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Gift Guide for Thanksgiving

Melody WangComment

It's almost time for Thanksgiving, and here at gather we're thankful for the healthy birth of baby Hunter, new additions to our gather team, our artists and their beautifully made products, and of course our supportive customers! Whether you're hosting at your place this year, throwing a Friendsgiving party, or just bringing a dish to a potluck dinner, it's always nice to add/bring a little something to make it more festive! Check out some gift ideas you can pick up in-store:

Feed the Fish Co. hand makes felt decorations for celebrations right here in San Francisco. For Thanksgiving, they've special created  "give thanks", "thankful", and "gather" felt pennants to fashion as a centerpiece at the dinner table!

Thanksgiving themed felt pennants made by Feed the Fish Co. Available in-store from $12.

Thanksgiving themed felt pennants made by Feed the Fish Co. Available in-store from $12.

Warm up your house or dining room with new holiday scents from Let's Put a Bird On It, fashioned appropriately with a golden turkey on the cap! If you've visited gather recently, you were probably hit with a strong whiff of Cranberry Spice, a sweet and spicy scent that will blend in well with your Thanksgiving meal. 

Turkey decorated candles in Cranberry Spice and Fraiser Fir by Let's Put a Bird On It, available in-store for $24. 

Turkey decorated candles in Cranberry Spice and Fraiser Fir by Let's Put a Bird On It, available in-store for $24. 

If you're hosting, or thinking of purchasing a gift for a host, there can never be too many kitchen towels, a much-needed item for wiping hands or mopping up messes while handling a juicy turkey, dribbly gravy, or cranberry sauce. Pick up  one of these California themed, hand-embroidered ones from Eko Kreations - we love that they're made from hemp, which absorbs moisture well, dries quickly, and wears beautifully, getting softer with time. 

California State Poppy Tea Towel from Eko Kreations, available in-store for $24. 

California State Poppy Tea Towel from Eko Kreations, available in-store for $24. 

And how about adding in a hand-made ceramic spoon-rest from Whim and Vigor, a one woman operation making functional and decorative pottery. Perfect for preventing messes by the stove or at the dining table!

"GATHER" ceramic spoon rest made by Whim and Vigor, available in-store for $16.

"GATHER" ceramic spoon rest made by Whim and Vigor, available in-store for $16.

Is it possible to celebrate Thanksgiving without topping off the meal with some kind of sweet treat? Why not brew some tea to pair with your pie? Steep Tea Co. is based in Oakland, all of their teas are 100% organic, and here at gather we offer four of their delicious flavors:
Sleep It Real: Caffeine Free, for if you're just too full to fall asleep, featuring chamomile, skullcap, valerian, kava, and lavender.
Jade Fade Tea: An everyday green for the afternoon pick-me-up (or if you're sneaking dessert before dinner!)
There's also an Earl Grey Tea, and Diamond Chai!

Steep Tea Co. four flavors available in-store for $14.

Steep Tea Co. four flavors available in-store for $14.

Regardless of how you choose to celebrate, gather wishes you have a very happy Thanksgiving!