Minnesota Local Gifts
One of the challenges of moving to a new area is finding all new vendors. You must find a new grocer, post office, hairdresser, and auto mechanic. As you’re scoping out these businesses, don’t forget to add a gift shop to the list. You might not think that "a gift shop near me" is important, but it can be helpful to know the best gift shop in your area.
We have several new jigsaw puzzles for those who love a good challenge. Whether you enjoy puzzles yourself or know someone who does, these are some great items you will want to check out. We carry several puzzles by PuzzleTwist, and we have a new puzzle in honor of a Minnesota music legend. His Purple Palace
Your home’s exterior could really use a little aesthetic enhancement, could it not? The shrubs and mulch do not add enough pop to the overall visual enjoyment of your property, for you, for neighbors, for anyone who glances upon it. Why not add stone garden animals as created by Francis Metal Works? Utilizing fieldstones gathered from the ground throughout Minnesota, these distinctive iron pieces will add natural enhancement to the décor outside of your home. What is great about these pieces is that no two are exactly the same.
This past year The Woods experienced the loss of a close friend. Dennis Roghair had been a part of the family here at The Woods since we opened our Maple Grove store in 1997. He was a very talented chainsaw carving artist and we are proud to showcase his work in our retail stores. Dennis lost his battle with cancer earlier this year and we
Jigsaw puzzles are a fun and challenging activity for people of all ages. Puzzles are shown to sharpen memory, improve brain function and clear the mind of clutter. A Minneapolis company has taken the jigsaw puzzle to another level by offering puzzles with a twist. Puzzle Twist jigsaw puzzles provide even more of a challenge.
Francis Metal Works is a delightful and unique line of garden decorations made out of Minnesota field stone and wrought iron. And if you are looking for Francis Metal Works in Maple Grove, you should stop by The Woods to browse through our selection. So what makes Francis Metal Works so unique? For one thing, each one is made by hand. And each one is a water bird, reptile or amphibian, so these are adorable ways to bring nature closer to home so you and your loved ones can enjoy looking at them.
If you are shopping for Christmas gifts, you have come to the right place. At The Woods, we offer a huge variety of gifts and other fun items, so you are sure to find the perfect gift for all of the people on your holiday shopping list. Two of our most popular items are unique MN gifts and Francis Metal Works gifts. Here are a few of our favorites. Unique MN Gifts No matter where your loved one lives – either here in Minnesota or out of state – you can’t go wrong with a Minnesota-themed gift. One of the most unique food items we offer is Beer Cheese Wild Rice Soup Mix. This mix is easy to make. All you have to add is water, and then you boil and simmer it.