Creative Gifts by Price Range

Oh no! You forgot to pick up a gift for someone. Maybe it’s a teacher, coach, friend, babysitter, or coworker. Or maybe you’re on the way to a party and want to bring a gift for the host.

The good news is, you can find a number of creative gifts at the co-op. Here’s some favorites, listed by price range, so you can swing by and grab something fast. Stop by the customer service desk on your way out and ask for a free craft bag for smaller gifts — you’re all set!

Gifts Under $10

There are plenty of affordable, thoughtful, creative gifts to choose from! These items are all budget friendly at $10 or less.

  • A chocolate or two from Groveland confections.
  • Aura Cacia shower tablets in eucalyptus or lavender.
  • A bar of locally made Rapha soap or a bath bomb from Pacha.
  • SHOR beeswax reusable food wrap.
  • Bath salts from local Roots Essential.


Gifts Under $25

Have a little more to spend? There are many creative gifts for under $25, from puzzles to luxurious lotions to cozy socks.

  • An Eeboo puzzle.
  • A local Sacred Blossom tea blend plus a jar of local Enchanted Garden honey.
  • A jar of North Naturals body butter.
  • A lovely satin pillow case.
  • A pair of Darn Tough or Tey Art socks.
  • A candle from SunLeaf or RareEssence.
  • A Pranarom aromatherapy bracelet plus one 5-ml essential oil, such as lemongrass, lavender, or sweet orange.


Gifts Under $50

If your budget is a little bigger, you can mix and match from the creative gift ideas above or opt for one of these ideas below.

  • A local Jules Loft wild bird feeder.
  • Slippers, a neck wrap, or an adorable stuffed animal from Warmies that you can heat in the microwave to release aromatherapy scents (and bring extra cuddles and warmth).
  • An Ecolution microwave popcorn popper, which lets you pop “regular” popcorn in the microwave, plus some bulk popcorn from the bulk aisle (bring a jar from home).
  • A cookbook. Selections vary by store, but include favorites from local cookbook authors such as Sean Sherman and Beth Dooley.
  • A Lakewinds gift card for the amount you choose – throw in some bulk candies for an extra sweet treat!


Whether you’re looking for a present for someone you don’t know well or your lifelong bestie, find fun, creative gifts at a variety of price points at the co-op!

See more ideas with our suggestions for gifts from Minnesota!