How to shop made in America for the holidays

Story highlights

  • Buying American-made products is a patriotic way to spread holiday cheer
  • Products manufactured in America may seem hard to find, but it's not impossible

(CNN)There's no denying that fewer consumer goods are made in the United States today than in the heyday of American manufacturing.

But that doesn't mean American-made products no longer exist. A handful of longstanding heritage brands and a new crop of patriotic upstarts are turning out a variety of products made in the United States, from clothes and accessories to beauty products and kitchen supplies.
Here's a list of websites and Facebook groups dedicated to helping consumers find products made in the United States, along with a few brands known to manufacture most or a substantial portion of their goods stateside. We did our best to vet the companies but it's always best to check as businesses constantly change practices.
This least is by no means exhaustive; share your suggestions in the comments.
Resources:
    Bags and accessories:
    - Alex and Ani: Bags, jewelery
    - Archival Clothing: Bags, apparel, blankets
    - Arne Mason: Leather carrying cases
    - Baggu: Bags
    - Blackbox Case: Wooden laptop cases
    - Cause and Effect: Belts and bracelets
    - Duluth Pack: Bags, belts, scarves, wallets
    - Estex Mfg. Co.: Tool sheaths, aprons, buckets, holsters
    - Fleabags: Bags
    - GORUCK: Bags
    - J.W. Hulme: Bags, wallets
    - Makr Carry Goods: Bags, stools, wallets, belts
    - Maptote: Bags
    - Pendleton: Blankets and apparel
    - Pierrepont Hicks: Ties, bowties
    - Randolph Engineering: Glasses, sunglasses
    - Stetson: Hats, boots, belts
    - Summit Creek Dry Goods: Wallets, key chains, belts
    - Tom Bihn: Bags
    - The Hill-Side: Ties, bow ties, pocket squares, scarves, bags and wallets
    - Winter Session: Bags, wallets, belts
    - Yellow 108: Hats, bags, scarves
    Apparel:
    Footwear:
    Beauty and personal care:
    - Clarisonic: Skin care
    - Dr. Bronner's: Lotion, soap, toothpaste
    - FootMate: Foot massager
    - Jardin du Soleil: Oils, soap
    - Jordan Essentials: Skin care
    - LUSH: Makeup, shampoo, soap
    - Merle Norman: Makeup, skin care
    - Portland General Store: Grooming products for men
    - S.W. Basics: Skin care
    Furniture, cookware and home:
    - Austin Air: Purifiers
    - Best Drying Rack: Laundry equipment
    - Colgate: Crib mattresses and pads
    - DutchCrafters: Furniture
    - Farmplast: Milk crates
    - FlipFold: Folding tool
    - Frame USA: Pictures frames, custom framing
    - Homer Laughlin Fiesta: Dinnerware
    - KettlePizza: Pizza ovens
    - Liberty Tabletop: Flatware
    - Malpaca: Pillows and bedding
    - ManPans: Cookware
    - MIDE Products: Aluminum Hooks, hangers and storage products
    - Pyrex: Cookware
    - Sterilite: Plastic Housewares
    - Tervis: Tumblers, drink ware
    - Vitamix: Blenders
    Electronics and tools:
    - Audio Research: Audio products
    - Behring Made: Knives
    - Braun Corporation: Manufacturer of wheelchair lifts and ramps, transit vehicles
    - Council Tool: Hand tools
    - Edelbrock: Specialty vehicle parts
    - Excel: Hand dryers
    - Geneva Manufacturing: Modular garage organizing gear
    - Grado Labs: Headphones and phone cartridges
    - Vandersteen Audio: Speakers
    Other:
    - Airstream: Campers
    - Case Knives: Pocket and hunting knives
    - Crayola: Art supplies
    - Harley-Davidson: Motorcycles
    - K'NEX: Children's toys
    - King Saddlery: Western saddles, tack, ropes
    - Nokona: Baseball and softball equipment
    - Post-it: Dry-erase boards, easels, notes
    - Purrfectplay: Pet toys
    - Schutt Sports: Football, baseball and softball gear
    - USA Flag Supply: American, Gadsen, specialty flags
    - Victus: Baseball bats
    - Wholesome Hide: Rawhide dog chews
    - Wilson: Leather footballs, wood bats
    - Zippo: Lighters
    Where do you shop for products made in the United States? Share your resources in the comments!