The holidays are here and trying to find that one gift that someone doesn't have isn't always easy, especially with online shopping and you can find a tablet computer or phone just about anywhere.

So our web guy was talking about some local stores and that had me thinking. What are some of the local places to buy gifts that are different from the big chains?

He and I chatted about which local stores we've been to and here's the list of some of the places we came up with to buy local in Midland and Odessa.