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Thursday, November 29, 2012

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!   

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