Local Holiday Gift Guide- For the Home | The Milton Moms

Peppermint, sugar, and Frasier Fir…. The smells the holidays were MADE of! These local shop owners and makers work late nights and early mornings and have the perfect gifts for you to give this holiday season! Let them help you with presents for a teacher, a hostess, or your bestie!


GORGEOUS plants & succulents from Plants & Ponytails! Did you know that plants boost our mood, purify our air, and of course, showcase personal style. Christmas Cacti Cacti, DIY air plant ornaments make the PERFECT hostess gift, or grab one of their smaller items for a stocking! Check out their beautiful, new location at Derby Street Shops!

Priceless custom ceramics from Tanya Chin of Zinnia Designs. There is nothing this mama can’t do! Whether its a gift for the home, an ornament for the Christmas tree, an engagement, birth announcement and more, they are seriously the most special keepsakes that everyone will adore for years and years. Check out her Etsy shop or visit her in the studio for a clay date!

You can never have too many beautiful candles. This candle captures the fragrance of a freshly-cut fir tree and makes a beautiful gift for that special teacher or the perfect host! Visit their store at Milton Marketplace or check out their Facebook page for more!

Perfect for a crowd or for the hostess with the mostest, Miam Miam Macarons are a DELIGHT! They are fully customizable from custom colors and flavors, to seasonal and holiday flavors, the options are endless, AND many are GLUTEN FREE and/or DAIRY FREE! Make sure you get the Peppermint Stick and Mocha Chip, Yummmmmm.

A personal favorite! This cleaner shines everything in your home, and is perfectly safe for kids and pets! It even gets marker off of my kitchen table! Give the wonderfully festive Peppermint as a hostess gift! Available at Whole Foods, the Fruit Center and other fine local markets.

Heirloom scissors are a beautiful tool and excellent gift. Fair Trade, handmade and heirloom quality. These scissors are made by artisan Mukesh and his family for many generations, using steel and brass and are hand forged. These scissors can be sharpened and re-sharpened. Shop more of their sustainable and local decor and gifts online or at Homestead Bakery & Cafe in Dorchester.

Showcase your town pride with a custom made zip code print from MJ Pilotte Designs. All prints are 18×24 and can be printed in any color. Or check out their beautiful maps of Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod, New Hampshire and Vermont. Visit them on Instagram, or email at [email protected]

For the sweet tooth! Visit Cake Pops Boston in Lower Mills for their ADORABLE and delicious holiday sweets including cake pops, dipped Oreos, Rice Krispie Treats, cakesicles, and more. These are sure to be a hit at any party, for kids AND adults alike!

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