Uniquely Nova Scotian Christmas Gifts

By msears, on Thu, 5 Nov 2015 | 0 Comments

We're making a list and we're checking it twice... and we're going to help those who are looking for locally made gifts from Nova Scotia this Christmas season!

After talking with our friends, families and colleagues, we've built upon last year's 22 Nova Scotia gift ideas to bring you plenty more wonderfully local and thoughtful gift ideas that are sure to delight everyone on your gift list.

East Coast Lifestyle

Wear it with Pride: Nova Scotia Apparel

Homesick Nova Scotians living away and those that love to visit or even call Nova Scotia home now will all agree that sporting clothing that proudly shows their Nova Scotia pride makes for an awesome gift.

Some of the more widely known Nova Scotian clothing companies include East Coast Lifestyle, Lost Cod Clothing Co., New Scotland Clothing Co., Dartmouth Clothing Company, Canada's Ocean Playground, and My HOME Apparel. Check them out online or stop by the East Coast Lifestyle and Lost Cod Clothing stores in Halifax.

Hugabug Kids, Nova Scotia

Handmade in Nova Scotia Winter-wear

Oh baby, it's cold outside... but we have a couple of great Nova Scotia businesses that will help keep you and your loved ones warm this winter.

Featuring creative and stylish hats, mittens, shawls, scarves, and more for all ages, Gabs & Eddy and Hugabug Kids (they carry a variety of items for women as well) are sure to pick up your spirits this winter with their funky designs and gorgeous colours.

The Chowder Trail Cookbook by Elaine Elliott & Virginia Lee

Nova Scotia Cookbooks for the Family Chef

Homesick for Nova Scotia home cookin'? Check out some of the great Nova Scotia cookbooks that were deliciously recommended for our gift list:

The perfect accompaniment to each of these cookbooks: knives from world famous Grohmann Knives, produced in Pictou, Nova Scotia.

Lighthouse chocolate from Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia

Sweet Treats from Nova Scotia

From decadent maple syrups to artisan chocolates, nothing makes a gift from Nova Scotia any sweeter. Discover Nova Scotia maple syrup and an assortment of maple products at Sugar Moon FarmAcadian Maple Products, and Hutchison Acres' PURE Infused Maple Syrup.

For the chocolate lovers, give the gift of chocolate from Sweet Spot Chocolate Spot, Jill's Chocolates, Appleton Chocolates, Rousseau Chocolatier, or Chapel Cove Chocolate. For decadent fudge, you can't go wrong with Cape Breton Fudge Co.

Haskapa gift box, Nova Scotia

We Wish you a 'Berry' Christmas

Blueberries and cranberries and haskap berries - oh my! Some of our 'berry' favourite Nova Scotia berry products include:

Fundy Adventures' handmade Nova Scotia agate guitar picks

Giftware: Artwork, Candles, Crystal, & Jewelry

Black Crow Pottery Tree of Life line is made in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Giftware: Pebbles, Pewter, Pottery, Sea Glass & Quilts

Nova Scotia Fisherman Extreme Skin Care products

Pampering Products from Nova Scotia

  • Transport yourself back to Nova Scotia through natural scents captured beautifully by Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company.
  • Nova Scotia fishermen and fisherwomen are tough - and Nova Scotia Fisherman Extreme Skin Care is an amazing skincare line developed here in Nova Scotia using Nova Scotia kelp to soothe even the toughest skin.
  • Everyone needs soaps and bath products that look good enough to eat... and Sugar Bubbles Bath Bakery has just what you need.
  • Proven to soothe multiple skin conditions, Pure Choice Emu Plus, produced in Nova Scotia, is a welcomed relief to those who use it.

Nova Scotia's appellation wine, Tidal Bay

Don't 'wine' - get in the Christmas 'spirit'!

Time to celebrate - and what better way than with award-winning Nova Scotia wines, spirits and craft beers! From sparkling wines for ringing in the New Year to Nova Scotia's appellation wine, Tidal Bay, the gift of wine from Nova Scotia is a perfect Christmas pairing.

Looking to make an easily kept New Year's resolution? Make sure a visit to Nova Scotia's Good Cheer Trail is on your 2016 to-do list. Visit participating wineries, distilleries, and craft breweries throughout Nova Scotia and be sure to get your very own Nova Scotia Good Cheer Trail t-shirt from Lost Cod Clothing Co.

Taste of Nova Scotia gourmet gift baskets

Shopping Made Easy - Nova Scotia Gift Boxes

Savour Food & Wine Festival in Nova Scotia

2016 Nova Scotia Event Tickets and Registrations

Discover more upcoming Nova Scotia events

Dining on the Ocean Floor experience at Burntcoat Head Park in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Getaways and Experiences

Discover winter getaways and start planning for summer in Nova Scotia!

  • Dining on the Ocean Floor: Take a guided tour then dine on a chef prepared locally inspired meal on the floor of the Bay of Fundy in Burntcoat Head Park while the tide is out.
  • Cooking on the Farm with the Kilted Chef: Learn where your food comes from as you visit farms, fishers, and local producers before preparing an amazing meal with the Kilted Chef in his kitchen.

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