Christmas is right around the corner, so if you’re still looking for some last-minute stocking stuffers, you’re in luck. These six picks are all from local area companies and won’t cost you more than five bucks each.
Java fans will appreciate these clever coffee packs from Tinker Coffee, a locally owned company with a roastery on 16th Street in Indianapolis. You use each single-serving pack like a tea bag; just place the pack in your favorite mug, pour boiling water over the top, dunk the pack a few times, steep for five to seven minutes, then remove from the mug and enjoy.
Tinker x Steeped Coffee Packs, $2 each at TinkerCoffee.com.
Bass Farms in Shelbyville sells a selection of holiday bar soaps made with goat milk and other natural ingredients. The soaps are ideal stocking stuffers and are available in several seasonal scents like gingerbread, peppermint twist, and pumpkin spice, so it’s hard to choose just one.
Holiday bar soap, $4 each at BassFarms.com.
This duo of soft, chewy, Indiana-made caramels from All Things Carmel is too good to resist. One of the caramels is dipped in milk chocolate and the other dark, but both are downright delicious. You can pick them up in-store on West Main Street in Carmel, or at the company’s booth at the Carmel Christkindlmarkt.
Set of two caramels, $2 at All Things Carmel, AllThingsCarmel.com for location information.
Stephanie Groves is a freelance writer in Indianapolis who hasn’t figured out where to hang her family’s stockings in their new house.
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