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'Tis the Season
Holiday Gift Guide
December, 2006 - Issue #26
Toss on your most comfortable pair of shoes, snatch up your wallet and car keys and hit the road. Your title of "Best Gift Giver Ever" is again up for grabs. Luckily, we've already turned this town upside down in search of this year's must-have presents. Take a moment to gather your thoughts (and your shopping list), then get started.

The Hosts

Decorative Angel
Show her that sheAmbience Furniture
661-288-2534




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Show her that she's an angel for cooking holiday supper for the entire family again this year.
Ambience Furniture
661-288-2534




Vino 100 Wine Gift Set
Two delicious bottles of your favorite wines, like Cape Haven Cabernet Sauvignon and Pacific Estates Petite Sirah, along with the Studio Vertu Coaster Set and Chateau Laguiole Corkscrew, turn gift giving into an art form.<BR><em><strong>Vino 100<BR>6
Two delicious bottles of your favorite wines, like Cape Haven Cabernet Sauvignon and Pacific Estates Petite Sirah, along with the Studio Vertu Coaster Set and Chateau Laguiole Corkscrew, turn gift giving into an art form.
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Amscan Holiday Serving Platter
For the host thatInspirational Home and Garden
661-799-1609
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For the host that's into multi-tasking, gift her with a platter that's equally comfortable on display or on the coffee table, covered with her signature appetizer.
Inspirational Home and Garden
661-799-1609
Lazy Poppies
Home decor items like this smile-provoking acrylic painting by Bunny Taylor are simple gifts, but their beauty lasts a lifetime.<BR><em><strong>Bunny Taylor Fine Arts<BR>661-204-9567</strong></em><BR><BR>
Home decor items like this smile-provoking acrylic painting by Bunny Taylor are simple gifts, but their beauty lasts a lifetime.
Bunny Taylor Fine Arts
661-204-9567




Waterford Christmas Boxes
Classic gift giving at its finest is what these pieces embody. SheLa Via Bella
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Classic gift giving at its finest is what these pieces embody. She'll wish it was Christmas all year 'round.
La Via Bella
661-222-7006


Wine Stopper
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They'll uncork pleasant memories every time they use this luxe little number. Dangle it from a bottle of their favorite grape libation for a lovely presentation.
Advantage Tile Stone Design Inc.
661-295-9819


Themed Box of Questions
Help keep the conversation going. Each box includes place setting cards, 35 question cards and more to inspire great chats with family  and friends.<BR><em><strong>Madalian - Home Decor, Gifts, Baby<BR>661-799-7983</strong></em>
Help keep the conversation going. Each box includes place setting cards, 35 question cards and more to inspire great chats with family and friends.
Madalian - Home Decor, Gifts, Baby
661-799-7983
Editions Clouet Chocolate Serveware
This whimsical ceramic serveware, imported from France, will inspire the lucky recipient to make yours a repeat invitation.<BR><em><strong>McKenna & Greene<BR>661-296-0935</strong></em>
This whimsical ceramic serveware, imported from France, will inspire the lucky recipient to make yours a repeat invitation.
McKenna & Greene
661-296-0935


The Kids

Custom Children's Themed Furniture
A new bedroom might not fit down the chimney, but they
A new bedroom might not fit down the chimney, but they'll be thanking Santa for years when they "open" a custom-themed bed or room environment that's handcrafted and installed (moms and dads will appreciate the free home consultation, too).
Groovy Girls Rock Around the Clock
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This special edition gift set makes the perfect present for the child with an endless imagination. The collectible Groovy Girls theme sets add a little fun to every childEnchanted Kids
661-250-3308
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This special edition gift set makes the perfect present for the child with an endless imagination. The collectible Groovy Girls theme sets add a little fun to every child's play room.
Enchanted Kids
661-250-3308


Me & My Duckie Huggums Madame Alexander Doll
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She'll cherish it now, and even more when she passes it down to her own daughter.
Enchanted Kids
661-250-3308


The Inventor's Studio Kids' Coloring Playes
Dinner time has never been so fun. Kids can decorate - and redecorate - these plates with their own art!<BR><em><strong>The Crafters Connection<BR>661-297-4005</strong></em>
Dinner time has never been so fun. Kids can decorate - and redecorate - these plates with their own art!
The Crafters Connection
661-297-4005


Original Redwood Playset
Spark your childWoodplay
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Spark your child's adventurous side with this all-redwood playset. With additional accessories and add-ons, you can create the playset of their dreams.
Woodplay
661-253-9966
Festive Home Wonder Playland Furniture
Bright and rich heirloom quality furniture can only be made better with special features like handpainted scrolls, flowers and more.<BR><em><strong>Festive Home<BR>866-244-9312<BR>www.Festivehome.com</strong></em>
Bright and rich heirloom quality furniture can only be made better with special features like handpainted scrolls, flowers and more.
Festive Home
866-244-9312
www.Festivehome.com


Fleur de Lis Thermal Top
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661-291-1670
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Who says that kids can't be hip? Keep her toasty and fashionable in a top featuring everyone's favorite French symbol.
Bailey Blu
661-291-1670


The Health Nut

Skidless Yoga Mats
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661-257-9955
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They'll thank you with every "downward dog," but the appreciation won't end there. A portion of your purchase price goes towards breast cancer awareness.
Hot Yoga
661-257-9955
Soapy Soles
Mothers-to-be, seniors and athletes will appreciate this foot-shaped pad and soap that cleans and massages feet without awkward bending and balancing.<BR><em><strong>Foot Solutions<BR>661-702-0070</strong></em>
Mothers-to-be, seniors and athletes will appreciate this foot-shaped pad and soap that cleans and massages feet without awkward bending and balancing.
Foot Solutions
661-702-0070


Zendals Spa Sandals
These hyper-luxe but totally affordable ($28!) sandals have massaging circles that apply acupressure to the points in the soles of the feet, providing comfort and healthy stimulation with every step they take.<BR><em><strong>Citron Spa<BR>661-799-292
These hyper-luxe but totally affordable ($28!) sandals have massaging circles that apply acupressure to the points in the soles of the feet, providing comfort and healthy stimulation with every step they take.
Citron Spa
661-799-292
Belly Dance Skirt
Encourage her penchant for alternative fitness classes. This crocheted skirt is imported directly from Egypt and lets her hips do the talking.<BR><em><strong>Goddess Fitness Studio<BR>661-251-2831</strong></em><BR><BR>
Encourage her penchant for alternative fitness classes. This crocheted skirt is imported directly from Egypt and lets her hips do the talking.
Goddess Fitness Studio
661-251-2831




Bong Sticks
Help them release holiday stress with these unique massage implements. Bong sticks provide either a deeply-concentrated massage or a softer touch.<BR><em><strong>Healing Waters<BR>661-755-0617</strong></em>
Help them release holiday stress with these unique massage implements. Bong sticks provide either a deeply-concentrated massage or a softer touch.
Healing Waters
661-755-0617
Gift of Enlightenment
Play on! This family-friendly game will have them harnessing their energy, opening their chakras and reaching their ultimate goals.<BR><em><strong>Balance Point Spa<BR>661-252-0650</strong></em><BR><BR>
Play on! This family-friendly game will have them harnessing their energy, opening their chakras and reaching their ultimate goals.
Balance Point Spa
661-252-0650




Yoga Gift Box
Give your favorite yoga aficionado the perfect trio to harmonize body, mind and spirit. TheySaje Natural Wellness
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Give your favorite yoga aficionado the perfect trio to harmonize body, mind and spirit. They'll wrap themselves around Saje's Yoga Diffuser Blend, Yoga Bath Salts and Yoga Transition Mist.
Saje Natural Wellness
661-799-7722
Costa Rican Getaway
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Here's the ultimate gift for mental health. Join your guests while they rest upon luscious black sand at an ocean-front resort surrounded by tropical forests, breathtaking sunsets and adventures limited only by your imagination.
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Mephisto Women's Boot & Men's Shoe
Treat their feet to the best and most comfortable walking shoe theyValencia Shoes
661-288-0148
Treat their feet to the best and most comfortable walking shoe they'll ever wear. You'll be protecting their back, spine and vertebra, plus helping them maintain peak energy for longer periods of time.
Valencia Shoes
661-288-0148


The Beauty

Bella IL Fiore Mini Lip Gloss
Every sophisticated gal will love this fun travel bag, filled with a bath puff and travel toiletry kit. Pair it with a $100 gift card to Glen Ivy and the bagGlen Ivy Day Spa - Valencia
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Every sophisticated gal will love this fun travel bag, filled with a bath puff and travel toiletry kit. Pair it with a $100 gift card to Glen Ivy and the bag's only $19.99.
Glen Ivy Day Spa - Valencia
888-CLUB-MUD
Bella IL Fiore Makeup Palates & Brushes
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She'll put on her best face, literally and figuratively, when she's gifted with some of the most desired makeup products around.
Dahbe Makup Parlour and Skincare
661-253-0279




LOLLIA Liquid foaming bath
Give her the gift of relaxation. SheCelebrate - Planning a Holiday to Remember
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Give her the gift of relaxation. She'll drift off in a luxurious foaming bath surrounded by the intoxicating scent of lavender and honey.
Celebrate - Planning a Holiday to Remember
661-259-8611
Glen Ivy Spa Girl Travel Bag
Every girl craves portable lip gloss goodness. Treat her with frosty seasonal shades that are sure to delight.<BR><em><strong>Dahbe Makup Parlour and Skincare<BR>661-253-0279</strong></em><BR><BR>
Every girl craves portable lip gloss goodness. Treat her with frosty seasonal shades that are sure to delight.
Dahbe Makup Parlour and Skincare
661-253-0279




Dermalogica Skin Care
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661-259-0711
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Don't let stress, pollution, travel, late nights and long days wreck havoc on her skin. Target her individual concerns with this uber-effective line of results-oriented skin care.
The Nail Garden
661-259-0711
Save My Fave! Pillowette
This revolutionary product will help her look like she had a full nightBeyond Harmony
661-298-8008
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This revolutionary product will help her look like she had a full night's sleep even though her taxing social schedule has determined otherwise. It helps prevent wrinkles, too.
Beyond Harmony
661-298-8008


Travel Bag & Flat Iron
Just because sheDella Stella Salon & Spa
661-259-9'>
Just because she's a girl on the go doesn't mean that her tresses shouldn't be hyper-slick. This pink and white travel bag and small styling iron are a great gift for the stylish seasoned traveler.
Della Stella Salon & Spa
661-259-9


The Jewelry Junkie

Swarovski Ring
For $185, you can capture her a world of beauty with the Nirvana Ring - a stunning, faceted, clear crystal and silver-plated inner ring by Swarovski.<BR><em><strong>Sona Collections<BR>661-288-1500</strong></em>
For $185, you can capture her a world of beauty with the Nirvana Ring - a stunning, faceted, clear crystal and silver-plated inner ring by Swarovski.
Sona Collections
661-288-1500
Virgins, Saints & Angels Earrings
Dangle these in front of any jewelry aficionado and expect to see a major must-have reaction. SheOrchid Gift Emporium
661-296-8777
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Dangle these in front of any jewelry aficionado and expect to see a major must-have reaction. She'll wear them with jeans and her favorite little black dress.
Orchid Gift Emporium
661-296-8777


Brighton Charm Bracelet
Give a gift as unique as she is, and avoid breaking the bank, with a personalized Brighton charm bracelet. The bracelet is $32 and charms start at $8.50.<BR><em><strong>Cobblestone Cottage<BR>661-253-0209</strong></em>
Give a gift as unique as she is, and avoid breaking the bank, with a personalized Brighton charm bracelet. The bracelet is $32 and charms start at $8.50.
Cobblestone Cottage
661-253-0209
Smoke Quartz Necklace & Earrings
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It'll be game, set and match when she opens this marquis-shaped smoke quartz that dangles from a 14-carat gold-filled necklace and matching earrings.
JusMyStyle.com



B.B. Simon Belt
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She'll make a unique statement with this stunning studded belt embellished with authentic Swarovski crystals, exclusively by B.B. Simon.
Surrealist Women's Fashions
661-295-9529


Bianca Amethyst Necklace in Sterling Silver
Purple is associated with royalty for a reason. This gorgeous amethyst briolette stone is featured in a handcrafted necklace, finished with a sterling silver adjustable chain and custom hook closure.<BR><em><strong>Bianca Jewel<BR>888-BIANCA-3</stron
Purple is associated with royalty for a reason. This gorgeous amethyst briolette stone is featured in a handcrafted necklace, finished with a sterling silver adjustable chain and custom hook closure.
Bianca Jewel
888-BIANCA-3


The Fashion Maven

Primp Cotton Pajamas
A must for every girl on your holiday list. SheBailey Blu
661-291-1670
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A must for every girl on your holiday list. She'll feel like a star, and you'll love giving both practically and fashionably.
Bailey Blu
661-291-1670
Hobo Handbag
If she loves go-with-everything red, intensely-soft leather and multiple compliments, this is the bag for her.<BR><em><strong>Fresh<BR>661-259-4166</strong></em>
If she loves go-with-everything red, intensely-soft leather and multiple compliments, this is the bag for her.
Fresh
661-259-4166


Virgins, Saints & Angels Belt Buckles
When fashion and sentiment collide... The San Benito Goddess Buckle is inspired by a Celtic cross; PAX means "peace upon you."<BR><em><strong>Orchid Gift Emporium<BR>661-296-8777</strong></em>
When fashion and sentiment collide... The San Benito Goddess Buckle is inspired by a Celtic cross; PAX means "peace upon you."
Orchid Gift Emporium
661-296-8777
A. Kurtz Hat
Is she a girl on the go? Help her keep her style, and hair, in check with a hat that makes a sharp fashion statement.<BR><em><strong>Dress661-250-1121'>
Is she a girl on the go? Help her keep her style, and hair, in check with a hat that makes a sharp fashion statement.
Dress'r Drawers
661-250-1121


Cami Set
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She'll feel both naughty and nice in this comfy and alluring camisole set.
Naughty But Nice
661-222-2359


Concrete Rose Track Suit
Even if the only running she does is errands, shePrima Donna
661-259-1906
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Even if the only running she does is errands, she'll look great on the "field" in this comfy track suit.
Prima Donna
661-259-1906


Juicy Watch
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It's time for couture! Juicy has partnered with the it-brand, Movado, to create this hot seller. You'll just have a hard time not buying one for yourself.
Just Us Girls
661-259-7157
Kooba Jillian Bag
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661-260-1999


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Who doesn't need another black bag? She'll swoon over this one, made of Italian lamb skin and, we're sure, pure style.
B on Main
661-260-1999




Hang Accessories
Show her your clever side with gorgeous purse hangers (they dangle sturdily from any table) made of Swarovski crystals or TigerImpressio'>
Show her your clever side with gorgeous purse hangers (they dangle sturdily from any table) made of Swarovski crystals or Tiger's Eye cabochos. You'll protect her coveted bag and receive kudos for giving the most unique gift.
Impressio


The Craft Coveter

Jolee's Shadow Boxes
Whether you select the 12-inch by 12-inch maple version, or the 8-inch by 8-inch triple shadow panel box, know that her little oneScrapbooking Made Simple
661-298-'>
Whether you select the 12-inch by 12-inch maple version, or the 8-inch by 8-inch triple shadow panel box, know that her little one's treasures, or a favorite scrapbook page, will be in good company.
Scrapbooking Made Simple
661-298-
Scrapbook Paper Organizer
Every scrapbook fan needs one of these. Its huge capacity will keep her favorite sheets easy to find and free from damage. SheScrapbooking Made Simple
661-298-1112
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Every scrapbook fan needs one of these. Its huge capacity will keep her favorite sheets easy to find and free from damage. She'll like it so much, she might even dedicate a page to you!
Scrapbooking Made Simple
661-298-1112


Autumn Leaves Designing With 2007 Calendar
An entire year filled with scrapbooking, photography, card-making, gift-giving inspiration and much, much more from the Designing With team!<BR><em><strong>The Crafters Connection<BR>661-297-4005</strong></em>
An entire year filled with scrapbooking, photography, card-making, gift-giving inspiration and much, much more from the Designing With team!
The Crafters Connection
661-297-4005


For Him

Fireplace Accessories
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661-255-5015
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What's more romantic than a night in front of the fireplace? Warm more than his heart with a gift of gas log sets, tools, screens and more.
Valley Breeze Fan & Fireplace Store
661-255-5015
Titleist Stand Bag & Sir Christopher Towel
This lightweight, fully-featured stand bag works so well, heRobinson Ranch
661-252-8484


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This lightweight, fully-featured stand bag works so well, he'll have extra time to cultivate the perfect swing.
Robinson Ranch
661-252-8484




Zelli Fine Ostrich Wallets & Cufflinks
For the man of distinction, gifts of only the finest quality will do. With any luck, these accessories will make him eager to pullout his wallet to reciprocate the gesture.<BR><em><strong>J. David661-287-3636
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For the man of distinction, gifts of only the finest quality will do. With any luck, these accessories will make him eager to pullout his wallet to reciprocate the gesture.
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661-287-3636

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Tommy Bahama Watch
Tommy Bahama accessories like watches, wallets, shoes, cologne and more will keep him looking effortlessly put together, even though heThe Men's Room
661-259-7191
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Tommy Bahama accessories like watches, wallets, shoes, cologne and more will keep him looking effortlessly put together, even though he'll know that you did the heavy lifting.
The Men's Room
661-259-7191


Tommy Bahama T-shirts
Give him the taste of the islands without leaving Santa Clarita. Choose from hundreds in stock in dozens of designs and sizes up to XXL.<BR><em><strong>Island Appeal<BR>661-254-8300</strong></em><BR><BR>
Give him the taste of the islands without leaving Santa Clarita. Choose from hundreds in stock in dozens of designs and sizes up to XXL.
Island Appeal
661-254-8300


Backyard Putting Green
This knitted nylon putting turf is grainless, lasts for years, requires no maintenance and looks and feels just like the one at the driving range. HeSoCal Sports
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This knitted nylon putting turf is grainless, lasts for years, requires no maintenance and looks and feels just like the one at the driving range. He'll be the talk of the neighborhood after this is installed.
SoCal Sports
805-497-7


The Business Contact

Christmas Present Floral Arrangement
Increase office festivity with an arrangement that can be customized by size and price. Starting at $45, smart business people will be sending multiples to both contacts and in-laws.<BR><em><strong>Charmaine661-297-3100
Increase office festivity with an arrangement that can be customized by size and price. Starting at $45, smart business people will be sending multiples to both contacts and in-laws.
Charmaine's Bouquet Canyon Florist
661-297-3100
Hand-selected Deluxe Gift Box
Giving in good taste, in this case, means wine. Professionals will custom-pick each wine, personalize the packaging, offer customized labels and ship your selection directly to their door.<BR><em><strong>All Corked Up<BR>661-799-7979</strong></em>
Giving in good taste, in this case, means wine. Professionals will custom-pick each wine, personalize the packaging, offer customized labels and ship your selection directly to their door.
All Corked Up
661-799-7979


Sweet Gift Basket
Perfect for the couple with kids, or a pal with a sweet tooth, this gift basket can be customized with chocoholic-approved goodies, caramel apples and more.<BR><em><strong>Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory<BR>661-291-1133</strong></em>
Perfect for the couple with kids, or a pal with a sweet tooth, this gift basket can be customized with chocoholic-approved goodies, caramel apples and more.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
661-291-1133


For the Pets

Royal Pet Bowls
Fit for King (or Duke, for that matter), youAdvantage Tile Stone Design Inc.
661-295-9819
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Fit for King (or Duke, for that matter), you'll love these grin-inducing bowls more than they do.
Advantage Tile Stone Design Inc.
661-295-9819
Vintage-inspired Dog Sweater
Her natural fur coat might not be warm enough for her this winter; increase her comfort and her style factor with a pup-perfect sweater.<BR><em><strong>JusMyStyle.com</strong></em>
Her natural fur coat might not be warm enough for her this winter; increase her comfort and her style factor with a pup-perfect sweater.
JusMyStyle.com


IV San Bernard Shampoo
You use the highest quality products on your own hair; doesnA Dog's Life
661-222-1177


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You use the highest quality products on your own hair; doesn't Queenie deserve the same special treatment?
A Dog's Life
661-222-1177


Holiday Pup Designer Pet Collections
Our pets bring us immense joy. Show your appreciation with couture clothing or a designer carrying tote.<BR><em><strong>Festive Home<BR>866-244-9312<BR>www.Festivehome.com</strong></em>
Our pets bring us immense joy. Show your appreciation with couture clothing or a designer carrying tote.
Festive Home
866-244-9312
www.Festivehome.com
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