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2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts You’ll Love to Give

Mistletoe kisses may not be on the menu this season, but these gifts bridge any kind of social distance — and support local businesses

 

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Lovebox

Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger by Marie Poulle and Jean Gregoire

Send heartfelt messages to loved ones with this modern take on the classic love note. When you send a message through the app, the heart on the bamboo box spins to alert the recipient. Opening the box reveals the message on the mirrored screen inside. (The Black & White Lovebox can display emojis; the Color Pix version can handle photos.) $100,
uncommongoods.com

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Cookies by TSP

Cookies by TSP

Baking Company Order cookies by the dozen for shipping nationwide or for local delivery from this Las Vegas shop. Your choice of up to four cookie flavors wrapped in sets of three. Box is sealed and shipped as soon as cookies are cool. $20, TSP. Baking Company, tsplv.com

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Tommy Bahama Island Soft Throw

Tommy Bahama Island Soft Throw

Whether you need a touch of cozy while working from home or a binge-watching blankie, this polyester throw is the perfect companion. $99.50, Tommy Bahama in Fashion Show and tommybahama.com

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Grown Alchemist Hydra-Gel Hand Sanitiser

Grown Alchemist Hydra-Gel Hand Sanitiser

An advanced antiseptic hand sanitizer formulated with Hyaluronan and antioxidants to instantly sanitize and hydrate, protecting hands from
dryness and premature aging. $14, Neiman Marcus in Fashion Show

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Tory Burch Mask Set

Tory Burch Mask Set

These stylish masks are more than a pretty face. For each purchase, Tory Burch will make a donation to the International Medical Corps working to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to the Tory Burch Foundation, working to advance women’s empowerment and women entrepreneurs. $35 for five, Tory Burch in the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian

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PhoneSoap Pro

PhoneSoap Pro

PhoneSoap Pro offers an enhanced sanitizing experience for your smartphone, killing 99.99 percent of bacteria in just five minutes. With its large sanitizing bay, large phones and thick accessories fit comfortably. $119.95, phonesoap.com

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Globein Tranquil Box

Globein Tranquil Box

Globein is a subscription box service that sends you beautiful, handcrafted items from around the world every month. Each box contains four to five products, all sharing a special theme, which you select monthly. Verified by the Fair Trade Federation. $40 monthly, $396 annually, globein.com

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Tory Burch Foundation Seed Box

The annual Tory Burch Foundation Seed Box is a curated selection of products from women entrepreneurs, and it represents the foundation’s commitment to growing women-owned businesses and helping them thrive. $98, Tory Burch in the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian

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Sweet Existence: A Strange Planet Card Game

Sweet Existence: A Strange Planet Card Game

Sweet Existence is a strategic party card game inspired by Nathan W. Pyle’s Strange Planet webcomic and books. This game has players forming connections, experiencing life events, and collecting sweet disks (cookies), while avoiding the dreaded Perish square. $19.99, Target stores or target.com

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Cedar Mountain Candle Humidor Collection

Cedar Mountain Candle Humidor Collection

Las Vegas-based Cedar Mountain Candle has created a three-candle set that’s perfect for the tobacco lover. Add a layer of class and sophistication to any space with these dye-free, phthalate-free candles infused with essential oils. $54, cedarmountaincandle.com

 

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Pour in the Alley Experience

Pour in the Alley Experience

Pour in the Alley is a virtual tasting event hosted and curated by the team at Fergusons Downtown. Bringing the experience to the living room, Pour in the Alley features an educational conversation led around the event’s pairing that involves local bites, wines, spirits, and craft beers. Experiences start at $60, fergusonsdowntown.com

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Mike's Recovery

Mike’s Recovery Mineral Soak

Mike’s Recovery mineral soaks were created by local sports massage therapist and aromatherapy trainer, Mike Buckham. With fine essential oils in his magic mineral recipes, he’s got a custom soak for every body. $16.95, Mike’s Recovery at Fergusons Downtown, mikesrecovery.com

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Apple iPad 8th Generation

Apple iPad 8th Generation

Wanna go big this gift-giving season? The 8th gen iPad features the A12 Bionic chip that brings the Neural Engine to the entry iPad for the first time — and it’ll bring you eternal gratitude from the lucky recipient of this high-tech gift. $329, Apple Store in the Fashion Show Mall, Downtown Summerlin, the Forum Shops at Caesars, and Town Square

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“No Mask, No Soup” face mask by Boomer Naturals

“No Mask, No Soup” face mask by Boomer Naturals

Las Vegas-based Boomer Naturals sells every type of face mask you can imagine; better yet, they’re made with antimicrobial nano-silver fibers woven throughout each mask’s three layers. $9.99, Boomer Naturals, boomernaturals.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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