Natural Living Holiday and Gift Guide

Kim’s Herbs & Detox Center
Kim’s Herbs & Detox center is a specialty herbal store centrally located in Olivette, Missouri.  We carry high quality herbs that aren’t typically found at supplement stores in the metro area.  We carry Nature’s Sunshine, Cheryl’s Herbs, Pure Encapsulations, Essential Oils, Real Time Pain Relief products, Jean’s Greens teas, Organo Gold Organic Green Tea, flower hydrosols for the skin, homemade shea butter cream, and much more. We offer detox products and services including Detox kits for Full Body cleanses, Candida cleanses, Parasite cleanses as well as Biomat and Ionic Foot Bath treatments. 9634 Olive Blvd.  Olivette, Missouri  63132
314.395.3767 • www.herbshopstl.com

Wild Wreaths by Pat Tuholske
My Wild Wreaths, Wheels and Twig Art are crafted from Ozark native grasses, everlasting flowers, twigs, lichen, seeds and cones.  Environ-mental works of art blessing the space they inhabit.

  • Plant Sprit Wheel
  • Dream Catcher
  • Fairy Ring
  • Willow Feather Heart
  • Star Cluster
  • Gratitude Wreath
  • Woodland Wreath
  • Circle of Life.

Photos and descriptions at www.WillowRainHerbalGoods.com

Green Dining Membership
Green Dining Club memberships make a perfect gift for your sustainably-minded loved ones – they will receive discounts at select Green Dining Alliance certified restaurants, a re-usable set of dishwasher-safe bamboo cutlery, plus food and sustainability news updates from the GDA!  Help support the Green Dining Alliance by joining the Green Dining Club today! Membership is $45 annually – your investment will help the GDA provide education, resources and training to restaurants and diners about sustainable practices – including recycling, composting, sourcing local ingredients, energy reduction strategies, and eliminating Styrofoam! Go to stlouisearthday.secure.force.com/support/giving/gda-membership to purchase memberships for your loved ones today!

Look Your Holiday Best
Webster Vision Center has a friendly, professional staff focused on helping you find the right look for your new glasses for the holidays or any time of year. We carry a wide variety of fashionable frames designed to fit your style, also specializing in safety and sports eyewear. On-site lab. 314-270-9690. 8456 Watson Road. www.webstervision.com.

Jewelry For Your Soul
House of Alaia Jewelry was born in the then-sleepy seaside village of Canggu in Bali, Indonesia and our office is currently based out of St. Louis.  Each piece of jewelry is imbued with sacredness, meaning, and beauty so that the wearer feels connected to a greater healing vision and story, and spreading peace and joy.  Designs reflect deep symbolism from nature like the Tree of Life for grounding and strength; Lotus Flower for overcoming obstacles to find Peace.  Our Four Agreements collaboration with don Miguel Ruiz offers wearable wisdom as tools for you to practice in your daily life.  Purchase online at www.houseofalaia.com

Give the Gift of Meditation
Give yourself a gift of meditation or give someone you love a meditation gift certificate. Thousands of scientific studies have shown that meditation is beneficial for a wide range of health problems.  Other benefits include better sleep, reduced blood pressure, and improved relationships.  Shirley Stoll is certified by Dr. Deepak Chopra to teach Primordial Sound Meditation.  Contact Shirley Stoll to schedule a private session or buy a gift certificate for someone you love. 800-796-1144 • shirlstoll@charter.net  www.MeditationConnect.com

The Gift of Wellness
Give yourself and your loved one’s the gift of wellness this holiday season with an Aquarius Wellness gift certificate! Choose from any of our exceptional spa and wellness treatments designed to improve the health of your skin, musculature, and physical/energetic bodies. Our specialty treatments are performed by our highly skilled and well trained therapists. Choose from a variety of services such as massage, facials, acupuncture, reiki and chakra balancing, to cupping therapy and waxing. Visit our website at aquariuswellness.com or call 314-645-7643 to book an appointment or order your gift certificates for the holidays today! Aquarius Wellness Center for Healing Arts-Clayton Plaza West-7750 Clayton Rd., Ste. 103 Richmond Heights, MO 63117.

Holistic Health & Wellness
The St Louis Wellness Center is the place for your holistic Health and Wellness. Your complete emotional, physical, and essential needs are professionally assessed and treated. Buy gift certificates for those on your list, schedule sessions for yourself, and don’t forget us when that New Year resolution or regret hits. We have expert, compassionate therapists to help you understand and manage your stress and make the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 the best transition ever. Call us today at 314.963.7711 or  online at www.StLouisWellnessCenter.com

Get the Word Out Gifts
Vintage. Antiques. Global Goods is a not-for-profit resale shop ( furniture, home decor, holiday decor and ornaments, art, & all kinds of salvage) that also sells items from other countries and cultures, especially from Kenya. Tax-free shopping creates an income stream to pay for children in Kenya to attend school. Open Monday through Saturday 10am-6pm, we are located @ 7405 Manchester Rd. in Maplewood, MO 63143.  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram or online@ www.gtwomissions.org Get the WORD Out, Inc. is a ministry, specifically a 501[c](3) corporation, that distributes Bibles, supports an orphanage and women’s micro-finance opportunities in western Kenya. And we LOVE your donations! Visit us on Small Business Saturday November 25! 7405 Manchester. 314-368-8184

Holiday Festivities in Ste. Genevieve!
Celebrate the holiday season, French Colonial style – in charming Ste. Genevieve, MO. Get into the holiday spirit and get away from the hectic pace of the city, just one hour south on I-55 to historic Ste. Genevieve. The annual Holiday Christmas Festival will take place on December 1, 2, 3 and features a traditional Christmas parade on Saturday morning and free photos with Santa in Lion’s Club Park, and more than 20 performances of seasonal music presented in historic churches and the Welcome Center throughout the weekend. Enjoy a stroll through 25 local shops and art galleries to experience true holiday hospitality and shopping bargains. The Felix Valle State Historic Site will host ‘Le Reveillon’ on Sunday, December 10 showcasing French Christmas customs, decorations, music and food.  On New Year’s Eve the Bolduc House sponsors a Watch Party for the La Guignolee singers to help summon in the New Year.  For information, please contact the Ste Genevieve Welcome Center at 800-373-7007 or www.VisitSteGen.com.

Isabee’s Beekeeping Gifts
Isabee’s Beekeeping Supplies is your local bee-centric gift store for the holidays. Isabee’s has a professional selection of clothing, tools and equipment for your favorite beekeeper, as well as books and gifts for anyone interested in native pollinators, honeybees or beekeeping. We offer local and hand-made soaps and cosmetics, candles, solitary bee habitat, and of course, local honey. Gift certificates available, open Wednesday – Saturday through the holidays. Isabee’s Beekeeping Supplies 315 Lemay Ferry Road, Storefront #319 St. Louis, MO  63125 www.isabees.com.

For Your Holiday Menu
Freddie’s Market offers delicious hams, fresh Amish and Buttonwood natural turkeys, party trays, sandwiches, salads, appetizers, and local wines that are perfect for your holiday party or family dinner. Let Freddie’s Market make your holiday meal planning stress free by doing the work for you. This full service, family owned market provides their customers with exceptional service and the freshest, healthiest options to ensure you and your holiday guests are happy. Be sure to call early to order your fresh turkey or boneless, honey glazed baked ham and all your other party food needs. Visit Freddie’s Market online at www.freddiesmarket.com or like us on Facebook. Home delivery is also available. Call 314-968-1914 for details or to place your order. Or stop in the store at 9052 Big Bend Road at Rock Hill in Webster Groves, MO 63119. Remember that a Freddie’s gift card makes a wonderful Holiday gift!

Gift of Holistic Sertvices
Vitality Unlimited Spa is a Holistic Health Spa where your well-being is our first concern. Stressed minds, bodies, and spirits are soothed, centered, and nourished in our relaxing sanctuary. We offer the highest quality massage therapy, facials, manicures, pedicures, hair removal, body treatments, and other holistic services. Give the gift of relaxation this holiday season with a spa gift card, available online or at our location!  Visit www.vitalityunlimitedspa.com  or  call us at 314.968.1808, or come see us at 29 W. Moody Ave, Webster Groves, MO 63119.

Experience the Magic!
Give a gift like no other – the excitement and thrill of live entertainment with a Fabulous Fox Theatre gift certificate.  For birthdays, anniversaries and other holidays, tickets to the Fox are a unique and memorable gift suitable for anyone.  Gift certificate recipients can choose tickets for Broadway musicals, dance companies, family shows, gospel plays, comedy artists and a wide variety of concerts including pop, rock, rhythm and blues and country.   And they are all set in a spectacular venue that is second to none.  To purchase, visit www.metrotix.com  or the Fox box office or call (314) 534-1111.

Well Being For the Holidays
This year has been so busy and full of change for so many people.  The energy in the air has been down right chaotic at times.  We have been listening to you and are making gift sets to help ground and calm people this Holiday Season.  From our eucalyptus spearmint candle to our clary sage diffuser necklaces. We are spreading peace and love this holiday season.  Come in and choose from our tea lines on the floor or let us make a custom blend for you at no extra charge!  Well-being is our goal at Elements Herbology in St Charles.  Visit our store at 340 South Main Street, St. Charles, MO 63301. 636-493-9364.

STL Beds Offers Comfort
Check out all our beds, mattresses, pillows, pillow toppers and more at www.stlbeds.com or call 636-296-8540.

The Art of Entertaining
Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season?  Need the perfect party appetizer or meal?  Call The Art of Entertaining to order party trays, appetizers, salads, breakfast dishes, or a full dinner for the holidays. Low sodium, low calorie, and gluten free meals are also available which are ideal for the person on a special diet. You can also stop in to pick up ready to go appetizers and breakfast, lunch or dinner entrees. If you have not tried The Art of Entertaining before, stop in for the Monday Night Special, dinner for a family of four for only $27.50!  Gift cards are great for coworkers, holiday gift exchanges, or anyone who loves to eat. The Art of Entertaining is located at 8796 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, MO 63119.  Visit us at www.theaofe.com or call 314-963-9899 for all your holiday food needs!

Thrifty Hanger@Feed my people
In addition to being a great source for the poor and hungry in our community, Feed My People operates two low cost thrift stores, The Thrifty Hanger.  Clothing for the family, shoes, household items, small appliances, and electronics, year round Christmas items, and a Yesterday’s Treasures Department, where collectables and highly sought after items. All the proceeds from the Thrifty Hanger go to support the client programs of Feed My People, one of the areas largest and longest serving Food Pantries and Help Centers in the St. Louis area, with more than 20 programs and $5 million in food assistance given out annually to over 48,000 clients. Multiple locations. For more information visit online at www.feed-my-people.org

Fair Trade & Artisan Gifts From Around the World
These cool socks from India are fairly traded AND they support an important cause, such as tree planting in Kenya or providing safe water through water.org. $14.95 each. These items and many more, including clothing, jewelry, toys and games, Christmas ornaments and nativities, musical instruments, and coffee and chocolate, all fairly traded, are available at one of our four Plowsharing stores, including the U. City Loop, Kirkwood, Town and Country, and our new pop-up store in the West County Center. Check us out at www.plowsharing.org

The Silver Lady
The Silver Lady began when Lori sold a ring off of her finger she had just purchased on a trip. She realized she had a talent for finding unique jewelry. The Silver Lady has grown from a spare bedroom, to a small kiosk, and now to three locations over the course of 30 years. Her husband, Jeff, joined her 10 years ago and became an Accredited Jewelry Professional and Graduate Gemologist. The Silver Lady and The Silver Dude make a great team together finding unique, original, and inspired silver jewelry from all over the world. Their well trained staff is eager to help find that special piece of jewelry for you! We are knowledgeable about gem stones, provide great customer service, and a fun experience. Come in to one of our three locations and see for yourself what makes The Silver Lady exceptional! www.thesilver-lady.com

Biomats/Portable Saunas
Biomats are Energy-enhancing and detoxing tools that reduce cortisol levels by 78% in 30 minutes,  boost immunity, and give you more energy. There are a Limited Number of  Financed Biomats & Saunas,  with FREE  SHIPPING &  NO  TAX, so call today.These  Warm & cozy gifts keep giving, year after year. Biomat and  Far Infrared Portable Saunas are $33 a month, 24 months interest free. We offer a 60-day Money-Back Satisfaction Guarantee, a 30-year warranty, and the Lowest price guarantee. (314)562-0844. clint@biomatmedical.com. www.BiomatHealthSolutions.com

Jellybean Handmade Machine Washable Rugs
Four Muddy Paws is your all-in-one healthy pet market. We’re passionate about the health and wellness of your dogs and cats featuring raw diet options, nutritional supplements, a self-service pet wash, professional grooming, cool pet gear, fresh baked treats and more. Plus we also have giftables for our pet-loving friends.Jellybean rugs are fun and practical. They’re handmade and machine washable just like your favorite pair of jeans. Plus they’re a rug for every home and personality. 21″ x 33″ $32.99. Rug assortment varies by store.  Four Muddy Paws has two locations. Lafayette Square – St Louis 1711 Park Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104 (314) 773 – 7297 and Edwardsville, Illinois 2127 S. SR 157 Edwardsville, IL 62025 (618) 692 – 4729

Hand-Etched Holiday Gifts
Scrimshaw from Stone Hollow Studio. Since 1979, Stone Hollow Studio has been known for unique and intricate original scrimshaw by Michelle “Mike” Ochonicky. From hand-etched bookmarks to picture frames, Mike puts a contemporary spin on an historic artform. Better yet, her “green” artwork uses recycled materials, including all packaging. Make Stone Hollow Studio scrimshaw part of your holiday traditions, too! Find great gift ideas, each handmade by one of Missouri’s best known artists, at www.StoneHollowStudio.com. Meet the artist at John Burroughs School’s Unique Boutique, Nov. 18-19.

Creativity for the Soul
Art for the Soul and Gardens For The Soul are my passions. When I’m not digging in a garden, I’m shaping clay into jewelry and pottery. I create art as a way of personal growth and teach others how to do the same in my workshops. I photograph mandala shapes of flowers for cards and fine art photos. My mandala coloring book, mandala flower photos, and ceramic jewelry & pottery are for sale at my Etsy Shop- CreativityForTheSoul (no spaces). Check my website for my Mandala and Sacred Circle of Creativity workshop dates. 314-504-4266. www.creativityforthesoul.com

Grow Create Inspire
Give the gift that keeps on giving this holiday season. Grow Create Inspire, written by St. Louis native Crystal Stevens, is a rallying cry, itself an inspiration urging all of us to help fill the vital need for growth — not only of food, but also in the hearts and the minds of individuals around the globe. Focusing on step-by-step approaches to accumulating skills toward self sufficiency, Grow Create Inspire is a comprehensive guide to creating a beautiful, regenerative, and deeply satisfying life, covering everything from basic and more advanced growing tips, preparing and preserving harvest, and generally greening those aspects of life which bring about happiness, including, food, art, music, beauty, and time in nature. Increasing individual happiness ultimately leads to creating positive changes in our families and communities, and empowering others to do the same. Together, we can grow, create, and inspire a new world of beauty and abundance, while helping ensure our descendants can do the same in a healthy, vibrant world. Purchase at www.growcreateinspire.com

Dierbergs Kitchen’s Complete Holiday Meals
Spend less time in the kitchen and more time with friends and family, with a little help from Dierbergs Kitchen. Dierbergs’ culinary professionals take pride in preparing the foods that you’ll be proud to serve your family and friends. That means we use only the freshest ingredients for the types of home-style recipes served on holiday tables for generations. All items are quality recipes, prepared fresh from scratch in Dierbergs’ own kitchen. Meals serve from four to eight and include your choice of entrée, three house-made sides and rolls. Order your meal today at Dierbergs.com.

Edg-Clif Winery Hollyberry Red Chambourcin
Something different for your holiday parties. Greet your guests with aromas of cinnamon, orange, cloves, honey and berries from the crock pot of warm spiced mulled wine to make them feel welcome! Hollyberry Red Chambourcin is a rich dark red wine, semi-sweet with the a distinct blackberry, dark cherry and ripe grape aroma and flavor. The recipe comes with each bottle. Edg-Clif Farms & Vineyard. www.edg-clif.com steffie@edg-clif.com.

Traveling Tea For The Holidays
Sharing Good Times ~ Sharing Good Tea©. Making the world safer for tea addicts, offering high quality loose-leaf tea. 90+ available teas and blends. 90% certified organic, or custom blends from organic ingredients. NEW this year: • Bulk tea pricing, when you bring your own container • Farmer Direct teas (with harvest season info). Purchase as little as 1 cup worth (travel size) or 1 ounce (7-20 cups depending on the tea). Save money and purchase 2oz, 4oz, 8oz or more. New to loose-leaf tea?  Personal service, guidance and advice. Freshly brewed tea – cups “to-go” (including creamy chai or matcha lattes). Freshly brewed tea for events. Gift Certificates, too! 2707 Sutton Blvd, Maplewood 63143. 314-647-8832. www.travelingtea.com

Sacred Frankincense
Available for a limited time: high elevation sacred frankincense. This very special oil has the highest terpene content of all the essential oils offered at Be Young Essential Oils, and the boswellic acid is the highest and purest available. Research on the boswellic acid has proven to be very promising in the field of medicine and preventative health; showing potential benefits that include the use with cancer, autoimmune disease, inflammation, and arthritis, along with significantly reducing the amount of time to recover from viral and bacterial infections. Please Note: This oil is typically reserved for kings. It has proven to be very difficult to secure this oil, and we have no guarantee of a return order now. Visit online at www.byoils.com, Donna Langenbacher,  314-420-0564.