If you'd like to have the money you spend on Christmas gifts this year stay in or near the Southcoast,  many great products are still made tight here in this area.  Here are some suggestions.

-Area Restaurants.  There are dozens and dozens of not only good, but great restaurants spread throughout the Southcoast area.  Consider buying gift cards to one of more of these great establishments.

-Dorothy Cox Chocolates.  For those with the sweet tooth, great chocolates made in Fairhaven.  Shop in-store or online.

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-Brahmin Leather Works.  For the latest designs in fine leather handbags and accessories the Fairhaven company is the place to shop.

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-Hasbro.  Not quite in the Southcoast, but the giant toy company is just over the line in  Rhode island employs many people from this area, and they have some great games.

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-Alex and Ani.  This jewelry company offers many collections and is headquartered in Newport.  Their products are available at many stores throughout the area.

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-Joseph Abboud.  This legendary menswear manufacturer in New Bedford employs hundreds of workers.  Their clothing is now available at Men's Wearhouse stores nationwide and men's warehouse.com and the Joseph a bound Flagship in New York City and at josephabboud.com.

There are many many more great products and services based in our near the Southcoast that will make great Christmas gifts this year.