Treats, collars and other items for your furry friend.
Sparkly bracelets and luminescent earrings are perfect stocking stuffers.
Games and plush toys for those cute little tykes in your life.
We promise you've never seen presents like these unusual show stoppers.
Cheese! Cabbage! Beef! Our list is a foodie's delight.
Surprise a special someone with a present that's kind to the Earth.
Need a glamorous gift? We've got soaps, creams, lotions and potions.
Check out these useful items that make life a little easier.
From shoes to tops, we've got gift ideas for your special clotheshorse.
Whether you fish or run, we've got items that combine function and fun.
Indie Merchant Gift Guide
We pored over hundreds of submissions from independent merchants and chose these items for their uniqueness, value and function -- plus we liked the story behind them.
Here are our top picks in 10 categories: pets, jewelry, kids, quirky, food, eco-friendly, beauty, practical, apparel and sports. All items are priced under $50. Enjoy!
See Our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide on MSNBC's 'Your Business'
Speak with feeling rather than figures.