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Holiday Gift Guide: Find The Perfect Gift for Your Next Gathering

The holiday season is quickly approaching and it's time to start thinking about gifts for family, friends, and coworkers. The Upper Valley offers some amazing options that are waiting to be discovered. Read on to find the perfect gift for your next gathering.

This years Gift Guide is sponsored by LaValley Building Supply. Thank you!

Photo from the Red Kite Candy Facebook Page.

Red Kite Candy

What brings more joy than candy? Am I right? Red Kite Candy makes their candy with great care will even personalize your order by writing a handwritten note.

With tons of goodies to choose from, you may have difficulty picking out which treat you want to go with. 

They have four varieties of gift boxes - starting pricing at $10.00 up to $39.00. You can stop by in-store or order online.

Photo from F.H. Gillingham & Sons Facebook Page.

F.H. Gillingham & Sons

For more than a century, F.H. Gillingham & Sons has been located in the original building at 16 Elm Street, Woodstock, Vermont. 

Nothing can compete with their Wild Blueberry Jam which is great on ice cream, mixed with buttercream frosting, or by the spoonful!

You could also create your own gift basket with specialty Vermont cheese, crackers, maple syrups, candy, and even a unique kitchen towel.

They also have candles, mustards, butters, cookies, nuts, homemade granola, pancake mixes, and even cutting boards.

Visit their website to explore more unique gifts.

Photo from Clover Gift Shop Facebook Page.

Clover Gift Shop

If you are looking for gifts involving amazing art and craft designs, then make sure to stop by The Clover Gift Shop which known for their extraordinary gifts & interior decorations.

Some of our favorite items include anecdote candles, bees wrap, customized mugs, and tin can lanterns but they have much more to choose from on their website.

Photo from My Brigadeiro Facebook Page.

My Brigadeiro

Start with their handcrafted chocolate truffle balls that consist primarily of local ingredients from Vermont and New Hampshire farms.

With 25 flavors to choose from, you can choose between the classics and special holiday flavors including gingerbread, peppermint, and eggnog.

You can handpick the flavors you’d like to create a special holiday box and they will wrap it with a beautiful holiday ribbon.

In addition to their namesake, they also offer a wide variety of other luscious treats including cupcakes, fruit tarts, crème brûlée, flan, caramel, and chocolate-covered apples. 

Visit their website for more info.

Photo from the King Arthur Baking Company Facebook Page.

King Arthur Baking Company

Whether you want to order online or drop by their flagship store in Norwich, you can find many great gifts at King Arthur Baking Company.

If you want to bring freshly baked goods for the host/hostess, then stop by early in the morning when you can get them right out of the oven.

Or checkout their pre-made gift baskets filled to the brim with kitchen towels, kitchen tools, baking items, and sometimes even a treat or two.

You can also find every kitchen tool imaginable; aprons, pots and pans, cookie cutters, and specialty cooking equipment as well as the essentials like baking chocolate, nuts, Vanilla, and more.

A variety of boxed brownies, breads, loaves, cookie mixes are also available. 

Visit their online store for more info.

Photo from Lemon Tree Gifts of Hanover Facebook Page.

Lemon Tree

From knick-knacks to elegant snow globes, Lemon Tree has a variety of gifts to choose from. A gift set of hand lotion/hand wash could be a nice option or if your host/hostess has a connection to Dartmouth College, they have a variety of engraved cutting boards, sweatshirts, hats, pillows with a map of Dartmouth college on it.

They also offer a variety of board and card games that could be a fun way to break the ice at your holiday party.

Happy Holidays!

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