Mount Pleasant Magazine Nov/Dec 2023

65 | | Finding the perfect Yankee Swap or White Elephant gift can leave you scratching your head. Do you pick something funny or practical? Something cute or elegant? Hopefully this quick gift guide will give you a few good ideas. • The Real Housewives of Mount Pleasant Tumbler (The Happy Southerner for $35): This gift is sure to hit someone’s dream of being on reality television. Fake it until you make it! • Handmade Pewter Oyster Bottle Stopper, Pineapple Bottle Stopper, Heron Bottle Stopper or Fish Bottle Stopper (Laurel & Lawton): These stoppers are the perfect mix between Charleston style and practical use. Created with traditional methods of pewter smithing and with high-quality, lead-free metal, they are sure to be a crowd favorite. • Bicycle Pizza Cutter (Imagine Home for $21.99): Created by metalworkers in India, this stainless steel pizza cutter is the perfect gift for foodies and cyclists alike! • Car wash gift card (White Horse Car Wash): Everyone needs a car wash when the seasonal pollen comes around. Made with essential oils. With fun packaging, these make great gifts for any parents in your group. • Done Parenting Today Shower Steamers (Nellie & Lo for $25): Set of 8 aromatherapy shower steamers made with essential oils. With fun packaging, these make great gifts for all the parents in your group. • Cupcake Ice Cream Soap (Imagine Home for $16): This soap looks (and smells!) delicious enough to eat! Handmade in Brooklyn, this cupcake inspired soap is made with nourishing oils to cleanse and condition your skin. • Taylor Swift Prayer Candle (The Happy Southerner for $22): Calling all Swifties! This candle is the perfect nod to the Swift Era and friendship bracelet craze. With its dazzling colors, it is sure to be a most stolen gift. • Lizard Thicket gift card (Lizard Thicket): Everyone loves to be able to take a night off from cooking. Give them the gift of time and delicious food! • Celebration earrings (Shanty Shoppe for $30): These adorable earrings are fun and unique. They are sure to be a crowd pleaser for anyone who loves eclectic fashion and a good time. • Jack Black Turbo Wash Energizing Cleanser for Hair & Body (Barrelli Barber): A dual-purpose, sulfatefree body and hair cleanser that washes away dirt and sweat without over drying, leaving the entire body feeling revitalized for peak performance. • Tea Light Oyster Candles (Oyster Candle Company): Three packs of beautiful oyster candles are sure to be a crowd favorite. Whether you are looking to make a statement or find something that everyone can use, these items listed are sure to be crowd pleasers. Stop by any of the stores listed for more ideas for your holiday shopping needs. They are happy to provide more suggestions to fit every personality and party crowd. Happy swapping and hope you end up with something you want! BY CARI LAWSON Yankee Swap & White Elephant Guide to fun, functional and funny gifts arts & entertainment