Love Living Local

It’s that time of the year! I’m doing a special two-part series on shopping local in Bloomington.  So whether you need gifts or ideas, I have you covered.

bloomington-brick-and-mortarHow about winning free money while you shop? Bloomington Brick and Mortar is giving away $25 Downtown Bloomington Inc. gift certificates each week until Christmas. Take a selfie at participating retailers and post on Instagram with the hashtag #btownbrickmortar. Easy peesy nice and easy.

Be sure to check out my last post 5 Free Things to Do This Holiday Season for fun holiday activities! And don’t forget to come back next week for where to go for fashionistas, travelers, creatives, and five more gift ideas for anyone.

For Special Someone
Angela Caldwell Jewelry
Argentum Jewelry
Victor Settles Jewelry
Gold Casters Jewelry

For the Fitness and/or Outdoor Enthusiasts  
JL Waters and Co.
Seaview Outfitters
Revolution Bike and Bean
The Bicycle Garage
Indiana Running Company
Salt Creek Cycles

For Kids and Fun
O’Child Children’s Boutique
The Green Nursery
The Game Preserve

For The Designer and Home Decorator
Etc for the Home
Jeff’s Warehouse
Lola Rue
Not Just Rugs

For The Musician
Landlocked Music
Melody Music Shop
Vance Music Center

For The Cook
Bloomington Cooking School
Goods for Cooks


Photo credit: Allyson Gergely


Five Gift Ideas for Anyone
-Bloomington handmade ceramic mug available at Gather : handmade shoppe
Downtown Bloomington Inc. Gift Certificate
-Donation to Bloomington nonprofit
-Tickets to Buskirk-Chumley Theater,  Cardinal Stage Company, Bloomington Playwrights Project production
-Bottle of Indiana-grown wine from Butler Winery or Oliver Winery




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