Springtime has finally arrived – while the calendar promised the season’s arrival last week, the weather is just now showing up with some of those spectacular sunny days. It finally feels like real shopping weather again, and that means you deserve a treat! But enjoying a treat doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. These springtime goodies under $20 are sure to delight, whether you’re helping the Easter Bunny stuff a basket or taking some time to take care of you.
- Baskin Robbins double scoop of Mint Chocolate Chip.
31 original flavors and 31 days in March – coincidence?! We think not. Grab a cone and celebrate the return of 70 degree days … that’s warm enough to melt your ice cream, so eat up!
- Light Years Hydrogel facial masks
Korean beauty is hot right now, with products that promise to take years off your skin. Clear out dull winter skin and indulge your face with a true treat – try a hydrogel mask made with gold dust or caviar. We can’t promise you the fountain of youth, but we can promise that you’ll feel pampered!
- Local Squirrel local coloring books
Whether for the kids or just the kids-at-heart, coloring has exploded in popularity in recent years. Try these Raleigh coloring books created by local artist, Kelly Miller. They’re a perfect treat for that pre-teen who still expects a visit from the Easter Bunny!
- Star Light Star Bright at fab’rik
A few on-trend pieces of jewelry can work wonders to freshen up a spring wardrobe, and the folks at fab’rik are all about the stars this season. Whether big and flashy or a tiny constellation of understated stars, these earrings are a great way to bring a little spark to a spring night on the town.
- Sugar is so sweet at Sugarland
When you need a break from shopping, Sugarland is the place to kick back and refuel. From cupcakes to gelato, every sweet treat in the case brings out the colors of the season. When your springtime cravings call for a pastel treat, their Key Lime Tart fits the bill.
- Home Sweet Springtime Home at Moon & Lola
Spring cleaning isn’t just clearing the dust – it’s about giving your home a fresh new look with bright springtime color and cheer. It’s making room for new and fresh and delightful. Dress up your space with trendy new pillows that speak your language.
- Beer & fried pickles ($7) at Village Draft House
Pickle chips? Yes please! These warmer evenings are begging you to sit on the patio with a cold one and a plate of warm, deep-fried deliciousness. Pro tip – smother this menu favorite with ranch dressing for a salty sweet crunch. And with 100 beers on tap, there’s a brew to suit every style. Hello happy hour!
- Tin Roof Teas Local Honey
The flowers blooming all over town are so gorgeous, but they can make life pretty miserable for those with seasonal allergies. Lots of folks swear by local honey to stop the sneezing! Tin Roof Teas has a great selection of honey varieties that can ease your allergies. Pair them with floral-based herbal teas for a springtime treat; try rose, hibiscus, or passionflower for a sip of spring.
- Pamper your Pup at Woof Gang Bakery
Your precious pup deserves a springtime treat, too! Fresh baked doggie treats from Woof Gang Bakery are cute as can be and look like cookies from a fancy bake shop. At just $1.50 an ounce, you can afford to grab a couple for your precious pup, and still snag one of their adorable artichoke chew toys!
- The Gift of Joy at Penzey’s Spices
The aroma just walking into Penzey’s smells so incredibly delicious; you can’t help feel a cozy sense of home. And they have made it easy to share that feeling with others, whether for a teacher gift, a hostess thank you, or just a little treat for a friend. The Joy of Cinnamon mini gift box is as adorable as it is functional, and it’s on sale this spring for $7.95. Spread some joy!
- Be Bright with necklaces from francesca’s
They say that April showers bring May flowers, and we know the flowers won’t bloom without the rain. But when the gloomy spring days are getting you down, brighten the room with a pop of color! Franceca’s fans are loving the tropicana colors on these cheerful necklaces, and we can see why.