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Find the "perfect gift" for every person in your life this holiday season!

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The Love of your Life Her Him Child Teen Young Adult Everyone The Hostess The Home Decorator The Foodie The Beauty Queen The Culture Lover $25 and Under

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for the love of your life Show her she’s the love of your life with the love knot pendant in 14k white gold, $195. Matching earrings, $325.

Hamilton Jewelers, 92 Nassau Street, Princeton.

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for her Perhaps from Mom’s little darlings? This is a gift she will treasure forever; a sterling silver lattice heart locket with diamonds. $225. At Hamilton Jewelers.

Make Mom the belle of the ball in this green vintage dress by Bill Blass, worth the splurge at $225.  Warm Mom’s heart and soul with this awesome red leopard print coat by St. John, $525.   Is your mom a "bag lady"?  Add to her collection with this incredible red Marc Jacobs bag, $250.   The way to some women's heart is through their feet.   Add to Mom's shoe collection with this incredible pair of Cole Haan classic black pumps, $55.  At jane.

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Find chic and affordable women’s clothing, accessories, and jewelry for the ladies on your list. Let Rita show you around her recently opened gem, Urban Grace, in the heart of Palmer Square. Along with great holiday clothing, like this Dominique Lace Dress from Milly, Urban Grace offers a host of great gifts for teachers, friends, and family, including items for under $25.

Give a gift that will not only make her look good but will also make her feel good too. This festive glow necklace is made from rich red glass beads with intricate hand-worked alpaca metal filigree. The beautifully handcrafted jewelry comes from the Fair Trade organization Intercrafts Peru. Alpaca metal, an alloy of copper, zinc and nickel, is silver-colored and tarnish resistant. $28 at Ten Thousand Villages in the Princeton Shopping Center.

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for him Show Dad he’s still the leading man in your life with these sterling silver engravable oval cufflinks, $125. At Hamilton Jewelers

Order something fabulous this holiday for the men in your life, or simply pick up a gift card from J Hilburn. J Hilburn features custom-made shirts and tailored suits, using fabrics from the finest Italian mills, as well as cashmere sweaters, outerwear, accessories and more.  Email style consultants  Leslie Pell Linnehan  leslie.pelllinnehan@jhilburnpartner.com  or  Vicky Corrodi  vicky. corrodi@jhilburnpartner.com  to find out about holiday shows, or to set up an appointment. 

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How about a vintage tweed blazer to help him stay warm, a steal at $50. Have a Princeton Alum to shop for? A vintage beer stein is thoughtful & affordable at $35. Fancy Father?  Say "I love you" with beautiful Hermes braces, $125. Our selection of ties won’t disappoint, this gorgeous Hermes tie is priced right at $75. For the Dad who has it all, beautiful Steuben crystal martini glasses, $95 each. Dad on the dash? We love this incredible briefcase. Stylish and smart at $65. At jane.

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for your child

Save  $10 on purchase of $50 or more during November and December, when you spend $50 or more at jaZams. Instore, you may print this to receive $10 off your purchase or on the web use coupon code: scoop11. Valid for one use on the web and once in-store. Offer Expires: 12/24/11. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

for your teen Give the gift of music at Farrington’s! This will be music to your ears: All instruments up to 50% off ! Guitars cymbals, keyboards start at $59.00. Drum sets start at $99.00. Plus, choose from violins, ukuleles, banjos, bongos…and everything else you need to make music including guitar tuners and accessories, sheet music, microphones, drum sticks and lots more. Lessons are a perfect gift for any age so consider a gift certificate!

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for your young adult At Lisa Jones you will find a beautiful selection of gifts for the holiday season like this black metal band watch with rhinestone surround face, $39.00.  Lisa offers gorgeous costume jewelry, scarves, handbags and home decor.  Visit the new men's section and enjoy complimentary gift-wrap.

What’s the buzz this holiday? To compliment their widely consumed delicious coffee, Small World Coffee is offering their popular 'Sleep is for the Weak' merchandise. T-shirts are available in men's, women, and kids’ sizes and even in baby onesies. Small World also offers a 10 oz. 'Sleep is for the Weak' mug—a great stocking stuffer!  If you prefer to make a less charged pronouncement, Small World also offers their 'Coffee Makes You Smarter' mug and t-shirts.

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for everyone

In the simple moments of everyday life, we believe extraordinary things take place and memories are made from the time we share together. But memories fade far faster then one could ever imagine. Photographs keep these precious moments alive and in the present always and become a keepsake of your journey through life forever. Give the gift of capturing memories with a custom photo session for $250 by Thea Creative.

Recycled silk sari scarves put any outfit on the map, $17. Celebrate your favorite Jersey girl with a signed copy of M&B's   Jersey Girls:  The Fierce and the Fabulous, $20. Show Jersey pride in style with a recycled license plate star, $50. Fair Trade organic scarves by Ton Fai are a staple, $17.  Perfect hostess gifts & stocking stuffers: recycled Paddywax wine bottle candles, $19, or delicious Archipelago candles, $15 are perfect!  At jane.

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Santa says: “Those who give the best cookies, get the best gifts.” Princeton Cookie Company specializes in creating delicious gourmet cookies. Gourmet cookies come beautifully packaged in a pretty box, tied off with a satin ribbon. Beautifully iced gingerbread cookies are also available for the holiday season. To place an order, email princetoncookie@ me.com or call 609-545-2200.

Own a piece of the team—his favorite team (or yours). These fabulous cufflinks are made from a game used ball, authenticated by MLB. How about opening a beer using a bat that was used at a Phillies or Mets game? There are even wallets lined with your favorite team's uniform. Every item validated and authenticated. Find nostalgic icons of all kinds re-purposed to create the perfect, unique gift. At twine.

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for the hostess Visit the newly opened Infini-T Café and Spice Souk to get a taste of the multicultural, and to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. You’ll find bulk spices, loose leaf teas (fair trade & organic), coffees and handcrafted gifts from around the world. While you’re there, relax and taste the finest tea in the world for drinking.

Holidays are for parties! Viburnum Designs has helped create, plan, and execute the finest events in the greater Princeton area. They offer clients a comprehensive range of services, from event planning and floral design to draping, lighting, and decor. Whether it’s an intimate holiday dinner in your home or a large corporate event, Viburnum Designs will create an unforgettable celebration for you and your guests.

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This hostess tray by Juliska (Country Estate Collection) depicts a lovely English landscape, 15” x 6”, $45. Add some homemade cookies, and you’ll become the perfect guest! At Hamilton Jewelers.

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for the home decorator

The staff at Spruce makes it their personal goal to help customers find that perfect gift. Whether you’re buying for a new colleague or a warm hostess, they’ll provide guidance to help you choose a beautiful and thoughtful gift. There is something for everyone: home accessories, jewelry, furniture as well as stunning one-of-a kind succulent arrangements for the special someone with a green thumb. Visit Spruce in the heart of gorgeous Palmer Square—and you’ll leave with a smile.

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This stunning chopping board is truly one-of-a-kind. Cut from ancient olive wood trees in Italy, its natural beauty has not been altered in any way (the bark is still intact). Find this and many other olive wood items like salad bowls, serving bowls, and wine bottle holders at Tuscan Hills in Kingston. And there’s much more in store for your holiday gift list, like Murano jewelry, linens, bar ware, and ceramics.

Fill holiday homes and hearts with the light of hope with this cut paper rose window mood lamp from Feni, Bangladesh ($38); available at Ten Thousand Villages in the Princeton Shopping Center. This paper mood lamp, influenced by stained glass design, is made by the artisans of Shuktara Handmade Paper workshop. Shuktara provides jobs for women, improving their standard of living and helping them send their children to school.

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for the foodie On Black  Friday, Nov. 25th  and on Small Business  Saturday, Nov. 26th  only, Carter & Cavero is offering a great deal in their stores:   Buy any 3 bottles of olive oil and/or balsamic vinegar and receive the 4th one FREE!   Visit Carter & Cavero for a free tasting. Free bottle must be of equal or lesser value.   This offer cannot be combined with any other offer or coupon. Offer is not valid online.

Win friends and influence people! Or at least make your clients, family, and friends happy with a beautiful gift arrangement from CoolVines. Options include 1-3 bottles of wine and a selection of intriguing accompaniments including gift items from D'Angelo's Italian Market. Your arrangement will be gift wrapped and delivered door to door within their local delivery area. Packages start at $50 and are completely customizable. Options also available for shipping and delivery outside of the area.

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Have you been searching for all-natural, local turkeys and pork products to feed to your family this holiday season?  Double Brook Farm in Hopewell, New Jersey has what you’re looking for. Come taste the difference a life on pasture can make! Please contact Robin McConaughy at robin@doublebrookfarm.com or call (609) 466-3594 to inquire about pricing and to place a turkey or meat order.  Happy Holidays and happy eating from Double Brook Farm!

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for the beauty queen

Who doesn’t want to look beautiful around the holidays? Schedule an appointment with one of the Aveda or Bumble & Bumble trained stylists at Mystique Hair and Skin. Great savings on gift sets from Aveda, Bumble & Bumble and Moroccan Oil. Buy one Aveda gift set, hair care or skin care product and receive the 2nd at 50% off. Sale starts Nov 25! Spa and Salon gift cards and spa packages also available.

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for the culture lover

Celebrate the season with McCarter Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale, A Christmas Carol. Join Ebenezer Scrooge on his magical journey through Christmas past, present, and future,  and experience the  show  that embodies the peace and goodwill of the season. This perennial favorite The New York Times calls "A Must-See," has become a delightful holiday tradition the whole family can enjoy together! Tickets start at just $20 at McCarter Theatre in Princeton.

Infuse everyday life with art this holiday season by shopping at the Museum Store at the Princeton University Art Museum. With an emphasis on the unique, the artisanal, and locally sourced products, the Museum Store offers one of the finest arrays of holiday items in Princeton. From finely crafted jewelry & ceramics to the highest quality note cards & fine art calendars, you'll find something for everyone. Proceeds support the Museum’s mission of making art an essential part of the lives of Princeton University students and visitors from around the globe. 2011 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

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gifts for $25 & under The owner of The Place to Bead, Doris Figueroa, along with her knowledgeable and friendly staff, are eager to help you design, create and repair your own jewelry. Looking for a unique piece of jewelry? You’ll find an array of already-made pieces to choose from. Or, have a custom piece designed specifically for you.  Find the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one within the store’s beadcovered walls!

Locals know that Jordan's Stationary and Gifts has always been command central for the holidays. Whether you need gift wrap, ribbons, tissue, bags, greeting cards, or party goods and accessories, Jordan's has it all. If you don't find it, ask Lewis! Jordan's also features unique gifts like Snoozies slippers, and a texting dictionary (for those of us who need to brush up on texting acronyms, LOL), only $4.99.

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The perfect gift for Princetonians! Princetonopoly, a game based on Monopoly but with local businesses as properties on the board, gives you a chance to own your favorite Princeton property! Why buy Boardwalk or Park Place when you could buy McCaffrey's or Palmer Square? Your purchase supports the Princeton High School band program. Games are available for purchase at McCaffrey's, McLaughlin's, Cosmo Blue, Pins and Needles, Gloria Nilson Realtor, Olives, and Princeton Public Library.

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Business Directory

Carter & Cavero

JaZams

27 Palmer Square West Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 924-8697 www.carterandcavero.com

25 Palmer Square East Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 924-8697 www.jazams.com

CoolVines

Jordan's Stationary & Gifts

21 Spring Street Princeton, NJ 8540 (609) 924-0039 www.coolvines.com

Princeton Shopping Center 301 North Harrison Street Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 924-6161 www.jordanscardstore.com

Double Brook Farm

20 Long Way Hopewell, NJ 08525 (609) 466-3594 www.doublebrookfarm.com

Farrington's Music

947 State Road, Suite 204 Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 942-8282 www.farringtonsmusic.com

Hamilton Jewelers

92 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 683-4200 www.hamiltonjewelers.com

Infini-T Cafe

4 Hulfish Street Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 865-4179

leslie.pelllinnehan@jhilburnpartner.com 

Vicky Corrodi 

vicky.corrodi@jhilburnpartner.com

www.jhilburn.com

7 Spring Street Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 683-5263 www.janeconsignment.com

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The Place to Bead

41 Witherspoon Street Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 921-8050 www.beadnow.com

McCarter Theatre Center

Thea Creative

91 University Place Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 258-2787 www.mccarter.org

Princeton, NJ (609) 759-0540 www.theacreative.com

Mystique Hair & Skin

4438 Route 27 Kingston, NJ 08528 (609) 921-9015 www.tuscanhills.com

MarketFair Route 1 South Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 452-7094 www.mystiquehairsalon.com

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J. Hilburn

Ten Thousand Villages

Princeton Shopping Center 301 North Harrison Street Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 683-4464

16 Witherspoon Street Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 683-8002 www.lisajonesstyle.com

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Email style consultants to find out about holiday shows or set up an appt. Leslie Pell Linnehan 

Jane

Lisa Jones

Spruce

45 Palmer Square West Princeton, NJ 8542 (609) 688-8312 www.spruceprinceton.com

Princeton Cookie Company Princeton, NJ (609) 545-2200 www.princetoncookie.com

Princeton University Art Museum Princeton University Campus Princeton, NJ 08544 (609) 258-3788 http://artmuseum.princeton.edu

Small World Coffee

14 Witherspoon Street Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 924-4377 www.smallworldcoffee.com

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Twine

10 East Broad Street Hopewell, NJ 08525 (609) 466-2425 www.shop-twine.com

Urban Grace

7 Palmer Square West Princeton, NJ 08542 (609) 454-3124

Viburnum Designs

202 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 683-8800 www.viburnumdesigns.com


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