Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift? We’ve got you covered! Browse our virtual gift guide filled with awesome ideas for everyone on your list. Check back frequently as we add more gifts throughout the holiday season.

Looking for gift advice? Simply direct message our Virtual Shopper on Instagram for personalized gift advice/ideas!

 

3-Wick Candle

Bath & Body Works' 3-wick candles are available in scents for everyone - from soothing, relaxing aromas to fresh floral scents to the coziest holiday smells.

Bath & Body Works

AirPods

Apple AirPods and AirPods Pro provide the best in Bluetooth technology, compatible with both Apple and Android products. With a single charge, these wireless earbuds provide up to 3 hours of talk time, with crystal clear sound.

Best Buy

Aromatherapy Sugar Body Scrub

This body scrub is made with nourishing jojoba oil and almond oil. Its exfoliating sugar crystals gently buff and condition skin, while the scent of eucalyptus clears the mind and spearmint soothes and uplifts.

Bath & Body Works

Blow Dryer Brush

The holy grail hair tool that provides professional blowout-like results with every use, this blow dryer brush has dual-action smoothing and drying capabilities (and don't worry- no tangling!).

JCPenney

Bluetooth Speaker

This portable, water-resistant speaker easily connects to your smart device to play music wherever you go. Its battery lasts for up to 8 hours with a single charge, and comes in a variety of colors: blue, black, white, and citron. And with Bose's SimpleSync technology, you can pair 2 compatible Bose speakers to play music together in perfect sync.

Best Buy

Bread Making Must-Haves*

A new hobby makes a great gift, especially when it's a delicious one! This beautiful ceramic bread cloche creates crispy crusts and moist interiors that rival any bakery. Pair it with a sourdough starter pack for a gift that they can continue to love for years to come. (This bread cloche's versatile design can be used for roasting meats and vegetables, too!)

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Creative Kitchen

Coffee Maker

Shop a wide selection of kitchen appliances at Best Buy, like this 10-cup drip coffee maker with WiFi. It features Voice-to-Brew capabilities using Alexa or Google Home, plus precise temperature control technology and clean cord storage to keep countertops clutter-free.

Best Buy

Faux Fur Throw Blanket

This cozy 50" x 60" throw blanket is perfect for cuddling up with this winter, with faux fur on one side, and micromink on the other.

Eddie Bauer

Foam Alive Ice Cream Kit*

This kit comes with everything you need to make your own melting ice cream cones... made of foam! The best part? The "melting" foam is mess-free - it's not sticky or wet and is easy to clean up!

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Legacy Toys

Foaming Bath Salt*

This foaming bath soak with Epsom salts is handmade locally in Crookston, and like all products from Real Good Bath & Body, are made without any harsh ingredients. Find these bath salts in a variety of scents, like "Relax", "Sweet Orange & Chamomile", Lavender, and more.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Real Good Bath & Body

Food Science Lab

Experiment with food... and eat the results! This Discovery food science lab kit teaches valuable science lessons, while using real ingredients from your kitchen. Included in the kit are 22 pieces, such as test tubes, a syringe, a measuring beaker and more. For ages 8+, with a rating of "Intermediate/Advanced" skill level.

Macy’s

Fujifilm Instant Film Camera

Help the teen on your holiday list capture their favorite memories on film! This mini Fujifilm Instax instant film camera develops images in approximately 90 seconds. Its selfie mirror lets you check your framing for more stunning close-ups, and the automatic exposure features an optimal shutter speed for any lighting without any manual adjustments.

Best Buy

Glow in the Dark Puzzle Mat*

This glow in the dark puzzle mat allows kids to design a racetrack path created from their imagination! The kit includes one racecar, which uses black light, lane-following technology to drive along the customized path.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Legacy Toys

Google Home Mini

This smart speaker is powered by Google Assistant technology, giving it capabilities to assist you in enjoying music, getting answers from Google, tackling your day, and controlling other features throughout your home.

Best Buy

Handmade Bath Bombs*

Make bath time fun with handmade, locally made bath products! Find bath bombs in tons of fun scents and designs for kids, like unicorns, sharks, and more at Real Good Bath & Body.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Real Good Bath & Body

Handprinted Pillows*

Gift a pop of local love for someone's sofa with these handprinted pillows! Every item sold at Minn Dak Market is made regionally, including these cozy pillows.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Minn Dak Market

Heatable Neck Wrap*

This neck wrap can be heated in the microwave to warm and soothe muscles. Its faux fur lining and lavender scent provide even deeper relaxation.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Lee’s Hallmark

Hickory Farms Gourmet Gifts

Find your favorite Hickory Farms gift baskets, sampler sets, and delicious treats at Macy's and JCPenney this year. This beautifully packaged gift tower features summer sausage, a cheddar blend, sweet hot mustard, strawberry bonbons, mini meltaway cookies, and Chicago Mix popcorn.

Macy’s

Himalayan Salt Lamp

Naturally purify the air in your home while illuminating a room with soft, warm light. This Himalayan salt lamp uses energy efficient LED bulbs for a long-lasting, soothing light solution.

JCPenney

Hot Air Popcorn Maker

Make delicious popcorn without any oil! This popcorn maker uses hot air to pop the kernels, making it a great gift option for someone who loves healthy snacking. But of course, the dishwasher-safe kernel measuring cup can also be used to melt butter. Comes in light blue, light pink, and red.

Macy’s

Humidifier

This humidifier features adjustable settings so users can select low or high level mist. It also has an optional LED Light feature, for the ultimate soothing experience.

JCPenney

Inflatable Play Fort*

Turn the living room into a playland! This inflatable fort attaches to any classic box fan, meaning you can inflate the fort wherever you have an outlet. Just secure the mouth of the tent to the fan, turn the fan on, and watch as your tent rises up to full size in 30 seconds! (A mesh divider prevents access to fan, keeping fingers safe.)

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Legacy Toys

Insulated Slim Can Koozie

Wave goodbye to slim cans in ill-fitting koozies! Seltzers and other drinks in slim cans stay cold for hours in these stainless steel, vacuum insulated 13 oz. koozies.

francesca’s

Kickee Pants*

Find snuggly Kickee Pants in all kinds of designs, patterns and sizes at Stride Rite. These cozy outfit and PJ sets make a perfect gift for babies and toddlers on your list this holiday season.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Stride Rite

Laser Tag Set

This 2-player laser tag set includes lights, vibration and sound effects for the ultimate laser tag experience, right in your own home.

JCPenney

LEGO Set

Find LEGO sets for all ages, skill levels, and interests at Best Buy! This 464-piece expansion pack features elements from Toad's Treasure Hunt in Toad Village, making it a great gift for a kiddo who loves their Super Mario Starter Course LEGO set.

Best Buy

Lip Sleeping Mask

This Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask is a cult favorite, and a 2019 Allure Best of Beauty winner. Leave this vitamin C and antioxidant-enriched softening lip mask on overnight for soft, supple lips in the morning, or wear it all day long as a lip balm.

Sephora inside JCPenney

Local Food Favorites Gift Basket

From salty to sweet, this gift basket from Minn Dak Market features regionally-made snacks and treats in a beautifully arranged basket.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

West Acres

Locally Made Art from Aptitude*

Support local artists and give one-of-a-kind gifts by shopping at Aptitude this holiday season! Find ceramics (like this mug from SRJ Ceramics), jewelry, paintings, prints, and so much more.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Aptitude Creative Studios

Massage Gun

Surprise a loved one with a professional massage... right in their very own home! This Theragun percussive massage gun has adjustable speeds, a variety of different attachments, and professional technology designed to relieve soreness and speed up muscle recovery.

Best Buy

Metal Wall Art*

Regionally-made metal wall art can be found at Minn Dak Market for NDSU, UND, Concordia, and MSUM fans alike.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Minn Dak Market

Mini Phone Fan

A stocking stuffer that keeps things cool, no matter the temperature. Simply plug this mini personal fan into an iPhone lightning port - no batteries needed.

francesca’s

Mini Waffle Maker

For older kids who love to experiment in the kitchen, Macy's assortment of mini waffle makers make breakfast time a ton of fun. They come with a variety of designs, including Christmas trees, gingerbread men, and a llama.

Macy’s

NordicTrack Exercise Bike

This bike includes a one-year iFit family membership, making at-home training easier than ever. An immersive 22-inch touchscreen display allows you to easily track your distance, speed, and power output, all while following along with your favorite iFit Trainer.

Best Buy

NutriBullet Blender

This easy-to-use NutriBullet blender includes 2 blender cups, a to-go flip top lid, and a recipe book. A healthy breakfast is just one blend away!

Macy’s

Olivelle Oils & Vinegars*

The Olivelle line of infused oils and vinegars on tap at Creative Kitchen has something for every set of tastebuds. Choose a bottle size and have the Creative Kitchen experts help you fill it with an oil or vinegar of your choosing. These glass bottles can then be brought back into Creative Kitchen to get refilled with the same flavor, or a brand new one! Olivelle also carries a wide selection of spices and seasonings.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Creative Kitchen

Paint by Number Kit*

For the budding artist, this paint-by-number kit makes the perfect gift! The set includes: Acrylic paint, 2 paintbrushes, a canvas, and painting instructions.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Stride Rite

Personalized Salad Tossers*

Shirt Shop in the Mall can engrave, embroider, and screen print practically anything! Engrave these beautiful wooden salad tossers with their last name for a gift they'll cherish for years to come.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Shirt Shop in the Mall

Phone Adapter

For iPhone models 6 and up, this phone adapter allows users to charge their battery and listen to music simultaneously. The dual-ended insert allows connection to both a charging cable and headphones at the same time.

francesca’s

Portable Table Tennis Set

A great gift for someone who loves to play table tennis, but doesn't want to commit to or have the space for a full size ping-pong table. This portable set features: 2 paddles, 1 ball, 1 collapsible net, 2 wooden net stands.

Macy’s

Recordable Storybook*

Read to your grandchild even when you can't be there in person with this recordable storybook! Simply record your voice reading the story, and your grandchild can enjoy story time with you every time they open the book.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Lee’s Hallmark

Release & Recover Ball Set

This set of three massage balls comes in small, medium and large sizes to target different muscle groups. The texture on each ball is designed to release tension from knots and soreness in the muscles.

lululemon

Sephora Favorites Gift Boxes

Find beautifully packaged holiday gift boxes at Sephora, featuring skincare, hair care, and makeup favorites. This specific gift box features holy grail makeup best sellers, like Kat Von D Tattoo Liner liquid eyeliner, a full size Fenty Beauty lip gloss, and so much more.

Sephora inside JCPenney

Shower Steamer*

Give the gift of a relaxing shower with handmade, locally made menthol shower steamers. Made with menthol crystals and essential oils, this shower steamer is a breath of fresh air when the steam of a shower activates its soothing properties.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Real Good Bath & Body

Slime Bath Bursts*

Make bath time ooze with fun with these slimy bath bursts! Simply drop a bath burst into the tub and watch as the water turns to slime! Parents, don’t worry – The slimy water will easily wash down your drain with a little extra water.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Stride Rite

Smart Watch

Smartwatches can track heart rate, steps, exercise, breathing, and more, plus challenge friends in fitness competitions to stay on top of your exercise routine. Shop Fitbit watches, Apple Watches and Samsung Watches at Best Buy.

Best Buy

Soy Wax Blend Candle

Find candle scents like Oakmoss Vanilla, Eucalyptus Sage and so many more at francesca's. And with a burn time of 45 hours, these eco-friendly candles can be enjoyed for many relaxing days to come.

francesca’s

Spa Day Gift Basket

Complete with soap, lotion, bath bombs, a candle and more, this Spa Day basket from Minn Dak Market is created entirely from regionally-made products.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Minn Dak Market

Tabletop Air Hockey

This battery-powered air hockey game provides instant fun for kids ages 5+, and it fits right on your kitchen table! The air hockey table comes with a manual slider scoreboard, 2 pushers, and 2 pucks.

Go! Calendars, Games & Toys

Tea Starter Kit*

For a gift that's as calming as it is delicious, head to Creative Kitchen to piece together all the elements needed for a perfect cup of tea! We recommend: Electric kettle, mug, loose leaf tea, tea strainer.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Creative Kitchen

Telestrations

Board games and puzzles make great gifts and create lasting memories. Find a wide selection of games, including one of our favorites, Telestrations, at the seasonal pop-up store, Go! Calendars, Games & Toys, or at locally-owned Legacy Toys.

Go! Calendars, Games & Toys

Temperature Control Mug

This temperature control mug and its smartphone app allow you to set your precise drinking temperature for hot beverages, with your perfect temperature being maintained for approximately 1.5 hours. The app also has capabilities to track caffeine consumption, save presets for your favorite drinks, and more.

Best Buy

Vibrating Fitness Roller

With high-intensity vibration speeds, this vibrating fitness roller is twice more effective on muscles than foam rolling. Choose from different vibration speeds to find the ideal vibration level for reducing muscle soreness, increasing circulation, warming up muscles for a workout, and increasing flexibility. Rechargeable batteries provide two hours of use between charges.

Best Buy

Video Doorbell System

This Ring Video Doorbell Pro features 1080HD video, two-way audio, customizable motion sensors and alerts, and Infrared Night Vision. It is compatible with iOS, Android, Mac and Windows 10 Devices, which means users can answer their front door from anywhere.

Best Buy

Wine and Beer Bathtub Holders

These adult beverage holders have you covered for the times when a bubble bath needs a glass of wine. They both cling to clean, flat, shiny, dry surfaces using patented grip technology, without the use of suction cups or sticky adhesives.

francesca’s

Wireless Food Thermometer*

This STAKE wireless food thermometer instantly connects to your smartphone using the STAKE mobile app, so you can monitor your food's temperature levels while it cooks, no matter where you're at. The STAKE can withstand temperatures of 572 degrees Fahrenheit for extended periods of time, and has an ultra durable heat-resistant handle. The STAKE mobile app can connect to 8 different STAKE thermometers at a time, and even lets you change names of your probes to keep track of what you're cooking.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Creative Kitchen

Youngblood Fresh Roasted Coffee*

Fresh roasted coffee beans from Youngblood Coffee, a locally-owned coffee shop in downtown Fargo, are now available at Creative Kitchen! Choose from a variety of different blends with various flavor notes. Gift idea: Pair these coffee beans with a coffee bean grinder, French press, or coffee mug from Creative Kitchen for the perfect gift for the coffee lover in your life.

*Shop local this holiday season! This gift is from one of the many small businesses around West Acres.

Creative Kitchen