10 Under $10: Stocking Stuffers from Your Local Favorites

If you are looking for stocking stuffer ideas, this is a great time to buy local!

Here is a list of 10 Stocking Stuffers all under
$10 from some local businesses in the Hudson Valley:

1. Beeswax Taper Candles from Paper Trail in Rhinebeck, NY

$4.50 each

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Image from Paper Trail’s Website

2. Treats from Krause’s Chocolates (in Saugerties & New Paltz),

like this chocolate tool set for $10.00.

This  makes a great stocking stuffer for the men in your life!

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Image from Krause’s Website

3. Gingerbread Men from Chantilly Patisserie in Bronxville, NY

Stack of 4 for $10.00

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4. White Glass Sleepy Hollow Ornament from Sleepy Hollow Gifts in

Sleepy Hollow, NY

$9.95

Image from Sleepy Hollow Gift’s website

5. $10.00 Gift Certificate for Oblong Books in Rhinebeck, NY

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6. Seasonal Sliced Soap from Jean Turmo in Woodstock, NY

$8.00

Primal Sliced Soap

Image from Jean Turmo’s Website

7. Urban Spa Moisturizing Gloves from Winter Sun Summer Moon in Rhinebeck, NY

$9.95

Urban Spa Moisturizing Gloves

Image from Winter Sun Summer Moon’s website

8. Branch Pencils from Lili and Loo in Hudson, NY

Bunch of 5 pencils for $6, Bunch of 7 pencils for $10

Image from Lili and Loo’s Website

9. Sparkle Earrings from Bop To Tottom Kingston, NY

$8 a pair

Image from Bop To Tottom

Image from Bop To Tottom’s website

10. Mohonk Tea

Box of 100 for $6.95

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Image from Mohonk Mountain House’s Website

I hope you enjoyed these ideas! Post any other suggestions you may have in the comments.

Merry Christmas!

xoxo, Jessi

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Christmas Shopping in the Hudson Valley

Christmas Tree

Christmas shopping is among us! As convenient as it is to order gifts online, there are so many great stores to visit in the Hudson Valley area. Whether you prefer shopping malls, quaint boutiques, or a combination of both, there is something for everyone!

Here is a list of places to shop categorized by price, type, and location.

Price Key:
$=Gifts Under $25
$$=Gifts between $25-$50
$$$=Gifts between $50-$100
$$$$=Gifts $100 and up

Please note this key is designed as a guide and does not guarantee there are only items in the price ranges listed next to the stores.

=My personal favorites (I’ haven’t been to every place on this list so my favorites could definitely expand!)

Boutiques & Quaint Shops:

 Bop To Tottom Kingston, NY $, $$

The products in this store are as much fun as its name! This has always been one of my favorite go to stores for fun and affordable jewelry, handbags, and accessories. You never know what goodies you will find in here. They recently expanded so now there is twice as much fun stocked inside.

Wondrous Things Briarcliff Manor, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Bella’s Boutique Tarrytown, NY $, $$,$$$

Nectar High Falls, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

High Falls Mercantile High Falls, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Green Cottage High Falls, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Global Home Beacon, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Say Cheese and Thank You Dobbs Ferry, NY $, $$, $$$

Woodstock Chimes Saugerties, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Dry Goods Saugerties, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Merriweathers Rhinebeck, NY $, $$

 Paper Trail Rhinebeck, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Paper Trail is one of those stores that makes you feel enchanted once you step inside. The layout of the store and all of the wonderful paper products and other fun finds make shopping here a divine experience. This is the ideal place to get unique gifts as well as creative paper to wrap them in!

Hammertown Rhinebeck, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

 Cocoon New Paltz, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

From quirky to elegant, you can find an array of great products here. They specialize in items for the home, jewelry, and children’s gifts. I am a huge fan of all the great kitchen and cooking related items they have in here!

 Groovy Blueberry New Paltz, NY$, $$, $$$

The Groovy Blueberry is home to many great products. This is a great store to go accessory shopping. They have a wide variety of unique jewelry, scarves, and other accessories to adorn your gift recipients (and of course yourself)!

Antique Shops:

 Antiques Barn New Paltz, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Antiques Barn has fueled my enjoyment for antique shopping. Of all of the other antique shops I have visited, none have been able to replicate the experience I have when I am here. You never know what great finds you will have here. This is the ideal place to look for vintage gifts. Check out their vintage Christmas related  gifts such as ornaments and figurines for some unique gift ideas!

Tivoli Mercantile Tivoli, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Fed On Lights Saugerties, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Cold Spring Antiques Center Cold Spring, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Pretty Funny Vintage Tarrytown, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Malls, Shopping Centers, & Department Stores:

Ridge Hill Yonkers, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

The Westchester White Plains, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

 Bed, Bath, and Beyond Elmsford, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

There are many Bed, Bath, and Beyond locations in the Hudson Valley, but this is my favorite. It is two floors and houses Harmon and World Market inside as well. World Market has an awesome collection of gourmet goods that are often difficult to find other places. This is a great spot to visit if you are thinking of putting together a gourmet food basket. They even have miniature versions of many goods, as well as baskets so you can put them together there!

Bookstores:

 Village Bookstore Pleasantville, NY $, $$

Village Bookstore is a quaint place with a friendly atmosphere. If you are looking to give books as a gift, I recommend a visit there. This is also a great way to support your local community while you shop!

 Womrath Books Bronxville, NY $, $$

Womrath Bookstore has a wide selection of books and gives you that comforting experience that smaller bookstores offer. It is nestled among other great stores and restaurants in Bronxville where you can visit and grab a bite to eat whole you are shopping.

Oblong Books & Music Rhinebeck, NY $, $$

Our Bookshop Saugerties, NY $, $$

Toy Stores:

A Nu Toy Store Tarrytown, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

 Tinker Toys Woodstock, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Tinker Toys brings out the kid in everyone. This is the ideal toy store for kids toys and nostalgic items that can be used for stocking stuffers for adults.

Wood Workers Toy Mount Kisco, NY $$, $$$, $$$$

Try and Buy Toys Pleasantville, NY $, $$, $$$, $$$$

Art Supply Stores:

 Manny’s Art Supplies New Paltz, NY $, $$, $$$

Manny’s offers an array of awesome art supplies, unique paper goods, calendars and other great items that are perfect for gifts at wonderful prices!

Catskill Art Supply Stores in Kingston, Woodstock, & Poughkeepsie $, $$, $$$

These are just some of the many great places to shop in the Hudson Valley. Please post more suggestions in the comments section!

xoxo,

Jessi