5 Eastman Shops to Discover the Perfect Christmas Gift

Whether you’re ready or not, Christmas is just around the corner. It’s time to start decorating, cuddle on the couch while watching Christmas movies, and, of course, start planning and finding gifts.

There are fantastic shops throughout Eastern Manitoba where you can find that perfect gift. From unique treasures, gorgeous jewelry, breathtaking artwork, and so much more, you can make the people in your life feel extra special this year.


  • Stay home if you have been travelling or do not feel well. Here is an excellent resource if you are quarantined. This will help you find people in Manitoba who are willing and able to help you while quarantined. Help Next Door Manitoba
  • Go out with people within your household, but practice social distancing (2 metres away) with other groups.
  • Please call ahead before visiting a business and inquire about their regulations to enter the building, such as capacity, sanitation, etc. Also, consider using curbside pickup where possible.
  • Please practice Leave No Trace. Clean up after yourself and leave nothing behind, such as trash and waste.


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Boreal Workshop (Pinawa)

If you are looking for gorgeous jewelry, then look no further. At Boreal Workshop, you can discover handmade, fine jewelry (as well as functional art objects) for that special lady in your life. This Manitoba family business specializes in gold, silver, copper jewelry, diamond and coloured stone jewelry, earrings, rings, and wedding rings.

Handmade in Canada, they cut and facet their own gemstones using select rough sourced from around the world. The metalwork they produce is handmade, typically in copper, silver, and gold. Where possible, they use local sources and distributors and consider sustainability and the environment.

Whether you are looking for bracelets and cuffs, earrings, pendants, rings, or simply just beautiful things, you can find them at Boreal Workshop. Explore their online store for a world of options guaranteed to take your special someone’s breath away.


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Carol’s on Leon (Traverse Bay)

If you’re on the hunt to find something new and unique, you’ll find it at Carol’s on Leon! Carrying a variety of products like jewelry, clothing, accessories, one of a kind art pieces from every genre, and much more. You never know what you may find! Carol’s on Leon also has specialty foods from maple syrup, barbeque sauces, jams, jellies, and dips. If you have a sweet tooth, then you have to try Morden’s Chocolates that will leave you satisfied.

Due to Code Red restrictions, Carol’s on Leon storefront may be closed to the public, but they are still here to help find that perfect gift you’ve been searching for. If you are close by, they do curbside pickup. If you don’t live close, don’t sweat it! They are also offering deliveries!

Prairie Oils & Vinegars (Steinbach)

Add some extra spice into your stockings! Prairie Oils & Vinegars has some great products for you to choose from. With super-premium extra virgin olive oils, infused olive oils, dark and white balsamic vinegars, gourmet oils and vinegars, rubs, salts, spices, accessories, condiments, sauces, and so much more, you can find the perfect food lover’s gift here.

All of Prairie Oils & Vinegars’ products are fresh, healthy, and, most importantly, taste amazing! Check out their online store to discover amazing and tasty products!

Shepherd’s Dream (Roseau River)

Whether you know someone who just can’t get comfy at night, or if you want to treat yourself this Christmas, Shepherd’s Dream will have just the thing you’ve been dreaming of.

Specializing in creating wool-filled bedding, you can experience sleep like never before. With a variety of pillows, mattress, mattress topper, comforter, neck roll, sheets, pet beds, baby bedding, and much more, you’ll discover a new world of rest and relaxation.

Along with bedding products, they also offer items that can increase their wool products’ care and comforts like felts, protectors, bed frames, DIY materials, and dryer balls.

Thistlewood Pottery (Whitemouth)

At Thistlewood Pottery, you can find the best unique and artistic pottery work that is sure to ‘wow’ any who are lucky to get this gift. Thistlewood Pottery has a variety of pieces. From soup mugs, mugs, pitchers, coasters, bowls, and much more!

No matter what catches your eye, the breathtaking art, care, and talent behind each creation are aspiring and striking. Make sure to keep your eyes open because you never know what creations they’ll make next.

Bonus: Mennonite Heritage Village Books and Gifts

Do you have someone in your life that loves history, art, jewelry, or even toys? You can find that perfect gift for anyone and everyone at the Mennonite Heritage Village Books and Gifts.

On their online store, you can order countless varieties of jewelry and clothes, intriguing books on a number of topics (cookbooks, family genealogy, children’s books, literature and poetry, journals of Mennonite, and much more), incredible artwork, and much more!

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