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Wisconsin’s Best: Gifts of Venison, Bison, Bacon and Brats

There’s a website called Wisconsin-Made, which offers all sorts of interesting food items from the Badger State. Check out these yummy creations that you can ship to a friend for the holidays.

Disclosure: We’ll get a small commission if you buy through the links in this post: Please do!KringleDanish Kringles are among the most popular food items on the site. This homemade pastry item comes from the O&H Danish bakery in Wisconsin. Choose from Pecan, Raspberry, Cherry, Apple, Blueberry, Almond, Apricot, Cinnamon Roll, Chocolate Pecan and Maple Walnut.Bacon_GiftNueske’s Gourmet Bacon Assortment: a perfect gift for bacon fanatics.  Includes Applewood-smoked Bacon, Peppered Bacon, and Wild Cherrywood-smoked Bacon.
ElkVenisonBisonThe Bison, Elk and Venison Gift box includes delicious sausages from free-range grazing animals raised without growth hormones or antibiotics.BratwurstBratwurst sausages, or “brats” are big in Wisconsin. Choose from a wide variety of hearty brats they’ll love on the grill.

Check out hundreds of other Made-in-Wisconsin gift ideas here.

Regards, Kathy

Over 1000 American-Made Items in Nordstrom’s Cyber Monday Sale!

If you want to buy American, here’s a great opportunity to pick up holiday clothing and gifts at deep discounts. Check out these items:

Disclosure: We’ll get a small commission if you buy through the links in this post: Please do!There are hundreds of women’s items on sale at Nordstrom, from casual-wear to formal dresses.The men’s selection is smaller, but includes jeans, shirts, jackets and more.There are also bargains on Made-in-USA men’s shoes and boots.Wonderful gifts can be found in the jewelry and accessories sale.

Or, see all the American-made products at Nordstrom, with discounted items listed first.

Regards, Kathy

This Year, Please Buy “One Gift for America”

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This is the fourth year that we have been promoting the “One Gift for America” message; the idea that purchasing at least one Made-in-USA gift this holiday can make a difference in the American economy.

Don’t know where to find American-made products?

1. Browse our site: We’ve written about hundreds of American products.

2. Check out our advertisers (shown along the right side of each page). The links either bring you to the merchant’s “Made in USA” page or tell you how to find the products.

4. Take advantage of our hunt for bargains: see our latest “USA-Made, On-Sale” finds in the left column of every page.

5. Get our posts in your email. We’ll be writing about great gifts almost every day. To sign up,  enter your email address in the box that appears at the top right of every page – then click “Subscribe.”

6. Do your own search. If you Google “Made in USA” or “Made in America” you may find some interesting ideas.

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Regards,

Paul and Kathy – The Americanologists

Women’s Dress Coats On Sale at Nordstrom

Just in time for the cool weather comes a coat sale for lovers of high quality, American-made outerwear.

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The coat-maker Fleurette was founded in 1949 and is known for its high-quality, tailored styles. All Fleurette coats are designed and manufactured in New York City.As they say on the company website, Fleurette “harkens back to the time when quality was the norm, when output was measured in hundreds, not thousands. Manufactured in a large modern facility, our coats pass through the hands of as many as seventy people before leaving the factory floor. At Fleurette, each coat is still finished by hand …one at a time.”

Regards, Kathy