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Shop Fairfield County 2017 {a holiday gift guide}

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We are thrilled to share our third annual locally-curated and mom approved holiday gift guide. With the holiday season rapidly approaching, we want to help you easily find the perfect gifts for everyone on your shopping list. We also want to encourage you to shop small, shop local, and #shopfairfieldcounty this holiday season!

In order to make the holidays even better, YOU have the chance to WIN each featured gift highlighted in this guide. Make sure you are following us on Facebook because beginning December 4th, we will be announcing daily Flash Giveaways with EVERY featured gift in this guide. Giveaways will begin at 9 a.m., and winners will be selected at 9 p.m. that same day. (Winners will have 24 hours to claim their prize).

{Disclosure :: #shopfairfieldcounty is a sponsored post. That said, we sourced each and every gift included in this Fairfield County holiday gift guide ourselves, and only included our very favorite local businesses and products.}
barnwood & bangels

BarnWood & Bangles

BarnWood & Bangles are a mother, father, daughter, husband team that use reclaimed wood and vintage materials to bring the old back to new. They build furniture from scratch as well as design, cut and paint handmade decor perfect for any home! From beach themed items, to farmhouse tables, to that perfect item for the holidays they have a little something for everyone!

Featured Product: A Shabby Tree Reclamied box. It is made from reclaimed wood and is perfect to hold your holiday cards, plants, or as a centerpiece with candles and flowers. {$40 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive a FREE handmade ornament with any purchase when you mention Fairfield County Moms Blog now thru the Holidays.

Easy baby

Easy Baby Travelers

Easy Baby Travelers makes the chaotic life of a new mommy easier by organizing a diaper bag’s contents into time-saving and stylish, color coded totes. Easy Baby Travelers was created by a Stamford mom after she realized how stressful it could be finding and carrying around supplies for her baby boy. Each set of Easy Baby Travelers is inspired by a different part of the world and comes with a two-year durability guarantee. They make a perfect gift for a mom with an infant or toddler.

Featured Product: Easy Baby Travelers Set of 4. {$54 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 15% off orders with the code FCMB.

Frescobene Foods

Frescobene Foods

Frescobene Artisan Sauces helps create more time for you! Their sauces are made with only the highest quality ingredients in small batches, and they do not add any sugar. They are then frozen (to ensure freshness) in “heat and serve” pouches for the utmost convenience and easy clean up. They are gluten free and very versatile…not just for pasta! Buon Appetito!

Featured Product: A 20 oz. variety pack (serves 5-6). Included is one of each variety; Marinara, Vodka, Amatriciana, and Sausage Ragu. {$37.99}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 10% off a variety pack with the code 2017HGG.



givingGROWS is a mom-founded brand dedicated to nurturing the spirit of giving in kids of all ages. They have created a unique, hand-curated product to simplify the act of giving for you and your kids. They sell individual givingJAR Craft Kits, Custom Party Packs (great for birthday parties!) and offer speaking and consulting services.

Featured Product: The Original givingJAR Craft Kit. {$20 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 20% off all orders with the code FCMB20.

in the mood intimates

In the Mood Intimates

In the Mood Intimates offers a vast selection of bras, panties, shapewear, camisoles, loungewear, and PJs. Bra band sizes range from 28-56 and cups AA-L. Undies range from XS-3XL. They are certified bra fitters that will take the time to listen to your needs and find you a perfect bra to make you look your best.

Featured Product: Chantelle Festivite Lace Plunge Bra #3682. {$84 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Sign up for their loyalty program and receive double points for each purchase in November and December.

Maple Craft Foods

At Maple Craft Foods, they’re on a mission to “Make Life Sweet. Naturally.” Their award-winning, local and unique maple products will make your gift recipients smile – guaranteed! Whether its a friend, family, client, co-worker, or mail delivery person, these gifts will be remembered and appreciated….not re-gifted! Order for yourself too!
Featured Product: “Make Life Sweet” Gift Bag – Bourbon Barrel Aged Pure Maple Syrup, Buttermilk Pancake Mix and 6 Maple Leaf Shaped Pure Maple Syrup Candies.
FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 15% off all 2017 Purchases with the code FCMOMS at checkout.
Mason Jar

The Mason Jar

The Mason Jar Monroe is a clothing, accessories and home goods boutique located in Monroe, CT. They are owned by two sisters who grew up in town and saw the need for a small town boutique. They hand pick every item and support many local and Made in USA vendors! They try to also give back to the community whenever they can! Stop in and visit, they’d love to meet you!

Featured Product:  Holiday Fireplace candle. New England pine mixed with a sweet berry note and a hint of fire! It is part of The Mason Jar Monroe candle collection, and is 100% soy and hand poured in Connecticut. {$20 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 15% off when you mention FCMB.

Music Together

Music Together of Fairfield County

Give the gift that will last a lifetime! Music Together of Fairfield County is on a mission to make the world a better place by making it more musical. Join the Music Together community of families who embrace children’s unique learning styles and help them to develop musically in playful, highly interactive and developmentally appropriate classes! They’ve been singing and dancing with families for 30 years and are considered the worldwide leader in early childhood music programs. Classes for Babies 0 to 8 months, Mixed Ages  0 to 5, as well as Rhythm Kids for ages 3 1/12 to 8 and Ukelele classes (ages  6 and up recommended) are offered 7 days a week in locations throughout Fairfield County.

Featured Product: Gift certificates are available in all denominations. Register now for the Winter Semester beginning January 2nd! Free demonstration classes and Holiday Jingle Jam Singalong classes are being held through December.

FCMB Reader Discount: Save $15 off registration for all FCMB readers plus a Music Together Tote Bag using the code FCMB.

new canaan olive oil

New Canaan Olive Oil

New Canaan Olive Oil is a locally owned and operated store in Fairfield County. They specialize in olive oil and vinegar, and their product line also includes gourmet salts, spices, teas, honey, jam, skincare and much more. They hand-select every item that is put on their shelves. In addition to the wonderful selection of products, they also offer private label opportunities for businesses, custom wedding and party favors, and private parties. They love good food and it shows! Offering free daily tastings in store, they are frequently creating original recipes to post on their website, and are always expanding their line of products. Their mission is to provide the highest quality products and service to customers every day.

Featured Product: The Italian Trio Gift Box: Sicilian EVOO, Traditional Balsamic, and Tuscan Herb Olive Oil. {$49.85 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 20% off any purchase with the mention of Fairfield County Moms Blog and use coupon code FCMB for any online orders.



This holiday season pick the perfect gift for grandparents from PaperRamma! Grandma and Grandpa’s eyes will light up with delight when they receive this very special custom print featuring all of their grandchildren. This custom creation can be personalized with the quote of your choice at the bottom, and also features each of their grandchildren’s names. This unique silhouette print captures the personality of your family in a print that will be treasured for years to come. Family never goes out of style, and neither will this artwork!

Featured Product: Grandparent Christmas Gift; Personalized Silhouette Print with Nana + Grandpa’s grandchildren. {$39 value}

FCMB Reader Discount: Receive 10% off with the promo code FCMB2017. 

Tiny Chefs

Tiny Chefs philosophy, “learning through cooking,” encourages children to discover the joys of cooking while obtaining basic educational skills and culinary techniques. Their instructors teach kids to follow recipes, measure and combine ingredients, and work together on a team all while promoting personal creativity. They strive to instill health-conscious values in kids along with the confidence to experiment with their own creations in the future. They offer in-home cooking classes, birthday parties, and afterschool enrichment classes throughout Fairfield County.

Featured Product: A gift certificate for an in-home cooking class or birthday party.

FCMB Reader Discount: Mention Fairfield County Moms Blog and receive $10 off a gift certificate of $100 or more if purchased by December 24th

Two Oh Three

The Two Oh Three

This Connecticut-based lifestyle brand is a ‘one stop shop’ for all of your holiday gift giving needs! Their popular products celebrate Connecticut and give customers of all ages a tangible way to “rock their CT pride.” The Two Oh Three’s Holiday Collection is called ‘Home for the Holidays’ and features a variety of locally designed products and accessories that you won’t want to miss out on this season! From hand-painted ornaments to embroidered baseball caps, these gifts are as local as you can get.

Featured Product: Give teacher gifts that will get you an automatic A+! This year, The Two Oh Three is offering ‘203 Gift Bundles’ which range in price and variety, bringing you several festive combos to choose from! Pair a hand painted ornament with a pack of 203 to-go cups, or combine a set of Connecticut themed pint glasses with a 4 pack of holiday Koozies. These gift bundles combine several of their best selling products at a special discounted rate. To top it all off, they come complete with a 203 gift bag & tissue paper, making gift giving a no-brainer this year!

FCMB Reader Discount: Use code FCmoms for FREE shipping and a gift with purchase on all orders over $60.

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