You deserve an easy button.

The first week of December has already flown right on by. This season is joyous, but it can also be a lot. And let's face it—we could all use an easy button during this season of hustle and bustle.

Don't worry—I've done the hard work for you!

Below, you'll find ten unexpected gift guides. And the best part? Every item in this curated list is from an impact-driven small business.

10 (unexpected) Gift Guides


1) The person who doesn't need more "stuff"

Think items they can use, refill, and consume. Multipurpose gifts or experiences are a plus for this person. This person is practical, and we're here for it!

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2) The teacher, mentor, or coach

These gifts can get tricky—you want to show appreciation for their tremendous impact while getting them something they'll actually enjoy and use. I've got you covered.

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3) Your work bestie

You see them almost every day the good days and the bad ones. They bring levity to even the roughest of days. Here are some ideas to show them just how much they mean to you.

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4) The baker or home chef

Food creates community for this person. I have curated a list of gifts to help enhance and share what they love.

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5) The host 

They open their homes to us during the busiest time of year, and they make it look easy. Here are some ideas to surprise them and show your appreciation.

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6) The tired (fill in the blank)

Tired mom? Student? Human? This could be so many of us. Here are some ideas for the person who needs a little TLC.

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7) Gifts for the guys

Practical and useful is the name of the game with this guide. Don't worry, they are still 100% gift-worthy items.

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8) Gifts for kids

I have curated a list of unexpected gifts to delight the little ones in your life.

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9) Stocking Stuffers

Ok, stocking stuffers are my absolute favorite. They're festive, and the possibilities are endless. Try choosing a theme, or put together an assortment of your loved one's favorite things.

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10) Gifts under $20

Gift shopping on a budget? SAME. Have no fear—I have you covered. The best part? You can mix and match many of these items while still keeping the budget under $20.

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December 08, 2023 — Sara Jamison

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Hi, I'm Sara!

If you are new around these parts, let me first say welcome! I am so happy you are here. Secondly, you may be wondering who exactly is Terra Shepherd. Terra Shepherd is actually not a person - it is a business name, a place, a way of thinking, and a community.

It is my goal to connect you with your clothing on a deeper level than you likely ever have by telling the stories of the makers, fabrics, production practices, and brands I have selected to carry in the store. I hope to help you realize the incredible value of investing in garments you truly love and are excited to cherish for years to come.

This space is intended to be one in which we learn and grow together. I welcome and encourage your feedback - it will serve as my guide with this journal.

Welcome to Terra Shepherd friends.