What’s the perfect gift for a new Angeleno?
We recently put some extra thought into this question, while putting together a “Welcome to L.A.” gift box.
Quick back story:
When Jen moved down to Los Angeles from Seattle, our dad gave her travel sized pepper sprays- yes, two total – one for her car & another for her purse.
Pretty sure this is an example of what NOT to give someone.
A gift card to Groundworks would have done the trick.
On that note-
here are some gift recs for your favorite new Angeleno.
City of Angels is a beautifully illustrated picture book that could only have been written by locals- good for families, kids & adults- written by long time Mar Vista residents.
Whether we’re just going to hang out with family or friends or grocery shopping, Angelenos love & support their local farmers’ markets. There’s a reason why we say, “my farmers market”, right?
Organic jams made from farmers’ market fruit? Yes, please!
Vintage inspired glassware (printed with organic ink) for days spent outside in the never-ending sunshine.
A few other suggestions…
Local coffee shop gift card.
A farmers’ market gift certificate for their neighborhood.
How would you welcome someone to Los Angeles?
As always, email us if you need help with gift ideas!