This holiday season isn't much unlike last year's: a little bit of scrambling, a lot of gifts to give. We understand that the inspiration doesn't flow freely. (What does your too-cool preteen niece want? What about your sister's new boyfriend; he's into hot sauce, right?) Well, let us gift-guide the way...

In This Feature:

11 Holiday Markets You Need to Check Out

It's time to knock out those lists...one local market at a time.

12/07/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Dressed to Thrill: 6 Gifts for the Sartorial Seattleite

From vintage frames to vegan flats to goose-down jackets, here are some of our favorite wearable gifts this season.

12/11/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Give the Gift of Eating: 5 Things for Food Lovers

Give them a fish, they'll eat for a day; give them a Pacific Northwest–made cast-iron pan, they'll eat as long as they keep up that patina.

12/17/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

5 Books for the Bibliophile in Your Life

Because there's nothing like physically turning the pages of a real book to find out what happens next.

12/13/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

5 Home Goods for the Pacific Northwest Abode

From ceramic wares to walnut oak furniture, here's a few ideas for the person whose style is local through and through.

12/10/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

9 Pacific Northwest Cookbooks for Food-Loving Friends

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all people love food and, by extension, cookbooks. Bequeath the gift of good eats this season.

12/03/2018 By Jaime Archer

5 Ways to Give the Gift of Self-Care

For the person whose wish list primarily consists of lotions, potions, and locally jarred creams.

12/06/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

5 Bags and Bling for the Accessory-Obsessed

Purses: the ever-dependable gift—where else will we store our righteous indignation and movie snacks?

12/03/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik