- Abi Be Made — Two sets of earrings. Retail value $55.
- Bluebonnet Bakery — Gift card for bakery or deli items. Retail value $25.
- Rogue Brick Builders’ Lounge — A tub FILLED with 30 pounds of Legos of all shapes and sorts. Retail value $150.
- Rumsey Creek Clothing — One man’s shirt and one boy’s shirt. Retail value $109.
- Stebina Crafts — Nativity craft kit. Retail value $20.
- Yardy Party Fort Worth — three-piece set up for 72 hours (delivery fee not included). Retail value $125.
Without further ado, here is the FWM’s top 12 favorite brands and products for 2020 . . . .
Abi Be Made
To say Abi Be Made is a favorite of our team is a vast understatement. Practically every Zoom meeting someone is wearing a pair. This is not a lie. We are such huge fans because her earrings are so unique, stylish, and lightweaight. Want to wear big statement earrings but don’t want to feel like your lobe is holding up 20 pounds? You MUST try these earrings. She has options in all sizes and colors. We hope Santa fills our stocking with these.
Y’all the coffee is good at Black Coffee. We’re not sure what else matters (wink, wink), but this eastside spot has a lot going for it. Sure, you feel 20 times cooler thanks to the ambiance, but you will swoon over the coffee and non-coffee options. Try the cafe mocha; you’re welcome. Also, the merch is fab. From sweatshirts to mugs to coffee beans, support Black Coffee and snag some great local fare for your gift list.
Bluebonnet Bakery is a faithful Fort Worth friend — and we’d like it to stay that way. In a year when too many familiar places closed their doors, we are thankful Bleubonnet is weathering the storm. Not only is its bakery case offerings varied and yummy, but it also offers custom cake options for every budget . . . and every cake idea a preschooler could imagine. You can also grab lunch-to go (hello, chicken salad). Make Bluebonnet a spot you frequent this holiday season!
Division Brewing is Arlington’s first locally owned and operated brewery. It produces something for everyone: light and blonde ales as well as dark porters and stouts. Why is it on this list? Uh, because it’s an awesome local brewing company, and we need to skip the champagne this year and say “cheers” instead with a pint. Who is with us? Division Brewing is the perfect gift idea for the beer enthusiast in your life.
Holy swoon. Y’all just spend a few mintues on Jane Dottie’s website. From vintage clothes and headbands to scarves and scrunchies and more, you will for sure SWOON. With items at all price points, it’s a great one-stop shop for unique and meaningful gifts for the gals in your life. Seriously, send us something. 😉
While this one isn’t a Texas-based business, HEB is on board with the brand, so that gives us the green light. I mean if HEB loves it . . . . May we introduce the best tasting caffeinated sparkling water to you? Yes, caffeinated. We discovered this during the pandemic. It boasts the same amount of caffeine as a diet soda, but has zero calories, zero sugar, and zero sodium. Fair warning: It’s pricey. The best deal we can find is to sample the offerings in the Pep Talk variety pack available on Amazon.
Rogue Brick Builders' Lounge
Rogue Brick Builders’ Lounge saved us during the lockdown days. With online ordering, curbside pickup, and even delivery, adding new Legos to the mix not only helped our kids pass the time tech free, but it also allowed us a safe way to support a local business. As the restrictions eased, Rogue Brick continued to offer safe options for shopping and in-store play — even birthday party options. From used options to literally pounds of bricks for purchase to mini figures and new sets, Rogue Brick can mark so much off your holiday shopping list.
Rumsey Creek Clothing Company is the PERFECT, and we mean perfect, gift for the outdoor loving fellas in your life. This woman-owned business started because she couldn’t find comfortable and practical options for her family. These shirts — in both men and boys sizes — are sun protective, breathable, and moisture wicking (and they look great). From the ranch to the deer stand or to dinner or the tailgate, these shirts are Texas ready.
It’s chalk you can paint, so it’s a craft that keeps on giving. These craft kits are great outdoor options. First, let your kiddos paint the chalk with the quality acrylic provided, and then they can use their creations on the driveway, deck, sidewalk, etc. Stebina offers holiday themes all year as well as non-holiday specific options. Prices start at $3.00, so this is an affordable and fun option for the holiday list.
While we adore Tot to Teen Kids for kids shoes, we’ve been so impressed with the pandemic-approved accessories it added to its lineup in 2020. Looking for kid-friendly masks and lanyards? Tot to Teen has you covered. These fun styles — along with all sorts of fun goodies — are perfect stocking stuffers.
Businesses like Yardy Party Fort Worth SAVED celebrations in 2020, especially birthdays. Owned by local moms, these women know just what you need to make a yard celebration easy — competitive prices, package options, and set-up and take down that doesn’t involve you. It’s like a fairy appears to take care of everything. It’s a simple gesture, but a great way to make a big impact for celebratory days.
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