Savor the Sweet Things
With 25 years of baking experience, Cookies by Design offers custom arrangements of cookie bouquets, cakes and gift baskets, each specially designed and personalized for any occasion. Homemade from the baking all the way to the icing, it's an original, edible, and not to mention, very sweet way to say "thank you." 9405 Kenwood Road. (513) 793-9997 or www.cookiesbydesign.com.
 
 
 
Sip on This
The Wine Store offers a whopping 1,600 wines, as well as a variety of beers, cheeses, mixers and other accessories. Popular wines, like the store's desirable sell Josh, are quality brands at sensible prices. Owner Mary Fruehwald purchased the store in 1998 and prides herself on the personal service her multi-service store offers. The store also makes special orders and free deliveries on orders over $30 total. 9905 Montgomery Road. (513) 984-9463 or www.theewinestore.com
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Pound the Pavement
Fleet Feet's shoe shopping "fitlosophy," as they call it, applies to every customer "” runners, joggers and walkers of every activity level. The whole process takes about 30 minutes, but considerate and helpful Fleet Feet employees promise to not only to size up your feet and running style, but get to know your past injuries and future running goals, and ultimately help you find the perfect shoe to get you there. 9525 Kenwood Road. (513) 793-8383 or www.fleetfeetcincy.com.
 
 

Earth-friendly Fashions
Promoting local artists, this accessory and collectible store sells a variety of unique products in the form of jewelry, clothing and fashion items. Owners Mary Cox and Sandra Ellis opened their store in 2005 and began selling accessories and original works by local artists. With popular items such as jewelry, hair accessories and vegan purses for the environmentally conscious, EULA, Inc. offers distinct and one-of-a-kind pieces for gifts to others or yourself. 7337 Montgomery Road. (513) 984-0274 or www.eulainc.com.

 
 
 
Young at Heart
The Obsess Boutique operates under the motto "fashion for the young and the young at heart." It truly gives daughters and their mothers some fashion they can obsess over. With jeans, blouses, dresses, handbags, accessories and shoes from high end brands such as French Connection, Citizens of Humanity, Hobo and Jessica Simpson, this is a must-stop spot for any fashion aficionado. 9393 Montgomery Road. (513) 793-4777 or www.obsessboutique.com.