Fabulous Gift Giving Ideas, Right Here at HOME!
With Washington State’s most recent COVID related restrictions, shopping at home and supporting local businesses has become more important than ever. Thank you for your continued support. Curbside deliveries can be arranged if you are not comfortable going inside. Also, call or email any of them if you need help deciding on gifts. Contact info is on our Tekoa Business Page.
Not in the mood to run to “town” (local slang for Spokane) or deal with Amazon flashing that annoying message, “Sorry, we cannot deliver this item to your address,” every time you find a really cool gift idea? You don’t have to deal with crowds or the frustrations of online shopping … there are tons of awesome gift ideas right down the street. Here are some of our favorites:
Chase Photography – Contact Sarah for gift certificates for family or special occasion photos. Her beautiful work has captured many memorable moments to be cherished forever.
C&D’s. Have you been thinking about that neighbor who helped you haul away all those branches that came down in that crazy October snow-wind-ice storm? How ’bout a holiday thank you with a gift certificate for a meal at C&D’s? Too busy decorating the tree to want to cook? Order a pizza or the daily special and enjoy a tasty, easy night in the kitchen.
Coffee lovers in your house? Gift certificates from Eclair’s make perfect stocking stuffers. They also sell Doma coffee by the bag and offer a variety of sweet treats that are fun to add to any gathering. New merchandise include speciality themed t-shirts.
Homestead General Store leaves you with endless possibilities. Put together a gift basket of hot sauce, jellies, and crackers and toss in a couple of their beautiful hand towels that will brighten any kitchen. Candles, framed signs, home decor, ornaments, treasures of the past … like we said … endless possibilities.
Kelly’s Motor Sports – Have a motorcycle or ATV enthusiast on your list? Kelly’s Motor Sports just might have the perfect accessory for them as well as for those who love off-road sporting, snowmobiling, and watercrafting.
Milk N Honey Cakery – Follow Milk N Honey’s FB page for weekly specials throughout the season. You’ll want to hurry … orders fill up FAST!
Mish Ink – Mish Ink is quickly becoming Tekoa’s go-to place for special order screen t-shirts, hats, and more. Looking for a one of a kind gift? Talk to Kelsey and dream up something unique together!
Pape Machinery – Did you know that you can get awesome John Deere toys right here in Tekoa? Pape also sells Traeger Grills and Traeger accessories and can help you come up with just the right “guy” gifts!
Seeds/Plants of the Wild – Purchase a gift certificate that will help the plant lover in your family make it through the winter months. There’s nothing like shopping Seeds’ online store to chase away winter blues.
Tekoa Good Neighbor Pharmacy. Here is a great place to get toys, puzzles, and games. While you’re picking up items for the kids, don’t forget about holiday cards, candy, beauty products for stocking stuffers, and endless other treasures. And! They have wrapping paper and all the accessories!
Did we say games? Tekoa Games can hook you up with items for the serious gamers on your list. And don’t miss the items that Nick now has available at the Tekoa Market.
Tekoa Hardware – Bird feeders, tools, gadgets … there are endless gift ideas. And don’t forget the lights! Tekoa Hardware always carry a great selections of indoor and outdoor lights, electrical cords and everything to make your holiday BRIGHT!
The Tekoa Market not only has a selection games and other gifts, but is a great place to stock up on items needed for holiday cooking. Or how about stuffing your teenager’s stocking with Flaming Hot Cheeto’s, Red Licorice, and Mountain Dew!
Thairapy – Pamper your loved ones with gift certificates for manicures, pedicures, and hair styling. Perfect stocking stuffers!
Tobra Coffee – Looking for a truly special, local gift … purchase coffee from locally roasted Tobra Coffee. Can be purchased at Tekoa Market, the Pharmacy, or directly from the Shane and Jessica.
Even if you will be having a very scaled down holiday this year, everyone needs flowers to brighten the occasion. Brand new business in Tekoa, The Cottage Garden, can create the perfect holiday arrangement for you. Melanie creates designs in her home and delivers.
Looking for practical gifts in a year that has been hard on everyone? How about surprising a senior citizen or someone in need with a gift towards their Avista Bill or City of Tekoa Water bill?
For the person who has everything? Make a donation to the Tekoa Empire Theater, Tekoa Parks Department, or Friends of the Tekoa Trestle in their name.
And finally, to jumpstart the holiday festivities, stop by the Tekoa Library for stories to read to the family, books filled with decorating ideas, holiday music and movies and more. If you don’t want to go inside, call and Shelly can browse for you. Curbside pickup is always available.
These are just some of our picks. What other local treasures would you add to the list?
Thank you again for your support! We wish our Tekoa friends and family a Happy Thanksgiving, a very Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays all around!