Lansing Mom Approved 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Can you believe it’s already November?! We’re ready to start holiday shopping and one thing we absolutely LOVE is to shop local and we know a gift guide can help! We’ve rounded up our favorite local spots to shop and can’t wait to share them all with you! Whether you’re shopping for a friend, family, your sweet kiddos, or someone else, we’ve got you covered! As always, we are thankful to our sponsors for making this guide possible. So what are you waiting for? Dive into the magic with us this season with Lansing Mom’s Holiday Gift Guide and #shoplansing2023

Potter Park Zoo, located in Lansing, Michigan, offers a captivating experience for all ages. We’re open throughout the year, providing 364 days of wildlife exploration, with the exception of Christmas Day. During the winter months, our operating hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., giving you ample time to immerse yourself in the seasonal magic. Be sure to take advantage of our special winter rates and revel in the unique charm of the zoo during the colder months. Whether you’re visiting the captivating Wonderland of Lights or exploring our Ice Safari, there’s always something delightful awaiting you at Potter Park Zoo.

From taking care of family to finding the perfect gifts, the holiday season can be a whirlwind! At Douglas J Salon & MedSpa, we’ve got you covered. Take time to care for yourself with our hair and skincare treatments while you check off your shopping list with our holiday gift sets and gift cards. Enjoy fantastic holiday deals throughout the season; follow us on social media or check our website for our latest offers!

The center of attention! Featuring upscale fashion retailers, home furnishing shops and great dining. Stores include The Apple Store, Banana Republic, Dry Goods, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, lululemon athletica, Pottery Barn, Sephora, White House Black Market, Williams-Sonoma and many more. Dine at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Bravo! Italian Kitchen, Mitchell’s Fish Market or P.F. Chang’s.


Mother & Earth: Toys + Baby is Greater Lansing’s destination for fun. We put the fun in growing up with our huge selection of unique toys, games, dress-up, puzzles, books, plush and more. Spur a child’s imagination and creativity with toys and stocking stuffers found at your locally owned toy store. 

Discover self-care at Sylvia’s Sudsery! Since 2020, we’ve crafted vegan artisan soaps with skin-loving aloe vera, along with handcrafted, plant-based bath bombs and a variety of delightful gifts. Rooted in the founder’s Grandma Sylvia’s belief of bringing out the best in people, we celebrate the sassy and quirky sides of our customers. Our gifts cater to your loved ones’ self-care, and our eco-conscious practices prioritize well-being and the environment. Visit us at the Middle Village Micro Market in Downtown Lansing.

ShopRSUB.comAt Curvaceous Lingerie, we’re on a mission to empower every body. Why? Because we believe that curves aren’t just something to celebrate – they’re something to flaunt! Whether you’re looking for a basic bra or a lacy teddy, we’ve got you covered. Our goal is to help you feel your sexiest and most confident, no matter your size or gender. We are Michigan’s premiere bra and lingerie destination!

For those who are looking to gift experiences instead of stuff…Playing Picasso is the perfect activity for the whole family! A paint your own pottery studio where guests choose a piece, select colors, relax, paint and enjoy. Pick up your fired pieces in about a week! Wouldn’t this be a special family tradition to do every holiday season?
Enjoy our gift card sale on Black Friday, November 24!
Get more for your money:
$20 for $25 gift card
$40 for $50 gift card
$60 for $75 gift card
$80 for $100 gift card

Get into the holiday spirit with the return of the Kringle Holiday Market in Downtown Lansing on Fridays and Saturdays from December 1 through December 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. Shop for locally sourced goods and unique handmade crafts, give back to your community and experience the holiday magic with free activities for the whole family at Reutter Park in Downtown Lansing. Plus, with Downtown Digital Dollars, supporting your community and finding the perfect gift has never been easier. 

I started 45 Midwest in 2022 after being a stay-at-home mom for 4 years. 45 Midwest is a one woman show run out of my home in Holt. I specialize in handmade clay earrings and necklaces. This year I have added ornaments, magnets and trinket dishes so there’s something for everyone on your list! I am so excited to be part of the Lansing Mom Holiday guide again this Holiday season!

Schuler Books is an independent bookstore featuring new and used books for all ages in all genres as well as a fantastic selection of gifts, toys, games, puzzles, art supplies, stationery, craft and science kits, and a curated selection of vinyl records. Truly one-stop holiday shopping!

I’m Emily, owner of Happily Ever & Co. I am a stay at home mom who wanted a creative outlet, and that is how my business started! I sell handmade beaded bracelets that are the perfect way to elevate your outfit, as well as glass coffee cups & mugs with the cutest designs! I absolutely love seeing my customers fall in love with my products & use them day after day. All of my products make the perfect gifts for the holidays, you really can’t go wrong!

Easy life organizing is a professional organizing company whose purpose is to save people from their clutter through decluttering and simple organizing solutions.  We do regular training with our teams to provide better support, knowledge, and make sure you can live organized quicker and do more of what you love. We believe in creating spaces and systems that work the way that you live your everyday life at home, in your business, or on your digital devices.

Lansing Mom is honored to work with so many amazing shops in the Lansing area to bring you the Lansing Mom’s Holiday Gift Guide. We love being a part of this community and are thrilled to be able to round up our favorite spots for you. If you are looking for more holiday resources stay tuned for our Foodie Holiday Gift Guide!


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