The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer...

November 21, 2018

Is singing loud for all to hear. While this is certainly true if you are Buddy the Elf, we've got another idea to spread some real holiday cheer.


Supporting our Clear Lake local businesses this holiday season! 


On Friday, over 100 million shoppers will brave the crowds to cross gifts off their must-buy lists, and many North Iowans will be among them.

We wanted to use this week's Blog to make some suggestions from our very own Downtown.


Red Geranium (301 Main)- Holiday Centerpieces and Floral Arrangements

Cabin Coffee (303 Main)- French Press or Coffee Thermos

Lake Lifestyle (311 Main)- Holiday and Home Decor + Fantastic Children's Selection

Ralphene's (317 Main)- Temple Tree Essential Oils and Fuzzy Socks

Larson's Mercantile (323 Main)- Leggings, Kitchen Gadgets, Toys and Funny White Elephant Gifts

Weathered Elements (401 Main)- Wine Glasses and Accessories 

Collector's Wonderland (403 Main)- Vintage Pieces and Vinyl

Cloud Nine (407 Main)- Natural Cosmetics and Personal Care Products + Spa Gift Certificates

Unique Boutique (415 Main)- Jewelry and Scarves

Better Body Movement (419 Main)- Personal Training Packages + Massage Gift Certificates

Lake Time Brewery (801 Main)- Bottled Brews

Wilcox Furniture (418 Main)- Decorative Pillow

Roaring Lion Antiques (414 Main)- Antique Colored Glassware

Lake Theatre (4 N 4th Street)- Movie Tickets

KB Emporium (8 N 4th Street)- Specialty Candies + Gift Certificates for Anna's

Mirror Reporter (12 N 4th Street)- Newspaper Subscription

Emerson's (308 Main)- Blouse or Socks

Studio B (12 N 3rd Street Suite B)- Hair Product + Gift Certificates for Microblading & More

Journey Health Center/Healing House Herb Shop (600 2nd Ave N)- Herbal Tea & Wellness Products

Designs by Haley (18 N 3rd Street Suite 200)- Hair Product + Gift Certificates for Coloring


Or, if Gift Certificates are on your list, consider our Downtown food establishments:


Cookies Etc. (217 Main)- Cookies & Ice Cream

Backyard Deli (300 Main)- Comfort Food Lunch Specials

Sevens (305 Main)- Best Breakfast and Burger Baskets 

Starboard Market (310 Main)- Best Deli Salads & Desserts

GeJo's by the Lake (12 N 3rd Street)- Pasta with From-Scratch Sauces

Azzolina's Hole in the Wall (425 Main)- Pizza Carryout



And of course I'd also like to invite you to check out Simply Nourished (18 N 3rd Street Suite 100) for specialty, organic and local food gifts as well as local pottery, natural and organic wines, house plants, and a beautiful selection of curated gift items. Gift Certificates are available for purchase as well. Simply Nourished is open Monday through Friday 10-6 and Saturday 10-4. We will be closed Thanksgiving Day. Hope to see you soon!


Happy Thanksgiving, and thank you for considering our local businesses this Black Friday and Small Business Saturday!


PS Watch our social media pages for details about our Black Friday Deals and Steals





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