Last Minute Gifts for the Belly, Body, and Mind


Don’t worry, there’s still time for all of us procrastinators out there. These local stops around town are full of goodies to stuff your stockings, gift bags, and boxes. Even if you can’t make it to any of these stores, you can always make use of egift cards as a useful and thoughtful gift option. While we’re all about feeding your hunger pains, the gift options we have highlighted below are food for the mind, body, and soul.

Aspens Market: This Westbank shop has more than just specialty groceries for your holiday forays. Aspens Market is also a great place to pick up some great kitchen inspiration. Check out the front of the store for various gourmet cookbooks and kitchen gadgets that could be the cherry on top of any stuffed stoking.

Core Pilates: For all the Pilate hard bodies on your list, check out Core for some great stocking stuffer options. What fits better in a stocking than a smaller pair of stockings? Try on their line of Pilates socks including Sticky Be Socks and Toe Socks. If your stocking is already full, there is always room for a gift card, check out the 10 punch options ranging in price for the size of class you desire.

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Stop at Core to get some of these Sticky Be Socks for the Pilates enthusiast on your list!

Fisher Fitness: For the Wilson resident on your list, give the gift of physical, mental, and emotional wellness with a gift card to Fisher Fitness. Stacy Fisher treats the body using a holistic training approach that encompasses a range of unique techniques. Services vary based on each individual, but may include: aerial yoga, fascial stretch therapy, or the MELT Method. Some Fisher Fitness health coaching will have you bouncing back from those holiday meals in no time!

Gather: We’d like to request a gift card to all our favorite restaurants, please? But Gather is offering a gift card special this holiday season. For every $50 spent on a gift card, they’re adding an additional $10 to the total. Free shipping is available for gift cards, if needed. Call 307-201-1820 or stop in to purchase.

Healing Waters: Healing Waters Therapeutic Float Center is a great place for those people on your stocking stuffer list looking to try something new. Give the gift of a 60 or 90 minute float session. There is no excuse as their gift certificates can be slid into even the most full of stockings. Gift cards can be purchased in store or online.

Lily and Company: Give the gift of life with an accent plant or centerpiece arrangement from Lily and Company. In these cold winter months, having greenery inside the home is an instant mood booster. Their seasonal pieces are meticulously arranged, and a great gift for the host of your holiday party.

Nest: A stop into Nest on Pearl Street is a gift for your eyes in addition to being the perfect stop for accessories, home wares, apparel, and unique gift items. Think picture frames, scarves, stationary, and so much more. We also love the local art pieces adorning the walls, which are also for sale. A little big for a stocking, but they’ll fit beneath any tree!

Pearl St Market: Another great in-town option for the foodie on your list that won’t break the bank is Pearl Street Market. In addition to all the fun non-food items you will find, think about creating a small stocking friendly gift pack full of specialty grocery and dry good options. Maybe look to craft a truffle mac and cheese snack pack or seafood risotto to go bag utilizing hard to find ingredients from this specialty downtown grocer.

Persephone: These days, every time I make a stop into Persephone, there’s a new variety of intricately decorated holiday cookies for sale. But those are just a teaser when you feast your eyes on their wall of holiday goodies. My favorite: the Emergency S’mores Kit. This kit includes a tea light candle, matches, two mini skewers, artisanal chocolate bars, Persephone marshmallows, and Persephone graham crackers. For fun for the whole family, pick up the Gingerbread Tiny Home Kit. The gingerbread is made by Persephone, and the kit includes all the components to construct a complete gingerbread tiny home. If you can’t find what you’re looking for in the store, the Persephone Bakery website has a variety of gift sets and cookie boxes available for nationwide shipping.

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Persephone Bakery’s Emergency S’mores Kit

Pursue: Have you tried your first Pursue class for only $10? If not, give that gift to yourself first. Then, while you’re at the movement studio, top off your shopping list with their selection of skincare products, nutrition items, or cosmetics in their retail boutique. If you hurry, there may even be a pair of these Star Wars yoga pants left:star wars yoga pants gift

Shea’s Salon: This midtown salon is a perfect place to grab some last minute gifts for the budding esthetician on your list. Choose from a wide variety of nail polish, gift cards, facial treatment, or just say to hell with it and book yourself a haircut for your Christmas party photo shoots. For a limited time, they have the Red Carpet Ready Gift Set, so that you can give the gift of beautiful skin. This luxurious gift set also includes a stylish metallic clutch to accessorize your holiday outfit.

Yippy I-O Candy Co: Stuff that stocking to the gills with candy from Yippy I-O Candy Co. If you’ve never been, this candy store has every taffy flavor you can imagine, if not every candy you can imagine. From the nostalgic to the limited edition candy items, there’s a candy for every sweet tooth. Got a chocolate lover on your list? They have chocolate Santas, reindeer, and snowmen in a variety of sizes. yippy I O candy

Western Range Clothing Co. has a pop-up shop on the Town Square this holiday season. Visit them (across from the Bootlegger) for a great selection of men’s and women’s mountain formal attire.


About Author

Raised in the land of casseroles and deep fried cheese curds, Sam Simma left rural Wisconsin for the mountains of Wyoming in summer 2012. Her appetite for adventure is the only thing that rivals her passion for food. She has always used writing to document and critique her travel and dining experiences. Her warmest memories among family and friends have been associated with the food that was at the center of the occasion. From staging cooking shows with siblings to perfecting turtle brownies with her dad, today Sam enjoys connecting people over food by hosting cookie decorating parties, wine pairing nights, and Midwest-inspired potlucks. A dessert fanatic, she has come to impress friends and family with key lime pies, Oreo bon bons, and Snickers ice cream cakes that are far simpler than they could ever imagine. Shhh! Don’t tell.

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