The holiday season is upon us, and that means it’s time to start shopping for your holiday gifts. While the pandemic has transformed the way we shop, with the ease and convenience of online shopping taking centerstage, it’s more important than ever to support local during this time. Here are some great gift-giving shops to consider right here in Lake Forest Park!
Thorton Creek Home & Gifts
If you’re looking for a one-stop shop this holiday season… This store is situated in the Lake Forest Park Town Center and is open every day except Sunday, so make sure not to put off your holiday shopping. They offer a wide selection of presents including candles, home décor, jewelry, purses, wine glasses, greeting cards, and other unique gift ideas. They also have seasonal items and Christmas decorations, so it’s a great place to shop for yourself and your home this holiday season, as well. ThortonCreek.com
If you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift for a foodie, experience lover, or scientist… This Lake Forest Park chocolate shop is locally owned by Bill “The Chocolate Man” and offers a variety of sweet handmade confections, ranging from tiny truffles to large-scale chocolate sugar sculptures. It’s a great place to purchase gifts for loved ones, including fun and delicious stocking stuffers. If you’re hoping to give an experience or science-based gift, consider one of the chocolate-making courses they offer—Bill has a background in science and has taught hundreds of classes for the last 25 years, during which he has shared his passion for chocolate with others. Please note that these classes have been put on-hold for the time being. ChocolateMan.com
Finn Peaks Nordic Design
If you’re shopping for an environmentalist, traveling fanatic, or creative type… Finn Peaks Nordic Design strives to bring the Finnish culture to Lake Forest Park through its import of various international brands. Their quirky offerings range from home décor to stationary to jewelry so there is quite a lot to choose from. Plus, they focus on their environmental impact by offering products that are eco-friendly and using bags that are made of recycled plastic bottles. If you do find your perfect gift here, make sure to take advantage of their gift wrapping and personalized card options, too! FinnPeaks.com
If you're interested in learning more about supporting local or our beloved Lake Forest Park neighborhood, please give me a call. I'd love to connect.