With Christmas just a month away and Hanukkah coming up in 15 days, it's time to start thinking about holiday shopping if you haven't already. We asked
Facebook and Instagram followers where they like to shop for gifts and got some input — plus, we found some deals happening this week.
Here are the places our followers suggested:
Lilac Clothing Company (107 W. Main St., Salisbury): This women's clothing boutique,
offering a variety of shirts, pants, dresses, items for the home and more, opened in Downtown Salisbury this summer. According to the store's
, there are promotions happening Nov. 25-28, with extended hours Friday and Saturday — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. On Cyber Monday, Nov. 30, there
will be an online sale.
Bomshell Boutique (115 W. Main St., Salisbury): This shop, which opened a location in Downtown Salisbury in October, has all kinds of women's fashions, including dresses, sweaters, outerwear, shoes, jewelry, hats and more. The boutique teased on Facebook that it will have Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday deals.
The Country House (805 E. Main St., Salisbury): Visit The Country House — the largest country store in the East — and find something unique for the home. Whether you're looking for the perfect ornament, kitchen towels, jewelry, bags, pillows or something else, there's a lot to explore here.
Salon Image Color Bar & Spa (104 W. Cedar Lane, Fruitland): Treat a loved one or friend to a gift card at Salon Image Color Bar & Spa, which features services such as hair cuts and color, facials, massages and eyelash extensions. According to the salon's Facebook page, gift cards are 15 percent off and retail items are 20 percent off from Nov. 23-Dec. 2.
Designer's Edge Hair Studio & Bella Vita Garden Spa (2407 E. Naylor Mill Road, Salisbury): Another place your loved one or friend can go to get pampered is Designer's Edge Hair Studio & Bella Vita Garden Spa. Services include haircuts, coloring, styling and treatments, makeup applications, massages, manicures, pedicures, facials, eyelash extensions and waxing. Get 15 percent off a gift card on Nov. 27 or 28, according to the salon's Facebook page.
The Centre at Salisbury (2300 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury): Find stores of various types at The Centre at Salisbury mall (a full list of stores can be found here). You can also book a time to visit Santa Claus at the mall or visit him virtually here.
And here are some more suggestions for unique gifts:
Find a one-of-a-kind gift at the Outdoor Artist Market in Downtown Salisbury, happening Saturday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Support local businesses by checking out the City of Salisbury's Shop Local Salisbury website. View a business directory and check out spotlights on community staples. So far, Vernon Powell Shoes (2401 E. Naylor Mill Road, Salisbury) and Kitty's Flowers (733 S. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury) have been featured.
Give your family member or friend a gift card to their favorite restaurant here in Wicomico County. You'll be helping the business now and treating the person receiving the gift to a night off of cooking.
Give the gift of an experience. Whether you think your loved one would enjoy a pottery class, a yoga class, or something else, find an experience that will bring a smile to that person's face.