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Your Local Boise Business 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Last updated December 01, 2020 by Tessa Bishop

Tis’ the season to find the perfect holiday gift! Finding a great gift can be hard, especially when you are trying to stray from picking a holiday gift at the last minute –– we all do it. As big advocates of supporting our local Treasure Valley businesses, we’ve set out to create a gift giving guide for the 2020 holiday season.

Whether you are looking for a significant other, best friend, family member, or co-worker Totally Boise has got you covered on gift shops around town to check out this holiday season.

CHOW Boutique

Shop Local Vendors & Artists - $20 - $50

Shop local Idaho vendors in CHOW Public Market’s gift shop. They have everything from books, jewelry, clothing, sweet treats and more. CHOW keeps their shop local by partnering with some of their favorite artists, farmers and vendors. It’s the perfect place to pick up gifts and knick-knacks for multiple friends and family at once! While you’re there, grab a cup of coffee or try any of their food court vendors.

Just Mushrooms

Cookbook - $19

On a mission to bring sustainable, healthy mushroom recipes to the curious cook, Just Mushrooms cookbook is a collaborative effort from Chef Michelle of The Kula Connection and Camille DeGabrielle. Just Mushrooms is a resource offering plant-based mushroom centric recipes, an array of methodologies for cooking mushrooms while harnessing their healing potential. All recipes are plant-based and gluten-free. Perfect for the plant-based friend, looking to expand their recipe list with local chefs.

Available for purchase here


Voxn Brand Athletic Wear - $40 - $100

In the heart of downtown Boise, Voxn not only sells cute and trendy pieces from well-known brands, but they have their own line as well! Perfect for the holiday season, especially as new years resolutions tend to mean living a healthier lifestyle, Voxn designs athletic wear. From leggings to jackets and everything in between, Voxn clothing brings an element of comfort to your life.

One of our favorite items: The Voxn Neno Jacket,

Shop here

A New Vintage Wine Shop

The Ultimate Wine Basket- $40 plus the cost of Each Wine Added.

When in doubt this holiday season, gift wine. A holiday staple, you can’t go wrong with. Not only is A New Vintage Wine Shop local to the Treasure Valley but they offer over 850 wines to choose from all within a wide price range. The Ultimate Wine Basket includes almonds, caramel corn, focaccia crisps, hot chocolate, mustard, wine & olive biscuits, smoked salmon, fruit snacks and then whatever wine you decide to add! The staff at A New Vintage Wine Shop is extremely helpful in recommending wines and they even offer wine for you to sit down and enjoy while you’re shopping.

Learn more about A New Vintage Wine Shop

Erth Beverage Co.

ERTH Beverage Medicinal Mixers - $16

Using only organic fruits and botanicals, raw honey, and raw apple cider vinegar, Erth Beverage Co. has created a wave of followers here in the Treasure Valley for the non-alcoholic craft beverages that are medicinally minded. Launching December 2020, Erth Beverage Co. has created Medicinal Mixers. Medicinal Mixers come in 4 different flavors each with unique benefits, designed to support your mental and physical health. The idea behind Medicinal Mixers is to utilize a healthy mixer in either your go-to cocktail or mocktail!

  • Turmeric, Citrus & - Supports Inflammatory Response
  • Schizandra Rosemary - Supports a focused mind
  • Elderberry & Shrooms - Supports a healthy immune system
  • Cardamom, Tulsi, & Rose - Supports positive mood

Available online for purchase

Shop Online


Olive Oil & Vinegar Pairings - $30

Olivin, our local downtown Boise olive oil and vinegar taproom has been providing the most fresh, premium olive oil and balsamic vinegar in the Treasure Valley. Olivin makes gift giving easy. They package various pairings of one olive oil and one vinegar, including a beautiful wrap and ornament tie. The best part? Pairings are customizable, giving you the opportunity to mix and match delicious flavors. The team at Olivin are olive oil and balsamic vinegar experts, making your shopping experience that much better with an expert by your side.

Totally Boise go-to pairing: Lemon Olive Oil & Pomegranate Balsamic

Order online or stop in their downtown location

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V’s Skincare & Laser

Buy any hydrafacial or microneedling service and get a $25 gift certificate

New to Eagle, Idaho, V’s Skincare & Laser has set out to bring exceptional, luxury self-care services including facials, peels, microneedling, waxing and more. Offering a special this holiday season, V’s Skincare & Laser is inviting you to book any hydrafacial or microneedling service and get a $25 gift certificate- perfect for your loved one who doesn’t take the time to treat themselves! Both services are designed to give your skin an extra boost and leave you feeling refreshed.

Book your appointment today

In the Pines Co.

DIY Kits - $28 - $38

Between the cold winter days and COVID, we’re all finding ways to stay busy indoors. Exactly why we think the DIY Kit from In the Pines Co. is the perfect activity to practice your creativity, whether alone or with friends! With the DIY Kits you can choose from 7 different crafts and 4 different design/color packs. These kits are great for someone who loves to craft and enjoys accessorizing, but doesn’t necessarily need the skills of sewing.

Order a kit for a friend!

This year more than ever, it’s important to support the small businesses that make up our local Boise infrastructure. One of the things that makes Boise so amazing and loveable is the multiple unique businesses and people. Join us this year and support our local community by shopping small and buying local.




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