Before you spend your last holiday dollar, consider supporting some community-based businesses.  Here are a few worth your support. 

2Envy Me If she’s into weave, stop by here for top quality product. She’ll thank you. 6160 E. 21st St., Suite 200. (316) 682-3689.

Barfield’s Boutique A Wichita institution. She’ll appreciate a glorious crown. Ms. Barfield has the best in town and outfits to match. She may be open extra hours for the Christmas season but her regular hours are Wed. – Sat., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 1907 E. 21st St. N. (316) 269-4560

Cloud 009 Candles and candle supplies always make nice affordable gifts, but the candles at Bub’s place are extra special. The locally made, hand poured, and all natural candles are manufactured by Wichita’s own Love family. The candles come in an assortment of scents and sizes. 824 W. 13th St.

Creations by Crawford Mr. Crawford is still there making lovely flower arrangements.. They may a great holiday gift or take won home to decorate your holiday table. He also has a beautiful selection of holiday ornaments and household decorations. 4717 E. 13th St., N. (316) 686-4686.

D Best Beauty Supply Here’s another opportunity to keep money in the community. A basket of hair care products would make a nice gift, the recipient is likely to use. They’re located In Parklane Shopping Center on South Oliver. (316) 612-2662.

Little Bits Cookies Baker Greg Cole is gaining quite the reputation with his seven spice gourmet cookie. “They’re baked with love.” It says it right on the label. Greg’s cookies are available at Green Acres Grocery, in Bradley Fair, and the Spice Merchant at 1308 E. Douglas. At just $5 a bag, they make great stocking stuffers and gifts for co-workers.

Roseline’s International If you haven’t checked out Roseline’s in a while, go back. With fashion moving toward the bold prints and Roseline’s adding in a lot of new and muted styles, you’re likely to find something that’s a perfect unique and personal gift for someone on your Christmas list. 5025 E. 21st St. (316) 682-7009.

The Smell Well These unique oils and perfumes make great holiday gifts. 2618 E. 21st St. N. He’s open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (316) 618-1935.

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