There are T-minus 11 days until Christmas, and if you’re scrambling to get those last-minute, smaller gifts together, we’ve got you covered. From soothing soaps to tasty treats, here are fifteen local stocking-stuffer-worthy gifts to help you officially close out the season of giving.
1) Honey Butter Biscuit Bar — Main Road Biscuit Co. in Jamesport
A combination of two North fork favorites — Disset Chocolate and Main Road Biscuit have partnered up this giving season to create a honey butter biscuit chocolate bar. This limited edition candy is only available while supply lasts, so you’ll want to head to Main Road Biscuit soon to pick up a bar (or a few), $13.
2) Organic Chocolate Rose Oolong (black) — Weathered Barn in Greenport
Smooth, semi-fermented Chinese Oolong is blended with young pink rosebuds, roasted Peruvian cacao, cardamom pods, white peppercorn, and fair trade vanilla bean in this organic loose-leaf tea. Head to the Weathered Barn in Greenport, or purchase it at theweatheredbarngreenport.com, $12.
3) Oatmeal & Honey Goat Soap — Catapano Dairy Farm in Peconic
Made from award-winning Catapano Dairy Farm’s goats’ milk, these soap bars have a sweet-smelling blend of oatmeal, almond, brown sugar, and honey. Pick one up at the farm’s shop in Peconic, or purchase one here, $6.50.
4) Southold Bay Face Cream — Southold Bay Oysters in Southold
Give the gift of radiant skin this year with this hydrating and moisturizing face cream. Made with local oyster Nacre extract, it keeps skin luminous like the sheen of a pearl. You can buy this rejuvenating face cream at southoldbay.com, $19.
5) Lavender Essential Oil — Lavender By the Bay in East Marion
Put a few drops of this calming lavender oil in a diffuser or on your pillow and let your mind drift away to dreamy lavender fields. This oil is available at Lavender By the Bay’s shop in East Marion on weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or buy it at lavenderbythebay.com, $14.
6) Origami Earrings — One For All Gifts in Southold
These dazzling origami earrings are hand-painted and come in a variety of colors. Each one is hand-crafted in Camphill Villlage, an integrated community for adults with developmental disabilities where people are working and living together, sharing a life of dignity, equality, and sense of purpose. You can buy these earrings in-store or online at oneforallgifts.com, $12.
7) Movie Tickets — Mattituck Cinemas in Mattituck
For those whose love language is quality time, this not-your-average-stocking-stuffer is a fun and affordable way to give someone an experience that you can share together. Equipped with a Lucharitos express bar and with plans for an axe-throwing lounge underway, the Mattituck Cinemas is the perfect place to go for this experience-based gift, $12 per ticket.
8) Scandles — touchGOODs in Southold
These creative and quirky scented candles come in a variety of fun shapes and colors. You can find them in-store or online at touchgoods.com, $13.
9) Lemon Honey Lip Balm — Sag Harbor Honey at the East End Food Market in Riverhead
Perfect for those harsh winter days ahead — these rejuvenating lip balms are made from locally-sourced honey, moisturizing shea butter, organic unrefined coconut oil, and essential oils. You can find them at Sag Harbor Honey’s stand at the East End Food Market in Riverhead, or buy them online at sagharborhoney.com, $5.25.
10) Coffee Stout Beer Jelly — North Breeze Farms in Jamesport
This uniquely flavored jelly is perfect for the family foodie, made with locally-sourced ingredients like coffee stout beer, sugar, and lemon juice. North Breeze Farm products are available at Shade Trees Nursery; 1875 Main Road, Jamesport.
11) Culley’s Carolina Reaper Chipotle Hot Sauce — Greenport Fire in Greenport
Spice up Christmas this year with a hot sauce made from the world’s hottest peppers. Purchase in-store or online at feelthefireny.com, $14.
12) North Fork Porcelain Village Ornaments — KellyFrankeArt
Local Artist Kelly Franké has put out her first collection of North Fork porcelain village ornaments this winter, featuring over seventy iconic, local spots. Choose your favorite at her Etsy store, $20 each.
13) Simple Old Time Bunny Pillow — ThistleStitchStudio
These snuggly plushies are made by a local artisan from Cutchogue. Each of these toys are super soft and come in three styles: sherpa, milk chocolate, and sugar. You can find these adorable bunnies at White Flower Farmhouse, or purchase them directly from the artist at her Etsy storefront, $20.
14) Mineral Bath Salts — Eastern Sun Holistic Health in Southold
Give the gift of relaxation with these bath salt packets. Southold Acupuncture sells these packets in a variety of scents like juniper and arnica, $4 each.
15). Tattly Temporary Tattoos — Arni Paperie in Southold
These non-toxic temporary tattoos are designed by professional artists, and printed with vegetable-based ink. Choose from a handful of designs at Arni Paperie in Southold, $6 – $7 for a pack of two.