These local fabulous finds will please even the pickiest of guests.
Whether hosting a party or bringing a gift, these wine accessories are both stylish & functional. Open the wine bottle to reveal a 5-piece tool set that conveniently stores with your wine collection. The fish corkscrew, made of light wood & stainless steel, is the perfect stocking stuffer. Find these and more entertaining ideas at Roost! Roost, 38 Front Street, Salem, 978-744-4663, roostsalem.com
Chilly Dog Sweaters
Are handmade, 100% wool dog sweaters. They come in a variety of colors, styles and sizes! At A Singing Dog, our beagle Mali wears her fashionable sweater especially when she is walking along Singing Beach during the winter. Visit our store and shop our selection of argyle, cable knits and novelty patterns by Chilly Dog! A Singing Dog Boutique, 17B Beach Street, Manchester-by-the-Sea, 978-525-7338, asingingdogboutique.com
Will Warm Up Even The Coldest Winter Eyephoria Optical – Eyewear for a new frame of mind. Luxury eyewear and designer sunglasses. Eyephoria Optical, 950 Cummings Center, Suite 97-X, Beverly, 978-338-5558, eyephoriaoptical.com
We Are The Gift Idea Specialists
Elegant gifts are what we know, and elegant gift baskets are what we’re known for. We provide a broad range of thoughtful and imaginative gifts. Need a business gift for a special client? We will select, package and ship gifts to as few as one or all of your clients with one phone call. Your one-stop gift service! Mason & Madison, 2 Central Street, Middleton, 978-777-8883, masonandmadison.com
A Refreshing Antidote To Wardrobe Boredom
Debbie Brook’s sassy, eye catching, and sophisticated handbags will make you the star of every event. Individually crafted with artisan acrylics, Swarovski crystals and a touch of whimsy that keeps you grinning and your friends asking…Where did you get that bag? A fun addition to our extensive fine jewelry collections. The Jewelry Vault, 4 Lowell Road, North Reading, 978-357-8470, thejewelryvault.com
We believe that your ‘do is uniquely yours. Our amazing team of highly-trained stylists has travelled both nationally and internationally to master their craft and bring the latest trends in hair color, multi-dimensional coloring and cutting to you. ‘Do Salon is not just another hair salon, it’s a complete style experience! ‘Do Salon, 146 Lowell Street, Wakefield, 781-245-0455, dosalonwakefield.com
Shawnee Peak Hat Trick Gift Pack
Give the Gift that’s always a winner! Ski 3 Days (no blackouts!) at Shawnee Peak Ski Area in Bridgton, Maine for just $135! Your Closest Maine Mountain - just 2 1/2 hours from the North Shore. Shawnee Peak is Classic New England Skiing with Hometown hospitality. Mention this ad when ordering! Shawnee Peak, Mountain Road, Bridgton, Maine, 207-647-8444, shawneepeak.com
Do You ZAZOU?
Visit Wenham’s best kept secret…Zazou’s! An eclectic shop carrying accessory collections from zany to traditional and everything in between. Jewelry, handbags, scarves, hats, special occasion sweaters and jackets… add a mix of interesting home decor pieces… candles, frames, florals and more. ZAZOU’S, where artful gifts mix with unexpected necessities! ZAZOU’S, 300 Main Street, Wenham, 978-468-1172, zazousofwenham.com
Holiday Happenings at Laschi Hairstylists & Day Spa
Put your best look forward! Laschi’s is the place to start. Hair, skin and accessories is our business. Our professionals are ready to give you a fashion forward look. Give the Gift of Beauty for your Holiday Shopping. Laschi Hairstylists & Day Spa, 150 Main Street, Reading, 781-944-6111, laschis.com
Make This Season Special…
with custom printed Holiday Cards, Photo Cards, Invitations and Gifts. Everyone loves to see their name in print, and personalized stationery, note pads, cocktail napkins and more will make EVERYONE on your list – family, friends, teachers – feel special. For experienced, fast, friendly service visit… The Write Expression, 46 Main Street, Topsfield, 978-887-0330, thewrite-expression.com
LaserCraze Offers Good, Clean Fun!
Whether it’s an unforgettable birthday party or simply a family visit to burn off some energy, parents and kids alike enjoy LaserCraze’s world-class laser tag played in it’s state-of-the-art multi-level laser tag arena. Enjoy fresh-baked pizza and cold drinks at the Craze cafe after the game! LaserCraze, 1600 Osgood Street, North Andover, 978-689-7700, lasercraze.us
A gallery of unique fine and functional art from North Shore’s premiere artists adorn the walls. The distinctive fine crafts range from pottery, carved birds, jewelry, fiber art, photography, unusual carved gourds, blown glass, and sculpture. MixtMedia, 40 Essex Road, Ipswich, 978-356-0115, mixtmediaipswich.com
Yes… They Are…HOCKEY STICKS AND PUCKS!
STERLING SILVER pendants, earrings and bracelets. The perfect gift for: the HOCKEY MOM,the HOCKEY GIRLFRIEND, the HOCKEY PLAYER! Exclusively designed by Betsy Frost and sold at POP Gallery, 67 Main Street, Gloucester, MA. For on-line orders, pricing, or to view complete collections, visit betsyfrostdesign.com. Betsy Frost Design, 978-312-1038, betsyfrostdesign.com
Scrumptious Scarves at J. Mode
Scarves at J. Mode are many, colorful, embroidered, scrunched and artistically novel. The chic J. Mode on Salem’s quaint Front St. features upscale contemporary clothing for women. Weather you’re shopping for holiday gifts or for yourself you’ll find gorgeous products from many of the best trending fashion designers in the market. See you at J.Mode- it’s worth the trip! J.Mode, 17 Front Street, Salem, 978-744-7007, jmodefashions.com
Chocolates & Sweets
Russo’s Fine Chocolates offers the highest quality in chocolate. Chocolate makes for great hostess gifts, holiday favors, and a delicious treat for yourself. We offer custom packed or pre-packed chocolates, sugar-free chocolate/candies, and you can even order online at www.russoscandy.com! Our store hours are Tues-Sat 9am to 7pm and Sunday 11am to 5pm. Russo’s Fine Chocolates, 329 Main Street, Saugus, 781-233-1737, russoscandy.com
Turning Art Into Fashion
A mini masterpiece is wearable art that speaks for itself. Your art is forged into a timeless accessory fashioned from original art created by you, your child, or anyone whose art you love! Available options include handcrafted pendants, belt buckles, rings, charms, cufflinks and key chains. This holiday season give a unique, individual, and everlasting gift, that they will remember! Mini Masterpieces, Hamilton, 978-468-7006, artintofashion.com
Guarantee Student Success…With ClubZ! In-Home Tutoring.
Specializing in customized, one-to-one tutoring in the privacy, comfort and convenience of your home. All subjects – algebra, geometry, calculus, reading, essay writing, ACT, SAT test preparation. Certified teachers, personal attention. Serving the North Shore since 2000. Mention this magazine and receive one free hour of tutoring. ClubZ!, 978-744-2200, clubztutoring.com/northshoreboston
Conveniently located in Wakefield, Gone to the Dogs specializes in fashionable, fun, practical, and delicious products for dogs and those who love them. Shop with us and you will find great holiday gifts, scrumptious treats, thoughtfully selected toys, coats, food, and more! All perfect for the dog and the dog lover on your list! Gift cards are available! Gone to the Dogs, 55 Albion Street, Wakefield, 781-245-6787
Gifts That Glow!
Rouge Cosmetic’s friendly staff will help you choose the perfect gifts that pamper. From stocking stuffers to the most requested items, Rouge has them wrapped and ready to go! Rouge carries makeup, skincare, fragrances, candles, diffusers, body creams, men’s shave products, gift sets and more. Plus, special occasion makeup applications & lashes to help you look beautiful for that holiday party! Rouge Cosmetics, 322 Derby Street, Salem, 978-740-1044, rouge.com
Massage Your Holiday Stress Away
Come experience the highest quality massage and bodywork from licensed professionals. We offer a wide variety of massages, including Swedish, Sports, Deep Tissue, Pre/Post Pregnancy, Reflexology, Polarity, Reiki, Hot Stone and Couples. Choose from 30, 45, 60, 75 or 90 minutes. Call or stop by today and let the caring therapists alleviate your stress and enrich your well being. Gift certificates available. Body & Soul, 60 Washington Street, Salem, 978-825-0040, bodysoulsalem.com
Elegant Aromatherapy Gift Sets for the Holidays. Choose from several of our Signature collections of organic bath, body & home products made with PURE Essential Oils. Custom gift wrapping available. Call Bev! BC Essentials, Rowley, 781-983-0304, bcessentials.com
Nothing Average About It
The Peabody Essex Museum Shop is hip, edgy and educational. You will find fashion & accessories, jewelry, children’s toys and decorative home décor. Treat yourself, spoil your friends and delight your family with gifts that stimulate the mind, invigorate the senses and enrich one’s spirit. Peabody Essex Museum Shop, 161 Essex Street, Salem, PEMshop.com
Hooray For The Holidays!
Step into the exciting world of fashion from contemporary to dressy and everything in between for women of all ages! You’ll find juniors, misses, plus and petite sizes. Infinity heats up the season with an eye-catching collection of metallic dresses. You’ll also find fabulous fashion jewelry and accessories from elegant to avant garde. Stop in to see what everyone has been talking about and experience “Infinity” for daytime, nighttime, for Anytime! Infinity Fashion Boutique, 427 Paradise Road, Swampscott, 781-599-8829
Your life is a story of love, family, friendship, important moments and dreams. Now you can tell your story with Lovelinks by Aagaard exclusively at Nazarian Jewelers three locations. Build your story one Lovelink at a time with sterling silver, 14 karat gold and genuine Murano glass beads. Your Lovelinks jewelry is unique because your story is unique! Nazarian Jewelers, 37 Market Square, Newburyport, 978-465-2024, nazariandiamonds.com
BareMinerals by BareEscentuals…
is the #1 mineral makeup in the world made with 100% natural formula without any preservatives, fillers or binders. Their award winning foundation provides impeccable coverage for every skin type and also protects with natural SPF 15. Essencia Spa & Salon is proud to carry this original mineral makeup line. Essencia is a full service day spa and salon offering an array of customized services. Essencia, 61 Main Street, Amesbury, 978-388-4772, essencia-spa.com
Delight Your Senses
Mountain fresh and glowing with the aromatic snap of crisp Siberian Fir needles, heartening cedarwood and relaxing sandalwood, the Thymes Frasier Fir sets the mood for those special moments that make up our life stories. Creating a tradition to savor…and to share. Extensive selection of other Thymes fragrances available. Come to Hamilton Gardens where all of your senses will be delighted. Hamilton Gardens, 545 Bay Road, Hamilton, 978-468-0148, hamiltongardensonline.com
Mud Puddle Toys
Quality, kid-powered toys for safe, creative play. That’s the motto that guides everything going on at Mud Puddle Toys. Find back-to-basic, educational, make-it-up-yourself, bellylaughing play that’s great for kids. Enjoy a more relaxed, productive shopping environment for toys, games & books that are actually better for your kids. The friendly, knowledgeable staff is a big help and the gift-wrapping is free. Mud Puddle Toys, 1 Pleasant Street, Marblehead, or 221 Essex Street, Salem, mudpuddletoys.com
Not Your Average Consignment Shop!
Over 9,000 sq ft of quality merchandise in room-like settings, spacious, clean, and friendly staff in a beautifully renovated 1865 mill building. Winner of five awards this year for Best Consignment Shop. Quality consignments always wanted, pickup and delivery available. Consignment Gallery at 56, 56 Sterling Street, Clinton, 978-365-6456, Gallery56.com
Timeless design and a relaxed palette blend effortlessly to create an exceptional home environment…..where your family can live, entertain, or simply escape to a simpler and better place. Come visit our newly relocated shop for home furnishings, thoughtful gifts and inspired design. Timeless Interiors, 52 Railroad Avenue, Hamilton, 978-468-1141, timelessinteriorsonline.com
A Gift For Everyone
At The Beauty Cafe in Melrose center you’re sure to find the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list. From the must-have Big Buddha bags and the hard to find celeb faves like Kai and Apothia fragrances, the gorgeous Tolani scarves and the newest holiday collections by Smashbox, Butter London, Stila and Bare Escentuals. The Beauty Cafe, 515 Main Street, Melrose, 781-665-6650, thebeautycafe.nu