Fan Favorite Made-in-America Gifts
My Life Story So Far
$32 from Uncommon Goods
One of the most popular purchases among Cheapism readers is this cloth-bound journal. It includes nine sections of prompts that help the recipient capture their memories on paper for posterity.
The Original Stormy Kromer Hat
Lined with cotton flannel, this Michigan-made hat comes in more than a dozen colors and six sizes to ensure a snug fit. The integrated ear flap can be raised and lowered for added warmth.
Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
Bird lovers appreciate this Rhode Island-made bird-feeder adapter, which turns any 2-liter bottle into your feathered friends' new favorite hangout. The zinc adapter comes with a wire handle so that the feeder can be hung.
City Tote Bags
Celebrate the urban life with one of these canvas tote bags, which are designed by Brooklyn-based artist Claudia Pearson and manufactured in Michigan. Choose from more than a dozen designs, including Miami, Nashville, and New Orleans.
Made in West Bend, Wisconsin, 360 Cookware was founded and is still run by a Vietnam vet who worked for decades at what was the West Bend Cookware company. The company produces fry pans, saucepans, stockpots, slow cookers, sauté pans, and bakeware.
$16 and up from Uncommon Goods
It's only fitting that this glass featuring the script from the Constitution is made in Pennsylvania. Matching Declaration of Independence glasses from Boston-founded brand Well Told are also available to stock your bar.
Lake Topography Art
$119 and up at Uncommon Goods
Laser-cut, assembled, and framed in Michigan, these wood topographical maps would make a great gift idea for anyone who loves being near or out on the water. More than 4,000 lakes and coastal regions are available, and some maps show up to eight layers of depth and detail.
Kitchen Herb Wreath
Authenticity 50 Essential Cotton Towels
$19 and up from Authenticity 50
Made from California-grown Supima cotton, Authenticity 50's plush bath towels are stitched in the USA. Measuring 62 inches by 30 inches, the bath sheet is also larger than those of other brands.
Vermont Teddy Bears
As the name suggests, Vermont Teddy Bear makes all its stuffed animals in Vermont. It churns out nearly a half-million teddy bears each year, making it one of the largest makers of this iconic childhood toy. The stuffed ursine friends are made with recycled cotton and guaranteed for life.
Mouth Bloody Mary Cocktail Kit
Polarmax Men's Double Layer Crewneck
Polarmax's manufacturing and shipping activities take place within a 30-mile radius of its headquarters in West End and Candor, North Carolina. This mid-weight, double black base-layered tee comes in five sizes.
Jelly Belly 40-Flavor Gift Box
Satisfy someone's holiday sweet tooth with this 40-flavor Jelly Belly gift box, featuring flavors as diverse as buttered popcorn, Dr. Pepper, and toasted marshmallow. California-made Jelly Belly jelly beans are gluten-free, peanut-free, dairy-free, fat-free, and Kosher, too.
KeySmart CleanKey Hand Tool
Wood and Steel Flask
K'NEX Imagine Power and Play Motorized Building Set
Lincoln Logs 100th Anniversary Tin
A throwback to a time of simpler toys, this low-tech retro classic is still made in the USA. The 100th anniversary tin comes with more than 150 pieces crafted from maple, including parts for walls, roofs, chimneys, porches, fences, and figurines.
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It takes a particular love of the written word to wear the text of "Pride and Prejudice," "Sense and Sensibility," "Jane Eyre," or "Alice in Wonderland" around your neck. But these scarves, created by Tori Tissell of Storiarts, speak volumes about the emotional and intellectual attachment to those books. Made of 100% cotton.
Pendleton National Parks Blanket
Made in the USA of 100% wool, these blankets are available in twin, full, and queen sizes, or as a throw, and each comes with a commemorative label honoring one of nine national parks, including Yellowstone and Acadia.
The American-made Leatherman Wingman is hailed as one of the best multi-tools out there. This version contains 14 tools, including pliers, wire cutters, a knife, a bottle and can opener, a file, a screwdriver, and more. You can even have it personalized.
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All-Clad Stainless Steel 10-Piece Set
Made with American steel in Pennsylvania, this stick-resistant stainless steel ten-piece set features tri-ply construction and contoured handles. The set is dishwasher- and oven-safe and can be used on induction cooktops.
Cabin Wool Throw
Faribault has been making wool products in Faribault, Minnesota, since 1865. This soft, 100% Merino wool throw makes a pleasant shield against the elements on a biting winter night. Available in three colors.
Allen Edmonds Boots & Shoes
Many of Allen Edmonds' classic, high-end men's shoes and boots are still handcrafted in Wisconsin, where the company set up shop in 1922. Be sure to look for discounts that will help bring down the high prices — we saw some pairs for close to half off.
Go Forth Goods Jane Leather Cross Body Bag
'Shoot Me Straight' Cobalt Creek Rug
$125 from Cobalt Creek Rugs
Cobalt Creek makes rugs using premium nylon to create designs that look modern while harkening back to frontier history with Native American-inspired patterns and forest scenery. This particular style comes in six sizes.
Original Metal Slinky
Burt's Bees Essential Gift Set
Mini Maglite Pro
One of the best-known flashlight manufacturers, Maglite makes its entire product line in the USA. The 272-lumen Mini Maglite Pro, crafted from diamond-knurled aluminum, is a great stocking stuffer for anyone who needs a reliable flashlight to stash in a kitchen drawer or glovebox.
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Darn Tough Hiker 1/4 Cushion Sock
The value of a stellar pair of socks cannot be overstated for dedicated hikers and backpackers. These from Darn Tough feature a breathable side vent, fine-gauge knit, and seamless technology that means no bunching or slipping.
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