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NATURAL AWAKENINGS MILWAUKEE MAGAZINE PRESENTS:

THE

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE A LOCAL, SUSTAINABLE, WELLNESS APPROACH TO YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING

If you want to give back to your loved ones as well as to the Earth this holiday season— and you want to feel vibrant and healthy rather than stressed out and stretched thin— then this holiday gift guide is for you.


NATURAL AWAKENINGS MILWAUKEE MAGAZINE PRESENTS:

THE

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

A

A LOCAL, SUSTAINABLE, WELLNESS APPROACH TO YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING t Natural Awakenings, we

love to embrace the holiday season. Giving to friends and family is a

IL BOSCO: ECO-BOUTIQUE

also create a lot of waste and

Eco-Friendly Fashion and Furniture

cause a lot of stress. If you want to

Want to gift something unique, exciting and

give back to the Earth as well as to

innovative while still supporting local?

wonderful way to show them love and appreciation. The holidays can

your loved ones this holiday season

Il Bosco is an eco-boutique in Milwaukee

—and you also want to feel vibrant

that offers recycled, repurposed and

and healthy rather than stressed

cruelty-free fine jewelry, accessories,

out and stretched thin—then this

plants, furniture and home furnishings. Plus,

holiday gift guide is for you.

each purchase supports One Tree Planted and other loyal businesses.

The Midwest has plenty of opportunities for healthy and ecofriendly practices with its sprawling farmlands and the country’s most

“WHEN YOU PURCHASE FROM

concentrated area of organic

IL BOSCO, YOU ARE DIRECTLY

farms. In Milwaukee County and its surrounding areas, though, adhering to a slower and more holistic way of life can be challenging when confronted with fast-paced metropolitan expectations. Additionally, fast consumerism increases as the holidays approach. According to the Ohio

PROVIDING INCOME TO AN INDIVIDUAL ARTIST WHILE SUPPORTING THE MOVEMENT FOR A CLEANER, HEALTHIER WORLD.”

Shop in store at 225 South 2nd St., Milwaukee or online at IlBoscoMKE.com.

Environmental Protection Agency, holiday waste amounts to an extra 25 million tons of garbage nationally. The use of fast retailers and online shopping services

SEEMA SANSTHAN

exacerbates this waste.

Changing Lives Through Training, Development and Empowerment

Shopping sustainably need not be

SEEMA, which stands for Social Endeavor to Elevate

an elusive task. There are plenty of

Mahila Awareness, is located on the India-Nepal border.

eco-friendly solutions to both holiday shopping and to starting your year off with a wellness mindset.

SEEMA was founded in 2002 to equip women with hope, confidence and economic empowerment after escaping slavery, abuse, poverty and oppression. Every purse, pouch, tote bag and backpack is handmade

Begin with shopping local: The

with 100% organic cotton by a woman artisan.

Milwaukee area is filled with products and services that are created with the Earth, as well as the consumer, in mind. Plus, we have several wellness products in this guide that you can gift to yourself and others to stay well this holiday season and prepare for a

"WHEN YOU BUY A SEEMA PRODUCT, IT WON’T JUST CARRY YOUR PERSONAL ITEMS, BUT YOU WILL ALSO CARRY THE TALENT, TIME AND HEART OF THE WOMAN WHO MADE IT."

healthy and balanced 2022.

Starting at $3 at SEEMASansthan.org.


LOCAL AND SUSTAINABLE GIFT IDEAS

CLOVER MKE

ALL GOODS Stylish Secondhand

Clover provides friendly and knowledgeable service to guests so they leave with

All Goods, with

confidence to care for their

locations in West Allis

new plant when they get home.

and Bayshore, is a

Beyond plants and pots, Clover

store that specializes

also sells art created by

in cool T-shirts and

numerous local women,

quality like-new

informative books, locally

apparel from vintage

roasted coffee, locally made

Packers crewnecks to

plant fertilizer, locally printed

new age streetwear.

totes and bandanas, and more.

They also sell hats and jackets as the seasons change in Wisconsin.

"OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE A UNIQUE

Stop in to check out

PLANT SHOPPING EXPERIENCE, FROM

their vast collection

OUR LOCALLY SOURCED PLANTS AND

of unique pieces.

UPCYCLED POTTERY TO OUR IN-HOUSE POTTING STATION.

"SWING BY THE SHOP, WE’D LOVE TO MEET YOU!”

Shop in store at 1411 S. 72nd St., West Allis

Shop in store at 2252 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee

or online at

or online at CloverMKE.com.

AllGoodsMKE.com.

THE GLASS PANTRY

MARKET WAGON

Bulk Buys Zero Waste

For the Foodie Give the gift of local food with a Market

The Glass Pantry

Wagon gift card.

is a zero waste, bulk store located

Market Wagon is an

in Milwaukee that

online farmers' market

supports local and sustainable

that partners with

Photo from GlassPantryMilwaukee.com

aim to connect

"YOU BRING THE CONTAINERS, WE

with our food and

PROVIDE THE GOODS. IT’S THAT SIMPLE!

our community to

OUR GOAL IS TO MAKE ZERO WASTE

inspire each other to make lasting change.

artisans and food producers in the

businesses. They

SHOPPING EASY, ACCESSIBLE AND FUN.

Madison area to deliver their best products to your front door.

LIVING MINDFULLY AND PRODUCING LESS WASTE SHOULD NOT BE INCONVENIENT."

"FROM THE PASTURE-RAISED CHICKEN BRATS OR RIBEYES OF VINDICATOR BRAND TO THE MINT DARK CHOCOLATE HONEY PATTIES OF HONEY ACRES, FROM THE BELAIRE OR GOUDA CHEESE OF HOARD'S DAIRYMAN TO THE DELICIOUS BADGER COOKIES OF GREEN BAKED GOODS, THERE'S A LITTLE SOMETHING FOR EVERY PALATE ON YOUR GIFT LIST THIS YEAR.”

Shop in store at 1039 S. 5th St., Milwaukee or online at GlassPantryMilwaukee.com.

Purchase gift cards at MarketWagon.com.


GIFTS OF WELLNESS

ALIVE 'N VIBRANT SUPERFOODS These 100% organic superfood powders were developed by Pat

GIFTS FOR YOU AND YOUR PET

CANNI HEMP CO.

Molter, holistic wellness expert and certified aromatherapist, who was unexpectedly diagnosed with colon cancer 12 years

Canni Hemp Co., Milwaukee's

ago. She was declared cancer free months after incorporating

premier online CBD dispensary,

superfoods and raw eating into her diet.

offers plant-based products for humans, dogs and cats that

Molter launched Alive 'n Vibrant and offers the same nutrient-

are cultivated and crafted in

dense, locally made powders she developed during her cancer

Wisconsin.

treatments. Each optimal blend is dried at low heat to preserve their integrity and enhance nutrient bioavailability for easier

CBD can help with pain

digestion and absorption. Add to smoothies, soups and juices to

management, mood and

stay full, energized and promote a healthy weight.

internal wellness.

“AT ALIVE 'N VIBRANT, WE HELP PEOPLE OF ALL AGES AND HEALTH LEVELS FEEL TRULY ALIVE AND VIBRANT BY PROVIDING THEIR BODIES THE NUTRITION THEY NEED IN A FORM THEY CAN MORE EASILY DIGEST.”

For You & Yours: Try Canni’s signature Coast blend of CBD, derived from local organic hemp, with

Limonene and Linalool terpenes for a calm and uplifting effect.

Photo from Canni-Shop.com

For your Pet:

Canni Hemp Co's signature Pet line includes full-spectrum Starting at $28.99 at AliveNVibrant.square.site.

formulations with 600mg of CBD in every bottle.

Canni shares a serving size

AMARE HAPPY JUICE™ PACK

guide to easily match the weight of your canine or feline to their optimal dose.

During the season of giving, remember to treat yourself with love as well. The holidays are a beautiful time that can also be quite stressful. Amare has just what you need to elevate your mood, crush your to-do list and holiday shopping, and find joy each day. Try the Amare Happy Juice Pack this holiday season.

Canni Pet Line: Dogs

Your gut health and mood are highly linked, and these Amare

Bacon Flavor

products contain sustainably sourced ingredients including mango leaf, lychee fruit and palm fruit to boost your mood,

Photo from Canni-Shop.com

energy and focus plus prebiotics and probiotics to support a healthy gut. Get yours today!

INCREASE ENERGY AND FOCUS BOOST MOOD

Canni Pet Line: Cats Salmon

STRESS SUPPORT

Flavor

Photo from Canni-Shop.com

METABOLISM SUSTAINABLY SOURCED

$10 off

“CANNABIS PRODUCTS CAN BE ENJOYED IN A NUMBER OF WAYS. YOUR CHOICE IN CONSUMPTION

Promo Code

DEPENDS ON YOUR PREFERENCE,

19422

AS WELL AS YOUR DESIRED

Questions: call Terry

RESULTS.”

262-894-0213

$133.95 at MyAmareGlobal.com/19422.

$44.99 each at Canni-Shop.com.


LOCAL AND NATURAL GIFT IDEAS

FREE SPIRIT CRYSTALS

TIPPECANOE HERBS

different crystals and stones along with

Community Herbalist and Apothecary

books, incense, jewelry, candles, cards, sage

Our favorite cocoa

and oils to assist us in our own healing

mix: A rich and

journey. Plus, first-time customers receive a

creamy take on

free stone just for coming in the door!

spicy ceremonial

Gifts of Healing Free Spirit Crystals offers hundreds of

cocoa, this blend adds adaptogenic

"FREE SPIRIT CRYSTALS VOWS TO BE A HAVEN FOR THOSE WHO ARE SEEKING A HEART-BASED LIFE. IT IS THROUGH USING ALL OF NATURE’S TOOLS THAT WE ARE GIVEN THE LIBERTY TO OPEN OUR MINDS AND HEARTS TO A LIFE OF HAPPINESS."

mushrooms foraged from northern Wisconsin.

"IN ADDITION TO HERB CLASSES, A CAFE, AND A BRICK AND MORTAR APOTHECARY, TIPPECANOE HERBS ARE A FAMILY OF COMMUNITY HERBALISTS, MAKING HERBAL MEDICINES IN-HOUSE FROM

Shop in store at 4763 N. 124th St., Butler.

LOCALLY SOURCED MEDICINAL PLANTS."

$10 in store at 2235 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.,

JUST GOODS

Milwaukee or visit TippecanoeHerbs.com.

Fair Trade Eco and Vegan Options Just Goods is a gift store and online platform for all

just a fitness line but a movement to help individuals OVERCOME the obstacles that they face (anxiety, depression, obesity,

Faith Anne

homelessness and countless others). H20

Givings,

Athletics was founded by local personal

Milwaukee

trainer and social worker Carmelia Harris.

Beaded Animals, South Africa Hand-painted

"WE CURATE FAIR TRADE, LOCAL, ECOFRIENDLY AND VEGAN ITEMS. WE ADD

Fair trade boxes,

"TAKE A CHANCE ON US TO HELP YOU TO OVERCOME YOUR STRUGGLES AND WE GUARANTEE A LIFELONG FRIENDSHIP MOVING FORWARD."

India

NEW TREASURES WEEKLY. STOP IN FOR

Starting at $6

THOSE GIFTEES WHO LOVE THOUGHTFUL

at

AND HANDCRAFTED GIFTS!"

JustGoods.org.

SOAP FIXX CO. Plastic-Free Packaging.

Hustle to Overcome Athletics (H20) is not

created.

Fair Trade

Eco + Vegan-Friendly

H20 ATHLETICS

things consciously

Pictured:

Handmade All-Natural Soap, Candles, Gift Sets

MERCH WITH A MISSION

"SOAP FIXX CO. IS A WOMAN-OWNED COMPANY BASED OUT OF MILWAUKEE. EVERY TIME YOU PURCHASE FROM SOAP FIXX CO, YOU ARE SUPPORTING A DREAM, A FAMILY AND A LIFESTYLE."

Starting at $3.75 at SoapFixxCo.com. Free Waukesha Delivery.

$20 at H20-Athletics.com.