With holiday gift giving season in full swing right now, many people are scrambling to find that one-of-a-kind unique gift for everyone on their gift list. Look no further than downtown Milford for your gift giving needs. The downtown area offers a wide range of fun, original gifts for everyone on your list.
Of course, during the holiday season, everyone enjoys those special treats, looking toward the New Year to start that diet. Dolce Bakery and Coffee Shop creates delicious, fresh baked snacks that will disappear from your holiday table. For the holiday season, they are offering George’s famous cheesecake, decorated for Christmas and the Dolce Yule Log. Of course, they always have their beautifully decorated cupcakes and muffins available. While you are shopping, stop in and enjoy a candy cane latte. Dolce also offers bags of coffee, travel mugs and gift certificates for your gift giving needs.
Blooming Boutique offers many interesting and unique gift items. They have handbags, shows, clothing, jewelry and more, including Troll Beads and a wide variety of Switch Flops. Choose from home décor items, fun, insulated mugs or scarves that your gift recipients will love. They even have their own clothing line, made in the USA, in sizes that range from extra small to 3X.
Art is the perfect gift for any occasion, and the Mispillion Art League offers an ever-changing supply of original works of art, all created by local artisans. The gallery, located in the historic Humes Hardware Building in downtown Milford, displays everything from oil paintings to watercolors to wood carvings, all handmade. Interestingly, a study conducted by University College of London found that viewing art triggers pleasure responses in the brain. Everyone enjoys a night out on the town, so why not consider purchasing advance tickets to a show at Second Street Players? The theater group will present “Inherit the Wind” in February and “Peter Pan” in March. You could include a gift certificate to one of the many fine restaurants in Milford to accompany the tickets, so that your friend or family member could enjoy dinner before the show. Georgia House, Park Place, Abbott’s Grill and Arena’s all offer excellent food in a variety of atmospheres.
Do you have a history lover on your gift list? The Milford Museum is the perfect place to go to find something for them. Take a stroll throughout the building, which used to house the United States Post Office in Milford, learning more about Milford history. The museum also sells books and DVDs related to Milford history that will capture the attention of your history lover.
Let’s face it, right after the holidays, everyone decides it is time to get healthy, lose weight and become more active. Why not help those on your list get a head start on those New Year’s Resolutions this Year. Good News Natural Foods, located at 1 North Walnut Street, offers supplements and natural foods designed to help people live a long and happy life. In fact, Marcia Collins, one of the partners in the company credits natural and organic supplements with aiding her in recovering from breast cancer in 1996. Stop in and try samples of different foods, organic teas and coffee samples offered daily as you shop.
No matter who is on your gift list this season, you can find something to please them in downtown Milford. They can even help you find those last minute gifts for those hard-to-buy-for friends and family members.