5 Awesome Holiday Gifts Made on Long Island

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Ocean Breeze Fancy Nancy Soap


These lovingly handmade soaps are produced on Long Island. One 5-ounce bar of soap goes for $7. The Ocean Breeze soap “locks in the scent of summer all year long,” Fancy Nancy writes. But she also has several other great scents to choose from. So when that office gift exchange rolls around and you don’t know what to get your coworker, keep Fancy Nancy in mind. fancynancysoap.com


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Deluxe Long Island Snack Gift Box


Yum … the taste of Long Island all in one box. This gift basket includes delicious locally-made goodies from a dozen different purveyors in the region. The package is curated by LocaLI Bred, which sells other types of Long Island-themed gift boxes, as well, such as a spa box and a coffee and tea box. The deluxe box, shown here, sells for $88. There is also a smaller snack box for $44. localibred.com


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5 LB Steelhose Pair of Fitfighter Weights


For your loved one who’s all about fitness, get them some new workout gear. Sarah Apgar, a volunteer firefighter in Huntington, invented the Fitfighter workout equipment. The Steelhose free weights are made in the United States from firehose and steel shot. They start at $75 for a pair of 5 pounders or a single 15-pound weight. You can also give the gift of an online training program along with it. fitfighter.com


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A Long Islander makes these bamboo Lazy Susans with an epoxy resin ocean design. Each one is made to order and has its own unique flair. It’s a great gift for a friend or family member who spends a lot of time in the kitchen or loves entertaining guests. The 13.5-inch Lazy Susan sells for $59. But this creator also takes custom orders for other ocean-inspired resin art products, including clocks, small tables, trays, and even 4-foot surfboards. etsy.com/shop/TidalMementos


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1.5in. Mini Zoo Assortment of artisan ornaments


These ornaments make a beautiful gift for any special person in your life. Small business Christina’s World makes them and sells them at a shop in Bohemia. This mini assortment of Zoo animal ornaments, which costs $84, is a great keepsake to give a child. However, there are many others to choose from at different price points. christinasworld.com