For the Art Lover + Gift Ideas For the Foodie Family – $50 or Less

Don’t break the bank this holiday season. With a $200 budget, you can shop for everyone in your family. Give the gift of local support with a one-of-a-kind gift, direct from a New Orleans artist. Did you know every dollar that is spent locally turns over seven times before it leaves the state? Here are a few ideas for your food-loving family.

When you talk about your family holidays, do you always bring up your dad’s amazing rice dressing or your mom’s famous pecan pie? On family vacations, do you find yourself talking about what’s for dinner before you have even finished lunch? You’re probably part of a Foodie family. We’ll show you how to shop for everyone on your list this holiday season without spending more than $200.

Kristin Malone Creole Tomato Red Sign Plaque

For Your Mom $28

The perfect addition to your kitchen, Creole by Kristin Malone is sure to remind your Mom of summer months when she handpicks the perfect, juicy tomato for her especially delicious BLT.

Daren Sumrow_Cutting_Board_Olive

For Your Dad $45

What better gift to give your talented home cook & tech-loving Dad than #Olive Board, III by Daren Sumrow of Nola Boards. Each cutting board is uniquely made from Louisiana wood.

Ben Dombey Handmade Rocks Glass Stamp Bar

For Your Brother $40

Does your brother like to consider himself the family liquor connoisseur? Would he like nothing better than to watch the Thanksgiving football games with a delicious whiskey in his hand? We’re sure he will appreciate this handmade rocks glass with a Louisiana stamp on the bottom by Ben Dombey when he’s cheering on the Saints or the Tigers.

Frances Rodriguez Painting Raw Oysters Dozen SeafoodFor Your Sister $45

Raw Gulf Coast oyster happy hours are one of the best parts about living in New Orleans, which means lots of beautiful local art is inspired by the delicious seafood. This is one of our personal favorite pieces. Whether your sister loves to eat raw oysters, is a big fan of pearls, or just thinks oysters are beautiful, A Dozen (Minus Three) by Frances Rodriguez will fit perfectly into her home.

Even after buying local presents for everyone on your list, your total cost is $158 and you have saved $42. And whether or not you belong to a foodie family, we have plenty of cheap gifts on our website for you to explore.

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Written by Megan Thomas