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5 Thrifty Things: Gifts Made in NE Under $50 | Shoestring (TM)

5 Thrifty Things: Gifts Made in NE Under $50

by Shoestring Editors
November 29, 2012 - 8:29pm

Corn isn't the only fresh stuff coming out of Nebraska right now — and we're pumped to share at least 5 locally made gift ideas under $50 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
Beth Ritchie Photography Print

Shooting in natural light, Beth Ritchie's gorgeous family photography is the perfect gift this season. Well done family photos are always in style.

FOR HIM
Artifact Bag Co. Lunch Tote

So this one's a little above $50, but think of all the cash you'll save when you bring your lunch instead of eating out. No more sad sacks, Artifact Bag's waxed canvas and leather lunch tote ($65) is a slick way to stash your sandwich.

FOR KIDS
Huskers Earflap Hat

We can't get over how cute this Lincoln-made handknit hat ($15) is. Go Big Red!

FOR HOME
Scout Dry Goods Notebooks

We love the chic style of Kelly, the lady behind Scout Dry Goods vintage shop in Omaha. And her new line of notebooks is the perfect thing to keep by the phone or display on your desk.

FOR THE HOST
Batch-at-a-Time Granola

A great granola makes our morning. Batch-at-a-Time makes theirs in (you guessed it!) small batches, right in Omaha.

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

About The Author Related Articles
Photo of Melissa Massello
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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