By Barry Wise Smith
Photos by Brit Huckabay

We’re excited to share with you some of our favorite local items this season. Whether you need a last minute gift idea, or you want to treat yourself to something nice, this is for you.


Piggly Wiggly Mountain Brook
41 Church St.


The Sweet Home Alabama basket is packed with products made right here in Alabama and is the perfect collection for a client or someone who just LOVES Alabama! Wickle’s Pickles Wicked Okra and Pickle Chips, $3.55; Pure Alabama Honey, $7.99; Sweet Ruby’s Cheddar Cheese Straws and Cajun Cheese Straws, $5.99; Pilitieri’s White BBQ Sauce, $3.99; Alabama Sunshine Hot Pepper Jelly, $3.99; and Dreamland BBQ sauce, $7.19.


Portico Picks

Pamper your holiday houseguests. Forage Farmstead goat’s milk lavender soap, $5.99; goat’s milk body lotion in Bulgarian Lavender, $12.99; and Crave Candle Co. 8 oz. candle in Walk in the Wood, $8.99.

At Home Furnishings

2921 18th St. S.



Pair with your favorite bottle of bubbly for a festive hostess gift—Booze & Vinyl coffee table book, $25; and Fez champagne flutes with gold embellishment, $21/each


To brighten your family’s holiday buffet table: Lafco New York Vetiver Sage candle, $66; Roman glass votives—3” $11, and 4.5” $13.


The perfect gift for your friend who has EVERYTHING! Faux Fur throw, $306; and Travel Home coffee table book, $40



Three Sheets Linen Shop
2904 18th St. S.



For the college student in the drafty dorm room: Cozychic fringe blanket, $143, and Cozychic women’s heathered socks, $15.


To bring when staying the holidays with your in-laws: Frasier Fir bar soap, $11; all-purpose cleaner, $15; dishwashing liquid, $15; linen spray, $15; gilded candle, $60; and monogrammed Christmas wreath tea towel, $7.


For your wife, sister, mother, cousin (any female you loves cozy pjs): Cozychic track pant, $108, and tie-front top, $113.




2800 Cahaba Rd.


For the special girl in your life: Roberto Coin initial diamond necklace, $580; and needlepoint Bauble Stocking by Holly Hollon of Dogwood Hill, $85.


For Santa’s special cookies: Juliska Berry & Thread Christmas Tree cookie jar, $125.


For the hostess with the mostest: Juliska Berry & Thread Christmas Tree platter, $150; and scalloped salad plates, $188.


For the Vietri lover in your life: Vietri Old St. Nick 2020 Limited Edition handled scalloped bowl, $149.


For the holiday fashionista: LAGOS High Bar station bracelet, $1,250; and Lucite vintage brooch cuff bracelet, $150, and Bauble Stockings by Holly Hollon of Dogwood Hill, $85/each.