Editor’s note: Below you’ll find a list of five gifts you can snag for yourself amid the holiday shopping madness. Click here to check out the rest of Startland News’ 2019 Gift Guide.
Soaps and bath bombs
Handmade in Westport, Bear Soap Co. is an extension of Midcoast Modern and provides non-toxic soaps and bath products. Click here to read more about Bear Soap Co.
Where to buy: Bear Soap Co. Wesport or online
Maker: Matt Bramlette, Bear Soap Co.
SERV Nutrition protein pods
Perfectly portioned protein powder, no mess. Each protein pod uses an edible film, developed in Kansas City by SERV Nutrition. Click here to read more about SERV and the startup’s mission to serve others through fitness.
Where to buy: Select Price Chopper/Hen House stores or online
Maker: SERV Nutrition
‘Kansas City Foodtrucks: Stories & Recipes’ book
Kansas City is more than barbeque, said Alex Levine. Discover the rich history of the local food truck scene with Kansas City Foodtrucks and get exclusive recipes from such purveyors as Chrissy Nucum of KC Pinoy. Click here to read more about KC Pinoy.
Where to buy: Made in KC, online
Maker: Alex Levine
Tigersheep Friends decorative pillows
Designed to brighten living spaces, Tigersheep Friends decorative pillows are influenced by off-beat versions of animals to keep artistic passion alive. Click here to read more about Tigersheep friends.
Where to buy: Online
Maker: Sarah Anderson Walsh, Colin Walsh, Tigersheep Friends
The Study Abroad Journal
The Study Abroad Journal was created by Kansas Citians to help travelers process and share their experiences in other countries. From the seller: Go beyond the superficial tasks and basic country-hopping that make many study abroad experiences less than impressive to professors, grad school committees, parents, and future employers.
Where to buy: Online
Maker: Brooke Roberts, Natalie Garrett
The Startland News 2019 Gift Guide is possible thanks to support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a private, nonpartisan foundation that works together with communities in education and entrepreneurship to create uncommon solutions and empower people to shape their futures and be successful.
Startland News 2019 Gift Guide