Shop Fairfield County {a holiday gift guide}

shop fairfield county

We are thrilled to share our second 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!

In order to make the holidays even better, YOU have the chance to WIN each featured gift highlighted in this guide. Make sure you are following us on Facebook because beginning December 1st, we will be announcing daily Flash Giveaways with EVERY featured gift in this guide. Giveaways will begin at 9am, and winners will be selected at 9pm that same day. (Winners will have 24 hours to claim their prize.)

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

The Authentic Athlete

The Authentic Athlete is Fairfield County’s favorite team dealer. Now located in Darien, The Authentic Athlete specializes in sports specific apparel, footwear and team custom goods. Not sure what to buy your kids or for Dad this Holiday season, their staff is standing by to assist you with all of your sports needs!

Featured Product: Under Armour Swacket for Boys & Girls – Is it a jacket or is it a sweatshirt? Want the best of both worlds to get your child to school and through the day in the same garment? Look no further, the Under Armour Swacket is the perfect choice for this winter.  {$100 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 15% off any in stock item with the mention of FCMB now thru the Holidays.

branch & bloom

branch & bloom

branch & bloom is a flower subscription service in Fairfield County, Connecticut. They offer two bouquet sizes — the Piccolo and the Grande and three frequencies for delivery — weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. With each delivery, you receive a fresh, seasonal, hand-tied bouquet that is unique in style, color and design from the week before. Delivery is built into the price of the subscription and delivery occurs every Thursday. Subscriptions can be updated or put on hold at any time. Their hope is to spread flower joy to you in a convenient, affordable and lovely way.

Featured Product: The Piccolo 3-time delivery. The Piccolo bouquet will be delivered to your special someone for three consecutive Thursdays. {$135 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive $10 off your first purchase using code 10OFF at checkout (applies to all items except gift cards).


Gells, LLC

Gells creates belts for Adults & Kids in colors that really POP! Choose from a myriad of fun and unique designs or customize a belt with your child’s name or initials. 5% of each purchase goes to our partner charities.

Featured Product: A Gells belt embroidered with one of their newest designs – a snowflake or lightning bolt. {$29 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 20% off all orders with the code FAIRFIELDMOM until 12/31/16.



Turns spare hair elastics into glam bracelets! hairbanglez finally gives you a chic way to carry your spare hair elastic – Wear it alone or stack it with other bracelets. The fact that it’s hiding your hair elastic is your little secret.

Featured Product: Hairbanglez complete metals collection. {$120 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 20% off all orders using promo code: FCMB2016.

mason jar

The Mason Jar

For the wanderer. For the explorer. For the lover of the Northeast. Northeast State of Mind is a lifestyle brand for all of the Northeast USA. This brand is a line that features comfy, casual t-shirts and pullovers, as well as accessories, mugs and an exclusive candle. You can only find this amazing line at The Mason Jar Monroe in Monroe, CT or online.

Featured Product: Northeast State of Mind Tee by The Mason Jar Monroe. {$34 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 20% off any Northeast State of Mind products.

my kid's toy bin

My Kid's Toy Bin

My Kids’ Toy Bin is a local online toy store that offers the latest, trendiest playthings at affordable prices. This Monroe-based company originated two years ago by a dad interested in finding unique and hard to find toys for his children and their friends. From Shopkins and Peppa Pig to Minecraft and Mash ‘ems, you are sure to find the perfect gifts that will delight any child (or a child at heart). Shop at for fun new toys for girls and boys!

Featured Product: My Kids’ Toy Bin assorted stocking stuffers – Shopkins Pop ‘N’ Race game, Secret Life of Pets mystery bag, Shopkins stress ball, 2 Paw Patrol Mash’ems, Lego pencil box, 2 Shopkins Christmas Baubles, and a Shopkins Season 5 two-pack. {$50 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive free local drop off delivery with a $10 minimum order.

Olive My Skin

Olive My Skin is handcrafted in Connecticut. They make hand poured wood wick soy candles, phthalate and petroleum free. Their skincare is olive oil based, paraben and alcohol free, and scented with essential oils. They use Fair Trade and organic oils and butters, no bad stuff! Give a little handmade in Connecticut this Holiday season. Custom labeling for special events is available.

Featured Product: Wood wick soy candles.

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive a 20% discount on retail orders.

new canaan olive oil

New Canaan Olive Oil

New Canaan Olive Oil is dedicated to providing the highest quality and largest selection of extra virgin olive oils, flavored olive oils, and balsamic vinegars from around the world. They also have gourmet and flavored salts, spices blends, honey, jam, natural skincare, local artisan foods and imported gourmet foods. Their store is designed so that all of their products can be tasted and sampled. They love creating fabulous gourmet gift baskets. They always have a selection of gifts ready to grab and go or they will work with you to create a gift based on your selection and budget.

Featured Product: A Signature Sampler Gift Box of olive oils and balsamic vinegars {$36 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 10% off any purchase with the mention of Fairfield County Moms Blog and use coupon code FCMB for any online orders.

tiny peach tees

Tiny Peach Tees

Tiny Peach Tees creates kids tees hand screen-printed with a whole a lot of love, modern design and a touch of sarcasm. They believe in products made in the good ol USA, using eco-friendly inks, and cute and bold designs for kids. They also believe in giving back, as often as possible, they plan to give back to the community through sales of our tees and time.

Featured Product: The 3/4 sleeve raglan – a hand screen printed kid tee. {$22 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 20% off orders using the promo code LOCAL20 until 12/31/16. 

true jewel

True Word Jewelry

True Word Jewelry, designed by Connie Cusick, is one of a kind, hand-stamped personalized jewelry company. The collection comes in gold, silver and rose-colored bracelets and rings. You can wear them single or stacked, and for the holidays give them as gifts because a single word can inspire someone’s life.

Featured Product: Personalized Bracelet Stack. {$96 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 15% off with the promo code HOLIDAYMOM15. 

76th & Newbury

76th & Newbury

Our Elf Guru, Toodles, worked closely with the designers at 76th & Newbury to come up with The Elf Guru Guides, Kits and Separates – a digital collection filled with funny Elf antics, exciting holiday adventures, and activities only an Elf could think up. These Guides, Kits and Separates were designed to take some of the work out of planning for the “Holiday Elf” and contain everything you need to make your “Holiday Elf Season” fun and exciting for your little ones.

Featured Product: Elf Guru Guide with bonus kind little elf guide. {$20 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Use the promo code JUSTFORYOU and recieve 15% off all orders.

Let's Chat!

Are you a local business who would like to be featured in this guide? Email Michelle at [email protected] for more details.



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