A note from the editor: This entry period for this contest is over, but Kittsona still sells killer clothing and gifts. Mark your calendars for more Prairie Style File Giveaways on the second Tuesday of each month. The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway will return every December.
Happy Friday, Prairie People!
Tomorrow is the last day of the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway, so don’t forget to check out the link to enter your favorite contests again. The prize package is now worth over $1,400 for the first time ever and I’m thrilled to see everyone spreading the world about local shops and attractions.
For today’s giveaway, I’m excited to show off a collection of fun, affordable gift ideas from Kittsona, a Prairie Style File fan favorite.
This North Dakota-based boutique has two locations in Grand Forks as well as shops in Fargo, Bismarck and Minneapolis. You can also shop online at their fabulous online store 24/7. And they ship worldwide, so it’s great way to introduce a little local flavor to your friends all over the planet.
So what are the hot gifts this holiday season? Here are a few easy picks from the crew over at Kittsona.
Pet Lover Stocking Stuffers
For the fur parents in your list, you can’t go wrong with clever stocking stuffers and decor items that show off their love for their pet.
If you really want to knock it out of the park, pick up a dapper collar or adorable toy for their furry friend while you’re at it. Everybody wins.
It’s layering season in the Upper Midwest, so something warm and cuddly is always appropriate and appreciated.
The mittens at the top of this post are a hit, but I really adore these colorful blanket scarves. They’re so big they’re basically a poncho and they’re a perfect layering piece for drafty offices, chilly airplane cabins and running errands.
Local, Local, Local
I like that gifts at Kittsona (especially Kittsona Lifestyle on 3rd Street in Grand Forks) have a decidedly local flavor. And I’m really loving the offerings from gender-neutral, dude-friendly Locally Made Clothing Company out of Iowa.
The comfy Ts offer a healthy dose of local pride and work as a stand-alone gift. And they’re easy to package up with other items like S’well water bottles, comfy flannels, hats and more.
Sequins and Sparkle
Kittsona is one of my go-to spots for sparkly statement jewelry because the shop gets that casual/fancy mix just right. But did you know that sequined jogging pants are a thing? Be still my little bedazzled heart. And they’re flying off the shelves.
Can I pull them off? That remains to be seen. But you know I’m gonna try. If you get yourself a pair, you know I want to see photos!
Share a Snack
I have very few hard and fast gift giving rules, but one never fails; When in doubt, give them food. And since I love giving local products whenever I can, I’m crazy about these salty, savory pretzels, made in Velva, North Dakota.
You’ll find other yummy locally made snacky things for the foodies on your list at Kittsona Lifestyle as well.
Christmas Wishes for the Mr. and Mrs.
These cute little coffee cups are two of Kittsona’s most buzzed-about gifts. They’re perfect for winter weddings or a couple’s first Christmas together, and they also make a fun and unexpected hostess gift.
402 DeMers Avenue and The Lifestyle Store at 7 North 3rd Street
Grand Forks, ND
610 Main Avenue
117 North 4th Street
1637 West End Blvd
You can pick up all of your favorite gifts if you win the $100 Kittsona Gift Card up for grabs today. Enter to win using the entry form shown below. There are lots of ways to play and you can enter multiple times a day.
The contest closes December 14 at 11:59 p.m.. Winners will be randomly selected and announced on December 15. This contest is open to anyone, anywhere. Kittsona ships worldwide.
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Want to find more great gifts from local businesses, artists and craftspeople? Check out The Local Christmas List. It’s a great read if you want to shop small this season. And most vendors will ship anywhere you need your gifts to go, so don’t be afraid to ask.
If you haven’t already seen yesterday’s giveaway, check it out for your shot at a $100 shopping spree from Pretty b. clothing boutique. And stop back here tomorrow night for the grand finale giveaway, the first-ever 12 Days of Christmas concert ticket giveaway and weekend getaway. I’m pretty excited. Can you tell?
So what are your favorite gifts from Kittsona this season? What would you buy with your gift card? How is your Christmas shopping going so far?
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