• May 14, 2021
 Annie’s Adventures: Shop Local this holiday season

Annie’s Adventures: Shop Local this holiday season

20151128_103703This holiday season I’d like to encourage everyone to shop local and support local businesses as much as possible.

I understand you can’t find everything you want at local shops but by shopping local, not only are you helping our local economy but you’ll also find the best, one of a kind, unique, & fashionable gifts that everyone is sure to love.

Last year I gave all my family, Tank’s Premium Bloody Mary Mix. Everyone LOVED IT and it was perfect for all of them since you can use it to cook with and make beverages with. This year I’m giving gifts that I’ve gotten from my own treasure hunts around town.

It’s no secret that the corporate retail businesses are hurting this year. You see it all around you. They are slashing their prices 25%, 50%, or buy a certain amount get cash back. How can our local shops compete with that?

Let’s help support our community and local businesses this season. One simple way to do this, is to keep it local. Always shop local, and help support our community and economy.

Here’s a couple of lists of some local shops off the top of my head where you can find fantastic gifts. If you are looking for something specific, message my Facebook page and tell me what you’re looking for. I’ll help direct you on where to find it.

*Local Shops and Boutiques

Uptown Cheapskate El Paso
Red Door
Dreadful Things
The Tea Spout
So El Paso
Rock House Gallery
Asylum Comics and Cards
The Backyard Patio
Rabo Gato
Jillicious Charms & Accessories
Doll Me Up Pin Up
Tippi Teas
Psychic Diana Shop
Adrivinos Holiday Market
Las Cruces Downtown Farmers Market
El Paso Downtown Farmers and Artist Market
La Vina Farmers Market
Punk Rock Flea Market
The Pink Store
Tanks Premium Bloody Mary Mix
Stone Painters
I Painted That!
House of Dame
Boutiques at The Mix
J Luxe
Stela Rose Boutique
Oath Boutique
Out of The Box Boutique
Trend Society
Coffee Emporium
Ella Blu
Desert Gypsy
Paris Boutique
Ninus Children’s Boutique
Sunland Winery
The GypsyDen Boutique
House Of Dame
Label Exchange
Sportsman’s Elite
Flawlyss Skin By Alyssa
Fudge & More

Homemade Delights
Shannon Dufour Massage & Bodywork

*Local Antique Shops (For antique, vintage, & unique gifts)

Tulips Antique and Consignments
The Antique Mall
Mesa Street Antique Mall
Borderland Antiques
Libbey & Lilly
Red Barn
Davenport Antiques
Treasure Chest Thrift Store
Mckinney Wrecking
St Vincent de Paul
Dave’s Pawn Shop
Monteleone’s Antique Shop
Whoopie Bowl
@Placita Santa Fe
Antique Traders
Mercantile Ave
Elegant Consignments
Salt Box House
@Antique Warehouse – Not all the shops have names on top of them but I personally like the back row of shops near Mesa Verde
Mesa Verde
Moses Antiques and Collectables
Star Antiques
Area 51
Another Man’s Treasure
Rosebud’s Antiques
Time Frame

Go Local and tell them I sent ya 😉

-Annie’s Adventures


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  • Great lists! But, your first store, Uptown Cheapskate is not local, it’s a chain. LuKa 7 is a great local boutique, too!

    • Hi there, you’re absolutely correct that Uptown Cheapskate is a chain. However, it IS owned by locals. They went to Coronado high school. I like to support all local owned businesses. They need the help too. You can find name brand clothes up to 80% off there. Perfect for holiday shopping. 🙂

  • Love finding neat shops. There is a lot in ElPaso you just have to go out and find it. I look forward to your findings.

    • Thank you so much for following Sue! Enjoy shopping local and tell them I sent ya 😉

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