Updated June 2020
You’re hunkered down in your house. Perhaps you’ve run through your entire list of things you needed to get done…and it’s only day 76…2? Whether you’re looking for ways to support your local business community, wanting to send your friends and family a note of good wishes, or maybe something new to workout in, these are some great ways you can support Somerset County and find some new things to do at the same time:
Let your isolated friends and family or a healthcare worker know you’re thinking of them with customizable wine bottle labels! Messages such as “‘Til We Meet Again”, “THANK YOU” and “We Miss You” are available on the winery’s “What Exit” wines now, and a portion of each purchase will go to the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. Pickup in Somerset County is available at Kyma Greek Restaurant in Somerville.
Place your preorder now! This face mask is double ply, 100% polyester, and washable. Face masks will be available from the supplier June 5th, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the RWJ Emergency Response Fund!
Sunnyside Gifts is a small family-owned independent business located right in Hillsborough, conveniently next to Route 206. Add some flare to a room with boxed signs, or get the latest Pop! collectibles! Check out their online store and request curbside pick-up or local delivery.
Get your morning (or whenever) brew going with one from Cheech’s Own. Whole bean and cold brew mini growlers are buy two get one 50% off. Items are available for curbside pickup.
Make someone’s day with a sweet treat. Sweet Success Gift Baskets can be sent to individuals or to a business. You can choose from sweet baskets, fruits, or an oil and cheese basket. Baskets come in a gorgeous array of colors, or mugs and boxes depending on which basket you choose. Pictured here is the Indulgent Gourmet Basket. $69.99
Flowers have been shown to have positive effects on people’s mood. So why not brighten up your home – or someone else’s home with some colorful flowers! For essential employees, it’s also a really great way to let them know you’re thinking of them. Angelone’s currently offers delivery and pickup, and has rolled out a “Sponsor an Arrangement” program, where for $35, you can send an arrangement to an assisted living home or nursing home of your choice. Pictured: Princess for a Day, $64.95
We love peonies. And Peony’s Envy offers U-Pick Peonies on select dates in late May and early June! Get out there in the cut flower fields to find your perfect bouquet this spring.
Aromatherapy, soaps, bath bombs and more! Hidden Spring Lavender Farm ships products right to you. Get the calming scent of lavender throughout your house (or office) and relax in a spa-like atmosphere.
Order your favorite beverage – or find a new favorite at Gary’s Wine & Marketplace. They have so much to choose from whether you’re in the mood for a red, white, rosé, gin, or lager. Check out their amazing selection!