These are very confusing times for people, for families, and for businesses. Many local businesses are struggling, and have begun to offer some unique services in order to keep business going in any way they can. The best thing that we can do as a community is to help support these local businesses during their time of need. Not only will it help them, but it will help you! I'm sure a lot of you are missing many of your old pre-quarantine luxuries like restaurant eating and shopping downtown. Parents, are you desperate for some new ways to keep your kids entertained while they're stuck at home? We're laying it all out here; where you can go for what services and new ideas for how to help businesses and help yourself!
Figpickles Toy Emporium
Figpickles is offering a virtual shopping experience through video chat. Give them a call to try the virtual shopping experience with same-day curbside pickup. They have plenty of DIY at-home projects and ways to keep the kids entertained. Give them a call at 208-667-2800 to give it a try, or check out their Facebook page for updates on their products and services.
CDA Idaho Clothing Company
CDA Idaho Clothing Company has some pretty awesome social distancing stickers. They are available to purchase online, but they are also having a give-away right now! Check out their Facebook page for details. You can also join them at 2 pm on Monday, April 6th on Facebook live to view some new products they just got in.
Mountain Madness Soap Co.
What better time than now to stock up on SOAP?! Mountain Madness Soap is offering free shipping in the United States for all orders and a zero-contact, in-person order pickup program for local customers. They are adding items to their website that were previously exclusive to their retail store.
Coeur d'Alene Bike Co.
You do not have to venture out to get your bike serviced. Give Coeur d'Alene Bike Co. a call and they will come pick up your bike, get it all fixed up, and deliver it right back to your doorstep!
The Crown and Thistle
The Crown and Thistle Pub is offering fresh-made sausages to go. Check out their Facebook page to see what different kinds that are offered. To order, text 208.818.6754 with your name and what sausages you would like. They will text you back with a pick up time at the pub. They are also temporarily doing growler fills if you bring your own growler. Follow the link on their profile to buy a Crown and Thistle t-shirt. All of the proceeds from t-shirt sales will go directly to helping support the pub's employees during this time.
Check out Kandy's Boutique's Facebook page to to view items that you are able to purchase through Facebook messenger or pick up between 11 and 5 on Fridays and Saturdays.
Knit Knit will be available for curbside pickup, Facetime shopping, and telephone orders. Give them a call so that they can help you with all of your knitting and crocheting needs.
Shop Lucky Monkey online for your favorite tees, socks and stickers. They have free shipping on all their online orders, or you can call ahead to arrange curbside pickup. Also, get 20% off your online order with the promo code CDA.
Mix It Up
In an effort to support our local restaurants in this time of need, Mix It Up is offering 20% off your entire purchase to anyone who brings in a receipt for a takeout order from a local, Coeur d'Alene restaurant dated March 24th until restaurants are able to open again. Mix it up can ship to you or meet you curbside with your order. They also offer gift cards.
Visit the Shenanigans Facebook page for their full menu. You can order through their window or call ahead for pick up.
All of Fire's pizza's are 2 for $22 right now. Growlers, cans and bottles of beer are available for take out with your pizza as well as bottles of wine. All of their profits for March and April will go entirely to their employees. Call them up to order your pizza and beverages.
Vine and Olive
Vine and Olive is offering a date night picnic pack for take out. It includes a bottle of wine, charcuterie and chocolate cake for $40. Their hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 3 pm - 7 pm, with orders being taken starting at 1 pm. They are also offering ready to cook meals for pick up. You can join them on Facebook live for a Q & A with their chef, Josh.
Christmas at the Lake
Christmas at the Lake has flat rate shipping on all orders regardless of size or quantity only $5.00. All items are shipped in individual beautiful gift boxes with items tissue wrapped, prices removed, and complimentary deluxe ornament hanger at no extra charge.
Coeur d'Alene Cider Company
(208) 704 -2160
Visit CDA Cider's website to order your cider delivery. If you order by 2 pm they will provide same day delivery. They provide a clean and sanitized growler and will deliver to Coeur d'Alene, Hayden and Post Falls.
Created Coffee is offering "the quarantine bundle". Support some of your local shops by purchasing this limited time 20% off bundle. They have teamed up to provide the essentials for time well spent at home. 10% of every order will go to support our community through this stressful time. Delivery available to CDA, Hayden, Dalton Gardens, & Post Falls or curbside pick up at Created also available.
Friday Daft Badger is offering 16 oz crowlers for pickup. They are $5 each. You can preorder and they will have them ready for you when you arrive. Call Darrell at 208-661-0840 to put your order in.
Most local restaurants are open for takeout and/or delivery so you can still enjoy your favorite meal in the comfort and safety of your home. Another thing that can really help out our local businesses during this difficult time is buying gift cards. Buy some gift cards from your favorite local shops and restaurants, and when things calm down you can go out and enjoy that shopping trip or dining experience that you've been longing for!