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Local Holiday Gift Guide - Support Anne Arundel County Small Businesses

By Katy Agro Myers

The festive season is on the horizon, and at Arundel Kids, we're gearing up for a sensational shopping experience! In the midst of chatter about shipping delays, the time has come to champion local and stand in solidarity with our Anne Arundel County Small Businesses. Brace yourself for an enchanting showcase of extraordinary local businesses and their holiday treasures!

🌟 Discover Unique Gems: This year, we're ecstatic to unveil a curated collection of remarkable and one-of-a-kind gifts from our local community. Each purchase not only brings joy to the recipient but also nurtures the dream of a neighbor. 🛍️ Why Shop Small?

  • Personal Touch: Experience the magic of handcrafted and carefully selected items.

  • Community Spirit: Your support ripples through the local community, fostering dreams and aspirations.

Let's make this holiday season truly special! Explore our handpicked selection and embrace the joy of supporting local businesses. Because when you shop small, you're not just making a purchase; you're investing in the dreams of our neighbors.

Some of these fabulous local businesses are offering fantastic specials for YOU, our Arundel Kids followers! Click the images below to find out more about each business and be sure to tell them we sent you!

Skip the Stuff - Give Experience Gifts!

For Kids:

🎁✨ Unwrap the gift of music joy this season with Naptown Sings…and Plays! 🎶 Treat your loved ones to Winter Glee Musikgarten and Music Immersion classes—filled with festive tunes and creative magic. Can't decide? Opt for our versatile gift cards, perfect for lessons or classes of choice. Our mission is simple: making music fun and inspiring for all ages and backgrounds. Nestled in the heart of Annapolis, we're more than a music school; we're a community staple, enriching lives through the power of music. Join us in preserving Annapolis' musical legacy—one note at a time. Give the extraordinary gift of melody and meaning! Click here to give the gift of music today! Take $10 off any registration using the code HOLIDAY23.


Snowflakes and Masterpieces: Embrace the Magic of Winter in our Creative Classes! This holiday season, dive into a world of creativity with Maryland Hall! ❄️🖌️ Unleash your artistic spirit in our Snowflakes and Masterpieces winter classes, spanning painting, drawing, dance, music, and more. Our passionate instructors nurture your skills and explore new techniques, fostering a journey of self-expression and artistic growth.

Discover our NEW winter classes featuring a vibrant mix of arts education for all ages: Woodturning, Tap Dance, Watercolor and Oil Painting, Knitting, Metals/Jewelry, and MORE! Excitingly, we unveil the BRAND NEW Media Arts Hub, offering photography, filmmaking, and digital illustration classes. From Designing Your Brand to Vector Portraiture 101, there's something for everyone!

Explore the magic of winter creativity at Maryland Hall – where artistic possibilities come to life! ❄️🎭✨ #HolidayArtistry #MarylandHallMagic #WinterCreativity

For more about our Media Art Hub, visit: or email Media Arts Manager, Imani Washington:


🎉✨ Step into the whimsical world of SQRRL, a joyful, interactive dance party filled with laughter and uplifting messages for kids! 🐿️ Led by the lively Doug Segree, meet the delightful SQRRL cast, featuring characters like Daisy SQRRL, Aunt Vickie, Taco Charley, and more! 🌟 Join the SQRRL! Holiday extravaganza for a festive celebration that promises fun and laughter with friends and family. 🎁🎶 Embrace the magic of the season with a show that's not just entertaining but also spreads joy and positive vibes! Get your tickets HERE.🌈🎄 #SQRRLHolidayFun #JoyfulCelebration #KidsHolidayShow


🎁 Unwrap the joy of reading with award-winning children's author Cindy Freland, known for captivating tales of the Chesapeake Bay. Spark your child's curiosity and explore the wonders of this unique ecosystem through her delightful books. 📚🌊 #ChesapeakeAdventures #CindyFrelandBooks #HolidayReading


🎨 Discover the perfect holiday gift at Pic-N-Paint Pottery! 🎁 This contemporary "paint your own pottery studio" in Pasadena, MD, on Mountain Road, offers a creative escape for all ages. Choose from a variety of pottery pieces and create personalized, memorable gifts for your loved ones. 🌟🖌️ #HolidayPotteryFun


Family Experience Gifts

Dive into the holiday spirit with the perfect gift for soccer enthusiasts – Season Tickets to the Annapolis Blues! Immerse yourself in the excitement and fun of supporting your hometown team as they play in the family-friendly atmosphere of the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium. This holiday season, give the gift of memorable experiences for the whole family with tickets to the Annapolis Blues games. Make lasting memories and cheer for your team together. Secure your tickets today and make this holiday season a goal-worthy celebration! Get your tickets today!


Discover the perfect holiday gift for a wide range of occasions at Chill Axes™! Whether you're seeking a fun family activity, quality time with friends, a unique date night, or planning a group event, indoor recreational axe throwing is an activity everyone will love. At Chill Axes™, you're not just throwing axes at our super-cool projected target and other games – you're also invited to relax and unwind. With ample comfortable seating for you and your friends, plus a bar serving refreshing drinks, every moment of your axe throwing experience is crafted for enjoyment. Come chill and axe with us this holiday season!


For Parents and Other Family Members

Revitalize on the go with our mobile IV services! We bring wellness to your doorstep, offering a range of tailored IV therapies designed to reinvigorate your body and mind. Whether it's boosting energy, enhancing immunity, aiding recovery, or combating dehydration, our licensed professionals deliver personalized treatments at your convenience. Our mobile units prioritize safety, using premium supplies in a relaxing, sterile environment. From customized vitamin cocktails to hydration solutions, experience the ultimate in wellness with our hassle-free, on-the-move IV therapy. Elevate your well-being and embrace vitality wherever you are. Book a session today and embark on a journey to rejuvenation.

Call or Text us at 301-532-9677 Email us at


🎁 Elevate your style this holiday season with Quaintrelle Boutique—Your Favorite Destination for Everyday Fashion! 🌟 Discover fashion-forward styles and trendy outfits tailored for every occasion. From casual chic to statement pieces, we've got your wardrobe covered. Thank you for choosing to shop small; we're delighted to have you here! Shop Quaintrell Boutique today. 👗✨ #QuaintrelleStyle #HolidayFashion #ShopSmall


🎁 This holiday season, give the gift of a transformative journey to well-being with the gift of Functional Nutrition! 🌿🍏 Move beyond symptom management and delve into a personalized approach that centers on YOU, not just a diagnosis. Embrace the belief that food is medicine, advocating for personalized diets and recognizing lifestyle choices as pivotal determinants of health. Renaut Functional Nutrition empowers you to support your body's innate healing capacity rather than merely addressing surface issues. Join our New Year Metabolic Reset beginning January 4th! Or save time with our Seasonal Eats Meal Plan. Want to learn how to boost your childrens' immunity naturally? Take our Immune Support Class. ✨🎄 #FunctionalNutrition #GiftOfWellness #HolisticHealthJourney


🎁 Give the gift of transformation this holiday season with Reiki! 🌟✨ My Reiki clients have experienced profound changes, transitioning from anxious and stressed to relaxed and regulated, from lethargic and fatigued to energized and vibrant. They've found relief from skin conditions and embraced newfound confidence, while challenging heart issues miraculously improved. Witness the power of Reiki as it guides individuals from a state of depression to a place of inspiration and excitement about the future. Wrap up the gift of holistic well-being and help your loved ones embark on a journey of inner balance and vitality. Book Your Reiki with Robin Session today! 🌈💖 #ReikiTransformation #HolidayWellness #GiftOfHealing Holiday Special 20% off if booked before December 31. 2023. A great gift for that special friend or family member who needs some self-care this holiday season!


🎁 Meet Autum Campbell, a proud wife and mom of two, and the creative force behind Meals by Mama. Elevate your holiday season with our specialized meal planning service—focused solely on planning, leaving the shopping and cooking to you. Enjoy a personalized weekly menu crafted for your family's needs, complete with a convenient shopping list and easy-to-follow recipes. With Meals by Mama, let the joy of the holidays extend to stress-free meal planning. Order now and savor the season with delicious, hassle-free meals tailored just for you! 🍽️✨ #MealsByMama #HolidayFeast #StressFreeCooking


From composting to DIYs, the team of Refill Goodness has incorporated family recipes, tips and tricks into the business you see today. Refilling and making sustainable swaps with Refill Goodness takes the guesswork out of plastic-free living and insures you will be happy with every product purchased. From Un-Paper Towels made right in Annapolis to Shampoo and Conditioner Bars from Baltimore, we have the perfect stocking stuffers and self care sets for you to choose from. We look forward to sharing all the goodness with you this holiday season. Shop with us online at or in store at 460 Main Street, Suite 108 Stevensville, MD 21666. In DTA? Pop into our Maryland Ave location tucked inside RASA Juice Shop. Email or text 303-870-7013 with questions or to request a delivery. Use promo code Kids10 and enjoy 10% off their online order.

Unlock the gift of wellness this holiday season with Essence of Wellness, Inc., an acupuncture practice passionately operated by Theresa Deramo. Offering a holistic approach, Theresa caters to both individuals and their furry companions, providing acupuncture services for children and adults to address a range of physical, mental, and emotional concerns. Through acupuncture, essential oils, cupping, and gua sha, she empowers clients to optimize their inherent ability to maintain good health.

Beyond acupuncture, Essence of Wellness boasts a salt room and a rejuvenating Migun Bed. The salt room not only promotes relaxation but also aids in addressing various upper respiratory issues, allergies, asthma, and skin conditions. The Migun Bed, equipped with far infrared heat, offers a soothing massage, stretches, and targets acupressure points. As you immerse yourself in the essence of wellness, take a moment to unwind with a cup of tea. Feel free to connect with other renters who offer services in the healing arts, creating a tranquil and supportive environment for your well-being journey. This holiday season, give the gift of rejuvenation and self-care with Essence of Wellness.

2705 Mountain Road

Pasadena, MD 21122


Thank You Annapolis Blues FC for sponsoring this Local Holiday Gift Guide!

Now get out there and support these local businesses! And be sure to tell them Arundel Kids sent you! Happy Shopping!

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