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Amy’s Shipping Emporium 507 BROAD STREET • LAKE GENEVA • 262-249-0708

DECEMBER HOURS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 9:00-6:00, SATURDAY 10:00-4:00 PM Authorized Shipping Outlet

STOP IN AND VISIT OUR NEW!!! GIFT BOUTIQUE

Let Us Pack and Ship All Your Holiday Packages Over 60 different size Shipping Containers in Stock

COMPUTERIZED PARCEL SYSTEM-NO FORMS TO FILL OUT! ANNOUNCING OUR NEW GIFT CENTER! • SHIPPING GUIDELINES-EACH PARCELNeed a last minute gift? See our gorgeous collection of Jewelry along with some other unique surprises. You buy it, we’ll wrap it, pack it and ship it.

If you want to avoid expensive air shipment charges, plan on shipping your gifts by December 17th-all ground shipments will be scheduled to arrive by Christmas Day.

MAXIMUM SHIPPING WEIGHT-150 LBS. MAXIMUM SIZE-165 INCHES (Length & Girth) COMPLETE STREET ADDRESSES ONLY -NO P.O. BOXES NO BROWN PAPER OR STRING PLEASE! CORRUGATED BOXES ONLY. ALL GLASS & FRAGILE ITEMS MUST BE DOUBLE-BOXED (Let Us Do It For You!)

• SHIPMENT TRACKING & TRACING • CUSTOM PACKAGING • FREE LABELING AND TAPING OF ALL PACKAGES • FIRST $100.00 INSURANCE FREE ON ALL PACKAGES.

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Give a Gift to a Friend or Yourself for the Holidays ... The Gift of Cooking The Lake Geneva School of Cooking offers cooking classes for every level of experience from novice to gourmet.

A gift certificate from the Lake Geneva School of Cooking makes a perfect gift for any aspiring chef, no matter what level of experience, and for any occasion. Gift certificates can be made in the amount of a particular class or for an open amount. In addition, they can be redeemed for Corporate Team Building events, caterings or private parties. Purchase your Gift Certificates online or contact us for additional information.

Visit our website for a schedule of all classes

www.lakegenevaschoolofcooking.com 727 Geneva Street • Lake Geneva, WI • 262.248.3933 In The Geneva Village Shops

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in this issue Maximize your shopping productivity ...page 7 ‘Tis the season for shopping....page 11 New homeowners on your gift list? ...page 15 Visit Santa without all the tears...page 16 Staying within your budget....page 18 Special gifts for kids with special needs ....page 20 Pullout advertiser directory...pages 29-36 Last-minute gift ideas....page 45 The dos and don’ts of holiday shopping ...page 48 Office etiquette for the holidays...page 49 Present protocol...page 53 Shopping with the kids? Keep them busy ...page 54 Limited time? Shop smarter....page 57 Prioritize your to-do list...page 58

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Advertiser Index A+ Graphics, pg. 4 Abbey Resort, pg. 44 Amy’s Shipping Emporium, pg. 2 Baker House, pg. 63 Bella Pelle, pg. 27 Bittner’s Bakery, pg. 59 Bootery, pg. 56 Brian Felder, page 27 Brick and Mortar, pg. 39 Bruno’s Liquor, pg. 57 Café Calamari, pg. 51 Caravelle Lighting, pg. 12 Cedardale Pet Resort, pg. 62 Chinawest Jewelers, pg. 62 Cobblestone Peddler, pg. 24 Cornerstone Shoppe, pg. 38 Cozy Cottage, pg. 51 E Street Denim, pg. 39 Evergreen Country Club, pg. 6 Fancy Fair Mall, pg. 18 Fontana Jeweler, pg. 44 Geneva Jakes, pg. 56 Geneva National, pg. 25 Geneva Ridge Resort, pg. 8 Germaine’s Bridal, pg. 24 Gilbertson’s Stained Glass, pg. 15 Grand Geneva Resort, pg. 26 Great Clips, pg. 17 Hawksview Golf Club, pgs. 5, 13 Hobby Town USA, pg. 22 I Love Funky’s, pg. 19 J. Roberts Menswear, pg. 5 Jasmine Salon & Spa, pg. 11 Klockit, pg. 53 Kullberg Jewelers, pg. 52 Lake Geneva Cannery, pg. 50

Lake Geneva Country Meats, pg. 64 Lake Geneva School of Cooking, pg. 3 Lake Lawn Resort, pg. 14 Laser Electric, pg. 10 Main Street Country Store, pg. 13 Mama Cimino’s, pg. 23 Marengo Coin Shop, pg. 46 McCullough’s, pg. 21 Merry Maids, pg. 11 Mia Faccia, pg. 47 My Sister and Me, pg. 38 Nancy’s Petites, pg. 9 Next Door Pub, pg. 59 Paper Dolls, pg. 27 Pier 290, pg. 60 Piggly Wiggly, pg. 7 Plum Crazy, pg. 37 Revive Gallery, pg. 59 Seasons on the Lake, pg. 58 • Shop Burlington, pg. 45 • Shop Delavan, pgs. 40, 41 • Shop Elkhorn, pgs. 42, 43 • Shop Geneva Lake West, pgs. 54, 55 Sign of the Unicorn, pg. 9 Staller Estate Winery, pg. 57 Starfire Jeweler, pg. 53 Sunseekers, pg. 51 Swiss Maid Bakery, pg. 52 Tattered Butterfly, pg. 52 Twin Lakes Country Club, pgs. 20, 28 Ultimate Car Wash, pg. 50 Village Gourmet, pg. 16 Woodhill Farms, pg. 58 Yogeeze, pg. 37 Young Auditorium, pg. 45


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Gift ideas for everyone on your list are offered at Klockit. Weather stations, model car kits and fashion watches are just a few of the items available in the retail store. Klockit is located at N3211 Highway H, Lake Geneva. For more information, call (262) 248-1153 or visit their website at www.klockit.com.

Mystical Rose Books and Gifts offers meaningful holiday gifts and ornaments, as well as nativity scenes. The shop is located at 14 E. Walworth St. Elkhorn. For more information, call (262) 723-6037.

Boutique and Golf Simulator

Make it a Hawk’s View Holiday 17 courses to select on our State-of-the-art Golf Stimulator Rates from $15 for 30 minutes Complimentary use of Golf Clubs • Club Fitting Golf Instruction with PGA Pro Matt Steiner Open Wednesday - Sunday ** NEW ** Don’t let your golf game go into hibernation!! Simulator Play passes make a great gift - 10 hour Early Bird Pass for only $199 - 10 hour Full Benefit Pass for only $299 728 S. Main St., Lake Geneva • 262.248.0670 • www.hawksviewgolfclub.com

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Leashes, collars, brushes, combs, toys, Zoom Grooms, Elk antler bones--any of these gifts make me a happy pup, so come to Dog Harbor and pick one up! Dog Harbor is located at 32 W. Geneva St,. Williams Bay. Call (262) 325-2364 for more information.

Start the Holidays off with “Your Comedy Club Holiday Party” December 7th or 14th ! This FUN evening is designed for everyone... Individuals, Couples, Holiday parties, Company parties...to enjoy a FUN night out. Your evening starts off with complimentary butlerpassed appetizers in the PUB, and then an elegant 3-course buffet dinner, followed by entertainment from Bill Bunker a headliner comedian, and capped off by a DJ for your dancing pleasure. Here's the best part... the whole evening including all taxes and gratuity is ONLY $50.00 per person!

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Find holiday gift-giving and entertaining solutions at Village Gourmet, 735 Main St., Lake Geneva. The shop can be reached at (262) 348-9244.

Do you have a golfer in the family? If you answered YES, here are some GREAT offers... 9 or 18 hole 6 Packs & 12 Packs are available through 12/31/13 at deeply REDUCED prices! SAVINGS of up to $152.00! All Packs include greens fees & cart. Limited time offer, BUY TODAY! GIFT CARD’s are another GREAT option & through 12/22/13 they include a FREE GOLF offer! Gift cards are available in $25, $50 & $100 All offers are available on-line at EvergreenGolf.com or by calling 262-723-5722

Highway 12/67 North Elkhorn, WI 262-723-5722


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Maximize your shopping productivity The holiday season encompasses several weeks of frenetic activity, as men and women look to juggle abnormally busy social schedules with holiday shopping. While you might not be able to add hours to the day, there are certain measures anyone can take to make the hustle and bustle of the holiday season more efficient. Shopping swallows up a significant amount of time come the holiday season. According to the latest Consumer Reports Holiday Shopping Poll, the average person will spend 15 hours shopping for presents. Women tend to spend twice as long as men in stores and online, with women logging 20 hours of holiday shopping compared to the 10 hours the average male spends shopping for holiday gifts. Making the most of holiday shopping trips can free up moments and reduce overall stress during the holidays. Condense your gift list How much time you spend on holiday shopping depends largely on the number of people on your gift list. Shortening that list can save time and money. This may be the year for adults to collectively decide to forego exchanging gifts in lieu of devoting more funds toward gifts for youngsters. Distant friends may no longer need to feel

Shop off hours and condense your gift list. obligated to buy presents for one another. Opting to do a “Secret Santa” or another grab-bag style gift exchange can reduce the number of gifts you need to buy, saving time along the way. Keep a spreadsheet of your shopping list stored on your computer or smartphone so it can be easily modified year-to-year. Create a shopping strategy Millions of shoppers flock to stores on Black Friday to take advantage of doorbuster deals, and some even get all of their holiday shopping finished on this one afternoon. Others prefer to divide and conquer over a few weeks. Decide how you would like to economize your shopping so you won’t be traveling from store to store wasting precious time. SEE STRATEGY PAGE 59

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My Sister and Me offers unique goods and gifts for the holiday season. Owners Janie and Jeanie are ready to assist customers in finding the perfect gift. The shop is located at 911 Main St., Lake Geneva. Call (262) 729-4129 for more information.

The Essential Cafe offers fresh, wholesome and natural foods made with quality ingredients. Gift certificates are available. The restaurant is located at 21 S. Wisconsin st., Elkhorn. For additional information, call (262) 723-1500 or visit their website at www. essentialcafebistro.com.

Nancy’s of Lake Geneva The Tradition Continues... Discover All That Is New!

Dear Friends, Judy and I look forward to seeing all of you at the gallery this Holiday Season. As always we are

offering a wonderful selection of Fine Art and Crafts for your holiday gift list.

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We think our service, selection and small town setting will make your shopping experience a wonderful one this season.

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233 Center Street • Lake Geneva • (262) 248-1141

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‘Tis the season for shipping How to reduce the risks when sending gifts Travel is a staple of the holiday season. Many men and women find themselves spending a significant amount of time in the air or on the road, whether traveling to visit family or embarking on a holiday getaway. For those who must fly to their holiday destinations, travel can present certain obstacles, as baggage restrictions and fees have made it more difficult and more expensive to travel with gifts in tow. But savvy holiday shoppers need not worry about fitting all of those gifts into their overstuffed luggage. Shipping gifts is a far more convenient way to get all those precious presents from point A to point B, and it saves travelers money on airline baggage fees. When shipping gifts this holiday season, consider the follow-

ing tips. Use the right box. Boxes come in all shapes and sizes, and there are packing methods to ensure gifts arrive intact. The gift should not have much wiggle room inside the box, as the more the gift can move around the more likely it is to break. Gently shake the box before closing it, adding any padding if the gift is moving around too much, otherwise move the gift to a smaller box. A box also should not be too small, as it may break before reaching its destination. Wrap each individual item. When shipping holiday gifts, it’s often most convenient to include several items in one large box. When doing so, wrap each item separately in air-filled wrapping or newspaper. This reduces the risk of

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items breaking during shipping. Line the interior of the box with a garbage bag. A garbage bag lining along the inside of the box can help to prevent potential water damage from rain, snow or other leaky packages. Tightly tape the box. Once items are inside the box, be sure to use professional packing tape. Though there are cheaper alternatives available, professional packing tape is far more

likely to hold up as the item travels from your home to its ultimate destination. Low quality tape could split or tear, resulting in a situation where boxes break open and items fall out. Pay attention when reusing boxes. Reusing boxes is a great way to benefit the environment when shipping holiday gifts, but carefully examine the box before shipping it. Old labels and bar codes should be removed so pack-

ages ultimately end up in the correct destination. In addition, check any boxes for wear and tear before reusing them. Avoid using any boxes with previous water damage or tears. Double check addresses. Before shipping items, double check the address, making sure the name, address and ZIP code are correct. Confirm the information with the recipient as well. Be sure to write the SEE SHIPPING PAGE 48


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Season’s Snapshots Mama Cimino invites everyone to stop in a enjoy a taste of Italy. She wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Call (262) 348-9077 or stop in at 131 Wells St., Lake Geneva.

Simple, girly and fresh apparel is always in style at Bloomingbyrds, 755 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. Extended holiday hours will be offered Nov. 29 through Dec. 21. Call (262) 249-0520 for additional information.

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Season’s Snapshots Germaine’s Fashion and Bridal, 719 Main St., Lake Geneva, is holding a sale on bridal, special occasion and Quinceanera dresses. Holiday fashions are arriving daily, and tuxes are available. Call (262) 2490551 for more information.

Hobby Town USA, which is located in the Geneva Square Mall, Lake Geneva, features remote control cars, planes, boats and trains, along with games, toys and models. Call (262) 729-4053 for more information.

HAWK’S VIEW MAKES GIFT GIVING EASY! Do you have good clients,friends and relatives that are hard to buy for? Give a gift of golf with our 5 Star Golf Cards. Purchase 10 or 25 packs and give a round of golf. Fully transferable and valid for the entire 2014 season. We will even package each round separately for you! 10 ROUNDS ON COMO CROSSINGS FOR $450 25 ROUNDS ON COMO CROSSING FOR $995

Gift Cards available in any denomination

Call for details or go online at hawksviewgolfclub.com 7377 Krueger Road, Lake Geneva, WI 1-877-429-5788 www.hawksviewgolfclub.com


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BREAKFAST & BRUNCH WITH SANTA Children and parents welcome the Christmas season Saturday, November 30th at “Breakfast with Santa� from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM in the Geneva Ballroom.

         Sunday Champagne Brunch December 8TH, 15TH & 22ND from 10: 00 AM until 1:00 PM

Adults $15 | Children (4-12) $8 (Reservations are suggested for parties of 6 or more)

Champagne Brunch is served from 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Adults $24.95 | Children (4-12) $9.95

Make this your first holiday memory of 2013    

CALL 262.725.9155 FOR RESERVATIONS

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2013 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Frontier Restaurant Adults $29.95 | Children (4-12) $12.95 Spend Christmas Day at Lake Lawn Resort and bring your family to meet ours! Omelet bar, Belgian waffles, chef carved roast beef and roasted pit ham, dessert display, plus more! RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED 262-725-9155

Begin with full body scrub, followed by a relaxing 20 minutes in the soak tub with soft lighting and skin softening bath water. Return to the Suite for a Calladora Massage. A full 2 ½ hours of treatments and a retail gift. $260 | Call 262.725.9201

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New homeowners on your list? Great gift ideas for setting up housekeeping Buying a home can be one of the most rewarding experiences in a person’s life. It also can be one of the most stressful. New homeowners are faced with many expenses after buying a home, and the holiday season is a great time to help them out with a thoughtful gift for the place they now call home. The following are some great gift ideas for the new homeowner on your holiday shopping list. How-to books: Owning a home presents many opportunities for repairs and renovations. Oftentimes,

this is a homeowner’s initial foray into do-it-yourself projects, so consider giving a library of instructional books that walk homeowners through some basics, like plumbing, electrical work or basic construction. Personalized key chains: A new home means a new set of keys to the front door. Have key chains monogrammed and gift with a bottle of champagne to toast the new residence. Welcome mat: Welcome mats can be customized with the owner’s last name, and some customizing services also can print an image on a door mat or a quirky saying. Door knocker: Although door bells have replaced door knockers for practical use, a nice metal door knocker still makes a decorative statement on the front door. Have

the door knocker engraved with the family name. Gift certificate: A new home means new projects large and small. Homeowners will be making frequent trips to the home improvement center, and such trips can get costly. A gift card will help lessen that financial burden.

Home warranty: Third-party companies sell home warranties that can cover the costs of repairs on major home systems. To new homeowners, the peace of mind of knowing the HVAC system or a major appliance can be repaired or replaced at minimal cost could make SEE OWNERS PAGE 44


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Visit Santa without all the tears Prep the kids and their time with the jolly old elf will be fun, not frightening The holiday season means it’s time once again for parents to take their youngsters to visit Santa Claus. Pictures with little boys and girls lining up in their dress clothes with Santa are a holiday tradition, and youngsters are often anxious for their chances to share their Christmas gift wishes with the jolly man in red. But as integral as such photo sessions are to the holiday season, parents know they are one crying fit or meltdown away from having this tradition turn into trouble. After waiting in long lines to see Santa, it’s understandable when everyone’s patience starts to wear thin. The combination of antsy children and aggravated adults could set off a chain reaction that culminates in tear-stained cheeks and a sullied holiday memory. Pictures with Santa can go much more smoothly when you employ the following tips. Prep children. While kids may love the idea of Santa, youngsters face to face with a man in a red suit and a big, white beard may be nervous. SEE SANTA PAGE 49


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Staying within your budget Start right and your wallet won’t suffer Many holiday shoppers want to curb their spending on gifts for friends--taking a conservative approach to their shopping will save lots of money along the way. Shoppers often struggle with how much to spend on gifts for their loved ones come the holiday season. The quest for the perfect gift leads many to overspend, but there are ways holiday shoppers can give great gifts without breaking the bank. Leave credit cards at home. Stretching a budget when holiday shopping can be tempting, especially when shoppers come across “can’t miss” gifts they know their loved ones will trea-

sure. Succumbing to such temptation typically finds holiday shoppers using their credit cards to make purchases they otherwise cannot afford, and that only lands shoppers in post-holiday debt that can be difficult to pay off. Leaving credit cards at home when shopping for the holidays significantly reduces the likelihood that shoppers will overspend, and it guarantees they won’t be mired in debt come January. Whittle down your shopping list. Many holiday shoppers find themselves in financial hot water come the end of the holiday season thanks in large part to seemingly endless holiday shopping lists. Lists may include coworkers, distant cousins, neighbors, and a host of other acquaintances. Whittling

Fancy Fair Mall Welcome to our collection of unique stores. You will find apparel for every taste, a gift for every occasion, and treasures for your home that will be cherished for years. Trader Nick’s Clothing, jewelry, fashion accessories and gifts.

262.248.9160 Galerie Matisse One of the midwest’s finest galleries for original & decorative art

Jones New York Factory Store

Importers of exceptional oriental carpets

current fashions from business to casual, missy, petite sizes available

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Noure’s Oriental Rug Inc. from around the globe

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down holiday shopping lists can save shoppers money. Contact loose acquaintances and distant relatives to suggest you stop exchanging gifts come the holidays, saving both parties time and money. Make a list of gifts. Blindly shopping for holiday gifts can prove disastrous to your finances. Before heading out on a holiday shopping trip, make a list of gifts you intend to buy for each person on your list. This can help you focus your search and reduce the likelihood that you will make potentially costly impulse purchases as you wander around the mall for hours on end. Avoid last-minute shopping. Last-minute shopping may unearth some great deals, but it’s far more likely to back shoppers into corners as they race against time to complete their holiday shopping. When shopping is put off until the last minute, shoppers don’t have time to comparison shop and find better deals, and that can quickly turn a holiday budget upside down. Begin your holiday shopping as early as possible, and take advantage of holiday sales. * Spread out your shopping. Holiday shoppers with especially long shopping lists can spread out their shopping over several months to reduce the likelihood that they will accumulate credit card debt or run out of cash during the holiday season. Begin shopping in late summer or early fall, periodically buying gifts for loved ones when you have the cash to do so. This has the added benefit of freeing up time during the often hectic holiday season, and it greatly reduces the risk of compiling postholiday debt.


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Season’s Snapshots Deep discounts on clothing, furniture, jewelry and more are now offered at I Love Funky’s, 222 Center St., Lake Geneva. The store is going out of business, and is currently open seven days a week. Holiday shoppers can find out more by calling (262) 248-8474 or visiting their website at www.ilovefunkys. com. Give the gift of comfort with a Burlington Footwear gift certificate. Recipients can choose from a selection of leather shoes, boots, sweaters and more for the whole family. The store is located at 444 N. Pine St., Burlington. Call (262) 763-3050 for more information.


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Special gifts for kids with special needs Everyone wants to get the perfect gifts for people on their holiday shopping lists. Shopping for a child with special needs can make gift-giving a bit more difficult. After all, buyers want to ensure the gift is practical as well as thoughtful. However, there are many great gift ideas for special needs children. Buying gifts for kids with a disability or other special needs make take a little more time, but shoppers who consider a child’s developmental readiness as well as personal interests can still find the perfect gift. Consult with parents and caregivers. Parents often know best when it comes to their own children and will make the most reliable source as to which gifts to buy for special needs children. Parents may have a list of items a therapist or teacher has suggested, and these learning tools could make good gifts, particularly if parents’ own budgets are stretched. If you’d like to make the gift a surprise for everyone involved, go directly to a therapist or teacher and ask for suggestions. There may be classroom aides that can be bought to continue the learning experience at home. Assess developmental level. When it comes to special needs children, age does not always dictate the proper developmen-

tal level. A pre-teen with special needs may not be on the same level academically and socially as his or her peers, while some special needs children may be more developed in a particular area than other special needs kids their age. Assess a child’s developmental level to help you select toys that he or she can play with. For example, a nonverbal child with autism who likes marine life may benefit from a colorful picture book where he or she can point to the animals. Think about interests. Most children gravitate to certain types of toys and have specific interests when it comes to play. A music lover may enjoy a learner’s guitar or keyboard. Most children benefit from art sets where they can explore their creativity and also master greater dexterity and imaginative thinking. Consider making a financial donation. Some children with special needs require the use of specialized equipment, such as braces or wheelchairs. Such equipment can be expensive, and the child’s family might benefit from a financial gift. A monetary gift to be put toward medical supplies, travel, gear, or even a charitable donation to an association would make fine gifts.

Fairway Pavilion We’ll make sure your special day is perfect!

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Make your list Making a list when holiday shopping can help you avoid spending more than your budget allows. Rather than be caught off guard, carefully make your shopping list and include everyone you intend to gift. Purchase one or two extra generic gifts just in case something comes up. It is easier to afford holiday giving when you divide your budget by the number of gift recipients rather than having to add on gifts after the fact.

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Season’s Snapshots Southern Lakes Vacuum and Sewing Center, 5532 Highway 50, Delavan, features Oreck, Hoover, Panasonic and Cirrus vacuums, as well as sewing machine service, repair and holiday alterations. Call (262) 7288755. E. Street Denim, 741 W., Main St., Lake Geneva, will offer extended holiday hours from Nov. 29 to Dec. 21. In addition, the shop is keeping track of wish lists so family and friends can purchase and recieve 10 percent off on your list items. Call (262) 249-0922 or stop in for additional information.

Located in the Geneva Square Mall Near Lake Geneva Pie Co. and Cost Cutters R/C Cars • Planes • Boats • Trucks • Trains • Games • Toys • Models and More!

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262.729-4053

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Bittner’s Cake and Pastry 495 Interchange North, Lake Geneva, is taking orders by phone Wednesday through Saturday for holiday treats. Gingerbread, stollen, pies, cookies and fruitcakes are among the options. Call (262) 248-2330 for more information.

McCullough’s has two locations to serve holiday shoppers: 547 Kenosha St., Walworth and 1173 W. Main St., Whitewater. Estee Lauder, Crabtree & Evelyn, Yankee Candles, fine fragrances and many more product lines are offfered. See their ad on page 21 of this issue for coupons.

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Season’s Snapshots Caravelle Lighting, 9307 S. Route 12, Richmond, Ill., is having their 23rd annual stained glass sale. Pictured are Melissa Bourassa, Marilyn Kroupa, George Kroupa and Russ Miner. For more information, call (815) 678-4558.

At Plum Crazy, 259 Broad St., Lake Geneva, shoppers can find gifts, decor, supplies and stocking stuffers for everyone on their lists. Visit them online at www.shopplumcrazy.com, or on Facebook at Plum Crazy LLC Lake Geneva. For more information, call (262) 248-1353.

Germaine’s Fashion & Bridal SALE!!! Bridal Bridal && Special Special ~ Occassion Quinceanera Quincenera Occassion Dresses Dresses Up Up to to

75% OFF Holiday Fashions Arriving Daily Last Minute Holiday Formal Wear & Tuxes Available

719 W. Main St. • Lake Geneva • 262-249-0551

Mon. thru Sat. 11-5 • Sun. & Holidays 12-4 • After Hours Available

Come & Enjoy ... the Sights, Sounds & Scents of Christmas Beautiful Holiday Decor for your Home & Gift Giving WREATHS & GARLANDS TABLECLOTHS & RUNNERS SNOWMEN & SANTAS HOLIDAY MUSIC ORNAMENTS, JEWELRY & SO MUCH MORE 830 W. Main St. • Lake Geneva (Inside the Fancy Fair Mall at our NEW! Location)

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Season’s Snapshots A+ Graphics employees Jon Greene and Val Hansen are holding the Walworth County Award Winning photo of 2 female cardinals. Jon can make your ideas a reality. A+ Graphics are very diverse and can handle almost any type of printing, copying or laminating you desires. Jon has become a favorite of many of the local artists. You can visit them at 98 East Main Street in Lake Geneva or call them at 262-248-4100.

Holiday decor for your home and for gift giving at Cobblestone Peddler includes wreaths, garlands, tablecloths and runners, snowmen and santas, ornaments, jewelry and more. Visit them in Fancy Fair Mall, 830 Main St,. Lake Geneva. Call (262) 2480100.

GIVE THE GIFT OF GOLF AND GET A $50 GIFT CARD It’s never too early to be thinking about golf. Especially when you get a $50 Grand Geneva gift card when you buy a golf punch card by December 24. Punch cards can be purchased at the pro shop, or call (262) 248-2556 for more information. 2014 PUNCH CARD • Buy 10 rounds, get 1 free: $600 • Buy 20 rounds, get 3 free: $1200 • Buy 30 rounds, get 5 free: $1800 Rounds may be used anytime from opening day through April 26 and from October 1 through end of the season. April 27 through September 31 rounds to be used after 2 pm. Punch cards include cart and range balls prior to play. Range can be used one hour prior to play.

THE MIDWEST’S PREMIER VACATION DESTINATION Grand Geneva Resort & Spa | 7036 Grand Geneva Way | Lake Geneva, WI 53147 | (800) 558-3417 | GrandGeneva.com


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10,000 SQ. FT. OF UNIQUE HOME FURNISHINGS AND ACCESSORIES INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES ALSO AVAILABLE •• SHOWROOM HOURS •• MON.-FRI. 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • SATURDAY 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(262) 248-6268 Geneva Square Mall • Hwy. 12 & 120 • Lake Geneva, WI

www.paperdollsinteriors.com

Planning a Holiday Party, Wedding or Any Special Occassion? Add Talent and Class to your Soiree.

Brian Felder - Pianist Brian is a professional pianist based out of Chicago, IL. As a self-taught pianist, he began playing professional at the age of 14, accompanying several choirs and playing regularly at his church. During high school and college, he accompanied several choral ensembles and played for numerous private events at a variety of venues, including country clubs and cruise ships. As a senior in high school, he was awarded the “Frederic Chopin Piano Award.” Since moving to Chicago in 2004, he has performed regularly at several piano bars and live music venues, including: Gentry, 3160 Piano Bar & Cabaret, Davenport’s, Mary’s Attic and The Twisted Vine. Brian is one of the original founding members of the Chicago Cabaret Project, whom he has played for regularly at the Maxwell Mansion in Lake Geneva, WI as part of their Summer 2013 “Cabaret Night” series.

Call and Plan Your Event Today! Brian Felder - 312.771.4602 bfelder25@gmail.com

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Heyer True Value Hardware, 200 N. Highway 67, Walworth, has decor, supplies and gifts for the holiday season. Store hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For additional information, call (262) 275-6133.

Nancy’s of Lake Geneva, 233 Broad St., features apparel and accessories for all occasions. The shop now stocks Joseph Ribkoff fashions. Gift certificates are offered, along with free gift wrapping. For more information, call (262) 248-8820.

Sunday Brunch Menu Adults $9.95 • Children (7 & under) $6.95 The Cantwell family and Red Barn staff extend you a warm welcome. We take pride in providing and enjoyable dining experience with delicious food, friendly service and a comfortable atmosphere. Take advantage of Red Barn’s unique All-You-Can-Eat brunch with a combination of delicious offerings. Enjoy the many choices on our buffet line while we prepare your served items upon request.

Mention this Gift Guide ad to receive a free Bloody Mary with a purchase of an adult brunch!

Red Barn Restaruant 1230 Legion Drive Twin Lakes, WI 53181 (262) 877-2500 tlccgolf.com

BUFFET STYLE Scrambled Eggs • Honey Smoked Bacon • Country Potatoes • Fresh Fruit CHEF’S CHOICE OF THE WEEK Egg Special • Sausage Links • Corned Beef Hash • Chicken & Steak Fajitas Broasted Chicken MADE TO ORDER Chef’s Creation Spanish Skillet (additional $1) Country Potatoes • Chorizo Jalapeños • 2 Eggs Any Style

Red Barn Skillet (additional $2) Country Potatoes • Chopped Steak Peppers • Onions • Mushrooms Cheese • 2 Eggs Any Style Biscuits & Gravy Chef’s Creation Pancakes Eggs Any Style • Choice of Toast


2013 H OLIDAY G IFT G UIDE S HOPPING D IRECTORY A+ GRAPHICS & PRINTING 98 E. Main St., Lake Geneva 262.248.4100 Personalized greeting cards, placemats, calendars and stationary make the holidays special. The business can digitize family photos onto canvas for creative gift-giving.

AMY’S SHIPPING EMPORIUM 507 Broad St., Lake Geneva 262.249.0708 A new gift boutique is ready for the holiday season. The staff uses a computerized parcel system and has more than 60 sizes of containers in stock for shipping gifts.

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ABBEY RESORT

ALL FOR EWE

269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana 262.275.6811

148 Fontana Blvd, Fontana 262.275.6600

The Abbey Resort gift card can be used for overnight accommodations, restaurant dining, spa services or at the gift shop.

Featuring a complete line of unique clothing for women. Accessories are also featured, including jewelry and scarves, as well as an array of gift ideas.

B.J. WENTKER’S

BAKER HOUSE

Highway 36 and Highway P, Burlington 262.767.1514

327 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva 262.248.4700 Experience the season at a house like no other, with live music, decadent dining and luxurious hotel suites. Private parties are offered.

Reserve a time for your special occasion or holiday party, from 10 to 60 people. Special menu requests are available.

BARK MARKET

BELLA PELLE

5540 Highway 50, Delavan 262.728.7877 Healthy, qualitiy supplies for your dogs and cats are offered. Now featuring Orijen, Fromm and other top brands.

647 W. Main St., Suite 600, Lake Geneva 262.203.5149 Offering Botox, Dysport, fillers, oxygen facials and teen acne treatments, as well as other options.

BITTNER’S BAKERY

BLOOMINGBYRDS

495 Interchange North, Lake Geneva 262.248.2330 Holiday treats include traditional baked goods, such as gingerbread, stollen, pies and cookies. Call to place an order Wednesday through Saturday.

755 W. Main St., Lake Geneva 262.249.0520 Simple, girly and fresh fashions for women.

BRICK & MORTAR 832 Geneva St., Lake Geneva 262.249.0210 Featuring indoor and outdoor home goods.

BIEDERMAN JEWELERS 11 S. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn 262.723.2685 Gift options include photo albums, crystal and fine jewelry. The business will buy your old gold.

BRUNO’S LIQUOR 524 Broad St., Lake Geneva 262.248.6407 Your holiday headquarters, with fine wines from around the globe, craft beers and a full liquor selection.


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BURLINGTON FOOTWEAR

BURLINGTON HEALTH FOODS

444 Pine St., Burlington 262.763.3050

165 E. Chestnut St., Burlington (on the loop) 262.763.7709

Gift certificates are offered, and the shop stocks a selection of boots, shoes, sweaters and handbags for holiday gifts.

Personal care products, books and natural foods, along with vitamins and supplements are available.

CAFE CALAMARI 10 E. Geneva St., Williams Bay 262.245.9665 Unique selections and the regular menu are available for the holidays. Call to book your holiday party.

Burlington Health Foods CARAVELLE LIGHTING 9307 S. Route 12, Richmond, Ill. 815.678.4558 Lampshades, lamp repair and custom LED lighting are offered. Stop in for great home decor and gift ideas.

CEDAR DALE PET RESORT N1538 N. Daisy Drive, Genoa City 262.279.3900 Boarding, grooming, doggie day care and pet retail items are available.

CHINAWEST JEWELERS 803 Main St., Lake Geneva 262.248.0304 Diamond, platinum and gold jewelry is featured this holiday season.

Chinawest Jewelers Established in 1977

COBBLESTONE PEDDLER

CORNERSTONE SHOP & GALLERY

830 Main St., Lake Geneva (Fancy Fair Mall) 262.248.0100 Holiday decor includes wreaths, garlands, tablecloths and runners. Gift selection features ornament and jewelry.

214 Broad St., Lake Geneva 262.248.8999

THE DANCE FACTORY 1013 Ann St., Delavan 262.728.3017 The Dance Factory will perform the Nutcracker Ballet at Young Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 14. Call 262.472.2222 for tickets. Holiday gifts and gift certificates available at their store.

Holiday gifts and home decor are featured, including candles, linen, tabletop and metalware. Jewelry and clothing also are offered.

DELAVAN ACE HARDWARE 840 E. Geneva St., Delavan 262.728.8228 Unique holiday gifts and home needs for the whole season are available.

DELAVAN ACE HARDWARE

COZY COTTAGE 609 W. Main St., Lake Geneva 262.248.3665 Affordable, handcrafted solid wood furniture and accessories are offered.

DOG HARBOR 32 W. Geneva St., Lake Geneva 262.325.2364 Book your appointment in advance for Dec. 10 to 23 and choose a free gift.


2013 H OLIDAY G IFT G UIDE S HOPPING D IRECTORY E. STREET DENIM 741 W. Main St., Lake Geneva 262.249.0922 A wide selection of jeans for all ages is featured, along with shoes and other apparel.

EVERGREEN COUNTRY CLUB Highway 12.67 North, Elkhorn 262.723.5722 Start your holiday season with a party Dec. 7 or 14 at the facility. Golf gift packages available.

FRENCH COUNTRY INN HIghway 50, east of downtown Lake Geneva 262.245.5220 A perfect holiday read, “Murder at the French Country Inn,” is available at the business.

ELKHORN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & TOURISM CENTER

THE ESSENTIAL CAFE & BISTRO

203 Walworth St., Elkhorn 262.723.5788 Visit www.elkhornchamber.com for holiday event information and schedules.

21 S. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn 262.723.1500 Private parties, custom catering and gift certificates are offered, along with gift ideas and organic Christmas cookies sold by the pound.

FANCY FAIR MALL

FONTANA JEWELER

830 Main St., Lake Geneva 262.248.0100

Highway 67, Fontana 262.275.6363

From apparel to gifts and treasures for the home, Faincy Fair’s seven shops have something for everyone.

GAGE MARINE Riviera Docks, Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva 262.248.6206 or (262) 245-5501 Before December 19, gift certificates are offered at 2013 rates for any amount or any of the line’s tours.

GENEVA RIDGE RESORT GENEVA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB/HUNT CLUB Highway 50 West, Lake Geneva Highway 50 West, Lake Geneva 262.245.7200 The 2014 Gold Card is good for 10 rounds of golf if purchased before Dec. 31, 2013. Gift certificates are available for the Hunt Club Restaurant & Legends Tavern.

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Holiday gift ideas abound in the showroom, and custom jewelry design is available.

GENEVA JAKE’S 772 Main St., Lake Geneva 262.249.7894 Now offering Pandora jewelry, as well as gifts for everyone in the family.

GERMAINE’S BRIDAL

800.225.5558

719 Main St, Lake Geneva 262.249.0551

Gift options include spa and fitness memberships and spa gift certificates.

Holiday fashions are arriving daily at the shop, which also offers last minute holiday formalwear and tuxes.

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GILBERTSON’S STAINED GLASS STUDIO

GRAND GENEVA RESORT

705 Madison St., Lake Geneva 262.248.8022 The showroom and studio feature panels, ornaments and other gift items, all on sale for the holidays. Custom work is available.

7036 Grand Geneva Way at Highways 50 East & 12, Lake Geneva 800.558.3417

HARBOR SHORES 300 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva 888.746.7371 262.248-9181 Great Escapes lodging gift certificates for the lakefront hotel make perfect holiday gifts.

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa gift cards can be tailored to include dining, spa services, skiing, golfing or lodging.

HAWK’S VIEW GOLF CLUB 7377 Krueger Road, Lake Geneva 877.429.5788 - (262) 348-9900 Five-star golf cards good for 10 or 25 rounds on the Como Crossing course are offered.

GREAT CLIPS 1823 E. Geneva St., Delavan 262.740.1111 58 W. Market St., Elkhorn 262.379.1488 654 N. Edwards Blvd., Lake Geneva 262.248-3222 Great haircuts for the holiday season are always in fashion at Great Clips.

HEYER TRUE VALUE 200 N. Highway 67, Walworth 262.275.6133 Holiday savings on gift items for everyone in the family.

HOBBY TOWN U.S.A.

I LOVE FUNKY’S

IDE FINE JEWELRY

Geneva Square Mall, Lake Geneva 262.729.4053

222 Center St., Lake Geneva 262.8474

348 N. Pine St., Burlington 262.763.8685

Remote control cars, planes, boats and trucks, games, toys, models and more are featured.

Deep discounts on clothing, jewelry, antiques, furniture and more are now offered.

Layaway is available for Christmas, and the shop is offering a discount on in-stock diamond earrings

J. ROBERT’S FINE MEN’S APPAREL

JASMINE SALON & SPA

KLOCKIT

251 Cook St., Lake Geneva 262.249.9800

N3211 Highway H, Lake Geneva 262.248.1153 Gift items include clocks, weather stations and home decor. Model car kits, fashion watches and more are featured in their spacious showroom.

17 S. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn 262.723.2610 Unique menswear in regular to big and tall sizes, from casual to dresswear. Free giftwrapping is available.

Give experiences you love to the people you love with gift cards from Jasmine Salon.


2013 H OLIDAY G IFT G UIDE S HOPPING D IRECTORY KULLBERG JEWELERS 15 S. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn 262.723.2246 Find the perfect gifts for the special people on your list with the help of the staff at Kullberg.

LAKE GENEVA CANNERY 120 Broad St., Lake Geneva 262.729.4017 Spice up the holidays with heat. The shop offers hot and BBQ sauces, condiments and much more. Gift certificates available.

LAKE GENEVA SCHOOL OF COOKING

LAKE LAWN RESORT

727 Geneva St., Lake Geneva 262.248.3933

2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan 800.338.5253/262.728.7950

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LAKE GENEVA COUNTRY MEATS 5907 Highway 50, Lake Geneva 262.248.3339 Holiday meal options, gift boxes and great wines are featured, for one-stop Christmas shopping. Meat bundles and stocking stuffers also are offered.

LAKESIDE BAIT AND TACKLE 3542 Highway 50, Delavan Inlet 262.725.7007

Gift certificates for classes for aspiring chefs of all skill levels are offered.

Holiday entertainment, private parties and feasts will be on the schedule at the resort this season.

LASER ELECTRIC

LYLE’S TV AND APPLIANCES

MAIN STREET COUNTRY STORE

17 S. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn 262.723.3477

320 S. Main St., Walworth 262.275.0620 Homemade fudge in a wide variety of flavors, along with other great gift ideas, are featured.

Highway 67 and Willow Bend Road, Walworth 262.275.5775 Eclectic gifts and lighting supplies for every room in the home. Visit Verve Art Gallery, 223 Cook St., Lake Geneva, for functional art furniture, lighting and mirrors by Sticks and more.

Brands offered include Amana, LG Electronics, Frigidaire, Viking and Wolf.

Gift certificates are available. The shop stocks fishing, ice fishing and hunting gear and accessories.

MAMA CIMINO’S

MARENGO GUN SHOP

MCCULLOUGH’S

131 Wells St., Lake Geneva 262.348.9077

20014 Grant Highway (Route 20) Marengo, Ill. 815.331.0418

547 Kenosha St., Walworth 262.275.2137 1173 W. Main St., Whitewater 262.473.5065

Carryout, dine-in and delivery pizza is offered, along with a full Italian menu for holiday catering. Gift certificates are available.

Firearms and accessories, archery supplies and fishing gear are featured.

MARENGO GUN SHOP

Distinctive gift ideas include Estee Lauder items, fragrance, Fannie May candies, Yankee Candles, jewelry and Waterford crystal.

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MERRY MAIDS East Troy 262.642.3230 Cleaning services for the busy holiday season and beyond.

MIA FACCIA SALON AND DAY SPA 235 Broad St., Lake Geneva 262.248.3303 Gift certificates currently are offered with a special holiday bonus. For every $100 certificate purchased, the salon and day spa will offer a free $25 gift certificate.

MOY’S RESTAURANT 3 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn 262.723.3993 Gift certificates are available and the business is accepting reservations for Christmas banquets.

MY SISTER AND ME

MYSTICAL ROSE

911 W. Main St., Lake Geneva 262.729.4129

14 E. Walworth St., Elkhorn 262.723.6037

Goods and gifts to accessorize you and your home, whether your style is classic or new urban vintage.

The shop will host a special event on Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cookies, a Christmas bag contest and a discount on ornaments will be part of the celebration.

Petite and regular sizes for 2 to 16, as well as gift certificates and free gift wrapping are offered.

NEXT DOOR PUB

PAPER DOLLS HOME FURNISHINGS

PIE HIGH PIZZA

Geneva Square Mall, Highways 12 and 120, Lake Geneva 262.248.6268

441 Mill St., Fontana 262.275.1777

10,000 square feet of unique home furnishings, including many holiday accents and gift selections.

Dine-in, take-away and deliver pizzas are offered.

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PLUM CRAZY

1 Leichty Drive, Williams Bay 262.245.2100

100 East Geneva Square, Lake Geneva 262.248.8798 1414 E. Geneva St., Delavan 262.738.2638 7600 Pershing Blvd., Kenosha 262.764.1954

259 Broad St., Lake Geneva 262.248.1353

411 Interchange North, Lake Geneva 262.248.9551 Special gift certificate offers are available for holiday gift-giving. Book your holiday party now.

The ideal location for your holiday party. Call for a tour and pricing.

NANCY’S OF LAKE GENEVA 233 Broad St., Lake Geneva 262.248.8820

Chamilia jewelry, along with other gift ideas, is available.


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RIVER VALLEY RANCH

721 Geneva St., Lake Geneva 262.729.4037

Highways 50 and P, east of Lake Geneva 262.539.3555

Give the gift of creativity. Mosaic class gift certificates are available, along with unique jewelry, mosaics and more.

The mushroom farm has unique and specialty foods, gift baskets and more.

SEASONS ON THE LAKE

SIGN OF THE UNICORN

757 Main St., Lake Geneva 262.249.0801

233 Center St., Lake Geneva 262.248.1141

Dept. 56, ornaments, Disney items, candles, stocking and more are offered.

Fine art and crafts for everyone on your gift list are offered. Stop in for homemade cookies all during the season.

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SANDY’S UPSCALE CONSIGNMENT 212 N. Main St., Walworth 262.275.8221 Fine fashions for today’s savvy woman, in sizes from 0 to 3X, for any occasion.

SOUTHERN LAKES VACUUM & SEWING CENTER 5532 Highway 50, Delavan 262.728.8755 Oreck, Hoover and Cirrus are among the lines featured at the business, which also offers alterations and sewing services.

Southern Lakes Vacuum & Sewing Center SPERIINO’S 720 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn 262.723.2222 Gift certificates for the holidays are available and make great stocking stuffers.

STALLER ESTATE WINERY W8896 Highway A, Delavan 608.883.2100 Affordable stocking stuffers, and customized gift baskets are offered for busy holiday shoppers.

STARFIRE JEWELRY 772 Main St., Lake Geneva 262.248.3878 Custom designed jewelry is the specialty at Starfire.

STALLER ESTATE WINERY SUN SEEKERS TANNING 624 Curtis St., Lake Geneva 262.248.4826 Individual sessions and packages on a variety of beds are offered. Gift certificates available. The business now offers airbrush tanning.

SWISS MAID BAKERY

TATTERED BUTTERFLY

104 Brainerd, Harvard, Ill. 815.943.4252 122 Benton St., Woodstock, Ill. 815.338.0414

830 Williams St., Lake Geneva 262.248.3800

The staff at both locations is taking orders for the holidays. Swiss Maid is a fifth-generation family-owned bakery.

Swiss Maid Bakery

Lake Geneva’s newest furniture destination, with repurposed finds and gifts. Classes available.


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THE BOOTERY

TREASURE HUT FLORISTS

TWIN LAKES COUNTRY CLUB

771 Main St., Lake Geneva 262.348.1911

6552 Highway 50, Delavan 262.728.2020 Flowers, gifts and antiques are offered. Customers can pre-order their holiday centerpieces. Poinsettias, wreaths and boughs are also available.

1230 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes (262) 877-2500

Uggs for men, women and kids are featured in an array of styles, along with other winter shoes and boots.

ULTIMATE CAR WASH 1100 S. Edwards Boulevard, Lake Geneva 262.249.WASH (9274) The perfect gift for everyone on your list is the Lake Geneva Ultimate Car Wash gift card.

WALWORTH LANES 121 Kenosha St., Walworth 262.275.5565 “Bowl with Santa” reservations are being taken for Saturdays and Sundays in December.

YOUNG AUDITORIUM 930 W. Main St./Highway 12, Whitewater 262.472.2222 Holiday shows include “Neil Berg’s Braodway Holiday” and the Dance Factory’s production of “The Nutcracker.”

UTIGER JEWELRY 321 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan 262.728.2011 Gift options for everyone’s price range. Free giftwrapping is offered.

Sunday brunch at the Red Barn Restaurant features an all-youcan-eat buffet.

VILLAGE GOURMET AND WORLD WINE SHOP 725 W. Main St., Lake Geneva 262.348.9244 Gourmet gift baskets can be customized to your budget and recipients. Shipping and delivery are offered. Specialty gourmet foods and more are offered.

WOODHILL FARMS NURSERY Willow Road and Highway 120 South, Lake Geneva 262. 248.9876 Live Christmas trees for planting, fresh-cut, or cut-your-own trees are offered.

YOGEEZE 253 Center St., Lake Geneva 262.203.5550 2914 Commerce Drive, Johnsburg, Ill. 815.344.7932 Holiday gift cards and loyalty cards are available at both self-serve frozen yogurt locations.


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Bella Pelle Medispa & Clinic, 647 Main St., Suite 600, Lake Geneva, www.lakegenevaskincare.com Bella Pelle is a team of individuals who are passionate about Medical Aesthetics, committed to our clients in providing customized care treatment plans. We understand that happiness comes from within, so while pampering your exterior self in a private and relaxed setting, we make sure that each client is treated with a level of gentleness, encouragement, and grace you’d be hardpressed to find elsewhere.

Find an extensive and varied collection of holiday gifts and decor at Cornerstone Shop and Gallery, 214 Broad St., Lake Geneva. From candles, tabletop items, linens and art to gifts and decorating services, Cornerstone offers one-stop shopping for busy holiday schedules. For more information, call (262) 248-8999 or visit their website at www.cornerstoneshoppe.com.

Yogeeze.com 253 Center St. Lake Geneva, WI 262.203.5550 2914 Commerce Dr. By JC Penney Johnsburg, IL 815.344.7932

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Paper Dolls, which is located in Geneva Square Mall, Lake Geneva, has all your holiday decorating and gift-giving needs. With 10,000 square feet of retail space, the business offers something for everyone’s style. Interior design services also are available. Visit them Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., or Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 o.m.

Jasmine Salon & Spa is located at 251 Cook St., Lake Geneva. A gift card for a relaxing spa experience make the perfect gift. The spa offers a variety of massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures. With a gift card purchase of $100 or more receive an Aveda Warmth Candle ($29 value) Call 262 249 9800. or visit www. jasminesalonspa.com

Whether you like classic or new urban vintage, My Sister & Me is sure to have the unique goods and gifts you’ll love to accessorize you and your home. Across the street from the Lake Geneva Public Library, you’ll find us in our newly restored 1862 Italianate home. Owned and operated by twin sisters Janie & Jeannie, we would love to help you find that perfect gift, or something special just for you.

911 W. Main Street • Lake Geneva, WI 262•729•4129 MySisterAndMeLLC@gmail.com


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Indoor. Outdoor. Home.

755 W. Main Street Lake Geneva, WI 262.249.0520

741 W. Main Street Lake Geneva, WI 262.249.0922

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Extended Holiday Hours FRIDAY & SATURDAY OPEN til 7pm (NOV 29th THRU DEC 21st)


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Get ready for the Holidays with a visit to Seasons on the Lake, 757 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. The shop carries Dept. 56, Lake Geneva ornaments, Disney items, nativity scenes and more. Call (262) 249-0801.

Walworth Lanes, 121 Kenosha St., Walworth, is taking reservations for bowling with Santa days, every Saturday and Sunday in December. LImited space is available, so call (262)275-5565 to reserve a time.

The Community of Delavan Southern Lakes Vacuum & Sewing Center We Carry Oreck, Hoover & Panasonic along with Cirrus Vacuums. - We Service all makes and models of vacuums and sewing equipment. - We offer scissor sharpening and alterations - Sewing Classes Available as well as sewing notions.

Alterations & Sewing Services Available Bring in Your Party Dress for Alterations. 5532 Highway 50 • Delavan, WI 53115 Phone: 262-728-8755 • Fax: 262-728-2157

Upcoming Holiday Events Delavan, WI Christmas Cards Available Friday, November 29 at businesses downtown Annual Christmas Open House Saturday, November 30 at businesses downtown Visit with Santa Saturday, November 30 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m at Bradley’s Department Store


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We Offer Gift Certificates as well as a Large Selection of Ice Fishing Tackle & Accessories, Power Augers and Ice Shelters

Firearms and Ammunition New & Pre-Owned Buy, Sell, Trade ~ (262) 725-7007 Hunting Gear and Accessories Open at 6:00 a.m. Daily Great Gifts For Deer Registration The Outdoorsman

DELAVAN ACE HARDWARE 840 E. Geneva St. • Delavan, WI 53115 • 262-728-8228 www.DelavanAceHardware.com

The Delavan and Delavan Lake area is one of the most popular resort locations in Wisconsin with exciting water sports, golf, horseback riding, and winter activities. The city’s park system contains more than 100 acres of natural preserves, parks, picnic areas and playgrounds. Included in Delavan’s beautiful park system can be found a swimming pond, ice-skating and hockey rinks, sledding hills and a Memorial Arboretum. Over two miles of winding waterways are within the city; Lake Comus is a favorite spot for children. Along the north shore of Lake Comus, beyond the arboretum, is the Dibble Nature Trail where many varieties of trees, shrubs, marsh grass, birds and small animal wildlife can be observed in their natural habitat. The Rotary Gardens on the east end of the city highlight a seven-rock fountain representing the seven continents.

Catch the Magic! The Dance Factory of Delavan presents The Nutcracker Holiday Spectacular at UW-Whitewater Young Auditorium

Saturday, December 14th 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Dance Factory is an official Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy

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Classes available Monday through Saturday www.dancefactoryinc.com

The city owns and operates the 27-hole Delbrook Golf Course rated as one of the finest public courses in the area. It includes a manmade lake, a modern irrigation system, and modern clubhouse. A golf pro is available to help with all your golfing needs.


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Cozy Cottage is located at Home Furnishings, 609 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. www.cozycottagehomefurnishings.com. Pictured is a mahogany farmhouse ninepiece dining set in a ‘driftwood’ finish. It includes Peg and Dowel ladder back chairs w/rush seats & and eight-foot long table with four pull-out drawers and the price is set at $2,830.

Yogeeze self-serve frozen yogurt shop is located at 253 Center St, Lake Geneva. Customers can design and build their own creation choosing from their 15 changing yogurt flavors and more than 40 different toppings. Visit their website at www.yogeeze.com.

The Community of Elkhorn • Engagement Rings • Diamonds • Pearls • Ring Sizing • Wedding Gifts Plus... Goblets, Serving Knives, Photo Albums, Crystal and Attendant Gifts

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As the Walworth County seat, the city of Elkhorn has grown leaps and bounds since it was founded in 1838. Strong community roots and an active industrial base have made the city a proud contributor to the region’s legacy. As the site for the Walworth County Fair, and as “The Christmas Card Town,” Elkhorn welcomes thousands of visitors from all over Wisconsin and beyond each year.

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LUNCHEON • DINNERS Carry Out Service Hours: Tues., Wed., Thurs. Lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dinner 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Fri. Lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dinner 5 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sat. Dinner 4 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sun. Dinner 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Closed Monday

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The Community of Elkhorn Upcoming Holiday Events

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Elkhorn Tree Lighting & Santa Reception Friday, December 6th at 6:30 p.m. & 6:45-8:00 p.m. Downtown Veterans Park 32nd Annual Christmas Card Town Parade Saturday, December 7th. downtown Elkhorn at 1:30 p.m. Visit us on the web for events and business awaiting you in Elkhorn. Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Center 203 E. Walworth Street • 262.723.5788 • www.elkhornchamber.com

Christmas Tree Lighting & Santa Reception Friday, December 6 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Veterans Park & Matheson Memorial Library The community will come together to light up the square downtown with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Afterwards, the whole family can enjoy holiday refreshments and a visit with Santa at the library. 1st Annual Reindeer Run Saturday, December 7 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Sunset Park in Elkhorn The Reindeer Run is a holidaythemed 2 mile walk/run & 5K run fundraiser for all ages to benefit the community. All money raised will go toward the replacement of outdated park equipment. Participants are encouraged to wear holiday costumes—and the best ones will receive awards! Prizes will also be awarded to the top finishers. Check-in and Registration: 8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Race will begin at 9:30 a.m. Call (262) 7415114 for more details. 32nd Annual Christmas Card Town Parade Saturday, December 7 downtown Elkhorn 1:30 p.m. The parade, known as Christmas Card Town features nearly 100 entries from area organizations and businesses including decorative floats, bands, media personalities, unique novelty acts and the featured personalities, Santa & Mrs. Claus.


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this gift invaluable. Portrait: Give the gift of memories by setting up a photo session with a photographer that enables the new homeowners to have a print made that can be hung up and enjoyed. Tool gift basket: Homeowners can always use nails, screws, hammers, picturehanging kits, painter’s tape, and the other odds and ends that go into making repairs. Furniture: Ask the homeowner what room needs furnishing and offer to purchase one or more pieces for the space. Linens:Guests might be stopping by to see the new house, so a gift of sheets for the guest room or hand towels will ensure the place is stocked for anyone who drops by. Dining out certificates: People who have just moved into a home may be so busy with projects that they don’t have time to make sit-down meals. Therefore, a gift card to a favorite restaurant can provide a welcome respite

from takeout. Security system: Homeowners who want to protect their new asset may appreciate a home security system. Money: Buying a home is an expensive endeavor, and new homeowners may be feeling the pinch of an overextended budget. Sometimes cash makes the most thoughtful gift. New homeowners are faced with many situations that can be both exciting and stressful as they move into new homes. Many gifts can make the process of settling in that much easier.

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Need last-minute gift ideas? It’s December 22 and you’ve just barely made it through half of your holiday shopping list. The panic may have set in that you just don’t have enough time to get everything done. This is a common scenario around the holidays. Shoppers have the best intentions to get their gifts early, but whether because of work obligations or social events, the task seems to get pushed further and further into December. Soon many are staring down the calendar experiencing sweaty palms. Many others may be putting off holiday shopping simply because of the current state of the economy and affordability. According to a Steelhouse Marketing Consultants poll of 1,000 consumers, 62 percent predict

Shoppers have the best intentions, but soon many are staring down the calendar. they will spend less money on the 2011 holiday season. Plus, 56 percent of families predict they will comparison shop more than they have in the past. These factors may contribute to just how long shoppers put off actually getting into stores or going online to shop. For the scores of shoppers who consciously

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or subconsciously wait until the last possible minute to shop, there are ways to survive and surprise friends and family with great gifts. Gift cards: They may not have sentimental meaning behind them, but gift cards are fast and easy. Chances are you can run into a store and be out with a handful of gift cards in less than 15 minutes, depending on lines at the checkout counter. Also, many supermarkets, bookstores and other retailers offer gift card kiosks enabling you to shop for different gift cards all in one place. Food and beverages: While everyone is heading to the mall in droves, you can be stepping inside of a gourmet food or spirits store. Splurge on SEE IDEAS PAGE 46


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fine cheeses or that trendy bottle of liquor that a gift recipient has mentioned but not yet purchased for him- or herself. Magazine subscription: A magazine subscription is an easy fix as a last-minute gift. Purchase one copy of the magazine at the newsstand and wrap it up nicely. Put a note that a year’s worth of this periodical is on the way. No one will suspect that the gift was a last-minute thought. E-certificates: Retailers like music or book sellers

will e-mail a gift certificate code to the person of your choice on a selected date. Gas card: It may sound funny and tacky, but a gas card from a brand-name station is a universally acceptable gift for anyone who drives regularly. With fluctuating gas prices, filling up the tank can be an expensive venture. Having a pre-paid gift card can help. Waiting until the last minute for shopping can induce some anxiety. But knowing about easy gifts for procrastinators can take the stress out of this type of shopping.

Burlington Beautiful parks & gardens, a historic downtown & the designation of “Chocolate City USA” have put Burlington on the map — and that’s no lie, despite the fact that the city is home to the nationally known Burlington Liars Club. Unique shops, restaurants & festivals bring thousands of visitors from all over the region to Burlington all year round.

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Upcoming Holiday Events Holiday Season Christmas Parade December 6, 2013 Wehmhoff Square Park downtown Burlington 6:30 p.m. Santa Claus is coming to town with this festive parade full of sweets, happiness, and fantastical floats through downtown Burlington. Santa’s Chalet opens immediately following the parade, (next to the library) along with Christmas caroling, live reindeer and cookies. This year’s parade theme is “A Storybook Christmas.” Visit Santa at his Chalet December 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 21 & 22, 2013 Wehmhoff Square Park 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Big Bundle Up!

444 N. Pine Street Burlington, WI • (262) 763-3050 Located in Historic Downtown Burlington www.burlingtonfootwear.com Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

November 18, 2013 through January 3, 2014 Drop off donations of warm winter clothing to the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce for Wisconsin’s Big Bundle Up charity collection. New or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other accessories will be accepted. All items donated will go to Love Inc.


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The dos and don’ts of holiday shopping Thanks to sales featuring heavily discounted items, millions of people wait to start their holiday shopping until the season hits full swing. But in spite of such bargains, overextending budgets during the holiday season is too tempting for many shoppers to resist. However, shoppers need not risk financial peril if they shop smartly and heed some dos and don’ts of holiday shopping. Do set a budget. Establish what you can afford to spend on gifts and other seasonal trimmings early on. The National Retail Federation estimates that the average consumer will spend around $700 come the holiday season. But not every person needs to be a big spender. The “buy now, pay later” mentality that credit cards offer lands many shoppers in trouble, a sticky situation many only notice once the first bill comes due. If you cannot afford to pay your entire credit card balance off once the bill arrives, you face steep interest charges that can quickly add up. Instead, pick a set spending limit and keep to it no matter how tempting it may seem to overspend with a credit card. Do schedule time for shopping. Hectic schedules sometimes result in last-minute shopping that leads to impulse purchases. Schedule some distraction-free time for your holiday shopping so you’re less likely to rush into purchases before thinking them through. Don’t double buy. Some shoppers use the holidays as an excuse to buy more for themselves than the people on their lists. While it’s tempting to treat yourself come the holiday season, this is a great and quick way to

deplete your budget. If you plan on using holiday deals to supplement your own wardrobe or household needs, reduce your spending the rest of the year and save money for year-end purchases. Do collect coupons and look for purchasing incentives. Comparison shopping not only helps you get the best price, but also it can shed light on coupons, shipping discounts and other incentives that lower the overall cost of products. Search online for Web sites that publish coupons and codes for online discounts, including free shipping. Join a store’s marketing list and receive emails with deals sent directly to your inbox. Don’t be afraid to delay some purchases if need be. If hosting a post-holiday gathering where gifts will be exchanged, it’s perfectly acceptable to delay buying those gifts until after Christmas or Chanukah, when many items can be found at even lower prices. Many stores reduce prices on merchandise come December 26, so you can wait until after the holidays to shop for items that will be exchanged with distant friends and relatives. This enables you to save more money and use any received gift cards toward shopping. Do keep a level head. Some people forget the true meaning of the season is spending time with loved ones. Getting swept away by shopping and worrying about deadlines can make the season less enjoyable. Don’t allow the stress of holiday shopping to compromise an otherwise joyous time of year.

Shipping CONT. FROM PAGE 11

address and full ZIP code in the method the shipping company requires to ensure prompt delivery. Include an extra mailing label inside the box. Shipping labels can be compromised, and some shipping companies have admitted they will open the box to look for a backup label if the exterior label has been soiled. Include an extra mailing label inside the box as a backup plan.


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Office etiquette for holiday gift giving Many offices host a gift exchange during the holiday season. Professionalism should always be a top priority when gifting coworkers, and some men and women may want to brush up on gift-giving etiquette before exchanging gifts with fellow employees. Long before any gifts are exchanged, research your firm’s poli-

cies on gift-giving. An employee handbook or a visit to the human resources department is a good place to start. When in doubt, inquire among more seasoned workers. Many companies put dollar limits on gift values, while others have strict policies forbidding such exchanges, as it’s easy for gifts to cre-

ate discomfort around the office or give the impression of favoritism. Gift exchanges also depend on the relationship between employees and their supervisors. Close, friendly relationships may warrant gift exchanges, especially if everyone else is on board with the idea. Gifting a boss is not necessary, but employees who have a close

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Begin talking up Santa a few months before Christmas, mentioning how nice and friendly he is. Gauge how kids act around costumed performers at fairs, circuses and birthday parties and help them grow accustomed to people in costumes. If costumes elicit screams of horror, wait another year before seeing Santa. Visit during off-peak hours. Weekends and evenings are the busiest times to visit Santa. This means long lines and longer wait times. Instead of dealing with the masses, try to get to the mall when the doors first open. Otherwise, let the children skip a day of school and visit during the week when the lines are shorter. Consider another venue. Many different places of business host events where kids can meet Santa. Families may be able to share a meal with Santa at a restaurant or visit him at a nursery while selecting Christmas trees. Go well-fed. There’s little worse than waiting in line and doing so hungry. Hunger pangs can turn even the most placid child into a menace. Pack snacks to enjoy while waiting. Make it a family photo. Sometimes the only way to entice a little one to take a picture with Santa is to provide some added security.

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working relationship with their supervisors may want to purchase a professional gift to indicate their appreciation of a supervisor’s support. These can include picture frames, gloves, scarves, books, and personal interest items. Steer clear of personal gifts or ones that can be taken the wrong way.Inappropriate gifts should always be avoided.


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Season’s Snapshots Whether you’re looking for serious holiday glitz and glamour for yourself or others, All For Ewe, 148 Fontana Blvd., Fontana, is the place to shop. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day except Wednesday. For more information, call (262) 275-6600.

Twin Lakes Country Club, 1230 Legion Dr., Twin Lakes, will be offering membership specials soon. Visit www.tlccgolf.com for more information on the facility.


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Season’s Snapshots Holiday Happenings are Here at ... LaCroix’s Book Your Holiday Parties Now!

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Mushrooom growing kits are available at River Valley Ranch & Kitchens, 9900 60th St, Burlington. They’re easy, educational and fun for the whole family! Grows right in the box. Perfect for the gardener in your life. www.rivervalleykitchens.com.

Swiss Maid Bakery hosting ‘CookieSundays’ in December Join Swiss Maid Bakery in Woodstock on Sundays, Dec.1, 8, 15 and 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for “Cookie Sunday” and in at their Harvard location on Dec. 8, 15 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mix and match your cookies (individually) to make your selected box of cookies sold by the half or full pound. Locations are Harvard, Ill. 104 Brainard St. and Woodstock at 122 N. Benton St. or call Harvard at 815943-4252 or Woodstock at 815-338-0414.

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Conserve the wrapping paper. It’s true: the best gifts do come in small packages. At Kullberg Jewelers you’ll find the perfect gift and leave our store with your holiday shopping all wrapped up.

Season’s Snapshots Stay warm and make the holidays warmer for those on your gift list with boots from the Bootery, 771 Main St., Lake Geneva. Shoes and boots for men, women and children are offered. From left to right are Sue Roesser wearing Madeline Girl, Sarah Hamrick Ireland wearing Frye Boots, Josette Richmond wearing Steve Madden, Jen Brown wearing Moon Boots, Debbie Hyatt wearing Bussola and Nora Bikowski wearing Cougars. For more information, call (262) 348-1911 or visit their website at www.thebootery. com.


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Present protocol The rules of etiquette have loosened a bit from centuries past. No longer are people held accountable for the slightest misstep, and sometimes the rule-breakers are revered. However, when it comes to holiday gifting, erring on the side of caution and following proper etiquette can make exchanging gifts go more smoothly. Being considerate when gifting helps make the holidays enjoyable and as stress-free as possible. Some may find it unfortunate that so much pressure is placed on giving gifts this time of year. When exchanging, heed these suggestions. Gift-giving is about the recipient and not you as the giver. The idea is to create that warm and fuzzy feeling for the person on the receiving end

of the gift. Think about the person’s interests and find a gift that pertains to these interests. It may not be the easiest to find a rare book or those collectible golf clubs, but putting forth the effort will mean more to the person getting the gift. Don’t up the ante. When exchanging gifts with a person, do not try to anticipate what he or she will spend and then go above that price. This may come off as petty and make the other person feel uncomfortable. Instead, choose a price that you can readily afford and find the nicest thing within that range. If a person with whom you hadn’t anticipated exchanging gifts gives you something, simply offer thanks and don’t feel uncomfortable that you do not have something to of-

fer in return. Gift receipts are very thoughtful. Including a gift receipt with your gift tells the recipient that you tried to find something that he or she will enjoy, but that you’re comfortable with them returning the gift if it’s not just right. Again, this conveys your feelings for the recipient. Do not, however, use gift receipts as a “get out of jail free” pass. That means, don’t simply grab anything off the rack, attach a gift receipt and attempt to pass it off as a meaningful gift. Do not e-mail thank you notes. If you are not able to thank a person in person for a gift, it is in better taste to send a hand-written note than to fire off a quick e-mail. SEE PRESENT PAGE 58

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Taking the kids shopping? Keep them busy To quell the inevitable boredom, bring along some backup, such as a handheld video game or a tablet. Holiday shopping with kids can be fun. Kids enjoy giving gifts, and bringing them along on shopping excursions to offer their input can make the season that much more special for youngsters. But bringing the little ones along on a holiday shopping trip also can be tricky, as kids can easily grow tired or bored at the mall. The following are a few tips to ensure kids and adults enjoy their holiday shopping trips together. Bring backup. Kids might

find shopping enjoyable at the outset, but visiting store after store can drain them of that enthusiasm. To quell the inevitable boredom, bring along some backup, such as a handheld video game or a tablet or e-reader on which kids can watch a favorite film or television show. Choose your shopping destination wisely. All malls and retailers are certainly not equal, especially when kids will be accompanying you for a day of shopping. .Don’t be a Scrooge. An ice cream cone, some holiday cookies or a

hot chocolate might not be the healthiest fare for youngsters, but such items can make a shopping excursion that much more enjoyable. When shopping with kids in tow, relax a youngster’s dietary restrictions so they can enjoy some holiday treats while shopping till they drop. Give kids some spending money. Kids are more likely to engage themselves in a holiday shopping trip if they have some spending money of their own. Offer children some money before leaving the house, and tell them the money is theirs to spend on gifts as they see fit. Kids might just enjoy looking for the perfect gift and hunting down a holiday bargain as much as Mom and Dad.

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Sponsored by the Sharon Main Street Association, Victorian Christmas is one of the premiere events of the area during the holiday season. Attendees stroll up and down Main Street in period costumes from the 1800s. Several businesses provide refreshments and holiday fare. A lighted horse drawn carriage parade, tree-lighting ceremony and caroling cap off the event in celebration of the Christmas season.


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Unique menswear, a comfortable atmosphere and helpful staff can be found at J. Robert’s Menswear, 17 S. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. The shop carries everything from jeans to suits and offers free gift wrapping. For more information, call (262) 723-2610. From casualwear to cocktail ensembles, Sandy’s Upscale Consignment offers fine fashions in sizes 0 to 3X. A full line of accessories also is available. Sandy’s is located at 212 N. Main St., Walworth. Call (262) 275-8221.


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Limited time? Shop smarter Keep the cheer in the holidays. Schedules are never tighter than during the holiday season, when the phrase “time crunch” takes on a whole new meaning. Keep the cheer in your holidays with help from these timesaving tips: Earlier is easier: You’ve heard it before, but it’s still true. Get a jump on shopping now to avoid a last minute rush. Starting early gives you more time to take advantage of in-store and online sales, saving money-and headaches. Create a master list: Brainstorm and capture possible gift ideas for everyone on your holiday gift list before you begin shopping. Make it even easier, by asking family and friends to give you a “wish list” of five to 10 items. Be sure to manage expectations with young children by letting

them know that they will not be getting all the gifts they request. Always carry your master gift list with you and check it every time you’re in a store. Make the most of each shopping trip: When you’re out shopping for that new bedspread or winter coat, check your gift list for anything that could also be found at that store. Eliminate an extra trip and save time by picking up a gift or two while you’re already there. Let’s wrap: Don’t spend your “holiday eve” locked in a room by yourself, wrapping all of your presents. Wrap items as you get them so there’s no last-minute rush. Use the complimentary gift-wrapping service if it’s offered at the department store. Buy timeless gifts: Having a hard time shopping for your hard-tobuy-for friends and family? A great time saver and idea are “time-less” gifts such as gift certificates to favorite stores, restaurants and spas, food baskets, flowers

and plants and magazine subscriptions. Take a timeout: Scurrying about trying to fulfill everyone else’s wishes can make you lose sight of your own need for a “time out.” Try relaxing with a good book, taking a warm bath or just closing your eyes to enjoy a quiet moment to rejuvenate yourself. All the stores and chores will still be waiting for you when you return to active duty. It’s important for even the most time-pressed of us to remember what holidays are truly about: Spending time with our families and friends, enjoying the magic of the season and celebrating what’s important in our lives. It is the one present that will give you a lifetime of memories that linger well beyond the season. This holiday season have more time with those who matter most by trying these time-saving tips and taking advantage of a new free personal shopping service that can help you find gifts for everyone on your

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Utiger Jewelry, 321 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan, is a family owned and operated store for 55 years and prides itself on quality merchandise and service as well as being locally owned.

Shop Delavan Ace Hardware , 840 E. Geneva St.., Delavan, for quality products at great prices. They stock products from Stihl, Toro, Craftsman, Husqvarna, Benjamin Moore and many others. Delavan Ace services what it sells in-house and is quick, convenient and inexpensive. Make Delavan Ace YOUR place for the holidays!

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Seasons On The Lake Carrying Dept 56, Lake Geneva Ornaments, Disney Traditions, Handmade stockings, TY, Nativity scenes, candles galore and much more. Explore Seasons on the Lake. OFFERING SAMPLES AND SAVINGS GALORE SUCH AS 25% OFF ALL OR TY PLUSH, SAT., NOV. 30 AND DEC. 7TH OR COME EARLY BLACK FRIDAY AND RECEIVE 20% OFF YOUR ENTIRE PURCHASE OVER $15 FROM 6-10 a.m.

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but leave the boss out of the holiday pool. Gift cards do not break etiquette rules. Although gift cards may seem like the easy way out of gifting, they’ve become more acceptable and popular. If you want to personalize a gift card, try using a photo or special memory that correlates to the gift card. Otherwise, package the gift card with a few inexpensive items to create a gift basket. When in doubt, stick with non-intimate gifts. Perfume, cologne, intimate apparel and similar items say that you know a person on a deeper level and are extremely personal. For friends and acquaintances, stick with safer gifts that do not give off intimate undertones. Don’t regift. Whenever possible, graciously accept gifts and do not try to pass them off as your own to other people. If caught, you will be more embarrassed than if you had not given a gift at all.


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Your Holiday Baking from BITTNER’S CAKE & PASTRY SHOP Lake Geneva, WI

THANKSGIVING WEEK HOURS Tues., Wed., & Fri. 6:45-5, Sat. 6:45-3 Featuring many traditional favorites: Pumpkin, Pecan, Lemon Meringue & Fruit Pies. Decorated Cookies & Cupcakes, Tea Cookies, Thanksgiving Theme Cakes & more. December thru Christmas: Enjoy cookies by the pound, old world stollen, fruit cakes, confectionary candies, gingerbread houses, specialty cakes, pies, decorated cookies and cupcakes. Stop in or call to experience the highest quality ingredients in the hands of skilled bakers. Bakery treats make great gifts and we have many options.

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Organize your shopping list into certain categories. Then match up those categories according to the stores that cater to these items. For example, if your list mentions bedding for a new college student’s dorm room, curtains for an aunt and a set of beach towels for a friend who will be doing some post-holiday travel, group these purchases together and head to a bedand-bath store. Such a plan in place can greatly cut down on your time spent shopping. Consumer Reports says shoppers expect to wait in store check-out lines for an average of 3.5 to 4 hours this holiday season. Avoiding such situations can save you a significant amount of time, so shop during offpeak hours when you won’t be elbow-to-elbow with fellow shoppers. Take advantage of stores’ extended hours and shop later in the evening, when parents and their children will likely be preparing for bed and not waiting in line at the mall. Some retailers entice shoppers with early bird specials and open their doors very early, so shoppers look-

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ing to save time can make an effort to be the first person at the door when the store opens. Spouses, family members and even friends can pool their shopping time and help others by tackling some

of their purchases. Dividing the work shortens the time spent in stores, and a third party may have a keen eye to a deal or a unique gift when he or she is emotionally removed from the purchase.

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Season’s Snapshots Biederman Jewelry, 11 S. Wisconsin St. Elkhorn, features engagement rings, diamonds, pearls and more. Owner Perry Biederman is pictured. The business can be reached at (262) 723-2685.

Brick and Mortar, 832 Geneva St., Lake Geneva, will have extended holiday hours Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 29 through Dec. 21. Stop in and create your wish list, and your family and friends can receive a 10 percent discount on the items on your list. Call (262) 249-0210 for additional information.

Planning A Holiday Business Party Or Family Get-Together? PIER 290 IS THE IDEAL LOCATION FOR YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY Our professional staff welcomes the opportunity to custom-design the perfect party for you! Call today to schedule a tour and for pricing.

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Check out upcoming issues of the Lake Geneva Regional News & Resorter for local shopping specials, holiday celebrations and more


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The Christmas in the Country celebration has begun at Grand Geneva Resort, Highway 50 East, Lake Geneva. Visit www.grandgeneva.com for the schedule of live entertainment and other holiday events. Convenience is part of the customer service at Amy’s Shipping Emporium, 507 Broad St., Lake Geneva. In addition to packing and shipping services, the business offers a new gift boutique with jewelry and other items. December hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop by the Bark Market, 5540 Highway 50, Delavan, for quality, healthy supplies for your dogs and cats. Gift certificates are available. Call (262) 728-7877 for more information.

Marengo Guns is located at 20014 E. Grant Hwy. (Route 20), Marengo, Ill. www.marengoguns.com, Marengo Guns is so much more then your typical gun store. We’ve got something for everyone!

Chinawest Jewelers, 803 Main St., Lake Geneva, will make your holiday sparkle with diamonds for him or her in platinum or gold. Call (262) 248-0304.


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Diamonds for Him & Her in Gold or Platinum -Gift certificates can be made for any amount & for any of our tours. Buy before Dec. 19th & receive 2013 rates on all gift certificates.

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Live Music 13 Fireplaces Decadent Dining Gilded~Age History Luxurious Hotel Suites

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DINE ... Throughout the Mansion in one of the Many Fire-Lit Parlors.

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Lake Geneva Country Meats 5907 STATE ROAD 50 EAST • LAKE GENEVA, WI • (262) 248-3339 Just 3 miles east of Lake Geneva on Hwy. 50 www.lakegenevameats.com • Follow us on Twitter @lgmeats & Facebook

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Gift Boxes and Gift Certificates from Lake Geneva Country Meats! One of the easiest ways to show someone you care. Our Meat Bundles Make Great Gifts! Choose from our Steak Pack, Gourmet Grill Pack or the Beef Bundle.

HOLIDAY HOURS: CHRISTMAS EVE –TUESDAY 12/24: 8:00 A.M.-12:00 PM. • CHRISTMAS DAY–WEDNESDAY 12/25: CLOSED • THURSDAY 12/26: CLOSED • FRIDAY 12/27: 8:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M. SATURDAY 12/28: 8:00 A.M.-3:00 PM. • SUNDAY 12/29: CLOSED • NEW YEAR’S EVE –TUESDAY 12/31: 8:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. • NEW YEAR’S DAY–WEDNESDAY 1/1: CLOSED

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