NATURAL AWAKENINGS MILWAUKEE MAGAZINE PRESENTS:
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:
HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
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
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
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,
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.
THE GLASS PANTRY
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
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
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.
“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
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
Photo from Canni-Shop.com
METABOLISM SUSTAINABLY SOURCED
“CANNABIS PRODUCTS CAN BE ENJOYED IN A NUMBER OF WAYS. YOUR CHOICE IN CONSUMPTION
DEPENDS ON YOUR PREFERENCE,
AS WELL AS YOUR DESIRED
Questions: call Terry
$133.95 at MyAmareGlobal.com/19422.
$44.99 each at Canni-Shop.com.
LOCAL AND NATURAL GIFT IDEAS
FREE SPIRIT CRYSTALS
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!
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.,
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,
homelessness and countless others). H20
Athletics was founded by local personal
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."
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Starting at $6
THOSE GIFTEES WHO LOVE THOUGHTFUL
AND HANDCRAFTED GIFTS!"
SOAP FIXX CO. Plastic-Free Packaging.
Hustle to Overcome Athletics (H20) is not
Eco + Vegan-Friendly
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.