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December 28, 2021 ~OUR 40TH LIVE VIDEO!!!
Did you know we go LIVE on Facebook every Tuesday evening at 6 pm? Join us weekly to learn about the new items we've received at Great Gifts. Get to know us and what we do. Meet vendors and learn about their work and passion for creating and crafting. And be sure to comment when you watch to get your name into our monthly drawing for a $25 gift certificate for Great Gifts.
December 1, 2021 ~ We Deliver!
Did you know we deliver locally?If you're looking for something special for someone special and can't quite squeeze in a trip to shop during this busy holiday season, no worries, we've got you covered! We deliver within 30 miles of our shop. And, we offer curbside pick-up too! Just browse our online store at www.MyGreatGiftShop.com and place your order!
December 16, 2021 ~ Winds Blowin', Lights Are Out
So the wind this winter has really been wreaking havoc on Great Gifts. Last week it took out our awning/signage, and today the lights. But WE ARE HERE and OPEN FOR BUSINESS. Until 3 pm the shop is pretty well lit as we have the large picture window, after 3 pm you'll likely need a flashlight. LOL! Open till 6 pm. Stop by to see us!
Update 5:30 pm: Power is back onl! Yay! And we've decided to stay open until 9 pm for your shopping convenience. Considering the lights are out, it's been a busy day for shoppers! Seems some of you enjoyed the adventure of doing treasure hunting in the dark. (Note to selves at Great Gifts...could this be a themed shopping experience....Stay Tuned!!)
December 6, 2021 ~ Make Your Own Ornament!
In cooperation with Melanie of Sandy Shores Handmades, we are excited to be offering you the opportunity to make your own unique glass keepsake ornament! We have dates scheduled for kids only, adults-only, and families. Dates are sure to fill quickly, so choose your date today. Visit our Facebook Events page for more information and to get registered!
December 1, 2021 ~ We Deliver!
Did you know we deliver locally? If you're looking for something special for someone special and can't quite squeeze in a trip to shop during this busy holiday season, no worries, we've got you covered! We deliver within 30 miles of our shop. And, we offer curbside pick-up too! Just browse our online store at www.MyGreatGiftShop.com and place your order!
November 30, 2021 ~ Exciting News for Local Author, Lynn M. Hoerauf
LYNN M HOERAUF WINS 2021 GLOBAL AUTHOR ELITE AWARD FOR HER BOOK "MISS SNICKERS"
Mid MICHIGAN — November 2021 — Mid Michigan resident Lynn M. Hoerauf has won the 2021 Author Elite Award in the Romance category for her book, Miss Snickers. Hoerauf was announced the winner at this year's Author Elite Awards Ceremony hosted from the Hilton, in Columbus, Ohio. Over 1,000 authors worldwide were nominated for their work in categories such as Health and Wellness, General Fiction, Romance, and many others. Entries were reviewed and evaluated based on popular vote, social contribution, and overall presentation (cover, content, flow, and originality) by a panel of select judges.
Hoerauf presented a synopsis of her book at the Author Elite Awards Red Carpet Sessions. Saturday evening included a Red Carpet Meet and Greet followed by the Author Elite Awards Ceremony. The Author Elite Awards is an award bestowed for literary merit and publishing excellence in the writing and publishing industry. It is presented annually at the Author Elite Awards Ceremony by Author Academy Elite. To learn more about Lynn's award-winning book "Miss Snickers" visit https://loveandlaughswithlynn.com/books To pick up your own copy of "Miss Snickers", visit us or shop us online at: https://www.mygreatgiftshop.com/shop/lynn-hoerauf/143?page=1&limit=60&sort_by=category_order&sort_order=asc
November 26, 2021 ~ We're In the News! Again!!
Midland Daily News helps up celebrate our 1 Year Anniversary with a wonderful article about who we are and what we do! This is such exciting news for Great Gifts and all the vendors displaying their work with us. Check out the article here: New Midland gift shop supports local artists, makers
Photo Credit: Andrew Mullin, Midland Daily News
November 21, 2021 ~ WE'VE BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR 1 YEAR!
Wow! Just WOW! Where has the time gone?!! Well, as they say, "time flies when you're having fun", and we are having SO much fun it's no wonder we feel like an entire year has flashed by in the blink of an eye. We've met and worked with so many amazing artists and crafters, and met hundreds, upon hundreds of people who have ventured into Great Gifts looking for something unique. We're excited to see where the next year and many more take us!
October, 2021 ~ We've Now Got Over 100 Vendors Items In-Stock!
Just in time for the holidays, we reached 100 vendors! What's this mean? There's over 4,000 in from which you can choose! Find a wonderful gift for yourself or someone you love. From November 1st to December 31st, we're open 7 days a week, excluding Christmas Day. On January 2nd we're back to our normal 6-day week through October 31st. As always, "if the lights are on, come on in" as we're often at the shop early and stay late to make sure all the latest amazing creations are ready for you.
August, 2021 ~ New Format! More Vendors!
We've flipped the script...to make room for even more vendors. If you've visited Great Gifts previously, you may have noticed each vendor had their own space for which they were responsible, and they filled and decorated their space. As more and more vendors
July 31, 2021 ~ Christmas in July!
Join us for an outdoor arts and crafts show celebrating Christmas in July! Several of our vendors will be on-site, set up outside with everything Christmas
November 27, 2020
Grand Opening Celebration begins! Visit Great Gifts Friday 11/27 through Monday 11/30 and ENTER TO WIN one of two Great Gifts Baskets full of amazing gifts donated by our vendors and a $50 Gift Certificate for use at Great Gifts.
November 21, 2020
Opening Day of Great Gifts, Arts, Antiques, And Handmades! More than 95% of the items in Great Gifts are made by artisans and crafters locally, in the Tri-Cities/Michigan.
November 30, 2020 ~ We're In the News!
Midland Daily News announced the opening of our shop! This is such exciting news for Great Gifts and all the vendors displaying their work with us. Check out the article here: New Midland gift shop supports local artists, makers