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Thursday, November 29, 2012

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Bacon!

 A little something for every bacon lover on your list!

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Hokie Nation

With over 30 local vendors and artists in our Marketplace, we have something for everyone, in every price range!

For the Hokie on your list:

Decorative Napkins that stand up (even some for Cav fans!) from To Bee Seated

Hokie earrings from Lost and Found Again

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Pet Lovers

With over 30 local vendors and artists in our Marketplace, we have something for everyone, in every price range!

Here are a few gift ideas for the pet lovers on your list:

All natural dog treats made locally by Tanker Tots
$6.50 each

The Roanoke Valley SPCA 2013 Pet Calendar
$20 - all proceeds go to benefit the SPCA
cash or check only

Doggie note cards from Harvest $11.25

Cat and Dog Note Cards from Harvest $13.50

Dog Bone - perfect for loose change, business cards, paperclips or treats from Harvest!

Tug toys for your pup from Harvest $9 each

Itty bitty doggie bowls (appetizer plates for Sally!)
from Harvest $5.50 each

Sally Books by Stephen Huneck!  No relation to our own sweet Sally but they have a striking resemblance :)  These make great gifts for all ages!

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Roanoke Scenes

For anyone who has fond memories of Roanoke,
these make a great sentimental gift!

* Andrew and I have the Texas Tavern print at home,
since it was the first place we ate when we moved here.
We had no idea at the time that we had just joined 

'The Millionaires Club'!

Scenes of Roanoke, VA
by artist Lee Penny Baker
available here @ Black Dog Salvage
unframed $25
framed $50
black & white note cards $12

Roanoke Weiner Stand

Wertz's Country Store

Tinnell's Finer Foods

St. Andrew's Catholic Church

South Roanoke Fire Station

A Roanoke Welcome
Public Art, Roanoke Regional Airport

Norfolk & Western Passenger Station

Mill Mountain

Market Square

Hotel Roanoke

H&C Coffee Sign

Downtown Roanoke Fire Station

Dr. Pepper Sign

The Coffee Pot

Offices, Central Mfg Co.

Time Passes
Billy's Ritz

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Hostess and Teacher Gifts

With over 30 local vendors and artists in our Marketplace, we have something for everyone, in every price range!

To start you out, here are a few hostess or teacher gift ideas:

Introducing Sally's Salvage Snacks!
All Natural Dog Treats made locally by Tanker Tots
$6.50 each 

Decorative Napkins from To Bee Seated

RAM House Anniversary Cookbook
$20 - all proceeds go directly to Roanoke Area Ministries
check or cash only

A must have for any Hokie fan from The Velvet Peony - $28.

The Roanoke Valley SPCA 2103 Pet Calendar
$20 - all proceeds go to support the SPCA
*** be sure to look for Sally on the last page!
cash or check only

Decorative Star Wooden Boxes from Whiteside Designs
Fill with goodies - great for storing holiday cards!

Decorative baskets from Think - Market Basket Systems $29-$39

Gurgle Pots from Harvest!   $22 small, $39 large

Candle Wine Toppers from Harvest $15 each

govino wine glasses from Harvest
Made in the U.S.A. - go anywhere wine glass! $14 for 4 glasses

Star tray - perfect to hold holiday treats!  From Whiteside Designs

Star buckets - fill with sand and add tea lights!  From Whiteside Designs

Gift baskets from Medina Baskets $24 each

Travel Diffuser Set $27 from magnolia

From Medina Baskets - set of tea glasses $18

Our wonderful tea glasses from Morocco have so many uses! Traditionally used for mint tea, an abiding tradition of hospitality, they are also great as little wine glasses or with a votive candle floating evocatively in the glass. To make traditional Moroccan Mint Tea: 1 tablespoon Green Tea leaves; 1 large handful fresh spearmint leaves, washed; 1/2 liter (about 2 cups) boiling water; 1/4 cup sugar; Brew tea, allow it to steep and add the sugar and mint leaves. Share with friends!

Garden Statuary from Unique Stone
Wide range of prices!Frogs, cats, pigs, foxes, turtles, hedgehogs, rabbits, benches, fountains, religious saints, and more!

"Oh my stars!" Cookbook from the Junior League of Roanoke VAlley.  $24.95 each

Our vendor, E. M. Bradley, has just introduced us to My Drap - the only cotton napkins on a roll!  Brighten up your table or give as a hostess gift - perfect for the holidays!