These are a few unique gift ideas that support local while celebrating the people in your life from afar during a pandemic.

The novel coronavirus has limited our party interactions this year, including holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, basically any get-togethers.

Despite our restricted interactions, forgoing dinner parties, or a night out with family and friends, there are still ways to surprise and celebrate your loved ones with these unique gift ideas in the age of COVID-19.

Celebrate your loved ones this year with any of these fun, impressive, and delicious gifts; made by talented local entrepreneurs.

Charcuterie In A Box


One of my best friends surprised me with a Sweet Bee Honeycomb charcuterie board box for my birthday this year. My gift box came filled with brie, crackers, spreads, nuts, fruits, and so much more. This is one impressive gift box that will be on my gift-giving list for years to come. For gift options and to place an order, visit Sweet Bee Honeycomb or call 915-929-8335.

Taco Box

Vanessa G /ma
Vanessa G /ma

You had me at tacos. Who doesn’t want a box full of tacos for their birthday? This is the perfect gift box for family celebrations. Let Taquizas LG Catering take care of the cooking while celebrating with a Birthday Box of tacos. Box includes sirloin and al pastor tacos, baked potatoes, and charro beans. To place an order, call 915-251-6719.

Hot Cocoa Bombs

Cookies By Yazlynn FB
Cookies By Yazlynn FB

Hot Cocoa Bombs are all the rage right now, and Cookies by Yazlynn has a variety of flavors and packs to choose from. Contactless pickup and delivery are also available. To place an order, visit Cookies by Yazlynn or call 915- 780-9607.

  • Dozen Family Pack: 6 chocolate, 6 variety: $30
  • Half & Half: 3 chocolate, 3 variety: $18
  • Regular Hot Cocoa Bombs: 6 for $15


  • Chocolate & Marshmallow
  • Cookies & Cream
  • S’mores
  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  • Red Velvet
  • Peppermint
  • Pumpkin Spice
  • French Vanilla Cappuccino

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