If you’re looking for the perfect gift — one that is both high quality and incredibly unique — you’re definitely going to want to shop local this holiday season. Our community is filled with one-of-a-kind businesses, putting an immense amount of care and pride into their products. When you give a local gift, and have an opportunity to share something new with your family or friends, you’re not only giving them a great product but a cool story as well. Here are some of our picks to “wow” during your gift exchange.

Community-Themed Merch from Youngstown Clothing Company

Youngstown Clothing Company’s assorted selection of tees, hoodies and sweats are perfect for anyone on your list that loves to show their hometown pride, with trendy and comfortable fashions that highlight our community’s proud past and promising future. Order online or visit their retail store in the Southern Park Mall. Learn more about Youngstown Clothing Company.

Candles from 1820 House

These extraordinary fragrance combinations are hand poured locally and are sure to fill anyone’s home with warmth and coziness. Shop online or visit them in person in East Palestine – 135 N Market St, East Palestine, OH 44413. Learn more about 1820 House.

Soap from Body Goodies

Body Goodies specializes in handmade skin care products like soaps, moisturizers and scrubs, using natural ingredients led by the defining principle that less is more. Shop online or visit their retail store in Liberty – 4501 Belmont Ave, Youngstown, OH 44505. Learn more about Body Goodies.

Pizzelles from Just Pizzelles

These traditional Italian delicacies are anything but traditional. Just Pizzelles take their cookies to another level with their custom recipe and over 90 different flavors. They offer a number of different options from gift boxes, to advent calendars, to monthly subscription boxes to make gift giving easier. Shop online or visit them in person in Cortland – 211 W Main St, Cortland, OH 44410. Learn more about Just Pizzelles.

Winter Warmer Ale from Penguin City Beer

When the temperatures drop and the snow begins to fall, winter ales become all the rage. If you’re looking to impress at a holiday get together, or have someone on your list that loves to imbibe, check out the Winter Warmer Ale from Penguin City Beer. Penguin City Beer is available at plenty of area grocery stores, making it easy to find for any shoppers.

A Specialty Cookie Box from One Hot Cookie

One Hot Cookie offers plenty of options for holiday gifts, including cookie kits and popcorn tins, but the star is their Specialty Cookie Box. These boxes come filled with a bite-size variety of some of their best specialty cookies, perfectly packaged for gift giving. Order online or visit them in Boardman – 1315 Boardman-Canfield Rd, Boardman, OH 44512.

Gift Cards Never Go Out of Style

Creating lists like these is one of the hardest things we do at Pebble. There’s no way we can find and include every business on the list so if your favorite business isn’t represented, don’t forget to support them this season! Gift cards are a great way to support your favorite local restaurants, retail stores, bars or coffee shops and still give you the ability to share the things you love with the people you love.