Support Small Business, Shop Local

Posted on October 17, 2023 at 8:00 AM by First State Bank

Discover fantastic Holiday Shopping treasures in your own backyard while showing love to a local business. You'll be amazed at the unique gifts you can uncover. I asked our staff to share a few of their favorites and some unique gift ideas for you this holiday season from our local communities. Below is what they came up with.

Webster City | Jewell | Ellsworth | Humboldt | Fort Dodge | Lake View | Stratford | Other Ideas

Webster City

The Cat Hut

Gifts for feline lovers, make a donation, pet items, unique purses/wallets, cups, and key chains.

Denim & Babes

Clothing and accessories for women and babies.

Chicago Style

Clothing, accessories, ice cream and shakes.

OverGrown LLC

Pop Up Shop featuring common, rare, and unicorn houseplants.

Nicole Letters

Variety of hand lettered, laser cut, personalized gifts.

Webster Theater

Movie theater tickets.


DK Quality Goods

Gifts and goods for all ages.

Design to Print Solutions

Embroidery and screen printing by order, or at Jewell Farm & Home on the rack.

Gin & Tarnish

Vintage and gifts.

Gravy Home Goods (with Urban Heirlooms)

Vintage, new children’s toys/books, and gifts.

Handcrafted FCD

Gifts and good for all ages.

Jewell Farm & Home (and Design to Print Solutions)

Home improvement, clothing, and decor.

Jewell Market

Food and gifts.

Juniper & Olive (and Gigi Blanc)

Gift certificates for food and drink; bridal shop by appointment.

Sew Bee It Quilt Shop

Material, notions, cards, and gifts.

Textor Sisters Mercantile

Boutique, vintage, and coffee shop.

My Father’s Daughter Vintage

Vintage and gifts.


Mended Hearts Quilting & Boutique

Material, notions, and gifts.

Sister Act (with Gem Junction)

Consignment, vintage, rocks and crystals.


Humboldt Engraving and Gifts

Personalized or grab and carry items.

Sister’s Home-Style Entrees and Gifts

Kitchen wares, dip and baking mixes, and local wine, to faith items, baby gifts, candles, and wax melts.

Carbon Boutique

Clothing and accessories for women. 

Caribbean Coffeehouse

Coffees, teas, and smoothies. Breakfast and lunch menu. They also have a variety of cheeses, ice cream, and other items for sale in their cold case. 

The Protea Collective

Unique gifts.

Gravity Men’s wear

Men's casual and business casual attire.

Floral Creations & Gifts

Fresh or silk floral arrangements and gifts.

Boldt Nutrition

Healthy smoothies and juice gift certificates.

Simply Coffee

Coffee, homemade cinnamon rolls and pecan rolls.

Fort Dodge

Community Orchard

Local and state made and grown gifts.

Lake View

Rustic River Winery

Wine, gift baskets, gifts.

Milton’s on Main

A lot of cute gift ideas! Home decor, apparel, candles, purses, Lake View products, and gifts.

Salon L Boutique and Salon

Boutique and Salon.


She Shack

(Located just east of Stratford on Hwy 175, approximately 2 miles)

Pop-up shop with seasonal homemade crafts, antiques and collectibles. Open Spring - Fall.

Other Ideas

Attend a local Vendor Show

Humboldt Christmas Market  | November 25th, 2023 | 10 am to 3pm

4th Annual Friends of Saint Edmond Craft & Vendor Show | December 9th , 2023 | 9 am to 4 pm

Gift certificate of a local photographer.


MjBloom- Heather O'Brien

Personalize jewelry, chill cups, & ornaments, and more. 

Swon & Company

Unique gifts and home decor.


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