make it special, call ahead to have the author include a personalized inscription. for more gift ideas, visit, and for more information on Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, visit

Methodical Coffee Collection Sample Gift Box

From sourcing beans around the world to custom roasting on-site, this Greenville-based coffee supplier is a local favorite. For the coffee lover on your list, a sample gift box from the Methodical Coffee Collection is the perfect introduction with a full range of flavor profiles ranging from hazelnut and chocolate to dried fruits, citrus fruits and nuts. flowers. Each gift set includes 6 ounce bags of classic, contemporary and avant-garde coffees.

Where to find it:

Methodical Coffee has three convenient coffee shops in Greenville. For locations, ordering information, and for more gift ideas, visit


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