In the last week, I've traveled to nearly every boutique, shop and store in Oak Park and Forest Park on the hunt for great holiday gift ideas. I've been amazed at the wide selection these stores have to offer and the great prices they offer their merchandise at.
Shopping locally at small businesses saves money on shipping and gas, allows you to see and touch what you're purchasing and keeps your money in the community.
Shopping for kids is fun—just think about what you wanted at that age! Still, we've managed to assemble a great collection of gifts for kids big and little, girls and boys. Here's what we found.
Learn more about these businesses, give a review and find contact information in our directory:
The Magic Tree Bookstore
Modest Skate Shop
Forest Park Emporium
Geppetto's Toy Box
Every Last Byte
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