December 05, 2022


The holiday season is upon us once again! It’s time to bring the spirit of the season alive with holiday cheer and sweet for expressions of love and gratitude for each other in the form of thoughtful gifts. WILLOWTREE is your place to find offerings of long-loved customer favorites along with unique and intentional new goodies for the wellness-minded individuals in your world. 

By getting holiday shopping at WILLOWTREE, you’re supporting a small, woman-owned business that’s dedicated to serving its community. We’re proud to offer high quality, trustworthy products that are made locally and sustainably whenever possible. Spending your dollars at our store is support not just of us, but of our entire local community along with a step toward a more environmentally friendly economy as a whole. 

To make your holiday shopping easier, we’re continuing to offer curbside pick-up and deliveries on the island (delivery order minimum of $50). If it’s just the crowds keeping you away, reach out to us via phone call or email to schedule a private shopping session before or after our usual hours of operation. 



Normal store hours are: Mon- Fri: 9am-6pm Sat: 10am-6pm Sun: 10am-5pm

Besides being awesome and shopping small and local, you’re in for a real treat this year with our current inventory! Read through to find our staff’s recommendations on all the best gifts you could possibly give from our sweet little shop this holiday season:

  1. Handmade artisan products produced right here on Bainbridge Island by talented and inspiring women:

We’re lucky to have such brilliant makers in our midst. Crafting all from toxin-free, all natural, environmentally friendly body care to natural beeswax candles in hand thrown ceramic vessels, a gift from any of these female entrepreneurs will send their recipient over the moon.

Products that we’re giving this year are:

  • Scrumptious soaps from Flora Goods
  • Herb/grain-filled pillows and ritual, natural soy wax candles from Here Now.
  • Divine body care rooted in Ayurveda from Take Haven.
  • Toxin-free, luxurious lotions and many other body care potions from Gibbous Moon Naturals. Hand-poured soy wax candles too!
  • Gorgeous clay earrings and hand-thrown, 100% beeswax candles from Clay Tender.

  1. Sakcloth & Ashes Blankets:

Fantastic for just about anyone, this gift goes not only to someone in your life, but to someone somewhere else too! For each blanket Sakcloth & Ashes sells, they donate one to someone in need. Besides being a two in one, these blankets have gorgeous, timeless color pallets and patterns and are so soft you can’t help but want to snuggle up in one. 

  1. The best of the best candles:

Forget the synthetic fragrances, coloring, and weird waxes; we have the best selection of all-natural, toxin free, essential-oil scented, soy and beeswax candles around. In addition to our locally made selection, brands like Shy Wolf, Paddywax, and Sunbeam Candles are sure to please even the most sensitive sniffers.

  1. Tea & Wares:

We all know a tea lover. Being a natural food store and apothecary, we have an extensive selection of premium pre-bagged and loose-leaf teas. We can even help you create a blend using bulk herbs for any individual you have in mind. 

Recently, we started carrying household wares from Good Citizen who make the cutest, most practical vessels for brewing and enjoying your latest steep. Whilst exploring what Good Citizen has to offer, be sure to check out all of our new inventory (Baggu, journals, glassware, and more) in our recently expanded retail space!

  1. Books!

Know someone who loves herbs and folklore? We have an abundance of books for them.

Know any foodies who love to cook? They’ll be ecstatic to receive one of our unique cookbooks ranging from a focus on cooking with the seasons to cooking for specific diets to making the most of your foraged finds.

Know someone who is all about self growth and nerding out on health. Our selection is curated with only the most exceptional guidance from everything on natural health and healing to decluttering your home and improving your mental headspace.

  1. Tasty & unique ingredients for the cooking connoisseur in your life:

We have loads of seasonings and high quality food items for the talented chef you need to buy that gift for. Check out our seaweed seasonings, Ayurvedic staples, extensive chocolate selection, vareity of miso pastes, and so much more. Pair one or more of these with a fresh cookbook, and you’re sure to keep that cuisinier happy for months.

They may also appreciate the delicious and allergen friendly healthy snack options we offer. A tried and true stocking stuffer for anyone really!

  1. Aperitifs and their ingredients:

Not just appealing to the mixologist at the party, these drinks and their ingredients like simple syrups, bitters, and alcohol alternatives make excellent presents for those who choose to drink alcohol and those who’d rather abstain. 

Drinks like Ghia, Kin, Recess, The Pathfinder, and TӦST, are ready-made aperitifs for that person who loves a good spritz. We also carry an extensive selection of uncommon, artisan simple syrups, bitters, and distilled alcohol alternatives that can be used for so much more than a stellar mixed drink (though they are excellent for that too, of course). While you’re at it, be sure to pick up a book like Mocktail Party or Botanical Brews to guide your giftee on how to create the tastiest mixers. 

Don’t forget that we also carry organic and natural wines. On your way to a party? Stop by for a bottle for your host!

  1. Vitality-boosting supplements and body care:

Ok, supplements are usually taken for an individual who has a specific need, but many of the supplements we offer can be of benefit to just about anyone!


Adaptogenic blends like SuperYou from Moon Juice would help most anyone feel more vibrant. A mushroom tincture from Forrest Folk Fungi could help keep your friends and loved ones healthy during the winter months. Flower essences from Bach Flower Remedies are gentle, safe, and an energetically soothing ally for anyone to receive this holiday season. 

Our body care selection includes only the absolute best. Who doesn’t love the blissful scent of OSEA’s vagus nerve oil, the regenerative abilities of Ursa Major’s Golden Hour Recovery Cream, or the skin-soothing effects of our all-natural lotions like the ones from Wild Carrot Herbals and Weleda. And this list is just the beginning!


If all else fails, there's always WILLOWTREE Market gift cards for any wellness fanatic.


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The holidays can be stressful, but they don’t have to be. Stop and take a deep breath every once in a while. Remember to reflect on why you’re choosing to buy presents for the people who matter to you in the first place, and don’t lose sight of the spirit of joy that naturally comes with the season. 

No matter what you choose to give to your loved ones this year, we are deeply grateful for our community. Without you, this small, woman-owned business couldn’t continue to show up with its resources and offerings to the community. For you, we are grateful.