Finding the perfect gift for your military spouse is easy with a few ideas from some of our favorite women-owned (and military spouse or veteran owned) small businesses. We love shining a light on these wonderful small businesses that are not just run by women but are giving back to their communities and supporting military families. We hope you'll join us in choosing your holiday gifts from small businesses this year and making this a meaningful holiday season!
Legacy Magazine is a publication for service members families and their communities that operates from the premise that every individual is designed on purpose and for a purpose - with unique experiences, qualities, and strengths that can be used for the betterment of our communities.
From their website: R.Riveter handbags are more than just canvas and leather coming together into a beautiful functional accessory. Each part and piece, from the leather support tags to the outer canvas shell, is made in the homes of military spouses across the country. No single handbag is the same. When the part and pieces come together, different backgrounds, experiences, and history are stitched into each handbag, to support one mission.
Teak & Twine
From their website: To make gifting as easy as a couple of clicks on your beloved Amazon Prime, but for it to feel as personal as if you'd spent hours creating a gift just perfect for your friends, clients, family, or your robot-loving coworker (true story). We obsess over finding the perfect packaging, the best products, the most delicious chocolate (real hardships!!) and the verrry best way to combine bubble wrap and packing tape, so that you can go back to doing what you're awesome at!
Daisy Faye Designs
From their website: Daisy Faye Designs started in 2010, when a few baby gifts turned into a few orders, and a few orders turned into a lot more orders! Working from her home studio in Carlsbad, CA, Kim is drawn to colorful, whimsical, and modern fabrics and focuses on designing accessories for women that are perfect for special days and for every day. Kim is originally from Dallas, TX, but has followed her Marine Aviator husband to North Carolina, New Mexico, Arizona, and currently resides in Southern California. She is a work at home mom to 2 beautiful children and is blessed to be able to raise her family and her business from home.
Wear this bracelet as your everyday reminder that you are not alone on this journey. The common threads that weave through your life stories give you the courage to face the next chapter of your military family journey. Your milspouse tribe stands with you, helping you to dig deep and embrace change – they are your source of strength. You’re not just strong – you’re Milspo Strong!
From their website: Brave Crate is a monthly subscription box for military spouses who want to make the most of every moment while their service member is deployed! Each month you'll find an intro to the month’s theme with tips and tricks from other military spouses, a beautiful calendar to track your countdown, 4-6 full size products to help you set goals, focus on wellness and support your marriage, and more.
Quinn Sharp Designs
From their website: Made in Southern California by a Coast Guard spouse, every piece is handmade and completely inspired by the ocean and elements of nature, where the balance between mental, physical, and spiritual well-being come together.
Brave Women Strong Faith
The collaborative authors of this project have successfully shared the military experience from the Christian perspective. In it's pages, this book seeks to comfort those feeling alone, encourage those facing struggle, and to connect those in need of community.