In a perfect world, all of our wardrobes, drawers, and pantries would be stocked with only artisan-made goods traced to local boutiques and feel-good vendors, thus boosting our regional economy and supporting the small timers.
But let’s be real, shopping locally isn't always as convenient as, say, loading up a cart's worth of whatnots online and keying in a credit card number—all from the comfort of your couch.
Which is why we're stoked on our partnership with MakrBox for a special-edition holiday-season subscription box (seen in the December Seattle Met gift guide). The Seattle-based company sources cool artisan items from around the Pacific Northwest, then boxes up a monthly selection to send out to subscribers worldwide.
The Seattle Met box includes some of our favorite campfire-themed items, like a delicious small-batch S'mores Kit from Hot Cakes and a Smoke Bitters from E. Smith Mercantile. You’ll also find folding tongs crafted from reclaimed hardwood by Geoffrey Fisher of Ferndale (made exclusively for Makrbox). And to really bring it home: a cedar-scented candle from Fremont Candle Co.
Snag the box for yourself or share a piece of Seattle with anyone on your gift list for $99 and the click of a button.