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HOT 10 Gift List

Thanks for checking out our HOT 10 Gift List! We are celebrating our 1st Annual SOMD Holiday Gift Guide with Chrissy’s Gift Guide Giveaways! You could win $600+ of local gift picks from Custom Christmas Cookies, to Wine Tastings, to Holiday Gift Sets, and much more. Check out the Facebook Event HERE for details. Enter as many times as you like by sharing & buying local!

Don’t forget to check out our other gift lists: Sugar & Spice, Local Experiences, To Wear & Self Care, For the Home, and Stocking Stuffers.

The “SOMD Holiday Gift Guide” is an invite-only list that includes paid ads and product/service donations from local businesses and entrepreneurs. All products and services are sought out exclusively by me to bring more quality, local gift ideas to the people of Southern Maryland.


HOT 10 Gift List
Alpaca Socks – $16+

Briar Branch Alpaca Boutique

Whether you are shopping for the family, friends or even co-workers, you can’t go wrong with quality, Alpaca Socks! Available in varieties like Heather Boot Socks, Outdoor/Hunting Socks, Argyle Socks, Therapeutic Socks, Slipper Socks and many more. Novelty Alpaca Socks are the perfect stocking stuffer, with adorable designs featuring pine trees, snowmen, hearts, flowers, and many different animals!

Alpaca fleece is one of the most comfortable fibers. It is hypoallergenic, waterproof, lightweight, breathable, warm, and oh so soft!

Available for Purchase HERE.

Looking to shop for more Briar Branch Alpaca goods? Stop by the Fall Craft Show (Hollywood VFD) on Nov. 21st, the Small Business Saturday Event (Briar Branch) on Nov. 27th, the Fredericksburg Holiday Show on Dec. 3rd-5th, the Christmas Vendor Show (Briar Branch) on Dec. 11th-12th and the Briar Branch Alpaca Boutique at 39590 Sunnyside Road in Clements, MD (Fridays & Saturdays from 9am-5pm or by appointment). Shop anytime at www.briarbranchalpacas.com.


HOT 10 Gift List
Holiday Scent Gift Set- $40

Chesapeake Creek Candles

Gift the warmth & glow of Christmas with this beautiful, holiday set! With scents like Frasier Fir, Christmas Cookie, and Cranberry Woods, you’re sure to find a scent that everyone will love. Set includes one medium hand-poured soy wax candle, two soy wax melt bars, one room spray, and a glass bottle of decorative matches. This set comes packaged and ready to place under the Christmas tree!

Available for Purchase HERE.

Deadline: Order by December 13th to receive before Christmas.

Looking to shop for more Chesapeake Creek Candles goods? Stop by the Fall Craft Show (Hollywood VFD) on Nov. 21st, the Holiday Maker’s Market (AnnMarie Garden) on Dec. 4th, and Kris Kringle Christmas Market (Charles County Fairgrounds) on Dec. 10th-12th. Shop anytime at www.chesapeakecreekcandles.com.


HOT 10 Gift List
Five-Class Gift Pass – $65

Flying Frog Fitness

Here’s your opportunity to take flight and fall in love with something good for your body and mind. Aerial Yoga uses fabric to support the body through a variety of movements without putting tension on the joints and spine. If you would rather stay grounded, there are floor classes like Barre, Mat Yoga, Cardio & Sculpt, Body Combat, and more. Try a little bit of everything and find a new favorite class for the new year!

Available for Purchase HERE.

Flying Frog Fitness is located at 24 Solomons Island Rd in Prince Frederick, MD. Check out studio offerings and book a class at www.flyingfrogfitness.com.


HOT 10 Gift List
Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls – $30

Sweetly Made (By Sam)

Check Christmas morning breakfast off your list! These Cranberry Cinnamon Rolls are prepped & ready to bake. Just spread the Orange Cream Cheese Frosting over the rolls once baked for an easy, homemade breakfast treat! Each set comes with 6 cinnamon rolls, cream cheese icing, and baking instructions.

How to Order: Text (301)751-0207 or send a message through Facebook (Sweetly Made by Sam) or Instagram (@sweetlymade_bysam).

Deadline: Order by December 5th to receive before Christmas.

Looking for more Sweetly Made goods? Stop by the Small Business Saturday event (Robin Hill Farm & Vineyards) on Nov. 27th.


HOT 10 Gift List
Alpaca Blankets – $120+

Briar Branch Alpaca Boutique

These beautiful throws make the coziest gift this holiday season: perfect to layer on your bed, your sofa, or your favorite chair. Each blanket has a pretty fringe detail and the warmth & durability of alpaca fleece. Alpaca Blankets are available in different colors, styles, and weights.

Available for Purchase HERE.

Looking to shop for more Briar Branch Alpaca goods? Stop by the Fall Craft Show (Hollywood VFD) on Nov. 21st, the Small Business Saturday Event (Briar Branch) on Nov. 27th, the Fredericksburg Holiday Show on Dec. 3rd-5th, the Christmas Vendor Show (Briar Branch) on Dec. 11th-12th and the Briar Branch Alpaca Boutique at 39590 Sunnyside Road in Clements, MD (Fridays & Saturdays from 9am-5pm or by appointment). Shop anytime at www.briarbranchalpacas.com.


HOT 10 Gift List
Pick Your Project Workshop – $73+

Board & Brush – Leonardtown

Looking to gift a fun, local experience this year? “Pick Your Project” Workshops are the perfect DIY gift for everyone on your list! Pick a wood project from a wide variety of classic, seasonal or SOMD-themed designs to create. All the materials are provided & you are instructed every step of the way! Choose from a variety of paints and stains to make a beautiful piece all your own – perfect to keep or gift!

Available for Purchase HERE.

Looking for more Board & Brush goods? Check out their storefront at 41665 Fenwick Street in Leonardtown. Shop anytime at www.boardandbrush.com/leonardtown/shop/.


HOT 10 Gift List
Holiday Cupcake Bouquet – $36.75

Pink Pastry

This sweet, show-stopping gift that is sure to dazzle! These gorgeous floral cupcakes are handcrafted and artfully arranged into elegant bouquets. Each bouquet is delicately wrapped in tissue paper and decorated with a bow!

Cupcakes flavors can be vanilla or chocolate with classic vanilla or vanilla/almond frosting. Specialty flavors are available upon request. Bouquets are available in quantities of 3 ($15.75), 7 ($36.75), and 12 ($63.00).

How to Order: Send an email to [email protected].

Order Deadline: Booking is open until December 20th or fully booked.

Looking for more Pink Pastry goods? Check out www.pink-pastry.com.


Merry Everything Coffee Gift Set – $39-49

6 Planes Coffee Roasters

Give the gift of freshly-roasted coffee with these limited edition holiday sets! Each box will include three, 8 ounce bags of local coffee beans. Choose between the Signature Set (Easy Day Blend, OH Dark 30 Blend, and East Africa Blend) and the Crown Jewel Set (luxury, small batch Mexico, Nicaragua, and Guatemala El Paraiso). Pre-orders are available through November 27th, with shipping from December 3-5th.

Available for Purchase HERE.

Looking for more 6 Planes Coffee goods? Visit the retail section at Dream BIG Boutique in La Plata and their section at the Market at the Charles in La Plata. Shop anytime at www.6planescoffee.com.


HOT 10 Gift List
Winter Weather Accessories – $25+

Briar Branch Alpaca Boutique

Get ready to bundle up for winter with alpaca fleece winter accessories! Check out the many different Knit Hats, Headbands, Scarves and Gloves in an array of colors and styles. There is something for everyone.

Available for Purchase HERE.

Looking to shop for more Briar Branch Alpaca goods? Stop by the Fall Craft Show (Hollywood VFD) on Nov. 21st, the Small Business Saturday Event (Briar Branch) on Nov. 27th, the Fredericksburg Holiday Show on Dec. 3rd-5th, the Christmas Vendor Show (Briar Branch) on Dec. 11th-12th and the Briar Branch Alpaca Boutique at 39590 Sunnyside Road in Clements, MD (Fridays & Saturdays from 9am-5pm or by appointment). Shop anytime at www.briarbranchalpacas.com.


HOT 10 Gift List
Maryland Cookie Gift Set – $20

Kathryn’s Crafty Cakes

Show your Maryland pride with this sugary-sweet gift! This set comes with 6 classic sugar cookies, decorated with custom icing designs true to Maryland. It’s 100% ready-to-gift in a kraft box with festive fill. Shipping is available if ordered early (add $15).

How to Order: Send an email to [email protected].

Deadline: Order by December 15th for pick-up. For shipping, order ASAP.

Looking to shop for more Kathryn’s Crafty Cakes goods? Check out www.kathrynscraftycakes.com.


SOMD Living by Chrissy is honored to bring you this exclusive, holiday gift guide to make it easier than every to shop local & gift local this Christmas. Thank you for supporting local businesses & artisans this holiday season!

Don’t forget to check out all of our gift lists: Sugar & Spice, Local Experiences, To Wear & Self Care, For the Home, Stocking Stuffers, and our HOT 10 Gift List.

We are celebrating our 1st Annual SOMD Holiday Gift Guide with Chrissy’s Gift Guide Giveaways! You could win $600+ of local gift picks from Custom Christmas Cookies, to Wine Tastings, to Holiday Gift Sets, and much more. Check out the Facebook Event HERE for details. Enter as many times as you like by sharing & buying local!

The “SOMD Holiday Gift Guide” is an invite-only list that includes paid ads and product/service donations from local businesses and entrepreneurs. All products and services are sought out exclusively by me to bring more quality, local gift ideas to the people of Southern Maryland.