Monday April 21st 2014

Tagged: gift ideas

Valentine’s day gift ideas that are anything but cheesy

Valentine’s day gift ideas that are anything but cheesy
February 11, 2014

Flowers. Candy. Teddy Bears. Come on! You can do better than that! Here’s a few Maine-made goodies.

DIY gift idea: Maine iPhone case

DIY gift idea: Maine iPhone case
December 19, 2013

Our state is so darn attractive looking, why not plaster it on everything we possibly can? Here’s an easy DIY gift idea for guys and gals this holiday season.

Holiday gift picks from 2Note Perfumery

Holiday gift picks from 2Note Perfumery
December 18, 2013

There’s a reason why Portland has a reputation for having such a wonderful array of small businesses. Here, you can find things that you’d be hard-pressed to discover in other cities. 2Note Perfumery is one of those gems.

Holiday gift picks from Portland Trading Co.

Holiday gift picks from Portland Trading Co.
December 16, 2013

There really isn’t a shop in town that carries the selection that PTC does. You can find housewares, international magazines, Maine-made goods and their own line Kofi. And owner Kazeem Lawal is hands-down the best dressed dude in town.

Holiday gift picks from Portland Flea-for-All

Holiday gift picks from Portland Flea-for-All
December 13, 2013

Erin and Nathaniel, hubby/wife team and owners of Portland Flea-For-All, are probably the best gift givers in the world. Just one peek into the flea and it’s a pretty good bet that they know how to find that unique, one-of-a-kind present.

Holiday gift ideas from Pinecone + Chickadee

Holiday gift ideas from Pinecone + Chickadee
December 12, 2013

Owner Amy Teh pulls together the handmade and the usual, guaranteed to please even that “person that has everything” on your list.

Holiday Gift Ideas from Black Parrot

Holiday Gift Ideas from Black Parrot
December 11, 2013

Black Parrot, the boutique filled with indie designers you love and ones that are just on the cusp, pulls together gift ideas for us for every price point.

Twin Peaks, The Simpsons and “anything fun” at Unrehearsed Kickline

Twin Peaks, The Simpsons and “anything fun” at Unrehearsed Kickline
December 10, 2013

When Aubin Thomas opened her etsy shop, she planned on selling vintage. But then a few pop culture references and a pin-back button machine changed all that.

Better than your average gift card

Better than your average gift card
November 29, 2013

Whoever said giving a gift card was a cop out clearly never heard of the Buoy Local Gift Card, available to use at over 30 of your favorite local businesses. No gift receipt needed this time around!

What does Dad really want for Father’s Day?

What does Dad really want for Father’s Day?
June 12, 2013

Booze. I’ve finally come to terms with the fact that buying men alcohol as a gift is always a crowd pleaser. But since I like to pair thoughtfulness with practicality, here’s a few “pairings” if you will, of Father’s Day drinks and gifts that will please any Pops.