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By Simone McDowell | Photography by Lisa Turnage

Posted: Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

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From bites to baubles, Charlotte's shops are full of great gifts for family and friends this holiday season.

Family Fun

Handmade sock doll, $19.95, The Mint Museum, www.mintmuseum.org

Gourd bird ornament, $12.50, The Mint Museum, www.mintmuseum.org

Schleich USA unicorn $17.99 Amazon, www.amazon.com

Schleich USA Pegasus Toy Horse $17.99, Amazon, www.amazon.com

Celebrating Christmas book, $9.99, 1-800 Flowers, www.1800flowers.com

Walnut Hill Crafts Flapjack, $12.50, The Mint Museum, www.mintmuseum.org

Winter Warmth

Autumn Cashmere Infinity Scarf $160, Fresh Boutique, www.shopfreshboutique.com

Autumn Cashmere Convertible Fingerless Gloves $116, Fresh Boutique, www.shopfreshboutique.com

Autumn Cashmere Beret $100, Fresh Boutique, www.shopfreshboutique.com

Cotton by Autumn Cashmere Studded Rib Cable Crew Sweater $200, Fresh Boutique, www.shopfreshboutique.com

Patricia Green Pistachio slippers, $80 BD Jefferies, www.bdjeffries.com

b.ella cashmere socks, $62 (navy blue) BD Jeffries, www.bdjeffries.com

Nigel Knox socks, $35, BD Jeffries, www.bdjeffries.com

Bamboo throw, $285, BD Jefferies, www.bdjeffries.com

Homemade & Heartfelt

Green Lori Snyder Necklace $58, Fresh Boutique, www.shopfreshboutique.com

Heather Hawkins leather handbag $225, Fresh Boutique, www.shopfreshboutique.com

Heather Hawkins Labradorite earrings, $198, Fresh Boutique, www.shopfreshboutique.com

Heather Hawkins Python Bracelet $68, Fresh Boutique, www.shopfreshboutique.com

“Angels In Our Midst” coffee table book $70, John Dabbs, Ltd., www.anneneilsonfineart.com

Celia Flock Charlotte Print, $18.50, The Mint Museum, www.mintmuseum.org

Sanyu single long necklace, $18.50, The Mint Museum, www.mintmuseum.org

Soap by the slice “Nightscape”, $8.50, The Mint Museum, www.mintmuseum.org

Fresh Fare

The Food, Folklore, And Art of Lowcountry Cooking book, $29.99, BD Jeffries, www.bdjeffries.com

Cake in a Jar, $8.50, The Secret Chocolatier, www.thesecretchocolatier.com

Apple Pie Moonshine, Savory Spice Shop $6.50, www.savoryspiceshop.com

Cloister Honey 1 lb Wildflower Honey Squeeze Bottle, $9, Whole Foods Market, www.cloisterhoney.com

Cloister Honey Whipped Honey, $8, Whole Foods Market, www.cloisterhoney.com

Stephanie’s Preserves (Small Jam) $3.50 each, e2Go, www.e2emerils.com

Stephanie’s Preserves (Large Jam) $8.50 each, e2Go www.e2emerils.com

Egg Separator, $12.50, The Mint Museum, www.mintmuseum.org

Helen’s Kitchen Cookie Craft Gift Box, 13 cookies included, $23, Reid’s Fine Foods, helenskitchen.net

16 pc Sampler Box, $35, The Secret Chocolatier, www.thesecretchocolatier.com

Salted Pecan Cherry Chocolate Bark, $15, The Secret Chocolatier, www.thesecretchocolatier.com

Holiday Cheers

Wooden cutting board (used as a serving tray) $75, BD Jeffries, www.bdjeffries.com

Whisky glasses, set of 6 for $425, BD Jeffries, www.bdjeffries.com

Rose textillery weavers sky throw, $285, BD Jeffries, www.bdjeffries.com

Craft Cocktails book, $50, BD Jeffries, www.bdjeffries.com

Virgil’s Art Glass Friendship Ball, $15, The Mint Museum, www.mintmuseum.org

Mrs. Lilien’s Cocktail Swatchbook, $14.99, Barnes and Noble, barnesandnoble.com

Muddy River Carolina Rum, $19.95, ABC Spirits, muddyriverdistillery.com

Queen Charlotte's Reserve Carolina Rum, $27.95, ABC Spirits, muddyriverdistillery.com

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