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Be Showcased in The Fempreneur Shop Small Guide

Shop Local Shop Small is a nationwide movement that celebrates local small businesses every day and helps communities thrive and stay vibrant. Because our small local businesses need us now more than ever, the "Fempreneur Shop Small" Gift Guide is a compilation of makers, producers, and woman-owned small businesses in the metropolitan Washington, DC area.  It's our mission that this guide will make it easier for you shop for yourself and your loved ones not just during the holidays, but always. Let's help our local businesses survive the pandemic.

Own a small business? Want to be featured, click the "include me" button to submit. The guide is a wonderful way to showcase your business to your target market. Deadline to submit at no cost November 15, 2020.

Holiday Gift Ideas: For Her

Luxury Skincare & Bath Set

The Luxury Skincare & Bath Set is the ultimate gift in self-care! She will enjoy top quality all-natural skincare with Aromatherapy Bath Salts, Pure White Rosewater, Luxury Face Oil and Natural Body Oil, and Luxury candle. Perfectly curated together and wrapped in a luxurious gift box with a handwritten note. Use Code: DCfempreneur10 for discount.

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Handmade Leather Earrings

A perfect gift for her, Sarah Liz Designs offers the cutest leather earrings for everyday wear in a variety of shapes, sizes, prints and colors! Leather earrings are the perfect combination of trendy and classic, and they are so lightweight that you’ll forget you are wearing them! Use discount code: DCFEM20.

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Hand Poured Soy Candle

With scents like Vintage Holiday, Wooded Glen, and Kringle Berry this is bound to life her holiday spirits. She is bound to love these 100% soy candles with untreated wooden wicks that give a soft crackling sound for the holidays. Also available in waxmelts for a flameless option.

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Timeless & Chic Gold Accessories

A perfect gift for her. Lucuma is a collection of hand selected pieces, each timeless & unique. Sofia the owner and founder strives to build a lasting connection with you, leaving an imprint in your closet & heart.  Use Code: DCFEM for BOGO 20% off

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Holiday Gift Ideas: For the Entrepreneur


The PowerSheetsan intentional goal setting planner designed to help you discover what matters to you most, gain clarity about where you want to be in life and then start living it. This planner helps you create your own unique path, set intentional goals, and take action towards those goals.

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2021 Flagship Daily Planner

Find balance, focus and productivity with The Original Daily Planner by Day Designer.  Each planner combines beautiful designs, goal-setting worksheets and effective daily planning pages. Dated January 2021 - December 2021
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Holiday Gift Ideas: For the Health & Wellness Seeker

Homemade Elderberry Syrup

For the Teacher, Neighbor, or anyone! Includes one 8oz bottle of handmade elderberry syrup, aronia syrup and yum punch. Comes ready to give, wrapped in a gift box with a burlap style bow. All of the ingredients are certified organic, except for the local raw Virginia honey, which is tested for glyphosate! Use discount code DCFEM.

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Customized Wellness Journal

Looking for a gift for the person on a wellness journey? Journaling can change a life, but with a blank page, it's hard to keep up. With Zenit, you can customize your journal to your wellness goals. Choose your cover, your page layout, and the prompts that speak to you. We make and deliver your journal that's uniquely you. Check out our Gift Cards too, to gift a loved one a journal and let them customize it for themselves! Use discount code DCFEM.

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Dafero: The Date Spread

Know someone with a sweet tooth but can't have sugar? They will love this naturally sweet date spread! Made with just dates, no added sugar, the date spread is perfect dipped in fruits and nuts, or spread over toast, pancakes and swirled in oatmeal. For the baker, Dafero Brownie Batter and Cinnamon Bun spread is a perfect substitute to eggs and butter. At just 30 calories per tablespoon, with no added sugar, this is the perfect sweet addition to breakfast and snack time. Use discount code: DCFEM20.

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Dano's Granola

Looking for a gift for a healthy snacker? Dano’s Granola is baked with love and packed with superfoods like almonds, chia and hemp seeds. It’s made with whole foods, organic ingredients, and sweetened naturally without any refined sugar. Dania Abimourched, owner and visionary bakes the granola in small batches to ensure crunchy delicious granola in every bag. Use 10% off discount code DCFEM10.

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2Betties Rounds

Know someone who loves DONUTS but needs to eat healthy? A lot of snacks are masquerading as healthy, but take a look at the label. Most are full of sugar and ingredients that you can't pronounce. 2Betties is on a mission for the greater GOOD with truly delicious nutritious snacks! For Goodness Sake. These wholesome, healthy mini donuts—called “Rounds” are free of gluten, dairy, grains, and refined sugars. Use discount code DCfempreneur for 15% off your first order.

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Holiday Gift Ideas: For Him

Cufflinks, Tie bars & Keychains

For the techie who has everything and is notoriously hard to shop for. Enter, recycled circuit board accessories! Handmade right here in DC, these cufflinks, tie bars, and keychains are excellent gifts that stylishly compliment his nerdy nature. Use code STEAM for 20% off!

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The Modern Male Gift Trio

The modern male is very conscious about what he puts on and in his body, and their effects on the environment. This is a great package that says you recognize, honor, and appreciate him. This gift package includes a toxin-free Charcoal Body Bar, Toner Pads and daily moisturizer. Use discount code DCfem.

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The Bourbon Barrel Candle

Who says your man doesn't love a nice strong scent? Reeds in the Valley, a family and veteran-owned business, located in Ashburn, VA offers 100% soy candles with untreated wooden wicks that give a soft crackling sound. Check out the Bourbon Barrel or Clean Shave scents in the Men's Collection. All candle fragrances are available in waxmelts for a flameless option.

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Holiday Gift Ideas: For the Home

Hand Poured Soy Candles

For Her or Him, For the Home or Teacher, a wonderful gift for everyone. Reeds in the Valley, a family and veteran-owned business is located in Ashburn, VA and offers 100% soy candles with untreated wooden wicks that give a soft crackling sound. All candle fragrances are available in waxmelts for a flameless option.

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Handmade Custom Wreaths

Is your door the envy of the neighborhood? Glitter N Bows by Jackie is a small teacher-owned business offering handmade, customize wreaths for any occasion! Stock up on gifts for the holidays, or for your own event such as a birthday, baby or bridal shower, or to show support for your favorite sports team! As an exclusive to DCFempreneur, get free shipping with the code FREESHIP at checkout!

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Custom Shadow Boxes & Cards

Looking for a way to showcase a thoughtful gift? Deneen’s Craft Corner offers a variety of gift ideas including custom Shadow Boxes that can be personalized for all occasions, holiday card workshops, handmade gift boxes that are designed, assembled and shipped, and Handcrafted Holiday Cards. Check out Deneen’s Craft Corner's Santa’s Helper offering for your favorite paper crafter. More info available on FB and Instagram.

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Holiday Gift Ideas: For the Foodie

Cookies & Baked Goods

Who can resist those sweet layers of airy vanilla cake and vanilla speckled buttercream sandwiched between two classic cookies? Know someone who would love Cocochos - macaroons sandwiched between chocolate s&c cookies with a perfectly whipped coconut buttercream. Folk & Palate is a DC-based bakery and food media company with a focus on the connection between the human story and the power of food. Use discount code DCFEM.

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Personal Chef, Meal Delivery, Cooking Classes & More!

The ultimate gift for the foodie! Chef-prepared meals at home! You’re in for a one-of-a-kind culinary experience with Chef Bailey Cohen. She brings the most delicious and creative culinary concepts straight to your kitchen, no fuss, so you can relax and enjoy. Book your custom cooking class, meal prep sessions, catering, private dinner events, health coaching & more!

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Sugar Cookie Mixes

Sugar cookie mixes with seasonally themed cookie cutters, sprinkles and dry mix ingredients by Gina's Kitchen. Baking instructions included as well. Makes a great gift. They simply add butter, an egg to mix, roll and cut out using the custom cookie cutter! Bake and then have fun decorating! Use code 2020 for 10% off purchase of $25 or more.

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Holiday Gift Ideas: For the Kids

The Dabblebox

For the kid who loves art! Give the gift of Monthly Arts + Crafts with this Subscription Box with Supplies and Instructional Videos...just like being in class at the DabbleLab! Each month your dabbler will receive a themed box with 4 projects with materials including videos. Kids under 5 will need parental assistance. Shipped nationwide pick it up at the DabbleLab.

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Riddle & Rhyme Activity Books

Did you know that rhyming supports reading development? When kids pay attention to clues in a riddle it helps them develop greater comprehension and vocabulary. All of these reading skills are important for readers ages 3 to 8. These Riddle & Rhyme activity books are designed to engage kids in a classroom or at home.

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Healthy Yum Punch

Trying to avoid sugar for the kids? Kid tested, Mom approved Yum Punch, a healthy alternative to fruit punch. NO artificial colors, flavor or preservatives, and made with ALL USDA Certified Organic Ingredients: Hibiscus, Rosehips, Orange Peel, and a splash of organic cane sugar. It is Delicious!!

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