We are big fans of supporting small businesses at Christmas time, as they are just so much better than the big guys don't you think? Here is our round up of our favourite small businesses to support this festive period.
Ace and Prince Tote
Based just around the corner from Kitleys HQ, Ace and Prince is a beautiful small business selling the best totes in town, amongst many other wonderful items. The business is run by Heidi and Chloe, and their naturally dyed bags come in all colours and sizes to carry your worldly possessions in style.
Urban Vegetable Patch by Grace Paul
This wonderful book guides you through how to grow your own vegetable patch, no matter what your space. You don't just need a garden to grow your own delicious veg - a windowsill or balcony will do!
The Suffolk Candle Company
This wonderful Suffolk based company makes the most incredible smelling candles - our favourite is "Shingle Street", which is just around the corner from where Harry and i went to school!
Grow your own thyme
This ready to go kit just needs water adding to start growing your own thyme. The kit is reusable and includes seeds to grow over and over again
Give the gift of a houseplant
We love houseplants here at Kitleys HQ, i don't think its possible to fit more in! Patch Plants is our go to for our plants and pots - our favourite is Robin the Rubber Plant.
Pump Street Chocolate
Another fantastic Suffolk brand, Pump Street chocolate. From bars to hot chocolate, it's the perfect gift for a chocolate lover.
Plastic free gift set
This lovely gift allows your recipient to reduce their plastic waste, something we are obviously big fans of!
Mr B's Reading Subscription
The perfect gift for the book lovers in your life. Each month they will receive a surprise book to suit their tastes.
Black Lines drinks
Another business local to us here at Kitleys HQ is Black Lines drinks. They make THE BEST bottled cocktails, our favourite is the Espresso Martini.
The Future Forest Company
Why not buy the gift of a tree! For just £5, Future Forest will plant a tree for you in their UK forest. A much more creative gift for Secret Santa don't you think?
Prezzybox Vegan Discovery
The vegan discovery box is filled with eight surprise vegan treats from independent small businesses across the country. The perfect way to discover new delicious products!
Kitleys Oat Milk Making Kit
Last but not least! We couldn't resist! We think its a pretty great gift for all the oat milk lovers in your life -