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Best Local Holiday Gifts

December 13, 2011 1:00 PM

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No need to hit the mall or the internet for every gift this holiday season. Locally owned stores are all around the Southland, offering interesting and useful items for everyone on your list.

Inland Empire

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Sienna Sunburst Electric Guitar

Noisebug Music Store

252a S. Main Street
Pomona, CA 91766
909-622-4556


Have a music lover to shop for this holiday season? Noisebug not only has the hottest in music equipment, but also sells refurbished and used items. Our hot pick would be the Sienna Sunburst electric guitar priced at $1,399.00
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Temecula Olive Oil Family Night Kit

Temecula Olive Oil Company

28653 Old Town Front Street
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 693-0607


The Temecula Olive Oil family pizza night kit has everything a family would need to have a fun pizza party, and only need to add cheese. Temecula Olive Oil Company makes the freshest handmade olive oil in Southern California, usually locally sourced olives. The family pizza night kit is priced at $41.21 and is available in store or online.
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Electrica Black Betty Beach Cruiser

Jax Bicycle Center

26612 Margarita Rd
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 239-8239

217 W. First Street
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 621-5827

Ride into the New Year in style with a hip new beach cruiser. Jax Bicycle Center has the largest selection of the coolest beach cruisers this holiday season. Our top pick is the Electrica Black Betty bicycle that is perfect for girls of all ages. It is priced at $599.99.

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The Collective Wine Club

The Collective

28544 Front Street, Suite 101 and 201
Temecula, CA ZIPCO92590DE
(951) 693-4567

The Collective is a wine lounge located in Old Town Temecula, that is home to some of the finest local wines. Give the gift of wine this holiday season with a wine club membership. The wine club will send shipments of 4 bottles every three month, and prices vary depending on the shipment. Along with the gift of wine, the recipient of the gift will be invited to special events, use of club lounge and a complimentary tasting for two.

Orange County

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Chamilia Lovedrop Necklace

Jake’s on Balboa Island

213 Marine Ave.
Balboa Island, CA 92662
(949) 673-3339

This teardrop necklace will show that special person in your life how much you care. The necklace is adorned in Swarovski crystals, and you can add additional chamilia beads to create your own unique necklace. This teardrop necklace is priced at $100.

skateboard Best Local Holiday Gifts

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Arbor Cross Step Longboard Skateboard

Jack’s Surfshop

101 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 536-4516

Cruise the streets of your neighborhood on this long board inspired skateboard. It is an old fashioned shape board with a long and flat profile. This board is priced at $199.50 with the ocean wave design.

brookstone spy rover Best Local Holiday Gifts

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App-Controlled Spy Tank

Brookstone

Southcoast Plaza Store #757
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 641-9670

Maneuver this cool holiday toy around the house using an ipad or iphone. The rover has a built-in camera to take pictures or video. There is also a built-in microphone to transmit audio in real time. This toy for children of all ages is priced at $149.99.

melvita Best Local Holiday Gifts

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Melvita Holiday Gift Set

Melvita

907 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 729-8037

Melvita is an organic skincare line that is designed to help skin look radiant. Melvita was founded in 1983, and has become a pioneer in organic cosmetics. This gift set uses the power of 3-honey complex for essential nourishing, revitalizing and skin repair. This gift set is valued at $83, and is available for only $55.

Los Angeles

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Sunny Life Beach Radio

Kitson

115 S. Robertson Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 859-2652

Tuck your ipod safely inside this chic radio to bring along with you to the beach or pool. This hot holiday gift is priced at $40 and is available in different colors to match your style

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Bamboo Serving Dishes

Surfas

8824 National Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
310-559-4770

Surfas has the largest selection of gifts for that special chef in your life. They sell all the top cooking pans, chef knives, kitchen supplies and serving dishes. These Bamboo Serving dishes are reasonably priced starting at $37.99

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Angry Birds Plush

Puzzle Zoo

1413 3rd St Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-9201

Children can now snuggle up at night with a plush from America’s top selling app, Angry Birds. Puzzle Zoo in Santa Monica has a large selection of Angry Birds plush, puzzles and figures. The large Angry Bird plush is available for $25.99.

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Fabulips Lip Treatment

Bliss Spa

930 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(877) 862-5477

Your lips will get the full service treatment with the Bliss Spa Fabulips Lip Treatment. Bliss Spa has a large amount of unqiue skin care products, along with an award winning 7,000 square foot spa. A gift certificate for a spa treatment at Bliss Spa is perfect for the special lady in your life. The Fabulips Lip Treatment kit is available for $45.00.

Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She is a Mom to three young children and spends her free time doing volunteer work in her community. She is passionate about health, nutrition and helping people to live with food allergies. She currently writes at Glitterful Felt Stories.

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