5 Thrifty Things: Gifts Made in KS Under $50

by Shoestring Editors
November 29, 2012 - 5:51pm

We're going to Wichita...and we're pumped to share these 5 locally made gift ideas under $50 from Kansas right here in our first-ever Shop Local Guide to the Holidays.

Be sure to check out the rest of our 250 picks for made in USA holiday gifts under $50 on our new interactive US map, where you'll find our favorite locally made products by state for her, him, kids, the home, the host/hostess, stocking stuffers, even some for pets!

FOR HER
Handspun Yarn by Kari Hoyes

For the Kansas knitter on your list, check out Kari Hoyes' Etsy shop, where she sells handspun yarn skeins ($10 and up) in cool colors across the rainbow.

FOR HIM
Kansas Clean Distilled Whiskey

A little something different in the spirits department, Kansas whiskey is clear and unaged for a clean finish.

FOR KIDS
Leo & Lyla Birthday Shirts

Celebrate your little one's special day (or year) with these fun birthday shirts ($15 and up). From pirates to Mario, the kiddos will love them.

FOR HOME
Last Bite: 100 Simple Recipes from Kansas City's Best Chefs & Cooks

Create your favorite plates at home with Last Bite ($17.95), and experience a taste of the best of Kansas City.

FOR THE HOST
Jason Weibe Dairy Cheese Curds

Squeaky and udder-ly addictive, these cheese curds ($3.15 and up) made in Kansas are perfect for a homemade poutine, or just as a snack.

FOR STOCKINGS
Paul Rudd DVDs

Our favorite sweet and funny leading man hails from Overland Park, so stock up on some Paul Rudd classics and have a little marathon.

Did we miss your favorite locally made products from Kansas? Definitely share them with us in the comments, we'd love to add them to our shopping lists!

Story & main image: Copyright 2012, Shoestring LLC.
Photos: Courtesy, various retailers.

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Melissa Massello is an editor, start-up junkie, entrepreneur, Swapaholic, and lifelong New England girl. As a sustainable style expert, Melissa has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX news station affiliates around the country and in US News & World Report, USA Today, The Boston Globe, The New York Post, The Denver Post, The LA Times, The Dallas Morning News, MSN Money, and WalletPop, among other fine media outlets. Melissa currently lives with her husband and their Whippet mix in Somerville, Mass. -- "the Brooklyn of Boston" -- where they strive each day to save money, save the planet, and live the dream for less.
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