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There's something so exhilarating about spying one or two massive, impeccably wrapped gifts under the tree. But, as we all know, good things come in small packages, too — that's why we're just as tickled to unload our stockings as we are to rip into the wrapping paper. So, when we're looking to give (or score) a small wonder, we typically follow our shop-local mantra and offer our loved ones a plethora of Bay Area-made goodies. It only feels right to turn to our talented crop of artisans and designers for out-of-the-box selections.
Ahead, we've rounded up 25 made-in-the-Bay stocking stuffers — from nom-worthy Inna Jam jellies to soap that conjures a Big Sur getaway — for you to enjoy. The best part? These wonders don't break the bank, so that "one for you, one for me" school of thought is A-okay!
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