Gift Guide: Our Editors’ picks for the 2023 holiday season

See what Editors Skylar and Dylan are shopping this year.

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Here’s what your local news team wants to unwrap this year.

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Happy December. We thought we’d ring in the most festive month of the year appropriately — with holiday gift guides featuring our editors’ top present picks.

Scroll to shop, get inspired, and maybe even snag a locally made gift or two, courtesy of Skylar’s and Dylan’s exquisite taste.

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a|dash Coffee Glassware, $49.99 | “Investing in unique glassware is the quickest (and one of the cheapest) ways to elevate a tablescape around the holidays. It also encourages me to drink coffee from my own fridge most days during the work week.”

Les Deux Discovery Set, $20 | “Choosing your signature scent can be difficult at times. Each Les Deux fragrence interacts with your skin’s natural pheromones to create your own distinct scent.”

Lumineux Teeth Whitening Strips, $20.69 | “I have been using this product for years, and it makes the perfect (practical) stocking stuffer. I’ve had a fair amount of dental work over the years, and Lumineaux is the only teeth whitening agent I’ve used that hasn’t caused sensitivity in my teeth.”

Western Typography Print, $29.99 | “I have this hanging in my home, and I love how it’s simple, yet me. Bonus: As my design taste changes, it will continue to go with my decór I add in.”

Marble Chess Set, $74.90 | “I’ve had my eye on a modern marble chess set for so long now, and this one is stunning. Do I know how to play chess? No. Will this be the perfect centerpiece on my coffee table? Yes, absolutely.”

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Smoky Mtn Candle, $38 | “The next best thing to hopping in your car for a weekend getaway to the Smoky Mountains.”

Musicians Corner Brass Garden T-Shirt, $30 | “When it comes to repping local, Centennial Park and The Parthenon offer some of the most well-crafted and thoughtfully-designed merchandise. Bonus: Add a bottle of Centennial Park honey to your cart.”

Tan Corduroy Rope Hat, $35 | “This corduroy rope hat fits like a trucker hat and will be easy to throw on before a hike at Radnor.”

Personalized Pet Portrait, $68.53 | “Don’t tell my dog Ranger, but he’s getting a pet portrait this year. I’ll throw in some toys and treats, too.”

Custom Birth Month Tote Bag, $24.96 | “Go the extra step with a personalized tote with 12 different birth month flowers to choose from. Plus, add on this matching bag with a zipper.”

Personalized Wooden Book Rest, $49+ | “Get the bookworm in your life this wooden book rest that also holds a cup of coffee or tea.”

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Think we’d let the fun stop there? Shop even more editors’ picks, featuring the gifts our National Content team has their eyes on this month.

Brianna: “I’ve recently ditched the purse for a fanny pack to go totally hands-free while walking around town, which is why I’m eyeing these colorful fanny packs from Burlaep. (Pair it with this cute embroidered baseball cap and you’ve got a perfect city ‘fit.)”

Dayten: “We just moved, and I still have to build my reading nook: Methodical’s Ethiopian blend (which I’ve tried, and loved) and some elegant, renter-friendly decor.”

Emily: “I love waking up with a warm cup of chai tea in the morning — especially when it’s in a cute squirrel mug.”

Jessa: “Everyone loves a big fancy candle. Plus, get some decorative matches to... match.”

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