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We’ve laced up the running shoes we bought at West Seattle Runner, and are ready to take care of some “just-in-time” holiday shopping! Despite visiting more small businesses than can be counted on your fingers and toes, are you’re struggling with an elusive gift or two?

Here are some suggestions that make it easy for you to #SpendLikeItMatters as you Carpe Christmas Eve!

Chocolopolis — What better way to let someone know that they made the “nice” list than via thoughtfully curated craft chocolate treats? Stop by the Interbay shop by 4 PM. #womanowned

Clover Toys — Toys, and puppets, and adorable children’s clothes, oh my! Open in Ballard until 3 PM. #womanowned

Constellation & Co. — A thoughtful or cheeky card is an easy place to start. Stop by the Interbay shop for cards and gifts by 3 PM. #womanowned

Coyles Bakeshop — For those craving pastry deliciousness in Greenwood, open until 2 PM. #womanowned

flora and henri — A one stop shop in Pioneer Square for thoughtfully curated gifts for women, children and the home. Stop in and pick up gorgeous gifts by 5 PM. #womanowned

Fuel Coffee — Fuel up on coffee or stocking-friendly gift cards at locations in Montlake, Wallingford, and Capitol Hill, open until 4 PM. #lgbtqowned #womanowned

Hello Robin — If you ran out of time to bake cookies for Santa, the shop on Capitol Hill is open until 3 PM. #womanowned

Lika Love — Still looking for something to wear to dinner this evening? The flagship store in West Seattle is open until 2 PM. #minorityowned #womanowned

Makeda & Mingus — Grab a beverage and a bite at the cafe in Greenwood, open until 2 PM. #minorityowned #womanowned

Marination Ma Kai — Everyday aloha fusion eats are available at the West Seattle eatery until 3 PM. #lgbtqowned #womanowned

Seattle Cookie Counter — Stop by the Phinney Ridge shop to stock up on treats for vegan Santas, open until 6 PM. #familyowned #womanowned

Stoup — Treat yourself to a pint once you’ve wrapped up your shopping at the brewery in Ballard, open until 4 PM. #familyowned #lgbtqowned #womanowned

SugarPill — Stocking stuffers abound at the Capitol Hill apothecary and gift shop, open until 4 PM. #lgbtqowned #womanowned

Velouria — Stop by the Pioneer Square boutique and find a fabulous last-minute gift, dress or stocking stuffer by 4 PM. #minorityowned #womanowned

Walnut Street Coffee — Stop in for a warm cuppa in Edmonds, open until 4 PM. #familyowned #womanowned

Zinc Art + Object — Shop for beautiful art and accessories at the shop in Edmonds, open until 2 PM. #womanowned


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Intentionalist is your local guide to diverse small businesses and the people behind them. We believe that where you spend your money matters, and we’re sure glad you do too. Whether you identify as a localist, activist, or just a good neighbor, we make it easy for you to learn about and support local businesses and the diverse people who own and operate them. 

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