Gift Guide 7

Looking for holiday gift ideas? Try some of these unique finds.

Under $25 

1. Limoncello Lip Balm, $4

A natural lip balm made with nurturing oils with amazing flavors; it's sugar and sweetener free. Handmade in small batches right here in Idaho. Make those winter lips happy! Also available in Pomegranate, I'm Your Huckleberry, Goji & Passion Fruit and Mountain Berry flavors. Available at

Submitted by Christina Lords

2. Persian Rosewater Body Cream, $17

New Persian Rosewater Collection restores skin after just one use! Made with pure and clean ingredients including skin-nourishing herbal extracts, sweet almond oil and pure vegetable glycerin. Available at

Submitted by Michaela Hill

3. Book Darts, $13

Save your page, or mark passages you want to remember or come back to. Slide onto the side of a page, but your book still closes completely flat and does not damage pages. Includes 125 mixed metal darts. Available at

Submitted by Jamie Ames

4. Steam Gift Card, $20

The perfect gift for the teen in your life: the gift of choice, featuring thousands of downloadable computer games for kids of all ages. Available in most retail stores where video games are sold, including GameStop, Best Buy and Walmart. 

5. Variety Pack of Idaho Candy
Products, $24

Contains five Idaho Spud Bars, three Huckleberry Gems, three Cherry Cocktails, three Old Faithfuls and a 1-pound box of Owyhee Butter Bite Size Toffee. Available at the factory store, 412 S. Eighth St., Boise or online at

Submitted by Dave Wagers


Under $50

1. Neighborhood Candle Collection, $25

Hand-poured in the USA especially for Roost Gift & Home using high-quality ingredients: 100 percent uncolored soy, fragrance oils and a cotton wick. Available at Roost Gift and Home, 664 S. Rivershore Lane, Suite 166, Eagle. 

Submitted by Laurel Meyer

2. Opera Tickets, $25-75

Tickets to Opera Idaho’s performance of Madama Butterfly. Available at

Submitted by Fernando Menéndez

3. MetalShake, $30

This stainless steel, multicompartment shaker bottle has extra compartments to hold ice puck, and supplements, powders or even keys. Ice puck will keep your beverage cool for up to 6 hours. Available at

Submitted by Tim Blais

4. One Dozen Small Cakes, $39

Choose a selection of signature and specialty cupcakes from our new neighborhood cupcakery AND creamery.  They believe that life is sweet and therefore deserves something sweet. Available at Smallcakes, 9050 W. Overland Road, Suite 130, Boise

Submitted by Michelle Dalton

5. Rain Salon Gift Set, $49

Submitted by Krista Claffey

Under $150

1. Rogue Front Pocket Wallet, $55

Traditional square wallets are bulky and bad for your back. Rogue Front Pocket Wallets are shaped to fit comfortably and securely in your front pants pocket. Available in a variety of designs at

Submitted by Richard Meyer

2. LipSense Collection, $55

Includes color, gloss and remover. LipSense is a waterproof, kiss-proof and smudge-proof lipstick that lasts up to 18 hours. Available at or by calling 208.871.7675

Submitted by Michelle Caster

3. Shaving Kit, $95

The Sandalwood Full Size Kit includes all four elements of the perfect shave: pre-shave oil, shaving cream, a genuine badger shaving brush and after-shave balm. Elegantly packaged, ready for gift presentation. Available at The Art of Shaving, lower level, Boise Towne Square Mall.

Submitted by Sue Plagge

4. Snowshoes, $140

A modern classic performance snowshoe from the designers at Yukon Charlie’s. The Pro II will allow the snowshoe enthusiast access to any adventure the backcountry has to offer. Available at

Submitted by Elena Tomorrowitz

Idaho Wine & Dine Tote, $150

This basket features select Idaho wines paired with a variety of sweet and savory Idaho gourmet foods including Idaho smoked trout and Arno Chocolate Bark. Available at

Submitted by Crystal Warriner