Updated: Dec 8, 2021
*Not Soap Radio Gift Set: $19.95-23.95
When in doubt, a gift set is always a safe go-to but don’t just settle for a drug store cop-out! Show that you put some thought into it by wrapping up one of Not Soap Radio’s spunky novelty sets this holiday season! Each collection comes with its own unique scents and sayings such as their “Do Over” bundle equipped with three matching sets of shower gel and hand lotion for the busy body in desperate need of a spa day. Shopping for a special someone? The “So Long to Going Solo” set comes with 1.25 oz. travel sized bubbles and lotions including “The stuff that Cupid dips his arrows in,” all sealed up in a zip vinyl pouch with a kiss a la their chocolate lip balm. Need an all-in-one option? Check out their “Everything but the Robe” set which comes stacked with a body wash, lotion, shampoo, conditioner, soap, and even a 1 oz. facial bar to cover all your bases. Pick up any of these bundles at the Otter & Oak and keep tabs on their website for any upcoming holiday collections!
*Whiskey River Soaps: $8.99-9.95
Need the perfect stocking stuffer for the practical joker in your life or having trouble breaking the ice with a colleague you’d like to buy for but don’t want it to seem weird? Provided they have a sense of humor, let Whiskey River Soaps do all the talking! Pay it forward after those many months of virtual learning by gifting your child’s educators a “Soap for Teachers” so they can spend their Winter breaks smelling like “Grading Papers.” Take a jab at your old man with a “Soap for Dad Jokes,” which begs the question, “Why do the jokes always happen in the car?” Hey, at least it’s not talk radio! Show some love for the middle child with a “Soap for Gen X,” which “Smells like Teen Spirit” with hints of Saturday morning cartoons. There are countless examples of niche soaps for every “Karen,” “Introvert,” or the “Messy People” in your circle available at the Otter & Oak. If you want to stay away from soaps, Whiskey River’s online store sells everything from gag gifts like “Personal Space Rulers” and “Emergency Ambiance Candles,” to astrology obsessed products for that special Capricorn who thinks they’re “The boss of everyone!”
*Ovalware Cold Brew Maker $39.95
If you’re looking to buy something a bit more practical, who couldn’t use a new inventive way to brew their morning coffee? With Ovalware’s RJ3 Cold Brew Maker, you can give the gift of ditching the drive-thru line all together with their chic, two step brewing method to turn your wannabe barista into a fully certified coffee snob! Designed to fit easily into any fridge, just fill with water, ice, and joe to the desired strength ratio for instant results! Uncover one of the best kept secrets in the artisan coffee community by ordering from Otter’s online store for an equally convenient in-store pick up!
*Hideaway Collapsible Bottle: $24.95-29.95
Backseats, dish strainers, gym bags, nowhere is safe from the constant clutter of reusable water bottles! How has something meant to save our landfills from filling up with plastic instead taken up all of our own personal space? Well because you’ve been doing it all wrong! Hideaway’s introduced a new line of collapsible bottles that are not only very eco-friendly but extremely space saving as well. Available in 17 or 25 ounces in a variety of colors, come by the Otter & Oak to do some one stop shopping for anyone left on your list that could use a motivator to cut out their plastic footprint and stay hydrated!
Party Games: $14.99-49.95
How about a gift you can also enjoy? Be the talk of your holiday mixer when everyone wants to bust open the eggnog and play a silly round of Exploding Kittens, Sushi Go, or everyone’s guilty pleasure Cards Against Humanity! Get outside and play ENO's Trail Flyer. The more the merrier as these games are best suited for a game of four or more ! So unplug and enjoy each other's company this holiday season.
Tech Candy Tripod: $34.95
This portable, lightweight tripod is perfect for Zoom meetings and hands-free calls. So you can talk to grandmom while she's making Christmas cookies or multitask during video calls. The phone clamp is expandable to fit larger phones and pivots for the best angle.