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at Bravehood, $20+
These T-shirt hoodies were born from the desire to accommodate children suffering from hair loss due to chemotherapy. BraveHoods give children another option besides hats or scarves, and they’re a one-for-one company, donating one hoodie to a child suffering from cancer for each one sold. bravehoods.com


Grounds from Conscious Coffee based out of Boulder means helping support the growers they’re in partnership with—farmers who share their respect of the earth. Buy online or in-person. 5403 Western Ave., Suite B, Boulder

Haystack Mountain
Goat Cheese

at Pantry Shoppe, $4.49/ log
The variety of award-winning cheese curding out of the Boulder-based company—buttercup, cracked pepper chévre—tastes extremely gouda. (Hey-ooo!) Our advice: Gift wrap and store it in the fridge.400 W S Boulder Rd., Lafayettehaystackgoatcheese.com

WeWood Wooden Watches     

at Play and Get Smart, $90
Lightweight and rustic, the company also plants one tree in an American forest for every watch sold. 457 Main St., Longmont, 303.772.9203, we-wood.us

3D Animal Puzzles

at Play and Get Smart, $12-45
Longmont local, Paul Johnson, carves these 3D puzzles, which are perfect for a child first learning about animals. Pick one of your own, or bring in a photo of your pet, and he’ll make you a custom puzzle. (Takes a week.) 457 Main St., Longmont 303.772.9203

Crazy Socks

at Crisis Skateboards, prices vary
Because who wants normal socks? 6821 W 120th Ave., Broomfield. skatecrisis.com

Hydra Kite    

at Into the Wind, $225
Manufactured by Into the Wind, this trick kite is for the more experienced flier. Has a wrapped carbon frame and performs in 4 – 18 mph winds. 1408 Pearl St., Boulder, intothewind.com

Hot Butter

at Curating the Cool, prices vary
Made in Lafayette, these wallets and clutches are seamlessly stitched with fabrics sourced from numerous places. 401 S Public Rd.,  720.432.4292 Lafayette, curatingthecool.com

Wander Lust Soap    

at Curating the Cool, $10
Handmade using only vegetable oil and lye for natural glycerin to moisturize the skin. Perfect as body or shaving soap. 401 S Public Rd, Lafayette, 720.432.4292, themodcabin.com


at Crystal Galleries, $150+
Officially named Colorado’s state mineral in 2002, the largest discovery known as the “Alma King” was found in the Sweet Home Mine and is now displayed at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. 1302 Peal St., Boulder, 1302 Pearl St, Boulder, 303.444.2277

DeWalt TSTAK  Case

McGuckinn Hardware, $29.99
Tool storage has never been so easy, and you’ll see why with the DeWalt TSTAK Case found at this local neighborhood hardware and garden store. 2525 Arapahoe Ave. Unit D1, Boulder,
303. 443.1822, store.mcguckin.com

Yogitoes Skidless Towel

Solar Yoga, $64-$80
Pick up a Yogitoes Skidless Towel from Solar Yoga’s boutique—it’s perfect for any yoga lover and will help in your practice. Find the shop in Prospect across from Big Daddy’s Bagels.  645 Tenacity Dr., Unit E, Longmont, 303.485.0490, solar-yoga.com

Swasher Swords

at Gamers’ Guild, $80-100
To cut down on bruises while sparring? These foam swords made in Niwot find a balance between being overly flimsy and durability for safe contact. 4550 Broadway St., Boulder, clouddragonarmoury.com

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