The pressure to BUY this time of year is strong. Instead of giving from obligation, gift with joy. And, when possible, make your purchases be VOTES of what you want more of in the world. Below are some places online where friends of mine are selling the labors of their hearts, minds, and hands.
(For Xmas silliness, visit Eggnography)
Buddha Doodles by Mollycules (or any of her adorable books or prints.)
“WHOLE” book by Brian Seth Hurst
Sex: A Book for Teens by Nikol Hasler
The People Of Burning Man By Julian Cash
MUSIC & ART:
Jeremy Weinglass Gorgeous piano
Dub Sutra Gorgeous meditation/yoga tunes
24x7digital.com Educational Apps for the kiddies
www.babyherbals.com organic herbal baby care items, tinctures, herb bath and a few other things!
Uniquely Yours candles, bows, etc.
www.legacystudioandgallery.com Healing Trees are very popular this time of year
SachiIvy Feather fascinators, hair/hat clips, pins & brooches, barettes, all very beautiful & colorful designs.
SunnylandStudio Beautiful paintings
pagibbons Greeting cards & more
painterly Super cool crocheted hat!
KatsJungleTreasures lamps & tails!
fritzandfraulein mens Dopp kits/cosmetic bags, iPad, laptop and other device sleeves, pillows, etc… from repurposed fabrics (military blankets, vintage grains sacks, suits, retro fabrics, etc…)
BohoGoddessGarden chakra bracelets with genuine gemstone beads and other cute knick-knacks
siriuslyred vintage hats and sharpmantiques for vintage razors and mensware
FaerieGardenFancies Cute polymer clay jewelry, paintings, and more!
AriaBello tuxedos and fuzzy boots for babies
over7seas Unisex neck warmers (wool-blends and pure wool)
padshiyangel25 everything to satisfy your fuzzy needs!
AmaeLove Comfy, cute & stylish Clothing, Peacock Jewels, Lotus petals, Ruffles and Accessories
ADULT ITEMS (NSFW)
Tristan Taormino products & picks feminist, sex-positive, woman/queer owned
CHARITY GIFTS: (take it one step deeper!)
Philippines Relief Help James do disaster relief
Feel free to add a link to your store/products in the comments!