Break New Ground

January 2022 View more

By Macaila Britton

CorrespondEnce Kit

From folding to postage, Papier Girl guides you step by step as you learn the skill of envelope making. Papier Girl, $115

Treat Pouch

Your furry friend can help you achieve those New Year’s fitness resolutions; bribe them with treats to come along. Two Bostons, $23

Pothos power

Become a plant parent to low-maintenance greenery and boost the oxygen—and life—in your home. Grow Geneva, $10–$28

Bestselling Memoir

Select titles for your “to be read” pile—like Untamed—and crush your 2022 reading goals. Anderson’s Bookshop, $28

Love Heals

Sales of exfoliating body scrubs and bath salts from this Wheaton nonprofit help women and young girls. My Half of the Sky, $14–$20

Affirmation necklace

Each purchase from this Elmhurst shop contributes to Enzee’s sustainable and charitable giving goals. Enzee Boutique, $250

Himalayan Salt

Ring in the new year with the cozy ambiance of this tea light holder, which emits positive ions into your home. Peace Boutique, $11

DIY Lattes

Save money in 2022 by brewing your favorite coffee at home using a weekly or monthly coffee subscription from this cafe (see p. 18 for more on the roastery). Brewpoint Coffee, $15