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Our Annual Gift List


Our Annual Gift List

Every year, we compile a list of some great gift ideas you can find right here in Grinnell. This list is by no means comprehensive, but it does include a lot of great ideas from many of our members. Hopefully it will give you some ideas to help you wrap up your gift shopping this week. 

  1. Adult coloring books with fine tip markers and colored pencil sets from Pioneer Bookshop
  2. Bicycle from Bikes to You
  3. Candles from Loralei's Gifthshoppe
  4. Car care supplies from Arnold Motor Supply
  5. Carpet cleaning from Integrity Cleaning & Restoration
  6. Chamber Bucks that can be redeemed at 300 businesses from the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce
  7. Cowboy boots from Wagon Wheels West
  8. Cozy sweater from Anna Kayte's Clothing Boutique
  9. Dance apparel from Michelle's Dance Academy
  10. Donation in their name to their favorite non-profit
  11. Earrings from Chloe & Isabel by Nikki Beth
  12. Family pictures from Cory Hall Photography
  13. Freezer meals to make cooking simple on those busy days from Memories Maid
  14. Fun notepads from Total Choice Shipping & Printing
  15. Gas gift cards from Casey's and Kum & Go
  16. Gift card for groceries and beverages from Fareway, HyVee, and McNally's
  17. Gift cards (purchase $25 gift card this month and receive a coupon book with $50 in savings) from Hardee's
  18. Gift certificate for errands run by Grinnell Errand Service
  19. Gift certificates to hair salons like Beau-ty Hair & Nail Studio and The Edge Hair Studio
  20. Gift of good health with a gift certificate for massages, personal training, reflexology or fitness center from Postels Community Health Park.
  21. Gourmet chocolates from Flowers by Dzyne
  22. Greeting cards from Gosselink's Gifts & Interiors
  23. Grinnell Farmers Market gift certificates (come in $5 increments) from the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce
  24. Gym membership from Anytime Fitness
  25. Home improvement projects from one of our local contractors
  26. Lavender Essentials gift kit from Watkins
  27. Lawnmower from Van Wall Equipment
  28. Melissa and Doug educational toys from Stepping Stones Christian Bookstore
  29. Membership to Grinnell Golf & Country Club
  30. Membership to Oakland Acres Golf Club
  31. Movie tickets from Strand Theatre
  32. New car from Wes Finch Auto Plaza
  33. New carpet from Luther Floor Covering
  34. New mattress from Victor Appliance & Mattress
  35. New paint for a room makeover from Village Decorating
  36. New pet from Poweshiek Animal League Shelter (PALS)
  37. New tires from Linder Tire Service
  38. New truck from Steve Link Ford - Lincoln - Mercury
  39. New washer and dryer from Starnes TV & Appliance
  40. Oil change from Grinnell Firestone
  41. Pandora bracelet from Bill's Jewelry
  42. Personalized cake pan from Ballyhoo In Ink
  43. Pet supplies from Grinnell Veterinary Clinic or All Pets Veterinary Hospital
  44. Phone cover from US Cellular
  45. Popcorn popper from Paul's ACE Hardware
  46. Pretty necklace from Phase 2 Consignments
  47. Printer from B3 Technology
  48. Recliner from Uhlmann's Furniture
  49. Restaurant gift certificates from Chuong Garden, Dari Barn, Frontier Café, Grinnell Steakhouse, Hardee's, Montgomery's,
  50. Pagliai's Pizza, Peppertree at the Depot Crossing, Pizza Ranch, Prairie Canary, Relish, Taco John's
  51. Retro video game system like an N64 or Gamecube from Gamers
  52. Retro video game systems (like NES, N64, Gamecube, PS2, GameBoy) at Gamers
  53. See's Candies (assorted flavors) from The Glass Gift Box inside Grinnell Regional Medical Center
  54. Shimmery eye shadow from Mary Kay - Angie Taylor
  55. Smartwool and Fits wool socks (buy 3, get the 4th pair free) at Brown's Shoe Fit
  56. Someone else to do your laundry from Maytag Laundry
  57. Studio 6 & Free Imagination 2016 Pet Calendar from Grinnell Area Arts Council.
  58. Stylish scarf from Maurices
  59. Subscription to Grinnell Herald-Register
  60. Tablet from Verizon - Wireless Zone
  61. Tupperware bowls from TupperWise Sales
  62. Wall art from Beckman Gallery II
  63. Wild Pack backpacks and rolling luggage for the kiddos at Giggles & Bows
  64. Wine from Tassel Ridge Winery and Van Wijk Winery
  65. Winter coat from Theisen's
  66. Yoga class from Locally Grown Yoga

Find details about all of the businesses listed in our Business Directory. Don't forget that many of our retail stores are open until 7:00 p.m. on weeknights and late afternoon on Saturdays leading up to Christmas. Happy shopping and happy holidays!

~ Emily Counts

P.S. We will be taking next week off from publishing this newsletter. The next issue will be in your inbox on December 30. Our office will be closed December 24-27. 

P.P.S. We are accepting applications for our summer internship positions. If you know of a college student who is looking for experience in marketing, public relations, and event planning, please let them know about our Community Events & Marketing Internship and our Farmers Market Events & Marketing Internship.

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