Still stuck for gift ideas for some of the people on your list? Today, Patch brings you ideas for local places to find personalized gifts for even the hardest-to-shop-for people on your list, without resorting to a Starbucks gift card.
The Runner: City Sports was voted one of the best 50 running stores in America by the Independent Running Retailer Association, and sells running clothes, shoes and accessories, along with equipment for tennis, swimming, yoga and cycling. Buy your sporty friend a gift card, or some cold weather gear: earmuffs, gloves, and moisture-wicking outerwear are always in demand this time of year.
The Foodie: The Main Line Baking Company, located in Ardmore, bakes gluten-free cakes, cookies and other treats that any foodie is sure to love. Or, purchase a gift certificate from foodie-approved Plate, A La Maison or another local restaurant.
The Spunky Friend: Past*Present*Future sells a variety of eclectic gifts, including home goods, jewelry and ceramics. From sassy coffee mugs to beautiful glass mosaics, this store is full of great finds for friends who love unique gifts.
The Gadget Collector: Check out the Spy Shop in Ardmore for spy and surveillance equipment, such as a pen that can record up to 15 hours of video.
The Crafter: Paper Source in Suburban Square sells a variety of scrapbooking and stationery-related items, along with unique gifts such as mustachioed coffee mugs. The Paperia, also in Suburban Square, sells fine paper stationery and scrapbooking items as well.
The Mother-to-Be or The New Mom: Nuture offers clothes for mothers-to-be and babies, along with other items such as soothing teas. The store also offers classes, support groups and singalongs. For trendy moms and their babies, Janie and Jack in Ardmore is a small boutique that sells chic baby and toddler clothing and accessories.