Story by Jefferson City Magazine Staff | Oct 27, 2016

Megan Whitehead, Editor

Fine Mess Boutique: stocking cap – $15

I would gladly give or receive this adorable hat for Christmas. It’s perfect to wear for football games, holiday events, or simply being out and about in Jefferson City.

Fine Mess Boutique Stocking Cap

Southbank Gift Company: Governor’s Garden hand-poured pure soy candle — $25.25

As a Jefferson City native, it’s very exciting to have elements in my home that represent my hometown. I love candles, and having a candle that reminds me of the beautiful Governor’s Garden where I have wonderful memories would be the perfect gift.

Southbank Gift Company Governor’s Garden hand-poured pure soy candle


Cassidy Shearrer, Designer

Dick’s Sporting Goods: Pelican Vortex DLX 80 kayak — $249.99

This boat will remind me that summer will return. It is also small and I can carry it, giving me a solo kayaking opportunity.

Dick’s Sporting Goods: Pelican Vortex DLX 80 kayak

“Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites: Exploring Our Legacy” — $50.00

While I would love to have this book, I would also happily give it to one of the nature-oriented men in my life.


Tami Turner, Publisher

Samuel’s Tuxedos & Gifts: graphic cotton crew by Socksmith — $10.00 per pair

The hot trend in men’s clothing is funky socks, so don’t leave your guy out!

Samuel’s Tuxedos & Gifts Graphic Cotton Crew by Socksmith

Carrie’s Hallmark: Paparté custom iPhone cases — 6 Plus, $23.99; 6 and 6S, $21.99

Everybody on your Christmas list can use a custom phone case!

Carrie’s Hallmark Paparté custom iPhone cases


Janelle Wilbers Haley, Marketing Consultant

The Schaefer House: Spartina 449 Sea La Vie wishbone necklace — $36

These inspirational necklaces make the perfect gift for anyone on your list. This particular one will definitely be on my wish list this year.

The Schaefer House Spartina 449 Sea La Vie wishbone necklace

American Shoe: Kork-Ease Stina booties — $200

With rubber soles, these boots really are made for walking! Plus, in this color, they look great with everything. 

American Shoe Kork-Ease Stina booties

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