2020 Berks County Living Gift Guide

Now more than ever, we encourage you to develop a holiday shopping list that includes items from local businesses. We have some great ideas to get you started on the pages that follow!

Enter to Win Your Gift Guide Favorites!

All month long, you can enter online here to win your favorite items listed under the 'Chance to Win' category below. Winners will need to be willing to pick up items at the place of business. Prize recipients will be announced in our BCL Insider E-Newsletter and will be notified by email of their wins. Good luck!

Complied by Robyn L. Jones & Nikki M. Murry

Complete Meal in a Basket

Complete Meal in a Basket

Complete Meal in a Basket

Everything from appetizers, balsamic to make a salad, sauce & pasta; chocolates & Christmas cake.

Sm: $45, Med: $65, Lg: $85
Russo Food & Market, Wyomissing
610.898.7877
russofoodmarket.com
2020 Christmas Ornaments

A Treat For Your Tree

2020 Christmas Ornaments

Fit for handing down through generations, the 2020 Christmas Tree and 2020 Horse-Drawn Carriage ornaments are stunners.

$21
610.373.1040
Baldwin Brass Center, West Reading
baldwinhardwaredirect.com
Daily Hydro-Drops Facial Serum

Flawless Skin

Daily Hydro-Drops™ Facial Serum

Daily Hydro-Drops™ Facial Serum utilizes a patented technology to help soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

$98
Berks Plastic Surgery, Wyomissing
610.320.0200
berksplasticsurgery.com
The Shinola Lake Ontario Monster Watch

Wow-Him Watch

The Shinola Lake Ontario Monster Watch

The Shinola Lake Ontario Monster Watch is meticulously engineered to withstand extreme pressure and has a depth rating of 1,000 feet.

$1,450
Murphy Jewelers, Hamburg
610.562.2528
murphyjewelers.com
Hand Blown Glass Trees

Gorgeous Glasswork

Hand Blown Glass Trees

These hand-blown glass trees are carefully crafted by local artist Danny Polk.

Sm: $57.25, Lg: $88
Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery & Studio, Boyertown
484.415.0014
dancingtreecreations.com
Record Player

Retro-Fit

The Pro-Ject RPM-1 Carbon

$499
Stereo Barn, Sinking Spring
610.678.2122
stereobarn.com
Winter Sangria Kit

Winter Sangria Kit

Winter Sangria Kit

Folino Estate Rosso Fresco wine, cranberry syrup & shaved white chocolate - yum!

$32
Folino Estate Winery, Kutztown
484.452.3633
folinoestate.com
 Sweet & Salty Snack

Sweet & Salty Snack

Billy's Mixed Pretzels

A pound of delicious chocolate-covered pretzels in dark, milk, or a mix of the two chocolates makes for the perfect treat.

$18.50/lb
Billy’s Homemade Candies, Temple
610.929.1673
billyscandies.com
Silver Plated Duck Bank

Make Saving Fun

Silver Plated Duck Bank

$55
Wm H Diller Jewelers, West Reading
610.372.0019
wmhdiller.com
Sparkle & Shine

Sparkle & Shine

The Leslie Cuff Bracelet

The Leslie Cuff Bracelet in Selvedge Denim showcases a variety of shades on a shining three-tier metal band.

$155
Sorrelli Jewelry, Kutztown
610.894.9857
sorrelli.com

Rose All Day

For the Wine Enthusiast

Rose All Day Tray

$35
Saylor House, Wyomissing
610.816.7161
saylorhouse.com
A Pretzel Lover Present

A Pretzel Lover Present

Twisted: Mindful Pretzel Consumption

Grab this autographed copy of Twisted: Mindful Pretzel Consumption and get a lesson on all things Tom Sturgis Pretzels, Inc. and some great recipes, too. Written by Jill Marie Thomas, the great, great granddaughter of founder Julius Sturgis.

$7.25
Tom Sturgis Pretzels, Inc., Shillington
610.775.0335
tomsturgispretzels.com
Pickleball Tote

Game On

Dog Lover Pillows

Embroidered in-house at Fromuth. Also pictured: Gamma Pickleball Shard Racquet, $129.99; Penn 40 3-pack pickleballs, $8.95.

$21
Fromuth Tennis, West Lawn
610.463.3249
fromuthtennis.com
Foot Kit

Fancy Feet

Foot Kit

Grab this Foot Kit, including Babyfoot Exfoliating Foot Peel, Babyfoot Moisturizing Foot Mask, a pumice, Lavender Foot Bath Bomb and Moisturizing Avocado Foot Lotion (Mint Coconut Scent).

$53.95
Pure Skin Makeup & Skincare Studio, West Lawn
484.243.0771
pureskinpro.com
Little UGGs

Little UGGs

The Little UGGs

Keeps little toes toasty warm with UGGS 100% wool sheepskin!

$70-75
Nature's Garden Natural Foods and Shoes, Exeter Township
610.779.3088
ngarden.net
The Sand Straws pack

Eco-Conscious Recipient

The Sand Straws Pack

The Sand Straws pack includes three reusable metal straws, a cleaning brush and carrying case.

$15
The Blue Coast, Hamburg
484.660.3062
thebluecoastshop.com
Charcuterie Box

Meats, Cheeses & More

Charcuterie Box

2-3 Servings: $59, 15-20: $159
Park Road Café, West Reading
610.207.7368
theparkroadcafe.com

Pampered Pooch

Bocce's Bakery Red Velvet Dog Treats

Dogs like snacks, too. Get your furry family member these all-natural Red Velvet Cookies made with peanut butter, beets and cream cheese.

$6.99
Oasis Dog Spa & Shoppe, Muhlenberg
610.816.5492
oasisdogspa.com

Beachy & Beautiful

The Palm Clutch

The Palm Clutch is sleek, handmade by artisans in Morocco with a black suede lining and embroidered with 100% cotton yarn.

$120
Have Some Fun Today, Wyomissing
havesomefuntoday.com

Wing It

Mirabella's Eye-Conic Winged Eyeliner and Stamp Kit

$20
United Artists Salon & Spa, West Reading
610.376.8481
unitedartistssalon.com

Music for the Ears

The Symphony Earrings

The Symphony Earring in Sterling Silver (small) is for the passionate person who revels in every musical note.

$155
Gipprich Jewelers, Inc., Shillington
610.777.7034
gipprich.com

Crunching All the Way

The Santa Belt Basket Box

Featuring an assortment of pretzels and a delicious dipping sauces.

In-store: $39.95, Shipped: $47.95
Unique Pretzel Bakery, Reading
610.929.3172
uniquepretzels.com

Thoughtful Trinket

“Follow your Heart” Keychain

$22
Urban Charm, Reading
610.790.3244
urbancharminspires.com

Warm the Body & Heart

Skinny Pine with Heart Mug

$38
Sol Kitchen Studios, Cumru Township & The Mint Leaf, Leesport
610.308.9836
solkitchenstudios.com

Kitschy & Cute

Replica Mini Vintage Sewing Machine with Twine and Scissors

$31.99
ANITATrinket, Fleetwood
484.322.7682
anitatrinket.com

Opulent Opal

Black Opal and Diamond Ring

This 14k yellow gold, black opal and diamond ring by Dilamani is sure to be a standout in any jewelry collection.

$1,410
The Jewelry Source, Blandon
610.926.3999
thejewelrysourceberks.com

Be Aware of Self-Care

Body Care Gift Box

Gift a custom gift box featuring body care, herbal tinctures & CBD.

$83.95
Betula’s Botanica, West Reading
484.624.2308
betulasbotanica.com

Good Car Smell

Essential Oil Car Diffuser

$15
Integrative Healing Arts Studio, West Reading
610.451.9577
integrativehealingartsstudio.org

Functional Flannel

Simms Coldweather Flannel

Sale Price: $83
TCO Fly Fishing, West Lawn
610.678.1899, ext. 2
tcoflyfishing.com

Grill Master

Kosmos Q BBQ Rubs

Grab the award-winning Kosmos Q BBQ Rubs in assorted flavors for a cookout enthusiast.

$9.99/ea
Weaver's Ace Hardware, Fleetwood, Douglassville & Sinking Spring
weavershardware.com

Iconic Design

Blenko Glass Water Pitcher

For the person that seemingly has everything, a water pitcher from Blenko Glass is a winning idea. Available in 11 colors and originally designed to fit in the door of your refrigerator.

Sm: $40, Lg: $48, Ruby Red: $54
Evelyn & Harriette’s, LLC, Oley
610.987.6055

Share the Riding Love

IRONe Bike

IRONe bikes are the first electric-powered balance bike for kids with parents looking to share their riding love.

IRONe 12" for ages 3-5: $649, IRONe 16" for ages 5-9: $699
Classic Harley-Davidson, Leesport
610.916.7777
classicharley.com

For the Camper

Axe Multi-Tool

Downsizing your pack is easy with the Axe Multi-tool, 10-in-1 Camping Axe.

$34.99
Riverview Gardens & Gifts, Temple
610.929.5049
gardensandgifts.com
Fire Station Toy

Deep Thoughts

The Meandering Ink Journal

Spend the end of the day purging stressful thoughts or jotting down meaningful memories in the Meandering Ink Journal made by Kristin Kennedy.

$35
The Museum Gift Shop, Reading
610.371.5850 ext. 238
readingpublicmuseum.org

Jewelry Fan

Kantha Fringed Arc Earrings

For the jewelry lover in your life, pick up these Kantha Fringed Arc Earrings, sustainably handmade by women artisans in India.

$24
The Mint Leaf, Leesport, or at:
forevercairn.com

Sleep in Style

The Printfresh Long Pajama Set

The Printfresh Long Pajama Set is made in Philadelphia with lightweight, breathable cotton in a variety of vibrant patterns and from high-quality fabrics sourced from India.

$132
Be Mine Boutique, West Reading
610.816.5635
shopbemine.com
Reading Soda Works

Yoga – Yes!

Rainbow Hope Mat

Score the Rainbow Hope Mat for a yoga enthusiast in your life and proceeds from each sale benefit GLAAD.

$135
BLDG7YOGA, Wyomissing
484.755.5705
bldg7yoga.com

Bath Time Fun

Kids' Soaps

Know a parent struggling through bath time? Gift them with these fun kids’ soaps featuring finger puppets in scents like Cotton Candy and Monkey Farts.

$6.50
Paisley & Company, Kutztown
484.646.9515
paisleyandcompany.com

Personalized Poncho

Kids Bath Poncho

Know a little one that would look cute in this hooded bath poncho by Stephen Joseph? Add up to a six-letter monogram for $38.

$38
Initials Only Awards & Boutique, West Reading
610.670.0105
initialsonlyawards.com

Serving in Style

Carved Milk Paint Wood Serving Bowl

Know a host or hostess with the mostest? Gift him or her this Carved Milk Paint Wood Serving Bowl made by Luke Voytas, GW Woodshop Manager.

$110
The New Store at GoggleWorks, Reading
610.374.4600
goggleworks.org

Cheese Please

Cheese Board & Spreader

Present the dairy delight in style with this cheese board with spreader handcrafted by Chester P. Basil’s.

$22
Chester P. Basil's Wooden Spoons, Lenhartsville
610.562.1948
cpbasils.com

Honey Do

Local Raw Honey

This Orchard Blossom Honey is a raw variety gathered exclusively from hives at Weaver’s Orchard.

17 oz: $8.99, 35 oz: $15.99
Weaver’s Orchard, Morgantown
610.856.7300
weaversorchard.com

Plastic Bags Be Gone

Resuable Bags

Eliminate clutter and waste with one of these cute reusable, washable bags available in a variety of prints.

$11.50
Bella Jules, West Reading
610.208.0600
bellajulesboutique.com