Shop Fairfield County 2020 {a holiday gift guide}

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We are thrilled to share our sixth annual, locally-curated, and mom-approved holiday gift guide. With the holiday season rapidly approaching, we want to help you easily find the perfect gifts for everyone on your shopping list. We also want to encourage you to shop small, shop local, and #shopfairfieldcounty this holiday season!

To make the holidays even better, YOU have the chance to WIN each featured gift in this guide. Make sure you are following us on Facebook because beginning December 7th, we will be announcing daily Flash Giveaways for this guide’s featured gifts. Giveaways will begin at 9 a.m., and winners will be selected at 9 p.m. that same day. (Winners will have 24 hours to claim their prize).

{Disclosure :: #shopfairfieldcounty is a sponsored post. That said, we sourced each gift included in this Fairfield County holiday gift guide ourselves and only included our very favorite local businesses and products.}

D'AGOSTINO

From Blue Bloods to Blue Jeans, D’AGOSTINO fits every occasion. Loads of vibrant dark fruit flavors. Delightfully delicious with a smooth and lingering finish. Vinified to perfectly align with the American lifestyle. It’s what we like and the way we like it. Matches with all your favorite dishes and great with family, friends, or just for relax mode. D’AGOSTINO, The Italian wine with the American attitude.

Featured Gift: A bottle of Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Riserva 2015

ONE 5

ONE 5 was created with a clear vision in mind to offer unique and fun pieces at affordable prices. The owner handpicks and curates all pieces with a true sense of talent and passion for style. Inspired by and sourced abundantly from LA, each item is carefully considered with the ONE 5 vibe in mind. When you enter ONE 5, you don’t just go shopping, you go for the “it’s my happy place” type of feeling that makes you want to keep coming back for more.

Featured Gift: A Tinsel Party Sweater

Receive a 10% discount with the mention Fairfield County Mom.

AKA SPIRITS INC

Created in Connecticut’s Saugatuck River Valley, in Weston, CT, TUCK is a delicious new expression of gin crafted to pair perfectly with the vibrant and creative area that inspired its name. The bright, citrus-forward taste offers a fresh alternative to traditional London Dry Gins. It’s incredibly smooth, signature finish draws high praise from gin drinkers and non-gin drinkers alike. Try it with tonic, in a Negroni, or even sipped straight or over ice. You will also want to taste the Tuck & Tea ready-to-go cocktail made from three quality ingredients. TUCK Gin blended perfectly with real brewed, organic black tea and pure cane sugar, creating a simple, refreshing cocktail with incredible flavor.

Featured Gift: Tuck Gin and a 4-pack of Tuck & Tea

 
Receive 15% off any product purchased from their website with the code 203DISC.

VINTAGE GARDEN

Vintage Gardens is a locally owned and operated gift shop that focuses on coastal items, hostess gifts and “Fairfield” themed items. Some of their vendors include Scout, Mudpie, the TwoOhThree, Creative Co-Op, Tag, and Little Words Project.

Featured Gift: Gift Basket

Receive 20% off one full-price item with the mention of Fairfield County Mom.

GATHERED HARVEST GRANOLA

Gathered Harvest Granola was started as a way to share delicious granola with everyone! Owner, Alison, uses high-quality ingredients like pure vanilla extract, Belgian chocolate, local Connecticut maple syrup, and whole nuts to make small batches of granola from her home kitchen in Monroe.

Featured Gift: 3-Pack of Granola – White Chocolate Cranberry (a special holiday flavor that combines tart dried cranberries with Belgian white chocolate chunks and a subtle hint of cinnamon), Maple Pecan (a combination of hand-chopped pecans, local Connecticut maple syrup, and brown sugar to create delightful crunchy granola packed with maple flavor), and Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter (a decadent mix of peanut butter granola and chunks of rich Belgian dark chocolate).

Receive all three flavors in holiday snowflake packaging and gift bag for $21 delivered to your local address (Monroe, Newtown, Trumbull, Fairfield, Shelton) with the mention of Fairfield County Mom. 

BEATSEAT

The BeatSeat is a full-body sensory experience! It is the first percussion instrument that you sit on comfortably upright and play with both hands and feet. Designed for percussionists, drummers, guitar players, and solo artists. BeatSeat is also a powerful sensory drum for those with special needs. With 2 snares, 4 playable panels, and a comfortable seat, it is the first drum of its kind. The possibilities are endless! BeatSeat is fully patented and hand-built in Fairfield, CT!

Featured Gift: The BeatSeat Junior

Receive 20% off plus free shipping/drop off (for locals) with the mention of Fairfield County Mom. 

JUNE J. BEAUTY

Julianne Runco is the owner of June J. Beauty. She has been a licensed professional for 15 years. After working as a hairstylist for several luxury salons in Fairfield County, she has branched out into her own private suite. She has refined her craft through numerous advanced certifications. These include Bumble & Bumble NYC styling, cutting, and coloring. Certified Colorist by Redken 5th Ave NYC & Loreal Pureology Artist, certified in Santa Monica, CA. Her ultimate goal is to bring your vision to life and keep your hair looking great from season to season.

Featured Gift: Olaplex No.3 Hair Masque & Olaplex No.6 Bond Smoother

Receive 30% off any service now through December 15, 2020 with the mention of Fairfield County Mom. 

HENRI'S RESERVE CHAMPAGNES

Henri’s Reserve is a curated e-boutique of exquisite Family Estate Champagnes that feature the terroir of France’s finest private estates, the artistry of the winemakers, and the legacies of the family behind them. These Champagnes are the darlings of wine critics and are featured on the wine lists of The French Laundry, Per Se, and other acclaimed restaurants. Perfect for personal or corporate gifts. They are honored to have been recognized as the #1 Champagne Club in the US by Wine Club Reviews.

Featured Gift: An Eiffel Tower Ornament

Receive complimentary gift wrapping with the code LUXEWRAP.

BD PROVISIONS

BD Provisions, Connecticut’s hottest bulk food store and coffee roaster, takes your taste buds on a coffee journey and brings you the best coffee from around the world, all in one box. BD Provisions roasts all of its coffee on-site in their Newtown, Fairfield, and New Milford locations to provide you coffee so fresh, it’s right out of the roaster.

Featured Gift: BD Provisions Global Coffee Journey featuring a 1/2 lb of each of the following coffees: Organic Ethiopia Natural (light roast), Organic Ethiopia Washed (medium roast), Organic Papua New Guinea (dark roast), Organic Peru (dark roast), Organic Guatemala (dark roast), Midnight Joe – BD Provisions signature blend of Colombia, Brazil and India Monsoon beans

Order a BD Provisions Global Coffee Journey as a gift, and they will give you a free 1/2 lb for you to enjoy yourself!

IN THE MOOD INTIMATES

In the Mood Intimates is a prestigious intimate apparel and loungewear destination in Fairfield, CT. They have been voted Best Lingerie Store in both Fairfield Living and Fairfield Magazine. They are certified Bra Fitters and carry a wide range of bra styles. They also carry undies, hosiery, shapewear, loungewear, and pajamas. 

Featured Gift: Soak (perfect for your laciest lingerie, softest sweaters, baby clothes, quilts, swimwear, workout wear, and all the laundry you love) & Flatter (makes ironing easier) 

MUSIC TOGETHER OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY

Music Together of Fairfield County is so excited to offer classes safely for families this winter indoors, online, and outdoors (Bundle and Sing). At Music Together of Fairfield County, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, big kids, and the grownups who love them come together to play musically. Little ones love playing along in class, and caregivers love being a part of their children’s growth into confident music-makers. And everyone loves their songs that’ll have you tapping along in no time. With classes offered seven days a week, they offer flexibility for all families!

Featured Gift: 8 Week Winter Semester

FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE DOWNTOWN

Fairfield University Bookstore proudly serves the Fairfield community, Fairfield University, and beyond. Located in the heart of downtown, they offer a complete selection of adult and children’s books, bargain books, textbooks, gifts, magazines, clothing, free gift wrapping, Starbucks Cafe, and much more. Like them on Facebook to find out about their virtual author events!

Featured Gift: Fairfield University Blanket

THE PENCIL GRIP

Tired of the endless mess of painting? Fear not! Kwik Stix Tempera Paint sticks take the mess out of painting while keeping all the fun! Simply uncap, twist, and paint! Kwik Stix have a fast-drying formula that allows them to dry in 90 seconds while still leaving a paint-like finish! No cups, smocks, water, or brushes required. Kwik Stix come in assorted vibrant colors with coverage that won’t crack. Great on poster paper, cardboard, wood, and canvas. Kwik Stix are also washable!

Featured Gift: Kwik Stix Tempera Paint Set

GO CUFF

Go Cuffs are designed to make holding a Dunkin or Starbucks easier. Its extended elongated body allows for greater insulation over a traditional single-use paper sleeve. A simple concept that adds only 1.2 oz to every coffee trip. Chances are your mugs have handles, so why shouldn’t your coffee cup? Sleek, pristine, and polished, just like you. Pick a coffee sleeve with a handle that matches your trendy aesthetic. Their convenient handle is sewn on with rock-solid, reinforced stitching to prevent drops, falls, and spills along the way.

Featured Gift: Go Cuff Reusable Coffee Sleeve

Use the code fcm30 for an exclusive discount. 

PASTA VITA

Pasta Vita features over 100 freshly prepared entrees, vegetable dishes, salads, sauces, soups, breads, and desserts, as well as a variety of our famous specialty-striped Ravioli. Visit them at www.pastavita.com to view the menus and hours for all locations! 

Featured Gift: Gift Certificate

Want to be a part of our Shop Fairfield County Holiday Gift Guide?

Are you a local business who would like to be featured in this guide? Partnering with us allows your business greater visibility with a large targeted market of local families. Email Elisabeth at [email protected] to get started!

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