2018 Holiday Gift Guide
Hate fighting the madding crowd, all scrambling for those last-minute holiday gifts for family, friends and co-workers? Or perhaps you don’t mind the shopping, but just don’t have the time for it, what with planning your or your spouse’s work party or family gathering and attending your children’s or grandchildren’s Christmas plays and concerts? Or maybe you’re just looking for gifts that just cannot be found in those big-box stores?
Lose the crowd and maintain your zen this season, and in the process, benefit your own community by shopping local. We’ve done most of the work for you. Peruse our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for gift ideas that are sure to thrill everyone on your shopping list.
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2 GREEN CHICKS
2 Green Chicks—whose tagline is “Clean. Green. It’s Our THING!—is offering 20 percent off all Chick Certificates through Dec. 31, 2018. 2 Green Chicks provides commercial and residential green cleaning; is locally owned and operated; and blends an appreciation for cleanliness with a commitment to a greener lifestyle.
ALIGNOK CHIROPRACTIC WELLNESS
AlignOK Chiropractic Wellness is offering “12 Days of Zerona” for $500. This includes 12 sessions of Zerona body sculpting. Find out more about Zerona at myzerona.com. Must be purchased by Dec. 31, 2018. While you’re it, why not learn more about all AlignOK offers, including help for those suffering from back or neck pain, headaches, sports injuries like shin splints, and even foot pain from plantar fasciitis.
A NEW BEGINNING HEALTHCARE AND SPA
For the women on your shopping list who love to pamper their skin, A New Beginning Healthcare and Spa offers Skin Medica products, “with results rooted by science,” at 20 percent off. A New Beginning, which opened in 2011, offers a traditional family practice, gynecological care for women (including surgery), and laboratory services, along with hormone therapy, allergy treatments, weight loss, laser skin treatments and laser anti-aging treatments. Their tagline is “Be your own kind of beautiful.”
Through the holidays, Benvenuti’s—known far and wide for its artful, understated dining and catering—is offering a $20 bonus gift card for each $100 in gift card purchases! Give them an evening to remember! Through the vision of Chef Anthony Compagni, Benvenuti’s offers old-world Italian with a new world twist. Cost varies according to gift card/s purchased.
BOYER VETERINARY CLINIC
Anyone on your holiday shopping list own a beloved senior dog? Boyer Veterinary Clinic – whose tagline is “Small Town Feel in the Big City!” – is offering a special deal: a senior exam and screening, along with a discussion of life stage concerns and management options, a urinalysis, thyroid screening, CBC, chemistry panel, plus chest X-rays. Regular price for this service is $439.50, but our readers are being offered the whole package for only $185.
Give someone on your list the gift of warmth and coziness. Faux fur pillows and throws are a fast and easy way to warm up a room during the cold winter months. Designer’s Markets’ faux fur down-filled pillows measure 20″x20″ and are available for $65 each. The faux fur throw is 50″x60″ and costs $250 each. Check out the Designer’s Market furniture showroom, which is now open to the public, for other great gift ideas.
HOOPES OAKVILLE CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Hoopes Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon is a highly rated, highly allocated cab that captures the pure relationship between grape-grower and winemaker with an old-world-meets-new-world-style profile. The philosophy is simple: minimize after-harvest manipulation of the grape so that you can enjoy the most important ingredient in its true form. This is true grower-made wine. Ask for it at your local liquor store.
HUNTINGTON FINE JEWELERS
Be the very first to own Le Vian’s newest gemstone addiction, the Peacock Aquaprase Collection, available at Huntington Fine Jewelers in Oklahoma City and Shawnee. These mesmerizing gemstones are an eye-catcher and give the wearer some bold and beautiful to add to their collection. Rings $1,799 and $1,299, Pendant $1,499
Lewis Jewelers—Oklahoma’s largest selection of bridal and wedding jewelry”—also has a wide selection of fine jewelry for the men and women on your shopping list, including these 14 karat gold stackable bracelets with diamonds by Gabriel New York, starting at $790. They also are available in white gold, yellow gold or rose gold.
For your family and friends who love a clean home but don’t have the time to keep it looking as nice as they’d like, give them the luxurious gift of a basic house cleaning by the hard-working staff at Maid OK. This service is valued at $115-$150, but as a bonus, gift recipients also will receive a complimentary inside-window cleaning, a service valued at $70.
ORANGETHEORY FITNESS MOORE
‘Tis the season of giving, and there’s no better gift than the gift of health! Packages and memberships are available at Orangetheory Fitness Moore. Give your loved ones the gift of health by introducing them to the workout that will change their life!
REPUBLIC BANK & TRUST
The perfect gift for everyone on your list: Republic Visa Gift Cards, available in any amount, from $25 to $1,000. As a community bank, Republic works hard to support activities and programs that enrich the quality of life in our schools and neighborhoods, and to support programs that foster growth, development, employment, and social and cultural enhancement.
ROYAL BAVARIA RESTAURANT, BREWERY AND BEERGARTEN
Give the gift of beer and beer accessories this season! Royal Bavaria is offering 64-ounce growlers ($7 for container only or $13 filled with your choice of beer), kegs in three sizes for $65, $95 and $175, respectively, and authentic German beer steins for $59.99 each. Owner Andy Gmeiner also invites readers to visit Royal Bavaria and experience its extensive menu, which features authentic Bavarian dishes, all prepared fresh from scratch daily.
Give the gift of LIVE THEATRE! Gift certificates to The Sooner Theatre make great gifts—and can be used throughout the year! Gift certificates are available in any amount, don’t expire and can be redeemed for any of the theatre’s concerts, productions or classes (based on availability). Give your friends and family a night or a season at the theatre!
THE TRAILS GOLF CLUB OF NORMAN
The Trails Golf Club has several gift ideas for the golf aficionados on your shopping list, including guest packages of 10 rounds of golf (cart included) for $600. Priced individually, 18 holes of golf on The Trails Championship Golf Course is $85. Golf lessons make a great gift, and The Trails’ PGA pros are offering a series of six lessons from $300-$420. Or if new equipment is on your list, complimentary club fitting is available, by appointment, with award-winning head pro, Alan Hager.
MUSE, FRED JONES JR. MUSEUM OF ART (image provided)
These beautiful multicolored pillows available for purchase at the Muse gift shop are inspired by Leon Gaspard’s painting Falconry in Central Asia, currently on display at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma. The retail price for these exceptional throw pillows is $35 each, $28 for Museum Association members.
EXCAVATIONS, SAM NOBLE MUSEUM
Wear an ancient story in a contemporary setting! This piece was hand-crafted from the beautiful remnants of ceramic pots and sterling silver from the Mexican villages of Mata Ortiz and Taxco. When you wear this piece, you help bring an old story back to life. Pendant, $130
WONDER WREATHS BY SHELLEY
Wonder Wreaths by Shelley are custom, hand-crafted wreaths made especially for you for all occasions. Shelley Ogle, the local artist, designs wreaths for celebrating many occasions, including holidays, weddings, graduations and birth announcements. She can even make a wreath for your favorite sports team! wreaths range in price from $45-$95 and come in four sizes (S, M, L and XL). Celebrate with a wreath!
HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE DIRECTORY
2 Green Chicks
AlignOK Chiropractic Wellness
8924 South Western Ave., Oklahoma City
A New Beginning Healthcare and Spa
11401 S. Western Ave., Oklahoma City
105 W. Main St., Norman
Boyer Veterinary Clinic
13500 S. Western Ave., Oklahoma City
11900 N. Santa Fe, Oklahoma City
Excavations Museum Store, Sam Noble Museum
2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman
Huntington Fine Jewelers
10633 S. Western Ave., Oklahoma City
2705 S. Service Road, Moore
416 NW 27th St., Moore
Muse Gift Shop, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm Ave., Norman
825 SW 19th St., Moore
Republic Bank & Trust
3 locations in Norman, 1 in Noble and 1 in SOKC
Royal Bavaria Restaurant, Brewery and Beergarten
3401 S. Sooner Road, Moore
The Sooner Theatre
101 E. Main St., Norman
The Trails Golf Club
3200 S. Berry Road, Norman
Wonder Wreaths by Shelley
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