November 16, 2023

Our Top Gift Picks Under $50!

The holiday season is upon us, which means it's time to find the perfect gifts for our friends, family, employees, and colleagues. We know finding the perfect gift to dazzle and delight everyone on your list can be daunting. That's where Minny & Paul’s gifting expertise comes in!

We’ve created this gift guide to make your holiday shopping a breeze. Working closely with local artisans and small businesses means we know which high-quality products are proven to impress. From gourmet food to stylish and practical accessories, you’ll find everything you need to make this holiday special. Consider this your one-stop shop!

From Minny & Paul

Minny & Paul specializes in elevated, unique gifts with an eye for great design. This year, we designed four cheer-filled gifts, including Bold & Bright, featured below. Each of our holiday gifts is filled with seasonal favorites and unique finds, perfect for friends, family, clients, and colleagues alike. Find our entire holiday collection in our online shop.

1. Bold & Bright - Minny & Paul, $49

    Perfect for the foodie in your life. Bold & Bright is a delicious culinary adventure featuring a curated combo of gourmet goodness that won’t break the bank. We love its unique flavor pairings - the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

    From The Market

    The Market at M&P is a curated selection of our team's favorite products. At The Market, you can build a personalized gift set, add products to an existing gift set, or ship items as stand-alone gifts - it’s up to you!

    2. Build-Your-Own Beauty Bundle - The Market, Starting at $24

    Face Foundrie Product Bundle

    High-quality beauty products are the perfect gift for anyone who loves a little pampering and self-care. We recommend building your own beauty bundle from The Market and including Face Foundries’ Blue Stuff, Collegen Spritz, and Snooze Cruise.

    3. Candra Necklace by Larissa Loden - The Market, $40

    Larissa Loden Candra Necklace

    Larissa Loden's Candra necklace is a delicate and minimalist piece that showcases small circles plated with a matte-gold finish. We love the adaptability of this necklace to be worn in a variety of styles, layered or alone. Plus, it lasts. Founder Laura has worn it for weeks, and it looks the same as when she first got it. Win!

     4. Grow Card and Kit - The Market, $27.75

    Grow Your Card Kit

    This grow kit is a unique and thoughtful way to send more than just a card. The plantable card has wildflower seeds sown directly into its paper, while the planter itself is also biodegradable - 3D printed using plant-based materials and fermented organic matter.

    5. Fa La La La Holiday Card, The Market + M&P, $5

    Fa La La La La Holiday Card

    A great stand-alone card or add-on to any gift from Minny & Paul. We love this versatile card’s playful take on holiday greetings - whimsical trees dancing in festive, joyful hues.

    Outside Minny & Paul  

    1. Dose Discovery Kit - Mary & Jane, $25

    Mary & Jane Dose Discovery Kit

     Minny & Paul’s founder, Laura Roos, launched her very own microdose cannabis business this year called Mary & Jane. If you’re looking for an elevated way to explore the world of microdosing, we recommend Mary & Jane’s Dose Discovery kit. This kit was created for people who want the functional benefits of cannabis but aren’t sure where to start. It includes a guidebook with step-by-step instructions so you can get the basics of cannabis and find your perfect dose for fun and function.

    2. Escape Room in An Envelope - Puzzle Post UK, ~$20

    Escape Room in an Envelope

    “A perfect alternative to that Christmas day game of monopoly.” - The Telegraph. Also seen on BuzzFeed and Real Homes, Puzzle Post UK’s “Escape Room in An Envelope” series has received rave reviews. We love that it has everything you need for a fully immersive experience. The name says it all!

    3. Curio Spice Co., Price Varies

    Curio Spice Collection


    Curio Spice Co. has a wide selection of tasty gift options. We especially love their “Seasoned Greetings ~ Food For Free Cause Box!” This box has a great give back with the charity “Food for Free.”

    Curio also has the option to build your very own spice gift box. Simply make your spice selections, then add this gift box at checkout. We recommend adding their limited edition Saffron Sugar. Distinct and delicate, it’s perfect for stirring into tea or coffee or adding to baked goods and fruit. It also has a great give-back! 50% of the profits from Curio’s Saffron Sugar is donated to Women for Afghan Women.