Best places to shop for gifts in Manhattan, Kansas:
1419 Mercantile is located on the Westside of Manhattan, KS. The Mercantile offers a variety of housewares, candles, floral arrangements, art, and holiday decor.
The Winged Lion is a lifestyle store! Whether you are looking for a housewarming present or a "just because" gift, this is a great place to check out!
ACME Gift provides our area with some of the most unusual gifts that you never know you needed to give to people and also keep for yourself!
ACME LOCAL is perfect if you are looking to show your Midwest pride or send grab a memento of your time in "The Little Apple!"
FURNISH offers customers a variety of home furnishings and decorative items to add a little variety to your home.
Gatherings At 3 Thirteen has some really fun products that range from soaps, rustic home furnishings, amazing candles, and of course, the "Manhappiness" pillow. I think EVERY home needs one of those!
Food Products (Some local shops & brands you can find online.)
The Winged Lion has Drink and food Mixes, Salts, Seasoning, Aged Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oils, and so much more! If you are a fan of Under the Tuscan Sun or know someone who is, make sure to grab a bottle of the Bramasole Olive Oil in the store, yes it is THAT Bramasole!!
Travel Backpack- Tumi is my favorite! Tumi has so many styles and colors to choose from, plus mine has a cell phone pocket and for security, a zipper pocket with RFID protection. Check out their website or benefit from resale sites like Poshmark and The RealReal for a deal!
Packing Cubes- I seriously think they are space savers. I have a couple of sets but prefer the ones with compression to take up even less space in your luggage.
Liquids Bag- This bag is perfect for security checkpoints & is also approved by TSA!
DripDrop and LMNT-Sometimes it is hard to stay hydrated while traveling. I have tried several hydration products and found that I liked these the best for two reasons. First, they mix well and second, the flavors since if it doesn't taste good, I am not going to drink it!
Clothing- I love Athleta, I am ALL about #POWERofShe. Locally, Old Navy and of course Target has great options. Pro-Tip, Resale sites are perfect for finding workout gear so remember to check out sites like Poshmark! My latest obsession, Sweaty Betty!
Paint Markers-What don't I use these on? I love that depending on the contents I can choose a color easily seen. The best part, it almost always washes off in the dishwasher. For containers that store my flours or sugars, items that last longer, occasionally I have to use a little bit of Goo Gone to get the final bit off. No biggie!
Another first for me out of grandma's recipe box, Gingerbread! In my mind, this was going to be Gingerbread cookies, and no, I am not kidding. I looked fast, what can I say! Since I started this project, it has continually surprised me how many recipes don't remember right away. Then I bake them, and […]
The Day After Day mural was completed in October 2023. The muralist used spray paint to complete this massive mural in Downtown Manhattan, KS! This mural is located on the North side of CGN Advisors building in Downtown Manhattan, KS. Completed in October 2023 by Joseph Renda Jr. this mural is named, Day After Day. […]
The Cookie Carousel at St. Thomas More Church in Manhattan, KS will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023. It's BACK!!!! One of my favorite days of the year, the Cookie Carousel at St. Thomas More Church in Manhattan, Ks will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2th, 2023! In the last couple of days, 1000s […]