Holiday Online Shopping Guide
It’s almost that time of year again, and you want to find unique, perfect, and desired gifts for the special people in your life. To assist you in the search for those perfect gifts, here are some online sites that might help you. Check them out and get your shopping finished early. Click here for PDF version.
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“… for profit social enterprise that collects used books and sells them online to raise money for literacy initiatives worldwide.”
Alibris: new/used books, rare, out-of-print books, antiquarian interests, and toys.
Joseph-Best Booksellers (Cleveland area) 24519 Cedar Rd., Lyndhurst, OH 216-691-7000
Learned Owl Bookshop, 204 N. Main St., Hudson, OH
Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association. “Find rare and antiquarian books offered for sale by members of the ABAA.”
Christian Bookstore. Kent, OH 330-673-6099
Records, books, dvds, cds, magazines, etc.
Powell’s Books is the”. . .largest, independent used and new bookstore in the world.”
Gifts for those who like to make their own wine.
These two sites are for those who brew their own beer
A gift site for all things related to wine and beer making.
ETSY. If it’s handmade, you can almost certainly find it here.
Easy, homemade gifts too numerous to list.
Many project categories.
This is an online magazine with lots of gift ideas.
Hobby Lobby. There is also a local Hobby Lobby store in the area. Telephone: 330-686-1508.
This is a general directory for dozens of crafts. Links are provided for almost every craft.
“…unique editorial food resource directory for everything on the web related to gourmet food finds, online food shopping; ingredients, regional specialties, food blogs, unique food gifts.”
This site offers a wide list of food and gourmet gift websites. Many food items and gift baskets are offered by over fifty sites.
Online Health Food Store. Whole foods, healthy snacks, and nutrition for athletes.
Harry and David Gourmet Gifts –baskets, fresh fruit gifts, and more.
Gourmet Gift Baskets
Harry London Candies (local candy maker)
West Point Market. The store is in Akron and specializes in unique, exotic, high quality food items.
A site offering gifts of fine food and kitchenware
Click on “Gift Guide”
Stitch Diva Studios
Della Q specializes in the exotic, unique fabrics of the world
Cabela is a site with a lot of variety.
Legendary Whitetails is the company’s name.
This site focuses on what can be termed “fine art” and esoteric items.
Click on “Gifts and Home”
Gifts.com —Click on Category and then “View all Categories”
PBS – Focuses on movies and programs broadcast on PBS. Click on “Shop PBS”
Gifts for the musician in your life
Music Direct and Acoustics Sounds specialize in audiophile grade LPs , CDs, and SACDs and have a great selection of jazz, rock, and classical recordings, plus audio equipment.
Arkiv Music – mostly for classical music recordings. Very easy for a person with little or no knowledge of classical music to search.
Kultur – Also has a great DVD and Blu-ray selection for fine arts, popular music, and sports.
These two specialize in jazz and blues CDs
New Christian Music Store
Gospel-Click on Music Store
Click on Gospel
Country and Western
Ten Thousand Villages. Artisans from the world’s third world countries make many unusual, high quality gifts for the home and individual. This is a non-profit business.
Caterina Ltd. European Housewares and gifts. This Columbus based store specializes in housewares that are more “art” than “ware”
Uncommon Goods. Truly unique gifts for the home
Ochelly – unusual, unique gifts from kitchen to garden
Artfire – unique picture frames, custom kitchen, bed and bath décor.
Green Store. Promises a “… full range of products . . . for an environmentally sustainable lifestyle.”
See “Browse Our Catalog” and click on Gift Ideas.
Wine accessories for the wine aficionado
Brewster Cheese – Ohio
Fansedge: this site is for a wide variety of sports and includes clothing, mementos, and equipment.
Chalktalk Sports: Most sports are included
Local bike shops online:
Click on” Skate Gear”
(physics and science toys)
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